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November 5, 1978 Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings defeated the Detroit Lions 17 - 7 on December 31, 1969. The Vikings were led by Fran Tarkenton with 18 pass completions, 211 passing yards, 1 passing touchdown and 3 pass interceptions for a total of 12.95 fantasy points. The top players for the Lions were Gary Danielson with 18 pass completions, 127 passing yards and 1 passing touchdown for a total of 9.35 fantasy points. Browse all of the player game stats and fantasy points for this game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions.
November 5, 1978
Regular Season Game
Detroit Lions (L) 7
Minnesota Vikings (W) 17
Gamestats
Detroit Lions
Player Pos FaPts PaComp PaAtt PaYds PaTDs PaInts RuAtt RuYds RuTDs Recs RecYds RecTDs FGs PATs Tcks Scks Ints IntTDs
Jimmy Allen db .00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Luther Bradley db .00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Mike Burns db .00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Benny Ricardo k 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Ed O'Neil lb .00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Gary Danielson qb 9.35 18 30 127 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Horace King rb 3.95 0 0 0 0 0 6 19 0 7 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dexter Bussey rb 3.35 0 0 0 0 0 7 28 0 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lawrence Gaines rb 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
David Hill te 2.95 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 3 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luther Blue wr 6.45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Freddie Scott wr 1.30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jesse Thompson wr .35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 29.70 18 30 127 1 0 18 70 0 18 127 1 0 1 0 0 4 0
Minnesota Vikings
Player Pos FaPts PaComp PaAtt PaYds PaTDs PaInts RuAtt RuYds RuTDs Recs RecYds RecTDs FGs PATs Tcks Scks Ints IntTDs
Rick Danmeier k 5.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
Bob Lee p .00 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Lee p .00 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fran Tarkenton qb 12.95 18 27 211 1 0 3 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rickey Young rb 10.45 0 0 0 0 0 17 75 0 6 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chuck Foreman rb 9.40 0 0 0 0 0 20 35 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sammy Johnson rb 1.80 0 0 0 0 0 5 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brent McClanahan rb .20 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robert Miller rb .00 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Tucker te 2.25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sammy White wr 9.20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 64 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ahmad Rashad wr 2.25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 53.50 18 31 211 1 0 48 124 1 18 211 1 1 2 0 0 0 0

Rosters
Detroit Lions Minnesota Vikings
Player Pos Career Year*
Al Baker dl 1
Karl Baldischwiler ol 1
Luther Blue wr 2
Lynn Boden ol 4
Luther Bradley db 1
Mike Burns db 2
Dexter Bussey rb 5
Ken Callicutt rb 1
Karl Chandler ol 5
Bill Cooke ol 4
Gary Danielson qb 3
Tony Daykin lb 2
Homer Elias ol 1
Doug English dl 4
Amos Fowler ol 1
Lawrence Gaines rb 3
Bill Gay dl 1
Dan Gray dl 1
Donnie Green ol 8
Donnie Hickman ol 2
David Hill te 3
James Hunter db 3
Rick Kane rb 2
Horace King rb 4
Greg Landry qb 11
Paul Naumoff lb 12
Ed O'Neil lb 5
Brad Oates ol 3
Reggie Pinkney db 2
Dave Pureifory dl 8
Joe Reed qb 8
Bruce Rhodes db 2
Benny Ricardo k 3
Freddie Scott wr 5
Tom Skladany p 1
John Sokolosky ol 1
Larry Tearry ol 1
Nat Terry db 2
Jesse Thompson wr 1
Leonard Thompson rb 4
Dave Washington te 9
Charlie Weaver lb 8
Walt Williams db 2
John Woodcock dl 3
Player Pos Career Year*
Nate Allen db 8
Matt Blair lb 5
Bobby Bryant db 11
Greg Coleman p 2
Steve Craig te 5
Rick Danmeier k 2
Carl Eller dl 15
Chuck Foreman rb 6
Charlie Goodrum ol 6
Wes Hamilton ol 3
Tom Hannon db 2
Wally Hilgenberg ol 14
Randy Holloway dl 1
Jim Hough ol 1
Sammy Johnson rb 6
Mark Kellar rb 3
Tommy Kramer qb 2
Paul Krause db 15
Bob Lee p 10
Bob Lingenfelter ol 2
Jim Marshall dl 19
Brent McClanahan rb 6
Fred McNeill lb 5
Kevin Miller wr 1
Robert Miller rb 4
Mark Mullaney dl 4
Frank Myers ol 1
Ahmad Rashad wr 6
Jeff Siemon lb 7
Lyman Smith dl 1
Scott Studwell lb 2
Doug Sutherland ol 9
Dennis Swilley ol 2
Fran Tarkenton qb 18
Mick Tingelhoff ol 17
Bob Tucker te 10
John Turner db 1
Stu Voigt te 9
Harry Washington wr 1
James White dl 3
Sammy White wr 3
Phil Wise db 8
Nate Wright db 11
Ron Yary ol 11
Rickey Young rb 4
*denotes the number of years played in the NFL as of the year selected.
*Fantasy Point Calculation Formula
 
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