Final

Vikings 24

(1-3, 0-2 away)

Texans 28

(3-1, 2-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, August 30, 2012

NRG Stadium, Houston, TX 

1 2 3 4 T
MIN 0 10 14 024
HOU 7 7 14 028

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMINHOU
houTD12:01Justin Forsett 3 Yd Run (Shayne Graham Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERMINHOU
minFG14:11Blair Walsh 36 Yd 37
houTD04:21DeVier Posey 80 Yd Pass From John Beck (Shayne Graham Kick) 314
minTD00:33Devin Aromashodu 58 Yd Pass From Sage Rosenfels (Blair Walsh Kick) 1014
THIRD QUARTERMINHOU
houTD13:26Trindon Holliday 76 Yd Punt Return (Shayne Graham Kick) 1021
minTD11:22Jarius Wright 59 Yd Pass From McLeod Bethel-Thompson (Blair Walsh Kick) 1721
houTD07:27Justin Forsett 5 Yd Run (Shayne Graham Kick) 1728
minTD06:55Jordan Todman 76 Yd Run (Blair Walsh Kick) 2428

Team Stat Comparison

 
MIN
HOU
1st Downs2612
Passing 1st downs
135
Rushing 1st downs
97
1st downs from Penalties
40
3rd down efficiency
4-162-10
4th down efficiency
2-40-1
Total Plays8351
Total Yards562352
Yards per play6.86.9
Total Drives1314
Passing317184
Comp - Att
26-4711-20
Yards per pass
6.79.2
Interceptions thrown
10
Sacks - Yards Lost
6-342-8
Rushing245168
Rushing Attempts
3029
Yards per rush
8.25.8
Red Zone (Made-Att)0-12-3
Penalties5-409-76
Turnovers21
Fumbles lost
11
Interceptions thrown
10
Defensive / Special Teams TDs01
Possession36:1823:42
Minnesota Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSRTG
M. Bethel-Thompson15/291936.7112-870.0
S. Rosenfels7/1111110.1102-8127.5
J. Webb4/7476.7002-1877.7
Team26/473176.7216-34--
Houston Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSRTG
J. Beck6/1014914.9101-3137.5
C. Keenum5/10434.3001-561.7
Team11/201849.2102-8--
Minnesota Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
J. Todman1011411.4176
M. Asiata7436.1017
L. Hilliard7334.7022
J. Webb22211.0015
J. Wright12020.0020
M. Bethel-Thompson3134.307
Team302458.2176
Houston Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
J. Forsett131148.8252
J. Grimes13493.8016
C. Keenum263.007
J. Beck1-1-1.000
Team291685.8252
Minnesota Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLGTGTS
J. Wright612220.31599
D. Aromashodu58917.81588
S. Burton34715.70228
E. Arceneaux22814.00227
J. Todman5214.20145
M. Shuler11919.00193
R. Ellison2168.00132
M. Asiata199.0091
P. Brown100.0001
L. Hilliard000.0001
A. Reisner000.0002
Team2635113.525947
Houston Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLGTGTS
D. Posey29346.51804
L. Brock23316.50212
L. Jean12727.00272
J. Grimes2178.50132
J. Iglesias11212.00123
J. Maehl252.5052
P. Supernaw155.0052
M. Norris000.0002
K. Martin000.0001
Team1119217.518020
Minnesota Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
R. Jones110
L. Dean001
Team111
Houston Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
D. Posey110
Team110
Minnesota Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Team000
Houston Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
E. Pleasant110
Team110
Minnesota Defensive
 TACKLESMISC
 TOTSOLOSACKSTFLPDQB HTSTD
A. Cole8701000
R. Blanton7500000
C. Baker6411010
E. Frampton5300000
T. McKenzie5301010
B. Burton4400000
L. Dean4200000
N. Reed2211020
R. Jones2200100
C. Paredes2200000
J. Charleston2200000
C. Carr2100000
C. Ballard2000010
A. Reisner1100000
S. Burton1100000
R. Ellison1100000
M. Mitchell1100000
Z. Bowman1100000
Team564224150
Houston Defensive
 TACKLESMISC
 TOTSOLOSACKSTFLPDQB HTSTD
T. Nolan7600000
B. Harris7601100
D. Johnson751.50030
S. Loiseau5400000
D. Hunter5400010
Q. Demps5300000
S. Keo5200000
T. Dobbins4411020
S. McManis4400000
J. Nading43.50010
W. Mercilus4210020
R. Carmichael4200200
M. Alexander3300000
E. Pleasant3300100
M. King3300000
D. Bryant3221040
J. Crick3200100
J. Iglesias2200000
A. Ball2200100
H. Fangupo2100110
J. Forsett1100000
R. Moore1100000
P. Supernaw1000000
Team8565637140
Minnesota Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
S. Burton410225.5280
J. Todman12929.0290
Team513126.2290
Houston Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
T. Holliday25427.0360
J. Forsett12626.0260
Team38026.7360
Minnesota Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
J. Wright3186.070
R. Jones100.000
Team4184.570
Houston Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
T. Holliday28040.0761
J. Forsett2147.0110
Team49423.5761
Minnesota Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
B. Walsh1/250.0363/36
Team1/250.0363/36
Houston Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
S. Graham0/00.0--4/44
Team0/00.0--4/44
Minnesota Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
C. Kluwe524549.01058
Team524549.01058
Houston Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
D. Jones732947.00556
Team732947.00556
Attendance: 71,116