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Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 at New Orleans Saints 24

Sunday, September 7, 2008
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-7-0)733720
New Orleans Saints (8-8-0)7010724

Game Info
Stadium Louisiana Superdome
Start Time (ET) 1:02pm
Roof dome
Surface fieldturf
Duration 3:06
Attendance 69,881
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -3.0
Over/Under 42.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Alberto Riveron
Umpire Roy Ellison
Head Linesman Ed Camp
Field Judge Steve Zimmer
Back Judge Lee Dyer
Side Judge Joe Larrew
Line Judge Ron Phares

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

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Deep Left (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Joey Galloway 2 0 0 0
Deep Middle (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Joey Galloway 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Bryant 1 0 0 0
Short Left (15/18, 130 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
B.J. Askew 2 2 17 0
Antonio Bryant 2 1 5 0
Warrick Dunn 1 1 11 0
Joey Galloway 6 5 43 0
Earnest Graham 3 3 27 0
Ike Hilliard 2 2 19 0
Alex Smith 2 1 8 0
Short Middle (4/7, 42 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
B.J. Askew 1 1 3 0
Antonio Bryant 4 1 26 0
Ike Hilliard 2 2 13 0
Short Right (5/9, 49 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Bryant 2 1 12 0
Joey Galloway 4 1 13 0
Ike Hilliard 2 2 13 1
Alex Smith 1 1 11 0
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (2/3, 123 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 2 1 84 1
David Patten 1 1 39 1
Deep Middle (1/2, 26 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
David Patten 1 0 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 26 0
Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (8/12, 59 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 5 4 34 0
Mark Campbell 1 0 0
Marques Colston 3 2 10 0
Lance Moore 1 0 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 2 15 0
Short Middle (4/5, 53 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 2 36 0
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Lance Moore 1 1 9 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 8 0
Short Right (8/10, 82 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 2 42 1
Marques Colston 2 1 16 0
Lance Moore 2 1 8 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 2 5 0
Pierre Thomas 2 2 11 0

Rushing

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
LE (1 rush, 13 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Warrick Dunn 1 13 0
LT (2 rushes, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Earnest Graham 2 4 0
LG (4 rushes, 25 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Warrick Dunn 2 15 0
Earnest Graham 2 10 0
MD (2 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jeff Garcia 1 1 0
Earnest Graham 1 9 0
RG (8 rushes, 39 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Warrick Dunn 5 22 0
Earnest Graham 3 17 0
RT (2 rushes, 9 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Warrick Dunn 1 4 0
Earnest Graham 1 5 0
RE (1 rush, 46 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Earnest Graham 1 46 0
New Orleans Saints
LE (3 rushes, 9 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 2 0
Pierre Thomas 2 7 0
LT (5 rushes, 46 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 37 0
Pierre Thomas 2 9 0
LG (4 rushes, 16 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 6 0
Pierre Thomas 2 10 0
MD (1 rush, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 1 3 0
RG (5 rushes, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 5 5 0
RT (3 rushes, 19 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 -2 0
Pierre Thomas 2 21 0
RE (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 3 0
Pierre Thomas 1 2 0

Pass Tackles

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Deep LeftDeep Middle
Player
Barrett Ruud 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
New Orleans Saints
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 11:27 TAM 27 3 1:22 4 Punt View Drive »
2 1 7:04 TAM 46 5 2:11 17 Punt View Drive »
3 1 1:50 TAM 25 4 2:34 10 Punt View Drive »
4 2 12:20 TAM 30 7 4:05 24 Punt View Drive »
5 2 4:57 TAM 35 3 1:40 4 Punt View Drive »
6 2 1:28 TAM 20 7 1:25 61 Field Goal View Drive »
7 3 15:00 TAM 20 3 1:54 -2 Punt View Drive »
8 3 9:55 TAM 22 3 1:42 2 Punt View Drive »
9 3 2:49 TAM 34 5 2:16 51 Field Goal View Drive »
10 3 0:13 TAM 27 11 4:35 73 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 7:38 TAM 20 7 2:58 25 Punt View Drive »
12 4 2:24 TAM 49 7 1:46 27 Interception View Drive »

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NOR 24 6 3:33 76 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 10:05 NOR 9 4 1:52 6 Interception View Drive »
3 1 8:13 NOR 6 3 1:09 4 Punt View Drive »
4 1 4:53 NOR 14 5 3:03 13 Punt View Drive »
5 2 14:16 NOR 26 3 1:56 9 Punt View Drive »
6 2 8:15 NOR 1 7 3:18 30 Punt View Drive »
7 2 3:17 NOR 20 5 1:49 19 Punt View Drive »
8 2 0:03 NOR 31 1 0:03 -1 End of Half View Drive »
9 3 13:06 TAM 48 6 3:11 -6 Punt View Drive »
10 3 8:13 NOR 29 11 5:24 55 Field Goal View Drive »
11 3 0:33 NOR 16 1 0:20 84 Touchdown View Drive »
12 4 10:38 NOR 20 5 3:00 80 Touchdown View Drive »
13 4 4:40 NOR 17 3 2:16 8 Punt View Drive »
14 4 0:38 NOR 21 1 0:38 -1 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail TAM NOR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 TAM 30 Matt Bryant kicks off 68 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 22 yards (tackle by Maurice Stovall) 0 0 0 0.54 0.0
1 14:55 1 10 NOR 24 Pierre Thomas left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Barrett Ruud) 0 0 0.54 0.54 60.4
1 14:22 2 6 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 16 yards (tackle by Tanard Jackson) 0 0 0.54 1.86 64.1
1 13:52 1 10 NOR 44 Reggie Bush left tackle for 10 yards (tackle by Ronde Barber) 0 0 1.86 2.52 65.9
1 13:06 1 10 TAM 46 Penalty on Drew Brees: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 2.52 2.19 65.0
1 12:43 1 15 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 5 yards (tackle by Barrett Ruud) 0 0 2.19 1.98 64.4
1 12:11 2 10 TAM 46 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 7 yards (tackle by Phillip Buchanon) 0 0 1.98 2.21 65.0
1 11:34 3 3 TAM 39 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to David Patten for 39 yards, touchdown 0 6 2.21 7 75.0
1 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 43 yards 0 7 0 0.74 0.0
1 11:22 1 10 TAM 27 Earnest Graham left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 0 7 0.74 0.6 76.0
1 11:00 2 7 TAM 30 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete. Penalty on Jeremy Trueblood: Ineligible Downfield Pass (Declined) 0 7 0.6 -0.1 77.7
1 10:53 3 7 TAM 30 Jeff Garcia up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Charles Grant) 0 7 -0.1 -1.31 80.4
1 10:17 4 6 TAM 31 Josh Bidwell punts 60 yards 0 7 -1.31 0.38 76.6
1 10:05 1 10 NOR 9 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 11 yards (tackle by Tanard Jackson) 0 7 -0.38 0.28 78.2
1 9:35 1 10 NOR 20 Reggie Bush right guard for -1 yards (tackle by Jermaine Phillips and Barrett Ruud) 0 7 0.28 -0.46 76.5
1 8:55 2 11 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 6 yards (tackle by Ronde Barber). Penalty on Jamar Nesbit: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 0 7 -0.46 -1.07 75.0
1 8:24 2 15 NOR 15 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Lance Moore is intercepted by Phillip Buchanon at NOR-26 and returned for 26 yards, touchdown 6 7 -1.07 -7 61.4
1 Matt Bryant kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 TAM 30 Matt Bryant kicks off 69 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 11 yards (tackle by Tanard Jackson). Penalty on Marvin Mitchell: Offensive Holding (Declined), Penalty on Chris Reis: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 6 yards 7 7 0 -0.38 0.0
1 8:06 1 10 NOR 6 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Devery Henderson 7 7 -0.38 -0.78 55.9
1 8:00 2 10 NOR 6 Reggie Bush right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Barrett Ruud and Jermaine Phillips) 7 7 -0.78 -0.95 55.3
1 7:20 3 6 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston 7 7 -0.95 -2.49 50.4
1 7:15 4 6 NOR 10 Steve Weatherford punts 48 yards, returned by Dexter Jackson for 4 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 7 7 -2.49 -1.99 52.0
1 7:04 1 10 TAM 46 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Antonio Bryant for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 7 7 1.99 2.13 51.5
1 6:24 2 5 NOR 49 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Warrick Dunn for 11 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 7 7 2.13 3.05 48.5
1 5:49 1 10 NOR 38 Warrick Dunn right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Kendrick Clancy) 7 7 3.05 2.64 49.7
1 5:10 2 9 NOR 37 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short right intended for Antonio Bryant 7 7 2.64 1.95 51.8
1 5:04 3 9 NOR 37 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short right intended for Joey Galloway 7 7 1.95 0.79 55.5
1 5:00 4 9 NOR 37 Josh Bidwell punts 23 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 7 7 0.79 0.28 57.2
1 4:53 1 10 NOR 14 Penalty on Mark Campbell: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 -0.28 -0.57 56.2
1 4:53 1 15 NOR 9 Penalty on Jonathan Goodwin: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 -0.57 -0.76 55.6
1 4:53 1 20 NOR 4 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Chris Hovan) 7 7 -0.76 -1.15 54.4
1 4:16 2 15 NOR 9 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 18 yards (tackle by Derrick Brooks) 7 7 -1.15 0.74 60.4
1 3:35 1 10 NOR 27 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jermaine Phillips) 7 7 0.74 0.6 59.9
1 2:58 2 7 NOR 30 Reggie Bush left end for 2 yards (tackle by Jimmy Wilkerson) 7 7 0.6 0.17 58.4
1 2:22 3 5 NOR 32 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Lance Moore 7 7 0.17 -1.24 53.8
1 2:18 4 5 NOR 32 Steve Weatherford punts 50 yards, returned by Dexter Jackson for 6 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell). Penalty on Jonathan Vilma: Illegal Formation, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 -1.24 -1.57 52.7
1 2:07 4 10 NOR 27 Steve Weatherford punts 41 yards, returned by Dexter Jackson for 3 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). Penalty on Matt McCoy: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 7 7 -1.57 -0.61 55.8
1 1:50 1 10 TAM 25 Earnest Graham right guard for 14 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 7 7 0.61 1.53 52.7
1 1:13 1 10 TAM 39 Jeff Garcia up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Kendrick Clancy). Penalty on Arron Sears: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 7 7 1.53 0.87 54.9
1 0:51 1 20 TAM 29 Earnest Graham right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 7 7 0.87 0.31 56.7
1 0:17 2 15 TAM 34 Jeff Garcia sacked by Charles Grant for -8 yards 7 7 0.31 -1.42 62.4
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail TAM NOR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 23 TAM 26 Earnest Graham up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 7 7 -1.42 -1.04 61.1
2 14:29 4 14 TAM 35 Josh Bidwell punts 39 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for no gain 7 7 -1.04 -0.67 59.9
2 14:16 1 10 NOR 26 Reggie Bush right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Chris Hovan) 7 7 0.67 -0.14 57.1
2 13:42 2 12 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 6 yards (tackle by Barrett Ruud) 7 7 -0.14 -0.03 57.4
2 13:03 3 6 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 5 yards (tackle by Sabby Piscitelli) 7 7 -0.03 -1.04 53.9
2 12:31 4 1 NOR 35 Steve Weatherford punts 43 yards, returned by Dexter Jackson for 8 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 7 7 -1.04 -0.94 54.2
2 12:20 1 10 TAM 30 Earnest Graham left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 7 7 0.94 1.07 53.7
2 11:46 2 5 TAM 35 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Alex Smith for 8 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 7 7 1.07 1.8 51.0
2 11:01 Timeout #1 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 7 0 0
2 11:01 1 10 TAM 43 Earnest Graham left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 7 7 1.8 1.93 50.4
2 10:18 2 5 TAM 48 Jeff Garcia pass complete short middle to Ike Hilliard for 6 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 7 7 1.93 2.52 48.2
2 9:44 1 10 NOR 46 Warrick Dunn left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Randall Gay and Jonathan Vilma). Penalty on Jeremy Trueblood: Personal Foul, 15 yards 7 7 2.52 0.09 56.9
2 9:14 2 24 TAM 40 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to B.J. Askew for 4 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 7 7 0.09 -0.03 57.3
2 8:34 3 20 TAM 44 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Joey Galloway for 10 yards (tackle by Aaron Glenn) 7 7 -0.03 0.2 56.4
2 8:27 4 10 NOR 46 Josh Bidwell punts 45 yards 7 7 0.2 0.38 55.7
2 8:15 1 10 NOR 1 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 16 yards (tackle by Tanard Jackson) 7 7 -0.38 -0.06 56.8
2 7:56 1 10 NOR 17 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Barrett Ruud) 7 7 -0.06 0.08 57.3
2 7:21 2 6 NOR 21 Pierre Thomas left end for 3 yards (tackle by Barrett Ruud and Chris Hovan) 7 7 0.08 -0.37 55.6
2 6:48 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 7 7 0 0
2 6:48 3 3 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 8 yards (tackle by Phillip Buchanon) 7 7 -0.37 1.07 60.9
2 6:10 1 10 NOR 32 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush 7 7 1.07 0.53 58.8
2 5:56 2 10 NOR 32 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for -1 yards (tackle by Barrett Ruud) 7 7 0.53 -0.29 55.7
2 5:12 3 11 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for David Patten (defended by Tanard Jackson) 7 7 -0.29 -1.31 51.7
2 5:06 4 11 NOR 31 Steve Weatherford punts 34 yards, returned by Dexter Jackson for no gain 7 7 -1.31 -1.27 51.9
2 4:57 1 10 TAM 35 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Earnest Graham for 4 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 7 7 1.27 1.26 51.9
2 4:15 2 6 TAM 39 Earnest Graham right guard for no gain (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 7 7 1.26 0.56 54.5
2 3:33 3 6 TAM 39 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short middle intended for Antonio Bryant (defended by Randall Gay) 7 7 0.56 -0.78 59.6
2 3:24 4 6 TAM 39 Josh Bidwell punts 61 yards, touchback 7 7 -0.78 -0.28 57.7
2 3:17 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Lance Moore for 9 yards (tackle by Aqib Talib) 7 7 0.28 0.95 60.3
2 2:49 2 1 NOR 29 Reggie Bush left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Chris Hovan) 7 7 0.95 1 60.5
2 2:18 1 10 NOR 31 Reggie Bush right end for 3 yards (tackle by Tanard Jackson) 7 7 1 0.87 59.9
2 2:00 2 7 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 5 yards (tackle by Cato June) 7 7 0.87 0.83 59.8
2 1:39 3 2 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 7 7 0.83 -0.78 53.3
2 1:36 4 2 NOR 39 Steve Weatherford punts 61 yards, touchback 7 7 -0.78 -0.28 55.3
2 1:28 1 10 TAM 20 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Joey Galloway for 13 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 7 7 0.28 1.14 51.8
2 1:04 1 10 TAM 33 Jeff Garcia pass complete short middle to Antonio Bryant for 26 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 7 7 1.14 2.85 44.7
2 0:35 1 10 NOR 41 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Ike Hilliard for 8 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 7 7 2.85 3.39 42.3
2 0:29 Timeout #2 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 7 0 0
2 0:29 2 2 NOR 33 Jeff Garcia pass complete short middle to Ike Hilliard for 7 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 7 7 3.39 3.84 40.5
2 0:14 1 10 NOR 26 Jeff Garcia spiked the ball 7 7 3.84 3.3 42.6
2 0:14 2 10 NOR 26 Warrick Dunn right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 7 7 3.3 3.57 41.5
2 0:08 Timeout #3 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 7 0 0
2 0:08 3 3 NOR 19 Matt Bryant 37 yard field goal good 10 7 3.57 3 43.8
2 TAM 30 Matt Bryant kicks off 39 yards 10 7 0 1 0.0
2 0:02 1 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 10 7 1 0.32 43.8
End of Half1070.320
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail TAM NOR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 74 yards, returned by Dexter Jackson for 24 yards (tackle by Chris Reis) 10 7 0 0.28 0.0
3 14:56 1 10 TAM 20 Earnest Graham right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). Penalty on Arron Sears: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 0.28 -0.76 46.9
3 14:33 1 20 TAM 10 Warrick Dunn left end for 13 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 10 7 -0.76 0.14 43.0
3 13:57 2 7 TAM 23 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short right intended for Antonio Bryant. Penalty on Antonio Bryant: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 0.14 -1.28 48.8
3 13:50 2 17 TAM 13 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short right intended for Joey Galloway 10 7 -1.28 -2.19 52.7
3 13:46 3 17 TAM 13 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Joey Galloway for 5 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 10 7 -2.19 -2.24 52.9
3 13:14 4 12 TAM 18 Josh Bidwell punts 30 yards 10 7 -2.24 -2.39 53.5
3 13:06 1 10 TAM 48 Pierre Thomas right end for 2 yards (tackle by Phillip Buchanon) 10 7 2.39 2.12 52.3
3 12:31 2 8 TAM 46 Reggie Bush right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Barrett Ruud) 10 7 2.12 1.55 49.7
3 11:58 3 7 TAM 45 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 8 yards (tackle by Jermaine Phillips) 10 7 1.55 3.12 56.5
3 11:16 1 10 TAM 37 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for no gain 10 7 3.12 2.57 53.9
3 10:48 2 10 TAM 37 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston (defended by Ronde Barber) 10 7 2.57 1.88 50.8
3 10:43 3 10 TAM 37 Drew Brees for no gain. Drew Brees fumbles, recovered by Pierre Thomas at NOR-46 10 7 1.88 -0.32 40.9
3 10:07 4 27 NOR 46 Steve Weatherford punts 43 yards, returned by Ike Hilliard for 11 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 10 7 -0.32 -0.41 40.2
3 9:55 1 10 TAM 22 Jeff Garcia pass complete short middle to B.J. Askew for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 10 7 0.41 0.27 40.8
3 9:20 2 7 TAM 25 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Earnest Graham for 5 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 10 7 0.27 0.23 40.7
3 8:40 3 2 TAM 30 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short left intended for Alex Smith 10 7 0.23 -1.37 47.9
3 8:35 4 2 TAM 30 Josh Bidwell punts 36 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for -2 yards (tackle by Quincy Black). Penalty on Adam Hayward: Ineligible Downfield Kick, 6 yards (no play) 10 7 -1.37 -1.77 49.8
3 8:24 4 8 TAM 24 Josh Bidwell punts 57 yards, returned by Lance Moore for 10 yards (tackle by Quincy Black) 10 7 -1.77 -0.87 45.5
3 8:13 1 10 NOR 29 Reggie Bush left tackle for 26 yards (tackle by Tanard Jackson). Penalty on Reggie Bush: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards 10 7 0.87 1.6 48.9
3 7:48 1 10 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Jeremy Shockey for 26 yards (tackle by Barrett Ruud) 10 7 1.6 3.31 56.9
3 7:12 1 10 TAM 34 Reggie Bush right end for no gain (tackle by Derrick Brooks) 10 7 3.31 2.77 54.3
3 6:37 2 10 TAM 34 Reggie Bush left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Derrick Brooks) 10 7 2.77 2.21 51.4
3 5:55 3 9 TAM 33 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 10 yards (tackle by Tanard Jackson) 10 7 2.21 4.04 60.3
3 5:17 1 10 TAM 23 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 5 yards (tackle by Ronde Barber) 10 7 4.04 4.21 61.2
3 4:52 2 5 TAM 18 Pierre Thomas left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Chris Hovan and Cato June) 10 7 4.21 4.78 64.0
3 4:13 1 10 TAM 12 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Mark Campbell 10 7 4.78 4.1 60.6
3 4:03 2 10 TAM 12 Drew Brees sacked by Stylez G. White for -6 yards 10 7 4.1 2.73 53.6
3 3:33 3 16 TAM 18 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 2 yards (tackle by Elbert Mack) 10 7 2.73 2.38 51.6
3 2:54 Timeout #1 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 7 0 0
3 2:54 4 14 TAM 16 Martin Gramatica 34 yard field goal good 10 10 2.38 3 54.8
3 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 69 yards, returned by Dexter Jackson for 33 yards (tackle by Jason Craft) 10 10 0 1.2 0.0
3 2:44 1 10 TAM 34 Earnest Graham right end for 46 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 10 10 1.2 4.24 32.4
3 2:00 1 10 NOR 20 Warrick Dunn right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 10 10 4.24 4.28 31.6
3 1:26 2 6 NOR 16 Warrick Dunn right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 10 10 4.28 3.7 34.2
3 0:43 Timeout #2 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 10 0 0
3 0:43 3 5 NOR 15 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short left intended for Antonio Bryant (defended by Tracy Porter) 10 10 3.7 2.49 40.2
3 0:38 4 5 NOR 15 Matt Bryant 33 yard field goal good 13 10 2.49 3 37.4
3 TAM 30 Matt Bryant kicks off 67 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 13 yards (tackle by Will Allen) 13 10 0 -0.14 0.0
3 0:25 1 10 NOR 16 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Devery Henderson for 84 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Gaines Adams: Defensive Offside (Declined) 13 16 -0.14 7 70.9
3 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 13 17 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 70 yards, returned by Dexter Jackson for 27 yards (tackle by Chris Reis) 13 17 0 0.74 0.0
3 0:09 1 10 TAM 27 Earnest Graham left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Charles Grant) 13 17 0.74 0.33 74.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail TAM NOR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 9 TAM 28 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete deep middle intended for Joey Galloway 13 17 0.33 -0.36 77.6
4 14:54 3 9 TAM 28 Jeff Garcia pass complete short right to Joey Galloway for 13 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 13 17 -0.36 1.66 67.7
4 14:15 1 10 TAM 41 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Ike Hilliard for 11 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 13 17 1.66 2.39 63.8
4 13:38 1 10 NOR 48 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete deep right intended for Antonio Bryant 13 17 2.39 1.85 67.0
4 13:32 2 10 NOR 48 Jeff Garcia pass complete short right to Ike Hilliard for 11 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 13 17 1.85 3.12 59.6
4 12:57 1 10 NOR 37 Warrick Dunn left guard for 14 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 13 17 3.12 4.04 53.9
4 12:11 1 10 NOR 23 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Earnest Graham for 18 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 13 17 4.04 6.06 40.6
4 11:30 1 5 NOR 5 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short right intended for Joey Galloway 13 17 6.06 5.15 46.1
4 11:24 2 5 NOR 5 Earnest Graham right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Will Smith) 13 17 5.15 4.95 47.4
4 10:43 3 2 NOR 2 Jeff Garcia pass complete short right to Ike Hilliard for 2 yards, touchdown 19 17 4.95 7 39.9
4 NOR 2 Matt Bryant kicks extra point good 20 17 0 0 0.0
4 TAM 30 Matt Bryant kicks off 71 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 21 yards (tackle by Byron Storer) 20 17 0 0.28 0.0
4 10:32 1 10 NOR 20 Reggie Bush left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Hovan and Stylez G. White) 20 17 0.28 0.27 34.8
4 10:02 2 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 29 yards (tackle by Tanard Jackson) 20 17 0.27 2.46 49.7
4 9:09 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 20 17 0 0
4 9:09 1 10 TAM 47 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 5 yards (tackle by Cato June) 20 17 2.46 2.59 50.4
4 8:32 2 5 TAM 42 Reggie Bush right guard for no gain (tackle by Matt McCoy) 20 17 2.59 1.88 44.6
4 7:53 3 5 TAM 42 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 42 yards, touchdown 20 23 1.88 7 75.6
4 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 20 24 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 70 yards, touchback 20 24 0 0.28 0.0
4 7:38 1 10 TAM 20 Warrick Dunn right guard for 8 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Kevin Kaesviharn) 20 24 0.28 0.81 77.0
4 7:07 2 2 TAM 28 Warrick Dunn right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Sedrick Ellis) 20 24 0.81 1.14 75.5
4 6:33 1 10 TAM 33 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete deep left intended for Joey Galloway 20 24 1.14 0.59 79.8
4 6:26 2 10 TAM 33 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to B.J. Askew for 13 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 20 24 0.59 1.99 70.1
4 5:41 1 10 TAM 46 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short right intended for Alex Smith. Penalty on Arron Sears: Ineligible Downfield Pass, 5 yards (no play) 20 24 1.99 1.66 73.5
4 5:36 1 15 TAM 41 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Joey Galloway for 4 yards (tackle by Aaron Glenn) 20 24 1.66 1.32 76.3
4 4:56 2 11 TAM 45 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short middle intended for Antonio Bryant (defended by Tracy Porter) 20 24 1.32 0.63 82.4
4 4:51 Timeout #3 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 24 0 0
4 4:51 3 11 TAM 45 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short left intended for Joey Galloway 20 24 0.63 -0.39 88.5
4 4:46 4 11 TAM 45 Josh Bidwell punts 38 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 20 24 -0.39 0.06 86.3
4 4:40 1 10 NOR 17 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Chris Hovan) 20 24 -0.06 -0.06 86.5
4 3:57 2 7 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas left end for 4 yards (tackle by Cato June) 20 24 -0.06 -0.37 86.4
4 3:20 3 3 NOR 24 Reggie Bush right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jovan Haye and Cato June) 20 24 -0.37 -1.7 77.9
4 2:36 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 20 24 0 0
4 2:36 4 2 NOR 25 Steve Weatherford punts 40 yards, returned by Dexter Jackson for 14 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 20 24 -1.7 -2.19 75.2
4 2:24 1 10 TAM 49 Jeff Garcia pass complete short right to Antonio Bryant for 12 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 20 24 2.19 2.98 66.1
4 2:01 1 10 NOR 39 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete 20 24 2.98 2.44 74.5
4 1:56 2 10 NOR 39 Jeff Garcia pass complete short right to Alex Smith for 11 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 20 24 2.44 3.71 56.2
4 1:48 1 10 NOR 28 Jeff Garcia sacked by Bobby McCray for -7 yards 20 24 3.71 2.22 78.4
4 1:15 2 17 NOR 35 Jeff Garcia pass complete short left to Joey Galloway for 11 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 20 24 2.22 3.01 70.0
4 0:50 3 6 NOR 24 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete deep left intended for Joey Galloway 20 24 3.01 1.89 90.2
4 0:44 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 20 24 0 0
4 0:44 4 6 NOR 24 Jeff Garcia pass incomplete short middle intended for Antonio Bryant is intercepted by Scott Fujita at NOR-19 and returned for 2 yards (tackle by Ike Hilliard) 20 24 1.89 -0.34 99.7
4 0:38 1 10 NOR 21 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 20 24 0.34 -0.34 99.7
End of Regulation2024-0.340
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).