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Game Story

The New England Patriots took full advantage of Adrian Peterson's absence, though he might not have made much of a difference. Six sacks, four interceptions from Matt Cassel and a blocked field goal for a touchdown doomed the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, as the Patriots breezed to a 30-7 win, coach...

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
10:54
TD
Matt Cassel passed to Matt Asiata to the right for 25 yard gain (Blair Walsh made PAT)
NE 0 - MIN 7
6:14
TD
Stevan Ridley rushed to the left for 1 yard gain (Stephen Gostkowski made PAT)
NE 7 - MIN 7
0:32
FG
Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 48-yard field goal
NE 10 - MIN 7
2nd Quarter
9:30
TD
Tom Brady passed to Julian Edelman to the left for 9 yard gain (Stephen Gostkowski made PAT)
NE 17 - MIN 7
0:09
TD
New England blocked 48-yard field goal attempt by Blair Walsh. Chandler Jones returned for 58 yards (Stephen Gostkowski made PAT)
NE 24 - MIN 7
3rd Quarter
8:32
FG
Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 47-yard field goal
NE 27 - MIN 7
4th Quarter
14:57
FG
Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 27-yard field goal
NE 30 - MIN 7

Game Leaders

Passing

New England

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Tom Brady 14 21 149 66.7 7.1 1 7 1 0 103.1 0

Minnesota

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Matt Cassel 19 36 202 52.8 5.6 6 39 1 4 39.1 0

Rushing

New England

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Stevan Ridley 25 101 4.0 16 1 0
Shane Vereen 6 40 6.7 12 0 0
Julian Edelman 1 9 9.0 9 0 0
Tom Brady 1 0 0.0 0 0 0
Brandon Bolden 4 0 0.0 2 0 0

Minnesota

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Matt Asiata 13 36 2.8 7 0 0
Matt Cassel 3 16 5.3 13 0 0
Jerick McKinnon 2 7 3.5 4 0 0
Jarius Wright 1 -5 -5.0 -5 0 0

Receiving

New England

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Julian Edelman 6 7 81 13.5 44 1 0
Rob Gronkowski 4 6 32 8.0 11 0 0
James Develin 2 2 17 8.5 13 0 0
Aaron Dobson 1 2 13 13.0 13 0 0
Michael Hoomanawanui 1 1 6 6.0 6 0 0
Danny Amendola 0 1 0 N/A 0 0 0
Shane Vereen 0 1 0 N/A 0 0 0
Tim Wright 0 1 0 N/A 0 0 0

Minnesota

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Cordarrelle Patterson 4 7 56 14.0 26 0 0
Kyle Rudolph 5 8 53 10.6 17 0 0
Matt Asiata 5 7 48 9.6 25 1 0
Rhett Ellison 1 1 24 24.0 24 0 0
Jarius Wright 1 3 12 12.0 12 0 0
Jerick McKinnon 2 3 5 2.5 3 0 0
Greg Jennings 1 5 4 4.0 4 0 0
Adam Thielen 0 2 0 N/A 0 0 0

Kicking

New England

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Stephen Gostkowski 3 3 3 3 48 100.0 12

Minnesota

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Blair Walsh 1 1 0 1 0 0.0 1

Punting

New England

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Ryan Allen 5 42.2 4 0

Minnesota

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Jeff Locke 5 45.6 0 0

Returns

New England

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Julian Edelman 0 0 N/A 0 0 4 66 16.5 34 0

Minnesota

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Cordarrelle Patterson 1 23 23.0 23 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Rhett Ellison 1 14 14.0 14 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Adam Thielen 1 12 12.0 12 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Marcus Sherels 0 0 N/A 0 0 1 11 11.0 11 0

Defense

New England

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Vince Wilfork 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Connolly 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Rob Ninkovich 3 0 1.0 10 0 0 0 0
Darrelle Revis 3 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0
Jerod Mayo 5 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Kyle Arrington 3 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Patrick Chung 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Devin McCourty 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 60 0
Brandon LaFell 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Sealver Siliga 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chandler Jones 6 2 2.0 7 0 0 0 0
Dont'a Hightower 7 1 2.0 22 1 0 0 0
Nate Ebner 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Logan Ryan 3 0 0.0 0 2 1 0 0
Duron Harmon 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Jones 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Don Jones 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dominique Easley 1 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0
Deontae Skinner 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Malcolm Butler 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0

Minnesota

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Cullen Loeffler 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Greenway 5 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Greg Jennings 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Brian Robison 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jasper Brinkley 8 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Captain Munnerlyn 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Linval Joseph 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Everson Griffen 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Corey Wootton 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Andrew Sendejo 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Johnson 1 0 1.0 7 0 0 0 0
Matt Asiata 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Kalil 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Harrison Smith 8 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jarius Wright 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Robert Blanton 2 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Sharrif Floyd 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Xavier Rhodes 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Gerald Hodges 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Barr 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Shamar Stephen 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0