Final

Texans 31

(2-0, 1-0 away)

Saints 27

(1-1, 0-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, August 16, 2008

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA 

1 2 3 4 T
HOU 7 10 7 731
NO 6 14 7 027

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHOUNO
FG11:44Martin Gramatica 25 Yd 03
TD05:30Kevin Walter 26 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Kris Brown Kick) 73
FG02:50Martin Gramatica 33 Yd 76
SECOND QUARTERHOUNO
TD12:39Vonta Leach 1 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Kris Brown Kick) 146
TD09:39Reggie Bush 12 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Martin Gramatica Kick) 1413
FG05:36Kris Brown 45 Yd 1713
TD00:59Marques Colston 5 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Martin Gramatica Kick) 1720
THIRD QUARTERHOUNO
TD09:06Chris Taylor 1 Yd Run (Kris Brown Kick) 2420
TD00:46Kevin Dudley 1 Yd Pass From Mark Brunell (Taylor Mehlhaff Kick) 2427
FOURTH QUARTERHOUNO
TD12:01Steve Slaton 10 Yd Run (Kris Brown Kick) 3127

Team Stat Comparison

 
Houston
New Orleans
1st Downs2120
3rd down efficiency
10-143-9
4th down efficiency
0-00-1
Total Yards405331
Yards per play6.66.6
Total Drives23
Passing289244
Comp-Att
21-2519-30
Yards per pass
11.68.1
Interceptions thrown
00
Sacks-Yards Lost
0-01-3
Rushing11687
Rushing Attempts
3619
Yards per rush
3.24.6
Penalties5-417-45
Turnovers10
Fumbles lost
10
Interceptions thrown
00
Possession35:2424:36
HOU Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKS
M. Schaub14/1618711.7200-0
S. Rosenfels6/89411.8000-0
A. Brink1/188.0000-0
Team21/2528911.6200-0
NO Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKS
D. Brees12/171478.6200-0
M. Brunell5/88410.5101-3
T. Palko2/5163.2000-0
Team19/302448.1301-3
Houston Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
S. Slaton13574.4112
C. Taylor12342.817
C. Brown8192.405
A. Brink362.004
Team361163.2212
New Orleans Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
A. Stecker6294.808
R. Bush7243.407
D. McAllister4164.005
D. Henderson199.009
P. Thomas199.009
Team19874.609
Houston Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
K. Walter610016.7127
D. Anderson36120.3043
A. Davis33712.3014
O. Daniels23718.5021
M. Simmons22110.5013
J. Jones12020.0020
V. Leach284.017
S. Slaton133.003
J. Cook122.002
Team2128913.8243
New Orleans Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
L. Moore36521.7042
D. Patten25226.0039
M. Campbell13838.0038
M. Colston4225.5111
T. Copper11717.0017
D. Henderson2136.507
R. Bush11212.0112
R. Meachem11111.0011
D. McAllister2105.006
P. Thomas166.006
K. Dudley111.011
Team1924713.0342
Houston Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
J. Jones110
A. Brink100
Team210
New Orleans Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
T. Evans001
Team001
Houston Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
A. Davis47518.823
S. Slaton24522.527
Team612020.027
New Orleans Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
P. Thomas410025.033
S. Green12626.026
J. Bushrod11212.012
Team613823.033
Houston Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
J. Jones2189.019
Team2189.019
New Orleans Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
T. Porter1-3-3.00
Team1-3-3.00
Houston Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
K. Brown1/1100.0454/47
Team1/1100.0454/47
New Orleans Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
M. Gramatica2/2100.0332/28
T. Mehlhaff0/00.0--1/11
Team2/2100.0333/39
Houston Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
M. Turk29547.50254
Team29547.50254
New Orleans Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
W. Prather210954.50160
S. Weatherford15050.00150
Team315953.00260
Attendance: 70,009