New Orleans 42, Minnesota 20

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Summary

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter - 12:20
 FG  Vikings 3 - Saints 0
Ryan Longwell 44 yd. field goal
1st Quarter - 2:51
 TD  Vikings 3 - Saints 7
Lance Moore 5 yd. pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick)
2nd Quarter - 13:13
 FG  Vikings 6 - Saints 7
Ryan Longwell 49 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 10:04
 TD  Vikings 6 - Saints 14
Jimmy Graham 1 yd. pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick)
2nd Quarter - 6:59
 TD  Vikings 13 - Saints 14
Toby Gerhart 10 yd. pass from Christian Ponder (Ryan Longwell kick)
2nd Quarter - 1:33
 TD  Vikings 13 - Saints 21
Darren Sproles 13 yd. pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick)
3rd Quarter - 12:15
 TD  Vikings 13 - Saints 28
John Gilmore 2 yd. pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick)
3rd Quarter - 10:18
 TD  Vikings 13 - Saints 35
Lance Moore 47 yd. pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick)
4th Quarter - 12:50
 TD  Vikings 13 - Saints 42
Pierre Thomas 1 yd. run (John Kasay kick)
4th Quarter - 5:12
 TD  Vikings 20 - Saints 42
Toby Gerhart 16 yd. pass from Christian Ponder (Ryan Longwell kick)

Team Stats

  Saints Vikings
First downs 36 12
Rushes-Yards 38-161 18-105
Passing Yards 412 102
Sacked-Yards lost 0-0 4-18
Return Yardage 135 28
Passing 32-41-0 14-32-1
Punts-Average 1-51.0 7-48.1
Fumbles-Lost 2-2 0-0
Penalties-Yards 6-65 8-84
Field Goals 0-1 2-2
Red Zone Efficiency 5-5-100% 2-2-100%
Goal To Go Efficiency 4-4-100% 0-0-0%
Time of Possession 38 : 49 21 : 11

Player Stats

Saints (11 - 3)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 32/40 412 5 0
Chase Daniel 0/1 0 0 0
Vikings (2 - 12)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Christian Ponder 14/31 120 2 1
Joe Webb 0/1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
Chris Ivory 18 74 0 12
Pierre Thomas 8 44 1 10
Darren Sproles 8 33 0 14
Robert Meachem 1 4 0 4
Drew Brees 2 4 0 4
Jed Collins 1 2 0 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
Adrian Peterson 10 60 0 39
Christian Ponder 3 34 0 15
Toby Gerhart 2 12 0 9
Joe Webb 2 0 0 3
Percy Harvin 1 -1 0 -1
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS TD LG
Marques Colston 9 8 91 0 25
Lance Moore 6 5 91 2 47
Darren Sproles 6 5 79 1 39
Jimmy Graham 10 7 70 1 18
Pierre Thomas 2 2 41 0 25
Robert Meachem 4 2 22 0 13
Jed Collins 1 1 12 0 12
Devery Henderson 2 1 4 0 4
John Gilmore 1 1 2 1 2
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS TD LG
Toby Gerhart 4 4 46 2 16
Devin Aromashodu 7 2 29 0 15
Kyle Rudolph 2 2 15 0 8
Emmanuel Arceneaux 2 1 10 0 10
Percy Harvin 7 3 8 0 5
Lorenzo Booker 1 1 7 0 7
Greg Camarillo 3 1 5 0 5
Jim Kleinsasser 1 0 0 0 0
Adrian Peterson 1 0 0 0 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 1 0 0 0 0
Joe Webb 2 0 0 0 0
Interceptions
  NO.
Patrick Robinson 1
Interceptions
  NO.
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
Junior Galette 1.0 7.0
Tom Johnson 1.0 6.0
Jeff Charleston 1.0 4.0
Roman Harper 1.0 1.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
Drew Brees 1 1
Jimmy Graham 1 1
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
No fumbles

Game Info

Date - Sunday, December 18 2011 1:00PM
Location - Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome
Temperature - Dome
Head Official - Walt Anderson
Attendance - 62623

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Dallas 
Tampa Bay 
31
15
Cincinnati 
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20
13
Miami 
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30
23
Washington 
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23
10
Tennessee 
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13
27
Seattle 
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38
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Green Bay 
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14
19
Carolina 
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28
13
New Orleans 
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42
20
Detroit 
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28
27
Cleveland 
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17
20
N.Y. Jets 
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19
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New England 
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41
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Baltimore 
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Pittsburgh 
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