2005 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 4613 3146 1467 30 285 5173 3332 1841 35 304
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The Minnesota Vikings' forty-fifth season was in 2005, and it was the fifth season Mike Tice served as the head coach of the team. The Vikings played their home games at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. He was fired from the Vikings on Sunday, January 1, 2006. They finished the season 9-7-0, 6-2-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-24
Week 2 @ Cincinnati Bengals 8-37
Week 3 New Orleans Saints 33-16
Week 4 @ Atlanta Falcons 10-30
Week 6 @ Chicago Bears 3-28
Week 7 Green Bay Packers 23-20
Week 8 @ Carolina Panthers 13-38
Week 9 Detroit Lions 27-14
Week 10 @ New York Giants 24-21
Week 11 @ Green Bay Packers 20-17
Week 12 Cleveland Browns 24-12
Week 13 @ Detroit Lions 21-16
Week 14 St. Louis Rams 27-13
Week 15 Pittsburgh Steelers 3-18
Week 16 @ Baltimore Ravens 23-30
Week 17 Chicago Bears 34-10

2005 Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Mike Tice Offensive Coordinator: Steve Loney Defensive Coordinator: Ted Cottrell Coverage Coordinator: Chuck Knox Jr. Quarterbacks Coach: Rich Olson Wide Receivers Coach: Wes Chandler Running Backs Coach: Dean Dalton Tight Ends Coach: John Tice Assistant Quarterbacks Coach: Randy Hanson Assistant Offensive Line Coach: John Tice Offensive Consultant: Jerry Rhome Offensive Quality Control Coach: Todd Downing Defensive Line Coach: Brian Baker Linebackers Coach: Pete Bercich Secondary Coach: Kevin Ross Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Jim Panagos Defensive Consultant: Foge Fazio Special Teams Coach: Rusty Tillman Assistant Special Teams Coach: Jim Panagos Assistant to the Head Coach: Kirsten Lindberg Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kurtis Shultz Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mark Ellis Coaches Support Administrator: Sid Pillai