1967 Minnesota Vikings season
|1967 Minnesota Vikings season|
|Head coach||Bud Grant|
|General manager||Jim Finks|
|Home field||Metropolitan Stadium|
|Division place||4th NFL Central|
|Playoff finish||did not qualify|
The 1967 Minnesota Vikings season was the team's seventh year in the National Football League's 47th season. The Vikings finished with a record of three wins, eight losses, and three ties, under their first-year head coach Bud Grant, who succeeded Norm Van Brocklin.
|=Pro Bowler||= Hall of Famer|
- ^[a] The New York Giants traded their 1st round selection (2nd overall), 2nd round selection (28th overall), 1968 1st round selection (1st overall), and 1969 2nd round selection (39th overall) to Minnesota for QB Fran Tarkenton.
- ^[b] Los Angeles traded their 1st round selection (15th overall) and TE/LB Marlin McKeever to Minnesota for their 2nd round selection (33rd overall), TE Hal Bedsole, and RB Tommy Mason.
- ^[c] Minnesota traded their 6th round selection (140th overall) to Pittsburgh for RB Phil King (American football).
- ^[d] Minnesota traded their 8th round selection (192th overall) to Pittsburgh for LB Dave Tobey.
- ^[e] Washington traded their 8th round selection (197th overall) to Minnesota for DE Bill Briggs (American football).
|1||September 17, 1967||San Francisco 49ers||L 21-27||Metropolitan Stadium|| |
|2||September 22, 1967||at Los Angeles Rams||L 3-39||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum|| |
|3||October 1, 1967||Chicago Bears||L 7-17||Metropolitan Stadium|| |
|4||October 8, 1967||St. Louis Cardinals||L 24-34||Metropolitan Stadium|| |
|5||October 15, 1967||at Green Bay Packers||W 10–7||Milwaukee County Stadium|| |
|6||October 22, 1967||Baltimore Colts||T 20–20||Metropolitan Stadium|| |
|7||October 29, 1967||at Atlanta Falcons||L 20-21||Atlanta Stadium|| |
|8||November 5, 1967||New York Giants||W 27–24||Metropolitan Stadium|| |
|9||November 12, 1967||Detroit Lions||T 10–10||Metropolitan Stadium|| |
|10||November 19, 1967||at Cleveland Browns||L 10-14||Cleveland Stadium|| |
|11||November 26, 1967||at Pittsburgh Steelers||W 41–27||Pitt Stadium|| |
|12||December 3, 1967||Green Bay Packers||L 27-30||Metropolitan Stadium|| |
|13||December 10, 1967||at Chicago Bears||T 10–10||Wrigley Field|| |
|14||December 17, 1967||at Detroit Lions||L 3-14||Tiger Stadium|| |
|Green Bay Packers||9||4||1||.692||4–1–1||6–3–1||332||209||L2|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
Minnesota Vikings roster
| Offensive Linemen
Defensive Linemen DE
Defensive Backs CB
| Reserve Lists
Rookies in italics
|Passing Yards||Joe Kapp||1,386|
|Passing Touchdowns||Joe Kapp||8|
|Rushing Yards||Dave Osborn||972|
|Rushing Touchdowns||Bill Brown||5|
|Receiving Yards||Gene Washington||384|
|Receiving Touchdowns||John Beasley||4|
|Kickoff Return Yards||Clint Jones||597|
|Punt Return Yards||Bob Grim||101|
|Category||Total yards||Yards per game|| NFL rank|
(out of 16)
|Passing Offense||1,667 Yards||119.1 YPG||14th|
|Rushing Offense||1,811 Yards||129.4 YPG||9th|
|Total Offense||3,478 Yards||248.4 YPG||14th|
|Passing Defense||1,752 Yards||125.1 YPG||3rd|
|Rushing Defense||2,104 Yards||150.3 YPG||15th|
|Total Defense||3,856 Yards||275.4 YPG||6th|