The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a 5-4 record. They went 4-1 at home and 1-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minnesota Vikings went 6-5. Their final game was a loss in the Divisional Round to the Washington Redskins.
The 1982 Minnesota Vikings played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1982 Minnesota Vikings went 3-1 against their NFC Central opponents.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||1-0||100%||+7|
|Green Bay Packers||0-1||0%||-19|
Yes, the Minnesota Vikings made the Playoffs in 1982. They won their first game against the Atlanta Falcons in the Wild Card Round. They eventually lost against the Washington Redskins in the Divisional Round.
The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a point differential of -11. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Vikings could have been expected to have about 4.2 wins, or a 4-5 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1982 Minnesota Vikings went 4-2. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Vikings went 2-1.
The 1982 Minnesota Vikings did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1982 Minnesota Vikings was a 2 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the Minnesota Vikings had during the 1982 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 12, 1982 Sun, Sep 12||vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Win 17 - 10|
|2||Thu, Sep 16, 1982 Thu, Sep 16||@ Buffalo Bills||Loss 22 - 23|
|11||Sun, Nov 21, 1982 Sun, Nov 21||@ Green Bay Packers||Loss 7 - 26|
|12||Sun, Nov 28, 1982 Sun, Nov 28||vs Chicago Bears||Win 35 - 7|
|13||Sun, Dec 5, 1982 Sun, Dec 5||@ Miami Dolphins||Loss 14 - 22|
|14||Sun, Dec 12, 1982 Sun, Dec 12||vs Baltimore Colts||Win 13 - 10|
|15||Sun, Dec 19, 1982 Sun, Dec 19||@ Detroit Lions||Win 34 - 31|
|16||Sun, Dec 26, 1982 Sun, Dec 26||vs New York Jets||Loss 14 - 42|
|17||Mon, Jan 3, 1983 Mon, Jan 3, 1983||vs Dallas Cowboys||Win 31 - 27|
|Wild Card Wild Card Round||Sun, Jan 9, 1983 Sun, Jan 9, 1983||vs Atlanta Falcons||Win 30 - 24|
|Divisional Divisional Round||Sat, Jan 15, 1983 Sat, Jan 15, 1983||@ Washington Redskins||Loss 7 - 21|