The Minnesota Vikings were easily defeated by the Detroit Lions, 37 to 10, on November 19, 1961.

Final

DET

Lions

6-3-1

37

MIN

Vikings

2-8-0

10

Team

DET

MIN

1

0

10

2

14

0

3

9

0

4

14

0

Total

37

10

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DET

MIN

Vikings

Mike Mercer 13-yard field goal

0

3

Vikings

Jerry Reichow 23-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Mike Mercer kick)

0

10

2nd quarter

DET

MIN

Lions

Nick Pietrosante 1-yard run (Jim Martin kick)

7

10

Lions

Terry Barr 18-yard pass from Earl Morrall (Jim Martin kick)

14

10

3rd quarter

DET

MIN

Lions

Jim Martin 15-yard field goal

17

10

Lions

Gail Cogdill 37-yard pass from Earl Morrall (kick failed)

23

10

4th quarter

DET

MIN

Lions

Terry Barr 9-yard pass from Earl Morrall (Jim Martin kick)

30

10

Lions

Joe Schmidt 8-yard interception return (Jim Martin kick)

37

10