Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 Minnesota Vikings 17
Sunday 1 October 1989 at the Metrodome
MIN12:44-2Q Carter 12 pass from Kramer (Karlis kick)
MIN5:38-2Q Karlis FG20
TB0:00-2Q Igwebuike FG44
MIN3:12-2Q Lewis 28 pass from Kramer (Karlis kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Tate 13-64, Howard 8-13, Smith 2-9, Testaverde 1-6, Wilder 1-2.
VIKINGS: Nelson 11-67, Fenney 14-38, Dozier 6-33, Anderson 7-19, Kramer 2-3, Rice 1-2.
PASSING
BUCS: Testaverde 23-6-82-0-0.
VIKINGS: Kramer 32-18-190-2-2, Wilson 3-3-40-0-0.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Hill 3-48, Smith 1-19, Harris 1-9, Carrier 1-6.
VIKINGS: Carter 6-87, Anderson 4-48, Jones 3-38, Lewis 3-32, Nelson 2-12, Fenney 2-6, Jordan 1-7.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Hamilton 2-30.
VIKINGS: none.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Elder 4-89.
VIKINGS: Nelson 1-30.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: none.
VIKINGS: Lewis 6-101.
SACKS
BUCS: Jarvis 1-18, Murphy 1-9.
VIKINGS: Doleman 1-9, Millard 1-9.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Click here for the gamebook and the play-by-play
Click here for Michelle Kaufman's game report
Click here for Ray Perkins' comments on the gameplan
Vinny's worst game of the season came in the Metrodome as the Bucs were held to just seven first downs and 158 yards in total offense.

Harry Hamilton had a couple of interceptions to help keep the score respectable.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT74 Gruber LDE79 Davis
LG73 McHale NT95 Jarvis
C60 Grimes RDE94 Goff
RG69 Bruhin LOLB59 Murphy
RT72 Taylor LILB99 Marve
WR84 Hill RILB54 Randle
WR88 Carrier ROLB58 Moss
TE82 Hall LCB29 Reynolds
FB43 Howard SS30 Robinson
RB34 Tate FS39 Hamilton
QB14 Testaverde RCB22 Jones
SUBSTITUTIONS
1 Igwebuike, 5 Mohr, 20 Harris, 32 Wilder, 36 Futrell, 38 Lawson, 40 Elder, 47 Smith, 51 Thomas, 53 Coleman, 55 Rolling, 56 Anno, 70 Swayne, 77 Weston, 78 Cannon, 85 Walker, 86 Harris, 87 Drewrey, 97 Lee
DID NOT PLAY
12 Ferguson, 65 Graham, 75 Bax, 89 Gay
INACTIVE
62 Simmonds, 83 Peebles