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Minnesota Vikings 23 at Denver Broncos 20

Sunday, October 31, 1999
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Minnesota Vikings (10-6-0)01301023
Denver Broncos (6-10-0)1200820

Game Info
Stadium Mile High Stadium
Start Time (ET) 4:15pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 3:26
Attendance 75,021
Weather 75 degrees relative humidity 14%, wind 5 mph
Vegas Line Minnesota Vikings -2.5
Over/Under 45.0 (under)
Officials
Referee Tony Corrente
Umpire Ron Botchan
Head Linesman Terry Gierke
Field Judge Tom Sifferman
Back Judge Buddy Horton
Side Judge Doug Toole
Line Judge Tom Barnes

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

Minnesota Vikings
No Direction (17/28, 218 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Cris Carter 11 8 144 2
Andrew Glover 3 2 11 0
Leroy Hoard 1 1 6 0
Andrew Jordan 1 0 0
Randy Moss 5 3 39 0
David Palmer 1 0 0
Jake Reed 6 3 18 0
Denver Broncos
No Direction (24/37, 274 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Dwayne Carswell 4 3 31 0
Byron Chamberlain 9 5 42 1
Andre Cooper 4 4 38 0
Howard Griffith 1 1 9 0
Ed McCaffrey 5 2 18 0
Travis McGriff 2 1 15 0
Billy Miller 1 1 4 0
Rod Smith 11 7 117 1

Rushing

Minnesota Vikings
LE (1 rush, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Robert Tate 1 4 0
LT (4 rushes, 1 yard)
Player Att Yds TD
Leroy Hoard 4 1 0
LG (2 rushes, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Leroy Hoard 2 3 0
MD (9 rushes, 63 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Leroy Hoard 6 55 0
Moe Williams 3 8 0
RG (5 rushes, 24 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Leroy Hoard 4 23 0
Moe Williams 1 1 0
RT (2 rushes, 2 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Leroy Hoard 2 2 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
Denver Broncos
LE (5 rushes, 19 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Olandis Gary 3 13 0
Brian Griese 2 6 0
LT (7 rushes, 32 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Olandis Gary 4 21 0
Brian Griese 1 1 0
Derek Loville 1 9 0
Anthony Lynn 1 1 0
LG (3 rushes, 39 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Olandis Gary 1 3 0
Derek Loville 2 36 1
MD (8 rushes, 20 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Olandis Gary 5 17 0
Brian Griese 3 3 0
RG (2 rushes, 15 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Olandis Gary 2 15 0
RT (4 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Olandis Gary 4 10 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)

Minnesota Vikings Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 12:12 MIN 16 3 1:35 -16 Safety View Drive »
2 1 5:59 MIN 25 3 1:15 3 Punt View Drive »
3 1 2:57 MIN 41 7 3:11 26 Punt View Drive »
4 2 9:23 DEN 49 3 1:01 4 Punt View Drive »
5 2 5:38 MIN 37 4 2:10 63 Touchdown View Drive »
6 2 0:40 MIN 3 1 0:40 0 End of Half View Drive »
7 3 15:00 MIN 18 8 6:15 31 Punt View Drive »
8 3 3:27 MIN 27 4 1:25 -2 Punt View Drive »
9 3 0:58 MIN 42 7 3:13 58 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 10:29 MIN 20 3 2:13 7 Punt View Drive »
11 4 5:09 MIN 22 13 5:08 73 Field Goal View Drive »

Denver Broncos Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 DEN 30 7 2:48 70 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 10:37 DEN 33 12 4:38 66 Field Goal View Drive »
3 1 4:44 DEN 42 4 1:47 17 Fumble View Drive »
4 2 14:46 DEN 4 9 5:23 10 Punt View Drive »
5 2 8:22 DEN 20 3 1:16 -6 Interception View Drive »
6 2 7:06 DEN 14 3 1:28 4 Punt View Drive »
7 2 3:28 DEN 20 14 2:48 75 Fumble View Drive »
8 3 8:45 DEN 14 10 5:18 67 Missed FG View Drive »
9 3 2:02 DEN 24 3 1:04 1 Punt View Drive »
10 4 12:45 DEN 26 4 2:16 14 Punt View Drive »
11 4 8:16 DEN 45 7 3:07 55 Touchdown View Drive »
12 4 0:01 0 0:01 0 End of Game

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN DEN EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 67 yards, returned by Chris Watson for 27 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 0 0 0 -0.94 45.4
1 15:00 1 10 DEN 30 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Ed McCaffrey 0 0 0.94 0.39 43.8
1 15:00 2 10 DEN 30 Olandis Gary left end for 12 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 0 0 0.39 1.73 47.7
1 15:00 1 10 DEN 42 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Ed McCaffrey 0 0 1.73 1.19 46.1
1 15:00 2 10 DEN 42 Brian Griese pass complete to Dwayne Carswell for 13 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 0 0 1.19 2.59 50.3
1 15:00 1 10 MIN 45 Derek Loville left tackle for 9 yards (tackle by John Randle) 0 0 2.59 3.26 52.3
1 15:00 2 1 MIN 36 Derek Loville left guard for no gain (tackle by Tony Williams) 0 0 3.26 2.54 50.1
1 15:00 3 1 MIN 36 Derek Loville left guard for 36 yards, touchdown 0 6 2.54 7 60.3
1 15:00 3 1 MIN 36 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 0 7 0 -0.2 63.1
1 15:00 3 1 DEN 25 Jason Elam kicks off 71 yards, returned by David Palmer for 12 yards (tackle by David Bowens) 0 7 -0.2 0.14 63.5
1 12:12 1 10 MIN 16 Leroy Hoard up the middle for -3 yards (tackle by Maa Tanuvasa) 0 7 -0.14 -0.99 66.5
1 12:12 2 13 MIN 13 Leroy Hoard up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Maa Tanuvasa and Bill Romanowski) 0 7 -0.99 -1.32 67.4
1 12:12 3 10 MIN 16 Jeff George pass complete to Randy Moss for 84 yards. Penalty on Randy Moss: Offensive Pass Interference, 8 yards (no play) 0 7 -1.32 -2.36 70.2
1 12:12 3 18 MIN 8 Jeff George sacked by Trevor Pryce for -8 yards, safety 0 9 -2.36 -2 69.3
1 12:12 3 18 MIN 20 Mitch Berger kicks off 68 yards, returned by Chris Watson for 21 yards (tackle by Moe Williams) 0 9 -1.48 -1.14 72.2
1 10:37 1 10 DEN 33 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Rod Smith 0 9 1.14 0.59 71.3
1 10:37 2 10 DEN 33 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Ed McCaffrey 0 9 0.59 -0.1 69.4
1 10:16 2 10 DEN 33 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 0 9 0 0
1 10:16 3 10 DEN 33 Brian Griese pass complete to Rod Smith for 30 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 0 9 -0.1 3.12 77.6
1 10:16 1 10 MIN 37 Olandis Gary left tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Tony Williams) 0 9 3.12 3.52 78.6
1 10:16 2 3 MIN 30 Olandis Gary up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock and Robert Griffith) 0 9 3.52 4.31 80.3
1 10:16 1 10 MIN 19 Olandis Gary right tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 0 9 4.31 5.14 82.0
1 10:16 2 2 MIN 11 Olandis Gary left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Kailee Wong) 0 9 5.14 4.69 81.1
1 10:16 3 1 MIN 10 Brian Griese up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Jerry Ball) 0 9 4.69 5.14 82.0
1 10:16 1 9 MIN 9 Olandis Gary up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 0 9 5.14 4.57 80.8
1 10:16 2 8 MIN 8 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Byron Chamberlain 0 9 4.57 3.58 78.7
1 10:16 3 8 MIN 8 Brian Griese pass complete to Ed McCaffrey for 7 yards (tackle by Ed McDaniel and Dwayne Rudd) 0 9 3.58 3.55 78.6
1 10:16 4 1 MIN 1 Jason Elam 19 yard field goal good 0 12 3.55 3 77.4
1 10:16 4 1 DEN 30 Jason Elam kicks off 66 yards, returned by David Palmer for 21 yards (tackle by Detron Smith) 0 12 -1.37 -0.61 75.9
1 5:59 1 10 MIN 25 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Jake Reed 0 12 0.61 0.06 78.6
1 5:59 2 10 MIN 25 Leroy Hoard left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Bill Romanowski and Dale Carter) 0 12 0.06 -0.23 79.2
1 5:59 3 7 MIN 28 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss 0 12 -0.23 -1.5 82.0
1 5:59 4 7 MIN 28 Mitch Berger punts 48 yards, returned by Chris Watson for 18 yards (tackle by Mike Morris) 0 12 -1.5 -1.73 82.5
1 4:44 1 10 DEN 42 Brian Griese pass complete to Andre Cooper for 9 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 0 12 1.73 2.4 84.3
1 4:44 2 1 MIN 49 Olandis Gary right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 0 12 2.4 2.46 84.4
1 4:44 1 10 MIN 47 Olandis Gary left tackle for 13 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright and Orlando Thomas) 0 12 2.46 3.31 86.0
1 4:44 1 10 MIN 34 Brian Griese for no gain. Brian Griese fumbles, recovered by Duane Clemons at MIN-41 (tackle by Olandis Gary) 0 12 3.31 -1.66 75.0
1 2:57 1 10 MIN 41 Jeff George pass complete to Jake Reed for 4 yards (tackle by Tory James) 0 12 1.66 1.66 75.6
1 2:57 2 6 MIN 45 Leroy Hoard right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Tory James) 0 12 1.66 2.39 73.6
1 2:57 1 10 DEN 48 Jeff George pass complete to Jake Reed for 8 yards (tackle by Eric Brown) 0 12 2.39 2.93 72.2
1 2:57 2 2 DEN 40 Jeff George pass complete to Jake Reed for 6 yards (tackle by Tory James) 0 12 2.93 3.31 71.1
1 2:57 1 10 DEN 34 Moe Williams right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Bill Romanowski and Darrius Johnson) 0 12 3.31 2.91 72.2
1 2:57 2 9 DEN 33 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Randy Moss 0 12 2.91 2.21 74.1
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN DEN EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 9 DEN 33 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Jake Reed (defended by Trevor Pryce) 0 12 2.21 1.15 77.9
2 15:00 4 9 DEN 33 Mitch Berger punts 30 yards 0 12 1.15 0.38 79.8
2 14:46 1 10 DEN 4 Olandis Gary left tackle for no gain (tackle by Duane Clemons) 0 12 -0.38 -0.78 78.9
2 14:46 2 10 DEN 4 Brian Griese pass complete to Rod Smith for 5 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright and Jimmy Hitchcock) 0 12 -0.78 -0.84 78.8
2 14:46 3 5 DEN 9 Brian Griese pass complete to Byron Chamberlain for 9 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 0 12 -0.84 0.04 80.9
2 14:46 1 10 DEN 18 Olandis Gary up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Robert Griffith) 0 12 0.04 -0.32 80.1
2 14:46 2 9 DEN 19 Brian Griese pass complete to Dwayne Carswell for 7 yards (tackle by Kailee Wong) 0 12 -0.32 -0.14 80.5
2 11:55 2 9 DEN 19 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 0 12 0 0
2 11:55 3 2 DEN 26 Olandis Gary left end for 3 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 0 12 -0.14 0.87 83.9
2 11:55 1 10 DEN 29 Olandis Gary left end for -2 yards (tackle by Duane Clemons and Tony Williams) 0 12 0.87 0.06 82.0
2 11:55 2 12 DEN 27 Brian Griese sacked by Chris Doleman for -5 yards 0 12 0.06 -1.29 78.7
2 11:55 3 17 DEN 22 Penalty on DEN: Offensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play) 0 12 -1.29 -2.27 76.1
2 11:55 3 22 DEN 17 Brian Griese sacked by Joe Phillips for -3 yards 0 12 -2.27 -2.47 75.5
2 11:55 4 25 DEN 14 Tom Rouen punts 45 yards, returned by David Palmer for 10 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 0 12 -2.47 -2.32 76.0
2 9:23 1 10 DEN 49 Robert Tate left end for 4 yards (tackle by Eric Brown) 0 12 2.32 2.32 76.9
2 9:23 2 6 DEN 45 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter 0 12 2.32 1.62 78.8
2 9:23 3 6 DEN 45 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for David Palmer (defended by Al Wilson) 0 12 1.62 0.27 82.2
2 9:23 4 6 DEN 45 Mitch Berger punts 45 yards, touchback 0 12 0.27 -0.28 83.5
2 8:22 1 10 DEN 20 Brian Griese sacked by Tony Williams for -7 yards 0 12 0.28 -1.28 80.2
2 8:22 2 17 DEN 13 Olandis Gary up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Chris Doleman) 0 12 -1.28 -2.03 78.2
2 8:22 3 16 DEN 14 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Rod Smith is intercepted by Orlando Thomas at DEN-27 and returned for 27 yards, touchdown 6 12 -2.03 -7 65.9
2 7:06 3 14 DEN 14 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good 7 12 0 -0.69 62.8
2 7:06 3 16 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 73 yards, returned by Chris Watson for 17 yards (tackle by Harold Morrow) 7 12 -0.69 0.28 61.8
2 7:06 1 10 DEN 14 Olandis Gary left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Jerry Ball) 7 12 -0.28 -0.37 61.5
2 7:06 2 7 DEN 17 Anthony Lynn left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Tony Williams) 7 12 -0.37 -0.92 59.5
2 7:06 3 6 DEN 18 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Travis McGriff 7 12 -0.92 -2.24 54.6
2 7:06 4 6 DEN 18 Tom Rouen punts 63 yards, returned by David Palmer for 18 yards (tackle by Nate Wayne) 7 12 -2.24 -1.4 57.7
2 5:38 1 10 MIN 37 Leroy Hoard left tackle for 27 yards (tackle by Trevor Pryce). Penalty on Randall McDaniel: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 7 12 1.4 0.74 60.5
2 5:38 1 20 MIN 27 Penalty on Korey Stringer: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 12 0.74 0.41 61.8
2 4:47 1 20 MIN 27 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 7 12 0 0
2 4:47 1 25 MIN 22 Jeff George pass complete to Andrew Glover for 4 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 7 12 0.41 -0.63 65.8
2 4:47 2 21 MIN 26 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Andrew Glover. Penalty on Jeff George: Intentional Grounding, 16 yards 7 12 -0.63 -4.58 78.6
2 4:47 3 37 MIN 10 Leroy Hoard up the middle for 53 yards (tackle by Tory James and Dale Carter) 7 12 -4.58 3.12 51.7
2 4:47 1 10 DEN 37 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 37 yards, touchdown 13 12 3.12 7 40.6
2 4:47 1 10 DEN 37 Two Point Attempt: Jeff George pass complete to Jake Reed, conversion fails 13 12 0 -1 44.4
2 4:47 1 10 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 70 yards, touchback 13 12 0.94 -0.28 41.6
2 3:28 1 10 DEN 20 Brian Griese left end for 5 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 13 12 0.28 0.41 42.2
2 3:28 2 5 DEN 25 Brian Griese pass complete to Andre Cooper for 6 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 13 12 0.41 1 44.5
2 3:28 1 10 DEN 31 Brian Griese pass complete to Byron Chamberlain for 6 yards (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 13 12 1 1.27 45.5
2 3:28 2 4 DEN 37 Brian Griese pass complete to Andre Cooper for 18 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 13 12 1.27 2.59 50.8
2 2:00 1 10 MIN 45 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Byron Chamberlain 13 12 2.59 2.04 48.8
2 1:55 2 10 MIN 45 Brian Griese pass complete to Travis McGriff for 15 yards (tackle by Chris Rogers). Penalty on Chris Rogers: Defensive Pass Interference (Declined) 13 12 2.04 3.58 55.1
2 1:47 1 10 MIN 30 Brian Griese pass complete to Billy Miller for 4 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd) 13 12 3.58 3.57 55.1
2 1:30 2 6 MIN 26 Brian Griese pass incomplete 13 12 3.57 2.87 52.3
2 1:28 3 6 MIN 26 Brian Griese pass complete to Andre Cooper for 5 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 13 12 2.87 2.21 49.6
2 1:23 4 1 MIN 21 Brian Griese left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 13 12 2.21 4.24 57.9
2 1:07 1 10 MIN 20 Brian Griese pass incomplete 13 12 4.24 3.69 55.7
2 1:05 2 10 MIN 20 Brian Griese pass complete to Rod Smith for 14 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 13 12 3.69 5.83 64.2
2 0:49 1 6 MIN 6 Brian Griese pass incomplete 13 12 5.83 4.95 60.9
2 0:47 2 6 MIN 6 Brian Griese up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by John Randle). Brian Griese fumbles (forced by John Randle), recovered by Ed McDaniel at MIN-3 13 12 4.95 0.38 42.2
2 0:40 1 10 MIN 3 Jeff George kneels for no gain 13 12 -0.38 -0.78 40.7
End of Half1312-0.780
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN DEN EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 1 10 DEN 30 Jason Elam kicks off no gain, returned by David Palmer for 21 yards (tackle by David Bowens) 13 12 3.58 0.04 40.5
3 15:00 1 10 MIN 18 Leroy Hoard right guard for 9 yards (tackle by Glenn Cadrez and Bill Romanowski) 13 12 0.04 0.82 37.4
3 15:00 2 1 MIN 27 Leroy Hoard right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Eric Brown) 13 12 0.82 0.94 36.9
3 15:00 1 10 MIN 30 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 7 yards (tackle by Ray Crockett). Penalty on DEN: Face Mask (15 Yards), 5 yards 13 12 0.94 1.73 33.8
3 15:00 1 10 MIN 42 Moe Williams up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Ray Crockett) 13 12 1.73 1.73 33.8
3 15:00 2 6 MIN 46 Leroy Hoard up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Alfred Williams and Al Wilson) 13 12 1.73 1.29 35.5
3 15:00 3 4 MIN 48 Penalty on Neil Smith: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 13 12 1.29 2.46 31.0
3 15:00 1 10 DEN 47 Moe Williams up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Mike Lodish and Eric Brown) 13 12 2.46 1.78 33.6
3 15:00 2 11 DEN 48 Jeff George pass complete to Andrew Glover for 7 yards (tackle by Bill Romanowski) 13 12 1.78 2.01 32.7
3 15:00 3 4 DEN 41 Penalty on Jeff George: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 13 12 2.01 1.35 35.3
3 15:00 3 9 DEN 46 Jeff George sacked by Alfred Williams for -5 yards. Jeff George fumbles (forced by Alfred Williams), recovered by Todd Steussie at MIN-49 13 12 1.35 -0.13 41.2
3 15:00 4 14 MIN 49 Mitch Berger punts 37 yards 13 12 -0.13 0.28 39.5
3 8:45 1 10 DEN 14 Brian Griese pass complete to Rod Smith for 21 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 13 12 -0.28 1.27 46.6
3 8:45 1 10 DEN 35 Olandis Gary left end for 20 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd). Penalty on Tony E. Jones: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 13 12 1.27 0.61 43.5
3 8:45 1 20 DEN 25 Brian Griese pass complete to Byron Chamberlain for 14 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock and Chris Doleman) 13 12 0.61 1.26 46.6
3 8:45 2 6 DEN 39 Brian Griese pass complete to Howard Griffith for 9 yards (tackle by Kenny Wright) 13 12 1.26 2.13 50.7
3 8:45 1 10 DEN 48 Brian Griese pass complete to Dwayne Carswell for 11 yards (tackle by Ed McDaniel) 13 12 2.13 2.85 54.0
3 8:45 1 10 MIN 41 Olandis Gary right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Chris Rogers) 13 12 2.85 3.12 55.3
3 8:45 2 4 MIN 35 Brian Griese pass complete to Ed McCaffrey for 11 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 13 12 3.12 3.97 59.2
3 8:45 1 10 MIN 24 Brian Griese pass complete to Rod Smith for 4 yards (tackle by Dwayne Rudd and Orlando Thomas) 13 12 3.97 3.97 59.2
3 8:45 2 6 MIN 20 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Dwayne Carswell (defended by Kailee Wong) 13 12 3.97 3.27 56.0
3 8:45 3 6 MIN 20 Brian Griese left end for 1 yard (tackle by Chris Doleman) 13 12 3.27 2.24 51.2
3 8:45 4 5 MIN 19 Jason Elam 37 yard field goal no good 13 12 2.24 -0.74 37.4
3 3:27 1 10 MIN 27 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 13 yards (tackle by Ray Crockett) 13 12 0.74 1.6 32.6
3 3:27 1 10 MIN 40 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter (defended by Ray Crockett) 13 12 1.6 1.05 35.3
3 3:27 2 10 MIN 40 Jeff George pass incomplete. Penalty on Cris Carter: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards, Penalty on Randall McDaniel: Illegal Touch Pass (Declined) (no play) 13 12 1.05 -0.3 42.2
3 3:27 2 20 MIN 30 Jeff George pass incomplete. Penalty on Jeff George: Intentional Grounding, 10 yards 13 12 -0.3 -2.28 52.7
3 3:27 3 30 MIN 20 Moe Williams up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Bill Romanowski) 13 12 -2.28 -1.7 49.6
3 3:27 4 25 MIN 25 Mitch Berger punts 56 yards, returned by Chris Watson for 5 yards (tackle by Moe Williams) 13 12 -1.7 -0.54 43.5
3 2:02 1 10 DEN 24 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Rod Smith 13 12 0.54 -0 40.6
3 2:02 2 10 DEN 24 Brian Griese up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Duane Clemons) 13 12 -0 -0.56 37.6
3 2:02 3 9 DEN 25 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Byron Chamberlain (defended by Dwayne Rudd) 13 12 -0.56 -1.7 31.8
3 2:02 4 9 DEN 25 Tom Rouen punts 49 yards, returned by David Palmer for 16 yards (tackle by Anthony Lynn) 13 12 -1.7 -1.73 31.6
3 0:58 1 10 MIN 42 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter (defended by Ray Crockett). Penalty on Todd Steussie: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 13 12 1.73 1.07 34.7
3 0:58 1 20 MIN 32 Leroy Hoard right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Keith Traylor) 13 12 1.07 0.38 38.4
3 0:58 2 16 MIN 36 Jeff George pass complete to Randy Moss for 2 yards (tackle by Dale Carter) 13 12 0.38 -0.03 40.7
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN DEN EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 14 MIN 38 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 34 yards (tackle by Ray Crockett) 13 12 -0.03 3.71 21.4
4 15:00 1 10 DEN 28 Leroy Hoard left guard for no gain (tackle by Al Wilson) 13 12 3.71 3.17 23.9
4 15:00 2 10 DEN 28 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Cris Carter (defended by Ray Crockett) 13 12 3.17 2.48 27.1
4 15:00 3 10 DEN 28 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Jake Reed (defended by Tory James). Penalty on Tory James: Defensive Pass Interference, 9 yards (no play) 13 12 2.48 4.31 18.9
4 15:00 1 10 DEN 19 Leroy Hoard left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Keith Traylor) 13 12 4.31 4.18 19.5
4 15:00 2 7 DEN 16 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 16 yards, touchdown 19 12 4.18 7 12.9
4 15:00 2 7 DEN 16 Gary Anderson kicks extra point good 20 12 0 0.6 10.0
4 15:00 2 7 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 73 yards, returned by Chris Watson for 29 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 20 12 0.6 -0.67 11.9
4 12:45 1 10 DEN 26 Olandis Gary right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Kailee Wong) 20 12 0.67 0.27 9.2
4 12:45 2 9 DEN 27 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Rod Smith is intercepted by Robert Griffith at DEN-43. Penalty on Jerry Ball: Defensive Holding, 4 yards (no play) 20 12 0.27 1 11.3
4 12:45 1 10 DEN 31 Brian Griese sacked by Chris Doleman for -3 yards 20 12 1 0.06 8.7
4 12:45 2 13 DEN 28 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Rod Smith 20 12 0.06 -0.63 7.0
4 12:45 3 13 DEN 28 Brian Griese pass complete to Byron Chamberlain for 12 yards (tackle by Jimmy Hitchcock) 20 12 -0.63 -0.72 6.8
4 12:45 4 1 DEN 40 Tom Rouen punts 60 yards, touchback 20 12 -0.72 -0.28 7.8
4 10:29 1 10 MIN 20 Leroy Hoard right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 20 12 0.28 0.27 6.1
4 10:29 2 6 MIN 24 Leroy Hoard left tackle for -3 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 20 12 0.27 -0.82 8.9
4 10:29 3 9 MIN 21 Jeff George pass complete to Leroy Hoard for 6 yards (tackle by Neil Smith) 20 12 -0.82 -1.57 11.2
4 10:29 4 3 MIN 27 Mitch Berger punts 47 yards, returned by Chris Watson for 19 yards (tackle by Chris Walsh) 20 12 -1.57 -1.93 12.4
4 8:16 1 10 DEN 45 Olandis Gary right guard for 9 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 20 12 1.93 2.6 12.6
4 8:16 2 1 MIN 46 Olandis Gary up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jerry Ball and Dwayne Rudd) 20 12 2.6 2.72 13.1
4 8:16 1 10 MIN 43 Brian Griese pass complete to Rod Smith for 25 yards (tackle by Orlando Thomas) 20 12 2.72 4.37 21.4
4 8:16 1 10 MIN 18 Olandis Gary right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 20 12 4.37 3.67 17.6
4 8:16 2 11 MIN 19 Brian Griese pass incomplete intended for Byron Chamberlain (defended by Robert Griffith) 20 12 3.67 2.97 14.2
4 8:16 3 11 MIN 19 Brian Griese pass complete to Rod Smith for 18 yards (tackle by Robert Griffith) 20 12 2.97 6.97 39.2
4 5:12 3 11 MIN 19 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 20 12 0 0
4 5:12 1 1 MIN 1 Brian Griese pass complete to Byron Chamberlain for 1 yard, touchdown 20 18 6.97 7 28.9
4 5:12 1 1 MIN 1 Two Point Attempt: Olandis Gary up the middle, conversion succeeds 20 20 0 1 47.8
4 5:12 1 1 DEN 30 Jason Elam kicks off 69 yards, returned by David Palmer for 21 yards (tackle by Billy Miller) 20 20 1.66 -0.41 43.8
4 5:09 1 10 MIN 22 Jeff George pass complete to Randy Moss for 23 yards (tackle by Tyrone Braxton and Dale Carter) 20 20 0.41 1.93 29.5
4 5:09 1 10 MIN 45 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 7 yards (tackle by Eric Brown) 20 20 1.93 2.33 26.1
4 5:09 2 3 DEN 48 Leroy Hoard left tackle for no gain (tackle by Maa Tanuvasa) 20 20 2.33 1.62 32.2
4 5:09 3 3 DEN 48 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 6 yards (tackle by Eric Brown) 20 20 1.62 2.79 22.5
4 5:09 1 10 DEN 42 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Andrew Jordan (defended by Glenn Cadrez) 20 20 2.79 2.24 26.8
4 2:43 1 10 DEN 42 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 20 20 0 0
4 2:43 2 10 DEN 42 Jeff George pass incomplete intended for Jake Reed (defended by Tory James) 20 20 2.24 1.55 28.4
4 2:43 3 10 DEN 42 Jeff George pass complete to Randy Moss for 14 yards (tackle by Eric Brown) 20 20 1.55 3.71 9.4
4 2:00 1 10 DEN 28 Leroy Hoard left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Trevor Pryce) 20 20 3.71 3.3 8.9
4 1:53 1 10 DEN 28 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 20 20 0 0
4 1:53 2 9 DEN 27 Jeff George pass complete to Cris Carter for 24 yards 20 20 3.3 6.51 0.3
4 1:46 1 3 DEN 3 Leroy Hoard up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Keith Traylor) 20 20 6.51 5.72 0.7
4 1:31 1 3 DEN 3 Timeout #3 by Denver Broncos 20 20 0 0
4 1:31 2 2 DEN 2 Leroy Hoard right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Maa Tanuvasa) 20 20 5.72 4.49 1.9
4 0:46 3 4 DEN 4 Leroy Hoard up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Bill Romanowski) 20 20 4.49 3.01 2.9
4 0:04 3 4 DEN 4 Timeout #2 by Minnesota Vikings 20 20 0 0
4 0:04 4 5 DEN 5 Gary Anderson 23 yard field goal good 23 20 3.01 3 0.0
4 0:04 4 5 MIN 30 Mitch Berger kicks off 55 yards, returned by Detron Smith for no gain, lateral to Robert Smith for no gain. Penalty on Rod Smith: Illegal Forward Pass, 5 yards 23 20 -1.37 -0.94 0.0
End of Regulation2320-0.940
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).