Final

Saints 42

(9-4, 5-2 away)

Cowboys 17

(8-5, 4-2 home)

Coverage: NBC

8:15 PM ET, December 10, 2006

Texas Stadium, Irving, TX 

1 2 3 4 T
NO 0 21 21 042
DAL 7 0 10 017

Top Performers

Passing: D. Brees (NO) - 384 YDS, 5 TD

Rushing: J. Jones (DAL) - 10 CAR, 116 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: T. Glenn (DAL) - 8 REC, 150 YDS

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNODAL
TD2:54Julius Jones 77 Yd Run (Martin Gramatica Kick)
Drive: 2 plays, 79 yds, :49
07
SECOND QUARTERNODAL
TD0:07Mike Karney 2 Yd Run (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 14 plays, 88 yds, 6:44
77
TD4:41Mike Karney 3 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 8 plays, 39 yds, 4:04
147
TD14:16Jamal Jones 27 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 9 plays, 95 yds, 3:20
217
THIRD QUARTERNODAL
FG3:34Martin Gramatica 24 Yd
Drive: 8 plays, 66 yds, 3:34
2110
TD5:01Reggie Bush 61 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 3 plays, 74 yds, 1:27
2810
TD7:14Terrell Owens 34 Yd Pass From Tony Romo (Martin Gramatica Kick)
Drive: 5 plays, 63 yds, 2:13
2817
TD9:44Mike Karney 6 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 5 plays, 63 yds, 2:30
3517
TD11:13Devery Henderson 42 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 4 plays, 59 yds, 1:29
4217

Team Stat Comparison

 
New Orleans
Dallas
1st Downs2816
3rd down efficiency
9-151-8
4th down efficiency
1-21-2
Total Yards536347
Yards per play7.16.8
Total Drives31
Passing377231
Comp-Att
26-3816-33
Yards per pass
9.97.0
Interceptions thrown
02
Sacks-Yards Lost
1-72-18
Rushing159116
Rushing Attempts
3616
Yards per rush
4.47.3
Penalties7-546-43
Turnovers02
Fumbles lost
00
Interceptions thrown
02
Possession37:1122:49
NO Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
D. Brees26/3838410.1501-777.3
Team26/383779.9501-7--
DAL Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
T. Romo16/332497.5122-1811.5
Team16/332317.0122-18--
New Orleans Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
D. McAllister211115.3035
R. Bush6376.2016
M. Karney3144.718
D. Henderson133.003
D. Brees5-6-1.200
Team361594.4135
Dallas Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
J. Jones1011611.6177
T. Romo410.302
M. Barber III2-1-0.500
Team161167.3177
New Orleans Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
R. Bush612520.8161
D. Henderson29246.0150
M. Colston5489.6012
M. Karney5397.8212
J. Jones12727.0127
D. McAllister3155.007
M. Campbell11414.0014
B. Miller11212.0012
T. Copper188.008
J. Owens144.004
Team2638414.8561
Dallas Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
T. Glenn815018.8050
T. Owens35618.7134
J. Witten4338.3018
J. Jones11010.0010
Team1624915.6150
New Orleans Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
M. Lewis100
Team100
Dallas Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
M. Austin100
Team100
New Orleans Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
O. Stoutmire1100
J. Craft100
Team2100
Dallas Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Team000
New Orleans Tackles
 TOTSACKSSOLO
S. Shanle606
S. Fujita505
J. Bullocks403
C. Grant303
W. Smith222
O. Stoutmire202
M. Simoneau202
B. Young202
J. Bellamy101
J. Craft101
F. Thomas101
J. Cooper100
Team30228
New Orleans Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
M. Lewis48421.029
Team48421.029
Dallas Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
M. Austin514829.637
Team514829.637
New Orleans Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
R. Bush1-2-2.00
Team1-2-2.00
Dallas Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
T. Newman2189.014
P. Crayton133.03
Team3217.014
New Orleans Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
J. Carney0/00.0--6/66
Team0/00.0--6/66
Dallas Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
M. Gramatica1/250.0242/25
Team1/250.0242/25
New Orleans Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
S. Weatherford419147.80053
Team419147.80053
Dallas Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
M. McBriar416340.80452
Team416340.80452
Attendance: 63,722