Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • SD 427
    • 404 NO
  • Turnovers

    • SD 2
    • 1 NO
  • Possession

    SD NO
    29:26 30:34
  • 1st Downs

    • SD 27
    • 21 NO

Game Information

Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Coverage: NBC
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
Attendance: 73,109
100%
Capacity: 72,968
Referees: Carl Cheffers
10/8/2012 Associated Press

Brees sets record, throws 4 TDs as Saints win

Drew Brees broke a half-century-old NFL record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th straight game, and the New Orleans Saints won for the first time this season, 31-24 over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Chargers7107024
Saints7771031
first QuarterSDNO
TD
7:02
Robert Meachem 15 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers
7 plays, 29 yards, 3:26
77
XP
6:56
Nick Novak Kick is Good
7 plays, 29 yards, 3:26
70
TD
3:05
Devery Henderson 40 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
9 plays, 80 yards, 3:58
77
XP
2:58
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
9 plays, 80 yards, 3:58
77
second QuarterSDNO
FG
10:01
Nick Novak 20 Yard Field Goal is Good
8 plays, 63 yards, 4:08
107
TD
7:25
Marques Colston 19 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
7 plays, 80 yards, 2:39
1013
XP
7:19
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
7 plays, 80 yards, 2:39
1014
TD
0:44
Robert Meachem 44 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers
4 plays, 86 yards, 1:12
1614
XP
0:36
Nick Novak Kick is Good
4 plays, 86 yards, 1:12
1714
third QuarterSDNO
TD
12:34
Ryan Mathews 13 Yard Run
3 plays, 25 yards, 1:19
2314
XP
12:27
Nick Novak Kick is Good
3 plays, 25 yards, 1:19
2414
TD
0:16
Marques Colston 16 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
9 plays, 85 yards, 4:28
2420
XP
0:11
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
9 plays, 85 yards, 4:28
2421
fourth QuarterSDNO
TD
8:55
Marques Colston 5 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
9 plays, 90 yards, 5:49
2427
XP
8:50
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
9 plays, 90 yards, 5:49
2428
FG
3:00
Garrett Hartley 26 Yard Field Goal is Good
7 plays, 16 yards, 2:49
2431

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