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New Orleans Saints 34 at Dallas Cowboys 31

Sunday, December 23, 2012
1234OTFinal
New Orleans Saints (7-9-0)71077334
Dallas Cowboys (8-8-0)014314031

Game Info
Stadium Cowboys Stadium (dome)
Start Time 12:02pm
Surface matrixturf
Duration 3:37
Attendance 92,570
Weather 63 degrees, wind 1 mph
Vegas Line Dallas Cowboys -3.0
Over/Under 54.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Walt Coleman
Umpire Roy Ellison
Head Linesman Jerry Bergman
Field Judge Greg Gautreaux
Back Judge Greg Yette
Side Judge Rick Patterson
Line Judge Michael Spanier

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 (1/2, 21 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 1 21 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (1/1, 26 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Jimmy Graham 1 1 26 0
Short Left (13/18, 125 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 3 3 25 0
Jimmy Graham 5 2 17 0
Lance Moore 4 3 24 0
Darren Sproles 4 3 41 0
Pierre Thomas 2 2 18 0
Short Middle (9/13, 151 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 4 2 69 0
Jimmy Graham 4 3 29 0
Darren Sproles 2 2 46 0
Pierre Thomas 3 2 7 1
Short Right (13/17, 123 yards, 2 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 4 4 38 0
Jimmy Graham 1 1 16 0
Devery Henderson 1 0 0
Mark Ingram 1 1 7 0
Lance Moore 1 1 6 1
Darren Sproles 4 2 17 0
David Thomas 1 1 3 1
Pierre Thomas 4 3 36 0
Dallas Cowboys
Deep Left (2/2, 57 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Dez Bryant 1 1 41 0
Dwayne Harris 1 1 16 1
Deep Middle (1/2, 26 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Dez Bryant 1 1 26 0
Jason Witten 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (3/5, 93 yards, 2 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Miles Austin 4 2 35 1
Dez Bryant 1 1 58 1
Short Left (8/11, 140 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Dez Bryant 6 4 85 1
DeMarco Murray 3 2 31 0
Kevin Ogletree 1 1 12 0
Jason Witten 1 1 12 0
Short Middle (2/5, 27 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Miles Austin 2 0 0 0
James Hanna 1 1 8 0
DeMarco Murray 1 0 0 0
Jason Witten 1 1 19 0
Short Right (10/16, 73 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Miles Austin 2 2 10 0
Dez Bryant 3 2 14 0
Dwayne Harris 2 0 0 0
Felix Jones 1 0 0
DeMarco Murray 2 2 20 0
John Phillips 1 0 0
Jason Witten 5 4 29 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (7 rushes, 25 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 3 10 0
Darren Sproles 3 17 0
Pierre Thomas 1 -2 0
LT (9 rushes, 24 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 5 0 0
Darren Sproles 3 19 0
Pierre Thomas 1 5 0
LG (5 rushes, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 3 9 0
Pierre Thomas 2 0 0
MD (9 rushes, 41 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 4 16 1
Darren Sproles 3 12 0
Pierre Thomas 2 13 0
RG (3 rushes, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 3 3 0
RT (3 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 2 6 0
Pierre Thomas 1 0 0
RE (1 rush, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mark Ingram 1 9 0
Dallas Cowboys
LE (1 rush, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
DeMarco Murray 1 9 0
LT (2 rushes, 14 yards)
Att Yds TD
DeMarco Murray 2 14 0
LG (1 rush, 2 yards)
Att Yds TD
DeMarco Murray 1 2 0
MD (2 rushes, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
DeMarco Murray 2 5 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (2 rushes, -2 yards)
Att Yds TD
DeMarco Murray 2 -2 0
RE (3 rushes, 12 yards)
Att Yds TD
DeMarco Murray 3 12 0

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NOR 20 10 4:35 80 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 7:28 NOR 9 16 8:13 73 Missed FG View Drive »
3 2 12:47 NOR 14 7 3:41 9 Punt View Drive »
4 2 5:43 NOR 10 12 4:32 90 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 0:47 NOR 30 5 0:47 51 Field Goal View Drive »
6 3 10:26 NOR 20 6 2:26 23 Punt View Drive »
7 3 6:48 NOR 27 5 2:23 16 Punt View Drive »
8 3 4:17 DAL 5 3 0:14 5 Touchdown View Drive »
9 3 1:03 NOR 2 10 4:53 98 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 9:39 NOR 20 7 4:54 32 Punt View Drive »
11 4 3:35 NOR 15 5 2:06 20 Punt View Drive »
12 4 0:15 NOR 21 1 0:15 -1 End of Half View Drive »
13 5 13:33 NOR 26 7 3:00 72 Field Goal View Drive »

Dallas Cowboys Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 10:25 DAL 24 6 2:57 25 Punt View Drive »
2 2 14:15 DAL 26 3 1:28 74 Touchdown View Drive »
3 2 9:06 DAL 25 5 3:23 75 Touchdown View Drive »
4 2 1:11 DAL 20 3 0:24 7 Punt View Drive »
5 3 15:00 DAL 24 9 4:34 47 Field Goal View Drive »
6 3 8:00 DAL 16 3 1:12 2 Punt View Drive »
7 3 4:25 DAL 3 1 0:08 2 Fumble View Drive »
8 3 4:03 DAL 20 5 3:00 15 Punt View Drive »
9 4 11:10 DAL 20 6 1:31 24 Punt View Drive »
10 4 4:45 DAL 20 5 1:10 80 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 1:29 DAL 36 7 1:14 64 Touchdown View Drive »
12 5 15:00 DAL 20 4 1:27 16 Punt View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DAL EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 DAL 35 Dan Bailey kicks off 65 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 58.0
1 15:00 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete 0 0 0.28 -0.27 59.6
1 14:51 2 10 NOR 20 Mark Ingram up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims) 0 0 -0.27 -0.56 60.4
1 14:12 3 7 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 15 yards (tackle by Gerald Sensabaugh) 0 0 -0.56 1.47 54.4
1 13:45 1 10 NOR 38 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 12 yards (tackle by Eric Frampton) 0 0 1.47 2.26 52.0
1 13:11 1 10 DAL 50 Mark Ingram left end for 5 yards (tackle by Dan Connor and Morris Claiborne) 0 0 2.26 2.39 51.6
1 12:30 2 5 DAL 45 Pierre Thomas left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Anthony Spencer) 0 0 2.39 1.95 52.8
1 11:53 3 3 DAL 43 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 13 yards (tackle by Sean Lissemore and Charlie Peprah) 0 0 1.95 3.58 47.8
1 11:10 1 10 DAL 30 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by DeMarcus Ware). Marques Colston fumbles (forced by DeMarcus Ware), ball out of bounds at DAL-18 0 0 3.58 4.37 45.2
1 10:47 1 10 DAL 18 Drew Brees pass incomplete 0 0 4.37 3.8 46.9
1 10:40 2 10 DAL 18 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Darren Sproles. Penalty on Anthony Spencer: Face Mask (15 Yards), 9 yards (no play) 0 0 3.8 5.14 42.8
1 10:31 1 9 DAL 9 Mark Ingram up the middle for 9 yards, touchdown 6 0 5.14 7 40.2
1 10:31 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 37.2
1 10:25 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, returned by Dwayne Harris for 29 yards (tackle by Will Herring) 7 0 0 0.54 38.8
1 10:20 1 10 DAL 24 Tony Romo pass complete short right to DeMarco Murray for 5 yards (tackle by David Hawthorne) 7 0 0.54 0.67 39.1
1 9:47 2 5 DAL 29 DeMarco Murray left tackle for 8 yards (tackle by David Hawthorne) 7 0 0.67 1.4 41.2
1 9:14 1 10 DAL 37 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Dez Bryant for 13 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 7 0 1.4 2.26 43.7
1 8:38 1 10 NOR 50 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for John Phillips 7 0 2.26 1.71 41.9
1 8:30 2 10 NOR 50 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Miles Austin for 7 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 7 0 1.71 1.95 42.6
1 7:59 3 3 NOR 43 Tony Romo sacked by Tom Johnson for -8 yards 7 0 1.95 -0.13 36.2
1 7:35 4 11 DAL 49 Brian Moorman punts 42 yards, fair catch by Darren Sproles 7 0 -0.13 0.38 37.6
1 7:28 1 10 NOR 9 Darren Sproles left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Jason Hatcher) 7 0 -0.38 -0.71 38.5
1 6:51 2 9 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 11 yards (tackle by Morris Claiborne) 7 0 -0.71 0.34 35.2
1 6:17 1 10 NOR 21 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Devery Henderson 7 0 0.34 -0.2 36.7
1 6:12 2 10 NOR 21 Darren Sproles left end for 1 yard (tackle by Sterling Moore) 7 0 -0.2 -0.76 38.4
1 5:33 3 9 NOR 22 Penalty on Jermon Bushrod: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 -0.76 -1.59 40.8
1 5:14 3 14 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Darren Sproles for 14 yards (tackle by Gerald Sensabaugh) 7 0 -1.59 1 32.8
1 4:34 1 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston 7 0 1 0.46 34.2
1 4:28 2 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Morris Claiborne) 7 0 0.46 0.96 32.7
1 3:53 3 1 NOR 40 Mark Ingram left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Tyrone Crawford) 7 0 0.96 1.73 30.2
1 3:19 1 10 NOR 42 Mark Ingram left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Brian Schaefering and Dan Connor) 7 0 1.73 1.46 30.8
1 2:44 2 8 NOR 44 Penalty on Jimmy Graham: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 1.46 0.78 32.7
1 2:26 2 13 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 13 yards (tackle by Michael Coe) 7 0 0.78 2.39 27.9
1 1:59 1 10 DAL 48 Darren Sproles up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims) 7 0 2.39 2.52 27.4
1 1:23 2 5 DAL 43 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 16 yards (tackle by Morris Claiborne) 7 0 2.52 3.78 23.7
1 0:44 1 10 DAL 27 Mark Ingram right end for 9 yards (tackle by Anthony Spencer) 7 0 3.78 4.53 21.6
1 0:15 2 1 DAL 18 Mark Ingram left tackle for no gain (tackle by Sean Lissemore) 7 0 4.53 3.84 23.2
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DAL EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 1 DAL 18 Mark Ingram right guard for no gain (tackle by Marcus R. Spears and Dan Connor) 7 0 3.84 2.4 27.0
2 14:19 4 1 DAL 18 Garrett Hartley 36 yard field goal no good 7 0 2.4 -0.67 36.1
2 14:15 1 10 DAL 26 DeMarco Murray left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 7 0 0.67 0.94 37.0
2 13:37 2 4 DAL 32 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Dez Bryant for 10 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 7 0 0.94 1.73 39.4
2 12:57 1 10 DAL 42 Tony Romo pass complete deep right to Dez Bryant for 58 yards, touchdown 7 6 1.73 7 54.0
2 12:57 Dan Bailey kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 57.5
2 12:47 DAL 35 Dan Bailey kicks off 62 yards, muffed catch by Pierre Thomas, recovered by Pierre Thomas and returned for no gain 7 7 0 -0.28 58.4
2 12:40 1 10 NOR 14 Mark Ingram right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Alex Albright and Marcus R. Spears) 7 7 -0.28 -0.51 59.2
2 12:06 2 8 NOR 16 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 2 yards (tackle by Dan Connor) 7 7 -0.51 -0.92 60.6
2 11:23 3 6 NOR 18 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 7 yards 7 7 -0.92 0.61 55.2
2 11:01 1 10 NOR 25 Mark Ingram right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Brandon Carr). Penalty on David Thomas: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 7 7 0.61 -0.28 58.3
2 10:41 1 19 NOR 16 Darren Sproles right tackle for no gain (tackle by Alex Albright and Dan Connor). Penalty on Zach Strief: Offensive Holding, 8 yards (no play) 7 7 -0.28 -1.03 60.9
2 10:22 1 27 NOR 8 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Darren Sproles 7 7 -1.03 -2.02 64.3
2 10:16 2 27 NOR 8 Pierre Thomas left end for -2 yards (tackle by Jason Hatcher) 7 7 -2.02 -3.64 69.6
2 9:42 3 29 NOR 6 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Darren Sproles for 17 yards (tackle by Mike Jenkins) 7 7 -3.64 -1.83 63.6
2 9:20 4 12 NOR 23 Thomas Morstead punts 63 yards, returned by Dwayne Harris for 11 yards (tackle by Ramon Humber) 7 7 -1.83 -0.61 59.3
2 9:06 1 10 DAL 25 DeMarco Murray left end for 9 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). Penalty on Lawrence Vickers: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 7 7 0.61 -0.41 55.7
2 8:43 1 20 DAL 15 DeMarco Murray right end for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Casillas and Isa Abdul-Quddus) 7 7 -0.41 -0.61 54.9
2 7:57 2 15 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Dez Bryant for 6 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 7 7 -0.61 -0.49 55.2
2 7:11 3 9 DAL 26 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Jason Witten for 12 yards (tackle by Martez Wilson) 7 7 -0.49 1.47 62.3
2 6:32 1 10 DAL 38 DeMarco Murray right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by David Hawthorne) 7 7 1.47 1.46 62.3
2 5:54 2 6 DAL 42 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Dez Bryant for 58 yards, touchdown 7 13 1.46 7 77.3
2 5:54 Dan Bailey kicks extra point good 7 14 0 0 80.1
2 5:43 DAL 35 Dan Bailey kicks off 64 yards, returned by Travaris Cadet for 18 yards (tackle by Alex Albright). Penalty on Michael Higgins: Defensive Holding, 9 yards 7 14 0 -0.38 81.1
2 5:35 1 10 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Marques Colston for 21 yards (tackle by Brandon Carr) 7 14 -0.38 1 77.3
2 5:00 1 10 NOR 31 Darren Sproles left end for 11 yards (tackle by Charlie Peprah) 7 14 1 1.73 75.3
2 4:27 1 10 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Mark Ingram for 7 yards (tackle by Brady Poppinga and Dan Connor) 7 14 1.73 2.13 74.1
2 3:50 2 3 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 4 yards (tackle by Morris Claiborne) 7 14 2.13 2.46 73.1
2 3:15 1 10 DAL 47 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 7 yards (tackle by Brady Poppinga and Anthony Spencer) 7 14 2.46 2.86 71.9
2 2:29 2 3 DAL 40 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 8 yards (tackle by Gerald Sensabaugh) 7 14 2.86 3.45 69.9
2 2:00 1 10 DAL 32 Mark Ingram left end for 9 yards (tackle by Eric Frampton) 7 14 3.45 4.12 67.6
2 1:53 2 1 DAL 23 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jimmy Graham (defended by Eric Frampton) 7 14 4.12 3.4 70.2
2 1:44 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 7 14 0 0
2 1:44 3 1 DAL 23 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jimmy Graham (defended by Brady Poppinga) 7 14 3.4 2.08 74.7
2 1:40 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 7 14 0 0
2 1:40 4 1 DAL 23 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston. Penalty on Anthony Spencer: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 7 14 2.08 4.37 66.7
2 1:35 1 10 DAL 18 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 16 yards (tackle by Dan Connor and Anthony Spencer) 7 14 4.37 6.74 57.5
2 1:23 Timeout #2 by Dallas Cowboys 7 14 0 0
2 1:23 1 2 DAL 2 Mark Ingram left end for -4 yards (tackle by Dan Connor) 7 14 6.74 4.95 64.5
2 1:16 Timeout #3 by Dallas Cowboys 7 14 0 0
2 1:16 2 6 DAL 6 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 6 yards, touchdown 13 14 4.95 7 60.4
2 1:16 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 14 14 0 0 56.4
2 1:11 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 74 yards, touchback 14 14 0 0.28 57.5
2 1:11 1 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Jason Witten for 7 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 14 14 0.28 0.68 59.1
2 1:06 2 3 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass incomplete 14 14 0.68 -0.03 56.2
2 0:59 3 3 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Dez Bryant 14 14 -0.03 -1.57 49.9
2 0:56 4 3 DAL 27 Brian Moorman punts 43 yards, fair catch by Darren Sproles 14 14 -1.57 -0.94 52.5
2 0:47 1 10 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 44 yards (tackle by Charlie Peprah) 14 14 0.94 3.84 40.6
2 0:24 1 10 DAL 26 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 2 yards (tackle by Dan Connor) 14 14 3.84 3.57 41.5
2 0:20 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 14 14 0 0
2 0:20 2 8 DAL 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 5 yards (tackle by Dan Connor) 14 14 3.57 3.57 41.5
2 0:12 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 14 14 0 0
2 0:12 3 3 DAL 19 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Marques Colston (defended by Morris Claiborne) 14 14 3.57 2.28 46.8
2 0:04 4 3 DAL 19 Garrett Hartley 37 yard field goal good 17 14 2.28 3 43.8
End of Half171400
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DAL EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 52 yards, muffed catch by Dwayne Harris, recovered by James Hanna and returned for no gain 17 14 0 0.54 46.0
3 14:55 1 10 DAL 24 DeMarco Murray right end for 5 yards (tackle by Isa Abdul-Quddus) 17 14 0.54 0.67 46.5
3 14:13 2 5 DAL 29 Tony Romo pass complete deep right to Miles Austin for 16 yards (tackle by Isa Abdul-Quddus) 17 14 0.67 1.93 51.7
3 13:25 1 10 DAL 45 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Kevin Ogletree for 12 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson). Penalty on Cameron Jordan: Defensive Offside (Declined) 17 14 1.93 2.72 54.9
3 13:09 1 10 NOR 43 DeMarco Murray left end for 9 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Patrick Robinson) 17 14 2.72 3.39 57.7
3 12:37 2 1 NOR 34 DeMarco Murray up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 17 14 3.39 3.64 58.8
3 11:49 1 10 NOR 29 DeMarco Murray right tackle for -6 yards (tackle by Cameron Jordan) 17 14 3.64 2.29 52.8
3 11:09 2 16 NOR 35 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Jason Witten for 6 yards (tackle by Jonathan Casillas) 17 14 2.29 2.41 53.2
3 10:38 3 10 NOR 29 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Dez Bryant 17 14 2.41 1.5 49.0
3 10:31 4 10 NOR 29 Dan Bailey 47 yard field goal good 17 17 1.5 3 55.8
3 10:26 DAL 35 Dan Bailey kicks off 65 yards, touchback 17 17 0 0.28 54.5
3 10:26 1 10 NOR 20 Mark Ingram left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Jason Hatcher) 17 17 0.28 0.41 53.9
3 9:49 2 5 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Pierre Thomas 17 17 0.41 -0.3 57.1
3 9:42 3 5 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jimmy Graham for 16 yards (tackle by Brandon Carr and Gerald Sensabaugh) 17 17 -0.3 1.66 48.0
3 9:07 1 10 NOR 41 Darren Sproles up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Jason Hatcher and Sean Lissemore) 17 17 1.66 1.8 47.2
3 8:38 2 5 NOR 46 Mark Ingram left tackle for -3 yards (tackle by Anthony Spencer). Penalty on Eric Olsen: Offensive Holding (Declined) 17 17 1.8 0.7 52.3
3 8:13 3 8 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston (defended by Sterling Moore) 17 17 0.7 -0.52 57.9
3 8:07 4 8 NOR 43 Thomas Morstead punts 41 yards, out of bounds 17 17 -0.52 0.14 54.8
3 8:00 1 10 DAL 16 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Jason Witten 17 17 -0.14 -0.66 52.3
3 7:53 2 10 DAL 16 DeMarco Murray right end for 2 yards (tackle by Cameron Jordan) 17 17 -0.66 -1.07 50.4
3 7:08 3 8 DAL 18 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep right intended for Miles Austin 17 17 -1.07 -2.24 44.5
3 7:00 4 8 DAL 18 Brian Moorman punts 57 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 2 yards (tackle by Lance Dunbar) 17 17 -2.24 -0.74 51.8
3 6:48 1 10 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 2 yards (tackle by Dan Connor) 17 17 0.74 0.47 53.0
3 6:15 2 8 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 6 yards (tackle by Morris Claiborne) 17 17 0.47 0.56 52.5
3 5:30 3 2 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Marques Colston. Penalty on Brady Poppinga: Defensive Pass Interference, 3 yards (no play) 17 17 0.56 1.47 47.7
3 5:24 1 10 NOR 38 Darren Sproles left end for 5 yards (tackle by Dan Connor) 17 17 1.47 1.6 47.1
3 4:50 2 5 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jimmy Graham 17 17 1.6 0.89 50.5
3 4:43 3 5 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Darren Sproles (defended by Gerald Sensabaugh) 17 17 0.89 -0.52 57.7
3 4:37 4 5 NOR 43 Thomas Morstead punts 54 yards 17 17 -0.52 0.38 53.1
3 4:25 1 10 DAL 3 DeMarco Murray left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton). DeMarco Murray fumbles (forced by Curtis Lofton), recovered by Curtis Lofton at DAL-5 17 17 -0.38 -6.06 25.3
3 4:17 1 5 DAL 5 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Lance Moore (defended by Morris Claiborne) 17 17 6.06 5.15 29.2
3 4:12 2 5 DAL 5 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Darren Sproles 17 17 5.15 4.26 33.3
3 4:08 3 5 DAL 5 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 5 yards, touchdown 23 17 4.26 7 25.4
3 4:08 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 24 17 0 0 21.4
3 4:03 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 71 yards, touchback 24 17 0 0.28 22.4
3 4:03 1 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass complete short middle to James Hanna for 8 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 24 17 0.28 0.81 24.5
3 3:24 2 2 DAL 28 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Miles Austin for 3 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Johnny Patrick) 24 17 0.81 1 24.8
3 2:39 1 10 DAL 31 Penalty on Jason Witten: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 24 17 1 0.67 22.8
3 2:20 1 15 DAL 26 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Felix Jones (defended by Cameron Jordan) 24 17 0.67 -0.22 19.0
3 2:15 2 15 DAL 26 Tony Romo pass complete short left to DeMarco Murray for 9 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 24 17 -0.22 0.3 21.0
3 1:25 3 6 DAL 35 Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for DeMarco Murray 24 17 0.3 -1.04 15.3
3 1:18 4 6 DAL 35 Brian Moorman punts 63 yards 24 17 -1.04 0.38 20.4
3 1:03 1 10 NOR 2 Mark Ingram up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Alex Albright and Brian Schaefering) 24 17 -0.38 -0.63 21.2
3 0:30 2 8 NOR 4 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 6 yards (tackle by Brandon Carr) 24 17 -0.63 -0.48 20.1
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DAL EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 2 NOR 10 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Gerald Sensabaugh) 24 17 -0.48 -0.14 18.2
4 14:23 1 10 NOR 16 Pierre Thomas left guard for -2 yards (tackle by Victor Butler) 24 17 -0.14 -0.89 20.7
4 13:46 2 12 NOR 14 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Brady Poppinga) 24 17 -0.89 -0.95 20.3
4 13:14 3 7 NOR 19 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jimmy Graham for 16 yards (tackle by Charlie Peprah) 24 17 -0.95 1.27 11.5
4 12:37 1 10 NOR 35 Mark Ingram left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Jason Hatcher) 24 17 1.27 0.99 11.7
4 12:00 2 8 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Pierre Thomas (defended by Jason Hatcher) 24 17 0.99 0.3 13.3
4 11:50 3 8 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 60 yards (tackle by Sterling Moore) 24 17 0.3 6.51 1.6
4 11:14 50 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 24 17 0 0
4 11:14 1 3 DAL 3 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 3 yards, touchdown 30 17 6.51 7 1.7
4 11:14 DAL 2 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 31 17 0 0 1.1
4 11:10 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, touchback 31 17 0 0.28 1.2
4 11:10 1 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for Miles Austin 31 17 0.28 -0.27 0.9
4 11:06 2 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for DeMarco Murray 31 17 -0.27 -0.96 0.7
4 10:58 3 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass complete deep middle to Dez Bryant for 26 yards (tackle by Rafael Bush and Isa Abdul-Quddus) 31 17 -0.96 1.99 2.4
4 10:58 1 10 DAL 46 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep right intended for Miles Austin (defended by Johnny Patrick) 31 17 1.99 1.45 1.9
4 10:24 2 10 DAL 46 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for Miles Austin 31 17 1.45 0.76 1.2
4 10:19 3 10 DAL 46 Tony Romo sacked by Junior Galette for -2 yards 31 17 0.76 -0.46 0.6
4 9:48 4 12 DAL 44 Brian Moorman punts 56 yards, touchback 31 17 -0.46 -0.28 0.6
4 9:39 1 10 NOR 20 Mark Ingram left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Dan Connor and Victor Butler) 31 17 0.28 0 0.6
4 9:05 2 8 NOR 22 Darren Sproles left tackle for 17 yards (tackle by Morris Claiborne) 31 17 0 1.53 0.2
4 8:19 1 10 NOR 39 Mark Ingram up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Marcus R. Spears) 31 17 1.53 1.26 0.2
4 7:45 2 8 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Darren Sproles for 10 yards (tackle by Victor Butler) 31 17 1.26 2.32 0.1
4 6:55 1 10 DAL 49 Pierre Thomas right tackle for no gain (tackle by Brandon Carr) 31 17 2.32 1.78 0.0
4 6:55 2 10 DAL 49 Penalty on Jimmy Graham: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 31 17 1.78 1.11 0.1
4 5:49 2 15 NOR 46 Darren Sproles up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Tyrone Crawford) 31 17 1.11 0.7 0.0
4 5:08 3 13 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 4 yards (tackle by Morris Claiborne) 31 17 0.7 0.07 0.0
4 4:59 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 31 17 0 0
4 4:59 4 9 DAL 48 Thomas Morstead punts 48 yards, touchback 31 17 0.07 -0.28 0.0
4 4:45 1 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Dez Bryant for 8 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 31 17 0.28 0.81 0.0
4 4:20 2 2 DAL 28 Tony Romo pass complete deep left to Dez Bryant for 41 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 31 17 0.81 3.51 0.2
4 3:49 1 10 NOR 31 Tony Romo pass complete short right to DeMarco Murray for 15 yards (tackle by Johnny Patrick) 31 17 3.51 4.51 0.3
4 3:44 1 10 NOR 16 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Dwayne Harris 31 17 4.51 3.9 0.2
4 3:40 2 10 NOR 16 Tony Romo pass complete deep left to Dwayne Harris for 16 yards, touchdown 31 23 3.9 7 1.0
4 3:40 Dan Bailey kicks extra point good 31 24 0 0 2.1
4 3:35 DAL 35 Dan Bailey kicks off 65 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 15 yards (tackle by Eric Frampton) 31 24 0 -0.22 2.4
4 3:32 1 10 NOR 15 Mark Ingram right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Alex Albright) 31 24 -0.22 0.08 1.8
4 2:46 2 5 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jimmy Graham for 6 yards (tackle by Brady Poppinga) 31 24 0.08 0.67 0.5
4 2:04 1 10 NOR 26 Mark Ingram left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Anthony Spencer and Jason Hatcher) 31 24 0.67 -0.01 0.3
4 1:59 2 11 NOR 25 Darren Sproles left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Victor Butler) 31 24 -0.01 -0.56 0.6
4 1:54 Timeout #2 by Dallas Cowboys 31 24 0 0
4 1:54 3 10 NOR 26 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Mike Jenkins) 31 24 -0.56 -1.04 0.8
4 1:45 Timeout #3 by Dallas Cowboys 31 24 0 0
4 1:45 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 31 24 0 0
4 1:45 4 1 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead punts 57 yards, returned by Dwayne Harris for 28 yards (tackle by Travaris Cadet) 31 24 -1.04 -1.33 0.9
4 1:29 1 10 DAL 36 Tony Romo pass complete short left to DeMarco Murray for 22 yards (tackle by Isa Abdul-Quddus) 31 24 1.33 2.79 2.8
4 1:20 1 10 NOR 42 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Dez Bryant for 4 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 31 24 2.79 2.78 2.2
4 0:55 2 6 NOR 38 Tony Romo pass complete short middle to Jason Witten for 19 yards (tackle by Johnny Patrick) 31 24 2.78 4.31 6.4
4 0:55 1 10 NOR 19 Tony Romo spiked the ball 31 24 4.31 3.75 3.2
4 0:32 2 10 NOR 19 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Dwayne Harris 31 24 3.75 3.03 0.2
4 0:27 3 10 NOR 19 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep middle intended for Jason Witten 31 24 3.03 2.18 0.0
4 0:21 4 10 NOR 19 Tony Romo pass complete deep right to Miles Austin for 19 yards, touchdown 31 30 2.18 7 19.7
4 0:21 Dan Bailey kicks extra point good 31 31 0 0 50.6
4 0:15 DAL 35 Dan Bailey kicks off 60 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 16 yards (tackle by Brady Poppinga) 31 31 0 0.34 37.5
4 0:15 1 10 NOR 21 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 31 31 0.34 -0.34 50.5
End of Regulation3131-0.340
Overtime
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DAL EPB EPA Win%
OT 15:00 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead kicks off 65 yards, touchback 31 31 0 0.28 56.1
OT 15:00 1 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Jason Witten for 11 yards 31 31 0.28 1 60.2
OT 14:43 1 10 DAL 31 DeMarco Murray up the middle for no gain (tackle by Tom Johnson) 31 31 1 0.46 57.1
OT 14:18 2 10 DAL 31 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Jason Witten for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Casillas) 31 31 0.46 0.43 56.9
OT 13:47 3 5 DAL 36 Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Dez Bryant 31 31 0.43 -0.98 48.2
OT 13:42 4 5 DAL 36 Brian Moorman punts 46 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 8 yards (tackle by Alex Albright) 31 31 -0.98 -0.67 50.1
OT 13:33 1 10 NOR 26 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Jimmy Graham for 26 yards (tackle by Brandon Carr) 31 31 0.67 2.39 39.5
OT 12:48 1 10 DAL 48 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Victor Butler) 31 31 2.39 2.79 36.5
OT 12:09 2 3 DAL 41 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Jimmy Graham 31 31 2.79 2.08 40.4
OT 12:05 3 3 DAL 41 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jimmy Graham for 7 yards (tackle by Morris Claiborne) 31 31 2.08 3.31 32.8
OT 11:29 1 10 DAL 34 Mark Ingram right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Anthony Spencer) 31 31 3.31 2.91 34.6
OT 10:46 2 9 DAL 33 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Morris Claiborne). Marques Colston fumbles (forced by Morris Claiborne), recovered by Jimmy Graham at DAL-2 31 31 2.91 6.74 13.9
OT 10:37 1 2 DAL 2 Garrett Hartley 20 yard field goal good 34 31 6.74 3 33.2
End of Overtime343100
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).