The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a 9-5 record. They went 5-2 at home and 4-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minnesota Vikings went 10-6. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Dallas Cowboys.
The 1977 Minnesota Vikings played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1977 Minnesota Vikings went 6-1 against their NFC Central opponents.
The Vikings won the NFC Central in the 1977 season with a 9-5 record. The Bears finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Lions finished 3 games back with a 6-8 record. The Packers finished 5 games back with a 4-10 record. The Buccaneers finished 7 games back with a 2-12 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|Green Bay Packers||2-0||100%||+19|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||1-0||100%||+6|
The 1977 Minnesota Vikings had their best month in October, when they went 4-1 and had a 80% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 1-1 and had a 50% win percentage.
|Month||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
Yes, the Minnesota Vikings made the Playoffs in 1977. They won their first game against the Los Angeles Rams in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Dallas Cowboys in the Conference Championship.
The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a point differential of +4. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Vikings could have been expected to have about 7.1 wins, or a 7-7 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1977 Minnesota Vikings went 6-2. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Vikings went 2-2.
During the regular season, the 1977 Minnesota Vikings went 1-1 in overtime games.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1977 Minnesota Vikings was a 4 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the Minnesota Vikings had during the 1977 regular season was 1 game, which occured 5 separate times.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 18, 1977||vs Dallas Cowboys||Loss 10 - 16||OT|
|2||Sat, Sep 24, 1977||@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Win 9 - 3|
|3||Sun, Oct 2, 1977||vs Green Bay Packers||Win 19 - 7|
|4||Sun, Oct 9, 1977||vs Detroit Lions||Win 14 - 7|
|5||Sun, Oct 16, 1977||vs Chicago Bears||Win 22 - 16||OT|
|6||Mon, Oct 24, 1977||@ Los Angeles Rams||Loss 3 - 35|
|7||Sun, Oct 30, 1977||@ Atlanta Falcons||Win 14 - 7|
|8||Sun, Nov 6, 1977||vs St. Louis Cardinals||Loss 7 - 27|
|9||Sun, Nov 13, 1977||vs Cincinnati Bengals||Win 42 - 10|
|10||Sun, Nov 20, 1977||@ Chicago Bears||Loss 7 - 10|
|11||Sun, Nov 27, 1977||@ Green Bay Packers||Win 13 - 6|
|12||Sun, Dec 4, 1977||vs San Francisco 49ers||Win 28 - 27|
|13||Sun, Dec 11, 1977||@ Oakland Raiders||Loss 13 - 35|
|14||Sat, Dec 17, 1977||@ Detroit Lions||Win 30 - 21|
|Div Divisional Round||Mon, Dec 26, 1977||@ Los Angeles Rams||Win 14 - 7|
|CC Conference Championship||Sun, Jan 1, 1978||@ Dallas Cowboys||Loss 6 - 23|