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1964 Minnesota Vikings season
Head coach Norm Van Brocklin
Home field Metropolitan Stadium
Results
Record 8-5-1
Place T-2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1963 1965

The 1964 Minnesota Vikings season was the fourth year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 45th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a record of eight wins, five losses, and one tie under head coach Norm Van Brocklin. The eight wins was the most at the time in the franchise's four year history.

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Offseason

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1964 NFL Draft

Round Overall
Pick
Name Position College
1 6 Carl Eller Defensive tackle Minnesota
2 19 Hal Bedsole Wide receiver USC
3 34 George Rose Running back Auburn
4 Pick traded to Chicago Bears
5 62 John Kirby Linebacker Nebraska
6 75 Bob Lacey Wide receiver North Carolina
7 90 Wes Bryant Defensive tackle Arkansas
8 103 Bill McWatters Fullback North Texas State
9 118 Darrell Lester Fullback McNeese State
10 Pick traded to Los Angeles Rams
11 146 H.O. Estes Guard East Central State
12 159 Sandy Sands Wide receiver Texas
13 174 Russ Vollmer Running back Memphis State
14 187 Tom Michel Running back East Carolina
15 202 Monte Kiffin Defensive tackle Nebraska
16 215 Carlton Oats Wide receiver Florida A&M
17 230 Jerry McClurg Wide receiver Colorado
18 243 Carl Robinson Defensive tackle Prairie View A&M
19 258 Dick Schott Wide receiver Louisville
20 271 Milt Sunde Offensive tackle Minnesota

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance Record
1 1964-09-13 Baltimore Colts W 34-24 Metropolitan Stadium 35,563[1] 1-0
2 1964-09-20 Chicago Bears L 28-7 Metropolitan Stadium 33,923 1-1
3 1964-09-27 Los Angeles Rams L 22-13 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 50,009 1-2
4 1964-10-04 Green Bay Packers W 24-23 City Stadium 42,327 2-2
5 1964-10-11 Detroit Lions L 24-20 Metropolitan Stadium 40,840 2-3
6 1964-10-18 Pittsburgh Steelers W 30-10 Metropolitan Stadium 39,873 3-3
7 1964-10-25 San Francisco 49ers W 27-22 Kezar Stadium 31,845 4-3
8 1964-11-01 Green Bay Packers L 42-13 Metropolitan Stadium 44,278[2] 4-4
9 1964-11-08 San Francisco 49ers W 24-7 Metropolitan Stadium 40,408 5-4
10 1964-11-15 Baltimore Colts L 17-14 Memorial Stadium 60,213 5-5
11 1964-11-22 Detroit Lions T 23-23 Tiger Stadium 48,291 5-5-1
12 1964-11-29 Los Angeles Rams W 34-13 Metropolitan Stadium 31,677 6-5-1
13 1964-12-06 New York Giants W 30-21 Yankee Stadium 62,802 7-5-1
14 1964-12-13 Chicago Bears W 41-14 Wrigley Field 46,486 8-5-1

Standings

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 12 2 0 .857 428 225 W-1
Green Bay Packers 8 5 1 .615 342 245 T-1
Minnesota Vikings 8 5 1 .615 355 296 W-3
Detroit Lions 7 5 2 .583 280 260 W-2
Los Angeles Rams 5 7 2 .417 283 339 T-1
Chicago Bears 5 9 0 .357 260 379 L-2
San Francisco 49ers 4 10 0 .286 236 330 L-1

Footnotes

  1. ^ This is an opening day attendance record at Metropolitan Stadium.
  2. ^ This is a single game attendance record at Metropolitian Stadium.

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
1964 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl
Related: 1964 AFL Season

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