Vikings-Rams Game Stats

A look at the statistics from Sunday's game between the Vikings and Rams.

NFL   FINAL                1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH  TOTAL
                           ---  ---  ---  ---  -----
      MINNESOTA              7   10    0    0   17
      ST LOUIS              10   10   14   14   48     FINAL

SCORING SUMMARY

1ST QUARTER: 

 1:46 STL - TD, MARSHALL FAULK 18 YD RUN (JEFF WILKINS KICK). 
      Drive: 1 plays, 18 yards in 0:07. 
      Key plays: Garrett 9-yard return of blocked punt  to Minnesota 18. 
      ST LOUIS 7-0.
 9:20 STL - FG, JEFF WILKINS 28 YD. 
      Drive: 12 plays, 52 yards in 4:38. 
      Key plays: Bulger 24-yard pass to Furrey on 3rd-and-4 to Minnesota 
      32; Faulk 3-yard run on 3rd-and-2 to Minnesota 20; Bulger 14-yard pass to 
      Holt to Minnesota 6. ST LOUIS 10-0.
14:04 MIN - TD, RANDY MOSS 15 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER (AARON ELLING KICK). 
      Drive: 8 plays, 71 yards in 4:44. 
      Key plays: Bennett 18-yard run on 3rd-and-1 to St Louis 44; 
      Culpepper 9-yard pass to Kleinsasser on 3rd-and-7 to St Louis 32; 
      Culpepper 17-yard pass to Burleson to St Louis 15. ST LOUIS 10-7.

2ND QUARTER: 

 3:10 STL - TD, ISAAC BRUCE 4 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK). 
      Drive: 8 plays, 83 yards in 4:06. 
      Key plays: Bulger 25-yard pass to Bruce to St Louis 37; Bugler 
      22-yard pass to Holt to Minnesota 41; Bulger 9-yard pass to Holt to 
      Minnesota 32; Bruce 14-yard run to Minnesota 14; holding penalty on 
      Vikings' Irvin on 3rd-and-5 to Minnesota 8. ST LOUIS 17-7.
 9:17 MIN - FG, AARON ELLING 28 YD. 
      Drive: 12 plays, 74 yards in 6:07. 
      Key plays: Culpepper 23-yard pass to Moss on 3rd-and-18 to Minnesota
      31; Culpepper 42-yard run on 3rd-and-3  to St Louis 20; Culpepper 20-yard 
      pass to Moss to St Louis 3. ST LOUIS 17-10.
14:09 MIN - TD, MOE WILLIAMS 1 YD RUN (AARON ELLING KICK). 
      Drive: 7 plays, 41 yards in 3:19. 
      Key plays: Russell 44-yard interception return to St. Louis 41; 
      Culpepper 12-yard pass to Moss to St. Louis 23; Culpepper 18-yard run to 
      St. Louis 5. MINNESOTA 17-17.
15:00 STL - FG, JEFF WILKINS 51 YD. 
      Drive: 4 plays, 48 yards in 0:51. 
      Key plays: Bulger 30-yard pass to Faulk to St Louis 49; Bulger 
      18-yard pass to Holt to Minnesota 33. ST LOUIS 20-17.

3RD QUARTER: 

10:10 STL - TD, MARSHALL FAULK 5 YD RUN (JEFF WILKINS KICK). 
      Drive: 5 plays, 75 yards in 2:33. 
      Key plays: Bulger 20-yard pass to Bruce to St Louis 45; Bruce 
      41-yard pass to Looker to Minnesota 5. ST LOUIS 27-17.
12:21 STL - TD, MARC BULGER 12 YD RUN (JEFF WILKINS KICK). 
      Drive: 1 plays, 12 yards in 0:08. 
      Key plays: Jackson 11-yard interception return to the Minnesota 12. 
      ST LOUIS 34-17.

4TH QUARTER: 

 2:54 STL - TD, AENEAS WILLIAMS 90 YD FUMBLE RETURN (JEFF WILKINS KICK). 
      ST LOUIS 41-17.
 8:12 STL - TD, MARSHALL FAULK 7 YD RUN (JEFF WILKINS KICK). 
      Drive: 5 plays, 50 yards in 2:59. 
      Key plays: Faulk 16-yard run to Minnesota 34; Faulk 29-yard run to 
      Minnesota 5. ST LOUIS 48-17.

MINNESOTA - ST LOUIS Final Statistics

TEAM STATISTICS                              MINNESOTA       ST LOUIS

FIRST DOWNS                                         25             21
  Rushing                                            8              9
  Passing                                           17             11
  Penalty                                            0              1
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         9-19-47%        3-6-50%
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                         1-4-25%         0-0-0%
TOTAL NET YARDS                                    465            396
  Total offensive plays                             82             47
  Average gain per play                            5.7            8.4
NET YARDS RUSHING                                  189            141
  Rushing attempts                                  26             25
  Average gain per rush                            7.3            5.6
  Tackles for loss-yards                           1-2            4-8
NET YARDS PASSING                                  276            255
  Times sacked: Number-Yards                      8-54            1-8
  Gross passing yards                              330            263
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      48-33-1        21-16-1
  Avg gain per pass play                           4.9           11.6
KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          4-0-0          8-6-0
PUNTS: Number and Average                       3-25.0         2-36.0
  Had blocked                                        1              0
  Net punting average                             22.3           24.0
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)       44             19
  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                       0-0            1-8
  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                  8-182           4-73
  Number-Yards: Interception Returns              1-44           1-11
PENALTIES: Number-Yards                          11-65           4-25
FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               3-2            0-0
TOUCHDOWNS                                           2              6
  Rushing                                            1              4
  Passing                                            1              1
  Interceptions                                      0              0
  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        0              1
EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        2-2            6-6
  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           2-2            6-6
  Passing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
  Rushing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
FIELD GOALS: Made-Attempts                         1-1            2-2
  FGs - PATs had blocked                           0-0            0-0
RED ZONE EFFICIENCY                            2-5-40%        5-6-83%
GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                          1-2-50%        3-4-75%
SAFETIES                                             0              0
TIME OF POSSESSION                               37:37          22:23


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

MINNESOTA                               ST LOUIS                                

RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
M BENNETT            14  98  7.0 28  0  M FAULK              17 108  6.4 29  3
D CULPEPPER           4  70 17.5 42  0  I BRUCE               1  14 14.0 14  0
K CAMPBELL            1  14 14.0 14  0  M BULGER              2  13  6.5 12  1
R MOSS                1   5  5.0  5  0  L GORDON              5   6  1.2  4  0
M WILLIAMS            6   2  0.3  2  1

PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D CULPEPPER         33-47-330  1  1 23  M BULGER            15-20-222  1  1 30
G FREROTTE           0- 1-  0  0  0  0  I BRUCE              1- 1- 41  0  0 41

Sacked-Yards Lost: D CULPEPPER 8-54.    Sacked-Yards Lost: M BULGER 1-8.

RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
R MOSS               10 160 16.0 23  1  T HOLT                8 102 12.8 22  0
J KLEINSASSER        10  79  7.9 12  0  I BRUCE               3  49 16.3 25  1
M WILLIAMS            7  35  5.0 11  0  M FURREY              2  36 18.0 24  0
M BENNETT             3  24  8.0 12  0  M FAULK               2  35 17.5 30  0
N BURLESON            2  28 14.0 17  0  D LOOKER              1  41 41.0 41  0
K CAMPBELL            1   4  4.0  4  0

INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
B RUSSELL             1  44 44.0 44  0  T JACKSON             1  11 11.0 11  0

PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
E JOHNSON            2  75 37.5 0 0 40  S LANDETA            2  72 36.0 0 1 47

T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20

PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
                                        M FURREY              1   8  8.0  8  0

KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
O SMITH               7 160 22.9 30  0  A HARRIS              4  73 18.3 23  0
K HOWRY               1  22 22.0 22  0

KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
A ELLING              2/2    1/1        J WILKINS             6/6    2/2  
Dist.: 28                               Dist.: 28 51                            

                                 O-D                                     O-D
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
D CULPEPPER           2    1   0 0-0    L LITTLE              0    0   2 0-0
R MOSS                1    1   0 0-0    D LEWIS               0    0   1 0-0
                                        T JACKSON             0    0   0 0-1
                                        A WILLIAMS            0    0   0 0-1

DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
B RUSSELL            10  9  1  0-0      T POLLEY             11 11  0  0-0  
D WALKER              5  5  0  0-0      A ARCHULETA          11 10  1  2-13 
K IRVIN               3  3  0  0-0      J BUTLER              7  6  1  0-0  
C CHAVOUS             3  3  0  0-0      T FISHER              6  6  0  0-0  
B WILLIAMS            3  3  0  0-0      L LITTLE              6  5  1  4-25 
N ROGERS              3  2  1  0-0      A WILLIAMS            6  5  1  0-0  
K MIXON               2  2  0  1-8      P TINOISAMOA          5  5  0  1-12 
G BIEKERT             2  2  0  0-0      R THOMAS              4  4  0  0-0  
L JOHNSTONE           2  2  0  0-0      R PICKETT             4  3  1  0-0  
E KELLY               1  1  0  0-0      J SEHORN              3  3  0  0-0  
F ROBBINS             1  1  0  0-0      D LEWIS               2  2  0  0-0  
K WILLIAMS            1  1  0  0-0      B FISHER              2  2  0  0-0  
W OFFORD              1  1  0  0-0      G WISTROM             2  1  1  0-0  
H CROCKETT            1  1  0  0-0      T JACKSON             1  1  0  1-4  
                                        B YOUNG               1  1  0  0-0  

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