MINNEAPOLIS – Rookie Doug Martin had a huge game as the Tampa Bay Bucs downed the Minnesota Vikings 36-17 on Thursday Night Football.
Martin rushed for 135 yards and a touchdown and added 3 receptions for 79 yards and another score for Tampa Bay.
Josh Freeman also had a big game, completing 19 of 36 passes for 262 yards and three TDs.
Ian Eagle and Trent Green called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Josh Freeman hits Erik Lorig to put the Bucs up 10-0)
(Christian Ponder’s TD pass to Percy Harvin cuts the Bucs’ lead to 13-7)
(Mike Williams’ TD catch makes it 20-7 Tampa Bay)
(Doug Martin takes a short pass 64 yards for a TD and a 27-10 lead)
(Adrian Peterson’s long run cuts it to a 30-17 game)
(Doug Martin puts the game away with a 1-yd TD)
(Listen to Josh Freeman’s postgame interview with DGS sideline reporter Rocky Boiman)
(Postgame recap from Ian Eagle and Trent Green)