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Game Notes: Vikings Have Most Undefeated Preseasons in NFL History

• This marks the 8th time in team preseason history that the Vikings have gone undefeated.

5-0 1964 (8-5-1) 5-0 1965 (7-7) 5-0 1973 (12-2) Lost Super Bowl 4-0 1992 (11-5) Lost First Round 4-0 1998 (15-1) Lost NFC Championship 4-0 2001 (5-11) 4-0 2014 (7-9) 4-0 2016 TBD

• The Vikings set a NFL record for most undefeated preseason in NFL history (Minimum 4 games played)

1) 8 Minnesota Vikings, 1964-65, 1973, 1992, 1998, 2001, 2014, 2016 2) 7 Green Bay Packers, 1921, 1935, 1960-62, 1967, 1997 3T) 6 Chicago Bears, 1935, 1941-42, 1946, 1958, 1994 3T) 6 Detroit Lions, 1952, 1954, 1990, 1993, 2008, 2011 5T) 5 San Francisco 49ers, 1952, 1954, 1991-92, 2010 5T) 5 Miami Dolphins, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1998, 2009 5T) 5 New York Giants, 1973, 1985, 1990, 2006, 2014 5T) 5 Indianapolis Colts, 1965-66, 1969, 1989, 1994 5T) 5 St. Louis Rams, 1967, 1970, 1976, 1979, 2011 5T) 5 Baltimore Ravens, 1998, 2000, 2009, 2014, 2016

View images from the first night game at U.S. Bank Stadium as the Vikings took on the Rams.

• With the win over the Rams, the Vikings are now 7-5 and 3-1 at home in preseason vs. Los Angeles.

• Mike Zimmer has tied Norm VanBrocklin with two undefeated preseasons as Head Coach.

5-0-0 Norm Van Brocklin, 1964 5-0-0 Norm Van Brocklin, 1965 5-0-0 Bud Grant, 1973 4-0-0 Dennis Green, 1992 4-0-0 Dennis Green, 1998 4-0-0 Dennis Green, 2001 4-0-0 Mike Zimmer, 2014 4-0-0 Mike Zimmer, 2016

• Jhurrell Pressley kickoff return ranks third longest in team preseason history and is the fourth one returned for a score.

1) 109t Marcus Sherels vs. Tennessee, 8/29/2013 2) 107t Cordarrelle Patterson @ Dallas, 8/29/2015 3) 106t Jhurell Pressley vs. Los Angeles, 9/1/2016 4) 99t Clinton Jones vs. San Diego, 8/12/1972 5) 75 Bill Harris vs. N.Y. Giants, 9/6/1969

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