Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26 Minnesota Vikings 13 Sunday 16 December 1990 at Tampa Stadium
SCORING TB 9:26-1Q Testaverde 48 run (Christie kick) TB 12:56-2Q Christie FG50 TB 10:10-2Q Christie FG43 TB 4:26-2Q Christie FG42 TB 0:40-2Q Carrier 25 pass from Testaverde (Christie kick) MIN 14:17-3Q Jones 75 pass from Wilson (Igwebuike kick) TB 7:28-3Q Christie FG30 MIN 1:12-3Q Walker 1 run (pass failed)
The Bucs completed a sweep of the Vikings in Richard Williamson's first game as head coach. Vinny became the first Buc QB to ever rush for 100 yards in a single game, 48 of them coming on one play, the longest run by a Tampa passer ever beating Parnell Dickinson's 46-yard scramble from the 1976 expansion season.   The Bucs controlled the clock for over 36 minutes in spite of only gaining 13 first downs. Three lost Minnesota fumbles and five interceptions helped of course too.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Testaverde 7-105, G Anderson 14-55, Cobb 8-18, Harvey 6-12, Perkins 1-9, Hill 1-0. VIKINGS: Walker 7-32, Wilson 2-14, Dozier 2-6, Fenney 2-5, Anderson 1-3, Smith 1-1, Rice 1-(-5). PASSING BUCS: Testaverde 20-12-148-2-1, Chandler 1-1-10-0-0. VIKINGS: Gannon 10-2-8-1-0, Wilson 39-24-374-4-1. RECEIVING BUCS: Hill 4-51, Carrier 3-68, G Anderson 3-18, Harvey 2-10, Cobb 1-11. VIKINGS: A.Carter 8-106, Jones 7-162, C.Carter 3-44, Jordan 3- 36, Fenney 2-24, Walker 2-9, Anderson 1-1. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Robinson 2-32, Everett 2-5, Rice 1-3. VIKINGS: Lee 1-25, Browner 1-0. KICK RETURNS BUCS: G.Anderson 1-37, Drewrey 1-16. VIKINGS: Walker 3-64, Rice 3-46. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Drewrey 3-36. VIKINGS: Lewis 4-24. SACKS BUCS: Murphy 1-0, Thomas 0.5-2.5, White 0.5-2.5. VIKINGS: Thomas 1-7, Merriweather 1-5.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 74 Gruber DE 79 Davis LG 73 McHale DT 66 Wyatt C 60 Grimes DE 78 Cannon RG 62 Beckles LOLB 51 Thomas RT 72 Taylor LILB 99 Marve TE 82 Hall RILB 58 Moss WR 84 Hill ROLB 52 McCants WR 88 Carrier LCB 29 Reynolds FB 33 Cobb RCB 45 Haddix RB 40 Anderson SS 30 Robinson QB 14 Testaverde FS 39 Hamilton PLAYED 2 Christie, 3 Royals, 17 Chandler, 20 Harris, 26 Harvey, 31 Rice, 32 Perkins, 42 Everett, 53 Coleman, 54 Randle, 56 Anno, 59 Murphy, 61 Mayberry, 69 Bruhin, 70 Swayne, 80 Pillow, 86 E Thomas, 87 Drewrey, 89 J Anderson, 91 White, 96 Newton DID NOT PLAY 81 Ford, 93 Roland INACTIVE 7 Carlson, 75 Bax
COMMENTARY CREW Tim Ryan and Irv Cross