History

All-Time NFC Players of the Week

A list of Vikings players that have taken home the NFC Player of the Week award over the course of history.

YEAR PLAYER HONOR OPPONENT PERFORMANCE
1984 Jan Stenerud, K Off. at Detroit, 9/23 5/5 FGs, 2/2 PAT, 17 pts
1985 Rufus Bess, CB Def. vs. San Francisco, 9/8 10 tackles, 3 FF, FR, INT
1986 Tommy Kramer, QB Off. vs. Green Bay, 9/28 16-of-25, 241 yds, 6 TD 
1986 Gerald Robinson, DE Def. vs. Chicago, 10/19 6 tackles, 2.5 sacks
1986 Wade Wilson, QB Off. vs. New Orleans, 10/20 24-of-39, 361 yds, 3 TD
1987 Wade Wilson, QB Off. at LA Rams. 9/20 17-of-38, 285 yds, 3 TD
1987 Chris Doleman, DE Def. vs. LA Raiders, 11/8 3 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 FF, PD
1988 Wade Wilson, QB Off. at Tampa Bay, 10/23 22-of-30, 335 yds, 3 TD
1988 Carl Lee, CB/ Def. vs. New Orleans, 12/4 3 tackles, INT (TD), 5 PD
  Jesse Solomon, LB Def. vs. New Orleans, 12/4 5 tackles, sack, INT (TD), PD
1989 Keith Millard, DT Def. vs. Detroit, 10/8 7 tackles, 3 sacks, INT, PD
1989 Mike Merriweather, LB Def. at Detroit, 10/22 6 tackles, 2 sacks, INT, FF, FR
1989 Rich Karlis, K Off. vs. LA Rams, 11/5 7/7 FGs, 21 pts
1989 Chris Doleman, DE Def. vs. Atlanta, 12/10 5 tackles, 4 sacks, 2 FF, PD
1989 Chris Doleman, DE Def. vs. Cincinnati, 12/25 5 tackles, 3.5 sacks, FR
1990 Al Noga, DE Def. vs. Green Bay, 12/2 3 tackles, sack, FF, FR (TD)
1991 Anthony Carter, WR Off. vs. San Francisco, 9/15 3 rec, 71 yds, TD, 46t lg
1991 Chris Doleman, DE Def. vs. Phoenix, 10/13 8 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 FF, FR
1991 Terry Allen, RB Off. vs. Tampa Bay, 11/3 14 att, 127 yds, 2 TD, 55t lg 
1992 Chris Doleman, DE Def. at Green Bay, 9/6 7 tackles, 2 sacks, 3 FF, FR
1992 Rich Gannon, QB Off. at Cincinnati, 9/27 25-of-32, 318 yds, 4 TD
1992 Jack Del Rio, LB Def. at Chicago, 11/2 7 tackles, 2 INT (83t), 2 PD, FF
1992 Mike Merriweather, LB Def. at Tampa Bay, 11/8 12 tackles
1992 Audray McMillian, CB Def. vs. Cleveland, 11/22 5 tackles, 3 INT (25t), 3 PD
1992 Vencie Glenn, S Def. vs. Green Bay, 12/27 2 tackles, 3 INT, 3 PD
1993 John Randle, DT Def. at Chicago, 10/25 7 tackles, 3.5 sacks
1994 Warren Moon, QB Off. vs. Miami, 9/25 26-of-37, 326 yds, 3 TD, 44 lg
1994 Fuad Reveiz, K S.T. at Tampa Bay, 10/30 5/5 FG, 3/3 PAT, 48 lg, 18 pts
1994 Warren Moon, QB Off. vs. New Orleans, 11/6 33-of-57, 420 yds, 3 TD, 59 lg
1994 Cris Carter, WR Off. vs. Chicago, 12/1 9 rec, 124 yds, 2TD (65t in OT)
1994 Jack Del Rio, LB Def. at Buffalo, 12/10 5 tackles, sack, INT
1994 John Randle, DT Def. vs. San Francisco, 12/26 2 tackles, 2 sacks, FF, FR
1995 Fuad Reveiz, K S.T. vs. Detroit, 9/10 2/2 FG, 2/2 PAT, 8 pts
1995 Orlando Thomas, S Def. at Pittsburgh, 9/24 8 tackles, 2 INT (45t), 2 PD
1995 Jeff Brady, LB Def. vs. Green Bay, 11/5 6 tackles, sack, INT, 2 PD
1996 Jeff Brady, LB Def. vs. Detroit, 9/1 4 tackles, 2 INT, 3 PD
1996 Brad Johnson, QB Off. at Atlanta, 9/8 15-of-26, 275 yds, 2 TD, 71 lg
1996 John Randle, DT Def. vs. Green Bay, 9/22 3 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 FF
1996 Brad Johnson, QB Off. vs. Arizona, 12/1 19-of-26, 238 yds, 4 TD
1996 Fernando Smith, DE Def. at Detroit, 12/8 3 tackles, 2 sacks
1997 Eddie Murray, K S.T. at Arizona, 10/5 2/2 FG, 2/2 PAT, 49 lg, 10 pts
1998 Gary Anderson, K S.T. vs. Detroit, 9/20 5/5 FG, 2/2 PAT, 42 lg, 17 pts
1998 Randall Cunningham, QB Off. at Chicago, 9/27 16-of-25, 275 yds, 4 TD, 67t lg
1998 Randall Cunningham, QB Off. at Green Bay, 10/5 20-of-32, 442 yds, 4 TD, 56t lg
1998 Robert Smith, RB Off. at Detroit, 10/25 19 att, 134 yds, TD, 57t lg 
1998 Mitch Berger, P S.T. vs. Cincinnati, 11/15 4 punts, 55.8 avg, 2 in20, 66 lg, 4 KO TB
1998 Mitch Berger, P S.T. vs. Green Bay, 11/22 3 punts, 54.3 avg, 1 in20, 56 lg, 5 KO TB
1998 Randy Moss, WR Off. vs. Green Bay, 11/22 8 rec, 153 yds, TD, 49t lg
1998 Randy Moss, WR Off. at Dallas, 11/26 3 rec, 163 yds, 3 TD, 56t lg
1998 Randall Cunningham, QB Off. vs. Chicago, 12/6 21-of-31, 349 yds, 4 TD, 64 lg
1998 Gary Anderson, K S.T. at Baltimore, 12/13 6/6 FG, 2/2 PAT, 46 lg, 20 pts
1999 John Randle, DT Def. vs. Tampa Bay, 10/3 4 tackles, 2 sacks, FF, FR, PD
1999 Jeff George, QB Off. vs. San Fran., 10/24 15-of-28, 250 yds, 3 TD, 80t lg
1999 Cris Carter, WR Off. at Denver, 10/31 8 rec, 144 yds, 2 TD, 37t lg
1999 Randy Moss, WR Off. at Chicago, 11/14 12 rec, 204 yds, 44lg
1999 Cris Carter, WR Off. vs. San Diego, 11/28 11 rec, 136 yds, 2 TD, 34t lg
1999 Mitch Berger, P S.T. vs. Green Bay, 12/20 6 punts, 46.8 avg, 2 in20, 57 lg, 2 TB
1999 Moe Williams, RB S.T. at NY Giants, 12/26 1 KR, 85 yds, 85t lg
1999 John Randle, DT Def. vs. Detroit, 1/2/00 3 tackles, 2 sacks, FF
2000 Daunte Culpepper, QB Off. vs. Tampa Bay, 10/9 15-of-19, 231 yds, 2TD, 7 att, 35 yds, TD 
2000 Gary Anderson, K S.T. vs. Buffalo, 10/22 3/3 FG, 2/2 PAT, 38 lg, 11 pts
2000 Daunte Culpepper, QB Off. vs. Carolina, 11/19 22-of-29, 357 yds, 3TD, 53t lg
2000 Mitch Berger, P S.T. vs. Detroit, 11/30 5 punts, 49.2 avg, 60 lg, 1 in20, 1 KO TB
2001 Randy Moss, WR Off. vs. NY Giants, 11/19 10 rec, 171 yds, 3 TD, 57t lg
2001 Todd Bouman, QB Off. vs. Tennessee, 12/9 21-of-31, 348 yds, 4 TD, 73t lg, 131.5 PR
2002 Michael Bennett, RB Off. vs. Green Bay, 11/17 20 att, 130 yds, 62 lg, 
2002 Daunte Culpepper, QB Off. at New Orleans, 12/15 26-of-36, 312 yds, 2 TD, 7att, 73 yds, 2 TD, 2pt. run
2002 Gary Anderson, K S.T. vs. Miami, 12/21 2/2 FG, 2/2 PAT, 53 lg, 8 pts
2003 Corey Chavous, S Def. at Green Bay, 9/7 7 tackles, 2 INT, 2 PD
2003 Lance Johnstone, DE Def. vs. Denver, 10/19 3 tackles, 1.5 sacks, INT (TD), 2 PD
2003 Brian Williams, CB Def. vs. Detroit, 11/23 4 tackles, 3 INT (1 TD), 3 PD
2004 Daunte Culpepper, QB Off. vs. Dallas, 9/12 17-of-23, 242 yds, 5 TD, 63t lg, 147.1 PR
2004 Daunte Culpepper, QB Off. vs. Chicago, 9/26 19-of-30, 360 yds, 2 TD, 63 lg, 127.1 PR; 5 att, 13 yds, 1 TD
2004 Daunte Culpepper, QB Off. at New Orleans, 10/17 26-of-37, 425 yds, 5 TD, 46 lg, 125.6 PR
2004 Kevin Williams, DT Def. vs. Jacksonville, 11/28 6 tackles, 1 sack, FR (TD)
2004 Daunte Culpepper, QB Off. at Detroit, 12/19 25-of-35, 404 yds, 3 TD, 82t lg, 126.4 PR
2005 Daunte Culpepper, QB Off. vs. Green Bay, 10/23 23-of-31, 280 yds, 2 TD, 29 lg, 123.1 PR
2005 Darren Sharper, S Def. at N.Y. Giants, 11/13 4 tackles, 3 INT, 5 PD, 1 TD
2006 Ryan Longwell, K S.T. vs. Carolina, 9/17 16-yard TD?pass, 3/4 FG, 10 pts
2006 Cedric Griffin, CB Def. at Detroit, 12/10 3 tackles, FF, FR, INT, PD
2007 Adrian Peterson, RB Off. at Chicago, 10/14 20 att., 224 yds, 3 TD, 73t long
2007 Adrian Peterson, RB Off. vs. San Diego, 11/4 30 att., 296 yds, 3 TD, 64t long
2007 Dwight Smith, S Def. at N.Y. Giants, 11/25 6 tackles, 2 INT (1 TD), 2 PD
2007 Aundrae Allison, WR S.T. vs. Detroit, 12/2 3 KR, 144 yds, 104t long, 1 TD
2008 Antoine Winfield, CB Def. at New Orleans, 10/6 8 tackles, 4 TFL, 1 sack, 1FF, 1 FR, returned blocked FG for TD
2008 Adrian Peterson, RB Off. vs. Green Bay, 11/9 30 att., 192 yds, 1 TD, 29t long
2008 Jared Allen, DE Def. vs. Chicago, 11/30 9 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 2 QB hurries
2008 Tarvaris Jackson, QB Off. at Arizona, 12/14 11-of-17, 163 yds, 4 TD, 0 INT, 135.5 rating
2008 Ryan Longwell, K S.T. vs. N.Y. Giants, 12/28 2-for-2 FG, 50-yd game-winner, 2-2 PAT
2009 Chad Greenway, LB Def. at Detroit, 9/20 4 tackles, 2 INT, 1 FR
2009 Percy Harvin, WR/KR S.T. vs. San Francisco, 9/27 4 KOR, 180 yards, 101-yard TD
2009 Brett Favre, QB Off. vs. Green Bay, 10/5 24-of-31, 271 yards, 3 TD, 0 INT, 135.3 rating
2009 Brett Favre, QB Off. at Green Bay, 11/1 17-of-28, 244 yards, 4 TD, 0 INT, 128.6 rating
2009 Sidney Rice, WR Off. vs. Detroit, 11/15 7 rec., 201 yards, 28.7 avg., 56 lng
2009 Brett Favre, QB Off. vs. N.Y. Giants, 1/3/10 25-of-31, 316 yards, 4 TD, 0 INT, 148.7 rating
2010 Adrian Peterson, RB Off. vs. Detroit, 9/26 23 att., 160 yards, 2 TD, 80t lng
2010 Percy Harvin, WR/KR S.T. vs. Dallas, 10/17 3 ret., 134 yards, 1 TD, 44.7 avg., 95t lng
2010 Chris Kluwe, P S.T. vs. Arizona, 11/7 4 punts, 191 yards, 47.8 avg., 56 lng, 4 Inside 20
2010 Antoine Winfield, DB Def. at Philadelphia, 12/28 9 tkls., 2 sacks, 1 TFL, 1 FF, 1 FR, returned FF/FR for TD
2011 Adrian Peterson, RB Off. vs. Arizona, 10/11 29 attl, 122 yards, 3 TD, 24t lng
2012 Blair Walsh, K S.T. vs. Jacksonville, 9/9/12 4-of-4 FGs, OT forcing 55-yard FG, GW 38-yard FG in OT
2012 Adrian Peterson, RB Off. vs. Arizona, 10/21 23 att., 153 yards, 1 TD, 27 lng
2012 Adrian Peterson, RB Off. vs. Chicago, 12/9 31 att., 154 yards, 2 TD, 51 lng
2012 Blair Walsh, K S.T. at St. Louis, 12/16 5-of-5 FGs, Tied NFL record with 3 50+ yard FGs (50,53,51)
2012 Blair Walsh, K S.T. vs. Green Bay, 12/30 3-of-3 FGs, GW 29-yard FG to clinch a playoff berth
2013 Cordarrelle Patterson, WR / KR S.T. vs. Green Bay, 10/27 NFL record 109-yard KOR TD, 5 KOR, 228 yards, 1 TD
2013 Blair Walsh, K S.T. at Green Bay, 11/24 4-of-4 FGs, Game tying 35-yard FG in OT
2014 Anthony Barr, LB Def. at Tampa Bay, 10/26 9 tkls., 1 sack, 1 FF, returned fumble 27 yards in OT for GW TD
2014 Adam Thielen, WR S.T. vs. Carolina, 11/30 Blocked punt and returned 30 yards for TD, 2 STT
2015 Marcus Sherels, PR S.T. at Chicago, 11/1 77 yards, 77-yard TD
2015 Linval Joseph, DT Def. vs. St. Louis. 11/8 10 tkls (7 solo), 0.5 sacks, 3 TFLs and 2 QB hurries
2015 Terence Newman, CB Def. at Oakland, 11/15 4 tkls, 2 INTs and career-high 5 passes defensed
2015 Blair Walsh, K S.T. vs. New York Giants, 12/27 12/27 5-of-5 FGs and scored 19 points
2015 Everson Griffen, DE Def. at Green Bay, 1/3 6 tkls, 2.0 sacks and a FF that was returned for TD