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San Francisco 49ers 17 at New Orleans Saints 31

Sunday, September 28, 2008
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San Francisco 49ers (7-9-0)333817
New Orleans Saints (8-8-0)02101031

Game Info
Stadium Louisiana Superdome (dome)
Start Time 12:03pm
Surface fieldturf
Duration 3:16
Attendance 70,008
Weather 82 degrees, wind 6 mph
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -4.0
Over/Under 48.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Jeff Triplette
Umpire Jim Quirk
Head Linesman Steve Stelljes
Field Judge Boris Cheek
Back Judge Steve Freeman
Side Judge David Wyant
Line Judge Michael Spanier

Expected Points Summary

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

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

San Francisco 49ers
Deep Left (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (0/0, 0 yards)Short Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Short Right (0/0, 0 yards)
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (0/0, 0 yards)Short Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Short Right (0/0, 0 yards)

Rushing

San Francisco 49ers
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (0 rushes, 0 yards)
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
New Orleans Saints
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (0 rushes, 0 yards)
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)

Pass Tackles

San Francisco 49ers
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short LeftShort MiddleShort Right
New Orleans Saints
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short LeftShort MiddleShort Right

Rush Tackles

San Francisco 49ers
LELTLG
MD
RGRTRE
New Orleans Saints
LELTLG
MD
RGRTRE

San Francisco 49ers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 12:48 SFO 8 10 5:26 63 Field Goal
2 4:21 SFO 37 3 0:56 3 Punt
3 14:54 SFO 30 4 2:06 4 Fumble
4 9:31 SFO 17 3 1:33 9 Punt
5 3:00 NOR 46 6 1:16 15 Field Goal
6 0:52 SFO 27 4 0:34 22 Punt
7 15:00 SFO 32 10 4:42 48 Field Goal
8 8:47 SFO 21 10 6:12 69 Interception
9 11:23 NOR 40 5 1:35 24 Interception
10 6:26 SFO 3 6 2:18 97 Touchdown
11 0:27 SFO 39 3 0:27 11 End of Game

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 NOR 33 5 2:12 19 Punt
2 7:22 NOR 29 6 3:01 29 Interception
3 3:25 NOR 17 8 3:31 35 Punt
4 12:48 SFO 32 6 3:17 32 Touchdown
5 7:58 NOR 35 10 4:58 65 Touchdown
6 1:44 NOR 26 4 0:52 74 Touchdown
7 0:18 NOR 10 1 0:18 -1 End of Half
8 10:18 NOR 23 4 1:31 22 Punt
9 2:35 NOR 9 10 6:12 91 Touchdown
10 9:48 NOR 20 7 3:22 77 Fumble
11 4:08 SFO 30 7 3:41 17 Field Goal

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SFO NOR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 68 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 31 yards (tackle by Zak Keasey) 0 0 0 1.14 0.0
1 14:52 1 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 4 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 0 0 1.14 1.13 64.8
1 14:19 2 6 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 13 yards (tackle by Dashon Goldson) 0 0 1.13 2.26 67.9
1 13:42 1 10 50 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush (defended by Ray McDonald) 0 0 2.26 1.71 66.4
1 13:37 2 10 50 Reggie Bush right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Aubrayo Franklin) 0 0 1.71 1.29 65.2
1 13:01 3 8 SFO 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Lance Moore 0 0 1.29 0.07 61.7
1 12:56 4 8 SFO 48 Steve Weatherford punts 40 yards, fair catch by Allen Rossum 0 0 0.07 0.38 62.6
1 12:48 1 10 SFO 8 Frank Gore left end for 1 yard (tackle by Charles Grant and Scott Fujita) 0 0 -0.38 -0.71 63.5
1 12:03 2 9 SFO 9 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete (defended by Kendrick Clancy). Penalty on Charles Grant: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 -0.71 -0.32 62.3
1 11:55 2 4 SFO 14 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short middle to Arnaz Battle for 9 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 0 0 -0.32 0.48 60.0
1 11:28 1 10 SFO 23 Frank Gore right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Kendrick Clancy) 0 0 0.48 0.88 58.7
1 10:45 2 3 SFO 30 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete deep left to Isaac Bruce for 23 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 0 0 0.88 2.46 53.9
1 10:09 1 10 NOR 47 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short left to Isaac Bruce for 9 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 0 0 2.46 3.13 51.7
1 9:28 2 1 NOR 38 Frank Gore right end for 6 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 0 0 3.13 3.45 50.6
1 8:45 1 10 NOR 32 J.T. O'Sullivan sacked by Charles Grant for -7 yards 0 0 3.45 1.96 55.1
1 8:08 2 17 NOR 39 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short right to Josh Morgan for 10 yards (tackle by Jason David) 0 0 1.96 2.61 52.9
1 7:34 3 7 NOR 29 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete deep left intended for Isaac Bruce (defended by Roman Harper) 0 0 2.61 1.5 56.3
1 7:27 4 7 NOR 29 Joe Nedney 47 yard field goal good 3 0 1.5 3 51.6
1 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 67 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 26 yards (tackle by Donald Strickland) 3 0 0 0.87 0.0
1 7:17 1 10 NOR 29 Deuce McAllister left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 3 0 0.87 1 54.7
1 6:34 2 5 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Olaniyi Sobomehin 3 0 1 0.3 52.4
1 6:27 3 5 NOR 34 Penalty on Jahri Evans: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 0.3 -0.36 50.2
1 6:27 3 10 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Lance Moore for 18 yards 3 0 -0.36 2.06 57.9
1 6:02 1 10 NOR 47 Reggie Bush left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Justin Smith and Isaac Sopoaga) 3 0 2.06 1.65 56.6
1 5:29 2 9 NOR 48 Deuce McAllister left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Ray McDonald) 3 0 1.65 1.62 56.4
1 4:44 3 4 SFO 47 Penalty on Ray McDonald: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 1.62 2.79 60.0
1 4:28 1 10 SFO 42 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Lance Moore is intercepted by Takeo Spikes at SFO-37 3 0 2.79 -1.4 46.4
1 4:21 1 10 SFO 37 Frank Gore up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Charles Grant) 3 0 1.4 1.26 46.8
1 3:46 2 7 SFO 40 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete 3 0 1.26 0.56 49.0
1 3:39 3 7 SFO 40 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short middle intended for Bryant Johnson (defended by Mike McKenzie) 3 0 0.56 -0.72 53.2
1 3:37 4 7 SFO 40 Andy Lee punts 43 yards 3 0 -0.72 0.06 50.6
1 3:25 1 10 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 8 yards (tackle by Walt Harris) 3 0 -0.06 0.62 52.8
1 2:50 2 2 NOR 25 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 3 0 0.62 0.74 53.1
1 2:17 1 10 NOR 27 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Michael Lewis) 3 0 0.74 0.33 51.6
1 1:40 2 9 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Patten for 21 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 3 0 0.33 2.19 57.7
1 0:57 1 10 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Robert Meachem 3 0 2.19 1.65 55.8
1 0:51 2 10 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Lance Moore. Penalty on Walt Harris: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 1.65 2.52 58.7
1 0:46 1 10 SFO 46 Reggie Bush right end for -2 yards (tackle by Nate Clements) 3 0 2.52 1.71 56.0
1 0:11 2 12 SFO 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Billy Miller (defended by Michael Lewis) 3 0 1.71 1.03 53.6
1 0:05 3 12 SFO 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for David Patten 3 0 1.03 0.07 50.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SFO NOR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 4 12 SFO 48 Steve Weatherford punts 18 yards 3 0 0.07 -0.94 46.8
2 14:54 1 10 SFO 30 Frank Gore right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Brian Young and Will Smith) 3 0 0.94 0.66 47.7
2 14:14 2 8 SFO 32 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short left to Arnaz Battle for 12 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 3 0 0.66 1.86 43.4
2 13:36 1 10 SFO 44 J.T. O'Sullivan sacked by Sedrick Ellis for -5 yards 3 0 1.86 0.64 47.5
2 13:01 2 15 SFO 39 J.T. O'Sullivan sacked by Will Smith for -5 yards. J.T. O'Sullivan fumbles (forced by Will Smith), recovered by Jonathan Vilma at SFO-32 (tackle by Frank Gore) 3 0 0.64 -3.45 61.4
2 12:48 1 10 SFO 32 Reggie Bush right end for -1 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis and Nate Clements) 3 0 3.45 2.77 59.1
2 12:12 2 11 SFO 33 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Billy Miller for 6 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 3 0 2.77 2.87 59.4
2 11:30 3 5 SFO 27 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Deuce McAllister for 10 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 3 0 2.87 4.44 64.6
2 11:01 1 10 SFO 17 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Ronald Fields). Penalty on Ronald Fields: Face Mask (15 Yards), 8 yards 3 0 4.44 5.37 67.7
2 10:15 1 8 SFO 8 Penalty on Billy Miller: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 5.37 4.53 64.9
2 10:12 1 13 SFO 13 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Lance Moore for 8 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 3 0 4.53 5.15 66.9
2 9:37 2 5 SFO 5 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 5 yards, touchdown 3 6 5.15 7 69.7
2 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Steve Weatherford kicks off 65 yards, returned by Allen Rossum for 5 yards, lateral to Michael Robinson for 7 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 3 7 0 -0.06 0.0
2 9:25 1 10 SFO 17 Frank Gore left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Antwan Lake) 3 7 -0.06 0.21 72.2
2 8:46 2 5 SFO 22 Frank Gore right end for 4 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 3 7 0.21 -0.12 73.2
2 8:08 3 1 SFO 26 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short left intended for Isaac Bruce 3 7 -0.12 -1.63 77.7
2 8:05 4 1 SFO 26 Andy Lee punts 39 yards, fair catch by Reggie Bush 3 7 -1.63 -1.27 76.7
2 7:58 1 10 NOR 35 Reggie Bush right tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Justin Smith and Ray McDonald) 3 7 1.27 1.94 78.5
2 7:12 2 1 NOR 44 Reggie Bush left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Walt Harris). Penalty on Jammal Brown: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 3 7 1.94 0.72 75.1
2 6:39 2 10 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush 3 7 0.72 0.04 73.1
2 6:35 3 10 NOR 35 Reggie Bush up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 3 7 0.04 1.93 78.7
2 5:53 1 10 NOR 45 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for -5 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 3 7 1.93 0.71 75.2
2 5:16 2 15 NOR 40 Deuce McAllister right guard for 10 yards (tackle by Ray McDonald). Penalty on Aubrayo Franklin: Defensive Holding, 5 yards 3 7 0.71 2.59 80.7
2 4:45 1 10 SFO 45 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 3 7 2.59 2.85 81.4
2 4:10 2 4 SFO 39 Deuce McAllister right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Mark Roman) 3 7 2.85 3.38 82.9
2 3:45 Timeout #1 by San Francisco 49ers 3 7 0 0
2 3:45 1 10 SFO 33 Deuce McAllister left guard for no gain (tackle by Aubrayo Franklin) 3 7 3.38 2.84 81.6
2 3:07 2 10 SFO 33 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Lance Moore for 33 yards, touchdown 3 13 2.84 7 88.9
2 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 3 14 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Steve Weatherford kicks off 64 yards, returned by Allen Rossum for 33 yards (tackle by Troy Evans). Penalty on Troy Evans: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards 3 14 0 2.52 0.0
2 2:53 1 10 NOR 46 J.T. O'Sullivan sacked by Tracy Porter for -8 yards 3 14 2.52 0.9 89.1
2 2:50 2 18 SFO 46 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short middle to Arnaz Battle for 22 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 3 14 0.9 3.45 83.6
2 2:18 1 10 NOR 32 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short left intended for Frank Gore. Penalty on Tony Wragge: Tripping, 10 yards (no play) 3 14 3.45 2.79 85.3
2 2:12 1 20 NOR 42 Frank Gore right tackle for 11 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 3 14 2.79 3.04 84.7
2 2:00 2 9 NOR 31 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short left intended for Arnaz Battle 3 14 3.04 2.34 86.4
2 1:53 3 9 NOR 31 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete deep left intended for Isaac Bruce 3 14 2.34 1.32 88.5
2 1:49 4 9 NOR 31 Joe Nedney 49 yard field goal good 6 14 1.32 3 84.9
2 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 73 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 29 yards (tackle by Jeff Ulbrich) 6 14 0 0.67 0.0
2 1:37 1 10 NOR 26 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 2 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 6 14 0.67 0.4 85.9
2 1:30 2 8 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Billy Miller for 18 yards (tackle by Dashon Goldson) 6 14 0.4 1.99 89.2
2 1:09 1 10 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 7 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 6 14 1.99 2.4 90.1
2 1:01 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 6 14 0 0
2 1:01 2 3 SFO 47 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Robert Meachem for 47 yards, touchdown 6 20 2.4 7 95.1
2 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 6 21 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Steve Weatherford kicks off 66 yards, returned by Allen Rossum for 23 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 6 21 0 0.74 0.0
2 0:47 1 10 SFO 27 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete deep right to Arnaz Battle for 22 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 6 21 0.74 2.19 93.8
2 0:40 1 10 SFO 49 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete deep middle intended for Josh Morgan (defended by Kevin Kaesviharn) 6 21 2.19 1.65 94.5
2 0:35 2 10 SFO 49 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short right intended for Frank Gore (defended by Usama Young) 6 21 1.65 0.96 95.3
2 0:29 3 10 SFO 49 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short right intended for Arnaz Battle 6 21 0.96 -0.13 96.3
2 0:25 4 10 SFO 49 Andy Lee punts 41 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore. Penalty on Pierre Thomas: Running Into the Kicker (Declined) 6 21 -0.13 0.38 95.9
2 0:18 1 10 NOR 10 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 6 21 -0.38 -0.85 96.2
End of Half621-0.850
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SFO NOR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NOR 30 Steve Weatherford kicks off 71 yards, returned by Allen Rossum for 33 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 6 21 0 1.07 0.0
3 14:53 1 10 SFO 32 Frank Gore up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 6 21 1.07 1.73 94.6
3 14:13 1 10 SFO 42 Frank Gore right end for 4 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 6 21 1.73 1.73 94.7
3 13:42 2 6 SFO 46 Frank Gore right end for 2 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 6 21 1.73 1.29 95.3
3 13:01 3 4 SFO 48 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete deep middle to Frank Gore for 24 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 6 21 1.29 3.71 92.4
3 12:20 1 10 NOR 28 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short right intended for Zak Keasey 6 21 3.71 3.17 93.3
3 12:17 2 10 NOR 28 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short right to Isaac Bruce for 12 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 6 21 3.17 4.51 91.2
3 11:47 1 10 NOR 16 Frank Gore right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Scott Fujita) 6 21 4.51 4.05 92.1
3 11:05 2 9 NOR 15 J.T. O'Sullivan sacked by Charles Grant for -5 yards 6 21 4.05 2.74 94.2
3 10:29 3 14 NOR 20 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete deep left intended for Arnaz Battle 6 21 2.74 2.12 95.2
3 10:23 4 14 NOR 20 Joe Nedney 38 yard field goal good 9 21 2.12 3 94.1
3 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 65 yards, returned by Terrance Copper for 18 yards (tackle by Zak Keasey) 9 21 0 0.48 0.0
3 10:14 1 10 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Reggie Bush. Penalty on Mark Roman: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 9 21 0.48 0.81 95.1
3 10:09 1 10 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Lance Moore for 16 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 9 21 0.81 1.86 96.3
3 9:29 1 10 NOR 44 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mark Campbell for 6 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 9 21 1.86 2.13 96.6
3 9:06 2 4 50 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Reggie Bush 9 21 2.13 1.42 96.1
3 9:02 3 4 50 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Billy Miller (defended by Michael Lewis) 9 21 1.42 -0.06 94.4
3 8:56 4 4 50 Penalty on Marvin Mitchell: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 9 21 -0.06 -0.39 94.0
3 8:56 4 9 NOR 45 Steve Weatherford punts 34 yards 9 21 -0.39 -0.34 94.0
3 8:47 1 10 SFO 21 Frank Gore right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 9 21 0.34 0.34 94.1
3 8:10 2 6 SFO 25 J.T. O'Sullivan up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 9 21 0.34 -0.23 95.0
3 7:23 3 5 SFO 26 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short right intended for Isaac Bruce. Penalty on Roman Harper: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 9 21 -0.23 1 93.5
3 7:19 1 10 SFO 31 Frank Gore left end for 9 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 9 21 1 1.68 92.5
3 7:19 2 1 SFO 40 DeShaun Foster left end for 9 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 9 21 1.68 2.19 91.5
3 6:03 1 10 SFO 49 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short middle to DeShaun Foster for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 9 21 2.19 1.92 92.5
3 5:18 2 8 NOR 49 Frank Gore left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Charles Grant and Jonathan Vilma) 9 21 1.92 2.01 92.6
3 4:37 Timeout #2 by San Francisco 49ers 9 21 0 0
3 4:37 3 2 NOR 43 Frank Gore right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 9 21 2.01 3.18 90.6
3 4:37 1 10 NOR 36 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short left to Delanie Walker for 21 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 9 21 3.18 4.58 87.1
3 3:25 1 10 NOR 15 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short left to Isaac Bruce for 5 yards (tackle by Jason David) 9 21 4.58 4.84 86.9
3 2:44 2 5 NOR 10 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short middle intended for Bryant Johnson is intercepted by Kevin Kaesviharn and returned for 13 yards (tackle by Delanie Walker) 9 21 4.84 0.38 96.0
3 2:35 1 10 NOR 9 Deuce McAllister right guard for 9 yards (tackle by Justin Smith) 9 21 -0.38 0.14 96.6
3 2:01 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 9 21 0 0
3 2:01 2 1 NOR 18 Deuce McAllister right end for 5 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis and Isaac Sopoaga) 9 21 0.14 0.48 97.1
3 1:22 1 10 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for -1 yards (tackle by Mark Roman) 9 21 0.48 -0.2 96.6
3 0:40 2 11 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Robert Meachem for 52 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 9 21 -0.2 3.84 99.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SFO NOR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 SFO 26 Reggie Bush right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Justin Smith) 9 21 3.84 3.43 99.3
4 14:15 2 9 SFO 25 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 9 yards (tackle by Nate Clements). Penalty on Ray McDonald: Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards (no play) 9 21 3.43 4.24 99.6
4 13:59 1 10 SFO 20 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 9 21 4.24 4.45 99.6
4 13:18 2 5 SFO 15 Reggie Bush left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Dashon Goldson) 9 21 4.45 4.34 99.7
4 12:34 3 2 SFO 12 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Olaniyi Sobomehin for 10 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 9 21 4.34 6.74 99.9
4 11:51 1 2 SFO 2 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 9 21 6.74 5.91 99.9
4 11:26 2 1 SFO 1 Deuce McAllister left guard for 1 yard, touchdown 9 27 5.91 7 99.9
4 SFO 2 Martin Gramatica kicks extra point good 9 28 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Steve Weatherford kicks off 65 yards, returned by Allen Rossum for 55 yards (tackle by Steve Weatherford) 9 28 0 2.92 0.0
4 11:15 1 10 NOR 40 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete deep left intended for Isaac Bruce. Penalty on Mike McKenzie: Tripping, 10 yards (no play) 9 28 2.92 3.58 99.7
4 11:09 1 10 NOR 30 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short right intended for Frank Gore 9 28 3.58 3.03 99.8
4 11:04 2 10 NOR 30 Penalty on Tony Wragge: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 9 28 3.03 2.36 99.9
4 11:04 2 15 NOR 35 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short right to Arnaz Battle for 8 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 9 28 2.36 2.74 99.8
4 10:34 3 7 NOR 27 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete (defended by Charles Grant) 9 28 2.74 1.67 99.9
4 10:27 4 7 NOR 27 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short right to Arnaz Battle for 11 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 9 28 1.67 4.51 99.6
4 9:59 1 10 NOR 16 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete deep left intended for Arnaz Battle is intercepted by Tracy Porter and returned for 25 yards (tackle by Eric Heitmann) 9 28 4.51 -0.28 100.0
4 9:48 1 10 NOR 20 Penalty on Jonathan Goodwin: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 9 28 0.28 -0.31 100.0
4 9:47 1 15 NOR 15 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Lance Moore (defended by Patrick Willis) 9 28 -0.31 -1.07 100.0
4 9:43 2 15 NOR 15 Reggie Bush for 7 yards (tackle by Nate Clements) 9 28 -1.07 -0.69 100.0
4 9:13 3 8 NOR 22 Penalty on Jahri Evans: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 9 28 -0.69 -1.51 100.0
4 8:52 3 13 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Devery Henderson for 81 yards (tackle by Nate Clements). Penalty on Devery Henderson: Delay of Game, 5 yards 9 28 -1.51 5.6 100.0
4 8:14 1 7 SFO 7 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Devery Henderson 9 28 5.6 4.76 100.0
4 8:09 2 7 SFO 7 Deuce McAllister left guard for no gain (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Justin Smith) 9 28 4.76 3.81 100.0
4 7:25 3 7 SFO 7 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Billy Miller for 6 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 9 28 3.81 3.55 100.0
4 6:35 4 1 SFO 1 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Olaniyi Sobomehin for -2 yards. Olaniyi Sobomehin fumbles (forced by Michael Lewis), recovered by Patrick Willis at SFO-3 (tackle by Drew Brees) 9 28 3.55 0.38 100.0
4 6:26 1 10 SFO 3 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete deep right intended for Arnaz Battle. Penalty on Roman Harper: Defensive Pass Interference, 43 yards (no play) 9 28 -0.38 1.99 100.0
4 6:20 1 10 SFO 46 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short right to Vernon Davis for 19 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 9 28 1.99 3.25 100.0
4 5:39 1 10 NOR 35 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short left intended for Bryant Johnson 9 28 3.25 2.7 100.0
4 5:34 2 10 NOR 35 J.T. O'Sullivan sacked by Kendrick Clancy for -6 yards 9 28 2.7 1.22 100.0
4 4:57 3 16 NOR 41 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete deep middle to Arnaz Battle for 36 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 9 28 1.22 6.06 100.0
4 4:20 1 5 NOR 5 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short left intended for Bryant Johnson 9 28 6.06 5.15 100.0
4 4:16 2 5 NOR 5 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short right to Isaac Bruce for 5 yards, touchdown 15 28 5.15 7 100.0
4 Two Point Attempt: J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete to Frank Gore, conversion succeeds 17 28 0 1 0.0
4 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks onside 15 yards, recovered by Lance Moore. Penalty on Michael Robinson: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 17 28 0 3.58 0.0
4 4:07 1 10 SFO 30 Deuce McAllister right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Justin Smith) 17 28 3.58 3.3 100.0
4 3:24 2 8 SFO 28 Deuce McAllister left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis and Takeo Spikes) 17 28 3.3 3.4 100.0
4 3:17 Timeout #3 by San Francisco 49ers 17 28 0 0
4 3:17 3 2 SFO 22 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Kentwan Balmer) 17 28 3.4 4.24 100.0
4 2:33 1 10 SFO 20 Deuce McAllister right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 17 28 4.24 3.96 100.0
4 2:00 2 8 SFO 18 Deuce McAllister right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Ray McDonald) 17 28 3.96 4.1 100.0
4 1:15 3 3 SFO 13 Deuce McAllister right guard for no gain (tackle by Justin Smith) 17 28 4.1 2.67 100.0
4 0:32 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 17 28 0 0
4 0:32 4 3 SFO 13 Martin Gramatica 31 yard field goal good 17 31 2.67 3 100.0
4 NOR 30 Steve Weatherford kicks off 45 yards, returned by Kentwan Balmer for 14 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 17 31 0 1.53 0.0
4 0:21 1 10 SFO 39 J.T. O'Sullivan pass incomplete short right intended for Frank Gore 17 31 1.53 0.99 100.0
4 0:02 2 10 SFO 39 J.T. O'Sullivan pass complete short right to Frank Gore for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita). Penalty on Roman Harper: Delay of Game, 5 yards 17 31 0.99 2.32 100.0
4 0:00 1 10 NOR 49 J.T. O'Sullivan kneels for -1 yards 17 31 2.32 1.65 100.0
End of Regulation17311.650
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).