2000 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
11-5-0 1-1 6504 4194 2310 33 346 6574 4579 1995 22 394
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The Minnesota Vikings' fortieth season was in 2000, and it was the ninth season Dennis Green served as the head coach of the team. The Vikings played their home games at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC Central, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the New York Giants 41-0.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Chicago Bears 30-27
Week 2 Miami Dolphins 13-7
Week 3 @ New England Patriots 21-13
Week 5 @ Detroit Lions 31-24
Week 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-23
Week 7 @ Chicago Bears 28-16
Week 8 Buffalo Bills 31-27
Week 9 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-41
Week 10 @ Green Bay Packers 20-26
Week 11 Arizona Cardinals 31-14
Week 12 Carolina Panthers 31-17
Week 13 @ Dallas Cowboys 27-15
Week 14 Detroit Lions 24-17
Week 15 @ St. Louis Rams 29-40
Week 16 Green Bay Packers 28-33
Week 17 @ Indianapolis Colts 10-31


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round New Orleans Saints 34-16
Conference Championship @ New York Giants 0-41

2000 Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dennis Green 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: Fred Von Appen Inside Linebackers Coach: Trent Walters Defensive Assistant Coach: Chuck Knox Jr. Defensive Quality Control Coach: Chuck Knox Jr. Strength and Conditioning Coach: Steve Wetzel Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Daryl Lawrence Coaches Secretary: Kirsten Lindberg Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Robert Talley, Sid Pillai, Lawrence Matthews