It is an absolute shame some great Minnesota Vikings players never got a Super Bowl ring.
Since taking the field for the first time in 1961, there have been many great players come and go from the Minnesota Vikings. Over that time, several teams came close to winning the Super Bowl but sadly came up short.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is home to some of the great players who never got a ring during their NFL career and a few of those individuals are players who formerly wore a purple and gold jersey on their game day.
Despite the individual recognition of Pro Bowl appearance, All-Pro nods, MVP awards, and more accolades, sometimes great players never get the one thing that would make a career complete: a Super Bowl ring.
Let’s take a look at five former Minnesota Vikings players who were absolutely amazing NFL players who deserved to win a Super Bowl ring over the course of their playing career.