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New Orleans Saints 42 at Dallas Cowboys 17

Sunday, December 10, 2006
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New Orleans Saints (10-6-0)02121042
Dallas Cowboys (9-7-0)7010017

Game Info
Stadium Texas Stadium
Start Time (ET) 8:15pm
Roof half
Surface fieldturf
Weather 47 degrees, relative humidity 51%, wind 13 mph
Vegas Line Dallas Cowboys -6.5
Over/Under 48.0 (over)
Officials
Referee Gerry Austin
Umpire Ruben Fowler
Head Linesman Jerry Bergman
Field Judge Scott Edwards
Back Judge Robert Lawing
Side Judge Laird Hayes
Line Judge Carl Johnson

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

Pass Targets

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (2/3, 92 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 3 2 92 1
Deep Middle (1/1, 27 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Jamal Jones 1 1 27 1
Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (7/12, 103 yards, 3 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 1 61 1
Marques Colston 2 1 9 0
Mike Karney 4 4 30 2
Deuce McAllister 1 1 3 0
Billy Miller 2 0 0 0
Short Middle (6/6, 68 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 25 0
Mark Campbell 1 1 14 0
Terrance Copper 1 1 8 0
Mike Karney 1 1 9 0
Deuce McAllister 2 2 12 0
Short Right (10/14, 94 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 5 4 39 0
Mark Campbell 1 0 0 0
Marques Colston 5 4 39 0
Terrance Copper 1 0 0 0
Billy Miller 1 1 12 0
John Owens 1 1 4 0
No Direction (0/2, 0 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Jamal Jones 1 0 0 0
Billy Miller 1 0 0 0
Dallas Cowboys
Deep Left (2/6, 67 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Terry Glenn 3 2 67 0
Terrell Owens 3 0 0 0
Deep Middle (4/6, 96 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Terry Glenn 3 3 62 0
Terrell Owens 2 1 34 1
Jason Witten 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (1/3, 18 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Terry Glenn 2 0 0 0
Jason Witten 1 1 18 0
Short Left (3/5, 35 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Terry Glenn 2 1 12 0
Julius Jones 1 1 10 0
Terrell Owens 1 1 13 0
Jason Witten 1 0 0 0
Short Middle (3/6, 19 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Terry Glenn 1 1 7 0
Terrell Owens 1 0 0 0
Lousaka Polite 1 0 0
Jason Witten 3 2 12 0
Short Right (3/6, 14 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Patrick Crayton 2 0 0
Terry Glenn 2 1 2 0
Terrell Owens 1 1 9 0
Jason Witten 1 1 3 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (1 rush, 10 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 10 0
LT (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 3 5 0
LG (1 rush, 0 yards)
Att Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 1 0 0
MD (10 rushes, 70 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 4 0
Mike Karney 2 6 1
Deuce McAllister 6 60 0
RG (5 rushes, 26 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Karney 1 8 0
Deuce McAllister 4 18 0
RT (5 rushes, 20 yards)
Att Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 5 20 0
RE (4 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 7 0
Deuce McAllister 2 8 0
Dallas Cowboys
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (3 rushes, 81 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Julius Jones 3 81 1
LG (1 rush, 2 yards)
Att Yds TD
Julius Jones 1 2 0
MD (5 rushes, 17 yards)
Att Yds TD
Marion Barber 1 0 0
Julius Jones 3 15 0
Tony Romo 1 2 0
RG (1 rush, 10 yards)
Att Yds TD
Julius Jones 1 10 0
RT (2 rushes, 8 yards)
Att Yds TD
Julius Jones 2 8 0
RE (2 rushes, 0 yards)
Att Yds TD
Marion Barber 1 -1 0
Tony Romo 1 1 0

Pass Tackles

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left Deep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Dallas Cowboys
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NOR 14 4 2:05 12 Punt View Drive »
2 1 12:06 NOR 21 6 2:59 20 Punt View Drive »
3 1 6:37 NOR 12 14 6:44 88 Touchdown View Drive »
4 2 14:23 DAL 39 8 4:04 39 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 8:04 NOR 17 3 1:31 9 Punt View Drive »
6 2 4:04 NOR 5 9 3:20 95 Touchdown View Drive »
7 2 0:01 NOR 33 1 0:01 -1 End of Half View Drive »
8 3 11:26 NOR 26 3 1:27 74 Touchdown View Drive »
9 3 7:46 NOR 37 5 2:30 63 Touchdown View Drive »
10 3 5:16 NOR 41 4 1:29 59 Touchdown View Drive »
11 3 0:43 NOR 20 3 1:03 6 Punt View Drive »
12 4 11:11 NOR 16 15 9:58 75 Downs View Drive »

Dallas Cowboys Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 12:55 DAL 21 2 0:49 79 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 9:07 DAL 26 4 2:30 22 Punt View Drive »
3 2 14:53 DAL 27 2 0:30 0 Interception View Drive »
4 2 10:19 DAL 40 4 2:15 5 Punt View Drive »
5 2 6:33 DAL 27 4 2:29 14 Punt View Drive »
6 2 0:44 DAL 39 6 0:43 36 Missed FG View Drive »
7 3 15:00 DAL 28 8 3:34 66 Field Goal View Drive »
8 3 9:59 DAL 37 5 2:13 63 Touchdown View Drive »
9 3 3:47 DAL 32 8 3:04 54 Interception View Drive »
10 4 14:40 DAL 27 8 3:29 24 Punt View Drive »
11 4 1:13 DAL 9 2 1:13 -2 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DAL EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 DAL 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 63 yards, returned by Michael Lewis for 17 yards (tackle by Sam Hurd). Penalty on Terrence Melton: Low Block, 10 yards 0 0 0 -0.28 0.0
1 14:55 1 10 NOR 14 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 10 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 0 0 -0.28 0.54 67.1
1 14:15 1 10 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Mark Campbell 0 0 0.54 0 68.4
1 14:11 2 10 NOR 24 Drew Brees sacked by DeMarcus Ware for -7 yards 0 0 0 -1.85 73.2
1 13:33 3 17 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 9 yards (tackle by Terence Newman) 0 0 -1.85 -1.63 72.6
1 13:04 4 8 NOR 26 Steve Weatherford punts 53 yards, fair catch by Terence Newman 0 0 -1.63 -0.34 69.2
1 12:55 1 10 DAL 21 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Terry Glenn for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 0 0 0.34 0.07 68.4
1 12:19 2 8 DAL 23 Julius Jones left tackle for 77 yards, touchdown 0 6 0.07 7 82.3
1 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 DAL 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 65 yards, returned by Michael Lewis for 16 yards (tackle by Abram Elam). Michael Lewis fumbles (forced by Abram Elam), recovered by Michael Lewis at NOR-21 0 7 0 0.34 0.0
1 12:00 1 10 NOR 21 Deuce McAllister right end for 4 yards (tackle by Alshermond Singleton) 0 7 0.34 0.34 83.6
1 11:23 2 6 NOR 25 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Marcus R. Spears) 0 7 0.34 -0.1 84.4
1 10:40 3 4 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Deuce McAllister for 7 yards (tackle by Nate Jones) 0 7 -0.1 1.2 81.9
1 9:59 1 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 7 yards (tackle by Terence Newman) 0 7 1.2 1.6 81.1
1 9:24 2 3 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston (defended by Anthony Henry) 0 7 1.6 0.89 82.5
1 9:19 3 3 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 0 7 0.89 -0.65 85.5
1 9:13 4 3 NOR 41 Steve Weatherford punts 36 yards, returned by Patrick Crayton for 3 yards (tackle by Terrence Melton) 0 7 -0.65 -0.67 85.5
1 9:07 1 10 DAL 26 Tony Romo pass complete deep right to Jason Witten for 18 yards (tackle by Omar Stoutmire) 0 7 0.67 1.86 87.5
1 8:22 1 10 DAL 44 Julius Jones left tackle for no gain (tackle by Mark Simoneau) 0 7 1.86 1.32 86.7
1 7:37 2 10 DAL 44 Julius Jones left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Brian Young) 0 7 1.32 1.16 86.4
1 6:51 3 6 DAL 48 Tony Romo pass incomplete 0 7 1.16 -0.19 84.0
1 6:45 4 6 DAL 48 Mat McBriar punts 40 yards, fair catch by Michael Lewis 0 7 -0.19 0.35 85.0
1 6:37 1 10 NOR 12 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Mike Karney for 9 yards (tackle by DeMarcus Ware) 0 7 -0.35 0.42 83.5
1 6:08 2 1 NOR 21 Mike Karney right guard for 8 yards (tackle by Roy Williams) 0 7 0.42 0.87 82.6
1 5:33 1 10 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 11 yards (tackle by Kenyon Coleman) 0 7 0.87 1.6 81.1
1 4:51 1 10 NOR 40 Deuce McAllister left guard for no gain (tackle by Jason Ferguson) 0 7 1.6 1.05 82.3
1 4:17 2 10 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mike Karney for 12 yards (tackle by Terence Newman) 0 7 1.05 2.39 79.3
1 3:49 1 10 DAL 48 Reggie Bush up the middle for no gain (tackle by Chris L. Canty) 0 7 2.39 1.85 80.5
1 3:09 2 10 DAL 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush (defended by Terence Newman) 0 7 1.85 1.16 82.0
1 3:03 3 10 DAL 48 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Anthony Henry) 0 7 1.16 0.66 83.1
1 2:27 4 1 DAL 39 Devery Henderson for 3 yards 0 7 0.66 3.18 77.3
1 1:50 1 10 DAL 36 Drew Brees sacked by DeMarcus Ware for -7 yards. Penalty on DeMarcus Ware: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 0 7 3.18 3.91 75.4
1 1:25 1 5 DAL 31 Reggie Bush left end for 10 yards (tackle by Anthony Henry) 0 7 3.91 4.17 74.7
1 0:44 1 10 DAL 21 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Mark Campbell for 14 yards (tackle by Keith Davis) 0 7 4.17 5.6 70.6
1 0:06 1 7 DAL 7 Reggie Bush right end for 2 yards (tackle by Marcus R. Spears and Bradie James) 0 7 5.6 5.15 71.8
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DAL EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 5 DAL 5 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Terrance Copper 0 7 5.15 4.26 74.3
2 14:56 3 5 DAL 5 Penalty on DeMarcus Ware: Defensive Delay of Game, 3 yards (no play) 0 7 4.26 4.95 72.4
2 14:56 50 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 0 7 0 0
2 14:56 3 2 DAL 2 Mike Karney up the middle for 2 yards, touchdown 6 7 4.95 7 69.3
2 DAL 2 John Carney kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Billy Cundiff kicks off 67 yards, returned by Miles Austin for 24 yards (tackle by DeJuan Groce) 7 7 0 0.74 0.0
2 14:44 1 10 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep left intended for Terrell Owens 7 7 0.74 0.2 66.8
2 14:39 2 10 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep right intended for Terry Glenn is intercepted by Omar Stoutmire at DAL-49 and returned for 10 yards 7 7 0.2 -2.98 56.4
2 14:23 1 10 DAL 39 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Deuce McAllister for 3 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 7 7 2.98 2.85 56.7
2 13:46 2 7 DAL 36 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Billy Miller 7 7 2.85 2.15 58.9
2 13:41 3 7 DAL 36 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by Terence Newman) 7 7 2.15 3.97 52.6
2 12:58 1 10 DAL 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to John Owens for 4 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele) 7 7 3.97 3.97 52.4
2 12:23 2 6 DAL 20 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Bobby Carpenter) 7 7 3.97 4.17 51.5
2 11:39 3 1 DAL 15 Deuce McAllister right end for 4 yards (tackle by Terence Newman) 7 7 4.17 4.84 48.8
2 11:03 1 10 DAL 11 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Terrance Copper for 8 yards (tackle by Roy Williams) 7 7 4.84 5.66 45.7
2 10:24 2 2 DAL 3 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mike Karney for 3 yards, touchdown 13 7 5.66 7 44.2
2 John Carney kicks extra point good 14 7 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Billy Cundiff kicks off 69 yards 14 7 0 1.6 0.0
2 10:19 1 10 DAL 40 Julius Jones right guard for 10 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 14 7 1.6 2.26 48.7
2 9:42 1 10 NOR 50 Julius Jones right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 14 7 2.26 2.39 48.9
2 8:58 2 5 NOR 45 Tony Romo sacked by Will Smith for -10 yards 14 7 2.39 0.37 41.2
2 8:19 3 15 DAL 45 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep left intended for Terry Glenn. Penalty on Andre Gurode: Offensive Holding (Declined) 14 7 0.37 -0.39 38.2
2 8:12 4 15 DAL 45 Mat McBriar punts 38 yards, fair catch by Michael Lewis. Penalty on Steve Gleason: Running Into the Kicker (Declined) 14 7 -0.39 0.06 39.7
2 8:04 1 10 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Billy Miller (defended by Akin Ayodele) 14 7 -0.06 -0.58 41.5
2 7:59 2 10 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Deuce McAllister for 5 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 14 7 -0.58 -0.62 41.6
2 7:25 3 5 NOR 22 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 14 7 -0.62 -1.63 45.1
2 6:48 4 1 NOR 26 Steve Weatherford punts 51 yards, returned by Terence Newman for 4 yards (tackle by Terrence Melton) 14 7 -1.63 -0.74 41.5
2 6:33 1 10 DAL 27 Julius Jones up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Omar Stoutmire) 14 7 0.74 1.4 43.8
2 5:56 1 10 DAL 37 Tony Romo right end for 1 yard (tackle by Scott Fujita) 14 7 1.4 0.99 41.9
2 5:09 2 9 DAL 38 Julius Jones right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 14 7 0.99 0.7 40.4
2 4:23 3 6 DAL 41 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Patrick Crayton (defended by Mike McKenzie) 14 7 0.7 -0.65 35.0
2 4:17 4 6 DAL 41 Mat McBriar punts 52 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for -2 yards (tackle by Miles Austin) 14 7 -0.65 0.38 38.8
2 4:04 1 10 NOR 5 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Marcus R. Spears and Jason Ferguson) 14 7 -0.38 -0.56 39.3
2 3:27 2 7 NOR 8 Deuce McAllister right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele) 14 7 -0.56 -0.37 38.2
2 2:46 3 1 NOR 14 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by Keith Davis) 14 7 -0.37 0.67 33.9
2 2:06 1 10 NOR 26 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 12 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 14 7 0.67 1.47 30.6
2 1:58 1 10 NOR 38 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Jason Hatcher) 14 7 1.47 1.6 30.1
2 1:23 2 5 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 25 yards (tackle by Anthony Henry) 14 7 1.6 3.45 23.5
2 1:07 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 14 7 0 0
2 1:07 1 10 DAL 32 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Devery Henderson 14 7 3.45 2.9 25.0
2 1:02 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 14 7 0 0
2 1:02 2 10 DAL 32 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 13 yards. Penalty on Devery Henderson: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 14 7 2.9 1.55 29.6
2 0:55 2 20 DAL 42 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Jamal Jones for 20 yards (tackle by Bradie James and Roy Williams). Replay Assistant challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Drew Brees pass incomplete intended for Jamal Jones (defended by Roy Williams). Penalty on DAL: Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards 14 7 1.55 3.78 22.1
2 0:50 1 10 DAL 27 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Jamal Jones for 27 yards, touchdown 20 7 3.78 7 15.9
2 John Carney kicks extra point good 21 7 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Billy Cundiff kicks off 68 yards, returned by Miles Austin for 37 yards (tackle by John Owens) 21 7 0 1.53 0.0
2 0:36 1 10 DAL 39 Tony Romo pass complete short middle to Terry Glenn for 7 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 21 7 1.53 1.93 18.1
2 0:31 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 21 7 0 0
2 0:31 2 3 DAL 46 Penalty on Marco Rivera: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 21 7 1.93 1.26 16.3
2 0:31 2 8 DAL 41 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep middle intended for Terrell Owens. Penalty on Mike McKenzie: Taunting, 15 yards 21 7 1.26 2.65 20.1
2 0:26 1 10 NOR 44 Tony Romo up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Brian Young) 21 7 2.65 2.38 19.3
2 0:19 Timeout #2 by Dallas Cowboys 21 7 0 0
2 0:19 2 8 NOR 42 Tony Romo pass complete deep middle to Terry Glenn for 17 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 21 7 2.38 3.91 23.9
2 0:11 Timeout #3 by Dallas Cowboys 21 7 0 0
2 0:11 1 10 NOR 25 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep right intended for Terry Glenn 21 7 3.91 3.36 22.0
2 0:05 2 10 NOR 25 Martin Gramatica 43 yard field goal no good 21 7 3.36 -1.14 10.6
2 0:01 1 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 21 7 1.14 0.46 13.0
End of Half2170.460
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DAL EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NOR 30 Billy Cundiff kicks off 68 yards, returned by Miles Austin for 26 yards (tackle by Danny Clark) 21 7 0 0.81 0.0
3 14:54 1 10 DAL 28 Julius Jones up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 21 7 0.81 0.67 14.4
3 14:12 2 7 DAL 31 Tony Romo pass complete deep left to Terry Glenn for 50 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 21 7 0.67 4.31 24.4
3 13:24 1 10 NOR 19 Julius Jones left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 21 7 4.31 4.03 22.8
3 12:47 2 8 NOR 17 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Terrell Owens for 9 yards 21 7 4.03 5.37 27.0
3 12:19 1 8 NOR 8 Julius Jones up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Mark Simoneau) 21 7 5.37 4.95 25.1
3 11:39 2 6 NOR 6 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for Jason Witten 21 7 4.95 4.04 21.5
3 11:34 3 6 NOR 6 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Patrick Crayton (defended by Mike McKenzie) 21 7 4.04 2.99 18.2
3 11:26 4 6 NOR 6 Martin Gramatica 24 yard field goal good 21 10 2.99 3 18.1
3 DAL 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 66 yards, returned by Michael Lewis for 22 yards (tackle by Nate Jones) 21 10 0 0.67 0.0
3 11:20 1 10 NOR 26 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mike Karney for 9 yards (tackle by Anthony Henry) 21 10 0.67 1.35 14.4
3 10:47 2 1 NOR 35 Mike Karney up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by DeMarcus Ware) 21 10 1.35 1.53 13.5
3 10:12 1 10 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 61 yards, touchdown 27 10 1.53 7 5.1
3 John Carney kicks extra point good 28 10 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Billy Cundiff kicks off 68 yards, returned by Miles Austin for 35 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 28 10 0 1.4 0.0
3 9:51 1 10 DAL 37 Tony Romo pass complete deep middle to Terry Glenn for 27 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 28 10 1.4 3.18 8.1
3 9:19 1 10 NOR 36 Marion Barber right end for -1 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 28 10 3.18 2.5 6.7
3 8:37 2 11 NOR 37 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Jason Witten for 3 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 28 10 2.5 2.21 5.9
3 7:57 3 8 NOR 34 Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Jason Witten 28 10 2.21 1.06 4.1
3 7:53 4 8 NOR 34 Tony Romo pass complete deep middle to Terrell Owens for 34 yards, touchdown 28 16 1.06 7 12.6
3 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 28 17 0 0 0.0
3 DAL 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 62 yards, returned by Michael Lewis for 29 yards (tackle by Kevin Burnett) 28 17 0 1.4 0.0
3 7:40 1 10 NOR 37 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Akin Ayodele) 28 17 1.4 2.07 10.0
3 7:04 2 1 NOR 46 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Alshermond Singleton and Bradie James) 28 17 2.07 2.13 9.4
3 6:26 1 10 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Devery Henderson for 50 yards (tackle by Roy Williams) 28 17 2.13 6.74 2.8
3 5:54 1 2 DAL 2 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Ryan Fowler) 28 17 6.74 5.91 3.3
3 5:24 2 1 DAL 1 Deuce McAllister left guard for 1 yard. Penalty on Zach Strief: Illegal Substitution, 5 yards (no play) 28 17 5.91 4.95 4.0
3 5:21 2 6 DAL 6 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mike Karney for 5 yards (tackle by Anthony Henry). NOR challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mike Karney for 6 yards, touchdown 34 17 4.95 7 3.0
3 John Carney kicks extra point good 35 17 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Billy Cundiff kicks onside 11 yards, recovered by Jay Bellamy (onside kick successful) 35 17 0 1.66 0.0
3 5:14 1 10 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 5 yards (tackle by Alshermond Singleton) 35 17 1.66 1.8 1.2
3 4:33 2 5 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush 35 17 1.8 1.09 1.4
3 4:29 3 5 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Billy Miller for 12 yards (tackle by Pat Watkins) 35 17 1.09 2.79 0.8
3 3:57 1 10 DAL 42 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Devery Henderson for 42 yards, touchdown 41 17 2.79 7 0.2
3 John Carney kicks extra point good 42 17 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Billy Cundiff kicks off 65 yards, returned by Miles Austin for 26 yards (tackle by DeJuan Groce). Miles Austin fumbles (forced by DeJuan Groce), recovered by Abram Elam at DAL-31 and returned for 1 yards 42 17 0 1.07 0.0
3 3:38 1 10 DAL 32 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep left intended for Terrell Owens. Penalty on Fred Thomas: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 42 17 1.07 1.4 0.2
3 3:29 1 10 DAL 37 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep left intended for Terrell Owens 42 17 1.4 0.86 0.2
3 3:23 2 10 DAL 37 Tony Romo pass complete deep middle to Terry Glenn for 18 yards (tackle by Fred Thomas) 42 17 0.86 2.59 0.3
3 2:44 1 10 NOR 45 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Julius Jones for 10 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 42 17 2.59 3.25 0.3
3 2:12 1 10 NOR 35 Tony Romo pass complete deep left to Terry Glenn for 17 yards (tackle by Jason Craft) 42 17 3.25 4.37 0.5
3 1:31 1 10 NOR 18 Tony Romo pass complete short middle to Jason Witten for 5 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 42 17 4.37 4.61 0.4
3 1:05 2 5 NOR 13 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Terry Glenn 42 17 4.61 3.82 0.3
3 1:00 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 42 17 0 0
3 1:00 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 42 17 0 0
3 1:00 3 5 NOR 13 Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Terry Glenn. Penalty on Andre Gurode: Chop Block (Declined) 42 17 3.82 2.62 0.2
3 0:55 4 5 NOR 13 Tony Romo pass incomplete intended for Terry Glenn. Penalty on Brian Young: Defensive Offside, 4 yards (no play) 42 17 2.62 2.98 0.2
3 0:49 4 1 NOR 9 Penalty on Kyle Kosier: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 42 17 2.98 2.53 0.1
3 0:49 4 6 NOR 14 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep middle intended for Jason Witten is intercepted by Jason Craft 42 17 2.53 -0.28 0.0
3 0:43 1 10 NOR 20 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Jay Ratliff) 42 17 0.28 0.54 0.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DAL EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 4 NOR 26 Drew Brees pass incomplete intended for Billy Miller 42 17 0.54 -0.16 0.0
4 14:57 50 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 42 17 0 0
4 14:57 3 4 NOR 26 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush 42 17 -0.16 -1.63 0.1
4 14:54 4 4 NOR 26 Steve Weatherford punts 51 yards, returned by Terence Newman for 14 yards (tackle by Steve Weatherford). Penalty on Sam Hurd: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 42 17 -1.63 -0.74 0.0
4 14:40 1 10 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for Lousaka Polite 42 17 0.74 0.2 0.0
4 14:35 2 10 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep left intended for Terrell Owens 42 17 0.2 -0.49 0.0
4 14:27 3 10 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Terrell Owens for 13 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 42 17 -0.49 1.6 0.0
4 13:56 1 10 DAL 40 Marion Barber up the middle for no gain (tackle by Scott Shanle) 42 17 1.6 1.05 0.0
4 13:24 2 10 DAL 40 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Terry Glenn for 12 yards (tackle by Jay Bellamy) 42 17 1.05 2.39 0.0
4 12:40 1 10 NOR 48 Tony Romo sacked by Will Smith for -8 yards 42 17 2.39 0.77 0.0
4 12:02 2 18 DAL 44 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for Terrell Owens 42 17 0.77 0.1 0.0
4 11:54 3 18 DAL 44 Tony Romo pass complete short middle to Jason Witten for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 42 17 0.1 0 0.0
4 11:15 4 11 NOR 49 Mat McBriar punts 33 yards, fair catch by Michael Lewis 42 17 0 0.14 0.0
4 11:11 1 10 NOR 16 Deuce McAllister right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Kenyon Coleman) 42 17 -0.14 -0.18 0.0
4 10:26 2 7 NOR 19 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by DeMarcus Ware) 42 17 -0.18 -0.7 0.0
4 9:41 3 5 NOR 21 Deuce McAllister right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Alshermond Singleton) 42 17 -0.7 0.74 0.0
4 8:55 1 10 NOR 27 Penalty on John Owens: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 42 17 0.74 0.41 0.0
4 8:31 1 15 NOR 22 Deuce McAllister right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Kenyon Coleman and Jay Ratliff) 42 17 0.41 -0.07 0.0
4 7:44 2 12 NOR 25 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Jay Ratliff) 42 17 -0.07 -0.1 0.0
4 6:59 3 7 NOR 30 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 35 yards (tackle by Anthony Henry) 42 17 -0.1 3.25 0.0
4 6:07 1 10 DAL 35 Reggie Bush right end for 5 yards (tackle by Terence Newman) 42 17 3.25 3.38 0.0
4 5:22 2 5 DAL 30 Reggie Bush up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Chris L. Canty) 42 17 3.38 3.2 0.0
4 4:36 3 1 DAL 26 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 42 17 3.2 3.97 0.0
4 3:54 1 10 DAL 24 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Alshermond Singleton and Terence Newman) 42 17 3.97 3.97 0.0
4 3:07 2 6 DAL 20 Reggie Bush for 16 yards 42 17 3.97 6.28 0.0
4 3:00 1 4 DAL 4 Drew Brees kneels for -2 yards 42 17 6.28 4.95 0.0
4 3:00 2 6 DAL 6 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 42 17 4.95 3.81 0.0
4 2:00 3 7 DAL 7 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 42 17 3.81 2.95 0.0
4 2:00 4 8 DAL 8 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 42 17 2.95 0.38 0.0
4 1:13 1 10 DAL 9 Tony Romo kneels for -1 yards 42 17 -0.38 -0.85 0.0
4 0:33 2 11 DAL 8 Tony Romo kneels for -1 yards 42 17 -0.85 -1.65 0.0
End of Regulation4217-1.650
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).