Jeff Garcia kept Tampa Bay in the game. He scrambled, extended plays and made crucial first downs even when penalties continued to push back the line of scrimmage. He finished with 255 yards on 23-of-30 passing
Tampa Bay RB Earnest Graham left in the first quarter with an ankle injury. He did not return. ... The Bucs are 5-0 at home this season for the first time in franchise history. ... Fox reported that the officials had to warn both sides in this physical contest to reign in the hard hitting. ... The Vikings are 5-2 in November over the last two seasons.