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The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up kickers based only on their performance with the Vikings.

The best Minnesota Vikings kickers ever have all had a part in some of the biggest moments in franchise history. NFL games can be won and lost by one or two points, making every made or missed kick of the greatest importance and every starting kicker a potential hero.

While recent stars like Ryan Longwell and Blair Walsh have made their mark in the Vikings’ past, early standouts like Fred Cox and Chuck Nelson helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

So which of these kickers from Minnesota history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who is the best Vikings kicker of all-time? Vote below, and check back to see what other football fans thought.

1
Fred Cox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 1963–1977

Career accomplishments: 
NFL Champion (1969)
NFC Champion (1973, 1974, 1976)

2
Ryan Longwell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 2006–2011

3
Fuad Reveiz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 1990–1995

Career accomplishments: 
Pro Bowl (1994)
PFW Golden Toe Award (1994)

4
Blair Walsh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 2012–2016

Career accomplishments: 
Pro Bowl (2012)
First-team All-Pro (2012)
PFWA All-Rookie Team (2012)

5
Gary Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 1998–2002

Career accomplishments: 
1998 Pro Bowl selection
1998 first-team All-Pro
1998 Golden Toe Award
NFL 1990s All-Decade Team

6
Chuck Nelson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Chuck Nelson

Vikings career: 1986−1988

7
Kai Forbath is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 2016-2017

8
Rick Danmeier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Rick Danmeier

Vikings career: 1977-1982

9
Dan Bailey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 2018–present

10
Jan Stenerud is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 1984–1985

Career accomplishments: 
1984 Pro Bowl
1984 first-team All-Pro
NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team

11
Rich Karlis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 1989

12
Scott Sisson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Scott Sisson

Vikings career: 1996

13
Benny Ricardo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 1983

14
Paul Edinger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Paul Edinger

Vikings career: 2005

15
Donald Igwebuike is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 1990

16
Doug Brien is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Doug Brien

Vikings career: 2002

17
Greg Davis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Greg Davis

Vikings career: 1997

18
Aaron Elling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 2002–2003, 2004

19
Morten Andersen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 2004

Career accomplishments
709 field goals attempted, career
382 games played

20
Jim Christopherson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Jim Christopherson

Vikings career: 1962

21
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 1997

22
Daniel Carlson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Daniel Carlson

Vikings career: 2018

23
Teddy Garcia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Teddy Garcia

Vikings career: 1989

24
Mike Mercer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time

Vikings career: 1961–1962

25
Dale Dawson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Kickers Of All Time
Dale Dawson

Vikings career: 1987