Week 1, 1989

played in Chicago, IL

60 degrees, fair, calm

Minnesota Vikings3310146-36
Chicago Bears733170-30

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:26 CHI - Kevin House 18 pass from Neil Lomax (Roger Ruzek extra point)
1Q: 04:34 MIN - Teddy Garcia 33 field goal
2Q: 15:00 CHI - Roger Ruzek 37 field goal
2Q: 00:03 MIN - Teddy Garcia 24 field goal
3Q: 07:55 MIN - Teddy Garcia 33 field goal
3Q: 03:52 CHI - Roger Ruzek 27 field goal
3Q: 01:32 MIN - James Jones 7 pass from Jay Schroeder (Teddy Garcia extra point)
4Q: 13:39 CHI - Roger Ruzek 25 field goal
4Q: 06:30 CHI - Robert Delpino 4 run (Roger Ruzek extra point)
4Q: 05:06 CHI - David Griggs 60 interception return (Roger Ruzek extra point)
4Q: 03:46 MIN - Vernon Kirk 10 pass from Jay Schroeder (Teddy Garcia extra point)
4Q: 01:02 MIN - James Jones 1 pass from Jay Schroeder (Teddy Garcia extra point)
OT: 03:49 MIN - David Braxton 41 fumble return

Team StatisticsMINCHI
Record1-00-1
First Downs2115
- by Rushing34
- by Passing1711
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards490391
- Offensive Plays7865
- Yards per Play6.286.02
Net Rushing Yards94101
- Rushing Attempts2330
- Yards per Rush4.093.37
Net Passing Yards396290
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt53 - 31 - 132 - 21 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards408309
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/123/19
- Yards per Pass Play7.208.29
Fumbles/Lost0/02/1
3rd Down Conversions6/196/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.75.9
4th Down Conversions2/20/0
Penalties/Yards6/454/20
Punt Returns/Yards4/194/25
Kick Returns/Yards4/1044/88
Interception Ret./Yards1/201/60
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits65
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/32/3
Avg. Drive StartOWN 31OWN 27
Time of Possession33:1033:11

Drive Charts

Minnesota Vikings
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:166:49OWN 281356Field Goal
214:532:56OWN 7526Punt
210:281:46OWN 2932Punt
27:081:02OWN 2335Punt
24:284:28OWN 131380Field Goal
315:002:52OWN 3433Punt
310:362:47OWN 43641Field Goal
33:462:22OWN 25575Touchdown
413:322:02OWN 3330Punt
46:241:27OWN 4636Interception
44:521:15OWN 44556Touchdown
42:301:37OWN 22678Touchdown
40:380:21OPP 3436Missed FG
OT18:012:47OWN 37733Missed FG
Chicago Bears
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:44OWN 29671Touchdown
14:274:34OWN 26854Field Goal
211:571:29OWN 3336Punt
28:421:34OWN 2336Punt
26:061:38OWN 28518Punt
312:081:32OWN 2035Punt
37:494:03OWN 25765Field Goal
31:242:52OWN 25767Field Goal
411:305:06OWN 301070Touchdown
43:371:07OWN 2538Punt
40:530:15OWN 3510Interception
40:170:17OWN 3535Half
OT110:001:59OWN 2532Punt
OT15:141:35OWN 3734Fumble

Game MVP: Jay Schroeder, Minnesota Vikings

Rushing Statistics

MinnesotaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Bobby Humphrey9303.331320
RB James Jones7263.71700
QB Jay Schroeder5326.401010
FB Major Everett263.00500
ChicagoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Robert Delpino15332.201311
RB Dave Meggett7273.86800
QB Neil Lomax5234.60700
RB Miguel Cooper2147.001510
WR Wendell Davis144.00400

Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jay Schroeder53314082/12345193.9
ChicagoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Neil Lomax32213093/19151194.4

Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Art Monk91010912.1166450
RB James Jones612396.5022172
WR Drew Hill479122.7565440
TE David Little383210.675210
WR James Dixon363812.677160
WR Hassan Jones223015.005170
TE Chris Kelley235226.0017360
WR Louis Lipps1177.00070
TE Vernon Kirk111010.004101
FB Major Everett0200.00000
RB Bobby Humphrey0100.00000
ChicagoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Mario Perry699716.1714380
WR Kevin House345719.0034311
TE Teddy Wilcox3393.00160
TE Vince Baxter33206.67480
WR Wendell Davis242814.002170
RB Dave Meggett23126.00180
WR Isaiah Kreuser125151.0051510
WR Scott Ankrom143535.001350

Interception Statistics

MinnesotaIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Maurice Douglass12020.000
ChicagoIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB David Griggs16060.001

Fumble Statistics

MinnesotaFumbRecovForceTD
DE David Braxton0101
DE Keith Willis0010
CB Eric Thomas0010
ChicagoFumbRecovForceTD
QB Neil Lomax1000
TE Mario Perry1000
TE Vince Baxter0100

Punting Statistics

MinnesotaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Barry Helton522945.840.8541
ChicagoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jeff Feagles625342.239.0482

Kicking Statistics

MinnesotaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Teddy Garcia3/50/20/0333/3
ChicagoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Roger Ruzek3/30/00/0373/3

Punt Return Statistics

MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
James Jones4194.80
ChicagoRetYardsAvgTD
Miguel Cooper4256.30

Kick Return Statistics

MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
Lyle Pickens37424.70
Louis Lipps13030.00
ChicagoRetYardsAvgTD
Wendell Davis24321.50
Alvoid Mays24522.50

Defensive Statistics

MinnesotaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Brian Noble1111.03035
CB Eric Thomas710.03035
DE Keith Willis610.52927
CB Vann McElroy510.03035
DT Todd Liebenstein410.52829
ILB Fredd Young400.02928
DT Gerald Williams320.02727
OLB Lester Boyd310.01714
DE Jeff Cross211.0415
S Jeff Donaldson210.01917
CB Maurice Douglass200.01824
S Darren Carrington200.03035
S Anthony Blaylock110.01118
DE David Braxton010.01921
ChicagoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Terry Kinard1010.02355
OLB Aundray Bruce930.02241
S Tim McDonald830.02355
DE Bruce Smith612.02249
CB Jeff Sanchez400.02355
CB Thane Gash400.0916
OLB Michael Reid220.02131
CB Darrell Green210.02355
OLB Sammie Johnston210.01344
DE Mack Moore200.02138
ILB Eric Fairs200.01127
TE Mario Perry10---------
DT Michael Myers100.0111
CB Alvoid Mays100.0122
DT Tracy Rocker010.02241

Pass Rush Statistics

MinnesotaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Brian Noble1.000035
DE Jeff Cross1.000015
DE Keith Willis0.502027
DT Todd Liebenstein0.500029
DT Gerald Williams0.010027
ILB Fredd Young0.001028
DE David Braxton0.001021
ChicagoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Bruce Smith2.005149
DT Tracy Rocker0.020041
OLB David Griggs0.002043
DE Mack Moore0.001138

Pass Defense Statistics

MinnesotaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Eric Thomas61035
CB Vann McElroy50035
OLB Brian Noble31035
ILB Fredd Young30028
CB Maurice Douglass10124
S Jeff Donaldson10017
S Anthony Blaylock10018
S Darren Carrington10035
ChicagoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Tim McDonald60055
S Terry Kinard51055
OLB Aundray Bruce40041
CB Thane Gash40016
CB Jeff Sanchez31055
OLB David Griggs20143
ILB Eric Fairs20027
OLB Sammie Johnston11044
CB Darrell Green10055
DE Bruce Smith10049
DT Michael Myers10011
CB Alvoid Mays10022
OLB Michael Reid03031

Blocking Statistics

MinnesotaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Steve Wallace38123055
T Steve Moore14023055
T Rob Woods13023255
C Chuck Thomas13023055
G Raleigh McKenzie03023055
ChicagoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Anthony Phillips58030135
T Jim Thompson23030035
G Bruce Reimers18030035
C Harvey Rash05030035
T Brandon Kovacs01030135
TE Mario Perry00028133

Special Teams Tackles

MinnesotaTacklesSTPlays
Steve Wallace417
Chris Kelley130
Louis Lipps125
Junior Tautalatasi124
Lyle Pickens120
ChicagoTacklesSTPlays
Aundray Bruce514
David Griggs218
Teddy Wilcox127

Participation

MinnesotaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Steve Wallace2355------1795
T Steve Moore2355------1088
G Raleigh McKenzie2355------1088
T Rob Woods2355------1088
CB Eric Thomas------30351681
S Darren Carrington------30351580
QB Jay Schroeder2355---------78
C Chuck Thomas2355---------78
WR Drew Hill2151---------72
OLB Brian Noble------3035469
CB Vann McElroy------3035368
TE David Little2245---------67
WR Art Monk2046---------66
DT Todd Liebenstein------2829360
ILB Fredd Young------2928360
RB James Jones1241------659
DE Keith Willis------2927258
DT Gerald Williams------2727357
S Jeff Donaldson------19172056
TE Chris Kelley719------3056
FB Major Everett723------2555
CB Maurice Douglass------1824244
DE David Braxton------1921141
WR James Dixon1117------735
OLB Lester Boyd------1714132
WR Louis Lipps07------2532
S Anthony Blaylock------1118332
CB Lyle Pickens------172028
DE Jeff Cross------415726
RB Junior Tautalatasi00------2424
OLB Tim Moore------002424
WR Jamie Holland04------1418
DE John Galvin------511218
RB Bobby Humphrey117---------18
DT Darien Hines------37616
OLB Steve Hendrickson------001313
K Teddy Garcia00------1212
TE Vernon Kirk38---------11
C Cole Berry00------1010
P Barry Helton00------1010
WR Hassan Jones17---------8
G Bob White00------55
QB Marc Wilson00---------0
T Roger Caron00---------0
C David Alexander00---------0
T Scott Dill00---------0
ChicagoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Jeff Sanchez------23551290
S Tim McDonald------2355785
CB Darrell Green------2355583
S Terry Kinard------2355583
DE Bruce Smith------2249980
OLB Michael Reid------21312577
OLB Aundray Bruce------22411477
G Bruce Reimers3035------974
G Anthony Phillips3035------974
T Jim Thompson3035------974
T Brandon Kovacs3035------974
OLB David Griggs------13431874
QB Neil Lomax3035---------65
C Harvey Rash3035---------65
DT Tracy Rocker------2241164
TE Mario Perry2833------162
OLB Sammie Johnston------1344562
DE Mack Moore------2138261
RB Robert Delpino1713------2858
WR Kevin House2729---------56
ILB Eric Fairs------11271654
WR Wendell Davis2320------750
WR Isaiah Kreuser1719------1450
TE Teddy Wilcox46------2737
CB Alvoid Mays------1221235
RB Miguel Cooper58------2134
WR Matthew Porter36------2231
CB Thane Gash------916126
RB Dave Meggett915------125
DE Darien Horn------219425
TE Vince Baxter815---------23
CB Anthony Florence------331723
WR Scott Ankrom911---------20
DT Michael Myers------111820
S R.J. Kors------001717
K Roger Ruzek00------1010
P Jeff Feagles00------99
C Arturo Bernstein00------99
QB Paul Fox00---------0
G Warren Wheat00---------0
G Freddie Childress00---------0
DT Abraham McNeil------00---0
OLB Shannon Stewart------00---0
OLB Eric Smith------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left2-4-2.0
Middle13624.8
Right8364.5
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4205.0
Middle18442.4
Right8374.6
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jay Schroeder53316326821
ChicagoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Neil Lomax32215122401

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)1910934.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)191020510.8
Long (19+ Yds)225728.5
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen315117.0
Short (0-8 Yds)17141116.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)72273.9
Long (19+ Yds)5412024.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
RB James Jones126039041
WR Art Monk1090109246
TE David Little83032145
WR Drew Hill74291251
WR James Dixon63038017
TE Chris Kelley32052119
FB Major Everett2000023
WR Hassan Jones2203007
WR Louis Lipps110707
RB Bobby Humphrey100007
TE Vernon Kirk1101008
ChicagoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Mario Perry96197233
WR Kevin House43057129
WR Wendell Davis42028020
WR Scott Ankrom41035111
RB Dave Meggett32012015
TE Teddy Wilcox330906
TE Vince Baxter33020015
WR Isaiah Kreuser21151119

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

MinnesotaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB James Jones1-3-3.003.71
ChicagoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Robert Delpino430.752.20
QB Neil Lomax263.004.60
RB Dave Meggett133.003.86

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jay Schroeder127403.337.70
ChicagoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Neil Lomax53295.809.66

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB James Jones5281.603.25
WR Drew Hill1155.0013.00
WR Art Monk1111.0010.90
TE David Little1000.004.00
WR Louis Lipps1177.007.00
TE Chris Kelley1000.0017.33
TE Vernon Kirk111010.0010.00
WR James Dixon1199.006.33
ChicagoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Kevin House111818.0014.25
TE Mario Perry1000.0010.78
WR Wendell Davis1000.007.00
TE Teddy Wilcox1144.003.00
TE Vince Baxter1177.006.67

Third Down Rushing Statistics

MinnesotaRushesConversions
QB Jay Schroeder10
ChicagoRushesConversions
RB Robert Delpino22
QB Neil Lomax10
RB Dave Meggett10

Third Down Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCompConversions
Jay Schroeder18146
ChicagoAttCompConversions
Neil Lomax1054

Third Down Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaTargCatchConversions
WR Art Monk651
RB James Jones642
WR James Dixon321
TE David Little111
WR Louis Lipps110
TE Chris Kelley111
ChicagoTargCatchConversions
TE Mario Perry522
WR Scott Ankrom200
WR Kevin House111
WR Wendell Davis111
TE Vince Baxter110

SectionAttendance
Stadium45,600 (55,800 capacity)
Upper Deck10,300 (13,300)
End Zone7,500 (9,500)
Mezzanine4,400 (5,500)
Sideline Seats6,800 (8,400)
Club Seats14,100 (16,600)
Luxury Boxes2,500 (2,500)