Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • CAR 301
    • 617 NO
  • Turnovers

    • CAR 2
    • 1 NO
  • Possession

    CAR NO
    34:34 25:26
  • 1st Downs

    • CAR 21
    • 33 NO

Game Information

Mercedes-Benz Superdome
,
Coverage: FOX
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
Attendance: 73,065
100%
Capacity: 72,968
Referees: Ed Hochuli
1/2/2012 Associated Press

Brees, record-breaking Saints trounce Panthers

Drew Brees passed for 389 yards and five touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints set a slew of NFL and club records in a 45-17 blowout of the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Scoring Summary

FOX1234T
Panthers7100017
Saints141014745
first QuarterCARNO
TD
13:29
Chris Ivory 35 Yard Run
4 plays, 80 yards, 1:39
06
XP
13:21
John Kasay Kick is Good
4 plays, 80 yards, 1:39
07
TD
6:47
Steve Smith 12 Yard Pass From Cam Newton
11 plays, 60 yards, 6:39
67
XP
6:42
Olindo Mare Kick is Good
11 plays, 60 yards, 6:39
77
TD
2:56
Marques Colston 15 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
9 plays, 83 yards, 3:52
713
XP
2:50
John Kasay Kick is Good
9 plays, 83 yards, 3:52
714
second QuarterCARNO
FG
5:55
Olindo Mare 41 Yard Field Goal is Good
6 plays, 13 yards, 2:31
1014
FG
2:46
John Kasay 43 Yard Field Goal is Good
9 plays, 55 yards, 3:08
1017
TD
1:25
Jonathan Stewart 29 Yard Run
5 plays, 80 yards, 1:24
1617
XP
1:18
Olindo Mare Kick is Good
5 plays, 80 yards, 1:24
1717
TD
0:16
Marques Colston 42 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
6 plays, 76 yards, 1:11
1724
XP
0:07
John Kasay Kick is Good
6 plays, 76 yards, 1:11
1724
third QuarterCARNO
TD
8:59
Jimmy Graham 19 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
6 plays, 61 yards, 3:28
1730
XP
8:54
John Kasay Kick is Good
6 plays, 61 yards, 3:28
1731
TD
3:51
Jed Collins 1 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
7 plays, 44 yards, 3:23
1737
XP
3:47
John Kasay Kick is Good
7 plays, 44 yards, 3:23
1738
fourth QuarterCARNO
TD
12:22
Darren Sproles 9 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
7 plays, 68 yards, 3:50
1744
XP
12:15
John Kasay Kick is Good
7 plays, 68 yards, 3:50
1745

Research Notes

  • NEXT LEVEL: Drew Brees completed 10 of 12 passes that traveled 15 or more yards in the air Sunday against the Panthers, including three touchdowns. Entering Week 17, Brees had completed a league-high 54.9 percent of such passes with 15 touchdowns, tied for best in NFL.

  • With his fourth reception Sunday against the Saints, Steve Smith passed Muhsin Muhammad for the Panthers record for receptions. Muhammad had 696 career receptions, while Smith has 697 (and counting).

  • Drew Brees and Tom Brady have each thrown a Pass TD today and continue to climb the all-time list.

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