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Every Minnesota Vikings Player In The Football Hall Of Fame

February 24, 2020 590 votes 56 voters20 items

List RulesVote up the best Hall of Famers in Minnesota Vikings history.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, has enshrined all the legends that have played for the Minnesota Vikings. Many ­­­­­Vikings Hall of Fame players have donned the team’s jersey with pride, whether it was for their whole career or even just for a short stint.

Minnesota Vikings players in the Hall of Fame have made an impact on the sport. Whether it’s all-time stars like Fran Tarkenton and Cris Carter or lesser known favorites like Jim Randle and Jim Langer, you might be surprised at how many Vikings are in the Hall of Fame.

So check out this list of every ­­­­­­­Minnesota Vikings player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and vote up the players who best represent the Vikings in the Hall.

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  • Hall of Fame induction: 1986

    Vikings career: 1961-1966, 1972-1978
    Vikings stats: 177 games, 33,098 passing yards, 239 TD passes, 194 INTs

    Career stats: 246 games, 47,003 passing yards, 342 TD passes, 266 INTs

    Achievements
    1975 NFL MVP
    1975 All-Pro
    9x Pro Bowl selection (1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1974, 1975, 1976)
    Minnesota Vikings No. 10 retired

    • Position: Quarterback
    • Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
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  • Hall of Fame induction: 2013

    Vikings career: 1990-2001
    Vikings stats: 188 games, 1,004 receptions, 12,383 yards, 110 TDs

    Career stats: 234 games, 1,101 receptions, 13,899 yards, 130 TDs

    Achievements
    8× Pro Bowl (1993–2000)
    2× First-team All-Pro (1994, 1999)
    Second-team All-Pro (1995)
    Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year (1999)
    NFL receptions leader (1994)
    3× NFL receiving touchdowns leader (1995, 1997, 1999)
    NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
    Minnesota Vikings No. 80 retired
    Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor

    • Position: Wide receiver
    • Birthplace: Troy, Ohio, USA
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  • Hall of Fame induction: 1988

    Vikings career: 1967-1978
    Vikings stats: 160 games, 1 INT, 2 safeties

    Career stats: 218 games, 2 INTs, 3 safeties

    Achievements
    9× Pro Bowl (1968–1976)
    6× First-team All-Pro (1969–1971, 1973–1975)
    3× Second-team All-Pro (1968, 1972, 1976)
    NFL Most Valuable Player (1971)
    2× NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1971, 1973)
    NFC Player of the Year (1971)
    2× NFC Defensive Player of the Year (1970, 1971)
    NFL champion (1969)
    NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team
    NFL 1970s All-Decade Team
    Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor
    Minnesota Vikings No. 88 retired
    Presidential Medal of Freedom

    • Position: Defensive tackle, Defensive end
    • Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
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  • Hall of Fame induction: 2018

    Vikings career: 1998-2004
    Vikings stats: 113 games, 587 receptions, 9,316 yards, 92 TDs

    Career stats: 218 games, 982 receptions, 15,292 yards, 156 TDs

    Achievements
    6× Pro Bowl (1998–2000, 2002, 2003, 2007)
    4× First-team All-Pro (1998, 2000, 2003, 2007)
    NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1998)
    5× NFL receiving touchdowns leader (1998, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2009)
    PFWA NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2007)
    Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor
    NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
    NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team

    • Position: Wide receiver
    • Birthplace: Rand, West Virginia
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