Final

Saints 32

(1-2, 0-2 away)

Broncos 34

(3-0, 2-0 home)

Coverage: FOX

4:05 PM ET, September 21, 2008

Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, CO 

1 2 3 4 T
NO 3 16 7 632
DEN 14 10 10 034

Top Performers

Passing: D. Brees (NO) - 421 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: R. Bush (NO) - 18 CAR, 73 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. Marshall (DEN) - 6 REC, 155 YDS, 1 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNODEN
TD09:01Nate Jackson 1 Yd Pass From Jay Cutler (Matt Prater Kick) 07
FG02:07Martin Gramatica 43 Yd 37
TD00:27Brandon Marshall 35 Yd Pass From Jay Cutler (Matt Prater Kick) 314
SECOND QUARTERNODEN
TD14:11Nate Webster 34 Yd Fumble Return (Matt Prater Kick) 321
TD09:16Pierre Thomas 5 Yd Run (Martin Gramatica Kick) 1021
TD06:51Reggie Bush 23 Yd Run (Martin Gramatica Kick) 1721
FG02:55Matt Prater 27 Yd 1724
SF00:23Andre Hall Tackled By Charles Grant In End Zone 1924
THIRD QUARTERNODEN
TD07:37Michael Pittman 2 Yd Run (Matt Prater Kick) 1931
TD07:02Reggie Bush 6 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Martin Gramatica Kick) 2631
FG02:20Matt Prater 34 Yd 2634
FOURTH QUARTERNODEN
TD10:00Pierre Thomas 10 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 3234

Team Stat Comparison

 
New Orleans
Denver
1st Downs2720
3rd down efficiency
8-146-10
4th down efficiency
0-10-0
Total Yards502369
Yards per play6.86.4
Total Drives33
Passing414264
Comp-Att
39-4821-34
Yards per pass
8.67.8
Interceptions thrown
01
Sacks-Yards Lost
1-70-0
Rushing88105
Rushing Attempts
2524
Yards per rush
3.54.4
Penalties4-513-20
Turnovers12
Fumbles lost
11
Interceptions thrown
01
Possession32:4827:12
NO Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
D. Brees39/484218.8101-786.6
Team39/484148.6101-7--
DEN Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
J. Cutler21/342647.8210-087.1
Team21/342647.8210-0--
New Orleans Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
R. Bush18734.1123
P. Thomas6152.5210
D. Brees100.000
Team25883.5323
Denver Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
S. Young11655.9019
A. Hall6254.2014
J. Cutler177.007
E. Royal166.006
M. Pittman520.412
Team241054.4119
New Orleans Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
R. Meachem28643.0074
L. Moore77811.1018
R. Bush11756.8123
J. Shockey8759.4016
D. Henderson24221.0023
B. Miller24120.5028
D. Patten2126.008
P. Thomas382.704
M. Karney242.003
Team3942110.8174
Denver Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
B. Marshall615525.8135
T. Scheffler4328.0011
B. Stokley3299.7017
D. Graham12121.0021
E. Royal4112.805
M. Pittman188.008
S. Young177.007
N. Jackson111.011
Team2126412.6235
New Orleans Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
R. Bush110
D. Brees100
J. David001
Team211
Denver Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
T. Scheffler110
N. Webster001
Team111
New Orleans Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
M. McKenzie1140
Team1140
Denver Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Team000
New Orleans Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
P. Thomas36020.025
Team36020.025
Denver Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
A. Hall25025.028
P. Hillis24723.525
Team49724.328
New Orleans Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
R. Bush23015.017
Team23015.017
Denver Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
E. Royal12222.022
Team12222.022
New Orleans Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
M. Gramatica1/333.3433/36
Team1/333.3433/36
Denver Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
M. Prater2/2100.0344/410
Team2/2100.0344/410
New Orleans Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
S. Weatherford211457.01060
Team211457.01060
Denver Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
B. Kern210552.50056
Team210552.50056
Attendance: 75,713