History: Single-Season Records

Single-season records for the Minnesota Vikings.

The Viking Update: Season Record Holders

Vikings Team Records

(Season)
The Vikings Offensive Line

Career | Game | Rookies
Longest | Miscellaneous NFL Records
1998's Record-Breaking Year
2001 Records

Items in bold are NFL records.

Individual Season Records

  • Blocked Kicks, 2 times by Alan Page: 1976 and by Matt Blair: 1979, 5
  • Combined Kickoff/Punt Return - Attempts, Kevin Miller: 1978, 88
  • Combined Kickoff/Punt Return - Touchdowns, Many Times: Last time by Robert Tate: 1999 (1k), Randy Moss: 1999 (1p) and Moe Williams: 199 (1k), 1
  • Combined Kickoff/Punt Return - Yards Gained, Robert Smith: 2000, 1,869
  • Combined Rushing/Receiving - Attempts Total, Ted Brown: 1981, 357
  • Combined Rushing/Receiving - Yards Total, Chuck Foreman: 1975, 1,761
  • Combined Total Net - Attempts (rushing, Receiving, interception returns, punt returns, kickoff returns, fumble returns), Ted Brown: 1981, 357
  • Combined Total Net - Yards (rushing, Receiving, interception returns, punt returns, kickoff returns, fumble returns), Herschel Walker: 1990, 2,051
  • Fumbles Opponent's Recovered - Total, Don Hultz: 1963, 9
  • Fumbles Opponent's Returned for a TD, Dwayne Rudd: 1998, 2
  • Interceptions By - Total, Paul Krause: 1975, 10
  • Interceptions By - Touchdowns (returned for), Jimmy Hitchcock: 1998, 3
  • Interceptions By - Yards, Jimmy Hitchcock: 1998, 242
  • Kicking - Field Goals Most Attempted, Fred Cox: 1970, 46
  • Kicking - Field Goals Most Made, Gary Anderson: 1998, 35
  • Kicking - Field Goals Most Made 50 or More Yards, 2 times. Last time by Fuad Reveiz: 1992, 3
  • Kicking - Field Goals Percentage (qualifiers), Gary Anderson: 1998, 100.0
  • Kicking - PAT Most Attempted, Gary Anderson: 1998, 59
  • Kicking - PAT Most Made, Gary Anderson: 1998, 59
  • Kicking - PAT/FG Most Points Made, Gary Anderson: 1998, 164
  • Kicking - KO Most Touchbacks on kickoff (from 30 yard line), Mitch Berger: 1998, 40
  • Kickoff Return - Attempts, Eddie Payton: 1980 and Buster Rymes: 1985, 53
  • Kickoff Return - Avg. Gain (qualifiers), John Gilliam: 1972, 26.3
  • Kickoff Return - Touchdowns, 9 Times: Last by Robert Tate: 1999 and Moe Williams: 1999, 1
  • Kickoff Return - Yards Gained, Buster Rhymes: 1985, 1,345
  • Passing - Attempts (qualifiers), Warren Moon: 1995, 606
  • Passing - Avg. Gain (qualifiers), Randall Cunningham: 1998, 8.72
  • Passing - Completions, Warren Moon: 1995, 377
  • Passing - Completion Percentage (qualifiers), Daunte Culpepper 2003: 65.0
  • Passing - Had Intercepted, Fran Tarkenton: 1978, 32
  • Passing - Had Intercepted Lowest Precentage (qualifiers), Rich Gannon: 1991, 1.7
  • Passing - Highest Rating (qualifiers), Randall Cunningham: 1998, 106.0
  • Passing - Times Sacked, Daunte Culpepper: 2002, 47
  • Passing - Touchdowns, Randall Cunningham: 1998, 34
  • Passing - Most Games, Touchdowns 4 or more, Randall Cunningham: 1998, 4
  • Passing - Yards, 300-yard Games, Warren Moon: 1994, 6
  • Passing - Yards, Warren Moon: 1994, 4,264
  • Points - Gary Anderson: 1998, 164
  • Punt Return - Attempts, Leo Lewis: 1988, 58
  • Punt Return - Avg. Gain (qualifyers), David Palmer: 1995, 13.2
  • Punt Return - Fair Catches, Leo Lewis: 1987, 27
  • Punt Return - Touchdowns, 7 times: Last time by Randy Moss: 1999, 1
  • Punt Return - Yards Gained, Leo Lewis: 1988, 550
  • Punting - Attempts, Greg Coleman: 1983, 91
  • Punting - Avg. Yards (qualifiers), Bobby Walden: 1964, 46.4
  • Punting - Avg. Yards Net, Bobby Walden: 1964, 41.8
  • Punting - Had Blocked, 5 times: Last time by Mitch Berger: 1996, 2
  • Punting - Inside 20, 2 times: Last time by Mike Saxon: 1994, 28
  • Receiving - 100+ Yard Games, 3 times: Last time by Randy Moss: 1998, 8
  • Receiving - Avg. Gain (200 receptions), Anthony Carter: 1987, 24.3
  • Receiving - Receptions 2 times by Cris Carter: 1994 and 1995, 122
  • Receiving - Touchdowns, 3 times: Last time by Randy Moss: 2003, 17
  • Receiving - Most Touchdowns by a tandem, Cris Carter - Randy Moss: 1998, 29 (Randy Moss 17, Cris Carter 12) NFL Tie
  • Receiving - Yards, Randy Moss: 2003, 1,632
  • Rushing - 100-yard Games, Robert Smith: 2000, 8
  • Rushing - Attempts, Robert Smith: 2000, 295
  • Rushing - Avg. Gain (qualifers), Daunte Culpepper: 2002, 5.7
  • Rushing - Touchdowns, 3 times by Chuck Foreman (twice): 1975 and 1976 and by Terry Allen: 1992, 13
  • Rushing - Yards, Robert Smith: 2000, 1,521
  • Sacks, Chris Doleman: 1989, 21
  • Safties, Alan Page: 1971, 2 (tied)
  • Tackles - Assists, Scott Studwell: 1985, 97
  • Tackles - Combined, Scott Studwell: 1981, 230
  • Tackles - Solo, Jeff Siemon: 1978, 170
  • Touchdowns - Chuck Foreman: 1975, 22


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