The Minnesota Vikings became one of the many new expansion teams to join the NFL in 1960 and almost immediately found a ton of success in the league. They played in four Super Bowls from 1969-1977 and had one of the most dominant defenses in the NFL.
They have gone on to have success, but nothing like they did in their first two decades of existence.
However, in their 50-plus year history, the Vikings have had some of the best players to ever take the field, including the best running back in the league today.
Let’s take a look at and count down the top five players in Minnesota Vikings history.