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1962 Minnesota Vikings season
Head coach Norm Van Brocklin
Home field Metropolitan Stadium
Results
Record 2-11-1
Place 6th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1961 1963

The 1962 Minnesota Vikings season was the second year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 43rd regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a record of two wins, 11 losses, and one tie under head coach Norm Van Brocklin.

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Offseason

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1962 NFL Draft

Round Overall
Pick
Name Position College
1 Pick traded to Los Angeles Rams
2 Pick traded to Cleveland Browns
3 30 Bill Miller Wide receiver Miami (Florida)
4 45 Roy Winston Guard LSU
5 Pick traded to New York Giants
6 73 Larry Bowie Offensive tackle Purdue
7 Pick traded to Philadelphia Eagles
8 101 Paul White Running back Florida
9 114 Marshall Shirk Offensive tackle UCLA
10 Pick traded to Cleveland Browns
11 Pick traded to Cleveland Browns
12 157 Gary Fallon Running back Syracuse
13 170 Roger Van Cleef Offensive tackle Southwestern Oklahoma
14 185 Patrick Russ Offensive tackle Purdue
15 198 Larry Guilford Offensive lineman Pacific
16 213 John Contoulis Offensive tackle Connecticut
17 226 Ron Staley Offensive lineman Wisconsin
18 241 Junior Hawthorne Offensive tackle Kentucky
19 254 Tommy Minter Running back Baylor
20 269 Terry Cagaanan Running back Utah State

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance Record
1 1962-09-16 Green Bay Packers L 34-7 City Stadium 38,669 0-1
2 1962-09-23 Baltimore Colts L 34-7 Metropolitan Stadium 30,787 0-2
3 1962-09-30 San Francisco 49ers L 21-7 Kezar Stadium 38,407 0-3
4 1962-10-07 Chicago Bears L 13-0 Metropolitan Stadium 26,907 0-4
5 1962-10-14 Green Bay Packers L 48-21 Metropolitan Stadium 41,475 0-5
6 1962-10-21 Los Angeles Rams W 38-14 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 33,071 1-5
7 1962-10-28 Philadelphia Eagles W 31-21 Metropolitan Stadium 30,071 2-5
8 1962-11-04 Pittsburgh Steelers L 39-31 Forbes Field 14,462 2-6
9 1962-11-11 Chicago Bears L 31-30 Wrigley Field 46,984 2-7
10 1962-11-18 Detroit Lions L 17-6 Metropolitan Stadium 31,257 2-8
11 1962-11-25 Los Angeles Rams T 24-24 Metropolitan Stadium 53,601 2-8-1
12 1962-12-02 San Francisco 49ers L 35-12 Metropolitan Stadium 33,076 2-9-1
13 1962-12-09 Detroit Lions L 37-23 Tiger Stadium 47,253 2-10-1
14 1962-12-16 Baltimore Colts L 42-17 Memorial Stadium 53,645 2-11-1

Standings

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 13 1 0 .929 415 148 W-3
Detroit Lions 11 3 0 .786 315 177 L-1
Chicago Bears 9 5 0 .643 321 287 W-2
Baltimore Colts 7 7 0 .500 293 288 W-2
San Francisco 49ers 6 8 0 .429 282 331 L-2
Minnesota Vikings 2 11 1 .154 254 410 L-3
Los Angeles Rams 1 12 1 .077 220 334 L-3

See also

References

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Cleveland Baltimore
Dallas Chicago
NY Giants Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
St. Louis Minnesota
Washington San Francisco
1962 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl
Related: 1962 AFL Season

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