Thirty eight years ago this week, the unbeaten Minnesota Vikings entered Week 8 of the 1973 season hosting the Cleveland Browns and at the end of the day, remained unbeaten.
Joe Kapp and the Minnesota Vikings face off against Len Dawson and the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV.
This game matched two of the NFL’s best defenses – Pittsburgh’s Steel Curtain against the Purple People Eaters of Minnesota – and two legendary quarterbacks: Terry Bradshaw and Fran Tarkenton, respectively.
The 1977 NFC Divisional Playoffs. Announcers: Vin Scully & Alex Hawkins featured the Minnesota Vikings vs. the Los Angeles Rams in Los Angeles Coliseum in what came to be known as The Mud Bowl.
Watch the Minnesota Vikings 1976 season highlights as presented by NFL Films: The Vikings met the Oakland Raiders in the Super Bowl that year.