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First quarter
Scores
7-0 Saints 2:27 5 plays, 66 yards, 2:40
Lance Moore 3-yard pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick). Key plays: RB Darren Sproles picked up 50 yards on consecutive plays (35 rushing, 15 receiving), and Brees hit RB Pierre Thomas for 10 before lobbing the short pass to Moore.
First quarter
Scores
7-0 Saints 2:27 5 plays, 66 yards, 2:40
Lance Moore 3-yard pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick). Key plays: RB Darren Sproles picked up 50 yards on consecutive plays (35 rushing, 15 receiving), and Brees hit RB Pierre Thomas for 10 before lobbing the short pass to Moore.


7-0

Second quarter
Scores
14-0 Saints 8:34 6 plays, 80 yards, 3:35
Darren Sproles 21-yard pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick). Key plays: The Saints picked up 50 rushing yards (33 on one Pierre Thomas run) to set up Brees' second touchdown pass of the day.
14-3 Saints 1:39 5 plays, 53 yards, :58
Connor Barth 40-yard field goal. Key play: On the first play, Josh Freeman hit Dezmon Briscoe on a 46-yard pass to the Saints 29. The Bucs couldn't get another first down and settled for Barth's field goal.
17-3 Saints :00 9 plays, 76 yards, 1:39
John Kasay 21-yard field goal. Key plays: Drew Brees connected with TE Jimmy Graham for 23 and 19 yards then RB Darren Sproles on an 11-yard screen pass to set up Kasay's kick as time expired.
Second quarter
Scores
14-0 Saints 8:34 6 plays, 80 yards, 3:35
Darren Sproles 21-yard pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick). Key plays: The Saints picked up 50 rushing yards (33 on one Pierre Thomas run) to set up Brees' second touchdown pass of the day.
14-3 Saints 1:39 5 plays, 53 yards, :58
Connor Barth 40-yard field goal. Key play: On the first play, Josh Freeman hit Dezmon Briscoe on a 46-yard pass to the Saints 29. The Bucs couldn't get another first down and settled for Barth's field goal.
17-3 Saints :00 9 plays, 76 yards, 1:39
John Kasay 21-yard field goal. Key plays: Drew Brees connected with TE Jimmy Graham for 23 and 19 yards then RB Darren Sproles on an 11-yard screen pass to set up Kasay's kick as time expired.


17-3

Third quarter
Scores
17-6 Saints 9:29 6 plays, 3 yards, 3:03
Connor Barth 48-yard field goal. Key plays: CB Ronde Barber's interception gave the Bucs the ball at the Saints 33. But an unnecessary roughness call on RB LeGarrette Blount stalled the drive.
24-6 Saints 3:11 12 plays, 76 yards, 6:18
Pierre Thomas 9-yard run (John Kasay kick). Key play: The Saints got help when CB Ronde Barber was called for holding on a third-and-3 incompletion, making it first and goal at the 9. Thomas scored on a run up the middle on the next play.
Third quarter
Scores
17-6 Saints 9:29 6 plays, 3 yards, 3:03
Connor Barth 48-yard field goal. Key plays: CB Ronde Barber's interception gave the Bucs the ball at the Saints 33. But an unnecessary roughness call on RB LeGarrette Blount stalled the drive.
24-6 Saints 3:11 12 plays, 76 yards, 6:18
Pierre Thomas 9-yard run (John Kasay kick). Key play: The Saints got help when CB Ronde Barber was called for holding on a third-and-3 incompletion, making it first and goal at the 9. Thomas scored on a run up the middle on the next play.


24-6

Fourth quarter
Scores
24-9 Saints 11:08 15 plays, 73 yards, 7:03
Connor Barth 25-yard field goal. Key plays: LeGarrette Blount ran for 27 yards, and Josh Freeman hit TE Kellen Winslow for 14. Later, the Saints were called for pass interference on a fourth-and-3 incompletion to make it first and goal at the 7.
24-16 Saints 5:33 8 plays, 77 yards, 4:04
Kellen Winslow 5-yard pass from Josh Freeman (Connor Barth kick). Key plays: Freeman completed five passes before a pass interference call against the Saints made it first and goal at the 5. Freeman hit Winslow on the next play.
27-16 Saints 1:17 11 plays, 63 yards, 4:16
John Kasay 34-yard field goal. Key plays: The Bucs defense, once again, could not stop the Saints. Drew Brees hit TE Jimmy Graham for 15 yards. But the big blow was his 20-yard scramble to the Bucs 26 on third and 4.
Fourth quarter
Scores
24-9 Saints 11:08 15 plays, 73 yards, 7:03
Connor Barth 25-yard field goal. Key plays: LeGarrette Blount ran for 27 yards, and Josh Freeman hit TE Kellen Winslow for 14. Later, the Saints were called for pass interference on a fourth-and-3 incompletion to make it first and goal at the 7.
24-16 Saints 5:33 8 plays, 77 yards, 4:04
Kellen Winslow 5-yard pass from Josh Freeman (Connor Barth kick). Key plays: Freeman completed five passes before a pass interference call against the Saints made it first and goal at the 5. Freeman hit Winslow on the next play.
27-16 Saints 1:17 11 plays, 63 yards, 4:16
John Kasay 34-yard field goal. Key plays: The Bucs defense, once again, could not stop the Saints. Drew Brees hit TE Jimmy Graham for 15 yards. But the big blow was his 20-yard scramble to the Bucs 26 on third and 4.


27-16

Saints 11/06/11 [Last modified: Monday, November 7, 2011 10:10am]
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