Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints

December 15, 2002

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota Vikings 14 10 0 8 32
New Orleans Saints 10 10 3 8 31

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
3:10 NO FG FG John Carney 40 NO 3, Min 0
6:39 Min TD Daunte Culpepper 4 run (Gary Anderson Kick) Min 7, NO 3
13:59 Min TD Daunte Culpepper 6 run (Gary Anderson Kick) Min 14, NO 3
14:12 NO TD Michael Lewis 97 kickoff return (John Carney Kick) Min 14, NO 10
2nd Quarter
3:01 Min FG FG Gary Anderson 41 Min 17, NO 10
9:35 NO FG FG John Carney 34 Min 17, NO 13
14:07 NO TD Jake Reed 35 pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney Kick) NO 20, Min 17
14:48 Min TD Randy Moss 33 pass from Daunte Culpepper (Gary Anderson Kick) Min 24, NO 20
3rd Quarter
14:05 NO FG FG John Carney 27 Min 24, NO 23
4th Quarter
9:39 NO TD Deuce McAllister 17 pass from Aaron Brooks (Joe Horn Pass from Aaron Brooks) NO 31, Min 24
14:55 Min TD Randy Moss 13 pass from Daunte Culpepper (Daunte Culpepper Run) Min 32, NO 31

Attendance: 67,851
Missed Field Goals: None

Team Statistics
  Minnesota Vikings New Orleans Saints
First downs 22 18
Rushes - yards 25 - 146 22 - 78
Passing 293 221
Punt returns 1 - 0 1 - 0
Kickoff returns 6 - 134 6 - 242
Interception returns 0 - 0 0 - 0
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 26 - 36 - 0 21 - 33 - 0
Sacked - yards lost 3 - 19 4 - 34
Punts 5 - 39.2 3 - 46.3
Fumbles - lost 1 - 0 0 - 0
Penalties - yards 8 - 73 8 - 53
Time of possession 31:21 28:39

Passing
Minnesota Vikings Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Daunte Culpepper 36 26 312 8.67 2 0 35 3 19 116.9
New Orleans Saints Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Aaron Brooks 33 21 255 7.73 2 0 35t 4 34 107.5

Rushing
Minnesota Vikings Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Daunte Culpepper 7 73 10.4 19 2 5
Michael Bennett 15 46 3.1 19 0 2
Randy Moss 1 25 25.0 25 0 1
Moe Williams 1 2 2.0 2 0 0
Jim Kleinsasser 1 0 0.0 0 0 0
New Orleans Saints Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Deuce McAllister 18 69 3.8 16 0 4
Aaron Brooks 3 5 1.7 4 0 0
James Fenderson 1 4 4.0 4 0 0

Receiving
Minnesota Vikings Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Randy Moss 11 113 10.3 33t 2 8
Byron Chamberlain 4 50 12.5 17 0 3
Michael Bennett 3 61 20.3 35 0 2
D'Wayne Bates 3 20 6.7 9 0 0
Kelly Campbell 2 42 21.0 32 0 1
Jim Kleinsasser 2 20 10.0 13 0 0
Moe Williams 1 6 6.0 6 0 0
New Orleans Saints Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Joe Horn 5 60 12.0 18 0 3
Jerome Pathon 4 57 14.2 20 0 3
Donte' Stallworth 4 42 10.5 17 0 2
Jake Reed 3 53 17.7 35t 1 2
Deuce McAllister 3 27 9.0 17t 1 1
Terrelle Smith 1 10 10.0 10 0 1
Boo Williams 1 6 6.0 6 0 1

Kickoff Returns
Minnesota Vikings Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Tyrone Carter 6 134 22.3 0 26 0
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Michael Lewis 4 183 45.8 0 97t 1
Fred McAfee 1 51 51.0 0 51 0
William Whitehead 1 8 8.0 0 8 0

Punt Returns
Minnesota Vikings Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Nick Davis 1 0 0.0 1 0 0
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Michael Lewis 1 0 0.0 1 0 0

Punting
Minnesota Vikings Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Kyle Richardson 5 196 39.2 47 0 1 0 39.2 1 0
New Orleans Saints Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Toby Gowin 3 139 46.3 59 0 1 0 46.3 1 0

Defense
Minnesota Vikings Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Brian Williams 4 1 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Lemanski Hall 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brian Russell 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Chris Hovan 3 0 3 1.0 13.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Nick Rogers 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Fred Robbins 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Kenny Mixon 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Lance Johnstone 3 0 3 2.0 15.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Eric Kelly 7 0 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Hayden Epstein 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Henri Crockett 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jack Brewer 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Corey Chavous 2 1 3 1.0 6.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Tyrone Carter 4 0 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Walsh 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Lorenzo Bromell 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ronnie Bradford 4 1 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Greg Biekert 4 1 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
New Orleans Saints Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Mel Mitchell 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
William Whitehead 5 0 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Fred Thomas 5 0 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Darrin Smith 8 6 14 0.5 6.5 0 0 0.0 0 0
Fred McAfee 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Michael Lewis 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Jay Bellamy 4 0 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Dale Carter 7 1 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Charlie Clemons 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Norman Hand 3 0 3 1.0 3.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Sedrick Hodge 4 2 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Darren Howard 3 2 5 1.5 9.5 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ken Irvin 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Grady Jackson 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Sammy Knight 6 3 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
James Allen 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0

2002 NFL Scoreboard - Week 15
Sunday, December 15, 2002
Baltimore 23
Houston 19
Boxscore FINAL
Indianapolis 28
Cleveland 23
Boxscore FINAL
Carolina 14
Pittsburgh 30
Boxscore FINAL
Washington 21
Philadelphia 34
Boxscore FINAL
Minnesota 32
New Orleans 31
Boxscore FINAL
Oakland 17
Miami 23
Boxscore FINAL
Tampa Bay 23
Detroit 20
Boxscore FINAL
Jacksonville 29
Cincinnati 15
Boxscore FINAL
San Diego 13
Buffalo 20
Boxscore FINAL
Seattle 30
Atlanta 24
Boxscore FINAL/OT
NY Jets 13
Chicago 20
Boxscore FINAL
Kansas City 24
Denver 31
Boxscore FINAL
Green Bay 20
San Francisco 14
Boxscore FINAL
Dallas 7
NY Giants 37
Boxscore FINAL
Arizona 28
St. Louis 30
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, December 16, 2002
New England 7
Tennessee 24
Boxscore FINAL
Complete Scoreboard