1974
Minnesota Vikings
7
VS
Miami Dolphins
24

My Super Bowl: Dolphins Running Back Larry Csonka

I was hoping we’d draw Dallas or the Redskins again in the Super Bowl.I really liked Vikings coach Bud Grant and always thought I’d like playing for him. He’s an outdoorsman, a hunter and a...

Houston, Texas
Rice Stadium
1/13/74 3:00PM
University of Texas Band, “A Musical America.”
CBS

Story of the Game

The defending NFL champion Dolphins, representing the AFC for the third straight year, scored the first two times they had possession on marches of 62 and 56 yards while the Miami defense limited the Vikings to only 7 plays in the first...

MINMIA
Total First Downs1421
Rushing513
Passing 84
Penalty 14
Total Net Yardage238259
Total Offensive Plays5461
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 4.44.2
Rushes2453
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 72196
Average Yards per Rush 33.7
Passes Attempted287
Passes Completed 186
Had Intercepted 10
Tackled Attempting to Pass 21
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 1610
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 16663
Punts53
Average Distance 42.239.7
Punt Returns 03
Punt Return Yardage 020
Kickoff Returns 42
Kickoff Return Yardage 6947
Interception Return Yardage010
Fumbles21
Own Fumbles Recovered 11
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 01
Penalties71
Yards Penalized 04
Total Points Scored 724
Touchdowns13
Rushing 13
Passing 00
Returns 00
Extra Points 13
Field Goals04
Fields Goals Attempted 04
Safeties00
Third-Down Efficiency8/154/11
Fourth-Down Efficiency0/11/1
Time of Possession26:1533:45
Minnesota Vikings
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
Tarkenton18/2818201
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Reed113209
Foreman71805
Tarkenton41718
Marinaro1303
B.Brown1202
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Foreman527010
Gilliam444030
Voigt346017
Marinaro239027
B.Brown1909
Gilliam1909
Voigt1909
Marinaro1-10-1
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
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PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Eischeid5480
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
Bryant0/10**0
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Gilliam241210
West228150
Miami Dolphins
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
Griese6/77300
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Csonka33145216
Morris1134014
Klick71015
Griese2705
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Warfield233027
Mandich221013
Briscoe219013
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
Johnson110100
PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Seiple3570
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
Scott3/120120
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Scott247310

Minnesota Vikings

Offense
PlayerPos
Tingelhoff, MickC
Gallagher, FrankG
White, EdG
Alderman, GradyT
Yary, RonT
Voigt, StuTE
Dale, CarrollWR
Gilliam, JohnWR
Foreman, ChuckRB
Reed, OscarRB
Tarkenton, FranQB
Defense
PlayerPos
Larsen, GaryDT
Page, AlanDT
Eller, CarlDE
Marshall, JimDE
Hilgenberg, WallyOLB
Winston, RoyOLB
Siemon, JeffMLB
Bryant, BobbyCB
Wright, NateCB
Krause, PaulFS
Wright, JeffSS
Substitutes
Player
Brown, Terry
Brown, Bill
Cox, Fred
Eischeid, Mike
Goodrum, Charlie
Kingsriter, Doug
Lash, Jim
Lurtsema, Bob
Marinaro, Ed
Martin, Amos
Osborn, Dave
Porter, Ron
Sutherland, Doug
West, Charlie
Did Not Play
Player
Berry, Bob
Lawson, Steve
Zaunbrecher, Godfrey
Miami Dolphins
Offense
PlayerPos
Langer, JimC
Kuechenberg, BobG
Little, LarryG
Evans, NormT
Moore, WayneT
Mandich, JimTE
Briscoe, MarlinWR
Warfield, PaulWR
Csonka, LarryRB
Morris, MercuryRB
Griese, BobQB
Defense
PlayerPos
Fernandez, MannyDT
Heinz, BobDT
Den Herder, VernDE
Stanfill, BillDE
Kolen, MikeOLB
Swift, DouglasOLB
Buoniconti, NickMLB
Johnson, CurtisCB
Mumphord, LloydCB
Scott, JakeSS
Anderson, DickSS
Substitutes
Player
Babb, Charlie
Ball, Larry
Bannon, Bruce
Crusan, Doug
Fleming, Marv
Foley, Tim
Goode, Irv
Kiick, Jim
Matheson, Bob
Moore, Maulty
Morrall, Earl
Newman, Ed
Nottingham, Don
Seiple, Larry
Stuckey, Henry
Twilley, Howard
Yepremian, Garo
Did Not Play
Player
Sellers, Ron
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