Minnesota Vikings Information
The Minnesota Vikings are members of the North Division of the NFC. The team was established in 1961 as a NFL expansion team. The Vikings play their home games at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since their inception, the Vikings have had one of the highest winning percentages in the NFL. They won one NFL Championship in 1969 and after the 1970 merger have made it to the Super Bowl four times but lost each time. The Vikings have also made the playoffs twenty-six times, the third most in the league.
The 2011 Minnesota Vikings were eliminated from playoff contention and finished the regular season as fourth in the NFC North with a record of 3-13. This year the team hopes to turn things around and make it to the playoffs. Valuable players for the Vikings this season include running back Adrian Peterson, defensive end Jared Allen, defensive tackle Kevin Williams, linebacker Chad Greenway and cornerback Antoine Winfield.