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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Minnesota 24, San Francisco 16
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, September 9, 2018
Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Clay Martin
Attendance: 66673
Final Scoring Summary
 
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San Francisco 0310316
Minnesota 3714024
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Minnesota
SF 35 9-R. Gould kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 15:00 8-K. Cousins pass to 33-D. Cook for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - MIN 34 14:21 33-D. Cook rush for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 36 13:42 8-K. Cousins pass to 33-D. Cook for 12 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 48 13:07 33-D. Cook rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - MIN 49 12:30 8-K. Cousins rush for 3 yards.
3 and 6 - SF 48 11:43 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - SF 34 11:02 8-K. Cousins, sacked for 6 yards (99-D. Buckner).
2 and 16 - SF 40 10:23 33-D. Cook rush for 2 yards.
3 and 14 - SF 38 9:43 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 33-D. Cook.
4 and 14 - SF 38 9:36 6-M. Wile punts 34 yards, downed by 21-M. Hughes.
1Q 9:28 San Francisco
1 and 10 - SF 4 9:28 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 15-P. Garcon for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - SF 14 8:57 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 11-M. Goodwin.
2 and 10 - SF 14 8:53 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 15-P. Garcon. PENALTY on Minnesota, Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards, enforced at SF 14 - No play.
1 and 10 - SF 19 8:47 22-M. Breida rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - SF 23 8:12 22-M. Breida rush for -1 yard.
3 and 7 - SF 22 7:27 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 85-G. Kittle.
4 and 7 - SF 22 7:23 5-B. Pinion punts 48 yards, fair catch by 35-M. Sherels.
1Q 7:17 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 30 7:17 33-D. Cook rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - MIN 34 6:52 8-K. Cousins pass to 14-S. Diggs for 18 yards.
1 and 10 - SF 48 6:07 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 14 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - SF 34 5:26 8-K. Cousins rush for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - SF 28 4:50 33-D. Cook rush for -2 yards.
3 and 6 - SF 30 4:04 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 11-L. Treadwell.
4 and 6 - SF 30 4:00 7-D. Carlson 48 yard field goal is GOOD.
SF 0    MIN 3    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:17
1Q 3:56 San Francisco
MIN 35 7-D. Carlson kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - SF 25 3:56 46-A. Morris rush for 4 yards. PENALTY on San Francisco, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at SF 25 - No play.
1 and 20 - SF 15 3:27 10-J. Garoppolo sacked for 9 yards (97-E. Griffen, 93-S. Richardson).
2 and 29 - SF 6 2:45 46-A. Morris rush for 5 yards.
3 and 24 - SF 11 1:58 22-M. Breida rush for 9 yards.
4 and 15 - SF 20 1:20 5-B. Pinion punts 41 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 8 yards.
1Q 1:11 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 47 1:11 25-L. Murray rush for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - SF 47 0:36 25-L. Murray rush for 1 yard.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
Minnesota continued...
3 and 3 - SF 46 15:00 8-K. Cousins pass to 33-D. Cook for 17 yards.
1 and 10 - SF 29 14:27 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 19-A. Thielen.
2 and 10 - SF 29 14:22 25-L. Murray rush for 7 yards.
3 and 3 - SF 22 13:44 8-K. Cousins pass to 14-S. Diggs for 22 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-D. Carlson extra point is GOOD.
SF 0    MIN 10    Plays: 6    Possession: 2:32
2Q 13:39 San Francisco
MIN 35 7-D. Carlson kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - SF 25 13:39 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 85-G. Kittle for 18 yards.
1 and 10 - SF 43 13:13 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 85-G. Kittle for 13 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 44 12:58 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 81-T. Taylor for 6 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 4 - MIN 38 12:44 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 18-D. Pettis. PENALTY on Minnesota, Defensive Pass Interference, 15 yards, enforced at MIN 38 - No play.
1 and 10 - MIN 23 12:39 22-M. Breida rush for -1 yard.
2 and 11 - MIN 24 12:00 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 15-P. Garcon.
3 and 11 - MIN 24 11:56 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete.
4 and 11 - MIN 24 11:47 9-R. Gould 42 yard field goal is GOOD.
SF 3    MIN 10    Plays: 7    Possession: 1:52
2Q 11:42 Minnesota
SF 35 5-B. Pinion kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 11:42 8-K. Cousins pass to 33-D. Cook for 15 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 40 11:04 14-S. Diggs rush for 8 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 2 - MIN 48 10:33 33-D. Cook rush for 15 yards, fumble by 33-D. Cook (forced fumble by 48-F. Warner), RECOVERED by 25-R. Sherman returned for no gain.
2Q 10:22 San Francisco
1 and 10 - SF 29 10:22 46-A. Morris rush for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - SF 43 9:44 46-A. Morris rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - SF 47 9:08 46-A. Morris rush for 5 yards.
3 and 1 - MIN 48 9:08 PENALTY on San Francisco, False Start, 6 yards, enforced at MIN 48 - No play.
3 and 7 - SF 46 8:13 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 15-P. Garcon for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 43 7:39 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 18-D. Pettis.
2 and 10 - MIN 43 7:30 22-M. Breida rush for 4 yards.
3 and 6 - MIN 39 6:49 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 85-G. Kittle for 14 yards.
San Francisco timeout at 6:06
1 and 10 - MIN 25 6:06 46-A. Morris rush for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 14 5:45 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 15-P. Garcon.
2 and 10 - MIN 14 5:43 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 85-G. Kittle for 9 yards.
3 and 1 - MIN 5 5:01 46-A. Morris rush for 1 yard.
San Francisco timeout at 4:16
1 and goal - MIN 4 4:16 46-A. Morris rush for 1 yard.
2 and goal - MIN 3 3:37 10-J. Garoppolo, sacked for 5 yards (36-M. Harris). PENALTY on Minnesota, Defensive Holding, 2 yards, enforced at MIN 3 - No play.
1 and goal - MIN 1 3:14 46-A. Morris rush for no gain.
2 and goal - MIN 1 2:30 46-A. Morris rush for no gain, fumble by 46-A. Morris (forced fumble by 98-L. Joseph), RECOVERED by 22-H. Smith returned for no gain.
2Q 2:18 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 2 2:18 25-L. Murray rush for 2 yards.
Two minute warning
2 and 8 - MIN 4 2:00 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 30-C. Ham.
3 and 8 - MIN 4 1:56 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 19 1:27 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 11-L. Treadwell.
2 and 10 - MIN 19 1:24 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 19-A. Thielen.
3 and 10 - MIN 19 1:20 8-K. Cousins rush for 13 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 32 1:13 PENALTY on Minnesota, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 32 - No play.
1 and 15 - MIN 27 1:13 8-K. Cousins pass to 11-L. Treadwell for 16 yards.
Minnesota timeout at 1:04
1 and 10 - MIN 43 1:04 8-K. Cousins pass to 14-S. Diggs for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - MIN 46 0:42 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 14 yards.
Minnesota timeout at 0:34
1 and 10 - SF 40 0:34 8-K. Cousins pass to 33-D. Cook for -6 yards.
2 and 16 - SF 46 0:12 8-K. Cousins pass to 11-L. Treadwell for 2 yards.
Minnesota timeout at 0:06
3 and 14 - SF 44 0:06 8-K. Cousins, sacked for 9 yards (99-D. Buckner).
END QUARTER 2
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 San Francisco
MIN 35 7-D. Carlson kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - SF 25 15:00 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 18-D. Pettis.
2 and 10 - SF 25 14:56 22-M. Breida rush for 1 yard.
3 and 9 - SF 26 14:27 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 81-T. Taylor.
4 and 9 - SF 26 14:24 5-B. Pinion punts 43 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for -1 yard.
3Q 14:15 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 30 14:15 8-K. Cousins pass to 33-D. Cook for 8 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 2 - MIN 38 14:15 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 6 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 44 13:16 33-D. Cook rush for -2 yards.
2 and 12 - MIN 42 12:30 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 19-A. Thielen.
3 and 12 - MIN 42 12:26 8-K. Cousins sacked for 2 yards (98-R. Blair III, 99-D. Buckner).
4 and 14 - MIN 40 12:26 PENALTY on Minnesota, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 40 - No play.
4 and 19 - MIN 35 11:23 6-M. Wile punts 47 yards, muffed catch by 18-D. Pettis, RECOVERED by 23-A. Witherspoon returned for no gain.
3Q 11:16 San Francisco
1 and 10 - SF 18 11:16 46-A. Morris rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - SF 20 10:54 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 85-G. Kittle.
3 and 8 - SF 20 10:48 10-J. Garoppolo pass intended for 84-K. Bourne, INTERCEPTED by 21-M. Hughes at SF 28, returned for 28 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-D. Carlson extra point is GOOD.
3Q 10:41 San Francisco
MIN 35 7-D. Carlson kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - SF 25 10:41 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 44-K. Juszczyk for 56 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 19 9:59 10-J. Garoppolo rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - MIN 15 9:27 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 44-K. Juszczyk.
San Francisco timeout at 9:24
3 and 6 - MIN 15 9:24 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 15-P. Garcon.
4 and 6 - MIN 15 9:18 9-R. Gould 33 yard field goal is GOOD.
SF 6    MIN 17    Plays: 5    Possession: 1:23
3Q 9:15 Minnesota
SF 35 5-B. Pinion kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 9:15 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 36 8:41 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 14-S. Diggs.
2 and 10 - MIN 36 8:35 33-D. Cook rush for 5 yards.
3 and 5 - MIN 41 7:52 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 34 yards.
1 and 10 - SF 25 7:11 33-D. Cook rush for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - SF 18 6:35 33-D. Cook rush for 2 yards.
3 and 1 - SF 16 5:55 8-K. Cousins pass to 89-D. Morgan for 9 yards.
1 and goal - SF 7 5:26 33-D. Cook rush for 1 yard.
2 and goal - SF 6 4:51 PENALTY on Minnesota, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at SF 6 - No play.
2 and goal - SF 11 4:27 8-K. Cousins pass to 82-K. Rudolph for 11 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-D. Carlson extra point is GOOD.
SF 6    MIN 24    Plays: 9    Possession: 4:53
3Q 4:22 San Francisco
MIN 35 7-D. Carlson kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - SF 25 4:22 22-M. Breida rush for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - SF 36 3:54 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 85-G. Kittle for 36 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 28 3:32 22-M. Breida rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - MIN 25 2:52 22-M. Breida rush for 6 yards.
3 and 1 - MIN 19 2:09 10-J. Garoppolo rush for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 17 1:24 10-J. Garoppolo, sacked for 5 yards (99-D. Hunter).
2 and 15 - MIN 22 0:40 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 18-D. Pettis for 22 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
9-R. Gould extra point is GOOD.
SF 13    MIN 24    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:51
3Q 0:31 Minnesota
SF 35 5-B. Pinion kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 0:31 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 30-C. Ham.
2 and 10 - MIN 25 0:27 25-L. Murray rush for 2 yards.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
Minnesota continued...
3 and 8 - MIN 27 15:00 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 14-S. Diggs.
4 and 8 - MIN 27 14:56 6-M. Wile punts 56 yards, 18-D. Pettis returns for 14 yards, forced out of bounds.
4Q 14:43 San Francisco
1 and 10 - SF 31 14:43 10-J. Garoppolo pass intended for 18-D. Pettis, INTERCEPTED by 29-X. Rhodes at SF 41, returned for 3 yards.
4Q 14:37 Minnesota
1 and 10 - SF 38 14:37 33-D. Cook rush for -1 yard.
2 and 11 - SF 39 14:03 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 19-A. Thielen.
3 and 11 - SF 39 13:57 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 19-A. Thielen.
4 and 11 - SF 39 13:54 6-M. Wile punts 25 yards, downed by 50-E. Wilson.
4Q 13:43 San Francisco
1 and 10 - SF 14 13:43 22-M. Breida rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - SF 14 13:02 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 81-T. Taylor for 7 yards.
3 and 3 - SF 21 12:22 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 18-D. Pettis for 39 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 40 11:44 46-A. Morris rush for -5 yards.
2 and 15 - MIN 45 11:06 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 85-G. Kittle.
3 and 15 - MIN 45 11:00 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 81-T. Taylor. PENALTY on Minnesota, Roughing the Passer, 15 yards, enforced at MIN 45 - No play. PENALTY on Minnesota, Defensive Holding (declined).
1 and 10 - MIN 30 10:55 22-M. Breida rush for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 20 10:15 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 81-T. Taylor for 10 yards.
1 and goal - MIN 10 9:38 46-A. Morris rush for 1 yard.
2 and goal - MIN 9 8:56 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 81-T. Taylor for 5 yards.
3 and goal - MIN 4 8:17 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 85-G. Kittle.
4 and goal - MIN 4 8:13 9-R. Gould 22 yard field goal is GOOD.
SF 16    MIN 24    Plays: 11    Possession: 5:30
4Q 8:09 Minnesota
SF 35 5-B. Pinion kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 8:09 33-D. Cook rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - MIN 26 7:26 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 19-A. Thielen.
3 and 9 - MIN 26 7:21 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 14-S. Diggs.
4 and 9 - MIN 26 7:16 6-M. Wile punts 29 yards, out of bounds.
4Q 7:09 San Francisco
1 and 10 - SF 45 7:09 10-J. Garoppolo pass to 22-M. Breida for 5 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 5 - 50 6:36 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 15-P. Garcon.
3 and 5 - 50 6:32 10-J. Garoppolo, sacked for 10 yards (22-H. Smith).
4 and 15 - SF 40 5:54 5-B. Pinion punts 42 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for no gain.
4Q 5:46 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 18 5:46 25-L. Murray rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - MIN 27 5:12 25-L. Murray rush for 5 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 32 4:29 25-L. Murray rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - MIN 36 3:45 33-D. Cook rush for 1 yard.
3 and 5 - MIN 37 3:00 8-K. Cousins rush for 4 yards. Minnesota challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
San Francisco timeout at 2:54
4 and 1 - MIN 41 2:54 PENALTY on San Francisco, Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 41 - No play.
1 and 10 - MIN 46 2:54 33-D. Cook rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - MIN 47 2:10 33-D. Cook rush for 3 yards.
Two minute warning
3 and 6 - 50 2:00 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 82-K. Rudolph.
4 and 6 - 50 1:56 6-M. Wile punts 39 yards, fair catch by 18-D. Pettis.
4Q 1:49 San Francisco
1 and 10 - SF 11 1:49 10-J. Garoppolo pass incomplete to 22-M. Breida.
2 and 10 - SF 11 1:45 10-J. Garoppolo pass intended for 81-T. Taylor, INTERCEPTED by 22-H. Smith at SF 29, returned for 14 yards.
4Q 1:35 Minnesota
1 and 10 - SF 15 1:35 25-L. Murray rush for 2 yards.
San Francisco timeout at 1:32
2 and 8 - SF 13 1:32 25-L. Murray rush for no gain.
3 and 8 - SF 13 0:48 25-L. Murray rush for 4 yards.
Minnesota timeout at 0:02
4 and 4 - SF 9 0:02 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete.
END OF GAME
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