Final

Saints 18

(3-1, 2-1 away)

Panthers 21

(2-2, 1-1 home)

Coverage: FOX

1:00 PM ET, October 1, 2006

Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC 

1 2 3 4 T
NO 0 3 0 1518
CAR 7 0 0 1421

Top Performers

Passing: D. Brees (NO) - 349 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: D. Foster (CAR) - 16 CAR, 105 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: M. Colston (NO) - 5 REC, 132 YDS, 1 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNOCAR
TD8:41Steve Smith 9 Yd Pass From Jake Delhomme (John Kasay Kick)
Drive: 8 plays, 72 yds, 3:37
07
SECOND QUARTERNOCAR
FG10:55John Carney 31 Yd
Drive: 11 plays, 68 yds, 6:13
37
FOURTH QUARTERNOCAR
TD1:27Deuce Mcallister 3 Yd Run (John Carney Kick)
Drive: 13 plays, 82 yds, 6:49
107
TD7:45Drew Carter 4 Yd Pass From Jake Delhomme (John Kasay Kick)
Drive: 12 plays, 91 yds, 6:18
1014
TD13:15Deshaun Foster 43 Yd Run (John Kasay Kick)
Drive: 7 plays, 73 yds, 3:09
1021
TD13:45Marques Colston 86 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Drew Brees Pass To Joe Horn For Two-Point Conversion)
Drive: 2 plays, 76 yds, :30
1821

Team Stat Comparison

 
New Orleans
Carolina
1st Downs2220
3rd down efficiency
4-114-10
4th down efficiency
0-00-0
Total Yards407324
Yards per play6.65.5
Total Drives22
Passing344157
Comp-Att
28-3819-29
Yards per pass
9.15.4
Interceptions thrown
00
Sacks-Yards Lost
1-51-12
Rushing63167
Rushing Attempts
2329
Yards per rush
2.75.8
Penalties5-387-48
Turnovers10
Fumbles lost
10
Interceptions thrown
00
Possession29:3930:21
NO Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
D. Brees28/383499.2101-582.1
Team28/383449.1101-5--
CAR Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBR
J. Delhomme19/291695.8201-1269.4
Team19/291575.4201-12--
New Orleans Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
D. McAllister11393.516
R. Bush11222.005
D. Brees122.002
Team23632.716
Carolina Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
D. Foster161056.6143
D. Williams8627.8031
B. Hoover231.503
J. Delhomme3-3-1.000
Team291675.8143
New Orleans Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
M. Colston513226.4186
J. Horn56312.6017
R. Bush44812.0032
E. Conwell5377.4015
T. Copper23015.0015
A. Stecker3155.009
L. Moore11010.0010
D. McAllister188.008
M. Campbell166.006
M. Karney100.000
Team2834912.5186
Carolina Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
S. Smith10878.7117
K. Johnson66310.5015
D. Williams199.009
D. Foster166.006
D. Carter144.014
Team191698.9217
New Orleans Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
R. Bush110
D. Brees100
Team210
Carolina Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
R. Marshall001
Team001
New Orleans Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
A. Stecker36722.326
T. Copper11717.017
Team48421.026
Carolina Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
D. Williams35618.727
Team35618.727
New Orleans Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
L. Moore231.54
R. Bush2-1-0.53
Team420.54
Carolina Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
C. Gamble231.53
Team231.53
New Orleans Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
J. Carney1/250.0311/14
Team1/250.0311/14
Carolina Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
J. Kasay0/00.0--3/33
Team0/00.0--3/33
New Orleans Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
S. Weatherford523046.00154
Team523046.00154
Carolina Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
J. Baker630450.71457
Team630450.71457
Attendance: 69,583