Indianapolis Star
National Football League
BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Carolina 41, New Orleans 10
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, December 7, 2014
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Walt Coleman
Attendance: 73006
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Carolina 17714341
New Orleans 030710
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:42
Carolina TD New Orleans 0 - Carolina 7
Kelvin Benjamin 9 yd. pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano kick)
1st Quarter - 9:57
Carolina FG New Orleans 0 - Carolina 10
Graham Gano 37 yd. field goal
1st Quarter - 6:41
Carolina TD New Orleans 0 - Carolina 17
Cam Newton 2 yd. run (Graham Gano kick)
2nd Quarter - 13:19
New Orleans FG New Orleans 3 - Carolina 17
Shayne Graham 37 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 2:14
Carolina TD New Orleans 3 - Carolina 24
Greg Olsen 16 yd. pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano kick)
3rd Quarter - 13:59
Carolina TD New Orleans 3 - Carolina 31
Jonathan Stewart 69 yd. run (Graham Gano kick)
3rd Quarter - 5:13
Carolina TD New Orleans 3 - Carolina 38
Foswhitt Whittaker 26 yd. pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano kick)
4th Quarter - 14:10
Carolina FG New Orleans 3 - Carolina 41
Graham Gano 41 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 5:29
New Orleans TD New Orleans 10 - Carolina 41
Benjamin Watson 7 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Shayne Graham kick)
TEAMS
Team Stats
  Carolina New Orleans
1st Downs 24 18
Rushing 11 7
Passing 11 11
Penalty 2 0
3rd Down Conversions 7-15 5-14
4th Down Conversions 0-0 1-2
Punts-Average 4-39.5 5-44.0
Return Yards 7 96
Punts-Returns 2-7 3-68
Kickoffs-Returns 0-0 1-28
Int - Returns 1-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards 6-55 4-30
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 1-1
Time of Possession 36:00 24:00
Total Net Yards 497 310
Total Plays 73 68
Average Gain 6.8 4.6
Net Yards Rushing 271 92
Rushes 40 17
Average/Rush 6.8 5.4
Net Yards Passing 226 218
Comp-Att 21-33 29-49
Yards/Pass 6.8 4.3
Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 2-17
Had Intercepted 0 1
Touchdowns 5 1
Rushing 2 0
Passing 3 1
Other 0 0
Extra Points 5-5 1-1
Field Goals 2-2 1-2
Red Zone Efficiency 3-5-60% 1-3-33%
Goal To Go Efficiency 0-0-0% 1-1-100%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Newton 21/33 226 3 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Brees 29/49 235 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
J. Stewart 20 155 7.8 1 69
C. Newton 12 83 6.9 1 22
M. Tolbert 5 28 5.6 0 15
F. Whittaker 3 5 1.7 0 3
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
M. Ingram 10 43 4.3 0 16
P. Thomas 5 38 7.6 0 16
D. Brees 1 6 6.0 0 6
T. Cadet 1 5 5.0 0 5
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
G. Olsen 11 10 72 7.2 1 16
P. Brown 5 3 42 14.0 0 18
M. Tolbert 3 2 34 17.0 0 18
F. Whittaker 1 1 26 26.0 1 26
K. Benjamin 5 2 24 12.0 1 15
E. Dickson 2 1 10 10.0 0 10
B. Bersin 1 1 9 9.0 0 9
J. Cotchery 2 1 9 9.0 0 9
J. Stewart 1 0 0 0 0 0
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
M. Colston 7 5 72 14.4 0 28
N. Toon 4 4 45 11.2 0 14
J. Graham 11 3 25 8.3 0 10
J. Morgan 5 2 23 11.5 0 14
K. Stills 4 3 23 7.7 0 14
P. Thomas 6 4 14 3.5 0 5
T. Cadet 2 2 13 6.5 0 9
M. Ingram 2 2 13 6.5 0 9
B. Watson 4 2 8 4.0 1 7
J. Hill 1 0 0 0 0 0
E. Lorig 2 2 -1 -0.5 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
B. Benwikere 1 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
M. Addison 1.0 15.0
K. Short 1.0 2.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
K. Short 1.0
S. Lotulelei 1.0
L. Kuechly 1.0
M. Addison 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
C. Lofton 1.0
T. Walker 1.0
P. Haralson 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
C. Newton 1
G. Olsen 1
Fumbles
  NO.
M. Ingram 1