1998 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 15-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Dennis Green (15-1)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1998 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1998 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1998 season with a record of 15 wins and 1 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

On offense, the Vikings accumulated 556 points, most in the league. Meanwhile, the solid defense yielded 296 points. Randall Cunningham triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,704 yards. Cris Carter snagged 78 passes, while Randy Moss accumulated 1,313 receiving yards.

Robert Smith carried the ball for a team-best 1,187 yards.

The opportunistic defense led the way with 34 turnovers. Jimmy Hitchcock intercepted 7 opponent throws. John Randle topped pass rushers with 10.5 quarterback sacks.

Dennis Green coached the team. The 1998 Minnesota Vikings lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Randall Cunningham42525960.937048.7348.0102.46720132106.0
Brad Johnson1016564.47477.476.955.04843089.0
Jay Fiedler7342.9415.900.0114.3190022.6
David Palmer000000120.0
Totals53332761.444928.4417.7163.067 25164


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Smith24911874.874 6
Leroy Hoard1154794.250 9
Randall Cunningham321324.122 1
Charles Evans23672.912 1
David Palmer10525.215 0
Brad Johnson12151.20
Harold Morrow372.30
Randy Moss144.00
Cris Carter1-1-1.0-1 0
Jay Fiedler4-6-1.5-1 0
Totals45019364.374 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cris Carter78101113.054 12
Randy Moss69131319.061 17
Andrew Glover3552214.936 5
Jake Reed3447413.956 4
Robert Smith2829110.467 2
Leroy Hoard221989.024 1
David Palmer1818510.333 0
Matthew Hatchette1521614.425 0
Charles Evans12847.014 0
Greg DeLong8587.217 0
Hunter Goodwin3165.30
Chris Walsh24623.025 0
Moe Williams16464.064 0
Robert Tate11717.017 0
Randall Cunningham1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals327449213.767 41


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gary Anderson5959100.03535100.0164


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mitch Berger55245844.767

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Palmer2828910.353 0
Randy Moss100.00
Totals2928910.053 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Palmer50117623.588 1
Robert Tate24321.523 0
Moe Williams2199.512 0
Totals54123822.988 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jimmy Hitchcock724234.679 3
Robert Griffith5255.017 0
Corey Fuller4369.026 0
Orlando Thomas22713.527 0
Torrian Gray11111.011 0
Totals1934117.979 3


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Gary Anderson35590164
Randy Moss01700002106
Cris Carter01200072
Leroy Hoard9100060
Robert Smith6200048
Andrew Glover500030
Jake Reed400024
Jimmy Hitchcock300018
Dwayne Rudd200012
Randall Cunningham1000018
David Palmer00010006
Charles Evans100006


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