Raiders vs. Vikings Game Report

Last week vs. Jets, QB RICK MIRER was 9 of 11 passing (81.8 pct.) on 3rd down.<BR><BR>

VIKINGS: Club leads NFL averaging 6.1 yards per play……QB DAUNTE CULPEPPER is 15-5 (.750) when posting 100+ rating. Leads NFL with 139.4 3rd-down passer rating (39 of 58, 580 yards, 9 TDs, 0 INTs), 1.5 INT pct. (204 att, 3 INT) & 7.4 TD pct. (204 att, 15 TD). Has 10 career 300-yard games & can pass WARREN MOON (10) for 2nd-most in team history. Had career-high 370 passing yards & tied career-best with 4 TD passes vs. SD……RB MOE WILLIAMS had career-highs with 11 receptions for 126 yards & 2 TD catches vs. Chargers……WR RANDY MOSS has 998 rec. yards & needs 2 to become 1st player in NFL history with 1,000 in each of 1st 6 seasons. Has 11 career 150-yard receiving games & club is 11-0 in those contests. Seeks 4th consecutive 100-yard game vs. AFC & has 28 catches for 381 yards in past 3 vs. AFC. Has 17 catches of 20+ yards, most among WRs……Defense ranks 2nd in NFL (KC) intercepting 5.6 pct. (321 att, 18 INT) of opponents' pass attempts……DE LANCE JOHNSTONE has 6.5 sacks in past 7 games. Spent 1996-00 w/ Oak, totaling 29.0 sacks. Rookie DE KEVIN WILLIAMS (No. 9) leads NFC rookies with 4.5 sacks……RAIDERS: Including playoffs, are 9-5 (.643) after Nov. 1 under head coach BILL CALLAHAN. Offensive coordinator MARC TRESTMAN is St. Louis Park, Minn. native & coached Vikings in 1985-86 (RBs) & 1990-91 (QBs). Last week vs. Jets, QB RICK MIRER was 9 of 11 passing (81.8 pct.) on 3rd down. In 2 games played, Mirer is completing 62.3 pct. of passes (33 of 53)......RB CHARLIE GARNER ranks 4th among AFC RBs w/34 catches......WR JERRY RICE plays 280th game & needs 3 catches to be 1st NFL player with 1,500 receptions. With next 100-yd rec. game, would be 1st player to record 75 100-yd games. Has catch in NFL-record 265 consec. gms. WR TIM BROWN needs 1 TD catch to be 4th player in history with 100 TD receptions & needs 2 to pass Pro Football HOF WR STEVE LARGENT (100) for 3rd-most all-time. TE DOUG JOLLEY is 5th among AFC TEs with 27 catches...... P SHANE LECHLER has 241 consec. punts w/0 PR-TDs, most by active punter.

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