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Sunday, October 28, 2001 - Home Game

WON - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 41 Minnesota Vikings 14

After 21 days, the Buccaneers finally played their second game of the season.

After slumping for several weeks, the Buccaneers rolled over their division rivals, the Minnesota Vikings.

Mike Alstott rushed for 129 yards, and three touchdowns, while Brad Johnson threw two touchdown passes and no interceptions.

Todd Washington on a squibbed kick return that led to him putting some poor Minnesota defender in hospital with a concussion.

GAMEDAY BRIEF

  • WEATHER: Clear - 67°F. - Humidity 52% - Wind N.N.E. 15mph Wind Chill 66°F.
  • OFFICALS
    • REFEREE: Gerry Austin
    • UMPIRE: Jim Duke
    • LINE JUDGE: John Schleyer
    • SIDE JUDGE: Carl Johnson
    • HEAD LINESMAN: Rick Patterson
    • BACK JUDGE: Jim Howey
    • FIELD JUDGE: Scott Edwards
    • REPLAY OFFICIAL: Rex Stuart
    • VIDEO OPERATOR: Mike Wimmer
    SCORING
    • BUCCANEERS: 01:35-1Q Alstott 3 run (Gramatica kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 09:00-2Q Alstott 6 run (Gramatica kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 03:34-2Q Stecker 35 pass from Johnson (Gramatica kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 00:13-2Q Moore 5 pass from Johnson (Gramatica kick)
    • BUCCANEERS: 12:18-3Q Gramatica FG44
    • BUCCANEERS: 10:05-3Q Gramatica FG48
    • VIKINGS: 06:28-3Q Prentice 1 run (Culpepper run)
    • BUCCANEERS: 02:18-3Q Alstott 10 run (Gramatica kick)
    • VIKINGS: 05:58-4Q Moss 25 pass from Culpepper (pass failed)
    STARTERS OFFENSE
    • WR: #85 R. Anthony
    • LT: #67 K. Walker
    • LG: #64 R. McDaniel
    • C: #62 J. Christy
    • RG: #60 C. Coleman
    • RT: #71 J. Wunsch
    • TE: #83 D. Moore
    • WR: #19 K. Johnson
    • QB: #14 B. Johnson
    • RB: #40 M. Alstott
    • FB: #43 J. Cook
    STARTERS DEFENSE
    • LE: #78 M. Jones
    • NT: #92 A. McFarland
    • DT: #99 W. Sapp
    • RE: #97 S. Rice
    • SLB: #53 S. Quarles
    • MLB: #59 J. Duncan
    • WLB: #55 D. Brooks
    • LCB: #25 B. Kelly
    • RCB: #20 R. Barber
    • SS: #47 J. Lynch
    • FS: #34 D. Jackson
    SUBSTITUTIONS
    • 3 Royals, 7 Gramatica, 10 King, 21 Abraham, 22 Stecker, 26 Smith, 27 Abdullah, 33 Vance, 38 Howell, 46 Gibson, 51 Singleton, 52 Webster, 58 Cerqua, 69 Pierson, 75 Washington, 76 Curry, 80 Yoder, 84 McDermott, 86 Williams, 87 Murphy, 91 Darby, 94 White, 98 Cannida
    DID NOT PLAY
    • none.
    INACTIVE
    • 1 Hamilton, 28 Dunn, 50 Gooch, 65 Hochstein, 68 Grice, 81 Green, 88 Wynn, 96 Wyms

    INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

    RUSHING
    • BUCCANEERS: Alstott 28-129, Stecker 8-30, Anthony 1-16, B.Johnson 1-3, Cook 2-2, King 3-(-3).
    • VIKINGS: Culpepper 9-49, Chapman 5-8, Kleinsasser 2-8, Prentice 1-1, Boumann 1-(-1).
    PASSING
    • BUCCANEERS: B.Johnson 25-18-214-0-2, King 3-2-62-0-0.
    • VIKINGS: Culpepper 24-13-150-1-1, Boumann 2-1-4-0-0.
    RECIEVING
    • BUCCANEERS: K.Johnson 5-62, Moore 5-27, Williams 4-80, Stecker 2-51, Anthony 2-21, Murphy 1-20, Alstott 1-15.
    • VIKINGS: Carter 4-55, Moss 3-49, Reed 3-32, Chapman 2-14, Kleinsasser 1-4, Culpepper 1-0.
    INTERCEPTIONS
    • BUCCANEERS: Jackson 1-0.
    • VIKINGS: none.
    KICK RETURNS
    • BUCCANEERS: Smith 2-13, Washington 1-22.
    • VIKINGS: Jacquet 4-68, Morgan 2-41.
    PUNT RETURNS
    • BUCCANEERS: Williams 3-51.
    • VIKINGS: Jacquet 1-22, Walsh 1-2.
    SACKS
    • BUCCANEERS: Kelly 1-15, Barber 1-6, Darby 1-3, Singleton 1-0.
    • VIKINGS: Garnett 0.5-3.5, Hovan 0.5-3.5.

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