1986 Minnesota Vikings Schedule & Results

1986 Minnesota Vikings schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/7 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-0) 073313
Minnesota (0-1) 300710
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 15-8-95, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 38-21-223, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Jones (DET), 36-174, 1 TD
D. Nelson (MIN), 11-58
Rec
C. Bland (DET), 3-27
D. Nelson (MIN), 6-74
Sun 9/14 1234FINAL
Minnesota (1-1) 1070623
Tampa Bay (0-2) 370010
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 21-9-130, 0 INT, 1 TD
S. DeBerg (TB), 28-18-181, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Nelson (MIN), 19-76
J. Wilder (TB), 18-48
Rec
A. Rice (MIN), 3-55
J. Wilder (TB), 6-73
Sun 9/21 1234FINAL
Pittsburgh (0-3) 70007
Minnesota (2-1) 1437731
Pass
M. Malone (PIT), 29-13-159, 3 INT, 1 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 27-19-257, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
F. Pollard (PIT), 13-38
D. Nelson (MIN), 9-53
Rec
J. Stallworth (PIT), 4-43
H. Jones (MIN), 6-140, 2 TD
Sun 9/28 1234FINAL
Green Bay (0-4) 07007
Minnesota (3-1) 2877042
Pass
V. Ferragamo (GB), 23-12-163, 1 INT, 1 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 25-16-241, 0 INT, 6 TD
Rush
J. Clark (GB), 9-33
D. Nelson (MIN), 12-45
Rec
K. Davis (GB), 2-27
H. Jones (MIN), 6-106, 2 TD
Sun 10/5 1234FINAL
Minnesota (3-2) 00000
Chicago (5-0) 01031023
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 30-11-163, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. McMahon (CHI), 19-12-204, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Rice (MIN), 6-24
W. Payton (CHI), 26-108, 1 TD
Rec
T. Brown (MIN), 6-61
K. Ortego (CHI), 6-157, 1 TD
Sun 10/12 12345F/OT
Minnesota (4-2) 14037327
San Francisco (4-2) 71070024
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 41-26-326, 2 INT, 2 TD
J. Kemp (SF), 42-23-359, 2 INT, 3 TD
Rush
A. Rice (MIN), 10-25
R. Craig (SF), 17-32
Rec
D. Nelson (MIN), 6-47
J. Rice (SF), 7-144, 2 TD
Sun 10/19 1234FINAL
Chicago (6-1) 00077
Minnesota (5-2) 1337023
Pass
S. Fuller (CHI), 22-13-181, 0 INT, 1 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 18-12-239, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 9-28
D. Nelson (MIN), 14-61
Rec
K. Ortego (CHI), 4-51
S. Jordan (MIN), 5-66
Sun 10/26 1234FINAL
Cleveland (5-3) 3071323
Minnesota (5-3) 3143020
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 18-9-101, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 35-18-261, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Dickey (CLE), 19-106, 1 TD
D. Nelson (MIN), 22-118, 1 TD
Rec
W. Slaughter (CLE), 3-29
A. Rice (MIN), 4-71
Sun 11/2 12345F/OT
Minnesota (5-4) 143147038
Washington (7-2) 1061012644
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 35-20-490, 1 INT, 4 TD
J. Schroeder (WAS), 47-24-378, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
A. Anderson (MIN), 8-23
G. Rogers (WAS), 19-88, 3 TD
Rec
S. Jordan (MIN), 6-179, 1 TD
G. Clark (WAS), 6-123, 1 TD
Sun 11/9 1234FINAL
Minnesota (6-4) 1007724
Detroit (3-7) 0010010
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 39-24-283, 2 INT, 1 TD
E. Hipple (DET), 37-22-205, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
A. Anderson (MIN), 6-58
G. James (DET), 11-46
Rec
A. Anderson (MIN), 6-34
G. James (DET), 6-33
Sun 11/16 1234FINAL
NY Giants (9-2) 3631022
Minnesota (6-5) 337720
Pass
P. Simms (NYG), 38-25-310, 2 INT, 1 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 25-16-187, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Morris (NYG), 18-49
D. Nelson (MIN), 13-68
Rec
O. Anderson (NYG), 4-19
S. Jordan (MIN), 5-77
Sun 11/23 1234FINAL
Minnesota (6-6) 10100020
Cincinnati (8-4) 2100324
Pass
W. Wilson (MIN), 32-15-181, 1 INT, 0 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 25-17-252, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Nelson (MIN), 14-52, 1 TD
B. Johnson (CIN), 12-73
Rec
A. Carter (MIN), 4-79
E. Brown (CIN), 5-92
Sun 11/30 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (2-11) 060713
Minnesota (7-6) 7772445
Pass
S. Young (TB), 23-14-113, 1 INT, 0 TD
W. Wilson (MIN), 33-22-339, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
J. Wilder (TB), 17-51
T. Brown (MIN), 10-74, 1 TD
Rec
J. Wilder (TB), 8-49
S. Jordan (MIN), 7-97, 1 TD
Sun 12/7 1234FINAL
Minnesota (8-6) 13091032
Green Bay (3-11) 33006
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 25-13-153, 1 INT, 1 TD
R. Wright (GB), 37-18-225, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
D. Nelson (MIN), 8-71, 1 TD
P. Carruth (GB), 14-63
Rec
D. Nelson (MIN), 5-67
J. Lofton (GB), 5-66
Sun 12/14 1234FINAL
Minnesota (8-7) 070310
Houston (4-11) 31001023
Pass
W. Wilson (MIN), 27-11-146, 3 INT, 0 TD
W. Moon (HOU), 37-22-280, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Nelson (MIN), 9-37
A. Pinkett (HOU), 23-67, 1 TD
Rec
A. Carter (MIN), 6-86
E. Givins (HOU), 6-108, 1 TD
Sun 12/21 1234FINAL
New Orleans (7-9) 0301417
Minnesota (9-7) 9210333
Pass
B. Hebert (NO), 32-19-183, 4 INT, 1 TD
W. Wilson (MIN), 39-24-361, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
R. Mayes (NO), 16-61, 1 TD
D. Nelson (MIN), 11-36
Rec
H. Harris (NO), 4-51
S. Jordan (MIN), 7-85, 2 TD

Preseason

Saturday, August 9, 1986 FINAL
Miami (0-1) 16
Minnesota (1-0) 30
Saturday, August 16, 1986 FINAL
Denver (0-2) 27
Minnesota (2-0) 29
Friday, August 22, 1986 FINAL
Minnesota (2-1) 17
Seattle (2-1) 27
Saturday, August 30, 1986 F/OT
Minnesota (3-1) 23
Indianapolis (1-3) 20

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