Final

Saints 42

(8-7, 2-6 away)

Lions 7

(0-15, 0-8 home)

Coverage: FOX

1:00 PM ET, December 21, 2008

Ford Field, Detroit, MI 

1 2 3 4 T
NO 14 14 14 042
DET 0 7 0 07

Top Performers

Passing: D. Brees (NO) - 351 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: K. Smith (DET) - 24 CAR, 111 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: M. Colston (NO) - 9 REC, 99 YDS, 2 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNODET
TD12:23Robert Meachem 20 Yd Run (Garrett Hartley Kick) 70
TD01:07Deuce Mcallister 2 Yd Run (Garrett Hartley Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERNODET
TD09:45Kevin Smith 1 Yd Run (Jason Hanson Kick) 147
TD04:40Mike Bell 1 Yd Run (Garrett Hartley Kick) 217
TD00:47Pierre Thomas 2 Yd Run (Garrett Hartley Kick) 287
THIRD QUARTERNODET
TD09:33Marques Colston 6 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley Kick) 357
TD03:04Marques Colston 3 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley Kick) 427

Team Stat Comparison

 
New Orleans
Detroit
1st Downs3215
3rd down efficiency
11-125-12
4th down efficiency
0-00-1
Total Yards532255
Yards per play7.64.6
Total Drives51
Passing351126
Comp-Att
30-4011-26
Yards per pass
8.84.8
Interceptions thrown
02
Sacks-Yards Lost
0-02-11
Rushing181129
Rushing Attempts
3027
Yards per rush
6.04.8
Penalties3-126-35
Turnovers12
Fumbles lost
10
Interceptions thrown
02
Possession34:2925:31
NO Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
D. Brees30/403518.8200-088.8
Team30/403518.8200-0--
DET Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
D. Orlovsky10/231255.4021-950.3
D. Stanton1/3124.0001-29.0
Team11/261264.8022-11--
New Orleans Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
P. Thomas13775.9129
D. McAllister9616.8119
M. Bell4266.5115
R. Meachem12020.0120
D. Brees3-3-1.000
Team301816.0429
Detroit Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
K. Smith241114.6119
D. Stanton2168.0015
A. Cason122.002
Team271294.8119
New Orleans Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
M. Colston99911.0230
D. Henderson29648.0064
B. Miller4389.5021
J. Shockey5377.4010
L. Moore4369.0017
P. Thomas3268.7011
M. Bell11414.0014
D. McAllister166.006
M. Karney1-1-1.000
Team3035111.7264
Detroit Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
C. Johnson46416.0028
J. Standeford34615.3020
K. Colbert11212.0012
J. Owens177.007
J. Felton155.005
M. Norris133.003
Team1113712.5028
New Orleans Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
P. Thomas110
L. Moore100
Team210
Detroit Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
K. Smith100
L. Bodden001
Team101
New Orleans Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
U. Young100
J. David100
Team200
Detroit Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Team000
New Orleans Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
S. Green16060.060
Team16060.060
Detroit Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
A. Cason37224.029
Team37224.029
New Orleans Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
L. Moore263.06
Team263.06
Detroit Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
Team000.00
New Orleans Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
G. Hartley0/00.0--6/66
Team0/00.0--6/66
Detroit Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
J. Hanson0/00.0--1/11
Team0/00.0--1/11
New Orleans Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
Team000.0000
Detroit Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
N. Harris414636.50046
Team414636.50046
Attendance: 49,309