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1977 Minnesota Vikings season
Head Coach Bud Grant
Home Field Metropolitan Stadium
Results
Record 9-5
Place 1st NFC Central
Playoff Finish Won Divisonal Playoffs
Lost Conference Championship
Timeline
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1976 1978

1977 was the 17th year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 58th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a record of nine wins and five losses. Quarterback Fran Tarkenton was injured with a broken leg in week 9 and missed the rest of the season.

NFL DraftEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 18 Dallas Cowboys L 16-10 (OT)
47,678
2 September 24 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 9-3
66,272
3 October 2 Green Bay Packers W 19-7
47,143
4 October 9 Detroit Lions W 14-7
45,860
5 October 16 Chicago Bears W 22-16 (OT)
47,708
6 October 24 at Los Angeles Rams L 35-3
62,414
7 October 30 at Atlanta Falcons W 14-7
59,257
8 November 6 St. Louis Cardinals L 27-7
47,066
9 November 13 Cincinnati Bengals W 42-10
45,371
10 November 20 at Chicago Bears L 10-7
49,563
11 November 27 at Green Bay Packers W 13-6
56,267
12 December 4 San Francisco 49ers W 28-27
40,745
13 December 11 at Oakland Raiders L 35-13
52,771
14 December 17 at Detroit Lions W 30-21
78,572

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 26 at Los Angeles Rams W 14-7
62,538
Conference Championship January 1 at Dallas Cowboys L 23-6
61,968

StandingsEdit

NFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 9 5 0 .643 231 227 W-1
Chicago Bears 9 5 0 .643 255 253 W-6
Detroit Lions 6 8 0 .429 183 252 L-1
Green Bay Packers 4 10 0 .286 134 219 W-1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2 12 0 .143 103 223 W-2

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