1964 Minnesota Vikings season
|1964 Minnesota Vikings season|
|Head coach||Norm Van Brocklin|
|General manager||Jim Finks|
|Home field||Metropolitan Stadium|
|Division place||T-2nd NFL Western|
|Playoff finish||did not qualify|
The 1964 Minnesota Vikings season was the fourth year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 45th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a record of eight wins, five losses, and one tie under head coach Norm Van Brocklin. The eight wins was the most at the time in the franchise's four-year history. To date, this is the only season the Vikings wore white jerseys for their home games.
- 1964 Draft 1.1
Regular season 2
- Schedule 2.1
- Footnotes 2.2.1
- See also 3
- References 4
- ^[a] Minnesota traded their 4th round selection (47th overall) to Chicago for RB Bill Brown.
- ^[b] The New York Giants traded their 4th round selection (53rd overall) and 1965 2nd round selection (15th overall) to Minnesota for RB Hugh McElhenny.
- ^[c] Minnesota traded their 10th round selection (131st overall) to the Los Angeles Rams for RB Tommy Wilson.
|1||1964-09-13||Baltimore Colts||W 34–24||Metropolitan Stadium||35,563||1–0|
|2||1964-09-20||Chicago Bears||L 28–7||Metropolitan Stadium||41,387||1–1|
|3||1964-09-27||at Los Angeles Rams||L 22–13||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum||50,009||1–2|
|4||1964-10-04||at Green Bay Packers||W 24–23||City Stadium||42,327||2–2|
|5||1964-10-11||Detroit Lions||L 24–20||Metropolitan Stadium||40,840||2–3|
|6||1964-10-18||Pittsburgh Steelers||W 30–10||Metropolitan Stadium||39,873||3–3|
|7||1964-10-25||at San Francisco 49ers||W 27–22||Kezar Stadium||31,845||4–3|
|8||1964-11-01||Green Bay Packers||L 42–13||Metropolitan Stadium||44,278||4–4|
|9||1964-11-08||San Francisco 49ers||W 24–7||Metropolitan Stadium||40,408||5–4|
|10||1964-11-15||at Baltimore Colts||L 17–14||Memorial Stadium||60,213||5–5|
|11||1964-11-22||at Detroit Lions||T 23–23||Tiger Stadium||48,291||5–5–1|
|12||1964-11-29||Los Angeles Rams||W 34–13||Metropolitan Stadium||31,677||6–5–1|
|13||1964-12-06||at New York Giants||W 30–21||Yankee Stadium||62,802||7–5–1|
|14||1964-12-13||at Chicago Bears||W 41–14||Wrigley Field||46,486||8–5–1|
|Green Bay Packers||8||5||1||.615||342||245||T-1|
|Los Angeles Rams||5||7||2||.417||283||339||T-1|
|San Francisco 49ers||4||10||0||.286||236||330||L-1|
- This is an opening day attendance record at Metropolitan Stadium.
- This is a single game attendance record at Metropolitan Stadium.
- "1964 Draft". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2007-04-14.
- "1964 National Football League". NFLHistory.net. Retrieved 2007-04-14.
- "1964 Minnesota Vikings". DatabaseFootball. Archived from the original on 9 April 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-14.