Vintage footage of a 1978 Minnesota Vikings victory over the Denver Broncos at Met Stadium, featuring Fran Tarkenton, Alan Page, Carl Eller and Jim Marshall.
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.
Dallas Cowboys receiver Drew Pearson illegally pushed off of Vikings defender Nate Wright on the Hail Mary pass from Dallas quarterback Roger Staubach to rob the Vikings of a Super Bowl berth. The 1975 Vikings squad was the best of that era.