1996 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Dennis Green (9-7)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1996 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1996 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Vikings netted 298 points, but the defense yielded 315. Brad Johnson threw for 2,258 yards, and Warren Moon played quarterback, too. Cris Carter snagged 96 passes, while Jake Reed accumulated 1,320 receiving yards.

Robert Smith carried the ball for a team-best 692 yards for Minnesota.

Orlando Thomas intercepted 5 opponent throws. John Randle topped pass rushers with 11.5 quarterback sacks, part of an overall team total of 43 sacks.

Dennis Green coached the team. The 1996 Minnesota Vikings lost in the Wild Card.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Brad Johnson31119562.722587.3175.5103.2821511989.4
Warren Moon24713454.316106.572.893.6541912268.7
Jay Walker22100.03115.500.000.01900118.8
Chris Walsh100.
Totals56133159.038997.0244.3193.482 34241


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Smith1626924.357 3
Leroy Hoard1054204.025 3
Amp Lee511613.212 0
Scottie Graham571382.412 0
Brad Johnson34902.613 1
Charles Evans13292.20
David Palmer294.50
Warren Moon960.70
Randall McDaniel210.50
Totals43515463.657 7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cris Carter96116312.143 10
Jake Reed72132018.382 7
Amp Lee544227.821 2
Qadry Ismail2235116.054 3
Charles Evans221356.116 0
Andrew Jordan191286.715 0
Leroy Hoard1012912.937 0
Greg DeLong8344.20
Scottie Graham7486.918 0
Robert Smith7395.616 0
David Palmer6406.720 0
Chris Walsh4399.817 1
David Frisch3279.021 1
Hunter Goodwin12424.024 0
Totals331389911.882 24


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Scott Sisson3030100.0292275.996


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mitch Berger88361641.163

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Palmer222169.869 1
Amp Lee10848.418 0
Totals323009.469 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Qadry Ismail2852718.832 0
David Palmer1329222.560 0
Harold Morrow611719.526 0
Amp Lee58517.023 0
Richard Brown33511.712 0
John Gerak11313.013 0
Greg DeLong133.00
Cris Carter133.00
Totals58107518.560 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Orlando Thomas55711.434 0
Robert Griffith46716.841 0
Jeff Brady3206.70
Corey Fuller331.00
Dewayne Washington22713.527 1
Alfred Jackson242.00
Dixon Edwards11818.018 0
Darryl Talley11010.010 0
Jason Fisk100.00
Totals222069.441 1


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Robert Griffith86.57817010002
Jeff Brady87.57427003000
Dewayne Washington726960
Dixon Edwards8268280
Orlando Thomas746518001002
Corey Fuller58.55311000001
Harlon Barnett54.5481301001
Fernando Smith53412402403
Darryl Talley464110000001
John Randle40.5351100004
Derrick Alexander40.5331501300
Jason Fisk26.5229001000
Martin Harrison24.521700001
Esera Tuaolo221514
Pete Bercich1110201000
Dave Garnett10.58501000
Ben Hanks432
Sean Vanhorse3.531
Duane Clemons4.52501800
Richard Brown322
Chris Johnson2.513
Brad Johnson53-80
Warren Moon72000
John Gerak01000
Greg DeLong01000
Todd Steussie01000
Robert Smith2100
David Palmer3100
Qadry Ismail2100
Cris Carter1100
Amp Lee2100
Leroy Hoard3000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Scott Sisson2230096
Cris Carter10000060
Jake Reed700042
Robert Smith3000018
Leroy Hoard3000018
Qadry Ismail3000018
Amp Lee020000012
Chris Walsh100018
David Palmer00100006
Dewayne Washington10006
Brad Johnson10006
David Frisch10006
Andrew Jordan000012


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