Who would you pick as the greatest player in Vikings history?


There have been a lot of great players since the Vikings landed in Minnesota in 1961, but Cris Carter is the best of the best, according to a fellow named Brad Rowland, who writes for FanSided.

Alan Page and Randy Moss were mentioned as players that crossed Rowland's mind when making his pick for the best Viking ever, but that's just one man's opinion.

Who do you think the best player in franchise history is?

Allow us to help fuel your thinking.

  • Fran Tarkenton
  • Alan Page
  • Jim Marshall
  • Chris Doleman
  • John Randle
  • Randy Moss
  • Chuck Foreman
  • Matt Blair
  • Joey Browner
  • Randall McDaniel
  • Mick Tingelhoff
  • Ron Yary
  • Carl Eller
  • Paul Krause

In 2011, the Vikings celebrated 50 years in Minnesota by unveiling the 50 Greatest Vikings, which includes every name listed above.

NBC Sports did a "Faces of the Franchise" series a couple of years ago and replaced the presidents on Mount Rushmore with Page, Carter, Peterson and Tarkenton.

In 2013, Bleacher Report had a top 10 Vikings of all-time list and it went like this:

  1. Fran Tarkenton
  2. Randy Moss
  3. Bud Grant
  4. Randall McDaniel
  5. Adrian Peterson
  6. Alan Page
  7. Mick Tingelhoff
  8. Chuck Foreman
  9. Carl Eller
  10. Cris Carter

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