Vikings-Texans Game Stats

A look at the team and individual statistics from Sunday's game between the Minnesota Vikings and Houston Texans.

NFL   FINAL                1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH
                           ---  ---  ---  ---
      MINNESOTA              0   14    7    7   
      HOUSTON                0    0    7   21   

                            OT                 TOTAL
                           ---                 -----
      MINNESOTA              6                  34
      HOUSTON                0                  28     FINAL IN OVERTIME

SCORING SUMMARY

1ST QUARTER: 

NONE

2ND QUARTER: 

 0:49 MIN - TD, RANDY MOSS 1 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER (MORTEN ANDERSEN KICK). 
      Drive: 12 plays, 80 yards in 6:40. 
      Key plays: Moore 17-yard run to Minnesota 37; Culpepper 12-yard run 
      on 3rd-and-5 to Houston 46; Culpepper 21-yard pass to Robinson to Houston 
      3. MINNESOTA 7-0.
14:24 MIN - TD, NATE BURLESON 5 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER (MORTEN ANDERSEN KICK). 
      Drive: 11 plays, 80 yards in 2:23. 
      Key plays: Culpepper 11-yard pass to Moore to Minnesota 36; 
      Culpepper 16-yard pass to Campbell to Houston 48; Culpepper 11-yard  pass 
      to Owens to Houston 37; Culpepper 8-yard pass to Moore to Housto 29; 
      Culpepper 9-yard pass to Robinson to Housto 20; 12-yard pass interference 
      on Texans' Faggins to Houston 5. MINNESOTA 14-0

3RD QUARTER: 

 3:10 MIN - TD, MARCUS ROBINSON 10 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER (MORTEN ANDERSEN KICK). 
      Drive: 3 plays, 49 yards in 0:46. 
      Key plays: Culpepper 29-yard pass to Moss plus 10-yard roughing the 
      passer penalty on Texans' Sharper to Houston 10. MINNESOTA 21-0.
 8:08 HST - TD, ANDRE JOHNSON 2 YD PASS FROM DAVID CARR (KRIS BROWN KICK). 
      Drive: 9 plays, 94 yards in 4:54. 
      Key plays: Carr 27-yard pass to Bruener to Houston 36; Carr 22-yard 
      pass to Gaffney to Minnesota 42; Carr 36-yard pass to Johnson on 3rd-and-8
      to Minnesota 4; Carr 4-for-4 for 87 yards. MINNESOTA 21-7

4TH QUARTER: 

 3:29 HST - TD, DOMANICK DAVIS 1 YD RUN (KRIS BROWN KICK). 
      Drive: 6 plays, 58 yards in 3:11. 
      Key plays: Carr 35-yard pass to Armstrong on 3rd-and-6 to Minnesota 
      19; Carr 20-yard pass to Johnson to Minnesota 4. MINNESOTA 21-14.
 8:11 MIN - TD, RANDY MOSS 50 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER (MORTEN ANDERSEN KICK). 
      Drive: 3 plays, 59 yards in 0:59. 
      MINNESOTA 28-14
11:49 HST - TD, DERICK ARMSTRONG 11 YD PASS FROM DAVID CARR (KRIS BROWN KICK). 
      Drive: 12 plays, 58 yards in 3:38. 
      Key plays: Carr 19-yard pass to Armstrong on 4th-and-4 to Minnesota 
      33; Carr 13-yard pass to Johnson to Minnesota 20; Davis 6-yard run on 
      3rd-and-2 to Minnesota 6. MINNESOTA 28-21
13:07 HST - TD, ANDRE JOHNSON 22 YD PASS FROM DAVID CARR (KRIS BROWN KICK). 
      Drive: 3 plays, 42 yards in 0:28. 
      Key plays: Moses 15-yard punt return to Minnesota 42; Carr 8-yard 
      pass to Armstrong to Minnesota 34; Carr 12-yard pass to Armstrong to 
      Minnesota 22. MINNESOTA 28-28

OVERTIME: 

 7:55 MIN - TD, MARCUS ROBINSON 50 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER . 
      Drive: 6 plays, 81 yards in 2:30. 
      Key plays: Culpepper 11-yard pass to Robinson to Minnesota 30; 
      Culpepper 20-yard pass to Moore to Houston 48. MINNESOTA 34-28.

MINNESOTA - HOUSTON Final Statistics

TEAM STATISTICS                              MINNESOTA        HOUSTON

FIRST DOWNS                                         27             19
  Rushing                                            4              3
  Passing                                           21             16
  Penalty                                            2              0
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         9-17-53%       5-15-33%
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                          0-0-0%       2-2-100%
TOTAL NET YARDS                                    510            410
  Total offensive plays                             79             64
  Average gain per play                            6.5            6.4
NET YARDS RUSHING                                  122             52
  Rushing attempts                                  26             17
  Average gain per rush                            4.7            3.1
  Tackles for loss-yards                           2-4            2-5
NET YARDS PASSING                                  388            358
  Times sacked: Number-Yards                       3-8           4-14
  Gross passing yards                              396            372
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      50-36-0        43-27-0
  Avg gain per pass play                           7.3            7.6
KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          5-2-0          6-4-1
PUNTS: Number and Average                       8-40.6         7-46.7
  Had blocked                                        0              0
  Net punting average                             38.5           40.1
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)       17             46
  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                      2-17           4-46
  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                   5-95          5-123
  Number-Yards: Interception Returns               0-0            0-0
PENALTIES: Number-Yards                          10-75          11-88
FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               0-0            0-0
TOUCHDOWNS                                           5              4
  Rushing                                            0              1
  Passing                                            5              3
  Interceptions                                      0              0
  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        0              0
EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        4-4            4-4
  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           4-4            4-4
  Passing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
  Rushing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
FIELD GOALS: Made-Attempts                         0-0            0-0
  FGs - PATs had blocked                           0-0            0-0
RED ZONE EFFICIENCY                           3-3-100%       3-3-100%
GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                         3-3-100%       3-3-100%
SAFETIES                                             0              0
TIME OF POSSESSION                               38:27          29:28


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

MINNESOTA                               HOUSTON                                 

RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
M MOORE              20  92  4.6 17  0  D DAVIS              14  31  2.2  6  1
D CULPEPPE            6  30  5.0 12  0  D CARR                3  21  7.0 14  0

PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D CULPEPPE          36-50-396  0  5 50  D CARR              27-43-372  0  3 36

Sacked-Yards Lost: D CULPEPPE 3-8.      Sacked-Yards Lost: D CARR 4-14.

RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
M MOORE              12  90  7.5 20  0  A JOHNSON            12 170 14.2 36  2
M ROBINSON            9 150 16.7 50  2  D ARMSTRON            6 101 16.8 35  1
R MOSS                5  90 18.0 50  2  D DAVIS               4  31  7.8 19  0
R OWENS               3  17  5.7 11  0  J GAFFNEY             2  30 15.0 22  0
N BURLESON            3  16  5.3  7  1  C BRADFORD            2  13  6.5  9  0
K CAMPBELL            2  21 10.5 16  0  M BRUENER             1  27 27.0 27  0
L NED                 1   9  9.0  9  0
K HOWRY               1   3  3.0  3  0

INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
Interceptions: None                   

PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D BENNETT            8 325 40.6 0 3 52  C STANLEY            7 327 46.7 2 1 54

T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20

PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
N BURLESON            2  17  8.5 13  0  J MOSES               4  46 11.5 15  0

KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
N BURLESON            2  51 25.5 29  0  J MOSES               5 123 24.6 43  0
K CAMPBELL            2  41 20.5 22  0
M MOORE               1   3  3.0  3  0

KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
M ANDERSEN            4/4    0/0        K BROWN               4/4    0/0  
                                                                                

                                 O-D                                     O-D
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
Fumbles: None                         

DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
A WINFIELD            8  6  2  0-0      J FOREMAN            13  9  4  0-0  
D THOMAS              6  6  0  0-0      J SHARPER            13  7  6  0-0  
B WILLIAMS            6  5  1  0-0      J SIMMONS            12  9  3  0-0  
K UDEZE               5  3  2  0-0      A GLENN               9  9  0  0-0  
R SMITH               5  2  3  0-0      R SMITH               7  5  2  1-2  
S MARTIN              5  1  4  1-2.5    K WONG                5  1  4  1-2  
K WILLIAMS            4  2  2  1-4      J BABIN               4  4  0  1-4  
T SHAW                3  3  0  0-0      M COLEMAN             4  4  0  0-0  
B RUSSELL             3  2  1  0-0      D FAGGINS             4  4  0  0-0  
M NATTIEL             3  2  1  0-0      D ROBINSON            4  1  3  0-0  
K MIXON               3  1  2 .5-1      S PAYNE               3  3  0  0-0  
C CHAVOUS             2  2  0  0-0      J DELOACH             2  2  0  0-0  
L JOHNSTONE           2  1  1  1-5      T EVANS               1  0  1  0-0  
R BROWN               2  1  1  0-0      K WRIGHT              1  0  1  0-0  
C HOVAN               1  0  1 .5-1.5
K NEWMAN              1  0  1  0-0  

Officials: Referee-Ed Hochuli, Umpire-Steve Wilson, Head Linesman-Mark
Hittner, Line Judge-Tom Symonnette, Field Judge-Tom Sifferman, Side 
Judge-Al  Riveron, Back Judge-Scott Helverson.

Att: 70,718   Time of Game: 3:43

Viking Update Top Stories