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1971 was the eleventh season for the Minnesota Vikings and the fourth season for Bud Grant as the head coach of the Vikings. They finished the season 11-3-0 in the regular season. However, they lost their first playoff game to the Dallas Cowboys 20-12. At the conclusion of the season one different people were recognized for their successful seasons: Alan Page, AP Defensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player.
Head Coach: Bud Grant Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns Offensive Line Coach: John Michels Defensive Line Coach: Jack Patera