New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys Play By Play

First Quarter
Dallas Cowboys at 15:00
D.Bailey kicks 65 yards from DAL 35 to end zone, Touchback. Ball was kicked out of the end zone.
New Orleans Saints at 15:00
1-10-NO20(15:00) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short right. Pass was thrown away after heavy pressure.
2-10-NO20(14:51) M.Ingram up the middle to NO 23 for 3 yards (E.Sims).
3-7-NO23(14:12) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston pushed ob at NO 38 for 15 yards (G.Sensabaugh). Pass complete on an "out" route.
1-10-NO38(13:45) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to D.Sproles to DAL 50 for 12 yards (E.Frampton). Pass complete on a "wheel" route.
1-10-50(13:11) M.Ingram left end to DAL 45 for 5 yards (D.Connor; M.Claiborne).
2-5-DAL45(12:30) P.Thomas left guard to DAL 43 for 2 yards (A.Spencer).
3-3-DAL43(11:53) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to P.Thomas to DAL 30 for 13 yards (S.Lissemore; C.Peprah). Pass complete on a "check off"; runner broke a tackle at the Dallas 40.
1-10-DAL30(11:10) D.Brees pass short left to M.Colston to DAL 18 for 12 yards (D.Ware). FUMBLES (D.Ware), ball out of bounds at DAL 18.
1-10-DAL18(10:47) D.Brees pass incomplete short right. Pass thrown out of bounds right sideline.
2-10-DAL18
(10:40) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to D.Sproles. PENALTY on DAL-A.Spencer, Face Mask (15 Yards), 9 yards, enforced at DAL 18 - No Play.
1-9-DAL9(10:31) M.Ingram up the middle for 9 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
G.Hartley extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Drescher, Holder-C.Daniel.
NO 7   DAL 0,   Plays: 10   Yards: 80   Possession: 4:35.
 
New Orleans Saints at 10:25
T.Morstead kicks 70 yards from NO 35 to DAL -5. D.Harris to DAL 24 for 29 yards (W.Herring). Return left side of the field outside the yard line markers.
Dallas Cowboys at 10:20
1-10-DAL24(10:20) T.Romo pass short right to D.Murray to DAL 29 for 5 yards (D.Hawthorne). Pass complete in the "flat."
2-5-DAL29(9:47) D.Murray left tackle to DAL 37 for 8 yards (D.Hawthorne).
1-10-DAL37(9:14) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short left to D.Bryant to NO 50 for 13 yards (P.Robinson). Pass complete on a "skinny" post.
1-10-50(8:38) T.Romo pass incomplete short right to J.Phillips. Pass thrown right side; Vilma closest defender.
2-10-50(8:30) T.Romo pass short right to M.Austin pushed ob at NO 43 for 7 yards (R.Harper). Pass complete on a "bubble" screen.
3-3-NO43(7:59) (Shotgun) T.Romo sacked at DAL 49 for -8 yards (T.Johnson).
4-11-DAL49(7:35) (Punt formation) B.Moorman punts 42 yards to NO 9, Center-L.Ladouceur, fair catch by D.Sproles.
New Orleans Saints at 07:28
1-10-NO9(7:28) D.Sproles left tackle to NO 10 for 1 yard (J.Hatcher).
2-9-NO10(6:51) D.Brees pass short left to L.Moore to NO 21 for 11 yards (M.Claiborne). Pass complete on a "slant" pattern.
1-10-NO21(6:17) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to D.Henderson. Pass incomplete on a "wheel" route.
2-10-NO21(6:12) (Shotgun) D.Sproles left end to NO 22 for 1 yard (S.Moore).
3-9-NO22
(5:33) (Shotgun) PENALTY on NO-J.Bushrod, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at NO 22 - No Play.
3-14-NO17(5:14) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to D.Sproles to NO 31 for 14 yards (G.Sensabaugh). Screen pass.
1-10-NO31(4:34) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to M.Colston. Pass incomplete on a "curl" pattern.
2-10-NO31(4:28) D.Brees pass short left to M.Colston to NO 40 for 9 yards (M.Claiborne). Pass complete on a "slant" pattern.
3-1-NO40(3:53) M.Ingram left guard to NO 42 for 2 yards (T.Crawford).
1-10-NO42(3:19) M.Ingram left tackle to NO 44 for 2 yards (B.Schaefering, D.Connor).
2-8-NO44
(2:44) (Shotgun) PENALTY on NO-J.Graham, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at NO 44 - No Play.
2-13-NO39(2:26) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to J.Graham pushed ob at DAL 48 for 13 yards (M.Coe). Pass complete on a "square out" pattern.
1-10-DAL48(1:59) D.Sproles up the middle to DAL 43 for 5 yards (E.Sims).
2-5-DAL43(1:23) D.Brees pass short left to P.Thomas to DAL 27 for 16 yards (M.Claiborne). Pass complete on a "check off" pattern.
1-10-DAL27(:44) M.Ingram right end pushed ob at DAL 18 for 9 yards (A.Spencer).
2-1-DAL18(:15) M.Ingram left tackle to DAL 18 for no gain (S.Lissemore).
Second Quarter
New Orleans Saints continued...
3-1-DAL18(15:00) M.Ingram right guard to DAL 18 for no gain (M.Spears; D.Connor).
4-1-DAL18(14:19) (Field Goal formation) G.Hartley 36 yard field goal is No Good, Wide Left, Center-J.Drescher, Holder-C.Daniel.
Dallas Cowboys at 14:15
1-10-DAL26(14:15) (Shotgun) D.Murray left tackle to DAL 32 for 6 yards (C.Lofton).
2-4-DAL32(13:37) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short right to D.Bryant to DAL 42 for 10 yards (P.Robinson). Pass complete on a "curl" route.
1-10-DAL42(12:57) T.Romo pass deep right to D.Bryant for 58 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass complete off play action on a "fly" pattern.
D.Bailey extra point is GOOD, Center-L.Ladouceur, Holder-B.Moorman.
NO 7   DAL 7,   Plays: 3   Yards: 74   Possession: 1:28.
 
Dallas Cowboys at 12:47
D.Bailey kicks 62 yards from DAL 35 to NO 3. P.Thomas MUFFS catch, and recovers at NO 3. P.Thomas to NO 14 for 11 yards (D.Harris). Received the ball left side of the field and ran toward the middle after the muff.
New Orleans Saints at 12:40
1-10-NO14(12:40) M.Ingram right guard to NO 16 for 2 yards (A.Albright; M.Spears).
2-8-NO16(12:06) D.Brees pass short left to P.Thomas to NO 18 for 2 yards (D.Connor). Pass complete on a "crossing" pattern.
3-6-NO18(11:23) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to L.Moore ran ob at NO 25 for 7 yards [D.Ware]. Pass complete on a "square out" route.
1-10-NO25
(11:01) M.Ingram right tackle to NO 26 for 1 yard (B.Carr). PENALTY on NO-D.Thomas, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NO 26.
1-19-NO16
(10:41) (Shotgun) D.Sproles right tackle to NO 16 for no gain (A.Albright, D.Connor). PENALTY on NO-Z.Strief, Offensive Holding, 8 yards, enforced at NO 16 - No Play.
1-27-NO8(10:22) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to D.Sproles. Pass incomplete in the right flat; Spencer closest defender.
2-27-NO8(10:16) P.Thomas left end to NO 6 for -2 yards (J.Hatcher).
3-29-NO6(9:42) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to D.Sproles pushed ob at NO 23 for 17 yards (M.Jenkins). Screen pass. Injury update: Dallas's Sims taken to locker room for dizzieness; his return is questionable.
4-12-NO23(9:20) (Punt formation) T.Morstead punts 63 yards to DAL 14, Center-J.Drescher. D.Harris to DAL 25 for 11 yards (R.Humber).
Dallas Cowboys at 09:06
1-10-DAL25
(9:06) D.Murray left end to DAL 34 for 9 yards (R.Harper). PENALTY on DAL-L.Vickers, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at DAL 25 - No Play.
1-20-DAL15(8:43) (Shotgun) D.Murray right end to DAL 20 for 5 yards (J.Casillas; I.Abdul-Quddus).
2-15-DAL20(7:57) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short left to D.Bryant to DAL 26 for 6 yards (P.Robinson). Pass complete on a "quick slant" route.
3-9-DAL26(7:11) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short left to J.Witten to DAL 38 for 12 yards (M.Wilson). Pass complete on a "button hook."
1-10-DAL38(6:32) D.Murray right tackle to DAL 42 for 4 yards (D.Hawthorne).
2-6-DAL42(5:54) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short left to D.Bryant for 58 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass complete on a "skinny post."
D.Bailey extra point is GOOD, Center-L.Ladouceur, Holder-B.Moorman.
NO 7   DAL 14,   Plays: 5   Yards: 75   Possession: 3:23.
 
Dallas Cowboys at 05:43

D.Bailey kicks 64 yards from DAL 35 to NO 1. T.Cadet to NO 19 for 18 yards (A.Albright). DAL-A.Albright was injured during the play. PENALTY on NO-M.Higgins, Defensive Holding, 9 yards, enforced at NO 19.
New Orleans Saints at 05:35
1-10-NO10(5:35) D.Brees pass deep left to M.Colston to NO 31 for 21 yards (B.Carr). Pass complete on a "crossing" pattern.
1-10-NO31(5:00) D.Sproles left end pushed ob at NO 42 for 11 yards (C.Peprah).
1-10-NO42(4:27) D.Brees pass short right to M.Ingram to NO 49 for 7 yards (B.Poppinga; D.Connor). Pass complete in the "flat."
2-3-NO49(3:50) D.Brees pass short left to M.Colston to DAL 47 for 4 yards (M.Claiborne). Pass complete on a "quick slant" route.
1-10-DAL47(3:15) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to P.Thomas to DAL 40 for 7 yards (B.Poppinga; A.Spencer). Screen pass.
2-3-DAL40(2:29) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston to DAL 32 for 8 yards (G.Sensabaugh). Pass complete on a "drag" route. Injury update: Dallas's Albright has right knee strain; may return.
1-10-DAL32(2:00) M.Ingram left end pushed ob at DAL 23 for 9 yards (E.Frampton).
2-1-DAL23(1:53) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to J.Graham (E.Frampton). Pass knocked away at the Dallas 9.
3-1-DAL23(1:44) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to J.Graham (B.Poppinga). Pass incomplete on a "drag" route.
4-1-DAL23
(1:40) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to M.Colston to DAL 8 for 15 yards (G.Sensabaugh). Penalty on DAL-A.Spencer, Defensive Offside, declined. The Replay Assistant challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was REVERSED. (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to M.Colston. PENALTY on DAL-A.Spencer, Defensive Offside, 5 yards, enforced at DAL 23 - No Play.
1-10-DAL18(1:35) D.Brees pass short right to P.Thomas to DAL 2 for 16 yards (D.Connor; A.Spencer). Pass complete on receiver circling out of the backfield.
1-2-DAL2(1:23) M.Ingram left end to DAL 6 for -4 yards (D.Connor).
2-6-DAL6(1:16) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to L.Moore for 6 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
G.Hartley extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Drescher, Holder-C.Daniel.
NO 14   DAL 14,   Plays: 12   Yards: 90   Possession: 4:32.
 
New Orleans Saints at 01:11
T.Morstead kicks 74 yards from NO 35 to DAL -9. D.Harris, Touchback.
Dallas Cowboys at 01:11
1-10-DAL20(1:11) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short right to J.Witten ran ob at DAL 27 for 7 yards (J.Greer). Pass complete on an "out" pattern.
2-3-DAL27(1:06) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete deep left. Pass too tall at the midfield.
3-3-DAL27(:59) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short left to D.Bryant. Pass incomplete on a "slant" pattern; Robinson closest defender.
4-3-DAL27(:56) (Punt formation) B.Moorman punts 43 yards to NO 30, Center-L.Ladouceur, fair catch by D.Sproles.
New Orleans Saints at 00:47
1-10-NO30(:47) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to D.Sproles to DAL 26 for 44 yards (C.Peprah). DAL-M.Jenkins was injured during the play. Pass complete out of the backfield; Dallas injury;s so a fourth timeout was assessed on the play.
1-10-DAL26(:24) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to D.Sproles to DAL 24 for 2 yards (D.Connor).
2-8-DAL24(:20) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to D.Sproles to DAL 19 for 5 yards (D.Connor). Pass complete out of the backfield.
3-3-DAL19(:12) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete deep left to M.Colston (M.Claiborne). Pass was knocked down back corner of the end zone.
4-3-DAL19(:04) (Field Goal formation) G.Hartley 37 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Drescher, Holder-C.Daniel.
NO 17   DAL 14,   Plays: 5   Yards: 51   Possession: 0:47.
 
Third Quarter
New Orleans Saints at 15:00
T.Morstead kicks 52 yards from NO 35 to DAL 13. D.Harris MUFFS catch, recovered by DAL-J.Hanna at DAL 24.
Dallas Cowboys at 14:55
1-10-DAL24(14:55) D.Murray right end to DAL 29 for 5 yards (I.Abdul-Quddus).
2-5-DAL29(14:13) T.Romo pass deep right to M.Austin to DAL 45 for 16 yards (I.Abdul-Quddus). Pass complete off "play action."
1-10-DAL45(13:25) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short left to K.Ogletree to NO 43 for 12 yards (P.Robinson). Penalty on NO-C.Jordan, Defensive Offside, declined.
1-10-NO43(13:09) D.Murray left end to NO 34 for 9 yards (R.Harper; P.Robinson).
2-1-NO34(12:37) D.Murray up the middle to NO 29 for 5 yards (C.Lofton).
1-10-NO29(11:49) D.Murray right tackle to NO 35 for -6 yards (C.Jordan).
2-16-NO35(11:09) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short right to J.Witten pushed ob at NO 29 for 6 yards (J.Casillas).
3-10-NO29(10:38) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short right to D.Bryant. Pass incomplete on an "up and out" pattern; Robinson closest defender.
4-10-NO29(10:31) (Field Goal formation) D.Bailey 47 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-L.Ladouceur, Holder-B.Moorman.
NO 17   DAL 17,   Plays: 9   Yards: 47   Possession: 4:34.
 
Dallas Cowboys at 10:26
D.Bailey kicks 65 yards from DAL 35 to end zone, Touchback. Ball was kicked out of the end zone. Injury update: Jabari Greer has a concussion. His return is questionable.
New Orleans Saints at 10:26
1-10-NO20(10:26) M.Ingram left guard to NO 25 for 5 yards (J.Hatcher).
2-5-NO25(9:49) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to P.Thomas. Pass incomplete after roll right; Spencer closest defender.
3-5-NO25(9:42) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to J.Graham to NO 41 for 16 yards (B.Carr; G.Sensabaugh). Pass complete on a "curl" route.
1-10-NO41(9:07) D.Sproles up the middle to NO 46 for 5 yards (J.Hatcher, S.Lissemore).
2-5-NO46(8:38) M.Ingram left tackle to NO 43 for -3 yards (A.Spencer). Penalty on NO-E.Olsen, Offensive Holding, declined.
3-8-NO43(8:13) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to M.Colston (S.Moore). Pass tipped near the line of scrimmage by Moore.
4-8-NO43(8:07) (Punt formation) T.Morstead punts 41 yards to DAL 16, Center-J.Drescher, out of bounds.
Dallas Cowboys at 08:00
1-10-DAL16(8:00) T.Romo pass incomplete short right to J.Witten. Pass incomplete sideline at the Dallas 25; Lofton closest defender.
2-10-DAL16(7:53) (Shotgun) D.Murray right end to DAL 18 for 2 yards (C.Jordan).
3-8-DAL18(7:08) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete deep right to M.Austin. Pass incomplete sideline at the Dallas 48; Patrick closest defender.
4-8-DAL18(7:00) (Punt formation) B.Moorman punts 57 yards to NO 25, Center-L.Ladouceur. D.Sproles pushed ob at NO 27 for 2 yards (L.Dunbar).
New Orleans Saints at 06:48
1-10-NO27(6:48) D.Brees pass short middle to P.Thomas to NO 29 for 2 yards (D.Connor). Pass complete on a "crossing" pattern.
2-8-NO29(6:15) D.Brees pass short left to L.Moore to NO 35 for 6 yards (M.Claiborne). Pass complete on a "slant" pattern.
3-2-NO35
(5:30) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to M.Colston. PENALTY on DAL-B.Poppinga, Defensive Pass Interference, 3 yards, enforced at NO 35 - No Play.
1-10-NO38(5:24) (Shotgun) D.Sproles left end to NO 43 for 5 yards (D.Connor).
2-5-NO43(4:50) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to J.Graham. Pass incomplete on a "drag" route; Carr closest defender.
3-5-NO43(4:43) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to D.Sproles (G.Sensabaugh). Pass incomplete on a "wheel" route.
4-5-NO43(4:37) (Punt formation) T.Morstead punts 54 yards to DAL 3, Center-J.Drescher, downed by NO-R.Bush.
Dallas Cowboys at 04:25
1-10-DAL3(4:25) D.Murray left guard to DAL 7 for 4 yards (C.Lofton). FUMBLES (C.Lofton), RECOVERED by NO-C.Lofton at DAL 5. The Replay Assistant challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was Upheld.
New Orleans Saints at 04:17
1-5-DAL5(4:17) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to L.Moore (M.Claiborne). Pass incomplete on a "slant" pattern.
2-5-DAL5(4:12) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to D.Sproles. Pass incomplete off play action; ball thrown in the flat; Spears closest defender.
3-5-DAL5(4:08) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to P.Thomas for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
G.Hartley extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Drescher, Holder-C.Daniel.
NO 24   DAL 17,   Plays: 3   Yards: 5   Possession: 0:14.
 
New Orleans Saints at 04:03
T.Morstead kicks 71 yards from NO 35 to DAL -6. D.Harris, Touchback.
Dallas Cowboys at 04:03
1-10-DAL20(4:03) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short middle to J.Hanna to DAL 28 for 8 yards (J.Vilma). Pass complete on a "slant" pattern.
2-2-DAL28(3:24) T.Romo pass short right to M.Austin to DAL 31 for 3 yards (C.Lofton, J.Patrick). Pass complete on a "quick out"
1-10-DAL31
(2:39) (Shotgun) PENALTY on DAL-J.Witten, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at DAL 31 - No Play.
1-15-DAL26(2:20) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short right to F.Jones (C.Jordan). Pass was tipped at the line of scrimmage.
2-15-DAL26(2:15) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short left to D.Murray to DAL 35 for 9 yards (C.Lofton). Pass complete on a "wheel" route.
3-6-DAL35(1:25) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short left to D.Murray. Pass incomplete sideline at the Dallas 40; Lofton closest defender.
4-6-DAL35(1:18) (Punt formation) B.Moorman punts 63 yards to NO 2, Center-L.Ladouceur, downed by DAL-M.Coe.
New Orleans Saints at 01:03
1-10-NO2(1:03) M.Ingram up the middle to NO 4 for 2 yards (A.Albright, B.Schaefering).
2-8-NO4(:30) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston pushed ob at NO 10 for 6 yards (B.Carr). Pass complete on a "square out"
Fourth Quarter
New Orleans Saints continued...
3-2-NO10(15:00) (Shotgun) P.Thomas up the middle to NO 16 for 6 yards (G.Sensabaugh).
1-10-NO16(14:23) P.Thomas left guard to NO 14 for -2 yards (V.Butler).
2-12-NO14(13:46) P.Thomas left tackle to NO 19 for 5 yards (B.Poppinga). NO-P.Thomas was injured during the play.
3-7-NO19(13:14) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to J.Graham to NO 35 for 16 yards (C.Peprah). Pass complete on a "crossing" pattern. Injury update: DeMarcus Ware has a right shoulder strain. His return is questionable.
1-10-NO35(12:37) M.Ingram left guard to NO 37 for 2 yards (J.Hatcher).
2-8-NO37(12:00) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to P.Thomas (J.Hatcher). Pass knocked down at the line of scrimmage.
3-8-NO37(11:50) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to M.Colston pushed ob at DAL 3 for 60 yards (S.Moore) [T.Crawford]. Pass complete on a "deep crossing pattern"
1-3-DAL3(11:14) D.Brees pass short right to D.Thomas for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Touchdown off "play action."
G.Hartley extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Drescher, Holder-C.Daniel.
NO 31   DAL 17,   Plays: 10   Yards: 98   Possession: 4:53.
 
New Orleans Saints at 11:10
T.Morstead kicks 65 yards from NO 35 to end zone, Touchback. Ball was kicked out of the end zone.
Dallas Cowboys at 11:10
1-10-DAL20(11:10) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short middle to M.Austin. Pass incomplete on a "slant" pattern; Bush closest defender.
2-10-DAL20(11:06) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short middle to D.Murray.
3-10-DAL20(10:58) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass deep middle to D.Bryant to DAL 46 for 26 yards (R.Bush; I.Abdul-Quddus).
1-10-DAL46(10:58) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete deep right to M.Austin (J.Patrick). Pass incomplete sideline.
2-10-DAL46(10:24) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short middle to M.Austin. Pass incomplete on a "slant" pattern; Mack closest defender.
3-10-DAL46(10:19) (Shotgun) T.Romo sacked at DAL 44 for -2 yards (J.Galette).
4-12-DAL44(9:48) (Punt formation) B.Moorman punts 56 yards to end zone, Center-L.Ladouceur, Touchback.
New Orleans Saints at 09:39
1-10-NO20(9:39) M.Ingram left tackle to NO 22 for 2 yards (D.Connor, V.Butler).
2-8-NO22(9:05) D.Sproles left tackle to NO 39 for 17 yards (M.Claiborne).
1-10-NO39(8:19) M.Ingram up the middle to NO 41 for 2 yards (M.Spears).
2-8-NO41(7:45) D.Brees pass short left to D.Sproles to DAL 49 for 10 yards (V.Butler). Pass complete in the flat off play action.
1-10-DAL49(6:55) P.Thomas right tackle to DAL 49 for no gain (B.Carr).
2-10-DAL49
(6:55) PENALTY on NO-J.Graham, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at DAL 49 - No Play.
2-15-NO46(5:49) (Shotgun) D.Sproles up the middle to NO 48 for 2 yards (T.Crawford).
3-13-NO48(5:08) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to J.Graham to DAL 48 for 4 yards (M.Claiborne). Pass complete on a "button hook"
4-9-DAL48(4:59) (Punt formation) T.Morstead punts 48 yards to end zone, Center-J.Drescher, Touchback.
Dallas Cowboys at 04:45
1-10-DAL20(4:45) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short left to D.Bryant to DAL 28 for 8 yards (P.Robinson) [W.Smith].
2-2-DAL28(4:20) (No Huddle, Shotgun) T.Romo pass deep left to D.Bryant to NO 31 for 41 yards (P.Robinson). Pass complete on a "go" route.
1-10-NO31(3:49) (No Huddle, Shotgun) T.Romo pass short right to D.Murray pushed ob at NO 16 for 15 yards (J.Patrick). Pass complete on a "wheel" route.
1-10-NO16(3:44) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short right to D.Harris. Pass incomplete at the New Orleans 6; Patrick closest defender.
2-10-NO16(3:40) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass deep left to D.Harris for 16 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass complete at corner of goal line.
D.Bailey extra point is GOOD, Center-L.Ladouceur, Holder-B.Moorman.
NO 31   DAL 24,   Plays: 5   Yards: 80   Possession: 1:10.
 
Dallas Cowboys at 03:35
D.Bailey kicks 65 yards from DAL 35 to NO 0. D.Sproles pushed ob at NO 15 for 15 yards (E.Frampton). Return left side outside the yard line markers.
New Orleans Saints at 03:32
1-10-NO15(3:32) M.Ingram right tackle to NO 20 for 5 yards (A.Albright).
2-5-NO20(2:46) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to J.Graham to NO 26 for 6 yards (B.Poppinga). Pass complete on a "curl" route.
1-10-NO26(2:04) M.Ingram left tackle to NO 25 for -1 yards (A.Spencer; J.Hatcher).
2-11-NO25(1:59) (Shotgun) D.Sproles left tackle to NO 26 for 1 yard (V.Butler).
3-10-NO26(1:54) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston to NO 35 for 9 yards (M.Jenkins). Hatcher with heavy pressure on Brees
4-1-NO35(1:45) (Punt formation) T.Morstead punts 57 yards to DAL 8, Center-J.Drescher. D.Harris to DAL 36 for 28 yards (T.Cadet).
Dallas Cowboys at 01:29
1-10-DAL36(1:29) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short left to D.Murray pushed ob at NO 42 for 22 yards (I.Abdul-Quddus). Pass complete on a "crossing" pattern.
1-10-NO42(1:20) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short right to D.Bryant to NO 38 for 4 yards (P.Robinson).
2-6-NO38(:55) (No Huddle, Shotgun) T.Romo pass short middle to J.Witten to NO 19 for 19 yards (J.Patrick).
1-10-NO19(:55) (No Huddle) T.Romo spiked the ball to stop the clock.
2-10-NO19(:32) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short right to D.Harris [S.Ellis]. Pass thrown sideline at the New Orleans 9; Ellis with heavy pressure on Romo.
3-10-NO19(:27) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete deep middle to J.Witten. Pass incomplete on a "seam" route in the end zone.
4-10-NO19(:21) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass deep right to M.Austin for 19 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass caught 4 yards deep corner of the end zone.
D.Bailey extra point is GOOD, Center-L.Ladouceur, Holder-B.Moorman.
NO 31   DAL 31,   Plays: 7   Yards: 64   Possession: 1:14.
 
Dallas Cowboys at 00:15
D.Bailey kicks 60 yards from DAL 35 to NO 5. P.Thomas to NO 21 for 16 yards (B.Poppinga).
New Orleans Saints at 00:15
1-10-NO21(:15) D.Brees kneels to NO 20 for -1 yards.
Overtime
T.Morstead kicks 65 yards from NO 35 to end zone, Touchback. Ball was kicked out of the end zone.
Dallas Cowboys at 15:00
1-10-DAL20(15:00) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short right to J.Witten ran ob at DAL 31 for 11 yards.
1-10-DAL31(14:43) (Shotgun) D.Murray up the middle to DAL 31 for no gain (T.Johnson).
2-10-DAL31(14:18) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass short right to J.Witten ran ob at DAL 36 for 5 yards (J.Casillas). The catch is the 103rd of the season by Witten, which sets a new league record for catches in a single season. The record was previously held by Tony Gonzalez.
3-5-DAL36(13:47) (Shotgun) T.Romo pass incomplete short left to D.Bryant. Pass incomplete on a "slant." Robinson closest defender.
4-5-DAL36(13:42) (Punt formation) B.Moorman punts 46 yards to NO 18, Center-L.Ladouceur. D.Sproles pushed ob at NO 26 for 8 yards (A.Albright). Return outside the yard line numbers.
New Orleans Saints at 13:33
1-10-NO26(13:33) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep right to J.Graham to DAL 48 for 26 yards (B.Carr).
1-10-DAL48(12:48) (Shotgun) P.Thomas up the middle to DAL 41 for 7 yards (V.Butler).
2-3-DAL41(12:09) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to J.Graham. Pass incomplete on a "crossing" pattern.
3-3-DAL41(12:05) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to J.Graham to DAL 34 for 7 yards (M.Claiborne).
1-10-DAL34(11:29) M.Ingram right guard to DAL 33 for 1 yard (A.Spencer).
2-9-DAL33(10:46) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to M.Colston to DAL 24 for 9 yards (M.Claiborne). FUMBLES (M.Claiborne), recovered by NO-J.Graham at DAL 2. The Replay Assistant challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was Upheld.
1-2-DAL2(10:37) (Field Goal formation) G.Hartley 20 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Drescher, Holder-C.Daniel.
NO 34   DAL 31,   Plays: 7   Yards: 72   Possession: 3:00.
 
                      
 
 

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