away New Orleans
Saints
(11-5)
7:30 PM EDT
August 9, 2012
6-7
home New England
Patriots
(12-4)
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Saints 3 0 0 3 6
Patriots 0 0 7 0 7
Game Tracker

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
FG 8:30 John Kasay 46 Yd
3rd Quarter
TD 9:39 Britt Davis 3 Yd pass from Brian Hoyer (Stephen Gostkowski kick)
4th Quarter
FG 14:56 Garrett Hartley 27 Yd
Passing Statistics
New England
Player Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack Yds/L TD Int QBRat
Ryan Mallett 8 19 89 42.1 4.7 0 0 0 1 34.8
Brian Hoyer 8 15 45 53.3 3.0 0 0 1 0 81.3
Tom Brady 4 7 30 57.1 4.3 1 11 0 0 67.6
New Orleans
Player Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack Yds/L TD Int QBRat
Luke McCown 9 16 86 56.2 5.4 2 9 0 0 71.4
Chase Daniel 4 6 62 66.7 10.3 0 0 0 1 61.1
Sean Canfield 6 10 45 60.0 4.5 0 0 0 1 31.3
Drew Brees 1 4 4 25.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 39.6
Rushing Statistics
New England
Player Rush Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Shane Vereen 11 64 5.8 18 0 0
Stevan Ridley 8 40 5.0 9 0 0
Brandon Bolden 8 23 2.9 13 0 0
Danny Woodhead 1 3 3.0 3 0 1
Ryan Mallett 3 -4 -1.3 -1 0 0
New Orleans
Player Rush Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Travaris Cadet 10 30 3.0 7 0 0
Joe Banyard 6 23 3.8 9 0 0
Pierre Thomas 2 18 9.0 13 0 0
Chris Ivory 8 17 2.1 7 0 0
Chase Daniel 1 4 4.0 4 0 0
Darren Sproles 1 2 2.0 2 0 0
Sean Canfield 1 -2 -2.0 -2 0 0
Receiving Statistics
New Orleans
Player Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Courtney Roby 5 85 17.0 30 0 0
Andy Tanner 4 45 11.2 19 0 0
Travaris Cadet 6 29 4.8 12 0 0
Michael Higgins 2 21 10.5 15 0 0
Joseph Morgan 1 7 7.0 7 0 0
Joe Banyard 1 6 6.0 6 0 0
Darren Sproles 1 4 4.0 4 0 0
New England
Player Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Fuml
Julian Edelman 4 36 9.0 23 0 0
Danny Woodhead 3 26 8.7 20 0 1
Tyler Urban 1 20 20.0 20 0 0
Rob Gronkowski 2 20 10.0 11 0 0
Jabar Gaffney 2 18 9.0 9 0 0
Shane Vereen 2 17 8.5 10 0 0
Eric Kettani 2 12 6.0 7 0 0
Aaron Hernandez 1 7 7.0 7 0 0
Jeremy Ebert 1 4 4.0 4 0 0
Britt Davis 1 3 3.0 3 1 0
Donte' Stallworth 1 1 1.0 1 0 0
Kicking Statistics
New Orleans
Player XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts
John Kasay 0 0 1 2 46 0 3
Garrett Hartley 0 0 1 1 27 1 3
New England
Player XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts
Stephen Gostkowski 1 1 0 1 0 1
Kick Returns
New England
Player KR Yds Avg Lng TD
Danny Woodhead 1 18 18.0 18 0
Julian Edelman 1 6 6.0 6 0
Punting Statistics
New England
Player Punts Yds Avg Lng Blk In20 TB
Zoltan Mesko 8 382 47.8 50 0 4 0
New Orleans
Player Punts Yds Avg Lng Blk In20 TB
Thomas Morstead 7 320 45.7 60 0 3 1
Punt Returns
New England
Player PR Yds Avg Lng TD
Julian Edelman 2 16 8.0 10 0
New Orleans
Player PR Yds Avg Lng TD
Joseph Morgan 3 8 2.7 6 0
Travaris Cadet 2 7 3.5 8 0
Defense Statistics
New Orleans
Player Tack Ast Sack Int FFum FumR PD
Corey White 3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Casillas 3 4 0.0 0 0 0 0
Kamaal McIlwain 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Curtis Lofton 2 4 0.0 0 0 0 0
Marquis Johnson 2 3 0.0 1 0 0 1
Turk McBride 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Malcolm Jenkins 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Will Smith 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0
Cord Parks 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jose Gumbs 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Lawrence Wilson 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0
Chris Chamberlain 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Akiem Hicks 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 1
Tyrunn Walker 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Isa Abdul-Quddus 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Swanson Miller 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jonathon Amaya 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Donavan Robinson 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Will Herring 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0
Aaron Tevis 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Brodrick Bunkley 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Johnny Patrick 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Cameron Jordan 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Korey Hall 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Junior Galette 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Martez Wilson 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Courtney Roby 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jerico Nelson 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nate Bussey 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Andy Tanner 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Joe Banyard 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Braylon Broughton 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
New England
Player Tack Ast Sack Int FFum FumR PD
Jerod Mayo 3 1 0.0 0 0 0 2
Trevor Scott 3 0 1.0 0 1 0 0
Tim Bulman 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Mike Rivera 2 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jake Bequette 2 1 1.0 0 0 0 0
Patrick Chung 2 2 0.0 1 0 0 1
Will Allen 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Steve Gregory 2 0 0.0 1 0 0 1
Sterling Moore 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
Jeff Tarpinian 2 4 0.0 0 0 0 0
Marcus Harrison 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Marcus Forston 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Niko Koutouvides 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Marquice Cole 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Tavon Wilson 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dont'a Hightower 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0
Kyle Arrington 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Chandler Jones 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Ras-I Dowling 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
Devin McCourty 1 4 0.0 0 0 0 0
Aaron Lavarias 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Vince Wilfork 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nate Ebner 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dan Connolly 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Danny Aiken 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Kyle Love 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Bobby Carpenter 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0
Malcolm Williams 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Donte' Stallworth 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Team Statistics
New England New Orleans
First Downs 20 15
Passing 10 9
Rushing 6 5
Penalty 4 1
Third Down Efficiency 5-17 5-15
Fourth Down Efficiency 0-0 0-0
Total Net Yards 279 280
Total Plays 73 67
Average Gain Per Play 3.8 4.2
Net Yards Rushing 4.1 3.2
Rushes 31 29
Average Per Rush 4.1 3.2
Net Yards Passing 153 188
Completions-Attempts 41 36
Yards Per Pass Play 3.6 4.9
Times Sacked 1 2
Yards Lost to Sacks 11 9
Had Intercepted 1 2
Punts 8 7
Average Punt 47.8 45.7
Penalties 5 10
Penalty Yards 81 66
Fumbles 1 2
Fumbles Lost 1 0