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San Diego Chargers 24 at New Orleans Saints 31

Sunday, October 7, 2012
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San Diego Chargers (7-9-0)7107024
New Orleans Saints (7-9-0)7771031

Game Info
Stadium Louisiana Superdome
Start Time (ET) 8:31pm
Roof dome
Surface sportturf
Duration 3:07
Attendance 73,109
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -3.5
Over/Under 52.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Carl Cheffers
Umpire Undrey Wash
Head Linesman Kent Payne
Field Judge Jimmy Buchanan
Back Judge Todd Prukop
Side Judge Laird Hayes
Line Judge Thomas Symonette

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

San Diego Chargers
Deep Left (1/2, 20 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Gates 1 0 0 0
Eddie Royal 1 1 20 0
Deep Middle (1/4, 44 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 1 0 0 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 44 1
Eddie Royal 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (2/3, 71 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 2 2 71 0
Antonio Gates 1 0 0 0
Short Left (14/17, 132 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Jackie Battle 2 2 7 0
Ronnie Brown 4 4 37 0
Malcom Floyd 3 1 7 0
Ryan Mathews 5 4 39 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 15 1
Dante Rosario 1 1 16 0
Eddie Royal 1 1 11 0
Short Middle (3/3, 37 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 2 2 30 0
Antonio Gates 1 1 7 0
Short Right (6/11, 50 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Ronnie Brown 1 1 10 0
Antonio Gates 3 2 12 0
Ryan Mathews 3 2 20 0
Robert Meachem 2 1 8 0
Eddie Royal 2 0 0 0
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (1/1, 41 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 1 41 0
Deep Right (2/3, 59 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 1 19 1
Devery Henderson 1 1 40 1
Short Left (13/19, 142 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Greg Camarillo 3 2 18 0
Marques Colston 6 3 49 1
Jimmy Graham 1 1 4 0
Devery Henderson 6 5 40 0
Darren Sproles 2 1 -5 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 36 0
Short Middle (4/5, 56 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Greg Camarillo 2 2 26 0
Marques Colston 3 2 30 1
Short Right (9/16, 72 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 6 3 33 0
Jimmy Graham 1 0 0 0
Devery Henderson 2 1 2 0
Joe Morgan 1 0 0
Darren Sproles 5 4 33 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 4 0

Rushing

San Diego Chargers
LE (4 rushes, 47 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Jackie Battle 1 4 0
Ryan Mathews 3 43 1
LT (3 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jackie Battle 1 1 0
Ryan Mathews 2 9 0
LG (5 rushes, 18 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jackie Battle 1 4 0
Ryan Mathews 4 14 0
MD (0 rushes, 0 yards)
RG (3 rushes, 24 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jackie Battle 1 1 0
Ronnie Brown 1 21 0
Ryan Mathews 1 2 0
RT (1 rush, 6 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ronnie Brown 1 6 0
RE (2 rushes, 12 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 2 12 0
New Orleans Saints
LE (4 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 3 7 0
Pierre Thomas 1 3 0
LT (1 rush, 1 yard)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 1 1 0
LG (6 rushes, 19 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 3 12 0
Darren Sproles 1 3 0
Pierre Thomas 2 4 0
MD (0 rushes, 0 yards)
RG (8 rushes, 25 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 2 4 0
Darren Sproles 1 -1 0
Pierre Thomas 5 22 0
RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)

Pass Tackles

San Diego Chargers
Deep LeftDeep Middle
Player
Quentin Jammer 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left
Player
Corey White 1
Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

San Diego Chargers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 SDG 20 3 1:37 3 Punt View Drive »
2 1 10:22 SDG 9 7 3:26 91 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 2:58 SDG 6 5 2:32 35 Punt View Drive »
4 2 14:06 SDG 35 8 4:08 63 Field Goal View Drive »
5 2 7:19 SDG 19 9 4:27 45 Missed FG View Drive »
6 2 1:48 SDG 14 4 1:12 86 Touchdown View Drive »
7 3 13:46 NOR 25 3 1:19 25 Touchdown View Drive »
8 3 10:13 SDG 32 8 5:34 22 Punt View Drive »
9 3 0:11 SDG 29 3 0:32 2 Punt View Drive »
10 4 8:50 SDG 18 6 3:05 27 Interception View Drive »
11 4 2:56 SDG 15 11 2:42 43 Fumble View Drive »

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 13:23 NOR 30 6 3:01 6 Punt View Drive »
2 1 6:56 NOR 20 9 3:58 80 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 0:26 NOR 9 3 1:20 6 Punt View Drive »
4 2 9:58 NOR 20 7 2:39 80 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 2:52 NOR 45 3 1:04 -9 Punt View Drive »
6 2 0:36 NOR 19 6 0:36 22 Downs View Drive »
7 3 15:00 NOR 20 3 1:14 5 Interception View Drive »
8 3 12:27 NOR 19 7 2:14 13 Punt View Drive »
9 3 4:39 NOR 13 9 4:28 87 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 14:39 NOR 10 9 5:49 90 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 5:45 SDG 23 7 2:49 16 Field Goal View Drive »
12 4 0:14 NOR 42 1 0:14 -1 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NOR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 68 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 59.5
1 15:00 1 10 SDG 20 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Antonio Gates for -1 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 0 0 0.28 -0.46 61.6
1 14:19 2 11 SDG 19 Jackie Battle left end for 4 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 0 0 -0.46 -0.56 61.8
1 13:35 3 7 SDG 23 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Eddie Royal 0 0 -0.56 -1.83 65.3
1 13:31 4 7 SDG 23 Mike Scifres punts 47 yards, fair catch by Darren Sproles 0 0 -1.83 -0.94 62.8
1 13:23 1 10 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 6 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 0 0 0.94 1.2 63.6
1 12:55 2 4 NOR 36 Pierre Thomas right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle and Aubrayo Franklin) 0 0 1.2 0.76 62.3
1 12:20 3 2 NOR 38 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Greg Camarillo for 7 yards (tackle by Marcus Gilchrist) 0 0 0.76 1.93 65.6
1 11:54 1 10 NOR 45 Penalty on Devery Henderson: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 1.93 1.6 64.6
1 11:37 1 15 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston (defended by Quentin Jammer) 0 0 1.6 0.71 62.1
1 11:33 2 15 NOR 40 Drew Brees sacked by Eric Weddle for -9 yards. Drew Brees fumbles (forced by Eric Weddle), recovered by Mark Ingram at NOR-29 0 0 0.71 0.17 60.5
1 11:03 3 14 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Darren Sproles for -5 yards (tackle by Corey Lynch) 0 0 0.17 -0.98 57.0
1 10:30 4 19 NOR 36 Thomas Morstead punts 60 yards, returned by Eddie Royal for 5 yards (tackle by Courtney Roby) 0 0 -0.98 0.38 61.0
1 10:22 1 10 SDG 9 Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Malcom Floyd for 39 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 0 0 -0.38 2.13 53.4
1 9:56 1 10 SDG 48 Jackie Battle left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Scott Shanle) 0 0 2.13 1.72 54.6
1 9:15 2 9 SDG 49 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Ryan Mathews 0 0 1.72 1.02 56.7
1 9:11 3 9 SDG 49 Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Malcom Floyd for 32 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 0 0 1.02 4.31 46.4
1 8:25 1 10 NOR 19 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Jackie Battle for 3 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 0 0 4.31 4.18 46.7
1 7:44 2 7 NOR 16 Jackie Battle right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 0 0 4.18 3.58 48.4
1 7:02 3 6 NOR 15 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 15 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Malcolm Jenkins: Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards 6 0 3.58 7 40.7
1 7:02 Nick Novak kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 37.6
1 6:56 Nick Novak kicks off 50 yards, touchback 7 0 0 0.28 38.4
1 6:56 1 10 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Aubrayo Franklin) 7 0 0.28 -0.13 37.2
1 6:14 2 9 NOR 21 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 4 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 7 0 -0.13 -0.3 36.4
1 5:39 3 5 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by Marcus Gilchrist) 7 0 -0.3 1.4 41.5
1 5:04 1 10 NOR 37 Mark Ingram left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 7 0 1.4 1.67 42.2
1 4:30 2 4 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Devery Henderson 7 0 1.67 0.96 39.8
1 4:24 3 4 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Greg Camarillo for 13 yards (tackle by Corey Lynch) 7 0 0.96 2.65 45.2
1 3:50 1 10 SDG 44 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Jimmy Graham 7 0 2.65 2.11 43.3
1 3:46 2 10 SDG 44 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 4 yards (tackle by Marcus Gilchrist) 7 0 2.11 1.95 42.8
1 3:05 3 6 SDG 40 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Devery Henderson for 40 yards, touchdown 7 6 1.95 7 56.0
1 3:05 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 59.2
1 2:58 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 73 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 20 yards (tackle by Ramon Humber). Penalty on Randy McMichael: Offensive Holding, 6 yards 7 7 0 -0.38 60.4
1 2:53 1 10 SDG 6 Ryan Mathews left end for 18 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 7 7 -0.38 0.54 57.4
1 2:15 1 10 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ryan Mathews for 10 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 7 7 0.54 1.2 55.2
1 1:30 1 10 SDG 34 Ryan Mathews left tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 7 7 1.2 1.6 53.7
1 0:47 2 3 SDG 41 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Malcom Floyd (defended by Jabari Greer) 7 7 1.6 0.89 56.0
1 0:43 3 3 SDG 41 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Eddie Royal (defended by Corey White) 7 7 0.89 -0.65 61.1
1 0:36 4 3 SDG 41 Mike Scifres punts 41 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for no gain. Penalty on Martez Wilson: Offensive Holding, 9 yards 7 7 -0.65 0.38 57.7
1 0:26 1 10 NOR 9 Pierre Thomas right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 7 7 -0.38 -0.48 57.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NOR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 6 NOR 13 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 2 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 7 7 -0.48 -0.72 56.5
2 14:20 3 4 NOR 15 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston 7 7 -0.72 -2.44 50.5
2 14:15 4 4 NOR 15 Thomas Morstead punts 50 yards, out of bounds 7 7 -2.44 -1.27 54.5
2 14:06 1 10 SDG 35 Ryan Mathews right end for 12 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 7 7 1.27 2.06 51.8
2 13:34 1 10 SDG 47 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Eddie Royal for 11 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 7 7 2.06 2.79 49.1
2 12:54 1 10 NOR 42 Ryan Mathews left end for 12 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 7 7 2.79 3.58 46.2
2 12:54 1 10 NOR 30 Penalty on Malcom Floyd: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 3.58 3.25 47.4
2 11:45 1 15 NOR 35 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Jackie Battle for 4 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 7 7 3.25 2.9 48.4
2 10:58 2 11 NOR 31 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Malcom Floyd. Penalty on Jabari Greer: Defensive Pass Interference, 25 yards (no play) 7 7 2.9 5.83 37.9
2 10:52 1 6 NOR 6 Jackie Battle left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 7 7 5.83 5.72 38.2
2 10:11 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 7 7 0 0
2 10:11 2 2 NOR 2 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Robert Meachem 7 7 5.72 4.95 40.7
2 10:06 3 2 NOR 2 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Antonio Gates (defended by Roman Harper) 7 7 4.95 3.25 46.7
2 10:01 4 2 NOR 2 Nick Novak 20 yard field goal good 10 7 3.25 3 47.6
2 9:58 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 72 yards, touchback 10 7 0 0.28 48.6
2 9:58 1 10 NOR 20 Darren Sproles right guard for -1 yards (tackle by Marcus Gilchrist) 10 7 0.28 -0.46 45.9
2 9:28 2 11 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 8 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 10 7 -0.46 -0.03 47.3
2 8:53 3 3 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 9 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason). Devery Henderson fumbles (forced by Antoine Cason), ball out of bounds at NOR-36 10 7 -0.03 1.33 52.2
2 8:38 1 10 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 40 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 10 7 1.33 3.97 61.7
2 8:07 1 10 SDG 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Marques Colston 10 7 3.97 3.43 59.8
2 8:01 2 10 SDG 24 Darren Sproles left end for 5 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 10 7 3.43 3.41 59.7
2 7:25 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 10 7 0 0
2 7:25 3 5 SDG 19 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Marques Colston for 19 yards, touchdown 10 13 3.41 7 68.7
2 7:25 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 10 14 0 0 72.0
2 7:19 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 68 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 22 yards (tackle by Ramon Humber) 10 14 0 0.15 71.5
2 7:11 1 10 SDG 19 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Ryan Mathews for 7 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Tom Johnson) 10 14 0.15 0.61 70.0
2 6:28 2 3 SDG 26 Ryan Mathews left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Cameron Jordan and Malcolm Jenkins) 10 14 0.61 0.94 68.9
2 5:45 1 10 SDG 30 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Malcom Floyd 10 14 0.94 0.39 70.8
2 5:39 2 10 SDG 30 Ryan Mathews right end for no gain (tackle by Tom Johnson) 10 14 0.39 -0.3 73.1
2 4:54 3 10 SDG 30 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Eddie Royal for 20 yards (tackle by Corey White). Penalty on Will Smith: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards 10 14 -0.3 3.25 60.7
2 4:20 1 10 NOR 35 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Antonio Gates 10 14 3.25 2.7 62.7
2 4:13 2 10 NOR 35 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 10 14 2.7 2.94 61.8
2 3:31 3 3 NOR 28 Philip Rivers sacked by Will Smith for -8 yards 10 14 2.94 0.88 69.3
2 2:58 4 11 NOR 36 Nick Novak 55 yard field goal no good 10 14 0.88 -1.93 78.4
2 2:52 1 10 NOR 45 Mark Ingram left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Corey Liuget and Vaughn Martin) 10 14 1.93 1.92 78.4
2 2:13 2 6 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Greg Camarillo (defended by Corey Liuget) 10 14 1.92 1.22 76.4
2 2:09 3 6 NOR 49 Drew Brees sacked by Corey Liuget for -13 yards 10 14 1.22 -0.98 69.0
2 2:00 4 19 NOR 36 Thomas Morstead punts 61 yards, returned by Eddie Royal for 11 yards (tackle by Courtney Roby) 10 14 -0.98 0.28 73.4
2 1:48 1 10 SDG 14 Ronnie Brown right guard for 21 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins and Isa Abdul-Quddus) 10 14 -0.28 1.27 68.0
2 1:20 1 10 SDG 35 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Ryan Mathews for 13 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 10 14 1.27 2.13 64.8
2 0:52 1 10 SDG 48 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Robert Meachem for 8 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 10 14 2.13 2.66 62.7
2 0:44 Timeout #2 by San Diego Chargers 10 14 0 0
2 0:44 2 2 NOR 44 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Robert Meachem for 44 yards, touchdown 16 14 2.66 7 49.1
2 0:44 Nick Novak kicks extra point good 17 14 0 0 45.0
2 0:36 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 70 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 24 yards (tackle by Corey Lynch) 17 14 0 0.15 45.6
2 0:32 1 10 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston 17 14 0.15 -0.39 43.4
2 0:26 2 10 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 14 yards (tackle by Donald Butler) 17 14 -0.39 1.14 49.6
2 0:19 1 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Darren Sproles 17 14 1.14 0.59 47.3
2 0:15 2 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 8 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 17 14 0.59 0.96 48.9
2 0:07 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 17 14 0 0
2 0:07 3 2 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 1 yard (tackle by Atari Bigby) 17 14 0.96 -0.59 42.4
2 0:01 4 1 NOR 42 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 17 14 -0.59 -1.8 44.8
End of Half1714-1.80
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NOR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 73 yards, touchback 17 14 0 0.28 45.9
3 15:00 1 10 NOR 20 Mark Ingram left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Atari Bigby) 17 14 0.28 0 44.8
3 14:25 2 8 NOR 22 Darren Sproles left end for 3 yards (tackle by Vaughn Martin and Shaun Phillips) 17 14 0 -0.3 43.3
3 13:53 3 5 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Devery Henderson is intercepted by Quentin Jammer at NOR-34 and returned for 9 yards (tackle by Devery Henderson) 17 14 -0.3 -3.91 28.8
3 13:46 1 10 NOR 25 Ryan Mathews left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Cameron Jordan) 17 14 3.91 3.63 29.8
3 13:07 2 8 NOR 23 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ryan Mathews for 10 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Brodrick Bunkley) 17 14 3.63 4.71 25.5
3 12:34 1 10 NOR 13 Ryan Mathews left end for 13 yards, touchdown 23 14 4.71 7 20.9
3 12:34 Nick Novak kicks extra point good 24 14 0 0 17.9
3 12:27 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 71 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 25 yards (tackle by Dante Rosario) 24 14 0 0.15 18.3
3 12:23 1 10 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 24 14 0.15 -0.39 16.7
3 12:19 2 10 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 24 14 -0.39 1 20.8
3 11:48 1 10 NOR 31 Pierre Thomas left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Jarret Johnson) 24 14 1 0.87 20.0
3 11:15 2 7 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 8 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 24 14 0.87 1.73 22.5
3 10:39 1 10 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston 24 14 1.73 1.19 20.3
3 10:33 2 10 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Marques Colston 24 14 1.19 0.5 18.1
3 10:27 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 24 14 0 0
3 10:27 3 10 NOR 42 Penalty on Ben Grubbs: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 24 14 0.5 -0.16 16.1
3 10:27 3 15 NOR 37 Penalty on Zach Strief: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 24 14 -0.16 -0.82 14.4
3 10:27 3 20 NOR 32 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston 24 14 -0.82 -1.24 13.3
3 10:19 4 20 NOR 32 Thomas Morstead punts 36 yards, out of bounds 24 14 -1.24 -1.07 13.6
3 10:13 1 10 SDG 32 Ryan Mathews left guard for -4 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 24 14 1.07 -0.01 16.5
3 9:25 2 14 SDG 28 Penalty on Philip Rivers: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 24 14 -0.01 -0.69 17.9
3 9:00 2 19 SDG 23 Ryan Mathews left guard for 12 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 24 14 -0.69 0.23 15.0
3 8:17 3 7 SDG 35 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Antonio Gates for 13 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 24 14 0.23 2.13 10.0
3 7:31 1 10 SDG 48 Ryan Mathews right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Akiem Hicks) 24 14 2.13 1.85 10.1
3 6:47 2 8 50 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Ronnie Brown for 10 yards (tackle by Johnny Patrick) 24 14 1.85 2.92 7.6
3 6:02 1 10 NOR 40 Philip Rivers pass incomplete 24 14 2.92 2.37 8.1
3 5:56 2 10 NOR 40 Philip Rivers sacked by Curtis Lofton for -12 yards 24 14 2.37 0.1 13.2
3 5:19 3 22 SDG 48 Ronnie Brown right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Junior Galette) 24 14 0.1 0.2 12.5
3 4:46 4 16 NOR 46 Mike Scifres punts 33 yards, fair catch by Darren Sproles 24 14 0.2 0.32 11.8
3 4:39 1 10 NOR 13 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 9 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 24 14 -0.32 0.49 13.9
3 4:02 2 1 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Joe Morgan 24 14 0.49 -0.35 11.2
3 3:59 3 1 NOR 22 Mark Ingram right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Aubrayo Franklin and Vaughn Martin) 24 14 -0.35 0.48 13.4
3 3:35 1 10 NOR 23 Drew Brees sacked by Shaun Phillips for -6 yards 24 14 0.48 -1.01 9.3
3 3:00 2 16 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston is intercepted by Demorrio Williams at NOR-26 and returned for 26 yards. Penalty on Melvin Ingram: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards (no play) 24 14 -1.01 1.07 14.3
3 2:50 1 10 NOR 32 Pierre Thomas right guard for 8 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 24 14 1.07 1.61 15.9
3 2:13 2 2 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 4 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer and Larry English) 24 14 1.61 1.86 16.2
3 1:40 1 10 NOR 44 Pierre Thomas right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 24 14 1.86 1.86 15.7
3 1:07 2 6 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 36 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 24 14 1.86 4.51 25.8
3 0:16 1 10 SDG 16 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 16 yards, touchdown 24 20 4.51 7 32.4
3 0:16 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 24 21 0 0 37.8
3 0:11 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 74 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 38 yards (tackle by Jed Collins) 24 21 0 0.87 33.0
3 0:06 1 10 SDG 29 Ryan Mathews left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Brodrick Bunkley) 24 21 0.87 0.6 34.4
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NOR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 8 SDG 31 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Eddie Royal (defended by Roman Harper) 24 21 0.6 -0.1 38.2
4 14:56 3 8 SDG 31 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Antonio Gates 24 21 -0.1 -1.31 45.2
4 14:50 4 8 SDG 31 Mike Scifres punts 61 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 2 yards (tackle by Darrell Stuckey) 24 21 -1.31 0.38 35.4
4 14:39 1 10 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 10 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer and Donald Butler) 24 21 -0.38 0.28 39.0
4 14:04 1 10 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas right end for 13 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle). Penalty on Jahri Evans: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 24 21 0.28 -0.76 32.6
4 13:42 1 20 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Greg Camarillo for 13 yards (tackle by Demorrio Williams) 24 21 -0.76 0.14 37.5
4 13:07 2 7 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Greg Camarillo for 11 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason and Larry English) 24 21 0.14 1.2 43.5
4 12:38 1 10 NOR 34 Penalty on SDG: Defensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play) 24 21 1.2 1.93 47.9
4 12:23 1 5 NOR 39 Pierre Thomas right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 24 21 1.93 1.87 47.3
4 11:35 2 1 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Devery Henderson for 41 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 24 21 1.87 4.51 64.4
4 10:55 1 10 SDG 16 Mark Ingram right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Jarret Johnson) 24 21 4.51 4.39 63.8
4 10:08 2 7 SDG 13 Darren Sproles left end for -1 yards (tackle by Jarret Johnson) 24 21 4.39 3.37 56.9
4 9:32 3 8 SDG 14 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 24 21 3.37 6.06 74.9
4 8:55 1 5 SDG 5 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 5 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Antoine Cason: Defensive Pass Interference (Declined) 24 27 6.06 7 75.0
4 8:55 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 24 28 0 0 80.7
4 8:50 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 23 yards (tackle by Rafael Bush) 24 28 0 0.04 80.6
4 8:46 1 10 SDG 18 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ryan Mathews for 14 yards (tackle by Corey White and Malcolm Jenkins) 24 28 0.04 1.07 74.7
4 8:02 1 10 SDG 32 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ryan Mathews for 5 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 24 28 1.07 1.2 74.6
4 7:25 2 5 SDG 37 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Dante Rosario for 16 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 24 28 1.2 2.46 66.1
4 6:39 1 10 NOR 47 Philip Rivers pass incomplete 24 28 2.46 1.91 70.9
4 6:33 2 10 NOR 47 Philip Rivers sacked by Junior Galette for -8 yards 24 28 1.91 0.17 82.7
4 6:00 3 18 SDG 45 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Malcom Floyd is intercepted by Roman Harper at NOR-36 and returned for 41 yards (tackle by Louis Vasquez) 24 28 0.17 -4.04 97.5
4 5:45 1 10 SDG 23 Pierre Thomas left end for 3 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 24 28 4.04 3.9 97.5
4 5:13 2 7 SDG 20 Pierre Thomas left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Kendall Reyes) 24 28 3.9 3.34 97.2
4 4:26 3 6 SDG 19 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 14 yards (tackle by Corey Lynch) 24 28 3.34 6.06 99.7
4 3:45 1 5 SDG 5 Penalty on David Thomas: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 24 28 6.06 4.91 99.6
4 3:40 1 10 SDG 10 Darren Sproles left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Demorrio Williams) 24 28 4.91 4.76 99.6
4 3:07 2 7 SDG 7 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 24 28 4.76 3.81 99.5
4 3:04 3 7 SDG 7 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Darren Sproles (defended by Corey Liuget) 24 28 3.81 2.97 99.0
4 3:00 4 7 SDG 7 Garrett Hartley 26 yard field goal good 24 31 2.97 3 99.1
4 2:56 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 74 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 24 yards (tackle by Ramon Humber) 24 31 0 -0.22 99.3
4 2:51 1 10 SDG 15 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Malcom Floyd for 24 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 24 31 -0.22 1.53 97.1
4 2:24 1 10 SDG 39 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ronnie Brown for 6 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 24 31 1.53 1.8 97.5
4 2:18 2 4 SDG 45 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ronnie Brown for 10 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Patrick Robinson) 24 31 1.8 2.59 95.5
4 2:00 1 10 NOR 45 Philip Rivers sacked by Cameron Jordan for -7 yards. Penalty on Jeromey Clary: Offensive Holding (Declined) 24 31 2.59 1.1 99.2
4 1:53 2 17 SDG 48 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Antonio Gates for 28 yards. Penalty on Antonio Gates: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 24 31 1.1 -0.25 99.9
4 1:45 2 27 SDG 38 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Malcom Floyd for 23 yards (tackle by Isa Abdul-Quddus). Penalty on Nick Hardwick: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 24 31 -0.25 -1.6 100.0
4 1:40 2 37 SDG 28 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Robert Meachem (defended by Malcolm Jenkins). Penalty on Martez Wilson: Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards (no play) 24 31 -1.6 1.14 99.5
4 1:32 1 10 SDG 33 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ronnie Brown for 11 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Johnny Patrick) 24 31 1.14 1.86 99.1
4 1:00 1 10 SDG 44 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Malcom Floyd for 7 yards (tackle by Johnny Patrick) 24 31 1.86 2.26 99.6
4 0:53 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 24 31 0 0
4 0:53 2 3 NOR 49 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Malcom Floyd for 6 yards (tackle by Corey White) 24 31 2.26 2.72 99.5
4 0:34 1 10 NOR 43 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ronnie Brown for 10 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 24 31 2.72 3.38 99.6
4 0:28 Timeout #2 by San Diego Chargers 24 31 0 0
4 0:28 1 10 NOR 33 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Antonio Gates 24 31 3.38 2.84 100.0
4 0:23 2 10 NOR 33 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Ryan Mathews 24 31 2.84 2.15 100.0
4 0:19 3 10 NOR 33 Philip Rivers sacked by Martez Wilson for -9 yards. Philip Rivers fumbles (forced by Martez Wilson), recovered by Martez Wilson at NOR-42 (tackle by Philip Rivers) 24 31 2.15 -1.73 100.0
4 0:14 1 10 NOR 42 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 24 31 1.73 1.05 100.0
End of Regulation24311.050
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).