The last time these two teams met during the regular season
was on November 9, 2003, when the Vikings fell to the Chargers
at San Diego 42-28.
QB Daunte Culpepper accounted for all 28 Vikings’ points,
completing 32-of-44 passes for 370 yards and 4 scores. RB Moe
Williams and WR Randy Moss tied for the team lead with 11
catches apiece. Williams fi nished with 126 receiving yards and
2 TDs and added 12 rushes for 45 yards. Moss’ 11 catches went
for 120 yards and a TD, while WR Nate Burleson caught Culpepper’s
4th TD, a 19-yard strike.
Defensively the Vikings collected 2 sacks with DE Lance
Johnstone notching one and DT Chris Hovan and DE Kenny
Mixon sharing one. S Brian Russell led the Vikings with 7 tackles.