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Houston Texans 33 at New Orleans Saints 40

Sunday, September 25, 2011
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Houston Texans (10-6-0)10631433
New Orleans Saints (13-3-0)01072340

Game Info
Stadium Louisiana Superdome
Start Time 12:02pm
Surface sportturf
Duration 3:15
Attendance 73,002
Weather 85 degrees, relative humidity 58%, wind 8 mph
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -4.0
Over/Under 51.0 (over)
Officials
Referee Tony Corrente
Umpire Fred Bryan
Head Linesman John McGrath
Field Judge Gary Cavaletto
Back Judge Gregory Wilson
Side Judge Allen Baynes
Line Judge Darryll Lewis

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

Houston Texans
Deep Left (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (0/0, 0 yards)Short Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Short Right (0/0, 0 yards)
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (0/0, 0 yards)Short Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Short Right (0/0, 0 yards)

Rushing

Houston Texans
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (0 rushes, 0 yards)
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
New Orleans Saints
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (0 rushes, 0 yards)
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)

Pass Tackles

Houston Texans
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short LeftShort MiddleShort Right
New Orleans Saints
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short LeftShort MiddleShort Right

Rush Tackles

Houston Texans
LELTLG
MD
RGRTRE
New Orleans Saints
LELTLG
MD
RGRTRE

Houston Texans Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 HTX 13 9 4:47 87 Touchdown
2 7:00 HTX 14 8 3:43 82 Field Goal
3 2:07 HTX 27 6 4:00 14 Punt
4 8:23 HTX 20 6 2:03 71 Field Goal
5 6:10 NOR 34 6 2:17 25 Field Goal
6 0:35 HTX 20 1 0:35 7 End of Half
7 10:34 HTX 27 11 5:26 55 Field Goal
8 2:00 NOR 42 4 2:06 42 Touchdown
9 12:21 HTX 14 3 1:01 1 Punt
10 9:30 HTX 34 3 0:22 0 Interception
11 7:10 HTX 20 9 2:57 80 Touchdown
12 2:42 HTX 20 4 0:49 -11 Downs

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 10:13 NOR 20 6 3:13 18 Punt
2 3:17 NOR 20 3 1:10 7 Punt
3 13:07 NOR 14 8 4:44 86 Touchdown
4 6:20 NOR 28 1 0:10 0 Interception
5 3:53 NOR 21 7 3:18 62 Field Goal
6 15:00 NOR 27 8 4:26 73 Touchdown
7 5:08 NOR 20 7 3:08 24 Interception
8 14:54 NOR 20 5 2:33 7 Punt
9 11:20 HTX 49 5 1:50 49 Touchdown
10 9:08 HTX 47 6 1:58 47 Touchdown
11 4:13 NOR 7 8 1:31 93 Touchdown
12 1:53 HTX 9 5 1:53 5 End of Game

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail HTX NOR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, returned by Danieal Manning for 18 yards (tackle by Martez Wilson) 0 0 0 -0.32 0.0
1 14:56 1 10 HTX 13 Penalty on Duane Brown: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 -0.32 -0.57 63.3
1 14:56 1 15 HTX 8 Matt Schaub pass incomplete 0 0 -0.57 -1.15 64.9
1 14:48 2 15 HTX 8 Ben Tate right end for 1 yard (tackle by Shaun Rogers) 0 0 -1.15 -1.89 66.9
1 14:08 3 14 HTX 9 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Andre Johnson for 15 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 0 0 -1.89 0.54 60.0
1 13:33 1 10 HTX 24 Matt Schaub pass complete deep left to Andre Johnson for 32 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 0 0 0.54 2.65 53.8
1 13:08 1 10 NOR 44 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to Owen Daniels for 12 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 0 0 2.65 3.45 51.3
1 12:31 1 10 NOR 32 Steve Slaton right end for 6 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 0 0 3.45 3.71 50.4
1 11:34 2 4 NOR 26 Ben Tate right tackle for 11 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 0 0 3.71 4.58 47.5
1 10:58 1 10 NOR 15 Ben Tate left end for 1 yard (tackle by Sedrick Ellis and Scott Shanle) 0 0 4.58 4.11 48.8
1 10:18 2 9 NOR 14 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to Owen Daniels for 14 yards, touchdown 6 0 4.11 7 42.9
1 Neil Rackers kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 HTX 35 Brett Hartmann kicks off 65 yards, touchback 7 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 10:13 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees up the middle for -3 yards (tackle by Antonio Smith) 7 0 0.28 -0.79 37.5
1 9:44 2 13 NOR 17 Pierre Thomas left guard for 2 yards (tackle by DeMeco Ryans) 7 0 -0.79 -1.14 36.3
1 9:06 3 11 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 14 yards (tackle by Troy Nolan) 7 0 -1.14 1.14 43.0
1 8:26 1 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Jimmy Graham 7 0 1.14 0.59 41.1
1 8:22 2 10 NOR 33 Pierre Thomas left guard for 9 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 7 0 0.59 1.09 42.7
1 7:40 3 1 NOR 42 Penalty on John Gilmore: False Start, 4 yards (no play) 7 0 1.09 0.56 40.8
1 7:13 3 5 NOR 38 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jimmy Graham (defended by Danieal Manning) 7 0 0.56 -0.85 36.4
1 7:10 4 5 NOR 38 Thomas Morstead punts 48 yards, returned by Jacoby Jones for no gain 7 0 -0.85 0.28 39.8
1 7:00 1 10 HTX 14 Ben Tate right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Shaun Rogers) 7 0 -0.28 -0.51 40.5
1 6:24 2 8 HTX 16 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Owen Daniels 7 0 -0.51 -1.16 42.3
1 6:21 3 8 HTX 16 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to James Casey for 62 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 7 0 -1.16 4.11 26.9
1 5:34 1 10 NOR 22 Ben Tate right tackle for 11 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 7 0 4.11 4.84 24.7
1 4:51 1 10 NOR 11 Ben Tate left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Shaun Rogers and Sedrick Ellis) 7 0 4.84 4.7 24.7
1 4:09 2 7 NOR 8 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Owen Daniels (defended by Roman Harper) 7 0 4.7 3.76 27.0
1 4:03 3 7 NOR 8 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Andre Johnson for 4 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Leigh Torrence) 7 0 3.76 3.03 28.9
1 3:20 4 3 NOR 4 Neil Rackers 22 yard field goal good 10 0 3.03 3 28.7
1 HTX 35 Brett Hartmann kicks off 65 yards, touchback 10 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 3:17 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 7 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph) 10 0 0.28 0.68 30.7
1 2:50 2 3 NOR 27 Mark Ingram left end for no gain (tackle by Brian Cushing) 10 0 0.68 -0.03 28.5
1 2:19 3 3 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Darren Sproles. Penalty on Olin Kreutz: Face Mask (15 Yards) (Declined) 10 0 -0.03 -1.57 24.1
1 2:13 4 3 NOR 27 Thomas Morstead punts 46 yards 10 0 -1.57 -0.74 26.2
1 2:07 1 10 HTX 27 Matt Schaub sacked by Turk McBride for -3 yards 10 0 0.74 -0.21 28.9
1 1:34 2 13 HTX 24 Andre Johnson right end for 8 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer and Martez Wilson) 10 0 -0.21 0.17 27.6
1 0:58 3 5 HTX 32 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Andre Johnson for 5 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 10 0 0.17 1.4 24.0
1 0:25 1 10 HTX 37 Steve Slaton right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Cameron Jordan) 10 0 1.4 0.99 24.8
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail HTX NOR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 9 HTX 38 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Andre Johnson for 12 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer). Penalty on Chris Myers: Illegal Use of Hands, 10 yards (no play) 10 0 0.99 -0.36 28.5
2 14:38 2 19 HTX 28 Ben Tate left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Will Smith) 10 0 -0.36 -0.36 28.3
2 13:57 3 14 HTX 33 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to James Casey for 8 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 10 0 -0.36 -0.65 28.9
2 13:22 4 6 HTX 41 Brett Hartmann punts 40 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 29 yards (tackle by Brett Hartmann). Penalty on David Thomas: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 10 0 -0.65 0.28 25.9
2 13:07 1 10 NOR 14 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to David Thomas for 7 yards (tackle by Brian Cushing) 10 0 -0.28 0.28 27.4
2 12:31 2 3 NOR 21 Mark Ingram left guard for 17 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 10 0 0.28 1.47 30.8
2 11:51 1 10 NOR 38 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 12 yards (tackle by Jason Allen) 10 0 1.47 2.26 33.0
2 11:11 1 10 50 Mark Ingram right guard for -1 yards (tackle by J.J. Watt) 10 0 2.26 1.58 30.5
2 10:33 2 11 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 15 yards (tackle by J.J. Watt) 10 0 1.58 3.18 35.5
2 9:52 1 10 HTX 36 Pierre Thomas left guard for 1 yard (tackle by DeMeco Ryans) 10 0 3.18 2.77 33.8
2 9:11 2 9 HTX 35 Darren Sproles right end for 5 yards (tackle by Jason Allen) 10 0 2.77 2.74 33.5
2 8:30 3 4 HTX 30 Darren Sproles right end for 30 yards, touchdown 10 6 2.74 7 44.7
2 John Kasay kicks extra point good 10 7 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, touchback 10 7 0 0.28 0.0
2 8:23 1 10 HTX 20 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to Andre Johnson for 48 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 10 7 0.28 3.45 35.9
2 7:54 1 10 NOR 32 Matt Schaub pass complete deep middle to Owen Daniels for 23 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 10 7 3.45 5.14 30.0
2 7:12 1 9 NOR 9 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Jacoby Jones for no gain 10 7 5.14 4.38 32.2
2 6:30 2 9 NOR 9 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short left intended for Owen Daniels (defended by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 10 7 4.38 3.36 35.4
2 6:26 Timeout #1 by Houston Texans 10 7 0 0
2 6:26 3 9 NOR 9 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Andre Johnson 10 7 3.36 2.83 37.3
2 6:24 4 9 NOR 9 Neil Rackers 27 yard field goal good 13 7 2.83 3 36.7
2 HTX 35 Brett Hartmann kicks off 70 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 33 yards (tackle by Jason Allen) 13 7 0 0.81 0.0
2 6:15 1 10 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Devery Henderson is intercepted by Johnathan Joseph at NOR-38 and returned for 4 yards (tackle by Devery Henderson) 13 7 0.81 -3.31 25.5
2 6:10 1 10 NOR 34 Ben Tate left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Roman Harper and Cameron Jordan) 13 7 3.31 2.91 26.7
2 5:32 2 9 NOR 33 Ben Tate left end for 19 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 13 7 2.91 4.65 21.2
2 4:49 1 10 NOR 14 Ben Tate left end for no gain (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Will Smith) 13 7 4.65 4 22.7
2 4:06 2 10 NOR 14 Ben Tate right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 13 7 4 4.05 22.2
2 4:00 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 13 7 0 0
2 4:00 3 5 NOR 9 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Owen Daniels 13 7 4.05 2.88 25.7
2 3:56 4 5 NOR 9 Neil Rackers 27 yard field goal good 16 7 2.88 3 25.3
2 HTX 35 Brett Hartmann kicks off 63 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 19 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 16 7 0 0.34 0.0
2 3:48 1 10 NOR 21 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 10 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 16 7 0.34 1 28.5
2 3:19 1 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Robert Meachem 16 7 1 0.46 26.4
2 3:14 2 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 44 yards (tackle by Troy Nolan) 16 7 0.46 3.91 38.7
2 2:29 1 10 HTX 25 Mark Ingram right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Connor Barwin) 16 7 3.91 3.63 37.3
2 2:00 2 8 HTX 23 Drew Brees sacked by J.J. Watt for -9 yards 16 7 3.63 1.75 30.1
2 1:27 3 17 HTX 32 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 15 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 16 7 1.75 2.44 32.4
2 0:38 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 16 7 0 0
2 0:38 4 2 HTX 17 John Kasay 35 yard field goal good 16 10 2.44 3 34.0
2 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, touchback 16 10 0 0.28 0.0
2 0:35 1 10 HTX 20 Ben Tate right end for 7 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 16 10 0.28 0.68 34.0
End of Half16100.680
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail HTX NOR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 HTX 35 Brett Hartmann kicks off 70 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 32 yards (tackle by Brett Hartmann) 16 10 0 0.74 0.0
3 14:55 1 10 NOR 27 Penalty on Shaun Cody: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 16 10 0.74 1.47 39.5
3 14:55 1 5 NOR 32 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 14 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 16 10 1.47 1.99 41.6
3 14:16 1 10 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 2 yards (tackle by Danieal Manning) 16 10 1.99 1.72 40.2
3 13:35 2 8 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Mark Ingram for -3 yards (tackle by DeMeco Ryans) 16 10 1.72 0.63 35.5
3 13:08 3 11 NOR 45 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Robert Meachem for 16 yards (tackle by Danieal Manning and Glover Quin) 16 10 0.63 2.98 45.1
3 12:31 1 10 HTX 39 Pierre Thomas left guard for 3 yards (tackle by J.J. Watt) 16 10 2.98 2.85 44.3
3 11:54 2 7 HTX 36 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jimmy Graham for 32 yards (tackle by Mario Williams) 16 10 2.85 6.28 59.1
3 11:20 1 4 HTX 4 Pierre Thomas left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 16 10 6.28 5.72 56.6
3 10:42 2 2 HTX 2 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Robert Meachem for 2 yards, touchdown 16 16 5.72 7 57.7
3 John Kasay kicks extra point good 16 17 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, returned by Danieal Manning for 27 yards (tackle by Isa Abdul-Quddus) 16 17 0 0.74 0.0
3 10:26 1 10 HTX 27 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short left intended for James Casey 16 17 0.74 0.2 61.2
3 10:21 2 10 HTX 27 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to James Casey for 16 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 16 17 0.2 1.8 54.0
3 9:46 1 10 HTX 43 Ben Tate left end for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Sedrick Ellis). Penalty on Cameron Jordan: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 16 17 1.8 2.53 50.6
3 9:24 1 5 HTX 48 Ben Tate left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Cameron Jordan) 16 17 2.53 2.2 52.0
3 8:42 2 3 50 Steve Slaton right end for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 16 17 2.2 1.75 53.9
3 7:58 3 1 NOR 48 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Andre Johnson for 12 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins and Patrick Robinson) 16 17 1.75 3.18 46.9
3 7:22 1 10 NOR 36 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Ben Tate 16 17 3.18 2.64 49.3
3 7:17 2 10 NOR 36 James Casey right end for 11 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 16 17 2.64 3.91 43.1
3 6:38 1 10 NOR 25 Ben Tate left tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Scott Shanle) 16 17 3.91 4.55 39.7
3 5:58 2 2 NOR 17 Steve Slaton right end for -1 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 16 17 4.55 3.66 43.7
3 5:18 3 3 NOR 18 Matt Schaub pass incomplete deep middle intended for Andre Johnson (defended by Leigh Torrence) 16 17 3.66 2.35 50.0
3 5:12 4 3 NOR 18 Neil Rackers 36 yard field goal good 19 17 2.35 3 46.7
3 HTX 35 Brett Hartmann kicks off 65 yards, touchback 19 17 0 0.28 0.0
3 5:08 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees right end for 4 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 19 17 0.28 0.27 48.0
3 4:43 2 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Mark Ingram for no gain 19 17 0.27 -0.43 44.3
3 4:04 3 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Lance Moore for 7 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 19 17 -0.43 1 51.4
3 3:27 1 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 2 yards (tackle by Troy Nolan) 19 17 1 0.73 49.8
3 2:58 2 8 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Jimmy Graham (defended by Troy Nolan) 19 17 0.73 0.04 45.9
3 2:51 3 8 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 11 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph) 19 17 0.04 1.86 55.7
3 2:10 1 10 NOR 44 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Jimmy Graham is intercepted by Danieal Manning at HOU-36 and returned for 22 yards (tackle by Robert Meachem) 19 17 1.86 -2.79 30.7
3 2:00 1 10 NOR 42 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Andre Johnson for 12 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 19 17 2.79 3.58 26.8
3 1:26 1 10 NOR 30 Ben Tate left end for 8 yards (tackle by Junior Galette) 19 17 3.58 4.11 23.9
3 0:44 2 2 NOR 22 Ben Tate left end for -4 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 19 17 4.11 2.87 29.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail HTX NOR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 6 NOR 26 Matt Schaub pass complete deep right to James Casey for 26 yards, touchdown 25 17 2.87 7 15.0
4 NOR 2 Neil Rackers kicks extra point good 26 17 0 0 0.0
4 HTX 35 Brett Hartmann kicks off 65 yards, touchback 26 17 0 0.28 0.0
4 14:54 1 10 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 26 17 0.28 0.68 13.8
4 14:22 2 3 NOR 27 Pierre Thomas left guard for 4 yards (tackle by DeMeco Ryans) 26 17 0.68 1 14.3
4 13:48 1 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for David Thomas (defended by DeMeco Ryans) 26 17 1 0.46 11.9
4 13:41 2 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees sacked by Antonio Smith for -7 yards 26 17 0.46 -1.15 7.6
4 13:04 3 17 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 3 yards (tackle by Connor Barwin) 26 17 -1.15 -1.57 6.2
4 12:32 4 14 NOR 27 Thomas Morstead punts 54 yards (tackle by Jonathan Amaya). Penalty on Brooks Reed: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 26 17 -1.57 0.28 10.1
4 12:21 1 10 HTX 14 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short left intended for Ben Tate 26 17 -0.28 -0.75 11.3
4 12:15 2 10 HTX 14 Ben Tate left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 26 17 -0.75 -1.28 12.9
4 11:31 3 9 HTX 15 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short left intended for Andre Johnson 26 17 -1.28 -2.44 16.4
4 11:26 4 9 HTX 15 Brett Hartmann punts 34 yards 26 17 -2.44 -2.32 15.8
4 11:20 1 10 HTX 49 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Darren Sproles for 10 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 26 17 2.32 2.98 18.5
4 11:04 1 10 HTX 39 Drew Brees pass incomplete (defended by Tim Jamison) 26 17 2.98 2.44 15.8
4 11:00 2 10 HTX 39 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Darren Sproles for 9 yards (tackle by Glover Quin and Kareem Jackson) 26 17 2.44 2.94 17.8
4 10:16 3 1 HTX 30 Mark Ingram right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Brian Cushing and Brooks Reed) 26 17 2.94 3.78 20.8
4 9:35 1 10 HTX 27 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Jimmy Graham for 27 yards, touchdown 26 23 3.78 7 33.1
4 John Kasay kicks extra point good 26 24 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 69 yards, returned by Danieal Manning for 38 yards (tackle by Jed Collins) 26 24 0 1.2 0.0
4 9:23 1 10 HTX 34 Matt Schaub pass incomplete deep right intended for Jacoby Jones (defended by Jabari Greer) 26 24 1.2 0.66 35.2
4 9:18 2 10 HTX 34 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short left intended for Ben Tate 26 24 0.66 -0.03 40.0
4 9:15 3 10 HTX 34 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short middle intended for Andre Johnson is intercepted by Jabari Greer at HOU-49 and returned for 2 yards (tackle by Andre Johnson) 26 24 -0.03 -2.46 58.0
4 9:08 1 10 HTX 47 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Robert Meachem for 11 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph) 26 24 2.46 3.18 63.3
4 8:47 1 10 HTX 36 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 8 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 26 24 3.18 3.72 67.2
4 8:20 2 2 HTX 28 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 8 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 26 24 3.72 4.24 71.1
4 7:43 1 10 HTX 20 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 4 yards (tackle by Troy Nolan) 26 24 4.24 4.28 71.8
4 7:18 2 6 HTX 16 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Darren Sproles 26 24 4.28 3.52 66.5
4 7:14 3 6 HTX 16 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Lance Moore for 16 yards, touchdown 26 30 3.52 7 83.0
4 Two Point Attempt: Drew Brees pass complete to Lance Moore, conversion succeeds 26 32 0 1 0.0
4 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, touchback 26 32 0 0.28 0.0
4 7:10 1 10 HTX 20 Ben Tate left end for no gain (tackle by Will Smith) 26 32 0.28 -0.27 92.6
4 6:28 2 10 HTX 20 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Owen Daniels for 12 yards (tackle by Leigh Torrence) 26 32 -0.27 1.07 88.6
4 5:44 1 10 HTX 32 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Ben Tate for 8 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 26 32 1.07 1.61 87.3
4 5:20 2 2 HTX 40 Ben Tate left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Casillas and Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 26 32 1.61 1.03 90.6
4 4:48 Timeout #1 by Houston Texans 26 32 0 0
4 4:48 3 1 HTX 41 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to James Casey for 14 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 26 32 1.03 2.59 83.4
4 4:40 1 10 NOR 45 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Owen Daniels for 15 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 26 32 2.59 3.58 76.5
4 4:31 1 10 NOR 30 Matt Schaub pass incomplete deep right intended for James Casey (defended by Jonathan Casillas) 26 32 3.58 3.03 81.0
4 4:26 2 10 NOR 30 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Kevin Walter for 10 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 26 32 3.03 4.24 71.1
4 4:21 1 10 NOR 20 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Kevin Walter for 20 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Patrick Robinson: Defensive Holding (Declined) 32 32 4.24 7 53.2
4 Neil Rackers kicks extra point good 33 32 0 0 0.0
4 HTX 35 Brett Hartmann kicks off 70 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 30 yards (tackle by Brett Hartmann). Penalty on Johnny Patrick: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 7 yards 33 32 0 -0.38 0.0
4 4:08 1 10 NOR 7 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 15 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 33 32 -0.38 0.41 46.5
4 3:43 1 10 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jimmy Graham for 13 yards (tackle by Brian Cushing) 33 32 0.41 1.27 56.1
4 3:18 1 10 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Darren Sproles 33 32 1.27 0.72 49.3
4 3:10 2 10 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 11 yards (tackle by Troy Nolan) 33 32 0.72 1.99 64.9
4 3:05 1 10 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Robert Meachem (defended by Johnathan Joseph) 33 32 1.99 1.45 58.4
4 3:00 2 10 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Robert Meachem 33 32 1.45 0.76 49.5
4 2:54 3 10 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Jimmy Graham for 28 yards (tackle by Danieal Manning). Penalty on Danieal Manning: Personal Foul, 13 yards 33 32 0.76 4.71 90.3
4 2:47 1 10 HTX 13 Mark Ingram left guard for 13 yards, touchdown 33 38 4.71 7 96.1
4 Two Point Attempt: Drew Brees pass complete to Lance Moore, conversion succeeds 33 40 0 1 0.0
4 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, touchback 33 40 0 0.28 0.0
4 2:42 1 10 HTX 20 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Kevin Walter for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 33 40 0.28 0.41 99.0
4 2:38 2 5 HTX 25 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short middle intended for Joel Dreessen (defended by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 33 40 0.41 -0.3 99.6
4 2:34 3 5 HTX 25 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short middle intended for Joel Dreessen. Penalty on Joel Dreessen: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 33 40 -0.3 -1.86 99.9
4 2:28 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 33 40 0 0
4 2:28 3 15 HTX 15 Matt Schaub sacked by Leigh Torrence for -6 yards 33 40 -1.86 -2.49 100.0
4 2:00 4 21 HTX 9 Matt Schaub pass incomplete deep middle intended for Andre Johnson (defended by Leigh Torrence) 33 40 -2.49 -5.14 100.0
4 1:53 1 9 HTX 9 Mark Ingram left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Brian Cushing) 33 40 5.14 4.76 100.0
4 1:49 Timeout #2 by Houston Texans 33 40 0 0
4 1:49 2 7 HTX 7 Mark Ingram right end for no gain (tackle by Jason Allen) 33 40 4.76 3.81 100.0
4 1:44 Timeout #3 by Houston Texans 33 40 0 0
4 1:44 3 7 HTX 7 Mark Ingram right guard for 2 yards (tackle by DeMeco Ryans) 33 40 3.81 3.01 100.0
4 0:57 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 33 40 0 0
4 0:57 4 5 HTX 5 John Kasay 23 yard field goal good. Penalty on Shaun Cody: Defensive Holding, 3 yards (no play) 33 40 3.01 6.74 100.0
4 0:42 1 2 HTX 2 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 33 40 6.74 5.53 100.0
4 0:34 2 3 HTX 3 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 33 40 5.53 4.49 100.0
End of Regulation33404.490
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).