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2005 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) 2nd place National Football Conference North Division 9-7-0 .562
Head Coach: Mike Tice
Brian BakerDefensive Line
Pete BercichLinebackers
Wes ChandlerWide Receivers
Ted CottrellAssistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
Dean DaltonRunning Backs
Mark EllisAssistant Strength and Conditioning
Randy HansonOffensive Assistant-Assistant Quarterbacks
Chuck Knox, Jr.Coverage Coordinator
Steve LoneyOffensive Coordinator/Offensive Line
Rich OlsonQuarterbacks
Jim PanagosAssistant Defensive Line/Assistant Specials Teams
Kevin RossAssistant Secondary
Kurt ShultzStrength and Conditioning
John TiceTight Ends/Assistant Offensive Line
Rusty TillmanSpecial Teams Coordinator
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/12/2005HKansas City Chiefs27-16WMinneapolis, MNMetrodome63621
Fri8/19/2005ANew York Jets21-28LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium76441
Fri8/26/2005HSan Diego Chargers19-16WMinneapolis, MNMetrodome64172
Fri9/2/2005ASeattle Seahawks23-21WSeattle, WAQwest Field63746
Sun9/11/2005HTampa Bay Buccaneers13-24LMinneapolis, MNMetrodome63939
Sun9/18/2005ACincinnati Bengals8-37LCincinnati, OHPaul Brown Stadium65763
Sun9/25/2005HNew Orleans Saints33-16WMinneapolis, MNMetrodome63952
Sun10/2/2005AAtlanta Falcons10-30LAtlanta, GAGeorgia Dome69552
Sun10/16/2005AChicago Bears3-28LChicago, ILSoldier Field62143
Sun10/23/2005HGreen Bay Packers23-20WMinneapolis, MNMetrodome64728
Sun10/30/2005ACarolina Panthers13-38LCharlotte, NCBank of America Stadium73502
Sun11/6/2005HDetroit Lions27-14WMinneapolis, MNMetrodome63813
Sun11/13/2005ANew York Giants24-21WEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium78637
Mon11/21/2005AGreen Bay Packers20-17WGreen Bay, WILambeau Field70610
Sun11/27/2005HCleveland Browns24-12WMinneapolis, MNMetrodome63814
Sun12/4/2005ADetroit Lions21-16WDetroit, MIFord Field61375
Sun12/11/2005HSt. Louis Rams27-13WMinneapolis, MNMetrodome64005
Sun12/18/2005HPittsburgh Steelers3-18LMinneapolis, MNMetrodome64136
Sun12/25/2005ABaltimore Ravens23-30LBaltimore, MDM&T Bank Stadium70246
Sun1/1/2006HChicago Bears34-10WMinneapolis, MNMetrodome64023
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
86Richard AnguloTE6-826625Western New Mexico20
1Darren BennettP6-523540none10
23Michael BennettRB5-920927Wisconsin166
33Ralph BrownCB5-1018527Nebraska160
81Nate BurlesonWR6-019524Nevada-Reno129
21Corey ChavousSS6-120529Vanderbilt1616
55Sam CowartMLB6-224530Florida State1514
11Daunte CulpepperQB6-426028Central Florida77
50Rod DavisLB6-223924Southern Mississippi161
83Jeff DuganTE6-425824Maryland10
39Adimchinobe EchemanduRB5-1022625California20
1Paul EdingerK5-817027Michigan State160
36Dovonte EdwardsCB6-018223North Carolina State120
43Heath FarwellLB6-023524San Jose State; San Diego State70
35Ciatrick FasonRB6-020723Florida130
79Toniu FonotiOG6-435024Nebraska11
67Melvin FowlerC6-330426Maryland109
28Laroni GallishawCB6-019024Louisvile; Murray State60
73Adam GoldbergROG6-731425Wyoming1612
58Napoleon HarrisLB6-225526Northwestern153
56E.J. HendersonRLB6-124525Maryland1514
64Anthony HerreraC-OG6-231525Tennessee106
13Shaun HillQB6-322225Hutchinson CC; Maryland10
82Keenan HowryWR5-1017224Oregon40
25Will HunterS5-1019026Syracuse130
22Ken IrvinCB5-1118433Memphis71
99Erasmus JamesRDE6-426523Wisconsin159
14Brad JohnsonQB6-522537Florida State159
72Marcus JohnsonOG-OT6-632024Mississippi148
97Spencer JohnsonDT-DE6-328624Auburn102
51Lance JohnstoneDE6-425132Temple151
40Jimmy KleinsasserTE6-327228North Dakota1616
5Chris KluweP6-421524UCLA150
76Chris LiwienskiLOG6-532130Indiana159
46Cullen LoefflerLONG6-524124Texas160
74Bryant McKinnieLOT6-833826Lackawanna JC; Miami (Florida)1616
30Mewelde MooreRB5-1120923Tulane168
96C.J. MosleyDT6-231022Missouri122
52Keith NewmanLLB6-224728North Carolina1310
24Willie OffordS6-121427South Carolina31
49Richard OwensTE-HBK6-427325Louisville162
18Koren RobinsonWR6-120625North Carolina State145
87Marcus RobinsonWR6-321530South Carolina159
75Mike RosenthalROT6-731528Notre Dame1612
98Darrion ScottLDE6-328524Ohio State1615
42Darren SharperFS6-220930William & Mary1414
57Raonall SmithLB6-224427Washington State166
27Fred SmootCB5-1117826Hinds CC; Mississippi State118
90Eric TaylorDT6-230524Memphis10
89Travis TaylorWR6-120526Florida1613
54Dontarrious ThomasLB6-224125Auburn142
95Kenechi UdezeDE6-328122Southern California32
85Jermaine WigginsHBK-TE6-225830Marshall; Georgia168
29Brian WilliamsRCB5-1120126North Carolina State149
93Kevin WilliamsRDT6-531125Oklahoma State1414
20Moe WilliamsRB6-120431Kentucky61
94Pat WilliamsLDT6-330833Navarro JC; Northeastern State; Texas A&M1616
19Troy WilliamsonWR6-120322South Carolina143
26Antoine WinfieldLCB5-918028Ohio State1616
60Cory WithrowC6-228530Washington State167
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Troy Williamson17WRSouth Carolinafrom OAK
Erasmus James118DEWisconsin
Marcus Johnson249TMississippi
Dustin Fox380DBOhio State
Ciatrick Fason4112RBFloridafrom WAS
C.J. Mosley6191DTMissouri
Adrian Ward7219DBTexas-El Pasofrom OAK
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals54898281
Opponents Totals511366097
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals28:46285831693364/1963 3.3%4/9 44.4%1281014
Opponents Totals31:14304961773195/221 43.0%5/13 38.5%137990
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Paul Edinger03131100.000253473.50106
Marcus Robinson5001100032
Michael Bennett5000000030
Ciatrick Fason4000000024
Mewelde Moore4000000024
Travis Taylor4000000024
Koren Robinson3000000018
Darren Sharper2000000012
Troy Williamson2000000012
Nate Burleson100000006
Daunte Culpepper100000006
Dovonte Edwards100000006
Jermaine Wiggins100000006
Moe Williams000010000
Team Totals333131100.012253473.50306
Opponents Totals373434100.013283384.81344
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Paul Edinger253473.50/011/113/88/103/5
Team Totals253473.50/011/113/88/103/5
Opponents Totals283384.81/19/109/97/82/5
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Mewelde Moore1556624.333132501
Michael Bennett1264733.861t321314
Daunte Culpepper241476.118111001
Ciatrick Fason32621.915412000
Brad Johnson18532.91602001
Troy Williamson3289.31102000
Koren Robinson4276.813t11000
Moe Williams13201.5902001
Travis Taylor231.5500000
Shaun Hill2-2-1.0-100000
Nate Burleson2-6-3.0-200000
Team Totals38114673.961t1083818
Opponents Totals46218414.071t14961228
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPFDG20+G40+RTG
Brad Johnson29418462.610618856.410.280t124.141.42313417519215688.9
Daunte Culpepper21613964.46515647.211.36862.8125.63116913957716272.0
Team Totals51032363.317134496.810.780t183.5163.154303314616931881.7
Opponents Totals53331959.819035396.611.170t234.3244.5342073332177361175.2
RECEIVINGTARRECPCTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Jermaine Wiggins926975.05688.224129200
Travis Taylor905055.660412.131434500
Mewelde Moore493775.53399.229216300
Marcus Robinson573154.451516.668524730
Nate Burleson523057.732810.920120100
Michael Bennett312787.11244.62028101
Troy Williamson522446.237215.556218620
Koren Robinson372259.534715.880t110530
Jimmy Kleinsasser282278.61717.81506001
Moe Williams14857.1526.52502100
Richard Owens22100.0189.01201000
Richard Angulo11100.01111.01101000
Team Totals50532364.0344910.780t181693182
Opponents Totals31959.8353911.170t2317736114
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Darren Sharper927630.792t2
Brian Williams45914.8310
Antoine Winfield451.340
Corey Chavous200.000
Fred Smoot200.000
Dovonte Edwards15151.051t1
Keith Newman111.010
Willie Offord100.000
Team Totals2439216.392t3
Opponents Totals1622013.8550
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20OBDNRYDSNYDSNET
Chris Kluwe71313044.162061737470254035.8
Darren Bennett830037.553001002527534.4
Paul Edinger27537.5400011107537.5
Team Totals81350543.362061949495289035.7
Opponents Totals72301341.8601125344264936.8
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Mewelde Moore21924511.771t1211
Keenan Howry125786.5190000
Nate Burleson50214.2100000
Koren Robinson2000.000001
Travis Taylor1000.000001
Team Totals41143448.471t1213
Opponents Totals451749511.0720
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGOBTBRETRETYTDOSAOSR
Paul Edinger72427659.410661400050
Chris Kluwe14848.000116000
Team Totals73432459.210671416050
Team Totals7115491
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Koren Robinson470122126.086t13171
Troy Williamson12019216.0280300
Mewelde Moore407218.0270200
Richard Owens30258.3160000
Ciatrick Fason2042.040001
Moe Williams101616.0160000
E.J. Henderson101313.0130000
Anthony Herrera1066.060000
Team Totals710154921.886t13672
Opponents Totals670141621.1480
SACKSNOYDS
Lance Johnstone7.541.0
Erasmus James4.022.0
Darrion Scott4.026.5
Kevin Williams4.027.5
C.J. Mosley3.017.0
Keith Newman3.023.0
Sam Cowart2.013.0
Pat Williams1.57.0
Napoleon Harris1.09.0
E.J. Henderson1.07.0
Raonall Smith1.02.0
Kenechi Udeze1.06.0
Brian Williams1.06.0
Team Totals34.0207.0
Opponents Totals54.0303.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Michael Bennett5410100
Nate Burleson0020200
Corey Chavous0001100
Daunte Culpepper53000-40
Ciatrick Fason1100000
E.J. Henderson0001100
Brad Johnson53101-10
Jimmy Kleinsasser1000000
Bryant McKinnie0010100
Mewelde Moore2120200
Keith Newman0001100
Richard Owens0001100
Koren Robinson2100000
Darrion Scott0001110
Darren Sharper11011140
Raonall Smith0002200
Travis Taylor1000000
Brian Williams1000000
Kevin Williams0001160
Moe Williams1010100
Pat Williams0010100
Antoine Winfield0002200
Team Totals251491120160
Opponents Totals2211814220
DEFENSETKLTTTADTDASTTSTAMTMAPDQHTFLFFBL
Antoine Winfield9889980990008100
Sam Cowart857213711300102700
E.J. Henderson765422522121001210
Corey Chavous715417541700005000
Pat Williams674225422500001710
Darrion Scott583919391900003400
Darren Sharper5242104110100016310
Brian Williams483612321042009120
Dontarrious Thomas483513271182002000
Kevin Williams423111311100007600
Keith Newman422913291300003510
Fred Smoot4137437400009000
Ralph Brown37343232111005100
Raonall Smith35287184103001300
Spencer Johnson2920920900002100
Erasmus James2924523510002610
Napoleon Harris2518717710003200
Rod Davis2115656100000010
Lance Johnstone20155155000001000
C.J. Mosley1915415400001210
Richard Owens1913600136000020
Dovonte Edwards1716160101003000
Will Hunter121023270000000
Ken Irvin10918011000000
Heath Farwell8710071000000
Willie Offord6423111003000
Kenechi Udeze5505000000100
Adimchinobe Echemandu3300030000010
Nate Burleson3300000300000
Melvin Fowler3300000300000
Jermaine Wiggins3300000300000
Paul Edinger2200020000000
Laroni Gallishaw2200020000000
Chris Kluwe2200020000000
Cullen Loeffler2020002000000
Moe Williams2200020000000
Adam Goldberg2200000200000
Brad Johnson2200000200000
Jimmy Kleinsasser2200000200001
Mewelde Moore1010100000000
Mike Rosenthal1010100000000
Ciatrick Fason1100010000000
Daunte Culpepper1100000100000
Travis Taylor1100000100000
Troy Williamson1100000100000
Cory Withrow1100000100000
Richard Angulo0000000000000
Darren Bennett0000000000000
Michael Bennett0000000000000
Jeff Dugan0000000000000
Toniu Fonoti0000000000000
Anthony Herrera0000000000000
Shaun Hill0000000000000
Keenan Howry0000000000000
Marcus Johnson0000000000000
Chris Liwienski0000000000000
Bryant McKinnie0000000000000
Koren Robinson0000000000000
Marcus Robinson0000000000000
Eric Taylor0000000000000
Team Totals1060829231699210110212008662121
Opponents Totals992782210656198105122107297173
PENALTIESTotalDeclinedAcceptedYDSYdsNullifiedFD
Mike Rosenthal1331066160
Marcus Johnson133107270
Fred Smoot9187808
Adam Goldberg7164000
Jermaine Wiggins60640410
Lance Johnstone6242902
Anthony Herrera50555230
Jimmy Kleinsasser50540250
Pat Williams5053501
Kevin Williams5141801
Ralph Brown5231602
Cory Withrow40440330
Travis Taylor40425300
Chris Liwienski4043510
Ken Irvin4042562
Antoine Winfield4134903
Marcus Robinson4132000
Rod Davis4221800
Daunte Culpepper3032500
Brad Johnson3032000
Raonall Smith3032001
Sam Cowart3121002
Bryant McKinnie3121000
Dontarrious Thomas3121000
Erasmus James3211501
Brian Williams2022802
Heath Farwell2021580
Darren Sharper2022002
Kenechi Udeze2022001
Dovonte Edwards2021001
Koren Robinson2021000
Corey Chavous2113701
Keith Newman2111000
Willie Offord1011000
Napoleon Harris101500
E.J. Henderson101500
Darrion Scott101501
Will Hunter101300
Nate Burleson110000
Melvin Fowler110000
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