Buccaneers vs. Vikings score update: Doug Martin TD scamper keeping Tampa Bay ahead of Minnesota

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin's scamper on a screen pass was the offensive highlight of the third quarter as the Bucs lead the Minnesota Vikings, 30-17, on Thursday night at Mall of America Field.

A screen pass to Martin went for 79 yards and a touchdown as the back now has more than 200 yards in total offense during the Bucs' offensive outburst thus far on Thursday night.

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For a time, Martin had more total offense on his own than the entire Vikings team combined.

But Martin's score was just the start to an offense filled quarter, as the teams filled the stat sheet and the scoreboard. After Connor Barth kicked his third field goal on the night — a 38-yarder midway through the quarter — Vikings running back took the second snap of the Vikings next drive 64 yards to the endzone. Peterson has 123 yards on the night thus far.

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Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman has kept the Tampa Bay offense moving, throwing for three touchdowns and 191 yards through the first three quarters in Minnesota.

A fight between Vikings defensive end Jared Allen and Bucs offensive tackle Donald Penn broke out near the end of the quarter.

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