Carl Eller's Career Highlights

All-Pro: 1968 (PFWA), 1969 (HOF, PFWA, NEA), 1970 (AP, PFWA, NEA, PW), 1971 (AP, PFWA, NEA, PW), 1973 (AP, PW)

All-NFL: 1968 (AP, UPI, NEA, PW), 1969 (AP, UPI, NEA, PW)

All-Pro Second Team: 1967 (UPI, NEA), 1972 (AP), 1973 (PFWA)

All-Western Conference: 1968 (SN), 1969 (SN)

All-NFC: 1970 (AP, UPI, SN, PW), 1971 (AP, UPI, SN, PW), 1972 (SN), 1973 (AP, UPI, SN, PW), 1975 (AP, UPI)

All-NFC Second Team: 1972 (UPI), 1974 (UPI)

(6) - 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974*, 1975

* Did not play

(at time of his retirement following 1979 season)


• [3rd] Most Opponents' Fumbles Recovered, Career - 23

• 1970s All-Decade Team

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1964 Minnesota Vikings 8 5 1 (2nd)
1965 Minnesota Vikings 7 7 0 (5th)
1966 Minnesota Vikings 4 9 1 (6th)
1967 Minnesota Vikings 3 8 3 (4th)
1968 Minnesota Vikings 8 6 0 (1st)
1969 Minnesota Vikings 12 2 0 (1st)
1970 Minnesota Vikings 12 2 0 (1st)
1971 Minnesota Vikings 11 3 0 (1st)
1972 Minnesota Vikings 7 7 0 (3rd)
1973 Minnesota Vikings 12 2 0 (1st)
1974 Minnesota Vikings 10 4 0 (1st)
1975 Minnesota Vikings 12 2 0 (1st)
1976 Minnesota Vikings 11 2 1 (1st)
1977 Minnesota Vikings 9 5 0 (1st)
1978 Minnesota Vikings 8 7 1 (1st)
1979 Seattle Seahawks 9 7 0 (3rd)

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