1989 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
10-6-0 0-1 5640 3488 2152 38 351 4587 2742 1845 37 288
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The Minnesota Vikings' twenty-ninth season was in 1989, and it was the fourth season Jerry Burns served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-6-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the San Francisco 49ers 41-13. At the end of the season, Keith Millard was awarded with the AP Defensive Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Houston Oilers 38-7
Week 2 @ Chicago Bears 7-38
Week 3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14-27
Week 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-3
Week 5 Detroit Lions 24-17
Week 6 Green Bay Packers 26-14
Week 7 @ Detroit Lions 20-7
Week 8 @ New York Giants 14-24
Week 9 Los Angeles Rams 23-21
Week 10 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-10
Week 11 @ Philadelphia Eagles 9-10
Week 12 @ Green Bay Packers 19-20
Week 13 Chicago Bears 27-16
Week 14 Atlanta Falcons 43-17
Week 15 @ Cleveland Browns 17-23
Week 16 Cincinnati Bengals 29-21


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ San Francisco 49ers 13-41


Head Coach: Jerry Burns Offensive Coordinator: Bob Schnelker Defensive Coordinator: Floyd Peters Passing Game Coordinator: Dick Rehbein Assistant Offensive Coordinator: Dick Rehbein Wide Receivers Coach: Jerry Brown Offensive Line Coach: John Michels Running Backs Coach: John Brunner Tight Ends Coach: Tom Batta Defensive Line Coach: Paul Wiggin Linebackers Coach: Monte Kiffin Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Pete Carroll Special Teams Coach: Tom Batta Consultant: Bud Grant Coaching Office Secretary: Kirsten Lindberg