Exhibition Week 2, 1989

played in New Jersey, NJ

62 degrees, fair, 4 mph wind

Minnesota Vikings0970-16
New Jersey Jets13736-29

Scoring Summary
1Q: 06:38 NJY - Thurman Thomas 4 run (Al Del Greco extra point failed)
1Q: 00:13 NJY - Robb Thomas 7 pass from Steve Young (Al Del Greco extra point)
2Q: 12:33 MIN - Teddy Garcia 50 field goal
2Q: 08:42 NJY - Bill Brooks 11 pass from Steve Young (Al Del Greco extra point)
2Q: 06:13 MIN - Teddy Garcia 24 field goal
2Q: 00:03 MIN - Teddy Garcia 31 field goal
3Q: 10:52 NJY - Al Del Greco 24 field goal
3Q: 04:48 MIN - Fredd Young 93 interception return (Teddy Garcia extra point)
4Q: 14:56 NJY - Al Del Greco 23 field goal
4Q: 02:54 NJY - Al Del Greco 43 field goal

Team StatisticsMINNJY
Record0-11-0
First Downs1523
- by Rushing210
- by Passing1013
- by Penalty30
Total Net Yards249415
- Offensive Plays6471
- Yards per Play3.895.85
Net Rushing Yards10134
- Rushing Attempts1330
- Yards per Rush0.774.47
Net Passing Yards239281
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt47 - 26 - 040 - 27 - 3
- Gross Passing Yards263287
- Sacks/Yards Lost4/241/6
- Yards per Pass Play4.696.85
Fumbles/Lost1/00/0
3rd Down Conversions6/189/15
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.16.5
4th Down Conversions0/10/0
Penalties/Yards1/46/39
Punt Returns/Yards2/123/37
Kick Returns/Yards3/572/85
Interception Ret./Yards3/1230/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits35
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/23/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 30OWN 30
Time of Possession23:5636:04

Drive Charts

Minnesota Vikings
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:24OWN 25816Punt
16:271:46OWN 1639Punt
10:042:39OWN 35532Field Goal
28:322:24OWN 25868Field Goal
22:220:38OWN 1633Punt
20:460:46OPP 30316Field Goal
310:452:32OWN 25620Punt
33:511:03OPP 3633Missed FG
414:505:05OWN 51036Punt
48:200:55OWN 293-4Punt
42:492:44OWN 251269Downs
New Jersey Jets
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:365:09OWN 71293Touchdown
14:414:37OWN 381062Touchdown
212:253:53OWN 27873Touchdown
26:083:46OWN 25615Punt
21:440:58OWN 33212Interception
315:004:15OPP 26719Field Goal
38:133:33OWN 16741Interception
34:400:49OWN 2533Interception
32:482:58OWN 40654Field Goal
49:451:25OWN 1937Punt
47:254:36OPP 43617Field Goal
40:050:05OWN 61-1Game

Game MVP: Steve Young, New Jersey Jets

Rushing Statistics

MinnesotaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Junior Tautalatasi6172.83600
RB James Jones300.00400
QB Marc Wilson2-8-4.00-400
FB Major Everett111.00100
WR Louis Lipps100.00000
New JerseyAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Thurman Thomas221004.551751
QB Joe Dufek5142.80700
QB Steve Young2105.00600
WR Bill Brooks11010.001010

Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Marc Wilson41232303/15046072.2
Jay Schroeder63331/9019066.7
New JerseyAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Young23181650/02311107.4
Joe Dufek1791221/6048236.5

Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Louis Lipps812597.389160
WR Hassan Jones57387.6014260
WR Drew Hill3103511.6714190
TE David Little375217.3331460
RB Junior Tautalatasi34248.008150
RB James Jones23178.50790
FB Major Everett1166.00660
WR James Dixon113232.0016320
WR Jamie Holland0200.00000
New JerseyCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Buster Rhymes912808.8927170
WR Bill Brooks81111113.8833311
TE Ferrell Edmunds456917.2544480
WR Robb Thomas3493.00071
WR Nate Spadaford23147.000110
RB Thurman Thomas1144.00040
TE Kevin Starks0200.00000
WR Sammy Martin0100.00000
TE Jimmie Johnson0100.00000

Interception Statistics

MinnesotaIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Vann McElroy177.000
ILB Fredd Young19393.001
S Darren Carrington12323.000
New JerseyIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

MinnesotaFumbRecovForceTD
QB Marc Wilson1000
TE David Little0100
New JerseyFumbRecovForceTD
CB Ray Crockett0010

Punting Statistics

MinnesotaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Barry Helton627145.239.0543
New JerseyPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Ruben Rodriguez210150.544.5521

Kicking Statistics

MinnesotaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Teddy Garcia3/41/21/2501/1
New JerseyFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Al Del Greco3/31/10/0432/3

Punt Return Statistics

MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
Bobby Humphrey2126.00
New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Marshall Hockenhull33712.30

Kick Return Statistics

MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
Lyle Pickens24221.00
Louis Lipps11515.00
New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Nate Spadaford28542.50

Defensive Statistics

MinnesotaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Eric Thomas1050.03041
ILB Fredd Young1040.02939
CB Vann McElroy810.03041
OLB Brian Noble521.03041
S Jeff Donaldson330.02431
S Darren Carrington310.01423
DT Phil Murphy210.02431
ILB Eugene Seale210.01214
CB Lyle Pickens200.01116
DE David Braxton200.027
DT Gerald Williams120.01115
S Anthony Blaylock120.02127
OLB Lester Boyd110.02530
DT Todd Liebenstein110.02022
DE John Galvin110.0712
DE Keith Willis100.01518
DE Jeff Cross100.01013
CB Maurice Douglass010.0815
New JerseyTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Carl Banks910.01351
ILB Kevin Murphy711.01244
S Gary Hunt610.01247
DE Rick Bryan510.51350
OLB Mike Weingrad400.01148
CB James Hasty310.01351
S Bubba McDowell300.0521
DE Karl Wilson221.0942
CB Ray Crockett101.0621
S James Washington120.0935
WR Nate Spadaford10---------
OLB Casey Tidwell100.059
WR Robb Thomas10---------
CB David Arnold100.002
DT Wes Dove020.5410
CB Gardner Williams020.01148

Pass Rush Statistics

MinnesotaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Brian Noble1.000041
OLB Lester Boyd0.001030
DE Jeff Cross0.001013
New JerseySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
ILB Kevin Murphy1.000144
DE Karl Wilson1.000042
CB Ray Crockett1.000021
DE Rick Bryan0.512150
DT Wes Dove0.500010
OLB Casey Tidwell0.01219
DT Jeff Shaw0.003041
S Bubba McDowell0.001021

Pass Defense Statistics

MinnesotaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Eric Thomas70041
CB Vann McElroy52141
ILB Fredd Young31139
OLB Brian Noble30041
S Darren Carrington20123
CB Lyle Pickens20016
S Anthony Blaylock11027
S Jeff Donaldson10031
ILB Eugene Seale10014
DE Jeff Cross10013
DE David Braxton1007
CB Maurice Douglass01015
New JerseyCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Carl Banks62051
S Gary Hunt50047
ILB Kevin Murphy31044
CB James Hasty31051
OLB Mike Weingrad30048
S Bubba McDowell30021
OLB Casey Tidwell1009
DE Karl Wilson10042
CB David Arnold1002
S James Washington01035

Blocking Statistics

MinnesotaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C David Alexander2218026
G Raleigh McKenzie11013051
C Chuck Thomas05013151
G Steve Wallace01013251
T Steve Moore0105125
FB Major Everett0104012
TE Chris Kelley0105011
T Scott Dill0105025
New JerseyKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Tom Thayer37030041
G Mike Simmonds34015023
T Irv Eatman27130041
T Ralph Norwood12015118
C Jerry Fontenot12015023
TE Ferrell Edmunds11029039
T Harvey Salem03030041
G Dave Cadigan02015018

Special Teams Tackles

MinnesotaTacklesSTPlays
Steve Wallace214
Raleigh McKenzie110
Darren Carrington110
Teddy Garcia18
New JerseyTacklesSTPlays
John Williams222
Ferrell Edmunds213
D.J. Dozier116

Participation

MinnesotaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Eric Thomas------30411283
G Steve Wallace1351------1478
OLB Brian Noble------3041576
CB Vann McElroy------3041374
G Raleigh McKenzie1351------1074
ILB Fredd Young------2939371
C Chuck Thomas1351---------64
WR Drew Hill1251---------63
S Anthony Blaylock------21271563
DT Phil Murphy------2431560
S Jeff Donaldson------2431459
OLB Lester Boyd------2530358
TE David Little1344---------57
WR Louis Lipps733------1757
QB Marc Wilson944---------53
S Darren Carrington------14231047
DT Todd Liebenstein------2022345
WR Hassan Jones836---------44
CB Lyle Pickens------11161643
T Steve Moore525------1040
RB Junior Tautalatasi832---------40
T Scott Dill525------1040
ILB Eugene Seale------1214935
T Roger Caron826---------34
C David Alexander826---------34
DE Keith Willis------1518---33
FB Major Everett412------1733
TE Oliver Reed14------2328
RB Bobby Humphrey14------2328
DT Gerald Williams------1115---26
DE John Galvin------712524
CB Maurice Douglass------815---23
DE Jeff Cross------1013---23
DT Darien Hines------715---22
WR James Dixon210------719
WR Jamie Holland15------1117
OLB Steve Hendrickson------001717
RB James Jones313---------16
TE Chris Kelley511---------16
QB Jay Schroeder47---------11
C Cole Berry00------1010
P Barry Helton00------1010
DE David Braxton------27---9
K Teddy Garcia00------88
G Bob White00------66
T Rob Woods00---------0
New JerseyRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
TE Ferrell Edmunds2939------1381
G Tom Thayer3041---------71
T Irv Eatman3041---------71
T Harvey Salem3041---------71
WR Buster Rhymes3041---------71
RB Thurman Thomas3041---------71
S Gary Hunt------12471170
OLB Carl Banks------1351468
CB James Hasty------1351468
DE Rick Bryan------1350467
WR Bill Brooks2737---------64
S James Washington------9351963
OLB Mike Weingrad------1148362
CB Gardner Williams------1148362
DT Jeff Shaw------9411060
ILB Kevin Murphy------1244460
DE Karl Wilson------942960
T Ralph Norwood1518------1245
WR Nate Spadaford1212------2044
QB Steve Young1523---------38
G Mike Simmonds1523---------38
G Dave Cadigan1518------538
C Jerry Fontenot1523---------38
FB John Williams57------2234
OLB Casey Tidwell------592034
QB Joe Dufek1518---------33
S A.J. Greene------526132
TE Kevin Starks36------2231
CB Ray Crockett------621330
WR Robb Thomas1015------429
S Bubba McDowell------521127
TE Jimmie Johnson35------1624
CB Marshall Hockenhull------001717
RB D.J. Dozier00------1616
DE Johnny Robinson------49114
DT Wes Dove------410---14
K Al Del Greco00------1010
ILB A.J. Jenkins------001010
ILB Dana Batisite------2518
DE Sean Smith------0167
C Karl Kramer00------55
C Joe Onosai00------55
P Ruben Rodriguez00------55
WR Sammy Martin12---------3
CB David Arnold------02---2
ILB Bucky Choisser------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left320.7
Middle461.5
Right620.3
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left9455.0
Middle11312.8
Right9596.6
None1-1-1.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Marc Wilson41233224830
Jay Schroeder630111000
New JerseyAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Young23183012101
Joe Dufek1791203102

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen84192.4
Short (0-8 Yds)24161024.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)14614210.1
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen44205.0
Short (0-8 Yds)22161215.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)10612412.4
Long (19+ Yds)41225.5

Detailed Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Louis Lipps128159033
WR Drew Hill103235051
TE David Little73052144
WR Hassan Jones75038136
RB Junior Tautalatasi43024032
RB James Jones32017013
WR Jamie Holland200005
FB Major Everett1106012
WR James Dixon11032110
New JerseyTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Buster Rhymes129080041
WR Bill Brooks1180111337
TE Ferrell Edmunds54069139
WR Robb Thomas4309015
WR Nate Spadaford32014012
TE Kevin Starks200006
RB Thurman Thomas1104041
WR Sammy Martin100002
TE Jimmie Johnson101005

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

MinnesotaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
New JerseyAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Thurman Thomas5-1-0.204.55

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Marc Wilson94161.785.61
New JerseyAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Joe Dufek63264.337.18
Steve Young54336.607.17

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Hassan Jones3272.335.43
RB Junior Tautalatasi2294.506.00
WR Drew Hill1000.003.50
TE David Little1000.007.43
WR Louis Lipps1000.004.92
WR Jamie Holland1000.000.00
New JerseyTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Bill Brooks32175.6710.09
WR Buster Rhymes22136.506.67
WR Nate Spadaford21115.504.67
TE Kevin Starks1000.000.00
TE Ferrell Edmunds111111.0013.80
TE Jimmie Johnson1000.000.00
WR Robb Thomas1177.002.25

Third Down Rushing Statistics

MinnesotaRushesConversions
RB James Jones11
RB Junior Tautalatasi11
New JerseyRushesConversions
RB Thurman Thomas21
QB Joe Dufek11
QB Steve Young11

Third Down Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCompConversions
Marc Wilson1364
Jay Schroeder200
New JerseyAttCompConversions
Steve Young776
Joe Dufek420

Third Down Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaTargCatchConversions
WR Louis Lipps643
TE David Little310
WR Drew Hill200
RB James Jones211
WR Hassan Jones200
New JerseyTargCatchConversions
WR Buster Rhymes542
WR Bill Brooks443
WR Nate Spadaford100
WR Robb Thomas111

SectionAttendance
Stadium76,800 (80,000 capacity)
Upper Deck23,700 (24,700)
End Zone16,600 (17,700)
Mezzanine10,200 (10,200)
Sideline Seats15,300 (15,700)
Club Seats7,900 (8,000)
Luxury Boxes3,100 (3,700)