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Best rookie seasons of all time

This is based on Vikings rookies only that have won the award. 

1963–Paul Flatley, WR (AP, UPI, NEA, TSN)

Paul Flatley

Height: 6-1   Weight: 187   Age: 69

Born: 1/30/1941 Richmond , IN

College: Northwestern

Experience: 8 Seasons



Season Team Receiving Rushing Fumbles
G GS Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost















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1963 Minnesota Vikings 14 -- 51 867 17.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- --

1973–Chuck Foreman, RB (PFWA)

Chuck Foreman

Height: 6-2   Weight: 210   Age: 59

Born: 10/26/1950 Frederick , MD

College: Miami (Fla.)

Experience: 8 Season



Season Team Rushing Receiving Fumbles
G GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost















1973 Minnesota Vikings 12 -- 182 801 4.4 -- 4 37 362 9.8 -- 2 -- -

1976–Sammy White, WR (PFWA)

Sammy White

Height: 5-11   Weight: 190   Age: 56

Born: 3/16/1954 Winnsboro , LA

College: Grambling State

Experience: 10 Seasons

Career Statsmore
Season Team Receiving Rushing Fumbles
G GS Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
1976 Minnesota Vikings 14 -- 51 906 17.8 56T 10 5 -10 -2.0 6 0 -- --

Kick Return
Year Team G Ret Yds Avg Lng TD 20+ 40+ FC FUM












1976 Minnesota Vikings 14 9 173 19.2 36 0 -- -- 0 --

1998–Randy Moss, WR (TSN, FN, PFW, SI)

 

Randy Moss | #81 | WR

New England Patriots | Official Team Site


Height: 6-4   Weight: 210   Age: 33

Born: 2/13/1977 Rand , WV

College: Marshall

Experience: 13th season

High School: DuPont HS [Belle, WV]

Season Team Receiving Rushing Fumbles
G GS Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost

1998 Minnesota Vikings 16 11 69 1,313 19.0 61T 17 1 4 4.0 4 0 2 1

2007–Adrian Peterson, RB (TSN, PFW, SI)

Adrian Peterson | #28 | RB

Minnesota Vikings | Official Team Site


Height: 6-1   Weight: 217   Age: 25

Born: 3/21/1985 Palestine , TX

College: Oklahoma

Experience: 4th season

High School: Palestine HS [TX]


Season Team Rushing Receiving Fumbles
G GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lo

2007 Minnesota Vikings 14 9 238 1,341 5.6 73T 12 19 268 14.1 60T 1 4 3

kick returns

Kick Return
               Year              Team                       G Ret Yds Avg Lng TD 20+ 40+ FC FUM

2007 Minnesota Vikings 14 16 412 25.8 53 0 10 2 0 0

2009-Percy Harvin, WR

Percy Harvin | #12 | WR

Minnesota Vikings | Official Team Site


Height: 5-11   Weight: 184   Age: 21

Born: 5/28/1988 Chesapeake , VA

College: Florida

Experience: 2nd season

High School: Landstown HS [Virginia Beach, VA]


Season Team Receiving Rushing Fumbles
G GS Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2009 Minnesota Vikings 15 8 60 790 13.2 51T 6 15 135 9.0 35 0 1 0

 

Kick Return
Year Team G Ret Yds Avg Lng TD 20+ 40+ FC FUM
2009 Minnesota Vikings 15 42 1,156 27.5 101T 2 27 5 0 0
Well there are some names we all know well and maybe one or two some of us do not know.  The only D Rookie of the year was 

Dewayne Washington

Height: 5-11   Weight: 193   Age: 37

Born: 12/27/1972 Durham , NC

College: North Carolina State

Experience: 12 Seasons



Season Team Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
G GS Comb Total Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF

1994 Minnesota Vikings 16 16 --

0.0 0 0 3 135 45.0 81T

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