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The Minnesota Vikings are an American professional football team who are based in Minneapolis. They are known to compete in the National Football League as a member of the National Football Conference North division at the time. The Minnesota Vikings was founded in the year 1960 as an expansion team and started playing in the year 1961. The Minnesota Vikings are known to have an all time record of 524-451-11 which is known to be the highest winning percentage among NFL franchises.

A lot of players have contributed to the record breaking streaks of the Minnesota Vikings at the time and prominent among them is Fran Tarkenton who happens to the greatest Minnesota Viking of all time. Who is Fran Tarkenton?

Fran Tarkenton
Fran Tarkenton

Who is the greatest Minnesota Viking of all time?

Meet Fran Tarkenton who happens to be the greatest Minnesota Viking of all time. It’s incredible to see that Fran Tarkenton is the only quarterback to reach this list for a team with such a rich history. Fran Tarkenton whose real name is Francis Asbury Tarkenton is known to be a former American football quarterback who played in the NFL for a period of 18 seasons.

For many fans, he will always be the most recognizable player to ever don the purple and gold since he was the first of the illustrious Vikings to be elected to the Hall of Fame. He has racked up 47,003 passing yards and 3,674 rushing yards with 32 touchdowns during his record-breaking stretch.

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