Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 Minnesota Vikings 23
Sunday 14 September 1986 at Tampa Stadium
MIN11:17-1Q Doleman 59 interception return (Nelson kick)
MIN10:07-1Q Nelson FG31
TB3:09-1Q Igwebuike FG37
MIN13:30-2Q Mularkey 10 pass from Kramer
TB0:31-2Q Giles 1 pass from DeBerg (Igwebuike kick)
MIN14:52-4Q Nelson FG35
MIN6:23-4Q Nelson FG27

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Wilder 18-48, Springs 12-35.
VIKINGS: Nelson 19-76, Anderson 8-26, Rice 5-19, Kramer 1-3, Wilson 1-0, Lewis 1-(-2).
PASSING
BUCS: DeBerg 28-18-181-2-1.
VIKINGS: Kramer 21-9-130-0-1, Rice 1-0-0-0-0.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Wilder 6-73, Carter 4-31, Giles 4-31, Springs 2-11, House 1-18, Magee 1-17.
VIKINGS: Rice 3-55, Jordan 2-18, Nelson 1-20, Jones 1-17, Mularkey 1-10, Anderson 1-10.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: none.
VIKINGS: Doleman 1-59, Harris 1-27.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Wonsley 3-61, Freeman 2-35.
OPPONENTS: Rhymes 1-28.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Futrell 2-13.
OPPONENTS: Bess 3-17.
SACKS
BUCS: Holmes 1-16, Browner 1-6.
OPPONENTS: Millard 1-10, Howard 1-8, Newton 1-7.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
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Five minutes into the game, it was 10-0 Minnesota thanks to another Steve DeBerg interception, and a James Wilder fumble that led to a fieldgoal.

The Bucs did battle back to get within a score, but two late Minnesota drives kept the Bucs off the field and put the result beyond doubt.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT74 Powell LDE78 Cannon
LG66 Yarno NT76 Logan
C60 Grimes RDE90 Holmes
RG62 Farrell LOLB57 Browner
RT73 Heller LILB58 Davis
WR89 House RILB52 Brantley
WR87 Carter ROLB51 Washington
TE88 Giles LCB23 Castille
TE86 Magee SS41 Swoope
RB32 Wilder FS44 Sully
QB17 DeBerg RCB22 Jones
SUBSTITUTIONS
1 Igwebuike, 5 Garcia, 20 Springs, 21 McKeever, 26 Easmon, 31 Curry, 34 Boatner, 36 Futrell, 46 Wonsley, 54 Randle, 56 Walker, 59 Murphy, 67 Morgan, 68 Mallory, 71 Nelson, 72 Taylor, 77 Maarleveld, 80 Williams, 81 Freeman, 82 Bell, 98 Keys
DID NOT PLAY
8 Young, 84 Harris
INACTIVE