5-4 (.556)
4th place in NFC Short Season

A 57-day players' strike reduced the 1982 season to a 9 game schedule. For the post-season, division standings were ignored and eight teams from each conference were seeded based on their regular season records.

Head Coach Grant
General Manager Mike Lynn
Team Owner Bill Boyer
Max Winter
Stadium Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance 285,824
Average 57,165

1982 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 7 Darrin Nelson RB
2 39 Terry Tausch T
4 92 Jim Fahnhorst LB
6 147 Greg Storr LB
7 179 Steve Jordan TE

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