minnesota vikings Detroit Tickets
Residents of Detroit are in for a treat as its home team, Detroit Lions prepares to play against Minnesota Vikings. The upcoming game is a regular season playoff scheduled to be held at the Hawkinson Ford Field. The two football teams last competed in December, 2013 in a playoff in Minnesota. The game was won by the Vikings, 14-13. Another chapter to this ferocious rivalry will be written in October, 2014. To support your favorite side, all you need to do is purchase Minnesota Vikings Detroit tickets today.
The upcoming football game at the Hawkinson Ford Field will feature Minnesota Vikings as the challenging team. Formed in 1961, the team’s name was influenced by Minnesota’s standing in the Scandinavian American culture. During the first National Football League draft, talented players such as Tommy Mason, Fran Tarkenton, Hugh McElhenny and George Shaw were picked. The team went onto winning its opening game against Chicago Bears with an astounding 37-13 score. The team’s first winning season was in 1964 when it was able to accumulate an 8-5-1 season score. The year 1970 became memorable for the NFL expansion team as it was able to secure 12-2 record. Winning 12 consecutive games, the Vikings established the longest winning streak in a regular season in the 35 years of the NFL history. Scoring 27-7 against Cleveland Browns on 4th January, 1970, the team won its first NFL Championship title.
The 70s were considerably successful for Minnesota Vikings as the team qualified for the playoffs in 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975 and 1977. The side’s accolades during this time include 3 NFC Conference Championships and 8 NFC Central Division titles. The Vikings have won 4 Conference Championships, 18 Division titles and an NFL Championship. This season, Minnesota Vikings will be taking on its rivals, Detroit Lions. The rivalry dates back to 1961 when the teams first competed. Currently Minnesota Vikings are in the lead, 69-33-2. The current winning streak is also led by the Vikings. Will this winning streak continue or will the Lions redeem themselves? To find out, buy Minnesota Vikings Detroit tickets.