Don Shula and Earl Morrall of the Baltimore Colts face off against Bud Grant, Joe Kapp, and the Purple People Eaters in this Week 11 match up of the 1968 season.
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 Minnesota Vikings have been the New York Giants’ kryptonite of late, going 4-0 against them since 2005.
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.