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New Orleans Saints 28 at St. Louis Rams 23

Sunday, November 15, 2009
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New Orleans Saints (13-3-0)0147728
St. Louis Rams (1-15-0)0143623

Game Info
Stadium Edward Jones Dome
Start Time (ET) 1:00pm
Roof dome
Surface fieldturf
Duration 3:10
Attendance 59,858
Weather 0 degrees
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -14.5
Over/Under 51.0 (push)
Officials
Referee Gene Steratore
Umpire Tony Michalek
Head Linesman Jeff Bergman
Field Judge Greg Gautreaux
Back Judge Bob Waggoner
Side Judge Mike Weatherford
Line Judge Jeff Seeman

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 (1/1, 26 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 1 26 0
Deep Middle (1/2, 27 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Robert Meachem 1 1 27 1
Jeremy Shockey 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (2/2, 46 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 1 21 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 25 0
Short Left (7/9, 77 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 15 1
Devery Henderson 2 1 12 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 1 8 0
David Thomas 3 3 37 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 5 0
Short Middle (1/1, 0 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 0 0
Short Right (6/10, 47 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 2 17 0
Devery Henderson 2 1 13 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 9 0
David Thomas 3 2 8 0
Pierre Thomas 2 0 0 0
St. Louis Rams
Deep Left (1/2, 29 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Donnie Avery 1 1 29 1
Brandon Gibson 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (1/5, 19 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Danny Amendola 1 0 0 0
Donnie Avery 2 1 19 1
Keenan Burton 1 0 0
Brandon Gibson 1 0 0 0
Short Left (10/11, 101 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Billy Bajema 1 1 12 0
Brandon Gibson 5 5 71 0
Steven Jackson 4 4 18 0
Randy McMichael 1 0 0 0
Short Middle (6/11, 78 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Donnie Avery 2 1 12 0
Daniel Fells 2 2 42 0
Steven Jackson 6 3 24 0
Randy McMichael 1 0 0 0
Short Right (8/11, 71 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Danny Amendola 1 0 0 0
Donnie Avery 1 1 7 0
Daniel Fells 1 1 9 0
Brandon Gibson 2 2 22 0
Steven Jackson 3 2 3 0
Randy McMichael 3 2 30 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (3 rushes, 45 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 3 0
Robert Meachem 1 41 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 0
LT (5 rushes, 12 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 3 0
Reggie Bush 1 3 0
Pierre Thomas 3 6 0
LG (3 rushes, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 2 6 0
Pierre Thomas 1 3 0
MD (7 rushes, 36 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 2 6 0
Reggie Bush 2 6 1
Kyle Eckel 1 7 0
Pierre Thomas 2 17 0
RG (2 rushes, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 6 0
Reggie Bush 1 3 0
RT (4 rushes, 57 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 55 0
Kyle Eckel 1 -1 0
Pierre Thomas 2 3 0
RE (5 rushes, 35 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 6 0
Reggie Bush 1 16 0
Marques Colston 1 6 0
Pierre Thomas 2 7 0
St. Louis Rams
LE (1 rush, 0 yards)
Att Yds TD
Samkon Gado 1 0 0
LT (5 rushes, 48 yards)
Att Yds TD
Steven Jackson 5 48 0
LG (3 rushes, 4 yards)
Att Yds TD
Steven Jackson 3 4 0
MD (5 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
Steven Jackson 5 15 0
RG (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
Samkon Gado 1 3 0
Steven Jackson 2 2 0
RT (10 rushes, 63 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Steven Jackson 10 63 1
RE (1 rush, -1 yards)
Att Yds TD
Steven Jackson 1 -1 0

Pass Tackles

New Orleans Saints
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
St. Louis Rams
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short MiddleShort Right

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 11:57 NOR 25 4 1:44 22 Interception
2 6:44 NOR 22 13 7:30 78 Touchdown
3 9:23 NOR 28 6 2:32 72 Touchdown
4 0:55 NOR 25 3 0:55 4 Punt
5 15:00 0 0:11 0 Touchdown
6 13:09 NOR 16 4 2:12 37 Interception
7 7:08 NOR 20 6 3:35 79 Fumble
8 1:14 NOR 23 7 3:59 77 Touchdown
9 10:13 NOR 24 7 2:58 44 Downs
10 6:24 RAM 40 3 1:59 0 Punt
11 2:44 RAM 42 3 0:23 7 Punt

St. Louis Rams Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 RAM 13 5 3:03 41 Punt
2 10:13 NOR 47 6 3:29 30 Interception
3 14:14 RAM 25 8 4:51 75 Touchdown
4 6:51 RAM 27 13 5:56 73 Touchdown
5 14:49 RAM 28 4 1:40 21 Punt
6 10:57 RAM 40 9 3:49 46 Field Goal
7 3:33 RAM 20 3 2:19 5 Punt
8 12:15 RAM 20 3 2:02 5 Punt
9 7:15 RAM 32 4 0:51 8 Downs
10 4:25 RAM 20 6 1:41 80 Touchdown
11 2:21 RAM 20 11 2:21 48 Downs

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR RAM EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, returned by Danny Amendola for 13 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 0 0 0 -0.32 0.0
1 14:54 1 10 RAM 13 Marc Bulger pass incomplete short middle intended for Steven Jackson 0 0 -0.32 -0.77 12.8
1 14:48 2 10 RAM 13 Steven Jackson left guard for 1 yard. Penalty on Charles Grant: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 -0.77 -0.14 13.9
1 14:31 2 5 RAM 18 Steven Jackson right tackle for 30 yards (tackle by Anthony Hargrove and Scott Fujita) 0 0 -0.14 2.13 18.0
1 13:52 1 10 RAM 48 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Brandon Gibson for 8 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 0 0 2.13 2.66 19.3
1 13:15 2 2 NOR 44 Penalty on Adam Goldberg: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 2.66 1.99 18.1
1 13:01 2 7 NOR 49 Steven Jackson right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Anthony Hargrove and Charles Grant) 0 0 1.99 1.68 17.6
1 12:14 3 4 NOR 46 Marc Bulger pass incomplete short middle intended for Steven Jackson 0 0 1.68 0.2 15.0
1 12:05 4 4 NOR 46 Donnie Jones punts 21 yards 0 0 0.2 -0.61 13.6
1 11:57 1 10 NOR 25 Mike Bell left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Leonard Little) 0 0 0.61 0.47 13.9
1 11:26 2 7 NOR 28 Reggie Bush right end for 16 yards (tackle by Paris Lenon) 0 0 0.47 1.86 11.8
1 10:55 1 10 NOR 44 Pierre Thomas left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Quincy Butler) 0 0 1.86 1.72 12.1
1 10:24 2 7 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jeremy Shockey is intercepted by O.J. Atogwe at STL-44 and returned for 9 yards (tackle by David Thomas) 0 0 1.72 -2.46 19.9
1 10:13 1 10 NOR 47 Steven Jackson right guard for no gain (tackle by Scott Shanle) 0 0 2.46 1.91 18.8
1 9:43 2 10 NOR 47 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Steven Jackson for 8 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 0 0 1.91 2.28 19.7
1 9:05 3 2 NOR 39 Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Donnie Avery for 7 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 0 0 2.28 3.45 22.6
1 8:19 1 10 NOR 32 Marc Bulger pass complete short middle to Steven Jackson for 13 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 0 0 3.45 4.31 25.0
1 7:33 1 10 NOR 19 Steven Jackson left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 0 0 4.31 4.03 24.6
1 6:54 2 8 NOR 17 Marc Bulger pass incomplete deep right intended for Keenan Burton is intercepted by Usama Young and returned for 24 yards (tackle by Samkon Gado) 0 0 4.03 -0.41 15.0
1 6:44 1 10 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Thomas for 3 yards (tackle by Quincy Butler and Chris Chamberlain) 0 0 0.41 0.27 15.3
1 6:11 2 7 NOR 25 Reggie Bush left tackle for 3 yards 0 0 0.27 -0.03 16.0
1 5:37 3 4 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 8 yards (tackle by O.J. Atogwe) 0 0 -0.03 1.33 13.6
1 5:17 1 10 NOR 36 Mike Bell left guard for 3 yards (tackle by James Hall) 0 0 1.33 1.2 13.9
1 4:42 2 7 NOR 39 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by James Hall) 0 0 1.2 0.89 14.6
1 4:00 3 4 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Thomas for 18 yards (tackle by James Laurinaitis) 0 0 0.89 2.92 11.2
1 3:17 1 10 RAM 40 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 2 yards (tackle by Justin King) 0 0 2.92 2.64 11.8
1 2:28 2 8 RAM 38 Reggie Bush up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by James Hall) 0 0 2.64 2.34 12.4
1 1:44 3 5 RAM 35 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Devery Henderson for 21 yards (tackle by Justin King) 0 0 2.34 4.65 9.0
1 1:10 1 10 RAM 14 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by LaJuan Ramsey) 0 0 4.65 4.33 9.5
1 0:32 2 8 RAM 12 Reggie Bush right guard for 3 yards (tackle by James Hall) 0 0 4.33 4.05 10.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR RAM EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 5 RAM 9 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 6 yards (tackle by O.J. Atogwe) 0 0 4.05 6.51 6.8
2 14:20 1 3 RAM 3 Reggie Bush up the middle for 3 yards, touchdown 6 0 6.51 7 7.4
2 RAM 2 John Carney kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 75 yards, returned by Danny Amendola for 30 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau) 7 0 0 0.61 0.0
2 14:09 1 10 RAM 25 Steven Jackson left tackle for 14 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 7 0 0.61 1.53 8.1
2 13:33 1 10 RAM 39 Steven Jackson up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 7 0 1.53 1.93 8.7
2 12:57 2 3 RAM 46 Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Randy McMichael for 19 yards (tackle by Randall Gay and Usama Young) 7 0 1.93 3.25 10.7
2 12:15 1 10 NOR 35 Steven Jackson right tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 7 0 3.25 3.78 11.7
2 11:39 2 2 NOR 27 Samkon Gado right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 7 0 3.78 3.97 12.2
2 10:59 1 10 NOR 24 Samkon Gado left end for no gain (tackle by Will Smith) 7 0 3.97 3.43 11.3
2 10:18 2 10 NOR 24 Marc Bulger sacked by Will Smith for -2 yards. Marc Bulger fumbles (forced by Will Smith), recovered by Steven Jackson at NOR-27 7 0 3.43 2.08 9.2
2 9:31 3 15 NOR 29 Marc Bulger pass complete deep left to Donnie Avery for 29 yards, touchdown 7 6 2.08 7 16.7
2 Josh Brown kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
2 RAM 30 Josh Brown kicks off 65 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 23 yards (tackle by Chris Chamberlain) 7 7 0 0.81 0.0
2 9:17 1 10 NOR 28 Robert Meachem left end for 41 yards (tackle by James Butler) 7 7 0.81 3.51 11.6
2 8:37 1 10 RAM 31 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by James Laurinaitis) 7 7 3.51 3.37 12.0
2 7:53 2 7 RAM 28 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 13 yards (tackle by James Butler) 7 7 3.37 4.58 10.0
2 7:07 1 10 RAM 15 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for David Thomas 7 7 4.58 3.95 11.1
2 7:02 2 10 RAM 15 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Pierre Thomas 7 7 3.95 3.1 12.7
2 6:58 3 10 RAM 15 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 15 yards, touchdown 13 7 3.1 7 7.9
2 John Carney kicks extra point good 14 7 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 57 yards, returned by Billy Bajema for 14 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 14 7 0 0.74 0.0
2 6:46 1 10 RAM 27 Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Brandon Gibson for 6 yards (tackle by Randall Gay and Jonathan Vilma) 14 7 0.74 1.01 7.9
2 6:08 2 4 RAM 33 Penalty on Remi Ayodele: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 14 7 1.01 1.47 8.6
2 5:59 1 10 RAM 38 Steven Jackson left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by DeMario Pressley) 14 7 1.47 1.6 8.8
2 5:24 2 5 RAM 43 Marc Bulger sacked by Remi Ayodele and Charles Grant for -2 yards 14 7 1.6 0.63 7.5
2 5:14 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 14 7 0 0
2 5:14 3 7 RAM 41 Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Brandon Gibson for 16 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 14 7 0.63 2.72 10.8
2 4:37 1 10 NOR 43 Steven Jackson right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 14 7 2.72 2.45 10.3
2 3:51 2 8 NOR 41 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Billy Bajema for 12 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 14 7 2.45 3.64 12.7
2 3:10 1 10 NOR 29 Steven Jackson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Bobby McCray) 14 7 3.64 3.37 12.2
2 3:00 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 14 7 0 0
2 3:00 2 8 NOR 27 Steven Jackson left guard for -1 yards (tackle by DeMario Pressley) 14 7 3.37 2.54 10.7
2 2:22 3 9 NOR 28 Steven Jackson left tackle for 13 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 14 7 2.54 4.58 15.0
2 2:00 1 10 NOR 15 Steven Jackson right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by DeMario Pressley) 14 7 4.58 4.28 14.4
2 1:54 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 14 7 0 0
2 1:54 2 8 NOR 13 Steven Jackson left tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 14 7 4.28 6.06 18.9
2 1:15 1 5 NOR 5 Steven Jackson left guard for 3 yards (tackle by DeMario Pressley) 14 7 6.06 5.72 18.2
2 1:04 Timeout #1 by St. Louis Rams 14 7 0 0
2 1:04 2 2 NOR 2 Steven Jackson right tackle for 2 yards, touchdown 14 13 5.72 7 19.0
2 Josh Brown kicks extra point good 14 14 0 0 0.0
2 RAM 30 Josh Brown kicks off 71 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 26 yards (tackle by David Vobora) 14 14 0 0.61 0.0
2 0:49 1 10 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for no gain 14 14 0.61 0.06 21.8
2 0:25 2 10 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 9 yards 14 14 0.06 0.56 20.5
2 0:25 3 1 NOR 34 Drew Brees spiked the ball 14 14 0.56 -1.11 25.8
2 0:06 4 1 NOR 34 Penalty on Drew Brees: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 14 14 -1.11 -1.44 27.0
2 0:06 4 6 NOR 29 Thomas Morstead punts 37 yards, returned by Danny Amendola for 10 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau). Penalty on Victor Adeyanju: Illegal Block Above the Waist (Declined) 14 14 -1.44 -0.87 22.3
End of Half1414-0.870
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR RAM EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 RAM 30 Josh Brown kicks off 67 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 97 yards, touchdown 20 14 0 7 0.0
3 John Carney kicks extra point good 21 14 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 63 yards, returned by Danny Amendola for 21 yards (tackle by Troy Evans) 21 14 0 0.81 0.0
3 14:43 1 10 RAM 28 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Brandon Gibson for 20 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 21 14 0.81 2.13 10.2
3 14:09 1 10 RAM 48 Steven Jackson up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Scott Shanle) 21 14 2.13 1.72 9.5
3 13:27 2 9 RAM 49 Marc Bulger pass incomplete short right intended for Steven Jackson 21 14 1.72 1.02 8.3
3 13:23 3 9 RAM 49 Marc Bulger pass incomplete deep right intended for Brandon Gibson 21 14 1.02 -0.13 6.6
3 13:17 4 9 RAM 49 Donnie Jones punts 35 yards, fair catch by Reggie Bush 21 14 -0.13 0.14 6.9
3 13:09 1 10 NOR 16 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by O.J. Atogwe) 21 14 -0.14 0.74 5.7
3 12:33 1 10 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Devery Henderson for 26 yards (tackle by Quincy Butler) 21 14 0.74 2.46 3.9
3 11:53 1 10 RAM 47 Pierre Thomas left tackle for no gain (tackle by Clifton Ryan) 21 14 2.46 1.91 4.4
3 11:08 2 10 RAM 47 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Jeremy Shockey is intercepted by James Butler at STL-23 and returned for 17 yards (tackle by Jeremy Shockey) 21 14 1.91 -1.6 9.4
3 10:57 1 10 RAM 40 Steven Jackson right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 21 14 1.6 1.19 8.6
3 10:25 2 9 RAM 41 Marc Bulger pass incomplete short middle intended for Steven Jackson 21 14 1.19 0.5 7.5
3 10:18 3 9 RAM 41 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Brandon Gibson for 11 yards (tackle by Leigh Torrence) 21 14 0.5 2.39 11.0
3 9:37 1 10 NOR 48 Steven Jackson left tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins and Jonathan Vilma) 21 14 2.39 2.93 12.3
3 8:57 2 2 NOR 40 Marc Bulger pass complete short middle to Daniel Fells for 19 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita and Roman Harper) 21 14 2.93 4.17 15.6
3 8:10 1 10 NOR 21 Marc Bulger pass incomplete short middle intended for Donnie Avery 21 14 4.17 3.63 14.2
3 8:03 2 10 NOR 21 Steven Jackson right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 21 14 3.63 4.02 15.3
3 7:19 3 3 NOR 14 Marc Bulger pass incomplete short left intended for Randy McMichael (defended by Roman Harper) 21 14 4.02 2.61 11.7
3 7:12 4 3 NOR 14 Josh Brown 32 yard field goal good 21 17 2.61 3 12.7
3 RAM 30 Josh Brown kicks off 73 yards, touchback 21 17 0 0.28 0.0
3 7:08 1 10 NOR 20 Mike Bell left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Clifton Ryan) 21 17 0.28 0.14 12.3
3 6:36 2 7 NOR 23 Reggie Bush right tackle for 55 yards (tackle by O.J. Atogwe) 21 17 0.14 4.11 5.0
3 5:44 1 10 RAM 22 Pierre Thomas right end for 2 yards (tackle by Darell Scott) 21 17 4.11 3.83 5.3
3 5:07 2 8 RAM 20 Marques Colston right end for 6 yards (tackle by James Butler) 21 17 3.83 4.15 4.8
3 4:24 3 2 RAM 14 Pierre Thomas right end for 5 yards 21 17 4.15 5.14 3.6
3 3:43 1 9 RAM 9 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 8 yards (tackle by O.J. Atogwe). Marques Colston fumbles (forced by O.J. Atogwe) 21 17 5.14 -0.28 13.7
3 3:33 1 10 RAM 20 Penalty on Alex Barron: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 21 17 0.28 -0.31 12.0
3 3:32 1 15 RAM 15 Steven Jackson right end for -1 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 21 17 -0.31 -1.18 9.9
3 2:55 2 16 RAM 14 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Steven Jackson for -1 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 21 17 -1.18 -2.19 7.7
3 2:15 3 17 RAM 13 Marc Bulger pass complete short middle to Donnie Avery for 12 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 21 17 -2.19 -1.7 8.6
3 1:28 4 5 RAM 25 Donnie Jones punts 43 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 13 yards (tackle by Chris Chamberlain). Penalty on Leigh Torrence: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 21 17 -1.7 -0.48 11.6
3 1:14 1 10 NOR 23 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Clifton Ryan) 21 17 0.48 0.74 10.8
3 0:37 2 4 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 12 yards (tackle by James Butler) 21 17 0.74 1.66 8.5
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR RAM EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 5 yards (tackle by Darell Scott) 21 17 1.66 1.8 8.1
4 14:21 2 5 NOR 46 Penalty on Darnell Dinkins: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 21 17 1.8 1.12 9.6
4 14:04 2 10 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Thomas for 16 yards (tackle by Justin King) 21 17 1.12 2.72 6.1
4 13:37 1 10 RAM 43 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Ronald Bartell) 21 17 2.72 3.39 4.8
4 13:01 2 1 RAM 34 Kyle Eckel up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Paris Lenon) 21 17 3.39 3.78 4.1
4 12:24 1 10 RAM 27 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Robert Meachem for 27 yards, touchdown 27 17 3.78 7 1.7
4 RAM 2 John Carney kicks extra point good 28 17 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 71 yards, touchback 28 17 0 0.28 0.0
4 12:15 1 10 RAM 20 Steven Jackson right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 28 17 0.28 -0.46 0.9
4 11:38 2 11 RAM 19 Steven Jackson right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 28 17 -0.46 -0.82 0.7
4 11:00 3 9 RAM 21 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Steven Jackson for 4 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 28 17 -0.82 -1.7 0.4
4 10:23 4 5 RAM 25 Donnie Jones punts 45 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 5 yards (tackle by Chris Chamberlain). Penalty on Pierson Prioleau: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 28 17 -1.7 -0.54 0.6
4 10:13 1 10 NOR 24 Mike Bell up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by James Laurinaitis) 28 17 0.54 0.13 0.7
4 9:38 2 9 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Jeremy Shockey for 25 yards (tackle by James Butler) 28 17 0.13 2.26 0.2
4 8:50 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 28 17 0 0
4 8:50 1 10 50 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Devery Henderson (defended by James Laurinaitis). Penalty on Clifton Ryan: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 28 17 2.26 2.99 0.1
4 8:45 1 5 RAM 45 Mike Bell right end for 6 yards (tackle by James Hall) 28 17 2.99 2.98 0.1
4 8:16 1 10 RAM 39 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Devery Henderson 28 17 2.98 2.44 0.1
4 8:11 2 10 RAM 39 Mike Bell left end for 3 yards (tackle by Quincy Butler) 28 17 2.44 2.15 0.1
4 7:31 3 7 RAM 36 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Pierre Thomas (defended by Leonard Little) 28 17 2.15 0.88 0.2
4 7:26 4 7 RAM 36 Thomas Morstead punts 23 yards. Penalty on Craig Dahl: Running Into the Kicker, 5 yards (no play) 28 17 0.88 1.4 0.1
4 7:17 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 28 17 0 0
4 7:17 4 2 RAM 31 Kyle Eckel right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by LaJuan Ramsey) 28 17 1.4 -1.07 0.7
4 7:15 1 10 RAM 32 Marc Bulger pass incomplete short middle intended for Randy McMichael 28 17 1.07 0.53 0.5
4 7:11 2 10 RAM 32 Steven Jackson right tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 28 17 0.53 1.03 0.6
4 6:37 3 1 RAM 41 Marc Bulger pass incomplete short right intended for Danny Amendola 28 17 1.03 -0.65 0.2
4 6:30 4 1 RAM 41 Steven Jackson up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by DeMario Pressley) 28 17 -0.65 -2.92 0.0
4 6:24 1 10 RAM 40 Mike Bell up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Quincy Butler) 28 17 2.92 3.05 0.0
4 5:50 2 5 RAM 35 Pierre Thomas left end for 1 yard (tackle by James Laurinaitis) 28 17 3.05 2.48 0.0
4 5:04 3 4 RAM 34 Drew Brees sacked by Chris Long for -6 yards 28 17 2.48 0.59 0.1
4 4:36 4 10 RAM 40 Thomas Morstead punts 40 yards, touchback 28 17 0.59 -0.28 0.1
4 4:25 1 10 RAM 20 Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Steven Jackson for -1 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 28 17 0.28 -0.46 0.0
4 3:57 2 11 RAM 19 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Brandon Gibson for 23 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 28 17 -0.46 1.73 0.2
4 3:44 1 10 RAM 42 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Steven Jackson for 7 yards (tackle by Leigh Torrence) 28 17 1.73 2.13 0.2
4 3:21 2 3 RAM 49 Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Daniel Fells for 9 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 28 17 2.13 2.79 0.3
4 3:02 1 10 NOR 42 Marc Bulger pass complete short middle to Daniel Fells for 23 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 28 17 2.79 4.31 0.8
4 2:50 Timeout #1 by St. Louis Rams 28 17 0 0
4 2:50 1 10 NOR 19 Marc Bulger pass complete deep right to Donnie Avery for 19 yards, touchdown 28 23 4.31 7 2.8
4 Two Point Attempt: Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Daniel Fells, conversion fails 28 23 0 -1 0.0
4 RAM 30 Josh Brown kicks onside 12 yards, recovered by Marques Colston 28 23 0 2.79 0.0
4 2:43 1 10 RAM 42 Mike Bell right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Victor Adeyanju) 28 23 2.79 3.05 0.1
4 2:38 Timeout #2 by St. Louis Rams 28 23 0 0
4 2:38 2 4 RAM 36 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by James Hall) 28 23 3.05 2.48 0.2
4 2:32 Timeout #3 by St. Louis Rams 28 23 0 0
4 2:32 3 3 RAM 35 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Devery Henderson 28 23 2.48 0.99 0.9
4 2:29 4 3 RAM 35 Thomas Morstead punts 35 yards, touchback 28 23 0.99 -0.28 2.8
4 2:21 1 10 RAM 20 Steven Jackson up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 28 23 0.28 0.54 3.2
4 2:00 2 4 RAM 26 Marc Bulger for 7 yards (tackle by Leigh Torrence) 28 23 0.54 1.14 4.2
4 1:52 1 10 RAM 33 Marc Bulger pass incomplete deep left intended for Brandon Gibson 28 23 1.14 0.59 2.2
4 1:47 2 10 RAM 33 Marc Bulger pass complete short middle to Steven Jackson for 6 yards (tackle by Anthony Hargrove) 28 23 0.59 0.7 2.3
4 1:24 3 4 RAM 39 Marc Bulger pass incomplete short right intended for Randy McMichael 28 23 0.7 -0.78 0.2
4 1:21 4 4 RAM 39 Marc Bulger pass complete short left to Brandon Gibson for 9 yards (tackle by Leigh Torrence). Replay Assistant challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 28 23 -0.78 2.13 6.2
4 1:06 1 10 RAM 48 Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Randy McMichael for 11 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau) 28 23 2.13 2.85 10.1
4 0:42 1 10 NOR 41 Marc Bulger pass complete short right to Steven Jackson for 4 yards (tackle by Anthony Hargrove) 28 23 2.85 2.85 6.6
4 0:22 2 6 NOR 37 Marc Bulger pass incomplete deep right intended for Donnie Avery 28 23 2.85 2.15 0.5
4 0:19 3 6 NOR 37 Marc Bulger pass complete short middle to Steven Jackson for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 28 23 2.15 1.31 0.0
4 0:01 4 1 NOR 32 Marc Bulger pass incomplete deep right intended for Danny Amendola. Penalty on Alex Barron: Offensive Holding (Declined) 28 23 1.31 -1.07 0.0
End of Regulation2823-1.070
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).