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New Orleans Saints 32 at Denver Broncos 34

Sunday, September 21, 2008
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New Orleans Saints (8-8-0)3167632
Denver Broncos (8-8-0)141010034

Game Info
Stadium Invesco Field at Mile High
Start Time (ET) 4:06pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 3:16
Attendance 75,713
Weather 75 degrees relative humidity 34%, wind 7 mph
Vegas Line Denver Broncos -5.5
Over/Under 52.0 (over)
Officials
Referee Ron Winter
Umpire Ruben Fowler
Head Linesman Jim Mello
Field Judge Duke Carroll
Back Judge Richard Reels
Side Judge Tom Hill
Line Judge Tom Stephan

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

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (2/3, 102 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 74 0
Billy Miller 1 1 28 0
Deep Middle (2/4, 37 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 2 1 19 0
Lance Moore 1 1 18 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (10/11, 73 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 4 3 24 0
Mike Karney 2 2 4 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 12 0
Lance Moore 2 2 21 0
David Patten 2 2 12 0
Short Middle (9/12, 84 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 1 4 0
Billy Miller 1 1 13 0
Lance Moore 2 2 32 0
Jeremy Shockey 6 4 32 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 3 0
Short Right (16/17, 127 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 8 7 47 1
Devery Henderson 1 1 23 0
Lance Moore 2 2 9 0
Jeremy Shockey 4 4 43 0
Pierre Thomas 2 2 5 0
No Direction (0/1, -2 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Lance Moore 1 0 -2 0
Denver Broncos
Deep Left (1/2, 28 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brandon Marshall 2 1 28 0
Deep Middle (2/3, 53 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brandon Marshall 2 2 53 1
Eddie Royal 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (2/5, 54 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Daniel Graham 1 1 21 0
Brandon Marshall 3 1 33 0
Eddie Royal 1 0 0 0
Short Left (10/14, 75 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Daniel Graham 1 0 0 0
Brandon Marshall 2 1 12 0
Eddie Royal 4 3 7 0
Tony Scheffler 2 2 20 0
Brandon Stokley 3 3 29 0
Selvin Young 2 1 7 0
Short Middle (3/4, 41 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brandon Marshall 1 1 29 0
Michael Pittman 1 1 8 0
Eddie Royal 1 1 4 0
Brandon Stokley 1 0 0 0
Short Right (3/6, 13 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Nate Jackson 1 1 1 1
Brandon Marshall 1 0 0 0
Cliff Russell 1 0 0
Tony Scheffler 3 2 12 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (4 rushes, 21 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 11 0
Pierre Thomas 1 10 1
LT (1 rush, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 3 0
LG (5 rushes, 36 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 5 36 1
MD (7 rushes, 6 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 0 0
Pierre Thomas 4 6 1
RG (1 rush, -1 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 1 -1 0
RT (4 rushes, 11 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 4 11 0
RE (1 rush, 6 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 6 0
Denver Broncos
LE (3 rushes, 7 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Michael Pittman 1 2 1
Selvin Young 2 5 0
LT (4 rushes, 29 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Andre Hall 2 20 0
Michael Pittman 1 0 0
Selvin Young 1 9 0
LG (5 rushes, 17 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Andre Hall 2 4 0
Michael Pittman 1 2 0
Selvin Young 2 11 0
MD (7 rushes, 45 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jay Cutler 1 7 0
Michael Pittman 1 2 0
Selvin Young 5 36 0
RG (1 rush, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Selvin Young 1 4 0
RT (1 rush, -4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Michael Pittman 1 -4 0
RE (2 rushes, 8 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Andre Hall 1 2 0
Eddie Royal 1 6 0

Pass Tackles

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left
Player
Tracy Porter 1
Deep Middle
Player
Kevin Kaesviharn 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Denver Broncos
Deep Left Deep Middle
Player
Dre' Bly 1
D.J. Williams 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
No Direction
Player
Jarvis Moss 1

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NOR 14 3 1:30 -1 Punt View Drive »
2 1 9:01 NOR 20 12 6:54 55 Field Goal View Drive »
3 1 0:27 NOR 24 3 1:16 10 Fumble View Drive »
4 2 14:11 NOR 20 10 4:55 80 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 9:03 DEN 36 5 2:12 36 Touchdown View Drive »
6 2 2:55 NOR 20 10 2:28 79 Downs View Drive »
7 2 0:23 50 4 0:23 17 Missed FG View Drive »
8 3 13:58 NOR 36 3 1:29 4 Punt View Drive »
9 3 7:37 NOR 20 2 0:35 80 Touchdown View Drive »
10 3 2:20 NOR 24 15 7:20 76 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 5:33 NOR 21 8 3:38 54 Missed FG View Drive »
12 4 0:08 NOR 20 2 0:08 2 End of Game View Drive »

Denver Broncos Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 13:30 NOR 45 10 4:29 45 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 2:07 DEN 35 3 1:40 65 Touchdown View Drive »
3 2 9:16 DEN 20 1 0:13 0 Interception View Drive »
4 2 6:51 DEN 33 8 3:56 58 Field Goal View Drive »
5 2 0:27 DEN 1 1 0:04 -1 Safety View Drive »
6 3 15:00 DEN 30 3 1:02 2 Punt View Drive »
7 3 12:29 DEN 20 12 4:52 80 Touchdown View Drive »
8 3 7:02 DEN 20 9 4:42 65 Field Goal View Drive »
9 4 10:00 DEN 23 10 4:27 72 Fumble View Drive »
10 4 1:55 DEN 33 3 1:47 4 Punt View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DEN EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 73 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 17 yards (tackle by Andre Hall) 0 0 0 -0.28 0.0
1 14:56 1 10 NOR 14 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush 0 0 -0.28 -0.75 67.9
1 14:51 2 10 NOR 14 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 6 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 0 0 -0.75 -0.68 67.7
1 14:13 3 4 NOR 20 Drew Brees sacked by Ebenezer Ekuban for -7 yards 0 0 -0.68 -2.49 72.3
1 13:41 4 11 NOR 13 Steve Weatherford punts 54 yards, returned by Eddie Royal for 22 yards (tackle by Buck Ortega) 0 0 -2.49 -2.59 72.5
1 13:30 1 10 NOR 45 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep left intended for Brandon Marshall 0 0 2.59 2.04 71.1
1 13:23 2 10 NOR 45 Selvin Young left guard for 9 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 0 0 2.04 2.54 72.4
1 12:50 3 1 NOR 36 Michael Pittman left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 0 0 2.54 3.31 74.3
1 12:13 1 10 NOR 34 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Eddie Royal for 4 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 0 0 3.31 3.31 74.2
1 11:35 2 6 NOR 30 Selvin Young left end for 7 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 0 0 3.31 4.04 76.0
1 11:13 1 10 NOR 23 Selvin Young up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 0 0 4.04 3.9 75.6
1 10:38 2 7 NOR 20 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short right intended for Brandon Marshall 0 0 3.9 3.2 73.9
1 10:34 3 7 NOR 20 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Stokley for 17 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 0 0 3.2 6.51 81.5
1 9:50 1 3 NOR 3 Michael Pittman up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 0 0 6.51 5.91 80.2
1 9:06 2 1 NOR 1 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Nate Jackson for 1 yard, touchdown 0 6 5.91 7 80.4
1 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 70 yards, touchback 0 7 0 0.28 0.0
1 9:01 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 12 yards (tackle by Marlon McCree) 0 7 0.28 1.07 80.3
1 8:25 1 10 NOR 32 Reggie Bush left guard for 3 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams and Jamie Winborn) 0 7 1.07 0.93 80.6
1 7:46 2 7 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 7 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 0 7 0.93 1.73 78.8
1 7:03 1 10 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 7 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 0 7 1.73 2.13 77.9
1 6:25 2 3 NOR 49 Reggie Bush left end for 2 yards (tackle by Boss Bailey) 0 7 2.13 1.69 78.9
1 5:46 3 1 DEN 49 Reggie Bush left end for 2 yards (tackle by John Engelberger) 0 7 1.69 2.46 77.1
1 4:59 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 0 7 0 0
1 4:59 1 10 DEN 47 Reggie Bush left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban and Nate Webster) 0 7 2.46 2.59 76.8
1 4:22 2 5 DEN 42 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 14 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly) 0 7 2.59 3.71 73.9
1 3:41 1 10 DEN 28 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 1 yard (tackle by Boss Bailey) 0 7 3.71 3.3 75.0
1 2:55 2 9 DEN 27 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Jeremy Shockey 0 7 3.3 2.61 76.7
1 2:50 3 9 DEN 27 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 2 yards (tackle by Marquand Manuel) 0 7 2.61 1.8 78.7
1 2:12 4 7 DEN 25 Martin Gramatica 43 yard field goal good 3 7 1.8 3 75.7
1 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 63 yards, returned by Andre Hall for 28 yards (tackle by Buck Ortega) 3 7 0 1.27 0.0
1 2:01 1 10 DEN 35 Jay Cutler pass complete deep right to Daniel Graham for 21 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 3 7 1.27 2.65 82.1
1 1:31 1 10 NOR 44 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Stokley for 5 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 3 7 2.65 2.78 82.4
1 1:04 2 5 NOR 39 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Peyton Hillis for 4 yards (tackle by Randall Gay). Penalty on Jo-Lonn Dunbar: Defensive Offside, 4 yards (no play) 3 7 2.78 3.33 83.6
1 1:04 2 1 NOR 35 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep middle intended for Brandon Marshall. DEN challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned. Jay Cutler pass complete deep middle to Brandon Marshall for 35 yards, touchdown 3 13 3.33 7 88.6
1 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 3 14 0 0 0.0
1 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 71 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 25 yards (tackle by Niko Koutouvides) 3 14 0 0.54 0.0
1 0:22 1 10 NOR 24 Reggie Bush for 6 yards 3 14 0.54 0.81 89.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DEN EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 4 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 3 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 3 14 0.81 0.5 89.5
2 14:25 3 1 NOR 33 Reggie Bush up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by John Engelberger). Reggie Bush fumbles (forced by John Engelberger), recovered by Nate Webster at NOR-34 and returned for 34 yards, touchdown 3 20 0.5 -7 96.6
2 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 3 21 0 0 0.0
2 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 70 yards, touchback 3 21 0 0.28 0.0
2 14:11 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Reggie Bush 3 21 0.28 -0.27 97.3
2 14:04 2 10 NOR 20 Reggie Bush right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 3 21 -0.27 -1.14 97.8
2 13:26 3 11 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 23 yards (tackle by Marlon McCree) 3 21 -1.14 1.73 96.1
2 13:00 1 10 NOR 42 Reggie Bush left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 3 21 1.73 1.59 96.3
2 12:25 2 7 NOR 45 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by D.J. Williams) 3 21 1.59 1.03 96.7
2 11:46 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 3 21 0 0
2 11:46 3 6 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Billy Miller for 28 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly) 3 21 1.03 3.84 94.5
2 11:00 1 10 DEN 26 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Patten for 8 yards 3 21 3.84 4.45 94.0
2 10:29 2 2 DEN 18 Reggie Bush right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 3 21 4.45 4.58 93.9
2 9:52 1 10 DEN 15 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 10 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 3 21 4.58 6.06 92.2
2 9:21 1 5 DEN 5 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 5 yards, touchdown 9 21 6.06 7 92.4
2 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 10 21 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 70 yards, touchback 10 21 0 0.28 0.0
2 9:16 1 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep middle intended for Eddie Royal is intercepted by Mike McKenzie at tm_-50 and returned for 14 yards (tackle by Ben Hamilton) 10 21 0.28 -3.18 85.3
2 9:03 1 10 DEN 36 Reggie Bush up the middle for -3 yards (tackle by Jamie Winborn) 10 21 3.18 2.23 87.2
2 8:26 2 13 DEN 39 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 1 yard. Penalty on Zach Strief: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 10 21 2.23 1.02 89.5
2 8:15 2 22 DEN 48 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Lance Moore for 18 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly) 10 21 1.02 2.74 86.3
2 7:30 3 4 DEN 30 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 7 yards 10 21 2.74 4.04 83.6
2 7:00 1 10 DEN 23 Reggie Bush left guard for 23 yards, touchdown 16 21 4.04 7 78.6
2 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 17 21 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 62 yards, returned by Peyton Hillis for 25 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 17 21 0 1.14 0.0
2 6:44 1 10 DEN 33 Selvin Young left tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 17 21 1.14 1.81 80.8
2 6:09 2 1 DEN 42 Selvin Young left end for -2 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 17 21 1.81 0.83 78.2
2 5:33 3 3 DEN 40 Jay Cutler pass complete short middle to Brandon Marshall for 29 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 17 21 0.83 3.51 85.1
2 4:59 1 10 NOR 31 Selvin Young up the middle for 19 yards (tackle by Josh Savage) 17 21 3.51 4.78 87.8
2 4:23 1 10 NOR 12 Selvin Young right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Kendrick Clancy and Josh Savage) 17 21 4.78 4.83 88.0
2 3:42 2 6 NOR 8 Selvin Young up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 17 21 4.83 3.7 85.7
2 3:02 3 7 NOR 9 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short middle intended for Brandon Stokley (defended by Roman Harper) 17 21 3.7 2.83 83.8
2 2:59 4 7 NOR 9 Matt Prater 27 yard field goal good 17 24 2.83 3 84.2
2 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 70 yards, touchback 17 24 0 0.28 0.0
2 2:55 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 14 yards (tackle by Marquand Manuel) 17 24 0.28 1.2 81.2
2 2:34 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 17 24 0 0
2 2:34 1 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Devery Henderson for 19 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 17 24 1.2 2.46 77.6
2 2:09 1 10 DEN 47 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 16 yards (tackle by Marquand Manuel) 17 24 2.46 3.51 74.3
2 2:00 1 10 DEN 31 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 1 yard (tackle by Elvis Dumervil) 17 24 3.51 3.1 75.6
2 1:35 2 9 DEN 30 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Billy Miller for 13 yards (tackle by Jamie Winborn) 17 24 3.1 4.44 71.2
2 1:11 1 10 DEN 17 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 12 yards (tackle by Marlon McCree). Penalty on Dre' Bly: Illegal Contact (Declined) 17 24 4.44 6.06 65.2
2 1:03 1 5 DEN 5 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Patten for 4 yards (tackle by Karl Paymah) 17 24 6.06 5.91 65.8
2 0:57 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 17 24 0 0
2 0:57 2 1 DEN 1 Pierre Thomas up the middle for no gain (tackle by Dewayne Robertson and D.J. Williams) 17 24 5.91 5.17 68.5
2 0:46 Timeout #3 by Denver Broncos 17 24 0 0
2 0:46 3 1 DEN 1 Drew Brees for no gain. Drew Brees fumbles, recovered by Mike Karney at DEN-1. Replay Assistant challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was upheld. 17 24 5.17 3.55 74.2
2 0:31 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 17 24 0 0
2 0:31 4 1 DEN 1 Pierre Thomas up the middle for no gain (tackle by Nate Webster) 17 24 3.55 0.38 83.7
2 0:27 1 10 DEN 1 Andre Hall for -1 yards, safety 19 24 -0.38 -2 79.2
2 DEN 20 Brett Kern kicks off 43 yards 19 24 0 2.26 0.0
2 0:23 1 10 50 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Jeremy Shockey 19 24 2.26 1.71 73.7
2 0:17 2 10 50 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Lance Moore for 17 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 19 24 1.71 3.38 67.7
2 0:03 1 10 DEN 33 Drew Brees spiked the ball 19 24 3.38 2.84 69.7
2 0:03 2 10 DEN 33 Martin Gramatica 51 yard field goal no good 19 24 2.84 -1.6 79.2
End of Half1924-1.60
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DEN EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 62 yards, returned by Peyton Hillis for 22 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 19 24 0 0.94 0.0
3 14:53 1 10 DEN 30 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short left intended for Eddie Royal (defended by Jason David) 19 24 0.94 0.39 80.4
3 14:49 2 10 DEN 30 Andre Hall right end for 2 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 19 24 0.39 -0.03 79.1
3 14:18 3 8 DEN 32 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short left intended for Brandon Marshall 19 24 -0.03 -1.24 75.3
3 14:13 4 8 DEN 32 Brett Kern punts 49 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 17 yards (tackle by Jamie Winborn) 19 24 -1.24 -1.33 75.0
3 13:58 1 10 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mike Karney for 1 yard (tackle by D.J. Williams) 19 24 1.33 0.93 76.4
3 13:21 2 9 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 3 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 19 24 0.93 0.63 77.4
3 12:44 3 6 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush 19 24 0.63 -0.72 81.7
3 12:39 4 6 NOR 40 Steve Weatherford punts 60 yards, touchback 19 24 -0.72 -0.28 80.4
3 12:29 1 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Eddie Royal for 5 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 19 24 0.28 0.41 80.8
3 12:04 2 5 DEN 25 Jay Cutler up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 19 24 0.41 1.07 82.8
3 11:20 1 10 DEN 32 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short right intended for Tony Scheffler 19 24 1.07 0.53 81.3
3 11:14 2 10 DEN 32 Andre Hall left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 19 24 0.53 0.63 81.6
3 10:30 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 19 24 0 0
3 10:30 3 4 DEN 38 Selvin Young up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 19 24 0.63 2.06 85.8
3 9:57 1 10 DEN 47 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep right intended for Brandon Marshall 19 24 2.06 1.52 84.5
3 9:52 2 10 DEN 47 Penalty on Chris Kuper: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 19 24 1.52 0.84 82.5
3 9:52 2 15 DEN 42 Jay Cutler pass complete short middle to Michael Pittman for 8 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 19 24 0.84 1.22 83.6
3 9:14 3 7 50 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep left intended for Brandon Marshall. Penalty on Jason David: Defensive Pass Interference, 22 yards (no play) 19 24 1.22 3.71 89.9
3 9:08 1 10 NOR 28 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep right intended for Brandon Marshall (defended by Kevin Kaesviharn) 19 24 3.71 3.17 88.8
3 9:02 2 10 NOR 28 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 12 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 19 24 3.17 4.51 91.5
3 8:28 1 10 NOR 16 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short left intended for Selvin Young 19 24 4.51 3.9 90.5
3 8:22 2 10 NOR 16 Andre Hall left tackle for 14 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 19 24 3.9 6.74 95.1
3 7:42 1 2 NOR 2 Michael Pittman left end for 2 yards, touchdown 19 30 6.74 7 94.3
3 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 19 31 0 0 0.0
3 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 70 yards, touchback 19 31 0 0.28 0.0
3 7:37 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Robert Meachem for 74 yards (tackle by Marquand Manuel) 19 31 0.28 5.83 84.0
3 7:08 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 19 31 0 0
3 7:08 1 6 DEN 6 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 6 yards, touchdown 25 31 5.83 7 83.7
3 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 26 31 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 70 yards, touchback 26 31 0 0.28 0.0
3 7:02 1 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 12 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn). Penalty on Daniel Graham: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 26 31 0.28 -0.76 77.8
3 6:37 1 20 DEN 10 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Tony Scheffler for 9 yards (tackle by Jason David) 26 31 -0.76 -0.46 79.0
3 6:11 2 11 DEN 19 Jay Cutler pass complete short middle to Eddie Royal for 4 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 26 31 -0.46 -0.56 78.7
3 5:33 3 7 DEN 23 Jay Cutler pass complete deep right to Brandon Marshall for 33 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 26 31 -0.56 2.65 88.7
3 5:03 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 26 31 0 0
3 5:03 1 10 NOR 44 Andre Hall left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 26 31 2.65 2.65 88.8
3 4:24 2 6 NOR 40 Jay Cutler pass complete deep middle to Brandon Marshall for 18 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 26 31 2.65 4.11 92.2
3 3:49 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 26 31 0 0
3 3:49 1 10 NOR 22 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep right intended for Eddie Royal 26 31 4.11 3.56 91.3
3 3:43 2 10 NOR 22 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Selvin Young for 7 yards (tackle by Jason David) 26 31 3.56 3.93 92.1
3 3:03 3 3 NOR 15 Michael Pittman left tackle for no gain (tackle by Will Smith) 26 31 3.93 2.54 89.3
3 2:24 4 3 NOR 15 Matt Prater 34 yard field goal good 26 34 2.54 3 90.7
3 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 64 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 18 yards (tackle by Spencer Larsen) 26 34 0 0.54 0.0
3 2:14 1 10 NOR 24 Reggie Bush right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Boss Bailey) 26 34 0.54 0.27 90.1
3 1:34 2 8 NOR 26 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 4 yards (tackle by Boss Bailey) 26 34 0.27 0.1 90.8
3 0:51 3 4 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 4 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 26 34 0.1 1.2 88.3
3 0:09 1 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Devery Henderson (defended by Champ Bailey) 26 34 1.2 0.66 90.1
3 0:04 2 10 NOR 34 Reggie Bush left guard for 2 yards (tackle by John Engelberger) 26 34 0.66 0.23 91.2
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DEN EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 8 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Lance Moore for 15 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly). Penalty on Jarvis Moss: Defensive Offside (Declined) 26 34 0.23 2.32 85.2
4 14:39 1 10 DEN 49 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 3 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 26 34 2.32 2.19 85.8
4 13:56 2 7 DEN 46 Reggie Bush left end for 7 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 26 34 2.19 2.98 83.4
4 13:31 1 10 DEN 39 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 7 yards (tackle by Boss Bailey) 26 34 2.98 3.39 81.9
4 12:50 2 3 DEN 32 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 4 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 26 34 3.39 3.71 80.9
4 12:30 1 10 DEN 28 Reggie Bush right end for 6 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 26 34 3.71 3.98 79.9
4 11:47 2 4 DEN 22 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mike Karney for 3 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 26 34 3.98 3.72 81.5
4 11:24 3 1 DEN 19 Reggie Bush left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Boss Bailey and Nate Webster) 26 34 3.72 4.51 78.0
4 10:49 1 10 DEN 16 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 6 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly) 26 34 4.51 4.97 75.9
4 10:09 2 4 DEN 10 Pierre Thomas left end for 10 yards, touchdown 32 34 4.97 7 70.1
4 DEN 2 Two Point Attempt: Drew Brees pass incomplete intended for Reggie Bush, conversion fails 32 34 0 -1 0.0
4 NOR 30 Martin Gramatica kicks off 69 yards, returned by Andre Hall for 22 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 32 34 0 0.48 0.0
4 9:54 1 10 DEN 23 Eddie Royal right end for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). Penalty on Roman Harper: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 32 34 0.48 1.86 80.8
4 9:34 1 10 DEN 44 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Eddie Royal for -2 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 32 34 1.86 1.05 76.7
4 8:56 2 12 DEN 42 Jay Cutler pass complete deep left to Brandon Marshall for 28 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter). Penalty on Jason David: Defensive Pass Interference (Declined) 32 34 1.05 3.58 89.0
4 8:29 1 10 NOR 30 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Tony Scheffler for 9 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 32 34 3.58 4.25 91.7
4 7:58 2 1 NOR 21 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short left intended for Daniel Graham (defended by Scott Shanle) 32 34 4.25 3.53 89.8
4 7:53 3 1 NOR 21 Penalty on Peyton Hillis: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 32 34 3.53 2.87 87.3
4 7:53 3 6 NOR 26 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Stokley for 7 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 32 34 2.87 4.31 92.4
4 7:16 1 10 NOR 19 Andre Hall left guard for no gain (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith) 32 34 4.31 3.75 91.4
4 6:30 2 10 NOR 19 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Tony Scheffler for 11 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 32 34 3.75 5.37 96.3
4 5:48 1 8 NOR 8 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short right intended for Cliff Russell 32 34 5.37 4.57 95.4
4 5:44 2 8 NOR 8 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Tony Scheffler for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle). Tony Scheffler fumbles (forced by Scott Shanle), recovered by Jason David at NOR-4 and returned for 17 yards (tackle by Casey Wiegmann). DEN challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 32 34 4.57 -0.34 69.9
4 5:33 1 10 NOR 21 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Jeremy Shockey (defended by Nate Webster) 32 34 0.34 -0.2 74.4
4 5:28 2 10 NOR 21 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 8 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 32 34 -0.2 0.17 71.6
4 4:52 3 2 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 23 yards (tackle by Karl Paymah) 32 34 0.17 2.39 50.6
4 4:19 1 10 DEN 48 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 15 yards (tackle by Jamie Winborn) 32 34 2.39 3.38 39.3
4 3:35 1 10 DEN 33 Reggie Bush right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Marquand Manuel) 32 34 3.38 3.78 33.1
4 3:04 2 3 DEN 26 Reggie Bush up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Dewayne Robertson) 32 34 3.78 3.34 36.6
4 2:19 3 1 DEN 24 Pierre Thomas right guard for -1 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 32 34 3.34 1.93 54.2
4 2:00 4 2 DEN 25 Martin Gramatica 43 yard field goal no good 32 34 1.93 -1.14 90.8
4 1:55 1 10 DEN 33 Selvin Young left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 32 34 1.14 0.86 89.2
4 1:50 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 32 34 0 0
4 1:50 2 8 DEN 35 Selvin Young up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter and Will Smith) 32 34 0.86 0.96 90.3
4 1:06 3 2 DEN 41 Michael Pittman right tackle for -4 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 32 34 0.96 -0.91 73.6
4 0:22 4 6 DEN 37 Brett Kern punts 56 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 13 yards (tackle by Niko Koutouvides) 32 34 -0.91 -0.28 93.4
4 0:08 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Devery Henderson 32 34 0.28 -0.27 99.9
4 0:00 2 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 4 yards, lateral to Lance Moore for -2 yards (tackle by Jarvis Moss) 32 34 -0.27 -0.43 100.0
End of Regulation3234-0.430
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).