History

All-Time Honors

A complete listing of individual honors for the Vikings players and coaches over the years.

NFL MVP
1971–Alan Page, DT (AP)
1975–Fran Tarkenton, QB (AP, NEA, PFW, TSN, Maxwell Club)
1998–Randall Cunningham, QB (Miller Lite, Maxwell Club)
2008–Adrian Peterson, RB (Maxwell Club)
2012–Adrian Peterson, RB (AP, Maxwell Club, PFW/PFWA)

ALL-PRO
1963–Tommy Mason, HB (AP, UPI, NEA)
1964–Mick Tingelhoff, C (AP, UPI)
1965–Mick Tingelhoff, C (AP, UPI, NEA)
1966–Mick Tingelhoff, C (AP, UPI, NEA)
1967–Mick Tingelhoff, C (UPI)
1968–Mick Tingelhoff, C (AP, UPI, NEA); Carl Eller, DE (AP, UPI, NEA)
1969–Mick Tingelhoff, C (AP, UPI, NEA); Carl Eller, DE (AP, UPI, NEA); Alan Page, DT (UPI)
1970–Alan Page, DT (AP, NEA, PFWA); Carl Eller, DE (AP, NEA, PFWA); Mick Tingelhoff, C (PFWA)
1971–Alan Page, DT (AP, NEA, PFW); Carl Eller DE, (AP, NEA, PFW); Ron Yary, T (AP, NEA, PFW); Paul Krause, DB (NEA)
1972–Ron Yary, T (AP)
1973–Carl Eller, DE (PFWA, AP, NEA); John Gilliam, WR (NEA); Alan Page, DT (AP, PFWA); Fran Tarkenton, QB (NEA); Ron Yary, T (AP, PFWA, NEA)
1974–Alan Page, DT (PFWA, NEA, AP, PFW); Ed White, G (NEA); Ron Yary, T (PFWA, NEA, AP, PFW)
1975–Chuck Foreman, RB (AP, NEA, PFWA); Paul Krause, S (AP, PFWA); Alan Page, DT (AP, PFWA); Fran Tarkenton, QB (AP, NEA, PFWA); Ed White, G (NEA); Ron Yary, T (AP, NEA, PFWA)
1976–Ron Yary, T (AP, NEA, PFWA); Chuck Foreman, RB (NEA)
1980–Matt Blair, LB (AP)
1982–Doug Martin, DE (PFW)
1987–Joey Browner, S (AP, NEA, PFW, PFWA); Gary Zimmerman, T (AP, NEA, PFW, PFWA); Chris Doleman, DE (NEA)
1988–Joey Browner, S (AP, PFWA, PFW, CPFN, TSN, SI); Carl Lee, CB (AP, PFWA, PFW, CPFN, TSN); Keith Millard, DT (AP, PFWA, CPFN, TSN); Gary Zimmerman, T (AP, PFW, CPFN)
1989–Chris Doleman, DE (AP, CPFN, TSN, PFW); Keith Millard, DT (AP, TSN, SI, PFW); Joey Browner, S (CPFN); Randall McDaniel, G (CPFN)
1990–Joey Browner, S (AP, CPFN, TSN, PFW, PFW, FD, NEA); Randall McDaniel, G (AP, CPFN); Chris Doleman, DE (SI)
1991–Randall McDaniel, G (AP, NEA, TSN, PFW)
1992–Chris Doleman, DE (AP, FD, FN, PFW, TSN, UPI); Randall McDaniel, G (AP, CPFN, FD, FN, PFW, NEA, TSN); Audray McMillian, CB (AP, CPFN, FD, PFW, UPI); Gary Zimmerman, T (FN, NEA, UPI); Todd Scott, S (FD, FN, UPI); Harry Newsome, P (FN)
1993–Randall McDaniel, G (AP, CPFN, PFW, TSN, SI); John Randle, DT (AP, PFW, FD)
1994–Cris Carter, WR (AP, PFW, PFWA, CPFN, FD, TSN, SI, USA); Randall McDaniel, G (AP, PFW, PFWA, CPFN, FD, TSN, USA); John Randle, DT (AP, PFW, PFWA, CPFN, FD, TSN, USA); Fuad Reveiz, K (PFW, PFWA, FD, SI)
1995–Randall McDaniel, G (AP, CPFN, PFW, PFWA); John Randle, DT (AP, CPFN, PFW, PFWA, TSN)
1996–Cris Carter, WR (SI); Randall McDaniel, G (AP, CPFN, FD, PFWA, PFW, TSN, USA); John Randle, DT (AP, FD, PFW, PFWA, TSN, USA)
1997–Cris Carter, WR (USA); Randall McDaniel, G (TSN, USA); John Randle, DT (AP, PFW, CPFW, TSN); Todd Steussie, T (FD)
1998–Gary Anderson, K (AP, SI, PFW, CPFN, TSN, FD, USA); Jeff Christy, C (SI); Randall Cunningham, QB (AP,SI, PFW, FD, CPFN); Robert Griffith, S (TSN, CPFN); JimmyHitchcock, CB (CPFN); Randall McDaniel, G (AP, SI, PFW, CPFN, TSN, FD, USA); Randy Moss, WR (AP, SI, PFW, CPFN, TSN,FD, USA); John Randle, DT (AP, PFW, CPFN, TSN, FD, USA); Todd Steussie, T (SI)
1999–Mitch Berger, P (PFW, CPFN, TSN); Cris Carter, WR (AP, FD, PFW, SI); Jeff Christy, C (PFW); Randall McDaniel, G (USA); Randy Moss, WR (USA); John Randle, DT (USA)
2000–Daunte Culpepper, QB (USA); Randy Moss, WR (AP, SI, PFW, CPFN, TSN, FD, USA)
2003–Matt Birk, C (TSN); Randy Moss, WR (AP, FD. PFW)
2004–Kevin Williams, DT (AP, PFW, TSN)
2005–Darren Sharper, S (PFW, SI, TSN)
2006–Steve Hutchinson, G (PFW, TSN), Kevin Williams, DT (AP, PFW, TSN)
2007–Steve Hutchinson, G (AP, PFW, TSN), Adrian Peterson, RB (TSN), Kevin Williams, DT (AP, PFW, TSN)
2008–Jared Allen, DE (AP), Steve Hutchinson, G (AP, TSN, PFW), Adrian Peterson RB (AP, TSN, PFW), Kevin Williams DT (AP)
2009–Jared Allen, DE (AP, PFW), Steve Hutchinson G (AP, PFW), Adrian Peterson RB (AP, PFW), Kevin Williams DT (AP, PFW)
2011–Jared Allen DE (AP, PFW/PFWA, TSN)
2012 – Adrian Peterson, RB (AP, PFW/PFWA); Blair Walsh, K (AP, PFW/PFWA); John Sullivan (PFW/PFWA)
2013 – Cordarrelle Patterson, KR (AP, PFW/PFWA), Adrian Peterson, RB (AP)

ALL-NFC
1970–Mick Tingelhoff, C (AP); Carl Eller, DE (AP, UPI); Alan Page, DT (AP, UPI); Paul Krause, S (UPI)
1971–Carl Eller, DE (AP, UPI, TSN); Alan Page, DT (AP, UPI, TSN); Ron Yary, T (AP, UPI, TSN); Bob Grim, WR (UPI, TSN); Paul Krause, DB (UPI, TSN)
1972–Carl Eller, DE (TSN, AP); Paul Krause, DB (UPI, AP, TSN); Alan Page, DT (UPI, AP, TSN); Fran Tarkenton, QB (UPI, TSN); Ron Yary, T (UPI, AP, TSN)
1973–Carl Eller, DE (PFWA, AP, UPI, TSN); John Gilliam, WR (UPI, TSN); Paul Krause, S (UPI, TSN, AP, PFWA); Alan Page, DT (PFWA, AP, UPI, TSN); Ron Yary, T (AP, PFWA, TSN, UPI); Bobby Bryant, DB (PFWA)
1974–Chuck Foreman, RB (AP, UPI, TSN, PFW); Alan Page, DT (AP, UPI, TSN, PFW); Nate Wright, DB (PFW); Ron Yary, T (AP, UPI, TSN, PFW)
1975–Carl Eller, DE (AP, UPI); Chuck Foreman, RB (AP, UPI); Paul Krause, S (AP, UPI); Alan Page, DT (AP, UPI); Fran Tarkenton, QB (AP, UPI); Ed White, G (AP, UPI); Ron Yary, T (AP, UPI)
1976–Sammy White, WR (UPI); Ron Yary, T (AP, UPI); Ed White, G (UPI); Fran Tarkenton, QB (UPI); Chuck Foreman, RB (AP, UPI); Alan Page, DT (AP, UPI)
1977–Matt Blair, LB (TSN); Chuck Foreman, RB (PFW, TSN); Alan Page, DT (UPI); Sammy White, WR (PFW); Ron Yary, T (UPI, PFW, TSN)
1978–Matt Blair, LB (UPI, PFW); Sammy White, WR (UPI)
1979–Ahmad Rashad, WR (UPI, PFW, SN); Matt Blair, LB (PFW)
1980–Matt Blair, LB (UPI); Ahmad Rashad, WR (UPI)
1981–Joe Senser, TE (UPI)
1982–Doug Martin, DE (UPI, PFW)
1986–Tommy Kramer, QB (UPI)
1987–Joey Browner, S (UPI, PFW, FN); Chris Doleman, DE (UPI, PFW, FN); Gary Zimmerman, T (UPI, PFW, FN); Steve Jordan, TE (UPI); Anthony Carter, WR (FN)
1988–Joey Browner, S (UPI); Carl Lee, CB (UPI); Gary Zimmerman, T (UPI)
1989–Chris Doleman, DE (UPI, PFW); Keith Millard, DT (UPI, PFW); Randall McDaniel, G (PFW); Joey Browner, S (PFW)
1990–Joey Browner, S (UPI, FN); Randall McDaniel, G (UPI); Carl Lee, CB (FN); Henry Thomas, DT (FN)
1993–Randall McDaniel, G (UPI, FN); John Randle, DT (UPI, FN); Chris Doleman, DE (UPI)
1994–Cris Carter, WR (FN, UPI); Randall McDaniel, G (FN, UPI); John Randle, DT (FN, UPI); Fuad Reveiz, K(FN, UPI); Jack Del Rio, LB (FN)
1995–Randall McDaniel, G (FN, UPI), David Palmer, PR(FN), John Randle, DT(FN, UPI)
1996–Randall McDaniel, G (UPI, FN); John Randle, DT (UPI)
1997–Cris Carter, WR (FN); Randall McDaniel, G (PFW, FN); David Palmer, PR (PFW); John Randle, DT (PFW, FN, USA); Todd Steussie, T (PFW, FN)
1998–Gary Anderson, K (FN, PFW); Jeff Christy, C (FN, PFW); Randall Cunningham, QB (FN, PFW); Randall McDaniel, G (FN, PFW); Randy Moss, WR (FN, PFW); John Randle, DT (FN, PFW); Dwayne Rudd, LB (FN); Todd Steussie, T (PFW)
1999–Mitch Berger, P (PFW); Cris Carter, WR (PFW); Jeff Christy, C (PFW)
2000–Matt Birk, C (PFW, FN); Daunte Culpepper, QB (PFN); Randy Moss, WR (CPFW,FN); Robert Smith, RB (PFW, FN)
2002–Randy Moss, WR (PFW)
2003–Matt Birk, C (PFW); Randy Moss, WR (PFW)
2004–Daunte Culpepper, QB (PFW); Kevin Williams, DT (PFW)
2005–Koren Robinson, KR (PFW); Darren Sharper, S (PFW)
2006–Steve Hutchinson, G (PFW), Pat Williams, DT (PFW)
2007–Matt Birk, C (PFW), Steve Hutchinson, G (PFW), Adrian Peterson, RB (PFW), Darren Sharper, S (PFW), Kevin Williams, DT (PFW), Pat Williams, DT (PFW)
2008–Steve Hutchinson, G(PFW), Adrian Peterson, RB(PFW), Kevin Williams, DT (PFW), Antoine Winfield, CB(PFW)
2009-Adrian Peterson, RB(PFW)
2010-Adrian Peterson, RB (PFW)
2011- Jared Allen, DE (PFW)

NFL COACH OF THE YEAR
1969–Bud Grant (PFW, TSN)
1992–Dennis Green (Washington Touchdown Club)
1998–Dennis Green (SI, Maxwell Club)

NFC COACH OF THE YEAR
1992–Dennis Green, (UPI, CPFN)

NFL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
1975–Fran Tarkenton, QB (PFW)
1998–Randall Cunningham, QB (CPFW)
2012–Adrian Peterson, RB (AP, PFW/PFWA, 101 Awards)

NFL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
1971–Alan Page, DT (PFW)
1973–Alan Page, DT (PFW)
1989–Keith Millard, DT (AP, PFW)
2011 - Jared Allen, DE (101 Awards)

NFC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
1974–Chuck Foreman (TSN)
1975–Fran Tarkenton (TSN)
1998–Randall Cunningham, QB (FN)

NFC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
1992–Chris Doleman, DE (UPI)
2011– Jared Allen, DE (TSN)

NFL LINEMAN OF THE YEAR
1973–Alan Page, DT (PFWA)

NFL COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR
1986– Tommy Kramer, QB (PFW)
2012–Adrian Peterson, RB (PFW/PFWA)

NFL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
1963–Paul Flatley, WR (AP, UPI, NEA, TSN)
1973–Chuck Foreman, RB (AP, PFWA)
1976–Sammy White, WR (AP, PFWA)
1998–Randy Moss, WR (TSN, FN, PFW, SI)
2007–Adrian Peterson, RB (TSN, PFW, SI)
2009–Percy Harvin, WR/KR (Pepsi)

NFL OFFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
1973–Chuck Foreman, RB, (PFW)
1976–Sammy White, WR, (PFW, PD)
1998–Randy Moss, WR (AP, FD, CPFW)
2007–Adrian Peterson, RB (AP, PFW)
2009–Percy Harvin, WR/KR (AP, PFW)

NFL DEFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
1994–Dewayne Washington, CB (PFN)

WALTER PAYTON AWARD - NFL MAN OF THE YEAR
1999–Cris Carter
2010-Madieu Williams

NFL ALUMNI PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
1988–Anthony Carter (WR), Joey Browner (DB)
1992–Randall McDaniel (OL)
1994–Cris Carter (WR)
1998–Gary Anderson (ST), Randall Cunningham (QB), Randy Moss (WR), John Randle (DL)
2000–Cris Carter (WR), Daunte Culpepper (QB)
2006–Steve Hutchinson (OL)
2008–Adrian Peterson (RB)
2009–Steve Hutchinson (OL), Jared Allen (DL)

NFL ALUMNI CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
1995–Alan Page

NFC ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
1973–Chuck Foreman, RB (Wheaties, TSN)
1976–Sammy White, WR (UPI, TSN, NEA)
1998–Randy Moss, WR (PFWA)

NFC OFFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
1998–Randy Moss, WR (PFWA)

1,000 YARD CLUB
(For the outstanding blocker in the NFL)
1969–Mick Tingelhoff, C
1975–Ron Yary, T

GOLDEN TOE AWARD
1994- Fuad Reveiz
1998- Gary Anderson
2012-Blair Walsh

PRO BOWL PLAYERS

1961–Hugh McElhenny, HB; Jerry Reichow, E

1962–Tommy Mason, HB

1963–Tommy Mason, HB; Grady Alderman, T; Rip Hawkins, LB

1964–Tommy Mason, HB; Grady Alderman, T; Mick Tingelhoff, C; Fran Tarkenton, QB, Bill Brown, RB

1965–Grady Alderman, T; Bill Brown,FB; Fran Tarkenton, QB; Mick Tingelhoff, C

1966–Paul Flatley, E; Grady Alderman, T; Milt Sunde, G; Mick Tingelhoff, C

1967–Mick Tingelhoff, C; Grady Alderman, T; Bill Brown, FB

1968–Mick Tingelhoff, C; Bill Brown, FB; Carl Eller, DE; Jim Marshall, DE; Alan Page, DT

1969–Carl Eller, DE; Joe Kapp, QB; Paul Krause, S; Gary Larsen, DT; Jim Marshall, DE; Alan Page, DT; Gene Washington, WR; Mick Tingelhoff, C

1970–Fred Cox, K; Carl Eller, DE; Karl Kassulke, S; Gary Larsen, DT; Dave Osborn, HB; Alan Page, DT; Gene Washington, WR

1971–Carl Eller, DE; Alan Page, DT; Paul Krause, DB; Ron Yary, T; Bob Grim, WR

1972–John Gilliam, WR; Paul Krause, DB; Alan Page, DT; Ron Yary, T

1973–Chuck Foreman, RB; John Gilliam, WR; Paul Krause, S; Alan Page, DT; Jeff Siemon, LB; Ron Yary, T; *Carl Eller, DE

1974–Carl Eller, DE; Chuck Foreman, RB; John Gilliam, WR; Paul Krause, S; Alan Page, DT; *Fran Tarkenton, QB; Ron Yary, T

1975–Bobby Bryant, DB; Chuck Foreman, RB; John Gilliam, WR; Paul Krause, S; Alan Page, DT; Jeff Siemon, LB; *Fran Tarkenton, QB; Ed White, G; Ron Yary, T

1976–Jeff Siemon, LB; Ed White, G; Ron Yary, T; Sammy White, WR; *Chuck Foreman, RB; *Fran Tarkenton, QB; *Alan Page, DT

1977–Matt Blair, LB; Chuck Foreman, RB; Jeff Siemon, LB; Ed White, G; Sammy White, WR; Ron Yary, T

1978–Matt Blair, LB; Ahmad Rashad, WR

1979–Matt Blair, LB; Ahmad Rashad, WR

1980–Matt Blair, LB; Ahmad Rashad, WR

1981–Matt Blair, LB; Ahmad Rashad, WR; *Joe Senser, TE

1982–Matt Blair, LB

1984–Jan Stenerud, K

1985–Joey Browner, special teams

1986–Tommy Kramer, QB; Joey Browner, S; Steve Jordan, TE

1987–Joey Browner, S; Chris Doleman, DE; Scott Studwell, LB; Anthony Carter, WR; Steve Jordan, TE; Gary Zimmerman, T

1988–Joey Browner, S; Chris Doleman, DE; Carl Lee, CB; Keith Millard, DT; Scott Studwell, LB; Anthony Carter, WR; Steve Jordan, TE; Wade Wilson, QB; Gary Zimmerman, T

1989–Joey Browner, S; Chris Doleman, DE; Carl Lee, CB; Keith Millard, DT; Steve Jordan, TE; Randall McDaniel, G; Gary Zimmerman, T

1990–Joey Browner, S; Chris Doleman, DE; Carl Lee, CB; Steve Jordan, TE; Randall McDaniel, G

1991–Steve Jordan, TE; Randall McDaniel, G; Henry Thomas, NT

1992–Chris Doleman, DE; Randall McDaniel, G; *Audray McMillian, CB; Todd Scott, S; Henry Thomas, DT; Gary Zimmerman, T

1993–Cris Carter, WR; Chris Doleman, DE; Randall McDaniel, G; John Randle, DT

1994–Cris Carter, WR; Jack Del Rio, LB; Randall McDaniel, G; Warren Moon, QB; John Randle, DT; Fuad Reveiz, K

1995–Cris Carter, WR; Randall McDaniel, G; Warren Moon QB; John Randle, DT

1996–Cris Carter, WR; Randall McDaniel, G; John Randle, DT

1997–Cris Carter, WR; Randall McDaniel, G; John Randle, DT; Todd Steussie, T

1998–Gary Anderson, K; Cris Carter, WR; Jeff Christy, C; Randall Cunningham, QB; *Ed McDaniel, LB; Randall McDaniel, G; Randy Moss, WR; John Randle, DT; Robert Smith, RB; Todd Steussie, T

1999–Mitch Berger, P; Cris Carter, WR; Jeff Christy, C; Randall McDaniel, G; Randy Moss, WR

2000–Matt Birk, C; Cris Carter, WR; Daunte Culpepper, QB; Robert Griffith, S; *Randy Moss, WR; *Robert Smith, RB; Korey Stringer, T

2001–*Matt Birk, C; Byron Chamberlain, TE

2002–Michael Bennett, RB; *Randy Moss, WR

2003–Matt Birk, C; Corey Chavous, S; Daunte Culpepper, QB; *Randy Moss, WR

2004–Matt Birk, C; Daunte Culpepper, QB; Kevin Williams, DT

2005–Koren Robinson, KR; Darren Sharper, S

2006–Matt Birk, C; Steve Hutchinson, G; Kevin Williams, DT; Pat Williams, DT

2007–Matt Birk, C; Steve Hutchinson, G; Adrian Peterson, RB; Tony Richardson, FB; Darren Sharper, S; Kevin Williams, DT; Pat Williams, DT

2008–Jared Allen, DE; Steve Hutchinson, G; Adrian Peterson, RB; Kevin Williams, DT; Pat Williams, DT; Antoine Winfield, CB

2009–DE Jared Allen; Special Teamer Heath Farwell; QB Brett Favre; KR Percy Harvin; G Steve Hutchinson; T Bryant McKinnie; RB Adrian Peterson; WR Sidney Rice; DT Kevin Williams; CB Antoine Winfield

2010–*E.J. Henderson, LB; Adrian Peterson, RB; *Kevin Williams, DT; Antoine Winfield, CB

2011–Jared Allen, DE; Chad Greenway, LB

2012– Jared Allen, DE; Jerome Felton, FB; Chad Greenway, LB; Matt Kalil, T; Adrian Peterson, RB; Kyle Rudolph, TE; Blair Walsh, K

2013–Cordarrelle Patterson, KR; *Adrian Peterson, RB

*Did not play

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