Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • MIA 331
    • 465 NO
  • Turnovers

    • MIA 4
    • 1 NO
  • Possession

    MIA NO
    33:49 26:11
  • 1st Downs

    • MIA 19
    • 23 NO

Game Information

Mercedes-Benz Superdome
,
Coverage: ESPN
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Line: NO -5.5
Attendance: 73,118
100%
Capacity: 72,968
Referees: Bill Vinovich
10/1/2013 Associated Press

Brees tosses 4 TDs as Saints slug Dolphins

Drew Brees passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints turned a clash of unbeaten teams into a lopsided affair, beating the Miami Dolphins 38-17 on Monday night.

Scoring Summary

ESPN1234T
Dolphins370717
Saints71414338
first QuarterMIANO
TD
11:56
Darren Sproles 5 Yard Run
6 plays, 82 yards, 3:08
06
XP
11:52
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
6 plays, 82 yards, 3:08
07
FG
7:19
Caleb Sturgis 34 Yard Field Goal is Good
9 plays, 67 yards, 4:36
37
second QuarterMIANO
TD
8:10
Jimmy Graham 27 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
7 plays, 38 yards, 3:47
313
XP
8:01
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
7 plays, 38 yards, 3:47
314
TD
3:40
Lamar Miller 5 Yard Run
8 plays, -5 yards, 4:26
914
XP
3:35
Caleb Sturgis Kick is Good
8 plays, -5 yards, 4:26
1014
TD
1:00
Darren Sproles 13 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
4 plays, 24 yards, 0:28
1020
XP
0:55
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
4 plays, 24 yards, 0:28
1021
third QuarterMIANO
TD
9:51
Benjamin Watson 4 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
8 plays, 59 yards, 4:23
1027
XP
9:44
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
8 plays, 59 yards, 4:23
1028
TD
8:20
Jimmy Graham 43 Yard Pass From Drew Brees
1 play, 43 yards, 0:08
1034
XP
8:12
Garrett Hartley Kick is Good
1 play, 43 yards, 0:08
1035
fourth QuarterMIANO
TD
13:54
Charles Clay 3 Yard Pass From Ryan Tannehill
9 plays, 67 yards, 4:05
1635
XP
13:48
Caleb Sturgis Kick is Good
9 plays, 67 yards, 4:05
1735
FG
7:20
Garrett Hartley 29 Yard Field Goal is Good
10 plays, 69 yards, 6:33
1738

Research Notes

  • Drew Brees was 20-of-27 for 295 yards and four touchdowns when the Dolphins sent 4 or fewer pass rushers. Coming into the game, the Dolphins had allowed 6.1 yards per attempt when sending a standard pass rush, third-best in the NFL.

  • Drew Brees was 8-of-10 for 201 yards and two touchdowns on passes traveling more than 10 yards downfield Monday, including 3-of-3 for 89 yards and 2 touchdowns when targeting Jimmy Graham. Graham now has a league-leading 4 touchdowns on such passes.

  • Darren Sproles recorded 95 yards after the catch Monday. Sproles has 190 yards after the catch this season, third in the league and first among running backs. Sproles has led all running backs in yards after the catch the last two seasons.

  • Drew Brees threw for 400 yards for the 10th time in his career Monday, the second-most games in NFL history behind Dan Marino (13). Since joining the Saints in 2006, Brees has double the amount of 400-yard passing games as the next closest quarterback in the league.

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