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Dallas Cowboys 24 at New Orleans Saints 31

Friday, December 24, 1999
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Dallas Cowboys (8-8-0)0717024
New Orleans Saints (3-13-0)10071431

Game Info
Stadium Louisiana Superdome
Start Time (ET) 3:00pm
Roof dome
Surface astroturf
Duration 3:08
Attendance 47,835
Weather 57 degrees
Vegas Line Dallas Cowboys -8.5
Over/Under 38.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Ed Hochuli
Umpire Chad Brown
Head Linesman George Hayward
Field Judge J Saracino
Back Judge Don Carey
Side Judge Laird Hayes
Line Judge Michael Spanier

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

Dallas Cowboys
No Direction (23/38, 246 yards, 3 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Eric Bjornson 4 2 22 0
Chris Brazzell 4 1 21 0
Rocket Ismail 4 3 28 0
David LaFleur 5 4 30 1
Jeff Ogden 2 0 0
Deion Sanders 3 2 10 0
Emmitt Smith 3 3 3 1
Robert Thomas 2 1 4 0
Jason Tucker 11 7 128 1
New Orleans Saints
No Direction (16/27, 278 yards, 2 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Cam Cleeland 2 1 5 0
Lawrence Dawsey 1 0 0
P.J. Franklin 1 1 5 0
Andre Hastings 2 1 24 0
Eddie Kennison 8 3 95 1
Keith Poole 6 4 90 1
Josh Wilcox 3 3 28 0
Ricky Williams 4 3 31 0

Rushing

Dallas Cowboys
LE (2 rushes, 27 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 2 27 0
LT (3 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 3 6 0
LG (2 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 2 6 0
MD (9 rushes, 57 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 6 45 0
Robert Thomas 3 12 0
RG (3 rushes, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 3 7 0
RT (4 rushes, 11 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 4 11 1
RE (1 rush, 4 yards)
Att Yds TD
Emmitt Smith 1 4 0
New Orleans Saints
LE (7 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jake Delhomme 1 -12 0
Ricky Williams 6 27 0
LT (4 rushes, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Aaron Craver 2 4 0
Ricky Williams 2 3 0
LG (4 rushes, 12 yards)
Att Yds TD
Ricky Williams 4 12 0
MD (8 rushes, 14 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Aaron Craver 1 2 0
Jake Delhomme 2 6 1
Ricky Williams 5 6 0
RG (3 rushes, 8 yards)
Att Yds TD
Ricky Williams 3 8 0
RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (2 rushes, 0 yards)
Att Yds TD
Ricky Williams 2 0 0

Dallas Cowboys Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 12:26 DAL 48 3 1:49 4 Punt View Drive »
2 1 4:25 DAL 33 1 0:16 0 Interception View Drive »
3 1 1:38 DAL 25 7 3:30 33 Punt View Drive »
4 2 11:47 NOR 36 3 1:11 36 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 7:48 DAL 3 5 2:18 23 Punt View Drive »
6 2 2:20 DAL 20 7 1:24 34 Punt View Drive »
7 3 15:00 DAL 39 8 4:26 61 Touchdown View Drive »
8 3 8:05 NOR 21 4 2:09 5 Field Goal View Drive »
9 3 5:10 NOR 48 10 4:54 48 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 11:16 DAL 39 3 1:17 19 Fumble View Drive »
11 4 9:59 DAL 33 5 2:23 18 Punt View Drive »
12 4 5:54 DAL 20 10 4:50 74 Interception View Drive »

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NOR 45 4 2:34 10 Interception View Drive »
2 1 10:37 NOR 20 11 6:12 66 Field Goal View Drive »
3 1 4:09 DAL 23 5 2:31 23 Touchdown View Drive »
4 2 13:08 NOR 14 3 1:21 -5 Punt View Drive »
5 2 10:36 NOR 35 5 2:48 17 Punt View Drive »
6 2 5:30 NOR 31 5 3:10 19 Punt View Drive »
7 2 0:56 NOR 9 5 0:56 37 End of Half View Drive »
8 3 10:34 NOR 23 5 2:29 -2 Fumble View Drive »
9 3 5:56 NOR 35 2 0:46 65 Touchdown View Drive »
10 3 0:16 NOR 19 8 4:00 81 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 7:36 NOR 20 5 1:42 30 Punt View Drive »
12 4 1:04 NOR 20 3 1:04 0 Punt View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL NOR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 54 yards, returned by Dino Philyaw for 29 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 0 0 0 -1.93 31.3
1 15:00 1 10 NOR 45 Ricky Williams left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey and Kavika Pittman) 0 0 1.93 1.92 31.2
1 15:00 2 6 NOR 49 Ricky Williams right end for 4 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson). Penalty on Kavika Pittman: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 1.92 2.6 33.1
1 15:00 2 1 DAL 46 Ricky Williams up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Kavika Pittman) 0 0 2.6 2.59 33.0
1 15:00 1 10 DAL 45 Ricky Williams left tackle for no gain (tackle by Deion Sanders) 0 0 2.59 2.04 31.6
1 15:00 2 10 DAL 45 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete is intercepted by Darren Woodson at DAL-43 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Chris Naeole) 0 0 2.04 -2.13 21.5
1 12:26 1 10 DAL 48 Penalty on Flozell Adams: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 2.13 1.8 22.5
1 12:26 1 15 DAL 43 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 10 yards (tackle by Ashley Ambrose) 0 0 1.8 2.26 21.5
1 12:26 2 5 NOR 47 Emmitt Smith right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Wayne Martin and Sammy Knight) 0 0 2.26 1.82 22.5
1 12:26 3 3 NOR 45 Emmitt Smith right guard for -3 yards (tackle by La'Roi Glover and Austin Robbins) 0 0 1.82 0.07 26.7
1 12:26 4 6 NOR 48 Toby Gowin punts 48 yards, touchback 0 0 0.07 -0.28 27.5
1 10:37 1 10 NOR 20 Ricky Williams left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 0 0 0.28 0.41 28.2
1 10:37 2 5 NOR 25 Ricky Williams for 5 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey) 0 0 0.41 0.94 29.6
1 10:37 1 10 NOR 30 Ricky Williams left end for -1 yards (tackle by George Teague) 0 0 0.94 0.26 27.8
1 10:37 2 11 NOR 29 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Josh Wilcox for 19 yards (tackle by George Teague and Darren Hambrick) 0 0 0.26 2.13 32.9
1 10:37 1 10 NOR 48 Penalty on Leon Lett: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 2.13 2.86 34.9
1 10:37 1 5 DAL 47 Aaron Craver left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Peppi Zellner) 0 0 2.86 2.53 34.0
1 10:37 2 3 DAL 45 Ricky Williams up the middle for -4 yards (tackle by Dexter Coakley) 0 0 2.53 1.29 30.6
1 10:37 3 7 DAL 49 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Eddie Kennison for 32 yards (tackle by Duane Hawthorne) 0 0 1.29 4.44 39.5
1 10:37 1 10 DAL 17 Ricky Williams right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 0 0 4.44 4 38.2
1 10:37 2 9 DAL 16 Ricky Williams left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Chad Hennings) 0 0 4 3.5 36.8
1 10:37 3 7 DAL 14 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Keith Poole (defended by George Teague) 0 0 3.5 2.51 33.9
1 10:37 4 7 DAL 14 Doug Brien 32 yard field goal good 0 3 2.51 3 35.3
1 10:37 4 7 NOR 30 Doug Brien kicks off 59 yards, returned by Jason Tucker for 22 yards (tackle by Keith Mitchell) 0 3 -1.37 -1.14 32.1
1 4:25 1 10 DAL 33 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell is intercepted by Fred Weary at DAL-45 and returned for 22 yards (tackle by Robert Thomas) 0 3 1.14 -4.04 50.1
1 4:09 1 10 DAL 23 Ricky Williams pass incomplete intended for Eddie Kennison 0 3 4.04 3.5 48.5
1 4:09 2 10 DAL 23 Ricky Williams right end for no gain (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 0 3 3.5 2.81 46.2
1 4:09 3 10 DAL 23 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Keith Poole for 18 yards (tackle by Duane Hawthorne) 0 3 2.81 6.06 56.8
1 4:09 1 5 DAL 5 Aaron Craver left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 0 3 6.06 5.53 55.1
1 4:09 2 3 DAL 3 Penalty on NOR: Illegal Substitution, 5 yards (no play) 0 3 5.53 4.57 52.0
1 4:09 2 8 DAL 8 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Keith Poole for 8 yards, touchdown 0 9 4.57 7 56.6
1 4:09 2 8 DAL 8 Doug Brien kicks extra point good 0 10 0 0.53 59.8
1 4:09 2 8 NOR 30 Doug Brien kicks off 67 yards, returned by Jason Tucker for 32 yards. Penalty on Randall Godfrey: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 0 10 0.53 -0.61 57.9
1 1:38 1 10 DAL 25 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Willie Clay) 0 10 0.61 0.74 58.8
1 1:38 2 5 DAL 30 Emmitt Smith left end for 12 yards (tackle by Keith Mitchell and Sammy Knight) 0 10 0.74 1.73 55.6
1 1:38 1 10 DAL 42 Troy Aikman pass complete to Eric Bjornson for 16 yards (tackle by Willie Clay) 0 10 1.73 2.79 52.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL NOR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 10 NOR 42 Robert Thomas up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Sammy Knight) 0 10 2.79 2.65 53.3
2 15:00 2 7 NOR 39 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Keith Mitchell) 0 10 2.65 2.74 53.0
2 15:00 3 1 NOR 33 Emmitt Smith for 1 yard (tackle by Willie Clay). Penalty on Flozell Adams: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 0 10 2.74 1.55 57.1
2 15:00 3 10 NOR 42 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Rocket Ismail 0 10 1.55 0.46 60.7
2 15:00 4 10 NOR 42 Toby Gowin punts 29 yards, fair catch by Eddie Kennison 0 10 0.46 0.28 61.3
2 13:08 1 10 NOR 14 Ricky Williams right end for no gain (tackle by Leon Lett) 0 10 -0.28 -0.75 60.8
2 13:08 2 10 NOR 14 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Eddie Kennison 0 10 -0.75 -1.4 58.6
2 13:08 3 10 NOR 14 Jake Delhomme sacked by Ebenezer Ekuban for -5 yards 0 10 -1.4 -2.49 54.9
2 13:08 4 15 NOR 9 Tommy Barnhardt punts 27 yards, out of bounds 0 10 -2.49 -3.18 52.5
2 11:47 1 10 NOR 36 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 18 yards (tackle by Rob Kelly) 0 10 3.18 4.37 49.0
2 11:47 1 10 NOR 18 Emmitt Smith left end for 15 yards (tackle by Sammy Knight) 0 10 4.37 6.51 41.4
2 11:47 1 3 NOR 3 Troy Aikman pass incomplete. Penalty on Phil Clarke: Roughing the Passer, 2 yards (no play) 0 10 6.51 6.97 39.9
2 11:47 1 1 NOR 1 Emmitt Smith right tackle for 1 yard, touchdown 6 10 6.97 7 43.2
2 11:47 1 1 NOR 1 Eddie Murray kicks extra point good 7 10 0 1.66 39.7
2 11:47 1 1 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 62 yards, returned by Dino Philyaw for 27 yards (tackle by Chris Akins) 7 10 1.66 -1.27 44.2
2 10:36 1 10 NOR 35 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Cam Cleeland for 5 yards (tackle by Dexter Coakley) 7 10 1.27 1.4 45.1
2 10:36 2 5 NOR 40 Ricky Williams left end for 9 yards (tackle by George Teague) 7 10 1.4 2.19 48.0
2 10:36 1 10 NOR 49 Ricky Williams left end for 1 yard (tackle by Randall Godfrey and Michael Myers) 7 10 2.19 1.78 46.5
2 10:36 2 9 50 Jake Delhomme up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Randall Godfrey) 7 10 1.78 1.36 45.0
2 10:36 3 7 DAL 48 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Cam Cleeland (defended by Darren Woodson) 7 10 1.36 0.07 40.4
2 10:36 4 7 DAL 48 Tommy Barnhardt punts 45 yards 7 10 0.07 0.38 41.5
2 7:48 1 10 DAL 3 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Eric Bjornson (defended by Fred Weary) 7 10 -0.38 -0.78 44.1
2 7:48 2 10 DAL 3 Troy Aikman pass complete to Chris Brazzell for 21 yards (tackle by Fred Weary) 7 10 -0.78 0.54 39.3
2 7:48 1 10 DAL 24 Emmitt Smith for 3 yards (tackle by Fred Weary) 7 10 0.54 0.4 39.8
2 7:48 2 7 DAL 27 Penalty on Larry Allen: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 10 0.4 -0.27 42.3
2 7:48 2 12 DAL 22 Troy Aikman pass complete to Robert Thomas for 4 yards (tackle by Mark Fields) 7 10 -0.27 -0.43 42.9
2 7:48 3 8 DAL 26 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Jeff Ogden (defended by Rob Kelly) 7 10 -0.43 -1.63 47.3
2 7:48 4 8 DAL 26 Toby Gowin punts 47 yards, returned by Eddie Kennison for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Akins) 7 10 -1.63 -1 45.0
2 5:30 1 10 NOR 31 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Josh Wilcox for 4 yards (tackle by Darren Hambrick) 7 10 1 1 46.0
2 5:30 2 6 NOR 35 Ricky Williams left end for 1 yard (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 7 10 1 0.43 43.9
2 5:30 3 5 NOR 36 Penalty on Alonzo Spellman: Encroachment, 6 yards (no play) 7 10 0.43 1.73 48.8
2 5:30 1 10 NOR 42 Ricky Williams up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban and Dexter Coakley) 7 10 1.73 0.92 45.7
2 5:30 2 12 NOR 40 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Eddie Kennison 7 10 0.92 0.23 43.1
2 5:30 3 12 NOR 40 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Ricky Williams for 10 yards (tackle by Duane Hawthorne) 7 10 0.23 -0.06 42.0
2 5:30 4 2 50 Tommy Barnhardt punts 50 yards, touchback 7 10 -0.06 -0.28 41.2
2 2:20 1 10 DAL 20 Troy Aikman pass complete to Emmitt Smith for -3 yards (tackle by Mark Fields) 7 10 0.28 -0.79 46.8
2 2:00 2 13 DAL 17 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Jason Tucker (defended by Keith Mitchell) 7 10 -0.79 -1.51 49.9
2 1:55 3 13 DAL 17 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 22 yards (tackle by Ashley Ambrose) 7 10 -1.51 1.53 37.8
2 1:48 1 10 DAL 39 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 11 yards (tackle by Ashley Ambrose) 7 10 1.53 2.26 35.0
2 1:22 1 10 50 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Eric Bjornson 7 10 2.26 1.71 37.3
2 1:19 2 10 50 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 4 yards (tackle by Alex Molden) 7 10 1.71 1.55 37.9
2 1:11 2 10 50 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 7 10 0 0
2 1:11 3 6 NOR 46 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Jeff Ogden 7 10 1.55 0.2 43.4
2 1:06 4 6 NOR 46 Toby Gowin punts 40 yards, returned by Eddie Kennison for 3 yards (tackle by Robert Thomas). Eddie Kennison fumbles (forced by Robert Thomas), recovered by Eddie Kennison at NOR-9 7 10 0.2 0.38 42.7
2 0:56 1 10 NOR 9 Ricky Williams left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Dat Nguyen) 7 10 -0.38 -0.56 42.0
2 0:48 1 10 NOR 9 Timeout #2 by Dallas Cowboys 7 10 0 0
2 0:48 2 7 NOR 12 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Ricky Williams for 7 yards (tackle by Singor Mobley) 7 10 -0.56 0.15 45.0
2 0:26 1 10 NOR 19 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Eddie Kennison (defended by Duane Hawthorne) 7 10 0.15 -0.39 43.0
2 0:19 2 10 NOR 19 Ricky Williams up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Charlie Williams). Penalty on Dat Nguyen: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 7 10 -0.39 1.53 51.0
2 0:10 1 10 NOR 39 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Keith Poole. Penalty on Kyle Turley: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 7 10 1.53 0.87 48.3
2 0:06 1 20 NOR 29 Ricky Williams left end for 17 yards (tackle by Leon Lett and Dat Nguyen) 7 10 0.87 1.93 44.7
End of Half7101.930
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL NOR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 1 20 NOR 30 Doug Brien kicks off 65 yards, returned by Jason Tucker for 34 yards (tackle by Lawrence Dawsey) 7 10 0.94 -1.53 38.5
3 15:00 1 10 DAL 39 Emmitt Smith right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Mark Fields and Phil Clarke) 7 10 1.53 1.12 40.2
3 15:00 2 9 DAL 40 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 4 yards (tackle by La'Roi Glover) 7 10 1.12 0.96 40.8
3 15:00 3 5 DAL 44 Troy Aikman pass complete to Deion Sanders for 7 yards (tackle by Fred Weary) 7 10 0.96 2.32 35.4
3 15:00 1 10 NOR 49 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Phil Clarke) 7 10 2.32 2.19 35.9
3 15:00 2 7 NOR 46 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Brady Smith) 7 10 2.19 2.28 35.5
3 15:00 3 1 NOR 40 Robert Thomas up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Sammy Knight and La'Roi Glover) 7 10 2.28 3.25 31.8
3 15:00 1 10 NOR 35 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 15 yards (tackle by Fred Weary) 7 10 3.25 4.24 28.2
3 15:00 1 10 NOR 20 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 20 yards, touchdown 13 10 4.24 7 22.3
3 15:00 1 10 NOR 20 Eddie Murray kicks extra point good 14 10 0 0.94 19.3
3 15:00 1 10 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 63 yards, returned by Dino Philyaw for 16 yards (tackle by Dat Nguyen) 14 10 0.94 -0.48 20.7
3 10:34 1 10 NOR 23 Ricky Williams right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Darren Hambrick and Chad Hennings) 14 10 0.48 0.2 19.9
3 10:34 2 8 NOR 25 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Eddie Kennison for 12 yards (tackle by Deion Sanders) 14 10 0.2 1.4 24.0
3 10:34 1 10 NOR 37 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Keith Poole 14 10 1.4 0.86 22.1
3 10:34 2 10 NOR 37 Ricky Williams left end for no gain (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban and Dexter Coakley) 14 10 0.86 0.17 19.8
3 10:34 3 10 NOR 37 Jake Delhomme sacked by Randall Godfrey for -16 yards. Jake Delhomme fumbles (forced by Randall Godfrey), recovered by Leon Lett at NOR-21 14 10 0.17 -4.17 9.0
3 8:05 1 10 NOR 21 Emmitt Smith right tackle for 16 yards (tackle by Willie Clay and Phil Clarke). Penalty on Larry Allen: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 14 10 4.17 3.51 9.9
3 8:05 1 20 NOR 31 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 1 yard (tackle by Keith Mitchell and Willie Clay) 14 10 3.51 2.41 12.3
3 8:05 2 19 NOR 30 Troy Aikman pass complete to Rocket Ismail for 14 yards (tackle by Ashley Ambrose) 14 10 2.41 3.63 9.6
3 8:05 3 5 NOR 16 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell 14 10 3.63 2.43 12.3
3 8:05 4 5 NOR 16 Eddie Murray 33 yard field goal good 17 10 2.43 3 11.0
3 8:05 4 5 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 60 yards, returned by Dino Philyaw for 25 yards (tackle by Lemanski Hall) 17 10 -1.37 -1.27 14.1
3 5:56 1 10 NOR 35 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Ricky Williams for 14 yards (tackle by Dexter Coakley) 17 10 1.27 2.19 16.4
3 5:56 1 10 NOR 49 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Eddie Kennison for 51 yards, touchdown 17 16 2.19 7 30.9
3 5:56 1 10 NOR 49 Doug Brien kicks extra point good 17 17 0 0.94 35.5
3 5:56 1 10 NOR 30 Doug Brien kicks off 68 yards, returned by Jason Tucker for 50 yards (tackle by Doug Brien) 17 17 0.94 -2.39 25.1
3 5:10 1 10 NOR 48 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Willie Clay and Fred Weary) 17 17 2.39 3.12 22.2
3 5:10 1 10 NOR 37 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Deion Sanders 17 17 3.12 2.57 24.4
3 5:10 2 10 NOR 37 Troy Aikman pass incomplete 17 17 2.57 1.88 27.2
3 5:10 3 10 NOR 37 Troy Aikman sacked by Keith Mitchell for -13 yards. Penalty on Ashley Ambrose: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 17 17 1.88 3.45 21.0
3 5:10 1 10 NOR 32 Emmitt Smith right end for 4 yards (tackle by La'Roi Glover and Troy Wilson) 17 17 3.45 3.44 21.0
3 5:10 2 6 NOR 28 Emmitt Smith right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Phil Clarke) 17 17 3.44 3.27 21.6
3 2:40 2 6 NOR 28 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 17 17 0 0
3 2:40 3 2 NOR 24 Emmitt Smith right guard for 8 yards (tackle by Sammy Knight and Keith Mitchell) 17 17 3.27 4.51 16.9
3 2:40 1 10 NOR 16 Robert Thomas up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Troy Wilson and Phil Clarke) 17 17 4.51 4.57 16.7
3 2:40 2 6 NOR 12 Emmitt Smith right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Fred Weary and Troy Wilson) 17 17 4.57 4.85 15.7
3 2:40 3 1 NOR 7 Emmitt Smith left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Mark Fields) 17 17 4.85 6.51 10.9
3 0:33 1 3 NOR 3 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 3 yards, touchdown 23 17 6.51 7 11.6
3 0:33 1 3 NOR 3 Eddie Murray kicks extra point good 24 17 0 1.5 9.0
3 0:33 1 3 DAL 30 Toby Gowin kicks off 65 yards, returned by Dino Philyaw for 14 yards (tackle by Duane Hawthorne) 24 17 1.5 -0.15 9.4
3 0:16 1 10 NOR 19 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Josh Wilcox for 5 yards (tackle by Deion Sanders) 24 17 0.15 0.34 9.7
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL NOR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 5 NOR 24 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Keith Poole for 14 yards (tackle by Duane Hawthorne) 24 17 0.34 1.47 12.8
4 15:00 1 10 NOR 38 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Lawrence Dawsey (defended by Chad Hennings) 24 17 1.47 0.92 11.2
4 15:00 2 10 NOR 38 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Keith Poole for 50 yards (tackle by Duane Hawthorne) 24 17 0.92 4.78 26.0
4 15:00 1 10 DAL 12 Jake Delhomme sacked by Darren Hambrick for -8 yards. Penalty on Darren Hambrick: Unnecessary Roughness, 10 yards 24 17 4.78 4.91 26.6
4 15:00 1 10 DAL 10 Jake Delhomme pass complete to P.J. Franklin for 5 yards (tackle by George Teague) 24 17 4.91 5.15 27.8
4 15:00 2 5 DAL 5 Ricky Williams left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Leon Lett and Charlie Williams) 24 17 5.15 4.49 24.6
4 15:00 3 4 DAL 4 Jake Delhomme up the middle for 4 yards, touchdown 24 23 4.49 7 32.2
4 15:00 3 4 DAL 4 Doug Brien kicks extra point good 24 24 0 0.1 37.6
4 15:00 3 4 NOR 30 Doug Brien kicks off 66 yards, returned by Jason Tucker for 35 yards (tackle by Keith Mitchell) 24 24 0.1 -1.53 29.4
4 11:16 1 10 DAL 39 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell. Penalty on Fred Weary: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 24 24 1.53 1.86 27.7
4 11:16 1 10 DAL 44 Emmitt Smith up the middle for 14 yards (tackle by Rob Kelly and Fred Weary) 24 24 1.86 2.79 22.7
4 11:16 1 10 NOR 42 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Robert Thomas 24 24 2.79 2.24 25.6
4 11:16 2 10 NOR 42 Troy Aikman pass complete to Emmitt Smith for no gain. Emmitt Smith fumbles (forced by Robert Newkirk), recovered by Fred Weary at NOR-42 and returned for 58 yards, touchdown 24 30 2.24 -7 77.4
4 9:59 2 10 NOR 42 Doug Brien kicks extra point good 24 31 0 0.39 84.5
4 9:59 2 10 NOR 30 Doug Brien kicks off 67 yards, returned by Jason Tucker for 30 yards (tackle by Je'Rod Cherry) 24 31 0.39 -1.14 79.0
4 9:59 1 10 DAL 33 Emmitt Smith left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Phil Clarke and Keith Mitchell) 24 31 1.14 0.86 80.4
4 9:59 2 8 DAL 35 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 11 yards (tackle by Fred Weary) 24 31 0.86 1.99 74.3
4 9:59 1 10 DAL 46 Emmitt Smith left tackle for no gain (tackle by Sammy Knight) 24 31 1.99 1.45 77.4
4 9:59 2 10 DAL 46 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Jason Tucker 24 31 1.45 0.76 80.9
4 9:59 3 10 DAL 46 Penalty on Troy Wilson: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 24 31 0.76 1.42 77.5
4 9:59 3 5 NOR 49 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Jason Tucker (defended by Corey A. Harris) 24 31 1.42 0 84.5
4 9:59 4 5 NOR 49 Toby Gowin punts 49 yards, touchback 24 31 0 -0.28 85.6
4 7:36 1 10 NOR 20 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Eddie Kennison (defended by Kavika Pittman) 24 31 0.28 -0.27 88.0
4 7:36 2 10 NOR 20 Jake Delhomme pass complete to Andre Hastings for 24 yards (tackle by Darren Woodson) 24 31 -0.27 1.86 94.7
4 7:36 1 10 NOR 44 Ricky Williams up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Leon Lett) 24 31 1.86 2.13 95.3
4 7:36 2 4 50 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Ricky Williams 24 31 2.13 1.42 93.6
4 7:36 3 4 50 Jake Delhomme pass incomplete intended for Andre Hastings (defended by Charlie Williams) 24 31 1.42 -0.06 88.8
4 7:36 4 4 50 Tommy Barnhardt punts 50 yards, touchback 24 31 -0.06 -0.28 88.0
4 5:54 1 10 DAL 20 Troy Aikman pass complete to Emmitt Smith for 6 yards (tackle by Alex Molden and Mark Fields) 24 31 0.28 0.54 90.7
4 5:54 2 4 DAL 26 Emmitt Smith left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Phil Clarke and Rob Kelly) 24 31 0.54 0.23 91.9
4 5:54 3 1 DAL 29 Emmitt Smith left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Keith Mitchell) 24 31 0.23 1.07 88.5
4 5:54 1 10 DAL 32 Troy Aikman pass complete to Deion Sanders for 3 yards (tackle by Fred Weary) 24 31 1.07 0.93 89.1
4 5:54 2 7 DAL 35 Troy Aikman pass complete to Eric Bjornson for 6 yards (tackle by Brady Smith) 24 31 0.93 1.03 88.7
4 5:54 3 1 DAL 41 Troy Aikman pass complete to David LaFleur for 22 yards (tackle by Rob Kelly) 24 31 1.03 3.12 76.3
4 5:54 1 10 NOR 37 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Jason Tucker 24 31 3.12 2.57 80.1
4 2:00 2 10 NOR 37 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for Chris Brazzell 24 31 2.57 1.88 97.3
4 1:55 3 10 NOR 37 Troy Aikman pass complete to Jason Tucker for 31 yards (tackle by Fred Weary) 24 31 1.88 5.83 64.3
4 1:14 1 6 NOR 6 Troy Aikman pass incomplete intended for David LaFleur is intercepted by Mark Fields at NOR-0 24 31 5.83 -0.28 100.0
4 1:04 1 10 NOR 20 Aaron Craver up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Chad Hennings) 24 31 0.28 0 100.0
4 0:58 1 10 NOR 20 Timeout #2 by Dallas Cowboys 24 31 0 0
4 0:58 2 8 NOR 22 Ricky Williams right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Chad Hennings) 24 31 0 -0.03 100.0
4 0:53 2 8 NOR 22 Timeout #3 by Dallas Cowboys 24 31 0 0
4 0:53 3 3 NOR 27 Jake Delhomme left end for -12 yards (tackle by Dat Nguyen) 24 31 -0.03 -2.44 99.5
4 0:06 3 3 NOR 27 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 24 31 0 0
4 0:06 4 15 NOR 15 Penalty on DAL: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 24 31 -2.44 -2.03 100.0
4 0:06 4 10 NOR 20 Tommy Barnhardt punts 48 yards, returned by Deion Sanders for no gain 24 31 -2.03 -0.28 100.0
End of Regulation2431-0.280
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).