2002 Minnesota Vikings schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
6-10-0 0-0 6192 3685 2507 41 350 5769 4103 1666 23 315
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The Minnesota Vikings' forty-second season was in 2002, playing their home games at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. During the offseason they promoted Mike Tice to lead the team. Tice previously was the interim head coach/assistant head coach/offensive line coach of the Minnesota Vikings and had six years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 6-10-0, 4-4-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Chicago Bears 23-27
Week 2 Buffalo Bills 39-45
Week 3 Carolina Panthers 14-21
Week 4 @ Seattle Seahawks 23-48
Week 6 Detroit Lions 31-24
Week 7 @ New York Jets 7-20
Week 8 Chicago Bears 25-7
Week 9 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-38
Week 10 New York Giants 20-27
Week 11 Green Bay Packers 31-21
Week 12 @ New England Patriots 17-24
Week 13 Atlanta Falcons 24-30
Week 14 @ Green Bay Packers 22-26
Week 15 @ New Orleans Saints 32-31
Week 16 Miami Dolphins 20-17
Week 17 @ Detroit Lions 38-36

2002 Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Mike Tice Assistant Head Coach: George O'Leary Offensive Coordinator: Scott Linehan Defensive Coordinator: Willie Shaw Quarterbacks Coach: Scott Linehan Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Baggett Offensive Line Coach: Steve Loney Running Backs Coach: Dean Dalton Tight Ends Coach: John Tice Assistant Offensive Line Coach: John Tice Offensive Quality Control Coach: Jim Panagos Defensive Line Coach: George O'Leary Linebackers Coach: Brian Baker Defensive Backfield Coach: Chuck Knox Jr. Defensive Assistant Coach: Pete Bercich Special Teams Coach: Jay Hayes Coaching Assistant: Todd Downing Strength and Conditioning Coach: Steve Wetzel Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Daryl Lawrence Football Systems Analyst: Sid Pillai Coaches Secretary: Kirsten Lindberg