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San Diego Chargers 32 at New Orleans Saints 37

Sunday, October 26, 2008
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San Diego Chargers (8-8-0)31431232
New Orleans Saints (8-8-0)3207737

Game Info
Stadium Wembley Stadium
Start Time (ET) 1:06pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 3:22
Attendance 83,226
Weather 54 degrees, relative humidity 94, round(wind) 9.0 mph, wind chill 0
Vegas Line San Diego Chargers -3.0
Over/Under 45.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Tony Corrente
Umpire Steve Wilson
Head Linesman John McGrath
Field Judge Mike Weir
Back Judge Scott Helverson
Side Judge Allen Baynes
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

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

San Diego Chargers
Deep Left (2/5, 47 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 1 0 0 0
Malcom Floyd 1 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 1 1 30 0
Vincent Jackson 2 1 17 0
Deep Middle (0/3, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 1 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 1 0 0 0
Vincent Jackson 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (2/2, 42 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 1 21 0
Darren Sproles 1 1 21 0
Short Left (7/11, 109 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 4 3 37 0
Antonio Gates 1 1 11 0
Vincent Jackson 2 2 29 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 4 1 32 0
Short Middle (8/9, 82 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 2 1 6 0
Antonio Gates 3 3 43 0
Brandon Manumaleuna 1 1 7 0
Darren Sproles 1 1 14 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 2 2 12 1
Short Right (6/10, 61 yards, 2 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 1 1 4 0
Malcom Floyd 1 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 1 1 12 1
Vincent Jackson 2 1 14 1
Darren Sproles 2 1 10 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 3 2 21 0
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (5/5, 149 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 49 0
Billy Miller 1 1 20 0
Lance Moore 3 3 80 1
Deep Middle (0/1, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Billy Miller 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (1/2, 20 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 2 1 20 0
Short Left (8/10, 60 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 1 12 1
Billy Miller 2 2 18 0
Lance Moore 2 0 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 6 0
Aaron Stecker 4 4 24 0
Short Middle (4/6, 42 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Mark Campbell 1 1 13 0
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Deuce McAllister 1 1 11 0
Billy Miller 2 1 15 0
Aaron Stecker 1 1 3 0
Short Right (12/17, 68 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Mark Campbell 1 1 1 1
Marques Colston 1 1 7 0
Devery Henderson 1 1 2 0
Mike Karney 1 0 0
Deuce McAllister 3 3 19 0
Billy Miller 4 3 29 0
Lance Moore 5 3 10 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 0 0 0

Rushing

San Diego Chargers
LE (1 rush, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 1 6 0
LT (5 rushes, 8 yards)
Att Yds TD
LaDainian Tomlinson 5 8 0
LG (8 rushes, 55 yards)
Att Yds TD
LaDainian Tomlinson 8 55 0
MD (1 rush, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
LaDainian Tomlinson 1 5 0
RG (5 rushes, 11 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Tolbert 1 0 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 4 11 0
RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
New Orleans Saints
LE (1 rush, 12 yards)
Att Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 1 12 0
LT (5 rushes, 24 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 4 9 1
Pierre Thomas 1 15 0
LG (4 rushes, 11 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Mike Karney 1 1 1
Deuce McAllister 2 5 0
Pierre Thomas 1 5 0
MD (2 rushes, -22 yards)
Att Yds TD
Drew Brees 1 -26 0
Deuce McAllister 1 4 0
RG (10 rushes, 31 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Karney 1 3 0
Deuce McAllister 6 11 0
Aaron Stecker 2 9 0
Pierre Thomas 1 8 0
RT (3 rushes, 13 yards)
Att Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 3 13 0
RE (1 rush, 1 yard)
Att Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 1 1 0

Pass Tackles

San Diego Chargers
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

San Diego Chargers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 6:34 SDG 34 7 3:04 51 Field Goal
2 1:54 SDG 31 3 1:46 9 Punt
3 11:02 0 0:10 0 Fumble
4 8:52 SDG 34 7 3:17 66 Touchdown
5 3:29 SDG 36 5 2:21 64 Touchdown
6 0:05 SDG 10 1 0:05 -1 End of Half
7 15:00 SDG 28 3 1:02 0 Punt
8 10:15 SDG 30 12 6:50 64 Field Goal
9 14:49 SDG 24 12 5:14 63 Field Goal
10 9:35 SDG 43 5 2:14 57 Touchdown
11 4:08 SDG 22 9 2:59 46 Interception
12 0:08 50 1 0:08 0 End of Game

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 NOR 26 14 8:26 69 Field Goal
2 3:30 NOR 29 3 1:36 7 Punt
3 0:08 NOR 11 10 4:06 89 Touchdown
4 10:52 SDG 25 6 2:00 25 Touchdown
5 5:35 NOR 24 4 2:06 76 Touchdown
6 1:08 NOR 20 6 1:03 31 Punt
7 13:58 NOR 13 8 3:43 87 Touchdown
8 3:25 NOR 23 7 3:36 77 Touchdown
9 7:21 NOR 19 6 3:13 25 Punt
10 1:09 NOR 18 4 1:01 -18 Fumble, Safety

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NOR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 63 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 19 yards (tackle by Marques Harris) 0 0 0 0.67 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 NOR 26 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 0 0 0.67 0.67 43.1
1 14:19 2 6 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Billy Miller for 10 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 0 0 0.67 1.6 45.9
1 13:49 1 10 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 6 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 0 0 1.6 1.86 46.8
1 13:09 2 4 NOR 46 Aaron Stecker right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 0 0 1.86 2.26 48.1
1 12:33 1 10 50 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 0 0 2.26 2.39 48.5
1 11:59 2 5 SDG 45 Deuce McAllister left end for 12 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 0 0 2.39 3.38 51.6
1 11:18 1 10 SDG 33 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Deuce McAllister for 11 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 0 0 3.38 4.11 54.0
1 10:33 1 10 SDG 22 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 6 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper). Penalty on Shaun Phillips: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 4.11 4.44 55.1
1 10:09 1 10 SDG 17 Pierre Thomas left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart) 0 0 4.44 4.69 56.0
1 9:32 2 5 SDG 12 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 0 0 4.69 4.57 55.7
1 8:57 3 2 SDG 9 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 2 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 0 0 4.57 5.6 59.0
1 8:28 1 7 SDG 7 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart). Penalty on Matt Lehr: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 0 0 5.6 4.26 55.0
1 8:04 1 17 SDG 17 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Deuce McAllister for 9 yards (tackle by Jyles Tucker) 0 0 4.26 4.57 56.0
1 7:22 2 8 SDG 8 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Aaron Stecker for 3 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 0 0 4.57 4.26 55.2
1 6:41 3 5 SDG 5 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston (defended by Clinton Hart) 0 0 4.26 3.01 51.4
1 6:37 4 5 SDG 5 Taylor Mehlhaff 23 yard field goal good 0 3 3.01 3 51.3
1 NOR 30 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks off 63 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 27 yards (tackle by Aaron Glenn) 0 3 0 1.2 0.0
1 6:28 1 10 SDG 34 LaDainian Tomlinson for 26 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 0 3 1.2 2.92 42.1
1 6:00 1 10 NOR 40 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 0 3 2.92 2.78 42.6
1 5:27 2 7 NOR 37 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 16 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 0 3 2.78 4.17 38.2
1 4:53 1 10 NOR 21 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 0 3 4.17 4.37 37.6
1 4:21 2 5 NOR 16 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Scott Fujita) 0 3 4.37 3.81 39.4
1 3:39 3 4 NOR 15 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Malcom Floyd 0 3 3.81 2.52 43.6
1 3:34 4 4 NOR 15 Nate Kaeding 33 yard field goal good 3 3 2.52 3 42.1
1 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 65 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 24 yards (tackle by Brandon Siler) 3 3 0 0.87 0.0
1 3:22 1 10 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Lance Moore 3 3 0.87 0.33 43.1
1 3:18 2 10 NOR 29 Deuce McAllister right end for 1 yard (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 3 3 0.33 -0.23 41.3
1 2:37 3 9 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 6 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 3 3 -0.23 -0.98 39.0
1 2:03 4 3 NOR 36 Ben Graham punts 44 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 11 yards (tackle by Jeff Charleston) 3 3 -0.98 -1 38.9
1 1:54 1 10 SDG 31 LaDainian Tomlinson right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 3 3 1 1 38.9
1 1:20 2 6 SDG 35 LaDainian Tomlinson right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 3 3 1 0.96 39.1
1 0:43 3 1 SDG 40 Mike Tolbert right guard for no gain (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 3 3 0.96 -0.72 44.7
1 0:15 4 1 SDG 40 Mike Scifres punts 49 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 3 3 -0.72 0.37 41.1
1 0:08 1 10 NOR 11 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 7 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 3 3 -0.37 0 42.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NOR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 3 NOR 18 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Lance Moore 3 3 0 -0.6 40.3
2 14:54 3 3 NOR 18 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Billy Miller for 9 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 3 3 -0.6 0.74 44.9
2 14:23 1 10 NOR 27 Deuce McAllister left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart). Penalty on Jammal Brown: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 3 3 0.74 0.12 42.8
2 14:00 1 18 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Deuce McAllister for 7 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart) 3 3 0.12 0.06 42.6
2 13:21 2 11 NOR 26 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Aaron Stecker for 6 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm). Penalty on Marques Harris: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 3 3 0.06 2.06 49.6
2 12:49 1 10 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Lance Moore for 31 yards (tackle by Cletis Gordon) 3 3 2.06 4.11 56.9
2 12:23 1 10 SDG 22 Deuce McAllister right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Brandon Siler) 3 3 4.11 3.83 56.0
2 11:50 2 8 SDG 20 Pierre Thomas right guard for 8 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 3 3 3.83 4.78 59.5
2 11:09 1 10 SDG 12 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 12 yards, touchdown 3 9 4.78 7 63.8
2 SDG 2 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks extra point no good 3 9 0 -1 0.0
2 NOR 30 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks off 58 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 20 yards (tackle by Chris Reis). Darren Sproles fumbles (forced by Chris Reis), recovered by Usama Young at SDG-32 and returned for 7 yards (tackle by Kassim Osgood) 3 9 0 -3.91 0.0
2 10:52 1 10 SDG 25 Deuce McAllister left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Ryon Bingham) 3 9 3.91 3.77 75.7
2 10:17 2 7 SDG 22 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Mark Campbell for 13 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 3 9 3.77 5.14 79.6
2 9:52 1 9 SDG 9 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Lance Moore 3 9 5.14 4.38 77.8
2 9:47 2 9 SDG 9 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Aaron Stecker for 6 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm) 3 9 4.38 4.72 78.7
2 9:07 3 3 SDG 3 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 2 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 3 9 4.72 3.55 75.8
2 8:57 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 3 9 0 0
2 8:57 4 1 SDG 1 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 1 yard, touchdown 3 15 3.55 7 82.3
2 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks extra point good 3 16 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks off 67 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 31 yards (tackle by Pierre Thomas) 3 16 0 1.2 0.0
2 8:45 1 10 SDG 34 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Vincent Jackson for 13 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 3 16 1.2 2.06 79.7
2 8:21 1 10 SDG 47 LaDainian Tomlinson up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 3 16 2.06 2.19 79.6
2 7:45 2 5 NOR 48 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Chris Chambers for 4 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 3 16 2.19 2.02 80.3
2 7:23 3 1 NOR 44 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for 40 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 3 16 2.02 6.28 67.6
2 6:53 1 4 NOR 4 LaDainian Tomlinson right guard for -3 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 3 16 6.28 4.76 72.8
2 6:13 2 7 NOR 7 Penalty on Chris Chambers: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 16 4.76 3.86 75.8
2 5:47 2 12 NOR 12 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Darren Sproles 3 16 3.86 3.1 78.2
2 5:43 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 3 16 0 0
2 5:43 3 12 NOR 12 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to LaDainian Tomlinson for 12 yards, touchdown 9 16 3.1 7 69.2
2 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 10 16 0 0 0.0
2 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 64 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 18 yards (tackle by Jacob Hester) 10 16 0 0.54 0.0
2 5:29 1 10 NOR 24 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 10 16 0.54 0.4 67.2
2 4:58 2 7 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Billy Miller for 8 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 10 16 0.4 1.27 70.4
2 4:18 1 10 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Devery Henderson for 20 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins). Devery Henderson fumbles (forced by Tim Dobbins), recovered by Devery Henderson at SDG-45. Penalty on Antwan Applewhite: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards 10 16 1.27 3.58 78.0
2 3:37 1 10 SDG 30 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Lance Moore for 30 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Lance Moore: Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards 10 22 3.58 7 84.7
2 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks extra point good 10 23 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 15 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks off 65 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 26 yards (tackle by Troy Evans). Penalty on Legedu Naanee: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 10 23 0 1.33 0.0
2 3:27 1 10 SDG 36 LaDainian Tomlinson left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 10 23 1.33 0.66 85.6
2 2:45 2 11 SDG 35 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 10 23 0.66 0.89 85.4
2 2:04 3 4 SDG 42 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Vincent Jackson for 16 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 10 23 0.89 2.79 80.9
2 1:57 1 10 NOR 42 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Antonio Gates for 30 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 10 23 2.79 4.78 75.0
2 1:14 1 10 NOR 12 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Antonio Gates for 12 yards, touchdown 16 23 4.78 7 71.2
2 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 17 23 0 0 0.0
2 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 64 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 14 yards (tackle by Kassim Osgood) 17 23 0 0.28 0.0
2 1:01 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Aaron Stecker for 4 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 17 23 0.28 0.27 68.7
2 0:38 2 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Billy Miller is intercepted by Steve Gregory at SDG-46 and returned for 11 yards (tackle by Marques Colston). Replay Assistant challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned. Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Billy Miller (defended by Clinton Hart) 17 23 0.27 -0.43 66.3
2 0:35 3 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Lance Moore for 19 yards 17 23 -0.43 1.8 74.3
2 0:30 1 10 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Aaron Stecker for 8 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 17 23 1.8 2.33 76.1
2 0:30 2 2 SDG 49 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Devery Henderson 17 23 2.33 1.62 73.7
2 0:16 3 2 SDG 49 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Billy Miller (defended by Antoine Cason) 17 23 1.62 0 68.0
2 0:12 4 2 SDG 49 Ben Graham punts 39 yards, fair catch by Darren Sproles 17 23 0 0.38 69.5
2 0:05 1 10 SDG 10 Philip Rivers kneels for -1 yards 17 23 -0.38 -0.85 68.1
End of Half1723-0.850
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NOR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NOR 30 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks off 65 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 23 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 17 23 0 0.81 0.0
3 14:53 1 10 SDG 28 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for no gain (tackle by Will Smith) 17 23 0.81 0.26 67.2
3 14:20 2 10 SDG 28 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Vincent Jackson 17 23 0.26 -0.43 70.1
3 14:13 3 10 SDG 28 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Antonio Gates (defended by Charles Grant) 17 23 -0.43 -1.5 74.0
3 14:07 4 10 SDG 28 Mike Scifres punts 47 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore. Penalty on Usama Young: Unnecessary Roughness, 12 yards 17 23 -1.5 0.32 67.4
3 13:58 1 10 NOR 13 Deuce McAllister right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 17 23 -0.32 -0.68 66.0
3 13:23 2 9 NOR 14 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Marques Colston for 49 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie). Penalty on Antonio Cromartie: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 17 23 -0.68 4.11 82.6
3 12:59 1 10 SDG 22 Deuce McAllister right guard for -2 yards (tackle by Jyles Tucker) 17 23 4.11 3.29 80.4
3 12:23 2 12 SDG 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Billy Miller (defended by Clinton Hart) 17 23 3.29 2.61 78.7
3 12:19 3 12 SDG 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Billy Miller for 10 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 17 23 2.61 2.63 78.8
3 11:33 4 2 SDG 14 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Billy Miller for 10 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 17 23 2.63 6.28 88.9
3 10:55 1 4 SDG 4 Mike Karney right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo and Shaun Phillips) 17 23 6.28 5.91 88.5
3 10:20 2 1 SDG 1 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Mark Campbell for 1 yard, touchdown 17 29 5.91 7 89.0
3 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks extra point good 17 30 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks off 62 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 22 yards (tackle by Troy Evans) 17 30 0 0.94 0.0
3 10:08 1 10 SDG 30 LaDainian Tomlinson left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 17 30 0.94 0.8 89.5
3 9:35 2 7 SDG 33 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to LaDainian Tomlinson for 12 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 17 30 0.8 1.93 87.3
3 8:58 1 10 SDG 45 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Chris Chambers 17 30 1.93 1.38 89.0
3 8:52 2 10 SDG 45 LaDainian Tomlinson right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 17 30 1.38 1.36 89.1
3 8:08 3 5 50 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Vincent Jackson (defended by Aaron Glenn). Penalty on Aaron Glenn: Defensive Pass Interference, 8 yards (no play) 17 30 1.36 2.79 86.0
3 8:02 1 10 NOR 42 LaDainian Tomlinson left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 17 30 2.79 2.78 86.1
3 7:38 2 6 NOR 38 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Chris Chambers for 11 yards 17 30 2.78 3.78 83.6
3 7:10 1 10 NOR 27 Darren Sproles left end for 6 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 17 30 3.78 4.04 83.1
3 6:41 2 4 NOR 21 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 14 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 17 30 4.04 5.6 78.2
3 5:59 1 7 NOR 7 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for no gain (tackle by Randall Gay) 17 30 5.6 4.76 81.7
3 5:20 2 7 NOR 7 Penalty on Nick Hardwick: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 17 30 4.76 3.86 85.0
3 4:48 2 12 NOR 12 Penalty on Charles Grant: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 17 30 3.86 4.76 82.5
3 4:27 2 7 NOR 7 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 17 30 4.76 4.26 84.4
3 3:46 3 5 NOR 5 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Brandon Manumaleuna for 5 yards. Penalty on Kris Dielman: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 17 30 4.26 2.93 88.7
3 3:41 3 15 NOR 15 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to LaDainian Tomlinson for 9 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 17 30 2.93 2.99 88.6
3 3:30 4 6 NOR 6 Nate Kaeding 24 yard field goal good 20 30 2.99 3 88.7
3 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 68 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 21 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 20 30 0 0.48 0.0
3 3:18 1 10 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Billy Miller for 20 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie) 20 30 0.48 1.8 92.8
3 2:52 1 10 NOR 43 Deuce McAllister right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 20 30 1.8 1.79 93.1
3 2:14 2 6 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Deuce McAllister for 3 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 20 30 1.79 1.49 92.9
3 1:26 3 3 50 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston (defended by Quentin Jammer). Penalty on Quentin Jammer: Defensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 20 30 1.49 2.92 95.7
3 1:22 1 10 SDG 40 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 15 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 20 30 2.92 3.91 96.8
3 0:42 1 10 SDG 25 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Jeremy Shockey (defended by Tim Dobbins) 20 30 3.91 3.36 96.6
3 0:36 2 10 SDG 25 Aaron Stecker right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 20 30 3.36 3.34 96.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NOR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 5 SDG 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Robert Meachem (defended by Cletis Gordon). Penalty on Cletis Gordon: Defensive Pass Interference, 19 yards (no play) 20 30 3.34 6.97 99.2
4 14:55 1 1 SDG 1 Mike Karney left guard for 1 yard, touchdown 20 36 6.97 7 98.8
4 SDG 2 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks extra point good 20 37 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks off 66 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 20 yards (tackle by Troy Evans) 20 37 0 0.54 0.0
4 14:43 1 10 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Chris Chambers (defended by Scott Shanle) 20 37 0.54 0 99.3
4 14:37 2 10 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to LaDainian Tomlinson for no gain 20 37 0 -0.69 99.5
4 13:56 3 10 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Malcom Floyd for 21 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 20 37 -0.69 1.93 98.6
4 13:20 1 10 SDG 45 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Malcom Floyd 20 37 1.93 1.38 99.1
4 13:12 2 10 SDG 45 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 20 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 20 37 1.38 3.25 98.1
4 12:35 1 10 NOR 35 LaDainian Tomlinson right guard for 12 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn). Penalty on SDG: Illegal Formation, 5 yards (no play) 20 37 3.25 2.92 98.5
4 12:09 1 15 NOR 40 Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Darren Sproles for 21 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma). Penalty on Jonathan Vilma: Defensive Holding (Declined) 20 37 2.92 4.31 97.7
4 11:38 1 10 NOR 19 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Brandon Manumaleuna for 7 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 20 37 4.31 4.92 97.3
4 11:00 2 3 NOR 12 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 20 37 4.92 5.37 97.2
4 10:23 1 8 NOR 8 LaDainian Tomlinson left tackle for no gain (tackle by Kendrick Clancy) 20 37 5.37 4.57 98.3
4 9:49 2 8 NOR 8 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Vincent Jackson 20 37 4.57 3.58 99.1
4 9:44 3 8 NOR 8 Penalty on Philip Rivers: Delay of Game, 5 yards, Penalty on Philip Rivers: Delay of Game (Declined) (no play) 20 37 3.58 3.06 99.3
4 9:44 3 13 NOR 13 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Chris Chambers 20 37 3.06 2.57 99.5
4 9:38 4 13 NOR 13 Nate Kaeding 31 yard field goal good 23 37 2.57 3 99.4
4 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks onside 13 yards, recovered by Kassim Osgood (onside kick successful) 23 37 0 1.8 0.0
4 9:32 1 10 SDG 43 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Vincent Jackson for 17 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 23 37 1.8 2.92 97.6
4 8:50 1 10 NOR 40 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Chris Chambers for 17 yards (tackle by Aaron Glenn) 23 37 2.92 4.04 96.7
4 8:10 1 10 NOR 23 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for LaDainian Tomlinson 23 37 4.04 3.5 97.8
4 8:05 2 10 NOR 23 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Chris Chambers for 9 yards (tackle by Aaron Glenn) 23 37 3.5 4.28 97.0
4 7:29 3 1 NOR 14 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Vincent Jackson for 14 yards, touchdown. NOR challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 29 37 4.28 7 94.5
4 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 30 37 0 0 0.0
4 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 68 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 17 yards (tackle by Brandon Siler) 30 37 0 0.15 0.0
4 7:15 1 10 NOR 19 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo) 30 37 0.15 0.34 93.1
4 6:37 2 5 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Mike Karney 30 37 0.34 -0.42 91.8
4 6:29 3 5 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Billy Miller for 15 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 30 37 -0.42 1.53 96.7
4 5:45 1 10 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Billy Miller is intercepted by Eric Weddle at SDG-49 and returned for 1 yard (tackle by Billy Miller). Penalty on Billy Miller: Offensive Pass Interference (Declined), Penalty on Eric Weddle: Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards. NOR challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned. Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Billy Miller (defended by Eric Weddle). Penalty on Billy Miller: Offensive Pass Interference (Offsetting), Penalty on Eric Weddle: Unsportsmanlike Conduct (Offsetting) (no play) 30 37 1.53 1.53 97.5
4 5:41 1 10 NOR 39 Deuce McAllister right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart) 30 37 1.53 1.39 97.4
4 5:06 2 7 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 2 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 30 37 1.39 0.96 97.4
4 4:23 3 5 NOR 44 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Lance Moore (defended by Cletis Gordon) 30 37 0.96 -0.46 95.8
4 4:18 4 5 NOR 44 Ben Graham punts 43 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 9 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 30 37 -0.46 -0.41 96.0
4 4:08 1 10 SDG 22 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Brandon Manumaleuna for 9 yards (tackle by Randall Gay). Penalty on Jeromey Clary: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 30 37 0.41 -0.66 98.2
4 4:00 1 20 SDG 12 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to LaDainian Tomlinson for 32 yards (tackle by Bobby McCray) 30 37 -0.66 1.86 92.0
4 3:50 1 10 SDG 44 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for LaDainian Tomlinson 30 37 1.86 1.32 94.5
4 3:45 2 10 SDG 44 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Chris Chambers for 6 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 30 37 1.32 1.42 94.4
4 3:08 3 4 50 LaDainian Tomlinson left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 30 37 1.42 0.07 98.5
4 2:26 4 2 NOR 48 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 11 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn) 30 37 0.07 3.12 91.4
4 2:00 1 10 NOR 37 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 10 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 30 37 3.12 3.78 89.3
4 1:26 1 10 NOR 27 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for LaDainian Tomlinson 30 37 3.78 3.23 95.8
4 1:22 2 10 NOR 27 Penalty on Philip Rivers: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 30 37 3.23 2.56 98.2
4 1:22 2 15 NOR 32 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for LaDainian Tomlinson 30 37 2.56 1.88 99.2
4 1:18 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 30 37 0 0
4 1:18 3 15 NOR 32 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Chris Chambers is intercepted by Jonathan Vilma at NOR-10 and returned for 8 yards (tackle by Vincent Jackson) 30 37 1.88 -0.04 100.0
4 1:09 1 10 NOR 18 Deuce McAllister right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Cletis Gordon) 30 37 0.04 0.01 100.0
4 1:04 Timeout #2 by San Diego Chargers 30 37 0 0
4 1:04 2 7 NOR 21 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Ryon Bingham) 30 37 0.01 -0.27 100.0
4 0:59 Timeout #3 by San Diego Chargers 30 37 0 0
4 0:59 3 3 NOR 25 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Jacques Cesaire) 30 37 -0.27 -1.63 99.9
4 0:14 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 30 37 0 0
4 0:14 4 2 NOR 26 Drew Brees up the middle for -26 yards. Drew Brees fumbles, safety 32 37 -1.63 -2 100.0
4 NOR 20 Taylor Mehlhaff kicks off 62 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 32 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 32 37 0 2.26 0.0
4 0:01 1 10 50 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Vincent Jackson (defended by Mike McKenzie) 32 37 2.26 1.71 100.0
End of Regulation32371.710
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).