The New Orleans Saints were decisively beaten by the Carolina Panthers, 31 to 21, on December 31, 2006.

Final

CAR

31

NO

Saints

10-6-0

21

Team

CAR

NO

1

7

7

2

7

7

3

14

7

4

3

0

Total

31

21

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

CAR

NO

Saints

Reggie Bush 1-yard run (John Carney kick)

0

7

Panthers

Steve Smith 22-yard pass from Jake Delhomme (John Kasay kick)

7

7

2nd quarter

CAR

NO

Saints

Jamaal Branch 7-yard pass from Jamie Martin (John Carney kick)

7

14

Panthers

DeShaun Foster 2-yard run (John Kasay kick)

14

14

3rd quarter

CAR

NO

Panthers

Chris Gamble 18-yard interception return (John Kasay kick)

21

14

Panthers

Steve Smith 15-yard pass from Jake Delhomme (John Kasay kick)

28

14

Saints

Fred McAfee 6-yard run (John Carney kick)

28

21

4th quarter

CAR

NO

Panthers

John Kasay 19-yard field goal

31

21