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New Orleans Saints 27 at Carolina Panthers 35

Sunday, September 16, 2012
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New Orleans Saints (7-9-0)10301427
Carolina Panthers (7-9-0)7147735

Game Info
Stadium Bank of America Stadium
Start Time (ET) 1:03pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 3:09
Attendance 72,879
Weather 71 degrees, relative humidity 85%, wind 4 mph
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -3.0
Over/Under 54.0 (over)
Officials
Referee Gerald Wright
Umpire Bob Shoulders
Head Linesman Gregory Maxwell
Field Judge Thaddious Foster
Back Judge Larry Babcock
Side Judge Timothy Keese
Line Judge Joshua Thurow

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (2/3, 46 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 29 0
Lance Moore 2 1 17 0
Deep Middle (0/1, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Joe Morgan 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Jimmy Graham 1 0 0 0
Short Left (9/16, 89 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 1 10 0
Jimmy Graham 6 3 38 0
Lance Moore 1 1 13 0
Joe Morgan 2 1 5 0
Darren Sproles 2 1 3 0
Pierre Thomas 3 2 20 0
Short Middle (8/11, 64 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Jimmy Graham 4 3 32 0
Lance Moore 1 0 0 0
Darren Sproles 4 4 28 0
Pierre Thomas 2 1 4 0
Short Right (12/15, 126 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 10 0
Jimmy Graham 2 1 1 1
Lance Moore 1 0 0 0
Courtney Roby 1 1 9 0
Darren Sproles 8 8 97 0
David Thomas 1 0 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 9 0
Carolina Panthers
Deep Left (3/4, 81 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Brandon LaFell 2 2 46 0
Steve Smith 2 1 35 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (2/3, 86 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Brandon LaFell 1 1 20 0
Greg Olsen 1 0 0 0
Steve Smith 1 1 66 0
Short Left (5/6, 54 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Brandon LaFell 2 1 11 0
Steve Smith 1 1 3 0
Jonathan Stewart 1 1 17 1
Mike Tolbert 2 2 23 0
Short Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Short Right (4/6, 32 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Brandon LaFell 3 2 13 0
Greg Olsen 2 1 13 0
Kealoha Pilares 1 1 6 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (1 rush, 11 yards)
Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 1 11 0
LT (3 rushes, 16 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 2 5 0
Pierre Thomas 1 11 0
LG (2 rushes, 4 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 1 2 0
Pierre Thomas 1 2 0
MD (15 rushes, 68 yards, 2 TD)
Att Yds TD
Drew Brees 1 1 1
Mark Ingram 9 29 1
Pierre Thomas 5 38 0
RG (2 rushes, 10 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 2 10 0
RT (1 rush, 4 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 1 4 0
RE (1 rush, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 1 3 0
Carolina Panthers
LE (7 rushes, 42 yards)
Att Yds TD
Cam Newton 3 10 0
Jonathan Stewart 2 1 0
DeAngelo Williams 2 31 0
LT (2 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
DeAngelo Williams 2 6 0
LG (5 rushes, 15 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Cam Newton 2 9 1
Jonathan Stewart 2 4 0
DeAngelo Williams 1 2 0
MD (15 rushes, 53 yards, 2 TD)
Att Yds TD
Cam Newton 2 7 0
Jonathan Stewart 4 18 0
Mike Tolbert 2 3 1
DeAngelo Williams 7 25 1
RG (1 rush, 4 yards)
Att Yds TD
DeAngelo Williams 1 4 0
RT (1 rush, 8 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jonathan Stewart 1 8 0
RE (8 rushes, 93 yards)
Att Yds TD
Brandon LaFell 1 25 0
Cam Newton 4 47 0
Jonathan Stewart 2 20 0
DeAngelo Williams 1 1 0

Pass Tackles

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short MiddleShort Right
Carolina Panthers
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NOR 20 11 5:21 80 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 6:11 NOR 7 2 0:38 2 Interception View Drive »
3 1 5:33 NOR 20 10 4:07 76 Field Goal View Drive »
4 2 11:44 NOR 8 11 4:36 57 Field Goal View Drive »
5 2 3:33 NOR 20 3 1:02 4 Punt View Drive »
6 2 0:11 NOR 39 1 0:11 -1 End of Half View Drive »
7 3 12:44 NOR 27 3 1:23 8 Punt View Drive »
8 3 8:17 NOR 33 8 3:25 29 Punt View Drive »
9 3 1:28 NOR 32 9 3:35 68 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 9:55 NOR 9 7 2:46 67 Downs View Drive »
11 4 4:49 NOR 19 12 2:54 81 Touchdown View Drive »
12 4 0:48 NOR 20 2 0:26 9 Interception View Drive »

Carolina Panthers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 9:39 CAR 20 6 3:28 36 Punt View Drive »
2 1 1:26 CAR 20 10 4:42 72 Fumble View Drive »
3 2 7:08 CAR 26 8 3:35 74 Touchdown View Drive »
4 2 2:31 CAR 42 8 2:20 58 Touchdown View Drive »
5 3 15:00 CAR 20 5 2:16 11 Punt View Drive »
6 3 11:21 CAR 20 6 3:04 80 Touchdown View Drive »
7 3 4:52 CAR 3 6 3:24 33 Punt View Drive »
8 4 12:53 CAR 20 6 2:58 80 Touchdown View Drive »
9 4 7:09 CAR 24 3 2:20 9 Punt View Drive »
10 4 1:55 NOR 46 3 1:07 6 Punt View Drive »
11 4 0:22 NOR 41 1 0:22 -2 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR CAR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 CAR 35 Justin Medlock kicks off 65 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 40.4
1 15:00 1 10 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas left guard for 2 yards (tackle by James Anderson) 0 0 0.28 0 41.2
1 14:34 2 8 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 5 yards (tackle by Captain Munnerlyn and Jon Beason) 0 0 0 -0.03 41.3
1 13:56 3 3 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 18 yards (tackle by Haruki Nakamura) 0 0 -0.03 1.93 35.7
1 13:35 1 10 NOR 45 Mark Ingram right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Gamble) 0 0 1.93 1.92 35.8
1 12:58 2 6 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 3 yards (tackle by Thomas Davis) 0 0 1.92 1.62 36.6
1 12:18 3 3 CAR 48 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 25 yards (tackle by Haruki Nakamura) 0 0 1.62 4.04 30.0
1 11:46 1 10 CAR 23 Mark Ingram up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Antwan Applewhite and Luke Kuechly) 0 0 4.04 4.21 29.5
1 11:24 2 5 CAR 18 Mark Ingram up the middle for 12 yards (tackle by Haruki Nakamura and Chris Gamble) 0 0 4.21 5.83 25.4
1 10:49 1 6 CAR 6 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Darren Sproles for 3 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey and Josh Norman) 0 0 5.83 5.53 26.1
1 10:16 2 3 CAR 3 Mark Ingram left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Josh Norman and James Anderson) 0 0 5.53 5.17 27.0
1 9:43 3 1 CAR 1 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jimmy Graham for 1 yard, touchdown 6 0 5.17 7 24.8
1 9:43 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 22.4
1 9:39 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 69 yards, returned by Joe Adams for 24 yards (tackle by Martez Wilson) 7 0 0 0.28 23.1
1 9:35 1 10 CAR 20 Cam Newton pass complete deep left to Brandon LaFell for 27 yards 7 0 0.28 2.06 27.5
1 9:12 1 10 CAR 47 DeAngelo Williams up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 7 0 2.06 2.6 28.9
1 8:50 2 2 NOR 45 DeAngelo Williams up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Cameron Jordan) 7 0 2.6 2.79 29.4
1 8:10 1 10 NOR 42 Cam Newton sacked by Cameron Jordan for -9 yards 7 0 2.79 1.03 24.8
1 7:34 2 19 CAR 49 Jonathan Stewart left end for -2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 7 0 1.03 0.1 22.5
1 6:55 3 21 CAR 47 Cam Newton left end for 9 yards (tackle by Jonathan Casillas) 7 0 0.1 0.33 23.0
1 6:18 4 12 NOR 44 Brad Nortman punts 37 yards, fair catch by Darren Sproles 7 0 0.33 0.38 23.0
1 6:11 1 10 NOR 7 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Greg Hardy) 7 0 -0.38 -0.63 23.6
1 5:41 2 8 NOR 9 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for David Thomas is intercepted by Charles Godfrey at NOR-9 and returned for 9 yards, touchdown 7 6 -0.63 -7 38.8
1 Justin Medlock kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 5:33 CAR 35 Justin Medlock kicks off 65 yards, touchback 7 7 0 0.28 41.0
1 5:33 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Lance Moore for 17 yards 7 7 0.28 1.4 37.5
1 5:19 1 10 NOR 37 Mark Ingram left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Dwan Edwards and James Anderson) 7 7 1.4 1.13 38.4
1 4:50 2 8 NOR 39 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 23 yards (tackle by Chris Gamble) 7 7 1.13 3.05 32.6
1 4:06 1 10 CAR 38 Mark Ingram right end for 3 yards (tackle by Greg Hardy and Chris Gamble) 7 7 3.05 2.91 33.0
1 3:34 2 7 CAR 35 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 11 yards (tackle by Jon Beason) 7 7 2.91 3.97 29.9
1 3:01 1 10 CAR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 14 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey) 7 7 3.97 4.91 27.2
1 2:34 1 10 CAR 10 Mark Ingram up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Greg Hardy and Luke Kuechly) 7 7 4.91 4.57 28.1
1 2:01 2 8 CAR 8 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 5 yards (tackle by Jon Beason). Penalty on Greg Hardy: Defensive Offside, 4 yards (no play) 7 7 4.57 5.34 25.9
1 1:40 2 4 CAR 4 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Lance Moore 7 7 5.34 4.49 28.3
1 1:36 3 4 CAR 4 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jimmy Graham 7 7 4.49 3.03 32.6
1 1:30 4 4 CAR 4 Garrett Hartley 22 yard field goal good 10 7 3.03 3 32.7
1 1:26 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 69 yards, returned by Joe Adams for 24 yards (tackle by Martez Wilson) 10 7 0 0.28 33.5
1 1:20 1 10 CAR 20 Cam Newton right end for 40 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 10 7 0.28 2.92 42.0
1 0:51 1 10 NOR 40 DeAngelo Williams left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 10 7 2.92 2.91 42.0
1 0:06 2 6 NOR 36 Cam Newton pass complete short left to Mike Tolbert for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 10 7 2.91 2.61 41.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR CAR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 3 NOR 33 Cam Newton right end for 7 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 10 7 2.61 3.84 45.2
2 14:47 1 10 NOR 26 Cam Newton pass complete short left to Steve Smith for 3 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Patrick Robinson) 10 7 3.84 3.7 44.7
2 14:13 2 7 NOR 23 DeAngelo Williams up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Will Smith) 10 7 3.7 4.71 48.3
2 13:33 1 10 NOR 13 Jonathan Stewart up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Malcolm Jenkins) 10 7 4.71 5.54 51.3
2 13:05 2 2 NOR 5 Jonathan Stewart up the middle for no gain (tackle by Will Smith) 10 7 5.54 4.78 48.7
2 12:25 3 2 NOR 5 Cam Newton left end for 1 yard (tackle by Brodrick Bunkley and Corey White) 10 7 4.78 3.04 42.7
2 11:53 4 1 NOR 4 Cam Newton for no gain. Cam Newton fumbles, recovered by Jonathan Casillas at NOR-8 (tackle by Steve Smith) 10 7 3.04 0.38 33.8
2 11:44 1 10 NOR 8 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by James Anderson and Luke Kuechly) 10 7 -0.38 -0.49 34.1
2 11:13 2 6 NOR 12 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Lance Moore 10 7 -0.49 -0.95 35.6
2 11:09 3 6 NOR 12 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 13 yards (tackle by Jon Beason) 10 7 -0.95 0.61 30.6
2 10:48 1 10 NOR 25 Mark Ingram right guard for 9 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey) 10 7 0.61 1.28 28.5
2 10:03 2 1 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 11 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey and Jon Beason) 10 7 1.28 1.93 26.4
2 9:29 1 10 NOR 45 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Joe Morgan for 5 yards (tackle by Haruki Nakamura) 10 7 1.93 2.06 26.0
2 8:51 2 5 50 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 9 yards (tackle by Thomas Davis and Chris Gamble) 10 7 2.06 2.85 23.6
2 8:22 1 10 CAR 41 Mark Ingram up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by James Anderson and Charles Johnson) 10 7 2.85 2.58 24.3
2 7:43 2 8 CAR 39 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Gamble) 10 7 2.58 2.41 24.7
2 7:17 3 4 CAR 35 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Lance Moore (defended by Frank Alexander) 10 7 2.41 0.98 29.1
2 7:13 4 4 CAR 35 Garrett Hartley 53 yard field goal good 13 7 0.98 3 22.9
2 7:08 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 63 yards, returned by Joe Adams for 24 yards (tackle by Rafael Bush) 13 7 0 0.67 24.9
2 7:01 1 10 CAR 26 Cam Newton pass complete short right to Brandon LaFell for 12 yards 13 7 0.67 1.47 27.3
2 6:35 1 10 CAR 38 Cam Newton right end for 1 yard (tackle by Curtis Lofton). Penalty on Byron Bell: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 13 7 1.47 0.87 25.4
2 6:14 1 19 CAR 29 Cam Newton left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Cameron Jordan) 13 7 0.87 0.25 23.5
2 5:28 2 15 CAR 33 Cam Newton pass incomplete short left intended for Brandon LaFell 13 7 0.25 -0.43 21.4
2 5:24 3 15 CAR 33 Cam Newton pass complete deep left to Steve Smith for 35 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 13 7 -0.43 3.45 33.8
2 4:38 1 10 NOR 32 Jonathan Stewart right end for 4 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 13 7 3.45 3.44 33.7
2 4:23 2 6 NOR 28 Cam Newton pass complete short left to Brandon LaFell for 11 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Corey White) 13 7 3.44 4.44 37.4
2 3:41 1 10 NOR 17 Cam Newton pass complete short left to Jonathan Stewart for 17 yards, touchdown 13 13 4.44 7 43.4
2 3:41 Justin Medlock kicks extra point good 13 14 0 0 47.3
2 3:33 CAR 35 Justin Medlock kicks off 65 yards, touchback 13 14 0 0.28 46.2
2 3:33 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 4 yards (tackle by Frank Alexander and Jon Beason) 13 14 0.28 0.27 46.3
2 2:55 2 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Pierre Thomas 13 14 0.27 -0.43 49.1
2 2:49 3 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete 13 14 -0.43 -1.77 54.5
2 2:42 4 6 NOR 24 Thomas Morstead punts 48 yards, returned by Joe Adams for 14 yards (tackle by Jerome Murphy) 13 14 -1.77 -1.73 54.4
2 2:31 1 10 CAR 42 Brandon LaFell right end for 25 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 13 14 1.73 3.38 60.9
2 2:00 1 10 NOR 33 Cam Newton pass incomplete short right intended for Greg Olsen 13 14 3.38 2.84 59.0
2 1:55 2 10 NOR 33 Cam Newton pass incomplete deep right intended for Greg Olsen 13 14 2.84 2.15 56.3
2 1:51 3 10 NOR 33 Cam Newton pass complete deep left to Brandon LaFell for 19 yards 13 14 2.15 4.65 66.0
2 1:45 1 10 NOR 14 Jonathan Stewart up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 13 14 4.65 5.28 68.4
2 1:03 2 3 NOR 7 Cam Newton pass complete short right to Brandon LaFell for 1 yard (tackle by Corey White) 13 14 5.28 4.73 66.7
2 0:22 Timeout #1 by Carolina Panthers 13 14 0 0
2 0:22 3 2 NOR 6 Cam Newton up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Cameron Jordan and Junior Galette) 13 14 4.73 6.74 74.2
2 0:14 Timeout #2 by Carolina Panthers 13 14 0 0
2 0:14 1 2 NOR 2 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 2 yards, touchdown 13 20 6.74 7 71.7
2 0:14 Justin Medlock kicks extra point good 13 21 0 0 75.1
2 0:11 CAR 35 Justin Medlock kicks off 43 yards, returned by Junior Galette for 2 yards (tackle by Josh Thomas). Penalty on Kealoha Pilares: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 13 21 0 1.53 69.8
2 0:05 1 10 NOR 39 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 13 21 1.53 0.85 75.2
End of Half13210.850
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR CAR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, touchback 13 21 0 0.28 76.2
3 15:00 1 10 CAR 20 DeAngelo Williams left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by David Hawthorne) 13 21 0.28 0 75.3
3 14:26 2 8 CAR 22 Cam Newton pass complete short right to Greg Olsen for 13 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 13 21 0 1.27 79.6
3 13:48 1 10 CAR 35 Jonathan Stewart left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 13 21 1.27 0.86 78.7
3 13:11 2 9 CAR 36 Cam Newton pass incomplete deep left intended for Steve Smith (defended by Patrick Robinson) 13 21 0.86 0.17 76.8
3 13:05 3 9 CAR 36 Cam Newton pass incomplete 13 21 0.17 -0.98 72.9
3 13:05 4 9 CAR 36 Penalty on Brad Nortman: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 13 21 -0.98 -1.31 71.7
3 12:56 4 14 CAR 31 Brad Nortman punts 58 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 16 yards (tackle by Colin Jones) 13 21 -1.31 -0.74 73.8
3 12:44 1 10 NOR 27 Mark Ingram right guard for 1 yard (tackle by James Anderson) 13 21 0.74 0.33 75.4
3 12:15 2 9 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 7 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey) 13 21 0.33 0.56 74.8
3 11:36 3 2 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston 13 21 0.56 -1.04 80.5
3 11:30 4 2 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead punts 65 yards, touchback 13 21 -1.04 -0.28 78.1
3 11:21 1 10 CAR 20 Cam Newton pass complete deep right to Brandon LaFell for 20 yards (tackle by Corey White) 13 21 0.28 1.6 82.3
3 10:56 1 10 CAR 40 Cam Newton left end for no gain (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 13 21 1.6 1.05 80.9
3 10:14 2 10 CAR 40 Jonathan Stewart right end for 16 yards (tackle by Corey White) 13 21 1.05 2.65 85.9
3 9:36 1 10 NOR 44 DeAngelo Williams left end for 27 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 13 21 2.65 4.44 90.3
3 9:08 1 10 NOR 17 DeAngelo Williams right end for 1 yard (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 13 21 4.44 4 89.7
3 8:28 2 9 NOR 16 Cam Newton pass incomplete short left intended for Steve Smith. Penalty on Patrick Robinson: Defensive Pass Interference, 13 yards (no play) 13 21 4 6.51 94.3
3 8:21 1 3 NOR 3 DeAngelo Williams up the middle for 3 yards, touchdown 13 27 6.51 7 93.7
3 8:21 Justin Medlock kicks extra point good 13 28 0 0 95.0
3 8:17 CAR 35 Justin Medlock kicks off 70 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 38 yards (tackle by Captain Munnerlyn) 13 28 0 1.14 93.5
3 8:10 1 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 12 yards (tackle by James Anderson and Charles Godfrey) 13 28 1.14 1.93 92.3
3 7:55 1 10 NOR 45 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 11 yards (tackle by Josh Norman) 13 28 1.93 2.65 91.1
3 7:21 1 10 CAR 44 Mark Ingram up the middle for no gain (tackle by Josh Norman) 13 28 2.65 2.11 92.4
3 6:48 2 10 CAR 44 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Courtney Roby for 9 yards (tackle by Charles Johnson) 13 28 2.11 2.61 91.8
3 6:21 3 1 CAR 35 Mark Ingram up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Jon Beason and James Anderson) 13 28 2.61 3.38 90.5
3 5:56 1 10 CAR 33 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Pierre Thomas 13 28 3.38 2.84 91.9
3 5:51 2 10 CAR 33 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey and Jon Beason) 13 28 2.84 2.81 92.0
3 5:08 3 5 CAR 28 Drew Brees pass incomplete. Penalty on Drew Brees: Intentional Grounding, 10 yards 13 28 2.81 0.72 95.5
3 5:00 4 15 CAR 38 Thomas Morstead punts 35 yards 13 28 0.72 0.38 96.0
3 4:52 1 10 CAR 3 Jonathan Stewart left end for 3 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 13 28 -0.38 -0.56 95.9
3 4:16 2 7 CAR 6 Jonathan Stewart left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Malcolm Jenkins) 13 28 -0.56 -0.72 95.9
3 3:38 3 4 CAR 9 Cam Newton pass complete short left to Mike Tolbert for 20 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 13 28 -0.72 0.87 97.7
3 3:08 1 10 CAR 29 Jonathan Stewart right tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 13 28 0.87 1.41 98.2
3 2:28 2 2 CAR 37 Cam Newton right end for -1 yards (tackle by Jonathan Casillas) 13 28 1.41 0.56 97.8
3 1:44 3 3 CAR 36 Cam Newton pass incomplete short right intended for Brandon LaFell (defended by Patrick Robinson) 13 28 0.56 -0.98 96.8
3 1:40 4 3 CAR 36 Brad Nortman punts 46 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 14 yards (tackle by Thomas Davis) 13 28 -0.98 -1.07 96.7
3 1:28 1 10 NOR 32 Mark Ingram up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Greg Hardy) 13 28 1.07 0.8 97.1
3 0:58 2 8 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 10 yards (tackle by Josh Norman) 13 28 0.8 1.86 96.2
3 0:40 1 10 NOR 44 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Thomas Keiser) 13 28 1.86 1.86 96.4
3 0:04 2 6 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Joe Morgan (defended by Thomas Davis) 13 28 1.86 1.16 97.4
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR CAR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 6 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Marques Colston for 29 yards 13 28 1.16 4.04 93.5
4 14:39 1 10 CAR 23 Mark Ingram up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Dwan Edwards) 13 28 4.04 3.9 94.0
4 14:06 2 7 CAR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 8 yards (tackle by Josh Norman) 13 28 3.9 4.78 92.7
4 13:31 1 10 CAR 12 Pierre Thomas left end for 11 yards (tackle by Chris Gamble) 13 28 4.78 6.97 87.5
4 12:57 1 1 CAR 1 Mark Ingram up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 19 28 6.97 7 90.9
4 12:57 CAR 2 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 20 28 0 0 88.0
4 12:53 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, touchback 20 28 0 0.28 88.9
4 12:53 1 10 CAR 20 Cam Newton pass complete deep right to Steve Smith for 66 yards (tackle by Corey White) 20 28 0.28 4.65 97.3
4 12:33 1 10 NOR 14 Jonathan Stewart up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Casillas) 20 28 4.65 4.52 97.3
4 12:03 2 7 NOR 11 Cam Newton pass complete short right to Kealoha Pilares for 6 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 20 28 4.52 4.96 97.9
4 11:29 3 1 NOR 5 DeAngelo Williams up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 20 28 4.96 6.28 99.0
4 10:43 1 4 NOR 4 DeAngelo Williams up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Akiem Hicks and Will Smith) 20 28 6.28 5.15 98.6
4 9:58 2 5 NOR 5 Cam Newton left guard for 5 yards, touchdown 20 34 5.15 7 99.3
4 9:58 Justin Medlock kicks extra point good 20 35 0 0 99.6
4 9:55 CAR 35 Justin Medlock kicks off 70 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 14 yards (tackle by Kealoha Pilares) 20 35 0 -0.38 99.7
4 9:50 1 10 NOR 9 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jimmy Graham 20 35 -0.38 -0.78 99.7
4 9:46 2 10 NOR 9 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 13 yards (tackle by Josh Norman) 20 35 -0.78 0.41 99.5
4 9:13 1 10 NOR 22 Pierre Thomas for 48 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey) 20 35 0.41 3.58 98.1
4 8:51 1 10 CAR 30 Mark Ingram left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey and Luke Kuechly) 20 35 3.58 3.44 98.4
4 8:11 2 7 CAR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 3 yards (tackle by Ron Edwards) 20 35 3.44 3.14 98.9
4 7:24 3 4 CAR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Jimmy Graham (defended by Chris Gamble) 20 35 3.14 1.94 99.6
4 7:19 Timeout #1 by Carolina Panthers 20 35 0 0
4 7:19 4 4 CAR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Jimmy Graham (defended by Jon Beason). Drew Brees fumbles (forced by Charles Johnson), recovered by Drew Brees at CAR-33 20 35 1.94 -0.54 99.9
4 7:09 1 10 CAR 24 DeAngelo Williams right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Brodrick Bunkley and Sedrick Ellis) 20 35 0.54 0.54 99.9
4 6:25 2 6 CAR 28 DeAngelo Williams left end for 4 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 20 35 0.54 0.37 100.0
4 5:40 3 2 CAR 32 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Will Smith) 20 35 0.37 -1.18 99.9
4 4:58 4 1 CAR 33 Brad Nortman punts 48 yards 20 35 -1.18 -0.15 100.0
4 4:49 1 10 NOR 19 Drew Brees sacked by Thomas Keiser and Dwan Edwards for -2 yards 20 35 0.15 -0.72 100.0
4 4:23 2 12 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 7 yards (tackle by Captain Munnerlyn) 20 35 -0.72 -0.42 100.0
4 3:58 3 5 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jimmy Graham for 6 yards (tackle by Josh Norman and James Anderson) 20 35 -0.42 0.94 100.0
4 3:45 1 10 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Darren Sproles 20 35 0.94 0.39 100.0
4 3:41 2 10 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jimmy Graham for 17 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey) 20 35 0.39 2.06 100.0
4 3:18 1 10 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jimmy Graham 20 35 2.06 1.52 100.0
4 3:16 2 10 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 24 yards (tackle by Charles Godfrey) 20 35 1.52 3.64 100.0
4 2:47 1 10 CAR 29 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 7 yards (tackle by Thomas Keiser) 20 35 3.64 4.05 100.0
4 2:39 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 20 35 0 0
4 2:39 2 3 CAR 22 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 11 yards (tackle by Luke Kuechly) 20 35 4.05 4.84 100.0
4 2:12 1 10 CAR 11 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Joe Morgan 20 35 4.84 4.14 100.0
4 2:06 2 10 CAR 11 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 10 yards (tackle by Haruki Nakamura) 20 35 4.14 6.97 99.9
4 1:59 1 1 CAR 1 Drew Brees up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown. Replay Assistant challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was upheld. 26 35 6.97 7 100.0
4 1:59 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 27 35 0 0 99.9
4 1:55 NOR 35 Garrett Hartley kicks onside 11 yards, recovered by Greg Olsen 27 35 0 2.52 100.0
4 1:53 1 10 NOR 46 DeAngelo Williams up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Will Smith) 27 35 2.52 2.11 100.0
4 1:49 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 27 35 0 0
4 1:48 2 9 NOR 45 DeAngelo Williams left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith and David Hawthorne) 27 35 2.11 1.68 100.0
4 1:43 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 27 35 0 0
4 1:43 3 7 NOR 43 Cam Newton up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Casillas) 27 35 1.68 0.59 100.0
4 0:54 Timeout #2 by Carolina Panthers 27 35 0 0
4 0:54 4 4 NOR 40 Brad Nortman punts 40 yards, touchback 27 35 0.59 -0.28 100.0
4 0:48 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jimmy Graham for 9 yards (tackle by Captain Munnerlyn) 27 35 0.28 0.95 100.0
4 0:31 2 1 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Jimmy Graham is intercepted by Jon Beason at NOR-43 and returned for 2 yards 27 35 0.95 -2.85 100.0
4 0:22 1 10 NOR 41 Cam Newton kneels for -2 yards 27 35 2.85 2.04 100.0
End of Regulation27352.040
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).