The New Orleans Saints got crushed by the Minnesota Vikings, 40 to 9, on September 12, 1976.

Final

MIN

Vikings

1-0-0

40

NO

Saints

0-1-0

9

Team

MIN

NO

1

13

0

2

17

3

3

7

6

4

3

0

Total

40

9

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

MIN

NO

Vikings

Brent McClanahan 1-yard run (kick failed)

6

0

Vikings

Chuck Foreman 2-yard run (Fred Cox kick)

13

0

2nd quarter

MIN

NO

Saints

Richie Szaro 45-yard field goal

13

3

Vikings

Brent McClanahan 5-yard run (Fred Cox kick)

20

3

Vikings

Fred Cox 24-yard field goal

23

3

Vikings

Sammy White 47-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)

30

3

3rd quarter

MIN

NO

Vikings

Chuck Foreman 6-yard run (Fred Cox kick)

37

3

Saints

Tony Galbreath 1-yard run (kick failed)

37

9

4th quarter

MIN

NO

Vikings

Fred Cox 35-yard field goal

40

9