Minnesota Vikings

3-11-0
7th in Western Conference
Scored 20.4 PPG (9th)
Allowed 29.1 PPG (14th)

1961 Regular Season Team Stats

GPPTSYDSPLYAVGRUSH YDSRUSH ATTRUSH AVGPASS YDSPASS ATTPASS AVGSCKSCKY1DWNRUSH 1DWNPASS 1DWNPEN 1DWNPENPEN YDS
Team142853,8868634.51,8974194.52,5273776.767538236104123936375
Team Rank15th18th10th15th7th13th7th19th16th16th22nd1st15th7th11th20th1st1st
Opponent144075,5938746.42,6674935.43,0513658.41612529114713212
Opponent Rank20th22nd14th22nd22nd20th22nd15th5th21st22nd1st22nd22nd16th3rd
Net-122-1,707-11-1.9-770-74-0.9-524+12-1.7+51+413-55-43-9-3+36+375
Net Rank18th21st11th22nd21st17th21st20th9th20th22nd1st20th21st14th16th1st1st

1961 Regular Season Player Stats

Passing

GPCMPATTPCTATT/GYDSAVGYDS/GTDTD%INTINT%LNGSCKSCKYRATE
Fran TarkentonFran Tarkenton1415728056.1201,9977.1142.6186.4176.17174.7
George ShawGeorge Shaw8469150.511.45305.866.344.444.44264.8
Jerry ReichowJerry Reichow14030.00.200.00.000.0133.30.0
Jamie CalebJamie Caleb10010.00.100.00.000.000.039.6
Tommy MasonTommy Mason13010.00.100.00.000.000.0939.6
Hugh McElhennyHugh McElhenny13010.00.100.00.000.000.039.6

Rushing

GPATTATT/GYDSAVGYDS/GTDLNGPLY SCMYDS SCM
Hugh McElhennyHugh McElhenny131209.25704.843.8341157853
Mel TriplettMel Triplett14805.74075.129.113790448
Ray HayesRay Hayes13735.63194.424.522289440
Tommy MasonTommy Mason13604.62263.817.432180348
Fran TarkentonFran Tarkenton145643085.522.055256308
Doug MayberryDoug Mayberry4133.3403.110.00131558
George ShawGeorge Shaw8101.3393.94.90191039
Jamie CalebJamie Caleb1030.3113.71.10453
Jerry ReichowJerry Reichow1430.293.00.602153868
Mike MercerMike Mercer1410.1-32-32.0-2.30-321-32

Receiving

GPRECTRGREC/GYDSAVGYDS/GTDLNGPLY SCMYDS SCM
Jerry ReichowJerry Reichow14503.685917.261.4115153868
Hugh McElhennyHugh McElhenny13372.82837.621.8326157853
Dave MiddletonDave Middleton12302.544414.837.025730444
Tommy MasonTommy Mason13201.51226.19.401880348
Ray HayesRay Hayes13161.21217.69.302289440
A.D. WilliamsA.D. Williams1313117413.413.414913174
Gordon SmithGordon Smith9121.332026.735.647112320
Mel TriplettMel Triplett14100.7414.12.901590448
Bob SchnelkerBob Schnelker6617011.711.7120670
Dick HaleyDick Haley430.84314.310.8022343
Will ShermanWill Sherman820.34020.05.0032240
Doug MayberryDoug Mayberry420.5189.04.50131558
Jamie CalebJamie Caleb1020.2-8-4.0-0.80553

Defense

GPTKLASTCOMBTFLSCKPDEFINTYDSAVGTDLNG
Rip HawkinsRip Hawkins1457014034
Clancy OsborneClancy Osborne144358.8010
Dean DerbyDean Derby837324.3030
Jack MorrisJack Morris1429045065
Rich MostardoRich Mostardo1122211021
Charlie SumnerCharlie Sumner1326306
Dick PesonenDick Pesonen1112828028
Dick GrecniDick Grecni1211616016
Karl RubkeKarl Rubke1311212012
Justin RowlandJustin Rowland514404

Scoring

GPRUSHRECRETTOTFGMXPMXP2SFTYPTS
Jerry ReichowJerry Reichow1401101100066
Mike MercerMike Mercer140000936063
Hugh McElhennyHugh McElhenny13331700042
Fran TarkentonFran Tarkenton14500500030
Gordon SmithGordon Smith9040400024
Tommy MasonTommy Mason13300300018
Ray HayesRay Hayes13200200012
Dave MiddletonDave Middleton12020200012
Bob SchnelkerBob Schnelker601010006
Mel TriplettMel Triplett1410010006
A.D. WilliamsA.D. Williams1301010006

Returns

Kicking

GPFGMFGAFG%FG 1-19FG 20-29FG 30-39FG 40-49FG 50+XPMXPAXP%PTS
Mike MercerMike Mercer1492142.94-64-51-50-50-0363797.363

Punting

GPPUNTYDSAVGLNGBLK
Mike MercerMike Mercer14632,45839.0592