1996 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
9-7-0 0-0 5472 3863 1609 38 296 5525 3304 2221 37 336
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The Minnesota Vikings' thirty-sixth season was in 1996, and it was the fifth season Dennis Green served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Dallas Cowboys 40-15.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Detroit Lions 17-13
Week 2 @ Atlanta Falcons 23-17
Week 3 @ Chicago Bears 20-14
Week 4 Green Bay Packers 30-21
Week 5 @ New York Giants 10-15
Week 6 Carolina Panthers 14-12
Week 7 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-24
Week 9 Chicago Bears 13-15
Week 10 Kansas City Chiefs 6-21
Week 11 @ Seattle Seahawks 23-42
Week 12 @ Oakland Raiders 16-13
Week 13 Denver Broncos 17-21
Week 14 Arizona Cardinals 41-17
Week 15 @ Detroit Lions 24-22
Week 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21-10
Week 17 @ Green Bay Packers 10-38

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Dallas Cowboys 15-40

Coaches

Head Coach: Dennis Green Offensive Coordinator: Brian Billick Defensive Coordinator: Foge Fazio Special Teams Coordinator: Gary Zauner Quarterbacks Coach: Ray Sherman Wide Receivers Coach: Phillip "Chip" Myers, Chip Meyers Offensive Line Coach: Keith Rowen Running Backs Coach: Carl Hargrave Tight Ends Coach: Mike Tice Defensive Line Coach: John Levra Linebackers Coach: Tom Olivadotti Outside Linebackers Coach: Trent Walters Coaching Assistant: Erica Weiland Strength and Conditioning Coach: Steve Wetzel Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jeff Friday Pro Personnel Assistant: Erica Weiland Coaches Secretary: Kirsten Lindberg