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National Football League
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Minnesota 36, Buffalo 14
When: 8:00 PM ET, Friday, August 17, 2012
Where: Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Robert Frazer
Attendance: 56430
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Buffalo 077014
Minnesota 10631736
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:04
Minnesota TD Minnesota 7 - Buffalo 0
Jerome Felton 1 yd. pass from Christian Ponder (Blair Walsh kick)
1st Quarter - 1:39
Minnesota FG Minnesota 10 - Buffalo 0
Blair Walsh 22 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 8:51
Buffalo TD Minnesota 10 - Buffalo 7
Donald Jones 31 yd. pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Rian Lindell kick)
2nd Quarter - 5:40
Minnesota FG Minnesota 13 - Buffalo 7
Blair Walsh 47 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 0:27
Minnesota FG Minnesota 16 - Buffalo 7
Blair Walsh 45 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 13:25
Buffalo TD Minnesota 16 - Buffalo 14
Tashard Choice 1 yd. run (Rian Lindell kick)
3rd Quarter - 4:49
Minnesota FG Minnesota 19 - Buffalo 14
Blair Walsh 40 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 3:37
Minnesota FG Minnesota 22 - Buffalo 14
Blair Walsh 30 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 3:18
Minnesota TD Minnesota 29 - Buffalo 14
Audie Cole 20 yd. interception return (Blair Walsh kick)
4th Quarter - 3:05
Minnesota TD Minnesota 36 - Buffalo 14
Audie Cole 30 yd. interception return (Blair Walsh kick)
TEAMS
Team Stats
  Buffalo Minnesota
1st Downs 15 18
Rushing 5 7
Passing 10 10
Penalty 0 1
3rd Down Conversions 5-14 4-14
4th Down Conversions 0-3 1-1
Punts-Average 6-44.3 3-40.7
Return Yards 113 74
Punts-Returns 2-12 4-24
Kickoffs-Returns 5-101 0-0
Int-Returns 0-0 2-50
Penalties-Yards 7-55 3-25
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1
Time of Possession 28:19 31:41
Total Net Yards 317 421
Total Plays 65 66
Average Gain 4.9 6.4
Net Yards Rushing 68 160
Rushes 20 27
Average/Rush 3.4 5.9
Net Yards Passing 249 261
Comp-Att 25-45 21-36
Yards/Pass 5.5 6.7
Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 3-11
Had Intercepted 2 0
Touchdowns 2 3
Rushing 1 0
Passing 1 1
Other 0 2
Extra Points 2-2 3-3
Field Goals 0-0 5-6
Red Zone Efficiency 1-1-100% 1-3-33%
Goal To Go Efficiency 1-1-100% 1-2-50%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
V. Young 8/14 123 0 0
R. Fitzpatrick 8/11 58 1 0
T. Thigpen 8/15 56 0 1
B. Smith 1/5 12 0 1
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Ponder 10/13 136 1 0
J. Webb 7/15 73 0 0
S. Rosenfels 4/8 63 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
F. Jackson 5 27 5.4 0 20
T. Choice 7 15 2.1 1 4
B. Smith 1 14 14.0 0 14
T. Thigpen 1 14 14.0 0 14
J. White 2 1 0.5 0 2
Z. Brown 2 0 0.0 0 0
C. Spiller 2 -3 -1.5 0 5
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
J. Webb 2 64 32.0 0 41
M. Asiata 7 43 6.1 0 22
T. Gerhart 6 30 5.0 0 16
D. Coleman 5 12 2.4 0 3
C. Ponder 3 6 2.0 0 3
L. Hilliard 3 6 2.0 0 7
S. Rosenfels 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
T. Graham 3 2 69 34.5 0 64
N. Roosevelt 12 6 60 10.0 0 13
D. Jones 1 1 31 31.0 1 31
D. Dickerson 4 3 30 10.0 0 14
T. Choice 3 2 20 10.0 0 18
F. Jackson 3 3 14 4.7 0 8
D. Nelson 2 1 8 8.0 0 8
S. Johnson 2 1 7 7.0 0 7
R. Martin 3 2 6 3.0 0 4
D. Clowney 2 2 6 3.0 0 4
L. Smith 1 1 3 3.0 0 3
D. Hagan 3 0 0 0 0 0
Z. Brown 2 0 0 0 0 0
K. Aiken 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. White 1 0 0 0 0 0
C. Spiller 1 1 -5 -5.0 0 -5
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
E. Arceneaux 2 2 50 25.0 0 48
J. Simpson 5 3 43 14.3 0 33
S. Burton 2 2 36 18.0 0 26
M. Jenkins 1 1 35 35.0 0 35
A. Reisner 2 2 22 11.0 0 18
P. Harvin 1 1 21 21.0 0 21
T. Gerhart 1 1 19 19.0 0 19
M. Shuler 1 1 14 14.0 0 14
K. Taylor 4 1 9 9.0 0 9
R. Ellison 2 1 8 8.0 0 8
K. Rudolph 2 1 7 7.0 0 7
L. Hilliard 4 3 6 2.0 0 3
J. Felton 1 1 1 1.0 1 1
D. Coleman 2 1 1 1.0 0 1
D. Aromashodu 6 0 0 0 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
A. Cole 2 50 2
Sacks
  NO. YDS
K. Williams 1.0 8.0
M. Dareus 1.0 3.0
D. Edwards 1.0 0.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
K. Williams 1.0
M. Dareus 1.0
S. McKillop 1.0
D. Howell 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
T. Guyton 1.0
E. Henderson 1.0
J. Allen 1.0
M. Raymond 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
S. Johnson 1
Fumbles
  NO.
S. Burton 1