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A list of the best Minnesota Vikings of all time. Formed in 1961, the Minnesota Vikings have been one of the NFL's hard luck franchises. The team has had a lot of success, making the Super Bowl in 1969 along with 25 playoff berths since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. But despite that and three more Super Bowl appearances, the Vikings have yet to win a Super Bowl championship. That isn't due to the lack of great players. The Vikings have had a number of superstars wear the purple and gold. For years, the Purple People Eaters, the nickname for the Vikings defensive line, were one of the most intimidating in the league. The Vikings had several Hall of Famer suit up for them during their Super Bowl years like Fran Tarkenton, Alan Page and Ron Yary. These players are considered some of the best football players of all time.

The Vikings have drafted well over the years. They've drafted two of the best players ever in Randy Moss and 2012 NFL MVP Adrian Peterson. In 1990, the team successfully claimed Cris Carter off waivers. Carter was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013 and is one of the best wide receivers in football history.

This is the list of the greatest Minnesota Vikings of all time. If you think someone should be on this list of the best Vikings of all time, then feel free to add him to the list. Vote or rerank this list of the greatest Minnesota Vikings ever.
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1,149 296
Randy Moss is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Randy Moss Wide receiver

2
991 232
Cris Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Cris Carter Wide receiver

3
1,133 344
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Adrian Peterson Running back

4
1,010 172
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time

5
789 196
John Randle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
John Randle Defensive tackle, Defensive end

6
828 126
Alan Page is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Alan Page Defensive tackle, Defensive end

7
528 125
Carl Eller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Carl Eller Defensive end, Defensive lineman

8
467 127
Randall McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Randall McDaniel Offensive Lineman, Guard

9
532 113
Jim Marshall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Jim Marshall Defensive end

10
386 98
Chris Doleman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Chris Doleman Defensive end, Defensive lineman

11
474 78
Paul Krause is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Paul Krause Safety, Defensive back

12
541 165
Jared Allen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Jared Allen Defensive end

13
340 119
Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Ron Yary Tackle

14
405 121
Chuck Foreman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Chuck Foreman Running back

The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time

15
306 74
Mick Tingelhoff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
JJGrosser added Mick Tingelhoff Offensive Lineman, Center

16
274 82
Gary Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time

17
281 116
Steve Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time

18
293 98
Kevin Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Kevin Williams Defensive tackle

19
296 102
Anthony Carter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Anthony Carter Wide receiver

20
350 167
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time

21
281 106
Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Robert Smith Running back

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22
295 107
Antoine Winfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Antoine Winfield Cornerback

23
345 195
Daunte Culpepper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Daunte Culpepper Quarterback

24
269 94
Matt Birk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Matt Birk Center

25
268 83
Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Ducky added Joey Browner Safety, Defensive back

26
388 232
Brett Favre is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
rktrophies added Brett Favre Quarterback

27
308 52
Harrison Smith is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
jeremy-mitchell added Harrison Smith Safety

28
267 85
Ahmad Rashād is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Ahmad Rashād Running back, Wide receiver

The Best Minnesota Vikings Wide Receivers of All Time

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201 75
Keith Millard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Keith Millard Defensive tackle, Tackle

30
234 56
Chad Greenway is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
JabariParker12 added Chad Greenway Linebacker

31
232 85
Scott Studwell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Scott Studwell Linebacker

32
229 99
Pat Williams is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Pat Williams Defensive tackle, Tackle

33
188 88
Kyle Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
JabariParker12 added Kyle Rudolph Tight end

34
138 75
Tommy Kramer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
slaft added Tommy Kramer Quarterback

35
204 132
Jim Kleinsasser is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Jim Kleinsasser H-back, Fullback, Tight end

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172 55
Ed White is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
chuck-white added Ed White Guard - All-pro NFC, AFC

37
213 112
Stefon Diggs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
jeremy-mitchell added Stefon Diggs WR

38
208 64
Matt Blair is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Matt Blair Linebacker

39
163 93
Steve Jordan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Steve Jordan Tight end

40
162 17
Bud Grant is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Tom Derr added Bud Grant Defensive end, Wide receiver

41
174 95
Jake Reed is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
Jake Reed Wide receiver

42
130 64
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
RobLein added Warren Moon Quarterback

The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

43
172 102
Korey Stringer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time

44
108 38
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
RobLein added Joe Kapp Quarterback

45
112 40
Gary Larsen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
slaft added Gary Larsen Defensive tackle, Tackle

46
141 60
Anthony Barr is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
KeithRinaldi added Anthony Barr

47
103 109
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
CMCSS03 added Percy Harvin Wide receiver

48
123 54
Sammy White is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
slaft added Sammy White Wide receiver

49
188 160
Teddy Bridgewater is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
bigulcards added Teddy Bridgewater

50
110 55
Fred Cox is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time
slaft added Fred Cox Placekicker