Forty years after the NFL strike of 1982

Forty years after the NFL strike of 1982, Vikings players glance back at the ‘crazy, crazy year’

Star collector Ahmad Rashad said work stoppage assumed a critical part in their choice to resign 

The Vikings played their second round of that season on Sept. 16, 1982.

Score in the Viking’s 31-27 win over the Dallas Cowpokes on Jan. 3, 1983

“I was a major tennis player at that point, so I took my racket so I could play tennis consistently, and perhaps two times every week I would have a gathering,” said Rashad

Score in the Viking’s 31-27 win over the Dallas Cowpokes on Jan. 3, 1983, at the Metrodome in Minneapolis