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Minnesota Vikings

1965 Minnesota Vikings Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-7
Finished 5th in the NFL's West Division

Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (7-7)

1965 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1965 Minnesota Vikings Game-by-Game Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division. Norm Van Brocklin coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Fran Tarkenton32917152.026097.9195.8113.372 83.8
Ron Kelen401845.02526.325.000.038 82.5
Bob Berry200.000.000.000.039.6
Tommy Mason100.000.000.01100.00.0
Totals37218950.828617.7215.6123.272 00
Opponents35718752.424937.0318.7195.3

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Bill Brown1606994.440 6
Tommy Mason1415974.226 10
Fran Tarkenton563566.436 1
Phil King723564.921 0
Billy Barnes481483.118 0
Dave Osborn201065.321 2
Ron Kelen4133.320 0
Jim Young341.30
Lance Rentzel1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals50522784.540 19
Opponents40817554.317

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Paul Flatley5089617.958 7
Bill Brown4150312.347 1
Gordie Smith2243119.649 5
Tommy Mason2232114.672 1
Tom Hall1528719.169 2
Red Phillips1518512.343 1
Phil King12968.025 1
Hal Bedsole812315.436 3
Billy Barnes3155.00
Dave Osborn144.00
Totals189286115.172 21
Opponents18724937.031

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Fred Cox4444100.0352365.7113
Totals4444100.0352365.7113
Opponents535298.1201155.085

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Bobby Walden51214642.161
Totals51214642.161
Opponents64245838.4

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Tommy Mason9637.017 0
Lance Rentzel492.30
Jim Young471.80
Tom Hall3217.00
Lonnie Warwick11010.010 1
Dick James155.00
Totals221155.217 1
Opponents290.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Lance Rentzel2360226.2101 1
Dave Osborn1842223.492 0
Dick James1121219.328 0
Tom Hall49323.329 0
Jim Young47819.528 0
Tommy Mason36622.026 0
Billy Barnes33712.318 0
Phil King11414.014 0
Totals67152422.7101 1
Opponents62155725.1 1

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Ed Sharockman611819.740 1
Jeff Jordan44511.318 0
Rip Hawkins36822.735 1
Larry Vargo3186.018 0
Karl Kassulke23115.516 0
George Rose166.00
Totals1928615.140 2
Opponents12nan 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Grady Alderman01000
Billy Barnes12000
Larry Bowie011500
Bill Brown9300
Carl Eller0290
Paul Flatley1000
Tom Hall3100
Dick James10000
Jeff Jordan001000
Karl Kassulke001000
Ron Kelen10000
Phil King3100
John Kirby02000
Gary Larsen01000
Jim Marshall02000
Tommy Mason9200
Dave Osborn2100
Lance Rentzel4100
Gordie Smith1000
Milt Sunde01000
Fran Tarkenton5300
Lonnie Warwick0100
Jim Young10000
Totals0000000412724000
Opponents2511

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Carl Eller012
Jim Prestel012
Hal Bedsole3018
Red Phillips106
Fran Tarkenton106
Gordie Smith5030
Ed Sharockman106
Lance Rentzel00106
Tommy Mason10100066
Dave Osborn200012
Bill Brown61042
Phil King01006
Rip Hawkins106
Tom Hall200012
Paul Flatley7042
Fred Cox02344113
Lonnie Warwick106
Totals192111200234402381
Opponents1731011152403