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1978 Minnesota Vikings

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Record: 8-7-1, Finished 1st in NFC Central Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 294 points (18.4/g), 12th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 306 points (19.1/g), 20th.
 Differential of -12 points (-0.8/g), 13th.
 Expected W-L: 7.6-8.4.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 6-10-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -8 (-0.5/g), 24th.

Simple Rating System: Total -0.2, Offense: 1.0, Defense: -1.1, SoS: 0.6, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Bud Grant(8-7-1)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns
 Defensive Coordinator: Bob Hollway

Team Executives


 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: Minnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, Minnesota)

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