The 1977 season was the Minnesota Vikings' 17th in the National Football League. After starting the season 5–3, the team's starting quarterback Fran Tarkenton broke his leg in week 9 and missed the rest of the season. Despite losing Tarkenton, the team managed to finish the season with a 9–5 record and went to the playoffs as winners of the NFC Central division title.

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  • The 1977 season was the Minnesota Vikings' 17th in the National Football League. After starting the season 5–3, the team's starting quarterback Fran Tarkenton broke his leg in week 9 and missed the rest of the season. Despite losing Tarkenton, the team managed to finish the season with a 9–5 record and went to the playoffs as winners of the NFC Central division title. They beat the Los Angeles Rams 14–7 in the Divisional Round, having lost 35–3 to the same opponent earlier in the season, before losing 23–6 to the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC Championship Game. (en)
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  • Lost NFC Championship Game 6–23 (en)
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  • ;Second Quarter *CHI – Walter Payton 1-yard run – Bears 7–0 *CHI – Bob Thomas 37-yard field goal – Bears 10–0 ;Third Quarter *MIN – Matt Blair 10-yard blocked punt return – Bears 10–7 (en)
  • First quarter *GB – David Whitehurst 3-yard run . Packers 6–0. Second quarter *MIN – Sammy White 40-yard pass from Bob Lee . Vikings 7–6. *MIN – Fred Cox 21-yard field goal. Vikings 10–6. *MIN – Fred Cox 31-yard field goal. Vikings 13–6. Third quarter *No scoring plays. Fourth quarter *No scoring plays. (en)
  • First quarter *No scoring plays. Second quarter *CHI – Walter Payton 1-yard run . Bears 7–0. *CHI – Bob Thomas 37-yard field goal. Bears 10–0. Third quarter *MIN – Matt Blair 10-yard blocked punt return . Bears 10–7. Fourth quarter *No scoring plays. (en)
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  • Top passers *MIN – Bob Lee – 12/24, 116 yards, 2 INT *CHI – Bob Avellini – 4/6, 33 yards, INT Top rushers *MIN – Chuck Foreman – 14 rushes, 54 yards *CHI – Walter Payton – 40 rushes, 275 yards, TD Top receivers *MIN – Sammy White – 3 receptions, 31 yards *CHI – James Scott – 2 receptions, 22 yards (en)
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  • The 1977 season was the Minnesota Vikings' 17th in the National Football League. After starting the season 5–3, the team's starting quarterback Fran Tarkenton broke his leg in week 9 and missed the rest of the season. Despite losing Tarkenton, the team managed to finish the season with a 9–5 record and went to the playoffs as winners of the NFC Central division title. (en)
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