The most recent meeting between these two teams came on November
13, 2005, when the Vikings defeated the Giants 24-21 at Giants
Stadium. In the game, the Vikings became the fi rst team in NFL history
to score on interception, punt and kickoff returns in the same game.
S Darren Sharper jumpstarted the Vikings scoring when he returned
an INT 92 yards for the score. Sharper fi nished the game with 3 picks,
tying a Vikings record and setting a new team mark with 123 total return
yards.
In the 3rd quarter, WR Koren Robinson took a Giants kickoff 86
yards for the score and less than 10 minutes later RB Mewelde Moore
returned a Giants punt 71 yards for a TD. With a 21-21 tie, K Paul Edinger
connected on a 48-yard game-winning FG with 10 seconds remaining.