Video Vault: Super Bowl VIII highlights (Vikes-Dolphins, 1974)

All this week, we're taking quick peeks at the Vikings' four Super Bowl appearances. Here's what it looked like at Rice Stadium in Houston on Jan. 13, 1974, when the Purple faced Don Shula's Miami Dolphins.
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