The Minnesota Vikings host the Detroit Lions in this 1970 regular season matchup.
Watch the full CBS broadcast footage of Super Bowl IV, the Vikings first appearance in the big game.
Here’s a compilation of old school footage someone put together of the 1969 Minnesota Vikings squad led by quarterback Joe Kapp.
The story of the 1969 Minnesota Vikings lead by quarterback Joe Kapp and that famous front four defense nicknamed the ‘”Purple People Eaters”.
The Chicago Bears hosted the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, during the 1977 season.
The Vikings hosted the 49ers at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, MN for the privilege of playing the Dallas Cowboys for the 1970 NFC Championship Game.
The Minnesota Vikings hosted the Chicago Bears at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minnesota during the second game of the 1971 season.
Joe Kapp and the Minnesota Vikings face off against Len Dawson and the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV.
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.