Exhibition Week 5, 1987

Played in Houston, TX, weather: 65 degrees, fair, 2 mph wind.
Minnesota won the toss and elected to receive.
Start of first quarter.
(1Q: 15:00) Morten Andersen kicked off 62 yards from the HOU35. Reggie Langhorne returned the ball 17 yards to the MIN20. Tackled by Dwight Wheeler.
1-10-MIN20 (1Q: 14:23) Tony Nathan ran inside the left tackle for 9 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick. Key block delivered by Steve Moore.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB S.Grogan
***LDE C.GreerIn Box---
TE T.Tucker
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box---
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB T.NathanBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
2-1-MIN29 (1Q: 13:56) Drew Hill ran a reverse around left end for 4 yards. Tackled by DE Ezra Johnson. Key block delivered by Steve August.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.HillBall Carrier+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box---
RB J.Tautalatasi
+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box---
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerIn Box---
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN33 (1Q: 13:34) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right guard for 9 yards. Tackled by S Carlton Williamson. Key block delivered by Raleigh McKenzie.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB S.Grogan
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box---
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box---
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
2-1-MIN42 (1Q: 12:49) Steve Grogan pass completed to TE David Little for 5 yards. Tackled by OLB Timothy Dyer, assisted by OLB Mark Merrill.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB S.Grogan
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer---
TE T.TuckerSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittlePrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.MeisnerRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanOutlet, S Screen (S)+++SLB M.MerrillShort Zone---
FB S.EricksonOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesMan-to-Man---
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonMan-to-Man---
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN47 (1Q: 12:16) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 30 yards. Tackled by OLB Mark Merrill. Hill gained 30 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB S.Grogan
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer---
TE T.TuckerOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.MeisnerRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, S Screen (S)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanSecondary, S Screen (S)+++SLB M.MerrillShort Zone---
FB S.EricksonProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesMan-to-Man+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonMan-to-Man+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone---
1-10-HOU23 (1Q: 11:36) Steve Grogan pass completed to TE Chris Kelley for 23 yards and a TOUCHDOWN! Kelley gained 15 yards after the catch. Minnesota 6, Houston 0
OFFENSE023 PersonnelDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB S.Grogan
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
TE T.TuckerOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT G.MeisnerRush Passer---
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, S Screen (S)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
TE C.KelleySecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB M.HaynesDeep Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyDeep Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone---
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
(1Q: 11:36) Extra point by Paul McFadden was good. Minnesota 7, Houston 0
(1Q: 11:21) Paul McFadden kicked off 60 yards from the MIN35. Bobby Watkins returned the ball 22 yards to the HOU27. Tackled by Lyle Pickens.
1-10-HOU27 (1Q: 10:58) Frank Reich pass completed to TE Mark Keel for 4 yards. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE O.MobleySecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelPrimary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB K.FlowersProtect+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieDeep Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroySpy on QB+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
2-6-HOU31 (1Q: 10:33) Johnny Hector ran around the left tackle for 4 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) V.Williams
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB J.HectorBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT J.Smith
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
3-2-HOU35 (1Q: 10:05) Frank Reich pass completed to FB Larry Moriarty for 12 yards. Tackled by S Jeff Donaldson, assisted by S Kerry Justin. Moriarty gained 10 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE O.MobleySecondary, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT D.HinesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE R.WattsRush Passer---
RB K.FlowersOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyPrimary, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone---
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB M.MoonMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU47 (1Q: 09:18) Frank Reich pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR Lindsay Scott.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsOutlet, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)---WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
---NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-HOU47 (1Q: 09:12) Frank Reich pass completed to TE Mike Mularkey for 9 yards. Tackled by CB Eric Thomas. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Mularkey gained 3 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.SmithOutlet, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, S Screen (S)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++MLB R.McKenzieDouble X(SE)+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man---
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
3-1-MIN44 (1Q: 08:38) Johnny Hector ran outside the right tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by OLB Ken Woodard, assisted by S Kerry Justin. Key block delivered by Jameson Aguillard.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) V.Williams
+++3tcDT D.HinesIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT J.ScottIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.WattsIn Box+++
RB J.HectorBall Carrier+++MLB K.WoodardIn Box---
SLOT J.Smith
+++WLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB M.MoonOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN39 (1Q: 07:56) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Vince Williams for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd, assisted by DT Gerald Williams. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielBump and Run+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinBump and Run---
RT W.Wolford
---FS J.DonaldsonDouble X(SE)+++
2-7-MIN36 (1Q: 07:18) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Vince Williams for 25 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie. Williams gained 8 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyBump and Run---
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielBump and Run---
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDouble X(SE)---
1-10-MIN11 (1Q: 06:35) Frank Reich pass completed to TE Mark Keel for 11 yards and a TOUCHDOWN! The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. Minnesota 7, Houston 6
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.SmithSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect+++SLB L.BoydDouble X(SE)+++
TE M.KeelPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++MLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone---
(1Q: 06:35) Extra point by Morten Andersen was good. Houston 7, Minnesota 7
(1Q: 06:28) Morten Andersen kicked off 56 yards from the HOU35. Lyle Pickens returned the ball 24 yards to the MIN33. Tackled by Dwight Wheeler.
1-10-MIN33 (1Q: 06:06) Tony Nathan ran inside the left tackle for 1 yard. Tackled by DE Ezra Johnson, assisted by OLB Timothy Dyer.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB S.Grogan
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
TE T.Tucker
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB T.NathanBall Carrier---SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
2-9-MIN34 (1Q: 05:33) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the left tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by OLB Timothy Dyer.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB S.Grogan
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
---LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
3-7-MIN36 (1Q: 04:57) Play-Action. Steve Grogan pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Reggie Langhorne. OLB Tim Joiner hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE G.FonesRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghornePrimary, 7 Corner (19-26)---WLB T.JoinerBlitz Passer+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
---NB B.WilburnShort Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
4-7-MIN36 (1Q: 04:49) Broderick Collier punted 45 yards. Barry Wilburn called for a fair catch at the HOU19.
1-10-HOU19 (1Q: 04:38) Greg Bell ran inside the right guard for -2 yards. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie, assisted by DT Gerald Williams.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-4
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Smith
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
---MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
---WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
---LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
2-12-HOU17 (1Q: 03:57) Play-Action. Frank Reich pass completed to WR Lindsay Scott for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd. Scott gained 2 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
Z(FL) L.ScottPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone---
SLOT J.SmithSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB L.BoydDouble X(SE)+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielBump and Run+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasBump and Run---
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
3-9-HOU20 (1Q: 03:15) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Lindsay Scott for 10 yards. Tackled by CB Vann McElroy, assisted by OLB Micah Moon. Scott gained 1 yard after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB F.Reich
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE R.WattsRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB L.SellersShort Zone---
SLOT J.SmithOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB V.McElroyDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB L.BoydDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS L.PickensDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU30 (1Q: 02:39) Johnny Hector ran around the left tackle for 8 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd. Key block delivered by Dwight Wheeler.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) V.Williams
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB J.HectorBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box---
SLOT J.Smith
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box---
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-2-HOU38 (1Q: 01:54) Lindsay Scott ran a reverse around right end for 4 yards. Tackled by DE Mark Jerue, assisted by DT Gerald Williams. Key block delivered by Jameson Aguillard.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
TE O.Mobley
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box---
TE M.Keel
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.ScottBall Carrier+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB K.Flowers
+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
TE L.Moriarty
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
1-10-HOU42 (1Q: 01:26) Greg Bell ran around the left tackle for 8 yards. Tackled by S Kerry Justin. Key block delivered by Will Wolford.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Smith
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box---
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB L.BoydIn Box---
TE M.Keel
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
2-2-HOU50 (1Q: 00:58) Johnny Hector ran inside the left guard for 5 yards. Tackled by DT Gerald Williams. Key block delivered by Kevin Gogan.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) V.Williams
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box---
RB J.HectorBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT J.Smith
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN45 (1Q: 00:16) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Vince Williams. DT Gerald Williams hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsPrimary, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielBump and Run+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDouble X(SE)+++
2-10-MIN45 (1Q: 00:11) Frank Reich pass was blocked at the line, intended for WR Lindsay Scott. DT Gerald Williams blocked the pass.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsSecondary, S Screen (S)---3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyProtect---1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
3-10-MIN45 (1Q: 00:03) Frank Reich pass was dropped by WR Lindsay Scott. PENALTY: CB Eugene Daniel of Minnesota was called for Defensive Holding.
OFFENSE005 PersonnelDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-4
QB F.Reich
***LDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT D.HinesRush Passer+++
SLOT M.SmithOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)---1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)---RDE R.WattsRush Passer+++
SLOT J.SmithOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++MLB L.SellersShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)---LCB E.DanielShort Zone---
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB V.McElroyShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++NB E.ThomasDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++DB L.PickensDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
Start of second quarter.
1-10-MIN40 (2Q: 15:00) Greg Bell ran inside the right tackle for 10 yards. Tackled by S Eugene Robinson. Key block delivered by Will Wolford.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box---
X(SE) V.Williams
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT C.Weathers
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB K.JustinOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN30 (2Q: 14:18) Greg Bell ran outside the right tackle for 0 yards. Tackled by CB Vann McElroy, assisted by DT Gerald Williams.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) V.Williams
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box---
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT C.Weathers
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB K.JustinOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-10-MIN30 (2Q: 13:41) PENALTY: T Will Wolford of Houston was called for a False Start.
2-15-MIN35 (2Q: 13:30) Frank Reich pass completed to WR John Smith for 0 yards. Tackled by S Eugene Robinson, assisted by OLB Lester Boyd. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.SmithSecondary, S Screen (S)---3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieDouble X(SE)+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man---
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
3-15-MIN35 (2Q: 13:07) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Vince Williams. OLB Lester Boyd defended the pass.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB F.Reich
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsPrimary, 8 Post (19-26)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE R.WattsRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB V.McElroyDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB L.BoydDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
4-15-MIN35 (2Q: 12:57) John Kidd punted 34 yards. The ball was downed at the MIN01.
1-10-MIN01 (2Q: 12:47) Tony Nathan ran around left end for 0 yards. Tackled by DE Ezra Johnson, assisted by ILB Dave Levenick.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
TE T.Tucker
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB T.NathanBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
2-10-MIN01 (2Q: 12:24) Junior Tautalatasi ran a draw inside the right guard for 33 yards. Tackled by S Vance Bedford. Key block delivered by Steve August.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box---
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box---
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box---
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN34 (2Q: 11:54) Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 6 yards. Tackled by CB Barry Wilburn. Hill gained 1 yard after the catch.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1, Buzz
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
SLOT D.HillPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.MeisnerRush Passer+++
Z(FL) R.LanghorneSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
FB S.EricksonProtect+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB V.BedfordMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyBlitz Passer+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonMan-to-Man+++
RT S.August
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
2-4-MIN40 (2Q: 11:14) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right tackle for 8 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick, assisted by DT Mike Pitts. Key block delivered by Eric Lasko.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB D.ComeauxIn Box---
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box---
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN48 (2Q: 10:29) James Brooks ran outside the right tackle for 8 yards. Tackled by OLB Mark Merrill, assisted by ILB Dave Levenick. Key block delivered by Steve August.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box---
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
TE T.Tucker
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
2-2-HOU44 (2Q: 09:57) Luc Tousignant pass was intended for WR Drew Hill and was intercepted by CB Bobby Watkins at the HOU38. The interception was returned 7 yards. Tackled by Drew Hill.
OFFENSE023 PersonnelDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT G.MeisnerRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, S Screen (S)---RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
TE C.KelleySecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB I.SullyDeep Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU45 (2Q: 09:46) Greg Bell ran inside the left tackle for 10 yards. Tackled by DE Robert Thompson. Key block delivered by Dwight Wheeler.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-4
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box---
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN45 (2Q: 09:18) Johnny Hector ran outside the right tackle for -2 yards and was forced out of bounds. Tackled by CB Eugene Daniel.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) V.Williams
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
---1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB J.HectorBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT C.Weathers
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-12-MIN47 (2Q: 08:41) Greg Bell ran around the left tackle for 3 yards. Tackled by DE Robert Thompson, assisted by DT Todd Liebenstein.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) V.Williams
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box---
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier---SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
3-9-MIN44 (2Q: 08:09) Frank Reich pass completed to RB Johnny Hector for 6 yards. Tackled by OLB Micah Moon. The ball was fumbled and recovered by HOU Lindsay Scott on the MIN38.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.SmithOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyProtect+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorPrimary, S Screen (S)---SLB L.SellersShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)---MLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB L.BoydMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS L.PickensDeep Zone+++
4-3-MIN38 (2Q: 07:43) John Kidd punted 30 yards. Reggie Langhorne called for a fair catch at the MIN08.
1-10-MIN08 (2Q: 07:35) James Brooks ran a counterplay inside the right tackle for 0 yards. Tackled by DE Ezra Johnson, assisted by S Vance Bedford.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box---
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
2-10-MIN08 (2Q: 06:50) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the left guard for 11 yards. Tackled by S Vance Bedford. Key block delivered by Steve August.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box---
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box---
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box---
RG E.Lasko
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN19 (2Q: 06:27) Luc Tousignant pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Art Monk. OLB Timothy Dyer hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++SLB M.MerrillDouble Z(FL)+++
FB S.EricksonProtect+++MLB D.LevenickBump and Run+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerBlitz Passer+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesBump and Run+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonBump and Run+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
2-10-MIN19 (2Q: 06:20) Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 8 yards. Tackled by CB Bobby Watkins, assisted by ILB Dave Levenick. Hill gained 5 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer---
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
TE D.LittleOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, S Screen (S)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneSecondary, 8 Post (19-26)+++WLB M.MerrillBlitz Passer+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB M.HaynesBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyShort Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
3-2-MIN27 (2Q: 05:34) Luc Tousignant pass was thrown incomplete, intended for RB James Brooks.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)---1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE G.FonesRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB T.DyerShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++WLB K.GouveiaShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
---LCB T.JoinerMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
---NB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
RG E.Lasko
---SS G.AtkinsMan-to-Man---
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-2-MIN27 (2Q: 05:28) Broderick Collier punted 50 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 24 yards to the HOU47. Tackled by Chris Kelley.
1-10-HOU47 (2Q: 05:17) Greg Bell ran around left end for 0 yards. Tackled by DE Robert Thompson.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) V.Williams
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.Scott
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
FB L.Moriarty
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardIn Box---
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
2-10-HOU47 (2Q: 04:40) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Clarence Weathers for 10 yards. Tackled by S Jeff Donaldson.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.RobinsonShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN43 (2Q: 03:53) Guido Merkens pass completed to RB Greg Bell for 3 yards. Tackled by S Eugene Robinson, assisted by OLB Lester Boyd. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.SmithPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.RobinsonDouble X(SE)+++
2-7-MIN40 (2Q: 03:32) Guido Merkens sacked by DE Mark Jerue and CB Eugene Daniel for a loss of 5 yards. Sack allowed by Jameson Aguillard.
OFFENSE104 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Tampa-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)---3tcDT D.HinesRush Passer+++
SLOT M.SmithOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)---RDE R.WattsRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieDeep Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)---LCB E.DanielBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Wheeler
---RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++NB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
---DB L.PickensShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
3-12-MIN45 (2Q: 03:13) Guido Merkens pass fell incomplete, intended for TE Mike Mularkey. ILB Reggie McKenzie knocked the ball out of his grasp.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB V.McElroyDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.DanielDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS L.PickensDeep Zone+++
4-12-MIN45 (2Q: 03:03) John Kidd punted 45 yards. Touchback.
1-10-MIN20 (2Q: 02:58) Luc Tousignant pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR Art Monk.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1, Buzz
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.MeisnerRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer---
RB J.BrooksOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
FB S.EricksonProtect+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB M.HaynesMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyBlitz Passer+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonMan-to-Man+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
2-10-MIN20 (2Q: 02:51) PENALTY: G Raleigh McKenzie of Minnesota was called for a False Start.
2-15-MIN15 (2Q: 02:51) Luc Tousignant pass completed to FB Santiago Erickson for 3 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittlePrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)---3tcDT G.MeisnerRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiOutlet, S Screen (S)+++SLB M.MerrillBlitz Passer+++
FB S.EricksonSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)---MLB D.LevenickDouble Z(FL)+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB T.DyerBump and Run+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB M.HaynesBump and Run+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonBump and Run+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
3-12-MIN18 (2Q: 02:15) Play-Action. Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Art Monk for 15 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Barry Wilburn.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE G.FonesRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, S Screen (S)+++WLB T.JoinerBlitz Passer+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB I.SullyMan-to-Man---
C C.Thomas
+++NB B.WilburnShort Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone---
RT S.August
+++FS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
Official time out for the two-minute warning.
1-10-MIN33 (2Q: 02:00) James Brooks ran a draw inside the right guard for 3 yards. Tackled by S Carlton Williamson.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
2-7-MIN36 (2Q: 01:39) Luc Tousignant pass completed to RB Junior Tautalatasi for -4 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Ivory Sully.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer---
RB J.TautalatasiSecondary, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB M.HaynesDeep Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyDeep Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
3-11-MIN32 (2Q: 01:33) Play-Action. Luc Tousignant sacked by DE Curtis Greer for a loss of 7 yards. Greer simply blew through Eric Lasko to reach the quarterback and knock him down.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittlePrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)---3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
TE T.TuckerOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB T.JoinerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
---LCB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB I.SullyDeep Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB M.HaynesDeep Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
---SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
---FS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
4-18-MIN25 (2Q: 01:05) Broderick Collier punted 52 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 9 yards to the HOU32. Tackled by Micah Moon.
1-10-HOU32 (2Q: 00:54) Guido Merkens pass completed to TE Mike Mularkey for 11 yards. Tackled by S Jeff Donaldson, assisted by S Kerry Justin.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) V.WilliamsOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieDeep Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithPrimary, S Screen (S)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone---
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone---
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
Houston called a time out.
1-10-HOU43 (2Q: 00:46) Guido Merkens pass was intended for WR Clarence Weathers and was intercepted by ILB Reggie McKenzie at the HOU48. The interception was returned 3 yards. Tackled by Clarence Weathers. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) V.WilliamsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)---3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
SLOT C.WeathersSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)---1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)---MLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyProtect+++WLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
---RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
---NB E.RobinsonDouble X(SE)+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU45 (2Q: 00:33) Luc Tousignant pass was dropped by FB Santiago Erickson.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)---1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittlePrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)---3tcDT G.MeisnerRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
FB S.EricksonSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)---WLB D.ComeauxBlitz Passer+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB V.BedfordMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyShort Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
2-10-HOU45 (2Q: 00:29) Luc Tousignant pass was blocked at the line, intended for WR Drew Hill. DT Greg Meisner blocked the pass.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++3tcDT G.MeisnerRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)---MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++WLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB I.SullyDeep Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
---SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
3-10-HOU45 (2Q: 00:19) Luc Tousignant pass completed to RB Tony Nathan for 24 yards. Tackled by CB Ivory Sully. Nathan gained 14 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE G.FonesRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer---
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++WLB T.JoinerBlitz Passer+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB B.WilburnShort Zone+++
RG E.Lasko
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
Minnesota called a time out.
1-10-HOU21 (2Q: 00:03) Paul McFadden attempted a 38 yard field goal and succeeded. Minnesota 10, Houston 7
Start of third quarter.
(3Q: 15:00) Paul McFadden kicked off 74 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
1-10-HOU25 (3Q: 15:00) Greg Bell ran around left end for -4 yards. Tackled by OLB Micah Moon.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
---MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB M.MoonIn Box+++
LG W.Hood
---LCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
---RCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS K.JustinOut of Box+++
2-14-HOU21 (3Q: 14:19) Guido Merkens pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Lindsay Scott. CB Vann McElroy defended the pass. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE005 PersonnelDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) C.WeathersSecondary, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
SLOT M.SmithOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++NB J.DonaldsonDouble SLOT+++
C J.Aguillard
+++DB K.JustinShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS M.MoonDeep Zone+++
3-14-HOU21 (3Q: 14:09) Guido Merkens pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Greg Bell. CB Eugene Daniel defended the pass. PENALTY: WR Vince Williams of Houston was called for Illegal Motion. The penalty was declined.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
SLOT V.WilliamsSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) C.WeathersOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyProtect+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
4-14-HOU21 (3Q: 14:03) John Kidd punted 60 yards. Reggie Langhorne returned the kick 7 yards to the MIN26. Tackled by Dwight Wheeler.
1-10-MIN26 (3Q: 13:55) Luc Tousignant pass completed to RB James Brooks for 16 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick. Brooks gained 14 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer---
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++WLB D.ComeauxShort Zone---
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyShort Zone---
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsDeep Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN42 (3Q: 13:18) James Brooks ran inside the right tackle for 1 yard. Tackled by S Vance Bedford, assisted by ILB Darren Comeaux.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier---SLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
+++MLB D.ComeauxIn Box---
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-9-MIN43 (3Q: 12:47) Luc Tousignant pass completed to FB Santiago Erickson for 18 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick. Erickson gained 17 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer---
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer---
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksOutlet, S Screen (S)+++SLB D.LevenickShort Zone---
TE S.EricksonPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB D.ComeauxDeep Zone---
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerBlitz Passer+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU39 (3Q: 12:25) Luc Tousignant pass fell incomplete, intended for FB Santiago Erickson. S Vance Bedford knocked the ball out of his grasp.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE S.EricksonPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) A.MonkOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++SLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
FB J.TautalatasiOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
RG S.August
---SS V.BedfordMan-to-Man+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-HOU39 (3Q: 12:18) Luc Tousignant sacked by DT Mike Golic and DE Ezra Johnson for a loss of 5 yards. Sack allowed by Steve Wallace.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, S Screen (S)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
---RCB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RG S.August
---SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
---FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
3-15-HOU44 (3Q: 11:54) Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 28 yards. Tackled by CB Mark Haynes. Hill gained 17 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE104 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
SLOT D.HillOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) R.LanghornePrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksProtect+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone---
SLOT H.JonesOutlet, S Screen (S)+++LCB I.SullyBlitz Passer---
LT R.McKenzie
+++RCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
+++NB V.BedfordMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++DB M.HaynesShort Zone---
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU16 (3Q: 11:24) Luc Tousignant pass was thrown incomplete, intended for TE David Little.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkSecondary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittlePrimary, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++WLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordMan-to-Man+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonMan-to-Man+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
2-10-HOU16 (3Q: 11:18) Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 7 yards. Tackled by DT Mike Pitts. Hill gained 2 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, S Screen (S)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksProtect+++MLB D.LevenickBlitz Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, S Screen (S)+++WLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordMan-to-Man+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonMan-to-Man+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
3-3-HOU09 (3Q: 10:47) Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Art Monk for 5 yards. Tackled by CB Ivory Sully, assisted by DT Mike Pitts.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
TE D.LittleOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, S Screen (S)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB T.JoinerShort Zone---
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man---
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
1-4-HOU04 (3Q: 10:02) Luc Tousignant pass was blocked at the line, intended for WR Art Monk. ILB Dave Levenick blocked the pass.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Man to Man
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksOutlet, S Screen (S)+++SLB D.LevenickBlitz Passer+++
FB S.EricksonProtect+++MLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerBump and Run+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordBump and Run+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonBump and Run+++
2-4-HOU04 (3Q: 09:57) James Brooks ran inside the left tackle for -1 yards. Tackled by S Carlton Williamson, assisted by S Vance Bedford.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Man to Man
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB D.LevenickIn Box---
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-5-HOU05 (3Q: 09:26) Luc Tousignant sacked by DE Curtis Greer for a loss of 9 yards. Sack allowed by Steve August.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)---3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksPrimary, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB T.JoinerShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
---RCB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
---NB V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RG S.August
---SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
4-14-HOU14 (3Q: 08:46) Paul McFadden attempted a 31 yard field goal and succeeded. Minnesota 13, Houston 7
(3Q: 08:38) Paul McFadden kicked off 71 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
1-10-HOU25 (3Q: 08:38) Greg Bell ran inside the right guard for 5 yards. Tackled by S Kerry Justin. Key block delivered by Winford Hood.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
---1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box---
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB L.BoydIn Box+++
SLOT C.Weathers
+++WLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
---NB J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box---
2-5-HOU30 (3Q: 08:15) Guido Merkens pass completed to WR Vince Williams for 3 yards. Tackled by S Kerry Justin. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieDeep Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB M.MoonDouble X(SE)+++
LG W.Hood
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
3-2-HOU33 (3Q: 07:46) Guido Merkens pass completed to WR Lindsay Scott for 8 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB M.MoonMan-to-Man---
LG W.Hood
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man---
C J.Aguillard
+++NB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonMan-to-Man+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU41 (3Q: 07:26) Greg Bell ran inside the left guard for 11 yards. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie. Key block delivered by Tom Newberry.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box---
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB L.BoydIn Box+++
SLOT C.Weathers
+++WLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonOut of Box---
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN48 (3Q: 06:55) Greg Bell ran outside the right tackle for 1 yard. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd, assisted by DE Mark Jerue. PENALTY: C Jameson Aguillard of Houston was called for Offensive Holding.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box---
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB L.BoydIn Box+++
SLOT C.Weathers
+++WLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
---NB J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
1-20-HOU42 (3Q: 06:46) Guido Merkens scrambled for 5 yards. Tackled by CB Eugene Daniel and assisted by S Jeff Donaldson.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)---1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB L.BoydDeep Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++WLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
2-15-HOU47 (3Q: 06:01) Greg Bell ran outside the right tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd, assisted by S Kerry Justin.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB L.BoydIn Box+++
SLOT C.Weathers
+++WLB R.McKenzieIn Box---
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
3-13-HOU49 (3Q: 05:22) Guido Merkens pass was intended for TE Mike Mularkey and was intercepted by OLB Lester Boyd at the MIN48. Tackled by Mike Mularkey.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)---1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, S Screen (S)+++SLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)---MLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
---WLB E.DanielShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.DonaldsonMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN48 (3Q: 05:14) Luc Tousignant pass fell incomplete, intended for FB Santiago Erickson. ILB Darren Comeaux knocked the ball out of his grasp.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)---1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksSecondary, F Flat (0-4)---SLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
TE S.EricksonPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerShort Zone+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-MIN48 (3Q: 05:07) Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 9 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick, assisted by CB Ivory Sully.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect---3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer---
RB J.BrooksProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB D.ComeauxBlitz Passer+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyBump and Run---
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordShort Zone+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone---
3-1-HOU43 (3Q: 04:42) PENALTY: T Steve August of Minnesota was called for a False Start.
3-6-HOU48 (3Q: 04:31) Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Reggie Langhorne for 11 yards. Tackled by CB Barry Wilburn. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer---
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer---
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksProtect+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghornePrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB T.JoinerBlitz Passer+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man---
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordShort Zone+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU37 (3Q: 03:59) James Brooks ran inside the right tackle for 24 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick. Key block delivered by Steve Wallace.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box---
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnOut of Box+++
1-10-HOU13 (3Q: 03:20) James Brooks ran inside the right tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by CB Bobby Watkins, assisted by ILB Dave Levenick. Key block delivered by Raleigh McKenzie.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
SLOT D.Hill
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box---
Z(FL) R.Langhorne
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box---
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++WLB D.ComeauxIn Box---
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
---NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnOut of Box+++
2-5-HOU08 (3Q: 02:37) Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Art Monk for 0 yards. Tackled by ILB Darren Comeaux.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordMan-to-Man+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonMan-to-Man+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
3-5-HOU08 (3Q: 02:06) Luc Tousignant pass fell incomplete, intended for TE David Little. DE Ezra Johnson hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleSecondary, F Flat (0-4)---3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)---WLB T.JoinerShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
4-5-HOU08 (3Q: 02:02) Paul McFadden attempted a 25 yard field goal and succeeded. Minnesota 16, Houston 7
(3Q: 01:56) Paul McFadden kicked off 67 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
1-10-HOU25 (3Q: 01:56) Lindsay Scott ran a reverse around right end for 7 yards. Tackled by S Kerry Justin, assisted by DE Mark Jerue. Key block delivered by Will Wolford. PENALTY: WR Vince Williams of Houston was called for Unsportsmanlike Conduct.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box---
TE M.Keel
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.ScottBall Carrier+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box---
RB G.Bell
+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
TE V.Williams
---MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB M.MoonIn Box+++
LG W.Hood
+++LCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS K.JustinOut of Box+++
2-18-HOU17 (3Q: 01:49) Guido Merkens pass completed to WR Vince Williams for 11 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Vann McElroy. Williams gained 5 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-4
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)---3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++LCB E.DanielDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB V.McElroyDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
3-7-HOU28 (3Q: 01:17) Guido Merkens sacked by DT Gerald Williams and DE Mark Jerue for a loss of 6 yards. Sack allowed by Will Wolford.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
4-13-HOU22 (3Q: 00:50) John Kidd punted and it was blocked by Santiago Erickson. MIN Lance Sellers recovered the ball at the HOU21.
1-10-HOU21 (3Q: 00:40) James Brooks ran a counterplay inside the right tackle for 0 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnOut of Box+++
2-10-HOU21 (3Q: 00:01) James Brooks ran inside the left guard for 3 yards. Tackled by ILB Darren Comeaux, assisted by ILB Dave Levenick.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier---SLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
+++MLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
---LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
Start of fourth quarter.
3-7-HOU18 (4Q: 15:00) Luc Tousignant pass completed to TE David Little for 8 yards. Tackled by OLB Tim Joiner.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
TE S.EricksonSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer---
Z(FL) A.MonkPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
TE T.TuckerOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++MLB T.JoinerShort Zone---
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB I.SullyShort Zone+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB V.BedfordBump and Run+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU10 (4Q: 14:32) Play-Action. Luc Tousignant scrambled for 8 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)---RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneSecondary, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
---NB V.BedfordMan-to-Man+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonMan-to-Man+++
RT S.Wallace
---FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
2-2-HOU02 (4Q: 14:05) James Brooks ran inside the left tackle for 1 yard. Tackled by DT Greg Meisner.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1, Buzz
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
---3tcDT G.MeisnerIn Box+++
Z(FL) A.Monk
+++RDE M.GolicIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB E.JohnsonIn Box+++
TE T.Tucker
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
---WLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB T.JoinerOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS B.WatkinsIn Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
3-1-HOU01 (4Q: 13:31) Luc Tousignant pass completed to RB James Brooks for 1 yard and a TOUCHDOWN! Minnesota 22, Houston 7
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Goal Line Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer---
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE D.LevenickRush Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++MLB T.JoinerShort Zone+++
LG E.Lasko
+++WLB I.SullyBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++LCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
RG S.August
+++RCB V.BedfordBump and Run+++
RT S.Wallace
+++SS C.WilliamsonBump and Run+++
(4Q: 13:31) Extra point by Paul McFadden was good. Minnesota 23, Houston 7
(4Q: 13:23) Paul McFadden kicked off 74 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
1-10-HOU25 (4Q: 13:23) Greg Bell ran around the left tackle for -4 yards. Tackled by S Jeff Donaldson.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB L.BoydIn Box+++
SLOT C.Weathers
+++WLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
---NB J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
2-14-HOU21 (4Q: 12:39) Guido Merkens pass completed to WR Clarence Weathers for 4 yards. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie. Weathers gained 3 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE005 PersonnelDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) C.WeathersSecondary, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
SLOT M.SmithOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT J.SmithOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man---
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++NB J.DonaldsonDouble SLOT+++
C J.Aguillard
+++DB K.JustinShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS M.MoonDeep Zone+++
3-10-HOU25 (4Q: 12:05) Guido Merkens pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Vince Williams. ILB Reggie McKenzie simply tossed Will Wolford aside to reach the quarterback and hurry the throw.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)---1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB L.BoydDeep Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB E.DanielShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.DonaldsonMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
4-10-HOU25 (4Q: 11:59) John Kidd punted 59 yards. Reggie Langhorne returned the kick 5 yards to the MIN21. Tackled by Kevin Gogan. Ball was fumbled and recovered by MIN Santiago Erickson at the MIN21.
1-10-MIN21 (4Q: 11:51) James Brooks ran a draw inside the left guard for 3 yards. Tackled by ILB Darren Comeaux, assisted by ILB Dave Levenick.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
+++MLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG S.August
---SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-7-MIN24 (4Q: 11:23) Luc Tousignant pass was thrown incomplete, intended for FB Santiago Erickson.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
TE S.EricksonSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerShort Zone+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
3-7-MIN24 (4Q: 11:16) Luc Tousignant pass was blocked at the line, intended for FB Santiago Erickson. DE Curtis Greer blocked the pass.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++SLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
TE S.EricksonPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB T.JoinerShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB I.SullyShort Zone+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB B.WatkinsDeep Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RG S.August
---SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone+++
4-7-MIN24 (4Q: 11:11) Broderick Collier punted 46 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 18 yards to the HOU48. Tackled by Travis Tucker.
1-10-HOU48 (4Q: 11:01) Guido Merkens pass completed to WR Vince Williams for -3 yards. Tackled by CB Eugene Daniel. PENALTY: DT Todd Liebenstein of Minnesota was called for Offsides.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
TE M.MularkeyPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer---
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man---
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-5-MIN47 (4Q: 10:53) Guido Merkens pass completed to WR Clarence Weathers for 22 yards. Tackled by S Kerry Justin.
OFFENSE023 Personnel, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
SLOT C.WeathersPrimary, 8 Post (19-26)+++MLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man---
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN25 (4Q: 10:25) Lindsay Scott ran a reverse around right end for 2 yards and was forced out of bounds. Tackled by CB Eugene Daniel, assisted by OLB Lester Boyd.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) L.ScottBall Carrier---RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.Bell
+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
TE V.Williams
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB M.MoonIn Box+++
LG W.Hood
+++LCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS K.JustinOut of Box+++
2-8-MIN23 (4Q: 10:01) Greg Bell ran inside the right guard for 1 yard. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB M.MoonIn Box+++
LG W.Hood
+++LCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
---RCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS K.JustinOut of Box+++
3-7-MIN22 (4Q: 09:31) Guido Merkens pass completed to WR Clarence Weathers for 6 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, F Flat (0-4)---1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersPrimary, S Screen (S)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyDeep Zone---
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
4-1-MIN16 (4Q: 08:47) Morten Andersen attempted a 33 yard field goal and succeeded. Minnesota 23, Houston 10
(4Q: 08:40) Morten Andersen kicked off 72 yards from the HOU35. Touchback.
1-10-MIN25 (4Q: 08:40) Luc Tousignant pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 19 yards. Tackled by S Carlton Williamson. Hill gained 18 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
TE D.LittleOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT M.GolicRush Passer---
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksSecondary, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone---
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, S Screen (S)+++WLB D.ComeauxShort Zone+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyShort Zone+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsDeep Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnDeep Zone---
1-10-MIN44 (4Q: 08:08) James Brooks ran around right end for -2 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
---LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnOut of Box+++
2-12-MIN42 (4Q: 07:32) James Brooks ran outside the right tackle for 8 yards. Tackled by CB Ivory Sully. Key block delivered by Steve August.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
+++MLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-4-HOU50 (4Q: 06:46) James Brooks ran inside the left guard for 1 yard. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick, assisted by S Carlton Williamson.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-4
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
+++MLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB I.SullyIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnOut of Box+++
4-3-HOU49 (4Q: 06:02) Broderick Collier punted 43 yards. The ball was downed at the HOU06.
1-10-HOU06 (4Q: 05:52) Guido Merkens pass was blocked at the line, intended for WR Clarence Weathers. DE Mark Jerue blocked the pass. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)---RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB L.BoydDouble Z(FL)+++
SLOT C.WeathersPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)---WLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielBump and Run+++
LG W.Hood
---RCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-HOU06 (4Q: 05:45) Play-Action. Guido Merkens pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Vince Williams. OLB Micah Moon defended the pass. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS K.JustinDouble Z(FL)+++
3-10-HOU06 (4Q: 05:37) Guido Merkens pass completed to RB Greg Bell for 7 yards. Tackled by CB Eugene Daniel.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)---3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++SLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB L.BoydDeep Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB E.DanielShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.DonaldsonMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
4-3-HOU13 (4Q: 05:16) Guido Merkens pass was blocked at the line, intended for WR Lindsay Scott. DE Mark Jerue blocked the pass. The ball goes over on downs.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)---1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)---MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU13 (4Q: 05:09) James Brooks ran inside the left tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by S Vance Bedford, assisted by DT Mike Pitts.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Man to Man
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) A.Monk
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
FB J.Tautalatasi
+++MLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
---WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-8-HOU11 (4Q: 04:23) James Brooks ran outside the right tackle for -2 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier---SLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
+++MLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
---WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
---FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-10-HOU13 (4Q: 03:38) James Brooks ran inside the right guard for 5 yards. Tackled by S Vance Bedford, assisted by DT Mike Golic.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box---
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnOut of Box+++
4-5-HOU08 (4Q: 02:53) Paul McFadden attempted a 25 yard field goal and succeeded. Minnesota 26, Houston 10
(4Q: 02:45) Paul McFadden kicked off 74 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
1-10-HOU25 (4Q: 02:45) Guido Merkens pass completed to WR Vince Williams for -1 yards. Tackled by S Eugene Robinson, assisted by S Kerry Justin. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. PENALTY: T Will Wolford of Houston was called for Offensive Holding.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyProtect+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) L.ScottOutlet, F Flat (0-4)---RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB L.BoydDeep Zone+++
TE V.WilliamsPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++WLB R.McKenzieDouble Z(FL)+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-20-HOU15 (4Q: 02:34) Guido Merkens pass completed to WR Vince Williams for 9 yards. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie, assisted by CB Vann McElroy.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)---1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyDeep Zone---
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone---
2-11-HOU24 (4Q: 02:09) Guido Merkens pass completed to RB Greg Bell for 1 yard. Tackled by DT Gerald Williams. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)---1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++WLB R.McKenzieShort Zone---
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
Official time out for the two-minute warning.
3-10-HOU25 (4Q: 02:00) Guido Merkens pass completed to RB Greg Bell for 12 yards. Tackled by DE Mark Jerue. Bell gained 3 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-4
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.DanielShort Zone---
LG W.Hood
+++RCB V.McElroyDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.DonaldsonDeep Zone---
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone---
1-10-HOU37 (4Q: 01:33) Guido Merkens sacked by DE Robert Thompson for a loss of 10 yards. Sack allowed by Jameson Aguillard.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-4
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)---3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsSecondary, 9 Fade (27-39)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)---MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++LCB E.DanielShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB V.McElroyShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++NB J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
---DB K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS M.MoonDeep Zone+++
2-20-HOU27 (4Q: 01:12) Guido Merkens pass was dropped by WR Clarence Weathers. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)---LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++NB J.DonaldsonShort Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
---DB K.JustinDouble Z(FL)+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS M.MoonDeep Zone+++
3-20-HOU27 (4Q: 01:02) Play-Action. Guido Merkens pass was dropped by WR Vince Williams.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-4
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)---RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++LCB E.DanielShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB V.McElroyShort Zone+++
LG W.Hood
+++NB J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++DB K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS M.MoonDeep Zone+++
4-20-HOU27 (4Q: 00:56) Guido Merkens pass completed to TE Mike Mularkey for 10 yards. Tackled by S Eugene Robinson. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. The ball goes over on downs.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieDouble Z(FL)+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, S Screen (S)+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
+++NB J.DonaldsonShort Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++DB K.JustinShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS M.MoonDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU37 (4Q: 00:47) James Brooks ran around left end for 3 yards. Tackled by CB Bobby Watkins, assisted by ILB Darren Comeaux.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE S.Erickson
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box---
TE A.Monk
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
FB J.Tautalatasi
+++MLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
Houston called a time out.
2-7-HOU34 (4Q: 00:40) James Brooks ran inside the left tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by S Vance Bedford, assisted by DE Ezra Johnson.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
---3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB D.ComeauxIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LG E.Lasko
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
Houston called a time out.
3-5-HOU32 (4Q: 00:29) James Brooks ran inside the right guard for 1 yard. Tackled by DT Mike Pitts.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB L.Tousignant
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB T.JoinerIn Box+++
LT R.McKenzie
+++LCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
LG E.Lasko
---RCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG S.August
+++SS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
RT S.Wallace
+++FS B.WilburnOut of Box+++
Houston called a time out.
4-4-HOU31 (4Q: 00:18) Broderick Collier punted 31 yards. Touchback.
1-10-HOU20 (4Q: 00:11) Guido Merkens scrambled for 3 yards. Tackled by CB Vann McElroy.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB G.Merkens
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)---3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG W.Hood
---NB J.DonaldsonShort Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
+++DB K.JustinShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS M.MoonDouble Z(FL)+++
Final Score: Minnesota Vikings 26, Houston Oilers 10

Informal Player Participation Grades

MinnesotaPlus (+++)Minus (---)Grade
DT Jim Scott60100%
TE Travis Tucker100100%
DE Jim Herrmann30100%
WR Hassan Jones10100%
DT Darien Hines40100%
CB Lyle Pickens50100%
TE Chris Kelley40100%
WR Drew Hill59297%
OLB Lester Boyd55296%
OLB Micah Moon20195%
WR Art Monk59395%
DT Gerald Williams59395%
S Jeff Donaldson55395%
WR Reggie Langhorne33294%
S Kerry Justin60494%
T Steve Moore27293%
C Chuck Thomas62593%
G Raleigh McKenzie62593%
DE Mark Jerue61592%
ILB Reggie McKenzie61592%
RB Junior Tautalatasi12192%
G Steve Wallace35392%
RB James Brooks42491%
CB Eugene Daniel52591%
T Steve August61691%
DT Todd Liebenstein60691%
FB Santiago Erickson29391%
CB Vann McElroy62790%
G Eric Lasko60790%
RB Tony Nathan8189%
DE Robert Thompson56789%
TE David Little55789%
S Eugene Robinson39589%
CB Eric Thomas23388%
OLB Ken Woodard11285%
DE Randy Watts5183%
ILB Lance Sellers2167%
HoustonPlus (+++)Minus (---)Grade
FB Larry Moriarty100100%
TE Orson Mobley30100%
ILB Kurt Gouveia10100%
RB Kenny Flowers30100%
DE Glenn Fones40100%
S Vance Bedford50198%
CB Bobby Watkins64297%
T Dwight Wheeler66396%
RB Johnny Hector16194%
G Kevin Gogan32294%
OLB Tim Joiner30294%
S Carlton Williamson59494%
G Tom Newberry64593%
WR John Smith24292%
CB Barry Wilburn24292%
S Gene Atkins22292%
G Winford Hood32391%
RB Greg Bell41491%
OLB Timothy Dyer10191%
DE Ezra Johnson58691%
OLB Mark Merrill18290%
DT Greg Meisner18290%
WR Vince Williams53690%
CB Ivory Sully52690%
ILB Dave Levenick59789%
T Will Wolford61888%
WR Lindsay Scott59888%
DT Mike Pitts59888%
DE Curtis Greer58888%
C Jameson Aguillard591086%
ILB Darren Comeaux27584%
CB Mark Haynes15383%
TE Mike Mularkey501083%
TE Mark Keel19483%
WR Clarence Weathers23582%
DT Mike Golic39981%
WR Mark Smith3175%