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1995 Minnesota Vikings season
Head Coach Dennis Green
Home Field Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Results
Record 8–8
Place 4th NFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1995 was the 35th year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 76th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a record of eight wins and eight losses. This was the first time the Vikings had not reached the playoffs under Green.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
11Minnesota VikingsDerrick AlexanderDefensive TackleFlorida St

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1995 Minnesota Vikings staff
Front Office
  • Chairman of the Board – John Skoglund
  • President/Chief Executive Officer – Roger Headrick

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator – Tony Dungy
  • Defensive Line – John Levra
  • Inside Linebackers – Foge Fazio
  • Outside Linebackers – Trent Walters
  • Defensive Backs – Richard Solomon

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Steve Wetzel
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Mark Asanovich

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Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 1995 at Chicago Bears L 31-14
63,036
2 September 10 Detroit Lions W 20-10
52,234
3 September 17 Dallas Cowboys L 23-17 (OT)
60,088
4 September 24 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 44-24
57,853
5 Bye week
6 October 8 Houston Oilers W 23-17 (OT)
56,430
7 October 15 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 20-17 (OT)
55,703
8 October 22 at Green Bay Packers L 38-21
60,332
9 October 30 Chicago Bears L 14-6
61,238
10 November 5 Green Bay Packers W 27-24
62,839
11 November 12 at Arizona Cardinals W 30-24 (OT)
51,342
12 November 19 New Orleans Saints W 43-24
58,108
13 November 23 at Detroit Lions L 44-38
74,559
14 December 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 31-17
52,879
15 December 9 Cleveland Browns W 27-11
47,984
16 December 18 at San Francisco 49ers L 37-30
64,975
17 December 24 at Cincinnati Bengals L 27-24
34,568

StandingsEdit

Template:1995 NFC Central standings

RosterEdit

Quarterbacks

Running Backs Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen DE

Linebackers

Defensive Backs CB

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Cris Carter, Led NFL in receiving touchdowns
  • Cris Carter, All-Pro selection
  • Cris Carter, Pro Bowl selection
  • Warren Moon, NFL Leader, Passing Yards, (4,228)
  • David Palmer, NFL Kickoff Return Leader
  • Orlando Thomas, NFL Leader, Interceptions (9)

MilestonesEdit

  • Cris Carter, 100 reception season [2]
  • Warren Moon, 4th 4,000 Yard Passing Season

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2009 Minnesota Vikings Media Guide. p. 251. http://www.vikings.com/news/media-guide.html. Retrieved 2010-02-26. 
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 440

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