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1994 Minnesota Vikings season

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Record  10–6
Start date  1994
Division place  1st NFC Central
Head coach  Dennis Green
1994 Minnesota Vikings season
Playoff finish  Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Bears) 18–35
Home field  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
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The 1994 Minnesota Vikings season was the 34th year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 75th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a record of ten wins and six losses. For the third straight season in the Dennis Green era, the Vikings did not make it out of the Wild Card round, losing 35-18 to the rival Chicago Bears.

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1994 Draft

^[a] Denver traded their 1st round selection (18th overall), 6th round selection (179th overall), and 1995 2nd round selection to Minnesota in exchange for OT Gary Zimmerman on August 23, 1993. ^[b] Atlanta traded a 2nd round selection (40th overall) and 1995 1st round selection to Minnesota in exchange for their 2nd round selection (45th overall) and DE Chris Doleman on April 24, 1994. ^[c] The Raiders traded their 2nd round selection (55th overall) and 4th round selection (125th overall) to Minnesota to move up 3 spot to the 52nd overall selection and draft LB James Folston. ^[d] Minnesota traded their 3rd round selection (88th overall) and 6th round selection (180th overall) to Pittsburgh for TE Adrian Cooper. ^[e] Minnesota traded their 4th round selection (119th overall) and 1995 3rd round selection (89th overall) to Houston for QB Warren Moon. ^[e] Washington traded a conditional 5th round selection (134th overall) to Minnesota in exchange for QB Rich Gannon on August 20, 1993. ^[f] Minnesota traded their 5th round selection (151st overall) to Kansas City for RB Barry Word.

Regular season

  • November 6, 1994 – Warren Moon threw for 420 yards in a game against the New Orleans Saints.
  • November 20, 1994 – Warren Moon threw for 400 yards in a game against the New York Jets.
  • NFC Wildcard Game

    The Bears picked off Warren Moon twice while Steve Walsh threw two touchdowns, backs Raymont Harris and Lewis Tillman added rushing scores, and Kevin Miniefield ran back a Vikings fumble for a touchdown.

    Team leaders

  • Vikings single season record (tie).
  • Awards and honors

  • Cris Carter, Led NFL in receptions
  • Cris Carter, All-Pro selection
  • Cris Carter, Pro Bowl selection
  • Warren Moon, Pro Bowl Selection 1994
  • Warren Moon, NFL Leader, Passing Yards, (4,264)
  • Milestones

  • Cris Carter, 100 reception season (Carter finished the season with 122 receptions)
  • Warren Moon, 3rd 4,000 Yard Passing Season
  • Warren Moon, 5th 400 Yard Passing Game (November 6)
  • Warren Moon, 6th 400 Yard Passing Game (November 20)
  • References

    1994 Minnesota Vikings season Wikipedia


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