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Minnesota Vikings 17 at San Diego Chargers 24

Sunday, September 11, 2011
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Minnesota Vikings (3-13-0)7100017
San Diego Chargers (8-8-0)7071024

Game Info
Stadium Qualcomm Stadium
Start Time (ET) 4:20pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 2:49
Attendance 66,716
Weather 74 degrees relative humidity 52%, wind 7 mph
Vegas Line San Diego Chargers -8.5
Over/Under 43.0 (under)
Officials
Referee Terry McAulay
Umpire Paul King
Umpire Paul King
Head Linesman Greg Bradley
Field Judge Terry Brown
Back Judge Lee Dyer
Side Judge Michael Banks
Line Judge Rusty Baynes

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
Deep Left (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (1/4, 12 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 1 0 0 0
Percy Harvin 1 0 0 0
Michael Jenkins 1 1 12 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 1 0 0
Short Middle (4/5, 20 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 2 2 14 1
Adrian Peterson 3 2 6 0
Short Right (2/4, 7 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Percy Harvin 3 2 7 0
Kyle Rudolph 1 0 0
San Diego Chargers
Deep Left (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 0 0 0
Vincent Jackson 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (2/3, 37 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 1 16 0
Antonio Gates 1 0 0 0
Vincent Jackson 1 1 21 0
Deep Right (1/3, 16 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 3 1 16 0
Short Left (9/12, 90 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 4 4 41 0
Jacob Hester 1 0 0 0
Vincent Jackson 1 1 10 0
Ryan Mathews 2 1 11 0
Randy McMichael 1 1 1 0
Mike Tolbert 1 1 19 1
Bryan Walters 1 1 8 0
Short Middle (6/10, 85 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 5 2 13 0
Ryan Mathews 1 1 37 0
Randy McMichael 1 1 11 0
Mike Tolbert 1 1 11 0
Bryan Walters 1 1 13 0
Short Right (15/17, 107 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 1 13 0
Antonio Gates 3 2 20 0
Jacob Hester 3 3 13 0
Ryan Mathews 2 1 25 0
Randy McMichael 1 1 8 0
Mike Tolbert 7 7 28 1

Rushing

Minnesota Vikings
LE (4 rushes, 28 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Percy Harvin 2 12 0
Adrian Peterson 2 16 0
LT (1 rush, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 1 5 0
LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (13 rushes, 86 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Toby Gerhart 2 16 0
Percy Harvin 1 2 0
Donovan McNabb 1 10 0
Adrian Peterson 8 60 0
Joe Webb 1 -2 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (1 rush, 7 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 1 7 0
RE (5 rushes, 11 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Percy Harvin 1 1 0
Adrian Peterson 4 10 0
San Diego Chargers
LE (1 rush, 2 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 1 2 0
LT (2 rushes, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mike Tolbert 2 4 0
LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (18 rushes, 77 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 9 46 0
Mike Tolbert 9 31 1
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (1 rush, 0 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mike Tolbert 1 0 0
RE (2 rushes, -3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 2 -3 0

Pass Tackles

Minnesota Vikings
Deep LeftDeep Middle Deep Right
Player
Husain Abdullah 1
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
San Diego Chargers
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left
Player
Antoine Cason 1
Short Middle Short Right

Minnesota Vikings Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 0 0:15 0 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 13:08 MIN 12 1 0:09 0 Interception View Drive »
3 1 11:38 MIN 20 4 2:41 19 Punt View Drive »
4 1 5:30 MIN 8 14 7:34 77 Field Goal View Drive »
5 2 11:12 MIN 49 3 1:28 51 Touchdown View Drive »
6 2 3:07 MIN 25 4 1:29 20 Punt View Drive »
7 2 0:03 MIN 12 1 0:03 -1 End of Half View Drive »
8 3 10:43 MIN 20 6 2:26 17 Punt View Drive »
9 3 2:34 MIN 31 5 2:44 12 Punt View Drive »
10 4 10:05 MIN 28 3 1:54 2 Punt View Drive »
11 4 5:01 MIN 20 3 2:00 -10 Punt View Drive »

San Diego Chargers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 14:45 SDG 30 3 1:37 3 Punt View Drive »
2 1 12:59 MIN 6 3 1:21 6 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 8:57 SDG 18 5 3:27 33 Punt View Drive »
4 2 12:56 SDG 21 3 1:44 6 Punt View Drive »
5 2 9:44 SDG 10 14 6:37 65 Downs View Drive »
6 2 1:38 SDG 17 8 1:35 66 Interception View Drive »
7 3 15:00 SDG 31 7 4:17 69 Touchdown View Drive »
8 3 8:17 SDG 23 12 5:43 53 Interception View Drive »
9 4 14:50 SDG 32 9 4:45 46 Field Goal View Drive »
10 4 8:11 SDG 36 6 3:10 64 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 3:01 SDG 34 8 3:01 33 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN SDG EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 SDG 35 Nate Kaeding kicks off 68 yards, returned by Percy Harvin for 103 yards, touchdown 6 0 0 7 0.0
1 Ryan Longwell kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 MIN 35 Ryan Longwell kicks off 59 yards, returned by Jacob Hester for 24 yards (tackle by Chris Cook) 7 0 0 0.94 0.0
1 14:39 1 10 SDG 30 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Chad Greenway) 7 0 0.94 0.53 55.9
1 14:02 2 9 SDG 31 Ryan Mathews left end for 2 yards (tackle by Husain Abdullah and Cedric Griffin) 7 0 0.53 0.1 54.4
1 13:18 3 7 SDG 33 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Antonio Gates 7 0 0.1 -1.18 50.2
1 13:14 4 7 SDG 33 Mike Scifres punts 47 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 2 yards (tackle by Darrell Stuckey). Penalty on Jamarca Sanford: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 7 0 -1.18 0.35 54.8
1 13:08 1 10 MIN 12 Donovan McNabb pass incomplete is intercepted by Shaun Phillips at MIN-6 7 0 -0.35 -5.83 70.3
1 12:59 1 6 MIN 6 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jared Allen) 7 0 5.83 5.53 69.5
1 12:23 2 3 MIN 3 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Brian Robison) 7 0 5.53 5.17 68.4
1 11:42 3 1 MIN 1 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 1 yard, touchdown 7 6 5.17 7 70.5
1 Mike Scifres kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 SDG 35 Mike Scifres kicks off 65 yards, touchback 7 7 0 0.28 0.0
1 11:38 1 10 MIN 20 Adrian Peterson left end for 14 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Antonio Garay) 7 7 0.28 1.2 69.9
1 11:03 1 10 MIN 34 Adrian Peterson right end for 3 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer and Takeo Spikes) 7 7 1.2 1.06 70.2
1 10:30 2 7 MIN 37 Adrian Peterson up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Corey Liuget and Bob Sanders) 7 7 1.06 0.1 72.6
1 9:51 3 9 MIN 35 Donovan McNabb pass complete short middle to Adrian Peterson for 4 yards (tackle by Antwan Barnes) 7 7 0.1 -0.78 74.7
1 9:08 4 5 MIN 39 Chris Kluwe punts 49 yards, returned by Bryan Walters for 6 yards (tackle by Everson Griffen) 7 7 -0.78 -0.04 72.7
1 8:57 1 10 SDG 18 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Antonio Gates for 11 yards (tackle by Jamarca Sanford) 7 7 0.04 0.87 74.8
1 8:14 1 10 SDG 29 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 21 yards (tackle by Jamarca Sanford) 7 7 0.87 2.26 78.0
1 7:33 1 10 50 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Letroy Guion) 7 7 2.26 1.98 77.3
1 6:50 2 8 MIN 48 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 3 yards (tackle by Jared Allen) 7 7 1.98 1.69 76.5
1 6:06 3 5 MIN 45 Philip Rivers sacked by Brian Robison and Jared Allen for -4 yards 7 7 1.69 0 72.0
1 5:38 4 9 MIN 49 Mike Scifres punts 41 yards, fair catch by Marcus Sherels 7 7 0 0.38 72.9
1 5:30 1 10 MIN 8 Adrian Peterson left end for 2 yards (tackle by Donald Butler and Shaun Phillips) 7 7 -0.38 -0.63 73.6
1 4:51 2 8 MIN 10 Donovan McNabb pass complete short right to Percy Harvin for 5 yards (tackle by Donald Butler) 7 7 -0.63 -0.6 73.4
1 4:15 3 3 MIN 15 Donovan McNabb pass complete short left to Michael Jenkins for 12 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason). Penalty on Antoine Cason: Defensive Pass Interference (Declined) 7 7 -0.6 0.74 69.5
1 3:53 1 10 MIN 27 Penalty on Antonio Garay: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 0.74 1.47 67.3
1 3:39 1 5 MIN 32 Adrian Peterson right end for 1 yard (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Bob Sanders) 7 7 1.47 1.01 68.6
1 3:02 2 4 MIN 33 Donovan McNabb sacked by Antonio Garay for -1 yards 7 7 1.01 0.17 70.9
1 2:28 3 5 MIN 32 Percy Harvin left end for 8 yards (tackle by Donald Butler) 7 7 0.17 1.6 66.6
1 1:49 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 7 7 0 0
1 1:49 1 10 MIN 40 Donovan McNabb for 23 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 7 7 1.6 3.12 61.6
1 1:19 1 10 SDG 37 Adrian Peterson right end for 2 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer and Takeo Spikes) 7 7 3.12 2.84 62.3
1 0:43 2 8 SDG 35 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Antonio Garay and Takeo Spikes) 7 7 2.84 2.81 62.2
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN SDG EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 3 SDG 30 Donovan McNabb pass complete short middle to Michael Jenkins for 11 yards (tackle by Marcus Gilchrist) 7 7 2.81 4.31 57.0
2 14:18 1 10 SDG 19 Percy Harvin right end for 1 yard (tackle by Bob Sanders) 7 7 4.31 3.88 58.2
2 13:41 2 9 SDG 18 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Antonio Garay) 7 7 3.88 3.58 59.0
2 13:04 3 6 SDG 15 Donovan McNabb pass incomplete short left intended for Percy Harvin (defended by Antoine Cason) 7 7 3.58 2.47 62.5
2 12:59 4 6 SDG 15 Ryan Longwell 33 yard field goal good 10 7 2.47 3 60.7
2 MIN 35 Ryan Longwell kicks off 70 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 26 yards (tackle by Chris Cook) 10 7 0 0.34 0.0
2 12:51 1 10 SDG 21 Ryan Mathews right end for -1 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson and E.J. Henderson) 10 7 0.34 -0.34 59.5
2 12:13 2 11 SDG 20 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 7 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and E.J. Henderson) 10 7 -0.34 -0.1 60.1
2 11:33 3 4 SDG 27 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Antonio Gates (defended by E.J. Henderson) 10 7 -0.1 -1.57 54.7
2 11:28 4 4 SDG 27 Mike Scifres punts 39 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 15 yards (tackle by Darrell Stuckey) 10 7 -1.57 -2.19 52.4
2 11:12 1 10 MIN 49 Donovan McNabb pass complete short right to Percy Harvin for 2 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 10 7 2.19 1.92 53.3
2 10:39 2 8 SDG 49 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 46 yards (tackle by Bob Sanders) 10 7 1.92 6.51 36.7
2 9:50 1 3 SDG 3 Donovan McNabb pass complete short middle to Michael Jenkins for 3 yards, touchdown 16 7 6.51 7 38.0
2 Ryan Longwell kicks extra point good 17 7 0 0 0.0
2 MIN 35 Ryan Longwell kicks off 72 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 27 yards (tackle by Larry Dean). Penalty on Randy McMichael: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 17 7 0 -0.38 0.0
2 9:39 1 10 SDG 10 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 17 7 -0.38 -0.71 32.1
2 9:08 2 9 SDG 11 Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Malcom Floyd for 16 yards (tackle by Husain Abdullah) 17 7 -0.71 0.74 36.6
2 8:28 1 10 SDG 27 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 8 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 17 7 0.74 1.28 38.1
2 7:46 2 2 SDG 35 Mike Tolbert left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and E.J. Henderson) 17 7 1.28 1.47 38.3
2 7:06 1 10 SDG 38 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Ryan Mathews 17 7 1.47 0.92 35.9
2 7:02 2 10 SDG 38 Penalty on Nick Hardwick: False Start, 6 yards (no play) 17 7 0.92 0.11 33.0
2 7:02 2 16 SDG 32 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Ryan Mathews for 25 yards (tackle by Tyrell Johnson) 17 7 0.11 2.72 42.4
2 6:19 1 10 MIN 43 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Vincent Jackson 17 7 2.72 2.18 39.9
2 6:12 2 10 MIN 43 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Vincent Jackson. Penalty on Chris Cook: Defensive Pass Interference, 12 yards (no play) 17 7 2.18 3.51 44.8
2 6:08 1 10 MIN 31 Mike Tolbert left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 17 7 3.51 3.1 43.2
2 5:30 2 9 MIN 30 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 6 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Antoine Winfield) 17 7 3.1 3.2 43.2
2 4:49 3 3 MIN 24 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Antonio Gates for 9 yards (tackle by Chris Cook) 17 7 3.2 4.58 48.1
2 4:06 1 10 MIN 15 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Antonio Gates (defended by Husain Abdullah) 17 7 4.58 3.95 45.2
2 4:00 2 10 MIN 15 Penalty on Malcom Floyd: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 17 7 3.95 3.35 42.8
2 4:00 2 15 MIN 20 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for -5 yards (tackle by Brian Robison and Antoine Winfield) 17 7 3.35 2.01 37.7
2 3:19 3 20 MIN 25 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Malcom Floyd (defended by Cedric Griffin) 17 7 2.01 1.8 36.4
2 3:13 4 20 MIN 25 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Antonio Gates 17 7 1.8 -0.61 27.8
2 3:07 1 10 MIN 25 Toby Gerhart up the middle for 12 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer and Eric Weddle) 17 7 0.61 1.4 25.1
2 2:32 1 10 MIN 37 Toby Gerhart up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo and Takeo Spikes) 17 7 1.4 1.4 24.7
2 2:00 2 6 MIN 41 Donovan McNabb pass incomplete short right intended for Kyle Rudolph 17 7 1.4 0.7 26.5
2 1:56 3 6 MIN 41 Percy Harvin left end for 4 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason and Donald Butler) 17 7 0.7 -0.39 30.2
2 1:47 Timeout #2 by San Diego Chargers 17 7 0 0
2 1:47 4 2 MIN 45 Chris Kluwe punts 38 yards, returned by Bryan Walters for no gain 17 7 -0.39 0.06 28.5
2 1:38 1 10 SDG 17 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 11 yards (tackle by Husain Abdullah and Jared Allen) 17 7 -0.06 0.81 31.5
2 1:09 1 10 SDG 28 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Bryan Walters for 13 yards (tackle by Cedric Griffin) 17 7 0.81 1.66 34.3
2 1:02 1 10 SDG 41 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Randy McMichael for 8 yards (tackle by Jamarca Sanford and Letroy Guion) 17 7 1.66 2.2 36.3
2 0:39 2 2 SDG 49 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Malcom Floyd 17 7 2.2 1.49 33.3
2 0:35 3 2 SDG 49 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Bryan Walters for 8 yards (tackle by Cedric Griffin) 17 7 1.49 2.72 38.0
2 0:30 1 10 MIN 43 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Vincent Jackson for 21 yards (tackle by Jamarca Sanford and Antoine Winfield) 17 7 2.72 4.11 43.5
2 0:20 Timeout #3 by San Diego Chargers 17 7 0 0
2 0:20 1 10 MIN 22 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Malcom Floyd 17 7 4.11 3.56 41.1
2 0:16 2 10 MIN 22 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Malcom Floyd. Penalty on Chris Cook: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 17 7 3.56 4.44 44.7
2 0:10 1 10 MIN 17 Philip Rivers pass incomplete is intercepted by Antoine Winfield at MIN-9 and returned for 3 yards (tackle by Mike Tolbert) 17 7 4.44 0.35 28.7
2 0:03 1 10 MIN 12 Donovan McNabb for -1 yards 17 7 -0.35 -0.85 27.3
End of Half177-0.850
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN SDG EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 MIN 35 Ryan Longwell kicks off 47 yards, returned by Kory Sperry for 13 yards (tackle by Adrian Awasom) 17 7 0 1 0.0
3 14:56 1 10 SDG 31 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Jamarca Sanford and E.J. Henderson) 17 7 1 1 30.8
3 14:14 2 6 SDG 35 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Mike Tolbert for 11 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 17 7 1 1.99 34.0
3 13:37 1 10 SDG 46 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Ryan Mathews for 37 yards (tackle by Husain Abdullah and E.J. Henderson) 17 7 1.99 4.44 43.6
3 13:00 1 10 MIN 17 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson and Jared Allen) 17 7 4.44 4.15 41.9
3 12:15 2 8 MIN 15 Philip Rivers sacked by E.J. Henderson for -1 yards 17 7 4.15 3.19 37.3
3 11:37 3 9 MIN 16 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 9 yards (tackle by Chris Cook) 17 7 3.19 5.6 47.2
3 10:48 1 7 MIN 7 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 7 yards, touchdown 17 13 5.6 7 48.4
3 Mike Scifres kicks extra point good 17 14 0 0 0.0
3 SDG 35 Mike Scifres kicks off 65 yards, returned by Lorenzo Booker for 20 yards (tackle by Jacob Hester) 17 14 0 0.28 0.0
3 10:37 1 10 MIN 20 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle and Takeo Spikes) 17 14 0.28 0.14 52.2
3 10:04 2 7 MIN 23 Donovan McNabb pass incomplete short left intended for Visanthe Shiancoe 17 14 0.14 -0.56 55.1
3 9:58 3 7 MIN 23 Donovan McNabb up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 17 14 -0.56 1.14 47.2
3 9:18 1 10 MIN 33 Adrian Peterson right end for 4 yards (tackle by Bob Sanders and Corey Liuget) 17 14 1.14 1.13 46.8
3 8:38 2 6 MIN 37 Donovan McNabb pass incomplete short right intended for Percy Harvin 17 14 1.13 0.43 49.6
3 8:34 3 6 MIN 37 Donovan McNabb pass incomplete short left intended for Bernard Berrian (defended by Antoine Cason) 17 14 0.43 -0.91 55.9
3 8:29 4 6 MIN 37 Chris Kluwe punts 53 yards, returned by Bryan Walters for 13 yards (tackle by Larry Dean) 17 14 -0.91 -0.48 53.8
3 8:17 1 10 SDG 23 Ryan Mathews right end for -2 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 17 14 0.48 -0.34 49.8
3 7:36 2 12 SDG 21 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Malcom Floyd for 13 yards (tackle by Chris Cook) 17 14 -0.34 1.2 56.7
3 6:56 1 10 SDG 34 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Randy McMichael for 1 yard (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 17 14 1.2 0.79 54.4
3 6:18 2 9 SDG 35 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Antonio Gates 17 14 0.79 0.1 50.6
3 6:13 3 9 SDG 35 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 10 yards (tackle by Husain Abdullah) 17 14 0.1 1.93 59.5
3 5:30 1 10 SDG 45 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 17 14 1.93 1.79 58.5
3 4:54 2 7 SDG 48 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Vincent Jackson for 10 yards (tackle by Jamarca Sanford) 17 14 1.79 2.79 63.2
3 4:20 1 10 MIN 42 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Malcom Floyd 17 14 2.79 2.24 60.2
3 4:16 2 10 MIN 42 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Randy McMichael for 11 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 17 14 2.24 3.51 66.4
3 3:30 1 10 MIN 31 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Jacob Hester 17 14 3.51 2.97 63.5
3 3:25 2 10 MIN 31 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Jamarca Sanford and Letroy Guion) 17 14 2.97 3.2 64.7
3 2:43 3 3 MIN 24 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Ryan Mathews is intercepted by Jared Allen at MIN-17 and returned for 14 yards (tackle by Antonio Gates) 17 14 3.2 -1 41.9
3 2:34 1 10 MIN 31 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Travis LaBoy) 17 14 1 1.14 41.0
3 2:02 2 5 MIN 36 Adrian Peterson right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 17 14 1.14 1.8 37.0
3 1:22 1 10 MIN 43 Joe Webb up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Jacques Cesaire) 17 14 1.8 0.98 40.7
3 0:50 2 12 MIN 41 Percy Harvin up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Vaughn Martin) 17 14 0.98 0.56 42.5
3 0:05 3 10 MIN 43 Donovan McNabb pass incomplete short middle intended for Adrian Peterson 17 14 0.56 -0.52 48.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN SDG EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 4 10 MIN 43 Chris Kluwe punts 51 yards, returned by Bryan Walters for 11 yards (tackle by Eric Frampton). Penalty on Eric Frampton: Horse Collar Tackle, 15 yards 17 14 -0.52 -1.07 51.2
4 14:50 1 10 SDG 32 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 6 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 17 14 1.07 1.34 52.6
4 14:10 2 4 SDG 38 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 13 yards (tackle by Tyrell Johnson) 17 14 1.34 2.32 58.0
4 13:29 1 10 MIN 49 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 15 yards (tackle by Tyrell Johnson) 17 14 2.32 3.31 63.6
4 12:56 1 10 MIN 34 Ryan Mathews up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 17 14 3.31 2.64 59.3
4 12:15 2 11 MIN 35 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Malcom Floyd for 16 yards (tackle by Husain Abdullah) 17 14 2.64 4.31 69.1
4 11:39 1 10 MIN 19 Mike Tolbert up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 17 14 4.31 3.63 64.9
4 10:57 2 11 MIN 20 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for -2 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Fred Evans) 17 14 3.63 2.68 58.5
4 10:14 3 13 MIN 22 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Malcom Floyd 17 14 2.68 1.99 53.1
4 10:09 4 13 MIN 22 Mike Scifres 40 yard field goal good 17 17 1.99 3 60.2
4 SDG 35 Mike Scifres kicks off 44 yards, returned by Everson Griffen for 7 yards (tackle by Jacob Hester) 17 17 0 0.81 0.0
4 9:59 1 10 MIN 28 Adrian Peterson left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Donald Butler) 17 17 0.81 0.94 53.4
4 9:29 2 5 MIN 33 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips and Bob Sanders) 17 17 0.94 0.5 56.2
4 8:46 3 3 MIN 35 -- 17 17 0.5 -0.16 60.7
4 8:25 3 8 MIN 30 Donovan McNabb pass incomplete deep left intended for Bernard Berrian (defended by Antoine Cason) 17 17 -0.16 -1.37 69.4
4 8:20 4 8 MIN 30 Chris Kluwe punts 42 yards, returned by Bryan Walters for 8 yards (tackle by Eric Frampton) 17 17 -1.37 -1.33 69.1
4 8:11 1 10 SDG 36 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Cedric Griffin). Penalty on Cedric Griffin: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 17 17 1.33 3.05 80.0
4 7:51 1 10 MIN 38 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Jacob Hester for no gain 17 17 3.05 2.51 77.1
4 7:14 2 10 MIN 38 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Jacob Hester for 6 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 17 17 2.51 2.61 78.0
4 6:30 3 4 MIN 32 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 13 yards (tackle by Jamarca Sanford) 17 17 2.61 4.31 88.0
4 5:49 1 10 MIN 19 Mike Tolbert right tackle for no gain (tackle by Fred Evans) 17 17 4.31 3.75 86.1
4 5:10 2 10 MIN 19 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Mike Tolbert for 19 yards, touchdown 17 23 3.75 7 95.5
4 Mike Scifres kicks extra point good 17 24 0 0 0.0
4 SDG 35 Mike Scifres kicks off 65 yards, touchback 17 24 0 0.28 0.0
4 5:01 1 10 MIN 20 Donovan McNabb pass complete short middle to Adrian Peterson for 2 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 17 24 0.28 0 97.5
4 4:22 2 8 MIN 22 Adrian Peterson up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Donald Butler and Takeo Spikes) 17 24 0 -0.96 99.0
4 3:42 3 10 MIN 20 Donovan McNabb sacked by Antwan Barnes for -10 yards 17 24 -0.96 -2.49 99.8
4 3:11 4 20 MIN 10 Chris Kluwe punts 56 yards, fair catch by Bryan Walters 17 24 -2.49 -1.2 99.7
4 3:01 1 10 SDG 34 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Jacob Hester for 7 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield). Jacob Hester fumbles (forced by Antoine Winfield), ball out of bounds at SDG-41 17 24 1.2 1.6 99.8
4 2:32 2 3 SDG 41 Penalty on Letroy Guion: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 17 24 1.6 1.99 100.0
4 2:32 1 10 SDG 46 Mike Tolbert up the middle for no gain (tackle by Jared Allen) 17 24 1.99 1.45 99.9
4 2:26 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 17 24 0 0
4 2:26 2 10 SDG 46 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ryan Mathews for 11 yards (tackle by Cedric Griffin) 17 24 1.45 2.72 100.0
4 2:16 Timeout #2 by Minnesota Vikings 17 24 0 0
4 2:16 1 10 MIN 43 Ryan Mathews up the middle for no gain (tackle by Letroy Guion and Adrian Awasom) 17 24 2.72 2.18 100.0
4 2:11 Timeout #3 by Minnesota Vikings 17 24 0 0
4 2:11 2 10 MIN 43 Penalty on Letroy Guion: Neutral Zone Infraction, 6 yards (no play) 17 24 2.18 2.99 100.0
4 2:11 2 4 MIN 37 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson and Jamarca Sanford) 17 24 2.99 2.54 100.0
4 2:00 3 2 MIN 35 Penalty on Fred Evans: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 17 24 2.54 3.58 100.0
4 2:00 1 10 MIN 30 Philip Rivers for -1 yards 17 24 3.58 2.9 100.0
4 1:18 2 11 MIN 31 Philip Rivers for -1 yards 17 24 2.9 2.08 100.0
4 0:38 3 12 MIN 32 Philip Rivers for -1 yards 17 24 2.08 1.15 100.0
End of Regulation17241.150
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).