Vikings-Bucs Game Stats

A look at the team and individual stats from the Vikings' 24-13 loss to Tampa Bay.

NFL   FINAL                1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH  TOTAL
                           ---  ---  ---  ---  -----
      TAMPA BAY              0   17    0    7   24
      MINNESOTA              7    0    3    3   13     FINAL
 
SCORING SUMMARY
 
1ST QUARTER: 
 
12:16 MIN - TD, DARREN SHARPER 88 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN (PAUL EDINGER KICK). 
      MINNESOTA 7-0.
 
2ND QUARTER: 
 
 0:05 TAM - TD, ALEX SMITH 23 YD PASS FROM BRIAN GRIESE (MATT BRYANT KICK). 
      Drive: 8 plays, 71 yards in 2:49. 
      Key plays: Griese 14-yard pass to Galloway on 3rd-and-9 to Tampa Bay
      44; Griese 30-yard pass to Galloway on 3rd-and-9 to Minnesota 25. TAMPA 
      BAY 7-7.
10:22 TAM - TD, ALEX SMITH 2 YD PASS FROM BRIAN GRIESE (MATT BRYANT KICK). 
      Drive: 11 plays, 80 yards in 6:25. 
      Key plays: Williams 19-yard run to Tampa Bay 42; Griese 41-yard pass
      to Clayton on 3rd-and-9 to Minnesota 16; Griese 11-yard pass to Galloway 
      on 3rd-and-10 to Minnesota 5. TAMPA BAY 14-7.
14:43 TAM - FG, MATT BRYANT 41 YD. 
      Drive: 9 plays, 46 yards in 2:43. 
      Key plays: Griese 36-yard pass to Galloway on 3rd-and -6 to 
      Minnesota 29. TAMPA BAY 17-7.
 
3RD QUARTER: 
 
11:08 MIN - FG, PAUL EDINGER 53 YD. 
      Drive: 10 plays, 34 yards in 7:07. 
      Key plays: Culpepper 10-yard run on 3rd-and-8 to Tampa 43.  
      Culpepper 25-yard pass to Taylor, T. TAMPA BAY 17-10.
 
4TH QUARTER: 
 
 8:47 MIN - FG, PAUL EDINGER 22 YD. 
      Drive: 10 plays, 41 yards in 5:37. 
      Key plays: Culpepper 13-yard pass to Kleinsasser on 3rd-and-9 to 
      Tampa Bay 31; Culpepper 10-yard pass to Bennett to Tampa Bay 27; Culpepper
      17-yard pass to Wiggins on 3rd-and-6 to Tampa Bay 10. TAMPA BAY 17-13.
13:37 TAM - TD, CARNELL WILLIAMS 71 YD RUN (MATT BRYANT KICK). 
      Drive: 3 plays, 80 yards in 0:22. 
      TAMPA BAY 24-13.
 
TAMPA BAY - MINNESOTA Final Statistics
 
TEAM STATISTICS                              TAMPA BAY      MINNESOTA
 
FIRST DOWNS                                         12             15
  Rushing                                            4              2
  Passing                                            8              9
  Penalty                                            0              4
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         8-17-47%       5-11-45%
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                          0-0-0%         0-0-0%
TOTAL NET YARDS                                    345            248
  Total offensive plays                             62             51
  Average gain per play                            5.6            4.9
NET YARDS RUSHING                                  146             26
  Rushing attempts                                  31             16
  Average gain per rush                            4.7            1.6
  Tackles for loss-yards                           3-9           4-10
NET YARDS PASSING                                  199            222
  Times sacked: Number-Yards                      2-14           2-11
  Gross passing yards                              213            233
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      29-18-2        33-22-3
  Avg gain per pass play                           6.4            6.3
KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          5-0-0          4-0-0
PUNTS: Number and Average                       6-46.8         4-54.3
  Had blocked                                        0              0
  Net punting average                             42.3           40.8
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)       43            142
  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                      3-27           5-54
  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                   4-83           5-89
  Number-Yards: Interception Returns              3-16           2-88
PENALTIES: Number-Yards                          13-99           9-70
FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               1-0            4-2
TOUCHDOWNS                                           3              1
  Rushing                                            1              0
  Passing                                            2              0
  Interceptions                                      0              1
  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        0              0
EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        3-3            1-1
  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           3-3            1-1
  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                            1-3-33%         0-2-0%
GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                         1-1-100%         0-1-0%
SAFETIES                                             0              0
TIME OF POSSESSION                               30:34          29:26
 
 
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
 
TAMPA BAY                               MINNESOTA                               
 
RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
C WILLIAMS           27 148  5.5 71  1  M WILLIAMS            6  15  2.5  9  0
M ALSTOTT             1   0  0.0  0  0  D CULPEPPE            4  12  3.0 10  0
J GALLOWAY            1   0  0.0  0  0  M BENNETT             6  -1 -0.2  3  0
B GRIESE              2  -2 -1.0  0  0
 
PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
B GRIESE            18-29-213  2  2 41  D CULPEPPE          22-33-233  3  0 25
 
Sacked-Yards Lost: B GRIESE 2-14.       Sacked-Yards Lost: D CULPEPPE 2-11.
 
RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
J GALLOWAY            5  97 19.4 36  0  J KLEINSAS            4  42 10.5 13  0
M CLAYTON             4  57 14.3 41  0  J WIGGINS             4  33  8.3 17  0
A SMITH               4  34  8.5 23  2  N BURLESON            3  45 15.0 20  0
J COOK                2   7  3.5  8  0  T TAYLOR              3  38 12.7 25  0
M ALSTOTT             1   7  7.0  7  0  M ROBINSON            3  22  7.3 14  0
A BECHT               1   7  7.0  7  0  M BENNETT             3  21  7.0 10  0
I HILLIARD            1   4  4.0  4  0  M WILLIAMS            2  32 16.0 25  0
 
INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
B KELLY               2  16  8.0 14  0  D SHARPER             1  88 88.0 88  1
D BROOKS              1   0  0.0  0  0  F SMOOT               1   0  0.0  0  0
 
PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
J BIDWELL            6 281 46.8 0 1 52  C KLUWE              4 217 54.3 1 0 62
 
T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20
 
PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
M JONES               3  27  9.0 14  0  K HOWRY               5  54 10.8 19  0
 
KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
T COX                 4  83 20.8 26  0  M MOORE               3  66 22.0 27  0
                                        T WILLIAMSON          2  23 11.5 13  0
 
KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
M BRYANT              3/3    1/1        P EDINGER             1/1    2/2  
Dist.: 41                               Dist.: 53 22                            
 
                                 O-D                                     O-D
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
M CLAYTON             1    0   0 0-0    D CULPEPPER           2    2   0 0-0
S QUARLES             0    0   2 0-0    J KLEINSASSER         1    0   0 0-0
S RICE                0    0   1 0-0    M WILLIAMS            1    0   0 1-0
C HOVAN               0    0   0 0-1    E HENDERSON           0    0   1 0-0
D WHITE               0    0   0 0-1    N BURLESON            0    0   0 1-0
                                        M ROBINSON            0    0   0 1-0
 
DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
S QUARLES             7  7  0  0-0      C CHAVOUS            10  4  6  0-0  
J BOLDEN              6  6  0  0-0      D SHARPER             8  6  2  0-0  
D JACKSON             5  4  1  0-0      S COWART              5  3  2  0-0  
D BROOKS              4  4  0  0-0      N HARRIS              5  3  2  0-0  
J PHILLIPS            4  3  1  0-0      P WILLIAMS            4  4  0  1-7  
S RICE                3  3  0  1-3      D THOMAS              4  3  1  0-0  
R BARBER              3  3  0  0-0      A WINFIELD            3  3  0  0-0  
C HOVAN               2  2  0  0-0      E HENDERSON           3  3  0  0-0  
- TEAM                2  2  0  0-0      K UDEZE               3  3  0  0-0  
A MCFARLAND           2  1  1  1-8      R BROWN               2  2  0  0-0  
B KELLY               1  1  0  0-0      B WILLIAMS            2  2  0  0-0  
D WHITE               1  1  0  0-0      K WILLIAMS            2  2  0  0-0  
G SPIRES              1  0  1  0-0      K NEWMAN              2  1  1  0-0  
                                        L JOHNSTONE           1  1  0  1-7  
                                        - TEAM                1  1  0  0-0  
                                        S JOHNSON             1  1  0  0-0  
                                        F SMOOT               1  0  1  0-0  
                                        D SCOTT               1  0  1  0-0  
                                        W OFFORD              1  0  1  0-0  
 
Officials: Referee-Mike Carey, Umpire-Dan  Ferrell, Head 
Linesman-Steve Stelljes, Line Judge-Mark Perlman, Field Judge-Buddy 
Horton, Side Judge-Tom Finken, Back Judge-Keith Ferguson.
 
Att: 63,939   Time of Game: 3:07



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