*Some of the Best Vikings Players of All Time:
Some of the Best Vikings Players of All Time have left a memorable impact on many fans. Some of the best and most famous players include Gary Anderson. Anderson spent five consecutive seasons as a kicker with the Vikings. In the late 1990’s Anderson was successful in earning extra field points as well as field goal attempts.
Matt Birk played on his hometown team for 11 successful seasons. Birk played center and was able to block for sis 1,000 yard rushers. During Matt Birk’s career the Vikings successfully surpassed the 100 yard mark 45 times throughout Birk’s successful career.
.Birk is possibly one of the most admired players of all time.
.Was Drafted By the Vikings in 1998.
Ted Brown was drafted in the late 1970’s. Brown successfully lead the team in rushing touchdowns a total of 6 times. Ted Brown and Chuck Forman share very similar records. Very successful career with the Vikings.
.Most remembered for his 40 rushing touchdowns.
.First Round Pick in the 1979 Draft Pick.
Bobbie Bryant was considered a very charismatic figure. However, Bryant was considered a very intimidating but sincere person. Bryant was a skilled quarterback and made quite a lasting impression on other team members as well as loyal fans.
.Bobby Bryant earned a reputation for being a “dangerous” kick returner.
.Sustained Many Injuries During His Career but Managed to Recover Quickly.
.Played in All Four Super Bowl Games in the 1970’s.
Fred Cox was a talented kicker for the Vikings. Fred Cox through his amazing talent led the team to the Super Bowl a total of four times. Cox is considered by many to be one the greatest kickers of all times.
.Eighth Pick in the 1961 NFL Draft.
.63 Yard Pick Against Dallas Cowboys.
How could anyone forget quarterback Randall Cunningham. Cunningham led the Vikings on one of their most memorable runs. In 1998 due to Cunningham’s effort the team went 15-1 and almost made the Super Bowl.
.Cunningham’s 8.72 average gain the late 1990’s.
.Cunningham was also named “Offensive Team Player of the Year”.
.Became quite popular with “Sports Illustrated” as well as with several sports media outlets.
Paul Flatley is probably better known by older generations. Paul was named “Rookie of the Year” in 1963.
.Flatley caught exactly 51 passes for 867 yards.
.Made 4 touchdowns all within the same season.
.Flatley spent Five very successful years with the Vikings.
Steve Hutchinson played a Vikings guard. Hutchinson became a part of the Vikings team in 2006. Steve Hutchinson paved the way for other players and certainly left an ever lasting impression on the less experienced players.
.Hutchinson has a total of 7-Pro-Bowl honors.
.Considered one of the most active players of all time.
Steve Jordan was a tight end for the Vikings from 1982-1994. To date, Steve Jordan remained third on the Vikings all time receiving list. Steve Jordan had almost 500 receptions during his tenure with the Vikings.
.Jordan had one of the largest receiving days for a Vikings player with 179 yards in 1986 in Washington.
Some of the best Minnesota Vikings Players of all time certainly left behind a legacy that can probably never be matched. Each player was able to contribute a combination of skill and expertise in order to achieve some type of victory for the team.