New Orleans 32, Denver 34

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter - 9:01
 TD  Broncos 7 - Saints 0
Nate Jackson 1 yd. pass from Jay Cutler (Matt Prater kick)
1st Quarter - 2:07
 FG  Broncos 7 - Saints 3
Martin Gramatica 43 yd. field goal
1st Quarter - 0:27
 TD  Broncos 14 - Saints 3
Brandon Marshall 35 yd. pass from Jay Cutler (Matt Prater kick)
2nd Quarter - 14:11
 TD  Broncos 21 - Saints 3
Nate Webster 34 yd. fumble recovery (Matt Prater kick)
2nd Quarter - 9:16
 TD  Broncos 21 - Saints 10
Pierre Thomas 5 yd. run (Martin Gramatica kick)
2nd Quarter - 6:51
 TD  Broncos 21 - Saints 17
Reggie Bush 23 yd. run (Martin Gramatica kick)
2nd Quarter - 2:55
 FG  Broncos 24 - Saints 17
Matt Prater 27 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 0:23
 S  Broncos 24 - Saints 19
Andre Hall tackled in end zone by Charles Grant for a safety
3rd Quarter - 7:37
 TD  Broncos 31 - Saints 19
Michael Pittman 2 yd. run (Matt Prater kick)
3rd Quarter - 7:02
 TD  Broncos 31 - Saints 26
Reggie Bush 6 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Martin Gramatica kick)
3rd Quarter - 2:20
 FG  Broncos 34 - Saints 26
Matt Prater 34 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 10:00
 TD  Broncos 34 - Saints 32
Pierre Thomas 10 yd. run (pass failed)

Team Stats

  Saints Broncos
First downs 27 20
Rushes-Yards 25-88 24-105
Passing Yards 414 264
Sacked-Yards lost 1-7 0-0
Return Yardage 104 119
Passing 39-48-0 21-34-1
Punts-Average 2-57.0 2-52.5
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1
Penalties-Yards 4-51 3-20
Field Goals 1-3 2-2
Red Zone Efficiency 3-4-75% 2-5-40%
Goal To Go Efficiency 2-3-67% 2-3-67%
Time of Possession 32 : 48 27 : 12

Player Stats

Saints
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Brees 39/48 421 1 0
Broncos
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Cutler 21/34 264 2 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
R. Bush 18 73 1 23
P. Thomas 6 15 2 10
D. Brees 1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
S. Young 11 65 0 19
A. Hall 6 25 0 14
J. Cutler 1 7 0 7
E. Royal 1 6 0 6
M. Pittman 5 2 1 2
Receiving
  REC YDS TD LG
R. Meachem 2 86 0 74
L. Moore 7 78 0 18
J. Shockey 8 75 0 16
R. Bush 11 75 1 23
D. Henderson 2 42 0 23
B. Miller 2 41 0 28
D. Patten 2 12 0 8
P. Thomas 3 8 0 4
M. Karney 2 4 0 3
Receiving
  REC YDS TD LG
B. Marshall 6 155 1 35
T. Scheffler 4 32 0 11
B. Stokley 3 29 0 17
D. Graham 1 21 0 21
E. Royal 4 11 0 5
M. Pittman 1 8 0 8
S. Young 1 7 0 7
N. Jackson 1 1 1 1
Interceptions
  NO.
M. McKenzie 1
Interceptions
  NO.
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Sacks
  NO. YDS
E. Ekuban 1.0 7.0
Tackles
  TK AST
T. Porter 7 0
C. Grant 6 0
R. Harper 6 0
K. Kaesviharn 5 1
M. McKenzie 4 0
S. Shanle 3 1
W. Smith 3 2
J. David 2 0
J. Dunbar 1 0
K. Clancy 1 0
S. Ellis 1 1
J. Savage 1 1
J. Vilma 1 2
Tackles
  TK AST
D. Williams 14 2
N. Webster 7 4
D. Bly 5 1
B. Bailey 5 4
J. Engelberger 4 0
M. Manuel 4 2
E. Ekuban 3 0
J. Winborn 3 2
D. Robertson 2 0
E. Dumervil 1 0
J. Moss 1 0
K. Paymah 1 1
M. McCree 1 2
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
R. Bush 1 1
D. Brees 1 0
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
T. Scheffler 1 1

Game Info

Date - Sunday, September 21 2008 4:05PM
Location - Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Temperature - 75°
Head Official - Ron Winter
Attendance - 75713
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