Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23  Minnesota Vikings 30 Monday 9 October 2000 at the Metrodome
SCORING MIN 14:36-1Q Culpepper 27 run (Anderson kick) TB 4:11-1Q King 11 run (Gramatica kick) MIN 12:14-2Q Anderson FG37 MIN 11:11-2Q Davis 26 pass from Culpepper (Anderson kick) TB 1:07-2Q Gramatica FG23 MIN 11:12-3Q Anderson FG42 TB 8:11-3Q Gramatica FG33 TB 0:15-3Q Gramatica FG35 TB 12:01-4Q Abraham 57 blocked fieldgoal return (Gramatica kick) MIN 8:42-4Q Moss 42 pass from Culpepper (Anderson kick) MIN 1:02-4Q Anderson FG19
A classic Monday night encounter in which the Bucs went for trickery on fourth down from midfield trailing 26-23 with Mike Alstott lofting an incomplete pass towards rookie TE Todd Yoder.   The ball went over on downs to the Vikings who iced the game on Gary Anderson's third fieldgoal of the night.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Dunn 10-32, King 3-22, Alstott 6-10, Green 1-(-1). VIKINGS: Smith 22-81, Culpepper 7-35, Williams 1-(-1). PASSING BUCS: King 40-26-295-0-0, Alstott 1-0-0-0-0. VIKINGS: Culpepper 19-15-231-1-2. RECEIVING BUCS: Green 11-131, Johnson 5-71, Dunn 4-47, Alstott 2-24, Moore 2-12, Anthony 1-7, Hape 1-3. VIKINGS: Moss 5-118, Carter 3-43, Smith 3-19, Davis 2-41, Hatchette 1-5, Walters 1-5. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Robinson 1-0. VIKINGS: none. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Stecker 7-160. VIKINGS: Carter 6-134. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Hastings 2-24. VIKINGS: Walters 1-3. SACKS BUCS: Jones 2-3, Sapp 1-12, Barber 1-5, McFarland 1-2, Ahanotu 1-2. VIKINGS: Randle 1-7, Sawyer 1-5.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 69 Pierson DE 72 Ahanotu LG 64 McDaniel DT 92 McFarland C 62 Christy DT 99 Sapp RG 73 Middleton DE 78 Jones RT 71 Wunsch LLB 53 Quarles TE 83 Moore RLB 55 Brooks WR 19 Johnson DB 25 Kelly WR 81 Green LCB 21 Abraham FB 40 Alstott RCB 20 Barber RB 28 Dunn SS 47 Lynch QB 10 King FS 24 Robinson PLAYED 3 Royals, 7 Gramatica, 22 Stecker, 27 Abdullah, 33 Vance, 34 Jackson, 50 Gooch, 51 Singleton, 52 Webster, 58 Davis, 68 Unutoa, 79 Hegamin, 80 Yoder, 82 Hape, 85 Anthony, 88 Hastings, 94 White, ,97 Jackson, 98 Cannida DID NOT PLAY 15 Zeier, 59 Duncan, 60 Coleman, 75 Washington INACTIVES 14 Hamilton, 31 Young, 46 Gibson, 48 Kirby, 65 Dogins, 76 Curry, 86 Williams, 95 McLaughlin
COMMENTARY CREW Al Michaels, Dan Fouts and Dennis Miller