San Diego 24, New Orleans 31

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter - 6:56
 TD  Saints 0 - Chargers 7
Robert Meachem 15 yd. pass from Philip Rivers (Nick Novak kick)
1st Quarter - 2:58
 TD  Saints 7 - Chargers 7
Devery Henderson 40 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
2nd Quarter - 9:58
 FG  Saints 7 - Chargers 10
Nick Novak 20 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 7:19
 TD  Saints 14 - Chargers 10
Marques Colston 19 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:36
 TD  Saints 14 - Chargers 17
Robert Meachem 44 yd. pass from Philip Rivers (Nick Novak kick)
3rd Quarter - 12:27
 TD  Saints 14 - Chargers 24
Ryan Mathews 13 yd. run (Nick Novak kick)
3rd Quarter - 0:11
 TD  Saints 21 - Chargers 24
Marques Colston 16 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
4th Quarter - 8:50
 TD  Saints 28 - Chargers 24
Marques Colston 5 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
4th Quarter - 2:56
 FG  Saints 31 - Chargers 24
Garrett Hartley 26 yd. field goal

Team Stats

  Chargers Saints
First downs 27 21
Rushes-Yards 18-117 21-53
Passing Yards 310 351
Sacked-Yards lost 5-44 3-19
Return Yardage 152 92
Passing 27-42-1 29-45-1
Punts-Average 4-45.5 4-51.8
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0
Penalties-Yards 7-56 10-99
Field Goals 1-2 1-1
Red Zone Efficiency 2-3-67% 3-4-75%
Goal To Go Efficiency 0-1-0% 1-2-50%
Time of Possession 30 : 34 29 : 26

Player Stats

Chargers
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
P. Rivers 27/42 354 2 1
Saints
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Brees 29/45 370 4 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
R. Mathews 12 80 1 18
R. Brown 2 27 0 21
J. Battle 4 10 0 4
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
P. Thomas 9 30 0 8
M. Ingram 5 16 0 6
D. Sproles 5 9 0 5
D. Brees 2 -2 0 -1
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS TD LG
M. Floyd 8 5 108 0 39
R. Meachem 4 3 67 2 44
R. Mathews 8 6 59 0 14
R. Brown 5 5 47 0 11
E. Royal 5 2 31 0 20
A. Gates 7 3 19 0 13
D. Rosario 1 1 16 0 16
J. Battle 2 2 7 0 4
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS TD LG
M. Colston 18 9 131 3 40
D. Henderson 10 8 123 1 41
G. Camarillo 5 4 44 0 13
P. Thomas 2 2 40 0 36
D. Sproles 7 5 28 0 14
J. Graham 2 1 4 0 4
J. Morgan 1 0 0 0 0
Interceptions
  NO.
Q. Jammer 1
Interceptions
  NO.
R. Harper 1
Sacks
  NO. YDS
C. Liuget 1.0 13.0
S. Phillips 1.0 6.0
E. Weddle 1.0 0.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
C. Lofton 1.0 12.0
M. Wilson 1.0 9.0
W. Smith 1.0 8.0
J. Galette 1.0 8.0
C. Jordan 1.0 7.0
Tackles
  TK AST
A. Cason 7 1
E. Weddle 6 1
M. Gilchrist 4 0
T. Spikes 4 0
Q. Jammer 4 2
C. Lynch 3 0
J. Johnson 3 0
S. Phillips 3 1
A. Bigby 2 0
D. Williams 2 0
D. Butler 1 1
C. Liuget 1 1
A. Franklin 1 2
L. English 0 2
V. Martin 0 3
Tackles
  TK AST
C. Lofton 9 1
P. Robinson 6 1
R. Harper 5 1
S. Shanle 4 1
J. Galette 2 0
S. Ellis 2 0
C. White 2 1
C. Jordan 2 1
J. Patrick 2 1
M. Wilson 1 0
A. Hicks 1 0
T. Johnson 1 1
B. Bunkley 1 1
W. Smith 1 1
M. Jenkins 1 3
I. Abdul-Quddus 0 1
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
P. Rivers 1 1
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
D. Henderson 1 0
D. Brees 1 0

Game Info

Date - Sunday, October 7 2012 8:20PM
Location - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Temperature - Dome
Head Official - Carl Cheffers
Attendance - 73109
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