Week 8, 2016

played in Carolina, NC

49 degrees, fair, 7 mph wind

New Orleans Saints01070-17
Carolina Panthers14979-39

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:26 CAR - Charles Clay 2 pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano extra point)
1Q: 03:23 CAR - Kelvin Benjamin 2 run (Graham Gano extra point)
2Q: 09:50 CAR - Graham Gano 33 field goal
2Q: 07:01 NOS - Willie Snead 42 pass from Drew Brees (Stephen Flowers extra point)
2Q: 02:43 NOS - Stephen Flowers 31 field goal
2Q: 00:46 CAR - Greg Olsen 10 pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano extra point failed)
3Q: 05:37 CAR - Greg Olsen 12 pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano extra point)
3Q: 01:42 NOS - Willie Snead 20 pass from Drew Brees (Stephen Flowers extra point)
4Q: 07:02 CAR - Jonathan Stewart 25 run (Graham Gano extra point failed)
4Q: 01:26 CAR - Graham Gano 32 field goal

Team StatisticsNOSCAR
Record4-36-2
First Downs1425
- by Rushing214
- by Passing1110
- by Penalty11
Total Net Yards270431
- Offensive Plays5677
- Yards per Play4.825.60
Net Rushing Yards23277
- Rushing Attempts849
- Yards per Rush2.885.65
Net Passing Yards247154
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt45 - 27 - 226 - 18 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards263163
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/162/9
- Yards per Pass Play5.155.50
Fumbles/Lost3/10/0
3rd Down Conversions3/108/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.58.3
4th Down Conversions0/20/0
Penalties/Yards2/258/65
Punt Returns/Yards2/190/0
Kick Returns/Yards1/223/62
Interception Ret./Yards1/02/8
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits26
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/14/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 21OWN 41
Time of Possession22:2037:40

Drive Charts

New Orleans Saints
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:201:56OWN 20421Punt
13:132:36OWN 20516Punt
29:423:10OWN 20680Touchdown
24:141:39OWN 44742Field Goal
20:380:38OWN 2028Half
315:002:28OWN 20523Punt
310:240:39OWN 2125Interception
35:294:02OWN 201080Touchdown
412:590:27OWN 1730Punt
46:471:06OWN 272-5Interception
43:131:15OWN 3711Downs
41:181:10OWN 204-2Downs
Carolina Panthers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:40OWN 32668Touchdown
19:246:11OWN 201180Touchdown
10:375:55OWN 291355Field Goal
26:322:18OWN 2430Punt
22:350:53OWN 2035Punt
21:421:04OPP 35435Touchdown
312:322:08OWN 20618Punt
39:454:16OPP 44844Touchdown
31:273:28OWN 38618Interception
412:325:45OWN 141186Touchdown
45:412:28OPP 4130Punt
41:580:40OPP 143-1Field Goal
40:080:08OPP 181-2Game

Game MVP: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

Rushing Statistics

New OrleansAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
Mark Ingram4102.501010
Drew Brees393.00600
Ryan Mathews144.00400
CarolinaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
Jonathan Stewart261515.814541
Charles Clay14745.291220
Cam Newton5428.401620
Mike Tolbert2136.50800
Kelvin Benjamin122.00201
Tim Partridge1-5-5.00-500

Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Drew Brees45272633/16242272.7
CarolinaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Cam Newton26181632/93261108.3

Receiving Statistics

New OrleansCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Willie Snead71111816.8617422
WR Tre McBride676010.005180
RB Mark Ingram35175.67060
WR Brandin Cooks364314.3319210
WR Brandon Coleman35258.330160
RB Ryan Mathews14-4-4.000-40
TE C.J. Fiedorowicz1133.00030
RB Marcus Murphy11-1-1.000-10
FB Myron Wansley1244.00040
WR Jacob Jude13-2-2.000-20
CarolinaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Greg Olsen576813.6024262
WR Kelvin Benjamin510448.809210
FB Mike Tolbert44102.50060
RB Jonathan Stewart111818.008180
FB Charles Clay1222.00121
WR Devin Funchess111515.004150
TE Jason Boswell1166.00060

Interception Statistics

New OrleansIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Damian Swann100.000
CarolinaIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Bene' Benwikere100.000
S Oscar Barnes188.000

Fumble Statistics

New OrleansFumbRecovForceTD
Tre McBride1100
Drew Brees1000
Willie Snead1000
Max Unger0100
CarolinaFumbRecovForceTD
Steven Cole0100
Kawann Short0010
Rashad Ross0010
Robert Brunner0010

Punting Statistics

New OrleansPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Thomas Morstead421353.343.3620
CarolinaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Brad Nortman417042.537.8522

Kicking Statistics

New OrleansFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Stephen Flowers1/10/00/0312/2
CarolinaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Graham Gano2/20/00/0333/5

Punt Return Statistics

New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Willie Snead2199.50
CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD

Kick Return Statistics

New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Jacob Jude12222.00
CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
Steven Cole23919.50
Jason Johnson12323.00

Defensive Statistics

New OrleansTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Stephone Anthony1020.04428
S Kenny Vaccaro730.04928
DE Cameron Jordan411.04427
S Jairus Byrd430.04227
S Andrew Sendejo420.0256
CB Damian Swann420.04326
DT Neal Clinton400.02913
DE Bobby Richardson301.02817
DT Haloti Ngata310.02419
OLB Korey Toomer310.03217
OLB Rex Gerhardt310.02917
DE Kasim Edebali300.03623
DT Robert Horton300.0145
CB Darius Butler220.02316
OLB David Hawthorne200.0166
WR Willie Snead20---------
DE Clyde Ingram110.0175
CB Keenan Lewis100.02422
S Reshad Jones100.0156
ILB Theodore Mankad100.050
CarolinaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Dominic Craighead720.0747
CB Robert Brunner600.0841
OLB A.J. Klein430.0739
DT Star Lotulelei320.5735
CB Bene' Benwikere310.0740
S Oscar Barnes310.0738
DT Craig Coleman201.0216
DE Kony Ealy101.0430
DT Kawann Short100.5634
OLB Thomas Davis110.0730
ILB Norman Crawford110.007
S Jason Johnson110.0211
DE Charles Johnson100.0536
TE Greg Olsen10---------
CB Josh Norman100.0742
ILB Walter Ornelas100.0119
S Steven Cole020.0110
DE Ryan Delaire010.0520

Pass Rush Statistics

New OrleansSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Cameron Jordan1.000227
DE Bobby Richardson1.000017
OLB Korey Toomer0.001017
CarolinaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Kony Ealy1.001030
DT Craig Coleman1.000016
DT Kawann Short0.502134
DT Star Lotulelei0.500035
S Dominic Craighead0.010047
DE Charles Johnson0.001036
DE Ryan Delaire0.001020
OLB A.J. Klein0.000139

Pass Defense Statistics

New OrleansCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Kenny Vaccaro41028
ILB Stephone Anthony40028
CB Damian Swann22126
S Jairus Byrd20027
DE Cameron Jordan20027
CB Darius Butler11016
OLB Rex Gerhardt11017
CB Keenan Lewis10022
S Reshad Jones1006
CarolinaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Dominic Craighead61047
OLB A.J. Klein40039
CB Robert Brunner40041
S Oscar Barnes31138
CB Bene' Benwikere30140
ILB Norman Crawford2007
OLB Thomas Davis10030
DE Charles Johnson10036
CB Josh Norman10042
ILB Walter Ornelas10019
DT Craig Coleman10016
CB Nicolas Jones01019

Blocking Statistics

New OrleansKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
Max Unger1217038
D'Brickashaw Ferguson1108040
Jahri Evans0208148
Ronald Leary000017
Pete Hauer0001110
CarolinaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
Amini Silatolu713045128
Ryan Kalil412047028
Michael Oher48044128
Nolan Schroeder24043028
Chris Scott12043028
Mike Tolbert03038023
Cedric Sutton010500
Elmer Smith010600

Special Teams Tackles

New OrleansTacklesSTPlays
David Hawthorne217
Stephone Anthony12
CarolinaTacklesSTPlays
Rashad Ross217
Ted Ginn117

Participation

New OrleansRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
Kenny Vaccaro------4928279
Stephone Anthony------4428274
Cameron Jordan------4427273
Jairus Byrd------4227170
Damian Swann------4326170
Brandin Cooks744------1667
Kasim Edebali------3623160
Darius Butler------23161857
Drew Brees848---------56
Jahri Evans848---------56
Rex Gerhardt------2917955
Korey Toomer------3217150
Zach Strief841---------49
D'Brickashaw Ferguson840---------48
Willie Snead539------448
Keenan Lewis------2422147
Bobby Richardson------2817247
Haloti Ngata------2419346
Brandon Coleman434------846
Max Unger738---------45
Andrew Sendejo------2561243
Neal Clinton------2913143
David Hawthorne------1661739
Reshad Jones------1561839
Tim Lelito231------538
Myron Wansley220------1638
Tre McBride424------836
Ryan Mathews215------1734
Mark Ingram626---------32
Jacob Jude115------1329
Clyde Ingram------175527
Gilbert Shillingford617------326
Shaquille Harrison05------1722
Robert Horton------145221
C.J. Fiedorowicz511------420
Theodore Mankad------501217
Pete Hauer110------516
Ronald Leary07------512
Joseph Lloyd15------410
Steven Edwards08------210
Marcus Murphy32------16
Thomas Morstead00------55
Gregory Bullock00------55
Stephen Flowers00------55
Nick Foles00---------0
Garrett Grayson00---------0
CarolinaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
Cam Newton4928---------77
Ryan Kalil4728------176
Chris Scott4328------475
Greg Olsen4525------474
Amini Silatolu4528---------73
Michael Oher4428---------72
Kelvin Benjamin4428---------72
Nolan Schroeder4328---------71
Mike Tolbert3823------465
Dominic Craighead------747357
Josh Norman------742554
Devin Funchess3320---------53
Jonathan Stewart3022---------52
A.J. Klein------739349
Robert Brunner------841---49
Bene' Benwikere------740148
Charles Clay238------1445
Oscar Barnes------738---45
Star Lotulelei------735143
Kawann Short------634343
Charles Johnson------536142
Nicolas Jones------4191841
Jason Boswell138------1839
Thomas Davis------730138
Kony Ealy------430---34
Ted Ginn86------1731
Walter Ornelas------1191131
Steven Cole------1102031
Ryan Delaire------520328
Jason Johnson------2111528
Tim Partridge20------2224
Rashad Ross60------1723
Norman Crawford------071219
Craig Coleman------216119
Teddy Williams30------912
Demetrius Estermeyer60------612
Noah McConnell60------612
Jared Allen------07411
Graham Gano00------1010
Cedric Sutton50------510
Luke Kuechly------17---8
Elmer Smith60------28
Ross Wilt00------66
Brad Nortman00------44
Derek Krieg00------22
Chase Daniel00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left000.0
Middle7243.4
Right000.0
None1-1-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left14674.8
Middle281866.6
Right6264.3
None1-2-2.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Drew Brees45273343522
CarolinaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Cam Newton26182015121

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)2113864.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)116857.7
Long (19+ Yds)737811.1
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)999010.0
Medium (9-18 Yds)84597.4
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

New OrleansTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Willie Snead1170118239
WR Tre McBride76060024
WR Brandin Cooks63043144
RB Mark Ingram53017026
WR Brandon Coleman53225034
RB Ryan Mathews412-4015
WR Jacob Jude310-2015
FB Myron Wansley2104020
TE C.J. Fiedorowicz1103011
RB Marcus Murphy110-102
CarolinaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Kelvin Benjamin105144128
TE Greg Olsen75068125
FB Mike Tolbert44010023
FB Charles Clay210208
RB Jonathan Stewart11018022
WR Devin Funchess11015020
TE Jason Boswell110608

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

New OrleansAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
CarolinaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
Jonathan Stewart571.405.81
Charles Clay4194.755.29
Cam Newton263.008.40
Kelvin Benjamin122.002.00
Tim Partridge1-5-5.00-5.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Drew Brees53214.205.84
CarolinaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Cam Newton43246.006.27

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

New OrleansTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Ryan Mathews21-4-2.00-1.00
RB Mark Ingram1155.003.40
WR Tre McBride1000.008.57
WR Willie Snead112020.0010.73
CarolinaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Greg Olsen222211.009.71
FB Charles Clay1122.001.00
WR Kelvin Benjamin1000.004.40

Third Down Rushing Statistics

New OrleansRushesConversions
CarolinaRushesConversions
Jonathan Stewart32
Mike Tolbert22
Charles Clay20

Third Down Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCompConversions
Drew Brees973
CarolinaAttCompConversions
Cam Newton944

Third Down Receiving Statistics

New OrleansTargCatchConversions
WR Brandon Coleman210
WR Tre McBride222
WR Willie Snead211
RB Mark Ingram110
RB Marcus Murphy110
FB Myron Wansley110
CarolinaTargCatchConversions
WR Kelvin Benjamin511
TE Greg Olsen433

SectionAttendance
Stadium73,800 (73,800 capacity)
Upper Deck21,100 (21,100)
End Zone15,200 (15,200)
Mezzanine8,800 (8,800)
Sideline Seats13,400 (13,400)
Club Seats11,400 (11,400)
Luxury Boxes3,900 (3,900)