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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
New Orleans 41, Carolina 38
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, October 16, 2016
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Walt Anderson
Attendance: 73138
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Carolina 01072138
New Orleans 141071041
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:55
New Orleans TD New Orleans 7 - Carolina 0
Coby Fleener 2 yd. run (Wil Lutz kick)
1st Quarter - 2:31
New Orleans TD New Orleans 14 - Carolina 0
Brandin Cooks 87 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Wil Lutz kick)
2nd Quarter - 13:47
New Orleans TD New Orleans 21 - Carolina 0
Michael Thomas 9 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Wil Lutz kick)
2nd Quarter - 3:02
Carolina FG New Orleans 21 - Carolina 3
Graham Gano 42 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 1:15
Carolina TD New Orleans 21 - Carolina 10
Devin Funchess 17 yd. pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:10
New Orleans FG New Orleans 24 - Carolina 10
Wil Lutz 33 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 6:49
Carolina TD New Orleans 24 - Carolina 17
Ed Dickson 1 yd. pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano kick)
3rd Quarter - 4:56
New Orleans TD New Orleans 31 - Carolina 17
Coby Fleener 50 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Wil Lutz kick)
4th Quarter - 14:49
Carolina TD New Orleans 31 - Carolina 24
Jonathan Stewart 2 yd. run (Graham Gano kick)
4th Quarter - 9:38
Carolina TD New Orleans 31 - Carolina 30
Jonathan Stewart 1 yd. run (kick failed)
4th Quarter - 6:02
New Orleans TD New Orleans 38 - Carolina 30
Josh Hill 8 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Wil Lutz kick)
4th Quarter - 2:58
Carolina TD New Orleans 38 - Carolina 38
Cam Newton 2 yd. run (Devin Funchess pass from Cam Newton)
4th Quarter - 0:11
New Orleans FG New Orleans 41 - Carolina 38
Wil Lutz 52 yd. field goal
TEAMS
Team Stats
  Carolina New Orleans
1st Downs 32 23
Rushing 9 3
Passing 20 19
Penalty 3 1
3rd Down Conversions 3-11 8-16
4th Down Conversions 1-1 1-1
Punts-Average 5-48.4 4-52.8
Return Yards 117 92
Punts-Returns 4-32 2-63
Kickoffs-Returns 3-66 2-29
Int - Returns 1-19 1-0
Penalties-Yards 5-51 10-126
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Time of Possession 31:05 28:55
Total Net Yards 406 523
Total Plays 76 71
Average Gain 5.3 7.4
Net Yards Rushing 103 63
Rushes 27 21
Average/Rush 3.8 3.0
Net Yards Passing 303 460
Comp-Att 27-47 34-49
Yards/Pass 6.2 9.2
Sacked-Yards Lost 2-19 1-5
Had Intercepted 1 1
Touchdowns 5 5
Rushing 3 1
Passing 2 4
Other 0 0
Extra Points 4-5 5-5
Field Goals 1-1 2-3
Red Zone Efficiency 5-6-83% 3-4-75%
Goal To Go Efficiency 4-5-80% 1-1-100%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Newton 27/47 322 2 1
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Brees 34/49 465 4 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
J. Stewart 19 85 4.5 2 26
M. Tolbert 3 12 4.0 0 6
T. Ginn, Jr. 2 6 3.0 0 5
C. Newton 2 1 0.5 1 2
F. Whittaker 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
M. Ingram 16 51 3.2 0 11
D. Lasco 2 5 2.5 0 5
T. Cadet 1 3 3.0 0 3
B. Cooks 1 2 2.0 0 2
C. Fleener 1 2 2.0 1 2
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
G. Olsen 7 6 94 15.7 0 20
K. Benjamin 14 8 86 10.8 0 20
T. Ginn, Jr. 8 5 54 10.8 0 18
P. Brown 4 2 33 16.5 0 18
D. Funchess 6 2 28 14.0 1 17
E. Dickson 4 3 23 7.7 1 15
F. Whittaker 2 1 4 4.0 0 4
J. Stewart 1 0 0 0 0 0
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
B. Cooks 9 7 173 24.7 1 87
M. Thomas 5 5 78 15.6 1 28
C. Fleener 7 6 74 12.3 1 50
W. Snead IV 7 4 47 11.8 0 21
T. Cadet 5 4 27 6.8 0 9
T. Lewis 3 2 24 12.0 0 15
J. Hill 5 2 23 11.5 1 15
M. Ingram 3 2 9 4.5 0 5
B. Coleman 2 1 6 6.0 0 6
D. Lasco 2 1 4 4.0 0 4
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
T. Williams 1 19 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
S. Moore 1 0 0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
M. Addison 0.5 2.5
C. Johnson 0.5 2.5
Sacks
  NO. YDS
K. Edebali 1.0 8.0
N. Fairley 0.5 5.5
D. Tapp 0.5 5.5
Tackles
  Tk Ast
S. Thompson 6 2
L. Kuechly 6 5
T. Williams 5 1
K. Coleman 5 2
T. Davis 4 4
K. Ealy 3 0
T. Boston 2 0
K. Love 2 0
K. Short 2 1
Z. Sanchez 2 3
M. Addison 1 1
D. Worley 1 1
C. Johnson 1 2
Tackles
  Tk Ast
K. Crawley 4 1
V. Bell 4 3
C. Robertson 4 8
D. Onyemata 3 0
K. Edebali 3 0
N. Stupar 3 3
J. Jenkins 2 0
B. Webb 2 0
S. Moore 2 1
C. Jordan 2 2
K. Vaccaro 2 5
B. Dixon 1 0
J. Byrd 1 2
D. Tapp 0 2
T. Davison 0 2
N. Fairley 0 3
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
K. Short 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
K. Edebali 1.0
C. Jordan 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
P. Brown 1
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles