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New England Patriots vs. New Orleans Saints Play By Play

First Quarter
New England Patriots at 15:00
S.Gostkowski kicks 63 yards from NE 30 to NO 7. C.Roby to NO 35 for 28 yards (B.McGowan).
New Orleans Saints at 14:54
1-10-NO35(14:54) D.Brees pass deep left to D.Henderson pushed ob at NE 32 for 33 yards (L.Bodden). Pass 28, Catch 5
1-10-NE32(14:25) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston ran ob at NE 26 for 6 yards (J.Wilhite). Pass 3, Catch 3
2-4-NE26(14:01) D.Brees pass short right to P.Thomas pushed ob at NE 24 for 2 yards (G.Guyton). Pass -5, Catch 7
3-2-NE24(13:32) P.Thomas left guard to NE 21 for 3 yards (V.Wilfork).
1-10-NE21(12:48) M.Bell left guard to NE 15 for 6 yards (B.Meriweather).
2-4-NE15(12:08) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to D.Henderson (L.Bodden).
3-4-NE15(12:02) P.Thomas left end to NE 12 for 3 yards (M.Wright, P.Chung).
4-1-NE12(11:18) J.Carney 30 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell. Ball struck left upright and bounced in. Kick is GOOD.
NE 0   NO 3,   Plays: 8   Yards: 53   Possession: 3:46.
 
New Orleans Saints at 11:14
T.Morstead kicks 76 yards from NO 30 to NE -6. M.Slater, Touchback.
New England Patriots at 11:14
1-10-NE20(11:14) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete deep left to S.Aiken.
2-10-NE20(11:08) L.Maroney left guard to NE 42 for 22 yards (D.Sharper).
1-10-NE42(10:24) T.Brady pass short left to L.Maroney to NO 49 for 9 yards (M.Jenkins). Pass 1, Catch 8
2-1-NO49(9:40) L.Maroney left guard to NO 45 for 4 yards (S.Shanle, C.Grant).
1-10-NO45(8:58) T.Brady pass short left to W.Welker to NO 40 for 5 yards (R.Gay). Pass -4, Catch 9
2-5-NO40(8:24) L.Maroney left guard to NO 36 for 4 yards (R.Gay, C.Grant).
3-1-NO36(7:39) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short left to R.Moss.
4-1-NO36(7:35) S.Morris left guard to NO 33 for 3 yards (T.Hargrove).
1-10-NO33(6:51) L.Maroney left tackle to NO 32 for 1 yard (J.Vilma).
2-9-NO32(6:07) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to K.Faulk to NO 13 for 19 yards (D.Sharper). Pass 19, Catch 0
1-10-NO13(5:32) S.Morris right end to NO 8 for 5 yards (R.Harper).
2-5-NO8(4:50) L.Maroney right tackle to NO 4 for 4 yards (S.Ellis, R.Harper).
3-1-NO4(4:07) L.Maroney left tackle to NO 4 for no gain (W.Smith, R.Harper).
4-1-NO4(3:39) L.Maroney right guard for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
S.Gostkowski extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Ingram, Holder-C.Hanson.
NE 7   NO 3,   Plays: 14   Yards: 80   Possession: 7:40.
 
New England Patriots at 03:34
S.Gostkowski kicks 60 yards from NE 30 to NO 10. C.Roby to NO 25 for 15 yards (P.Chung).
New Orleans Saints at 03:29
1-10-NO25(3:29) D.Brees pass short right to J.Shockey to NO 40 for 15 yards (B.Meriweather). Pass 15, Catch 0
1-10-NO40(2:50) P.Thomas left guard to NO 46 for 6 yards (G.Guyton, T.Banta-Cain).
2-4-NO46(2:12) D.Henderson left end to NO 46 for no gain (T.Banta-Cain, V.Wilfork).
3-4-NO46(1:33) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete deep left to R.Meachem.
4-4-NO46(1:28) T.Morstead punts 41 yards to NE 13, Center-J.Kyle. W.Welker to NO 46 for 41 yards (C.Roby).
New England Patriots at 01:14
1-10-NO46(1:14) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right intended for R.Moss INTERCEPTED by M.McKenzie at NO 33. M.McKenzie to NO 41 for 8 yards (K.Faulk).
New Orleans Saints at 01:02
1-10-NO41(1:02) M.Bell left guard to NO 45 for 4 yards (J.Mayo).
2-6-NO45(:28) P.Thomas left guard to NE 29 for 26 yards (B.Meriweather, B.McGowan).
Second Quarter
New Orleans Saints continued...
1-10-NE29(15:00) M.Bell left tackle to NE 28 for 1 yard (T.Warren). NO-M.Bell was injured during the play. His return is Probable.
2-9-NE28(14:43) D.Brees pass short right to R.Meachem to NE 22 for 6 yards (J.Wilhite, D.Burgess). Pass 5, Catch 1
3-3-NE22(14:18) P.Thomas left tackle to NE 21 for 1 yard (V.Wilfork).
4-2-NE21(13:38) P.Thomas right guard to NE 18 for 3 yards (J.Mayo).
1-10-NE18(13:04) D.Brees pass short right to P.Thomas for 18 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass -7, Catch 25
J.Carney extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NE 7   NO 10,   Plays: 7   Yards: 59   Possession: 3:07.
 
New Orleans Saints at 12:55
T.Morstead kicks 74 yards from NO 30 to NE -4. M.Slater to NE 26 for 30 yards (R.Harper).
New England Patriots at 12:49
1-10-NE26(12:49) W.Welker right end to NE 29 for 3 yards (S.Shanle, J.Vilma). NE-S.Neal was injured during the play. His return is Probable.
2-7-NE29(12:16) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short middle to W.Welker to NE 39 for 10 yards (J.Vilma). Pass 4, Catch 6
1-10-NE39(11:43) L.Maroney right tackle to NE 44 for 5 yards (S.Ellis, R.Harper).
2-5-NE44(11:00) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short right to S.Morris.
3-5-NE44(10:55) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right to S.Aiken to NE 47 for 3 yards (M.McKenzie). Pass 3, Catch 0
4-2-NE47(10:13) C.Hanson punts 39 yards to NO 14, Center-J.Ingram. D.Henderson pushed ob at NO 25 for 11 yards (E.Alexander).
New Orleans Saints at 10:02
1-10-NO25(10:02) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep right to D.Henderson for 75 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 24, Catch 51
J.Carney extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NE 7   NO 17,   Plays: 1   Yards: 75   Possession: 0:09.
 
New Orleans Saints at 09:53
T.Morstead kicks 75 yards from NO 30 to NE -5. M.Slater to NE 24 for 29 yards (T.Evans).
New England Patriots at 09:48
1-10-NE24(9:48) L.Maroney right guard to NE 34 for 10 yards (R.Harper).
1-10-NE34(9:13) L.Maroney left tackle to NE 36 for 2 yards (S.Shanle).
2-8-NE36(8:32) T.Brady sacked at NE 32 for -4 yards (sack split by W.Smith and B.McCray).
3-12-NE32(7:55) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass deep middle to S.Aiken to NO 35 for 33 yards (M.Jenkins). Pass 19, Catch 14
1-10-NO35(7:12) L.Maroney left end to NO 32 for 3 yards (J.Charleston).
2-7-NO32(6:27) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete deep right to W.Welker (M.Jenkins).
1-10-NO25(5:58) L.Maroney right end to NO 21 for 4 yards (R.Harper).
2-6-NO21(5:36) L.Maroney right guard to NO 20 for 1 yard (W.Smith, T.Hargrove).
3-5-NO20(4:58) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to W.Welker to NO 18 for 2 yards (M.Jenkins, R.Harper) [J.Vilma]. Pass 2, Catch 0
4-3-NO18(4:17) S.Gostkowski 36 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Ingram, Holder-C.Hanson.
NE 10   NO 17,   Plays: 11   Yards: 58   Possession: 5:39.
 
New England Patriots at 04:14
S.Gostkowski kicks 72 yards from NE 30 to NO -2. C.Roby to NO 24 for 26 yards (R.Ninkovich).
New Orleans Saints at 04:07
1-10-NO24(4:07) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to P.Thomas to NO 27 for 3 yards (B.McGowan, J.Mayo). Pass -3, Catch 6
2-7-NO27(3:22) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to D.Henderson to NO 35 for 8 yards (T.Banta-Cain). Pass 5, Catch 3
1-10-NO35(2:43) P.Thomas right guard to NO 37 for 2 yards (J.Mayo).
2-8-NO37(2:06) D.Brees pass short middle to D.Thomas to NE 38 for 25 yards (B.Meriweather, B.McGowan). Pass 5, Catch 20
1-10-NE38(1:57) D.Brees pass deep middle to R.Meachem for 38 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 37, Catch 1
J.Carney extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NE 10   NO 24,   Plays: 5   Yards: 76   Possession: 2:24.
 
New Orleans Saints at 01:50
T.Morstead kicks 74 yards from NO 30 to NE -4. T.Wheatley, Touchback.
New England Patriots at 01:50
1-10-NE20(1:50) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to L.Maroney pushed ob at NE 28 for 8 yards (J.Vilma) [W.Smith]. Pass -9, Catch 17
2-2-NE28(1:41) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short middle to W.Welker (T.Hargrove) [T.Hargrove].
3-2-NE28(1:36) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to S.Aiken to NE 35 for 7 yards (M.McKenzie). Pass 6, Catch 1
1-10-NE35(1:08) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short middle to W.Welker [B.McCray].
PENALTY on NO-M.Jenkins, Defensive Holding, 5 yards, enforced at NE 35 - No Play.
1-10-NE40(1:02) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right to W.Welker to NE 48 for 8 yards (M.Jenkins). Pass 8, Catch 0
2-2-NE48(:55) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right to R.Moss to NO 43 for 9 yards (C.McAlister). Pass 9, Catch 0
1-10-NO43(:46) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right to K.Faulk to NO 32 for 11 yards (R.Harper). Pass 7, Catch 4
1-10-NO32(:35) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete deep middle to B.Watson (P.Prioleau).
2-10-NO32(:30) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete deep right to I.Stanback [C.Grant].
3-10-NO32(:23) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete deep middle to B.Watson.
4-10-NO32(:18) S.Gostkowski 50 yard field goal is No Good, Wide Left, Center-J.Ingram, Holder-C.Hanson.
New Orleans Saints at 00:13
1-10-NO41(:13) The line of scrimmage moved on the change of possession. D.Brees kneels to NO 40 for -1 yards.
Third Quarter
New Orleans Saints at 15:00
T.Morstead kicks 78 yards from NO 30 to NE -8. M.Slater, Touchback.
New England Patriots at 15:00
1-10-NE20(15:00) T.Brady pass short right to L.Maroney to NE 26 for 6 yards (S.Fujita). FUMBLES (S.Fujita), RECOVERED by NO-S.Ellis at NE 26. S.Ellis to NE 19 for 7 yards (L.Maroney). FUMBLES (L.Maroney), RECOVERED by NE-W.Welker at NE 19. Pass -4, Catch 10 INJURY UPDATE - NO#20R.Gay, leg, OUT. New Orleans challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was Upheld. (Timeout #1 at 14:40.)
1-10-NE19(14:40) T.Brady pass short left to B.Watson to NE 30 for 11 yards (M.Jenkins). Pass 11, Catch 0
1-10-NE30(13:51) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to R.Moss to NE 39 for 9 yards. FUMBLES, and recovers at NE 40. R.Moss to NE 41 for 1 yard (J.Vilma). Pass 6, Catch 5
1-10-NE41(13:14) S.Morris right guard to NE 42 for 1 yard (S.Fujita).
2-9-NE42(12:30) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short left to W.Welker. Penalty on NE-N.Kaczur, Illegal Formation, declined.
3-9-NE42(12:25) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to S.Aiken pushed ob at NO 47 for 11 yards (M.McKenzie). Pass 11, Catch 0
1-10-NO47(11:59) L.Maroney right end to NO 49 for -2 yards (J.Vilma).
2-12-NO49(11:14) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass deep right to R.Moss to NO 2 for 47 yards (M.Jenkins, D.Sharper). Pass 37, Catch 10
1-2-NO2(10:28) L.Maroney left tackle for 2 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
S.Gostkowski extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Ingram, Holder-C.Hanson.
NE 17   NO 24
 
New England Patriots at 10:24
S.Gostkowski kicks 70 yards from NE 30 to NO 0. C.Roby to NO 26 for 26 yards (P.Woods).
New Orleans Saints at 10:24
1-10-NO26(10:24) D.Brees pass deep right to M.Colston to NE 6 for 68 yards (B.Meriweather). Pass 22, Catch 46
1-6-NE6(9:39) M.Bell right guard to NE 2 for 4 yards (J.Mayo, J.Wilhite).
2-2-NE2(9:06) D.Brees pass short right to D.Dinkins for 2 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 2, Catch 0
J.Carney extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NE 17   NO 31,   Plays: 3   Yards: 74   Possession: 1:22.
 
New Orleans Saints at 09:02
T.Morstead kicks 73 yards from NO 30 to NE -3. M.Slater to NE 18 for 21 yards (L.Hamilton).
New England Patriots at 08:58
1-10-NE18(8:58) W.Welker right end pushed ob at NE 29 for 11 yards (J.Vilma).
PENALTY on NO-J.Vilma, Personal Foul, 15 yards, enforced at NE 29.
1-10-NE44(8:29) S.Morris right guard to 50 for 6 yards (S.Ellis).
2-4-50 (7:50) (Shotgun) K.Faulk left guard to NO 36 for 14 yards (D.Sharper).
1-10-NO36(7:03) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to B.Watson to NO 33 for 3 yards (R.Harper). Pass 3, Catch 0
2-7-NO33(6:19) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short left to S.Aiken (M.McKenzie).
3-7-NO33(6:15) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to S.Aiken pushed ob at NO 16 for 17 yards (D.Sharper). Pass 3, Catch 14
1-10-NO16(5:47) S.Morris left end to NO 13 for 3 yards (J.Vilma, J.Charleston).
2-7-NO13(5:03) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete.
3-7-NO13(4:57) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short middle to W.Welker to NO 10 for 3 yards (M.Jenkins, D.Sharper). Pass 3, Catch 0
4-4-NO10(4:12) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short left to R.Moss (M.McKenzie).
New Orleans Saints at 04:08
1-10-NO10(4:08) M.Bell right guard to NO 16 for 6 yards (J.Mayo, P.Woods).
2-4-NO16(3:29) P.Thomas right guard to NO 19 for 3 yards (G.Guyton, D.Burgess).
3-1-NO19(2:45) M.Bell right guard to NO 25 for 6 yards (G.Guyton, V.Wilfork).
1-10-NO25(2:08) D.Brees pass short right to R.Meachem to NO 37 for 12 yards (B.Meriweather). Pass 4, Catch 8
1-10-NO37(1:21) D.Brees sacked at NO 33 for -4 yards (A.Thomas).
2-14-NO33(:49) (Shotgun) P.Thomas right guard to NO 35 for 2 yards (T.Warren, B.Meriweather).
Fourth Quarter
New Orleans Saints continued...
3-12-NO35(15:00) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to M.Colston.
4-12-NO35(14:56) T.Morstead punts 50 yards to NE 15, Center-J.Kyle, fair catch by W.Welker.
New England Patriots at 14:47
1-10-NE15(14:47) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete deep right to S.Aiken.
2-10-NE15(14:42) (Shotgun) K.Faulk right end to NE 16 for 1 yard (S.Ellis).
3-9-NE16(14:01) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right to W.Welker to NE 20 for 4 yards (M.Jenkins).
4-5-NE20(13:21) C.Hanson punts 50 yards to NO 30, Center-J.Ingram. D.Henderson to NO 25 for -5 yards (R.Ninkovich).
New Orleans Saints at 13:07
1-10-NO25(13:07) D.Brees pass short left to M.Colston to NE 48 for 27 yards (D.Butler). Pass 14, Catch 13
1-10-NE48(12:17) M.Bell left tackle to NE 43 for 5 yards (V.Wilfork).
2-5-NE43(11:36) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to D.Thomas.
3-5-NE43(11:32) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to R.Meachem to NE 37 for 6 yards (L.Bodden). Pass 5, Catch 1
1-10-NE37(10:49) P.Thomas left end to NE 32 for 5 yards (J.Mayo, T.Banta-Cain).
2-5-NE32(10:09) M.Bell left tackle to NE 32 for no gain (P.Woods).
3-5-NE32(9:26) D.Brees pass short right to R.Meachem to NE 25 for 7 yards (D.Butler). Pass 6, Catch 1
1-10-NE25(8:40) M.Bell right guard to NE 20 for 5 yards (G.Guyton, B.Meriweather).
2-5-NE20(7:55) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep middle to M.Colston for 20 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 17, Catch 3
J.Carney extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NE 17   NO 38,   Plays: 9   Yards: 75   Possession: 5:18.
 
New Orleans Saints at 07:49
T.Morstead kicks 78 yards from NO 30 to NE -8. M.Slater, Touchback.
New England Patriots at 07:49
1-10-NE20(7:49) (Shotgun) K.Faulk right guard to NE 27 for 7 yards (S.Fujita).
2-3-NE27(7:23) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass deep right INTERCEPTED by D.Sharper at NO 37. D.Sharper to NE 25 for 38 yards (W.Welker).
New Orleans Saints at 07:04
1-10-NE25(7:04) M.Bell left tackle to NE 21 for 4 yards (V.Wilfork).
2-6-NE21(6:20) M.Bell left guard to NE 19 for 2 yards (J.Green).
3-4-NE19(5:37) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete deep middle to D.Henderson.
4-4-NE19(5:31) J.Carney 37 yard field goal is No Good, Wide Right, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
New England Patriots at 05:26
1-10-NE27(5:26) New quarterback for New England is #8 B.Hoyer. B.Green-Ellis right tackle to NE 28 for 1 yard (J.Vilma).
2-9-NE28(4:48) B.Green-Ellis right guard to NE 29 for 1 yard (S.Fujita).
3-8-NE29(4:11) (Shotgun) B.Hoyer pass incomplete short right to I.Stanback.
4-8-NE29(4:05) C.Hanson punts 49 yards to NO 22, Center-J.Ingram, fair catch by D.Henderson.
New Orleans Saints at 03:58
1-10-NO22(3:58) M.Bell right tackle to NO 26 for 4 yards (G.Guyton, J.Sanders).
2-6-NO26(3:17) M.Bell right guard to NO 29 for 3 yards (M.Pryor).
3-3-NO29(2:34) M.Bell left tackle to NO 34 for 5 yards (J.Mayo). NO-M.Bell was injured during the play. His return is Doubtful.
PENALTY on NO-D.Thomas, Offensive Holding, 11 yards, enforced at NO 29 - No Play.
3-14-NO18(2:28) P.Thomas left tackle to NO 28 for 10 yards (J.Sanders, G.Guyton).
4-4-NO28(2:00) T.Morstead punts 39 yards to NE 33, Center-J.Kyle, fair catch by W.Welker.
New England Patriots at 01:52
1-10-NE33(1:52) B.Hoyer pass short left to S.Aiken to NE 38 for 5 yards (S.Fujita). Pass 4, Catch 1
2-5-NE38(1:22) (Shotgun) B.Hoyer pass short middle to S.Aiken to NO 48 for 14 yards (S.Fujita). Pass 4, Catch 10
1-10-NO48(:49) (Shotgun) B.Hoyer pass incomplete short left to I.Stanback.
2-10-NO48(:43) (Shotgun) B.Hoyer sacked at NE 44 for -8 yards (W.Smith).
                      
 

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