Since their entry into the NFL in 1961, the Minnesota Vikings have become on of the league's most storied franchises. Minnesota has the eighth-best winning percentage in NFL history, has made 27 playoff appearances and four Super Bowl appearances.
With such a record of success, it's clear that the Vikings have had some great players over their 52 years in the NFL.
The following is a list of the 25 Greatest Vikings of all-time. Each slide will include the uniform number the player wore while in purple and list his tenure with the team. Achievements and Awards will also be noted.
Those are just the numbers, however. There's more to being a great Viking than simply stats and duration of stint with the franchise. Each slide will also contain an explanation of why that player earned a spot on the list.
Is there someone missing that should be here? Want to bring up your own candidates? Someone on the list that rubs you the wrong way? Speak your mind in the comments section below.
For now, click on to see the list of the 25 Greatest Vikings of All-Time.