1972 Minnesota Vikings Schedule & Results

1972 Minnesota Vikings schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Mon 9/18 1234FINAL
Washington (1-0) 7301424
Minnesota (0-1) 077721
Pass
B. Kilmer (WAS), 17-7-57, 1 INT, 0 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 31-18-233, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
L. Brown (WAS), 21-105, 1 TD
O. Reed (MIN), 12-68
Rec
R. Jefferson (WAS), 4-38
B. Brown (MIN), 5-47, 1 TD
Sun 9/24 1234FINAL
Minnesota (1-1) 31417034
Detroit (1-1) 300710
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 15-8-158, 0 INT, 2 TD
B. Munson (DET), 25-14-89, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
D. Osborn (MIN), 10-48, 2 TD
S. Owens (DET), 16-53
Rec
J. Gilliam (MIN), 4-109, 1 TD
A. Taylor (DET), 6-27
Sun 10/1 1234FINAL
Miami (3-0) 0061016
Minnesota (1-2) 700714
Pass
B. Griese (MIA), 33-16-127, 2 INT, 1 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 23-10-142, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
L. Csonka (MIA), 10-66
O. Reed (MIN), 9-52
Rec
M. Briscoe (MIA), 3-20
J. Beasley (MIN), 3-23
Sun 10/8 1234FINAL
St. Louis (2-2) 336719
Minnesota (1-3) 0701017
Pass
G. Cuozzo (STL), 22-11-115, 0 INT, 2 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 23-15-124, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Anderson (STL), 14-46
C. Jones (MIN), 16-68, 1 TD
Rec
W. Gillette (STL), 5-68
J. Beasley (MIN), 4-32
Sun 10/15 1234FINAL
Minnesota (2-3) 3310723
Denver (1-4) 0701320
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 30-19-182, 0 INT, 1 TD
C. Johnson (DEN), 22-12-164, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
O. Reed (MIN), 12-53
F. Little (DEN), 18-100, 2 TD
Rec
O. Reed (MIN), 5-24
R. Sherman (DEN), 5-93
Mon 10/23 1234FINAL
Minnesota (2-4) 703010
Chicago (2-3-1) 0100313
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 25-17-244, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Douglass (CHI), 5-3-33, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Brown (MIN), 8-23
J. Harrison (CHI), 31-103
Rec
J. Beasley (MIN), 4-35
C. Turner (CHI), 2-35
Sun 10/29 1234FINAL
Minnesota (3-4) 0371727
Green Bay (4-3) 1003013
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 22-13-192, 0 INT, 0 TD
S. Hunter (GB), 22-9-130, 4 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Marinaro (MIN), 19-80
J. Brockington (GB), 26-93
Rec
J. Gilliam (MIN), 5-106
C. Dale (GB), 3-87, 1 TD
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-6-1) 00336
Minnesota (4-4) 71371037
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 35-19-155, 3 INT, 0 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 26-19-178, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Manning (NO), 9-73
O. Reed (MIN), 16-93, 1 TD
Rec
D. Abramowicz (NO), 5-50
J. Gilliam (MIN), 5-111, 1 TD
Sun 11/12 1234FINAL
Detroit (5-4) 0014014
Minnesota (5-4) 307616
Pass
G. Landry (DET), 18-11-132, 0 INT, 2 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 27-15-121, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Taylor (DET), 13-54
O. Reed (MIN), 23-124, 1 TD
Rec
L. Walton (DET), 4-97, 2 TD
E. Marinaro (MIN), 4-25
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
Minnesota (6-4) 37142145
Los Angeles (5-4-1) 71371441
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 28-14-319, 0 INT, 4 TD
R. Gabriel (LA), 33-25-240, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Brown (MIN), 9-17, 1 TD
W. Ellison (LA), 16-104, 1 TD
Rec
B. Brown (MIN), 5-116, 2 TD
J. Snow (LA), 8-112
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
Minnesota (6-5) 300710
Pittsburgh (8-3) 7031323
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 43-24-235, 1 INT, 1 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 19-7-93, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
O. Reed (MIN), 16-56
F. Harris (PIT), 17-128, 1 TD
Rec
E. Marinaro (MIN), 9-62
F. Harris (PIT), 2-7
Sun 12/3 1234FINAL
Chicago (3-8-1) 030710
Minnesota (7-5) 3107323
Pass
B. Douglass (CHI), 13-2-8, 1 INT, 1 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 39-21-261, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Harrison (CHI), 13-55
O. Reed (MIN), 18-50
Rec
G. Kosins (CHI), 1-7, 1 TD
D. Osborn (MIN), 7-66
Sun 12/10 1234FINAL
Green Bay (9-4) 0017623
Minnesota (7-6) 07007
Pass
S. Hunter (GB), 14-7-74, 1 INT, 0 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 21-11-118, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Brockington (GB), 25-114
B. Brown (MIN), 6-22
Rec
C. Dale (GB), 3-32
B. Brown (MIN), 3-20
Sat 12/16 1234FINAL
Minnesota (7-7) 7010017
San Francisco (8-5-1) 0601420
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 25-11-144, 2 INT, 2 TD
J. Brodie (SF), 15-10-165, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
E. Marinaro (MIN), 16-70
L. Schreiber (SF), 12-67
Rec
J. Gilliam (MIN), 4-62, 1 TD
G. Washington (SF), 4-119, 1 TD

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