Final

Patriots 31

(6-1, 4-0 away)

Vikings 7

(4-3, 2-2 home)

Coverage: ESPN/WatchESPN

8:30 PM ET, October 30, 2006

 

1 2 3 4 T
NE 7 10 14 031
MIN 0 0 7 07

Top Performers

Passing: T. Brady (NE) - 372 YDS, 4 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: H. Evans (NE) - 1 CAR, 35 YDS

Receiving: B. Watson (NE) - 7 REC, 95 YDS, 1 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNEMIN
TD3:53Reche Caldwell 6 Yd Pass From Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)
Drive: 7 plays, 86 yds, 3:53
70
SECOND QUARTERNEMIN
FG2:51Stephen Gostkowski 23 Yd
Drive: 8 plays, 93 yds, 3:27
100
TD14:35Benjamin Watson 8 Yd Pass From Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)
Drive: 11 plays, 74 yds, 3:57
170
THIRD QUARTERNEMIN
TD4:24Mewelde Moore 71 Yd Punt Return (Ryan Longwell Kick) 177
TD5:57Troy Brown 7 Yd Pass From Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)
Drive: 3 plays, 21 yds, 1:33
247
TD14:55Chad Jackson 10 Yd Pass From Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)
Drive: 4 plays, 39 yds, 1:48
317

Team Stat Comparison

 
New England
Minnesota
1st Downs2517
3rd down efficiency
4-115-14
4th down efficiency
0-10-2
Total Yards430284
Yards per play7.04.7
Total Drives61
Passing345239
Comp-Att
29-4326-42
Yards per pass
8.05.7
Interceptions thrown
14
Sacks-Yards Lost
3-274-22
Rushing8545
Rushing Attempts
1515
Yards per rush
5.73.0
Penalties9-856-39
Turnovers24
Fumbles lost
10
Interceptions thrown
14
Possession29:4530:15
NE Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
T. Brady29/433728.7413-2775.4
Team29/433458.0413-27--
MIN Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
B. Johnson20/331855.6031-221.1
B. Bollinger6/9768.4013-201.0
Team26/422395.7044-22--
New England Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
H. Evans13535.0035
L. Maroney8344.3022
K. Faulk11111.0011
C. Dillon351.7015
T. Brady111.001
M. Cassel1-1-1.000
Team15855.7035
Minnesota Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
C. Taylor10222.206
M. Moore294.509
B. Johnson199.009
A. Pinner252.504
Team15453.009
New England Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
B. Watson79513.6140
R. Caldwell78412.0134
D. Gabriel58316.6045
L. Maroney23316.5020
C. Dillon12727.0027
T. Brown2126.017
K. Faulk2126.006
D. Thomas11212.0012
C. Jackson11010.0110
J. Gaffney144.004
Team2937212.8445
Minnesota Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
M. Moore49122.8050
T. Williamson5448.8013
T. Taylor33010.0022
C. Taylor3279.0020
J. Wiggins4266.5010
B. Johnson2189.0015
B. McMullen2157.5011
T. Richardson294.508
R. Owens111.001
Team2626110.0050
New England Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
R. Caldwell110
T. Brady100
H. Evans100
Team310
Minnesota Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
C. Taylor100
D. Smith001
Team101
New England Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
E. Hobbs1700
R. Harrison120
M. Vrabel120
C. Scott100
Team4740
Minnesota Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
D. Sharper100
Team100
New England Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
L. Maroney29145.577
Team29145.577
Minnesota Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
B. Johnson48220.524
R. Owens100.00
Team58216.424
New England Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
K. Faulk23316.529
C. Jackson11111.011
Team34414.729
Minnesota Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
M. Moore28140.571
Team28140.571
New England Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
S. Gostkowski1/1100.0234/47
Team1/1100.0234/47
Minnesota Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
R. Longwell0/00.0--1/11
Team0/00.0--1/11
New England Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
J. Miller418746.81055
Team418746.81055
Minnesota Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
C. Kluwe524949.82061
Team524949.82061
Attendance: 63,819