Final

Panthers 31

(8-8, 4-4 away)

Saints 21

(10-6, 4-4 home)

Coverage: FOX

1:00 PM ET, December 31, 2006

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA 

1 2 3 4 T
CAR 7 7 17 031
NO 7 7 7 021

Top Performers

Passing: J. Martin (NO) - 208 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Foster (CAR) - 19 CAR, 79 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Smith Sr. (CAR) - 7 REC, 85 YDS, 2 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCARNO
TD3:51Reggie Bush 1 Yd Run (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 8 plays, 65 yds, 3:51
07
TD9:07Steve Smith 22 Yd Pass From Jake Delhomme (John Kasay Kick)
Drive: 9 plays, 73 yds, 5:16
77
SECOND QUARTERCARNO
TD2:59Jamaal Branch 7 Yd Pass From Jamie Martin (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 3 plays, 73 yds, 1:38
714
TD13:58Deshaun Foster 2 Yd Run (John Kasay Kick)
Drive: 14 plays, 85 yds, 7:36
1414
THIRD QUARTERCARNO
TD4:27Chris Gamble 18 Yd Interception Return (John Kasay Kick) 2114
TD10:08Steve Smith 15 Yd Pass From Jake Delhomme (John Kasay Kick)
Drive: 2 plays, 24 yds, :50
2814
TD15:00Fred Mcafee 6 Yd Run (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 11 plays, 78 yds, 4:52
2821
FOURTH QUARTERCARNO
FG5:07John Kasay 19 Yd
Drive: 9 plays, 64 yds, 5:07
3121

Team Stat Comparison

 
Carolina
New Orleans
1st Downs2013
3rd down efficiency
4-124-10
4th down efficiency
1-11-1
Total Yards313297
Yards per play5.25.8
Total Drives13
Passing207236
Comp-Att
23-2720-29
Yards per pass
7.78.1
Interceptions thrown
01
Sacks-Yards Lost
0-05-18
Rushing10661
Rushing Attempts
3317
Yards per rush
3.23.6
Penalties2-194-38
Turnovers02
Fumbles lost
01
Interceptions thrown
01
Possession34:3925:21
CAR Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
J. Delhomme23/272077.7200-092.6
Team23/272077.7200-0--
NO Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
J. Martin16/242088.7115-183.3
D. Brees4/5469.2000-033.5
Team20/292368.1115-18--
Carolina Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
D. Foster19794.2117
S. Smith12121.0021
D. Williams970.8011
B. Hoover122.002
J. Delhomme3-3-1.000
Team331063.2121
New Orleans Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
J. Branch10292.909
R. Bush3206.7112
F. McAfee3124.016
D. Brees100.000
Team17613.6212
Carolina Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
S. Smith78512.1222
D. Williams6528.7018
K. Johnson3248.0011
B. Hoover3227.3011
D. Foster3124.008
M. Gaines11212.0012
Team232079.0222
New Orleans Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
D. Henderson27135.5065
J. Jones36923.0041
J. Owens34013.3025
B. Miller33311.0022
J. Branch5142.817
M. Karney2147.008
R. Bush2136.507
Team2025412.7165
Carolina Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
C. Draft001
Team001
New Orleans Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
J. Martin310
D. Brees100
Team410
Carolina Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
C. Gamble1181
Team1181
New Orleans Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Team000
Carolina Tackles
 TOTSACKSSOLO
C. Draft14112
C. Gamble705
R. Marshall613
S. Williams404
J. Anderson323
K. Jenkins3.52
N. Diggs202
A. Wallace2.51
K. Lucas101
D. Lewis101
A. Seward101
D. Strait101
M. Minter101
Team46537
Carolina Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
D. Williams48421.031
Team48421.031
New Orleans Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
M. Lewis515330.651
Team515330.651
Carolina Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
C. Gamble2115.511
Team2115.511
New Orleans Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
M. Lewis4133.37
Team4133.37
Carolina Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
J. Kasay1/1100.0194/47
Team1/1100.0194/47
New Orleans Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
J. Carney0/00.0--3/33
Team0/00.0--3/33
Carolina Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
J. Baker524949.80152
Team524949.80152
New Orleans Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
S. Weatherford522444.80455
Team522444.80455
Attendance: NA