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New Orleans Saints 31 at San Francisco 49ers 10

Sunday, October 28, 2007
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New Orleans Saints (7-9-0)10140731
San Francisco 49ers (5-11-0)003710

Game Info
Stadium Monster Park
Start Time (ET) 4:15pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Weather 59 degrees relative humidity 74%, wind 9 mph
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -1.5
Over/Under 40.0 (over)
Officials
Referee John Parry
Umpire Tony Michalek
Head Linesman Derick Bowers
Field Judge Gary Cavaletto
Back Judge Dino Paganelli
Side Judge Laird Hayes
Line Judge John Hussey

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 (1/1, 20 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
David Patten 1 1 20 0
Deep Middle (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (1/1, 43 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
David Patten 1 1 43 0
Short Left (16/18, 163 yards, 3 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 3 35 0
Marques Colston 7 6 66 2
Terrance Copper 2 2 10 1
Eric Johnson 2 2 29 0
Billy Miller 1 1 12 0
David Patten 2 1 10 0
Aaron Stecker 1 1 1 0
Short Middle (7/9, 71 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 2 0
Marques Colston 2 1 17 1
Devery Henderson 1 1 8 0
Eric Johnson 1 0 0 0
Billy Miller 1 1 5 0
David Patten 2 2 36 0
Aaron Stecker 1 1 3 0
Short Right (6/9, 39 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 3 12 0
Marques Colston 3 1 2 0
Devery Henderson 1 1 15 0
Mike Karney 1 0 0
Lance Moore 1 1 10 0
San Francisco 49ers
Deep Left (1/1, 17 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Vernon Davis 1 1 17 0
Deep Middle (0/3, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Arnaz Battle 1 0 0 0
Vernon Davis 1 0 0 0
Ashley Lelie 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/4, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Arnaz Battle 1 0 0 0
Vernon Davis 1 0 0 0
Ashley Lelie 2 0 0 0
Short Left (6/9, 41 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Arnaz Battle 4 3 22 0
Vernon Davis 1 1 14 0
Bryan Gilmore 1 0 0 0
Frank Gore 1 1 0
Ashley Lelie 2 1 5 0
Short Middle (7/10, 66 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Arnaz Battle 1 0 0 0
Vernon Davis 1 1 7 1
Bryan Gilmore 2 1 5 0
Maurice Hicks 1 1 5 0
Ashley Lelie 1 1 6 0
Moran Norris 1 0 0
Michael Robinson 3 3 43 0
Short Right (8/14, 66 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Arnaz Battle 3 0 0 0
Vernon Davis 4 3 33 0
Bryan Gilmore 3 2 18 0
Jason Hill 1 1 6 0
Ashley Lelie 1 1 9 0
Delanie Walker 2 1 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (3 rushes, 0 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 0
David Patten 1 -6 0
Pierre Thomas 1 5 0
LT (4 rushes, 13 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 9 0
Aaron Stecker 1 4 0
LG (3 rushes, 18 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 11 0
Aaron Stecker 2 7 0
MD (10 rushes, 50 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 30 0
Mike Karney 1 0 0
Aaron Stecker 5 19 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 0
RG (5 rushes, 15 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 6 0
Aaron Stecker 3 6 0
Pierre Thomas 1 3 0
RT (1 rush, 7 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 7 0
RE (1 rush, -1 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Aaron Stecker 1 -1 0
San Francisco 49ers
LE (1 rush, -1 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 1 -1 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (3 rushes, 13 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 3 13 0
MD (8 rushes, 43 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 5 23 0
Maurice Hicks 2 19 0
Moran Norris 1 1 0
RG (4 rushes, 16 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 2 10 0
Michael Robinson 2 6 0
RT (1 rush, -4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 1 -4 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)

Pass Tackles

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left
Player
Roman Harper 1
Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
San Francisco 49ers
Deep Left
Player
Walt Harris 1
Deep MiddleDeep Right
Player
Mark Roman 1
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 12:59 NOR 27 4 1:36 73 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 9:14 NOR 41 3 1:15 9 Punt View Drive »
3 1 6:19 SFO 43 7 2:54 35 Field Goal View Drive »
4 2 13:20 NOR 4 3 1:15 9 Punt View Drive »
5 2 10:29 NOR 9 9 3:44 91 Touchdown View Drive »
6 2 4:28 NOR 20 10 3:38 80 Touchdown View Drive »
7 3 15:00 NOR 19 4 1:37 17 Punt View Drive »
8 3 11:32 NOR 17 4 2:28 30 Fumble View Drive »
9 3 6:05 NOR 40 6 3:47 19 Punt View Drive »
10 3 0:03 NOR 23 11 6:16 77 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 4:16 SFO 34 6 4:05 24 Downs View Drive »

San Francisco 49ers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 SFO 25 3 2:01 0 Punt View Drive »
2 1 11:23 SFO 29 4 2:09 26 Fumble View Drive »
3 1 7:59 SFO 5 3 1:40 6 Punt View Drive »
4 1 3:25 SFO 21 9 5:05 29 Punt View Drive »
5 2 12:05 SFO 44 3 1:36 6 Punt View Drive »
6 2 6:45 SFO 21 6 2:17 20 Punt View Drive »
7 2 0:50 SFO 30 6 0:50 28 Downs View Drive »
8 3 13:23 SFO 44 3 1:51 5 Punt View Drive »
9 3 9:04 NOR 46 8 2:59 35 Field Goal View Drive »
10 3 2:18 SFO 13 6 2:15 21 Punt View Drive »
11 4 8:47 SFO 20 15 4:31 80 Touchdown View Drive »
12 4 0:11 SFO 10 1 0:11 -1 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR SFO EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NOR 30 Olindo Mare kicks off 66 yards, returned by Maurice Hicks for 21 yards (tackle by Alfred Fincher) 0 0 0 0.61 0.0
1 14:55 1 10 SFO 25 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Delanie Walker for no gain 0 0 0.61 0.06 45.7
1 14:20 2 10 SFO 25 Frank Gore up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 0 0 0.06 0.04 45.7
1 13:40 3 5 SFO 30 Penalty on Vernon Davis: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 0.04 -0.62 43.8
1 13:16 3 10 SFO 25 Alex Smith pass incomplete short middle intended for Arnaz Battle (defended by Josh Bullocks) 0 0 -0.62 -1.7 40.6
1 13:10 4 10 SFO 25 Andy Lee punts 49 yards, returned by Lance Moore for 1 yard (tackle by Bryan Gilmore) 0 0 -1.7 -0.74 43.4
1 12:59 1 10 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to David Patten for 43 yards (tackle by Mark Roman) 0 0 0.74 3.58 35.2
1 12:23 1 10 SFO 30 Reggie Bush left guard for 11 yards (tackle by Donald Strickland) 0 0 3.58 4.31 33.1
1 11:52 1 10 SFO 19 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 2 yards (tackle by Walt Harris) 0 0 4.31 4.03 33.9
1 11:30 2 8 SFO 17 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 17 yards, touchdown 6 0 4.03 7 28.5
1 Olindo Mare kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 Olindo Mare kicks off 70 yards, returned by Maurice Hicks for 29 yards (tackle by Alfred Fincher) 7 0 0 0.87 0.0
1 11:17 1 10 SFO 29 Frank Gore right tackle for -4 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 7 0 0.87 -0.21 25.4
1 10:38 2 14 SFO 25 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep middle intended for Ashley Lelie 7 0 -0.21 -0.89 23.7
1 10:32 3 14 SFO 25 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Vernon Davis for 8 yards (tackle by Jason Craft). Penalty on Jason Craft: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 -0.89 0.94 28.3
1 10:09 1 10 SFO 30 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Vernon Davis for 19 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 7 0 0.94 2.19 31.6
1 9:27 1 10 SFO 49 Maurice Hicks up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks). Maurice Hicks fumbles (forced by Josh Bullocks), recovered by Scott Fujita at NOR-41 (tackle by Moran Norris) 7 0 2.19 -1.66 21.7
1 9:14 1 10 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Aaron Stecker for 1 yard (tackle by Donald Strickland) 7 0 1.66 1.26 22.6
1 8:53 2 9 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston 7 0 1.26 0.56 24.3
1 8:47 3 9 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Terrance Copper for 8 yards (tackle by Shawntae Spencer) 7 0 0.56 -0.06 25.8
1 8:17 4 1 50 Steve Weatherford punts 45 yards 7 0 -0.06 0.38 24.6
1 7:59 1 10 SFO 5 Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Ashley Lelie for 6 yards (tackle by Mark Simoneau) 7 0 -0.38 -0.34 24.7
1 7:21 2 4 SFO 11 Frank Gore left guard for no gain (tackle by Scott Shanle) 7 0 -0.34 -0.72 23.6
1 6:39 3 4 SFO 11 Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Arnaz Battle (defended by Roman Harper) 7 0 -0.72 -2.49 19.4
1 6:33 4 4 SFO 11 Andy Lee punts 50 yards, returned by Lance Moore for 18 yards (tackle by Parys Haralson) 7 0 -2.49 -2.72 18.9
1 6:19 1 10 SFO 43 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 16 yards (tackle by Nate Clements) 7 0 2.72 3.78 16.6
1 6:00 1 10 SFO 27 Reggie Bush left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Donald Strickland and Patrick Willis) 7 0 3.78 3.77 16.6
1 5:24 2 6 SFO 23 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 15 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis). SFO challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 7 0 3.77 5.37 13.5
1 5:15 1 8 SFO 8 Aaron Stecker up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis and Michael Lewis) 7 0 5.37 5.15 13.8
1 4:36 2 5 SFO 5 Penalty on Jammal Brown: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 5.15 4.19 15.5
1 4:16 2 10 SFO 10 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston (defended by Nate Clements) 7 0 4.19 3.13 17.6
1 4:09 3 10 SFO 10 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 2 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 7 0 3.13 2.95 17.9
1 3:30 4 8 SFO 8 Olindo Mare 26 yard field goal good 10 0 2.95 3 17.7
1 NOR 30 Olindo Mare kicks off 67 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 10 0 0 0.34 0.0
1 3:19 1 10 SFO 21 Frank Gore left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Mark Simoneau) 10 0 0.34 0.48 18.7
1 2:43 2 5 SFO 26 Frank Gore up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Antwan Lake) 10 0 0.48 0.3 18.2
1 2:02 3 1 SFO 30 Moran Norris up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Josh Cooper) 10 0 0.3 1 19.7
1 1:17 1 10 SFO 31 Alex Smith for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 10 0 1 0.73 18.9
1 0:41 2 8 SFO 33 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep middle intended for Vernon Davis (defended by Roman Harper) 10 0 0.73 0.04 17.2
1 0:35 3 8 SFO 33 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Vernon Davis for 12 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 10 0 0.04 1.93 21.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR SFO EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 10 SFO 45 Frank Gore up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 10 0 1.93 1.65 20.8
2 14:22 2 8 SFO 47 Frank Gore right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Josh Cooper) 10 0 1.65 1.36 20.0
2 13:35 3 5 50 Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Arnaz Battle 10 0 1.36 -0.06 16.6
2 13:31 4 5 50 Andy Lee punts 46 yards 10 0 -0.06 0.38 17.5
2 13:20 1 10 NOR 4 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Devery Henderson 10 0 -0.38 -0.78 18.4
2 13:14 2 10 NOR 4 Reggie Bush right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 10 0 -0.78 -0.72 18.2
2 12:34 3 4 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Aaron Stecker for 3 yards (tackle by Marcus Hudson) 10 0 -0.72 -2.49 22.5
2 12:13 4 1 NOR 13 Steve Weatherford punts 43 yards 10 0 -2.49 -1.86 20.8
2 12:05 1 10 SFO 44 Alex Smith sacked by Brian Young for -7 yards. Alex Smith fumbles (forced by Brian Young), recovered by Joe Staley at SFO-37 10 0 1.86 0.37 17.2
2 11:19 2 17 SFO 37 Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Delanie Walker 10 0 0.37 -0.3 15.5
2 11:12 3 17 SFO 37 Maurice Hicks up the middle for 13 yards (tackle by Jason Craft and Roman Harper) 10 0 -0.3 -0.06 16.0
2 10:36 4 4 50 Andy Lee punts 41 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 10 0 -0.06 0.38 16.8
2 10:29 1 10 NOR 9 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 5 yards (tackle by Walt Harris) 10 0 -0.38 -0.39 16.8
2 9:59 2 5 NOR 14 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 15 yards (tackle by Mark Roman) 10 0 -0.39 0.87 14.0
2 9:23 1 10 NOR 29 Reggie Bush up the middle for 20 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 10 0 0.87 2.19 11.4
2 8:51 1 10 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 10 0 2.19 1.65 12.2
2 8:46 2 10 NOR 49 Aaron Stecker right end for -1 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 10 0 1.65 0.83 13.8
2 8:09 3 11 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to David Patten for 20 yards (tackle by Shawntae Spencer) 10 0 0.83 3.45 9.0
2 7:34 1 10 SFO 32 David Patten left end for -6 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 10 0 3.45 2.09 11.1
2 7:06 2 16 SFO 38 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Marques Colston. Penalty on Shawntae Spencer: Defensive Pass Interference, 36 yards (no play) 10 0 2.09 6.74 4.8
2 6:57 1 2 SFO 2 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Eric Johnson 10 0 6.74 5.72 5.8
2 6:53 2 2 SFO 2 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Terrance Copper for 2 yards, touchdown 16 0 5.72 7 5.4
2 Olindo Mare kicks extra point good 17 0 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Olindo Mare kicks off 71 yards, returned by Maurice Hicks for 22 yards (tackle by John Owens) 17 0 0 0.34 0.0
2 6:39 1 10 SFO 21 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep right intended for Ashley Lelie 17 0 0.34 -0.2 4.3
2 6:34 2 10 SFO 21 Frank Gore right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Kendrick Clancy) 17 0 -0.2 0.04 4.5
2 5:57 3 3 SFO 28 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Bryan Gilmore for 8 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 17 0 0.04 1.33 5.6
2 5:30 1 10 SFO 36 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Ashley Lelie for 5 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 17 0 1.33 1.47 5.6
2 4:52 2 5 SFO 41 Alex Smith pass incomplete short middle intended for Moran Norris (defended by Scott Fujita) 17 0 1.47 0.76 4.8
2 4:42 3 5 SFO 41 Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Bryan Gilmore 17 0 0.76 -0.65 3.5
2 4:37 4 5 SFO 41 Andy Lee punts 59 yards, touchback 17 0 -0.65 -0.28 3.8
2 4:28 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to David Patten for 16 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 17 0 0.28 1.33 3.0
2 3:53 1 10 NOR 36 Reggie Bush up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Marques Douglas) 17 0 1.33 1.2 3.0
2 3:20 2 7 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Billy Miller for 5 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 17 0 1.2 1.16 2.9
2 2:40 3 2 NOR 44 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Devery Henderson for 8 yards (tackle by Marques Douglas) 17 0 1.16 2.39 2.1
2 2:00 1 10 SFO 48 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by Mark Roman) 17 0 2.39 3.18 1.6
2 1:25 1 10 SFO 36 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to David Patten for 20 yards (tackle by Walt Harris) 17 0 3.18 4.51 1.1
2 1:12 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 17 0 0 0
2 1:12 1 10 SFO 16 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for -1 yards (tackle by Nate Clements) 17 0 4.51 3.77 1.3
2 1:04 2 11 SFO 17 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Patten for 10 yards (tackle by Walt Harris) 17 0 3.77 4.85 1.0
2 1:04 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 17 0 0 0
2 1:00 3 1 SFO 7 Reggie Bush left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 17 0 4.85 6.51 0.6
2 0:54 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 17 0 0 0
2 0:54 1 3 SFO 3 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 3 yards, touchdown 23 0 6.51 7 0.7
2 Olindo Mare kicks extra point good 24 0 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Olindo Mare kicks off 65 yards, returned by Maurice Hicks for 25 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 24 0 0 0.94 0.0
2 0:43 1 10 SFO 30 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Vernon Davis for 14 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 24 0 0.94 1.86 0.9
2 0:35 Timeout #2 by San Francisco 49ers 24 0 0 0
2 0:35 1 10 SFO 44 Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Michael Robinson for 11 yards (tackle by Jason Craft) 24 0 1.86 2.59 1.1
2 0:18 1 10 NOR 45 Alex Smith for no gain 24 0 2.59 2.04 0.9
2 0:18 2 10 NOR 45 Alex Smith pass incomplete short left intended for Ashley Lelie 24 0 2.04 1.36 0.7
2 0:13 3 10 NOR 45 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Arnaz Battle for 9 yards (tackle by Jason Craft) 24 0 1.36 0.89 0.6
2 0:08 4 1 NOR 36 Alex Smith sacked by Will Smith for -6 yards 24 0 0.89 -0.94 0.5
End of Half240-0.940
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR SFO EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 70 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 19 yards (tackle by Maurice Hicks) 24 0 0 0.15 0.0
3 14:56 1 10 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 10 yards (tackle by Donald Strickland) 24 0 0.15 0.87 0.4
3 14:23 1 10 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston 24 0 0.87 0.33 0.4
3 14:16 2 10 NOR 29 Reggie Bush up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis and Patrick Willis) 24 0 0.33 0.56 0.4
3 13:38 3 3 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for David Patten (defended by Walt Harris) 24 0 0.56 -0.98 0.5
3 13:34 4 3 NOR 36 Steve Weatherford punts 43 yards (tackle by Terrance Copper) 24 0 -0.98 -1.86 0.7
3 13:23 1 10 SFO 44 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Frank Gore for no gain 24 0 1.86 1.32 0.6
3 12:46 2 10 SFO 44 Frank Gore left end for -1 yards (tackle by Hollis Thomas) 24 0 1.32 0.5 0.4
3 12:06 3 11 SFO 43 Alex Smith for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 24 0 0.5 -0.13 0.3
3 11:43 4 5 SFO 49 Andy Lee punts 41 yards, returned by Lance Moore for 7 yards (tackle by Jason Hill) 24 0 -0.13 0.06 0.3
3 11:32 1 10 NOR 17 Reggie Bush left end for 1 yard (tackle by Walt Harris) 24 0 -0.06 -0.42 0.3
3 10:59 2 9 NOR 18 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 25 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 24 0 -0.42 1.8 0.1
3 10:19 1 10 NOR 43 Reggie Bush left guard for 4 yards. Penalty on Jahri Evans: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 24 0 1.8 1.14 0.2
3 9:58 1 20 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Billy Miller for 12 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 24 0 1.14 1.52 0.1
3 9:14 2 8 NOR 45 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 2 yards (tackle by Nate Clements). Marques Colston fumbles (forced by Nate Clements), recovered by Mark Roman at NOR-47 24 0 1.52 -2.52 0.5
3 9:04 1 10 NOR 46 Alex Smith pass incomplete short left intended for Bryan Gilmore (defended by Jason David) 24 0 2.52 1.98 0.4
3 8:59 2 10 NOR 46 Frank Gore up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Troy Evans) 24 0 1.98 2.48 0.5
3 8:22 3 1 NOR 37 Michael Robinson right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 24 0 2.48 3.38 0.6
3 7:44 1 10 NOR 33 Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Michael Robinson for 20 yards (tackle by Hollis Thomas) 24 0 3.38 4.71 0.8
3 6:59 Timeout #1 by San Francisco 49ers 24 0 0 0
3 6:59 1 10 NOR 13 Alex Smith pass incomplete 24 0 4.71 4.05 0.6
3 6:53 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 24 0 0 0
3 6:53 2 10 NOR 13 Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Vernon Davis 24 0 4.05 3.12 0.4
3 6:49 3 10 NOR 13 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Vernon Davis for 2 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 24 0 3.12 2.7 0.4
3 6:10 4 8 NOR 11 Joe Nedney 29 yard field goal good 24 3 2.7 3 0.4
3 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 66 yards 24 3 0 1.6 0.0
3 6:05 1 10 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 8 yards (tackle by Donald Strickland) 24 3 1.6 2.13 0.2
3 5:48 2 2 NOR 48 Reggie Bush left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Derek Smith) 24 3 2.13 1.55 0.2
3 5:13 3 1 NOR 49 Reggie Bush right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Parys Haralson and Nate Clements) 24 3 1.55 2.65 0.1
3 4:36 1 10 SFO 44 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Eric Johnson for 1 yard (tackle by Derek Smith). Penalty on Nate Clements: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 24 3 2.65 2.98 0.1
3 4:13 1 10 SFO 39 Mike Karney up the middle for no gain (tackle by Isaac Sopoaga) 24 3 2.98 2.44 0.1
3 3:41 2 10 SFO 39 Aaron Stecker up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Parys Haralson) 24 3 2.44 2.54 0.1
3 3:03 Timeout #2 by San Francisco 49ers 24 3 0 0
3 3:03 3 4 SFO 33 Penalty on Jamar Nesbit: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 24 3 2.54 1.88 0.1
3 3:03 3 9 SFO 38 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for -3 yards (tackle by Nate Clements) 24 3 1.88 0.53 0.1
3 2:29 4 12 SFO 41 Steve Weatherford punts 28 yards 24 3 0.53 0.32 0.1
3 2:18 1 10 SFO 13 Frank Gore up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Brian Simmons) 24 3 -0.32 -0.44 0.1
3 1:39 2 7 SFO 16 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep right intended for Vernon Davis 24 3 -0.44 -1.06 0.1
3 1:34 3 7 SFO 16 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Bryan Gilmore for 10 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 24 3 -1.06 0.67 0.2
3 1:07 1 10 SFO 26 Alex Smith pass incomplete short left intended for Arnaz Battle (defended by Jason Craft) 24 3 0.67 0.13 0.1
3 0:59 2 10 SFO 26 Frank Gore left guard for 8 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 24 3 0.13 0.5 0.1
3 0:19 3 2 SFO 34 Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Arnaz Battle (defended by Mike McKenzie) 24 3 0.5 -1.11 0.0
3 0:14 4 2 SFO 34 Andy Lee punts 42 yards, returned by Lance Moore for -1 yards (tackle by Michael Robinson) 24 3 -1.11 -0.48 0.1
3 0:03 1 10 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Mike Karney (defended by Donald Strickland) 24 3 0.48 -0.07 0.1
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR SFO EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 10 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 16 yards (tackle by Walt Harris) 24 3 -0.07 1.53 0.0
4 14:25 1 10 NOR 39 Aaron Stecker left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 24 3 1.53 1.53 0.0
4 13:49 2 6 NOR 43 Aaron Stecker left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Tully Banta-Cain) 24 3 1.53 0.96 0.0
4 13:03 3 5 NOR 44 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Eric Johnson for 7 yards (tackle by Marcus Hudson) 24 3 0.96 2.32 0.0
4 12:24 1 10 SFO 49 Pierre Thomas right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 24 3 2.32 2.19 0.0
4 11:46 2 7 SFO 46 Pierre Thomas left end for 5 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 24 3 2.19 2.15 0.0
4 11:02 3 2 SFO 41 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Eric Johnson for 22 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 24 3 2.15 4.31 0.0
4 10:17 1 10 SFO 19 Aaron Stecker right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Mark Roman) 24 3 4.31 3.88 0.0
4 9:41 2 9 SFO 18 Aaron Stecker right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 24 3 3.88 3.58 0.0
4 8:54 50 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 24 3 0 0
4 8:54 3 6 SFO 15 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 15 yards, touchdown. SFO challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld. 30 3 3.58 7 0.0
4 SFO 2 Olindo Mare kicks extra point good 31 3 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Olindo Mare kicks off 70 yards, touchback 31 3 0 0.28 0.0
4 8:47 1 10 SFO 20 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Arnaz Battle for 7 yards (tackle by Jason David) 31 3 0.28 0.68 0.0
4 8:21 2 3 SFO 27 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep right intended for Ashley Lelie 31 3 0.68 -0.03 0.0
4 8:16 3 3 SFO 27 Alex Smith pass complete deep left to Vernon Davis for 17 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 31 3 -0.03 1.86 0.0
4 7:52 1 10 SFO 44 Michael Robinson right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Josh Cooper) 31 3 1.86 1.59 0.0
4 7:25 2 8 SFO 46 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Arnaz Battle for 6 yards (tackle by Jason Craft) 31 3 1.59 1.69 0.0
4 6:58 3 2 NOR 48 Alex Smith for 9 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 31 3 1.69 2.98 0.0
4 6:27 1 10 NOR 39 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep right intended for Arnaz Battle 31 3 2.98 2.44 0.0
4 6:22 2 10 NOR 39 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Jason Hill for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). NOR challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld. 31 3 2.44 2.54 0.0
4 6:14 3 4 NOR 33 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Ashley Lelie for 9 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 31 3 2.54 3.97 0.0
4 5:51 1 10 NOR 24 Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Maurice Hicks for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 31 3 3.97 4.12 0.0
4 5:21 2 5 NOR 19 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep middle intended for Arnaz Battle 31 3 4.12 3.41 0.0
4 5:16 3 5 NOR 19 Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Bryan Gilmore for 5 yards (tackle by Jason Craft) 31 3 3.41 4.65 0.0
4 4:52 1 10 NOR 14 Penalty on Eric Heitmann: Illegal Procedure, 5 yards (no play) 31 3 4.65 4.26 0.0
4 4:50 1 15 NOR 19 Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Michael Robinson for 12 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 31 3 4.26 5.28 0.0
4 4:24 2 3 NOR 7 Alex Smith pass incomplete short middle intended for Bryan Gilmore 31 3 5.28 4.5 0.0
4 4:20 3 3 NOR 7 Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Vernon Davis for 7 yards, touchdown 31 9 4.5 7 0.0
4 Joe Nedney kicks extra point good 31 10 0 0 0.0
4 Joe Nedney kicks onside 13 yards. Penalty on Zak Keasey: Offside on Free Kick, 5 yards (no play) 31 10 0 0 0.0
4 SFO 25 Joe Nedney kicks onside 14 yards. Penalty on Michael Lewis: Illegal Touch Kick, 5 yards 31 10 0 3.31 0.0
4 4:15 1 10 SFO 34 Aaron Stecker right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Parys Haralson). Penalty on Marques Douglas: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 31 10 3.31 3.64 0.0
4 4:15 1 10 SFO 29 Aaron Stecker up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 31 10 3.64 4.18 0.0
4 3:24 2 2 SFO 21 Aaron Stecker left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 31 10 4.18 4.58 0.0
4 2:40 1 10 SFO 15 Aaron Stecker right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 31 10 4.58 4.28 0.0
4 2:00 2 8 SFO 13 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Isaac Sopoaga) 31 10 4.28 3.58 0.0
4 0:58 3 7 SFO 12 Aaron Stecker up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Aubrayo Franklin) 31 10 3.58 3 0.0
4 0:16 4 2 SFO 7 Aaron Stecker up the middle for -3 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 31 10 3 0.38 0.0
4 0:11 1 10 SFO 10 Alex Smith kneels for -1 yards 31 10 -0.38 -0.85 0.0
End of Regulation3110-0.850
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).