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1961 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
3-11-0 0-0 3886 1989 1897 44 236 5593 2926 2667 45 291
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1961 was the first season for the Minnesota Vikings. During the offseason they hired Norm Van Brocklin to lead the team. Brocklin had never previously coached in the NFL in any capacity before the 1961 season. They finished the season 3-11-0, 3-4-0 at home and 0-7-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 37-13
Week 2 @ 7-21
Week 3 @ 33-34
Week 4 0-28
Week 5 24-38
Week 6 7-33
Week 7 @ 10-28
Week 8 @ 17-31
Week 9 28-20
Week 10 10-37
Week 11 @ 28-38
Week 12 42-21
Week 13 @ 7-13
Week 14 @ 35-52

Coaches

Head Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Ends Coach: