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2008 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) 1st place National Football Conference North Division 10-6-0 .625
Head Coach: Brad Childress
Juney BarnettAssistant Strength and Conditioning
Darrell BevellOffensive Coordinator
Eric BieniemyRunning Backs
Brendan DalyDefensive Assistant-Defensive Line
Karl DunbarDefensive Line
Paul FerraroSpecial Teams Coordinator
Ryan FickenQuality Control-Offense/Running Backs
Leslie FrazierAssistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
Jim HueberAssistant Offensive Line
Jeff ImamuraQuality Control-Defense/Linebackers
Jimmie JohnsonTight Ends
Tom KanavyStrength and Conditioning
Derek MasonAssistant Defensive Backs
Pat MorrisOffensive Line
Brian MurphyAssistant Special Teams
Chad O'SheaOffensive Assistant-Wide Receivers
Fred PagacLinebackers
Kevin RogersQuarterbacks
Ryan SilverfieldAssistant Offensive Line
Kevin StefanskiAssistant to the Head Coach
George StewartWide Receivers
Martin StreightAssistant Strength and Conditioning
Joe WoodsDefensive Backs
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/8/2008HSeattle Seahawks17-34LMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome62545
Sat8/16/2008ABaltimore Ravens23-15WBaltimore, MDM&T Bank Stadium70585
Sat8/23/2008HPittsburgh Steelers10-12LMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome62625
Thu8/28/2008ADallas Cowboys10-16LIrving, TXTexas Stadium60246
Mon9/8/2008AGreen Bay Packers19-24LGreen Bay, WILambeau Field71004
Sun9/14/2008HIndianapolis Colts15-18LMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome63585
Sun9/21/2008HCarolina Panthers20-10WMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome62628
Sun9/28/2008ATennessee Titans17-30LNashville, TNLP Field69143
Mon10/6/2008ANew Orleans Saints30-27WNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome70015
Sun10/12/2008HDetroit Lions12-10WMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome62867
Sun10/19/2008AChicago Bears41-48LChicago, ILSoldier Field62235
Sun11/2/2008HHouston Texans28-21WMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome70118
Sun11/9/2008HGreen Bay Packers28-27WMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome63845
Sun11/16/2008ATampa Bay Buccaneers13-19LTampa, FLRaymond James Stadium65278
Sun11/23/2008AJacksonville Jaguars30-12WJacksonville, FLJacksonville Municipal Stadium65064
Sun11/30/2008HChicago Bears34-14WMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome63722
Sun12/7/2008ADetroit Lions20-16WDetroit, MIFord Field50444
Sun12/14/2008AArizona Cardinals35-14WGlendale, AZUniversity of Phoenix Stadium64457
Sun12/21/2008HAtlanta Falcons17-24LMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome62889
Sun12/28/2008HNew York Giants20-19WMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome63761
Sun1/4/2009HPhiladelphia Eagles14-26LMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome61746NFC Wild Card Playoff
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
39Husain AbdullahSS6-020423Washington State160
57Rufus AlexanderLB6-123225Oklahoma10
69Jared AllenRDE6-626926Idaho State1616
84Aundrae AllisonWR6-019822Coffeyville CC; Georgia Military JC; East Carolina150
87Bernard BerrianWR6-118428Fresno State1613
78Matt BirkC6-430832Harvard1616
54Vinny CiurciuMLB6-023628Clemson; Boston College141
62Ryan CookROT6-632825New Mexico1614
83Jeff DuganTE6-425827Maryland92
91Ray EdwardsLDE6-526823Purdue1515
90Fred EvansNT6-430525DuPage JC; Texas State162
89Robert FergusonWR6-121329Tyler JC; Texas A&M80
37Eric FramptonFS5-1120524Washington State160
12Gus FrerotteQB6-223337Tulsa1111
41Charles GordonCB5-1118024Kansas92
52Chad GreenwaySLB6-224225Iowa1615
23Cedric GriffinRCB6-020326Texas1615
73Otis GrigsbyLDE6-326028Kentucky81
98Letroy GuionUT6-430821Florida State20
99Napoleon HarrisMLB6-225529Northwestern105
56E.J. HendersonMLB6-124528Maryland43
50Erin HendersonSLB6-324422Maryland100
64Anthony HerreraROG6-231528Tennessee1616
58David HerronMLB6-123924MIchigan State143
79Artis HicksLOT-ROT6-432730Memphis126
43Maurice HicksRB5-1020130North Carolina A&T State110
76Steve HutchinsonLOG6-531331Michigan1616
7Tarvaris JacksonQB6-222725Arkansas; Alabama State95
72Marcus JohnsonROT6-632027Mississippi70
25Tyrell JohnsonFS6-020723Arkansas State167
71Jimmy KennedyNT6-432029Penn State20
40Jimmy KleinsasserTE6-327231North Dakota1611
5Chris KluweP6-421527UCLA160
51Ben LeberWLB6-324430Kansas State1615
46Cullen LoefflerLONG6-524127Texas160
8Ryan LongwellK6-019834California160
21Marcus McCauleyRCB-LCB6-120325Fresno State101
74Bryant McKinnieLOT6-833829Lackawanna JC; Miami (Florida)1212
45Garrett MillsTE6-123525Tulsa80
28Adrian PetersonHB6-121823Oklahoma1615
82Darius ReynaudWR5-920124West Virginia30
18Sidney RiceWR6-420222South Carolina133
96Brian RobisonRDE6-325925Texas150
22Benny SappRCB5-919027Iowa; Northern Iowa144
42Darren SharperSS6-220933William & Mary1616
81Visanthe ShiancoeTE6-424628Morgan State1615
65John SullivanC6-430323Notre Dame160
38Naufahu TahiFB6-025427Brigham Young165
44Thomas TapehFB6-124328Minnesota21
29Chester TaylorHB5-1121329Toledo161
55Dontarrious ThomasMLB6-224128Auburn40
19Bobby WadeWR5-1018827Arizona1614
93Kevin WilliamsUT6-531128Oklahoma State1616
20Madieu WilliamsFS6-120027Towson; Maryland99
94Pat WilliamsNT6-330836Navarro JC; Northeastern State; Texas A&M1414
26Antoine WinfieldLCB5-918031Ohio State1616
97Ellis WymsUT6-328529Mississippi State160
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Tyrell Johnson243DBArkansas Statefrom CAR/PHI
John David Booty5137QBSouthern Californiafrom STL/GB
Letroy Guion5152DTFlorida Statefrom PHI
John Sullivan6187CNotre Damefrom TB/KC
Jaymar Johnson6193WRJackson Statefrom JAC
OFFENSIVE PLAYSPLAYSRUSHPASSYDSRUSH YDSPASS YDSFDTDFLINT
Matt Birk1014519495529522962999272371117
Anthony Herrera1014519495529522962999272371117
Steve Hutchinson1014519495529522962999272371117
Ryan Cook920466454483420832751243341114
Bernard Berrian82736646146581807285121626917
Bobby Wade81639941744811897258422529817
Bryant McKinnie74939535440131740227320632714
Visanthe Shiancoe69533935635941577201718430913
Adrian Peterson6634112523329184814811682089
Gus Frerotte65832633233781353202517125615
Jimmy Kleinsasser58035522533611537182416625610
Chester Taylor364116248200446615381051938
Tarvaris Jackson35619316319179439741011252
Naufahu Tahi3292221071325810515811053
Artis Hicks319159160157070087085645
Sidney Rice2601301301204583621751133
Aundrae Allison22868160105429775757425
Jeff Dugan142964667938329649820
Garrett Mills94445057115641523200
Robert Ferguson503515159708910100
Marcus Johnson4018221736910410201
Thomas Tapeh21138534671000
Darius Reynaud1103300000
DEFENSIVE PLAYSPLAYSRUSHPASSYDSRUSHYDSPASSYDSFDTDFLINT
Cedric Griffin937368569451912043315235271112
Darren Sharper922356566454411743370229191212
Antoine Winfield920355565451111723339228191212
Jared Allen905355550441511513264232271210
Chad Greenway881358523412811283000214241211
Kevin Williams86234351940981061303722125119
Ben Leber849349500411410953019212261012
Ray Edwards7522874653577886269118922811
Madieu Williams520194326255770018571321058
Pat Williams490237253231064416661192077
Tyrell Johnson41516425120734811592102974
Napoleon Harris299157142147949598477762
Brian Robison25887171126331794664535
Benny Sapp24757190123023199966706
Charles Gordon230551751226179104762542
Ellis Wyms226561701178229949641234
Fred Evans216100116982334648581122
E.J. Henderson1998311698825073852632
David Herron9147443078322420311
Otis Grigsby4418262336017311010
Marcus McCauley428342122019214210
Jimmy Kennedy4024161961039312200
Vinny Ciurciu4022182048112316700
Letroy Guion135830-6362010
Erin Henderson835379283000
Husain Abdullah725357283000
Eric Frampton3212202200
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals9411461110
Opponents Totals787411566
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals31:192921191502386/218 39.4%9/18 50.0%90692
Opponents Totals28:41255721632068/203 33.5%5/13 38.5%1091002
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ryan Longwell04040100.000293485.30127
Adrian Peterson10000000060
Bernard Berrian8000000048
Visanthe Shiancoe7000000042
Chester Taylor6000000036
Sidney Rice4000000024
Bobby Wade2000000012
Antoine Winfield2000000012
Gus Frerotte100000006
Napoleon Harris100000006
Jared Allen000000024
Tarvaris Jackson000010000
(Team)000000012
Team Totals414040100.001293485.33379
Opponents Totals363535100.011263672.21333
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Ryan Longwell293485.30/010/107/96/96/6
Team Totals293485.30/010/107/96/96/6
Opponents Totals263672.20/010/105/89/152/3
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Adrian Peterson36317604.867t10812049
Chester Taylor1013994.021t419200
Tarvaris Jackson261455.629010102
Bernard Berrian4266.51402000
Jeff Dugan471.8204000
Gus Frerotte1970.4513002
Aundrae Allison111.0100000
Chris Kluwe1-7-7.0-700000
Team Totals51923384.567t1511923413
Opponents Totals37112303.35710725211
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPFDG20+G40+RTG
Gus Frerotte30117859.110821577.212.199t124.0155.029164199310124873.7
Chester Taylor11100.0044.04.04t1100.000.0004100122.9
Tarvaris Jackson1498859.15910567.112.059t96.021.314979594816495.4
Sidney Rice100.0100.000.000.000000039.6
Team Totals45226759.116832177.112.099t224.9173.8432612956150401281.5
Opponents Totals53032461.119437537.111.675152.8122.345304344916349882.5
RECEIVINGTARRECPCTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Bobby Wade895359.664512.259t232832
Bernard Berrian954850.596420.199t7341470
Chester Taylor554581.83998.947t217112
Visanthe Shiancoe594271.259614.2407301210
Adrian Peterson392153.81256.01604000
Naufahu Tahi211676.2372.3702001
Sidney Rice311548.41419.423t412100
Aundrae Allison211047.610910.92108100
Jimmy Kleinsasser13646.29215.33405200
Garrett Mills11545.56513.02303100
Robert Ferguson5360.0258.3902000
Jeff Dugan22100.0126.0901000
Thomas Tapeh3133.377.0700000
Team Totals44426760.1321712.099t2215040125
Opponents Totals32461.1375311.675151634987
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Ben Leber22914.5280
Benny Sapp2136.5140
Antoine Winfield252.540
Madieu Williams2-1-0.500
Darren Sharper11212.0120
Tyrell Johnson100.000
Charles Gordon100.000
Cedric Griffin1-2-2.0-20
Team Totals12564.7280
Opponents Totals1732919.459t2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20OOBDNRYDSNYDSNET
Chris Kluwe73347347.6621132355624258935.0
Team Totals74347346.9621132355624258935.0
Opponents Totals80348143.5660429273312839.1
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Bernard Berrian7511416.382t1111
Bobby Wade333511.7200100
Aundrae Allison94586.4270101
Charles Gordon1511664.4200101
Team Totals34232738.082t1413
Opponents Totals42862414.976t4
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGOBTBRETRETYTDOSAOSR
Ryan Longwell84542064.516771812010
Chris Kluwe16868.000118000
Team Totals85548864.616781830010
Team Totals78146113690
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Maurice Hicks29069023.83802001
Charles Gordon206130.5420110
Darius Reynaud8020125.1490420
Chester Taylor10023423.4370700
Aundrae Allison6010016.7220201
Adrian Peterson101616.0160000
Naufahu Tahi203115.5200100
Jimmy Kleinsasser303612.0140000
Team Totals610136922.44903532
Opponents Totals780183023.5580
SACKSNOYDS
Jared Allen14.5102.5
Kevin Williams8.559.5
Chad Greenway5.529.0
Ray Edwards5.026.0
Brian Robison2.518.5
Ellis Wyms2.518.0
Antoine Winfield2.020.0
Ben Leber1.59.5
E.J. Henderson1.010.0
Napoleon Harris1.07.0
Pat Williams1.04.0
Team Totals45.0304.0
Opponents Totals43.0261.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Aundrae Allison2010100
Bernard Berrian1100000
Matt Birk10000-220
Ryan Cook0020220
Gus Frerotte41101-10
Charles Gordon1100000
Napoleon Harris00011271
E.J. Henderson0001100
Maurice Hicks1100000
Tarvaris Jackson5310100
Tyrell Johnson0001170
Jimmy Kleinsasser0010100
Chris Kluwe1010100
Ben Leber10044100
Adrian Peterson9420200
Darren Sharper00022200
Visanthe Shiancoe0010100
Naufahu Tahi1110100
Chester Taylor2210100
Dontarrious Thomas0001100
Bobby Wade2000000
Pat Williams0001100
Antoine Winfield00022281
Team Totals3114121325622
Opponents Totals34132014343
DEFENSETKLTTTADTDASTTSTAMTMAPDQHTFLFFBL
Chad Greenway116872985292000581130
Antoine Winfield968214771351001111240
Cedric Griffin91801174116000140240
Darren Sharper69609579300050100
Ben Leber6447174517200074410
Kevin Williams624715471500005181512
Jared Allen544113411300003282030
Ray Edwards533419341900003171210
Pat Williams4431133113000033401
Madieu Williams42384384000030100
Napoleon Harris32248248000001400
Tyrell Johnson31247204430020000
E.J. Henderson27234234000003610
Charles Gordon23221181400031210
Benny Sapp21183131520021000
Husain Abdullah20146001460000000
Fred Evans16610610000002000
Erin Henderson15141301110000010
Brian Robison147777000006310
David Herron1412241810000000
Eric Frampton12111001110000000
Maurice Hicks12120001200000000
Vinny Ciurciu1110130710010000
Ellis Wyms86262000004210
Marcus McCauley65130210000000
Cullen Loeffler54100410000000
Naufahu Tahi54100410000000
Adrian Peterson44000004000000
Visanthe Shiancoe44000004000000
Robert Ferguson33000300000000
Garrett Mills33000300000000
Matt Birk33000003000000
Darius Reynaud22000200000000
Bernard Berrian22000002000000
Gus Frerotte22000002000000
Chester Taylor22000002000000
Otis Grigsby11010000001000
Jimmy Kennedy11010000000000
Dontarrious Thomas10100010000000
Aundrae Allison11000001000000
Ryan Cook11000001000000
Jeff Dugan11000001000000
Steve Hutchinson11000001000000
Jimmy Kleinsasser11000001000000
Rufus Alexander00000000000000
Letroy Guion00000000000000
Anthony Herrera00000000000000
Artis Hicks00000000000000
Tarvaris Jackson00000000000000
Marcus Johnson00000000000000
Chris Kluwe00000000000000
Ryan Longwell00000000000000
Bryant McKinnie00000000000000
Sidney Rice00000000000000
John Sullivan00000000000000
Thomas Tapeh00000000000000
Bobby Wade00000000000000
Team Totals99979820166418111220220679899223
Opponents Totals10988252737152519121191608996213
PENALTIESTotalDeclinedAcceptedYDSYdsNullifiedFD
Ryan Cook91850200
Kevin Williams7163503
Benny Sapp6064504
Cedric Griffin6156902
Ray Edwards6241801
Bobby Wade50544170
Matt Birk51430150
Jared Allen5143702
Aundrae Allison41320490
Robert Ferguson3034080
Artis Hicks30325110
Fred Evans3032001
Jimmy Kleinsasser3032000
Gus Frerotte3031500
Bernard Berrian3121040
Ellis Wyms3121000
Bryant McKinnie312900
Charles Gordon2023501
Anthony Herrera2022070
Rufus Alexander2021550
Pat Williams2021001
Ben Leber202501
Vinny Ciurciu202002
Adrian Peterson211500
Darren Sharper1012401
Garrett Mills1011060
Tarvaris Jackson1011500
Antoine Winfield1011500
David Herron1011000
Naufahu Tahi1011000
Jeff Dugan101500
Tyrell Johnson101500
Marcus McCauley101501
Visanthe Shiancoe101500
Napoleon Harris110000
Marcus Johnson110000
Chris Kluwe110000
Sidney Rice110000
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