1975 Minnesota Vikings season
Head Coach Bud Grant
Home Field Metropolitan Stadium
Results
Record 12-2
Place 1st NFC Central
Playoff Finish Lost Divisional Playoffs (Cowboys) 17-14
Timeline
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1974 1976

1975 was the 15th year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 56th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings won their third straight NFC Central title, as they finished with a record of 12 wins and two losses, before losing to the Dallas Cowboys, 17-14 in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at home due to a play known as the "Hail Mary".

Offseason

NFL Draft

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 21 San Francisco 49ers W 27-17
46,479
2 September 28 at Cleveland Browns W 42-10
68,064
3 October 5 Chicago Bears W 28-3
47,578
4 October 12 New York Jets W 29-21
47,739
5 October 19 Detroit Lions W 25-19
47,872
6 October 27 at Chicago Bears W 13-9
51,259
7 November 2 at Green Bay Packers W 28-17
57,267
8 November 9 Atlanta Falcons W 38-0
43,751
9 November 16 at New Orleans Saints W 20-7
52,765
10 November 23 San Diego Chargers W 28-13
43,737
11 November 30 at Washington Redskins L 31-30
54,498
12 December 7 Green Bay Packers W 24-3
46,147
13 December 14 at Detroit Lions L 17-10
73,130
14 December 20 at Buffalo Bills W 35-13
54,993

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 28 Dallas Cowboys L 17-14
46,425

Standings

NFC Central
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Minnesota Vikings 12 2 0 .857 377 180
Detroit Lions 7 7 0 .500 245 262
Chicago Bears 4 10 0 .286 191 379
Green Bay Packers 4 10 0 .286 226 285

Roster

Awards and records

Milestones

References

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