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New Orleans 31, Carolina 13
When: 8:30 PM ET, Sunday, December 8, 2013
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Walt Anderson
Attendance: 73089
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Carolina 600713
New Orleans 0213731
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:42
Carolina FG New Orleans 0 - Carolina 3
Graham Gano 45 yd. field goal
1st Quarter - 1:56
Carolina FG New Orleans 0 - Carolina 6
Graham Gano 24 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 13:35
New Orleans TD New Orleans 7 - Carolina 6
Marques Colston 6 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
2nd Quarter - 2:44
New Orleans TD New Orleans 14 - Carolina 6
Marques Colston 15 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:18
New Orleans TD New Orleans 21 - Carolina 6
Jimmy Graham 5 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
3rd Quarter - 4:18
New Orleans FG New Orleans 24 - Carolina 6
Garrett Hartley 19 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 9:52
New Orleans TD New Orleans 31 - Carolina 6
Jimmy Graham 8 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
4th Quarter - 5:15
Carolina TD New Orleans 31 - Carolina 13
Steve Smith 17 yd. pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano kick)
TEAMS
Team Stats
  Carolina New Orleans
1st Downs 16 24
Rushing 7 3
Passing 9 19
Penalty 0 2
3rd Down Conversions 6-15 7-12
4th Down Conversions 1-1 0-0
Punts-Average 5-45.4 4-44.3
Return Yards 105 39
Punts-Returns 1-32 2-17
Kickoffs-Returns 2-73 1-22
Int - Returns 0-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards 5-35 5-45
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0
Time of Possession 32:27 27:33
Total Net Yards 239 373
Total Plays 62 61
Average Gain 3.9 6.1
Net Yards Rushing 128 69
Rushes 23 17
Average/Rush 5.6 4.1
Net Yards Passing 111 304
Comp-Att 22-34 30-42
Yards/Pass 2.8 6.9
Sacked-Yards Lost 5-49 2-9
Had Intercepted 0 0
Touchdowns 1 4
Rushing 0 0
Passing 1 4
Other 0 0
Extra Points 1-1 4-4
Field Goals 2-3 1-1
Red Zone Efficiency 1-2-50% 4-5-80%
Goal To Go Efficiency 1-2-50% 4-5-80%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Newton 22/34 160 1 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Brees 30/42 313 4 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
D. Williams 13 52 4.0 0 9
C. Newton 6 48 8.0 0 19
J. Stewart 1 16 16.0 0 16
M. Tolbert 3 12 4.0 0 7
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
D. Sproles 1 38 38.0 0 38
P. Thomas 7 14 2.0 0 5
K. Robinson 1 6 6.0 0 6
R. Meachem 1 4 4.0 0 4
M. Ingram 3 4 1.3 0 3
D. Brees 3 3 1.0 0 4
J. Collins 1 0 0.0 0 0
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
S. Smith 8 6 49 8.2 1 17
G. Olsen 12 8 40 5.0 0 13
B. LaFell 4 2 22 11.0 0 11
M. Tolbert 2 2 17 8.5 0 11
J. Stewart 1 1 16 16.0 0 16
D. Williams 2 1 11 11.0 0 11
T. Ginn 5 2 5 2.5 0 3
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
M. Colston 13 9 125 13.9 2 21
J. Graham 11 6 58 9.7 2 22
L. Moore 4 3 40 13.3 0 21
D. Sproles 3 3 23 7.7 0 20
K. Stills 2 2 22 11.0 0 14
B. Watson 1 1 20 20.0 0 20
P. Thomas 4 4 14 3.5 0 9
R. Meachem 3 1 7 7.0 0 7
J. Collins 1 1 4 4.0 0 4
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
Q. Mikell 1.0 9.0
M. Addison 0.5 0.0
C. Johnson 0.5 0.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
J. Galette 3.0 30.0
C. Jordan 2.0 19.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
G. Hardy 1.0
S. Lotulelei 1.0
T. Davis 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
J. Galette 3.0
C. Jordan 2.0
K. Lewis 1.0
M. Jenkins 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles
Fumbles
  NO.
D. Brees 1