away New Orleans
Saints
(11-5)
1:00 PM EST
December 23, 2012
34-31
home Dallas
Cowboys
(8-8)
Final 1 2 3 4 OT T
Saints 7 10 7 7 3 34
Cowboys 0 14 3 14 0 31
Game Tracker

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
TD 10:25 Mark Ingram 9 Yd run (Garrett Hartley kick)
2nd Quarter
TD 12:47 Dez Bryant 58 Yd pass from Tony Romo (Dan Bailey kick)
TD 5:43 Dez Bryant 58 Yd pass from Tony Romo (Dan Bailey kick)
TD 1:11 Lance Moore 6 Yd pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
FG 0:00 Garrett Hartley 37 Yd
3rd Quarter
FG 10:26 Dan Bailey 47 Yd
TD 4:03 Pierre Thomas 5 Yd pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
4th Quarter
TD 11:10 David Thomas 3 Yd pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
TD 3:35 Dwayne Harris 16 Yd pass from Tony Romo (Dan Bailey kick)
TD 0:15 Miles Austin 19 Yd pass from Tony Romo (Dan Bailey kick)
5th Quarter
FG 10:33 Garrett Hartley 20 Yd
Passing Statistics
New Orleans
Player Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack Yds/L TD Int QBRat
Drew Brees 37 53 446 69.8 8.4 0 0 3 0 114.2
Dallas
Player Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack Yds/L TD Int QBRat
Tony Romo 26 43 416 60.5 9.7 2 10 4 0 123.8
Rushing Statistics
New Orleans
Player Rush Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Mark Ingram 21 53 2.5 9 1 0
Darren Sproles 9 48 5.3 17 0 0
Pierre Thomas 7 16 2.3 7 0 0
Drew Brees 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0 0
Dallas
Player Rush Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
DeMarco Murray 11 40 3.6 9 0 1
Receiving Statistics
Dallas
Player Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Dez Bryant 9 224 24.9 58 2 0
Jason Witten 6 60 10.0 19 0 0
DeMarco Murray 4 51 12.8 22 0 1
Miles Austin 4 45 11.2 19 1 0
Dwayne Harris 1 16 16.0 16 1 0
Kevin Ogletree 1 12 12.0 12 0 0
James Hanna 1 8 8.0 8 0 0
New Orleans
Player Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Marques Colston 10 153 15.3 60 0 0
Darren Sproles 7 104 14.9 44 0 0
Jimmy Graham 7 88 12.6 26 0 0
Pierre Thomas 7 61 8.7 16 1 0
Lance Moore 4 30 7.5 11 1 0
Mark Ingram 1 7 7.0 7 0 0
David Thomas 1 3 3.0 3 1 0
Kicking Statistics
New Orleans
Player XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts
Garrett Hartley 4 4 2 3 37 0 10
Dallas
Player XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts
Dan Bailey 4 4 1 1 47 1 7
Kick Returns
Dallas
Player KR Yds Avg Lng TD
Dwayne Harris 2 29 14.5 29 0
James Hanna 1 0 0.0 0 0
New Orleans
Player KR Yds Avg Lng TD
Pierre Thomas 2 27 13.5 16 0
Travaris Cadet 1 18 18.0 18 0
Darren Sproles 1 15 15.0 15 0
Punting Statistics
Dallas
Player Punts Yds Avg Lng Blk In20 TB
Brian Moorman 6 307 51.2 63 0 2 1
New Orleans
Player Punts Yds Avg Lng Blk In20 TB
Thomas Morstead 5 263 52.6 63 0 2 1
Punt Returns
Dallas
Player PR Yds Avg Lng TD
Dwayne Harris 2 39 19.5 28 0
New Orleans
Player PR Yds Avg Lng TD
Darren Sproles 2 10 5.0 8 0
Defense Statistics
Dallas
Player Tack Ast Sack Int FFum FumR PD
Morris Claiborne 9 1 0.0 0 1 0 2
Dan Connor 7 4 0.0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Carr 5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jason Hatcher 5 1 0.0 0 0 0 1
Anthony Spencer 4 3 0.0 0 0 0 0
Victor Butler 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Gerald Sensabaugh 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 1
Charlie Peprah 3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Alex Albright 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Mike Jenkins 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Brady Poppinga 2 2 0.0 0 0 0 1
Sterling Moore 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
Tyrone Crawford 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Eric Frampton 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
Ernie Sims 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Sean Lissemore 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Michael Coe 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Marcus Spears 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
DeMarcus Ware 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Brian Schaefering 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Lance Dunbar 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dwayne Harris 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
New Orleans
Player Tack Ast Sack Int FFum FumR PD
Patrick Robinson 7 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Curtis Lofton 5 0 0.0 0 1 0 0
David Hawthorne 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Isa Abdul-Quddus 3 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Cameron Jordan 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
Johnny Patrick 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 1
Jonathan Casillas 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Tom Johnson 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Vilma 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Junior Galette 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Martez Wilson 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Roman Harper 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jabari Greer 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Will Herring 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Rafael Bush 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Ramon Humber 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Travaris Cadet 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Team Statistics
Dallas New Orleans
First Downs 18 33
Passing 16 25
Rushing 2 5
Penalty 0 3
Third Down Efficiency 2-10 11-19
Fourth Down Efficiency 1-1 0-0
Total Net Yards 446 562
Total Plays 56 91
Average Gain Per Play 8.0 6.2
Net Yards Rushing 3.6 3.1
Rushes 11 38
Average Per Rush 3.6 3.1
Net Yards Passing 406 446
Completions-Attempts 43 53
Yards Per Pass Play 9.0 8.4
Times Sacked 2 0
Yards Lost to Sacks 10 0
Had Intercepted 0 0
Punts 6 5
Average Punt 51.2 52.6
Penalties 5 6
Penalty Yards 32 42
Fumbles 2 2
Fumbles Lost 1 0