Minnesota Vikings History

The Minnesota Vikings are in their sixty-first season, playing their home games at U.S. Bank Stadium, in Minneapolis, Minnesota since 2016. The Vikings are led by head coach Mike Zimmer since 2014.

In 1969, head coach Bud Grant won Coach of the Year after leading the team to a 12-2-0 record.

During their careers, multiple players have won awards for the team: Keith Millard won the AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1989; Adrian Peterson won the Most Valuable Player in 2012, the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2012, and the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2007; Fran Tarkenton won the Most Valuable Player in 1975 and the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1975; Alan Page won the Most Valuable Player in 1971 and the AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1971; Tommy Kramer won the Comeback Player of the Year in 1986; Percy Harvin won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2009; Randy Moss won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1998; Sammy White won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1976; Chuck Foreman won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1973.

The Vikings have won the Super Bowl after the 1969 season, lead by head coach Bud Grant.

Minnesota Vikings Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Mike Zimmer 2014-2021 64-47-1 57.6% 2-3
Leslie Frazier 2010-2013 21-32-1 39.8% 0-1
Brad Childress 2006-2010 39-35-0 52.7% 1-2
Mike Tice 2001-2005 37-43-0 46.3% 1-1
Dennis Green 1992-2001 97-63-0 60.6% 4-8
Jerry Burns 1986-1991 52-43-0 54.7% 3-3
Bud Grant 1967-1983, 1985 158-96-5 62.0% 10-12
Les Steckel 1984 3-13-0 18.8% 0-0
Norm Van Brocklin 1961-1966 29-51-4 36.9% 0-0

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