Week 9, 1987

Played in New Orleans, LA, weather: 54 degrees, rain, 5 mph wind.
Minnesota won the toss and elected to receive.
Start of first quarter.
(1Q: 15:00) Rex Robinson kicked off 71 yards from the NOS35. Touchback.
1-10-MIN25 (1Q: 15:00) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by DE Jason Buck. Key block delivered by Steve August. August ran over Seth Joyner to set up the play.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box---
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box---
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-5-MIN30 (1Q: 14:35) Tony Nathan ran inside the left tackle for 14 yards. Tackled by DT Dave Puzzuoli. Key block delivered by Steve August.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box---
TE C.Kelley
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box---
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB T.NathanBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN44 (1Q: 14:10) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the left guard for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1, Buzz
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box---
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box---
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box---
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesIn Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
2-7-MIN47 (1Q: 13:26) Steve Grogan scrambled for 9 yards. Tackled by S Roland James.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghornePrimary, S Screen (S)---3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiProtect+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
FB S.EricksonOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeShort Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS44 (1Q: 12:53) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right tackle for 3 yards. Tackled by S Roland James, assisted by DE Doug Reed.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box---
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box---
FB S.Erickson
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-7-NOS41 (1Q: 12:24) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the left tackle for 4 yards. Tackled by S Roland James.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
3-3-NOS37 (1Q: 11:49) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 18 yards. Tackled by ILB Steve Busick. Hill gained 19 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer---
TE D.LittleSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, S Screen (S)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.BusickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB B.BrackenShort Zone---
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone---
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS19 (1Q: 11:08) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the left guard for 2 yards. Tackled by DT Dave Puzzuoli.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
---RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
2-8-NOS17 (1Q: 10:44) Steve Grogan pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR Hassan Jones.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesSecondary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer---
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
TE C.KelleyOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
---RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
RG S.Wallace
---SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
3-8-NOS17 (1Q: 10:38) Steve Grogan scrambled for 5 yards. Tackled by CB Broderick Bracken.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanSecondary, S Screen (S)---SLB S.BusickShort Zone+++
TE C.KelleyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB R.SmithShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.BrackenDeep Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone+++
4-3-NOS12 (1Q: 10:05) Paul McFadden attempted a 29 yard field goal and succeeded. Minnesota 3, New Orleans 0
(1Q: 09:57) Paul McFadden kicked off 47 yards from the MIN35. Roland James returned the ball 25 yards to the NOS43. Tackled by Lyle Pickens.
1-10-NOS43 (1Q: 09:23) John Elway pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 15 yards. Tackled by CB Eugene Daniel, assisted by OLB Lester Boyd. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer---
RB E.BynerOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB L.BoydDouble Z(FL)---
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN42 (1Q: 08:52) John Elway pass completed to FB Patrick Shepard for 11 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd. Shepard gained 7 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer---
RB E.BynerPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardSecondary, S Screen (S)+++WLB L.BoydDouble Z(FL)+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN31 (1Q: 08:21) John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for WR James Maness. CB Vann McElroy defended the pass.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessPrimary, 7 Corner (19-26)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, F Flat (0-4)---WLB L.BoydBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-MIN31 (1Q: 08:14) Butch Woolfork ran inside the left guard for 2 yards. Tackled by DT Gerald Williams, assisted by DT Todd Liebenstein.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Pro formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
TE T.Hunter
---3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Bavaro
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB B.WoolforkBall Carrier+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
3-8-MIN29 (1Q: 07:43) John Elway pass was intended for TE Chris Combs and was intercepted by S Eugene Robinson at the MIN22. Tackled by Chris Combs.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)---1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
TE M.BavaroOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB L.SellersShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB M.DouglassMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN22 (1Q: 07:31) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 3 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Ricky Smith. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiSecondary, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.AnnoBlitz Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, S Screen (S)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
---RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man---
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeShort Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-7-MIN25 (1Q: 07:09) Steve Grogan pass completed to RB Junior Tautalatasi for 6 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno, assisted by OLB Seth Joyner. Tautalatasi gained 5 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithBlitz Passer+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
3-1-MIN31 (1Q: 06:41) Tony Nathan ran inside the left tackle for 11 yards. Tackled by DT Dave Puzzuoli. Key block delivered by Chuck Thomas.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB S.Grogan
***LDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB T.NathanBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE K.Lester
+++MLB S.BusickIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB C.DanielsIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.BrackenOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesIn Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN42 (1Q: 06:14) Junior Tautalatasi ran outside the right tackle for 1 yard. Tackled by DE Doug Reed, assisted by OLB Darryl Talley.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
---3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
2-9-MIN43 (1Q: 05:53) Steve Grogan pass was dropped by WR Drew Hill.
OFFENSE005 PersonnelDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB S.Grogan
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
SLOT J.HollandOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)---RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB S.BusickShort Zone+++
SLOT A.MonkOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++LCB B.BrackenMan-to-Man+++
LT S.Moore
+++RCB D.TalleyShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++NB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
---DB T.GreenDeep Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
3-9-MIN43 (1Q: 05:44) Steve Grogan pass completed to RB Tony Nathan for 25 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Ernest Gibson. Nathan gained 11 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer---
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++SLB S.BusickBlitz Passer+++
FB S.EricksonPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB S.JoynerDeep Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB R.SmithShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.BrackenMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS32 (1Q: 04:58) Steve Grogan pass completed to TE David Little for 8 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesSecondary, 8 Post (19-26)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer---
TE D.LittlePrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithBlitz Passer+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-2-NOS24 (1Q: 04:24) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right guard for 3 yards. Tackled by DT Warren Lyles. Key block delivered by Steve Wallace.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box---
TE C.Kelley
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS21 (1Q: 03:49) Play-Action. Steve Grogan pass was dropped by WR Hassan Jones.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)---1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, S Screen (S)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithBlitz Passer+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-10-NOS21 (1Q: 03:43) Steve Grogan pass completed to RB Tony Nathan for 10 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno, assisted by CB Ernest Gibson.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
TE C.KelleyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer---
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++SLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
TE K.LesterSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS11 (1Q: 03:06) Junior Tautalatasi ran around right end for 9 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Key block delivered by Steve August.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
2-1-NOS02 (1Q: 02:27) Junior Tautalatasi ran a draw inside the right guard for 2 yards and a TOUCHDOWN! Key block delivered by Raleigh McKenzie. Minnesota 9, New Orleans 0
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE W.LylesIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB D.ReedIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++MLB C.DanielsIn Box---
LT S.Moore
+++WLB S.BusickIn Box---
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB D.TalleyOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.BrackenOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
(1Q: 02:27) Extra point by Paul McFadden was good. Minnesota 10, New Orleans 0
(1Q: 02:20) Paul McFadden kicked off 64 yards from the MIN35. Roland James returned the ball 19 yards to the NOS20. Tackled by Reggie Langhorne.
1-10-NOS20 (1Q: 01:59) Play-Action. John Elway pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for -1 yards. Tackled by CB Vann McElroy, assisted by DE Robert Thompson.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
---NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
2-11-NOS19 (1Q: 01:23) John Elway pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for -1 yards. Tackled by DE Robert Thompson.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, F Flat (0-4)---3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
3-12-NOS18 (1Q: 00:48) Play-Action. John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Earnest Byner. S Bo Metcalf defended the pass.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)---1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++SLB L.SellersSpy on QB+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++MLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB M.DouglassMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
4-12-NOS18 (1Q: 00:41) Mike Hubach punted 49 yards. Reggie Langhorne returned the kick 12 yards to the MIN45. Tackled by Steve Tasker.
1-10-MIN45 (1Q: 00:34) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right tackle for 6 yards. Tackled by S Roland James. Key block delivered by Steve Wallace.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box---
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box---
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeOut of Box---
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
Start of second quarter.
2-4-NOS49 (2Q: 15:00) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right guard for 6 yards. Tackled by DT Dave Puzzuoli. Key block delivered by Steve Moore.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1, Buzz
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box---
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box---
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box---
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesIn Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS43 (2Q: 14:35) Steve Grogan pass completed to TE Chris Kelley for 7 yards. Tackled by S Roland James, assisted by CB Carl Lee.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
TE C.KelleyPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer---
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanProtect+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
FB S.EricksonSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)---MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeBump and Run---
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
2-3-NOS36 (2Q: 13:53) Junior Tautalatasi ran a counterplay inside the right tackle for 0 yards. Tackled by CB Ricky Smith.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
3-3-NOS36 (2Q: 13:17) Steve Grogan pass fell incomplete, intended for TE David Little. OLB Seth Joyner defended the pass.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.BusickBlitz Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB B.BrackenShort Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone+++
4-3-NOS36 (2Q: 13:11) Steve Grogan pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR Art Monk. The ball goes over on downs.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
SLOT A.MonkPrimary, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanProtect+++MLB S.BusickShort Zone+++
FB S.EricksonOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB B.BrackenShort Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS36 (2Q: 13:07) John Elway pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 10 yards. Tackled by CB Eric Thomas. Byner gained 10 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterSecondary, 7 Corner (19-26)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.BavaroOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone---
FB P.ShepardOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man---
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS46 (2Q: 12:22) Butch Woolfork ran inside the right tackle for 4 yards. Tackled by DE Robert Thompson, assisted by S Eugene Robinson.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
TE T.Hunter
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB B.WoolforkBall Carrier+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
TE M.Bavaro
---MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS E.RobinsonSpy+++
2-6-NOS50 (2Q: 11:49) Earnest Byner ran outside the right tackle for -3 yards and was forced out of bounds. Tackled by CB Vann McElroy, assisted by DT Gerald Williams.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT S.Tasker
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
3-9-NOS47 (2Q: 11:06) John Elway pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 17 yards. Tackled by CB Eric Thomas. Jeffires gained 6 yards after the catch. The ball was fumbled and recovered by MIN Bo Metcalf on the MIN36.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)---RDE M.JerueRush Passer---
RB E.BynerSecondary, S Screen (S)+++MLB L.SellersBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB M.DouglassShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN36 (2Q: 10:55) Play-Action. Steve Grogan pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Hassan Jones. OLB Darryl Talley hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
TE C.KelleyOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)---MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyBlitz Passer+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
---RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
2-10-MIN36 (2Q: 10:48) Steve Grogan pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Hassan Jones. DE Byron Darby hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)---1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghornePrimary, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiProtect+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone---
FB S.EricksonOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
---NB C.LeeShort Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
3-10-MIN36 (2Q: 10:41) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Hassan Jones for 7 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Jones gained 6 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesSecondary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB S.BusickBlitz Passer---
TE C.KelleyOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB R.SmithShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man---
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.BrackenMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone---
4-3-MIN43 (2Q: 10:13) Dakota Gonzalez punted 44 yards. Roland James returned the kick 5 yards to the NOS18. Tackled by Steve Wallace.
1-10-NOS18 (2Q: 10:03) John Elway pass completed to TE Chris Combs for 13 yards. Tackled by CB Eric Thomas, assisted by S Jeff Donaldson.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer+++
SLOT S.TaskerOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone---
1-10-NOS31 (2Q: 09:22) Earnest Byner ran around the left tackle for -4 yards. Tackled by S Kerry Justin.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
---LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
---NB E.ThomasSpy+++
RG K.Peterson
---SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-14-NOS27 (2Q: 08:45) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for -4 yards. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
---1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier---MLB R.McKenzieSpy+++
SLOT S.Tasker
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
---LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
---NB E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
3-18-NOS23 (2Q: 08:19) John Elway pass completed to WR James Maness for 0 yards. Tackled by DT Todd Liebenstein, assisted by CB Vann McElroy. The ball was fumbled and recovered by MIN Lance Sellers on the NOS23.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE R.ThompsonRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, F Flat (0-4)---3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB L.SellersBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB M.DouglassShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS23 (2Q: 08:11) Steve Grogan sacked by DT Dave Puzzuoli for a loss of 4 yards. Sack allowed by Steve Moore.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
TE C.KelleyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)---SLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
TE K.LesterOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
---WLB D.TalleyShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
---LCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
---RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
2-14-NOS27 (2Q: 07:43) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Hassan Jones for 11 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer---
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
FB S.EricksonSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone---
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsDouble Z(FL)+++
3-3-NOS16 (2Q: 07:17) Steve Grogan pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR Drew Hill.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, S Screen (S)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanOutlet, S Screen (S)---MLB S.BusickBlitz Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB B.BrackenShort Zone---
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone+++
4-3-NOS16 (2Q: 07:10) Paul McFadden attempted a 33 yard field goal and succeeded. Minnesota 13, New Orleans 0
(2Q: 07:02) Paul McFadden kicked off 69 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
1-10-NOS25 (2Q: 07:02) Play-Action. John Elway pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 8 yards. Tackled by CB Eric Thomas. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Pro formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardProtect+++WLB L.BoydDouble Z(FL)+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man---
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
2-2-NOS33 (2Q: 06:40) Earnest Byner ran around the left tackle for 4 yards. Tackled by DT Todd Liebenstein. Key block delivered by Tootie Robbins.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
TE T.Hunter
---3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS37 (2Q: 06:19) John Elway pass completed to WR Chester Cooper for 9 yards. Tackled by S Jeff Donaldson.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++MLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
2-1-NOS46 (2Q: 05:55) John Elway pass was intended for WR Haywood Jeffires and was intercepted by CB Vann McElroy at the MIN39. The interception was returned 61 yards for a TOUCHDOWN! Minnesota 19, New Orleans 0
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect---1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)---RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)---MLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)---WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
---LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
---SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
(2Q: 05:55) Extra point by Paul McFadden was good. Minnesota 20, New Orleans 0
(2Q: 05:44) Paul McFadden kicked off 64 yards from the MIN35. Roland James returned the ball 26 yards to the NOS27. Tackled by Reggie Langhorne.
1-10-NOS27 (2Q: 05:14) Earnest Byner ran around right end for 4 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box---
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
---1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-6-NOS31 (2Q: 04:52) John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for TE Tony Hunter. DE Robert Thompson hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)---SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
3-6-NOS31 (2Q: 04:42) John Elway pass completed to TE Chris Combs for 16 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by S Eugene Robinson, assisted by CB Vann McElroy.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 7 Corner (19-26)+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer---
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB L.SellersBlitz Passer---
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man---
C P.Tabor
+++NB M.DouglassShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS47 (2Q: 04:23) John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Chester Cooper. DT Gerald Williams drove right through Cameron Augustyniak to hurry the quarterback.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 7 Corner (19-26)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-NOS47 (2Q: 04:15) John Elway pass completed to FB Patrick Shepard for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd, assisted by CB Eric Thomas.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, F Flat (0-4)---SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieSpy on QB+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone---
3-7-NOS50 (2Q: 03:56) John Elway pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 2 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd, assisted by CB Vann McElroy.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
TE C.CombsOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB L.SellersBlitz Passer+++
SLOT S.TaskerOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB M.DouglassShort Zone---
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
4-5-MIN48 (2Q: 03:25) Mike Hubach punted 48 yards. Touchback.
1-10-MIN20 (2Q: 03:19) Steve Grogan scrambled for 7 yards. Tackled by CB Ricky Smith.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiPrimary, F Flat (0-4)---MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT A.MonkOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeShort Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-3-MIN27 (2Q: 02:37) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right guard for 5 yards. Tackled by S Roland James, assisted by DT Donald Chumley. Key block delivered by Chuck Thomas.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box---
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN32 (2Q: 02:02) Junior Tautalatasi ran a draw inside the right guard for 3 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills, assisted by ILB Sam Anno.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
Official time out for the two-minute warning.
2-7-MIN35 (2Q: 01:56) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Art Monk for 10 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Carl Lee. Monk gained 2 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiProtect+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT A.MonkPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone---
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man---
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeDeep Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN45 (2Q: 01:45) Steve Grogan pass completed to FB Santiago Erickson for 8 yards. Tackled by S Roland James.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer---
TE D.LittleProtect+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone---
FB S.EricksonSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithBlitz Passer+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone---
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-2-NOS47 (2Q: 01:28) Steve Grogan pass was blocked at the line, intended for WR Drew Hill. DE Doug Reed blocked the pass.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
FB S.EricksonProtect+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithBlitz Passer+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man---
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
3-2-NOS47 (2Q: 01:24) PENALTY: FB Santiago Erickson of Minnesota was called for a False Start.
3-7-MIN48 (2Q: 01:24) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Hassan Jones for 6 yards. Tackled by DT Lester Hancock.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, S Screen (S)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer---
RB T.NathanProtect+++MLB S.BusickShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithBlitz Passer+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
---NB B.BrackenMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
4-1-NOS46 (2Q: 00:58) Dakota Gonzalez punted 39 yards. The ball was downed at the NOS07.
1-10-NOS07 (2Q: 00:49) John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for WR James Maness. CB Eric Thomas defended the pass. PENALTY: DE Mark Jerue of Minnesota was called for an Intentional Face Mask.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB R.McKenzieSpy on QB+++
SLOT C.CooperPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS22 (2Q: 00:40) Butch Woolfork ran a trap outside the left tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by CB Vann McElroy, assisted by DE Robert Thompson.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
TE T.Hunter
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box---
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Bavaro
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB B.WoolforkBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-8-NOS24 (2Q: 00:03) John Elway pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 11 yards. Tackled by CB Eugene Daniel. Jeffires gained 2 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++WLB L.BoydDouble Z(FL)+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone---
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
Start of third quarter.
(3Q: 15:00) Paul McFadden kicked off 72 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
1-10-NOS25 (3Q: 15:00) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for 0 yards. Tackled by DT Todd Liebenstein, assisted by OLB Lester Boyd.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
---LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-10-NOS25 (3Q: 14:30) John Elway sacked by DE Robert Thompson for a loss of 6 yards. Sack allowed by Tootie Robbins.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)---SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
TE T.HunterProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS E.RobinsonDouble Z(FL)+++
3-16-NOS19 (3Q: 13:46) John Elway pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 21 yards. Tackled by S Bo Metcalf. Byner gained 20 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer---
RB E.BynerPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB L.SellersBlitz Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB M.DouglassMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS40 (3Q: 13:10) John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Haywood Jeffires. DE Mark Jerue hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-NOS40 (3Q: 13:03) John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for WR James Maness. DE Robert Thompson hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, 9 Fade (27-39)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDouble Z(FL)+++
3-10-NOS40 (3Q: 12:54) John Elway pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 14 yards. Tackled by CB Eric Thomas.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB L.SellersShort Zone---
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB M.DouglassBlitz Passer+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN46 (3Q: 12:09) Earnest Byner ran around the left tackle for -4 yards. Tackled by OLB Ken Woodard, assisted by DE Mark Jerue.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
TE T.Hunter
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier---SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
---MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
---WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
---RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
2-14-NOS50 (3Q: 11:31) John Elway pass completed to RB Butch Woolfork for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd. Woolfork gained 3 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer---
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer---
RB B.WoolforkPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB L.BoydSpy on QB+++
TE M.BavaroOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man---
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man---
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
3-11-MIN47 (3Q: 10:44) John Elway scrambled for 13 yards. Tackled by S Eugene Robinson and assisted by CB Eric Thomas.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)---RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)---MLB L.SellersBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
---LCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
---NB M.DouglassShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN34 (3Q: 10:01) John Elway pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 14 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Vann McElroy. Byner gained 3 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone---
1-10-MIN20 (3Q: 09:34) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd, assisted by CB Vann McElroy.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
---1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonSpy+++
2-7-MIN17 (3Q: 09:11) John Elway pass completed to TE Tony Hunter for 17 yards and a TOUCHDOWN! Hunter gained 2 yards after the catch. Minnesota 20, New Orleans 6
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardBlitz Passer---
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasBump and Run+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonBump and Run+++
(3Q: 09:11) Extra point by Rex Robinson was good. Minnesota 20, New Orleans 7
(3Q: 09:02) Rex Robinson kicked off 73 yards from the NOS35. Touchback.
1-10-MIN25 (3Q: 09:02) Steve Grogan pass completed to TE David Little for 37 yards. Tackled by S Chris Williams. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Little gained 30 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man---
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeDeep Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone---
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS38 (3Q: 08:18) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Art Monk for 5 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, S Screen (S)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiProtect+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone---
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeDeep Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
2-5-NOS33 (3Q: 07:33) Junior Tautalatasi ran outside the right tackle for -2 yards. Tackled by DE Doug Reed. New Orleans's Roland James was hurt on the play.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) A.Monk
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier---SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
---MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
---WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
---LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS R.JamesOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
3-7-NOS35 (3Q: 07:10) Play-Action. Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Hassan Jones for 7 yards. Tackled by DT Dave Puzzuoli.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB S.BusickShort Zone---
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man---
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB B.BrackenShort Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone---
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS28 (3Q: 06:35) Play-Action. Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Hassan Jones for 7 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno. Jones gained 1 yard after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.TautalatasiOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonShort Zone---
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeDeep Zone---
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-3-NOS21 (3Q: 05:59) Tony Nathan ran inside the left tackle for 3 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills, assisted by S Chris Williams. Key block delivered by Raleigh McKenzie.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB T.NathanBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box---
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS18 (3Q: 05:22) Junior Tautalatasi ran a counterplay inside the left tackle for -2 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
---NB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-12-NOS20 (3Q: 04:40) Junior Tautalatasi ran around the left tackle for -2 yards and was forced out of bounds. Tackled by DT Warren Lyles, assisted by S Ken Stills.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.TalleyIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier---MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
---LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
---RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
3-14-NOS22 (3Q: 03:58) Steve Grogan pass completed to RB Tony Nathan for 16 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills. Nathan gained 3 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.TalleyRush Passer+++
X(SE) H.JonesOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++SLB S.BusickShort Zone+++
FB S.EricksonProtect+++MLB S.JoynerDeep Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB R.SmithBlitz Passer+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.BrackenMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone+++
1-6-NOS06 (3Q: 03:29) James Brooks ran inside the left tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by DT Warren Lyles, assisted by DT Dave Puzzuoli. Key block delivered by Chuck Thomas.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box---
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
2-1-NOS01 (3Q: 03:04) Steve Grogan pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Tony Nathan. DT Dave Puzzuoli hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Goal Line Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
TE C.KelleyOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
TE K.LesterProtect+++3tcDT B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE S.JoynerRush Passer+++
FB S.EricksonPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++SLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++MLB D.TalleyShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++WLB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C C.Thomas
+++LCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
RG S.Wallace
+++RCB C.WilliamsBump and Run+++
RT S.August
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
3-1-NOS01 (3Q: 02:58) PENALTY: T Steve Moore of Minnesota was called for a False Start.
3-6-NOS06 (3Q: 02:52) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 6 yards and a TOUCHDOWN! Minnesota 26, New Orleans 7
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
TE C.KelleyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB S.BusickBlitz Passer+++
TE K.LesterOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++MLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB R.SmithShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB B.BrackenMan-to-Man+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.LeeDeep Zone---
(3Q: 02:52) Extra point by Paul McFadden was good. Minnesota 27, New Orleans 7
(3Q: 02:46) Paul McFadden kicked off 72 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
1-10-NOS25 (3Q: 02:46) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for 4 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd, assisted by DT Todd Liebenstein.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
---1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-6-NOS29 (3Q: 02:11) Butch Woolfork ran inside the left guard for 1 yard. Tackled by S Eugene Robinson.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Pro formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
TE T.Hunter
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE M.Bavaro
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB B.WoolforkBall Carrier---SLB L.BoydIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
3-5-NOS30 (3Q: 01:26) John Elway pass completed to TE Chris Combs for 16 yards. Tackled by CB Maurice Douglass. Combs gained 1 yard after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
TE C.CombsPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++SLB L.SellersShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB M.DouglassMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDouble Z(FL)+++
1-10-NOS46 (3Q: 00:59) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for -1 yards. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB E.RobinsonOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-11-NOS45 (3Q: 00:21) Earnest Byner ran around left end for 5 yards. Tackled by DE Robert Thompson, assisted by OLB Lester Boyd.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieSpy---
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
Start of fourth quarter.
3-6-NOS50 (4Q: 15:00) John Elway pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 9 yards. Tackled by DT Todd Liebenstein. Byner gained 9 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB L.SellersSpy on QB+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++MLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN41 (4Q: 14:28) John Elway pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 5 yards. Tackled by CB Vann McElroy. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)---RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB L.BoydDouble Z(FL)+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
2-5-MIN36 (4Q: 13:45) John Elway scrambled for 10 yards. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie and assisted by CB Eugene Daniel.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, S Screen (S)---3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)---1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)---RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB L.BoydDouble Z(FL)+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
---SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN26 (4Q: 12:58) Earnest Byner ran outside the right tackle for 8 yards. Tackled by CB Eugene Daniel, assisted by DE Mark Jerue. Key block delivered by Tootie Robbins.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++3tcDT G.WilliamsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE R.ThompsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB R.McKenzieIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB L.BoydIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielOut of Box+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonOut of Box+++
2-2-MIN18 (4Q: 12:16) John Elway scrambled for 1 yard. Tackled by CB Eric Thomas.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)---3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB L.BoydBlitz Passer+++
FB P.ShepardProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasBump and Run+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonBump and Run+++
3-1-MIN17 (4Q: 11:48) John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Haywood Jeffires. CB Eugene Daniel defended the pass. PENALTY: DE Robert Thompson of Minnesota was called for an Intentional Face Mask.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++3tcDT D.HinesRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer---
RB E.BynerSecondary, S Screen (S)+++SLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB E.DanielBump and Run+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS J.DonaldsonBump and Run+++
1-9-MIN09 (4Q: 11:38) John Elway pass was intended for RB Butch Woolfork and was intercepted by ILB Reggie McKenzie at the MIN02. The interception was returned 1 yard. Tackled by Chris Combs.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.BavaroProtect+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB B.WoolforkPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)---SLB L.BoydBlitz Passer+++
FB P.ShepardSecondary, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---LCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasBump and Run+++
RG K.Peterson
---SS K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS E.RobinsonBump and Run+++
1-10-MIN03 (4Q: 11:27) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Drew Hill for 3 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by S Chris Williams.
OFFENSE005 PersonnelDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB S.Grogan
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) D.HillPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
SLOT J.HollandOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JonesSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer---
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB S.BusickShort Zone+++
SLOT A.MonkOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++LCB B.BrackenMan-to-Man+++
LT S.Moore
+++RCB D.TalleyShort Zone+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++NB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++DB T.GreenDeep Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
2-7-MIN06 (4Q: 11:02) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right guard for 1 yard. Tackled by S Chris Williams.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
RT S.August
---FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
3-6-MIN07 (4Q: 10:29) Steve Grogan sacked by DE Doug Reed for a loss of 6 yards. Sack allowed by Steve Moore.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, S Screen (S)---1tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB T.NathanSecondary, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.BusickBlitz Passer+++
SLOT R.LanghorneOutlet, S Screen (S)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
---LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB B.BrackenShort Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
---FS C.LeeDeep Zone+++
4-12-MIN01 (4Q: 09:54) Dakota Gonzalez punted 39 yards. Chester Cooper called for a fair catch at the MIN40.
1-10-MIN40 (4Q: 09:47) John Elway pass was dropped by RB Earnest Byner.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)---MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT S.TaskerSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyBlitz Passer+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-MIN40 (4Q: 09:40) Play-Action. John Elway pass completed to TE Chris Combs for 0 yards. Tackled by ILB Reggie McKenzie. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB L.BoydSpy on QB+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
3-10-MIN40 (4Q: 09:16) John Elway pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 3 yards. Tackled by CB Eric Thomas, assisted by CB Vann McElroy. Byner gained 3 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)---3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB L.SellersBlitz Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB M.MoonShort Zone---
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone---
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
4-7-MIN37 (4Q: 08:54) Play-Action. John Elway pass was dropped by WR Haywood Jeffires. The ball goes over on downs.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)---RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB L.SellersBlitz Passer+++
SLOT S.TaskerSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.RobinsonShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN37 (4Q: 08:50) Steve Grogan pass completed to WR Reggie Langhorne for 6 yards. Tackled by DE Jason Buck, assisted by CB Ricky Smith. New Orleans's Carl Lee was hurt on the play.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-3 Cloud
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) A.MonkOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE D.LittleOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) D.HillOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB J.BrooksSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT R.LanghornePrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man---
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonShort Zone+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB C.LeeDeep Zone+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone---
2-4-MIN43 (4Q: 08:05) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right guard for 4 yards. Tackled by S Chris Williams, assisted by OLB Seth Joyner. Key block delivered by Chuck Thomas.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1, Buzz
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box---
TE S.Erickson
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS C.WilliamsIn Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
1-10-MIN47 (4Q: 07:24) Tony Nathan ran inside the left tackle for 1 yard. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
TE C.Kelley
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB T.NathanBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE K.Lester
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB D.TalleyIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
2-9-MIN48 (4Q: 06:41) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by DT Donald Chumley.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE D.Little
---3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB K.StillsOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS D.TalleyOut of Box+++
3-4-NOS47 (4Q: 05:55) Tony Nathan ran around right end for 3 yards. Tackled by CB Ernest Gibson.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB T.NathanBall Carrier---MLB S.BusickIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB B.BrackenOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
4-1-NOS44 (4Q: 05:10) Dakota Gonzalez punted 44 yards. Touchback.
1-10-NOS20 (4Q: 05:05) John Elway pass completed to WR Chester Cooper for 12 yards. Tackled by ILB Lance Sellers. Cooper gained 8 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieBlitz Passer---
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, S Screen (S)+++WLB L.SellersShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone---
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone---
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone---
1-10-NOS32 (4Q: 04:46) Play-Action. John Elway pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 9 yards. Tackled by S Kerry Justin.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++MLB R.McKenzieSpy on QB+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
2-1-NOS41 (4Q: 04:27) John Elway pass was blocked at the line, intended for RB Earnest Byner. DT Gerald Williams blocked the pass. PENALTY: C Paul Tabor of New Orleans was called for Offensive Holding.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer---
TE T.HunterPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
---RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
2-11-NOS31 (4Q: 04:21) John Elway pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 12 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd. Byner gained 15 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, S Screen (S)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone---
FB P.ShepardOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDouble Z(FL)+++
1-10-NOS43 (4Q: 03:57) John Elway pass completed to FB Patrick Shepard for 6 yards. Tackled by OLB Lester Boyd. Shepard gained 6 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE M.BavaroProtect+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB B.WoolforkPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardSecondary, S Screen (S)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man---
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.RobinsonMan-to-Man+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
2-4-NOS49 (4Q: 03:38) John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Chester Cooper. CB Vann McElroy knocked the ball out of his grasp. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)---RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB R.McKenzieDouble Z(FL)+++
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
3-4-NOS49 (4Q: 03:28) Play-Action. John Elway pass completed to WR Chester Cooper for 19 yards. Tackled by S Bo Metcalf. Cooper gained 12 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB L.SellersBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB M.MoonShort Zone---
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB E.ThomasMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man---
C P.Tabor
+++NB M.DouglassShort Zone---
RG K.Peterson
+++SS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-MIN32 (4Q: 03:07) John Elway pass was blocked at the line, intended for RB Earnest Byner. DE Mark Jerue blocked the pass. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, S Screen (S)+++MLB R.McKenzieDouble Z(FL)+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-MIN32 (4Q: 03:01) Play-Action. John Elway pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 12 yards. Tackled by CB Eric Thomas, assisted by S Jeff Donaldson. Jeffires gained 5 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT S.TaskerSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDouble SLOT---
1-10-MIN20 (4Q: 02:40) John Elway pass completed to TE Chris Combs for 9 yards. Tackled by S Bo Metcalf. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, S Screen (S)+++WLB L.BoydDouble Z(FL)+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB E.RobinsonMan-to-Man+++
C P.Tabor
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS B.MetcalfDeep Zone+++
2-1-MIN11 (4Q: 02:23) Play-Action. John Elway pass was blocked at the line, intended for WR Haywood Jeffires. DE Mark Jerue blocked the pass.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++SLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB E.ThomasBump and Run+++
RG K.Peterson
---SS K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS E.RobinsonBump and Run+++
3-1-MIN11 (4Q: 02:18) John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Earnest Byner. DT Jim Scott hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Regular Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++3tcDT D.HinesRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++SLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
TE T.HunterProtect+++MLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.BoydShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---LCB E.DanielBump and Run+++
C P.Tabor
+++RCB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
RG K.Peterson
---SS K.JustinBump and Run---
RT T.Robbins
---FS J.DonaldsonBump and Run+++
4-1-MIN11 (4Q: 02:11) John Elway pass was thrown incomplete, intended for RB Earnest Byner. The ball goes over on downs.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Goal Line Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB J.Elway
***LDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)---3tcDT G.WilliamsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++1tcDT R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, S Screen (S)+++RDE L.BoydRush Passer+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++SLB R.McKenzieShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++MLB K.WoodardShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++WLB V.McElroyBump and Run+++
C P.Tabor
---LCB E.ThomasBump and Run+++
RG K.Peterson
+++RCB K.JustinBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++SS E.RobinsonBump and Run+++
1-10-MIN11 (4Q: 02:06) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the right tackle for 6 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Key block delivered by Steve August.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box---
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box---
C C.Thomas
+++NB K.StillsOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS D.TalleyOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
Official time out for the two-minute warning.
2-4-MIN17 (4Q: 01:59) James Brooks ran inside the right guard for 2 yards. Tackled by DT Lester Hancock, assisted by ILB Sam Anno.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-2
QB S.Grogan
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
SLOT R.Langhorne
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.BrooksBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++NB K.StillsOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS D.TalleyOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
New Orleans called a time out.
3-2-MIN19 (4Q: 01:49) Junior Tautalatasi ran inside the left tackle for 0 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Man to Man
QB S.Grogan
***LDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
X(SE) H.Jones
+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
TE D.Little
+++3tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
Z(FL) D.Hill
+++RDE D.TalleyIn Box+++
RB J.TautalatasiBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
FB S.Erickson
+++MLB S.BusickIn Box+++
LT S.Moore
+++WLB C.DanielsIn Box+++
LG R.McKenzie
+++LCB B.BrackenOut of Box+++
C C.Thomas
+++RCB C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
RG S.Wallace
+++SS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
RT S.August
+++FS K.StillsOut of Box+++
New Orleans called a time out.
4-2-MIN19 (4Q: 01:40) Dakota Gonzalez punted 44 yards. The ball was downed at the NOS37.
1-10-NOS37 (4Q: 01:29) John Elway pass completed to RB Butch Woolfork for 4 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Eugene Daniel, assisted by CB Maurice Douglass. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Woolfork gained 2 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT D.HinesRush Passer---
TE C.CombsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer---
TE M.BavaroProtect+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB B.WoolforkPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)---MLB L.SellersDouble TE+++
FB P.ShepardSecondary, S Screen (S)+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man---
LG C.Augustyniak
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
C P.Tabor
+++DB M.DouglassShort Zone---
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone---
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone---
2-6-NOS41 (4Q: 01:22) John Elway pass was dropped by RB Earnest Byner. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. PENALTY: CB Eugene Daniel of Minnesota was called for Defensive Holding.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT D.HinesRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++RDE M.JerueRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)---MLB L.SellersShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)---LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man---
LT D.Miraldi
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
C P.Tabor
+++DB M.DouglassDouble Z(FL)+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS E.RobinsonDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS46 (4Q: 01:12) Play-Action. John Elway pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Chester Cooper. DE Jim Herrmann hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT D.HinesRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, S Screen (S)---MLB L.SellersDouble Z(FL)+++
SLOT C.CooperPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
C P.Tabor
+++DB M.DouglassShort Zone+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-NOS46 (4Q: 01:07) John Elway pass was intended for RB Earnest Byner and was intercepted by CB Vann McElroy at the NOS42. The interception was returned 18 yards. Tackled by Tony Hunter. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. Minnesota's Jeff Donaldson was hurt on the play.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Over, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB J.Elway
***LDE J.HerrmannRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++3tcDT T.LiebensteinRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++1tcDT J.ScottRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE R.ThompsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, S Screen (S)---MLB L.SellersShort Zone+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)---LCB E.DanielMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++RCB V.McElroyMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++NB E.ThomasShort Zone+++
C P.Tabor
+++DB M.DouglassDouble Z(FL)+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS K.JustinDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS J.DonaldsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS24 (4Q: 00:58) Steve Grogan dropped to one knee for -2 yards.
New Orleans called a time out.
2-12-NOS26 (4Q: 00:46) Steve Grogan dropped to one knee for -2 yards.
Final Score: Minnesota Vikings 27, New Orleans Saints 7

Informal Player Participation Grades

MinnesotaPlus (+++)Minus (---)Grade
RB James Brooks40100%
TE Keith Lester60100%
WR Jamie Holland20100%
WR Drew Hill62198%
G Steve Wallace63198%
S Eugene Robinson42198%
T Steve August62297%
WR Reggie Langhorne30197%
DT Gerald Williams59297%
TE David Little55296%
ILB Reggie McKenzie53296%
WR Hassan Jones47296%
CB Eric Thomas67396%
OLB Ken Woodard21195%
CB Eugene Daniel38295%
OLB Lester Boyd54395%
DE Jim Herrmann18195%
FB Santiago Erickson17194%
T Steve Moore60494%
G Raleigh McKenzie60494%
S Kerry Justin56493%
CB Vann McElroy69593%
S Bo Metcalf13193%
RB Junior Tautalatasi34392%
DE Robert Thompson55592%
TE Chris Kelley20291%
WR Art Monk9190%
ILB Lance Sellers17289%
DT Todd Liebenstein61888%
C Chuck Thomas56888%
S Jeff Donaldson32586%
OLB Micah Moon10283%
DE Mark Jerue571283%
RB Tony Nathan17481%
DT Darien Hines4180%
CB Maurice Douglass12380%
DT Jim Scott10377%
New OrleansPlus (+++)Minus (---)Grade
OLB Darryl Talley300100%
WR Steve Tasker70100%
OLB Tim Green20100%
S Chris Williams35197%
FB Patrick Shepard25196%
S Ken Stills46296%
DT Warren Lyles44296%
DT Donald Chumley22196%
DE Jason Buck22196%
DE Doug Reed54493%
OLB Seth Joyner58592%
G Kurt Peterson68692%
T Dean Miraldi68692%
CB Ernest Gibson55592%
WR Chester Cooper32391%
S Roland James31391%
WR James Maness51591%
DE Byron Darby40491%
C Paul Tabor67791%
CB Carl Lee47590%
TE Mark Bavaro9190%
WR Haywood Jeffires59789%
G Cameron Augustyniak66889%
TE Chris Combs64889%
CB Broderick Bracken16289%
T Tootie Robbins65988%
ILB Sam Anno40687%
DT Dave Puzzuoli25486%
CB Ricky Smith34685%
DT Lester Hancock26584%
ILB Steve Busick15383%
TE Tony Hunter20483%
RB Earnest Byner551183%
OLB Calvin Daniels2167%
RB Butch Woolfork5363%