Indianapolis Star
National Football League
BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
New Orleans 31, Carolina 26
When: 4:40 PM ET, Sunday, January 7, 2018
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Tony Corrente
Attendance: 73186
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Carolina 0931426
New Orleans 7143731
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 1:46
New Orleans TD New Orleans 7 - Carolina 0
Ted Ginn Jr. 80 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Wil Lutz kick)
2nd Quarter - 14:12
Carolina FG New Orleans 7 - Carolina 3
Graham Gano 27 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 9:04
New Orleans TD New Orleans 14 - Carolina 3
Josh Hill 9 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Wil Lutz kick)
2nd Quarter - 2:47
Carolina FG New Orleans 14 - Carolina 6
Graham Gano 39 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 0:43
New Orleans TD New Orleans 21 - Carolina 6
Zach Line 1 yd. run (Wil Lutz kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Carolina FG New Orleans 21 - Carolina 9
Graham Gano 58 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 10:58
Carolina FG New Orleans 21 - Carolina 12
Graham Gano 29 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 6:05
New Orleans FG New Orleans 24 - Carolina 12
Wil Lutz 57 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 12:47
Carolina TD New Orleans 24 - Carolina 19
Greg Olsen 14 yd. pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano kick)
4th Quarter - 5:08
New Orleans TD New Orleans 31 - Carolina 19
Alvin Kamara 2 yd. run (Wil Lutz kick)
4th Quarter - 4:09
Carolina TD New Orleans 31 - Carolina 26
Christian McCaffrey 56 yd. pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano kick)
TEAMS
Team Stats
  Carolina New Orleans
1st Downs 24 21
Rushing 5 3
Passing 16 17
Penalty 3 1
3rd Down Conversions 8-17 2-8
4th Down Conversions 1-2 0-1
Punts-Average 3-48.3 4-45.8
Return Yards 12 17
Punts-Returns 2-11 2-17
Kickoffs-Returns 0-0 0-0
Int - Returns 1-1 0-0
Penalties-Yards 2-18 7-96
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0
Time of Possession 33:49 26:11
Total Net Yards 413 410
Total Plays 71 56
Average Gain 5.8 7.3
Net Yards Rushing 107 41
Rushes 26 22
Average/Rush 4.1 1.9
Net Yards Passing 306 369
Comp-Att 24-41 23-33
Yards/Pass 6.8 10.9
Sacked-Yards Lost 4-43 1-7
Had Intercepted 0 1
Touchdowns 2 4
Rushing 0 2
Passing 2 2
Other 0 0
Extra Points 2-2 4-4
Field Goals 4-5 1-1
Red Zone Efficiency 1-4-25% 3-3-100%
Goal To Go Efficiency 0-1-0% 3-3-100%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Newton 24/40 349 2 0
D. Anderson 0/1 0 0 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Brees 23/33 376 2 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
J. Stewart 11 51 4.6 0 29
C. Newton 8 37 4.6 0 10
C. McCaffrey 6 16 2.7 0 7
F. Whittaker 1 3 3.0 0 3
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
A. Kamara 10 23 2.3 1 5
M. Ingram 9 22 2.4 0 7
Z. Line 1 1 1.0 1 1
D. Brees 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1
T. Lewis 1 -4 -4.0 0 -4
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
G. Olsen 12 8 107 13.4 1 24
C. McCaffrey 8 6 101 16.8 1 56
D. Funchess 8 4 79 19.8 0 24
K. Clay 4 3 32 10.7 0 21
B. Bersin 2 2 27 13.5 0 19
E. Dickson 2 1 3 3.0 0 3
R. Shepard 2 0 0 0 0 0
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
M. Thomas 9 8 131 16.4 0 46
T. Ginn Jr. 6 4 115 28.8 1 80
J. Hill 4 3 49 16.3 1 25
B. Coleman 5 4 44 11.0 0 18
M. Ingram 1 1 13 13.0 0 13
A. Kamara 3 1 10 10.0 0 10
Z. Line 1 1 7 7.0 0 7
W. Snead IV 1 1 7 7.0 0 7
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
M. Adams 1 1 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
K. Short 1.0 7.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
V. Bell 1.0 17.0
T. Davison 1.0 10.0
C. Jordan 1.0 9.0
J. Freeny 1.0 7.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
K. Short 1.0
J. Bradberry 1.0
T. Davis 1.0
J. Peppers 1.0
M. Adams 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
M. Williams 1.0
M. Te'o 1.0
T. Davison 1.0
V. Bell 1.0
C. Jordan 1.0
J. Freeny 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
M. Adams 1
Fumbles
  NO.
B. Coleman 1