Bud Grant became head coach. (Future Hall of Famer)
Future Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton got signed
Purple People Eaters started
Alan Paige, Carl Eller, Jim Marshall, Gary Larsen
1971 - 1994
Between these two years the Vikings got 4 divisional titles, and 4 NFC Titles. Fran Tarkenton won MVP, along with the Purple People Eaters. In 1989 Alan Paige went to the Hall of Fame. In 1991 Bud Grant and Fran Tarkenton went to the Hall of Fame.
First Playoff Appearance: lost to Kansas City 23-7