1998 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
15-1-0 1-1 7036 4810 2226 23 387 5809 4011 1798 39 348
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The Minnesota Vikings' thirty-eighth season was in 1998, and it was the seventh 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 15-1-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC Central, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Atlanta Falcons 30-27. At the end of the season, Randy Moss was awarded with the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-7
Week 2 @ St. Louis Rams 38-31
Week 3 Detroit Lions 29-6
Week 4 @ Chicago Bears 31-28
Week 5 @ Green Bay Packers 37-24
Week 7 Washington Redskins 41-7
Week 8 @ Detroit Lions 34-13
Week 9 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-27
Week 10 New Orleans Saints 31-24
Week 11 Cincinnati Bengals 24-3
Week 12 Green Bay Packers 28-14
Week 13 @ Dallas Cowboys 46-36
Week 14 Chicago Bears 48-22
Week 15 @ Baltimore Ravens 38-28
Week 16 Jacksonville Jaguars 50-10
Week 17 @ Tennessee Oilers 26-16


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Arizona Cardinals 41-21
Conference Championship Atlanta Falcons 27-30

1998 Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dennis Green Offensive Coordinator: Brian Billick Defensive Coordinator: Foge Fazio Special Teams Coordinator: Gary Zauner Quarterbacks Coach: Phillip "Chip" Myers Wide Receivers Coach: Hubbard Alexander Offensive Line Coach: Mike Tice Running Backs Coach: Carl Hargrave Tight Ends Coach: Dave Atkins Defensive Line Coach: Andre Patterson Linebackers Coach: Tom Olivadotti Outside Linebackers Coach: Trent Walters Coaching Assistant: Wade Harman Strength and Conditioning Coach: Steve Wetzel Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jeff Friday Coaches Secretary: Kirsten Lindberg Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Alex Wood