1976 Minnesota Vikings

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11-2-1 Lost SB
Record Outcome

1976 Minnesota Vikings

What was the record of the 1976 Minnesota Vikings?

The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a 11-2-1 record. They went 6-0-1 at home and 5-2 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minnesota Vikings went 13-3-1. Their final game was a loss in the Super Bowl to the Oakland Raiders.

What division did the 1976 Minnesota Vikings play in?

The 1976 Minnesota Vikings played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1976 Minnesota Vikings?

During the regular season, the 1976 Minnesota Vikings went 5-1 against their NFC Central opponents.

Who won the NFC Central in 1976?

The Vikings won the NFC Central in the 1976 season with a 11-2-1 record. The Bears finished 4.5 games back with a 7-7 record. The Lions finished 5.5 games back with a 6-8 record. The Packers finished 6.5 games back with a 5-9 record.

What was the 1976 Minnesota Vikings record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Green Bay Packers 2-0 100% +18
Detroit Lions 2-0 100% +9
Chicago Bears 1-1 50% 0

What was the 1976 Minnesota Vikings record by month?

The 1976 Minnesota Vikings had their best month in December, when they went 2-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was November, when they went 3-1 and had a 75% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 2-0-1 83.3% +32
October 4-1 80% +47
November 3-1 75% +17
December 2-0 100% +33

Did the 1976 Minnesota Vikings Win The Super Bowl?

No. While the 1976 Minnesota Vikings did play in the Super Bowl, they lost to the Oakland Raiders.

What was the point differential for the 1976 Minnesota Vikings?

The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a point differential of +129. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Vikings could have been expected to have about 11.0 wins, or a 11-3 record in the regular season.

How did the 1976 Minnesota Vikings perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1976 Minnesota Vikings went 5-2-1. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Vikings went 2-1-1.

How did the 1976 Minnesota Vikings perform in overtime games?

The 1976 Minnesota Vikings did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1976 Minnesota Vikings?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1976 Minnesota Vikings was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1976 Minnesota Vikings?

The longest losing streak that the Minnesota Vikings had during the 1976 regular season was 1 game, which occured 2 separate times.

1976 Minnesota Vikings Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 12, 1976 @ New Orleans Saints Win 40 - 9
2 Sun, Sep 19, 1976 vs Los Angeles Rams Tie 10 - 10 OT
3 Sun, Sep 26, 1976 @ Detroit Lions Win 10 - 9
4 Mon, Oct 4, 1976 vs Pittsburgh Steelers Win 17 - 6
5 Sun, Oct 10, 1976 vs Chicago Bears Win 20 - 19
6 Sun, Oct 17, 1976 vs New York Giants Win 24 - 7
7 Sun, Oct 24, 1976 @ Philadelphia Eagles Win 31 - 12
8 Sun, Oct 31, 1976 @ Chicago Bears Loss 13 - 14
9 Sun, Nov 7, 1976 vs Detroit Lions Win 31 - 23
10 Sun, Nov 14, 1976 vs Seattle Seahawks Win 27 - 21
11 Sun, Nov 21, 1976 @ Green Bay Packers Win 17 - 10
12 Mon, Nov 29, 1976 @ San Francisco 49ers Loss 16 - 20
13 Sun, Dec 5, 1976 vs Green Bay Packers Win 20 - 9
14 Sat, Dec 11, 1976 @ Miami Dolphins Win 29 - 7
Playoffs
Div Divisional Round Sat, Dec 18, 1976 vs Washington Redskins Win 35 - 20
CC Conference Championship Sun, Dec 26, 1976 vs Los Angeles Rams Win 24 - 13
SB Super Bowl Sun, Jan 9, 1977 Oakland Raiders Loss 14 - 32

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