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New Orleans Saints 27 at Buffalo Bills 7

Sunday, September 27, 2009
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New Orleans Saints (13-3-0)7301727
Buffalo Bills (6-10-0)07007

Game Info
Stadium Ralph Wilson Stadium
Start Time (ET) 4:05pm
Roof outdoors
Surface astroplay
Duration 3:05
Attendance 70,261
Weather 64 degrees, relative humidity 85%, wind 9 mph
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -5.5
Over/Under 51.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Walt Anderson
Umpire Scott Dawson
Head Linesman Phil McKinnely
Field Judge Jon Lucivansky
Back Judge Billy Smith
Side Judge James Coleman
Line Judge Byron Boston

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, 53 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 1 32 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 21 0
Deep Middle (1/3, 18 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 18 0
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Robert Meachem 1 0 0
Deep Right (1/1, 20 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 1 20 0
Short Left (3/9, 33 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 1 12 0
Marques Colston 2 1 12 0
Heath Evans 1 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 3 1 9 0
Short Middle (3/3, 13 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 5 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 2 8 0
Short Right (6/10, 35 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 4 2 5 0
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Devery Henderson 3 2 20 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 2 10 0
Buffalo Bills
Deep Left (1/1, 25 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Ryan Denney 1 1 25 1
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (0/2, 0 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Terrell Owens 2 0 0 0
Short Left (5/8, 35 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Lee Evans 2 0 0 0
Derek Fine 2 1 10 0
Fred Jackson 1 1 12 0
Roscoe Parrish 1 1 5 0
Josh Reed 2 2 8 0
Short Middle (8/10, 68 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Lee Evans 3 3 20 0
Derek Fine 2 2 15 0
Fred Jackson 2 1 8 0
Terrell Owens 1 0 0 0
Josh Reed 2 2 25 0
Short Right (7/13, 53 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Lee Evans 1 1 11 0
Derek Fine 5 2 9 0
Fred Jackson 2 2 6 0
Terrell Owens 2 0 0 0
Josh Reed 2 2 27 0
Jonathan Stupar 1 0 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (3 rushes, 10 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 3 0
Lynell Hamilton 1 2 0
Pierre Thomas 1 5 0
LT (5 rushes, 50 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 16 0
Pierre Thomas 3 34 1
LG (6 rushes, 65 yards)
Att Yds TD
Lynell Hamilton 1 16 0
Pierre Thomas 5 49 0
MD (9 rushes, 42 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Drew Brees 1 10 0
Reggie Bush 4 17 0
Lynell Hamilton 2 5 1
Pierre Thomas 2 10 0
RG (4 rushes, 14 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 10 0
Lynell Hamilton 1 1 0
Pierre Thomas 1 3 0
RT (5 rushes, 29 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 4 0
Pierre Thomas 2 25 1
RE (2 rushes, 16 yards)
Att Yds TD
Drew Brees 1 2 0
Reggie Bush 1 14 0
Buffalo Bills
LE (2 rushes, 8 yards)
Att Yds TD
Trent Edwards 1 2 0
Fred Jackson 1 6 0
LT (1 rush, -3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Fred Jackson 1 -3 0
LG (1 rush, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Fred Jackson 1 6 0
MD (7 rushes, 29 yards)
Att Yds TD
Fred Jackson 7 29 0
RG (4 rushes, 21 yards)
Att Yds TD
Fred Jackson 3 16 0
Xavier Omon 1 5 0
RT (4 rushes, 13 yards)
Att Yds TD
Fred Jackson 4 13 0
RE (2 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
Trent Edwards 1 11 0
Fred Jackson 1 4 0

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 NOR 18 10 4:56 82 Touchdown
2 6:30 NOR 25 7 3:16 47 Downs
3 14:48 NOR 41 7 3:00 21 Fumble
4 7:58 NOR 20 3 1:46 -2 Punt
5 6:12 BUF 32 5 1:55 23 Field Goal
6 3:07 NOR 27 3 1:20 -8 Punt
7 0:23 NOR 20 1 0:23 -1 End of Half
8 12:59 NOR 3 12 6:33 63 Punt
9 2:12 NOR 23 3 2:25 6 Punt
10 13:33 NOR 38 3 0:55 0 Punt
11 11:01 NOR 34 3 1:16 66 Touchdown
12 7:22 NOR 34 9 4:01 49 Field Goal
13 2:15 BUF 25 2 0:12 25 Touchdown
14 1:36 NOR 31 3 1:36 -3 End of Game

Buffalo Bills Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 10:04 BUF 16 8 3:34 37 Punt
2 3:14 BUF 28 9 3:26 72 Touchdown
3 11:48 BUF 38 6 3:50 22 Punt
4 4:17 BUF 25 3 1:10 -14 Punt
5 1:47 BUF 24 5 1:24 22 Punt
6 15:00 BUF 24 5 2:01 15 Punt
7 6:26 BUF 3 9 4:14 70 Interception
8 14:47 BUF 13 3 1:14 3 Punt
9 12:38 BUF 21 3 1:37 7 Punt
10 9:45 BUF 19 3 2:23 9 Punt
11 3:21 BUF 27 4 1:06 -1 Downs
12 2:03 BUF 20 3 0:27 0 Punt

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR BUF EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 BUF 30 Rian Lindell kicks off 68 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 16 yards (tackle by John Wendling) 0 0 0 0.04 0.0
1 14:55 1 10 NOR 18 Lynell Hamilton up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner) 0 0 0.04 0.14 33.8
1 14:21 2 6 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush (defended by Marcus Stroud) 0 0 0.14 -0.66 36.1
1 14:17 3 6 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by Leodis McKelvin and Reggie Corner) 0 0 -0.66 1.2 31.0
1 13:41 1 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Marques Colston for 32 yards (tackle by Jairus Byrd) 0 0 1.2 3.31 25.7
1 13:09 1 10 BUF 34 Reggie Bush right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Chris Kelsay and Kyle Williams) 0 0 3.31 3.04 26.4
1 12:33 2 8 BUF 32 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Devery Henderson for 20 yards (tackle by Terrence McGee) 0 0 3.04 4.78 22.3
1 12:01 1 10 BUF 12 Reggie Bush right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Spencer Johnson) 0 0 4.78 4.64 22.6
1 11:26 2 7 BUF 9 Reggie Bush up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Bryan Scott and Spencer Johnson) 0 0 4.64 4.38 23.2
1 10:47 3 4 BUF 6 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 5 yards (tackle by Terrence McGee and Keith Ellison) 0 0 4.38 6.97 17.6
1 10:07 1 1 BUF 1 Lynell Hamilton up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 6 0 6.97 7 19.6
1 John Carney kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 63 yards, returned by Roscoe Parrish for 28 yards (tackle by Jeff Charleston). Penalty on John Wendling: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 7 0 0 -0.14 0.0
1 9:58 1 10 BUF 16 Penalty on Demetress Bell: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 -0.14 -0.54 16.4
1 9:58 1 15 BUF 11 Fred Jackson up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Randall Gay) 7 0 -0.54 -1.22 15.2
1 9:29 2 16 BUF 10 Trent Edwards pass complete short left to Derek Fine for 10 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 7 0 -1.22 -0.82 15.9
1 9:03 3 6 BUF 20 Trent Edwards pass complete short middle to Josh Reed for 14 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 7 0 -0.82 1.2 20.0
1 8:31 1 10 BUF 34 Trent Edwards pass complete short right to Josh Reed for 9 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 7 0 1.2 1.87 21.5
1 7:58 2 1 BUF 43 Fred Jackson right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis and Charles Grant) 7 0 1.87 2.06 21.9
1 7:24 1 10 BUF 47 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short right intended for Derek Fine 7 0 2.06 1.52 20.7
1 7:20 2 10 BUF 47 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short right intended for Terrell Owens 7 0 1.52 0.83 19.1
1 7:15 3 10 BUF 47 Trent Edwards pass complete short right to Fred Jackson for 6 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Scott Shanle) 7 0 0.83 0.13 17.7
1 6:37 4 4 NOR 47 Brian Moorman punts 47 yards, touchback. Penalty on Jon Corto: Illegal Touch Kick, 5 yards 7 0 0.13 -0.61 16.1
1 6:30 1 10 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Jeremy Shockey for 21 yards 7 0 0.61 1.99 13.6
1 6:08 1 10 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 4 yards (tackle by Bryan Scott and Kawika Mitchell) 7 0 1.99 1.99 13.6
1 5:36 2 6 50 Reggie Bush right end for 14 yards (tackle by Marcus Stroud) 7 0 1.99 3.18 11.5
1 4:56 1 10 BUF 36 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 2 yards (tackle by Aaron Schobel). Penalty on Jon Stinchcomb: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards (no play) 7 0 3.18 2.52 12.5
1 4:32 1 20 BUF 46 Reggie Bush left tackle for 17 yards (tackle by Leodis McKelvin) 7 0 2.52 3.58 10.8
1 4:03 2 3 BUF 29 Lynell Hamilton right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Spencer Johnson and Marcus Stroud) 7 0 3.58 3.01 11.7
1 3:26 3 2 BUF 28 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Devery Henderson 7 0 3.01 1.7 13.9
1 3:22 4 2 BUF 28 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for no gain 7 0 1.7 -0.81 19.0
1 3:14 1 10 BUF 28 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short right intended for Derek Fine 7 0 0.81 0.26 17.8
1 3:10 2 10 BUF 28 Fred Jackson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Roman Harper) 7 0 0.26 -0.16 16.9
1 2:27 3 8 BUF 30 Trent Edwards pass complete short right to Josh Reed for 18 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 7 0 -0.16 2.13 22.1
1 1:46 1 10 BUF 48 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short left intended for Lee Evans 7 0 2.13 1.58 20.7
1 1:42 2 10 BUF 48 Trent Edwards pass complete short middle to Fred Jackson for 8 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Randall Gay). Penalty on Anthony Hargrove: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards 7 0 1.58 3.64 26.0
1 1:13 1 10 NOR 29 Trent Edwards pass complete short right to Fred Jackson for no gain 7 0 3.64 3.1 24.6
1 0:33 2 10 NOR 29 Fred Jackson up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Anthony Hargrove and Jeff Charleston) 7 0 3.1 2.94 24.1
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR BUF EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 6 NOR 25 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short left intended for Derek Fine 7 0 2.94 1.83 21.3
2 14:56 4 6 NOR 25 Brian Moorman pass complete deep left to Ryan Denney for 25 yards, touchdown 7 6 1.83 7 33.0
2 NOR 2 Rian Lindell kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
2 BUF 30 Rian Lindell kicks off 29 yards, returned by Jeff Charleston for no gain 7 7 0 1.66 0.0
2 14:46 1 10 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Heath Evans 7 7 1.66 1.12 32.7
2 14:40 2 10 NOR 41 Reggie Bush up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner and Spencer Johnson) 7 7 1.12 1.22 32.4
2 14:03 3 4 NOR 47 Drew Brees up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Bryan Scott) 7 7 1.22 2.72 27.9
2 13:26 1 10 BUF 43 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush 7 7 2.72 2.18 29.5
2 13:21 2 10 BUF 43 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 9 yards (tackle by Jairus Byrd) 7 7 2.18 2.68 28.0
2 12:39 3 1 BUF 34 Lynell Hamilton left end for 2 yards (tackle by Spencer Johnson) 7 7 2.68 3.45 25.8
2 11:57 1 10 BUF 32 Drew Brees sacked by Aaron Schobel for -6 yards. Drew Brees fumbles (forced by Aaron Schobel), recovered by Aaron Schobel at BUF-38 7 7 3.45 -1.47 41.6
2 11:48 1 10 BUF 38 Fred Jackson right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Marvin Mitchell) 7 7 1.47 1.46 41.6
2 11:17 2 6 BUF 42 Fred Jackson right guard for 12 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer and Darren Sharper) 7 7 1.46 2.52 45.5
2 10:43 1 10 NOR 46 Fred Jackson left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell and Sedrick Ellis) 7 7 2.52 2.79 46.6
2 10:03 2 4 NOR 40 Xavier Omon right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis and Roman Harper). Penalty on Eric Wood: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 7 7 2.79 2.11 44.4
2 9:42 2 9 NOR 45 Trent Edwards pass complete short middle to Derek Fine for 8 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Scott Fujita) 7 7 2.11 2.48 45.8
2 9:19 3 1 NOR 37 Fred Jackson left tackle for -3 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 7 7 2.48 0.59 39.1
2 8:21 4 4 NOR 40 Penalty on Brian Moorman: Delay of Game (Declined) 7 7 0.59 0.59 39.3
2 8:06 4 4 NOR 40 Brian Moorman punts 40 yards, touchback 7 7 0.59 -0.28 36.3
2 7:58 1 10 NOR 20 Reggie Bush up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Marcus Stroud and Kyle Williams) 7 7 0.28 0.27 36.3
2 7:22 2 6 NOR 24 Reggie Bush up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Aaron Schobel and Chris Kelsay) 7 7 0.27 0.1 37.0
2 6:49 3 2 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 3 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner). Penalty on Jeremy Shockey: Tripping, 10 yards (no play) 7 7 0.1 -1.33 42.3
2 6:30 3 12 NOR 18 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Devery Henderson (defended by Donte Whitner) 7 7 -1.33 -2.24 45.8
2 6:23 4 12 NOR 18 Thomas Morstead punts 49 yards, returned by Roscoe Parrish for no gain. Roscoe Parrish fumbles, recovered by Malcolm Jenkins at BUF-32 7 7 -2.24 3.45 25.9
2 6:12 1 10 BUF 32 Lynell Hamilton left guard for 16 yards (tackle by Jairus Byrd) 7 7 3.45 4.51 22.7
2 5:38 1 10 BUF 16 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Marques Colston 7 7 4.51 3.9 24.5
2 5:32 2 10 BUF 16 Reggie Bush left end for 3 yards (tackle by Kawika Mitchell) 7 7 3.9 3.54 25.6
2 5:03 3 7 BUF 13 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 4 yards (tackle by Donte Whitner) 7 7 3.54 2.93 27.5
2 4:20 4 3 BUF 9 John Carney 27 yard field goal good 10 7 2.93 3 27.3
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 75 yards, returned by Roscoe Parrish for 30 yards (tackle by Jonathan Casillas) 10 7 0 0.61 0.0
2 4:10 1 10 BUF 25 Fred Jackson left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter). Penalty on Jonathan Stupar: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 0.61 -0.41 26.0
2 3:43 1 20 BUF 15 Trent Edwards pass complete short middle to Derek Fine for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Scott Fujita) 10 7 -0.41 -0.34 26.2
2 3:35 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 10 7 0 0
2 3:35 2 13 BUF 22 Trent Edwards sacked by Charles Grant for -11 yards 10 7 -0.34 -3.06 18.2
2 3:25 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 10 7 0 0
2 3:25 3 24 BUF 11 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short middle intended for Fred Jackson 10 7 -3.06 -2.49 19.7
2 3:20 4 24 BUF 11 Brian Moorman punts 52 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for no gain. Penalty on Malcolm Jenkins: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 10 7 -2.49 -0.74 24.9
2 3:07 1 10 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 7 yards (tackle by Keith Ellison and Reggie Corner) 10 7 0.74 1.14 23.7
2 2:44 2 3 NOR 34 Penalty on Jermon Bushrod: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 7 1.14 0.47 25.8
2 2:28 2 8 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston 10 7 0.47 -0.23 28.1
2 2:23 3 8 NOR 29 Drew Brees sacked by Chris Kelsay for -10 yards 10 7 -0.23 -2.14 34.9
2 2:00 4 18 NOR 19 Thomas Morstead punts 47 yards, returned by Roscoe Parrish for no gain. Penalty on Nate Harris: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 10 7 -2.14 -0.54 29.2
2 1:47 1 10 BUF 24 Trent Edwards pass complete short middle to Josh Reed for 11 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 10 7 0.54 1.27 31.8
2 1:22 1 10 BUF 35 Trent Edwards right end for 11 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 10 7 1.27 1.99 34.5
2 1:14 1 10 BUF 46 Trent Edwards pass complete short left to Roscoe Parrish for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 10 7 1.99 2.13 35.0
2 0:51 Timeout #1 by Buffalo Bills 10 7 0 0
2 0:51 2 5 NOR 49 Trent Edwards pass incomplete. Penalty on Trent Edwards: Intentional Grounding, 13 yards 10 7 2.13 -0.3 26.3
2 0:44 3 18 BUF 38 Trent Edwards pass complete short middle to Lee Evans for 8 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 10 7 -0.3 -0.32 26.2
2 0:36 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 10 7 0 0
2 0:36 4 10 BUF 46 Brian Moorman punts 43 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 9 yards (tackle by Keith Ellison) 10 7 -0.32 -0.28 26.3
2 0:23 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 10 7 0.28 -0.46 27.3
End of Half107-0.460
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR BUF EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, returned by Roscoe Parrish for 19 yards (tackle by Pierre Thomas) 10 7 0 0.54 0.0
3 14:53 1 10 BUF 24 Fred Jackson left end for 6 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita and Roman Harper) 10 7 0.54 0.81 30.2
3 14:21 2 4 BUF 30 Fred Jackson up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 10 7 0.81 1.66 33.4
3 13:50 1 10 BUF 41 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short right intended for Jonathan Stupar 10 7 1.66 1.12 31.4
3 13:46 2 10 BUF 41 Trent Edwards pass incomplete deep right intended for Terrell Owens 10 7 1.12 0.43 28.8
3 13:38 3 10 BUF 41 Trent Edwards pass complete short right to Derek Fine for -2 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 10 7 0.43 -0.78 24.6
3 13:14 4 12 BUF 39 Brian Moorman punts 58 yards 10 7 -0.78 0.38 28.7
3 12:59 1 10 NOR 3 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Kyle Williams and Marcus Buggs) 10 7 -0.38 -0.71 29.9
3 12:23 2 9 NOR 4 Pierre Thomas left guard for 19 yards (tackle by Keith Ellison and Jairus Byrd) 10 7 -0.71 0.48 25.5
3 11:45 1 10 NOR 23 Pierre Thomas left guard for 13 yards (tackle by Bryan Scott) 10 7 0.48 1.33 22.5
3 11:10 1 10 NOR 36 Reggie Bush right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Kyle Williams) 10 7 1.33 1.47 22.0
3 10:30 2 5 NOR 41 Reggie Bush right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Chris Kelsay) 10 7 1.47 0.63 24.8
3 9:47 3 6 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 5 yards (tackle by Keith Ellison) 10 7 0.63 -0.39 28.6
3 9:19 4 1 NOR 45 Drew Brees right end for 2 yards (tackle by Terrence McGee) 10 7 -0.39 2.06 19.8
3 8:53 1 10 NOR 47 Pierre Thomas left tackle for no gain (tackle by Keith Ellison and Donte Whitner) 10 7 2.06 1.52 21.5
3 8:13 2 10 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Marques Colston for 18 yards (tackle by Terrence McGee) 10 7 1.52 3.25 15.9
3 7:29 1 10 BUF 35 Pierre Thomas left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Kyle Williams and Bryan Scott) 10 7 3.25 2.84 16.9
3 6:45 2 9 BUF 34 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jeremy Shockey 10 7 2.84 2.15 18.9
3 6:41 3 9 BUF 34 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jeremy Shockey (defended by Drayton Florence) 10 7 2.15 1.06 22.8
3 6:35 4 9 BUF 34 Thomas Morstead punts 31 yards 10 7 1.06 0.38 25.4
3 6:26 1 10 BUF 3 Fred Jackson right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 10 7 -0.38 -0.49 24.9
3 5:53 2 6 BUF 7 Trent Edwards pass complete short right to Lee Evans for 11 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer). Penalty on Darren Sharper: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 10 7 -0.49 1.14 31.7
3 5:32 1 10 BUF 33 Trent Edwards pass complete short middle to Lee Evans for 9 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 10 7 1.14 1.81 34.8
3 5:07 2 1 BUF 42 Fred Jackson up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Anthony Hargrove) 10 7 1.81 2.13 36.4
3 4:39 1 10 BUF 48 Fred Jackson right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer and Anthony Hargrove) 10 7 2.13 1.45 33.2
3 4:00 2 11 BUF 47 Trent Edwards left end for 2 yards (tackle by Bobby McCray). Penalty on Anthony Hargrove: Unnecessary Roughness, 17 yards 10 7 1.45 3.31 42.5
3 3:32 1 10 NOR 34 Fred Jackson up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 10 7 3.31 3.45 43.4
3 2:57 2 5 NOR 29 Fred Jackson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 10 7 3.45 3.01 41.2
3 2:19 3 3 NOR 27 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short middle intended for Terrell Owens is intercepted by Will Smith at NOR-23 10 7 3.01 -0.48 24.2
3 2:12 1 10 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 3 yards (tackle by Chris Kelsay) 10 7 0.48 0.34 24.8
3 1:28 2 7 NOR 26 Penalty on Zach Strief: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 7 0.34 -0.34 27.8
3 1:16 2 12 NOR 21 Pierre Thomas right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Marcus Stroud and Keith Ellison) 10 7 -0.34 -0.63 29.1
3 0:40 3 9 NOR 24 Reggie Bush right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Chris Kelsay) 10 7 -0.63 -1.44 33.2
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR BUF EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 4 4 NOR 29 Thomas Morstead punts 45 yards, returned by Roscoe Parrish for 4 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell). Penalty on Jairus Byrd: Unnecessary Roughness, 13 yards 10 7 -1.44 0.32 24.3
4 14:47 1 10 BUF 13 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short left intended for Lee Evans 10 7 -0.32 -0.77 22.2
4 14:38 2 10 BUF 13 Fred Jackson right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Will Smith) 10 7 -0.77 -0.71 22.4
4 14:03 3 4 BUF 19 Trent Edwards sacked by Will Smith for -3 yards. Penalty on Eric Wood: Tripping (Declined) 10 7 -0.71 -2.39 15.3
4 13:45 4 7 BUF 16 Brian Moorman punts 53 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 7 yards (tackle by John Wendling) 10 7 -2.39 -1.47 18.7
4 13:33 1 10 NOR 38 Pierre Thomas left tackle for no gain (tackle by Spencer Johnson) 10 7 1.47 0.92 21.0
4 13:01 2 10 NOR 38 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush 10 7 0.92 0.23 24.1
4 12:54 3 10 NOR 38 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 10 7 0.23 -0.85 29.7
4 12:48 4 10 NOR 38 Thomas Morstead punts 41 yards 10 7 -0.85 -0.34 26.9
4 12:38 1 10 BUF 21 Fred Jackson right end for 4 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Marvin Mitchell) 10 7 0.34 0.34 26.9
4 11:58 2 6 BUF 25 Trent Edwards pass complete short middle to Lee Evans for 3 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell and Jonathan Vilma) 10 7 0.34 0.04 25.0
4 11:15 3 3 BUF 28 Trent Edwards pass incomplete deep right intended for Terrell Owens 10 7 0.04 -1.5 17.2
4 11:09 4 3 BUF 28 Brian Moorman punts 38 yards 10 7 -1.5 -1.2 18.5
4 11:01 1 10 NOR 34 Pierre Thomas left end for 5 yards (tackle by Bryan Scott). Penalty on Bryan Scott: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards 10 7 1.2 2.52 13.0
4 10:40 1 10 BUF 46 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 12 yards (tackle by Kawika Mitchell and Jairus Byrd) 10 7 2.52 3.31 10.0
4 9:55 1 10 BUF 34 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 34 yards, touchdown 16 7 3.31 7 3.6
4 John Carney kicks extra point good 17 7 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, returned by Roscoe Parrish for 14 yards (tackle by Lynell Hamilton) 17 7 0 0.15 0.0
4 9:40 1 10 BUF 19 Trent Edwards pass complete short right to Josh Reed for 13 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter). Penalty on Eric Wood: Ineligible Downfield Pass, 5 yards (no play) 17 7 0.15 -0.39 1.9
4 9:15 1 15 BUF 14 Penalty on Jonathan Scott: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 17 7 -0.39 -0.76 1.4
4 8:50 1 20 BUF 9 Trent Edwards pass complete short right to Derek Fine for 11 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer and Scott Shanle) 17 7 -0.76 -0.2 1.7
4 8:18 2 9 BUF 20 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short right intended for Derek Fine 17 7 -0.2 -0.94 1.0
4 8:14 3 9 BUF 20 Trent Edwards pass complete short left to Josh Reed for 8 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis and Scott Fujita) 17 7 -0.94 -1.5 0.7
4 7:30 4 1 BUF 28 Brian Moorman punts 39 yards 17 7 -1.5 -1.2 0.6
4 7:22 1 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Robert Meachem 17 7 1.2 0.66 0.8
4 7:14 2 10 NOR 34 Pierre Thomas left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Kyle Williams and Marcus Buggs) 17 7 0.66 0.1 1.1
4 6:32 3 9 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 13 yards (tackle by Kawika Mitchell and Bryan Scott). Penalty on Kawika Mitchell: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards 17 7 0.1 3.12 0.1
4 5:59 1 10 BUF 37 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Bryan Scott and Donte Whitner) 17 7 3.12 3.79 0.0
4 5:14 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 17 7 0 0
4 5:14 2 1 BUF 28 Pierre Thomas left guard for 15 yards (tackle by Chris Kelsay and Drayton Florence) 17 7 3.79 4.71 0.0
4 4:30 1 10 BUF 13 Pierre Thomas left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Spencer Johnson). Penalty on Carl Nicks: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 17 7 4.71 4.04 0.0
4 4:25 1 20 BUF 23 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush (defended by Marcus Stroud) 17 7 4.04 2.81 0.0
4 4:19 2 20 BUF 23 Reggie Bush left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Terrence McGee and George Wilson) 17 7 2.81 2.01 0.0
4 3:32 3 21 BUF 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 7 yards (tackle by Marcus Stroud and Keith Ellison) 17 7 2.01 2.31 0.0
4 3:25 Timeout #1 by Buffalo Bills 17 7 0 0
4 3:25 4 14 BUF 17 John Carney 35 yard field goal good 20 7 2.31 3 0.0
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 72 yards, returned by Roscoe Parrish for 29 yards (tackle by Troy Evans) 20 7 0 0.74 0.0
4 3:15 1 10 BUF 27 Trent Edwards pass incomplete short right intended for Terrell Owens 20 7 0.74 0.2 0.0
4 3:09 2 10 BUF 27 Trent Edwards sacked by Sedrick Ellis for -5 yards 20 7 0.2 -1.15 0.0
4 2:51 3 15 BUF 22 Trent Edwards sacked by Charles Grant for -8 yards 20 7 -1.15 -2.47 0.0
4 2:25 4 23 BUF 14 Trent Edwards pass complete short left to Fred Jackson for 12 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Scott Fujita) 20 7 -2.47 -3.91 0.0
4 2:15 1 10 BUF 25 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Marcus Buggs and Kyle Williams) 20 7 3.91 4.2 0.0
4 2:10 Timeout #2 by Buffalo Bills 20 7 0 0
4 2:10 2 4 BUF 19 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 19 yards, touchdown 26 7 4.2 7 0.0
4 John Carney kicks extra point good 27 7 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 27 7 0 0.28 0.0
4 2:03 1 10 BUF 20 Fred Jackson right guard for no gain (tackle by Anthony Hargrove) 27 7 0.28 -0.27 0.0
4 1:57 2 10 BUF 20 Trent Edwards pass complete short left to Josh Reed for no gain 27 7 -0.27 -0.96 0.0
4 1:52 3 10 BUF 20 Trent Edwards pass incomplete 27 7 -0.96 -2.03 0.0
4 1:45 4 10 BUF 20 Brian Moorman punts 49 yards, fair catch by Reggie Bush 27 7 -2.03 -1 0.0
4 1:36 1 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 27 7 1 0.32 0.0
4 0:55 2 11 NOR 30 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 27 7 0.32 -0.49 0.0
4 0:18 3 12 NOR 29 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 27 7 -0.49 -1.5 0.0
End of Regulation277-1.50
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).