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New England Patriots 31 at Minnesota Vikings 7

Monday, October 30, 2006
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New England Patriots (12-4-0)71014031
Minnesota Vikings (6-10-0)00707

Game Info
Stadium Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Start Time (ET) 8:30pm
Roof dome
Surface fieldturf
Vegas Line New England Patriots -2.5
Over/Under 39.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Larry Nemmers
Umpire Undrey Wash
Head Linesman Mark Baltz
Field Judge Mike Weir
Back Judge Dino Paganelli
Side Judge Carl Cheffers
Line Judge Michael Spanier

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

Pass Targets

New England Patriots
Deep Left (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Brown 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (3/3, 100 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reche Caldwell 1 1 15 0
Doug Gabriel 1 1 45 0
Ben Watson 1 1 40 0
Deep Right (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Brown 1 0 0 0
Ben Watson 1 0 0 0
Short Left (11/16, 124 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reche Caldwell 5 4 55 0
Doug Gabriel 3 2 13 0
Jabar Gaffney 1 1 4 0
Chad Jackson 2 1 10 1
Laurence Maroney 1 1 20 0
David Thomas 1 1 12 0
Ben Watson 3 1 10 0
Short Middle (10/11, 114 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Brown 1 1 7 1
Corey Dillon 1 1 27 0
Kevin Faulk 1 1 6 0
Doug Gabriel 2 2 25 0
Laurence Maroney 1 1 13 0
Ben Watson 5 4 36 0
Short Right (5/8, 34 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Brown 1 1 5 0
Reche Caldwell 2 2 14 1
Kevin Faulk 1 1 6 0
Doug Gabriel 1 0 0 0
Ben Watson 3 1 9 1
No Direction (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Kevin Faulk 2 0 0 0
Minnesota Vikings
Deep Left (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Williamson 2 0 0 0
Deep Middle (1/3, 22 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bethel Johnson 1 0 0 0
Travis Taylor 1 1 22 0
Troy Williamson 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bethel Johnson 1 0 0 0
Travis Taylor 1 0 0 0
Short Left (5/5, 44 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Tony Richardson 1 1 1 0
Chester Taylor 1 1 20 0
Troy Williamson 3 3 23 0
Short Middle (3/5, 35 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Billy McMullen 1 1 11 0
Mewelde Moore 3 2 24 0
Troy Williamson 1 0 0 0
Short Right (16/22, 143 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bethel Johnson 3 2 18 0
Billy McMullen 2 1 4 0
Mewelde Moore 3 1 50 0
Richard Owens 1 1 1 0
Tony Richardson 1 1 8 0
Chester Taylor 2 2 7 0
Travis Taylor 2 2 8 0
Jermaine Wiggins 6 4 26 0
Troy Williamson 2 2 21 0
No Direction (1/2, 17 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Mewelde Moore 1 1 17 0
Chester Taylor 1 0 0 0

Rushing

New England Patriots
LE (3 rushes, -5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 1 -8 0
Laurence Maroney 2 3 0
LT (1 rush, 15 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 1 15 0
LG (1 rush, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Laurence Maroney 1 3 0
MD (8 rushes, 73 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Tom Brady 1 1 0
Corey Dillon 1 -2 0
Heath Evans 1 35 0
Kevin Faulk 1 11 0
Laurence Maroney 4 28 0
RG (1 rush, 0 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Laurence Maroney 1 0 0
RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
Minnesota Vikings
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (2 rushes, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Chester Taylor 2 4 0
LG (2 rushes, 9 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Chester Taylor 2 9 0
MD (6 rushes, 12 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mewelde Moore 1 0 0
Artose Pinner 2 5 0
Chester Taylor 3 7 0
RG (2 rushes, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Chester Taylor 2 3 0
RT (1 rush, -1 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Chester Taylor 1 -1 0
RE (2 rushes, 18 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Brad Johnson 1 9 0
Mewelde Moore 1 9 0

Pass Tackles

New England Patriots
Deep LeftDeep Middle
Player
Ellis Hobbs 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
No Direction
Player
Mike Vrabel 1
Minnesota Vikings
Deep LeftDeep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

Rush Tackles

New England Patriots
LELT
Player
Rosevelt Colvin 2
LG
MD
RG RT
Player
Junior Seau 1
RE
Player
Rodney Harrison 1
Minnesota Vikings
LE LT
Player
Dwight Smith 1
LG
Player
Ben Leber 1
MD
RG
Player
Kenechi Udeze 1
RTRE

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NWE 14 7 3:53 86 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 8:07 NWE 10 3 0:53 6 Interception View Drive »
3 1 0:36 NWE 2 8 3:27 93 Field Goal View Drive »
4 2 9:45 NWE 29 5 2:50 25 Punt View Drive »
5 2 4:22 NWE 26 11 3:57 74 Touchdown View Drive »
6 3 11:40 NWE 20 3 1:04 -2 Punt View Drive »
7 3 10:36 MIN 21 3 1:33 21 Touchdown View Drive »
8 3 6:06 NWE 39 5 3:09 52 Fumble View Drive »
9 3 1:53 MIN 39 4 1:48 39 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 14:22 NWE 32 3 2:20 -15 Punt View Drive »
11 4 10:18 NWE 20 6 1:48 22 Downs View Drive »
12 4 4:27 NWE 15 3 2:34 9 Punt View Drive »
13 4 0:29 MIN 31 1 0:29 -1 End of Game View Drive »

Minnesota Vikings Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 11:07 MIN 35 6 3:00 24 Punt View Drive »
2 1 7:14 NWE 45 12 6:38 40 Interception View Drive »
3 2 12:09 MIN 21 4 2:24 14 Interception View Drive »
4 2 6:55 MIN 20 3 2:33 7 Punt View Drive »
5 2 0:25 MIN 32 3 0:25 24 End of Half View Drive »
6 3 15:00 MIN 26 7 3:20 30 Punt View Drive »
7 3 9:03 MIN 23 6 2:57 39 Downs View Drive »
8 3 2:57 MIN 14 3 1:04 2 Punt View Drive »
9 3 0:05 MIN 20 3 0:43 49 Interception View Drive »
10 4 12:02 3 1:44 -20 Punt View Drive »
11 4 8:30 NWE 42 8 4:03 27 Downs View Drive »
12 4 1:53 MIN 31 3 1:24 53 Interception View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE MIN EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 60 yards, returned by Laurence Maroney for 14 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield). Penalty on David Thomas: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 0 0 0 -0.28 0.0
1 14:55 1 10 NWE 14 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Ben Watson for 8 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 0 0 -0.28 0.42 41.4
1 14:19 2 2 NWE 22 Corey Dillon left end for -8 yards (tackle by Dwight Smith and Pat Williams) 0 0 0.42 -1.4 46.8
1 13:36 3 10 NWE 14 Tom Brady pass complete deep middle to Doug Gabriel for 45 yards (tackle by Dwight Smith) 0 0 -1.4 2.85 34.5
1 12:53 1 10 MIN 41 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Doug Gabriel for 16 yards (tackle by Napoleon Harris) 0 0 2.85 3.91 31.6
1 12:13 1 10 MIN 25 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Troy Brown for 5 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 0 0 3.91 4.04 31.3
1 11:52 2 5 MIN 20 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Ben Watson for 14 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 0 0 4.04 5.83 26.6
1 11:13 1 6 MIN 6 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Reche Caldwell for 6 yards, touchdown 6 0 5.83 7 26.1
1 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 58 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 23 yards (tackle by Eric Alexander) 7 0 0 1.27 0.0
1 11:01 1 10 MIN 35 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Jermaine Wiggins for 10 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 7 0 1.27 1.93 28.5
1 10:23 1 10 MIN 45 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete short right intended for Bethel Johnson 7 0 1.93 1.38 27.0
1 10:16 2 10 MIN 45 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Bethel Johnson for 15 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 7 0 1.38 2.92 31.1
1 9:36 1 10 NWE 40 Chester Taylor left tackle for no gain (tackle by Rosevelt Colvin) 7 0 2.92 2.37 29.5
1 9:02 2 10 NWE 40 Chester Taylor right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Junior Seau) 7 0 2.37 1.55 27.3
1 8:19 3 11 NWE 41 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete short right intended for Mewelde Moore 7 0 1.55 0.53 24.7
1 8:15 4 11 NWE 41 Chris Kluwe punts 41 yards, touchback. Penalty on Mike Vrabel: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 7 0 0.53 0.38 24.3
1 8:07 1 10 NWE 10 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Doug Gabriel for 6 yards (tackle by Fred Smoot) 7 0 -0.38 -0.23 23.9
1 7:27 2 4 NWE 16 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Ben Watson 7 0 -0.23 -0.72 25.1
1 7:23 3 4 NWE 16 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Ben Watson is intercepted by Darren Sharper at NWE-45 7 0 -0.72 -2.59 30.0
1 7:14 1 10 NWE 45 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Bethel Johnson for 3 yards 7 0 2.59 2.45 29.6
1 6:45 2 7 NWE 42 Chester Taylor left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Rosevelt Colvin) 7 0 2.45 2.15 28.8
1 6:06 3 4 NWE 39 Bethel Johnson pass complete short left to Troy Williamson for 4 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 7 0 2.15 3.25 31.8
1 5:35 1 10 NWE 35 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete deep middle intended for Bethel Johnson (defended by Asante Samuel) 7 0 3.25 2.7 30.2
1 5:28 2 10 NWE 35 Chester Taylor up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Ty Warren) 7 0 2.7 2.28 29.0
1 4:47 3 8 NWE 33 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Tony Richardson for 8 yards (tackle by Artrell Hawkins) 7 0 2.28 3.91 33.7
1 4:09 1 10 NWE 25 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Chester Taylor for 5 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 7 0 3.91 4.04 34.1
1 3:28 2 5 NWE 20 Chester Taylor left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Rosevelt Colvin) 7 0 4.04 4.06 34.1
1 2:47 3 1 NWE 16 Chester Taylor left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 7 0 4.06 4.91 36.7
1 2:05 1 10 NWE 10 Artose Pinner up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 7 0 4.91 4.95 36.8
1 1:27 2 6 NWE 6 Artose Pinner up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Jarvis Green) 7 0 4.95 4.26 34.7
1 0:42 3 5 NWE 5 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete short right intended for Mewelde Moore is intercepted by Rodney Harrison at NWE-0 and returned for 2 yards (tackle by Steve Hutchinson) 7 0 4.26 0.38 23.4
1 0:36 1 10 NWE 2 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Doug Gabriel for 9 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 7 0 -0.38 -0.12 22.7
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE MIN EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 1 NWE 11 Penalty on Kevin Williams: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 -0.12 -0.14 22.7
2 15:00 1 10 NWE 16 Tom Brady pass complete deep middle to Ben Watson for 40 yards (tackle by Dwight Smith). Penalty on Fred Smoot: Illegal Use of Hands (Declined) 7 0 -0.14 2.65 16.1
2 14:40 1 10 MIN 44 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Laurence Maroney for 20 yards (tackle by Dwight Smith) 7 0 2.65 3.97 13.5
2 13:48 1 10 MIN 24 Corey Dillon left tackle for 15 yards (tackle by Dwight Smith) 7 0 3.97 5.14 11.2
2 13:05 1 9 MIN 9 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Troy Brown. Penalty on Ronyell Whitaker: Defensive Holding, 4 yards (no play) 7 0 5.14 6.06 9.6
2 13:01 1 5 MIN 5 Laurence Maroney right guard for no gain (tackle by Kenechi Udeze) 7 0 6.06 5.15 11.1
2 12:24 2 5 MIN 5 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Reche Caldwell 7 0 5.15 4.26 12.5
2 12:18 3 5 MIN 5 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Ben Watson 7 0 4.26 3.01 14.9
2 12:12 4 5 MIN 5 Stephen Gostkowski 23 yard field goal good 10 0 3.01 3 14.9
2 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 65 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 16 yards (tackle by Willie Andrews) 10 0 0 0.34 0.0
2 12:02 1 10 MIN 21 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Troy Williamson for 11 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 10 0 0.34 1.07 17.2
2 11:19 1 10 MIN 32 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Chester Taylor for 2 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 10 0 1.07 0.8 16.4
2 10:40 2 8 MIN 34 Bethel Johnson pass complete short left to Tony Richardson for 1 yard (tackle by Rosevelt Colvin) 10 0 0.8 0.23 15.0
2 9:55 3 7 MIN 35 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete deep middle intended for Troy Williamson is intercepted by Chad Scott at NWE-29 10 0 0.23 -0.87 12.7
2 9:45 1 10 NWE 29 Tom Brady pass complete short left to David Thomas for 12 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 10 0 0.87 1.66 11.2
2 9:09 1 10 NWE 41 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Reche Caldwell for 11 yards (tackle by Fred Smoot) 10 0 1.66 2.39 9.9
2 8:27 1 10 MIN 48 Laurence Maroney up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Pat Williams) 10 0 2.39 1.58 11.1
2 7:49 2 12 MIN 50 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Jabar Gaffney for 4 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 10 0 1.58 1.42 11.2
2 7:08 3 8 MIN 46 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Kevin Faulk 10 0 1.42 0.2 13.4
2 7:03 4 8 MIN 46 Josh Miller punts 46 yards, touchback 10 0 0.2 -0.28 14.4
2 6:55 1 10 MIN 20 Chester Taylor right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Ty Warren) 10 0 0.28 -0.13 13.5
2 6:16 2 9 MIN 21 Bethel Johnson pass complete short left to Troy Williamson for 6 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 10 0 -0.13 -0.03 13.5
2 5:31 3 3 MIN 27 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Travis Taylor for 8 yards (tackle by Chad Scott). Penalty on Travis Taylor: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 10 0 -0.03 -1.51 10.5
2 5:05 3 13 MIN 17 Bethel Johnson pass complete short middle to Mewelde Moore for 10 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 10 0 -1.51 -1.57 10.3
2 4:31 4 3 MIN 27 Chris Kluwe punts 51 yards, returned by Kevin Faulk for 4 yards (tackle by Ronyell Whitaker) 10 0 -1.57 -0.67 11.8
2 4:22 1 10 NWE 26 Tom Brady sacked by Jayme Mitchell for -2 yards 10 0 0.67 -0.14 13.4
2 3:47 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 10 0 0 0
2 3:47 2 12 NWE 24 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Troy Brown 10 0 -0.14 -0.82 14.7
2 3:43 3 12 NWE 24 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Reche Caldwell for 34 yards (tackle by Fred Smoot) 10 0 -0.82 2.79 8.0
2 2:53 1 10 MIN 42 Laurence Maroney up the middle for 22 yards (tackle by Cedric Griffin) 10 0 2.79 4.24 5.9
2 2:29 1 10 MIN 20 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Doug Gabriel 10 0 4.24 3.69 6.4
2 2:25 2 10 MIN 20 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Ben Watson 10 0 3.69 3.01 7.3
2 2:20 3 10 MIN 20 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Reche Caldwell for 12 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 10 0 3.01 5.37 4.5
2 2:00 1 8 MIN 8 Laurence Maroney up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper). Penalty on Heath Evans: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 10 0 5.37 4.31 5.6
2 1:54 1 16 MIN 16 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Kevin Faulk for 6 yards (tackle by Ronyell Whitaker) 10 0 4.31 4.19 5.7
2 1:14 2 10 MIN 10 Tom Brady up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Darrion Scott) 10 0 4.19 3.36 6.6
2 0:31 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 10 0 0 0
2 0:31 3 9 MIN 9 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Ben Watson for 9 yards, touchdown 16 0 3.36 7 3.6
2 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 17 0 0 0 0.0
2 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 47 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for no gain 17 0 0 1.07 0.0
2 0:25 1 10 MIN 32 Bethel Johnson pass complete to Mewelde Moore for 17 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 17 0 1.07 2.19 4.7
2 0:22 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 17 0 0 0
2 0:22 1 10 MIN 49 Bethel Johnson sacked by Tully Banta-Cain for -2 yards 17 0 2.19 1.38 3.9
2 0:07 Timeout #2 by Minnesota Vikings 17 0 0 0
2 0:07 Timeout #3 by New England Patriots 17 0 0 0
2 0:07 2 12 MIN 47 Bethel Johnson right end for 9 yards 17 0 1.38 1.88 2.8
End of Half1701.880
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE MIN EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 68 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 24 yards (tackle by Artrell Hawkins) 17 0 0 0.67 0.0
3 14:55 1 10 MIN 26 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Jermaine Wiggins for 7 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 17 0 0.67 1.07 3.5
3 14:35 2 3 MIN 33 Chester Taylor up the middle for 2 yards. Chester Taylor fumbles, recovered by Chester Taylor at MIN-35 17 0 1.07 0.63 3.1
3 13:52 3 1 MIN 35 Chester Taylor up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 17 0 0.63 1.47 3.7
3 13:11 1 10 MIN 38 Bethel Johnson pass complete short left to Troy Williamson for 13 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 17 0 1.47 2.32 4.3
3 12:33 1 10 NWE 49 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete deep right intended for Bethel Johnson 17 0 2.32 1.78 3.6
3 12:27 2 10 NWE 49 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete deep right intended for Travis Taylor 17 0 1.78 1.09 3.1
3 12:21 3 10 NWE 49 Bethel Johnson pass complete short middle to Tony Richardson for 3 yards. Penalty on Tully Banta-Cain: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 17 0 1.09 1.75 3.6
3 11:54 3 5 NWE 44 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete deep left intended for Troy Williamson 17 0 1.75 0.33 2.4
3 11:47 4 5 NWE 44 Chris Kluwe punts 44 yards, touchback 17 0 0.33 -0.28 2.0
3 11:40 1 10 NWE 20 Corey Dillon up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 17 0 0.28 -0.63 2.6
3 11:06 2 12 NWE 18 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Kevin Faulk 17 0 -0.63 -1.33 3.0
3 11:01 3 12 NWE 18 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Doug Gabriel 17 0 -1.33 -2.24 3.7
3 10:57 4 12 NWE 18 Josh Miller punts 53 yards, returned by Mewelde Moore for 71 yards, touchdown 17 6 -2.24 -7 8.6
3 Ryan Longwell kicks extra point good 17 7 0 0 0.0
3 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 68 yards, returned by Laurence Maroney for 77 yards (tackle by Artose Pinner) 17 7 0 4.17 0.0
3 10:25 1 10 MIN 21 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Reche Caldwell for 8 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 17 7 4.17 4.95 3.4
3 9:51 2 2 MIN 13 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Ben Watson for 6 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 17 7 4.95 5.6 2.8
3 9:07 1 7 MIN 7 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Troy Brown for 7 yards, touchdown 23 7 5.6 7 2.3
3 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 24 7 0 0 0.0
3 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 66 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 19 yards (tackle by Artrell Hawkins) 24 7 0 0.48 0.0
3 8:57 1 10 MIN 23 Bethel Johnson pass complete deep middle to Travis Taylor for 22 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs) 24 7 0.48 1.93 3.0
3 8:11 1 10 MIN 45 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Troy Williamson for 10 yards (tackle by Artrell Hawkins) 24 7 1.93 2.59 3.3
3 7:44 1 10 NWE 45 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Jermaine Wiggins for 6 yards (tackle by Junior Seau) 24 7 2.59 2.85 3.4
3 7:02 2 4 NWE 39 Bethel Johnson pass complete short right to Richard Owens for 1 yard (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 24 7 2.85 2.28 2.8
3 6:16 3 3 NWE 38 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete short right intended for Jermaine Wiggins. MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld. 24 7 2.28 0.72 1.6
3 6:11 4 3 NWE 38 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete short middle intended for Troy Williamson (defended by Richard Seymour) 24 7 0.72 -1.53 0.8
3 6:06 1 10 NWE 39 Tom Brady pass complete deep middle to Reche Caldwell for 15 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 24 7 1.53 2.52 0.5
3 5:32 1 10 MIN 46 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Corey Dillon for 27 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 24 7 2.52 4.31 0.2
3 4:42 1 10 MIN 19 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Doug Gabriel for 7 yards (tackle by Fred Smoot) 24 7 4.31 4.92 0.2
3 4:42 2 3 MIN 12 Penalty on Chad Jackson: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 24 7 4.92 4.03 0.2
3 3:45 2 8 MIN 17 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Ben Watson for 10 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 24 7 4.03 5.6 0.1
3 3:05 1 7 MIN 7 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Reche Caldwell for -2 yards. Reche Caldwell fumbles (forced by Fred Smoot), recovered by Dwight Smith at MIN-9 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Logan Mankins). NWE challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld. 24 7 5.6 0.28 0.7
3 2:57 1 10 MIN 14 Chester Taylor right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork) 24 7 -0.28 -0.51 0.7
3 2:19 2 8 MIN 16 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete deep left intended for Troy Williamson 24 7 -0.51 -1.16 0.5
3 2:13 3 8 MIN 16 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete intended for Chester Taylor 24 7 -1.16 -2.39 0.3
3 2:08 4 8 MIN 16 Chris Kluwe punts 52 yards, returned by Kevin Faulk for 29 yards (tackle by Richard Owens) 24 7 -2.39 -2.98 0.2
3 1:53 1 10 MIN 39 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Chad Jackson 24 7 2.98 2.44 0.2
3 1:49 2 10 MIN 39 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Ben Watson. Penalty on Darren Sharper: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 24 7 2.44 3.31 0.2
3 1:44 1 10 MIN 34 Kevin Faulk up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 24 7 3.31 4.04 0.1
3 1:02 1 10 MIN 23 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Laurence Maroney for 13 yards (tackle by Kenechi Udeze) 24 7 4.04 4.91 0.1
3 0:12 1 10 MIN 10 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Chad Jackson for 10 yards, touchdown 30 7 4.91 7 0.0
3 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 31 7 0 0 0.0
3 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 78 yards, touchback 31 7 0 0.28 0.0
3 0:05 1 10 MIN 20 Bethel Johnson pass complete short middle to Mewelde Moore for 14 yards (tackle by Artrell Hawkins) 31 7 0.28 1.2 0.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE MIN EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 MIN 34 Bethel Johnson pass complete short left to Chester Taylor for 20 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi). Penalty on Vince Wilfork: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards 31 7 1.2 3.51 0.1
4 14:33 1 10 NWE 31 Bethel Johnson pass incomplete short right intended for Jermaine Wiggins is intercepted by Mike Vrabel at NWE-30 and returned for 2 yards (tackle by Jim Kleinsasser) 31 7 3.51 -1.07 0.0
4 14:22 1 10 NWE 32 Laurence Maroney left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Ben Leber) 31 7 1.07 0.93 0.0
4 13:45 2 7 NWE 35 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Kevin Faulk for 6 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 31 7 0.93 1.03 0.0
4 13:03 3 1 NWE 41 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Chad Jackson for -15 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield). Penalty on Logan Mankins: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 31 7 1.03 -0.29 0.0
4 12:34 3 11 NWE 31 Tom Brady sacked by E.J. Henderson for -14 yards 31 7 -0.29 -2.32 0.0
4 12:07 4 25 NWE 17 Josh Miller punts 33 yards 31 7 -2.32 -2.26 0.0
4 12:02 1 10 MIN 50 Brooks Bollinger sacked by Jarvis Green and Tully Banta-Cain for -9 yards 31 7 2.26 0.5 0.0
4 11:34 2 19 MIN 41 Brooks Bollinger sacked by Tully Banta-Cain for -9 yards 31 7 0.5 -1.35 0.0
4 10:59 3 28 MIN 32 Brooks Bollinger sacked by Richard Seymour and Jarvis Green for -2 yards 31 7 -1.35 -1.37 0.0
4 10:30 4 30 MIN 30 Chris Kluwe punts 61 yards, returned by Chad Jackson for 11 yards (tackle by Heath Farwell) 31 7 -1.37 -0.28 0.0
4 10:18 1 10 NWE 20 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Ben Watson for 8 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 31 7 0.28 0.81 0.0
4 9:41 2 2 NWE 28 Heath Evans up the middle for 35 yards (tackle by Fred Smoot). Heath Evans fumbles (forced by Fred Smoot), ball out of bounds at MIN-37 31 7 0.81 3.12 0.0
4 9:18 1 10 MIN 37 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Ben Watson 31 7 3.12 2.57 0.0
4 9:14 2 10 MIN 37 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Troy Brown 31 7 2.57 1.88 0.0
4 9:09 3 10 MIN 37 Laurence Maroney left end for 4 yards (tackle by Dwight Smith). Penalty on Darrion Scott: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 31 7 1.88 2.54 0.0
4 8:43 3 5 MIN 32 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Ben Watson 31 7 2.54 1.26 0.0
4 8:38 4 5 MIN 32 Tom Brady sacked by Jayme Mitchell for -66 yards. Tom Brady fumbles (forced by Jayme Mitchell), recovered by Matt Light at MIN-43. Penalty on Matt Light: Taunting, 15 yards 31 7 1.26 -2.79 0.0
4 8:30 1 10 NWE 42 Mewelde Moore right end for 9 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 31 7 2.79 3.46 0.0
4 8:06 2 1 NWE 33 Brooks Bollinger pass complete short right to Mewelde Moore for 28 yards (tackle by Artrell Hawkins). Penalty on Bryant McKinnie: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 31 7 3.46 2.11 0.0
4 7:33 2 11 NWE 43 Penalty on Rosevelt Colvin: Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards (no play) 31 7 2.11 2.78 0.0
4 7:14 2 6 NWE 38 Brooks Bollinger pass complete short right to Billy McMullen for 4 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs) 31 7 2.78 2.61 0.0
4 6:47 3 2 NWE 34 Brooks Bollinger pass complete short right to Travis Taylor for 9 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 31 7 2.61 3.91 0.0
4 6:18 1 10 NWE 25 Brooks Bollinger pass complete short middle to Billy McMullen for 11 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs) 31 7 3.91 4.65 0.0
4 5:48 1 10 NWE 14 Brooks Bollinger pass complete short right to Travis Taylor for -1 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 31 7 4.65 3.85 0.0
4 5:17 2 11 NWE 15 Mewelde Moore up the middle for no gain (tackle by Vince Wilfork) 31 7 3.85 3.06 0.0
4 4:34 3 11 NWE 15 Brooks Bollinger pass incomplete short right intended for Billy McMullen 31 7 3.06 2.44 0.0
4 4:31 4 11 NWE 15 Brooks Bollinger pass incomplete short middle intended for Mewelde Moore 31 7 2.44 0.22 0.0
4 4:27 1 10 NWE 15 Laurence Maroney left end for 1 yard (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 31 7 -0.22 -0.58 0.0
4 3:40 2 9 NWE 16 Laurence Maroney left end for 2 yards (tackle by Spencer Johnson) 31 7 -0.58 -1 0.0
4 2:52 3 7 NWE 18 Laurence Maroney up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Dwight Smith) 31 7 -1 -1.77 0.0
4 2:06 4 1 NWE 24 Josh Miller punts 55 yards, returned by Mewelde Moore for 10 yards (tackle by Tully Banta-Cain) 31 7 -1.77 -1 0.0
4 1:53 1 10 MIN 31 Brooks Bollinger pass complete short right to Mewelde Moore for 50 yards (tackle by Artrell Hawkins) 31 7 1 4.31 0.0
4 1:11 1 10 NWE 19 Brooks Bollinger pass complete short right to Jermaine Wiggins for 3 yards (tackle by Eric Alexander) 31 7 4.31 4.18 0.0
4 0:48 2 7 NWE 16 Brooks Bollinger pass incomplete is intercepted by Ellis Hobbs and returned for 70 yards (tackle by Brooks Bollinger) 31 7 4.18 -3.51 0.0
4 0:29 1 10 MIN 31 Matt Cassel kneels for -1 yards 31 7 3.51 2.83 0.0
End of Regulation3172.830
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).