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NFL – 1987 – NFC Championship – Vikings VS Redskins – 1st Qtr – Summerall + Madden


The 1987 Minnesota Vikings season was the team’s 27th year in the National Football League….as the Vikings finished with a record of eight wins and seven losses. The 1987 strike caused the cancellation of the September 27 game at the Kansas City Chiefs….while the games played October 4, 11 and 18 were played with replacement players.  

Despite finishing the season only one game over .500….nd losing three of their final four games….the Vikes sneaked into the playoffs with the final Wild Card position. …and while In the playoffs….the Vikings won two huge upsets by beating the 12–3 Saints and 13–2 49ers on the road….but as stated above…the Vikings were unable to defeat the eventual Super Bowl champion Washington Redskins in the NFC Championship Game….of which the 1st quarter is seen in this video herewith.

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