1:00 PM ET, November 7, 2010
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The record is not as flashy, the offensive numbers not as gaudy and the New Orleans Saints aren't running away from the competition like last year.The defending Super Bowl champions still like where they sit, however. Of course, everybody seems to gain confidence playing the dreadful Carolina Panthers.
• The Saints scored 34 unanswered points in their largest victory all-time against the Panthers.
• The Panthers are 1-7 and tied for the worst eight-game start in franchise history.
• New Orleans has won its last two road games by a combined score of 65-9.
• The Saints returned their first interception for a touchdown this season after doing that five times in 2009.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
The Panthers also lost LB Dan Connor (hip) and DE Greg Hardy (head). ... S Darren Sharper (hamstring) and RB Chris Ivory (shoulder) left for the Saints. ... The Panthers several times had no down linemen on obvious passing downs, rushing players from off the line of scrimmage.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.4||3.0|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||3-6||0-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||1||0|
|FG||10:23||John Kasay 20 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 6 plays, 26 yds, 2:55
|TD||2:32||Jeremy Shockey 7 Yard Pass From Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 27 yds, 3:03
|TD||2:55||Jimmy Graham 19 Yard Pass From Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 73 yds, 5:14
|FG||0:02||Garrett Hartley 31 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 7 plays, 70 yds, 0:54
|FG||8:43||Garrett Hartley 36 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 11 plays, 39 yds, 5:02
|TD||0:50||Jabari Greer 24 Yard Interception Return (Garrett Hartley Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 17 yds, 1:56
|TD||8:20||Ladell Betts 1 Yard Run (Garrett Hartley Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 52 yds, 5:20