1972 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
7-7-0 0-0 4263 2523 1740 32 235 3701 1699 2002 40 200
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The Minnesota Vikings' twelfth season was in 1972, and it was the sixth season Bud Grant served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 7-7-0, 3-4-0 at home and 4-3-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Washington Redskins 21-24
Week 2 @ Detroit Lions 34-10
Week 3 Miami Dolphins 14-16
Week 4 St. Louis Cardinals 17-19
Week 5 @ Denver Broncos 23-20
Week 6 @ Chicago Bears 10-13
Week 7 @ Green Bay Packers 27-13
Week 8 New Orleans Saints 37-6
Week 9 Detroit Lions 16-14
Week 10 @ Los Angeles Rams 45-41
Week 11 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10-23
Week 12 Chicago Bears 23-10
Week 13 Green Bay Packers 7-23
Week 14 @ San Francisco 49ers 17-20

Coaches

Head Coach: Bud Grant Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns Defensive Coordinator: Neill Armstrong Offensive Line Coach: John Michels Defensive Line Coach: Jack Patera General Manager: Jim Finks Vice President: Jim Finks