2016 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
8-8-0 0-0 6081 4542 1539 19 366 6276 4073 2203 38 380
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The Minnesota Vikings' fifty-sixth season was in 2016, and it was the third season Mike Zimmer served as the head coach of the team. The Vikings played their home games at U.S. Bank Stadium. They finished the season 8-8-0, 5-3-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 17-16
Preaseason Week 2 @ Seattle Seahawks 18-11
Preaseason Week 3 San Diego Chargers 23-10
Preaseason Week 4 Los Angeles Rams 27-25
Week 1 @ Tennessee Titans 25-16
Week 2 Green Bay Packers 17-14
Week 3 @ Carolina Panthers 22-10
Week 4 New York Giants 24-10
Week 5 Houston Texans 31-13
Week 6 Bye Week
Week 7 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10-21
Week 8 @ Chicago Bears 10-20
Week 9 Detroit Lions 16-22
Week 10 @ Washington Redskins 20-26
Week 11 Arizona Cardinals 30-24
Week 12 @ Detroit Lions 13-16
Week 13 Dallas Cowboys 15-17
Week 14 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 25-16
Week 15 Indianapolis Colts 6-34
Week 16 @ Green Bay Packers 25-38
Week 17 Chicago Bears 38-10

2016 Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Mike Zimmer Offensive Coordinator: Norv Turner Defensive Coordinator: George Edwards Special Teams Coordinator: Mike Priefer Quarterbacks Coach: Scott Turner Wide Receivers Coach: George Stewart Offensive Line Coach: Tony Sparano Running Backs Coach: Kevin Stefanski Tight Ends Coach: Pat Shurmur Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Drew Petzing Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Hank Fraley Offensive Quality Control Coach: Andrew Janocko Defensive Line Coach: Andre Patterson Linebackers Coach: Adam Zimmer Defensive Backs Coach: Jerry Gray Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Robert Rodriguez Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Jonathan Gannon Defensive Assistant Coach: Jeff Howard Assistant Special Teams Coach: Ryan Ficken Quality Control Coach: Jonathan Gannon Strength and Conditioning Coach: Brent Salazar Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jeff Hurd, Chaz Mahle General Manager: Rick Spielman Head Athletic Trainer: Eric Sugarman Director of Sports Medicine: Eric Sugarman Assistant Athletic Trainer: Rob Roche Scouting Intern: Jarrod James