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Minnesota Vikings 28 at New Orleans Saints 31

Sunday, January 24, 2010
1234OTFinal
Minnesota Vikings (12-4-0)14077028
New Orleans Saints (13-3-0)7777331

Game Info
Stadium Louisiana Superdome
Start Time (ET) 6:45pm
Roof dome
Surface fieldturf
Duration 3:34
Attendance 71,276
Weather 65 degrees
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -3.5
Over/Under 54.0 (over)
Officials
Referee Peter Morelli
Umpire Roy Ellison
Head Linesman Mark Hittner
Field Judge Dyrol Prioleau
Back Judge Bill Schmitz
Side Judge Tom Hill
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

Minnesota Vikings
Deep Left (2/3, 51 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 2 1 30 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 1 1 21 0
Deep Middle (1/4, 26 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Sidney Rice 2 0 0 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 2 1 26 0
Deep Right (2/5, 40 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 1 0 0 0
Percy Harvin 2 0 0 0
Sidney Rice 1 1 20 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 1 1 20 0
Short Left (7/10, 69 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 6 5 51 0
Percy Harvin 1 1 6 0
Jim Kleinsasser 1 1 12 0
Chester Taylor 2 0 0 0
Short Middle (5/7, 47 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 1 1 8 0
Percy Harvin 1 1 20 0
Adrian Peterson 2 2 14 0
Sidney Rice 2 1 5 1
Chester Taylor 1 0 0 0
Short Right (11/17, 77 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 2 2 13 0
Percy Harvin 4 3 12 0
Sidney Rice 6 2 18 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 2 1 16 0
Chester Taylor 3 3 18 0
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Middle (1/3, 28 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 28 0
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Robert Meachem 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/3, 0 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 0 0 0
Short Left (2/3, 9 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 0 0 0
Devery Henderson 1 1 5 0
David Thomas 1 1 4 0
Short Middle (6/7, 70 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 3 2 22 0
Devery Henderson 1 1 16 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 12 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 9 0
David Thomas 1 1 11 0
Short Right (8/14, 90 yards, 3 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 1 5 1
Devery Henderson 3 2 18 1
Robert Meachem 1 1 7 0
Lance Moore 1 1 5 0
David Thomas 4 1 17 0
Pierre Thomas 3 2 38 1

Rushing

Minnesota Vikings
LE (9 rushes, 18 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Percy Harvin 2 3 0
Adrian Peterson 6 12 1
Chester Taylor 1 3 0
LT (2 rushes, 13 yards)
Att Yds TD
Percy Harvin 1 10 0
Adrian Peterson 1 3 0
LG (8 rushes, 42 yards, 2 TD)
Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 6 22 2
Chester Taylor 2 20 0
MD (0 rushes, 0 yards)
RG (4 rushes, 22 yards)
Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 3 22 0
Chester Taylor 1 0 0
RT (5 rushes, 33 yards)
Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 3 28 0
Chester Taylor 2 5 0
RE (6 rushes, 35 yards)
Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 6 35 0
New Orleans Saints
LE (2 rushes, -1 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 0
Pierre Thomas 1 -2 0
LT (2 rushes, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 2 9 0
LG (3 rushes, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 6 0
Pierre Thomas 2 1 0
MD (0 rushes, 0 yards)
RG (4 rushes, 28 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 4 0
Pierre Thomas 3 24 1
RT (7 rushes, 22 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 1 0
Lynell Hamilton 1 -1 0
Pierre Thomas 4 22 0
RE (4 rushes, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 -4 0
Pierre Thomas 2 7 0

Pass Tackles

Minnesota Vikings
Deep LeftDeep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left Deep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

Minnesota Vikings Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 MIN 20 10 5:25 80 Touchdown
2 6:30 MIN 27 10 4:19 73 Touchdown
3 15:00 MIN 16 3 1:39 4 Punt
4 10:30 MIN 20 7 4:18 33 Punt
5 4:42 MIN 24 3 1:00 3 Punt
6 1:52 MIN 32 6 0:39 15 Punt
7 1:13 NOR 10 2 0:17 0 Fumble
8 12:56 MIN 20 9 5:21 80 Touchdown
9 6:29 MIN 10 8 4:30 56 Interception
10 15:00 MIN 17 2 0:50 5 Fumble
11 12:39 MIN 20 7 3:02 70 Fumble
12 7:57 MIN 43 7 2:59 57 Touchdown
13 2:37 MIN 21 8 2:30 41 Interception

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 9:35 NOR 24 7 3:05 76 Touchdown
2 2:11 NOR 27 3 2:11 9 Punt
3 13:21 NOR 36 7 2:51 64 Touchdown
4 6:12 NOR 18 3 1:30 8 Punt
5 3:42 NOR 33 3 1:50 4 Punt
6 0:56 NOR 10 2 0:56 5 End of Half
7 15:00 MIN 37 4 2:04 37 Touchdown
8 7:35 NOR 35 3 1:06 1 Punt
9 1:59 NOR 31 3 1:59 2 Punt
10 14:10 MIN 7 3 1:31 7 Touchdown
11 9:37 NOR 5 3 1:40 9 Punt
12 4:58 NOR 19 3 2:21 8 Punt
13 0:07 NOR 48 2 0:07 0 End of Half
14 15:00 NOR 39 10 4:45 39 Field Goal

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN NOR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 MIN 20 Brett Favre pass incomplete short right intended for Visanthe Shiancoe (defended by Bobby McCray) 0 0 0.28 -0.27 61.0
1 14:57 2 10 MIN 20 Brett Favre pass complete short left to Jim Kleinsasser for 12 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 0 0 -0.27 1.07 57.2
1 14:18 1 10 MIN 32 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Percy Harvin for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Roman Harper) 0 0 1.07 1.2 56.7
1 13:40 2 5 MIN 37 Brett Favre pass complete short left to Bernard Berrian for 6 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 0 0 1.2 1.8 54.9
1 13:00 1 10 MIN 43 Brett Favre pass complete short left to Bernard Berrian for 9 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter and Scott Fujita) 0 0 1.8 2.47 52.8
1 12:24 2 1 NOR 48 Percy Harvin left end for 8 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 0 0 2.47 2.92 51.3
1 11:44 1 10 NOR 40 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Chester Taylor for 4 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 0 0 2.92 2.91 51.2
1 11:01 2 6 NOR 36 Brett Favre pass complete short middle to Adrian Peterson for 11 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer and Darren Sharper) 0 0 2.91 3.91 48.0
1 10:20 1 10 NOR 25 Adrian Peterson right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Jabari Greer) 0 0 3.91 4.2 47.0
1 9:41 2 4 NOR 19 Adrian Peterson left guard for 19 yards, touchdown 6 0 4.2 7 41.3
1 Ryan Longwell kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 67 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 21 yards (tackle by Heath Farwell) 7 0 0 0.54 0.0
1 9:28 1 10 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 5 yards (tackle by Benny Sapp) 7 0 0.54 0.67 40.3
1 9:02 2 5 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Marques Colston 7 0 0.67 -0.03 38.1
1 8:55 3 5 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Robert Meachem for 7 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Benny Sapp) 7 0 -0.03 1.33 42.2
1 8:19 1 10 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 13 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Jasper Brinkley) 7 0 1.33 2.19 44.7
1 7:39 1 10 NOR 49 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Madieu Williams) 7 0 2.19 2.73 46.2
1 7:01 2 2 MIN 43 Penalty on Pat Williams: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 2.73 3.05 47.1
1 6:47 1 10 MIN 38 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Devery Henderson 7 0 3.05 2.51 45.3
1 6:42 2 10 MIN 38 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 38 yards, touchdown 7 6 2.51 7 56.4
1 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 59 yards, returned by Percy Harvin for 16 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 7 7 0 0.74 0.0
1 6:26 1 10 MIN 27 Brett Favre pass incomplete deep left intended for Bernard Berrian 7 7 0.74 0.2 58.9
1 6:19 2 10 MIN 27 Brett Favre pass incomplete short right intended for Sidney Rice 7 7 0.2 -0.49 61.0
1 6:15 3 10 MIN 27 Penalty on Bobby McCray: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 -0.49 0.17 59.0
1 6:15 3 5 MIN 32 Brett Favre pass incomplete short middle intended for Percy Harvin. Penalty on Randall Gay: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 0.17 1.4 55.1
1 6:11 1 10 MIN 37 Brett Favre pass complete short left to Bernard Berrian for 15 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 7 7 1.4 2.39 51.9
1 5:44 1 10 NOR 48 Percy Harvin for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle). Penalty on Bobby McCray: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 7 7 2.39 3.51 48.2
1 5:15 1 10 NOR 31 Adrian Peterson left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 7 7 3.51 3.37 48.6
1 4:33 2 7 NOR 28 Brett Favre pass incomplete deep right intended for Percy Harvin 7 7 3.37 2.68 50.7
1 4:27 3 7 NOR 28 Brett Favre pass complete short middle to Percy Harvin for 20 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 7 7 2.68 5.37 41.9
1 3:42 1 8 NOR 8 Adrian Peterson right end for 1 yard (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 7 7 5.37 4.76 43.7
1 2:59 2 7 NOR 7 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Percy Harvin for 2 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 7 7 4.76 4.26 45.2
1 2:16 3 5 NOR 5 Brett Favre pass complete short middle to Sidney Rice for 5 yards, touchdown 13 7 4.26 7 39.3
1 Ryan Longwell kicks extra point good 14 7 0 0 0.0
1 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 60 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 17 yards (tackle by Madieu Williams) 14 7 0 0.74 0.0
1 2:05 1 10 NOR 27 Pierre Thomas left guard for -1 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 14 7 0.74 0.06 36.3
1 1:42 2 11 NOR 26 Reggie Bush left end for 1 yard (tackle by Jared Allen) 14 7 0.06 -0.49 34.4
1 0:50 3 10 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 14 7 -0.49 -0.98 32.6
1 0:12 4 1 NOR 36 Thomas Morstead punts 49 yards 14 7 -0.98 0.14 35.9
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN NOR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 10 MIN 16 Adrian Peterson right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Remi Ayodele) 14 7 -0.14 -0.35 36.5
2 14:18 2 8 MIN 18 Adrian Peterson left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Remi Ayodele) 14 7 -0.35 -0.82 37.8
2 13:35 3 6 MIN 20 Brett Favre pass incomplete short left intended for Chester Taylor 14 7 -0.82 -2.03 41.6
2 13:29 4 6 MIN 20 Chris Kluwe punts 44 yards, fair catch by Reggie Bush 14 7 -2.03 -1.33 39.2
2 13:21 1 10 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Jeremy Shockey 14 7 1.33 0.79 37.4
2 13:16 2 10 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for David Thomas 14 7 0.79 0.1 35.1
2 13:11 3 10 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Reggie Bush for 28 yards (tackle by Madieu Williams) 14 7 0.1 3.18 45.5
2 12:30 1 10 MIN 36 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Madieu Williams) 14 7 3.18 3.18 45.3
2 11:49 2 6 MIN 32 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to David Thomas for 11 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield and Chad Greenway) 14 7 3.18 4.17 48.6
2 11:06 1 10 MIN 21 Pierre Thomas right guard for 12 yards (tackle by Madieu Williams) 14 7 4.17 5.14 51.9
2 10:37 1 9 MIN 9 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 9 yards, touchdown 14 13 5.14 7 54.9
2 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 14 14 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 67 yards, returned by Percy Harvin for 17 yards (tackle by Lynell Hamilton) 14 14 0 0.28 0.0
2 10:22 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 14 14 0 0
2 10:22 1 10 MIN 20 Brett Favre pass complete short left to Percy Harvin for 6 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 14 14 0.28 0.54 56.5
2 9:53 2 4 MIN 26 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Chester Taylor for 11 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 14 14 0.54 1.4 53.4
2 9:09 1 10 MIN 37 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Sidney Rice for 5 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer and Darren Sharper) 14 14 1.4 1.53 52.8
2 8:33 2 5 MIN 42 Adrian Peterson left end for 5 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 14 14 1.53 2.06 50.7
2 7:40 1 10 MIN 47 Brett Favre pass complete short middle to Adrian Peterson for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Jeff Charleston) 14 14 2.06 1.92 51.0
2 7:04 2 7 50 Adrian Peterson left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 14 14 1.92 1.62 52.0
2 6:24 3 4 NOR 47 Brett Favre pass incomplete short left intended for Bernard Berrian 14 14 1.62 0.13 57.5
2 6:19 4 4 NOR 47 Chris Kluwe punts 29 yards 14 14 0.13 -0.04 58.2
2 6:12 1 10 NOR 18 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Devery Henderson 14 14 0.04 -0.49 56.2
2 6:09 2 10 NOR 18 Penalty on Kevin Williams: Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards (no play) 14 14 -0.49 0.28 59.0
2 6:09 2 5 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Thomas for 4 yards (tackle by Jared Allen) 14 14 0.28 -0.02 57.9
2 5:27 3 1 NOR 27 Lynell Hamilton right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Jasper Brinkley) 14 14 -0.02 -1.63 51.7
2 4:51 4 2 NOR 26 Thomas Morstead punts 50 yards, fair catch by Darius Reynaud 14 14 -1.63 -0.54 55.8
2 4:42 1 10 MIN 24 Chester Taylor left end for 3 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Scott Shanle) 14 14 0.54 0.4 56.3
2 4:03 2 7 MIN 27 Brett Favre pass incomplete deep middle intended for Visanthe Shiancoe (defended by Jonathan Vilma) 14 14 0.4 -0.3 58.9
2 3:57 3 7 MIN 27 Brett Favre pass incomplete short right intended for Percy Harvin 14 14 -0.3 -1.57 63.7
2 3:51 4 7 MIN 27 Chris Kluwe punts 40 yards, fair catch by Reggie Bush 14 14 -1.57 -1.14 62.1
2 3:42 1 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston (defended by Ben Leber) 14 14 1.14 0.59 60.0
2 3:36 2 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 9 yards (tackle by Ben Leber) 14 14 0.59 1.09 61.9
2 2:57 3 1 NOR 42 Reggie Bush right tackle for no gain (tackle by Ray Edwards) 14 14 1.09 -0.59 55.3
2 2:07 4 1 NOR 42 Penalty on Drew Brees: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 14 14 -0.59 -0.91 53.9
2 2:00 4 6 NOR 37 Thomas Morstead punts 46 yards, muffed catch by Darius Reynaud, recovered by Darius Reynaud and returned for no gain. Penalty on Jonathan Casillas: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 14 14 -0.91 -1.07 53.2
2 1:52 1 10 MIN 32 Brett Favre pass incomplete short right intended for Sidney Rice 14 14 1.07 0.53 55.4
2 1:49 2 10 MIN 32 Adrian Peterson right end for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 14 14 0.53 -0.03 57.6
2 1:44 3 9 MIN 33 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Bernard Berrian for 13 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 14 14 -0.03 1.99 49.4
2 1:38 1 10 MIN 46 Brett Favre pass incomplete short right intended for Sidney Rice 14 14 1.99 1.45 51.6
2 1:34 2 10 MIN 46 Adrian Peterson left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Roman Harper and Will Smith) 14 14 1.45 0.89 53.9
2 1:30 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 14 14 0 0
2 1:30 3 9 MIN 47 Brett Favre pass incomplete deep right intended for Bernard Berrian 14 14 0.89 -0.26 58.5
2 1:24 4 9 MIN 47 Chris Kluwe punts 39 yards, muffed catch by Reggie Bush, recovered by Kenny Onatolu and returned for no gain 14 14 -0.26 4.91 37.6
2 1:13 1 10 NOR 10 Adrian Peterson right end for 6 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 14 14 4.91 5.34 35.9
2 1:00 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 14 14 0 0
2 1:00 2 4 NOR 4 Brett Favre for no gain. Brett Favre fumbles, recovered by Scott Fujita at NOR-10 (tackle by Adrian Peterson) 14 14 5.34 0.38 55.9
2 0:56 1 10 NOR 10 Reggie Bush right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Jimmy Kennedy) 14 14 -0.38 -0.46 55.5
2 0:23 2 6 NOR 14 Reggie Bush right end for 1 yard (tackle by Ben Leber) 14 14 -0.46 -0.84 57.3
End of Half1414-0.840
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN NOR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 68 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 61 yards (tackle by Asher Allen) 14 14 0 3.12 0.0
3 14:49 1 10 MIN 37 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 17 yards (tackle by Madieu Williams) 14 14 3.12 4.24 73.6
3 14:10 1 10 MIN 20 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Jasper Brinkley) 14 14 4.24 4.64 75.0
3 13:41 2 4 MIN 14 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 14 14 4.64 5.14 76.8
3 13:05 1 9 MIN 9 Pierre Thomas right guard for 9 yards, touchdown 14 20 5.14 7 79.6
3 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 14 21 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 75 yards, touchback 14 21 0 0.28 0.0
3 12:56 1 10 MIN 20 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Sidney Rice for 13 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Sedrick Ellis) 14 21 0.28 1.14 79.2
3 12:22 1 10 MIN 33 Adrian Peterson left end for 1 yard (tackle by Tracy Porter) 14 21 1.14 0.73 80.6
3 11:41 2 9 MIN 34 Brett Favre pass complete deep middle to Visanthe Shiancoe for 26 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 14 21 0.73 2.92 73.5
3 11:03 1 10 NOR 40 Adrian Peterson left guard for -5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma). Adrian Peterson fumbles (forced by Jonathan Vilma), recovered by Naufahu Tahi at 50 14 21 2.92 1.02 80.1
3 10:28 2 20 50 Brett Favre pass complete deep right to Visanthe Shiancoe for 20 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 14 21 1.02 3.58 71.2
3 9:45 1 10 NOR 30 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Percy Harvin for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 14 21 3.58 3.71 70.8
3 9:02 2 5 NOR 25 Chester Taylor right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Bobby McCray) 14 21 3.71 3.4 72.1
3 8:26 3 2 NOR 22 Brett Favre pass complete deep left to Visanthe Shiancoe for 21 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 14 21 3.4 6.97 56.6
3 7:40 1 1 NOR 1 Adrian Peterson left end for 1 yard, touchdown 20 21 6.97 7 61.0
3 Ryan Longwell kicks extra point good 21 21 0 0 0.0
3 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 62 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 27 yards (tackle by Eric Frampton) 21 21 0 1.27 0.0
3 7:27 1 10 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Pierre Thomas 21 21 1.27 0.72 59.7
3 7:22 2 10 NOR 35 Reggie Bush left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield and Pat Williams) 21 21 0.72 0.83 60.2
3 6:45 3 4 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush 21 21 0.83 -0.65 53.0
3 6:40 4 4 NOR 41 Penalty on Jason Kyle: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 21 21 -0.65 -0.98 51.4
3 6:36 4 9 NOR 36 Thomas Morstead punts 63 yards, returned by Darius Reynaud for 9 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 21 21 -0.98 0.38 58.0
3 6:29 1 10 MIN 10 Adrian Peterson right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Darren Sharper) 21 21 -0.38 -0.09 56.6
3 5:49 2 3 MIN 17 Adrian Peterson right tackle for 15 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). Adrian Peterson fumbles (forced by Roman Harper), recovered by Adrian Peterson at MIN-25 21 21 -0.09 1.07 50.7
3 5:02 1 10 MIN 32 Brett Favre pass incomplete deep right intended for Percy Harvin 21 21 1.07 0.53 53.3
3 4:56 2 10 MIN 32 Chester Taylor left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Anthony Hargrove) 21 21 0.53 0.63 52.7
3 4:14 3 4 MIN 38 Brett Favre pass incomplete short left intended for Chester Taylor. Penalty on Anthony Hargrove: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards (no play) 21 21 0.63 2.46 43.0
3 4:09 1 10 NOR 47 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Bernard Berrian for no gain 21 21 2.46 1.91 45.9
3 3:26 2 10 NOR 47 Brett Favre pass complete short left to Bernard Berrian for 11 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 21 21 1.91 3.18 38.9
3 2:45 1 10 NOR 36 Chester Taylor right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Remi Ayodele) 21 21 3.18 2.91 39.9
3 2:06 2 8 NOR 34 Brett Favre pass incomplete short middle intended for Sidney Rice is intercepted by Jonathan Vilma at NOR-28 and returned for 3 yards (tackle by Bernard Berrian) 21 21 2.91 -1 60.9
3 1:59 1 10 NOR 31 Pierre Thomas right end for 4 yards (tackle by Pat Williams) 21 21 1 1 60.9
3 1:21 2 6 NOR 35 Pierre Thomas right end for 3 yards (tackle by Pat Williams) 21 21 1 0.7 59.3
3 0:39 3 3 NOR 38 Penalty on Jonathan Goodwin: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 21 21 0.7 0.04 55.5
3 0:12 3 8 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Robert Meachem 21 21 0.04 -1.18 48.3
3 0:07 4 8 NOR 33 Thomas Morstead punts 50 yards, fair catch by Darius Reynaud 21 21 -1.18 0.06 55.5
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN NOR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 MIN 17 Percy Harvin left tackle for 10 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Scott Fujita) 21 21 -0.06 0.74 50.8
4 14:21 1 10 MIN 27 Percy Harvin left end for -5 yards (tackle by Will Smith). Percy Harvin fumbles (forced by Will Smith), recovered by Remi Ayodele at MIN-12 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Jeff Dugan) 21 21 0.74 -5.6 83.5
4 14:10 1 7 MIN 7 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Ben Leber) 21 21 5.6 5.53 83.4
4 13:32 2 3 MIN 3 Pierre Thomas left end for -2 yards (tackle by Tyrell Johnson) 21 21 5.53 4.26 78.5
4 12:48 3 5 MIN 5 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 4 yards (tackle by Tyrell Johnson). NOR challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was overturned. Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 5 yards, touchdown 21 27 4.26 7 86.0
4 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 21 28 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 21 28 0 0.28 0.0
4 12:39 1 10 MIN 20 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Chester Taylor for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 21 28 0.28 0.14 89.0
4 11:55 2 7 MIN 23 Adrian Peterson right end for 27 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper and Scott Shanle) 21 28 0.14 2.26 81.7
4 11:23 1 10 50 Brett Favre pass incomplete deep middle intended for Sidney Rice (defended by Jabari Greer) 21 28 2.26 1.71 84.4
4 11:17 2 10 50 Brett Favre pass incomplete short middle intended for Chester Taylor 21 28 1.71 1.03 87.1
4 11:12 3 10 50 Brett Favre pass complete deep left to Bernard Berrian for 30 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 21 28 1.03 4.24 72.1
4 10:28 1 10 NOR 20 Adrian Peterson left end for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Sedrick Ellis) 21 28 4.24 3.96 74.1
4 9:45 2 8 NOR 18 Brett Favre pass complete short middle to Bernard Berrian for 8 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter). Bernard Berrian fumbles (forced by Tracy Porter), recovered by Jonathan Vilma at NOR-5 (tackle by Visanthe Shiancoe) 21 28 3.96 0.38 90.7
4 9:37 1 10 NOR 5 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Pat Williams) 21 28 -0.38 -0.49 90.4
4 8:54 2 6 NOR 9 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 5 yards (tackle by Cedric Griffin) 21 28 -0.49 -0.37 91.5
4 8:26 3 1 NOR 14 Drew Brees for no gain. Drew Brees fumbles, recovered by Drew Brees at NOR-14. NOR challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld. 21 28 -0.37 -2.47 83.9
4 8:10 4 1 NOR 14 Thomas Morstead punts 43 yards 21 28 -2.47 -1.8 87.2
4 7:57 1 10 MIN 43 Adrian Peterson left end for 4 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 21 28 1.8 1.79 87.6
4 7:19 2 6 MIN 47 Brett Favre pass incomplete short right intended for Sidney Rice (defended by Jabari Greer) 21 28 1.79 1.09 91.0
4 7:14 3 6 MIN 47 Brett Favre pass complete short right to Visanthe Shiancoe for 16 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 21 28 1.09 3.12 82.0
4 6:43 1 10 NOR 37 Brett Favre pass incomplete short left intended for Chester Taylor 21 28 3.12 2.57 85.7
4 6:37 2 10 NOR 37 Adrian Peterson right guard for 18 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 21 28 2.57 4.31 75.3
4 5:52 1 10 NOR 19 Brett Favre pass incomplete deep left intended for Bernard Berrian. Penalty on Tracy Porter: Defensive Pass Interference, 18 yards (no play) 21 28 4.31 6.97 53.5
4 5:45 1 1 NOR 1 Adrian Peterson left end for -1 yards (tackle by Anthony Hargrove and Sedrick Ellis) 21 28 6.97 5.72 65.0
4 5:03 2 2 NOR 2 Adrian Peterson left guard for 2 yards, touchdown 27 28 5.72 7 62.9
4 Ryan Longwell kicks extra point good 28 28 0 0 0.0
4 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 68 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 17 yards (tackle by Tyrell Johnson) 28 28 0 0.15 0.0
4 4:52 1 10 NOR 19 Drew Brees sacked by Ray Edwards for -8 yards. Drew Brees fumbles (forced by Ray Edwards), recovered by Jahri Evans at NOR-11 28 28 0.15 -1.36 39.0
4 4:10 2 18 NOR 11 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for no gain 28 28 -1.36 -2.36 27.7
4 3:22 3 18 NOR 11 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Devery Henderson for 16 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 28 28 -2.36 -1.57 33.5
4 2:49 4 2 NOR 27 Thomas Morstead punts 58 yards, returned by Darius Reynaud for 6 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 28 28 -1.57 -0.34 47.6
4 2:37 1 10 MIN 21 Adrian Peterson right end for no gain (tackle by Bobby McCray) 28 28 0.34 -0.2 54.9
4 2:00 2 10 MIN 21 Adrian Peterson right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 28 28 -0.2 -0.63 61.7
4 1:52 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 28 28 0 0
4 1:52 3 8 MIN 23 Brett Favre pass complete short left to Bernard Berrian for 10 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 28 28 -0.63 1.14 33.5
4 1:39 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 28 28 0 0
4 1:39 1 10 MIN 33 Brett Favre pass complete deep right to Sidney Rice for 20 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 28 28 1.14 2.46 15.1
4 1:14 1 10 NOR 47 Chester Taylor left guard for 14 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Darren Sharper) 28 28 2.46 3.38 4.8
4 1:06 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 28 28 0 0
4 1:06 1 10 NOR 33 Chester Taylor right guard for no gain (tackle by Remi Ayodele) 28 28 3.38 2.84 7.1
4 0:25 2 10 NOR 33 Adrian Peterson right end for no gain (tackle by Remi Ayodele and Sedrick Ellis) 28 28 2.84 2.15 4.2
4 0:19 Timeout #2 by Minnesota Vikings 28 28 0 0
4 0:19 3 10 NOR 33 Penalty on MIN: Offensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play) 28 28 2.15 1.49 9.1
4 0:19 3 15 NOR 38 Brett Favre pass incomplete deep middle intended for Sidney Rice is intercepted by Tracy Porter at NOR-22 and returned for 26 yards (tackle by John Sullivan) 28 28 1.49 -2.13 97.5
4 0:07 1 10 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush (defended by Kevin Williams) 28 28 2.13 1.58 98.3
4 0:01 2 10 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete 28 28 1.58 0.89 50.0
End of Regulation28280.890
Overtime
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN NOR EPB EPA Win%
OT MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 71 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 40 yards (tackle by Husain Abdullah) 28 28 0 1.53 0.0
OT 14:52 1 10 NOR 39 Pierre Thomas right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 28 28 1.53 1.39 63.2
OT 14:13 2 7 NOR 42 Reggie Bush right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Ray Edwards) 28 28 1.39 0.83 60.0
OT 13:33 3 6 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston. Penalty on Asher Allen: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 28 28 0.83 2.13 67.6
OT 13:26 1 10 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for David Thomas 28 28 2.13 1.58 64.4
OT 13:21 2 10 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Marques Colston (defended by Ben Leber) 28 28 1.58 0.89 60.3
OT 13:12 3 10 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 9 yards (tackle by Asher Allen). Replay Assistant challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld. 28 28 0.89 0.4 57.3
OT 12:40 4 1 MIN 43 Pierre Thomas left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway). Replay Assistant challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld. 28 28 0.4 2.85 71.9
OT 11:52 1 10 MIN 41 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for David Thomas. Penalty on Ben Leber: Defensive Pass Interference, 12 yards (no play) 28 28 2.85 3.64 76.5
OT 11:45 1 10 MIN 29 Reggie Bush right end for -5 yards (tackle by Ben Leber) 28 28 3.64 2.42 69.8
OT 11:00 2 15 MIN 34 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Robert Meachem for 12 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield). Replay Assistant challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 28 28 2.42 3.34 75.5
OT 10:24 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 28 28 0 0
OT 10:24 3 3 MIN 22 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for David Thomas 28 28 3.34 2.09 68.4
OT 10:19 Timeout #2 by Minnesota Vikings 28 28 0 0
OT 10:19 4 3 MIN 22 Garrett Hartley 40 yard field goal good 28 31 2.09 3 74.0
End of Overtime283100
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).