Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NO 562
    • 446 DAL
  • Turnovers

    • NO 0
    • 1 DAL
  • Possession

    NO DAL
    22:28 41:59
  • 1st Downs

    • NO 33
    • 18 DAL

Game Information

AT&T Stadium
,
Coverage: FOX
  • Arlington, TX 76011
  • Line: DAL -3.0
Attendance: 92,570
100%
Capacity: 80,000
Referees: Walt Coleman
12/23/2012 ESPN.com news services

Cowboys fall in OT, but still control playoff fate

Garrett Hartley kicked a 20-yard field goal in overtime, and the New Orleans Saints damaged Dallas' playoff hopes with a 34-31 victory against the Cowboys on Sunday.

Scoring Summary

FOX1234OTT
Saints71077334
Cowboys014314031
first QuarterNODAL
TD
10:31
Mark Ingram 9 Yard Run
10 plays, 80 yards, 4:35
60
XP
10:25
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
10 plays, 80 yards, 4:35
70
second QuarterNODAL
TD
12:57
Dez Bryant 58 Yard Pass From Tony Romo
3 plays, 74 yards, 1:28
76
XP
12:47
Dan Bailey Kick is Good
3 plays, 74 yards, 1:28
77
TD
5:54
Dez Bryant 58 Yard Pass From Tony Romo
5 plays, 75 yards, 3:23
713
XP
5:43
Dan Bailey Kick is Good
5 plays, 75 yards, 3:23
714
TD
1:16
Lance Moore 6 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
12 plays, 100 yards, 4:32
1314
XP
1:11
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
12 plays, 100 yards, 4:32
1414
FG
0:04
Garrett Hartley 37 Yard Field Goal is Good
5 plays, 51 yards, 0:47
1714
third QuarterNODAL
FG
10:31
Dan Bailey 47 Yard Field Goal is Good
9 plays, 47 yards, 4:34
1717
TD
4:08
Pierre Thomas 5 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
3 plays, 5 yards, 0:14
2317
XP
4:03
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
3 plays, 5 yards, 0:14
2417
fourth QuarterNODAL
TD
11:14
David Thomas 3 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
10 plays, 98 yards, 4:53
3117
XP
11:10
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
10 plays, 98 yards, 4:53
3117
TD
3:40
Dwayne Harris 16 Yard Pass From Tony Romo
5 plays, 80 yards, 1:10
3123
XP
3:35
Dan Bailey Kick is Good
5 plays, 80 yards, 1:10
3124
TD
0:21
Miles Austin 19 Yard Pass From Tony Romo
7 plays, 64 yards, 1:14
3130
XP
0:15
Dan Bailey Kick is Good
7 plays, 64 yards, 1:14
3131
OvertimeNODAL
FG
10:37
Garrett Hartley 20 Yard Field Goal is Good
7 plays, 41 yards, 3:00
3431

Research Notes

  • NEXT LEVEL: Tony Romo threw a season-high three touchdown passes on throws at least 15 yards downfield against the Saints, including two on the Cowboys' final two drives of the fourth quarter to force overtime. After a slow start, Romo has completed over half of his throws with 10 touchdowns at least 15 yards downfield over his last eight games, with six touchdowns targeting Dez Bryant.

  • NEXT LEVEL: Drew Brees completed 14-of-17 pass attempts for 113 yards and two touchdowns when facing three pass rushers Sunday, the most pass attempts against three or fewer pass rushers by any quarterback in game this season. Brees entered the game tied with the second-worst touchdown-to-interception differential (-2) against such pressure.

  • The Cowboys had 33 first downs in their loss to the Saints. That ties the franchise record for 1st downs in a game, done September 15, 1985 at Detroit.

  • Drew Brees now has 9 career 400-yard games, passing Peyton Manning for the 2nd-most in NFL history.

  • From Elias: Tony Romo and Drew Brees both had 400+ passing yards and 3+ pass TD in the Cowboys-Saints game. This is the 5th time in NFL history that both QBs had 400+ passing yards and 3+ pass TD in a game.

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