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Team 1 2 3 4
DAL 3 7 7 0
NO 7 21 7 14
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Game Story

Nothing like nighttime in New Orleans to inspire a memorable performance from Drew Brees and the Saints. Playing Dallas' beleaguered defense didn't hurt, either. Brees completed 34 of 41 passes for 392 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints beat the Cowboys 49-17 on Sunday night. The Saints (7...
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Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
8:14
FG
Dan Bailey kicked a 37-yard field goal
DAL 3 - NO 0
3:23
TD
Drew Brees passed to Marques Colston down the middle for 22 yard gain (Garrett Hartley made PAT)
DAL 3 - NO 7
2nd Quarter
14:05
TD
DeMarco Murray rushed to the left for 7 yard gain (Dan Bailey made PAT)
DAL 10 - NO 7
5:09
TD
Drew Brees passed to Pierre Thomas to the right for 1 yard gain (Garrett Hartley made PAT)
DAL 10 - NO 14
1:32
TD
Darren Sproles rushed to the left for 3 yard gain (Garrett Hartley made PAT)
DAL 10 - NO 21
0:05
TD
Drew Brees passed to Darren Sproles to the right for 28 yard gain (Garrett Hartley made PAT)
DAL 10 - NO 28
3rd Quarter
2:12
TD
Mark Ingram rushed to the right for 4 yard gain (Garrett Hartley made PAT)
DAL 10 - NO 35
0:41
TD
Tony Romo passed to Terrance Williams to the left for 21 yard gain (Dan Bailey made PAT)
DAL 17 - NO 35
4th Quarter
12:43
TD
Drew Brees passed to Kenny Stills to the right for 52 yard gain (Garrett Hartley made PAT)
DAL 17 - NO 42
5:44
TD
Pierre Thomas rushed to the right for 1 yard gain (Garrett Hartley made PAT)
DAL 17 - NO 49

Game Leaders

Passing

Dallas

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Tony Romo 10 24 128 41.7 5.3 3 24 1 0 72.9 0

New Orleans

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Drew Brees 34 41 392 82.9 9.6 1 9 4 0 139.0 0

Rushing

Dallas

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
DeMarco Murray 16 89 5.6 35 1 0

New Orleans

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Mark Ingram 14 145 10.4 34 1 0
Pierre Thomas 17 87 5.1 10 1 0
Darren Sproles 5 12 2.4 5 1 1
Luke McCown 2 -2 -1.0 -1 0 0

Receiving

Dallas

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Dez Bryant 1 2 44 44.0 44 0 0
Jason Witten 2 6 27 13.5 19 0 0
Terrance Williams 1 5 21 21.0 21 1 0
Cole Beasley 1 4 18 18.0 18 0 0
James Hanna 3 3 11 3.7 7 0 0
DeMarco Murray 1 2 6 6.0 6 0 0
Dwayne Harris 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 0

New Orleans

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Marques Colston 7 8 107 15.3 22 1 0
Darren Sproles 7 7 76 10.9 28 1 1
Kenny Stills 3 4 75 25.0 52 1 0
Jimmy Graham 5 5 59 11.8 26 0 0
Pierre Thomas 7 7 24 3.4 8 1 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 17 17.0 17 0 0
Mark Ingram 2 3 15 7.5 9 0 0
Lance Moore 1 2 14 14.0 14 0 0
Benjamin Watson 1 3 5 5.0 5 0 0

Kicking

Dallas

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Dan Bailey 2 2 1 1 37 100.0 5

New Orleans

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Garrett Hartley 7 7 0 1 0 0.0 7
Thomas Morstead 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0

Punting

Dallas

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Chris Jones 8 50.4 4 0

New Orleans

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Thomas Morstead 1 33.0 1 0

Returns

Dallas

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Dwayne Harris 5 121 24.2 34 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Cole Beasley 1 11 11.0 11 0 0 0 N/A 0 0

New Orleans

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Darren Sproles 0 0 N/A 0 0 4 18 4.5 12 0

Defense

Dallas

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
DeMarcus Ware 2 1 1.0 9 1 0 0 0
L.P. Ladouceur 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Ernie Sims 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Justin Durant 1 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Brandon Carr 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Orlando Scandrick 6 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Nick Hayden 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Everette Brown 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jarius Wynn 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Sean Lee 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
George Selvie 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Barry Church 9 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Bruce Carter 9 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Drake Nevis 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dwayne Harris 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Phillip Tanner 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Kyle Wilber 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Micah Pellerin 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
B.W. Webb 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Heath 6 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0

New Orleans

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Jabari Greer 1 1 0.0 0 3 0 0 0
Darren Sproles 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Carr 1 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Brodrick Bunkley 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Parys Haralson 1 0 1.0 8 0 0 0 0
Will Herring 3 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Keyunta Dawson 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Curtis Lofton 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
David Hawthorne 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Keenan Lewis 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Ramon Humber 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Rafael Bush 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Junior Galette 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Johnson 1 0 1.0 10 0 0 0 0
Cameron Jordan 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Akiem Hicks 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Corey White 0 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0
Kenny Vaccaro 3 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
John Jenkins 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Glenn Foster 1 0 1.0 6 1 0 0 0
Kevin Reddick 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0