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Carl Eller

Defensive End


Eller was selected as the 6th overall pick in the 1964 NFL Draft by the Vikings from the University of Minnesota. The majority of his 225 NFL game career was with the Vikings (1964-78) but he did play for the Seahawks (1979).  He became a vital member of the Purple People Eaters, the team won the NFC Central title in 10 of his 11 seasons as a Viking. He also started at left defensive end in all four of the Vikings Super Bowl Appearances (IV, VIII, IX, XI).