Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints

December 15, 2002 - Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA
Attendance: 67,851

  1234Total
Minnesota Vikings (4-10) 14100832
New Orleans Saints (9-5) 10103831

Scoring Summary

1st QuarterMinNO
NO FG3:10FG John Carney 400 3
Min TD6:39Daunte Culpepper 4 run (Gary Anderson Kick)7 3
Min TD13:59Daunte Culpepper 6 run (Gary Anderson Kick)14 3
NO TD14:12Michael Lewis 97 kickoff return (John Carney Kick)14 10
2nd QuarterMinNO
Min FG3:01FG Gary Anderson 4117 10
NO FG9:35FG John Carney 3417 13
NO TD14:07Jake Reed 35 pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney Kick)17 20
Min TD14:48Randy Moss 33 pass from Daunte Culpepper (Gary Anderson Kick)24 20
3rd QuarterMinNO
NO FG14:05FG John Carney 2724 23
4th QuarterMinNO
NO TD9:39Deuce McAllister 17 pass from Aaron Brooks (Joe Horn Pass from Aaron Brooks)24 31
Min TD14:55Randy Moss 13 pass from Daunte Culpepper (Daunte Culpepper Run)32 31

Team Stats

Minnesota VikingsNew Orleans Saints
First downs2218
Rushes - yards25-14622-78
Net Passing Yards293221
Punt Returns1-01-0
Kickoff Returns6-1346-242
Interception Returns0-00-0
Passing (Att - Comp - Int)36-26-033-21-0
Sacked - Yards Lost3-194-34
Punts5-39.23-46.3
Fumbles - Lost1-00-0
Penalties - Yards8-738-53
Time of Possession31:2128:39

Passing

Minnesota VikingsAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Daunte Culpepper36263128.72035319116.9
New Orleans SaintsAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Aaron Brooks33212557.72035t434107.5

Rushing

Minnesota VikingsAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Daunte Culpepper77310.431925
Michael Bennett15463.071902
Randy Moss12525.002501
Moe Williams122.00200
Jim Kleinsasser100.00000
New Orleans SaintsAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Deuce McAllister18693.831604
Aaron Brooks351.67400
James Fenderson144.00400

Receiving

Minnesota VikingsRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
Randy Moss1111310.2733t28----
Byron Chamberlain45012.501703----
D'Wayne Bates3206.67900----
Michael Bennett36120.333502----
Kelly Campbell24221.003201----
Jim Kleinsasser22010.001300----
Moe Williams166.00600----
New Orleans SaintsRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
Joe Horn56012.001803----
Donte' Stallworth44210.501702----
Jerome Pathon45714.252003----
Deuce McAllister3279.0017t11----
Jake Reed35317.6735t12----
Terrelle Smith11010.001001----
Boo Williams166.00601----

Kickoff Returns

Minnesota VikingsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Tyrone Carter613422.330260
New Orleans SaintsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Michael Lewis418345.75097t1
Fred McAfee15151.000510
William Whitehead188.00080

Punt Returns

Minnesota VikingsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Nick Davis100.00100
New Orleans SaintsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Michael Lewis100.00100

Punting

Minnesota VikingsPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
Kyle Richardson519639.24701039.210
New Orleans SaintsPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
Toby Gowin313946.35901046.310

Kicking

Minnesota VikingsPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
Gary Anderson3/31/10/00/00/01/10/041--6
New Orleans SaintsPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
John Carney2/23/30/01/11/11/10/040--11

Defense

Minnesota VikingsIntYdsAvgLgTDSoloAstTotSackYdsL
Eric Kelly000.00007070.00.0
Brian Williams000.00004150.00.0
Greg Biekert000.00004150.00.0
Ronnie Bradford000.00004150.00.0
Tyrone Carter000.00004040.00.0
Lorenzo Bromell000.00003030.00.0
Jack Brewer000.00003030.00.0
Corey Chavous000.00002131.06.0
Fred Robbins000.00003030.00.0
Lance Johnstone000.00003032.015.0
Chris Hovan000.00003031.013.0
Kenny Mixon000.00001120.00.0
Chris Walsh000.00002020.00.0
Nick Rogers000.00002020.00.0
Lemanski Hall000.00002020.00.0
Hayden Epstein000.00001010.00.0
Brian Russell000.00001010.00.0
Henri Crockett000.00001010.00.0
New Orleans SaintsIntYdsAvgLgTDSoloAstTotSackYdsL
Darrin Smith000.000086140.56.5
Sammy Knight000.00006390.00.0
Dale Carter000.00007180.00.0
Sedrick Hodge000.00004260.00.0
William Whitehead000.00005050.00.0
Fred Thomas000.00005050.00.0
Darren Howard000.00003251.59.5
Jay Bellamy000.00004040.00.0
Mel Mitchell000.00003030.00.0
Norman Hand000.00003031.03.0
Ken Irvin000.00002020.00.0
Charlie Clemons000.00002020.00.0
Fred McAfee000.00001010.00.0
Michael Lewis000.00001010.00.0
Grady Jackson000.00001010.00.0
James Allen000.00001010.00.0

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