The New Orleans Saints squeaked out a win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 24 to 21, on October 8, 2006.

2006 New Orleans Saints

Final

NO

Saints

4-1-0

24

1

7

3

2

0

7

3

7

7

4

7

7

Total

21

24

1st quarter

TB

NO

Buccaneers

Joey Galloway 18-yard pass from Bruce Gradkowski (Matt Bryant kick)

7

0

Saints

John Carney 21-yard field goal

7

3

2nd quarter

TB

NO

Saints

Deuce McAllister 24-yard run (John Carney kick)

7

10

3rd quarter

TB

NO

Saints

Ernie Conwell 9-yard pass from Drew Brees (John Carney kick)

7

17

Buccaneers

Mike Alstott 1-yard run (Matt Bryant kick)

14

17

4th quarter

TB

NO

Buccaneers

Alex Smith 3-yard pass from Bruce Gradkowski (Matt Bryant kick)

21

17

Saints

Reggie Bush 65-yard punt return (John Carney kick)

21

24

Buccaneers

Saints

1st Downs

18

15

Passing 1st Downs

9

8

Rushing 1st Downs

8

7

1st downs from penalties

1

0

3rd down efficiency

5 - 13

3 - 12

4th down efficiency

0 - 2

0 - 0

Total Plays

66

58

Total Yards

406

314

Yards per play

6.2

5.4

Passing

219

171

Comp - Att

20 - 31

21 - 33

Yards per pass

6.6

5.2

Interceptions thrown

0

0

Sacks - Yards lost

2 - 6

0 - 0

Rushing

187

143

Rushing Attempts

33

25

Yards per rush

5.7

5.7

Penalties

8

9

Turnovers

1

0

Fumbles lost

1

0

Interceptions

0

0

Possession

30:37

29:23

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Bruce Gradkowski 20 31 225 7.3 2 0 2 107.6
Team 20 31 219 7.3 2 0 2 107.6

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Cadillac Williams 20 111 5.6 0
Michael Clayton 1 27 27.0 0
Michael Pittman 2 27 13.5 0
Bruce Gradkowski 6 19 3.2 0
Mike Alstott 4 3 0.8 1
Team 33 187 5.7 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Joey Galloway 4 110 27.5 1 8
Ike Hilliard 4 34 8.5 0 4
Michael Pittman 2 31 15.5 0 3
Alex Smith 5 16 3.2 1 6
Cadillac Williams 3 14 4.7 0 4
Anthony Becht 1 13 13.0 0 1
Michael Clayton 1 7 7.0 0 3
Mike Alstott 0 0 0 1
Maurice Stovall 0 0 0 1
Team 20 225 7.3 2 31

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Bruce Gradkowski 1 1 0
Team 1 1 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Brian Kelly 9 8 0.0 0 0 0
Ronde Barber 8 6 0.0 0 0 0
Juran Bolden 4 4 0.0 1 1 0
Kalvin Pearson 5 4 0.0 0 0 0
Jermaine Phillips 5 4 0.0 1 0 0
Shelton Quarles 4 4 0.0 1 1 0
Derrick Brooks 5 3 0.0 0 0 0
Earnest Graham 3 3 0.0 0 0 0
Blue Adams 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Will Allen 2 2 0.0 1 0 0
Chris Hovan 2 2 0.0 1 0 0
Ryan Nece 2 2 0.0 1 0 0
Greg Spires 4 2 0.0 0 1 0
Antoine Cash 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Torrie Cox 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Anthony Davis 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Simeon Rice 1 1 0.0 0 0 1
Barrett Ruud 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Ellis Wyms 2 1 0.0 0 0 0
Team 62 52 0.0 6 3 1

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Matt Bryant 0 0 3 3
Team 0 0 3 3

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Josh Bidwell 6 233 38.8
Team 6 233 38.8

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Michael Pittman 4 85 21.3 0
Team 4 85 21.3 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Mark Jones 6 51 8.5 0
Torrie Cox 0 9 0
Team 6 60 10.0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Drew Brees 21 33 171 5.2 1 0 0 86.8
Team 21 33 171 5.2 1 0 0 86.8

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Deuce McAllister 15 123 8.2 1
Reggie Bush 9 23 2.6 0
Drew Brees 1 -3 -3.0 0
Team 25 143 5.7 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Reggie Bush 11 63 5.7 0 11
Joe Horn 4 48 12.0 0 8
Marques Colston 3 38 12.7 0 6
Ernie Conwell 2 14 7.0 1 4
Deuce McAllister 1 8 8.0 0 3
Mike Karney 0 0 0 1
Team 21 171 5.2 1 33

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Rodney Leisle 0 0 1
Team 0 0 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Josh Bullocks 10 10 0.0 0 0 0
Roman Harper 7 7 0.0 0 1 0
Scott Fujita 8 5 1.0 1 0 1
Scott Shanle 8 5 0.0 0 0 0
Jason Craft 4 4 0.0 0 0 0
Charles Grant 5 4 1.0 0 0 3
Mark Simoneau 8 4 0.0 0 0 0
Terrence Melton 3 3 0.0 0 0 0
Brian Young 5 3 0.0 1 0 2
Rodney Leisle 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Will Smith 2 2 0.0 1 0 1
Aaron Stecker 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Fred Thomas 3 2 0.0 0 0 0
Danny Clark 2 1 0.0 1 0 0
Terrance Copper 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Alfred Fincher 2 1 0.0 0 0 0
Steve Gleason 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Jamal Jones 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Eric Moore 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Hollis Thomas 2 1 0.0 0 0 0
Mike McKenzie 1 0 0.0 0 0 0
Omar Stoutmire 1 0 0.0 0 1 0
Team 79 60 2.0 4 2 7

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
John Carney 1 1 3 6
Team 1 1 3 6

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Steve Weatherford 8 358 44.8
Team 8 358 44.8

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Terrance Copper 2 41 20.5 0
Aaron Stecker 1 17 17.0 0
Jamal Jones 1 13 13.0 0
Team 4 71 17.8 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Reggie Bush 3 75 25.0 1
Lance Moore 1 3 3.0 0
Team 4 78 19.5 1

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Team Leaders

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PASS

3,878

Carr

Derek Carr

RUSH

694

Kamara

Alvin Kamara

REC

1,123

Olave

Chris Olave

Team Rankings

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PPG

23.6

9th

OPP PPG

19.2

8th

RUSH YDS/G

102.5

21st

PASS YDS/G

248.5

13th

2023 Division Standings

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TEAM W L T PCT
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
Falcons Falcons
7 10 0 .412
Panthers Panthers
2 15 0 .118

Last Game

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NO Saints

9-8-0

48

Final

17

ATL Falcons

7-10-0

Sun 7 Jan 2024

NFL 2023 Leaders

NFL 2023 Rankings

NFL 2023 Betting

NFL 2023 Division Standings

AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529