2001 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
5-11-0 0-0 5185 3576 1609 39 288 5666 3367 2299 18 312
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The Minnesota Vikings' forty-first season was in 2001, and it was the tenth season Dennis Green served as the head coach of the team. The Vikings played their home games at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. He was fired from the Vikings on Friday, January 4, 2002. Green accepted a buyout and did not coach the final game of the season. They finished the season 5-11-0, 5-3-0 at home and 0-8-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Carolina Panthers 13-24
Week 2 @ Chicago Bears 10-17
Week 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-16
Week 4 @ New Orleans Saints 15-28
Week 5 Detroit Lions 31-26
Week 6 Green Bay Packers 35-13
Week 7 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14-41
Week 9 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17-48
Week 10 New York Giants 28-16
Week 11 Chicago Bears 6-13
Week 12 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 16-21
Week 13 Tennessee Titans 42-24
Week 14 @ Detroit Lions 24-27
Week 15 Jacksonville Jaguars 3-33
Week 16 @ Green Bay Packers 13-24
Week 17 @ Baltimore Ravens 3-19

2001 Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dennis Green Interim Head Coach: Mike Tice Assistant Head Coach: Mike Tice, Willie Shaw Offensive Coordinator: Sherman Lewis Defensive Coordinator: Emmitt Thomas Special Teams Coordinator: Gary Zauner Quarterbacks Coach: Alex Wood Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Baggett Offensive Line Coach: Mike Tice Running Backs Coach: Carl Hargrave Tight Ends Coach: John Tice Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Dean Dalton Defensive Line Coach: Brian Baker Outside Linebackers Coach: Chuck Knox Jr. Inside Linebackers Coach: Richard Solomon Secondary Coach: Willie Shaw Defensive Assistant Coach: Trent Walters Coaching Assistant: Todd Downing Strength and Conditioning Coach: Steve Wetzel Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Daryl Lawrence Director of Pro Personnel: Richard Solomon Coaches Administrative Assistant: Sid Pillai Coaches Secretary: Kirsten Lindberg Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Torrian Gray, Jason Phillips, Samuel Washington