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National Football League
BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
New Orleans 30, Houston 28
When: 7:10 PM ET, Monday, September 9, 2019
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: John Hussey
Attendance: 73039
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Houston 0147728
New Orleans 03141330
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Houston
NO 35 3-W. Lutz kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 15:00 23-C. Hyde rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - HOU 34 14:33 23-C. Hyde rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 38 14:00 PENALTY on Houston, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 38 - No play.
1 and 15 - HOU 33 13:37 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 25-D. Johnson Jr..
2 and 15 - HOU 33 13:33 4-D. Watson pass to 10-D. Hopkins for 11 yards. New Orleans challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED, 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 10-D. Hopkins.
3 and 15 - HOU 33 13:31 4-D. Watson, sacked for 6 yards (94-C. Jordan).
4 and 21 - HOU 27 12:50 8-T. Daniel punts 54 yards, 11-D. Harris returns for 14 yards. PENALTY on New Orleans, Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards, enforced at NO 24.
1Q 12:39 New Orleans
1 and 10 - NO 14 12:39 9-D. Brees pass to 41-A. Kamara for 9 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 1 - NO 23 11:59 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 24 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NO 47 11:23 9-D. Brees pass to 28-L. Murray for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - 50 10:38 9-D. Brees pass to 28-L. Murray for 1 yard, forced out of bounds.
3 and 6 - HOU 49 9:58 9-D. Brees pass to 19-T. Ginn Jr. for 4 yards.
4 and 2 - HOU 45 9:15 6-T. Morstead punts 35 yards, fair catch by 14-D. Carter.
1Q 9:08 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 10 9:08 25-D. Johnson Jr. rush for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 21 8:35 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 88-J. Akins.
2 and 10 - HOU 21 8:31 4-D. Watson sacked for 4 yards (90-M. Brown, 99-S. Tuttle).
3 and 14 - HOU 17 7:47 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson Jr. for 6 yards.
4 and 8 - HOU 23 7:06 8-T. Daniel punts 41 yards, 11-D. Harris returns for 15 yards.
1Q 6:57 New Orleans
1 and 10 - HOU 49 6:57 41-A. Kamara rush for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - HOU 42 6:26 9-D. Brees pass incomplete to 87-J. Cook.
3 and 3 - HOU 42 6:22 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 14 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 28 5:48 41-A. Kamara rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 27 4:59 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 5 yards.
3 and 4 - HOU 22 4:16 9-D. Brees pass to 87-J. Cook for 6 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 16 3:39 28-L. Murray rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - HOU 11 3:04 9-D. Brees pass intended for 28-L. Murray, INTERCEPTED by 59-W. Mercilus at HOU 4, returned for 2 yards.
1Q 2:55 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 6 2:55 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 54 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 40 2:17 23-C. Hyde rush for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - NO 33 1:39 23-C. Hyde rush for no gain. PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NO 33 - No play.
2 and 13 - NO 43 1:12 4-D. Watson pass to 10-D. Hopkins for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 30 0:35 25-D. Johnson Jr. rush for 1 yard.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
Houston continued...
2 and 9 - NO 29 15:00 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 10-D. Hopkins.
3 and 9 - NO 29 14:57 4-D. Watson pass to 10-D. Hopkins for 8 yards. Houston challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
Houston timeout at 14:19
4 and 1 - NO 21 14:19 4-D. Watson rush for 21 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    NO 0    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:42
2Q 14:13 New Orleans
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, 11-D. Harris returns for 21 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 21 14:07 9-D. Brees pass incomplete to 13-M. Thomas.
2 and 10 - NO 21 14:05 9-D. Brees pass to 41-A. Kamara for 6 yards.
3 and 4 - NO 27 13:35 9-D. Brees pass to 87-J. Cook for 31 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 42 12:58 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 15 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 27 12:22 41-A. Kamara rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - HOU 22 11:43 41-A. Kamara rush for 2 yards.
3 and 3 - HOU 20 10:56 9-D. Brees pass to 41-A. Kamara for 5 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 15 10:17 41-A. Kamara rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 14 9:40 9-D. Brees pass incomplete.
3 and 9 - HOU 14 9:32 9-D. Brees pass incomplete to 7-T. Hill.
4 and 9 - HOU 14 9:27 3-W. Lutz 32 yard field goal is GOOD.
HOU 7    NO 3    Plays: 11    Possession: 4:46
2Q 9:22 Houston
NO 35 3-W. Lutz kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 9:22 4-D. Watson pass to 10-D. Hopkins for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - HOU 28 8:57 25-D. Johnson Jr. rush for 1 yard.
3 and 6 - HOU 29 8:15 4-D. Watson pass to 10-D. Hopkins for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 39 7:43 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 10-D. Hopkins.
2 and 10 - HOU 39 7:36 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson Jr. for 9 yards.
3 and 1 - HOU 48 7:00 4-D. Watson pass to 12-K. Stills for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 48 6:22 4-D. Watson pass to 23-C. Hyde for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - NO 46 5:42 23-C. Hyde rush for 20 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 26 5:08 23-C. Hyde rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - NO 25 4:30 4-D. Watson rush for 1 yard.
3 and 8 - NO 24 3:44 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 15-W. Fuller V. PENALTY on New Orleans, Defensive Holding, 5 yards, enforced at NO 24 - No play.
1 and 10 - NO 19 3:38 25-D. Johnson Jr. rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - NO 15 3:01 23-C. Hyde rush for 2 yards. PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NO 15 - No play.
2 and 16 - NO 25 2:41 4-D. Watson rush for no gain.
New Orleans timeout at 2:36
3 and 16 - NO 25 2:36 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 12 yards. PENALTY on New Orleans, Defensive Offside, 5 yards, enforced at NO 25 - No play.
3 and 11 - NO 20 2:10 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson Jr. for 13 yards, forced out of bounds.
Two minute warning
1 and 7 - NO 7 2:00 PENALTY on Houston, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at NO 7 - No play.
1 and 12 - NO 12 2:00 23-C. Hyde rush for 5 yards.
New Orleans timeout at 1:56
2 and 7 - NO 7 1:56 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson Jr. for 5 yards, forced out of bounds.
3 and 2 - NO 2 1:51 4-D. Watson pass to 10-D. Hopkins for 2 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
HOU 14    NO 3    Plays: 16    Possession: 7:35
2Q 1:47 New Orleans
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback. PENALTY on New Orleans, Illegal Formation (declined).
1 and 10 - NO 25 1:47 9-D. Brees pass to 10-T. Smith for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 37 1:27 9-D. Brees pass incomplete to 13-M. Thomas.
2 and 10 - NO 37 1:23 9-D. Brees pass to 41-A. Kamara for -7 yards.
3 and 17 - NO 30 0:48 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 17 yards. Official challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
1 and 10 - NO 47 0:14 9-D. Brees pass incomplete to 13-M. Thomas.
2 and 10 - NO 47 0:09 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 15 yards.
New Orleans timeout at 0:04
1 and 10 - HOU 38 0:04 3-W. Lutz 56 yard field goal is NO GOOD.
END QUARTER 2
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 New Orleans
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 63 yards, 11-D. Harris returns for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 17 14:57 9-D. Brees pass to 19-T. Ginn Jr. for 11 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NO 28 14:22 28-L. Murray rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - NO 29 13:47 9-D. Brees pass to 41-A. Kamara for 41 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 30 13:05 9-D. Brees pass incomplete to 7-T. Hill.
2 and 10 - HOU 30 12:57 28-L. Murray rush for 30 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-W. Lutz extra point is GOOD.
HOU 14    NO 10    Plays: 5    Possession: 2:09
3Q 12:51 Houston
NO 35 3-W. Lutz kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 12:51 23-C. Hyde rush for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 38 12:17 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 10-D. Hopkins.
2 and 10 - HOU 38 12:11 25-D. Johnson Jr. rush for 2 yards.
3 and 8 - HOU 40 11:26 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 45 10:46 23-C. Hyde rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - NO 45 10:06 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 10-D. Hopkins.
3 and 10 - NO 45 9:59 4-D. Watson rush for 18 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NO 27 9:21 23-C. Hyde rush for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - NO 21 8:40 4-D. Watson pass intended for 10-D. Hopkins, INTERCEPTED by 23-M. Lattimore at NO 3, returned for 40 yards, ran out of bounds. PENALTY on New Orleans, Defensive Offside, 5 yards, enforced at NO 21 - No play.
1 and 10 - NO 16 8:24 4-D. Watson pass to 10-D. Hopkins for 16 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
HOU 21    NO 10    Plays: 9    Possession: 4:31
3Q 8:20 New Orleans
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - NO 25 8:20 9-D. Brees pass to 41-A. Kamara for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 36 7:38 9-D. Brees pass to 41-A. Kamara for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 3 - NO 43 7:03 28-L. Murray rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 47 6:28 7-T. Hill rush for 2 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 8 - NO 49 5:54 9-D. Brees pass to 19-T. Ginn Jr. for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 41 5:23 9-D. Brees pass to 19-T. Ginn Jr. for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 30 4:42 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 3 - HOU 23 4:10 41-A. Kamara rush for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 15 3:28 9-D. Brees pass incomplete to 41-A. Kamara.
2 and 10 - HOU 15 3:22 7-T. Hill rush for 6 yards.
3 and 4 - HOU 9 2:43 9-D. Brees pass to 7-T. Hill for 9 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-W. Lutz extra point is GOOD. PENALTY on Houston, Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards, enforced between downs.
HOU 21    NO 17    Plays: 11    Possession: 5:41
3Q 2:39 Houston
50 6-T. Morstead kicks 46 yards, 14-D. Carter returns for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 16 2:35 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 87-D. Fells.
2 and 10 - HOU 16 2:32 25-D. Johnson Jr. rush for 2 yards.
3 and 8 - HOU 18 1:59 4-D. Watson pass intended for 15-W. Fuller V, INTERCEPTED by 43-M. Williams at NO 36, returned for no gain. PENALTY on Houston, Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards, enforced at NO 36.
3Q 1:48 New Orleans
1 and 10 - HOU 49 1:48 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 9 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 1 - HOU 40 1:07 41-A. Kamara rush for 26 yards, fumble by 41-A. Kamara (forced fumble by 55-B. McKinney), RECOVERED by 87-J. Cook returned for 2 yards.
New Orleans timeout at 0:13
1 and 10 - HOU 12 0:13 9-D. Brees pass to 89-J. Hill for -2 yards.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
New Orleans continued...
2 and 12 - HOU 14 15:00 9-D. Brees pass to 10-T. Smith for 14 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-W. Lutz extra point is GOOD.
HOU 21    NO 24    Plays: 4    Possession: 1:53
4Q 14:55 Houston
NO 35 3-W. Lutz kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 14:55 4-D. Watson pass to 12-K. Stills for -4 yards.
2 and 14 - HOU 21 14:13 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 17 yards, ran out of bounds. PENALTY on New Orleans, Defensive Holding (declined).
1 and 10 - HOU 38 13:43 23-C. Hyde rush for 18 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NO 44 13:01 4-D. Watson, sacked for 6 yards (47-A. Anzalone).
2 and 16 - 50 12:15 4-D. Watson pass to 14-D. Carter for -1 yard.
3 and 17 - HOU 49 11:33 4-D. Watson, sacked for 6 yards (91-T. Hendrickson). PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding (declined).
4 and 23 - HOU 43 11:03 8-T. Daniel punts 53 yards, fair catch by 11-D. Harris. PENALTY on Houston, Illegal Formation, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 43 - No play.
4 and 28 - HOU 38 10:55 8-T. Daniel punts 34 yards, downed by 46-J. Weeks.
4Q 10:47 New Orleans
1 and 10 - NO 28 10:47 9-D. Brees pass incomplete to 41-A. Kamara. PENALTY on New Orleans, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NO 28 - No play.
1 and 20 - NO 18 10:41 41-A. Kamara rush for 28 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 46 9:56 28-L. Murray rush for -1 yard.
2 and 11 - NO 45 9:17 9-D. Brees, sacked for 8 yards (59-W. Mercilus).
3 and 19 - NO 37 8:36 41-A. Kamara rush for 6 yards.
4 and 13 - NO 43 7:53 6-T. Morstead punts 53 yards, out of bounds.
4Q 7:44 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 4 7:44 25-D. Johnson Jr. rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - HOU 8 7:15 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 10-D. Hopkins.
3 and 6 - HOU 8 7:11 PENALTY on Houston, False Start, 4 yards, enforced at HOU 8 - No play.
3 and 10 - HOU 4 7:11 4-D. Watson pass to 10-D. Hopkins for 21 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 6:34 25-D. Johnson Jr. rush for 32 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 43 5:47 4-D. Watson, sacked for 1 yard (26-P. Williams).
2 and 11 - NO 44 5:06 25-D. Johnson Jr. rush for no gain.
3 and 11 - NO 44 4:25 4-D. Watson, sacked for 11 yards (91-T. Hendrickson).
4 and 22 - HOU 45 3:38 8-T. Daniel punts 43 yards, 11-D. Harris returns for no gain. PENALTY on New Orleans, Invalid Fair Catch Signal, 5 yards, enforced at NO 12.
4Q 3:29 New Orleans
1 and 10 - NO 7 3:29 41-A. Kamara rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - NO 9 2:53 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 6 yards.
3 and 2 - NO 15 2:05 9-D. Brees pass to 19-T. Ginn Jr. for 41 yards.
Two minute warning
1 and 10 - HOU 44 1:57 41-A. Kamara rush for 11 yards.
Houston timeout at 1:51
1 and 10 - HOU 33 1:51 28-L. Murray rush for 4 yards.
Houston timeout at 1:47
2 and 6 - HOU 29 1:47 41-A. Kamara rush for -5 yards.
Houston timeout at 1:41
3 and 11 - HOU 34 1:41 41-A. Kamara rush for 5 yards.
New Orleans timeout at 0:55
4 and 6 - HOU 29 0:55 3-W. Lutz 47 yard field goal is GOOD.
HOU 21    NO 27    Plays: 8    Possession: 2:34
4Q 0:50 Houston
NO 35 3-W. Lutz kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 0:50 4-D. Watson pass to 10-D. Hopkins for 38 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NO 37 0:43 4-D. Watson pass to 12-K. Stills for 37 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is NO GOOD. PENALTY on New Orleans, Roughing the Kicker, 8 yards, enforced at NO 15 - No play.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
HOU 28    NO 27    Plays: 2    Possession: 0:13
4Q 0:37 New Orleans
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - NO 25 0:37 9-D. Brees pass to 19-T. Ginn Jr. for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - NO 40 0:37 9-D. Brees, spikes Ball.
2 and 10 - NO 40 0:20 9-D. Brees pass to 13-M. Thomas for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 49 0:07 9-D. Brees, spikes Ball.
2 and 10 - HOU 49 0:06 9-D. Brees pass to 19-T. Ginn Jr. for 9 yards.
New Orleans timeout at 0:02
3 and 1 - HOU 40 0:02 3-W. Lutz 58 yard field goal is GOOD.
END OF GAME
HOU 28    NO 30    Plays: 6    Possession: 0:35
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