It is safe to say that the Minnesota Vikings are one of the most popular NFL teams today. You can see that on sports tv shows and on sites like the FanDuel sportsbook, for example. This is mostly because they show the passion whenever they are on the football field.
That is the case today, but that was also the case back in the day when some of the most successful Vikings raided the football fields of America. Today, we are going to show you some of the most successful Vikings in the history of this beautiful game.
Fran Tarkenton is a former American football player who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 18 seasons. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 1961 and went on to become one of the most successful quarterbacks in NFL history. During his career, he set numerous records, including most passing yards, most touchdown passes, and most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback.
He also led the Vikings to three Super Bowl appearances and was named to nine Pro Bowls. After retiring from football in 1978, Tarkenton became an entrepreneur and business leader. He founded several companies, including KnowledgeWare Inc., which developed software for businesses; GoSmallBiz.com, which provides online resources for small businesses; and Tarkenton Financial Group LLC., which offers financial services to individuals and families.
In addition to his business ventures, Tarkenton has been involved with various charities throughout his life and is currently a member of the board of directors at Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Alan Page is a former professional American football player and current Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. He played for the Minnesota Vikings from 1967 to 1978, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988. After his retirement from football, he attended law school at the University of Minnesota and became an attorney in Minneapolis.
In 1992, he was appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court by Governor Arne Carlson, becoming its first African-American justice. He has served on the court with passion and he is considered one of the best judges in the history of the Supreme Court.
During his tenure on the court, he has authored numerous opinions on a wide range of topics including civil rights, criminal law, labor law, education law, and constitutional issues. His career as a judge has been marked by fairness and impartiality. He is widely respected for his commitment to justice and upholding the rule of law.
Randy Moss played in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 1998 and went on to play for the Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans, and San Francisco 49ers.
During his career, he earned numerous accolades including being selected to six Pro Bowls and four All-Pro teams. He also has many wonderful NFL records including 156 receiving touchdowns.
In 2018, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. After retiring from professional football, Moss became an analyst for Fox Sports 1’s NFL coverage as well as ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown show. He has also been involved in various charitable causes such as donating money to help build a playground in his hometown of Rand, West Virginia.
Those are some of the best Minnesota Vikings in the history of the sport.