Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14  Minnesota Vikings 21 Sunday 3 October 1999 at the Metrodome
SCORING MIN 10:47-1Q Moss 61 pass from Cunningham (Anderson kick) MIN 6:50-1Q Moss 27 pass from Cunningham (Anderson kick) MIN 0:22-1Q Glover 12 pass from Cunningham (Anderson kick) TB 9:22-2Q Moore 26 pass from Dilfer (Gramatica kick TB 7:34-4Q Anthony 26 pass from Dilfer (Gramatica kick)
The Bucs watched the Vikings score three first quarter TDs as Randall Cunningham and Randy Moss torched the Tampa secondary, and then fought back to be on the verge of taking the game to overtime.   Trent Dilfer led a drive that started with 1:24 to play and reached the Viking 17-yard line with time for one more play. His pass to Darnell McDonald was broken up in the endzone by Robert Griffith as time expired.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Dunn 16-49, Alstott 6-32, Dilfer 2-3. VIKINGS: Smith 19-59, Palmer 1-5, Cunningham 1-3, Williams 2-1. PASSING BUCS: Dilfer 39-25-301-1-2. VIKINGS: Cunningham 34-26-296-1-3, George 1-0-0-0-0. RECEIVING BUCS: Anthony 7-94, Moore 4-58, Dunn 4-52, Green 4-49, Williams 3-26, Alstott 3-22. VIKINGS: Carter 6-41, Smith 6-21, Moss 4-120, Glover 2-37, Reed 2-37, Palmer 2-16, Kleinsasser 2-9, Williams 1-12, Tate 1-3. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Abraham 1-0. VIKINGS: Miller 1-0. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Murphy 2-58, Green 2-37. VIKINGS: Williams 1-17. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Williams 2-19, Green 2-17. VIKINGS: Palmer 2-9, Tate 0-0. SACKS BUCS: none. VIKINGS: Randle 2-9, Williams 1-6, Team 1-0.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 74 Gruber DE 72 Ahanotu LG 64 Diaz DT 77 Culpepper C 61 Mayberry DT 97 Jackson RG 73 Middleton DE 78 Jones RT 71 Wunsch LLB 53 Quarles TE 83 Moore MLB 56 Nickerson WR 85 Anthony RLB 55 Brooks WR 86 Williams LCB 21 Abraham FB 40 Alstott RCB 20 Barber RB 28 Dunn SS 47 Lynch QB 12 Dilfer FS 24 Robinson PLAYED 3 Royals, 7 Gramatica, 25 Kelly, 27 Abdullah, 30 Smith, 33 Vance, 34 Jackson, 50 Gooch, 51 Singleton, 54 Palmer, 59 Duncan, 69 Pierson, 80 Davis, 81 Green, 82 Hape, 84 McDonald, 88 Murphy, 91 Upshaw, 95 McLaughlin, 98 Cannida DID NOT PLAY 15 Zeier, 65 Dogins, 75 Washington INACTIVES 10 King, 31 Young, 58 Davis, 70 Odom, 87 Emanuel, 92 McFarland, 94 White, 99 Sapp
COMMENTARY CREW Dick Stockton and Matt Millen