Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 Minnesota Vikings 25
Sunday 8 November 1981 at Metropolitan Stadium
MIN4:47-1Q Danmeier FG33
MIN13:33-2Q Danmeier FG38
MIN1:09-2Q Brown 2 run (Danmeier kick)
MIN0:00-2Q Danmeier FG41
MIN11:35-3Q Young 1 pass from Kramer (Danmeier kick)
TB3:17-3Q Capece FG27
MIN13:08-4Q Safety - White sacked Williams in the endzone
TB9:28-4Q Giles 1 pass from Williams (Capece kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Williams 3-20, Eckwood 6-16, Owens 4-4, Wilder 2-3.
VIKINGS: Brown 31-129, Galbreath 11-64, Young 3-11, White 1-1.
PASSING
BUCS: Williams 27-13-154-0-1.
VIKINGS: Kramer 41-24-228-2-1.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Jones 5-59, House 3-70, Eckwood 3-17, Obradovich 1-7, Giles 1-1.
VIKINGS: Senser 8-101, Brown 8-48, Young 3-22, LeCount 2-25, White 1-18, Rashad 1-9, Galbreath 1-5.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Colzie 1-2, Lewis 1-2.
VIKINGS: none.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Owens 3-63, Holt 2-53.
OPPONENTS: Nord 2-32, Payton 2-24.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Holt 1-3, T.Bell 1-0.
OPPONENTS: Payton 3-26.
SACKS
BUCS: Logan 1-7.
OPPONENTS: White 0.5-2, Mullaney 0.5-2.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
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The Vikings held the Bucs to under 200 yards total offense and held a 23-0 lead midway through the third quarter before cruising to victory.

Ted Brown's rushing allowed Minnesota to control the clock and their 88-42 play advantage summed up their dominance in this game.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT74 Sanders LDE77 Kollar
LG72 Snell NT76 Logan
C50 Wilson RDE63 Selmon
RG61 Roberts LOLB59 Hawkins
RT73 Hannah LILB56 Johnson
WR89 House RILB54 Wood
WR84 Jones ROLB53 Green
TE88 Giles LCB41 Thomas
FB32 Wilder SS20 Colzie
RB43 Eckwood FS34 Brown
QB12 Williams RCB40 Washington
SUBSTITUTIONS
3 Capece, 9 Swider, 21 Holt, 26 Owens, 27 T Davis, 44 Cesare, 45 Mitchell, 51 Nafziger, 52 Brantley, 57 Lewis, 62 Leonard, 65 Stalls, 68 Yarno, 70 Hutchinson, 75 Reavis, 79 Campbell, 83 Bell, 86 Obradovich, 87 Carter, 90 White
DID NOT PLAY
10 Ford, 14 Fusina, 42 R Bell
INACTIVE