All Time Minnesota Vikings Players

Updated October 6, 2016
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First Last Full Name Pos Ht Wt Born Place College Years Arrived How Draft Draft AFL Date Left Info Played For
Husain Abdullah Husain Abdullah SS 6' 0 204 7/27/85 Los Angeles CA Washington St. 2008-2011 5/2/08 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 3/13/12 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (08-11) - Chiefs (13)
Bobby Abrams Bobby Abrams LB 6' 3 240 4/12/67 Detroit MI Michigan 1993-1994 1/1/93 0 n/a n/a 1/1/95 0 Giants (90-91) - Browns / Cowboys / Giants (92) - Cowboys / Vikings (93) - Vikings (94) - Patriots (95)
Steve Ache Steve Ache LB 6' 3 229 3/16/62 Syracuse NY Southwest Missouri State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Scott Adams Scott Adams G-T 6' 5 301 9/28/66 Lake City FL Georgia 1992-1993 1/1/92 0 n/a n/a 8/26/91 waived Vikings (92-93) - Saints (94) - Bears (95) - Buccaneers (96) - Falcons (97)
Tom Adams Thomas Frank Adams WR 6' 5 215 4/26/40 Keewatin MN Minnesota-Duluth 1962 3/15/62 signed n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (62)
Tony Adams Anthony Lee Adams QB 6' 0 198 3/9/50 San Antonio TX Utah State 1987 1/1/87 0 San Diego Chargers / 14th / 1973 n/a 0 0 Chiefs (75-78) - Vikings (87)
Xavier Adibi Xavier Oyekola Adibi LB 6' 2 242 10/18/84 Stillwater OK Virginia Tech 2011 9/4/11 claimed off waivers (from Texans) Houston Texans / 4th / 118th pick / 2008 n/a 3/13/12 player became an unrestricted free agent Texans (08-10) - Vikings (11) - Bears (12)* - Titans (12)
John Adickes John Matthew Adickes C 6' 3 264 6/29/64 Queens NY Baylor 1989 9/5/89 claimed off waivers (from Bears) Chicago Bears / 6th / 1987 n/a 0 0 Bears (87-88) - Vikings (89)
Grady Alderman Grady Charles Alderman T-G 6' 2 247 12/10/38 Detroit MI Detroit Mercy 1961-1974 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Lions) Detroit Lions / 10th / 1960 Dallas Texans / 2nd / 1960 0 0 Lions (60) - Vikings (61-74)
Keith Alex Hiram Keith Alex G 6' 4 307 6/9/69 Kountze TX Texas A&M 1995 11/30/94 signed free agent Atlanta Falcons / 9 / 243 / 1992 n/a 8/25/96 waived Falcons (93) - DNP (94) - Vikings (95)
Derrick Alexander Derrick Alexander WR 6' 2 195 11/6/71 Detroit MI Michigan 2002 6/6/02 signed free agent Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1994 n/a 8/12/03 released Browns (94-95) - Ravens (96-97) - Chiefs (98-01) - Vikings (02)
Derrick L. Alexander Derrick L. Alexander DE 6' 4 277 11/13/73 Jacksonville FL Florida State 1995-1998 4/22/95 Draft Drafted 1995 - (Round 1 - Overall #11) - Choice from Falcons n/a 0 0 Vikings (95) - Ravens / Vikings (96) - Vikings (97-98) - Browns (99)
Mackensie Alexander Mackensie Alexander CB 5'10 192 11/22/93 Immokalee, FL Clemson 2016 4/28/16 Draft Drafted 2016 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54 0 Vikings (2016­present)
Rufus Alexander Rufus Alexander LB 6' 1 228 4/12/83 Breaux Bridge LA Oklahoma 2008 4/29/07 Draft Drafted 2007 - (Round 6 - Overall #176) - Choice from Broncos n/a 12/2/08 lost off practice squad (to Colts) Vikings (07-08) - Colts (08) - Lions (09)
Tuineau Alipate Tuineau Alipate LB 6' 1 245 8/21/67 0 Washington State 1995 7/5/95 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/20/96 waived Jets (94) - Vikings (95)
Asher Allen Asher Allen DB 5' 10 190 1/22/88 Tucker GA Georgia 2009-2011 4/26/09 Draft Drafted 2009 - (Round 3 - Overall #86) n/a 5/30/12 retired Vikings (09-11)
Jared Allen Jared Allen RDE 6' 6 265 4/3/82 Dallas TX Idaho St. 2008-2013 4/23/08 See Jared Allen Trade Below * Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 126th pick / 2004 n/a 3/11/14 declared free agent Chiefs (04-07) - Vikings (08-13) - Bears (14)
Nate Allen Nathaniel Sheraldton Allen DB 5' 10 170 5/13/48 Georgetown SC Texas Southern 1976-1979 8/6/76 Traded Steve Lawson & 1978 6th round pick (#159 Tony Green) to 49ers for Windlan Hill & Nate Allen Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 1971 n/a 0 0 Chiefs (71-74) - 49ers (75) - Vikings (76-78) - Lions / Vikings (79)
Terry Allen Terry Thomas Allen Jr. RB 5' 10 204 2/21/68 Commerce GA Clemson 1991-1994 4/23/90 Draft Drafted 1990 - (Round 9 - Overall #241) n/a 3/1/95 released Vikings (91-92) - DNP (93) - Vikings (94) - Redskins (95-98) - Patriots (99) - Saints (00) - Ravens (01)
Aundrae Allison Aundrae Allison WR 6' 0 198 6/25/84 Kannapolis NC East Carolina 2007-2008 4/29/07 Draft Drafted 2007 - (Round 5 - Overall #146) n/a 8/4/09 waived Vikings (07)
Morten Andersen Morten Andersen K 6' 2 217 8/19/60 Copenhagen Denmark Michigan State 2004 9/7/04 signed free agent New Orleans Saints / 4th / 1982 n/a 3/2/05 Released Saints (82-94) - Falcons (95-99) - Falcons (00) - Giants (01) - Chiefs (02-03) - Vikings (04) - DNP (05) - Falcons (06-07)
Alfred Anderson Alfred Anthony Anderson RB 6' 1 219 8/4/61 Waco TX Baylor 1984-1991 5/1/84 Draft Drafted 1984 - (Round 3 - Overall #67) n/a 1/1/92 0 Vikings (84-91)
Colin Anderson Colin Anderson TE 6' 4 240 11/21/89 Gaithersburg MD Furman 2013 4/30/13 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/31/13 waived Vikings (13) - New York Jets (13)
Gary Anderson Gary Allan Anderson K 5' 11 193 7/16/59 Parys South Africa Syracuse 1998-2002 2/20/98 signed free agent Buffalo Bills / 7th / 1982 n/a 0 0 Steelers (82-94) - Eagles (95-96) - 49ers (97) - Vikings (98-02) - Titans (03-04)
Scott Anderson Donald Scott Anderson C 6' 4 242 2/13/51 Denton IL Missouri 1974 / 1976 1/29/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 3 - Overall # 77) n/a 0 0 Vikings (74) - DNP (75) - Vikings (76)
Richard Angulo Richard Angulo TE 6' 7 260 11/13/80 Albuquerque NM Western New Mexico 2005 11/25/03 claimed off waivers (from Rams) St. Louis Rams / 7th / 2003 n/a 11/22/06 released from practice squad Rams (03) - DNP (04) - Vikings (05) - DNP (06) - Jaguars (07)
Sam Anno Samuel Scott-Griffin Anno LB 6' 2 236 1/26/65 Silver Spring MD USC 1987-1988 11/18/87 signed free agent n/a n/a 12/17/88 released Rams / Vikings (87) - Vikings (88) - Buccaneers (89-91) - Chargers (92-93)
Leo Araguz Leobardo Jaime Araguz P 5' 11 190 1/18/70 Pharr TX Stephen F. Austin 2003 12/16/03 signed free agent n/a n/a 3/3/04 Released Raiders (96-99) - DNP (00) - Lions (01) - DNP (02) - Vikings (03) - DNP (04) - Seahawks (05)
Hasson Arbubakrr Hasson Arbubakrr DE 6' 4 250 12/9/60 Newark NJ Pasadena Community College / Texas Tech 1984 11/23/84 signed free agent Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 1983 n/a 8/26/85 waived Buccaneers (83) - Vikings (84)
Emmanuel Arceneaux Emmanuel Arceneaux 0 6' 2 211 9/17/87 Alexandria LA Alcorn St. 2011 1/22/11 signed free agent to a 3-year contract n/a n/a 8/31/12 released BC Lions(09-10) - Vikings - (11) - Redskins (12)* - Jets (13)* - BC Lions (13)
R.J. Archer Rush James Archer II QB 6' 2 220 8/5/87 Charlottesville VA William & Mary 2010 4/25/10 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 12/21/10 waived Vikings (10) - Milwaukee Mustangs (11) - Georgia Force (12) - Lions (12)* - Winnipeg Blue Bombers (12)* - Jacksonville Sharks (13-present)
Devin Aromashodu Devin Aromashodu WR 6' 2 202 5/23/84 Miami FL Auburn 2011-2012 7/31/11 signed unrestricted free agent Miami Dolphins / 7th / 233rd pick / 2006 n/a 3/12/13 player became an unrestricted free agent Dolphins (06)* - Colts (06)* - Texans (07)* - Colts (07) - Redskins (08)* - Bears (08-10) - Vikings (11-12) - Chicago Bears (13)*
Chuck Arrobio Charles Augustus Arrobio T 6' 4 250 7/9/44 Los Angeles CA USC 1966 1/1/66 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (66)
Walker Lee Ashley Walker Lee Ashley LB 6' 0 234 7/28/60 Bayonne NJ Penn State 1983-1988 4/26/83 Draft Drafted 1983 - (Round 3 - Overall #73) n/a 2/1/89 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (83­1988) - Chiefs (89) - Vikings (90)
Walker Lee Ashley Walker Lee Ashley LB 6' 0 234 7/28/60 Bayonne NJ Penn State 1990 9/21/90 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (83­1988) - Chiefs (89) - Vikings (90)
Matt Asiata Matt Asiata FB 5' 11 234 7/24/87 Salt Lake City UT Utah 2012-2013 7/27/11 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Omaha Nighthawks (11) - Vikings (12-Present)
Mark Asper Mark Vaughn Asper G 6' 7 325 11/8/85 Rexburg ID Oregon 2012 9/1/12 claimed off waivers (from Bills) Buffalo Bills / 6 / 178 / 2012 n/a 12/22/12 waived Bills (12)* - Vikings (12) - Jaguars (12) - Bills (2013-present)*
Pete Athas Peter Garrett Athas DB-WR 5' 11 185 9/15/46 Hackensack NJ Tennessee 1975 1/1/75 0 Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 1970 n/a 0 0 Giants (71-74) - Browns / Vikings (75) - Saints (76)
John Avery John Edward Avery III RB 5' 9 188 1/11/76 Richmond VA Mississippi 2003 2/13/03 signed free agent Miami Dolphins / 1st / 1998 n/a 0 0 Dolphins (98) - Broncos (99) - Dolphins (99) - DNP (00-02) - Vikings (03)
Adrian Awasom Adrian Awasom DE 6' 5 275 10/25/83 Cameroon North Texas 2011 1/6/11 signed free agent (from Giants) n/a n/a 9/20/11 waived Giants (05-07) - Las Vegas Locomotives (09-10) - Vikings (11) - Orlando Predators (12) - Las Vegas Locomotives (12) - Toronto Argonauts (12) - BC Lions (13)
Obafemi Ayanbadejo Obafemi Devin Ayanbadejo RB 6' 2 235 3/5/75 Chicago IL San Diego State 1998-1999 4/25/97 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (98) - Ravens-Vikings (99) - Ravens (00-01) - Dolphins (03) - Cardinals (04-06)
Remi Ayodele Remilekun Ayodele DT 6' 2 318 4/22/83 Grand Prairie TX Oklahoma 2011 7/29/11 signed unrestricted free agent n/a n/a 3/21/12 released Cowboys (06-07)* - Falcons (07) - Cowboys (07) - Saints (08-10) - Vikings (11) - Saints (12)*

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First Last Full Name Pos Ht Wt Born Place College Years Arrived How Draft Draft AFL Date Left Info Played For
Jeff Baca Jeff Baca OG 6' 4 302 1/10/90 Mission Viejo CA UCLA 2013 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2013 - (Round 6 - Overall #196) - Choice from Buccaneers n/a 8/30/14 Released Vikings (13-Present)
Brad Badger Bradley Thomas Badger G-T 6' 4 320 1/11/75 Corvallis OR Stanford 2000-2001 4/10/00 signed free agent (from Redskins & who declined to match offer sheet) Washington Redskins / 5th / 1997 n/a 3/12/02 released Redskins (97-99) - Vikings (00-01) - Raiders (02-06) - Cardinals (07)
Al (Bubba) Baker James Albert London Baker DE 6' 6 265 12/9/56 Jacksonville FL Colorado State 1988 9/10/88 signed free agent Detroit Lions / 2nd / 1978 n/a 2/1/89 player became an unrestricted free agent Lions (78-82) - Cardinals (83-86) - Browns (87) - Vikings (88) - Browns (89-90)
Chase Baker Chase Baker DT 6' 1 298 5/21/88 Rocklin CA Boise St. 2013 4/29/12 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/30/14 Released Vikings (13)
Rashad Baker Rashad Steward Baker DB 5' 10 198 2/22/82 Camden NJ Tennessee 2006 9/3/06 claimed off waivers (from Bills) n/a n/a 11/7/06 lost off waivers (to Patriots) Bills (04-05) - Patriots-Vikings (06) - Patriots-Raiders (07)
Randy Baldwin Randy Chadwick Baldwin RB 5' 10 220 8/19/67 Griffin GA Mississippi 1991 4/22/91 Draft Drafted 1991 - (Round 4 - Overall #92) n/a 0 0 Vikings (91) - Browns (92-94) - Panthers (95) - Ravens (96)
Jerry Ball Jerry Lee Ball NT-DT 6' 1 330 12/15/64 Beaumont TX SMU 1997-1998 9/23/97 signed free agent Detroit Lions / 3rd / 1987 n/a 0 0 Lions (87-92) - Browns (93) - Raiders (94-95) - Raiders (96) - Vikings (97-98) - Browns (99) - Vikings (99)
Jerry Ball Jerry Lee Ball Jr NT-DT 6' 1 330 12/15/64 Beaumont TX SMU 1999 9/29/99 Traded Stalin Colinet & 2000 7th round pick (#232 Jeff Harris) to Browns for Jerry Ball Detroit Lions / 3rd / 1987 n/a 7/21/00 retired Lions (87-92) - Browns (93) - Raiders (94-95) - Raiders (96) - Vikings (97-98) - Browns (99) - Vikings (99)
Christian Ballard Christian Ballard DL 6' 4 283 1/3/89 Newport News VA Iowa 2011-2012 4/30/11 Draft Drafted 2011 - (Round 4 - Overall #106) n/a 8/18/13 Reserve / left camp Vikings (11-12)
Gary Ballman Gary John Ballman FL-TE-SE-WR 6' 1 215 7/6/40 Detroit MI Michigan State 1973 11/28/73 signed free agent Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 1962 Denver Broncos / 16th / 1962 0 0 Steelers (62-66) - Eagles (67-72) - Vikings / Giants (73)
Antonio Banks Antonio Dontral Banks DB 5' 10 203 3/12/73 Ivor VA Virginia Tech 1998-2000 4/19/97 Draft Drafted 1997 - (Round 4 - Overall #113) n/a 1/1/01 0 Vikings (98-00)
Joe Banyard Joe Banyard RB 5' 11 213 11/12/88 Sweetwater TX UTEP 2013-2014 11/27/12 signed free agent to practice squad n/a n/a 8/30/15 Released Jaguars (12)* - Saints (12)* - Vikings (12-14)
Roy Barker Roy Barker DE-DT 6' 5 287 2/14/69 New York NY North Carolina 1992-1995 4/27/92 Draft Drafted 1992 - (Round 4 - Overall #98) n/a 11/15/00 waived (injury settlement) Vikings (92-95) - 49ers (96-98) - Browns (99) - Packers (99) - Vikings (00)
Roy Barker Roy Barker 2000 1/1/00 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Billy Ray Barnes William Ray Barnes HB 5' 11 201 5/14/35 Landis NC Wake Forest 1965-1966 8/30/65 Traded 1966 20th round pick (#298 Gerald Circo) to Eagles for Billy Ray Barnes Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 1957 n/a 8/30/67 waived Eagles (57-61) - Redskins (62-63) - DNP (64) - Vikings (65-66)
Tomur Barnes Tomur Barnes DB 5' 10 188 9/8/70 McNair TX North Texas 1996 10/14/96 signed free agent n/a n/a 11/5/96 Released Oilers (94-95) - Oilers / Vikings / Redskins (96) - Oilers (97)
Harlon Barnett Harlon T. Barnett DB 5' 11 200 1/2/67 Cincinnati OH Michigan State 1995-1996 2/27/95 signed free agent Cleveland Browns / 4th / 1990 n/a 0 0 Browns (90-92) - Patriots (93-94) - Vikings (95-96)
Anthony Barr Anthony Barr LB 6' 5 255 3/18/92 South Bend IN UCLA 2014-2015 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2014 - (Round 1 - Overall #009) n/a 0 0 Vikings (14-Present)
Hank Baskett * Hank Baskett WR 6' 2 220 9/4/82 Clovis NM New Mexico 2006 4/30/06 signed free agent n/a n/a 5/18/06 Traded Hank Baskett to Eagles for Billy McMullen Vikings (06)* - Eagles (06-09) - Colts (09) - Eagles (10) - Vikings (10)
Hank Baskett * Hank Baskett 2010 9/22/10 signed free agent to a 1-year contract n/a n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent
Anthony Bass Anthony Emmanole Bass DB 6' 1 192 3/27/75 St. Albans WV Bethune-Cookman 1998-1999 4/23/98 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/14/00 waived Vikings (98-99)
D'Wayne Bates D'Wayne Lavoris Bates WR 6' 2 212 12/4/75 Aiken GA Northwestern 2002-2003 4/9/02 claimed off waivers (from Bears) Chicago Bears / 3rd / 1999 n/a 3/15/04 released Bears (99-01) - Vikings (02-03)
Jim Battle James Battle G 6' 0 240 2/20/38 Bartow FL Southern Illinois 1963 1/1/63 signed free agent Cleveland Browns / 6 / 90 / 1966 n/a 9/7/64 waived Vikings (63)
David Bavaro David Anthony Bavaro LB 6' 0 234 3/27/67 Danvers MA Syracuse 1992 4/24/92 signed free agent Phoenix Cardinals / 9th / 1990 n/a 8/30/93 waived Cardinals (90) - Bills (91) - Vikings (92) - Patriots (93)
Rick Bayless Richard Allen Bayless RB 6' 0 202 10/15/64 Hugo MN Iowa 1989 1/1/89 0 n/a n/a 9/4/89 waived Vikings (89)
Tim Baylor Timothy O. Baylor DB 6' 6 195 5/23/54 Washington DC Morgan State 1979 8/16/79 claimed off waivers Baltimore Colts / 10th / 1976 n/a 0 0 Colts (76-78) - Vikings (79)
Autry Beamon Autry Beamon Jr. DB 6' 1 190 11/12/53 Terrell TX Texas A&M-Commerce 1975-1976 1/29/75 Draft Drafted 1975 - (Round 12 - Overall #311) n/a 9/5/77 Traded to Seahawks Got 1978 eighth round pick (#204-Mike Wood (a) Gave Autry Beamon Vikings (75-76) - Seahawks (77-79) - Browns (80-81)
John Beasley John Walter Beasley TE 6' 3 228 4/6/45 Pasadena CA California 1967-1973 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 8 - Overall #197) - Choice from Redskins n/a 0 0 Vikings (67-72) - Vikings / Saints (73) - Saints (74)
Willie Beavers Willie Beavers T 6'5 322 10/2/93 Southfield, MI Western Michigan 2016 4/28/16 Draft Drafted 2016 / Round: 4 / Pick: 121 0 Vikings (2016-present)
Nick Bebout Nicholas Bebout T 6' 5 261 5/5/51 Riverton WY Wyoming 1980 9/6/80 Traded 1981 9th round pick (#236 Jim Whatley) to Seahawks for Nick Bebout Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 1973 n/a 0 0 Falcons (73-75) - Seahawks (76-79) - Vikings (80)
Hal Bedsole Harold Jay Bedsole TE 6' 5 236 12/21/41 Chicago IL USC 1964-1966 12/2/63 Draft Drafted 1964 - (Round 2 - Overall #19) Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 1964 3/14/67 Traded Hal Bedsole & Tommy Mason & 1967 2nd round pick (#33 Willie Ellison) to Rams for Marlin McKeever & 1967 1st round pick (#15 Alan Page) Vikings (64-66)
Rick Bell Richard Thomas Bell RB 6' 0 205 10/18/60 St. Cloud MN St. John's (MN) 1983 1/1/83 0 n/a n/a 8/30/83 waived Vikings (83)
Barry M. Bennett Barry Martin Bennett DT-DE 6' 4 257 12/10/55 St. Paul MN Concordia (MN) 1988 1/1/88 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 1978 n/a 8/28/88 released Saints (78-81) - Jets (82-87) - Vikings / Jets (88)
Barry S. Bennett Barry S Bennett 0 0 0 0 0 0 1974 1/1/74 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0
Darren Bennett Darren Leslie Bennett P 6' 5 235 1/9/65 Sydney Australia none 2004-2005 3/20/04 signed unrestricted free agent n/a n/a 12/20/05 released Chargers (95-03) - Vikings (04-05)
Michael Bennett Michael A. Bennett RB 5' 9 211 8/13/78 Milwaukee WI Wisconsin 2001-2005 4/21/01 Draft Drafted 2001 - (Round 1 - Overall #27) n/a 3/17/06 lost unrestricted free agent (to Saints) Vikings (01-05) - Chiefs (06) - Buccaneers / Chiefs (07)
Pete Bercich Peter James Bercich LB 6' 1 240 12/23/71 Joliet IL Notre Dame 1995-1998 4/25/94 Draft Drafted 1994 - (Round 7 - Overall #211) n/a 0 0 Vikings (95-98) - Vikings (00)
Pete Bercich Peter James Bercich 2000 1/1/00 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Joe Berger Joe Berger C-T 6' 5 303 5/25/82 Fremont MI Michigan Tech 2011-2015 9/12/11 signed free agent Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2005 n/a 0 0 Cowboys (06-08) - Dolphins (09-10) - Vikings (11-Present)
Mitch Berger Mitch Berger P 6' 4 220 6/24/72 0 Colorado 1996-2001 4/19/96 signed free agent Philadelphia Eagles - 6th Round - Overall #ZZZ) 1983 n/a 2/22/02 released 0
Bernard Berrian Bernard Berrian WR 6' 1 190 12/27/80 Barcelona Spain Fresno St. 2008-2011 3/1/08 signed unrestricted free agent to a 6-year & $42M contract Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 2004 n/a 10/25/11 waived Bears (04-07) - Vikings (08-11)
Bob Berry Robert Chadwick Berry QB 5' 11 185 3/10/42 San Jose CA Oregon 1965-1967 5/29/64 Traded Don Hultz & Ray Poage & Chuck Lamson & Terry Kosens to Eagles for Ted Dean & rights to Bob Berry Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 1964 Denver Broncos / 26th / 1964 1/1/68 Sold Bob Berry to Falcons Vikings (65-67) - Falcons (68-72) - Vikings (73-75)
Bob Berry Robert Chadwick Berry 1973-1976 5/14/73 Traded Bob Lee & Lonnie Warwick to Falcons for Bob Berry & 1974 1st round pick (#17 Fred McNeill) n/a n/a 9/10/68 Traded Bob Berry to Falcons (was probably a waiver claim) for Cash
Ray Berry Raymond Lenn Berry LB 6' 2 227 10/28/63 Lovington NM Baylor 1987-1992 4/28/87 Draft Drafted 1987 - (Round 2 - Overall #44) n/a 8/30/93 waived Vikings (87-92) - Seahawks (93)
Sean Berton Sean Berton TE 6' 4 272 10/31/79 Columbia SC North Carolina State 2003-2004 5/1/03 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/3/05 waived Vikings (03-04) - Giants (05)
Rufus Bess Rufus T. Bess Jr. DB 5' 9 184 9/13/56 Hartsville SC South Carolina State 1982-1987 9/7/82 claimed off waivers from Bills n/a n/a 9/7/87 waived Raiders (79) - Bills (80-81) - Vikings (82-87)
McLeod Bethel-Thompson McLeod John Baltazar Bethel-Thompson QB 6' 4 230 8/3/88 San Francisco CA Sacramento State 2012-2013 1/13/12 signed free agent n/a n/a 10/7/14 Waived from the practice squad San Jose SaberCats (2011) / 49ers (2011)* / Sacramento Mountain Lions (2011) / Dolphins (2011)* / Vikings (2012­2013) / 49ers (2013) / Patriots (2014)* / Vikings (2014)* / Dolphins (2014)* / 49ers (2015)* / Eagles (2016)* / Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2016­present)*
Greg Biekert Gregory Scott Biekert LB 6' 2 253 3/14/69 Iowa City IA Colorado 2002-2003 9/2/02 signed free agent to a reported 3-year & $3.45M contract ($1M signing bonus) Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 1993 n/a 5/5/04 retired Raiders (93-01) - Vikings (02-03)
Matt Birk Matthew Robert Birk C 6' 4 300 7/23/76 St. Paul MN Harvard 1998-2008 4/19/98 Draft Drafted 1998 - (Round 6 - Overall #173) n/a 2/27/09 player declared free agency Vikings (98-08) - Ravens (09-12)
Bill Bishop William Eugene Bishop DT-T 6' 4 248 5/8/31 Borger TX North Texas 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Bears) Chicago Bears / 8th / 1952 n/a 1/1/62 0 Bears (52-60) - Vikings (61)
Brandan Bishop Brandan Bishop S 6' 2 205 1/23/91 Boca Raton FL North Carolina State 2013 4/30/13 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/25/14 Released Vikings (13)
Desmond Bishop Desmond Bishop LB 6' 2 241 7/24/84 San Francisco CA California 2013 6/24/13 signed free agent to a 1-year contract Green Bay Packers / 6th / 193rd pick / 2007 n/a 6/17/13 Terminated Vested Veteran all contracts Packers (07-12) - Vikings (13)
Keith Bishop Keith Bishop QB 0 0 0 0 Wheaton College 1987 1/1/87 REPLACEMENT PLAYER? Denver Broncos / 6 / 157 / 1980 n/a 0 0 NPINFL
Joe Blahak Joseph Phillip Blahak DB 5' 9 187 8/29/50 Columbia NE Nebraska 1974-1975 1/1/74 0 Houston Oilers / 8th / 1973 n/a 3/30/76 lost in expansion draft (to Buccaneers) Oilers (73) - Vikings (74-75) - Patriots-Buccaneers (76) - Vikings (77)
Joe Blahak Joseph Phillip Blahak 1977 3/11/77 Traded Cash to Patriots for Joe Blahak n/a n/a 8/28/78 released
Matt Blair Matthew Albert Blair LB 6' 5 232 9/20/50 Hilo HI Iowa State 1974-1985 1/29/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 2 - Overall #51) n/a 0 0 Vikings (74-85)
Paul Blair Paul Kevin Blair T 6' 4 295 8/3/63 Edmond OK Oklahoma State 1990 11/1/89 signed free agent Chicago Bears / 4th / 1986 n/a 9/21/90 waived Bears (86-87) - DNP (-88-89) - Vikings (90)
Tony Bland Anthony Bland WR 6' 3 213 12/12/72 St. Petersburg FL Florida A&M 1996-1998 4/26/96 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/20/1996 / 8/24/1997 / 9/5/1999 waived Vikings (96-98)
Robert Blanton Robert Jack Blanton CB 6' 1 208 9/7/89 Clackamas OR Notre Dame 2012-2015 4/28/12 Draft Drafted 2012 - (Round 5 - Overall #139) - Choice from Browns n/a 0 0 Vikings (12-Present)
Greg Blue Gregory R. Blue DB 6' 2 215 3/12/82 College Park GA Georgia 2006 4/30/06 Draft Drafted 2006 - (Round 5 - Overall #149) n/a 9/1/07 released Vikings (06) - Lions (07)
Orlando Bobo Orlando L. Bobo G 6' 3 320 2/9/74 West Point MS Northeast Louisiana 1997-1998 4/26/97 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (97-98) - Browns (99) - Ravens (00-01)
Moritz Böhringer Moritz Böhringer WR 6'4 225 10/16/93 Stuttgart, Germany Germany 2016 4/28/16 Draft Drafted 2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 180 0 Crailsheim Titans (2013­2014) / Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns (2015) / Vikings (2016­present)*
Michael Boireau Michael Boireau DE 0 0 7/24/78 0 Miami 2000-2002 4/15/00 Draft Drafted 2000 - (Round 2 - Overall #56) - Choice from Redskins n/a 2/21/02 released Vikings (00-02)
Bookie Bolin Treva Gene Bolin G 6' 2 240 6/17/40 Hamilton AL Mississippi 1968-1969 9/20/68 signed New York Giants / 5th / 1962 Dallas Texans / 14th / 1962 5/1/70 Traded Bookie Bolin to Dolphins for Dick Westmoreland Giants (62-67) - Vikings (68-69)
Brooks Bollinger Brooks Bollinger QB 6' 1 205 11/15/79 Grand Forks ND Wisconsin 2006-2007 8/31/06 Traded C.J. Mosley & 2008 7th round draft pick (#226 Chaz Schilens) to Jets for Brooks Bollinger New York Jets / 6th / 2003 n/a 8/30/08 released Jets (04-05) - Vikings (06-07)
Conrad Bolston Conrad Bolston DT 6' 3 304 1/9/85 Washington DC Maryland 2007 5/3/07 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 12/11/07 waived Vikings / Packers (07)
Rhett Bomar Rhett Matthew Bomar QB 6' 2 225 7/2/85 Groesbeck TX Sam Houston State 2010 12/20/10 signed (from Giants practice squad) New York Giants / 5 / 151 / 2009 n/a 8/29/11 waived Giants (09­10)* - Vikings (10) - Raiders (12)*
Steve Bono Steven Christopher Bono QB 6' 4 215 5/11/62 Norristown PA UCLA 1985-1986 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1985 - (Round 6 - Overall #142) n/a 12/9/86 released Vikings (85-86) - Steelers (87-88) - 49ers (89) - DNP (90) - 49ers (91) - 49ers (92-93) - Chiefs (94-96) - Packers (97) - Rams (98) - Panthers (99)
Lorenzo Booker Lorenzo Booker RB 5' 11 191 6/14/84 Oxnard CA Florida St. 2010-2011 12/6/10 signed free agent Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 71st pick / 2007 n/a 3/13/12 team declined to tender qualifying offer & making player an unrestricted free agent Dolphins (07) - Eagles (08) - Hartford Colonials (10) - Vikings (10-11) - Bears (12)
Alex Boone Alex Boone G 6'8 310 5/4/87 Lakewood, OH Ohio State 2016 3/9/16 signed free agent 0 49er (09-15) /. Vikings (16-Present
David Boone Humphrey David Boone Jr. DE 6' 3 248 10/30/51 Detroit MI Eastern Michigan 1974 1/30/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 11 - Overall #285) n/a 0 0 Vikings (74)
John David Booty John David Booty QB 6' 3 208 1/3/85 Shreveport LA USC 2008 4/27/08 0 Drafted 2008 - (Round 5 - Overall #137) n/a 0 0 Vikings(08-09)* - Titans(09)* - Texans(10)*
Todd Bouman Todd Matthew Bouman QB 6' 2 229 8/1/72 Ruthton MN St. Cloud State 2001-2002 4/25/97 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 3/13/03 Traded to Saints Got 2003 sixth round pick (#190-Mike Nattiel) Gave Todd Bouman Vikings (01-02) - Saints (03-05) - Packers (06) - Rams (07)
Larry Bowie Lawrence Glen Bowie G 6' 2 245 10/13/39 Pike WV Purdue 1962-1968 12/4/61 Draft Drafted 1962 - (Round 6 - Overall #73) Dallas Texans / 8th / 1962 0 0 Vikings (62-68)
Brent Boyd Brent Varner Boyd G 6' 3 268 3/23/57 Downey CA UCLA 1980-1983 4/29/80 Draft Drafted 1980 - (Round 3 - Overall #68) - Choice from Saints n/a 0 0 Vikings (80-83) - DNP (84) - Vikings (85-86)
Brent Boyd Brent Varner Boyd 1985-1986 1/1/85 n/a n/a 9/3/86 released
Malik Boyd Malik Ali Boyd DB 5' 10 175 11/5/70 Houston TX Southern 1994 1/1/94 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (94)
Jim Boylan James Owen Boylan WR 6' 1 185 3/19/39 Washington DC Washington State 1963 1/1/63 0 n/a n/a 8/25/64 released Vikings (63)
Ronnie Bradford Ronnie Lee Bradford DB 5' 10 188 10/1/70 Minot ND Colorado 2002 5/15/02 signed free agent to a 1-year contract Miami Dolphins / 4th / 1993 n/a 2/1/03 retired [Released 2/28/03 Released] Broncos (93-95) - Cardinals (96) - Falcons (97-01) - Vikings (02)
Sam Bradford Sam Bradford QB 6'4 224 11/8/87 Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma 2016 9/3/16 traded to the Minnesota Vikings for a first-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft and a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2018 NFL draft 0 Rams (2010-2014) / Eagles (2015) / Vikings (2016 present)
Jeff Brady Jeffrey Thomas Brady LB 6' 1 235 11/9/68 Cincinnati OH Kentucky 1995-1997 4/13/95 signed free agent Pittsburgh Steelers / 12th / 1991 n/a 0 0 Steelers (91) - Packers (92) - Rams-Chargers (93) - Buccaneers (94) - Vikings (95-97) - Panthers (98) - Colts (99)
Don Bramlett Donald Kirk Bramlett DT 6' 2 270 10/5/62 Memphis TN Carson-Newman (TN) 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
David Braxton David Harold Braxton LB 6' 2 240 5/25/65 Omaha NE Wake Forest 1989-1990 4/23/89 Draft Drafted 1989 - (Round 2 - Overall #52) n/a 10/2/90 waived Vikings (89) - Vikings / Cardinals (90) - Cardinals (91-93) - Bengals (94)
Bob Breitenstein Robert Corr Breitenstein T-G 6' 3 265 4/8/43 Buenos Aires Argentina Tulsa 1967 7/1/67 Traded 1968 5th round pick (#117 Mike Bragg) to Redskins for Bob Breitenstein Washington Redskins / 2nd / 1965 Denver Broncos / 5th / 1965 1/1/66 Traded Bob Breitenstein (67N) to Bears for DC XX [9/2/1968 Waived} Broncos (65-66) - Broncos / Vikings (67) - DNP (68) - Falcons (69-70)
Jack Brewer Jack Brewer DB 6' 0 190 1/8/79 Fort Worth TX Minnesota 2002-2003 4/22/02 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 3/15/04 waived Vikings (02-03) - Giants (04) - Eagles (05)
Teddy Bridgewater Teddy Bridgewater QB 6' 2 205 11/10/92 Miami FL Louisville 2014-2015 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2014 - (Round 1 - Overall #032) n/a 0 0 Vikings (13-Present)
Doug Brien Douglas Robert Zachariah Brien K 6' 0 180 11/24/70 Bloomfield NJ California 2002 4/29/02 signed free agent San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 1994 n/a 10/23/02 waived 49ers (94) - Saints / 49ers (95) - Saints (96-00) - Colts / Buccaneers (01) - Vikings (02) - Jets (03) - Jets (04) - Bears (05)
Greg Briggs Greg Briggs DB 6' 3 214 10/19/68 Meadville MS Texas Southern 1997 4/11/97 signed free agent Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 1992 n/a 0 0 Cowboys (95) - Bears (96) - Vikings (97)
James Brim James Hamilton Brim WR 6' 3 187 2/28/63 Mount Airy NC Wake Forest 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 8/23/88 released Vikings (87)
Michael Brim Michael Anthony Brim DB 6' 0 192 1/23/66 Danville VA Virginia Union 1989-1990 11/8/89 signed free agent Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 1988 n/a 0 0 Cardinals (88) - Lions / Vikings (89) - Vikings (90) - Jets (91-92) - Bengals (93-95)
Jasper Brinkley Jasper Jerrell Brinkley LB 6' 2 252 7/12/85 Thomson GA South Carolina 2009-2012 4/26/09 Draft Drafted 2009 - (Round 5 - Overall #150) - Choice from Redskins n/a 3/12/13 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (2009­2012) - Cardinals (2013) - Vikings (2014) - Cowboys (2015)* - Giants (2015)
Jasper Brinkley Jasper Jerrell Brinkley 2014 3/12/14 Signed free Agent n/a n/a 3/10/15 declared free agent
Bubby Brister Walter Andrew Brister III QB 6' 3 205 8/15/62 Alexandria LA Northeast Louisiana 2000 4/10/00 signed Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 1986 n/a 1/1/01 0 Steelers (86-92) - Eagles (93-94) - Jets (95) - DNP (96) - Broncos (97-99) - Vikings (00)
Charley (Charlie) Britt Charles William Britt DB 6' 2 180 3/20/38 Augusta GA Georgia 1964 8/21/64 Purchased Bill Swain & Charley Britt from the Rams Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 1960 Denver Broncos / 1st / 1960 1/1/61 Traded Charley Janerette to Giants for Ed Mazurek Rams (60-63) - Vikings / 49ers (64)
Lorenzo Bromell Lorenzo Alexis Bromell DE 6' 6 260 9/23/75 Georgetown SC Clemson 2002 4/9/02 signed free agent to a 5-year & $11M contract ($2M signing bonus) Miami Dolphins / 4th / 1998 n/a 8/31/03 released Dolphins (98-01) - Vikings (02) - Raiders (03) - Giants (04)
Kentrell Brothers Kentrell Brothers OLB 6'1 242 2/8/93 Guthrie, OK Missouri 2016 4/28/16 Draft Drafted 2016 / Round: 5 / Pick: 160 0 Vikings (2016­present)*
Bill Brown William Dorsey Brown RB 5' 11 228 6/29/38 Mendota IL Illinois 1962-1974 9/12/62 Traded 1964 4th round pick (#47Mike Reilly) to Bears for Bill Brown Chicago Bears / 2nd / 1961 New York Titans / 6th / 1961 1/1/75 0 Bears (61) - Vikings (62-74)
Freddie Brown Freddie Brown WR 6' 4 204 6/24/86 La Verne CA Utah 2010 8/10/10 signed free agent Cincinnati Bengals / 7 / 252 / 2009 n/a 7/28/11 released Bengals (09-10)* - Vikings (10)*
Ivory Lee Brown Ivory Lee Brown RB 6' 2 230 8/17/69 Palestine TX Ark-Pine Bluff 1993 1/1/93 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 7 / 171 / 1991 n/a 0 0 Cardinals (91)* - San Antonio Riders (92) - Cardinals (92) - Cardinals / Vikings (93)
Larry Brown Lawrence Brown WR 5' 11 180 9/4/63 Miami FL Mankato State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Norris Brown Willie Norris Brown TE 6' 3 220 7/10/61 Laurens SC Georgia 1983 4/26/83 Draft Drafted 1983 - (Round 8 - Overall #213) n/a 9/13/83 waived Vikings (83)
Patrick Brown Patrick Brown T 6' 5 310 12/25/86 Naperville IL UCF 2010-2011 9/29/09 signed free agent to practice squad n/a n/a 9/1/12 waived Panthers (09)* - Patriots (09)* - Vikings (09-10)* - Jets (10) - Dolphins (10) - Vikings (10-12) - Dolphins (12) - Panthers (13)*
Ralph Brown Ralph Brown II DB 5' 10 185 9/16/78 Hacienda Heights CA Nebraska 2004-2005 9/14/04 signed free agent New York Giants / 5th / 2000 n/a 6/1/06 team declined to tender contract to unrestricted free agent Giants (00-03) - Vikings (04-05) - Browns (06) - Cardinals (07)
Richard Brown Richard Solomon Brown LB 6' 3 240 9/21/65 0 San Diego State 1994-1996 1/1/94 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Rams (87) - DNP (88) - Rams (89) - Chargers (90) - Browns (91-92) - DNP (93) - Vikings (94-96)
Robert (Bob) Brown Robert Earl Brown TE 6' 2 225 1/1/43 Pace MS Alcorn State 1971 9/13/71 Traded Mike McGill & Dale Hackbart & 1973 4th round pick (#89 John Lohmeyer) to Cardinals for Bob Brown & Nate Wright n/a n/a 9/8/72 Traded Bob Brown to Saints for 1973 6th round pick (#139 Doug Kingsriter) & 1974 4th round pick (#86 Mike Townsend) Cardinals (69-70) - Vikings (71) - Saints (72-73)
Ted Brown Thomas Edward Brown RB 5' 10 206 2/15/57 High Point NC North Carolina State 1979-1986 5/3/79 Draft Drafted 1979 - (Round 1 - Overall #16) n/a 9/7/87 cut Vikings (79-86)
Terry Brown Terry Lynn Brown DB 6' 0 205 1/9/47 Walters OK Oklahoma State 1972-1975 10/20/72 claimed off waivers St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 1969 n/a 0 0 Cardinals (69-70) - DNP (71) - Vikings (72-75) - Browns (76)
Joey Browner Joey Matthew Browner S 6' 2 221 5/15/60 Warren OH USC 1983-1991 4/26/83 Draft Drafted 1983 - (Round 1 - Overall #19) n/a 7/22/92 released Vikings (83-91) - Buccaneers (92)
Bob Bruer Robert Anthony Bruer TE 6' 5 235 5/22/53 Madison WI Mankato State 1980-1984 9/23/80 signed free agent Houston Oilers / 9th / 1975 n/a 1/1/84 0 49ers (79) - Vikings / 49ers (80) - Vikings (81-83)
Larry Brune Lawrence Dee Brune DB 6' 2 202 5/4/53 San Diego CA Rice 1980 4/8/76 Draft Drafted 1976 - (Round 7 - Overall #206) n/a 8/17/81 cut Vikings (80)
Dave Bruno David Bruno P 6' 1 235 3/19/63 Chicago IL Moriane Valley Community College (IL) 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Bobby Bryant Bobby Lee Bryant DB 6' 1 170 1/24/44 Macon GA South Carolina 1968-1980 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 7 - Overall #167) n/a 1/1/81 0 Vikings (68-80)
Tim Bryant Timothy Bryant LB 6' 1 217 5/5/62 Nashville TN Southern Miss 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Bart Buetow Barton Max Buetow T 6' 5 250 10/28/50 Minneapolis MN Minnesota 1976-1977 2/1/72 Draft Drafted 1972 - (Round 3 - Overall #59) - Choice from Packers n/a 1/1/78 0 Giants (73) - DNP (74-75) - Vikings (76)
Mike Bundra Michael P. Bundra DT 6' 3 255 6/24/39 Coplay PA USC 1964 9/4/64 Traded 1965 7th round pick (#92 Gregg Kent) & 1966 6th round pick (#87 Wayne De Sutter) to Lions for Mike Bundra & Larry Vargo Detroit Lions / 6th / 1962 n/a 10/5/64 Traded Mike Bundra to Browns for 1965 4th round pick (#55 Jim Harris) & 1966 6th round pick (#90 James Battle) Lions (62-63) - Browns / Vikings (64) - Colts / Giants (65)
Nate Burleson Nate Burleson WR 6' 0 192 8/19/81 Seattle WA Nevada-Reno 2003-2005 4/26/03 Draft Drafted 2003 - (Round 3 - Overall #71) n/a 3/31/06 lost restricted free agent (to Seahawks) Vikings Received 2006 3rd round pick from Seahawks as compensation for restricted free agent Nate Burleson Vikings (03-05) - Seahawks (06-07)
John Burrough John Leslie Burrough DE-DT 6' 5 275 5/17/72 Laramie WY Wyoming 1999-2000 2/17/99 signed free agent Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 1995 n/a 3/1/01 released Falcons (95-98) - Vikings (99-00) - DNP (01) - Rams (02)
Brandon Burton Brandon Burton CB 6' 0 190 7/31/89 Germany Utah 2011-2012 4/30/11 Draft Drafted 2011 - (Round 5 - Overall #139) n/a 8/31/13 waived Vikings (11-12) - Bills (13) - Cincinnati Bengals (14)
Derek Burton Derek Burton T 6' 2 270 8/10/63 Seattle WA Oklahoma State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 8/28/88 waived Vikings (87)
Stephen Burton Stephen Burton WR 6' 1 221 12/11/89 Lakewood CA West Texas A&M 2011-2012 4/30/11 Draft Drafted 2011 - (Round 7 - Overall #236) (compensatory) n/a 8/31/13 waived Vikings (11-12) - Jaguars (13)
Bill Butler William R. Butler DB-HB 5' 10 189 7/10/37 Berlin WI Tennessee-Chattanooga 1962-1964 1/1/62 Traded DC (6th pick?) that was due to Steelers for Bill Butler Green Bay Packers / 19th / 1959 n/a 1/1/65 0 Packers (59) - Cowboys (60) - Steelers (61) - Vikings (62-64)
Duane Butler Duane M. Butler DB 6' 1 211 11/29/73 Trotwood OH Illinois State 1997-1998 8/13/97 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (97-98)
Ken Byers Kenneth Vernon Byers Jr. G 6' 1 240 4/6/40 Logan OH Cincinnati 1964-1965 1/1/64 signed free agent New York Giants / 7th / 1962 Boston Patriots / 16th / 1962 8/30/66 waived Giants (62-63) - Vikings / Giants (64) - Vikings (65)
Carter Bykowski Carter Bykowski T 6' 7 313 7/25/90 Eden Prairie MN Iowa State 2014 12/10/14 Signed off 49ers Practice Squad n/a n/a 8/31/15 Waived Vikings (14)

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First Last Full Name Pos Ht Wt Born Place College Years Arrived How Draft Draft AFL Date Left Info Played For
Jamie Caleb Jamie J. Caleb HB-FB 6' 1 210 10/29/36 Calhoun LA Grambling State 1961 8/31/61 See Jim Marshall Trade Below * Cleveland Browns / 16th / 1959 n/a 8/28/62 waived Browns (60) - Vikings (61) - DNP (62-64) - Browns (65)
Lee Calland Arthur Lee Calland DB 6' 0 190 9/14/41 Louisville KY Louisville 1963-1965 7/1/63 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/15/66 lost in expansion draft (to Falcons) Vikings (63-65) - Falcons (66-68) - Bears / Steelers (69) - Steelers (70-72)
Greg Camarillo Greg Camarillo PR 6' 1 190 4/18/82 Redwood City CA Stanford 2010-2011 8/25/10 Traded Benny Sapp to Dolphins for Greg Camarillo n/a n/a 3/13/12 player became an unrestricted free agent Chargers (05-06) - Dolphins (07-09) - Vikings (10-11) - Saints (12)
John Campbell John William Campbell LB 6' 3 225 10/7/38 Wadena MN Minnesota 1963-1964 12/4/62 Draft Drafted 1963 - (Round 11 - Overall #143) Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 1963 1/28/65 Traded John Campbell & 1966 8th round pick (#120 Jerry Allen) to Colts for rights to Larry Kramer Vikings (63-64) - Steelers (65-68) - Colts / Steelers (69)
Kelly Campbell Kelly Campbell WR 5' 10 173 7/23/80 Atlanta GA Georgia Tech 2002-2004 4/22/02 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/6/05 waived Vikings (02-04)
Bill Cappleman George William Cappleman QB 6' 3 210 3/12/47 Brooksville FL Florida State 1970 1/27/70 Draft Drafted 1970 - (Round 2 - Overall #51) n/a 9/13/71 Traded Bill Cappleman to Eagles for 1973 4th round pick (#80 Mike Wells) Vikings (70) - DNP (71-72) - Lions (73)
John Carlson John Carlson TE 6' 5 256 5/12/84 St. Cloud MN Notre Dame 2012-2013 3/13/12 signed unrestricted free agent to a 5-year contract through 2016 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 38th pick / 2008 n/a 3/5/14 Terminated Vested Veteran all contracts Seahawks (08-11) - Vikings (12-13) - Cardinals (14)
Jon Carman Jon Carman T 6' 7 350 1/14/76 Herndon VA Georgia Tech 2002 10/22/02 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/31/03 released Bills (00-01) - Vikings (02)
Preston Carpenter Verda Preston Carpenter E-HB 6' 2 190 1/24/34 Hayti MO Arkansas 1966 1/1/66 Traded 1966 6th Pick to Redskins for Preston Carpenter Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1956 n/a 8/1/67 released Browns (56-59) - Steelers (60-63) - Redskins (64-65) - Vikings / Redskins (66) - Dolphins (67)
Ron Carpenter Ronald Allen Carpenter DB 6' 1 189 1/20/70 Cincinnati OH Miami (OH) 1993 5/1/93 signed free agent n/a n/a 11/3/93 Waived Bengals (93) - DNP (94) - Vikings / Jets (95) - Jets (96) - DNP (97) - Rams (98-99)
Jay Carroll Jay Timothy Carroll TE 6' 4 230 11/8/61 Winona MN Minnesota 1985 9/3/85 claimed off waivers (from Buccaneers) Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 1984 n/a 0 0 Buccaneers (84) - Vikings (85)
Malcolm Carson Malcolm Darryl Carson G 6' 2 260 11/1/59 Birmingham AL Tennessee-Chattanooga 1984 6/22/84 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/6/84 waived Vikings (84)
Anthony Carter Anthony Carter WR 5' 11 168 9/17/60 Riviera Beach FL Michigan 1985-1993 8/16/85 Traded Robin Sendlein & 1986 2nd round pick (#40 Kevin Murphy) to Dolphins for rights to Anthony Carter Miami Dolphins / 12th / 1983 n/a 1/1/94 0 Vikings (85--93) - Lions (94-95)
Cris Carter Christopher D. Carter WR 6' 3 202 11/25/65 Troy OH Ohio State 1990-2001 9/4/90 claimed off waivers (from Eagles) Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 1987 n/a 5/16/02 retired Eagles (87-89) - Vikings (90-01) - Dolphins (02)
Dale Carter Dale Lavelle Carter DB 6' 1 194 11/28/69 Covington GA Tennessee 2001 11/8/01 signed free agent Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 1992 n/a 3/1/02 Released Chiefs (92-98) - Broncos (99) - DNP (00) - Vikings (01) - Saints (02-03) - DNP (04) - Ravens (05)
Jason Carter Jason Edward Carter WR 6' 0 205 9/15/82 Caldwell TX Texas A&M 2006 4/30/06 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/1/07 released Vikings (06) - Panthers (07)
Kyle Carter Kyle Carter TE 6'3 245 12/17/92 New Castle, DE Penn State 2016 5/1/16 Signed free agent 0 Vikings (2016-present)*
Tyrone Carter Tyrone M. Carter DB 5' 8 190 3/31/76 Fort Lauderdale FL Minnesota 2000-2002 4/15/00 Draft Drafted 2000 - (Round 4 - Overall #118) n/a 4/11/03 lost unrestricted free agent (to Jets) Vikings (00-02) - Jets (03) - Steelers (04-07)
Dave Casper David John Casper TE 6' 4 240 9/26/51 Bemidji MN Notre Dame 1983 10/20/83 Traded 1984 2nd Round pick (#40-Victor Scott) & 1984 4th Round pick (#100-Patrick Allen) to Oilers for Archine Manning & Dave Casper Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 1974 n/a 7/20/84 waived Raiders (74-79) - Oilers / Raiders (80) - Oilers (81-82) - Oilers / Vikings (83) - Raiders (84)
Matt Cassel Matthew Brennan Cassel QB 6' 5 230 5/17/82 Northridge CA USC 2013-2014 3/14/13 signed free agent to a 1-year contract New England Patriots / 7th / 230th pick / 2005 n/a 3/10/15 Traded to the Bills Patriots (05-08) - Chiefs (09-12) - Vikings (2013­2014) - Bills (2015) - Cowboys (2015) - Titans (2016­present)
Ivan Ceasar Ivan Orsen Caesar Jr LB 6' 1 241 1/7/67 St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands Boston College 1991 4/22/91 Draft Drafted 1991 - (Round 11 - Overall #286) n/a 0 0 Vikings (91) - Eagles (93)* - Tampa Bay Storm (95­96) - Portland Forest Dragons (98) - Milwaukee Mustangs (99)
Matt Cercone Matthew Anthony Cercone TE 6' 5 252 11/30/75 Bakersfield CA Arizona State 2000-2002 4/20/99 signed free agent n/a n/a 10/1/02 released Vikings (00) - DNP (01) - Vikings (02)
Byron Chamberlain Byron Daniel Chamberlain TE 6' 1 250 10/17/71 Honolulu HI Wayne State (NE) 2001-2002 3/15/01 signed unrestricted free agent (from Broncos) to a 5-year & $8.5M contract ($1.7M signing bonus) & 1-year contract (NYT) Denver Broncos / 7th / 1995 n/a 9/29/03 released Broncos (95-00) - Vikings (01-02) - Redskins (03)
Doug Chapman Doug Chapman RB 5' 10 213 8/22/77 Chesterfield VA Marshall 2001-2003 4/15/00 Draft Drafted 2000 - (Round 3 - Overall #88) n/a 11/25/03 released Vikings (01) - DNP (02) - Vikings (03)
John Charles John James Charles DB 6' 0 205 5/9/44 Newark NJ Purdue 1970 10/2/70 Vikings Received John Charles & 1972 1st round pick (#10 Jeff Siemon) & cash from Patriots as compensation for free agent Joe Kapp n/a Boston Patriots / 1st / 1967 4/23/71 Traded John Charles & 1972 4th round pick (#102 Tom Graham) to Broncos for Al Denson Patriots (67-69) - Vikings (70) - Oilers (71-74)
Corey Chavous Corey Lamonte Chavous DB 6' 1 205 1/15/76 Aiken SC Vanderbilt 2002-2005 3/22/02 signed free agent to a 4-year & $7.5M contract ($2M signing bonus) Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 1998 n/a 3/11/06 lost unrestricted free agent (to Rams) Cardinals (98-01) - Vikings (02-05) - Rams (06-07)
Hal Chealander Hal Chealander QB 6' 4 218 0 0 Mississippi St. 1974 1/1/74 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (74)
Greg Childs Greg Childs WR 6' 3 219 3/10/90 Warren AR Arkansas 2013 4/28/12 Draft Drafted 2012 - (Round 4 - Overall #134) (compensatory) n/a 3/6/14 Waived Non-Football Injury Vikings (12-13)
Jim Christopherson James Monroe Christopherson LB-K 6' 0 218 2/17/38 Wadena MN Concordia (MN) 1962 1/1/62 0 n/a n/a 8/29/61 released Vikings (62)
Jeff Christy Jeffrey Allen Christy C 6' 3 284 2/3/69 Natrona Heights PA Pittsburgh 1993-1999 3/16/93 signed free agent Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 1992 n/a 0 0 Vikings (93-99) - Buccaneers (00-02)
Patrick Chukwurah Patrick C. Chukwurah LB 6' 1 250 3/1/79 0 Wyoming 2001-2002 4/22/01 Draft Drafted 2001 - (Round 5 - Overall #157) n/a 2/27/03 released Vikings (01-02) - DNP (03) - Broncos (04-06) - Buccaneers (07)
Vinny Ciurciu Vincenzo Ciurciu LB 6' 0 235 5/2/80 Hackensack NJ Boston College 2007-2008 3/3/07 signed unrestricted free agent n/a n/a 3/3/09 waived Panthers / Buccaneers (03) - Panthers (04-06) - Vikings (07)
Neil Clabo William Neil Clabo P 6' 2 200 11/18/52 Miami Beach FL Tennessee 1975-1977 1/28/75 Draft Drafted 1975 - (Round 10 - Overall #258) n/a 8/23/78 Traded to Patriots Got draft pick (?-?) & future considerations (?) Gave Neil Clabo Vikings (75-77)
Chris Claiborne Christopher Ashon Claiborne LB 6' 3 259 7/26/78 San Diego CA USC 2003-2004 3/24/03 signed unrestricted free agent (from Lions) Detroit Lions / 1st / 1999 n/a 0 0 Lions (99-02) - Vikings (03-04) - Rams (05) - Giants (06)
Jessie Clark Jessie Lee Clark RB 6' 0 231 1/3/60 Thebes AR Louisiana Tech 1989-1990 12/6/89 signed free agent Green Bay Packers / 7th / 1983 n/a 9/3/90 waived Packers (83-87) - Lions / Cardinals (88) - Vikings / Cardinals (89) - Vikings (90)
Kenny Clark Kenneth L. Clark WR 6' 1 217 5/14/78 Gainesville FL Central Florida 2003 4/23/01 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 10/21/03 released Vikings (03)
Ken Clarke Kenneth Maurice Clarke NT-DT 6' 2 268 8/28/56 Savannah GA Syracuse 1989-1991 9/13/89 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/28/90 waived Eagles (78-87) - Seahawks (88) - Vikings (89-91)
Leon Clarke Leon Tom Clarke E-FL 6' 4 232 1/10/33 Los Angeles CA USC 1963 1/30/63 Traded Mel Triplett to Browns for Leon Clarke Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 1956 n/a 0 0 Rams (56-59) - Browns (60-62) - Vikings (63)
T J Clemmings T J Clemmings T 6' 5 309 11/18/91 ount Vernon NY Pittsburgh 2015 5/7/15 Drafted 2015 - (Round 4 - Overall #110 n/a n/a n/a Vikings (15-present)
Duane Clemons Duane Anthony Clemons DE 6' 5 275 5/23/74 Riverside CA California 1996-1999 4/20/96 Draft Drafted 1996 - (Round 1 - Overall #16) n/a 3/24/00 lost unrestricted free agent (to Chiefs) Vikings (96-99) - Chiefs (00-02) - Bengals (03-05)
Marvin Cobb Marvin Lawrence Cobb DB 6' 0 189 8/6/53 Detroit MI USC 1980 10/31/80 claimed off waivers Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 1975 n/a 9/1/81 waived Bengals (75-79) - Vikings / Steelers (80)
Robert (Bob) Cobb Robert Lewis Cobb DE 6' 4 248 10/12/57 Cincinnati OH Arizona 1984 1/1/84 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 1981 n/a 1/1/85 0 Rams (81) - Buccaneers (82) - DNP (83) - Vikings (84)
Paul Coffman Paul Randolph Coffman TE 6' 3 222 3/29/56 St. Louis MO Kansas State 1988 1/1/88 0 n/a n/a 10/26/88 waived Packers (78-85) - Chiefs (86-87) - Vikings (88)
Audie Cole Audie Raymond Cole LB 6' 4 246 6/1/89 Ypsilanti MI North Carolina St. 2012-2015 4/28/12 Draft Drafted 2012 - (Round 7 - Overall #210) n/a 0 0 Vikings (12-Present)
Colin Cole Colin Cole 0 0 0 0 0 0 2003 4/28/03 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 10/8/03 released Vikings (03)
Al Coleman Alvin M. Coleman DB 6' 1 183 12/27/44 Gulfport MS Tennessee A&I 1967 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 4 - Overall #87) n/a 9/6/67 waived Vikings (67) - DNP (68) - Bengals (69) - Bengals (70-71) - Eagles (72-73)
Dan Coleman Daniel Coleman DE 6' 4 249 8/14/62 Lansing MI Murray State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Greg Coleman Gregory Jerome Coleman P 6' 0 185 9/9/54 Jacksonville FL Florida A&M 1978-1987 10/20/78 signed free agent Cincinnati Bengals / 14th / 1976 n/a 8/23/88 released Browns (77) - Vikings (78-87) - Redskins (88)
Stalin Colinet Stalin D. Colinet DT-DE 6' 6 281 7/17/74 New York NY Boston College 1997-1999 4/19/97 Draft Drafted 1997 - (Round 3 - Overall #78) n/a 9/28/99 Traded Stalin Colinet to Browns for Jerry Ball Vikings (97-98) - Browns / Vikings (99) - Browns (00) - Browns / Vikings (01) - Jaguars (02)
Stalin Colinet Stalin D. Colinet 2001 10/16/01 Traded 2003 5th round pick (#142 Ryan Pontbriand) to Browns for Stalin Colinet & 7th round pick ZZZ n/a n/a 2/21/02 Released
Calvin Collins Calvin Lewis Collins G-C 6' 2 307 1/5/74 Beaumont TX Texas A&M 2001 10/15/01 signed free agent Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 1997 n/a 1/1/02 0 Falcons (97-00) - Vikings (01)
Dwight Collins Dwight Dean Collins WR 6' 1 208 8/23/61 Rochester NY Pittsburgh 1984 5/2/84 Draft Drafted 1984 - (Round 6 - Overall #154) n/a 0 0 Vikings (84)
Fabray Collins Fabray R. Collins LB 6' 2 215 9/16/61 Chicago IL Southern Illinois 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Jeff Colter Jeffrey Colter DB 5' 10 171 4/23/61 Tucson AZ Kansas 1984 6/21/84 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/20/85 waived Vikings (84) - DNP (85-86) - Chiefs (87)
Bill Conaty William Buckley Conaty Jr. C 6' 2 306 3/8/73 Baltimore MD Virginia Tech 2004 8/5/04 signed free agent n/a n/a 3/2/05 Released Bills (97-02) - DNP (03) - Vikings (04)
Chris Cook Chris Cook DB 6' 2 212 2/5/87 Lynchburg VA Virginia 2010-2013 4/23/10 Draft Drafted 2010 - (Round 2 - Overall #34) - Choice from Lions n/a 3/14/14 Free Agent signed with 49ers Vikings (10-13) - 49ers 2014)
Ryan Cook Ryan Cook C 6' 6 325 5/8/83 Albuquerque NM New Mexico 2006-2010 4/29/06 Draft Drafted 2006 - (Round 2 - Overall #51) - Choice from Dolphins n/a 9/3/11 waived Vikings (06-07)
Kerry Cooks Kerry George Cooks DB 5' 11 204 3/28/74 Dallas TX Iowa 1998 4/19/98 Draft Drafted 1998 - (Round 5 - Overall #144) n/a 0 0 Packers (98)
Adrian Cooper Adrian Cooper Jr. TE 6' 5 255 4/27/68 Denver CO Oklahoma 1994-1995 3/18/94 Traded 1994 3rd round pick (#88 Jason Gildon) & 1994 6th round pick (#180 Eric Ravotti) to Steelers for Adrian Cooper Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 1991 n/a 2/16/96 Released Steelers (91-93) - Vikings (94-95) - 49ers (96)
Jon Cooper Jon Cooper C 6' 3 290 10/1/86 Fort Collins CO Oklahoma 2009-2011 4/27/09 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/12/11 waived Vikings (09-11) - Titans (12)*
Marquis Cooper Marquis Cooper LB 6' 3 215 3/11/82 Mesa AZ Washington 2006 9/5/06 signed free agent Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 2004 n/a 10/30/06 waived Buccaneers (04-05) - Seahawks / Vikings / Steelers (06) - Jaguars / Steelers (07)
Frank Cornish Frank Edgar Cornish IV C-G 6' 4 287 9/24/67 Chicago IL UCLA 1994 7/12/94 signed free agent San Diego Chargers / 6th / 1990 n/a 11/11/94 Released Chargers (90-91) - Cowboys (92-93) - Vikings (94) - Jaguars / Eagles (95)
Jose Cortez Jose Antonio Cortez K 5' 11 200 5/27/75 San Vincente El Salvador Oregon State 2003-2004 10/17/03 signed free agent n/a n/a 5/26/05 released Giants (99) - DNP (00) - 49ers (01) - 49ers / Redskins (02) - Vikings (03-04) - Cowboys / Eagles / 49ers (05)
Keith Council Keith Council DE 6' 6 285 12/3/74 Orlando FL Hampton 1999 1/1/99 0 n/a n/a 8/19/00 waived-injured Giants (98) - Vikings (99-00)
Sam Cowart Samuel Cowart III LB 6' 2 245 2/26/75 Jacksonville FL Florida State 2005 3/18/05 Traded 2005 7th round pick (#230 Matt Cassel) to Jets for Sam Cowart Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 1998 n/a 3/24/06 lost unrestricted free agent (to Texans) Bills (98-01) - Jets (02-04) - Vikings (05)
Fred Cox Frederick William Cox K 5' 11 200 12/11/38 Monongahela PA Pittsburgh 1963-1977 9/3/62 Traded 1963 6th round pick (#72 Ernie Borghetti) to Browns for Fred Cox & Tom Franckhouser & Erroll Linden & Charlie Ferguson Cleveland Browns / 8th / 1961 New York Titans / 28th / 1961 0 0 Vikings (63-77)
Roger Craig Roger Timothy Craig RB 6' 0 222 7/10/60 Davenport IA Nebraska 1992-1993 3/18/92 signed free agent San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 1983 n/a 8/30/93 waived 49ers (83-90) - Raiders (91) - Vikings (92-93)
Steve Craig Steven Arthur Craig TE 6' 3 231 3/13/51 Akron OH Northwestern 1974-1978 1/29/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 3 - Overall #64) - Choice from Chargers n/a 8/28/79 cut Vikings (74-78)
Brian Crawford Brian Crawford T 6' 6 324 9/27/77 Portland OR Western Oregon 2001 4/22/01 Draft Drafted 2001 - (Round 7 - Overall #225) n/a 8/26/02 released Vikings (01) - Seahawks (03)
Scott Crichton Scott Crichton DE 6' 3 273 10/30/91 Tacoma WA Oregon State 2014=2015 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2014 - (Round 3 - Overall #072) n/a 0 0 0
Chris Crocker Chris Crocker S 5' 11 200 3/9/80 Norfolk, VA Marshall 2014 8/4/14 Signed free agent Browns Drafted 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 84 8/30/14 Released Browns (2003-05) / Falcons (2006-070 / Dolphins (08) / Bengans (08-13) / Vikings (14)*
Henri Crockett Henri Woodrau Crockett LB 6' 2 240 10/28/74 Pompano Beach FL Florida State 2002-2003 3/13/02 signed free agent to a 3-year & $2.6M contract ($500K signing bonus) Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 1997 n/a 5/10/04 released Falcons (97-01) - Vikings (02-03)
Carlester Crumpler Carlester T. Crumpler Jr. TE 6' 6 260 9/5/71 Greenville NC East Carolina 1999 4/12/99 signed free agent Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 1994 n/a 8/19/00 waived Seahawks (94-98) - Vikings (99)
Brad Culpepper John Broward Culpepper DT 6' 1 275 5/8/69 Tallahassee FL Florida 1992-1993 4/27/92 Draft Drafted 1992 - (Round 10 - Overall #264) n/a 1/1/94 0 Vikings (92-93) - Buccaneers (94-99) - Bears (00)
Daunte Culpepper Daunte Rachard Culpepper QB 6' 4 264 1/28/77 Ocala FL Central Florida 1999-2005 4/17/99 Draft Drafted 1999 - (Round 1 - Overall #11) - Choice from Redskins n/a 3/14/06 Traded to Dolphins Got 2006 second round pick (#51-Ryan Cook) Gave Daunte Culpepper Vikings (99-05) - Dolphins (06) - Raiders (07)
Ed Culpepper Robert Edward Culpepper DT 6' 1 255 1/21/34 Bradenton FL Alabama 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Cardinals) Green Bay Packers / 9th / 1955 n/a 5/19/62 Traded to Steelers Got DRAFT PICK Gave (Ed Culpepper) Culpepper signed with Houston of the AFL Cardinals (58-60) - Vikings (61) - Oilers (62-63)
Douglas (Doug) Cunningham Douglas Scott Cunningham WR 6' 3 195 11/14/55 San Antonio TX Rice 1979 5/5/79 signed free agent n/a n/a 10/25/79 Released Vikings (79)
Randall Cunningham Randall W. Cunningham QB 6' 4 212 3/27/63 Santa Barbara CA UNLV 1997-1999 4/15/97 signed free agent Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 1985 n/a 6/2/00 released Eagles (85-95) - DNP (96) - Vikings (97-99) - Cowboys (00) - Ravens (01)
Rick Cunningham Patrick Dante Ross Cunningham T 6' 7 311 1/4/67 Los Angeles CA Texas A&M 1995 4/3/95 signed free agent Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 1990 n/a 2/16/96 Released Colts (90) - DNP (91) - Cardinals (92-94) - Vikings (95) - Raiders (96-98)
Gary Cuozzo Gary Samuel Cuozzo QB 6' 0 195 4/26/41 Montclair NJ Virginia 1968-1971 1/29/68 Traded 1968 1st round pick (#7 Kevin Hardy) & 1969 1st round pick (#17 John Shinners) to Saints for Gary Cuozzo n/a n/a 4/26/72 Traded Gary Cuozzo to Cardinals for John Gilliam & 1973 2nd round pick (#34 Jackie Wallace) & 1973 4th round pick (#89 John Lohmeyer) Colts (63-66) - Saints (67) - Vikings (68-71) - Cardinals (72)
Travis Curtis Travis Fenner Curtis DB 5' 10 180 9/27/65 Washington DC West Virginia 1989 3/16/89 signed unrestricted free agent n/a n/a 2/1/90 player became an unrestricted free agent Cardinals (87) - Cardinals / Redskins (88) - Vikings (89) - Jets (90) - Redskins (91)

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Bernard Dafney Bernard Dafney G 6' 5 324 11/1/68 Los Angeles, CA Tennessee 1992-1994 3/24/68 signed free agent 0 0 Oilers (1992) / Vikings (1992­1994) / Cardinals (1995) / Steelers (1996) / Ravens (1997)
Carroll Dale Carroll Wayne Dale WR-TE-FL 6' 2 200 4/24/38 Wise VA Virginia Tech 1973 1/1/73 claimed off waivers Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 1960 n/a 4/24/74 Released Rams (60-64) - Packers (65-72) - Vikings (73)
Antico Dalton Antico Dalton LB 6' 1 240 12/31/75 Eden NC Hampton 1999 4/18/99 Draft Drafted 1999 - (Round 6 - Overall #199) n/a 8/27/00 waived Vikings (99) - Patriots (00)
Brian Daniels Brian Daniels 0 0 0 0 0 0 2007-2008 4/30/07 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/5/09 waived Vikings (07-08)
LeShun Daniels LeShun Darnell Daniels G 6' 1 304 5/30/74 Warren OH Ohio State 1997 4/25/97 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/24/97 waived Vikings (97)
Rick Danmeier Richard Craig Danmeier K 6' 0 194 4/8/52 St. Paul MN Sioux Falls 1977-1983 1/1/77 signed free agent - On IR 77 n/a n/a 8/28/84 waived Vikings (77-82)
Tony Darden Tony Dwayne Darden DB 6' 0 193 8/11/75 Baton Rouge LA Texas Tech 1998 4/19/98 Draft Drafted 1998 - (Round 7 - Overall #225) (compensatory) n/a 9/5/99 waived Vikings (98) - Chargers (00)
Ron Daugherty Ronald Daugherty WR 6' 3 185 3/17/58 Chicago IL Northeast Illinois 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Brian Davis Brian Wesley Davis DB 6' 2 190 8/31/63 Phoenix AZ Nebraska 1994 1/1/94 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 1987 n/a 0 0 Redskins (87-90) - Seahawks (91-92) - Chargers (93) - Vikings (94)
Doug Davis Douglas Sherone Davis T 6' 4 255 7/22/44 Elkton MD Kentucky 1966-1972 11/27/65 Draft Drafted 1966 - (Round 5 - Overall #72) n/a 0 0 Vikings (66-72)
Greg Davis Gregory Brian Davis K 6' 0 202 10/29/65 Atlanta GA The Citadel 1997 4/11/97 signed free agent Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 1987 n/a 9/24/97 Released Falcons (87-88) - Falcons / Patriots (89) - Falcons (90) - Cardinals (91-96) - Vikings / Chargers (97) - Raiders (98)
Isaac (Ike) Davis John Isaac Davis G 6' 3 325 4/8/72 Malvern AR Arkansas 1998 1/1/98 0 San Diego Chargers / 2 / 43 / 1994 n/a 0 0 Chargers (94-96) - Chargers / Saints (97) - Vikings (98)
John Davis John Leonard Davis TE 6' 4 257 5/14/73 Jasper TX Emporia State 2000 5/1/01 re-signed Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 1994 n/a 8/8/01 released Cowboys (95) - DNP (96) - Buccaneers (97-99) - Vikings (00) - Bears (01-03)
Nick Davis Nick Davis WR 6' 0 180 10/6/79 Manchester MI Wisconsin 2002-2003 4/22/02 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (02-03)
Rod Davis Rod Davis LB 6' 2 239 4/2/81 Gulfport MS Southern Miss 2004-2006 4/25/04 Draft Drafted 2004 - (Round 5 - Overall #155) - Choice from Ravens n/a 9/2/06 released Vikings (04-05) - Panthers / Vikings (06)
Dale Dawson Dale Anthony Dawson K 6' 0 213 11/2/64 West Palm Beach FL Eastern Kentucky 1987 1/1/87 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (87) - Packers / Eagles (88)
Rhett Dawson Rhett Motte Dawson WR 6' 1 185 12/22/48 Valdosta GA Florida State 1973 1/1/73 signed free agent Houston Oilers / 10th / 1972 n/a 9/10/74 waived Oilers (72) - Vikings (73)
Larry Dean Larry Dean LB 6' 0 216 8/7/88 Tifton GA Valdosta State (GA) 2011-2013 7/27/11 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/31/14 Waived Vikings (11-Present)
Ted Dean Theodore Curtis Dean FB-HB 6' 2 213 3/24/38 Radnor PA Wichita State 1964 5/29/64 Traded Don Hultz & Ray Poage & Chuck Lamson & Terry Kosens to Eagles for Ted Dean & rights to Bob Berry Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 1960 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1960 0 0 Eagles (60-63) - Vikings (64)
Chris DeGeare Chris DeGeare G 6' 4 335 2/17/87 Chandler AZ Wake Forest 2010 4/24/10 Draft Drafted 2010 - (Round 5 - Overall #161) n/a 8/31/12 released Vikings (10-12) - Titans (12) - Giants (13)* - Dallas Cowboys (14)
Jack Del Rio Jack L. Del Rio Jr. LB 6' 4 246 4/4/63 Castro Valley CA USC 1992-1995 3/3/92 signed free agent New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 1985 n/a 0 0 Saints (85-86) - Chiefs (87-88) - Cowboys (89-91) - Vikings (92-95)
Jarrod Delaney Jarrod Delaney WR 6' 1 205 12/1/66 0 TCU 1989 5/5/89 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 1/8/90 released Vikings (89)
Greg DeLong Gregory Andrew DeLong TE 6' 4 250 4/3/73 Orefield PA North Carolina 1995-1998 8/28/95 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/26/99 lost unrestricted free agent (to Ravens) Vikings (95-98) - Ravens (99) - Jaguars (00)
Calvin Demery Calvin Louis Demery WR 6' 1 190 8/17/50 Phoenix AZ Arizona State 1972 2/1/72 Draft Drafted 1972 - (Round 8 - Overall #206) n/a 1/1/73 0 Vikings (72)
Earl Denny Earl Livingston Denny RB 6' 1 205 7/21/45 El Paso TX Missouri 1967-1968 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 3 - Overall #61) n/a 0 0 Vikings (67-68)
Al Denson Alfred Freddie Denson FL-TE-SE-WR 6' 2 208 1/2/42 Jacksonville FL Florida A&M 1971 4/23/71 Traded John Charles & 1972 4th round pick (#102 Tom Graham) to Broncos for Al Denson Denver Broncos / 6th / 1964 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 1964 0 0 Broncos (64-70) - Vikings (71)
Bob Denton Robert George Denton DE-T 6' 3 244 7/24/34 Fresno CA University of Pacific 1961-1964 5/2/61 Traded 1962 10th round pick (#129-Jerry Goerlitz) to Browns for Robert Denton Cleveland Browns / 6th / 1959 n/a 1/1/65 0 Browns (60) - Vikings (61-64)
Dean Derby Clarence Dean Derby DB 6' 0 185 6/11/35 Leavenworth WA Washington 1961-1962 1/1/61 signed free agent Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 1957 n/a 0 0 Steelers (57-60) - Vikings-Steelers (61) - Vikings (62)
Kevin Devine Kevin L. Devine DB 5' 9 179 12/11/74 Jackson MS California 1999 9/6/99 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/21/99 Released Jaguars (97-98) - Vikings (99)
Jim Dick James Brian Dick LB 6' 1 230 6/18/64 IL North Dakota State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Paul Dickson Paul Serafin Dickson DT-T 6' 5 252 2/26/37 Waco TX Baylor 1961-1970 8/31/61 See Jim Marshall Trade Below * Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1959 n/a 0 0 Rams (59) - Cowboys (60) - Vikings (61-70) - Cardinals (71)
Stefon Diggs Stefon Diggs WR 6' 0 195 2/10/94 Gaithersburg MD Maryland 2015 5/7/15 Draft Drafted 2015 - (Round 5 - Overall #146 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Scott Dill Gerald Scott Dill T-G-C 6' 5 294 4/5/66 Birmingham AL Memphis 1996-1997 8/16/96 signed free agent Phoenix Cardinals / 9th / 1988 n/a 2/13/98 Released Cardinals (88-89) - Buccaneers (90-95) - Vikings (96-97)
Terry Dillon Terrance Gilbert Dillon DB 6' 0 193 8/18/41 Waukesha WI Montana 1963 1/1/63 0 Oakland Raiders / 18th / 1963 n/a 9/3/63 cut Vikings (63)
Steve Dils Stephen Whitfield Dils QB 6' 1 190 12/8/55 Seattle WA Stanford 1979-1984 5/3/79 Draft Drafted 1979 - (Round 4 - Overall #97) n/a 9/18/84 Traded Steve Dils to Rams for 1985 4th round pick (#106 Kyle Morrell) Vikings (79-83) - Rams-Vikings (84) - Rams (85-87) - Falcons (88)
Ryan D'Imperio Ryan D'Imperio fb 6' 2 241 8/15/87 Sewell NJ Rutgers 2011 4/24/10 Draft Drafted 2010 - (Round 7 - Overall #237) n/a 8/31/12 released Vikings (10-11) - Chiefs (13)* - Giants (13)*
Cris Dishman Cris Edward Dishman DB 6' 0 195 8/13/65 Louisville KY Purdue 2000 8/28/00 signed Houston Oilers / 5th / 1988 n/a 11/26/00 waived Oilers (88-96) - Redskins (97-98) - Chiefs (99) - Vikings (00)
Ahmad Dixon Ahmad Dixon S 6' 0 210 9/5/91 Waco TX Baylor 2014 9/3/14 Signed Free Agent Signed off practice squad by Chicago Bears n/a 5/7/15 Waived Dallas Cowboys (2014)* / Minnesota Vikings (2014)* / Chicago Bears (2014) / Miami Dolphins (2014)* / Minnesota Vikings (2014)
David Dixon David Tukatahi Dixon G 6' 5 343 1/5/69 Papakura New Zealand Arizona State 1994-2004 7/12/94 signed free agent New England Patriots / 9th / 1992 n/a 8/23/93 Released Vikings (94-04)
Chris Doleman Christopher John Doleman DE-LB 6' 5 289 10/16/61 Indianapolis IN Pittsburgh 1985-1993 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1985 - (Round 1 - Overall #4) - Choice from Falcons n/a 4/24/94 Traded Chris Doleman & 1994 2nd round pick (#45 Bert Emanuel) to Falcons for 1994 2nd round pick (#40 David Palmer) & 1995 1st round pick (#11 Derrick Alexander) Vikings (85-93) - Falcons (94-95) - 49ers (96-98) - Vikings (99)
Chris Doleman Christopher John Doleman 1999 1/1/99 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/11/00 Retired
Oscar Donahue Oscar Donahue WR 6' 3 195 6/7/37 0 San Jose State 1962 1/1/62 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 1962 Oakland Raiders / 12th / 1962 8/26/63 waived Vikings (62)
Nat Dorsey Nathaniel Willie Dorsey III T 6' 6 324 9/9/83 New Orleans LA Georgia Tech 2004 4/25/04 Draft Drafted 2004 - (Round 4 - Overall #115) n/a 9/3/05 Traded Nat Dorsey to Browns for Melvin Fowler Vikings (04) - Browns (05-07)
Mike Doss Michael Allen Doss DB 5' 10 207 3/24/81 Canton OH Ohio State 2007 4/4/07 signed unrestricted free agent Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 2003 n/a 12/9/08 lost free agent (to Bengals) Colts (03-06) - Vikings (07)
D.J. Dozier William Henry Dozier Jr. RB 6' 0 200 9/21/65 Norfolk VA Penn State 1987-1990 4/28/87 Draft Drafted 1987 - (Round 1 - Overall #14) - Choice from Dolphins n/a 0 0 Vikings (87-90) - Lions (91)
Ukee Dozier Ukee Dozier 0 0 0 0 0 0 2005 8/2/05 signed free agent n/a n/a 7/26/06 waived 0
B J Dubose B J Dubose DT 6' 4 284 1/19/92 Oakland Park FL Louisville 2015 5/7/15 Draft Drafted 2015 - (Round 6 - Overall #193 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vladimir Ducasse Vladimir Ducasse G 6' 5 325 10/15/87 Port-au-Prince Haiti Massachusetts 2014 3/27/14 signed/unrestricted free agent from Jets New York Jets / 2 / 61 / 2010 n/a 3/10/15 declared free agent Jets (10­13) - Vikings (2014) - Bears (2015) - Ravens (2016)
Bill Dugan William H. Dugan G-T 6' 4 275 6/5/59 Hornell NY Penn State 1984 9/6/84 signed free agent Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 1981 n/a 9/26/84 waived Seahawks (81-83) - Vikings (84) - DNP (85-86) - Giants (87)
Jeff Dugan Jeffery Steven Dugan TE 6' 4 261 4/8/81 Allison Park PA Maryland 2004-2010 4/25/04 Draft Drafted 2004 - (Round 7 - Overall #220) n/a 9/3/11 waived Vikings (04-07)
Doug Dumler Douglas Marvin Dumler C 6' 3 243 12/15/50 Hoisington KS Nebraska 1976-1977 4/9/76 Traded 1976 8th round pick (#235 Stu Betts) & 1977 6th round pick probably (#166 Reggie Pinkney) to Patriots for Doug Dumler New England Patriots / 5th / 1973 n/a 0 0 Patriots (73-75) - Vikings (76-77)
Mark Dusbabek Mark Edward Dusbabek LB 6' 3 232 6/23/64 Fairbault MN Minnesota 1989-1991 4/1/89 signed unrestricted free agent Houston Oilers / 4th / 1987 n/a 11/18/92 released Vikings (89-91)

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First Last Full Name Pos Ht Wt Born Place College Years Arrived How Draft Draft AFL Date Left Info Played For
Michael Early Michael Early G 6' 1 305 6/2/77 0 Norfolk State 2002 12/4/02 claimed off Bills practice squad n/a n/a 8/25/03 waived Bills (01) - Vikings (02)
Nick Easton Nick Easton C 6' 3 303 6/16/92 Lenoir, NC Harvard 2015 10/6/15 Acquired with a 6th round pick from the 49ers in exchange for LB Gerald Hodges 0 Ravens (2015) / 49ers (2015) / Vikings (2015­present)
Adimchinobe Echemandu Adimchinobe Echemandu RB 5' 10 225 11/21/80 Lagos Nigeria California 2005 7/20/05 signed free agent Cleveland Browns / 7th / 2004 n/a 9/2/06 released Browns (04) - Vikings (05) - Raiders (06) - Texans / Raiders (07)
Paul Edinger Paul E. Edinger IV K 5' 8 175 1/17/78 Frankfort MI Michigan State 2005 5/24/05 signed free agent to a 1-year contract Chicago Bears / 6th / 2000 n/a 0 0 Bears (00-04) - Vikings (05)
Brad Edwards Bradford Wayne Edwards S 6' 2 208 3/22/66 Lumberton NC South Carolina 1988-1989 4/24/88 Draft Drafted 1988 - (Round 2 - Overall #54) - Choice from Broncos n/a 2/1/90 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (88-89) - Redskins (90-93) - Falcons (94-96)
Dixon Edwards Dixon Voledean Edwards III LB 6' 1 230 3/25/68 Cincinnati OH Michigan State 1996-1998 2/26/96 signed free agent Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 1991 n/a 6/2/99 released Cowboys (91-95) - Vikings (96-98)
Dovonte Edwards Dovonte Edwards DB 6' 0 182 10/17/82 Chapel Hill NC North Carolina State 2005-2006 4/24/05 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/1/07 waived Vikings (05-06) - Lions (07)
Jimmy Edwards James Leroy Edwards RB 5' 9 185 9/19/52 Oklahoma City OK La-Monroe 1979 8/16/79 claimed off waivers n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (79)
Ray Edwards Raymond James Edwards Jr. DE 6' 5 270 1/1/85 Cincinnati OH Purdue 2006-2010 4/30/06 Draft Drafted 2006 - (Round 4 - Overall #127) - Choice from Eagles n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (06-07)
Pat Eilers Patrick Christopher Eilers DB 5' 11 197 9/3/66 St. Paul MN Notre Dame 1990-1991 1/1/90 0 n/a n/a 9/3/90 waived Vikings (90-91) - Redskins (92-94) - Bears (95)
Mike Eischeid Michael Duncan Eischeid K 6' 0 190 9/29/40 Orange City IA Upper Iowa 1972-1974 5/25/72 Vikings Traded1 1973 4th round pick (#89 John Lohmeyer) to Chiefs for Mike Eischeid n/a n/a 7/1/65 waived Raiders (66-71) - Vikings (72-74)
Clifton Eley Clifton T. Eley TE 6' 5 230 6/21/61 Clarksdale MS Mississippi State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Carl Eller Carl Lee Eller DE 6' 6 247 2/25/42 Winston-Salem NC Minnesota 1964-1978 12/2/63 Draft Drafted 1964 - (Round 1 - Overall #6) Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1964 7/30/79 Traded Carl Eller & 1980 8th round pick (#204 Vic Minor) to Seahawks for Steve Niehaus Vikings (64-78) - Seahawks (79)
Aaron Elling Aaron John Elling K 6' 2 201 5/31/78 Waconia MN Wyoming 2003-2004 3/20/03 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/3/05 released Vikings (03) - Vikings / Titans (04) - Ravens (05)
Kenrick Ellis Kenrick Ellis DT 6'5 346 12/10/87 Jamaica Hampton 2015 10/20/15 signed free agent 9/3/16 Released Jets (2011_2014) / Giants (2015) / Vikings (2015)
Rhett Ellison Rhett Marshall Ellison FB 6' 5 251 10/3/88 Portola Valley CA USC 2012-2015 4/28/12 Draft Drafted 2012 - (Round 4 - Overall #128) (compensatory) n/a 0 0 Vikings (12-Present)
Neil Elshire Neil James Elshire DE 6' 6 260 3/8/58 Salem OR Oregon 1981-1986 10/16/81 claimed off waivers n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (81-86)
Charles Emanuel Charles Edward Emanuel S 6' 0 196 6/3/73 Indiantown FL West Virginia 1997 4/25/97 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/12/97 Released Vikings / Eagles (97)
Hayden Epstein Hayden Scott Epstein K 6' 2 214 11/16/80 San Diego CA Michigan 2002 10/23/02 claimed off waivers (from Jaguars) Jacksonville Jaguars / 7th / 2002 n/a 8/26/03 released (injury settlement) Jaguars-Vikings (02)
Charles Evans Charles Evans Jr. FB 6' 1 240 4/16/67 Augusta GA Clark (GA) 1993-1998 4/27/92 Draft Drafted 1992 - (Round 11 - Overall #295) n/a 2/18/99 lost unrestricted free agent (to Ravens) Vikings (93-98) - Ravens (99-00)
David Evans David Wayne Evans DB 6' 0 178 5/1/59 Naples TX Central Arkansas 1986-1987 8/11/86 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/7/87 waived Vikings (86-87)
Fred Evans Frederick H. Evans DT 6' 5 307 11/6/83 Chicago IL Texas State 2007-2013 8/12/07 signed free agent Miami Dolphins / 7th / 2006 n/a 8/30/14 Released Dolphin (06 ) - Vikings (07-13)
Eric Everett Eric Eugene Everett DB 5' 10 165 7/13/66 Daingerfield TX Texas Tech 1992 9/1/92 signed Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 1988 n/a 0 0 Eagles (88-89) - Buccaneers (90) - Chiefs (91) - Vikings (92)
Antone Exum Jr Antone Chavez Exum S 6' 0 213 2/27/91 Richmond VA Virginia Tech 2014-2015 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2014 - (Round 6 - Overall #182) n/a 0 0 Vikings (14-Present)

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Hap Farber Louis Allen Farber Jr. LB 6' 1 220 7/1/48 Norfolk VA Mississippi 1970 1/27/70 Draft Drafted 1970 - (Round 7 - Overall #181) n/a 0 0 Vikings / Saints (70)
Heath Farwell Heath Charles Farwell LB 6' 0 235 12/31/81 Corona CA San Diego State 2005-2007 4/24/05 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (05-07)
Heath Farwell Heath Charles Farwell 2009-2010 1/1/09 0 n/a n/a 9/3/11 waived Vikings (09-10)
Ciatrick Fason Ciatrick Antione Fason RB 6' 1 207 10/29/82 Atlanta GA Florida 2005-2006 4/24/05 Draft Drafted 2005 - (Round 4 - Overall #112) - Choice from Redskins n/a 8/31/07 released Vikings (05-06)
Paul Faust Paul Timothy Faust LB 6' 1 225 7/23/43 Minneapolis MN Minnesota 1967 1/1/67 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/6/67 waived Vikings (67)
Brett Favre Brett Lorenzo Favre QB 6' 2 225 10/10/69 Gulfport MS Southern Miss 2009-2010 8/18/09 signed unrestricted free agent to a 2-year contract Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1991 n/a 1/1/11 free agent Falcons (91) - Green Bay Packers (92-07) - Jets (08) - Vikings (09-10)
Willie Fears Willie Bert Fears Jr. DE 6' 3 278 6/4/64 Chicago IL Northwest State (LA) 1990 9/3/90 signed n/a n/a 0 0 Bengals (87) - DNP (88-89) - Vikings (90)
Grant Feasel Grant Earl Feasel C 6' 7 278 6/28/60 Barstow GA Abilene Christian 1984 10/17/84 signed free agent Baltimore Colts / 6th / 1983 n/a 11/28/86 waived Colts (83) - Colts / Vikings (84) - DNP (85-86) - Seahawks (87) - Seahawks (88-92)
Bobby Felder Bobby Felder CB 6' 1 200 9/23/90 McComb MS Nicholls St. 2013 4/29/12 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 10/28/13 waived Vikings (12-13)* - Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13­present)
Jerome Felton Jerome Felton fb 6' 0 246 7/3/86 Düren Germany Furman 2012-2014 3/20/12 signed unrestricted free agent Detroit Lions / 5th / 146th pick / 2008 n/a 3/10/15 declared free agent Lions (08-10) - Panthers (11) - Colts (11) - Vikings (12-Present)
Rick Fenney Ricky Dale Fenney RB 6' 1 235 12/7/64 Everett WA Washington 1987-1991 4/29/87 Draft Drafted 1987 - (Round 8 - Overall #211) n/a 0 0 Vikings (87-91)
Bob Ferguson Robert Eugene Ferguson FB 5' 11 220 8/29/39 Columbus OH Ohio State 1963 10/15/63 Traded 1965 3rd round pick (#36 Glenn Ressler) to Steelers for Bob Ferguson Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1962 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 1962 9/1/64 cut Steelers (62) - Vikings / Steelers (63)
Charley Ferguson Charles Edward Ferguson WR-TE 6' 5 217 11/13/39 Dallas TX Tennessee State 1962 9/3/62 Traded 1963 6th round pick (#72 Ernie Borghetti) to Browns for Fred Cox & Tom Franckhouser & Erroll Linden & Charlie Ferguson n/a n/a 9/10/63 released Browns (61) - Vikings / Steelers (62) - Bills (63) - DNP (64) - Bills (65) - Bills (66) - DNP (67-68) - Bills (69)
Robert Ferguson Robert Charles Ferguson WR 6' 1 209 12/17/79 Houston TX Texas A&M 2007-2008 8/21/07 signed free agent Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 2001 n/a 12/4/08 waived Packers (01-06) - Vikings (07)
Jay Fiedler Jay Brian Fiedler QB 6' 2 225 12/29/71 Oceanside NY Dartmouth 1998 4/3/98 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/12/99 Released Vikings (98) - Jaguars (99-04) - Jets (05)
Steve Finch Stephen Charles Finch WR 6' 0 200 1/2/61 Great Lakes IL Elmhurst 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Jason Fisk Jason Michael Fisk DT-NT 6' 3 295 9/4/72 Davis CA Stanford 1995-1998 4/22/95 Draft Drafted 1995 - (Round 7 - Overall #243) (compensatory) n/a 0 0 Vikings (95-98) - Titans (99-01) - Chargers (02-04) - Browns (05) - Rams (06)
Jamie Fitzgerald Edgar James Fitzgerald DB 6' 0 180 4/30/65 Spokane WA Idaho State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 8/29/89 waived Vikings (87)
Mike Fitzgerald Michael Fitzgerald DB 5' 10 180 5/4/41 Detroit MI Iowa State 1966-1967 1/1/66 Purchased Mike Fitzgerald from Charleston of Continental Football League n/a n/a 8/30/66 waived Vikings (66) - Falcons / Vikings / Giants (67)
Paul Flatley Paul Richard Flatley WR-FL 6' 1 187 1/30/41 Richmond IN Northwestern 1963-1967 12/4/62 Draft Drafted 1963 - (Round 4 - Overall #44) Denver Broncos / 7th / 1963 9/10/68 Traded to Falcons (was probably a waiver claim) Got Cash Gave Paul Flatley Vikings (63-67) - Falcons (68-70)
Sharrif Floyd Sharrif Karnell Floyd DT 6' 3 297 5/28/92 Philadelphia PA Florida 2013-2015 4/25/13 Draft Drafted 2013 - (Round 1 - Overall #23) n/a 0 0 Vikings (13-Present)
Toniu Fonoti Toniuoleviavea Satele Fonoti G 6' 4 349 11/26/81 0 Nebraska 2005 10/18/05 Traded 2006 7th round pick (#227 Jimmy Martin) to Chargers for Toniu Fonoti San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 2002 n/a 0 0 Chargers (02) - DNP (03) - Chargers (04) - Chargers / Vikings (05) - Dolphins (06)
Chris Foote Christopher D. Foote C-G 6' 3 256 12/2/56 Louisville KY USC 1987-1991 5/7/87 Traded 1988 conditional pick (possibly #323 Brendan McCormack?) to Giants for Chris Foote Baltimore Colts / 6th / 1980 n/a 11/10/87 released Colts (80-81) - Giants (82-83) - DNP (84-86) - Vikings (87-91)
Chase Ford Chase Ford TE 6' 6 245 7/19/90 Corrigan TX Miami (FL) 2013-2015 12/26/12 signed free agent to practice squad n/a n/a 11/17/15 signed to the Ravens' 53-man roster Vikings (13-14)
Chuck Foreman Walter Eugene Foreman RB 6' 2 210 10/26/50 Frederick MD Miami (FL) 1973-1979 1/30/73 Draft Drafted 1973 - (Round 1 - Overall #12) n/a 4/17/80 Traded Chuck Foreman to Patriots for 1981 conditional 3rd round pick (#74 Tim Irwin) Vikings (73-79) - Patriots (80)
Melvin Fowler Melvin Thaddeus Fowler Jr. C-G 6' 3 310 3/31/79 Wheatley Hts NY Maryland 2005 9/3/05 Traded Nat Dorsey to Browns for Melvin Fowler Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 2002 n/a 3/21/06 lost unrestricted free agent (to Bills) Browns (02-04) - Vikings (05) - Bills (06-07)
Dennis Fowlkes Dennis James Fowlkes LB 6' 2 238 3/11/61 Columbus OH West Virginia 1983-1985 10/6/83 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (83-85) - DNP (86) - Dolphins (87)
Eric Frampton Eric Frampton DB 5' 11 205 2/6/84 San Jose CA Washington State 2007-2011 10/22/07 claimed off waivers (from Lions) Oakland Raiders / 5 / 165 / 2007 n/a 8/31/12 released Lions-Vikings (07)
Tom Franckhauser Thomas Anthony Franckhauser DB 6' 0 195 5/26/37 Steubenville OH Purdue 1962-1963 9/3/62 Traded 1963 6th round pick (#72 Ernie Borghetti) to Browns for Fred Cox & Tom Franckhouser & Erroll Linden & Charlie Ferguson Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 1959 n/a 0 0 Rams (59) - Cowboys (60-61) - Vikings (62-63)
Donald Frank Donald Lee Frank DB 6' 0 192 10/24/65 Edgecombe County NC Winston-Salem State 1995 4/14/95 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/16/96 Released Chargers (90-93) - Raiders (94) - Vikings (95)
Josh Freeman Joshua Tyler Freeman QB 6' 6 240 1/13/88 Kansas City MO Kansas St. 2013 10/6/13 signed free agent to a 1-year contract Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 2009 n/a 4/1/14 Released Buccaneers (09-13) - Vikings (13) - Giants (14)
Steve Freeman Steven Jay Freeman DB 5' 11 185 5/8/53 Lamesa TX Mississippi State 1987 3/11/87 Traded past considerations?? to Bills for Steve Freeman New England Patriots / 5th / 1975 n/a 7/8/88 retired Bills (75-86) - Vikings (87)
Gus Frerotte Gustave Joseph Frerotte QB 6' 3 237 7/31/71 Kittanning PA Tulsa 2003-2004 3/19/03 signed unrestricted free agent (from Bengals) Washington Redskins / 7th / 1994 n/a 0 0 Redskins (94-98) - Lions (99) - Broncos (00-01) - Bengals (02) - Vikings (03-04) - Dolphins (05) - Rams (06-07)
Gus Frerotte Gus Frerotte QB 0 0 0 0 0 2008 4/8/08 signed unrestricted free agent n/a n/a 2/27/09 waived 0
David Frisch David Joseph Frisch TE 6' 7 260 6/22/70 Kirkwood MO Colorado State 1996 2/13/96 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/19/97 Released Bengals (93-94) - Patriots (95) - Vikings (96) - Redskins (97)
Isaac Fruechte Isaac Fruechte WR 6' 3 202 3/7/91 Caledonia MN Minnesota 2015 5/11/15 Signed free agent rookie n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Phil Frye Philip Todd Frye RB 5' 11 180 12/20/58 Washington DC California Lutheran 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Corey Fuller Corey Bushe Fuller DB 5' 10 220 5/1/71 Tallahassee FL Florida State 1995-1998 4/22/95 Draft Drafted 1995 - (Round 2 - Overall #55) n/a 0 0 Vikings (95-98) - Browns (99-02) - Ravens (03-04)
Darrell Fullington Darrell Fullington DB 6' 1 197 4/17/64 New Smyrna Beach FL Miami (FL) 1988-1990 4/24/88 Draft Drafted 1988 - (Round 5 - Overall #124) n/a 8/26/91 waived Vikings (88-90) - Patriots / Buccaneers (91) - Buccaneers (92)
Brandon Fusco Brandon Fusco G 6' 4 316 7/26/88 Dayton OH Slippery Rock 2011-2015 4/30/11 Draft Drafted 2011 - (Round 6 - Overall #172) n/a 0 0 Vikings (11-Present)

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First Last Full Name Pos Ht Wt Born Place College Years Arrived How Draft Draft AFL Date Left Info Played For
Chris Gaiters Chris Gaiters WR 6' 0 194 12/12/67 Zanesville OH Minnesota 1990 1/1/90 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0
Tony Galbreath Anthony Dale Galbreath RB 6' 0 228 1/29/54 Fulton MO Missouri 1981-1983 9/1/81 Traded 1982 3rd round pick (#66 Eugene Goodlow) to Saints for Tony Galbreath New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 1976 n/a 7/12/84 Traded Tony Galbreath to Giants for Brad Van Pelt Saints (76-80) - Vikings (81-83) - Giants (84-87)
Frank Gallagher Francis Joseph Gallagher G 6' 2 245 3/2/43 Chester PA North Carolina 1973 10/19/73 claimed off waivers (from Falcons) n/a n/a 9/10/74 waived Lions (67-72) - Falcons / Vikings (73)
Jim Gallery James Patrick Gallery K 6' 1 190 9/15/61 Redwood Falls MN Minnesota 1990 5/4/90 signed free agent Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 1984 n/a 9/3/90 waived Cardinals (87) - DNP (88) - Bengals (89) - Vikings (90)
Laroni Gallishaw Laroni Gallishaw DB 6' 0 190 4/4/81 Lakeland FL Murray State 2005 5/26/05 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 5/18/06 released Vikings (05)
John Galvin John Blake Galvin Jr. LB 6' 3 226 7/9/65 Lowell MA Boston College 1989 3/29/89 signed unrestricted free agent New York Jets / 11th / 1988 n/a 8/16/90 released Jets (88) - Vikings (89-90) - Jets (91)
Rich Gannon Richard Joseph Gannon QB 6' 3 210 12/20/65 Philadelphia PA Delaware 1987-1992 5/6/87 Traded 1988 4th round pick (#97 Sammy Martin) & 1988 11th round pick (#294 Marvin Allen) to Patriots for rights to Rich Gannon New England Patriots / 4th / 1987 n/a 8/20/93 Traded to Redskins Got conditional draft pick (1994 #134-Shelly Hammonds) Gave Rich Gannon Vikings (87-88) - DNP (89) - Vikings (90-92) - Redskins (93) - DNP (94) - Chiefs (95-98) - Raiders (99-04)
Teddy Garcia Alfonso Teddy Garcia K 5' 10 187 6/4/64 Caddo Parish LA Northeast Louisiana 1989 8/29/89 claimed off waivers (from Cardinals) New England Patriots / 4th / 1988 n/a 9/27/89 released Patriots (88) - Vikings (89) - Oilers (90)
Dave Garnett David Eugene Garnett LB 6' 2 219 12/6/70 Pittsburgh PA Stanford 1993-1994 3/16/93 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (93-94) - Broncos (95) - Vikings (96)
Dave Garnett David Eugene Garnett 1996 1/1/96 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Winfield Garnett Winfield Alexander Garnett DT 6' 6 320 7/24/76 Chicago IL Ohio State 2001 2/19/01 signed n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (01)
Billy Gault William Gault HB 6' 1 185 12/19/36 Monroe LA TCU 1961 8/31/61 See Jim Marshall Trade Below * Cleveland Browns / 11th / 1961 n/a 1/1/62 0 Vikings (61)
William Gay William Howard Gay DE-DT-TE 6' 5 250 5/28/55 San Francisco CA USC 1988 1/1/88 0 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 1978 n/a 11/9/88 waived Lions (78-87) - Vikings (88)
Jeff George Jeffrey Scott George QB 6' 4 218 12/8/67 Indianapolis IN Illinois 1999 4/5/99 signed free agent Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 1990 n/a 2/11/00 Released Colts (90-93) - Falcons (94-96) - Raiders (97-98) - Vikings (99) - Redskins (00-01) - Seahawks (02) - Bears (04) - Buccaneers (05) - Raiders (06)*
Ron George Ronald Lawrence George LB 6' 2 243 3/20/70 Heidelberg Germany Stanford 1997 6/9/97 signed free agent Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 1993 n/a 2/2/98 Released Falcons (93-96) - Vikings (97) - Chiefs (98-00)
John Gerak John Matthew Gerak G-C 6' 3 290 1/6/70 Youngstown OH Penn State 1993-1996 4/25/93 Draft Drafted 1993 - (Round 3 - Overall #57) - Choice from Seahawks n/a 0 0 Vikings (93-96) - Rams (97)
Toby Gerhart Toby Gerhart rb 6' 0 234 3/28/87 Norco CA Stanford 2010-2013 4/23/10 Draft Drafted 2010 - (Round 2 - Overall #51) - Choice from Texans n/a 3/11/14 lost free agent to Jaguars Vikings (10-13) - Jaguars (14)
Carl Gersbach Carl Robert Gersbach LB 6' 1 230 1/8/47 Syracuse NY West Chester 1971-1972 9/20/71 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/5/73 Traded Carl Gersbach & Clint Jones to Chargers for 1974 2nd round pick (#29 John Holland) & 1974 3rd round pick (#64 Steve Craig) Eagles (70) - DNP (71) - Vikings (72) - Chargers (73-74) - Bears (75) - Cardinals (76)
Willie Gillespie Willie E. Gillespie WR 5' 9 170 10/24/61 Starkville MS Tennessee-Chattanooga 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Buccaneers (86) - Vikings (87)
John Gilliam John Rally Gilliam WR-FL 6' 1 195 8/7/45 Greenwood SC South Carolina State 1972-1975 4/26/72 Traded Gary Cuozzo to Cardinals for John Gilliam & 1973 2nd round pick (#34 Jackie Wallace) & 1973 4th round pick (#89 John Lohmeyer) New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 1967 n/a 5/1/76 player became a free agent Saints (67-68) - Cardinals (69-71) - Vikings (72-75) - Falcons (76) - Bears / Saints (77)
Jason Glenn Jason Lydell Glenn LB 6' 0 231 8/20/79 Aldine TX Texas A&M 2006 8/17/06 signed unrestricted free agent (from Dolphins) Detroit Lions / 6th / 2001 n/a 8/14/07 retired Jets (01-04) - Dolphins (05) - Vikings (06)
Vencie Glenn Vencie Leonard Glenn DB 6' 0 205 10/26/64 Grambling LA Indiana State 1992-1994 3/18/92 signed free agent (from Saints) New England Patriots / 2nd / 1986 n/a 0 0 Patriots / Chargers (86) - Chargers (87-90) - Saints (91) - Vikings (92-94) - Giants (95)
Andrew Glover Andrew Lee Glover TE 6' 6 250 8/12/67 New Orleans LA Grambling State 1997-1999 7/28/97 signed free agent Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 1991 n/a 2/10/00 released Raiders (91-96) - Vikings (97-99) - Saints (00)
Robert Goff Robert Lamar Goff DE-DT-NT 6' 3 280 10/2/65 Rochester NY Auburn 1996 1/1/96 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 1988 n/a 0 0 Buccaneers (88-89) - Saints (90-95) - Vikings (96)
Adam Goldberg Adam David Goldberg G-T 6' 7 310 8/12/80 Edina MN Wyoming 2004-2005 4/28/03 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/2/06 Traded to Rams Got 2008 seventh round pick (#209-Matt Flynn) Gave Adam Goldberg Vikings (04-05) - Rams (06-07)
Bob Goodridge Robert Wayne Goodridge WR 6' 2 190 5/11/46 Boston MA Vanderbilt 1968 1/30/68 Draft Drafted 1968 - (Round 6 - Overall #144) n/a 1/1/69 0 Vikings (68)
Charles Goodrum Charles Leo Goodrum G-T 6' 3 256 1/11/50 Miami FL Florida A&M 1973-1979 2/1/72 Draft Drafted 1972 - (Round 9 - Overall #232) n/a 0 0 Vikings (73-79)
Hunter Goodwin Robert Hunter Goodwin TE 6' 5 268 10/10/72 Bellville TX Texas A&M 1996-1998 4/20/96 Draft Drafted 1996 - (Round 4 - Overall #97) - Choice from Cardinals n/a 4/9/99 lost restricted free agent (declined to match Dolphins offer sheet) Vikings (96-98) - Dolphins (99-01) - Vikings (02-03)
Hunter Goodwin Robert Hunter Goodwin 2002-2003 4/19/02 signed free agent to a 1-year & $525K contract n/a n/a 0 0
Charles Gordon Charles Donnel Gordon DB 5' 11 180 7/18/84 Carson CA Kansas 2006-2008 4/30/06 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 7/27/09 waived Vikings (06-07)
Scottie Graham James Otis Graham RB 5' 9 217 3/28/69 Long Beach NY Ohio State 1993-1996 9/29/93 signed free agent Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 1992 n/a 0 0 Jets (92) - Vikings (93-96) - Bengals (97)
Rory Graves Rory Graves T 0 0 7/21/63 Atlanta GA Ohio State 1993 1/1/93 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Raiders (88-91) - Vikings (93)
MarQueis Gray MarQueis Gray TE 6'4 255 11/7/89 Indianapolis, IN Minnesota 2014 8/31/14 Claimed off waivers 11/19/14 Waived 49ers (2013)* / Browns (2013) / Vikings (2014) / Bills (2014­2015) / Dolphins (2016­present)
Torrian Gray Torrian Gray DB 6' 0 200 3/18/74 Bartow FL Virginia Tech 1997-1998 4/19/97 Draft Drafted 1997 - (Round 2 - Overall #49) n/a 5/30/00 released Vikings (97-98)
Dick Grecni Richard Grecni LB 6' 1 230 3/27/38 Akron OH Ohio 1961 8/31/61 See Jim Marshall Trade Below * Cleveland Browns / 13th / 1960 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 1960 8/28/62 waived Vikings (61)
Robert Green Robert David Green RB 5' 8 212 9/10/70 Washington DC William & Mary 1997 7/15/97 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/13/98 Released Redskins (92) - Bears (93-96) - Vikings (97)
Marcellus Greene Marcellus Lamont Greene DB 6' 0 185 12/12/57 Indianapolis IN Arizona 1984 8/28/84 claimed off waivers (from Rams) Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 1981 n/a 0 0 Vikings (84)
Chad Greenway Chad Greenway LB 6' 2 242 1/13/83 Mount Vernon SD Iowa 2007-2015 4/29/06 Draft Drafted 2006 - (Round 1 - Overall #17) n/a 0 0 Vikings (07-Present)
Chris Greenwood Chris Greenwood CB 6' 1 193 7/10/89 Detroit, MI Albion 2014 9/1/14 Signed to the practice squad Lions 2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 148 12/17/14 signed to the Baltimore Ravens active roster Lions (2012"-2013) / Cowboys (2013) / Lions (2013) / Vikings (2014)* / Ravens (2014"-2015) / Patriots (2015)*
Everson Griffen Everson Griffen DE 6' 3 280 12/22/87 Avondale AZ USC 2010-2015 4/24/10 Draft Drafted 2010 - (Round 4 - Overall #100) - Choice from Lions n/a 0 0 Vikings (10-Present)
Cedric Griffin Cedric Leonard Griffin DB 6' 0 190 11/11/82 Natchez MS Texas 2006-2011 4/30/06 Draft Drafted 2006 - (Round 2 - Overall #48) n/a 3/10/12 released Vikings (06-07)
Robert Griffith Robert Otis Griffith DB 5' 11 197 11/30/70 Lanham MD San Diego State 1994-2001 4/21/94 signed free agent n/a n/a 7/26/08 retired Vikings (94-01) - Browns (02-04) - Cardinals (05-06)
Bob Grim Robert Lee Grim WR 6' 0 200 5/8/45 Oakland CA Oregon State 1967-1971 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 2 - Overall #28) - Choice from Giants n/a 1/27/72 See Fran Tarkenton Trade 2 Below * Vikings (67-71) - Giants (72-74) - Bears (75) - Vikings (76-77)
Bob Grim Robert Lee Grim 1976-1977 1/1/76 0 n/a n/a 1/1/78 0
Otis Grigsby Otis Wayne Grigsby Jr DE 6' 3 260 11/19/80 San Antonio TX Kentucky 2007-2008 12/6/07 signed (from Panthers practice squad) n/a n/a 9/5/09 waived Dolphins (03-04)* - Falcons (05)* - Panthers (06-07) - Vikings (07-09)
Ron Groce Ronald Jerome Groce RB 6' 2 211 7/1/54 Minneapolis MN Macalester 1976 4/9/76 Draft Drafted 1976 - (Round 15 - Overall #428) n/a 9/1/77 waived Vikings (76)
Neal Guggemos Neal Evan Guggemos DB 6' 0 187 6/14/64 Winsted MN St. Thomas 1986-1987 5/2/86 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/23/88 released Vikings (86-87) - Giants (88)
Letroy Guion Letroy Guion DT 6' 4 295 6/21/87 Starke FL Florida St. 2008-2013 4/27/08 Draft Drafted 2008 - (Round 5 - Overall #152) - Choice from Eagles n/a 3/6/14 cut Vikings (08-13) - Packers (14)
Eric Guliford Eric Andre Guliford WR 5' 8 170 10/25/69 Kansas City KS Arizona State 1993-1994 5/3/93 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (93-94) - Panthers (95) - DNP (96) - Saints (97-98)
Jim Gustafson James Joel Gustafson WR 6' 1 177 3/16/61 Minneapolis MN St. Thomas 1986-1989 3/3/84 signed free agent n/a n/a 4/21/85 released Vikings (86-89)

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Adam Haayer Adam John Haayer T 6' 6 311 2/22/77 Wyoming MN Minnesota 2002 8/27/02 claimed off waivers (from Titans) Tennessee Titans / 6th / 2001 n/a 0 0 Vikings (02) - DNP (03) - Vikings (04) - Cardinals (05)
Adam Haayer Adam John Haayer 2004 1/1/04 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Brian Habib Brian Richard Habib G-T 6' 7 299 12/2/64 Ellensburg WA Washington 1989-1992 4/25/88 Draft Drafted 1988 - (Round 10 - Overall #264) n/a 3/8/93 lost unrestricted free agent (to Broncos) Vikings (89-92) - Broncos (93-97) - Seahawks (98-99)
Dale Hackbart Dale Leonard Hackbart DB 6' 3 210 7/21/38 Madison WI Wisconsin 1966-1970 2/20/65 signed free agent Green Bay Packers / 5th / 1960 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 1960 9/13/71 Traded Mike McGill & Dale Hackbart & 1973 4th round pick (#89 John Lohmeyer) to Cardinals for Bob Brown & Nate Wright Packers (60) - Redskins (61-63) - DNP (65-66) - Vikings (66-70) - Cardinals (71-72) - Broncos (73)
John Haines John Yancy Haines NT-DE-DT 6' 6 266 12/16/61 Fort Worth TX Texas 1984 5/2/84 Draft Drafted 1984 - (Round 7 - Overall #180) n/a 0 0 Vikings (84) - DNP (85) - Colts (86)
Dick Haley George Richard Haley Jr. DB-HB-E 5' 10 183 10/2/37 Midway PA Pittsburgh 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Redskins) Washington Redskins / 9th / 1959 n/a 10/25/61 lost off waivers (to Steelers) Redskins (59-60) - Vikings / Steelers (61) - Steelers (-64)
Lemanski Hall Lemanski S. Hall LB 6' 0 231 11/24/70 Valley AL Alabama 2000-2002 2/28/00 signed free agent Houston Oilers / 7th / 1994 n/a 2/28/03 Released Oilers (95-97) - Bears (98) - Cowboys (99) - Vikings (00-02)
Steve Hall Steven Lamont Hall DB 6' 0 209 4/15/73 Fort Wayne IN Kentucky 1996 1/1/96 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Colts / Vikings (96)
Tom Hall Thomas Francis Hall WR-DB 6' 1 195 4/3/40 Wilmington DE Minnesota 1964-1966 7/1/64 Traded 1965 5th round pick (#64 Ed Flanagan) to Lions for Tom Hall & Bruce Zellmer Detroit Lions / 7th / 1962 Buffalo Bills / 22nd / 1962 2/10/67 lost in expansion draft (to Saints) Lions (62-63) - Vikings (64-66) - Vikings / Saints (67) - Vikings (68-69)
Tom Hall Thomas Francis Hall 1968-1969 4/20/68 Traded Archie Sutton to Saints for Tom Hall n/a n/a 0 0
Windlan Hall Windlan Edsel Hall DB 5' 11 178 3/11/50 Los Angeles CA Arizona State 1976-1977 1/1/76 TRADE FROM 49ERS FOR STEVE LAWSON San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 1972 n/a 0 0 49ers (72-75) - Vikings (76) - Vikings / Redskins (77)
C.J. Ham C.J. Ham RB 5'11 235 7/2/93 Duluth, MN Augustana 2016 5/10/16 signed undrafted free agent 0 Vikings (2016­present)*
Wes Hamilton Wesley Dean Hamilton G 6' 3 261 4/24/53 Texas City TX Tulsa 1976-1984 4/8/76 Draft Drafted 1976 - (Round 3 - Overall #85) n/a 0 0 Vikings (76-84)
Shelly Hammonds Shelton Cornelius Hammonds DB 5' 10 189 2/13/71 Barnwell SC Penn State 1995 4/25/94 Draft Drafted 1994 - (Round 5 - Overall #134) - Choice from Redskins n/a 8/20/96 waived Vikings (95)
Alonzo Hampton Alonzo Hampton DB 5' 10 191 1/19/67 Butler AL Pittsburgh 1990 4/22/90 Draft Drafted 1990 - (Round 4 - Overall #104) n/a 8/26/91 waived Vikings (90) - Buccaneers (91)
Ben Hanks Benjamin Ujean Hanks LB 6' 2 223 7/31/71 Miami FL Florida 1996 4/22/96 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/25/97 Waived Vikings (96) - Lions (97)
Tom Hannon Thomas Edward Hannon DB 5' 11 193 3/5/55 Massillon OH Michigan State 1977-1984 5/3/77 Draft Drafted 1977 - (Round 3 - Overall #83) n/a 0 0 Vikings (77-84)
Don Hansen Donald Ray Hansen LB 6' 2 235 8/20/44 Millersburg IN Illinois 1966-1967 11/27/65 Draft Drafted 1966 - (Round 3 - Overall #42) Miami Dolphins / 7th / 1966 5/1/69 Traded to Falcons Got draft Pick XX Gave Dan Hansen Vikings (66-67) - DNP (68) - Falcons (69) - Falcons (70-75) - Packers / Seahawks (76) - Packers (77)
Mark Hanson Mark Anthony Hanson G 6' 2 260 2/3/65 Fairbault MN Mankato State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Jim Hargrove James Lawrence Hargrove LB 6' 2 233 2/21/45 Temple TX Howard Payne 1967-1970 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 14 - Overall #348) n/a 0 0 Vikings (67) - DNP (68) - Vikings (69-70) - Cardinals (71-72)
Jim Hargrove James Lawrence Hargrove 1969-1970 1/1/69 0 n/a n/a 8/9/71 Traded Jim Hargrove to Cardinals for Mike Lahood
Chandler Harnish Chandler Harnish QB 6' 2 220 7/28/88 Bluffton, IN Northern Illinois 2014 9/29/14 Signed to the practice squad 10/3/14 Released Colts (2012­2013) / Vikings (2014) / Cardinals (2015)*
Sam Harrell Samuel Delmar Harrell Jr. RB 6' 2 217 2/7/57 Ahoskie NC East Carolina 1981-1982 4/30/80 Draft Drafted 1980 - (Round 11 - Overall #288) n/a 8/30/83 waived Vikings (81-82) - DNP (83-86) - Vikings (87)
Sam Harrell Samuel Delmar Harrell Jr. 1987 1/1/87 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Anthony Harris Anthony Harris S 6' 1 192 10/9/91 Richmond VA Virginia 2015 5/5/15 Signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a n/a n/a Vikings (15-Present)
Billy Harris William Andrews Harris Jr. RB 6' 2 204 1/17/46 Galveston TX Colorado 1969-1970 1/1/69 Traded DC XX to Falcons for Bill Harris Atlanta Falcons / 13th / 1968 n/a 8/11/71 Traded Bill Harris to Saints for Doug Sutherland Falcons (68) - Vikings (69) - DNP (70) - Saints (71)
Darryl Harris Darryl Lynn Harris RB 5' 10 178 2/20/66 Jackson MS Arizona State 1988 4/27/88 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/1/89 Released Vikings (88) - DNP (89-95) - Rams (96)
James Harris James Edward Harris DE 6' 6 266 5/13/68 East St. Louis IL Temple 1993-1995 9/1/92 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (93-95) - Rams (96) - DNP (97) - Raiders (98) - Raiders (99)
Joe Harris Joseph Alexander Harris LB 6' 1 225 12/6/52 Fayetteville NC Georgia Tech 1979 8/22/79 claimed off waivers Chicago Bears / 8th / 1975 n/a 9/15/79 Released Redskins (77) - 49ers (78) - Rams / Vikings (79) - Rams (80-81) - Colts (82)
John Harris John Edward Harris DB 6' 2 200 6/13/56 Fort Benning GA Arizona State 1986-1988 9/2/86 Traded 1987 7th round pick (#184 Roland Barbay) to Seahawks for John Harris Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 1978 n/a 0 0 Seahawks (78-85) - Vikings (86-88)
Mike Harris Mike Harris T 6' 5 338 12/5/88 Oakland CA UCLA 2014-2015 8/31/14 Signed free agent n/a n/a n/a n/a San Diego Chargers (2012 - 2013) / Minnesota Vikings (2014-15)
Napoleon Harris Napoleon Bill Harris LB 6' 2 255 2/25/79 Chicago IL Northwestern 2005-2006 3/2/05 Traded Randy Moss to Raiders for Napoleon Harris & 2005 1st round pick (#7 Troy Williamson) & 2005 7th round pick (#219 Adrian Ward) Oakland Raiders / 1st / 2002 n/a 0 0 Raiders (2002­2004) / Vikings (2005­2006) / Chiefs (2007) / Vikings (2008) / Raiders (2009)*
Napoleon Harris Napoleon Bill Harris 2008 1/1/08 0 n/a n/a 2/27/09 player declared free agency
Paul Harris Paul Christopher Harris LB 6' 3 220 12/19/54 Mobile AL Alabama 1978 8/29/78 claimed off waivers (from Buccaneers) Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 1977 n/a 9/8/78 released Buccaneers (77) - Vikings-Buccaneers (78)
Robert Harris Robert Lee Harris DT-DE 6' 4 295 6/13/69 Riviera Beach FL Southern 1992-1994 4/26/92 Draft Drafted 1992 - (Round 2 - Overall #39) - Choice from Seahawks n/a 0 0 Vikings (92-94) - Giants (95-99)
Steve Harris Steven Harris RB 5' 11 194 12/12/62 Chicago IL Northern Iowa 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Martin Harrison Martin Allen Harrison DE-LB 6' 5 252 9/20/67 Livermore CA Washington 1994-1996 9/12/94 signed free agent San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 1990 n/a 0 0 49ers (90) - DNP (91) - 49ers (92-93) - Vikings (94-96) - Seahawks (97) - DNP (98) - Vikings (99)
Martin Harrison Martin Allen Harrison 1999 3/11/99 signed free agent n/a n/a 11/4/99 Released
Todd Harrison Todd Harrison TE 6' 4 260 3/20/69 Gainesville FL North Carolina State 1993 12/22/93 signed free agent Chicago Bears / 5 / 134 / 1992 n/a 0 0 Buccaneers (92) - Vikings (93)
Mike Hartenstine Michael Albert Hartenstine DE 6' 3 251 7/27/53 Bethlehem PA Penn State 1987 1/1/87 0 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 1975 n/a 0 0 Bears (75-86) - Vikings (87)
Percy Harvin William Percival Harvin III KR 5' 11 200 5/28/88 Chesapeake VA Florida 2009-2012 4/25/09 Draft Drafted 2009 - (Round 1 - Overall #22) n/a 3/11/13 Traded Percy Harvin to Seahawks for 2013 1st round pick (#25 Xavier Rhodes) & 2013 7th round pick (#214 Travis Bond) & 2014 3rd round pick (pending) Vikings (09-12) - Seahawks (13)
Clint Haslerig Clinton Edward Haslerig WR-HB 6' 0 189 4/9/52 Cincinnati OH Michigan 1975 1/1/75 0 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 1974 n/a 0 0 Bills / Bears (74) - Bills / Vikings (75) - Jets (76)
Don Hasselbeck Donald William Hasselbeck TE 6' 7 245 4/1/55 Cincinnati OH Colorado 1984 8/29/84 claimed off waivers (from Raiders) New England Patriots / 2nd / 1977 n/a 2/1/85 Released Patriots (77-82) - Raiders / Patriots (83) - Vikings (84) - Giants (85)
Matthew Hatchette Matthew Isaac Hatchette WR 6' 3 200 5/1/74 Cleveland OH Langston 1997-2000 4/20/97 Draft Drafted 1997 - (Round 7 - Overall #235) (compensatory) n/a 0 0 Vikings (97-00) - Jets (01) - DNP (02) - Jaguars (03)
Mike Hawkins Mike Hawkins DB 6' 1 185 7/15/83 Dallas TX Oklahoma 2006 12/26/06 claimed off waivers (from Browns) n/a n/a 8/28/07 waived Dallas Desperados (04­05) - Packers (05) - Browns (06) - Vikings (06) - Cowboys (09)* - Buccaneers (09)* - Raiders (09)
Rip Hawkins Ross Cooper Hawkins LB 6' 3 235 4/21/39 Winchester TN North Carolina 1961-1965 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 02 - Overall #015) Boston Patriots / 2nd / 1961 0 0 Vikings (61-65)
Leo Hayden Leophus Hayden Jr. RB 6' 0 210 6/2/48 Louisville KY Ohio State 1971 1/28/71 Draft Drafted 1971 - (Round 1 - Overall #24) n/a 9/7/72 released Vikings (71) - Cardinals (72-73)
Ray Hayes Ray Hayes FB 6' 3 235 5/25/35 Pawhuska OK Central Oklahoma 1961 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 13 - Overall #169) n/a 9/4/62 waived Vikings (61)
Jeff Hazuga Jeff Hazuga DE 6' 5 277 4/29/78 Thorp WI Wisconsin-Stout 2001 4/23/01 signed free agent n/a n/a 5/30/02 released Vikings (01)
Taylor Heinicke Taylor Heinicke QB 6' 1 210 3/15/93 Atlanta GA Old Dominion 2015 5/5/15 Signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
E.J. Henderson Eric N. Henderson LB 6' 1 245 8/3/80 Aberdeen MD Maryland 2003-2011 4/26/03 Draft Drafted 2003 - (Round 2 - Overall #40) n/a 3/13/12 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (03-11)
Erin Henderson Erin Henderson LB 6' 3 242 7/1/86 Aberdeen MD Maryland 2008-2013 4/28/08 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 2/7/14 Released Vikings (08-13)
John Henderson John William Henderson WR-FL 6' 3 195 3/21/43 Dayton OH Michigan 1968-1972 8/29/68 Traded DC XX to Lions for John Henderson Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 1965 Buffalo Bills / 17th / 1965 7/23/73 retired Lions (65-67) - Vikings (68-72)
Keith Henderson Keith Pernell Henderson RB 6' 1 220 8/4/66 Cartersville GA Georgia 1992 9/16/92 Traded 1993 8th round pick (#219 Elvis Grbac) to 49ers for Keith Henderson San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 1989 n/a 0 0 49ers (89-91) - Vikings-49ers (92)
Wymon Henderson Wymon Henderson DB 5' 10 190 12/15/61 North Miami Beach FL UNLV 1987-1988 4/20/87 signed free agent n/a n/a 3/1/89 lost Plan B free agent (to Broncos) (date approximate) Vikings (87-88) - Broncos (89-92) - Rams (93-94)
Matt Hernandez Matthew J. Hernandez T 6' 6 260 10/16/61 Detroit MI Purdue 1984 9/12/84 signed free agent Seattle Seahawks / 8th / 1983 n/a 8/4/85 Released Seahawks (83) - Vikings (84)
Anthony Herrera Anthony Herrera G 6' 2 315 6/14/80 Trinidad Tobago Tennessee 2004-2011 4/27/04 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 3/10/12 released Vikings (05-11)
David Herron David Herron, Jr. LB 6' 1 248 6/17/84 Warren OH Michigan St. 2007-2008 5/3/07 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/3/11 waived Vikings (07)* - Patriots (07) - Vikings (07-08) - Chiefs (09) - San Diego Chargers (10) - New York Jets (11)* - Vikings (11)*
Sean Hickey Sean Hickey G 6'6 306 9/1/91 Murrsville, PA Syracuse 2016 8/19/16 Signed 0 Saints (2015) / Patriots (2015) / Jets (2015) / Vikings (16)
Artis Hicks Artis Hicks Jr. G-T 6' 4 320 11/28/78 Jackson TN Memphis 2006-2009 4/30/06 Traded 2006 4th round pick (#115 Will Blackmon) & 2006 6th round pick (#185 Tyrone Culver) to Eagles for Artis Hicks & 2006 4th round pick (#127 Ray Edwards) n/a n/a 3/5/10 player became an unrestricted free agent Eagles (03-05) - Vikings (06-09) - Redskins (10) - Browns (11)
Maurice Hicks Maurice Hicks KR 5' 11 200 7/22/78 Emporia VA North Carolina A&T 2008 3/4/08 signed unrestricted free agent (from 49ers) to a 3-year contract n/a n/a 2/18/09 waived Bears (02) - 49ers (03-07) - Vikings (08) - Florida Tuskers/ Virginia Destroyers (10)
Wally Hilgenberg Walter William Hilgenberg LB-G 6' 3 229 9/19/42 Marshalltown IA Iowa 1968-1979 9/7/68 Traded Cash (was probably a waiver claim) to Steelers for Wally Hilgenberg Detroit Lions / 4th / 1964 Denver Broncos / 8th / 1964 0 0 Lions (64-66) - DNP (67) - Vikings (68-79)
Gary Hill Gary H. Hill DB 6' 0 200 6/29/43 0 USC 1965 1/1/65 0 n/a n/a 8/30/66 waived Vikings (65)
King Hill Stuart King Hill QB 6' 3 212 11/8/36 Hamilton TX Rice 1968 10/7/68 Traded 1969 draft pick (#69 Bill Bradley) to Eagles for King Hill Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1958 n/a 9/10/69 Sold King Hill to Cardinals (was probably a waiver claim) Cardinals (58-60) - Eagles (61-67) - Vikings / Eagles (68) - Cardinals (69)
Shaun Hill Shaun Hill QB 6' 3 230 1/9/80 Parsons KS Maryland 2002-2005 4/22/02 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (02-05) - 49ers (06-09) - Lions (10-13) - Rams (14) - Vikings 15)
Shaun Hill Shaun Hill QB 6' 3 230 1/9/80 Parsons, KS 2002-2005 / 2015-2016 3/11/15 signed/unrestricted free agent from Rams Two-year contract (through 2016) 0 Vikings (2002­2005) / Amsterdam Admirals (2003) / 49ers (2006­2009) / Lions (2010­2013) / Rams (2014) / Vikings (2015­present)
Ira Hillary Ira McDonald Hillary WR 5' 10 190 11/13/62 Edgefield SC South Carolina 1990 3/29/90 signed Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 1985 n/a 10/2/90 waived Bengals (87-89) - Vikings (90)
Ronnie Hillman Ronnie Hillman RB 5'10 195 9/14/91 Long Beach, CA San Diego State 2016 9/21/16 Signed free agent 0 Broncos (2012-2015) / Vikings (2016 present)
Carl Hilton Carl Patrick Hilton TE 6' 3 232 2/8/64 Galveston TX Houston 1986-1989 4/29/86 Draft Drafted 1986 - (Round 7 - Overall #179) n/a 1/1/90 0 Vikings (86-89)
John Hilton John Justin Hilton TE 6' 5 225 3/12/42 Albany NY Richmond 1971 9/23/71 signed free agent Detroit Lions / 6th / 1964 Buffalo Bills / 16th / 1964 1/1/72 Released Steelers (65-69) - Packers (70) - Vikings (71) - Lions (72-73)
George Hinkle George Allen Hinkle Jr. DE-NT-DT 6' 4 273 3/17/65 St. Louis MO Arizona 1992 8/25/92 Traded 1993 6th round pick (#160 Frank Wycheck) to Redskins for George Hinkle & Joe Johnson San Diego Chargers / 11th / 1988 n/a 0 0 Chargers (88-91) - Vikings (92) - Bengals (93)
Chris Hinton Christopher Jerrod Hinton T-G 6' 4 300 7/31/61 Chicago IL Northwestern 1994-1995 3/1/94 signed free agent Denver Broncos / 1st / 1983 n/a 2/9/96 Released Colts (83-89) - Falcons (90-93) - Vikings (94-95)
Jimmy Hitchcock Jimmy Davis Hitchcock Jr. DB 5' 10 190 11/9/70 Concord NC North Carolina 1998-1999 4/19/98 Traded 1999 3rd round pick (#91 Tony George) to Patriots for Jimmy Hitchcock New England Patriots / 3rd / 1995 n/a 0 0 Patriots (95-97) - Vikings (98-99) - Panthers (00-01) - Patriots (02)
Ryan Hoag Ryan Hoag WR 6' 2 200 11/23/79 Minneapolis MN Gustavus Adolphus 2004 6/18/04 signed free agent Oakland Raiders / 7 / 262 / 2003 n/a 9/2/06 released Raiders (03)* - Giants (03­04)* - Vikings (04) - Redskins (06­07)* - Edmonton Eskimos (07)* - Jaguars (08)* - New York Sentinels (09) - Omaha Nighthawks (10)*
Leroy Hoard Leroy J. Hoard RB 5' 11 225 5/15/68 New Orleans LA Michigan 1996-1999 11/5/96 signed free agent Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 1990 n/a 0 0 Browns (90-95) - Ravens / Panthers / Vikings (96) - Vikings (97-99)
Gerald Hodges Gerald Davon Hodges OLB 6' 1 243 1/17/91 Woodbury NJ Penn St. 2013-2015 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2013 - (Round 4 - Overall #120) n/a 10/6/15 traded Hodges to the 49ers for center Nick Easton and a sixth round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft Vikings (13-15) - 49ers (15-present
Kelly Holcomb Bryan Kelly Holcomb QB 6' 2 212 7/9/73 Fayetteville TN Middle Tenn. State 2007 8/27/07 Traded 2009 6th round pick (#195 James Davis) to Eagles for Kelly Holcomb n/a n/a 2/27/08 released Colts (97) - DNP (98-00) - Browns (01) - Browns (02-04) - Bills (05-06) - Vikings (07)
Darius Holland Darius Jerome Holland DT 6' 5 330 11/10/73 Petersburg VA Colorado 2002 3/12/02 signed free agent Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 1995 n/a 2/28/03 Released Packers (95-97) - Lions / Chiefs (98) - Browns (99-00) - DNP (01) - Vikings (02) - Broncos (03-04)
John Holland John Calvin Holland WR 6' 0 190 2/28/52 Beckley WV Tennessee State 1974 1/29/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 2 - Overall #29) - Choice from Chargers n/a 0 0 Vikings (74) - Bills (75-77)
Randy Holloway Randy Holloway DE 6' 5 250 8/26/55 Sharon PA Pittsburgh 1978-1984 5/2/78 Draft Drafted 1978 - (Round 1 - Overall #21) n/a 8/26/85 waived Vikings (78-83) - Vikings-Cardinals (84)
Rob Holmberg Robert Anthony Holmberg LB 6' 3 230 5/6/71 McKeesport PA Penn State 1999 9/6/99 signed free agent Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 1994 n/a 3/31/00 Released Raiders (94-97) - Colts / Jets (98) - Vikings (99) - Patriots (00) - Panthers / Packers / Patriots (01)
Bruce Holmes Bruce Barton Holmes LB 6' 2 235 10/24/64 El Paso TX Minnesota 1993 4/20/93 signed free agent Kansas City Chiefs / 12th / 1987 n/a 11/23/93 Released Chiefs (87) - DNP (88-92) - Vikings (93)
Issiac Holt Issiac Holt III DB 6' 2 200 10/4/62 Birmingham AL Alcorn State 1985-1989 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1985 - (Round 2 - Overall #30) n/a 10/12/89 See Herschel Walker Trade Below * Vikings (85-88) - Cowboys / Vikings (89) - Cowboys (90-92)
Jim Hough James Husen Hough G-C 6' 2 267 8/4/56 Lynwood CA Utah State 1978-1986 5/2/78 Draft Drafted 1978 - (Round 4 - Overall #100) n/a 0 0 Vikings (78-86)
Bobby Houston Bobby Darin Houston LB 6' 2 242 10/26/67 Washington DC North Carolina State 1998 3/24/98 signed free agent Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 1990 n/a 2/12/99 Released Packers (90) - Jets (91-96) - Chiefs / Chargers (97) - Vikings (98)
Chris Hovan Christopher James Hovan DT 6' 2 296 5/12/78 Rocky River OH Boston College 2000-2004 4/15/00 Draft Drafted 2000 - (Round 1 - Overall #25) n/a 0 0 Vikings (00-04) - Buccaneers (05-07)
Bryan Howard Bryan Edward Howard DB 6' 0 200 3/6/59 New Orleans LA Tennessee State 1982 4/28/82 Draft Drafted 1982 - (Round 9 - Overall #233) n/a 8/22/83 released Vikings (82)
David Howard David Howard LB 6' 2 232 12/8/61 Enterprise AL Long Beach State 1985-1989 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1984S - (Round 3 - Overall # 67) n/a 10/12/89 See Herschel Walker Trade Below * Vikings (85-88) - Cowboys / Vikings (89) - Cowboys (90) - Patriots (91-92)
Willie Howard Willie L. Howard DE 6' 3 298 12/26/77 Mountain View CA Stanford 2001 4/21/01 Draft Drafted 2001 - (Round 2 - Overall #57) n/a 7/21/03 released Vikings (01)
Leroy Howell Leroy Howell DT 6' 4 235 11/4/62 0 Appalachian State 1986 11/3/86 signed Buffalo Bills / 9 / 236 / 1984 n/a 11/19/86 waived Bills (84) - Vikings (86)
Keenan Howry Keenan Rashaun Howry WR 5' 10 172 6/17/81 Los Angeles CA Oregon 2003-2005 4/27/03 Draft Drafted 2003 - (Round 7 - Overall #221) n/a 10/22/05 released Vikings (03-05)
Dave Huffman David Lambert Huffman G-C 6' 6 280 4/4/57 Canton OH Notre Dame 1979-1983 5/3/79 Draft Drafted 1979 - (Round 2 - Overall #43) n/a 1/6/84 lost free agent (to Wranglers (USFL) Vikings (79-83) - DNP (84) - (played in USFL in 1984-85) - Vikings (85-90)
Dave Huffman David Lambert Huffman 1985-1990 1/1/85 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Don Hultz William Donald Hultz DE-DT 6' 3 241 12/16/40 Moss Point MS Southern Miss 1963 1/1/63 signed free agent n/a n/a 5/29/64 Traded Don Hultz & Ray Poage & Chuck Lamson & Terry Kosens to Eagles for Ted Dean & rights to Bob Berry Vikings (63) - Eagles (64-73) - Bears (74)
Jay Humphrey Jay Humphrey T 6' 6 313 6/20/76 Dallas TX Texas 1999 4/18/99 Draft Drafted 1999 - (Round 4 - Overall #125) n/a 9/2/01 waived Vikings (99)
Danielle Hunter Danielle Hunter DE 6' 5 252 10/29/94 St. Catherine Jamaica LSU 2015 5/6/15 Draft Drafted 2015 - (Round 3 - Overall #88 n/a n/a n/a Vikings (15)
Will Hunter Will Hunter DB 5' 10 190 3/24/79 Crozer PA Syracuse 2005-2006 12/1/04 signed to practice squad n/a n/a 9/3/05 released Vikings (05-06)
Steve Hutchinson Steven J. Hutchinson G 6' 5 313 11/1/77 Fort Lauderdale FL Michigan 2006-2011 3/21/06 signed restricted free agent Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 2001 n/a 3/10/12 released Seahawks (01-05) - Vikings (06-07)
Jerry (Gerry Huth Gerald Bernard Huth G 6' 0 226 7/23/33 Floyds Knobs IN Wake Forest 1961-1963 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Eagles) New York Giants / 24th / 1956 n/a 0 0 Giants (56) - DNP (57-58) - Eagles (59) - Eagles (60) - Vikings (61-63)

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First Last Full Name Pos Ht Wt Born Place College Years Arrived How Draft Draft AFL Date Left Info Played For
Donald Igwebuike Donald Amechi Igwebuike K 5' 9 181 12/27/60 Anamba Nigeria Clemson 1990 9/4/90 claimed off waivers (from Buccaneers) Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 10th / 1985 n/a 8/26/91 waived Buccaneers (85-89) - Vikings (90)
Darryl Ingram Darryl Ingram TE 6' 3 240 5/2/66 Lubbock TX California 1989 4/23/89 Draft Drafted 1989 - (Round 4 - Overall #108) n/a 9/3/90 waived Vikings (89) - DNP (90) - Browns (91) - Packers (92-93)
Ken Irvin Kenneth Pernell Irvin DB 5' 11 182 7/11/72 Rome GA Memphis 2003-2005 3/20/03 signed free agent Buffalo Bills / 4th / 1995 n/a 11/8/05 released Bills (95-01) - Saints (02) - Vikings (03) - DNP (04) - Vikings (05)
Tim Irwin Timothy Edward Irwin T 6' 7 300 12/13/58 Knoxville TN Tennessee 1981-1993 4/28/81 Draft Drafted 1981 - (Round 3 - Overall #74)) - Choice from Patriots n/a 0 0 Vikings (81-93) - Dolphins / Buccaneers (94)
Qadry Ismail Qadry Ramadan Ismail WR 6' 0 196 11/8/70 Newark NJ Syracuse 1993-1996 4/25/93 Draft Drafted 1993 - (Round 2 - Overall #52) n/a 5/31/97 lost free agent (to Packers) Vikings (93-95) - Panthers / Vikings (96) - Dolphins (97) - Saints (98) - Ravens (99-01) - Colts (02)
Ron Israel Ron Israel DB 6' 0 212 1/5/78 Voorhees NJ Notre Dame 2003 4/7/03 signed free agent to a 2-year contract n/a n/a 9/22/03 waived Vikings (03)

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First Last Full Name Pos Ht Wt Born Place College Years Arrived How Draft Draft AFL Date Left Info Played For
Alfred M. Jackson Alfred Melvin Jackson Jr. WR 6' 0 183 7/10/67 Tulare CA San Diego State 1995-1996 3/23/95 signed free agent Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 1989 n/a 0 0 Rams (89-90) - Browns (91-92) - DNP (93-94) - Vikings (95-96)
Harold Jackson Harold Leon Jackson WR-FL 5' 10 175 1/6/46 Hattiesburg MS Jackson State 1982 1/1/82 0 Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 1968 n/a 0 0 Rams (68) - Eagles (69-72) - Rams (73-77) - Patriots (78-81) - Vikings (82) - Seahawks (83)
Joey (Joe) Jackson William Joseph Jackson DE-DT 6' 4 270 5/7/49 Cincinnati OH New Mexico State 1977 1/1/77 0 New York Jets / 6th / 1972 n/a 8/28/78 released Jets (72-73) - DNP (74-76) - Vikings (77)
Tarvaris Jackson Tarvaris Jackson QB 6' 2 226 4/21/83 Mongtomery AL Alabama State 2006-2010 4/29/06 Draft Drafted 2006 - (Round 2 - Overall #64) - Choice from Steelers n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (06-07)
Nate Jacquet Nathaniel Martin Jacquet WR 6' 0 185 9/2/75 Duarte CA San Diego State 2000-2001 2/13/00 claimed off waivers Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 1997 n/a 10/25/01 released Colts (97) - Dolphins (98-99) - Vikings / Chargers (00) - Vikings (01)
Cedric James Cedric James WR 6' 1 199 3/19/79 Fort Worth TX TCU 2002 4/22/01 Draft Drafted 2001 - (Round 4 - Overall #131) (compensatory) n/a 8/13/03 released Vikings (02)
Dick James Richard Alwin James HB-DB 5' 9 179 5/22/34 Grants Pass OR Oregon 1965 1/1/65 Traded 1965 7th Pick to Redskns for Dick James Washington Redskins / 8th / 1956 n/a 0 0 Redskins (56-63) - Giants (64) - Vikings (65)
Erasmus James Erasmus James DE 6' 4 263 11/4/82 0 Wisconsin 2005-2007 4/23/05 Draft Drafted 2005 - (Round 1 - Overall #18) n/a 5/27/08 Traded Erasmus James to Redskins for 2009 conditional 7th round pick (if James makes Redskins roster) (#221 Eddie Williams) Vikings (05-07)
A.J. Jefferson Anthony Ray Jefferson Jr rcb 6' 0 190 4/4/88 Bakersfield Ca Fresno St. 2012-2013 9/1/12 Traded 2013 conditional pick (#176-David Quessenberry) to Cardinals For A J Jefferson & 2013 conditional pick (#213-Michael Mauti) n/a n/a 11/25/13 waived Cardinals (10-11) - Minnesota Vikings (12-13) - Seattle Seahawks (14) - Toronto Argonauts (2015­present)
Noel Jenke Noel Charles Jenke LB 6' 2 221 12/17/46 Owatonna MN Minnesota 1971 1/28/69 Draft Drafted 1969 - (Round 12 - Overall #303) n/a 0 0 Vikings (71) - Falcons (72) - Packers (73-74)
Carlos Jenkins Carlos Edward Jenkins LB 6' 3 217 7/12/68 Palm Beach FL Michigan State 1991-1994 4/21/91 Draft Drafted 1991 - (Round 3 - Overall #65) n/a 1/1/95 0 Vikings (91-94) - Rams (95-96)
Izel Jenkins Izel N. Jenkins Jr. DB 5' 10 191 5/27/64 Wilson NC North Carolina State 1993 4/22/93 signed free agent Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 1988 n/a 10/19/93 Released Eagles (88-92) - Vikings / Giants (93)
Michael Jenkins Michael Gerard Jenkins wr 6' 4 217 6/18/82 0 Ohio St. 2011-2012 7/30/11 signed unrestricted free agent to a 3-year contract Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 29th pick / 2004 n/a 3/4/13 released Falcons (04-10) - Vikings (11-12) - Patriots (13)*
Greg Jennings Gregory Jennings Jr WR 5' 11 195 9/21/83 Kalamazoo MI West. Michigan 2013-2014 3/15/13 signed unrestricted free agent to a 5-year contract through 2017 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2006 n/a 0 0 Packers (06-12) / Vikings 13-14) / Dolphins (15)
Bill Jobko William Kermit Jobko LB 6' 2 224 10/7/35 Bridgeport OH Ohio State 1963-1965 8/30/63 Traded 1963 6th Pick to Rams for Bill Jobko Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 1958 n/a 2/15/66 lost in expansion draft (to Falcons) Rams (58-62) - Vikings (63-65) - Falcons (66)
Bethel Johnson Bethel Johnson Jr. WR 5' 11 200 2/11/79 Corsicana TX Texas A&M 2006 10/10/06 signed free agent New England Patriots / 2nd / 2003 n/a 3/2/07 player declared free agency Patriots (03-05) - Vikings (06)
Brad Johnson James Bradley Johnson QB 6' 5 226 9/13/68 Marietta GA Florida State 1994-1998 4/27/92 Draft Drafted 1992 - (Round 9 - Overall #227) - Choice from Buccaneers n/a 2/15/99 Traded Brad Johnson to Redskins for 1999 1st round pick (#11 Daunte Culpepper) & 1999 3rd round pick (#73 Joey Porter) & 2000 2nd round pick (#56 Michael Boireau) Vikings (94-98) - Redskins (99-00) - Buccaneers (01-04) - Vikings (05-06) - Cowboys (07-08)
Brad Johnson James Bradley Johnson 0 0 0 0 0 0 2005-2006 3/16/05 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/28/07 0 0
Charles Johnson Charles Johnson WR 6' 2 215 2/27/89 Elsmere KY Grand Valley State 2014-2015 9/20/14 Signed off Browns Practice Squad n/a n/a 0 0 Packers (2013)* / Browns (2013 - 2014) / Vikings - Present)
Charlie Johnson Charles Johnson NT 6' 3 266 2/17/52 West Columbia TX Colorado 1982-1984 8/19/82 Traded 1983 2nd pick to Eagles for Charlie Johnson Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 1977 n/a 1/1/85 0 Eagles (77-81) - Vikings (82-84)
Charlie Johnson Charlie Johnson LT 6' 3 302 5/2/84 Durant OK Oklahoma St. 2011-2014 1/1/11 0 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 199th pick / 2006 n/a 2/27/15 cut Colts (06-10) - Vikings (11-14)
Chase Johnson Chase Johnson T 6' 8 330 12/16/83 Grant NE Wyoming 2007 4/30/07 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/30/08 released Vikings (07)
Chris Johnson Christopher T'Maul Johnson DB 6' 0 205 8/7/71 San Diego CA San Diego State 1996 1/1/96 0 n/a n/a 8/25/96 waived Vikings (96)
Dennis Johnson Dennis Craig Johnson LB-DE 6' 3 234 6/19/58 Flint MI USC 1980-1985 4/29/80 Draft Drafted 1980 - (Round 4 - Overall #92) n/a 0 0 Vikings (80-83) - Vikings (84) - Vikings / Buccaneers (85)
Eddie Johnson Eddie Lynn Johnson P 6' 3 236 3/2/81 Newport Beach CA Idaho State 2003 4/27/03 Draft Drafted 2003 - (Round 6 - Overall #180) n/a 7/23/03 released Vikings (03)
Gene Johnson Eugene Paul Johnson DB 6' 0 187 9/18/35 Clay WV Cincinnati 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Eagles) Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 1959 n/a 0 0 Eagles (59-60) - Vikings / Giants (61)
George Johnson George Johnson DE 6' 4 265 12/11/87 Glassboro NJ Rutgers 2012-2013 11/9/12 signed free agent to practice squad n/a n/a 10/9/13 waived Buccaneers (10-12) - Vikings (12-13) - Lions (14)
Henry Johnson Henry William Johnson III LB 6' 1 235 3/20/58 Wrens GA Georgia Tech 1980-1983 4/30/80 Draft Drafted 1980 - (Round 7 - Overall #174) n/a 0 0 Vikings (80-83)
Jaymar Johnson Jaymar Johnson WR 5' 11 177 7/10/84 Gary IN Jackson St. 2009-2012 4/27/08 Draft Drafted 2008 - (Round 6 - Overall #193) - Choice from Jaguars n/a 9/3/11 waived Vikings (09-10) - Cardinals (11) - Winnipeg Blue Bombers (14)
Joe P. Johnson Joseph Pernell Johnson WR 5' 8 170 12/21/62 Washington DC Notre Dame 1992 8/25/92 Traded 1993 6th round pick (#160 Frank Wycheck) to Redskins for George Hinkle & Joe Johnson n/a n/a 0 0 Redskins (89-91) - Vikings (92)
Ken L. Johnson Kenneth Lee Johnson DB 6' 2 203 9/14/66 Thomaston GA Florida A&M 1989-1990 5/5/89 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/4/89 waived Vikings (89) - Vikings / Jets (90)
Lee Johnson Leland Eric Johnson P 6' 2 200 11/27/61 Dallas TX BYU 2001 12/11/01 signed free agent Houston Oilers / 5th / 1985 n/a 3/1/02 Released Oilers (85-86) - Browns / Oilers (87) - Bengals / Browns (88) - Bengals (89-98) - Patriots (99) - Patriots (00) - Vikings / Patriots (01) - Eagles (02)
Marcus Johnson Michael Allen Johnson G-T 6' 6 321 12/1/81 Greenville MS Mississippi 2005-2008 4/23/05 Draft Drafted 2005 - (Round 2 - Overall #49) n/a 2/27/09 player declared free agency Vikings (05-07)
Olrick Johnson Olrick E. Johnson Jr. LB 6' 0 244 8/20/77 Miami FL Florida A&M 1999 11/27/99 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/19/00 waived Vikings / Jets (99) - Patriots (00)
Sammy Johnson Samuel Lee Johnson RB 6' 0 223 9/22/52 Burlington NC North Carolina 1976-1978 10/20/76 Traded Jim Lash to 49ers for Sammy Johnson San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 1974 n/a 8/28/79 cut 49ers (74-75) - Vikings / 49ers (76) - Vikings (77-78) - Packers (79)
Spencer Johnson Spencer Johnson DT 6' 3 286 12/12/81 Waynesboro MS Auburn 2004-2007 4/27/04 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 3/1/08 lost unrestricted free agent (to Bills) Vikings (04-07)
Toby Johnson Toby Johnson DT 6'4 325 9/1/91 Moorhead, MS Georgia 2015 1/6/16 Signed 0 Titans (2015)* / Jaguars (2015)* / Bears (2015)* / Vikings (2015-present)*
Tom Johnson Tom Johnson DT 6' 3 288 8/30/84 Moss Point MS Southern Miss 2014-2015 3/20/14 signed/unrestricted free agent, One-year contract (through 2014) n/a n/a 0 0 Colts (06­07)* - Grand Rapids Rampage (08) - Philadelphia Soul (09) - Calgary Stampeders (09­10) - Saints (11­13) - Vikings (14­present)
Tyrell Johnson Tyrell Marcellous Johnson fs 5' 11 200 5/19/85 Rison AR Arkansas St. 2008-2011 4/26/08 Draft Drafted 2008 - (Round 2 - Overall #43) - Choice from Eagles n/a 3/13/12 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (08-11) - Dolphins (12)* - Lions (12)
Lance Johnstone Lance Johnstone DE 6' 4 250 6/11/73 Philadelphia PA Temple 2001-2005 3/27/01 signed free agent Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 1996 n/a 4/12/06 lost unrestricted free agent (to Raiders) Raiders (96-00) - Vikings (01-05) - Raiders (06)
Clint Jones Clinton Jones RB 6' 0 205 5/24/45 Cleveland OH Michigan State 1967-1972 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 1 - Overall #2) - Choice from Giants n/a 9/5/73 Traded Carl Gersbach & Clint Jones to Chargers for 1974 2nd round pick (#29 John Holland) & 1974 3rd round pick (#64 Steve Craig) Vikings (67-72) - Chargers (73)
Donald Jones Donald Jones LB 0 0 0 0 0 1994 1/1/94 0 New Orleans Saints / 9 / 245 / 1992 n/a 0 0 0
Hassan Jones Hassan Ameer Jones WR 6' 0 198 7/2/64 Clearwater FL Florida State 1986-1992 4/29/86 Draft Drafted 1986 - (Round 5 - Overall #120) n/a 0 0 Vikings (86-92) - Chiefs (93)
Henry Jones Henry Louis Jones DB 5' 11 197 12/29/67 St. Louis MO Illinois 2001 2/25/01 signed free agent Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1991 n/a 10/30/01 Released Bills (91-00) - Vikings (01) - Falcons (02)
Mike A. Jones Michael Anthony Jones WR 5' 11 181 4/14/60 Chattanooga TN Tennessee State 1983-1985 4/26/83 Draft Drafted 1983 - (Round 6 - Overall #159) n/a 9/3/86 Traded Mike Jones to Saints for Wayne Wilson Vikings (83-85) - Saints (86-87) - DNP (88) - Saints (89)
Mike L. Jones Michael Lenere Jones TE 6' 3 255 11/10/66 Bridgeport CT Michigan, Texas A&M 1990-1991 4/22/90 Draft Drafted 1990 - (Round 3 - Overall #54) - Choice from Cowboys n/a 1/1/92 waived Vikings (90-91) - Seahawks (92)
Rushen Jones Rushen R. Jones DB 5' 10 194 4/4/80 Memphis TN Vanderbilt 2003-2004 5/2/03 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/29/05 released Vikings (03-04)
Shawn Jones Andrew Shawn Jones DB 6' 1 200 6/16/70 Thomasville GA Georgia Tech 1993 5/3/93 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/30/93 waived Vikings (93)
Wayne Jones Wayne Walter Jones G 6' 4 270 2/10/60 Grand Island NE Utah 1987 9/22/87 87REPL Miami Dolphins / 10th / 1982 n/a 9/7/87 waived Vikings (87)
Chris Jones WR Chris Jones 0 0 0 0 0 0 2005 4/24/05 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/2/06 released Vikings (05)
Andrew Jordan Andrew Jordan Jr. TE 6' 6 260 6/21/72 Charlotte NC Western Carolina 1994-1997 8/23/93 Draft Drafted 1994 - (Round 6 - Overall #179) - Choice from Broncos n/a 0 0 Vikings (94-96) - Vikings / Buccaneers (97) - Eagles (98) - Vikings (99-01)
Andrew Jordan Andrew Jordan Jr. 1999-2001 10/13/99 signed free agent n/a n/a 1/1/02 0
Jeff Jordan Jeffrey Flynn Jordan DB 6' 3 190 11/23/43 San Antonio TX Tulsa 1965-1967 11/28/64 Draft Drafted 1965 - (Round 8 - Overall #107) Denver Broncos / 15th / 1965 0 0 Vikings (65-67)
Steve Jordan Steven Russell Jordan TE 6' 3 236 1/10/61 Phoenix AZ Brown 1982-1994 4/28/82 Draft Drafted 1982 - (Round 7 - Overall #179) n/a 0 0 Vikings (82-94)
Linval Joseph Linval Joseph DT 6' 4 323 10/10/88 Saint Croix U.S. Virgin Islands East Carolina 2014-2015 3/12/14 signed/unrestricted free agent, Five-year contract (through 2018) New York Giants / 2 / 46 / 2010 n/a 0 0 Giants (10­13) - Vikings (2014­Present)
Henry Josey Henry Josey RB 5' 10 190 9/25/91 Angleton TX Missouri 2014 12/24/14 Signed free agent n/a n/a 5/7/15 cut Philadelphia Eagles (2014)* / Jacksonville Jaguars (2014)* / Minnesota Vikings (2014) / Toronto Argonauts (2015-present)
Don Joyce Donald Gilbert Joyce DE-DT 6' 3 253 10/8/29 Steubenville OH Tulane 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Colts) Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 1951 n/a 0 0 Cardinals (51-53) - Colts (54-60) - Vikings (61) - Broncos (62)

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Matt Kalil Matt Kalil LT 6' 6 306 7/6/89 Corona CA USC 2012-2013 4/26/12 Draft Drafted 2012 - (Round 1 - Overall #4) - Choice from Browns n/a 0 0 Vikings (12 -Present)
Todd Kalis Todd Alexander Kalis G 6' 6 296 5/10/65 Stillwater MN Arizona State 1988-1993 4/24/88 Draft Drafted 1988 - (Round 4 - Overall #108) - Choice from Broncos n/a 0 0 Vikings (88-91) - DNP (92) - Vikings (93) - Steelers (94) - Bengals (95)
Joe Kapp Joseph Robert Kapp QB 6' 2 215 3/19/38 Santa Fe NM California 1967-1969 1/1/67 signed free agent Washington Redskins / 18th / 1959 n/a 10/2/70 lost free agent (to Patriots) Vikings Received John Charles & 1972 1st round pick (#10 Jeff Siemon) & cash from Patriots as compensation for free agent Joe Kapp Vikings (67-69) - Patriots (70)
Rich Karlis Richard John Karlis K 6' 0 180 5/23/59 Salem OH Cincinnati 1989 1/1/89 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Broncos (82-88) - Vikings (89) - Lions (90)
Karl Kassulke Karl Otto Kassulke DB 6' 0 195 3/20/41 Milwaukee WI Drake 1963-1972 7/1/63 Purchased Karl Kassulke from Lions Detroit Lions / 11th / 1963 n/a 0 0 Vikings (63-72)
Matt Katula Matthew Charles Katula C 6' 6 265 8/22/82 Brookfield WI Wisconsin 2011 11/29/11 signed free agent n/a n/a 3/13/12 player became an unrestricted free agent Ravens (05-09) - Patriots (10) - Vikings (11) - Steelers (12)*
Jayron Kearse Jayron Kearse S 6'4 215 2/11/94 Fort Myers, FL Clemson 2016 4/28/16 Draft Drafted 2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 244 0 Vikings (2016­present)*
Mark Kellar Mark Peter Kellar RB 6' 0 225 7/17/52 Chicago IL Northern Illinois 1976-1978 1/30/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 6 - Overall #155) n/a 0 0 Vikings (76-78) (Did not play 1974 or 1975)
Eric Kelly Eric Kelly DB 5' 10 201 1/15/77 Milwaukee WI Kentucky 2001-2003 4/21/01 Draft Drafted 2001 - (Round 3 - Overall #69) - Choice from Patriots n/a 6/18/04 waived Vikings (01-03)
Lewis Kelly Lewis Kelly T-G 6' 4 306 4/21/77 Lithonia GA South Carolina 2001-2003 4/16/00 Draft Drafted 2000 - (Round 7 - Overall #248) (compensatory) n/a 8/5/04 waived-injured Vikings (00-03) - Giants (05-06)
Eric Kendricks Eric Kendricks LB 6' 0 232 2/29/92 Clovis CA UCLA 2015 5/6/15 Draft Drafted 2015 - (Round 2 - Overall #45 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Jimmy Kennedy Jimmy Wayne Kennedy DT 6' 4 320 11/15/79 Yonkers NY Penn St. 2008-2010 12/3/08 signed free agent St. Louis Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 2003 n/a 7/28/11 released Bears (07) - Jaguars (08) - Vikings (08-10) - Giants (11)
Joey Kent Joey Kent WR 6' 1 191 4/23/74 Huntsville AL Tennessee 2000 11/14/00 signed free agent Houston Oilers / 2 / 46 / 1997 n/a 8/27/01 released Oilers/Titans (97-99) - Colts / Vikings (00)
Zac Kerin Zac Kerin C 6' 5 300 8/13/91 Delaware OH Toledo 2015 5/10/14 signed n/a n/a 9/3/16 waived 0
Brady Keys Brady Keys Jr. DB-HB 6' 0 185 5/19/36 Austin TX Colorado State 1967 10/25/67 Traded 1968 3rd round pick (#61 Jon Henderson) & draft pick ZZZ to Steelers for Brady Keys Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 1960 n/a 7/17/68 Traded Brady Keys to Cardinals for player to be named later (later returned when player failed physical) changed to ZZZ Steelers (61-66) - Vikings (67) - Steelers / Cardinals (68)
Keith Kidd Keith Darryl Kidd WR 6' 1 195 9/10/62 Crossett AR Arkansas 1987 5/2/84 Draft Drafted 1984 - (Round 9 - Overall #235) n/a 0 0 Vikings (87)
Cedric Killings Cedric Killings DT 0 0 12/14/77 Miami FL Carson-Newman 2002-2003 6/18/02 signed free agent n/a n/a 12/16/03 released 49ers (00) - Browns / Panthers (01) - Vikings (02-03) - Redskins (04-05) - Texans (06-07)
Caleb King Caleb King RB 5' 11 220 1/10/88 Norcross GA Georgia 2011 8/22/11 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 5/1/12 waived Vikings (11)
Phil King Phillip Edgar King HB-FB 6' 4 223 6/22/36 Nashville TN Vanderbilt 1965-1966 7/26/66 Traded 1967 6th round pick (#140 Mike Haggerty) to Steelers for Phil King New York Giants / 1st / 1958 n/a 0 0 Giants (58-63) - Steelers (64) - Vikings (65-66)
Doug Kingsriter Douglas James Kingsriter TE 6' 2 222 1/29/50 Little Falls MN Minnesota 1973-1975 1/30/73 Draft Drafted 1973 - (Round 6 - Overall #139) - Choice from Saints n/a 0 0 Vikings (73-75)
John Kirby John Patrick Kirby LB 6' 3 230 5/30/42 David City NE Nebraska 1964-1969 12/2/63 Draft Drafted 1964 - (Round 5 - Overall #62) San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 1964 0 0 Vikings (64-68) - Vikings / Giants (69) - Giants (70)
William Kirksey William W. Kirksey Jr. LB 6' 2 221 1/29/66 Birmingham AL Southern Miss 1990 1/1/90 0 n/a n/a 11/24/90 waived Vikings (90)
Jim Kleinsasser Jimmy C. Kleinsasser TE-FB 6' 3 272 1/31/77 Carrington ND North Dakota 1999-2011 4/17/99 Draft Drafted 1999 - (Round 2 - Overall #44) - Choice from Steelers n/a 1/2/12 retired Vikings (99--07)
Chris Kluwe Christopher James Kluwe P 6' 4 215 12/24/81 Philadelphia PA UCLA 2005-2012 9/4/05 claimed off waivers (from Seahawks) n/a n/a 5/6/13 released Vikings (05-07)
Kurt Knoff Kurt L. Knoff DB 6' 2 191 4/6/54 East Grand Forks MN Kansas 1979-1982 10/6/79 claimed off waivers Denver Broncos / 2nd / 1976 n/a 0 0 Oilers (77-78) - Vikings (79-82)
Greg Koch Gregory Michael Koch T-G 6' 4 270 6/14/55 Bethesda MD Arkansas 1987 10/20/87 Traded 1988 6th round pick (#156 George Cooper) & 1989 10th round pick (#275 Greg Ross)to Dolphins for Greg Koch Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 1977 n/a 0 0 Packers (77-85) - Dolphins (86) - Dolphins / Vikings (87)
Ross Kolodziej Ross Anthony Kolodziej DT 6' 3 295 5/11/78 Stevens Point WI Wisconsin 2006 6/8/06 signed unrestricted free agent (from Cardinals) New York Giants / 7th / 2001 n/a 3/2/07 player declared free agency Giants (01-02) - DNP (03) - Cardinals (04) - Cardinals (05) - Vikings (06) - Cardinals (07)
Terry Kosens Theodore James Kosens DB 6' 3 195 10/3/41 Brooklyn NY Hofstra 1963 12/4/62 Draft Drafted 1963 - (Round 10 - Overall #128) n/a 5/29/64 Traded Don Hultz & Ray Poage & Chuck Lamson & Terry Kosens to Eagles for Ted Dean & rights to Bob Berry Vikings (63)
Kent Kramer Kent Devlin Kramer TE 6' 4 235 7/21/44 Los Angeles CA Minnesota 1969-1970 5/14/69 Traded 1970 4th round pick (#103 Paul Laaveg) to Saints for Kent Kramer San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 1966 Miami Dolphins / 13th / 1966 9/8/71 waived 49ers (66) - Saints (67) - DNP (68) - Vikings (69-70) - Eagles (71-74)
Tommy Kramer Thomas Francis Kramer QB 6' 2 200 3/7/55 San Antonio TX Rice 1977-1989 5/3/77 Draft Drafted 1977 - (Round 1 - Overall #27) n/a 0 0 Vikings (77-89) - Saints (90)
Paul Krause Paul James Krause DB-WR 6' 3 200 2/19/42 Flint MI Iowa 1968-1979 7/4/68 Traded Marlin McKeever & 1969 7th round pick (#173 John Didion) to Redskins for Paul Krause Washington Redskins / 2nd / 1964 Denver Broncos / 12th / 1964 0 0 Redskins (64-67) - Vikings (68--79)
Troy Kropog Troy Michael Kropog T 6' 6 308 7/31/86 Metairie LA Tulane 2012 9/18/12 signed free agent to practice squad Tennessee Titans / 4 / 135 / 2009 n/a 9/1/13 released Titans (09-12) - Jaguars (12) - Vikings (12-13) - Redskins (13)* - Giants (14)
Todd Krueger Todd Krueger QB 6' 4 200 9/10/57 Stoughton WI No. Michigan 1987 9/22/87 87REPL Buffalo Bills / 8 / 202 / 1980 n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)

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Bob Lacey Robert Reavil Lacey WR 6' 3 205 3/30/42 New York NY North Carolina 1964 12/2/63 Draft Drafted 1964 - (Round 6 - Overall #75) New York Jets / 11th / 1964 1/1/65 0 Vikings (64) - Giants (65)
Jacob Lacey Jacob Lacey CB 5' 10 177 5/28/87 Columbus OH Oklahoma State 2013 4/29/13 signed unrestricted free agent n/a n/a 10/22/13 released Colts (09-11) - Lions (12) - Vikings (13)
Corbin Lacina Corbin James Lacina G 6' 4 302 11/2/70 Mankato MN Augustana (SD) 1999-2002 6/18/99 signed free agent Buffalo Bills / 6th / 1993 n/a 8/19/03 lost unrestricted free agent (to Patriots) Bills (94-97) - Panthers (98) - Vikings (99-02) - Bears (03)
Chuck Lamson Charles Watt Lamson DB 6' 0 190 3/14/39 Webster City IA Wyoming 1962-1963 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 4 - Overall #43) n/a 5/29/64 Traded Don Hultz & Ray Poage & Chuck Lamson & Terry Kosens to Eagles for Ted Dean & rights to Bob Berry Vikings (62-63) - DNP (64) - Rams (65-67)
Emmanuel Lamur Emmanuel Lamur OLB 6'4 245 6/8/89 West Palm Beach, FL Kansas State 2016 3/9/16 Signed free agent 0 Bengals (2012­2015) / Vikings (2016­present)
Jim Langer James John Langer C-G 6' 2 250 5/16/48 Little Falls MN South Dakota State 1980-1981 9/24/80 Traded 1981 6th round pick (#154 Fulton Walker) & 1982 5th round pick (#120 Bob Nelson) to Dolphins for Jim Langer n/a n/a 0 0 Dolphins (70-79) - Vikings (80-81)
Bill Lapham William Gaius Lapham C 6' 5 238 2/2/34 Des Moines IA Iowa 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Eagles) Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 1958 n/a 1/1/62 0 Eagles (60) - Vikings (61)
Gary Larsen Gary Lee Larsen DT 6' 5 261 3/13/40 Fargo ND Concordia (IL) 1965-1974 12/30/64 Traded rights to Jack Snow to Rams for Gary Larsen & Jim Phillips Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 1964 n/a 0 0 Rams (64) - Vikings (65--74)
Jim Lash James Verle Lash WR 6' 1 200 11/12/51 Akron OH Northwestern 1973-1976 1/30/73 Draft Drafted 1973 - (Round 3 - Overall #65) n/a 10/20/76 Traded Jim Lash to 49ers for Sammy Johnson Vikings (73-75) - Vikings / 49ers (76) - 49ers (77)
Steve Lawson Stephen Wendell Lawson G 6' 3 265 1/4/49 Atlanta GA Kansas 1973-1975 8/10/73 Traded 1974 4th round pick (#103 Richard Williams) to Bengals for Steve Lawson Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 1971 n/a 8/6/76 Traded Steve Lawson & 1978 6th round pick (#159 Tony Green) to 49ers for Windlan Hill & Nate Allen Bengals (71-72) - Vikings (73-75) - 49ers (76-77)
Ben Leber Ben Leber LB 6' 3 244 12/7/78 Vermillion SD Kansas State 2006-2010 3/11/06 signed unrestricted free agent (from Chargers) San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 2002 n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Chargers (02-05) - Vikings (06-07)
Terry LeCount Terry Jerome LeCount WR 5' 10 178 7/9/56 Jacksonville FL Florida 1979-1984 9/22/79 claimed off waivers San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 1978 n/a 9/12/84 waived 49ers (78) - Vikings / 49ers (79) - Vikings (80-84) - DNP (85-86) - Vikings (87)
Terry LeCount Terry Jerome LeCount 1987 1/1/87 0 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 1978 n/a 0 0
Amp Lee Anthonia Wayne Lee RB 5' 11 200 10/1/71 Chipley FL Florida State 1994-1996 5/24/94 signed free agent San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 1992 n/a 0 0 49ers (92-93) - Vikings (94-96) - Rams (97-99) - Eagles (00)
Bob Lee Robert Melville Lee QB-P 6' 2 195 8/7/45 Columbus OH University of Pacific 1969-1972 1/30/68 Draft Drafted 1968 - (Round 17 - Overall #441) taxi squad in 68 5/14/73 Traded Bob Lee & Lonnie Warwick to Falcons for Bob Berry & 1974 1st round pick (#17 Fred McNeill) Vikings (69-72) - Falcons (73-74) - Vikings (75-78) - Rams (79-80)
Bob Lee Robert Melville Lee 1975-1978 9/2/75 signed free agent to a multi-year contract n/a n/a 8/15/79 released
Carl Lee Carl Lee III DB 5' 11 185 2/6/61 South Charleston WV Marshall 1983-1993 4/26/83 Draft Drafted 1983 - (Round 7 - Overall #186) n/a 1/1/94 0 Vikings (83--93) - Saints (94)
J Leman Jeremy Jacob 'Junior J' Leman 0 6' 2 240 3/1/85 Champaign IL Illinois 2009 5/2/08 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 10/19/10 waived Vikings (2008)* / Panthers (2009)* / Eagles (2009)* / Chargers (2009)* / Vikings (2009­2010) / Florida Tuskers (2010) / Chargers (2010­2011)* / Raiders (2011)*
Jim Leo James Phillip Leo DE-LB 6' 1 225 6/18/37 Niagara Falls NY Cincinnati 1961-1962 8/31/61 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 1960 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1960 0 0 Giants (60) - Vikings (61-62)
Darrell Lester Marcus Darrell Lester FB 6' 2 228 11/6/40 Lake Charles LA McNeese State 1964 12/2/63 Draft Drafted 1964 - (Round 9 - Overall #118) n/a 9/14/65 waived Vikings (64) - Broncos (65-66)
Butch Lewis Butch Lewis G 6' 5 295 12/1/87 0 USC 2011 10/26/11 signed free agent to practice squad n/a n/a 5/1/12 waived Chiefs (11)* - Vikings (11)
Dave Lewis Dave Lewis 0 0 0 0 0 0 1987 1/1/87 0 Detroit Lions / 1 / 20 / 1984 n/a 0 0 0
Greg Lewis Gregory Alan Lewis Jr wr 6' 0 180 2/12/80 Chicago IL Illinois 2009-2010 9/10/09 signed free agent n/a n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Eagles (03-08) - Patriots (09)* - Vikings (09-10)
Leo Lewis Leo Everett Lewis III WR 5' 8 170 9/17/56 Columbia MO Missouri 1981-1991 5/10/81 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/26/91 waived Vikings (81--89) - Browns / Vikings (90) - Vikings (91)
Brody Liddiard Jon Brody Heffner-Liddiard TE 6' 4 240 6/12/77 Salt Lake City UT Colorado 2001-2003 1/1/01 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Dolphins (00) - Vikings (01-03)
Errol Linden Errol Joseph Linden T 6' 5 258 10/21/37 New Orleans LA Houston 1962-1965 9/3/62 Traded 1963 6th round pick (#72 Ernie Borghetti) to Browns for Fred Cox & Tom Franckhouser & Erroll Linden & Charlie Ferguson Detroit Lions / 10th / 1961 Houston Oilers / 29th / 1961 2/15/66 lost in expansion draft (to Falcons) Browns (61) - Vikings (62-65) - Falcons (66-68) - Saints (69-70)
Everett Lindsay Everett Eric Lindsay T-G 6' 4 305 9/18/70 Burlington IA Mississippi 1993 4/26/93 Draft Drafted 1993 - (Round 5 - Overall #133) n/a 0 0 Vikings (93) - DNP (94) - Vikings (95) - DNP (96) - Vikings (97-98) - Ravens (99) - Browns (00) - Vikings (01-03)
Everett Lindsay Everett Eric Lindsay 1995 1/1/95 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Everett Lindsay Everett Eric Lindsay 1997-1998 1/1/97 0 n/a n/a 4/17/99 Traded to Ravens Got 1999 sixth round pick (#185-Talance Sawyer) Gave Everett Lindsay
Everett Lindsay Everett Eric Lindsay 2001-2003 8/14/01 Traded 2000 pick possibly (#141 Andra Davis) to Browns for Everett Lindsay n/a n/a 0 0
Jim Lindsey James Edgar Lindsey RB 6' 2 210 11/24/44 Caldwell AR Arkansas 1966-1972 11/27/65 Draft Drafted 1966 - (Round 2 - Overall #27) Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 1966 0 0 Vikings (66-72)
Zach Line Zach Line FB 6' 1 230 4/26/89 Oxford MI SMU 2013 4/30/13 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (13-Present)
Bob Lingenfelter Robert Newton Lingenfelter T-G 6' 7 277 9/1/54 Norfolk NE Nebraska 1978 10/11/78 signed free agent Cleveland Browns / 7th / 1977 n/a 8/28/79 cut Browns (77) - Vikings (78)
Cliff Livingston Clifford Lyman Livingston LB-DE 6' 3 218 7/2/30 Compton CA UCLA 1962 3/31/62 Traded Dick Pesonen & 1963 draft pick (#87-Dave Hoppmann) to Giants for Cliff Livingston n/a n/a 0 0 Giants (54-61) - Vikings (62) - Rams (63-65)
Mike Livingston Mike Livingston QB 0 0 11/14/45 Dallas TX Southern Methodist 1980 1/1/80 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 2 / 48 / 1968 n/a 0 0 Chiefs (68-79) - Vikings (80) - (83) USFL Oakland Invaders
Chris Liwienski Christopher John Liwienski G-T 6' 5 325 8/2/75 Sterling Heights MI Indiana 1998-2005 8/31/98 signed free agent Detroit Lions / 7th / 1998 n/a 9/2/06 released Vikings (98) - DNP (99) - Vikings (00-05) - Cardinals (06) - Dolphins (07)
Phil Loadholt Philip Loadholt, Jr RT 6' 8 343 1/21/86 Honolulu HI Oklahoma 2009-2015 4/25/09 Draft Drafted 2009 - (Round 2 - Overall #54) n/a 7/25/16 Retired Vikings (2009­2015)
Jeff Locke Jeff Locke P 6' 0 209 9/27/89 Frankfurt Germany UCLA 2013-2015 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2013 - (Round 5 - Overall #155) n/a 0 0 Vikings (13-Present)
Cullen Loeffler Cullen Crawford Loeffler C 6' 5 241 1/27/81 Washington DC Texas 2004-2014 4/27/04 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/24/15 Released Vikings (04-Present)
Ryan Longwell Ryan Walker Longwell K 6' 0 199 8/16/74 Seattle WA California 2006-2011 3/11/06 signed unrestricted free agent (from Packers) n/a n/a 5/7/12 released Packers (97-05) - Vikings (06-07)
Fletcher Louallen Fletcher Allison Louallen DB 6' 0 195 9/12/62 Jefferson SC West Alabama 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
DeMarcus Love DeMarcus Love T 6' 4 315 3/7/88 Lancaster TX Arkansas 2011-2013 4/30/11 Draft Drafted 2011 - (Round 6 - Overall #168) - Choice from Browns n/a 10/1/13 waived Vikings (11-13) - Jaguars (13-present)
Terry Love Terry Lee Love DB 6' 2 205 8/25/58 Forrest City AR Murray State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Kirk Lowdermilk Robert Kirk Lowdermilk C 6' 3 269 4/10/63 Canton OH Ohio State 1985-1992 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1985 - (Round 3 - Overall #59) n/a 7/1/93 lost free agent (to Colts) (date approximate) Vikings (85-92) - Colts (93-96)
Omare Lowe Omare Lowe 0 6' 1 195 4/20/78 Seattle, WA 0 2004 1/1/04 Dolphins Drafted 2002 / Round: 5 / Pick: 161 n/a n/a 9/6/04 released Dolphins (2002) / Titans (2003)* / Jets (2003) / Vikings (2004) / Redskins (2004)* / Patriots (2004)* / Seahawks (2005)* / Falcons (2005­2007) / Seahawks (2008)* / Jaguars (2008)
Derrel Luce Derrel Joe Luce LB 6' 3 226 9/29/52 Lake Jackson TX Baylor 1979-1980 8/24/79 claimed off waivers Baltimore Colts / 7th / 1975 n/a 0 0 Colts (75-78) - Vikings (79) - Lions / Vikings (80)
Bob Lurtsema Robert Ross Lurtsema DT-DE 6' 6 250 3/29/42 Grand Rapids MI Western Michigan 1971-1976 11/15/71 signed free agent n/a n/a 1/1/76 0 Giants (67-71) - Vikings (71-75) - Vikings / Seahawks (76) - Seahawks (77)
Mike Lush Michael Stephen Lush DB 6' 2 195 4/18/58 Allentown PA East Stroudsburg 1986 8/13/86 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/1/86 released - 10/5/86 awarded on waivers from Colts Colts / Vikings (86) - Falcons (87)
Billy Lyon William Morton Lyon DE-DT 6' 5 295 12/10/73 Ashland KY Marshall 2003 3/4/03 signed unrestricted free agent (from Packers) n/a n/a 8/31/04 released Packers (98-02) - Vikings (03)

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Mark MacDonald Mark Goodwin MacDonald G 6' 4 267 4/30/61 West Roxbury MA Boston College 1985-1988 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1985 - (Round 5 - Overall #115) n/a 9/3/88 waived Vikings (85-87) - Vikings / Cardinals (88)
Earsell Mackbee James Earsell Mackbee DB 6' 1 195 1/15/41 Brookhaven MS Utah State 1965-1969 7/1/65 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (65-69)
Mike Malano Mike Malano G 6' 2 304 10/16/76 0 San Diego State 2002 4/16/00 Draft Drafted 2000 - (Round 7 - Overall #240) (compensatory) n/a 9/16/02 released Vikings (00) - DNP (01) - Vikings (02)
James Manley James O. Manley III DT 6' 2 316 7/11/74 Birmingham AL Vanderbilt 1996 4/20/96 Draft Drafted 1996 - (Round 2 - Overall #45) n/a 0 0 Vikings (96)
Maurice Mann Maurice William Mann WR 6' 1 190 9/14/82 Monterey CA Nevada 2006 9/9/06 signed (from Seahawks practice squad) Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 2004 n/a 6/6/07 waived Vikings (06)
Archie Manning Elisha Archie Manning III QB 6' 3 212 5/19/49 Cleveland MS Mississippi 1983-1984 10/20/83 Traded 1984 2nd round pick (#40 Victor Scott) & 1984 4th round pick (#100 Patrick Allen) to Oilers for Archie Manning & Dave Casper New Orleans Saints / 1st / 1971 n/a 1/1/85 0 Saints (71-75) - DNP (76) - Saints (77) - Saints (78-80-81) - Oilers / Saints (82) - Oilers / Vikings (83) - Vikings (84)
Greg Manusky Gregory Manusky LB 6' 1 238 8/12/66 Wilkes-Barre PA Colgate 1991-1993 3/28/91 signed Plan B free agent (from Redskins) n/a n/a 8/30/93 waived Redskins (88-90) - Vikings (91-93) - Chiefs (94-99)
Ed Marinaro Edward Francis Marinaro RB 6' 2 212 3/31/50 New York NY Cornell 1972-1975 2/1/72 Draft Drafted 1972 - (Round 2 - Overall #50) n/a 5/1/76 player became a free agent Vikings (72-75) - Jets (76) - Seahawks (77)
Jim Marshall James Lawrence Marshall DE 6' 4 248 12/30/37 Danville KY Ohio State 1961-1979 8/31/61 See Jim Marshall Trade Below * Cleveland Browns / 4th / 1960 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 1960 12/4/79 retired (effective at end of season) Browns (60) - Vikings (61--79)
Larry Marshall Lawrence Eugene Marshall DB 5' 10 195 3/2/50 Levittown PA Maryland 1974 9/12/74 signed free agent Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 1972 n/a 10/24/74 Waived Chiefs (72-73) - Vikings / Eagles (74) - Eagles (75-77) - Chiefs / Rams (78)
Amos Martin Anthony Irl Martin LB 6' 3 228 1/30/49 Indianapolis IN Louisville 1972-1976 2/1/72 Draft Drafted 1972 - (Round 6 - Overall #154) n/a 9/5/77 Traded to Seahawks Got 1978 eighth round pick (#204-Mike Wood (a) Gave Amos Martin Vikings (72-76) - Seahawks (77)
Bill (Billy) Martin Jake William Martin TE 6' 4 238 10/27/42 Gainesville GA Georgia Tech 1968 1/24/68 Traded Jerome Shay to Falcons for Billy Martin Chicago Bears / 2nd / 1964 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 1964 1/24/68 Traded Jerome Shay to Falcons for Billy Martin Bears (64-65) - Falcons (66-67) - Vikings (68)
Chris Martin Christopher Martin LB 6' 2 236 12/19/60 Huntsville AL Auburn 1984-1988 8/28/84 claimed off waivers (from Saints) n/a n/a 0 0 Saints (83) - Vikings (84-87) - Chiefs / Vikings (88) - Chiefs (89-92) - Rams (93-94)
Doug Martin Douglas Martin DE-NT 6' 3 260 5/22/57 Fairfield CA Washington 1980-1989 4/29/80 Draft Drafted 1980 - (Round 1 - Overall #9) n/a 0 0 Vikings (80-89)
Steve Martin Steven Albert Martin DT-NT 6' 4 320 5/31/74 St. Paul MN Missouri 2004 3/6/04 signed free agent Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 1996 n/a 0 0 Colts (96-97) - Colts / Eagles (98) - Eagles (99) - Chiefs (00) - Jets (01) - Patriots (02) - Texans (03) - Vikings (04)
Tommy Mason Thomas Cyril Mason RB 6' 1 196 7/8/39 Lake Charles LA Tulane 1961-1966 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 01 - Overall #001) Boston Patriots / 1st / 1961 3/14/67 Traded Hal Bedsole & Tommy Mason & 1967 2nd round pick (#33 Willie Ellison) to Rams for Marlin McKeever & 1967 1st round pick (#15 Alan Page) Vikings (61-66) - Rams (67-70) - Redskins (71)
Andy Maurer Andrew Lee Maurer G-T 6' 3 265 9/30/48 Silverton OR Oregon 1974-1975 10/18/74 Traded 1975 3rd round pick (#63 Elois Grooms) to Saints for Andy Maurer Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 1970 n/a 1/1/76 0 Falcons (70-73) - Vikings / Saints (74) - Vikings (75) - 49ers (76) - Broncos (77)
Michael Mauti Michael D. Mauti OLB 6' 2 243 1/19/90 New Orleans LA Penn St. 2013-2014 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2013 - (Round 7 - Overall #213) n/a 9/5/15 released Vikings (13-14) - Saints (15)
Chad May Chad May QB 6' 1 219 9/28/71 West Covina CA Kansas State 1995 4/20/95 Draft Drafted 1995 - (Round 4 - Overall #111) - Choice from Broncos n/a 8/25/96 waived Vikings (95) - Cardinals (96) - Frankfurt Galaxy (97) - Arizona Rattlers (99) - Arizona Rattlers (01)
Marc May Marc Edward May TE 6' 4 230 1/1/58 Chicago IL Purdue 1987 9/22/87 87REPL Washington Redskins / 1 / 20 / 1981 n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Doug Mayberry Douglas Clark Mayberry FB 6' 1 220 3/23/37 Arbuckle CA Utah State 1961-1962 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 10 - Overall #127) Drafted by the Raiders - 1961 Round # 11 8/26/63 waived Vikings (61-62) - Raiders (63)
Michael Mayes Michael Oneal Mayes DB 5' 10 182 8/17/66 De Ridder LA LSU 1991 1/1/91 0 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 1989 n/a 0 0 Saints (89) - Jets (90) - Vikings (91)
Kivuusama Mays Kivuusama Mays LB 6' 3 247 1/7/75 Anniston AL North Carolina 1998-1999 4/18/98 Draft Drafted 1998 - (Round 4 - Overall #110) n/a 0 0 Vikings (98) - Packers / Vikings (99)
Stafford Mays Stafford Earl Mays DE-DT-NT 6' 2 252 3/13/58 Lawrence KS Washington 1987-1988 8/19/87 signed free agent St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 1980 n/a 9/15/88 waived Cardinals (80-86) - Vikings (87-88)
Marcus McCauley Marcus McCauley DB 6' 1 203 9/3/83 Sacramento CA Fresno State 2007-2008 4/28/07 Draft Drafted 2007 - (Round 3 - Overall #72) n/a 9/5/09 waived Vikings (07)
Brent McClanahan Brent Anthony McClanahan RB 5' 10 202 9/21/51 Bakersfield CA Arizona State 1973-1979 1/30/73 Draft Drafted 1973 - (Round 5 - Overall #118) n/a 10/29/80 waived Vikings (73-79)
Skip McClendon Kenneth Christopher McClendon DE 6' 6 282 4/9/64 Detroit MI Arizona State 1992 3/3/92 signed free agent Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 1987 n/a 9/30/92 Released Bengals (87-90) - Bengals / Chargers (91) - Colts / Vikings (92) - Colts (93)
John McCormick John Joseph McCormick Jr. QB 6' 1 208 5/26/37 Boston MA Massachusetts 1962 9/12/62 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/10/63 released Vikings (62) - Broncos (63) - DNP (64) - Broncos (65) - Broncos (66) - DNP (67) - Broncos (68)
Jordan McCray Jordan McCray G 6' 3 230 5/31/92 Miani FL Central Florida 2014 12/17/14 practice squad addition from Packers 3/26/15 Waived Vikings (14)
Sam McCullum Samuel Charles McCullum WR 6' 2 203 11/30/52 McComb MS Montana State 1974-1975 1/30/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 9 - Overall #232) n/a 0 0 Vikings (74-75) - Seahawks (76-81) - Vikings (82-83)
Sam McCullum Samuel Charles McCullum 1982-1983 9/14/82 signed free agent n/a n/a 6/2/84 released
Mike McCurry Michael Lee McCurry G 6' 3 258 3/26/63 Indianapolis IN Indiana 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Ed McDaniel Edward McDaniel LB 5' 11 230 2/23/69 Batesburg SC Clemson 1992-2001 4/27/92 Draft Drafted 1992 - (Round 5 - Overall #125) n/a 2/21/02 released Vikings (92-95) - DnP (96) - Vikings (97--01)
Randall McDaniel Randall Cornell McDaniel G 6' 3 276 12/19/64 Phoenix AZ Arizona State 1988-1999 4/24/88 Draft Drafted 1988 - (Round 1 - Overall #19) n/a 2/10/00 released Vikings (88-99) - Buccaneers (00-01)
Kevin McDermott Kevin McDermott LS 6' 5 240 1/12/90 Nashville TN UCLA 2015 4/6/15 signed/unrestricted free agent from Ravens n/a n/a n/a n/a San Francisco 49ers (2013) / Denver Broncos (2014)* / Baltimore Ravens (2014) / Minnesota Vikings (2015 - present)
Mardye McDole Mardye Kepez McDole WR 5' 11 198 5/1/59 Pensacola FL Mississippi State 1981-1983 4/28/81 Draft Drafted 1981 - (Round 2 - Overall #39) - Choice from Colts n/a 8/28/84 waived Vikings (81-83)
Ramos McDonald Ramos McDonald DB 5' 11 195 4/30/76 Dallas TX New Mexico 1998-1999 4/18/98 Draft Drafted 1998 - (Round 3 - Overall #80) n/a 0 0 Vikings (98) - Vikings / 49ers (99) - Giants (00)
Hugh McElhenny Hugh Edward McElhenny Jr. HB 6' 1 195 12/31/28 Los Angeles CA Washington 1961-1962 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from 49ers) San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 1952 n/a 7/14/63 Traded Hugh McElhenny to Giants for 1964 4th round pick (#53 Tom Keating) & 1965 2nd round pick (#15 Archie Sutton) 49ers (52-60) - Vikings (61-62) - Giants (63) - Lions (64)
Reggie McElroy Reginald Lee McElroy T-G 6' 6 290 3/4/60 Beaumont TX West Texas State 1994 8/2/94 signed free agent New York Jets / 2nd / 1982 n/a 2/16/96 Released Jets (83-89) - DNP (90) - Raiders (91-92) - Chiefs (93) - Vikings (94) - Broncos (95-96)
Mike McGill Michael Ray McGill LB 6' 2 235 11/21/46 Hammond IN Notre Dame 1968-1970 1/30/68 Draft Drafted 1968 - (Round 3 - Overall #76) - Choice from Cowboys n/a 9/13/71 Traded Mike McGill & Dale Hackbart & 1973 4th round pick (#89 John Lohmeyer) to Cardinals for Bob Brown & Nate Wright Vikings (68-70) - Cardinals (71) - 49ers / Cardinals (72)
Lamar McGriggs Lamar V. McGriggs DB 6' 3 213 5/9/68 Chicago IL Western Illinois 1993-1994 11/3/93 signed free agent New York Giants / 8th / 1991 n/a 0 0 Giants (91-92) - Vikings (93-94)
Marlin McKeever Marlin Thomas McKeever LB-TE 6' 1 235 1/1/40 Cheyenne WY USC 1967 3/14/67 Traded Tommy Mason & Hal Bedsole & 1967 2nd round pick (#33-Willie Ellison) to Rams for Marlin McKeever & 1967 1st round pick (#15-Alan Page) Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1961 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 1961 7/4/68 Traded Marlin McKeever & 1969 7th round pick (#173 John Didion) to Redskins for Paul Krause Rams (61-66) - Vikings (67) - Redskins (68-70) - Rams (71-72) - Eagles (73)
Tyrone McKenzie Tyrone McKenzie 0 6' 2 244 12/11/85 Queens NY South Florida 2012 9/7/11 signed free agent to practice squad New England Patriots / 3rd / 97th pick / 2009 n/a 8/31/13 released Patriots (09-10)* - Buccaneers (10-11) - Vikings (11-13)
Bryant McKinnie Bryant Douglas McKinnie T 6' 8 335 9/23/79 Woodbury NJ Miami (FL) 2002-2010 4/20/02 Draft Drafted 2002 - (Round 1 - Overall #7) n/a 8/2/11 released Vikings (02-07)
Jerick McKinnon Jerick Deshun McKinnon RB 5' 9 209 5/3/92 Atlanta GA Georgia Southern 2014-2015 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2014 - (Round 3 - Overall #096) n/a 0 0 Vikings (2014­Present)
Jim McMahon James Robert McMahon QB 6' 1 195 8/21/59 Jersey City NJ BYU 1993 3/25/93 signed free agent (from Eagles) to a 2-year contract Chicago Bears / 1st / 1982 n/a 3/14/94 Released Bears (82-88) - Chargers (89) - Eagles (90-92) - Vikings (93) - Cardinals (94) - Packers (95-96)
Audray McMillian Audray Glenn McMillian DB 5' 11 190 8/13/62 Carthage TX Houston 1989-1993 1/1/89 0 New England Patriots / 3rd / 1985 n/a 0 0 Oilers (85-87) - DNP (88) - Vikings (89-93)
Billy McMullen Wilbur Anthony McMullen Jr. WR 6' 4 210 3/8/80 Richmond VA Virginia 2006 5/18/06 Traded Hank Baskett to Eagles for Billy McMullen Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 2003 n/a 8/31/07 released Eagles (03-05) - Vikings (06)
Donovan McNabb Donovan McNabb qb 6' 2 240 11/25/76 Chicago IL Syracuse 2011 7/29/11 Traded 2012 6th round pick (#173 Alfred Morris) & 2013 conditional 6th round pick (conditional on McNabb's playing time) (not exercised) to Redskins for Donovan McNabb Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 2nd pick / 1999 n/a 12/1/11 waived Eagles (99-09) - Redskins (10) - Vikings (11)
Fred McNeill Frederick Arnold McNeill LB 6' 2 229 5/6/52 Durham NC UCLA 1974-1985 1/29/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 1 - Overall #17) - Choice from Falcons n/a 0 0 Vikings (74-85)
Tom McNeill Thomas Gregg McNeill P 6' 1 195 8/12/42 Rockford IL Stephen F. Austin 1970 1/1/70 0 n/a n/a 6/11/71 lost off waivers (to Eagles) Saints (67-69) - Vikings (70) - Eagles (71-73)
Dan McQuaid Daniel James McQuaid T-G 6' 7 278 10/4/60 Cortland CA UNLV 1988 5/24/88 claimed off waivers n/a n/a 9/21/88 Released Redskins (85-87) - Colts / Vikings (88)
Bill McWatters Billie Pittman McWatters FB 6' 0 225 8/1/42 Donie TX North Texas 1964 12/2/63 Draft Drafted 1964 - (Round 8 - Overall #103) n/a 1/1/65 0 Vikings (64)
Johnny McWilliams Johnny E. McWilliams TE 6' 4 271 12/14/72 Ontario CA USC 2000 8/7/00 signed free agent (from Cardinals) (date 07-27 per Vikings web site) Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 1996 n/a 7/23/02 released Cardinals (96-99) - Vikings (00)
Tim Meamber Timothy Frederick Meamber LB 6' 3 231 10/29/62 Yreka CA Washington 1985 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1985 - (Round 3 - Overall #60) - Choice from Falcons n/a 9/4/86 waived Vikings (85)
Mike Mercer Michael Mercer K 6' 0 220 11/21/35 Algona IA Arizona State 1961-1962 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 15 - Overall #197) n/a 3/1/63 released Vikings (61-62) - Raiders (63-65) - Chiefs / Raiders (66) - Bills (67) - Packers (68) - Packers (69) - Chargers (70)
Mike Merriweather Michael Lamar Merriweather LB 6' 2 230 11/26/60 Albany NY Pacific 1989-1992 4/21/89 Traded 1989 1st round pick (#24 Tom Ricketts) to Steelers for Mike Merriweather Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 1982 n/a 0 0 Steelers (82-87) - DNP (88) - Vikings (89-92) - Jets (93)
Wayne Meylan Wayne A. Meylan LB 6' 1 237 3/2/46 Bay City MI Nebraska 1970 1/1/70 signed free agent Cleveland Browns / 4th / 1968 n/a 8/23/71 waived Browns (68-69) - Vikings (70)
Phil Micech Philip John Micech DE 6' 5 265 8/11/61 Milwaukee WI Wisconsin-Platteville 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Tom Michel William Thomas Michel HB 5' 11 215 12/7/40 Oakland CA East Carolina 1964 12/2/63 Draft Drafted 1964 - (Round 14 - Overall #187) Oakland Raiders / 19th / 1964 0 0 Vikings (64)
Dave Middleton David Hinton Middleton E-HB-FL 6' 1 194 11/23/33 Birmingham AL Auburn 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Lions) Detroit Lions / 1st / 1955 n/a 0 0 Lions (55-60) - Vikings (61)
Keith Millard Keith Joseph Millard DT-NT-DE 6' 6 260 3/18/62 Pleasanton CA Washington State 1985-1990 5/1/84 Draft Drafted 1984 - (Round 1 - Overall #13) n/a 4/25/92 Traded Keith Millard to Seahawks for 1992 2nd round pick (#39 Robert Harris) & 1993 3rd round pick (#57 John Gerak) Vikings (85-90) - DNP (91) - Packers / Seahawks (92) - Eagles (93)
Corey Miller Corey James Miller LB 6' 2 252 10/25/68 Pageland SC South Carolina 1999 3/30/99 signed free agent New York Giants / 6th / 1991 n/a 2/11/00 Released Giants (91-97) - DNP (98) - Vikings (99)
Kevin Miller Kevin Von Miller WR 5' 10 180 3/21/55 Weirton WV Louisville 1978-1980 5/19/78 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/17/81 cut Vikings (78-80)
Larry Miller Lawrence Miller QB 6' 4 220 2/8/62 Chicago IL Northern Iowa 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Robert Miller Robert Laverne Miller RB 5' 11 204 1/9/53 Houston TX Kansas 1975-1980 1/28/75 Draft Drafted 1975 - (Round 5 - Overall #129) n/a 0 0 Vikings (75-80)
Romaro Miller Romaro Miller QB 6' 1 195 9/12/78 0 Mississippi 2001 5/9/01 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/26/02 released Vikings (01-03) - Ottawa Renegades - Calgary Stampeders - Toronto Argonauts
Ted Million Tedder Clark Million G 6' 4 260 5/9/63 0 Duke 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Garrett Mills Michael Garrett Mills TE 6' 1 230 10/12/83 Tulsa OK Tulsa 2007-2009 9/2/07 claimed off waivers (from Patriots) New England Patriots / 4th / 106th pick / 2006 n/a 9/4/10 waived Patriots (06) - Vikings (07-09) - Eagles (10) - Bengals (10) - Patriots (11)*
John Henry Mills John Henry Mills LB 6' 0 226 10/31/69 Jacksonville FL Wake Forest 1999 5/11/99 signed free agent Houston Oilers / 5th / 1993 n/a 2/11/00 Released Oilers (93-96) - Raiders (97-98) - Vikings (99)
Charles Mincy Charles Anthony Mincy DB 6' 0 195 12/16/69 Los Angeles CA Washington 1995 3/6/95 signed free agent Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 1991 n/a 2/9/96 Released Chiefs (92-94) - Vikings (95) - Buccaneers (96-98) - Raiders (99)
Jayme Mitchell Jayme Dondrell Mitchell DE 6' 6 285 3/15/84 Jackson MS Mississippi 2006-2007 4/30/06 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (06-07)
Jayme Mitchell Jayme Dondrell Mitchell 2009-2010 1/1/09 0 n/a n/a 10/5/10 Traded to Browns Got 2012 6th round pick (#175-Blair Walsh) Gave Jayme Mitchell
Marvin Mitchell Marvin Mitchell wlb 6' 3 249 10/21/84 Norfolk VA Tennessee 2012-2013 4/10/12 signed unrestricted free agent to a 1-year contract New Orleans Saints / 7th / 220th pick / 2007 n/a 3/12/13 player became an unrestricted free agent Saints (07-10) - Dolphins (11) - Vikings (12-13)
Melvin (Mel) Mitchell Melvin Mitchell G-C-T 6' 3 260 2/21/53 Dallas TX Tennessee State 1980 7/15/80 signed free agent Miami Dolphins / 4th / 1976 n/a 0 0 Dolphins (76) - Lions / Dolphins (77) - Dolphins (78) - DNP (79) - Vikings (80) - Patriots (07)
Matt Mitrione Matt Mitrione 0 0 0 0 0 0 2005 6/14/05 signed free agent n/a n/a 10/19/05 released Giants (2002) / 49ers (2004)* / Vikings (2005)
Kenny Mixon Kenneth Jermaine Mixon DE 6' 4 271 5/31/75 Sun Valley CA LSU 2002-2004 3/9/02 signed free agent to a 5-year & $17M contract ($3.4M signing bonus) Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 1998 n/a 4/25/05 released Dolphins (98-01) - Vikings (02-04)
Fred Molden Frederick K. Molden DT 6' 2 272 8/12/63 Singing River MS Jackson State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Pete Monty Peter Charles Monty LB 6' 2 250 7/3/74 Ft. Collins CO Wisconsin 2001 11/27/01 signed free agent New York Giants / 4th / 1997 n/a 0 0 Giants (97-00) - Vikings (01)
Warren Moon Harold Warren Moon QB 6' 3 218 11/18/56 Los Angeles CA Washington 1994-1996 4/14/94 Traded 1994 4th round pick (#119 Michael Davis) & 1995 3rd round pick (#89 Rodney Thomas) to Oilers for Warren Moon n/a n/a 2/21/97 released Oilers (84-93) - Vikings (94-96) - Seahawks (97-98) - Chiefs (99-00)
Leonard Moore Leonard Calvin Moore RB 6' 0 222 1/27/63 Cartersville GA Jackson State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Manfred Moore Manfred Moore RB 6' 1 197 12/22/50 Martinez CA USC 1977 1/1/77 0 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 1974 n/a 8/28/78 released 49ers (74-75) - Raiders / Buccaneers (76) - Vikings (77)
Mewelde Moore Mewelde Jaem Cadere Moore RB 5' 11 210 7/24/82 Hammond LA Tulane 2004-2007 4/25/04 Draft Drafted 2004 - (Round 4 - Overall #119) - Choice from Dolphins n/a 3/3/08 lost unrestricted free agent (to Steelers) Vikings (04-07)
David Morgan David Morgan TE 6'4 265 5/19/93 Marble Falls, TX Texas San Antonio 2016 4/28/16 Draft Drafted 2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 188 0 Vikings (2016­present)
Don Morgan Don N. Morgan DB 5' 11 202 9/18/75 Stockton CA Nevada 1999-2001 4/19/99 signed free agent n/a n/a 6/6/02 released Vikings (99-01) - Cardinals (02)
Kyle Morrell Kyle Dougals Morrell S 6' 1 190 10/9/63 Scottsdale AZ BYU 1985-1986 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1985 - (Round 4 - Overall #106) - Choice from Rams n/a 10/8/86 Released by Vikings Vikings (86)
Jack Morris John Bradley Morris DB 6' 0 189 11/1/31 White City KS Oregon 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Steelers) Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 1956 n/a 9/4/62 waived Rams (58-59) - Rams / Steelers (60) - Vikings (61)
Mike Morris Michael Stephen Morris C-G 6' 5 276 2/22/61 Centerville IA Truman State 1991-1999 8/26/91 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/5/99 waived Cardinals (87) - DNP (88) - Chiefs / Patriots (89) - Browns / Seahawks (90) - Vikings (91-99)
Harold Morrow Harold Morrow Jr. FB 5' 11 232 2/24/73 Maplesville AL Auburn 1996-2002 8/26/96 claimed off waivers n/a n/a 2/27/03 released Vikings (96-02) - Ravens (03-04) - Cardinals (05)
C.J. Mosley Calvin Michael Mosley Jr. DT 6' 2 314 8/6/83 Fort Knox KY Missouri 2005 4/24/05 Draft Drafted 2005 - (Round 6 - Overall #191) n/a 8/31/06 Traded C.J. Mosley & 2008 draft pick (#226 Chaz Schilens) to Jets for Brooks Bollinger Vikings (05) - Jets (06-07)
Eric Moss Eric Moss OL 6' 4 315 9/25/74 Belle WV Ohio State 1997-1998 1/1/97 0 n/a n/a 9/5/99 waived Vikings (97­98) - Scottish Claymores (99)
Randy Moss Randy Gene Moss WR 6' 4 215 2/13/77 Rand WV Marshall 1998-2004 4/18/98 Draft Drafted 1998 - (Round 1 - Overall #21) n/a 3/2/05 Traded Randy Moss to Raiders for Napoleon Harris & 2005 1st round pick (#7 Troy Williamson) & 2005 7th round pick (#219 Adrian Ward) Vikings (98-04) - Raiders (05-06) - Patriots (07­10) - Vikings (10) - Titans (10) - 49ers (12)
Randy Moss Randy Gene Moss 2010 10/6/10 Traded 2011 3rd round pick (#74 Ryan Mallett) to Patriots for Randy Moss & 2012 7th round pick (#223 Travis Lewis) n/a n/a 11/1/10 waived
Rich Mostardo Richard Albert Mostardo DB 5' 11 188 7/1/38 Bryn Mawr PA Kent State 1961 1/26/61 Expansion from Browns Cleveland Browns / 12th / 1960 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 1960 8/28/62 waived Browns (60) - Vikings (61) - Raiders (62)
Mike Mularkey Michael Rene Mularkey TE 6' 4 245 11/19/61 Miami FL Florida 1983-1988 8/30/83 awarded on waivers from 49ers San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 1983 n/a 0 0 Vikings (83-88) - Steelers (89-91)
Mark Mullaney Mark Alan Mullaney DE 6' 6 242 4/30/53 Denver CO Colorado State 1975-1987 1/28/75 Draft Drafted 1975 - (Round 1 - Overall #25) n/a 0 0 Vikings (75-86)
Chuck Muncie Chuck Muncie 0 0 0 0 0 0 1985 7/20/85 Traded 1986 6th Round pick (?-?) to Chargers for Chuck Muncie New Orleans Saints / 1 / 3 / 1976 n/a 0 0 0
Captain Munnerlyn Captain Munnerlyn CB 5' 9 195 4/10/88 Mobile AL South Carolina 2014-2015 3/13/14 signed/unrestricted free agent, Three-year contract (through 2016) Carolina Panthers / 7 / 216 / 2009 n/a 0 0 Panthers (09­13) - Vikings (14­Present)
Fred Murphy Fred Joe Murphy E 6' 3 205 2/20/38 Atlanta GA Georgia Tech 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Browns) n/a n/a 8/25/64 0 Browns (60) - Vikings (61)
Kevin Murphy Kevin Murphy T 6' 7 295 9/8/63 Plano TX Harvard 2013 5/15/12 claimed off waivers (from 49ers) n/a n/a 8/25/14 Released Buccaneers (86-(91) - Chargers (92) - Seahawks (93) - Vikings (14-Present)
Yo Murphy Llewellyn P. Murphy WR 5' 10 187 5/11/73 San Pedro CA Idaho 1999 12/12/99 claimed off waivers n/a n/a 1/11/99 Released BC Lions (92­1994) - Scottish Claymores (95-99) - Buccaneers (99) - Vikings (99) - Las Vegas Outlaws (01) - Rams (01-02) - Chiefs (01) - Ottawa Renegades (03-05) - Saskatchewan Roughriders (06-07)
Eddie Murray Edward Peter Murray K 5' 10 177 8/29/56 Halifax Canada Tulane 1997 9/24/97 signed free agent Detroit Lions / 7th / 1980 n/a 2/13/98 Released Lions (80-91) - Chiefs / Buccaneers (92) - Cowboys (93) - Eagles (94) - Redskins (95) - DNP (96) - Vikings (97) - DNP (98) - Cowboys (99) - Redskins (00)
Najee Mustafaa Najee Mustafaa [Reggie Rutland] DB 6' 1 190 6/20/64 East Point GA Georgia Tech 1987-1991 4/28/87 Draft Drafted 1987 - (Round 4 - Overall #100) n/a 0 0 Vikings (87-91) - DNP (92) - Browns (93) - DNP (94) - Raiders (95)
Frank Myers Franklin D. Myers T 6' 5 255 1/4/56 San Bernardino CA Texas A&M 1978-1979 8/16/78 Traded 1979 8th round pick (#207 Nesby Glasgow) to Colts for Frank Myers Baltimore Colts / 5th / 1978 n/a 9/26/80 released Vikings (78-79)

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Peter (Pete) Najarian Peter Michael Najarian LB 6' 2 233 12/22/63 San Francisco CA Minnesota 1987 8/5/86 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/7/87 waived Vikings (87) - Buccaneers (88-89)
Martin Nance Martin Nance WR 6' 5 215 5/26/83 Maryland Heights MO Miami (OH) 2006 9/3/06 signed free agent to practice squad n/a n/a 8/30/08 released Vikings (06)
Michael Nattiel Michael Dondril Nattiel LB 6' 0 227 11/8/80 Gainesville FL Florida 2003-2004 4/27/03 Draft Drafted 2003 - (Round 6 - Overall #190) - Choice from Saints n/a 4/25/05 released Vikings (03-04)
Larry Ned Larry Lee Ned Jr. RB 5' 11 217 8/23/78 Eunice LA San Diego State 2003-2004 12/10/02 signed free agent Oakland Raiders / 6th / 2002 n/a 2/22/05 waived Vikings (03-04)
Ben Nelson Benjamin Scott Nelson WR 6' 2 185 8/21/79 Coon Rapids MN St. Cloud State 2004 4/28/03 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/29/05 released Vikings (04)
Chuck Nelson Charles LaVerne Nelson K 5' 11 175 2/23/60 Seattle WA Washington 1986-1988 3/18/86 signed free agent Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 1983 n/a 9/4/89 waived Rams (83) - Bills (84) - DNP (85) - Vikings (86) - Vikings (87-88)
Darrin Nelson Darrin Milo Nelson RB 5' 9 184 1/2/59 Sacramento CA Stanford 1982-1989 4/27/82 Draft Drafted 1982 - (Round 1 - Overall #7) n/a 10/12/89 See Herschel Walker Trade Below * Vikings (82-88) - Vikings / Chargers (89-90) - Vikings (91-92)
Darrin Nelson Darrin Milo Nelson 1991-1992 1/1/91 Signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0
David Nelson David Leon Nelson RB 6' 2 230 11/23/63 Miami FL Heidelberg 1984 8/24/84 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/12/84 Released Vikings (84)
Jim Nelson James Robert Nelson LB 6' 1 234 4/16/75 Riverside CA Penn State 2000-2002 8/28/00 claimed off waivers (from Packers) n/a n/a 2/28/03 Released Packers (99) - Vikings (00-02) - Colts (03-04) - Ravens (05)
Rhett Nelson Rhett Van Nelson DB 6' 0 200 2/16/80 Minneapolis MN Colorado State 2003-2004 9/9/03 signed free agent to practice squad n/a n/a 2/22/05 released Vikings (03-04)
Richard Newbill Richard Arthur Newbill LB 6' 1 240 2/8/68 Camden NJ Miami (FL) 1990 11/24/90 signed Houston Oilers / 5th / 1990 n/a 12/26/90 lost off practice squad (to Seahawks) Vikings / Seahawks (90) - Seahawks (91-92)
Keith Newman Keith Anthony Newman LB 6' 2 248 1/19/77 Tampa FL North Carolina 2004-2005 6/8/04 signed free agent Buffalo Bills / 4th / 1999 n/a 5/15/06 lost unrestricted free agent (to Dolphins) Bills (99-02) - Falcons (03) - Vikings (04-05) - Dolphins (06)
Pat Newman Edward Patrick Newman WR 5' 11 189 9/10/68 Memphis TN Utah State 1990 4/23/90 Draft Drafted 1990 - (Round 10 - Overall #249) - Choice from Cowboys n/a 0 0 Vikings (90) - Saints (91-93) - Browns (94)
Terence Newman Terence Newman CB 5' 10 197 9/4/78 Salina KS Kansas State 2015 3/17/15 Signed free agent n/a n/a n/a n/a Dallas Cowboys (2003 - 2011) / Cincinnati Bengals (2012 - 2014) / Minnesota Vikings (2015 - present)
Harry Newsome Harry Kent Newsome Jr. P 6' 0 192 1/25/63 Cheraw SC Wake Forest 1990-1993 1/1/90 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 1985 n/a 0 0 Steelers (85-89) - Vikings (90-93)
Tim Newton Timothy Reginald Newton DT-NT 6' 0 280 3/23/63 Orlando FL Florida 1985-1989 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1985 - (Round 6 - Overall #164) - Choice from Raiders n/a 0 0 Vikings (85-89) - Buccaneers (90-91) - DNP (92) - Chiefs (93)
Steve Niehaus Steven Gerard Niehaus DT-DE 6' 4 263 9/25/54 Cincinnati OH Notre Dame 1979 7/30/79 Traded Carl Eller & 1980 8th round pick (#204 Vic Minor) to Seahawks for Steve Niehaus Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 1976 n/a 8/20/80 cut Seahawks (76-78) - Vikings (79)
Roosevelt Nix Roosevelt Nix DE 6' 6 299 4/17/67 Toledo OH Central State (OH) 1994 1/1/94 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 1992 n/a 0 0 Bengals (92-93) - Vikings (94)
Al Noga Alapati Noga DE-DT 6' 1 265 9/16/65 Fagasa American Samoa Hawaii 1988-1992 4/24/88 Draft Drafted 1988 - (Round 3 - Overall #71) n/a 0 0 Vikings (88-92) - Redskins (93) - Colts (94)
Keith Nord Keith Sterling Nord DB 6' 0 197 3/3/57 Minneapolis MN St. Cloud State 1979-1983 5/26/79 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (79-83) - DNP (84) - Vikings (85)
Keith Nord Keith Sterling Nord 1985 1/1/85 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Tony Norman Anthony Alexander Norman DE 6' 5 270 1/27/55 Atlanta GA Iowa State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Gabe Northern Gabriel O'Kara Northern LB-DE 6' 2 240 6/8/74 Baton Rouge LA LSU 2000 9/5/00 signed Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 1996 n/a 8/20/01 released Bills (96-99) - Vikings (00)
Brent Novoselsky Brent Howard Novoselsky TE 6' 2 232 1/8/66 Skokie IL Pennsylvania 1989-1994 9/14/89 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/30/95 waived Bears (88) - Vikings (89-94)

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Dave O'Brien David Hyde O'Brien T-DT-G 6' 3 247 6/13/41 Cambridge MA Boston College 1963-1964 12/4/62 Draft Drafted 1963 - (Round 13 - Overall #171) Boston Patriots / 18th / 1963 5/26/65 Traded Dave O'Brien to Giants for Bob Taylor Vikings (63-64) - Giants (65) - Cardinals (66-67)
Andre O'Neal Andre T. O'Neal LB 6' 1 235 12/12/75 Decatur GA Marshall 2001 12/4/01 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/1/02 released Chiefs (00) - Packers / Chiefs / Vikings (01)
J.T. O'Sullivan J.T. O'Sullivan 0 0 0 0 0 0 2005 11/8/05 signed (from Bears practice squad) New Orleans Saints / 6 / 186 / 2002 n/a 9/2/06 released Saints (2002­2004) / Frankfurt Galaxy (2004) / Packers (2004) / Bears (2005)* / Vikings (2005) / Patriots (2006)* / Panthers (2006)* / Frankfurt Galaxy (2007) / Bears (2007)* / Lions (2007) / 49ers (2008) / Bengals (2009) / Chargers (2010) / Raiders (2010) / Saskatchewan Roughriders (2012)
Terry Obee Terry Lamar Obee WR 5' 10 190 6/15/68 Vallejo CA Oregon 1991 1/1/91 0 n/a n/a 8/26/91 waived Vikings (91) - DNP (92) - Bears (93)
Willie Offord Willie C. Offord DB 6' 1 216 12/22/78 Palatka FL South Carolina 2002-2005 4/20/02 Draft Drafted 2002 - (Round 3 - Overall #70) n/a 9/2/06 released Vikings (02-05)
Kenny Onatolu Olayiwola Kendae Onatolu LB 6' 1 235 10/8/82 Chicago IL Nebraska-Omaha 2009-2011 2/6/09 signed free agent n/a n/a 3/13/12 team declined to tender qualifying offer & making player an unrestricted free agent Edmonton Eskimos (07-08) - Vikings (09-11) - Panthers (12)
Frank Ori Frank S. Ori G 6' 2 244 3/20/64 Highland Park IL Northern Iowa 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Dave Osborn David Vance Osborn RB 6' 0 208 3/18/43 Everett WA North Dakota 1965-1975 11/28/64 Draft Drafted 1965 - (Round 13 - Overall #176) n/a 0 0 Vikings (65-75) - Packers (76)
Clancy Osborne Clarence Dewitt Osborne LB 6' 3 218 11/23/34 Lubbock TX Arizona State 1961-1962 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from 49ers) Los Angeles Rams / 27th / 1957 n/a 0 0 49ers (59-60) - Vikings (61-62) - Raiders (63-64)
Richard Owens Richard Owens TE 6' 4 273 11/4/80 Gainesville FL Louisville 2004-2006 4/27/04 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/1/07 released Vikings (04-06) - Rams (07)

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Alan Page Alan Cedric Page DT 6' 4 245 8/7/45 Canton OH Notre Dame 1967-1978 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 1 - Overall #15) - Choice from Rams n/a 10/10/78 waived Vikings (67-77) - Bears / Vikings (78) - Bears (79-81)
Jarrad Page Jarrad Page 0 6' 2 220 10/19/84 0 UCLA 2011 11/29/11 signed free agent Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 228th pick / 2006 n/a 3/13/12 player became an unrestricted free agent 0
David Palmer David Lee Palmer WR 5' 8 173 11/19/72 Birmingham AL Alabama 1994-2000 4/24/94 Draft Drafted 1994 - (Round 2 - Overall #40) - Choice from Falcons n/a 0 0 Vikings (94-00)
Mitch Palmer Richard Mitchell Palmer LB 6' 4 259 9/2/73 Oceanside CA Colorado State 2000 8/7/00 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/20/01 released Buccaneers (98-99) - Vikings (00)
Anthony Parker Will Anthony Parker DB 5' 10 181 2/11/66 Sylacauga AL Arizona State 1992-1994 3/26/92 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Colts (89) - DNP (90) - Chiefs (91) - Vikings (92-94) - Rams (95-96) - Buccaneers (97-98)
Rickey Parks Richard Parks WR 6' 1 179 2/19/64 0 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Doug Paschal Douglas Clyde Paschal RB 6' 2 217 3/5/58 Greenville NC North Carolina 1980 4/29/80 Draft Drafted 1980 - (Round 5 - Overall #121) n/a 0 0 Vikings (80)
Cordarrelle Patterson Cordarrelle Patterson WR 6' 2 216 3/17/91 Rock Hill SC Tennessee 2013-2015 4/25/13 Draft Drafted 2013 - (Round 1 - Overall #29) - Choice from Patriots n/a 0 0 Vikings (13-Present)
Jerry Patton Jerry Armstead Patton DT 6' 3 261 3/27/46 Saginaw MI Nebraska 1971 1/1/71 0 n/a n/a 9/12/72 waived Vikings (71) - Bills (72-73) - Eagles (74) - Patriots (75)
Bryce Paup Bryce Eric Paup LB 6' 5 247 2/29/68 Jefferson IA Northern Iowa 2000 6/6/00 signed Green Bay Packers / 6th / 1990 n/a 1/1/01 0 Packers (90-94) - Bills (95-97) - Jaguars (98-99) - Vikings (00)
Karl Paymah Karl Paymah db 6' 0 204 11/29/82 Boston MA Washington St. 2009 3/19/09 signed unrestricted free agent to a 1-year & reported $1.55M contract Denver Broncos / 3rd / 76th pick / 2005 n/a 3/5/10 player became an unrestricted free agent Broncos (05-08) - Vikings (09) - 49ers (10)* - Texans (10) - Saskatchewan Roughriders (12)*
Eddie Payton Edward C. Payton RB 5' 8 175 8/3/51 Columbia MS Jackson State 1980-1982 1/24/80 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Browns / Lions (77) - Chiefs (78) - DM{ (79) - Vikings (80-82)
J.C. Pearson Jayice Pearson DB 5' 11 187 8/17/63 Oceanside CA Washington 1993 4/21/93 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/17/94 Released Chiefs (86-92) - Vikings (93)
John Pentecost John Mathew Pentecost G 6' 2 251 12/23/43 Lawndale CA UCLA 1967 8/28/67 Traded ZZZ Draft pick to 49ers for John Pentecost n/a n/a 8/16/68 Traded John Pentecost (67M) & Jim Overman (68A) to Falcons for DC XX Vikings (67)
Pete Perreault Peter Wayne Perreault G-T 6' 3 248 3/1/39 Shrewsbury MA Boston University 1971 8/2/71 signed n/a n/a 0 0 Jets (63-67) - Bengals (68) - Jets (69-70) - Vikings (71)
Jason Perry Jason Robert Perry DB 6' 0 200 8/1/76 Passaic NJ North Carolina State 2002 10/3/02 signed free agent San Diego Chargers / 4th / 1999 n/a 12/17/02 Waived Chargers (99-01) - Bengals / Vikings (02)
Dick Pesonen Richard Martin Pesonen DB 6' 0 190 6/10/38 Grand Rapids MI Minnesota-Duluth 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Packers) n/a n/a 0 0 Packers (60) - Vikings (61) - Giants (62-64)
Ken Petersen Thornton Kenneth Petersen G 6' 2 235 3/26/39 Logan UT Utah 1961 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 14 - Overall #183) Drafted by the Raiders - 1961 Round # 10 0 0 Vikings (61)
Adrian Peterson Adrian Lewis Peterson RB 6' 1 217 3/21/85 Palestine TX Oklahoma 2007-2015 4/28/07 Draft Drafted 2007 - (Round 1 - Overall #7) n/a 0 0 Vikings (07-Present)
Anthony Phillips Anthony Dwayne Phillips DB 6' 2 209 10/5/70 Galveston TX Texas A&M-Kingsville 1998 3/24/98 signed free agent Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 1994 n/a 2/12/99 Released Falcons (94-96) - DNP (97) - Vikings (98)
Bobby Phillips Bobby Eugene Phillips II RB 5' 9 187 12/8/69 Richmond VA Virginia Union 1995 5/2/95 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/20/96 waived Vikings (95)
Jim Red Phillips James Jackson Phillips E 6' 1 197 2/5/36 Alexander City AL Auburn 1965-1967 12/30/64 Traded rights to Jack Snow to Rams for Gary Larsen & Jim Phillips Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1958 n/a 0 0 Rams (58-64) - Vikings (65-67)
Joe Phillips Joseph Gordon Phillips NT-DT-DE 6' 5 298 7/15/63 Portland OR SMU 1986 4/29/86 Draft Drafted 1986 - (Round 4 - Overall #93) n/a 9/7/87 waived Vikings (86) - Chargers (87-91) - Chiefs (92-97) - Rams (98) - Vikings (99)
Joe Phillips Joseph Gordon Phillips 1999 8/5/99 signed free agent n/a n/a 2/11/00 Released
Artose Pinner Artose Deonce Pinner RB 5' 10 232 1/5/78 Hopkinsville KY Kentucky 2006 9/3/06 claimed off waivers (from Lions) Detroit Lions / 4th / 2003 n/a 9/1/07 released Lions (03-05) - Vikings (06) - Falcons / Saints (07) - Lions (08)
Kurt Ploeger Kurt Alan Ploeger DE-DT 6' 5 259 12/1/62 Iowa Falls IA Gustavus Adolphus 1987 1/1/87 0 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 1985 n/a 0 0 Cowboys / Packers (86) - Vikings (87)
Ray Poage Raymond Coy Poage Jr. TE-SE-FL-WR 6' 4 208 11/14/40 Plainview TX Texas 1963 12/4/62 Draft Drafted 1963 - (Round 3 - Overall #31) Denver Broncos / 2nd / 1963 5/29/64 Traded Don Hultz & Ray Poage & Chuck Lamson & Terry Kosens to Eagles for Ted Dean & rights to Bob Berry Vikings (63) - Eagles (64-65) - DNP (66) - Saints (67-70) - Falcons (71)
Randy Poltl Randall Patrick Poltl DB 6' 3 190 3/26/52 Long Beach CA Stanford 1974 1/30/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 12 - Overall #311) n/a 0 0 Vikings (74) - Broncos (75-77)
Christian Ponder Christian Ponder QB 6' 2 229 2/25/88 Dallas TX Florida St. 2011-2014 4/28/11 Draft Drafted 2011 - (Round 1 - Overall #12) n/a 3/10/15 declared free agent Vikings (11-14)
Ron Porter Ronald Dean Porter LB 6' 3 232 7/27/45 Columbus GA Idaho 1973 9/7/73 Traded 1974 5th round pick (#128 Monroe Eley) to Eagles for Ron Porter Baltimore Colts / 5th / 1967 n/a 0 0 Colts (67-68) - Colts / Eagles (69) - Eagles (70-72) - Vikings (73)
Art Powell Arthur Louis Powell SE-DB-WR 6' 3 211 2/25/37 Dallas TX San Jose State 1968 8/21/68 signed free agent Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 1959 n/a 1/1/69 0 Eagles (59) - Titans (60-62) - Raiders (63-66) - Bills (67) - Vikings (68)
John Powers John Paul Powers TE 6' 2 215 6/15/40 Harvard IL Notre Dame 1966 1/1/66 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 1962 n/a 0 0 Steelers (62-65) - Vikings (66)
Shaun Prater Shaun Prater CB 5' 10 190 10/27/89 Omaha NE Iowa 2013-2015 10/22/13 claimed off waivers (from Eagles) Cincinnati Bengals 2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 156 n/a 12/14/15 Waived Bengals (12-13)* - Eagles (13) - Vikings (13-Present)
Travis Prentice Travis Jason Prentice RB 5' 11 221 12/8/76 Louisville KY Miami (OH) 2001 9/2/01 Traded 2002 5th round draft pick possibly (#141 Andra Davis?) & 2003 6th round draft pick to Browns for Spergon Wynn & Travis Prentice Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 2000 n/a 5/2/02 lost off waivers (to Texans) Browns (00) - Vikings (01)
Jim Prestel James Francis Prestel DT 6' 5 275 6/28/37 Indianapolis IN Idaho 1961-1965 8/31/61 See Jim Marshall Trade Below * Cleveland Browns / 6th / 1959 Boston Patriots / 1st / 1960 6/7/66 Traded Jim Prestel & Larry Vargo to Giants for Bill Briggs & draft pick 1967 (#135 Don Bandy) Browns (60) - Vikings (61-65) - Giants (66) - Redskins (67)
Jabari Price Jabari Price CB 5' 10 200 8/31/92 Pompano Beach FL North Carolina 2014-2015 5/16/14 Draft Drafted 2014 - (Round 7 - Overall #225) n/a 0 0 0
Anthony Prior Anthony Eugene Prior DB 5' 11 185 3/27/70 Lowell MA Washington State 1996-1997 12/4/96 signed free agent New York Giants / 9th / 1992 n/a 2/2/98 Released Jets (93-95) - Vikings (96-97) - Raiders (98)
Ted Provost Ted R. Provost DB 6' 2 195 7/26/48 Navarre OH Ohio State 1970 9/9/70 Traded 1972 5th round pick (#128 Greg Kucera) to Rams for Ted Provost Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 1970 n/a 9/13/71 waived Vikings (70) - Cardinals (71)
MyCole Pruitt MyCole Pruitt TE 6' 2 251 3/24/92 South Bend IN Southern Illinois 2015 5/7/15 Draft Drafted 2015 - (Round 5 - Overall #143 n/a n/a n/a Vikings (2015-present)
Palmer Pyle William Palmer Pyle G 6' 3 247 6/12/37 Keokuk IA Michigan State 1964 4/2/64 Traded Steve Stonebreaker to Colts for Palmer Pyle Baltimore Colts / 6th / 1959 Houston Oilers / 1st / 1960 5/22/65 Traded Palmer Pyle to Bears for 1966 5th round pick (#76 Bob Hall) Colts (60-63) - Vikings (64) - DNP (65) - Raiders (66)

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Kelly Quinn Kelly B. Quinn LB 6' 1 220 8/20/63 Thomaston GA Michigan State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)

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Mike Rabold Michael John Rabold G 6' 2 239 3/12/37 Chicago IL Indiana 1961-1962 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Cardinals) Detroit Lions / 2nd / 1959 n/a 8/26/63 waived Lions (59) - Cardinals (60) - Vikings (61-62) - DNP (63) - Bears (64-67)
Drew Radovich Drew Radovich T 6' 5 305 6/20/85 Mission Viejo CA USC 2008 5/2/08 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/4/10 waived Vikings (08) - 49ers (09)* - Colts (09)* - Vikings (09)
Patrick Ramsey Patrick Allen Ramsey QB 6' 2 225 2/14/79 Ruston LA Tulane 2010 12/15/10 signed free agent Washington Redskins / 1 / 32 / 2002 n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Redskins (02-05) - Jets (06) - Broncos (07-08) - Titans (09) - Lions (09) - Saints (10)* - Jaguars (10) - Dolphins (10) - Vikings (10)
Bradley Randle Bradley I. Randle RB 5' 7 193 9/17/90 Anaheim CA UNLV 2013 4/30/13 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 5/13/14 Waived Vikings (13)*
John Randle John Anthony Randle DT-DE 6' 1 290 12/12/67 Hearne TX Texas A&M-Kingsville 1990-2000 5/4/90 signed free agent n/a n/a 3/1/01 released Vikings (90--00) - Seahawks (01-03)
Al Randolph Alvin Chester Randolph DB 6' 2 205 7/8/44 East St. Louis IL Iowa 1973 10/20/72 signed free agent to taxi squad San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 1966 n/a 9/10/74 waived 49ers (66-70) - Packers (71) - Lions (72) - Vikings (73) - Bills / 49ers (74)
Ahmad Rashad Ahmad Rashad (Bobby Moore) WR 6' 2 205 11/19/49 Portland OR Oregon 1976-1982 9/7/76 Traded 1977 4th round pick (#111 Larry Seivers) to Seahawks for Ahmad Rashad (Bobby Moore) St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 1972 n/a 11/22/82 retired (effective at end of season) Cardinals (72-73) - Bills (74) - DNP (75) - Vikings (76) - Vikings (77-82)
Randy R. Rasmussen Randy Robert Rasmussen C-G 6' 7 253 9/27/60 Minneapolis MN Minnesota 1987-1988 10/20/87 signed free agent Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 1984 n/a 0 0 Steelers (84-86) - Vikings (87-88)
Mistral Raymond Mistral Raymond db 6' 1 196 9/7/87 Palmetto FL South Florida 2011-2014 4/30/11 Draft Drafted 2011 - (Round 6 - Overall #170) - Choice from Browns n/a 8/25/14 Waived (injured) Vikings (11-Present)
John Reaves Thomas Johnson Reaves QB 6' 3 210 3/2/50 Anniston AL Florida 1979 7/16/79 claimed off waivers Philadelphia Eagles / 1 / 14 / 1972 n/a 8/14/80 Released Eagles (72-74) - Bengals (75-78) - Vikings (79) - Oilers (81) - Buccaneers (87)
Jarvis Redwine Jarvis John Redwine RB 5' 10 203 5/16/57 Los Angeles CA Nebraska 1981-1983 4/28/81 Draft Drafted 1981 - (Round 2 - Overall #52) - Choice from Colts n/a 8/21/84 waived Vikings (81-83)
Bobby Reed Robert Reed HB 5' 11 187 11/14/39 New Orleans LA University of Pacific 1962-1963 1/1/62 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (62-63)
D'Aundre Reed D'Aundre Reed DE 6' 4 261 1/1/88 Sacramento CA Arizona 2011-2012 4/30/11 Draft Drafted 2011 - (Round 7 - Overall #215) n/a 9/9/13 waived (injury settlement) Vikings (11-12) - 49ers (13)* - Jacksonville Jaguars (13)
Jake Reed Willie Jake Reed WR 6' 3 216 9/28/67 Covington GA Grambling State 1991-1999 4/21/91 Draft Drafted 1991 - (Round 3 - Overall #68) - Choice from Cowboys n/a 2/10/00 released Vikings (91-99) - Saints (00) - Vikings (01) - Saints (02)
Jake Reed Willie Jake Reed 2001 3/23/01 signed n/a n/a 0 0
Oscar Reed Oscar Lee Reed RB 6' 0 222 3/24/44 Jonestown MS Colorado State 1968-1974 1/30/68 Draft Drafted 1968 - (Round 7 - Overall #167) - Choice from Falcons n/a 9/9/75 Traded Oscar Reed to Falcons for 1976 5th round pick (#133 Steve Wagner) Vikings (68-74) - Falcons (75)
Tom Rehder Tom Rehder G 6' 7 280 1/27/65 Sacramento CA Notre Dame 1992 1/1/92 0 New England Patriots / 3 / 69 / 1988 n/a 0 0 Patriots (88-89) - Giants (90) - DNP (91) - Vikings (92)
Jerry Reichow Garret Neal Reichow E-QB 6' 2 217 5/19/34 Decorah IA Iowa 1961-1964 9/12/61 Traded 1962 7th round pick (#86 Jim Perkins) to Eagles for Jerry Reichow Detroit Lions / 4th / 1956 n/a 0 0 Lions (56-57) - DNP (58) - Lions (59) - Eagles (60) - Vikings (61-64)
Mike Reilly Charles Michael Reilly LB 6' 3 225 3/27/42 Dubuque IA Iowa 1969 1/1/69 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 1964 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 1964 0 0 Bears (64-68) - Vikings (69)
Allen Reisner Allen Reisner TE 6' 3 248 9/29/88 Marion IA Iowa 2011-2012 7/27/11 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/30/14 Released Vikings (11-12) - Jaguars (12-13) - Vikings (14)
Mike Remmers Michael Remmers T 6' 5 303 4/11/89 Portland OR Oregon State 2013 11/25/13 claimed off waivers (from Chargers) n/a n/a 9/3/14 0 Broncos (2012)* / Buccaneers (2012­2013)* / Chargers (2013) / Vikings (2013) / Rams (2014)* / Panthers (2014­present)
Gilbert Renfroe Gilbert Renfroe QB 6' 2 210 2/18/63 Tuskegee AL Tennesse State 1990 9/26/90 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Ottawa Rough Riders(86) - Toronto Argonauts (87-(89) - Falcons(90) - Vikings(90) - Falcons(91) - Calgary Stampeders (91) - Detroit Drive (92) - BC Lions (92) - Detroit Drive(93) - Shreveport Pirates (94)
Blake Renaud Blake Renaud FB 6' 2 252 10/6/92 Concord CA Boise State 2015 5/5/15 Signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/3/16 waived Vikings (15)
Lance Rentzel Thomas Lance Rentzel WR-FL 6' 2 202 10/14/43 Queens NY Oklahoma 1965-1966 11/28/64 Draft Drafted 1965 - (Round 2 - Overall #23) Buffalo Bills / 6th / 1965 5/3/67 Traded to Cowboys Got 1968 third round pick (#76-Mike McGill) Gave Lance Rentzel Vikings (65-66) - Cowboys (67-70) - Rams (71-72) - DNP (73) - Rams (74)
Fuad Reveiz Fuad Y. Reveiz K 5' 11 225 2/24/63 Bogota Colombia Tennessee 1990-1995 1/1/90 0 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 1985 n/a 0 0 Dolphins (85--88) - DNP (89) - Vikings / Chargers (90) - Vikings (91-95)
Darius Reynaud Darius Reynaud DB 5' 9 201 12/29/85 Luling LA West Virginia 2008-2009 5/2/08 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 9/3/10 Traded Sage Rosenfels & Darius Reynaud to Giants for 2011 5th round pick (#150 Jason Pinkston) & 2012 conditional pick (not exercised) Vikings (08-09) - Giants (10-11) - Titans (12-13) - New York Jets (13)
Xavier Rhodes Xavier Rhodes CB 6' 2 210 6/19/90 Miami FL Florida St. 2013-2015 4/25/13 Draft Drafted 2013 - (Round 1 - Overall #25) - Choice from Seahawks n/a 0 0 Vikings (2013-present)
Buster Rhymes George Buster Rhymes WR 6' 2 217 1/27/62 Miami FL Oklahoma 1985-1986 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1985 - (Round 4 - Overall #85) n/a 11/4/87 waived Vikings (85-86)
Benny Ricardo Benito Concepcion Ricardo K 5' 10 175 1/4/54 Asuncion Paraguay San Diego State 1983 8/30/83 claimed off waivers n/a n/a 9/6/84 waived Bills / Lions (76) - DNP (77) - Lions (78-79) - Saints (80-81) - DNP (82) - Vikings (83) - Chargers (84)
Allen Rice Allen Troy Rice RB 5' 10 203 4/5/62 Houston TX Baylor 1984-1990 5/2/84 Draft Drafted 1984 - (Round 5 - Overall #140) - Choice from Raiders n/a 1/1/91 0 Vikings (84-90) - Packers (91)
Sidney Rice Sidney Rice WR 6' 4 202 9/1/86 Gaffney SC South Carolina 2007-2010 4/28/07 Draft Drafted 2007 - (Round 2 - Overall #44) - Choice from Falcons n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (07)
Greg Richardson Gregory Lamar Richardson WR 5' 7 171 10/6/64 Mobile AL Alabama 1987 4/29/87 Draft Drafted 1987 - (Round 6 - Overall #156) n/a 8/28/88 waived Vikings (87) - Buccaneers (88)
Kyle Richardson Kyle Davis Richardson P 6' 2 210 3/2/73 Farmington MO Arkansas State 2002 4/21/02 signed free agent (from Ravens) n/a n/a 5/12/03 lost unrestricted free agent (to Eagles) Dolphins / Seahawks (97) - Ravens (98-01) - Vikings (02) - Bengals (03) - DNP (04) - Browns (05)
Tony Richardson Antonio Richardson FB 6' 1 238 12/17/71 Frankfurt Germany Auburn 2006-2007 3/21/06 signed unrestricted free agent (from Chiefs) n/a n/a 2/29/08 player declared free agency Cowboys (94)* - Chiefs (95-05) - Vikings (06-07) - Jets (08-10)
Steve Riley Steven Bruce Riley T 6' 5 258 11/23/52 Chula Vista CA USC 1974-1979 1/29/74 Draft Drafted 1974 - (Round 1 - Overall #25) n/a 4/18/80 Traded Steve Riley to Saints for 1980 3rd round pick (#68 Brent Boyd) & 1980 5th round pick (#122 Paul Jones) Vikings (74-84)
Steve Riley Steven Bruce Riley 1980-1984 6/1/80 Traded 1981 3rd round pick (#71 Hoby Brenner) & 1981 5th round pick (#128 Jerry Boyarsky) to Saints for Steve Riley n/a n/a 0 0
Fred Robbins Frederick D. Robbins DT 6' 4 325 3/25/77 Pensacola FL Wake Forest 2000-2003 4/15/00 Draft Drafted 2000 - (Round 2 - Overall #55) n/a 0 0 Vikings (00-03) - Giants (04-07)
Tre Roberson Tre Roberson CB 6'0 200 10/22/92 Indianapolis, IN Illinois State 2016 5/8/16 Signed Vikings (2016­present)*
Edmond Robinson Edmond Robinson LB 6' 3 245 2/23/92 Wadmalaw Island SC Newberry 2015 5/7/15 Draft Drafted 2015 - (Round 7 - Overall #232 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Gerald Robinson Gerald Robinson DE-DT 6' 3 262 5/4/63 Tuskegee AL Auburn 1986-1987 4/29/86 Draft Drafted 1986 - (Round 1 - Overall #14) - Choice from Chargers n/a 9/1/88 waived Vikings (86-87) - DNP (88) - Chargers (89-90) - Rams (91-94)
Josh Robinson Josh Robinson cb 5' 10 199 1/8/91 Sunrise FL Central Florida 2012-2015 4/27/12 Draft Drafted 2012 - (Round 3 - Overall #66) n/a 3/6/16 Released Vikings (2012­2015) / Buccaneers (2016­present)
Koren Robinson Koren Lynard Robinson WR 6' 1 205 3/19/80 Belmont NC North Carolina State 2005 9/5/05 signed free agent to a 2-year contract Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 2001 n/a 8/25/06 waived Seahawks (01-04) - Vikings (05) - Packers (06-07)
Marcus Robinson Marcus Antonio Robinson WR 6' 3 215 2/27/75 Fort Valley GA South Carolina 2004-2006 3/8/04 signed unrestricted free agent Chicago Bears / 4th / 1997 n/a 12/27/06 released Bears (98-02) - Ravens (03) - Vikings (04-06)
Brian Robison Brian Gale Robison DL 6' 2 259 4/28/83 Houston TX Texas 2007-2015 4/29/07 Draft Drafted 2007 - (Round 4 - Overall #102) - Choice from Buccaneers n/a 0 0 Vikings (07-Present)
Mark Rodenhauser Mark Todd Rodenhauser C 6' 5 270 6/6/61 Elmhurst IL Illinois State 1989 1/1/89 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Bears (87) - DNP (88) - Vikings (89) - Chargers (90-91) - Bears (92) - Lions (93-94) - Panthers (95-97) - Steelers (98) - Seahawks (99)
Chris Rogers Chris Rogers DB 5' 10 192 1/3/77 Washington DC Howard 1999 4/23/99 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/22/00 waived Vikings (99)
Nick Rogers Nicholas Quixote Rogers LB 6' 2 250 5/31/79 East Point GA Georgia Tech 2002-2003 4/21/02 Draft Drafted 2002 - (Round 6 - Overall #177) n/a 0 0 Vikings (02-03) - Packers / Colts (04) - Dolphins (05)
Dave Roller David Euell Roller DT 6' 2 270 10/28/49 Dayton TN Kentucky 1979-1980 8/28/79 claimed off waivers New York Giants / 13th / 1971 n/a 0 0 Giants (71) - DNP (72-74) - Packers (75) - Packers (76-78) - Vikings (79-80)
George Rose George Lee Rose DB 5' 11 200 1/1/42 Brunswick GA Auburn 1964-1966 12/2/63 Draft Drafted 1964 - (Round 3 - Overall #34) Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 1964 2/10/67 lost in expansion draft (to Saints) Vikings (64-66) - Saints (67)
Sage Rosenfels Sage Jamen Rosenfels QB 6' 4 222 3/6/78 Maquoketa IA Iowa State 2009 2/27/09 Traded 2009 4th round pick (#122 Anthony Hill) to Texans for Sage Rosenfels Washington Redskins / 4 / 109 / 2001 n/a 9/3/10 Traded Sage Rosenfels & Darius Reynaud to Giants for 2011 5th round pick (#150 Jason Pinkston) & 2012 conditional pick (not exercised) Redskins (01) - Dolphins (02-05) - Texans (06-08) - Vikings (09) - Giants (10-11) - Dolphins (11) - Vikings (11-12)
Sage Rosenfels Sage Jamen Rosenfels 2011-2012 12/2/11 claimed off waivers (from Dolphins) n/a n/a 7/14/13 Retired from Vikings
Mike Rosenthal Michael Paul Rosenthal T-G 6' 7 318 6/10/77 Pittsburgh PA Notre Dame 2003-2006 3/20/03 signed unrestricted free agent (from Giants) New York Giants / 5th / 1999 n/a 3/1/07 released Giants (99-02) - Vikings (03-06)
Ted Rosnagle Theodore J. Rosnagle DB 6' 3 205 9/29/61 Pasadena CA Portland State 1985 4/21/85 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (85) - DNP (86) - Vikings (87)
Ted Rosnagle Theodore J. Rosnagle 1987 1/1/87 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Derek Ross Derek Ross DB 5' 10 197 1/5/80 Rock Hill SC Ohio State 2004 8/24/04 claimed off waivers (from Saints) Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 2002 n/a 12/21/04 released Cowboys (02) - Falcons / Cowboys (03) - Vikings (04)
Curtis Rouse Curtis Lamar Rouse G-T 6' 3 316 7/13/60 Augusta GA Tennessee-Chattanooga 1982-1986 4/28/82 Draft Drafted 1982 - (Round 11 - Overall #286) n/a 9/7/87 waived Vikings (82-86) - Chargers (87)
Ray Rowe Raymond Henry Rowe TE 0 0 7/28/69 Rota Spain San Diego State 1994 1/1/94 0 Washington Redskins / 6 / 168 / 1992 n/a 0 0 Redskins (92-93) - Vikings (94)
Justin Rowland Justin David Rowland DB 6' 2 188 5/10/37 Hamlin TX TCU 1961 8/31/61 claimed off waivers (from Bears) Chicago Bears / 12th / 1959 n/a 8/29/62 waived Bears (60) - Vikings (61) - Broncos (62)
Karl Rubke Karl John Rubke LB-C-DT-DE 6' 4 240 12/6/35 Los Angeles CA USC 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from 49ers) San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 1957 n/a 8/28/62 Sold to 49ers 49ers (57-60) - Vikings (61) - 49ers (62-65) - Falcons (66-67) - Raiders (68)
Dwayne Rudd Dwayne Dupree Rudd LB 6' 2 235 2/3/76 Batesville MS Alabama 1997-2000 4/19/97 Draft Drafted 1997 - (Round 1 - Overall #20) n/a 0 0 Vikings (97-00) - Browns (01-02) - Buccaneers (03)
Kyle Rudolph Kyle Rudolph TE 6' 6 259 11/9/89 Cincinnati OH Notre Dame 2011-2013 4/29/11 Draft Drafted 2011 - (Round 2 - Overall #43) n/a 0 0 Vikings (11-Present)
Mike Ruether Michael Ruether C 0 0 9/20/62 Inglewood CA Texas 1994 1/1/94 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Cardinals (86-87) - Broncos (88-89) - Falcons (90-93) - Vikings (94)
Pat Russ Patrick Joseph Russ DT 6' 3 255 1/18/40 Cincinnati OH Purdue 1963 12/4/61 Draft Drafted 1962 - (Round 14 - Overall #185) Oakland Raiders / 16th / 1962 9/7/64 waived Vikings (63)
Brian Russell Brian William Russell DB 6' 2 204 2/5/78 West Covina CA San Diego State 2002-2004 4/23/01 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 4/7/05 lost restricted free agent (to Browns) (Vikings declined to match Browns offer sheet) Vikings (02-04) - Browns (05) - Browns (06) - Seahawks (07)

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Sean Salisbury Richard Sean Salisbury QB 6' 5 225 3/9/63 Long Beach CA USC 1992-1994 3/20/90 signed n/a n/a 0 0 Colts (87) - DNP (88-91) - Vikings (92-94) - DNP (95) - Chargers (96)
Ron Sams Ronald F. Sams Jr. C-G 6' 3 261 4/12/61 Bridgeville PA Pittsburgh 1984 8/28/84 claimed off waiverse (from Packers) Green Bay Packers / 6th / 1983 n/a 2/1/85 Released Packers (83) - Vikings (84)
Ken Sanders Kenneth Roy Sanders DE 6' 5 240 8/22/50 Valley Mills TX Howard Payne 1980-1981 5/20/80 signed free agent Detroit Lions / 3rd / 1972 n/a 9/1/81 waived Lions (72-79) - Vikings (80-81)
Jamarca Sanford Jamarca Sanford S 5' 10 200 8/27/85 Batesville MS Mississippi 2009-2013 4/26/09 Draft Drafted 2009 - (Round 7 - Overall #231) n/a 8/30/14 Released Vikings (09-13) / Redskins (14) / Saints (14-
Benny Sapp Benjamin Lee Sapp II CB 5' 9 190 1/20/81 Ft. Lauderdale FL Northern Iowa 2008-2009 3/25/08 signed unrestricted free agent (from Chiefs) to a 1-year contract n/a n/a 8/25/10 Traded Benny Sapp to Dolphins for Greg Camarillo Chiefs (04-07) - Vikings (08-09) - Dolphins (10-11) - Vikings (11)
Benny Sapp Benjamin Lee Sapp II 2011 11/16/11 signed free agent n/a n/a 3/13/12 player became an unrestricted free agent
Bob Sapp Robert Malcolm Sapp Jr. G 6' 4 319 9/22/73 Colorado Springs CO Washington 1997-1998 8/27/97 signed free agent Chicago Bears / 3rd / 1997 n/a 0 0 Vikings (97-98)
Craig Sauer Craig Curtis Sauer LB 6' 1 240 12/13/72 Sartell MN Minnesota 2000 2/23/00 signed Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 1996 n/a 9/2/01 waived Falcons (96-99) - Vikings (00)
Talance Sawyer Talance Marche Sawyer DE 6' 2 270 6/14/76 Bastrop LA UNLV 1999-2003 4/18/99 Draft Drafted 1999 - (Round 6 - Overall #185) - Choice from Ravens n/a 0 0 Vikings (99-03)
Mike Saxon Michael Eric Saxon P 6' 3 205 7/10/62 Whittier CA San Diego State 1994-1995 8/30/94 signed free agent Detroit Lions / 11th / 1984 n/a 0 0 Cowboys (85-92) - Patriots (93) - Vikings (94-95)
John Scardina John Scardina T 6' 4 265 7/26/58 Milwaukee WI Lincoln (MO) 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Ed Schenk Edward G. Schenk TE 6' 4 230 12/20/60 0 Central Florida 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Roy Schmidt Roy Lee Schmidt G-T 6' 3 248 5/3/42 Colorado Springs CO Long Beach State 1971 1/1/61 Traded Dave Whitsell & Zeke Smith (61F) & 62 5th Pick to Giants For Mel Triplett & Bob Schnelker & Bob Schmidt - TRADE FROM GIANTS WITH BOB SCHNELKER & BOB SCHMIDT FOR 2 DRAFT PICKS & RIGHTS TO ZEKE SMITH & DAVE WHITSELL Green Bay Packers / 13th / 1965 Boston Patriots / 11th / 1965 0 0 Saints (67-68) - Falcons (69) - Redskins (70) - Vikings (71)
Bob Schmitz Robert Joseph Schmitz LB 6' 1 235 9/10/38 Marytown WI Montana State 1966 1/1/66 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 1961 n/a 0 0 Steelers (61-65) - Vikings / Steelers (66)
Bob Schnelker Robert Bernard Schnelker E 6' 3 214 10/17/28 Galion OH Bowling Green 1961 7/1/61 Traded Dave Whitsell & Zeke Smith & 1962 5th round pick (#58 Bookie Bolin) & 1962 draft pick ZZZ to Giants for Mel Triplett & Bob Schnelker & Bob Schmidt Cleveland Browns / 29th / 1950 n/a 10/25/61 lost off waivers (to Steelers) Eagles (53) - Giants (54-60) - Vikings / Steelers (61)
Adam Schreiber Adam Blayne Schreiber G-C 6' 4 290 2/20/62 Galveston TX Texas 1990-1993 1/1/90 0 Seattle Seahawks / 9th / 1984 n/a 1/1/94 0 Seahawks (84) - Saints (85) - Eagles (86-87) - Jets / Eagles (88) - Jets (89) - Vikings (90-93) - Giants (94-96) - Falcons (97-99)
Jeff Schuh Jeffrey John Schuh LB 6' 2 228 5/22/58 Crystal MN Minnesota 1986 12/9/86 signed free agent Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 1981 n/a 9/7/87 waived Bengals (81-85) - Packers / Vikings (86)
Geoff Schwartz Geoffrey Isaiah Schwartz G 6' 6 331 7/11/86 Los Angeles CA Oregon 2012 3/21/12 signed unrestricted free agent to a 1-year contract Carolina Panthers / 7th / 241st pick / 2008 n/a 3/12/13 player became an unrestricted free agent Panthers (08-11) - Vikings (12) - Chiefs (13) - Giants (14)
Carey Scott Carey Scott DB 5' 11 214 8/11/79 Savannah GA Kentucky State 2002 4/22/01 Draft Drafted 2001 - (Round 6 - Overall #189) n/a 8/31/03 released Vikings / Raiders (02) - Raiders (03)
Darrion Scott Darrion Scott DE 6' 3 289 10/25/81 Charleston WV Ohio State 2004-2007 4/24/04 Draft Drafted 2004 - (Round 3 - Overall #88) - Choice from Ravens n/a 2/29/08 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (04-07)
Randy Scott Randolph Charles Scott LB 6' 1 223 1/31/59 Decatur GA Alabama 1987 1/1/87 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Packers (81-86) - Vikings (87)
Todd Scott Todd Carlton Scott S 5' 11 200 1/23/68 Galveston TX Southwestern Louisiana 1991-1994 4/22/91 Draft Drafted 1991 - (Round 6 - Overall #163) - Choice from Raiders n/a 0 0 Vikings (91-94) - Jets / Buccaneers (95) - Buccaneers (96) - Chiefs (97)
Bucky Scribner William Charles Scribner P 6' 0 207 7/11/60 Lawrence KS Kansas 1987-1989 10/14/87 signed free agent Green Bay Packers / 11th / 1983 n/a 9/3/90 waived Packers (83-84) - DNP (85-86) - Vikings (87-89)
Ron Selesky Ronald R. Selesky C 6' 1 266 9/4/65 New Brunswick NJ North Central 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Andrew Sendejo Andrew Victor Sendejo S 6' 1 225 9/9/87 San Antonio TX Rice 2011-2015 11/29/11 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Sacramento Mountain Lions (10) - Cowboys (10) - Jets (11)* - Vikings (11-Present)
Robin Sendlein Robin Bruno Sendlein LB 6' 3 225 12/1/58 Las Vegas NV Texas 1981-1984 4/28/81 Draft Drafted 1981 - (Round 2 - Overall #45) n/a 8/15/85 Traded to Dolphins Got rights to Anthony Carter Gave Robin Sendlein & 1986 second round pick (#40-Kevin Murphy Vikings (81-84) - Dolphins (85)
Joe Senser Joseph Spence Senser TE 6' 4 235 8/18/56 Philadelphia PA West Chester 1979-1984 5/3/79 Draft Drafted 1979 - (Round 6 - Overall #152) n/a 7/30/85 retired Vikings (79-82) - DNP (83) - Vikings (84)
Wasswa Serwanga Wasswa Kenneth Serwanga DB 5' 11 203 7/23/76 Kampala Uganda UCLA 2000-2001 8/24/00 claimed off waivers n/a n/a 12/4/01 released 49ers (99) - Vikings (00-01)
Ed Sharockman Edward Charles Sharockman DB 6' 0 200 11/4/39 St. Clair PA Pittsburgh 1961-1972 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 5 - Overall #57) Dallas Texans / 22nd / 1961 0 0 Vikings (62-72)
Darren Sharper Darren Mallory Sharper DB 6' 2 210 11/3/75 Richmond VA William & Mary 2005-2008 3/12/05 signed free agent to a 4-year contract Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 1997 n/a 2/27/09 player declared free agency Packers (97--04) - Vikings (05-07)
George Shaw George Howard Shaw QB 6' 1 183 7/25/33 Portland OR Oregon 1961 1/11/61 Traded 1962 1st round pick (#2 Roman Gabriel) to Giants for George Shaw - Giants traded pick to Rams Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1955 n/a 8/27/62 waived Colts (55-58) - Giants (59-60) - Vikings (61) - Broncos (62)
Terrance Shaw Terrance Bernard Shaw DB 6' 0 200 11/11/73 Marshall TX Stephen F. Austin 2004 9/14/04 signed free agent San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 1995 n/a 2/22/05 Released Chargers (95-99) - Dolphins (00) - Patriots (01) - Raiders (02-03) - Vikings (04)
Jerry Shay Jerome Paul Shay DT 6' 3 250 7/10/44 Gary IN Purdue 1966-1967 11/27/65 Draft Drafted 1966 - (Round 1 - Overall #7) Denver Broncos / 1st / 1966 1/24/68 Traded Jerome Shay to Falcons for Billy Martin Vikings (66-67) - Falcons (68-69) - Giants (70-71)
Ashley Sheppard Ashley Guy Sheppard LB 6' 3 240 1/21/69 Greenville NC Clemson 1993-1995 4/25/93 Draft Drafted 1993 - (Round 4 - Overall #106) n/a 1/1/95 0 Vikings (93-94) - Jaguars / Vikings / Rams (95)
Austin Shepherd Austin Shepherd T 6' 4 327 5/28/92 Suwanee GA Alabama 2015 5/7/15 Draft Drafted 2015 - (Round 7 - Overall #228 n/a 8/30/16 waived Vikings (15)
Lito Sheppard Lito Decorian Sheppard db 5' 10 194 4/8/81 Jacksonville FL Florida 2010 4/21/10 signed free agent to a 1-year contract Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 26th pick / 2002 n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Eagles (02-08) - Jets (09) - Vikings (10) - Raiders (11)
Marcus Sherels Marcus Sherels DB 5' 10 175 9/30/87 Rochester MN Minnesota 2010-2015 5/4/10 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (10-Present)
Will Sherman Willard Arthur Sherman DB 6' 2 190 10/20/27 Weed CA St. Mary's (CA) 1961 6/27/61 Traded draft pick (?-?) to Rams for Will Sherman New York Yanks / 26th / 1951 n/a 0 0 Texans (52) - DNP (53) - Rams (54) - Rams (55-60) - Vikings (61)
Visanthe Shiancoe Visanthe Shiancoe TE 6' 4 250 6/18/80 Laurel MD Morgan State 2007-2011 3/3/07 signed unrestricted free agent to a 5-year contract New York Giants / 3rd / 2003 n/a 3/13/12 player became an unrestricted free agent Giants (03-06) - Vikings (07)
Lebron Shields Lebron B. Shields DE-T 6' 4 250 7/23/37 Walker County GA Tennessee 1961 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Colts) Denver Broncos / 1st / 1960 Detroit Lions / 22nd / 1959 9/4/62 waived Colts (60) - Vikings (61)
Mickey Shuler Mickey Charles Shuler Jr TE 6' 4 247 10/9/86 Lido Beach, NY Penn State 2012-2011 4/24/10 Draft Drafted 2010 - (Round 7 - Overall #214) - Choice from Lions n/a 8/31/12 released Vikings (2010) / Dolphins (2010) / Vikings (2011) / Raiders (2012)* / Bills (2013)* / Cardinals (2013)* / Falcons (2013)* / Jaguars (2014) / Falcons (2015)
Jeff Siemon Jeffrey Glenn Siemon LB 6' 2 235 6/2/50 Rochester MN Stanford 1972-1982 2/1/72 Draft Drafted 1972 - (Round 1 - Overall #10) - Choice from Patriots n/a 5/28/82 Traded to Chargers Got 1983 sixth round pick & undisclosed pick (AP) (?-?) Gave Jeff Siemon Vikings (72-82)
Arnie Simkus Arnold J. Simkus DE-DT 6' 4 240 3/25/43 Schlava Germany Michigan 1967 8/1/67 signed free agent Cleveland Browns / 6th / 1965 n/a 1/1/68 0 Jets (65) - DNP (66) - Vikings (67)
Howard Simpson Howard Jesse Simpson DE 6' 5 230 12/14/42 Lancaster SC Auburn 1964 1/1/64 signed free agent Buffalo Bills / 10th / 1964 n/a 9/8/64 waived Vikings (64)
Jerome Simpson Jerome Simpson WR 6' 1 193 2/4/86 Reidsville NC Coastal Carolina 2012-2014 4/24/12 signed unrestricted free agent to a 1-year contract Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 46th pick / 2008 n/a 9/18/14 Released Bengals (08-11) - Vikings (12-Present)
William Sims William Alfred Sims LB 6' 3 258 12/30/70 Frankfurt Germany Southwestern Louisiana 1994 1/1/94 0 n/a n/a 8/30/93 waived Vikings (94)
Jeremiah Sirles Jeremiah Sirles G/T 6' 6 315 8/8/91 Lakewood CO Nebraska 2015 9/5/15 Acquired from San Diego via trade n/a 0 0 Chargers (2014) - Vikings (2015-present)
Scott Sisson Scott O'Neal Sisson K 6' 0 197 7/21/71 Marietta GA Georgia Tech 1996 1/1/96 0 New England Patriots / 5th / 1993 n/a 0 0 Patriots (93) - DNP (94-95) - Vikings (96)
Mike Slaton Michael Lee Slaton DB 6' 2 194 9/25/64 Sacramento CA South Dakota 1987 4/29/86 Draft Drafted 1986 - (Round 9 - Overall #232) n/a 0 0 Vikings (87)
Andre Smith Andre Smith T 6'4 325 1/25/87 Birmingham, AL Alabama 2016 3/18/16 Signed free agent 0 Bengals (2009­2015) / Vikings (2016­present)
Cedric Smith Cedric Delon Smith FB 5' 11 238 5/27/68 Enterprise AL Florida 1990 4/22/90 Draft Drafted 1990 - (Round 5 - Overall #131) n/a 8/26/91 waived Vikings (90) - Saints (91) - DNP (92-93) - Redskins (94) - Redskins (95) - Cardinals (96-97)
Daryl Smith Daryl Dimitri Smith DB 5' 9 185 5/8/63 Opelika AL North Alabama 1989 1/1/89 0 Denver Broncos / 9th / 1985 n/a 9/4/89 waived Bengals (87-88) - Vikings (89)
Dwight Smith Dwight L. Smith DB 5' 10 201 8/13/78 Detroit MI Akron 2006-2007 7/25/06 signed free agent to a 3-year contract Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 2001 n/a 2/20/08 released Buccaneers (01-04) - Saints (05) - Vikings (06-07)
Fernando Smith Fernando Dewitt Smith DE 6' 6 287 8/2/71 Flint MI Jackson State 1994-1997 4/24/94 Draft Drafted 1994 - (Round 2 - Overall #55) - Choice from Raiders n/a 0 0 Vikings (94­1997) - Jacksonville Jaguars (98) - Baltimore Ravens (99) - St. Louis Rams (00) - Vikings (00)
Fernando Smith Fernando Dewitt Smith 2000 1/1/94 0 n/a n/a 9/2/01 waived
Gordie Smith Gordon Chilton Smith TE 6' 2 220 4/9/39 Douglas AZ Missouri 1961-1965 1/1/61 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (61-65)
Greg Smith Gregory Smith DE-NT 6' 3 270 10/22/59 Chicago IL Kansas 1984 1/1/84 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 1982 n/a 0 0 Vikings (84)
Harrison Smith Harrison Smith FS 6' 2 213 2/2/89 Augusta GA Notre Dame 2012-2015 4/26/12 Draft Drafted 2012 - (Round 1 - Overall #29) - Choice from Ravens n/a 0 0 Vikings (12-Present)
Jimmy K. Smith James Kevin Smith RB 6' 0 205 9/25/60 Kankakee IL Elon 1987 1/1/87 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 1984 n/a 0 0 Raiders / Redskins (84) - DNP (85-86) - Vikings (87)
Khreem Smith Khreem Smith DE 6' 4 250 7/7/79 St. James Jamaica Oklahoma State 2006 6/15/06 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/1/07 released Vikings (06) - Chiefs (07)
Lyman Smith Lyman Scott-William Smith DT 6' 5 250 9/24/56 Portland OR Duke 1978 8/29/78 claimed off waivers (from Dolphins) Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 1978 n/a 0 0 Vikings (78)
Onterrio Smith Onterrio Raymond Lloyd Smith RB 5' 10 214 12/8/80 Sacramento CA Oregon 2003-2004 4/27/03 Draft Drafted 2003 - (Round 4 - Overall #105) n/a 4/26/06 released Vikings (03-04)
Raonall Smith Raonall Aarrig Smith LB 6' 2 241 10/22/78 Mesa AZ Washington State 2003-2005 4/20/02 Draft Drafted 2002 - (Round 2 - Overall #38) n/a 0 0 Vikings (03-05) - Rams (06-07)
Robert Smith Robert Scott Smith RB 6' 2 212 3/4/72 Euclid OH Ohio State 1993-2000 4/25/93 Draft Drafted 1993 - (Round 1 - Overall #21) n/a 2/7/01 retired Vikings (93-00)
Robert B. Smith Robert Benjamin Smith DE 6' 6 255 12/3/62 Bogalusa LA Grambling State 1985 4/30/85 Draft Drafted 1984S - Round 2 - Overall # 40) n/a 0 0 Vikings (85)
Rod Smith Rodney Mark Smith CB 5' 11 187 3/12/70 St. Paul MN Notre Dame 1996 5/3/96 signed free agent New England Patriots / 2 / 35 / 1992 n/a 10/9/96 Released Patriots (92-94) - Panthers (95) - Vikings (96) - Panthers (97) - Panthers / Packers (98)
Rodney Smith Rodney Smith WR 6' 5 225 3/11/90 Miami FL Florida St. 2013-2014 4/30/13 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 10/2/14 Waived Vikings (2013­2014) / Browns (2014) / Cowboys (2015­2016* / Seahawks (2016)*
Steve Smith Stephen Conant Smith T-DE 6' 2 250 5/29/44 St. Louis MO Michigan 1968-1970 8/5/68 signed free agent San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 1966 Houston Oilers / 16th / 1966 1/28/71 Traded Steve Smith & 1971 2nd round pick (#50 Henry Allison) & 1971 6th round pick (#154 Wyck Neely) & 1972 3rd round pick (#76 Bobby Majors) to Eagles for Norm Snead Steelers (66) - DNP (67) - Vikings (68) - Vikings (69-70) - Eagles (71-74)
Wayne Smith Wayne Lester Smith DB 6' 0 171 5/9/57 Chicago IL Purdue 1987 10/14/87 Signed as RP Released and Resigned Detroit Lions / 11th / 1980 n/a 0 0 Lions (80-81) - Lions / Cardinals (82) - Cardinals (83-86) - Vikings (87)
Fred Smoot Frederick D. Smoot DB 5' 11 174 4/17/79 Jackson MS Mississippi State 2005-2006 3/8/05 signed free agent (from Redskins) to a 6-year & $34M contract Washington Redskins / 2nd / 2001 n/a 3/1/07 released Redskins (01-04) - Vikings (05-06) - Redskins (07)
Norm Snead Norman Bailey Snead QB 6' 4 215 7/31/39 Halifax County VA Wake Forest 1971 1/28/71 Traded Steve Smith & 1971 2nd round pick (#50 Henry Allison) & 1971 6th round pick (#154 Wyck Neely) & 1972 3rd round pick (#76 Bobby Majors) to Eagles for Norm Snead Washington Redskins / 1st / 1961 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 1961 1/27/72 See Fran Tarkenton Trade 2 Below * Redskins (61-63) - Eagles (64-70) - Vikings (71) - Giants (72-73) - Giants / 49ers (74) - 49ers (75) - Giants (76)
Matt Snider Matthew Kale Snider FB 6' 2 240 1/26/76 Des Moines IA Richmond 2001 9/6/01 signed free agent n/a n/a 10/9/01 released Packers (99-00) - Vikings (01)
Ariel Solomon Ariel Mace Solomon C 6' 5 290 7/16/68 Brooklyn NY Colorado 1996 1/1/96 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 1991 n/a 0 0 Steelers (91-95) - Vikings (96)
Jesse Solomon Jesse William Solomon LB 6' 0 240 11/4/63 Madison FL Florida State 1986-1989 4/29/86 Draft Drafted 1986 - (Round 12 - Overall #318) n/a 10/12/89 See Herschel Walker Trade Below * Vikings (86-88) - Cowboys / Vikings (89) - Cowboys (90) - Buccaneers (91) - Falcons (92-93) - Dolphins (94)
Willie Spencer Willie Thomas Spencer RB 6' 3 235 1/28/53 Massillon OH none 1976 1/1/76 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (76) - Giants (77-78)
Charles Stackhouse Charles Stackhouse FB 6' 2 250 4/11/80 West Memphis AR Mississippi 2003 9/9/03 signed free agent n/a n/a 5/10/04 Released Giants (02) - Vikings (03)
Timothy Starks Timothy Jerome Starks DB 5' 9 175 12/30/63 Mobile AL Kent State 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Joel Stave Joel Stave QB 6'5 230 5/16/92 Greenfield, WI Wisconsin 2016 5/10/16 signed undrafted free agent 0 Vikings (2016-present)*
Robert Steele Robert Hugh Steele WR 6' 4 196 8/2/56 Columbus GA North Alabama 1979 8/28/79 claimed off waivers n/a n/a 0 0 Cowboys (78) - Vikings (79)
Robert Steeples Robert Steeples CB 6' 1 194 11/27/89 St. Louis MO Memphis 2013 9/11/13 signed free agent to practice squad n/a n/a 8/25/14 Released Rams (2013)* / Vikings (2013) / Chiefs (2014)* / Cowboys (2014­2015)*
Bob Stein Robert Allen Stein LB 6' 3 235 1/22/48 Minneapolis MN Minnesota 1975 1/1/75 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 1969 n/a 0 0 Chiefs (69-72) - Rams (73-74) - Vikings / Chargers (75)
Jan Stenerud Jan Stenerud K 6' 2 187 11/26/42 Fetsund Norway Montana State 1984-1985 7/17/84 Traded 1985 7th round pick (#171 Eric Wilson) to Packers for Jan Stenerud Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 1966 n/a 0 0 Chiefs (67-79) - Packers (80-83) - Vikings (84-85)
Mike Stensrud Michael Iver Stensrud NT-DE-DT 6' 5 280 2/19/56 Forest City IA Iowa State 1986 10/2/86 signed free agent Houston Oilers / 2nd / 1979 n/a 0 0 Oilers (79-85) - Vikings (86) - Buccaneers (87) - Chiefs (88) - Redskins (89)
Joe Stepanek Joseph Paul Stepanek DT 6' 5 268 11/6/63 Tama IA Minnesota 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Shamar Stephen Shamar Stephen DT 6' 5 310 2/25/91 Brookville NY Connecticut 2014-2015 4/27/14 Draft Drafted 2014 - (Round 7 - Overall #220) n/a 0 0 Vikings (2014­present)
Mac Stephens MacArthur Stephens LB 6' 3 220 1/21/68 Akron OH Minnesota 1991 1/1/91 0 n/a n/a 8/20/91 waived Jets (90) - Vikings (91)
Todd Steussie Todd Edward Steussie T 6' 6 320 12/1/70 Canoga Park CA California 1994-2000 4/24/94 Draft Drafted 1994 - (Round 1 - Overall #19) n/a 3/14/01 released Vikings (94-00) - Panthers (01-03) - Buccaneers (04-05) - Rams (06-07)
James Stewart James Stewart RB 6' 2 238 12/8/71 Vero Beach FL Miami (FL) 1995 4/22/95 Draft Drafted 1995 - (Round 5 - Overall #157) n/a 0 0 Vikings (95)
Mark Stewart Mark Anthony Stewart LB 6' 2 230 10/13/59 Palo Alto CA Washington 1984 4/26/83 Draft Drafted 1983 - (Round 5 - Overall #127) n/a 10/6/84 waived Vikings (84)
Ken Stills Kenneth Lee Stills DB 5' 10 185 9/6/63 Oceanside CA Wisconsin 1990 3/20/90 signed Green Bay Packers / 8th / 1985 n/a 8/20/91 waived Packers (85-89) - Vikings (90)
Steve Stonebreaker Thornton Steven Stonebreaker LB-TE 6' 3 223 10/28/38 Moline IL Detroit Mercy 1962-1963 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 12 - Overall #155) Denver Broncos / 34th / 1962 4/2/64 Traded to Colts Got Palmer Pyle Gave Steve Stonebreaker Vikings (62-63) - Colts (64-66) - Saints (67-68)
Thomas Strauthers Thomas Bryan Strauthers DE-DT 6' 4 262 4/6/61 Wesson MS Jackson State 1989-1991 1/1/89 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 1983 n/a 0 0 Eagles (83-86) - DNP (87) - Lions (88) - Vikings (89-91)
Fred Strickland Fredrick William Strickland Jr. LB 6' 2 246 8/15/66 Buffalo NY Purdue 1993 5/7/93 signed free agent Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 1988 n/a 2/17/94 Released Rams (88-92) - Vikings (93) - Packers (94-95) - Cowboys (96-98) - Redskins (99)
Korey Stringer Korey Damont Stringer T 6' 4 350 5/8/74 Warren OH Ohio State 1995-2000 4/22/95 Draft Drafted 1995 - (Round 1 - Overall #24) n/a 8/1/01 died Vikings (95-00)
Scott Studwell John Scott Studwell LB 6' 2 228 8/27/54 Evansville IN Illinois 1977-1990 5/4/77 Draft Drafted 1977 - (Round 9 - Overall #250) n/a 2/1/92 retired Vikings (77-90)
John Sullivan John Sullivan C 6' 4 300 8/8/85 Mount Kisco NY Notre Dame 2008-2015 4/27/08 Draft Drafted 2008 - (Round 6 - Overall #187) - Choice from Chiefs n/a 4/30/16 waived Vikings (08-15) / Redskins (16)
Charlie Sumner Charles Edward Sumner DB 6' 1 194 10/19/30 Radford VA William & Mary 1961-1962 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Bears) Chicago Bears / 22nd / 1954 n/a 1/1/83 0 Bears (55) - DNP (56-57) - Bears (58-60) - Vikings (61-62)
Milt Sunde Milton John Sunde G 6' 2 250 2/1/42 Minneapolis MN Minnesota 1964-1974 12/2/63 Draft Drafted 1964 - (Round 20 - Overall #271) n/a 0 0 Vikings (64-74)
Doug Sutherland Douglas A. Sutherland DT-G-DE 6' 3 250 8/1/48 Superior WI Wisconsin-Superior 1971-1980 8/11/71 Traded Bill Harris to Saints for Doug Sutherland New Orleans Saints / 14th / 1970 n/a 9/1/81 waived Saints (70) - Vikings (71-80) - Seahawks (81)
Archie Sutton Archie Michael Sutton T 6' 4 262 11/2/41 New Orleans LA Illinois 1965-1967 11/27/65 Draft Drafted 1965 - (Round 2 - Overall #15) - Choice from Giants n/a 4/20/68 Traded Archie Sutton to Saints for Tom Hall Vikings (65-67)
Paul Sverchek Paul Anthony Sverchek NT 6' 3 252 5/9/61 San Luis Obispo CA Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 1984 9/12/84 Draft Drafted 1984 - (Round 8 - Overall #208) n/a 9/26/84 released Vikings (84)
Bill Swain William Steven Swain LB 6' 2 230 2/22/41 Dickinson ND Oregon 1964 8/21/64 Purchased Bill Swain & Charley Britt from the Rams n/a n/a 9/9/65 Traded Bill Swain to Giants for 1966 6th round pick (#83 Wilbur Aylor) Rams (63) - Vikings (64) - Giants (65) - DNP (66) - Giants (67) - Lions (68-69)
John Swain John Wesley Swain DB 6' 1 195 9/4/59 Miami FL Miami (FL) 1981-1984 4/28/81 Draft Drafted 1981 - (Round 4 - Overall #101) n/a 0 0 Vikings (81-84) - Dolphins / Steelers (85) - Steelers (86) - Dolphins (87)
Dennis Swilley Dennis Neal Swilley C-G-T 6' 3 253 6/28/55 Bossier City LA North Texas 1977-1983 5/3/77 Draft Drafted 1977 - (Round 2 - Overall #55) n/a 0 0 Vikings (77-83) - DNP (84) - Vikings (85-87)
Dennis Swilley Dennis Neal Swilley 1985-1987 1/1/85 0 n/a n/a 0 0

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Naufahu Tahi Naufahu Tahi RB 6' 0 254 10/30/81 Fontana CA Brigham Young 2006-2010 11/22/06 signed (from Bengals practice squad) n/a n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Bengals-Vikings (06) - Vikings (07)
Darryl Talley Darryl Victor Talley LB 6' 4 235 7/10/60 Cleveland OH West Virginia 1996 1/1/96 0 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 1983 n/a 0 0 Bills (83-94) - Falcons (95) - Vikings (96)
Thomas Tapeh Thomas Teah Tapeh fb 6' 1 243 3/28/80 Monrovia Liberia Minnesota 2008 2/29/08 signed unrestricted free agent (from Eagles) Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 162nd pick / 2004 n/a 10/16/08 waived Eagles (04-07) - Vikings (08)
Fran Tarkenton Francis Abury Tarkenton QB 6' 0 190 2/3/40 Richmond VA Georgia 1961-1966 12/27/60 Draft Drafted 1961 - (Round 03 - Overall #029) Boston Patriots / 5th / 1961 3/7/67 See Fran Tarkenton Trade 1 Below * Vikings (61-66) - Giants (67-71) - Vikings (72-78)
Fran Tarkenton Francis Abury Tarkenton 1972-1978 1/27/72 See Fran Tarkenton Trade 2 Below * n/a Boston Patriots / 5th / 1961 5/8/79 retired
Ben Tate Ben Tate RB 5' 11 220 8/21/88 Woodbridge, VA Auburn 2014 11/19/14 Claimed off waivers from the Browns 12/23/14 cut Texans (2010"-2013) / Browns (2014) / Vikings (2014) / Steelers (2014)
Robert Tate Robert Lee Tate DB 5' 10 188 10/19/73 Harrisburg PA Cincinnati 1997-2001 4/19/97 Draft Drafted 1997 - (Round 6 - Overall #183) n/a 8/20/02 released Vikings (97-01) - Ravens (02) - DNP (03) - Cardinals (04-06)
Pete Tatman Allen Kent Tatman RB 6' 1 220 4/27/45 Sutherland NE Nebraska 1967 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 10 - Overall #244) n/a 9/6/67 waived Vikings (67)
Terry Tausch Terry Wayne Tausch G-T 6' 5 275 2/5/59 New Braunfels TX Texas 1982-1988 4/27/82 Draft Drafted 1982 - (Round 2 - Overall #39) n/a 3/1/89 lost free agent (to 49ers) Vikings (82-88) - 49ers (89)
Chester Taylor Chester Lamar Taylor RB 5' 11 213 9/22/79 River Rouge MI Toledo 2006-2009 3/11/06 signed unrestricted free agent (from Ravens) Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 2002 n/a 3/5/10 player became an unrestricted free agent Ravens (02-05) - Vikings (06-07)
Eric Taylor Eric Taylor DT 6' 2 305 12/14/81 Winchester TN Memphis 2005 10/25/05 signed free agent to practice squad Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 2004 n/a 9/2/06 released Vikings (05)
Travis Taylor Travis Lamont Taylor WR 6' 1 210 3/30/78 Fernandina Beach FL Florida 2005-2006 3/15/05 signed unrestricted free agent (from Ravens) Baltimore Ravens / 1st / 2000 n/a 3/2/07 player declared free agency Ravens (00-04) - Vikings (05-06) - Rams / Raiders / Panthers (07)
Willie Teal Willie Teal Jr. DB 5' 10 195 12/20/57 Texarkana TX LSU 1981-1986 4/29/80 Draft Drafted 1980 - (Round 2 - Overall #30) - Choice from 49ers n/a 0 0 Vikings (81-86) - Raiders (87)
Mike Teeter Michael Lee Teeter DE-DT 6' 2 267 10/4/67 Grand Haven MI Michigan 1991 1/1/91 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (91) - DNP (92) - Oilers (93) - Oilers (94)
Derek Tennell Derek Wayne Tennell TE 6' 5 245 2/12/64 Los Angeles CA UCLA 1992-1993 9/28/92 claimed off waivers (from Lions) Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 1987 n/a 0 0 Browns (87-89) - DNP (90) - Lions (91) - Vikings (92-93)
Keith Thibodeaux Keith Trevis Thibodeaux DB 5' 11 189 5/16/74 Opelousas LA Northwest State (LA) 1999-2001 11/4/99 signed free agent Washington Redskins / 5th / 1997 n/a 10/15/01 released Redskins (97) - DNP (98) - Falcons / Vikings (99) - Vikings (00) - Packers / Vikings (01)
Adam Thielen Adam Thielen WR 6' 2 195 8/22/90 Detroit Lakes MN Minnesota State-Mankato 2014-2015 5/6/13 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (13-Present)
Andre Thomas Andre Thomas RB 6' 0 205 11/28/60 Tupelo MS Mississippi 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Broderick Thomas Broderick Lee Thomas LB-DE 6' 4 250 2/20/67 Houston TX Nebraska 1995 3/9/95 signed free agent Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1989 n/a 2/9/96 Released Buccaneers (89-93) - Lions (94) - Vikings (95) - Cowboys (96-97)
Dontarrious Thomas Dontarrious Donta Thomas LB 6' 2 241 9/2/80 Perry AL Auburn 2004-2008 4/24/04 Draft Drafted 2004 - (Round 2 - Overall #48) - Choice from Saints n/a 2/27/09 player declared free agency Vikings (04-07)
Henry Thomas Henry Lee Thomas Jr. DT-NT 6' 2 277 1/12/65 Houston TX LSU 1987-1994 4/28/87 Draft Drafted 1987 - (Round 3 - Overall #72) n/a 0 0 Vikings (87-94) - Lions (95-96) - Patriots (97-00)
Orlando Thomas Orlando Paul Thomas DB 6' 1 222 10/21/72 Crowley LA Southwestern Louisiana 1995-2001 4/22/95 Draft Drafted 1995 - (Round 2 - Overall #42) - Choice from Broncos n/a 2/21/02 released Vikings (95-01)
John Thornton John Jason Thornton DT 0 0 10/2/76 Philadelphia PA Cincinnati 1993 12/22/93 signed free agent Houston Oilers / 2 / 52 / 1999 n/a 0 0 Browns (91-92) - Vikiings (93) - OR - Titans (99-02) - Bengals (03-08)
Mike Tice Michael Peter Tice TE 6' 7 253 2/2/59 Bay Shore NY Maryland 1992-1993 3/18/92 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/30/93 waived Seahawks (81-88) - Redskins (89) - Seahawks (90-91) - Vikings (92-93) - DNP (94) - Vikings (95)
Mike Tice Michael Peter Tice 1995 1/1/95 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Mike Tilleman Michael John Tilleman DT 6' 7 272 3/30/44 Chinook MT Montana 1966 11/28/64 Draft Drafted 1965 - (Round 12 - Overall #163) n/a 2/10/67 lost in expansion draft (to Saints) Vikings (66) - Saints (67-70) - Oilers (71-72) - Falcons (73-76)
Mick Tingelhoff Henry Michael Tingelhoff C 6' 2 237 5/22/40 Lexington NE Nebraska 1962-1978 7/1/62 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (62-78)
Dave Tobey David Morgan Tobey LB 6' 3 231 3/17/43 Portland OR Oregon 1966-1967 9/2/66 Traded 1967 8th Round pick (#192-John Foruria) to Steelers for Dave Tobey Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 1965 n/a 0 0 Vikings (66-67) - Broncos (68)
Jordan Todman Jordan Todman RB 5' 9 193 2/24/90 New Bedford MA Connecticut 2011-2012 12/27/11 signed (from Chargers practice squad) San Diego Chargers / 6 / 183 / 2011 n/a 11/27/12 lost off practice squad (to Jaguars) Chargers (11) - Vikings (11-12) - Jaguars (12)
Gino Torretta Gino Louis Torretta QB 6' 2 215 8/10/70 Pinole Valley CA Miami (FL) 1993 4/26/93 Draft Drafted 1993 - (Round 7 - Overall #192) n/a 0 0 Vikings (93) - DNP (94-95) - Seahawks (96)
Justin Trattou Justin Trattou DE 6' 4 255 8/28/88 Maywood NJ Florida 2013-2015 10/9/13 claimed off waivers (from Giants) n/a n/a 0 0 Giants (11-13) - Vikings (13-Present)
Laquon Treadwell Laquon Treadwell WR 6'2 215 6/14/95 Crete, IL Ole Miss 2016 4/28/16 Draft Drafted 2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23 0 Vikings (2016­present)
Mel Triplett Melvin C. Triplett FB 6' 1 215 12/24/31 Indianola MS Toledo 1961-1962 7/1/61 Traded Dave Whitsell & Zeke Smith & 1962 5th round pick (#58 Bookie Bolin) & 1962 draft pick ZZZ to Giants for Mel Triplett & Bob Schnelker & Bob Schmidt New York Giants / 5th / 1955 n/a 1/30/63 Traded Mel Triplett to Browns for Leon Clarke Giants (55-60) - Vikings (61-62)
Tony Truelove Tony Truelove RB 0 0 0 0 Livingston 1987 1/1/87 REPLACEMENT PLAYER? n/a n/a 0 0 NPINFL
Olanda Truitt Olanda Raynard Truitt WR 6' 0 187 1/4/71 Bessemer AL Mississippi State 1993 8/31/93 claimed off waivers Los Angeles Raiders / 5th / 1993 n/a 0 0 Vikings (93) - Redskins (94-95) - Raiders (96-97)
Jason Trusnik Jason Trusnik LB 6'4 250 6/6/84 Cleveland, OH Ohio Northern 2015 11/10/15 Signed free agent 3/2/16 released Jets (2007­2009) / Browns (2009­2010) / Dolphins (2011­2014) / Panthers (2015) / Vikings (2015)
Esera Tuaolo Esera Tavai Tuaolo NT-DT 6' 2 277 7/11/68 Honolulu HI Oregon State 1992-1996 11/24/92 signed free agent Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 1991 n/a 0 0 Packers (91) - Packers / Vikings (92) - Vikings (93-96) - Jaguars (97) - Falcons (98) - Panthers (99)
Bob Tucker Robert Louis Tucker TE 6' 3 230 6/8/45 Hazleton PA Bloomsburg 1977-1980 10/25/77 Traded 1978 5th round pick (#132 Jim Krahl) to Giants for Bob Tucker n/a n/a 1/1/81 0 Giants (70-76) - Vikings / Giants (77) - Vikings (78-80)
John Turner John Turner Jr. DB 6' 0 197 2/22/56 Miami FL Miami (FL) 1978-1983 5/2/78 Draft Drafted 1978 - (Round 2 - Overall #48) n/a 0 0 Vikings (78-83) - Chargers (84) - Vikings (85) - DNP (86) - Vikings (87)
John Turner John Turner Jr. 1987 1/1/87 0 n/a n/a 0 0
John Turner John Turner Jr. 1985 9/12/85 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/10/85 Traded John Turner to Chargers for Billy Shields (later changed to 1985 3rd round pick (#66 Tim Long) via contingency clause in trade)
Maurice Turner Maurice Antoine Turner RB 5' 11 200 9/10/60 Salt Lake City UT Utah State 1984-1985 4/26/83 Draft Drafted 1983 - (Round 12 - Overall #325) n/a 8/23/88 released Vikings (84) - Packers / Vikings (85) - DNP (86) - Jets (87)
Mike Turner Jerry Michael Turner G 6' 3 255 9/10/60 Oceanside CA LSU 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)

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Kenechi Udeze Kenechi Nduka Udeze DE 6' 3 285 3/5/83 Los Angeles CA USC 2004-2007 4/24/04 Draft Drafted 2004 - (Round 1 - Overall #20) - Choice from Dolphins n/a 7/29/09 retired Vikings (04-07)
Artie Ulmer Charles Artie Ulmer LB 6' 3 247 7/30/73 Rincon GA Georgia Southern, Valdosta State 1997 4/20/97 Draft Drafted 1997 - (Round 7 - Overall #220) n/a 0 0 Vikings (97) - DNP (98) - Broncos (99) - 49ers (00) - Falcons (01-05)

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Norm Van Brocklin Norman Mack Van Brocklin Head Coach 0 0 3/15/26 Parade SD 0 1961-1966 1/1/61 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Rams (49-57) - Eagles (58-60)
Ron Vander Kelen Ronald Vander Kelen QB 6' 1 185 11/6/39 Green Bay WI Wisconsin 1963-1967 1/22/63 signed free agent New York Jets / 21st / 1963 n/a 1/30/68 Traded to Falcons Got 1968 seventh round pick (probably #167-Oscar Reed) & 1969 draft pick (possibly #106-Jim Barnes) Gave Ron VanderKelen Vikings (63-67)
Sean Vanhorse Sean Joseph Vanhorse DB 5' 10 180 7/22/68 Baltimore MD Howard 1996 1/1/96 0 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 1990 n/a 0 0 Chargers (92-94) - Lions (95) - Vikings (96)
Larry Vargo Lawrence F. Vargo Jr. DB-LB 6' 3 215 4/5/39 Iron Mountain MI Detroit Mercy 1964-1965 9/4/64 Traded 1965 7th round pick (#92 Gregg Kent) & 1966 6th round pick (#87 Wayne De Sutter) to Lions for Mike Bundra & Larry Vargo Detroit Lions / 11th / 1961 Buffalo Bills / 21st / 1961 6/7/66 Traded Jim Prestel & Larry Vargo to Giants for Bill Briggs & draft pick 1967 (#135 Don Bandy) Lions (62-63) - Vikings (64-65) - Giants (66)
Ruben Vaughan Ruben Charles Vaughan Jr. DT-NT-DE 6' 2 261 8/5/56 Los Angeles CA Colorado 1984 9/14/84 signed free agent San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 1979 n/a 0 0 49ers (79) - DNP (80-81) - Raiders (82) - DNP (83) - Vikings (84)
John Vella John A. Vella T 6' 4 258 4/21/50 Cleveland OH USC 1980 9/19/80 signed free agent Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 1972 n/a 0 0 Raiders (72-77) - DNP (78) - Raiders (79) - Vikings (80)
Jim Vellone James Carl Vellone G 6' 3 255 8/20/44 Camp Lejeune NC USC 1966-1970 7/1/66 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (66-70)
Stu Voigt Stuart Alan Voigt TE 6' 1 223 8/12/48 Madison WI Wisconsin 1970-1980 1/27/70 Draft Drafted 1970 - (Round 10 - Overall #259) n/a 0 0 Vikings (70-80)

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Billy Waddy Wiliam Dean Waddy WR 5' 11 187 2/19/54 Wharton TX Colorado 1984 5/1/84 signed free agent Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 1977 n/a 10/13/84 waived Rams (77-82) - DNP (83) - Vikings (84)
Bobby Wade Robert Louis Wade Jr. WR 5' 10 193 2/25/81 Orange County CA Arizona 2007-2008 3/6/07 signed unrestricted free agent to a 5-year contract Chicago Bears / 5th / 2003 n/a 9/10/09 waived Bears (03-04) - Bears / Titans (05) - Titans (06) - Vikings (07)
Dan Wagoner Daniel Wright Wagoner DB 5' 10 180 12/12/59 High Point NC Kansas 1984 10/31/84 signed free agent Detroit Lions / 9th / 1982 n/a 9/8/85 Released Lions (82-83) - Lions / Vikings (84) - Falcons (85)
Van Waiters Van Allen Waiters LB 6' 4 240 2/27/65 Coral Gables FL Indiana 1992 8/28/92 signed free agent Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 1988 n/a 3/1/93 Released Browns (88-91) - Vikings (92)
Bobby Walden Robert Earl Walden P 6' 0 190 3/9/38 Boston GA Georgia 1964-1967 1/1/64 signed free agent Houston Oilers / 4th / 1961 n/a 8/15/68 Traded to Steelers Got 1969 fifth round pick (#112-Mike O'Shea) Gave Bobby Walden Vikings (64-67) - Steelers (68-77)
Adam Walker Adam Walker RB 5' 11 220 4/9/63 New York NY Carthage 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Denard Walker Denard Antuan Walker DB 6' 1 190 8/9/73 Dallas TX LSU 2003 3/12/03 signed free agent Tennessee Oilers / 3rd / 1997 n/a 3/30/04 Waived Oilers (97-98) - Titans (99-00) - Broncos (01-02) - Vikings (03) - Raiders (04-05)
Frank Walker Frank Walker db 5' 10 198 8/6/81 Tuskegee AL Tuskegee 2010 10/13/10 signed unrestricted free agent New York Giants / 6th / 207th pick / 2003 n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Giants (03-06) - Packers (07) - Ravens (08-09) - Vikings (10) - Titans (11)* - Cowboys (11)
Herschel Walker Herschel Junior Walker RB 6' 1 225 3/3/62 Wrightsville GA Georgia 1989-1991 10/12/89 See Herschel Walker Trade Below * Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 1985 n/a 5/29/92 waived Cowboys (86-88) - Cowboys / Vikings (89) - Vikings (90-91) - Eagles (92-94) - Giants (95) - Cowboys (96-97)
Jay Walker Jewell Jay Walker QB 6' 3 229 1/24/72 Los Angeles CA Howard 1996-1997 3/15/96 signed free agent New England Patriots / 7th / 1994 n/a 2/13/98 Released Vikings (96-97)
Jimmy Walker James Charles Walker DT 6' 2 265 12/30/57 Camden AR Arkansas 1987 1/1/87 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Eagles (83) - DNP (84-86) - Vikings (87)
Jackie Wallace Jackie Wallace DB 6' 3 197 3/13/51 New Orleans LA Arizona 1973-1974 1/30/73 Draft Drafted 1973 - (Round 2 - Overall #34) - Choice from Cardinals n/a 0 0 Vikings (74) - Colts (75-76) - Rams (77-79)
Mike Wallace Mike Wallace WR 6' 0 205 8/1/86 New Orleans LA Mississippi 2015 3/13/15 Dolphins traded Wallace and a 2015 seventh-round pick to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for a 2015 fifth-round pick n/a n/a n/a n/a Pittsburgh Steelers (2009 - 2012) / Miami Dolphins (2013 - 2014) / Minnesota Vikings (2015) - Ravems (2016)
Blair Walsh Blair Richard Walsh K 5' 9 187 1/8/90 Boca Raton FL Georgia 2012-2015 4/28/12 Draft Drafted 2012 - (Round 6 - Overall #175) n/a 0 0 Vikings (12-Present)
Chris Walsh Christopher Lee Walsh WR 6' 1 194 12/12/68 Cleveland OH Stanford 1994-2002 5/6/94 signed free agent Buffalo Bills / 9th / 1992 n/a 0 0 Bills (92-93) - Vikings (94-02)
Troy Walters Troy McHenry Walters WR 5' 7 172 12/15/76 Bloomington IN Stanford 2000-2001 4/15/00 Draft Drafted 2000 - (Round 5 - Overall #165) (compensatory) n/a 2/21/02 waived Vikings (00-01) - Colts (02-05) - Cardinals (06) - Lions (07)
John Ward John Henry Ward G-DE-C 6' 4 258 5/27/48 Enid OK Oklahoma State 1970-1973 1/27/70 Draft Drafted 1970 - (Round 1 - Overall #25) n/a 0 0 Vikings (70-73) - DNP (74) - Vikings (75) - Bears / Buccaneers (76)
John Ward John Henry Ward 1975 1/1/75 0 n/a n/a 3/30/76 lost in expansion draft (to Buccaneers)
Lonnie Warwick Lonnie Preston Warwick LB 6' 3 238 2/26/42 Raleigh WV Tennessee Tech 1965-1972 7/1/64 signed free agent n/a n/a 5/14/73 Traded Bob Lee & Lonnie Warwick to Falcons for Bob Berry & 1974 1st round pick (#17 Fred McNeill) Vikings (65-72) - Falcons (73-74)
Dewayne Washington Dewayne Neron Washington DB 5' 11 195 12/27/72 Durham NC North Carolina State 1994-1997 4/24/94 Draft Drafted 1994 - (Round 1 - Overall #18) - Choice from Broncos for 94 1st pick (#XX) & 94 6th pick (#XX) & 95 2nd pick n/a 0 0 Vikings (94-97) - Steelers (98-03) - Jaguars (04) - Chiefs (05)
Gene Washington Eugene Washington WR 6' 3 208 1/25/44 La Porte TX Michigan State 1967-1972 3/14/67 Draft Drafted 1967 - (Round 1 - Overall #8) n/a 8/28/73 Traded Gene Washington to Broncos for Rod Sherman & 1974 5th round pick (#120 Jim Ferguson) Vikings (67-72) - Broncos (73)
Harry Washington Harry Washington WR 6' 0 180 7/30/56 Tacoma WA Colorado State 1978 7/5/78 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/29/79 Released Vikings (78) - Bears (79)
Brandon Watts Brandon Watts LB 6' 0 225 1/21/91 Augusta GA Georgia Tech 2014-2015 4/27/13 Draft Drafted 2014 - (Round 7 - Overall #223) n/a 9/3/16 Released Vikings (14-15)
Trae Waynes Trae Waynes CB 6' 0 186 7/25/92 Kenosha WI Michigan State 2015 5/5/15 Draft Drafted 2015 - (Round 1 - Overall #11 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Stephen Weatherly Stephen Weatherly DE 6'5 265 3/19/94 Snellville, GA Vanderbilt 2016 4/28/16 Draft Drafted 2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 227 0 Vikings (2016-present)*
J'Marcus Webb J'Marcus Webb T 6' 8 335 8/8/88 Fort Worth TX West Texas A&M 2013-2014 9/1/13 claimed off waivers (from Bears) Chicago Bears / 7th / 218th pick / 2010 n/a 3/11/14 declared free agent Bears (2010-12) / Vikings (13-14) / Raiders (15) / Seahawks (16
Joe Webb Joe Webb wr 6' 4 220 11/14/86 Birmingham AL Ala-Birmingham 2010-2013 4/24/10 Draft Drafted 2010 - (Round 6 - Overall #199) n/a 3/21/14 lost free agent to Panthers Vikings (10-13) - Panthers (14)
Kevin Webster Kevin Webster G 6' 2 260 3/6/62 Berwyn IL Northern Iowa 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Tripp Welborne Sullivan Anthony Welborne DB 6' 0 205 11/20/68 Reidsville NC Michigan 1992 4/22/91 Draft Drafted 1991 - (Round 7 - Overall #180) - Choice from Raiders n/a 0 0 Vikings (92)
Austin Wentworth Austin Wentworth G 6' 4 315 5/10/90 Sacramento CA Fresno State 2014 5/16/14 Signed n/a n/a 5/7/15 Waived 0
Charlie West Charles West DB 6' 1 197 8/31/46 Terrell TX UTEP 1968-1973 1/30/68 Draft Drafted 1968 - (Round 2 - Overall #33) n/a 9/11/74 Traded Charlie West to Lions for 1975 3rd round pick (#63 Elois Grooms) Vikings (68-73) - Lions (74-77) - Broncos (78-79)
Ronnie West Ronnie Lee West WR 6' 1 215 6/23/68 Pineview GA Pittsburg State 1992 4/27/92 Draft Drafted 1992 - (Round 9 - Overall #237) n/a 9/16/92 waived Vikings (92)
David Westbrooks David Westbrooks DE 6' 4 252 3/23/68 0 Howard 1990 1/1/90 0 n/a n/a 8/20/91 waived Vikings (90) - 1992 Sacramento Surge
Leonard Wheeler Leonard Tyrone Wheeler DB 6' 0 192 1/15/69 Toccoa GA Troy State 1997 7/17/97 signed free agent Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 1992 n/a 2/13/98 Released Bengals (92-93) - DNP (94) - Bengals (95) - Bengals (96) - Vikings (97) - Panthers (98)
Danta Whitaker Danta Antonio Whitaker TE 6' 4 252 3/14/64 Atlanta GA Miss. Valley State 1992 6/10/92 signed free agent New York Giants / 7th / 1988 n/a 11/24/92 Released Chiefs (90) - DNP (91) - Vikings (92) - Bears (93)
Ronyell Whitaker Ronyell Deshawn Whitaker DB 5' 9 196 3/19/79 Norfolk VA Virginia Tech 2006-2007 2/21/06 signed free agent to a 2-year contract n/a n/a 11/6/07 waived Buccaneers (03) - DNP (04-05) - Vikings (06) - Vikings (07)
Brad White Bradley Dee White NT-DT 6' 2 256 8/18/58 Rexburg ID Tennessee 1987 1/1/87 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 1981 n/a 0 0 Buccaneers (81-83) - Colts (84-85) - DNP (86) - Vikings (87)
Ed White Edward Alvin White G-T 6' 1 269 4/4/47 San Diego CA California 1969-1977 1/28/69 Draft Drafted 1969 - (Round 2 - Overall #39) - Choice from Giants n/a 7/28/78 Traded Ed White to Chargers for Rickey Young Vikings (69-77) - Chargers (78-85)
James White James Curtis White DT-NT 6' 3 265 10/26/53 Hot Springs AR Oklahoma State 1976-1983 4/8/76 Draft Drafted 1976 - (Round 1 - Overall #25) n/a 0 0 Vikings (76-83)
Jose White Jose Cornelius White DT 6' 3 290 3/2/73 Washington SC Howard 1995 4/22/95 Draft Drafted 1995 - (Round 7 - Overall #232) n/a 8/20/96 waived Vikings (95) - Jaguars (96-98)
Sammy White Samuel White WR 5' 11 190 3/16/54 Winnsboro LA Grambling State 1976-1985 4/8/76 Draft Drafted 1976 - (Round 2 - Overall #54) n/a 0 0 Vikings (76-85)
Jason Whittle Jason Whittle G 6' 4 305 3/7/75 Springfield MO Southwest Missouri State 2006 3/3/06 signed free agent to a 1-year contract n/a n/a 3/2/07 lost unrestricted free agent (to Bills) Giants (98-02) - Buccaneers (03) - Giants (04-05) - Vikings (06) - Bills (07)
Jermaine Wiggins Jermain Wiggins TE 6' 2 260 1/18/75 East Boston MA Georgia 2004-2006 3/19/04 signed unrestricted free agent (from Panthers) n/a n/a 3/1/07 released Patriots-Jets (00) - Patriots (01) - Panthers / Colts (02) - Panthers (03) - Vikings (04-06)
Solomon Wilcots Solomon Wilcots DB 5' 11 189 10/3/64 Los Angeles CA Colorado 1991 1/1/91 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 1987 n/a 0 0 Bengals (87-90) - Vikings (91) - Steelers (92)
Chuck Wiley Samuel Charles Wiley Jr. DE 6' 5 275 3/6/75 Baton Rouge LA LSU 2002-2004 5/2/02 signed free agent Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 1998 n/a 0 0 Panthers (99) - Falcons (00-01) - Vikings (02-03) - Vikings / Giants (04)
A.D. Williams A.D. Williams E-FL 6' 2 210 11/21/33 Little Rock AR University of Pacific 1961 1/1/61 signed free agent Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 1956 n/a 0 0 Packers (59) - Browns (60) - Vikings (61)
Ben Williams Lewis Ben Williams DT 6' 2 275 5/28/70 Belzoni MS Minnesota 1998 6/15/98 signed free agent n/a n/a 9/5/99 waived Vikings (98) - Eagles (99)
Brian Williams Brian Williams DB 5' 11 198 7/2/79 High Point NC North Carolina State 2002-2005 4/21/02 Draft Drafted 2002 - (Round 4 - Overall #105) n/a 1/1/06 unrestricted free agent Vikings (02-05) - Jaguars (06-07)
Jeff Williams Franklin Jeffrey Williams HB 6' 1 210 5/7/43 High Springs FL Oklahoma State 1966 1/1/66 Purchased from PFLA n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (66)
Jimmy Williams James Henry Williams LB 6' 3 228 11/15/60 Washington DC Nebraska 1990-1991 12/4/90 claimed off waivers (from Lions) Detroit Lions / 1st / 1982 n/a 1/1/92 Traded Jimmy Williams to Buccaneers for 1992 9th round pick (#227 Brad Johnson) Lions (82-89) - Lions / Vikings (90) - Vikings (91) - Buccaneers (92-93)
Kevin Williams Kevin Williams DT-DE 6' 5 311 8/16/80 Arkadelphia AR Oklahoma State 2003-2013 4/26/03 Draft Drafted 2003 - (Round 1 - Overall #9) n/a 3/11/14 declared free agent Vikings (03-13)
Madieu Williams Madieu Mohammed Williams FS 6' 1 193 10/18/81 Freetown Sierra Leone Maryland 2008-2010 2/29/08 signed unrestricted free agent to a 6-yerar contract Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 56th pick / 2004 n/a 7/28/11 released Bengals (04-07) - Vikings (08-10) - 49ers (11) - Redskins (12)
Moe Williams Maurice Jabari Williams RB 6' 1 205 7/26/74 Columbus GA Kentucky 1996-2000 4/20/96 Draft Drafted 1996 - (Round 3 - Overall #75) n/a 0 0 Vikings (96-00) - Ravens (01) - Vikings (02-05)
Moe Williams Maurice Jabari Williams 2002-2005 5/21/02 signed free agent n/a n/a 8/2/06 lost unrestricted free agent (to Rams)
Pat Williams Patrick Williams DT 6' 3 315 10/24/72 Monroe LA Texas A&M 2005-2010 3/2/05 signed unrestricted free agent to a multi-year contract n/a n/a 4/25/13 retired Bills (97-04) - Vikings (05-07)
Tank Williams Clevan Williams DB 6' 3 223 6/30/80 Gulfport MS Stanford 2007 3/23/06 signed unrestricted free agent to a 1-year contract Tennessee Titans / 2nd / 2002 n/a 2/29/08 player declared free agency Titans (02-05) - DNP (06) - Vikings (07)
Tony Williams Anthony Demetric Williams DT 6' 2 296 7/9/75 Germantown TN Memphis 1997-2000 4/19/97 Draft Drafted 1997 - (Round 5 - Overall #151) n/a 0 0 Vikings (97-00) - Bengals (01-04)
Walt Williams Walter Williams DB 6' 1 185 7/10/54 Bedford Hills NY New Mexico State 1981-1982 8/26/81 signed free agent Detroit Lions / 2nd / 1977 n/a 9/15/82 Released Lions (77-80) - Vikings (81) - Bears / Vikings (82) - Bears (83)
Troy Williamson Troy Williamson WR 6' 1 203 4/30/83 Aiken SC South Carolina 2005-2007 4/23/05 Draft Drafted 2005 - (Round 1 - Overall #7) - Choice from Raiders n/a 2/29/08 Traded to Jaguars Got 2008 sixth round pick (#193-Jaymar Johnson) Gave Troy Williamson Vikings (05-07)
Leonard Willis Leonard Leroy Willis WR 5' 11 183 3/4/53 Washington DC Ohio State 1976 4/8/76 Draft Drafted 1976 - (Round 4 - Overall #118) n/a 0 0 Vikings (76) - Bills / Saints (77) - Bills (78-79)
Antonio Wilson Antonio Demarcus Wilson LB 6' 2 247 12/29/77 Seagoville TX Texas A&M-Commerce 2000-2002 4/15/00 Draft Drafted 2000 - (Round 4 - Overall #106) - Choice from Ravens n/a 9/17/02 released Vikings (00-02)
Brett Wilson Brett Allan Wilson RB 6' 0 220 12/29/60 La Grange IL Illinois 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
David Wilson David Alan Wilson DB 5' 10 192 6/10/70 Los Angeles CA California 1992 4/27/92 Draft Drafted 1992 - (Round 7 - Overall #183) n/a 0 0 Vikings / Patriots (92)
Tommy Wilson Thomas Lee Wilson HB-FB 6' 0 203 9/1/32 Stamford CT none 1963 7/19/63 Traded 1964 10th round pick (#135 Bobby Robinson) to Rams for Tom Wilson & Ron Smith n/a n/a 8/31/64 released Rams (56-61) - Browns (62) - Vikings (63)
Wade Wilson Charles Wade Wilson QB 6' 3 210 2/1/59 Greenville TX Texas A&M-Commerce 1981-1991 4/29/81 Draft Drafted 1981 - (Round 8 - Overall #210) n/a 0 0 Vikings (81) - DNP (82) - Vikings (83-91) - Falcons (92) - Saints (93-94) - Cowboys (95-97) - Raiders (98)
Wayne Wilson Wayne MacArthur Wilson RB 6' 3 215 9/4/57 Montgomery County MD Shepherd 1986 9/3/86 Traded Mike Jones to Saints for Wayne Wilson Houston Oilers / 12th / 1979 n/a 10/29/86 waived Saints (79-85) - Vikings / Saints (86) - Redskins (87)
Antoine Winfield Antoine D. Winfield DB 5' 9 190 6/24/77 Akron OH Ohio State 2004-2012 3/5/04 signed unrestricted free agent Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1999 n/a 3/12/13 released Bills (99-03) - Vikings (04-07)
Chuck Winfrey Carl LeNell Winfrey LB 6' 0 230 3/27/49 Chicago IL Wisconsin 1971 1/1/71 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (71) - Steelers (72)
Roy Winston Roy Charles Winston LB 5' 11 222 9/15/40 Baton Rouge LA LSU 1962-1976 12/4/61 Draft Drafted 1962 - (Round 4 - Overall #45) San Diego Chargers / 6th / 1962 0 0 Vikings (62-76)
Phil Wise Phillip Vaughn Wise DB 6' 0 190 4/25/49 Omaha NE Nebraska-Omaha 1977-1979 8/2/77 Traded 1978 8th round pick (#213 Roy Eppes) & 1979 10th round pick (#263 Ed McGlasson) to Jets for Phil Wise New York Jets / 6th / 1971 n/a 0 0 Jets (71-76) - Vikings (77-79)
Jerry Wisne Jerry Wisne T 6' 6 325 7/28/76 Rochester MI Notre Dame 2001 9/4/01 signed free agent Chicago Bears / 5 / 143 / 1999 n/a 9/11/01 waived Bears (99-00) - Vikings (01) - Rams / Packers (02) - Packers (03)
Cory Withrow Cory Withrow C 6' 2 287 4/5/75 Spokane WA Washington State 2000-2005 5/1/98 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/8/06 lost unrestricted free agent (to Chargers) Vikings (00-05) - Chargers (06-07)
James Wofford James Ameer Wofford RB 6' 0 186 6/6/78 Bakersfield CA UNLV 2002 4/26/01 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 8/31/03 released Vikings (02)
Craig Wolfley Craig Alan Wolfley G-T 6' 1 265 5/19/58 Buffalo NY Syracuse 1990-1991 3/5/90 signed to a 1-year contract Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 1980 n/a 8/26/91 waived Steelers (80-89) - Vikings (90-91)
Jeff Womack Jeffrey Allen Womack RB 5' 9 188 6/26/63 McMinnville TN Memphis 1987 9/22/87 87REPL n/a n/a 10/26/87 0 Vikings (87)
Kailee Wong Kailee Warner Wong LB 6' 2 250 5/23/76 Eugene OR Stanford 1998-2001 4/18/98 Draft Drafted 1998 - (Round 2 - Overall #51) n/a 3/7/02 lost unrestricted free agent (to Texans) Vikings (98-01) - Texans (02-06)
Mike Wood Michael Stephen Wood K 5' 11 199 9/3/54 Kirkwood MO Southeast Missouri State 1978 5/3/78 Draft Drafted 1978 - (Round 8 - Overall #204) - Choice from Seahawks n/a 10/20/78 released Vikings / Cardinals (78) - Chargers / Cardinals (79) - Chargers (80) - Colts (81-82)
Corey Wootton Corey Wootton DE 6' 6 270 6/22/87 Rutherford NJ Northwestern 2014 3/21/14 signed/unrestricted free agent, One-year contract (through 2014) Chicago Bears / 4 / 109 / 2010 Chicago Bears in the 4th round 2010 0 0 Bears (10­13) - Vikings (2014) - Lions )2015)
Barry Word Barry Quentin Word RB 6' 2 242 1/17/63 Long Island VA Virginia 1993 8/30/93 Traded 1994 5th round pick (#151 James Burton) to Chiefs for Barry Word New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 1986 n/a 2/17/94 Released Saints (87-88) - DNP (89) - Chiefs (90) - Chiefs (91-92) - Vikings (93) - Cardinals (94)
Shawn Worthen Shawn Worthen DT 6' 0 316 9/12/78 San Antonio TX TCU 2001 4/22/01 Draft Drafted 2001 - (Round 4 - Overall #130) (compensatory) n/a 8/26/02 waived Vikings (01)
Fearon Wright Fearon Wright LB 6' 2 235 9/30/78 0 Rhode Island 2001 5/31/01 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 2/21/02 released Vikings (01)
Felix Wright Felix Carl Wright DB 6' 2 190 6/22/59 Carthage MO Drake 1991-1992 1/1/91 0 n/a n/a 0 0 Browns (85-90) - Vikings (91-92)
Jarius Wright Jarius Wright WR 5' 10 182 11/25/89 Warren AR Arkansas 2012-2015 4/28/12 Draft Drafted 2012 - (Round 4 - Overall #118) - Choice from Browns n/a 0 0 Vikings (12-Present)
Jeff Wright Jeffrey Ralph Wright DB 5' 11 190 6/13/49 Edina MN Minnesota 1971-1978 1/28/71 Draft Drafted 1971 - (Round 15 - Overall #388) n/a 0 0 Vikings (71-77)
Kenny Wright Kenneth D. Wright DB 6' 1 205 9/14/77 Ruston LA Northwest State (LA) 1999-2001 4/18/99 Draft Drafted 1999 - (Round 4 - Overall #120) - Choice from Dolphins n/a 7/30/02 released Vikings (99-01) - Texans (02-04) - Jaguars (05) - Redskins (06) - Browns (07)
Nate Wright Nathaniel Wright DB 5' 11 180 12/21/46 Madison FL San Diego State 1971-1980 9/13/71 Traded Mike McGill & Dale Hackbart & 1973 4th round pick (#89 John Lohmeyer) to Cardinals for Bob Brown & Nate Wright n/a n/a 0 0 Falcons / Cardinals (69) - Cardinals (70) - Vikings (71-80)
Ellis Wyms Ellis Rashad Wyms T 6' 3 279 4/12/79 Indianola MS Mississippi St. 2008 3/17/08 signed unrestricted free agent (from Seahawks) Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 183rd pick / 2001 n/a 2/27/09 player declared free agency Buccaneers (01-06) - Seahawks (07) - Vikings (08) - Florida Tuskers (10)*
Spergon Wynn Spergon Wynn III QB 6' 3 226 8/10/78 Houston TX Southwest Texas State 2001 9/2/01 Traded 2002 5th round draft pick possibly (#141 Andra Davis?) & 2003 6th round draft pick to Browns for Spergon Wynn & Travis Prentice Cleveland Browns / 6th / 2000 n/a 8/14/02 released Browns (00) - Vikings (01)

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First Last Full Name Pos Ht Wt Born Place College Years Arrived How Draft Draft AFL Date Left Info Played For
Ray Yakavonis Raymond Yakavonis NT 6' 4 250 1/20/57 Wilkes-Barre PA East Stroudsburg 1981-1983 4/29/80 Draft Drafted 1980 - (Round 6 - Overall #148) n/a 0 0 Vikings (81) - Vikings (82) - Chiefs / Vikings (83)
David Yankey David Yankey G 6' 6 315 1/18/82 Sydney Australia. Stanford 2014 5/16/14 Draft Drafted 2014 - (Round 5 - Overall #145) n/a 2/14/16 waived 0
Ron Yary Anthony Ronald Yary T 6' 5 255 8/16/46 Chicago IL USC 1968-1981 1/30/68 Draft Drafted 1968 - (Round 1 - Overall #1) - Choice from Giants n/a 1/1/83 Traded Ron Yary to Rams for 1983 10th round pick (#255 Melvin Brown) Vikings (68-81) - Rams (82)
Max Yates Max Yates LB 6' 2 228 10/30/79 Newport News VA Marshall 2003-2004 4/22/02 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 11/30/04 Released 0
Albert Young Albert Young RB 5' 10 209 2/25/85 Moorestown Township NJ Iowa 2009-2010 5/2/08 signed undrafted free agent n/a n/a 7/25/11 player became an unrestricted free agent Vikings (08-10) - Jaguars (11)* - Steelers (11)*
Jim Young James Norman Young HB 6' 0 205 6/6/43 Hamilton Canada Queens (Canada) 1965-1966 1/1/65 signed free agent n/a n/a 0 0 Vikings (65-66)
Rickey Young Rickey Dornial Young RB 6' 2 196 12/7/53 Mobile AL Jackson State 1978-1983 7/28/78 Traded Ed White to Chargers for Rickey Young San Diego Chargers / 7th / 1975 n/a 8/28/84 waived Chargers (75-77) - Vikings (78-83)
Frank Youso Frank Michael Youso T-DT 6' 4 257 7/5/36 International Falls MN Minnesota 1961-1962 1/26/61 expansion draft pick (from Giants) New York Giants / 2nd / 1958 n/a 8/26/63 waived Giants (58-60) - Vikings (61-62) - Raiders (63-65)

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First Last Full Name Pos Ht Wt Born Place College Years Arrived How Draft Draft AFL Date Left Info Played For
Godfrey Zaunbrecher Godfrey William Zaunbrecher C 6' 2 240 12/17/46 Crowley LA LSU 1971-1973 1/27/70 Draft Drafted 1970 - (Round 11 - Overall #285) n/a 9/10/74 waived Vikings (71-73)
Gary Zimmerman Gary Wayne Zimmerman T 6' 6 294 12/13/61 Fullerton CA Oregon 1986-1992 4/29/86 Traded two 1986 2nd round picks (#44 Mark Collins) (#53 Greg Lasker) to Giants for rights to Gary Zimmerman New York Giants / 1st / 1984 n/a 8/23/93 Traded Gary Zimmerman to Broncos for 1994 1st round pick (#18 DeWayne Washington) & 1994 6th round pick (#179 Andrew Jordan) & 1995 2nd round pick (#42 Orlando Thomas) Vikings (86-92) - Broncos (93-97)


Jim Marshall Trade - Traded 1962 2nd round pick (#17-Chuck Hinton) & 1962 11th round pick (#142-Ronnie Meyers) to Browns for Jim Marshall & Jim Prestel & Paul Dickson & Dick Grecni & Jamie Caleb & Billy Gault

Fran Tarkenton Trade 1 - Traded Fran Tarkenton to Giants for 1967 1st round pick (#2 Clint Jones) & 1967 2nd round pick (#28 Bob Grim) & 1968 1st round pick (#1 Ron Yary) & 1969 2nd round pick (#39 Ed White)

Fran Tarkenton Trade 2 - Traded Norm Snead & Bob Grim & Vince Clements & 1972 1st round pick (#24 Larry Jacobson) & 1973 2nd round pick (#40 Brad Van Pelt) to Giants for Fran Tarkenton

Herschel Walker Trade - Traded Jesse Solomon & David Howard & Issiac Holt & Darrin Nelson & Alex Stewart & 1990 1st round pick (#21 Eric Green) & 1990 2nd round pick (#47 Dennis Brown) & 1990 6th round pick (#158 James Williams) & 1991 1st round pick (#11 Pat Harlow) & 1991 2nd round pick (#38 Darryl Lewis) & 1992 1st round pick (#13 Eugene Chung) & 1992 2nd round pick (#40 vMatt Blundin) & 1992 3rd round pick (#71 Kevin Turner) to Cowboys for Herschel Walker & 1990 3rd round pick (#54 Mike Jones) & 1990 5th round pick (#116 Reggie Thornton) & 1990 10th round pick (#249 Pat Newman) & 1991 3rd round pick (#68 Jake Reed)

Jared Allen Trade - Traded 2008 1st round pick (#17 Gosder Cherilus) & two 2008 3rd round picks (#73 Jamaal Charles) & (#82 DaJuan Morgan) & 2008 6th round pick (#182 Kevin Robinson) to the Chief for Jared Allen & 2008 6th round pick (#187 John Sullivan)

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