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1976 Minnesota Vikings season
Head coach Bud Grant
Home field Metropolitan Stadium
Results
Record 11-2-1
Place 1st NFC Central
Playoff finish Won NFC Divisional Playoff
Won NFC Championship
Lost Super Bowl XI
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1975 1977

1976 was the 16th year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 57th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a record of 11 wins, two losses, and one tie.

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Offseason

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NFL Draft

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 12, 1976 at New Orleans Saints W 40-9
2 September 19, 1976 Los Angeles Rams T 10-10
3 September 26, 1976 at Detroit Lions W 10-9
4 October 4, 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17-6
5 October 10, 1976 Chicago Bears W 20-19
6 October 17, 1976 New York Giants W 24-7
7 October 24, 1976 at Philadelphia Eagles W 31-12
8 October 31, 1976 at Chicago Bears L 14-13
9 November 7, 1976 Detroit Lions W 31-23
10 November 14, 1976 Seattle Seahawks W 27-21
11 November 21, 1976 at Green Bay Packers W 17-10
12 November 29, 1976 at San Francisco 49ers L 20-16
13 December 5, 1976 Green Bay Packers W 20-9
14 December 11, 1976 at Miami Dolphins W 29-7

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result
Division December 18, 1976 Washington Redskins W 35-20
Conference Championship December 26, 1976 Los Angeles Rams W 24-13
Super Bowl January 9, 1977 N Oakland Raiders L 32-14

Standings

NFC Central
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Minnesota Vikings 11 2 1 .821 305 176
Chicago Bears 7 7 0 .500 253 216
Detroit Lions 6 8 0 .429 262 220
Green Bay Packers 5 9 0 .357 218 299

Roster

Awards and records

Milestones

References

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Tampa Bay Washington Seattle
1976 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XI

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