Minnesota 23, Houston 6

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1st Quarter

1Q 15:00 Houston
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 63 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 19 yards (48-M. Asiata).
1 and 10 - HOU 21 14:54 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 11 yards (52-C. Greenway).
1 and 10 - HOU 32 14:20 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 5 yards (54-J. Brinkley).
2 and 5 - HOU 37 13:46 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 19 yards (20-C. Cook).
1 and 10 - MIN 44 13:02 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey.
2 and 10 - MIN 44 12:54 23-A. Foster rush for -1 yard (52-C. Greenway).
3 and 11 - MIN 45 12:13 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels. PENALTY on Minnesota, Defensive Pass Interference (enforced, 12 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - MIN 33 12:08 23-A. Foster rush for 2 yards (24-A. Jefferson).
2 and 8 - MIN 31 11:38 23-A. Foster rush for -2 yards (93-K. Williams).
3 and 10 - MIN 33 10:59 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 80-A. Johnson.
4 and 10 - MIN 33 10:55 17-S. Graham 51 yard field goal is GOOD.
MIN 0    HOU 3    Plays: 9    Possession: 4:05
1Q 10:50 Minnesota
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 70 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 27 yards (20-R. Carmichael).
1 and 10 - MIN 22 10:50 PENALTY on Minnesota, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 15 - MIN 17 10:42 28-A. Peterson rush for 20 yards (29-G. Quin).
1 and 10 - MIN 37 10:06 28-A. Peterson rush for -2 yards (29-G. Quin).
2 and 12 - MIN 35 9:30 7-C. Ponder pass to 82-K. Rudolph for 27 yards, forced out of bounds (29-G. Quin).
1 and 10 - HOU 38 8:55 7-C. Ponder rush for 1 yard (58-B. Reed).
2 and 9 - HOU 37 8:21 28-A. Peterson rush for 3 yards (51-D. Sharpton).
3 and 6 - HOU 34 8:21 7-C. Ponder pass to 84-M. Jenkins for 32 yards, forced out of bounds (26-B. Harris).
1 and goal - HOU 2 7:01 28-A. Peterson rush for -1 yard (58-B. Reed).
2 and 3 - HOU 3 6:24 7-C. Ponder pass to 82-K. Rudolph for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-B. Walsh extra point is GOOD.
MIN 7    HOU 3    Plays: 8    Possession: 4:31
1Q 6:19 Houston
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 63 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 20 yards (48-M. Asiata, 36-R. Blanton).
1 and 10 - HOU 22 6:12 44-B. Tate rush for no gain (90-F. Evans).
2 and 10 - HOU 22 5:38 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 80-A. Johnson.
3 and 10 - HOU 22 5:32 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 4 yards (26-A. Winfield).
4 and 6 - HOU 26 4:58 5-D. Jones punts 50 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 2 yards (11-D. Posey). PENALTY on Houston, Player Out Of Bounds On Punt (enforced, 5 yards).
1Q 4:44 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 31 4:44 28-A. Peterson rush for 2 yards (29-G. Quin).
2 and 8 - MIN 33 4:10 17-J. Wright rush for 8 yards, forced out of bounds (25-K. Jackson).
1 and 10 - MIN 41 3:39 7-C. Ponder rush for 1 yard (94-A. Smith).
2 and 9 - MIN 42 3:07 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 28-A. Peterson.
3 and 9 - MIN 42 3:01 7-C. Ponder pass to 32-T. Gerhart for 4 yards (29-G. Quin). PENALTY on Minnesota, Personal Foul (enforced, 15 yards).
4 and 19 - MIN 32 2:29 5-C. Kluwe punts 51 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 11 yards, forced out of bounds (40-R. Ellison).
1Q 2:21 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 28 2:21 23-A. Foster rush for 8 yards (24-A. Jefferson).
2 and 2 - HOU 36 1:40 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 17 yards (26-A. Winfield).
1 and 10 - MIN 47 0:59 23-A. Foster rush for -4 yards (97-E. Griffen).
2 and 14 - HOU 49 0:24 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 6 yards (22-H. Smith).
END QUARTER 1

2nd Quarter

Houston continued...
3 and 8 - MIN 45 15:00 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 14 yards (24-A. Jefferson).
1 and 10 - MIN 31 14:26 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 3 yards (52-C. Greenway).
2 and 7 - MIN 28 13:46 23-A. Foster rush for 5 yards (54-J. Brinkley), FUMBLES (54-J. Brinkley), RECOVERED by 24-A. Jefferson returned for -2 yards (88-G. Graham).
2Q 13:36 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 21 13:36 28-A. Peterson rush for -1 yard (58-B. Reed).
2 and 11 - MIN 20 12:58 7-C. Ponder pass to 17-J. Wright for 7 yards, forced out of bounds (25-K. Jackson).
3 and 4 - MIN 27 12:29 7-C. Ponder pass to 84-M. Jenkins for 9 yards (38-D. Manning, 25-K. Jackson).
1 and 10 - MIN 36 11:46 28-A. Peterson rush for 7 yards (98-C. Barwin).
2 and 3 - MIN 43 11:08 28-A. Peterson rush for 11 yards (29-G. Quin).
1 and 10 - HOU 46 10:28 7-C. Ponder pass to 81-J. Simpson for 2 yards (24-J. Joseph).
2 and 8 - HOU 44 9:45 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 82-K. Rudolph.
3 and 8 - HOU 44 9:40 7-C. Ponder pass to 81-J. Simpson for 8 yards (24-J. Joseph).
1 and 10 - HOU 36 9:04 28-A. Peterson rush for -2 yards (29-G. Quin).
2 and 12 - HOU 38 8:31 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 89-J. Carlson.
3 and 12 - HOU 38 8:26 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 19-D. Aromashodu.
4 and 12 - HOU 38 8:20 3-B. Walsh 56 yard field goal is GOOD.
MIN 10    HOU 3    Plays: 12    Possession: 5:16
2Q 8:15 Houston
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 74 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 8:15 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 19 yards (41-M. Raymond).
1 and 10 - HOU 39 7:36 8-M. Schaub pass to 86-J. Casey for 6 yards (52-C. Greenway).
2 and 4 - HOU 45 6:57 23-A. Foster rush for 3 yards (50-E. Henderson).
3 and 1 - HOU 48 6:21 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
4 and 1 - HOU 48 6:13 5-D. Jones punts 46 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 1 yard (50-B. Braman).
2Q 6:02 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 7 6:02 28-A. Peterson rush for no gain (58-B. Reed).
2 and 10 - MIN 7 5:18 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 81-J. Simpson.
3 and 10 - MIN 7 5:14 7-C. Ponder rush for 21 yards (38-D. Manning).
1 and 10 - MIN 28 4:34 28-A. Peterson rush for no gain (26-B. Harris, 53-B. James).
2 and 10 - MIN 28 3:59 28-A. Peterson rush for 3 yards (53-B. James).
3 and 7 - MIN 31 3:24 7-C. Ponder pass to 81-J. Simpson for 5 yards (52-T. Dobbins).
4 and 2 - MIN 36 2:43 5-C. Kluwe punts 49 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 5 yards (35-M. Sherels).
2Q 2:30 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 20 2:30 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 83-K. Walter.
2 and 10 - HOU 20 2:26 23-A. Foster rush for 1 yard (90-F. Evans).
Two minute warning
3 and 9 - HOU 21 2:00 8-M. Schaub, sacked for -9 yards (26-A. Winfield).
Minnesota timeout at 1:53
4 and 18 - HOU 12 1:53 5-D. Jones punts 51 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 19 yards (86-J. Casey).
2Q 1:39 Minnesota
1 and 10 - HOU 44 1:39 7-C. Ponder pass to 17-J. Wright for 21 yards, forced out of bounds (26-B. Harris).
1 and 10 - HOU 23 1:33 28-A. Peterson rush for no gain (94-A. Smith).
2 and 10 - HOU 23 0:52 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 82-K. Rudolph.
3 and 10 - HOU 23 0:47 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 84-M. Jenkins.
4 and 10 - HOU 23 0:41 3-B. Walsh 41 yard field goal is GOOD.
MIN 13    HOU 3    Plays: 5    Possession: 0:58
2Q 0:37 Houston
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 66 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 24 yards (58-T. McKenzie).
1 and 10 - HOU 23 0:31 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey.
2 and 10 - HOU 23 0:27 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 23-A. Foster.
Houston timeout at 0:21
3 and 10 - HOU 23 0:21 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey.
4 and 10 - HOU 23 0:15 5-D. Jones punts 60 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 7 yards (50-B. Braman).
2Q 0:04 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 24 0:04 7-C. Ponder kneels for -1 yard.
END QUARTER 2
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3rd Quarter

3Q 15:00 Minnesota
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 65 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 27 yards (35-E. Pleasant).
1 and 10 - MIN 27 14:52 28-A. Peterson rush for no gain (53-B. James).
2 and 10 - MIN 27 14:19 28-A. Peterson rush for 21 yards (29-G. Quin).
1 and 10 - MIN 48 13:40 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 82-K. Rudolph.
2 and 10 - MIN 48 13:33 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 17-J. Wright.
3 and 10 - MIN 48 13:29 7-C. Ponder pass to 17-J. Wright for 15 yards (38-D. Manning). PENALTY on Houston, Roughing the Passer (enforced, 15 yards).
1 and 10 - HOU 22 12:58 7-C. Ponder pass to 28-A. Peterson for 4 yards (53-B. James).
2 and 6 - HOU 18 12:19 28-A. Peterson rush for -3 yards (99-J. Watt).
3 and 9 - HOU 21 11:39 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 89-J. Carlson.
4 and 9 - HOU 21 11:35 3-B. Walsh 39 yard field goal is GOOD.
MIN 16    HOU 3    Plays: 9    Possession: 3:25
3Q 11:31 Houston
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 61 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 21 yards (51-L. Dean). PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards).
1 and 10 - HOU 15 11:21 23-A. Foster rush for -1 yard, forced out of bounds (26-A. Winfield).
2 and 11 - HOU 14 10:57 23-A. Foster rush for 4 yards, forced out of bounds (54-J. Brinkley).
3 and 7 - HOU 18 10:26 PENALTY on Houston, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
3 and 12 - HOU 13 10:05 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 83-K. Walter.
4 and 12 - HOU 13 9:57 5-D. Jones punts 49 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 10 yards (57-J. Nading).
3Q 9:44 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 48 9:44 7-C. Ponder, sacked for -6 yards (7-C. Ponder) (99-J. Watt), FUMBLES (99-J. Watt), RECOVERED by 53-B. James returned for no gain (71-P. Loadholt).
3Q 9:37 Houston
1 and 10 - MIN 45 9:37 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 80-A. Johnson.
2 and 10 - MIN 45 9:31 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 23-A. Foster. PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
2 and 20 - HOU 45 9:24 8-M. Schaub pass to 88-G. Graham for 12 yards (24-A. Jefferson).
3 and 8 - MIN 43 8:44 8-M. Schaub pass to 44-B. Tate for 2 yards (50-E. Henderson).
4 and 6 - MIN 41 8:07 5-D. Jones punts 32 yards, fair catch by 35-M. Sherels.
3Q 7:58 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 9 7:58 28-A. Peterson rush for no gain (92-E. Mitchell).
1 and 10 - MIN 9 7:22 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 89-J. Carlson. PENALTY on Houston, Defensive Holding (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - MIN 14 7:16 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 17-J. Wright.
2 and 10 - MIN 14 7:10 28-A. Peterson rush for -1 yard (29-G. Quin).
3 and 11 - MIN 13 6:33 7-C. Ponder pass to 17-J. Wright for 5 yards (98-C. Barwin).
4 and 6 - MIN 18 5:52 5-C. Kluwe punts 43 yards, fair catch by 82-K. Martin.
3Q 5:43 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 39 5:43 44-B. Tate rush for 4 yards (26-A. Winfield).
2 and 6 - HOU 43 5:16 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 19 yards (22-H. Smith).
1 and 10 - MIN 38 4:46 44-B. Tate rush for 13 yards (22-H. Smith).
1 and 10 - MIN 25 4:12 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
2 and 10 - MIN 25 4:06 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 14 yards (22-H. Smith).
1 and 10 - MIN 11 3:22 8-M. Schaub, sacked for -2 yards (69-J. Allen).
2 and 12 - MIN 13 2:39 8-M. Schaub pass to 83-K. Walter for 12 yards (22-H. Smith).
1 and goal - MIN 1 1:56 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
2 and goal - MIN 1 1:51 44-B. Tate rush for no gain (93-K. Williams).
3 and goal - MIN 1 1:07 8-M. Schaub, sacked for -14 yards (90-F. Evans).
4 and 15 - MIN 15 0:30 17-S. Graham 33 yard field goal is GOOD.
MIN 16    HOU 6    Plays: 11    Possession: 5:13
3Q 0:26 Minnesota
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 72 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 20 0:26 PENALTY on Minnesota, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 15 - MIN 15 0:26 28-A. Peterson rush for 20 yards (29-G. Quin).
END QUARTER 3

4th Quarter

Minnesota continued...
1 and 10 - MIN 35 15:00 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 17-J. Wright.
2 and 10 - MIN 35 14:54 28-A. Peterson rush for -3 yards (99-J. Watt).
3 and 13 - MIN 32 14:16 7-C. Ponder pass to 81-J. Simpson for 17 yards, forced out of bounds (31-S. Keo).
1 and 10 - MIN 49 13:48 28-A. Peterson rush for 10 yards (38-D. Manning).
1 and 10 - HOU 41 13:15 28-A. Peterson rush for 1 yard (52-T. Dobbins).
2 and 9 - HOU 40 12:40 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 17-J. Wright.
3 and 9 - HOU 40 12:33 7-C. Ponder pass incomplete to 32-T. Gerhart.
4 and 9 - HOU 40 12:27 5-C. Kluwe punts 39 yards, downed by 21-J. Robinson.
4Q 12:18 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 1 12:18 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 7 yards, forced out of bounds (24-A. Jefferson).
2 and 3 - HOU 8 11:51 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
3 and 3 - HOU 8 11:45 8-M. Schaub pass to 88-G. Graham for 2 yards (22-H. Smith).
4 and 1 - HOU 10 11:00 5-D. Jones punts 65 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 11 yards (20-R. Carmichael, 57-J. Nading).
4Q 10:45 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 36 10:45 7-C. Ponder pass to 82-K. Rudolph for 9 yards, forced out of bounds (24-J. Joseph).
2 and 1 - MIN 45 10:08 28-A. Peterson rush for -1 yard (59-W. Mercilus, 29-G. Quin).
3 and 2 - MIN 44 9:26 7-C. Ponder rush for 29 yards (24-J. Joseph). PENALTY on Houston, Defensive Offside (declined).
1 and 10 - HOU 27 8:51 28-A. Peterson rush for no gain (94-A. Smith).
2 and 10 - HOU 27 8:10 32-T. Gerhart rush for 6 yards (25-K. Jackson).
3 and 4 - HOU 21 7:34 32-T. Gerhart rush for 4 yards (94-A. Smith).
1 and 10 - HOU 17 6:46 28-A. Peterson rush for 2 yards (98-C. Barwin, 53-B. James).
2 and 8 - HOU 15 5:59 32-T. Gerhart rush for 2 yards (94-A. Smith).
3 and 6 - HOU 13 5:18 7-C. Ponder pass to 17-J. Wright for 5 yards (38-D. Manning). PENALTY on Houston, Face Mask (enforced, 5 yards).
1 and goal - HOU 3 4:49 32-T. Gerhart rush for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
4:44 PENALTY on Houston, Neutral Zone Infraction (enforced, 1 yards) - No play.
3-B. Walsh extra point is GOOD.
MIN 23    HOU 6    Plays: 10    Possession: 6:01
4Q 4:44 Houston
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 4:44 28-J. Forsett rush for 4 yards (52-C. Greenway, 50-E. Henderson).
2 and 6 - HOU 24 4:16 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey.
3 and 6 - HOU 24 4:13 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey. PENALTY on Minnesota, Roughing the Passer (enforced, 15 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - HOU 39 4:06 8-M. Schaub pass to 11-D. Posey for 6 yards (93-K. Williams).
2 and 4 - HOU 45 4:06 PENALTY on Houston, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
2 and 9 - HOU 40 3:33 13-T. Yates pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey.
3 and 9 - HOU 40 3:23 13-T. Yates, FUMBLES, aborted, RECOVERED by 13-T. Yates returned for -4 yards, sacked for -4 yards (22-H. Smith), FUMBLES (22-H. Smith), RECOVERED by 97-E. Griffen returned for 5 yards (75-D. Newton).
4Q 3:14 Minnesota
1 and 10 - HOU 36 3:14 32-T. Gerhart rush for 4 yards (52-T. Dobbins).
Houston timeout at 3:06
2 and 6 - HOU 32 3:06 32-T. Gerhart rush for 3 yards (52-T. Dobbins).
Houston timeout at 3:01
3 and 3 - HOU 29 3:01 32-T. Gerhart rush for 6 yards (54-B. Ruud, 52-T. Dobbins).
1 and 10 - HOU 23 2:18 32-T. Gerhart rush for 3 yards (51-D. Sharpton).
Two minute warning
2 and 7 - HOU 20 2:00 48-M. Asiata rush for 1 yard (93-J. Crick).
3 and 6 - HOU 19 1:15 7-C. Ponder kneels for -1 yard.
4 and 7 - HOU 20 0:24 7-C. Ponder kneels for -2 yards.
4Q 0:21 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 22 0:21 13-T. Yates kneels for -2 yards.
END OF GAME

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