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New Orleans Saints 25 at San Francisco 49ers 22

Monday, September 20, 2010
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New Orleans Saints (11-5-0)907925
San Francisco 49ers (6-10-0)077822

Game Info
Stadium Candlestick Park
Start Time (ET) 8:36pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 3:21
Attendance 69,732
Weather 65 degrees relative humidity 60%, wind 10 mph
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -5.0
Over/Under 43.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Alberto Riveron
Umpire Scott Dawson
Head Linesman Jim Mello
Field Judge Steve Zimmer
Back Judge Lee Dyer
Side Judge Jimmy DeBell
Line Judge Ron Phares

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 (1/3, 30 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 30 0
Robert Meachem 1 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Jeremy Shockey 1 0 0 0
Short Left (5/6, 35 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 2 0
Devery Henderson 3 2 19 0
Pierre Thomas 2 2 14 0
Short Middle (9/10, 85 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Drew Brees 1 1 7 0
Reggie Bush 2 2 17 1
Marques Colston 2 1 7 0
Jeremy Shockey 3 3 37 0
David Thomas 1 1 3 1
Pierre Thomas 1 1 14 0
Short Right (13/16, 104 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 11 0
Marques Colston 5 3 30 0
Heath Evans 1 1 18 0
Devery Henderson 1 1 9 0
David Thomas 3 2 7 0
Pierre Thomas 5 5 29 0
No Direction (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 0 0 0
San Francisco 49ers
Deep Left (1/1, 41 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Vernon Davis 1 1 41 0
Deep Middle (1/3, 32 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Michael Crabtree 1 1 32 0
Vernon Davis 2 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Vernon Davis 1 0 0 0
Short Left (10/12, 84 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Frank Gore 6 4 28 0
Josh Morgan 4 4 50 0
Delanie Walker 1 1 4 0
Dominique Zeigler 1 1 2 0
Short Middle (1/3, 16 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Michael Crabtree 2 0 0 0
Vernon Davis 1 1 16 0
Short Right (10/12, 102 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Nate Byham 1 1 6 0
Vernon Davis 2 2 21 0
Frank Gore 3 3 28 1
Josh Morgan 4 2 20 0
Moran Norris 1 1 5 0
Delanie Walker 1 1 22 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (2 rushes, 0 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 0 0
LT (1 rush, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 1 3 0
LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (6 rushes, 14 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 6 14 0
RG (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Heath Evans 1 0 0
Pierre Thomas 2 5 0
RT (11 rushes, 28 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 4 0
Pierre Thomas 9 24 0
RE (1 rush, 0 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 0 0
San Francisco 49ers
LE (2 rushes, 16 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Alex Smith 2 16 0
LT (1 rush, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 1 10 0
LG (3 rushes, 10 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Anthony Dixon 1 2 1
Frank Gore 2 8 0
MD (9 rushes, 38 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 8 38 1
Brian Westbrook 1 0 0
RG (3 rushes, 13 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 3 13 0
RT (4 rushes, 36 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 4 36 0
RE (2 rushes, 7 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Frank Gore 2 7 0

Pass Tackles

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left
Player
Jabari Greer 1
Deep Middle
Player
Tracy Porter 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
San Francisco 49ers
Deep Left
Player
Dashon Goldson 1
Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 13:28 SFO 46 7 3:55 46 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 7:26 NOR 10 5 2:02 12 Punt View Drive »
3 1 3:29 NOR 32 5 2:54 12 Punt View Drive »
4 2 9:52 NOR 20 6 3:10 16 Punt View Drive »
5 2 1:00 NOR 3 4 1:00 23 End of Half View Drive »
6 3 15:00 NOR 16 7 4:33 40 Punt View Drive »
7 3 6:51 NOR 39 10 5:08 61 Touchdown View Drive »
8 4 15:00 SFO 35 4 1:29 7 Field Goal View Drive »
9 4 11:09 NOR 15 3 2:24 2 Punt View Drive »
10 4 6:58 NOR 22 3 1:31 9 Punt View Drive »
11 4 5:27 SFO 14 6 3:15 13 Field Goal View Drive »
12 4 1:19 NOR 30 7 1:19 51 Field Goal View Drive »

San Francisco 49ers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 SFO 10 3 1:32 -10 Fumble, Safety View Drive »
2 1 9:33 SFO 28 3 2:07 8 Punt View Drive »
3 1 5:24 SFO 46 4 1:55 27 Interception View Drive »
4 1 0:35 SFO 18 12 5:43 82 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 6:42 SFO 17 10 5:42 75 Fumble View Drive »
6 3 10:27 SFO 14 6 3:36 86 Touchdown View Drive »
7 3 1:43 SFO 18 3 1:43 9 Punt View Drive »
8 4 13:31 SFO 20 5 2:22 58 Interception View Drive »
9 4 8:45 SFO 31 4 1:47 14 Punt View Drive »
10 4 2:12 SFO 18 8 0:53 82 Touchdown View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR SFO EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 69 yards, returned by Delanie Walker for 51 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). Penalty on Moran Norris: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 0 0 0 -0.38 0.0
1 14:52 1 10 SFO 10 Frank Gore up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Alex Brown) 0 0 -0.38 -0.71 33.6
1 14:10 2 9 SFO 11 Frank Gore right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 0 0 -0.71 -0.84 33.3
1 13:32 3 5 SFO 15 Alex Smith for no gain. Alex Smith fumbles, safety. Penalty on Alex Smith: Illegal Bat (Declined) 2 0 -0.84 -2 30.2
1 SFO 20 Andy Lee kicks off 35 yards, returned by Heath Evans for 9 yards (tackle by Curtis Taylor) 2 0 0 2.52 0.0
1 13:23 1 10 SFO 46 Reggie Bush right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 2 0 2.52 2.38 24.3
1 12:48 2 7 SFO 43 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 7 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 2 0 2.38 3.18 22.5
1 12:19 1 10 SFO 36 Pierre Thomas right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Justin Smith) 2 0 3.18 3.31 22.2
1 11:49 2 5 SFO 31 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 4 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 2 0 3.31 3.14 22.5
1 11:00 3 1 SFO 27 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Heath Evans for 18 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 2 0 3.14 5.14 18.2
1 10:19 1 9 SFO 9 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Aubrayo Franklin) 2 0 5.14 4.95 18.6
1 9:37 2 6 SFO 6 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 6 yards, touchdown 8 0 4.95 7 16.4
1 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 9 0 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 54 yards, returned by Moran Norris for 12 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 9 0 0 0.81 0.0
1 9:26 1 10 SFO 28 Frank Gore up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 9 0 0.81 0.94 16.3
1 8:52 2 5 SFO 33 Frank Gore right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 9 0 0.94 0.63 15.7
1 8:09 3 2 SFO 36 Brian Westbrook up the middle for no gain (tackle by Jabari Greer) 9 0 0.63 -0.98 12.8
1 7:41 4 2 SFO 36 Andy Lee punts 54 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for no gain 9 0 -0.98 0.38 15.1
1 7:26 1 10 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 9 yards (tackle by Manny Lawson) 9 0 -0.38 0.24 14.0
1 6:57 2 1 NOR 19 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Aubrayo Franklin) 9 0 0.24 0.34 13.8
1 6:18 1 10 NOR 21 Reggie Bush right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Isaac Sopoaga) 9 0 0.34 -0.07 14.4
1 5:50 2 9 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Devery Henderson 9 0 -0.07 -0.76 15.7
1 5:45 3 9 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Jeremy Shockey 9 0 -0.76 -1.9 18.0
1 5:40 4 9 NOR 22 Thomas Morstead punts 48 yards, returned by Phillip Adams for 16 yards (tackle by Stanley Arnoux) 9 0 -1.9 -1.99 18.2
1 5:24 1 10 SFO 46 Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Josh Morgan 9 0 1.99 1.45 17.0
1 5:18 2 10 SFO 46 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Josh Morgan for 15 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 9 0 1.45 2.98 20.4
1 4:37 1 10 NOR 39 Frank Gore left guard for 7 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter and Danny Clark) 9 0 2.98 3.39 21.3
1 3:57 2 3 NOR 32 Frank Gore up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Alex Brown). Penalty on Sedrick Ellis: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 9 0 3.39 3.78 22.2
1 3:38 1 10 NOR 27 Alex Smith pass incomplete short left intended for Frank Gore is intercepted by Roman Harper at NOR-26 and returned for 6 yards (tackle by Frank Gore) 9 0 3.78 -1.07 12.2
1 3:29 1 10 NOR 32 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 9 0 1.07 1.07 12.2
1 2:52 2 6 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 8 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 9 0 1.07 1.86 10.8
1 2:05 1 10 NOR 44 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Robert Meachem 9 0 1.86 1.32 11.6
1 1:58 2 10 NOR 44 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 7 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 9 0 1.32 1.55 11.2
1 1:19 3 3 SFO 49 Drew Brees sacked by Ahmad Brooks for -7 yards 9 0 1.55 -0.46 14.7
1 0:35 4 10 NOR 44 Thomas Morstead punts 42 yards, muffed catch by Phillip Adams, recovered by Jason Kyle and returned for no gain. SFO challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned. Thomas Morstead punts 38 yards 9 0 -0.46 -0.04 13.8
1 0:35 1 10 SFO 18 Alex Smith left end for 4 yards (tackle by Alex Brown) 9 0 0.04 0.14 14.0
1 0:23 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 9 0 0 0
1 0:23 2 6 SFO 22 Frank Gore up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 9 0 0.14 -0.14 13.5
1 0:19 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 9 0 0 0
1 0:19 3 2 SFO 26 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Josh Morgan for 13 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 9 0 -0.14 1.53 16.8
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR SFO EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 10 SFO 39 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Nate Byham for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 9 0 1.53 1.8 17.4
2 14:23 2 4 SFO 45 Frank Gore up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 9 0 1.8 2.19 18.2
2 13:40 1 10 SFO 49 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Josh Morgan for 7 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 9 0 2.19 2.59 19.1
2 13:01 2 3 NOR 44 Frank Gore right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 9 0 2.59 3.12 20.3
2 12:19 1 10 NOR 37 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep right intended for Vernon Davis 9 0 3.12 2.57 18.9
2 12:14 2 10 NOR 37 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Delanie Walker for 22 yards (tackle by Anthony Hargrove) 9 0 2.57 4.58 24.1
2 11:25 1 10 NOR 15 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Frank Gore for -2 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 9 0 4.58 3.68 21.6
2 10:42 2 12 NOR 17 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Frank Gore for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 9 0 3.68 3.58 21.3
2 9:59 3 7 NOR 12 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Frank Gore for 12 yards, touchdown 9 6 3.58 7 28.2
2 NOR 2 Joe Nedney kicks extra point good 9 7 0 0 0.0
2 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 70 yards, touchback 9 7 0 0.28 0.0
2 9:52 1 10 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas right tackle for no gain (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 9 7 0.28 -0.27 32.3
2 9:10 2 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete intended for Reggie Bush (defended by Aubrayo Franklin) 9 7 -0.27 -0.96 34.6
2 9:05 3 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 11 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 9 7 -0.96 1 28.2
2 8:28 1 10 NOR 31 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 9 7 1 0.87 28.7
2 7:48 2 7 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 2 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 9 7 0.87 0.43 30.1
2 7:01 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 9 7 0 0
2 7:01 3 5 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Jeremy Shockey 9 7 0.43 -0.98 34.9
2 6:55 4 5 NOR 36 Thomas Morstead punts 54 yards, returned by Phillip Adams for 7 yards (tackle by Danny Clark) 9 7 -0.98 0.06 31.3
2 6:42 1 10 SFO 17 Frank Gore up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 9 7 -0.06 0.62 33.7
2 6:03 2 2 SFO 25 Penalty on Adam Snyder: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 9 7 0.62 -0.06 31.4
2 5:35 2 7 SFO 20 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Josh Morgan for 5 yards 9 7 -0.06 -0.24 30.8
2 5:01 3 2 SFO 25 Frank Gore right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 9 7 -0.24 0.81 34.5
2 4:19 1 10 SFO 28 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Moran Norris for 5 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 9 7 0.81 0.94 35.0
2 3:42 2 5 SFO 33 Frank Gore left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Roman Harper) 9 7 0.94 0.37 33.0
2 2:58 3 4 SFO 34 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Vernon Davis for 15 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 9 7 0.37 2.19 39.9
2 2:13 1 10 SFO 49 Frank Gore right end for 4 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Anthony Hargrove) 9 7 2.19 2.19 40.0
2 2:00 2 6 NOR 47 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Josh Morgan for 15 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter and Danny Clark). Penalty on Anthony Hargrove: Defensive Offside (Declined) 9 7 2.19 3.45 45.1
2 1:52 1 10 NOR 32 Frank Gore right tackle for 20 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 9 7 3.45 4.78 50.5
2 1:09 1 10 NOR 12 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Delanie Walker for 4 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma). Delanie Walker fumbles (forced by Jonathan Vilma), recovered by Malcolm Jenkins at NOR-3 (tackle by Adam Snyder) 9 7 4.78 0.38 33.2
2 1:00 1 10 NOR 3 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Justin Smith) 9 7 -0.38 -0.49 33.6
2 0:53 Timeout #1 by San Francisco 49ers 9 7 0 0
2 0:53 2 6 NOR 7 Pierre Thomas right tackle for no gain (tackle by Manny Lawson) 9 7 -0.49 -0.95 35.4
2 0:46 Timeout #2 by San Francisco 49ers 9 7 0 0
2 0:46 3 6 NOR 7 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 12 yards. Replay Assistant challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 9 7 -0.95 0.15 31.3
2 0:41 1 10 NOR 19 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Nate Clements) 9 7 0.15 0.61 31.8
End of Half970.610
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR SFO EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 73 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 19 yards (tackle by Dominique Zeigler) 9 7 0 -0.14 0.0
3 14:56 1 10 NOR 16 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 20 yards (tackle by Shawntae Spencer) 9 7 -0.14 1.33 27.0
3 14:33 1 10 NOR 36 Reggie Bush right end for no gain (tackle by Manny Lawson and Isaac Sopoaga) 9 7 1.33 0.79 28.9
3 13:50 2 10 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 3 yards (tackle by Manny Lawson) 9 7 0.79 0.5 30.0
3 13:18 3 7 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 14 yards (tackle by Reggie Smith) 9 7 0.5 2.46 23.1
3 12:48 1 10 SFO 47 Pierre Thomas up the middle for no gain (tackle by Travis LaBoy). Penalty on Jahri Evans: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 9 7 2.46 1.8 25.2
3 12:28 1 20 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 13 yards (tackle by Navorro Bowman) 9 7 1.8 2.32 23.4
3 11:43 2 7 SFO 44 Drew Brees sacked by Patrick Willis for -10 yards 9 7 2.32 0.3 30.7
3 11:15 3 17 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 10 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis and Reggie Smith) 9 7 0.3 0.33 30.6
3 10:38 4 7 SFO 44 Thomas Morstead punts 30 yards 9 7 0.33 0.28 30.8
3 10:27 1 10 SFO 14 Frank Gore up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Remi Ayodele) 9 7 -0.28 -0.21 31.1
3 9:47 2 6 SFO 18 Alex Smith pass complete deep middle to Michael Crabtree for 32 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 9 7 -0.21 2.26 41.7
3 9:02 1 10 50 Alex Smith pass complete deep left to Vernon Davis for 41 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 9 7 2.26 5.14 55.3
3 8:12 1 9 NOR 9 Frank Gore right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 9 7 5.14 4.76 53.9
3 7:33 2 7 NOR 7 Frank Gore up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 9 7 4.76 4.95 55.2
3 6:56 3 2 NOR 2 Anthony Dixon left guard for 2 yards, touchdown 9 13 4.95 7 60.5
3 Joe Nedney kicks extra point good 9 14 0 0 0.0
3 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 66 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 35 yards (tackle by Phillip Adams) 9 14 0 1.53 0.0
3 6:44 1 10 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 9 yards (tackle by Justin Smith). Penalty on Parys Haralson: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards 9 14 1.53 3.12 50.3
3 6:21 1 10 SFO 37 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Navorro Bowman and Justin Smith) 9 14 3.12 2.98 51.2
3 5:46 2 7 SFO 34 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for David Thomas (defended by Manny Lawson) 9 14 2.98 2.28 55.0
3 5:40 3 7 SFO 34 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 11 yards (tackle by Tarell Brown) 9 14 2.28 4.04 46.2
3 5:01 1 10 SFO 23 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Travis LaBoy and Dashon Goldson) 9 14 4.04 4.21 45.5
3 4:23 2 5 SFO 18 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Marques Colston. Penalty on Ahmad Brooks: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 9 14 4.21 4.71 43.1
3 4:15 1 10 SFO 13 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Aubrayo Franklin) 9 14 4.71 4.39 44.8
3 3:37 Timeout #1 by San Francisco 49ers 9 14 0 0
3 3:37 2 8 SFO 11 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 8 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 9 14 4.39 6.51 34.2
3 3:15 1 3 SFO 3 Reggie Bush left end for -4 yards (tackle by Dashon Goldson) 9 14 6.51 4.76 43.2
3 2:32 2 7 SFO 7 Reggie Bush left end for 4 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 9 14 4.76 4.72 43.6
3 1:49 3 3 SFO 3 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to David Thomas for 3 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Manny Lawson: Defensive Offside (Declined) 15 14 4.72 7 36.8
3 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 16 14 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 64 yards, returned by Delanie Walker for 12 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 16 14 0 0.04 0.0
3 1:40 1 10 SFO 18 Penalty on Alex Smith: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 16 14 0.04 -0.45 29.5
3 1:40 1 15 SFO 13 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Frank Gore for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Tracy Porter) 16 14 -0.45 -0.13 31.0
3 0:57 2 8 SFO 20 Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Josh Morgan 16 14 -0.13 -0.91 27.1
3 0:46 3 8 SFO 20 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Frank Gore for 7 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 16 14 -0.91 -1.57 24.0
3 0:11 4 1 SFO 27 Andy Lee punts 51 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 43 yards (tackle by Andy Lee) 16 14 -1.57 -3.25 16.8
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR SFO EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 SFO 35 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 6 yards (tackle by Navorro Bowman) 16 14 3.25 3.51 15.8
4 14:23 2 4 SFO 29 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Navorro Bowman and Parys Haralson) 16 14 3.51 2.94 17.6
4 13:41 3 3 SFO 28 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston (defended by Reggie Smith) 16 14 2.94 1.68 22.7
4 13:36 4 3 SFO 28 Garrett Hartley 46 yard field goal good 19 14 1.68 3 17.0
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 19 14 0 0.28 0.0
4 13:31 1 10 SFO 20 Frank Gore right tackle for 10 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 19 14 0.28 0.94 20.9
4 12:53 1 10 SFO 30 Frank Gore left tackle for 10 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter and Jonathan Vilma) 19 14 0.94 1.6 23.7
4 12:13 1 10 SFO 40 Alex Smith pass incomplete short middle intended for Michael Crabtree 19 14 1.6 1.05 20.7
4 12:04 2 10 SFO 40 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Frank Gore for 9 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). Frank Gore fumbles (forced by Roman Harper), recovered by Frank Gore at SFO-49 19 14 1.05 1.55 23.1
4 11:25 3 1 SFO 49 Alex Smith pass incomplete short left intended for Vernon Davis. Penalty on Roman Harper: Defensive Pass Interference, 29 yards (no play) 19 14 1.55 4.11 37.7
4 11:19 1 10 NOR 22 Alex Smith pass incomplete short middle intended for Michael Crabtree is intercepted by Tracy Porter at NOR-10 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Adam Snyder) 19 14 4.11 0.22 16.4
4 11:09 1 10 NOR 15 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for -5 yards (tackle by Manny Lawson) 19 14 -0.22 -1.15 20.6
4 10:29 2 15 NOR 10 Pierre Thomas up the middle for no gain (tackle by Navorro Bowman and Parys Haralson) 19 14 -1.15 -2.01 24.7
4 9:41 3 15 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Drew Brees for 7 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 19 14 -2.01 -2.32 26.0
4 8:52 4 8 NOR 17 Thomas Morstead punts 58 yards, returned by Phillip Adams for 6 yards (tackle by Courtney Roby) 19 14 -2.32 -1 18.1
4 8:45 1 10 SFO 31 Frank Gore up the middle for no gain (tackle by Jeff Charleston). Penalty on Will Smith: Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards (no play) 19 14 1 1.73 21.9
4 8:41 1 5 SFO 36 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Vernon Davis for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 19 14 1.73 1.73 21.9
4 8:01 1 10 SFO 42 Frank Gore right end for 3 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 19 14 1.73 1.59 20.5
4 7:18 2 7 SFO 45 Alex Smith pass incomplete short left intended for Frank Gore (defended by Will Smith) 19 14 1.59 0.89 15.9
4 7:13 3 7 SFO 45 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep middle intended for Vernon Davis 19 14 0.89 -0.39 10.1
4 7:08 4 7 SFO 45 Andy Lee punts 36 yards, muffed catch by Reggie Bush, recovered by Reggie Bush and returned for no gain 19 14 -0.39 -0.41 9.9
4 6:58 1 10 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 7 yards (tackle by Shawntae Spencer) 19 14 0.41 0.81 8.3
4 6:24 2 3 NOR 29 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Justin Smith) 19 14 0.81 0.37 9.1
4 5:43 3 1 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 19 14 0.37 -1.31 16.0
4 5:36 4 1 NOR 31 Thomas Morstead punts 52 yards, muffed catch by Phillip Adams, recovered by Courtney Roby and returned for no gain 19 14 -1.31 4.65 0.7
4 5:27 1 10 SFO 14 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Justin Smith) 19 14 4.65 4.33 0.8
4 4:51 2 8 SFO 12 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 8 yards (tackle by Dashon Goldson) 19 14 4.33 6.28 0.1
4 4:05 1 4 SFO 4 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis and Dashon Goldson) 19 14 6.28 5.91 0.1
4 3:21 2 1 SFO 1 Pierre Thomas right guard for no gain (tackle by Ray McDonald and Nate Clements) 19 14 5.91 5.17 0.1
4 2:33 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 19 14 0 0
4 2:33 Timeout #2 by San Francisco 49ers 19 14 0 0
4 2:33 3 1 SFO 1 Heath Evans right guard for no gain (tackle by Isaac Sopoaga) 19 14 5.17 3.55 0.1
4 2:17 Timeout #3 by San Francisco 49ers 19 14 0 0
4 2:17 4 1 SFO 1 Garrett Hartley 19 yard field goal good 22 14 3.55 3 0.1
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 72 yards, returned by Delanie Walker for 20 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 22 14 0 0.04 0.0
4 2:08 1 10 SFO 18 Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Vernon Davis for 16 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins and Jonathan Vilma) 22 14 0.04 1.2 0.3
4 2:00 1 10 SFO 34 Alex Smith left end for 12 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 22 14 1.2 1.99 0.7
4 1:52 1 10 SFO 46 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Josh Morgan for 15 yards 22 14 1.99 2.98 1.6
4 1:47 1 10 NOR 39 Alex Smith pass incomplete deep middle intended for Vernon Davis (defended by Marvin Mitchell) 22 14 2.98 2.44 0.8
4 1:42 2 10 NOR 39 Alex Smith pass complete short right to Frank Gore for 18 yards (tackle by Leigh Torrence) 22 14 2.44 4.17 4.3
4 1:34 1 10 NOR 21 Alex Smith for 12 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 22 14 4.17 5.14 9.0
4 1:26 1 9 NOR 9 Alex Smith pass complete short left to Dominique Zeigler for 2 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 22 14 5.14 4.76 5.8
4 1:23 2 7 NOR 7 Frank Gore up the middle for 7 yards, touchdown 22 20 4.76 7 15.7
4 Two Point Attempt: Alex Smith pass complete to Vernon Davis, conversion fails. Replay Assistant challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was overturned. Two Point Attempt: Alex Smith pass complete to Vernon Davis, conversion succeeds 22 22 0 1 0.0
4 SFO 30 Joe Nedney kicks off 67 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 27 yards (tackle by Navorro Bowman) 22 22 0 0.94 0.0
4 1:14 1 10 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 8 yards (tackle by Parys Haralson) 22 22 0.94 1.47 21.5
4 0:50 2 2 NOR 38 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 14 yards (tackle by Patrick Willis) 22 22 1.47 2.39 7.0
4 0:43 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 22 22 0 0
4 0:43 1 10 SFO 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston (defended by Reggie Smith) 22 22 2.39 1.85 11.0
4 0:39 2 10 SFO 48 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Marques Colston for 30 yards (tackle by Dashon Goldson) 22 22 1.85 4.37 0.1
4 0:19 1 10 SFO 18 Drew Brees spiked the ball 22 22 4.37 3.8 0.0
4 0:18 2 10 SFO 18 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 4 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 22 22 3.8 3.63 0.0
4 0:02 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 22 22 0 0
4 0:02 3 6 SFO 14 Penalty on Charles Brown: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 22 22 3.63 2.97 0.0
4 0:02 3 11 SFO 19 Garrett Hartley 37 yard field goal good 25 22 2.97 3 0.0
End of Regulation252200
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).