Week 14, 1987

Played in Houston, TX, weather: 43 degrees, fair, 7 mph wind.
Houston won the toss and elected to receive.
Start of first quarter.
(1Q: 15:00) Rex Robinson kicked off 63 yards from the NOS35. Mark Haynes returned the ball 21 yards to the HOU23. Tackled by Chris Combs. PENALTY: WR Clarence Weathers of Houston was called for Holding on the Kick Return.
1-10-HOU11 (1Q: 14:28) Greg Bell ran outside the right tackle for -1 yards. Tackled by CB Carl Lee, assisted by DT Donald Chumley.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
---3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-11-HOU10 (1Q: 13:54) Frank Reich scrambled for 9 yards. Tackled by S Chris Williams.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsPrimary, 9 Fade (27-39)---WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezBlitz Passer+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
3-2-HOU19 (1Q: 13:22) Play-Action. Frank Reich pass completed to WR Lindsay Scott for 7 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Scott gained 2 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Man to Man
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer---
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE J.BuckRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++SLB S.JoynerSpy on QB+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++MLB S.BusickDouble X(SE)+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB C.DanielsBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS C.WilliamsBump and Run---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS K.StillsBump and Run+++
1-10-HOU26 (1Q: 12:49) Greg Bell ran inside the left tackle for 9 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno. Key block delivered by Kevin Gogan.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box---
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box---
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-1-HOU35 (1Q: 12:04) Greg Bell ran a draw inside the right guard for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Key block delivered by Tom Newberry. New Orleans's Jason Buck was hurt on the play.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box---
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE J.BuckIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
1-10-HOU38 (1Q: 11:28) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Lindsay Scott for 5 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno, assisted by S Chris Williams. Scott gained 7 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDouble SLOT+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++WLB S.JoynerBump and Run+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
---RCB C.LeeBlitz Passer+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-5-HOU43 (1Q: 11:01) Greg Bell ran inside the right guard for 8 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno, assisted by S Ken Stills. Key block delivered by Jameson Aguillard.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box---
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS49 (1Q: 10:20) Greg Bell ran inside the left tackle for 14 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Key block delivered by Kevin Gogan.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
FB L.Moriarty
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS35 (1Q: 09:56) Frank Reich pass was dropped by WR John Smith. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, 8 Post (19-26)---RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoDouble SLOT+++
FB L.MoriartyProtect+++WLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Wheeler
---LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-10-NOS35 (1Q: 09:46) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for WR The Gunslinger Smith. DE Doug Reed hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.AnnoDouble SLOT+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeBump and Run---
C J.Aguillard
---NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
3-10-NOS35 (1Q: 09:40) Frank Reich pass completed to WR The Gunslinger Smith for 3 yards. Tackled by CB Ricky Smith. Smith gained 1 yard after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezDouble SLOT+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
4-7-NOS32 (1Q: 08:53) Morten Andersen attempted a 49 yard field goal and succeeded. Houston 3, New Orleans 0
(1Q: 08:47) Morten Andersen kicked off 59 yards from the HOU35. Freeman McNeil returned the ball 11 yards to the NOS17. Tackled by Mark Haynes.
1-10-NOS17 (1Q: 08:17) Rusty Hilger pass completed to TE Mark Bavaro for 9 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++3tcDT M.WalenRush Passer+++
TE M.BavaroPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer---
RB B.WoolforkSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteBump and Run+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyBump and Run+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS V.BedfordBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-1-NOS26 (1Q: 07:33) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for 0 yards. Tackled by S Gene Atkins, assisted by ILB Dave Levenick.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-1-NOS26 (1Q: 06:56) Rusty Hilger pass was dropped by TE Chris Combs. New Orleans's Kurt Peterson was hurt on the play.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterProtect+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)---3tcDT M.WalenRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB B.WoolforkOutlet, S Screen (S)+++SLB L.WhiteShort Zone+++
TE M.BavaroProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB K.GouveiaBump and Run+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB I.SullyBump and Run+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
RG K.Peterson
+++SS G.AtkinsBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
4-1-NOS26 (1Q: 06:51) Mike Hubach punted 63 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 1 yard to the HOU12. Tackled by Tim Green.
1-10-HOU12 (1Q: 06:43) Johnny Hector ran around right end for 14 yards. Tackled by DE Doug Reed. Key block delivered by Will Wolford.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
TE O.Mobley
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box---
RB J.HectorBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box---
FB L.Moriarty
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box---
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
1-10-HOU26 (1Q: 06:13) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Vince Williams for 14 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills. Williams gained 5 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer---
Z(FL) V.WilliamsPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer---
RB G.BellOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsMan-to-Man+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU40 (1Q: 05:49) Greg Bell ran around left end for 5 yards. Tackled by CB Ricky Smith. Key block delivered by Tom Newberry.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box---
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box---
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box---
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
---NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-5-HOU45 (1Q: 05:05) Frank Reich sacked by OLB Tim Green for a loss of 4 yards. Sack allowed by Tom Newberry.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)---3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)---SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, 8 Post (19-26)---MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
---WLB T.GreenBlitz Passer+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
3-9-HOU41 (1Q: 04:41) Frank Reich scrambled for 5 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner.
OFFENSE014 PersonnelDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, 8 Post (19-26)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE C.DanielsRush Passer+++
SLOT J.PruittPrimary, 9 Fade (27-39)---MLB S.AnnoBlitz Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)---LCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++NB B.BrackenShort Zone+++
C J.Aguillard
---DB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
4-4-HOU46 (1Q: 04:07) John Kidd punted 54 yards. Touchback.
1-10-NOS20 (1Q: 04:00) Butch Woolfork ran inside the left guard for 5 yards. Tackled by S Carlton Williamson. Key block delivered by Tootie Robbins.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Pro formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisIn Box---
TE T.Hunter
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.WalenIn Box---
TE M.Bavaro
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB B.WoolforkBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box---
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-5-NOS25 (1Q: 03:34) Play-Action. Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for WR James Maness. DT Mike Pitts hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect---3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, S Screen (S)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, S Screen (S)---MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
3-5-NOS25 (1Q: 03:27) Rusty Hilger pass completed to TE Chris Combs for 12 yards. Tackled by ILB Kurt Gouveia. Combs gained 5 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB K.GouveiaShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesBlitz Passer---
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS37 (1Q: 02:53) Play-Action. Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 13 yards. Tackled by S Carlton Williamson. Jeffires gained 6 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
TE C.CombsPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT M.WalenRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++SLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteBlitz Passer+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyMan-to-Man---
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone---
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone---
1-10-HOU50 (1Q: 02:10) Rusty Hilger pass completed to TE Chris Combs for 19 yards. Tackled by S Gene Atkins. Combs gained 9 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB D.LevenickSpy on QB+++
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, S Screen (S)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU31 (1Q: 01:34) Rusty Hilger sacked by OLB Leon White for a loss of 6 yards. Sack allowed by Cameron Augustyniak.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++3tcDT M.WalenRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteBlitz Passer+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-16-HOU37 (1Q: 00:50) Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Chester Cooper for 6 yards. Tackled by OLB Mark Merrill, assisted by CB Barry Wilburn. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Cooper gained 5 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer---
RB E.BynerOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickSpy on QB+++
SLOT C.CooperPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordShort Zone---
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsDeep Zone---
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
3-10-HOU31 (1Q: 00:30) Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Earnest Byner. DT Mike Pitts hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, W Wheel (9-18)+++MLB D.LevenickBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB K.GouveiaShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-10-HOU31 (1Q: 00:21) Rex Robinson attempted a 48 yard field goal and missed short of the crossbar.
1-10-HOU38 (1Q: 00:13) Frank Reich pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR John Smith. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect---MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++WLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
---RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDouble SLOT+++
2-10-HOU38 (1Q: 00:02) Frank Reich pass completed to WR The Gunslinger Smith for 13 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Smith gained 10 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. PENALTY: WR John Smith of Houston was called for an Illegal Formation.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer---
TE M.KeelProtect+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, F Flat (0-4)---RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone---
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerBump and Run+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithBlitz Passer+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDouble SLOT+++
Start of second quarter.
2-15-HOU33 (2Q: 15:00) Greg Bell ran outside the right tackle for 8 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills, assisted by ILB Sam Anno.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box---
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
3-7-HOU41 (2Q: 14:29) Frank Reich pass completed to WR John Smith for 33 yards. Tackled by CB Carl Lee. Smith gained 23 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB R.SmithBlitz Passer+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone---
1-10-NOS26 (2Q: 13:45) Greg Bell ran around the left tackle for 6 yards. Tackled by DT Dave Puzzuoli. Key block delivered by Will Wolford.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box---
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box---
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box---
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
2-4-NOS20 (2Q: 13:11) Greg Bell ran inside the left guard for 8 yards. Tackled by OLB Tim Green, assisted by CB Carl Lee. Key block delivered by Kevin Gogan. PENALTY: QB Frank Reich of Houston was called for an Illegal Shift.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box---
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box---
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
FB L.Moriarty
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
2-9-NOS25 (2Q: 13:01) Greg Bell ran around left end for 1 yard. Tackled by S Ken Stills, assisted by DT Donald Chumley. DT Donald Chumley knocked down Mark Keel to break up the play.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
---3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier---MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
3-8-NOS24 (2Q: 12:28) Frank Reich pass completed to TE Mark Keel for 4 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyProtect+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer---
RB J.HectorPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB S.AnnoShort Zone---
TE M.KeelSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB S.JoynerDeep Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB R.SmithShort Zone---
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
4-4-NOS20 (2Q: 12:03) Morten Andersen attempted a 37 yard field goal and succeeded. Houston 6, New Orleans 0
(2Q: 11:57) Morten Andersen kicked off 54 yards from the HOU35. Freeman McNeil returned the ball 11 yards to the NOS22. Tackled by Gene Atkins.
1-10-NOS22 (2Q: 11:33) Play-Action. Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for TE Mark Bavaro. S Carlton Williamson simply crushed the receiver as the ball arrived.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterProtect+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT M.WalenRush Passer+++
TE M.BavaroPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB B.WoolforkOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, S Screen (S)---MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
---WLB L.WhiteBump and Run+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB M.HaynesBump and Run+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyBump and Run+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-NOS22 (2Q: 11:28) Earnest Byner ran outside the right tackle for -4 yards. Tackled by DE Al Harris.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
---LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
---NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
---SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-14-NOS18 (2Q: 11:03) Play-Action. Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 7 yards. Tackled by S Carlton Williamson. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++WLB K.GouveiaBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-7-NOS25 (2Q: 10:34) Mike Hubach punted 36 yards. Barry Wilburn called for a fair catch at the HOU39.
1-10-HOU39 (2Q: 10:23) Frank Reich scrambled for 5 yards. Tackled by S Chris Williams.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)---1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, F Flat (0-4)---RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone---
SLOT V.WilliamsSecondary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-5-HOU44 (2Q: 09:40) Greg Bell ran inside the right guard for 1 yard. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner, assisted by DT Donald Chumley.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE C.DanielsIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
3-4-HOU45 (2Q: 09:00) Johnny Hector ran a draw inside the left guard for 0 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB J.HectorBall Carrier+++SLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
FB L.Moriarty
---MLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB R.SmithIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
4-4-HOU45 (2Q: 08:18) John Kidd punted 55 yards. Touchback.
1-10-NOS20 (2Q: 08:13) Earnest Byner ran around left end for 5 yards and was forced out of bounds. Tackled by OLB Leon White, assisted by ILB Dave Levenick. Key block delivered by Gary Kowalski.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box---
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++SLB C.GreerIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-5-NOS25 (2Q: 07:43) Haywood Jeffires ran a reverse around left end for 1 yard. Tackled by OLB Leon White. DE Ezra Johnson knocked down Cameron Augustyniak to break up the play.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
---3tcDT M.WalenIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresBall Carrier+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB E.Byner
+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-4-NOS26 (2Q: 07:07) Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Chester Cooper for 8 yards. Tackled by CB Barry Wilburn.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB K.GouveiaBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man---
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS34 (2Q: 06:39) Butch Woolfork ran inside the right tackle for -1 yards. Tackled by DE Curtis Greer.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
TE T.Hunter
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.WalenIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB B.WoolforkBall Carrier+++SLB C.GreerIn Box+++
TE M.Bavaro
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-11-NOS33 (2Q: 05:56) Rusty Hilger sacked by DT Mark Walen for a loss of 4 yards. Sack allowed by Gary Kowalski.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)---1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++3tcDT M.WalenRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)---RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB B.WoolforkPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
TE M.BavaroOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
---WLB L.WhiteBump and Run+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
C J.Toews
---RCB I.SullyBump and Run+++
RG G.Kowalski
---SS V.BedfordBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
3-15-NOS29 (2Q: 05:24) Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Chester Cooper for 3 yards. Tackled by CB Barry Wilburn.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer---
TE C.CombsOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer---
RB E.BynerOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB K.GouveiaBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-12-NOS32 (2Q: 04:58) Mike Hubach punted 61 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 22 yards to the HOU29. Tackled by Tim Green.
1-10-HOU29 (2Q: 04:50) Greg Bell ran around the left tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills. Key block delivered by Kevin Gogan.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box---
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C J.Aguillard
---NB J.SanchezOut of Box---
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-5-HOU34 (2Q: 04:12) Frank Reich pass completed to TE Mark Keel for 18 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Jeff Sanchez. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Keel gained 3 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. Houston's Jameson Aguillard was hurt on the play.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
TE O.MobleyProtect+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDouble TE+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run---
C J.Aguillard
+++RCB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS48 (2Q: 03:26) Frank Reich pass completed to RB Greg Bell for 3 yards. Tackled by CB Ricky Smith.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect---3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
---NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone---
2-7-NOS45 (2Q: 03:04) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Johnny Hector. DE Byron Darby hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
TE O.MobleyProtect+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) C.WeathersSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)---MLB S.AnnoDouble TE+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
3-7-NOS45 (2Q: 02:59) Frank Reich scrambled for 6 yards. Tackled by CB Ernest Gibson.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) C.WeathersPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithSecondary, 6 Deep In (13-18)---RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, S Screen (S)---WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezDouble SLOT+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
4-1-NOS39 (2Q: 02:37) John Kidd punted 39 yards. Touchback.
1-10-NOS20 (2Q: 02:32) Earnest Byner ran around the left tackle for 4 yards. Tackled by S Vance Bedford.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickSpy+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
---LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
---SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
Official time out for the two-minute warning.
2-6-NOS24 (2Q: 02:00) Earnest Byner ran around the left tackle for 3 yards. Tackled by S Vance Bedford.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisIn Box---
TE T.Hunter
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
---SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-3-NOS27 (2Q: 01:16) Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for TE Mark Bavaro. ILB Dave Levenick defended the pass.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)---3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE M.BavaroOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++WLB K.GouveiaShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnBump and Run+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesBump and Run+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordBump and Run---
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-3-NOS27 (2Q: 01:09) Mike Hubach punted 49 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 12 yards to the HOU36. PENALTY: CB Bobby Watkins of Houston was called for Holding on the Punt Return.
1-10-HOU22 (2Q: 01:01) Frank Reich pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR John Smith.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE C.DanielsRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
---LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-10-HOU22 (2Q: 00:55) PENALTY: T Will Wolford of Houston was called for a False Start.
2-15-HOU17 (2Q: 00:55) Frank Reich pass completed to WR The Gunslinger Smith for -2 yards. Tackled by CB Carl Lee.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, S Screen (S)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man---
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
New Orleans called a time out.
3-17-HOU15 (2Q: 00:44) Frank Reich scrambled for 7 yards. Tackled by CB Ricky Smith.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)---1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) C.WeathersOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT J.PruittSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
---RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
---NB J.SanchezDouble X(SE)+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
Start of third quarter.
(3Q: 15:00) Morten Andersen kicked off 47 yards from the HOU35. Freeman McNeil returned the ball 21 yards to the NOS39. Tackled by Ezra Johnson.
1-10-NOS39 (3Q: 14:36) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for 0 yards. Tackled by S Gene Atkins. ILB Dave Levenick knocked down Tootie Robbins to break up the play.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box---
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier---MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsSpy+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-10-NOS39 (3Q: 13:55) Rusty Hilger pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 35 yards. Tackled by S Vance Bedford. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Byner gained 30 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer---
TE C.CombsOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB M.HaynesMan-to-Man---
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU26 (3Q: 13:15) Rusty Hilger pass completed to RB Earnest Byner for 26 yards and a TOUCHDOWN! Byner gained 23 yards after the catch. Houston's Mike Pitts was hurt on the play. This appears to be a minor ankle injury. He should be able to remain in the game. Houston 6, New Orleans 6
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++3tcDT M.WalenRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, S Screen (S)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer---
RB E.BynerPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
FB P.ShepardOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteShort Zone---
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyMan-to-Man+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
(3Q: 13:15) Extra point by Rex Robinson was good. New Orleans 7, Houston 6
(3Q: 13:05) Rex Robinson kicked off 74 yards from the NOS35. Touchback.
1-10-HOU25 (3Q: 13:05) Frank Reich pass was thrown incomplete, intended for RB Greg Bell. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)---1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) C.WeathersOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer---
RB G.BellPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoBlitz Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
---RCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDouble SLOT+++
2-10-HOU25 (3Q: 13:01) Greg Bell ran around the left tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner, assisted by DT Lester Hancock.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
3-5-HOU30 (3Q: 12:22) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Lindsay Scott for 11 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Jeff Sanchez, assisted by S Ken Stills. Scott gained 2 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer---
RB J.HectorOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone---
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDouble SLOT+++
1-10-HOU41 (3Q: 11:39) Greg Bell ran a draw inside the left guard for 5 yards. Tackled by CB Ricky Smith. Key block delivered by Will Wolford.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) C.Weathers
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box---
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box---
2-5-HOU46 (3Q: 10:58) Greg Bell ran inside the right guard for 9 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills, assisted by DE Doug Reed. Key block delivered by Winford Hood.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) C.Weathers
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS45 (3Q: 10:16) Frank Reich scrambled for 7 yards. Tackled by DE Byron Darby. The ball was fumbled and recovered by NOS Doug Reed for 6 yards to the NOS44.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, F Flat (0-4)---1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) C.WeathersSecondary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, S Screen (S)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeBlitz Passer+++
C W.Hood
---NB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS44 (3Q: 10:08) Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for TE Chris Combs. S Carlton Williamson knocked the ball out of his grasp.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterProtect+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)---3tcDT M.WalenRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB B.WoolforkOutlet, S Screen (S)---SLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
TE M.BavaroProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteBump and Run+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB M.HaynesBump and Run+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyBump and Run+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordBump and Run---
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-NOS44 (3Q: 10:03) Butch Woolfork ran inside the left guard for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Leon White, assisted by DT Mike Golic.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, Pro formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
TE T.Hunter
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.GolicIn Box---
TE M.Bavaro
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB B.WoolforkBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-7-NOS47 (3Q: 09:34) Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Haywood Jeffires. CB Barry Wilburn defended the pass. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)---3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, S Screen (S)+++SLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
TE T.HunterProtect---MLB K.GouveiaShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB M.HaynesMan-to-Man+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDouble Z(FL)+++
4-7-NOS47 (3Q: 09:27) Mike Hubach punted 43 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 7 yards to the HOU17. Tackled by Butch Rolle.
1-10-HOU17 (3Q: 09:16) Greg Bell ran around right end for 6 yards. Tackled by DT Dave Puzzuoli, assisted by DE Byron Darby. Key block delivered by Will Wolford. Wolford ran over Ernest Gibson to set up the play.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
TE O.Mobley
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box---
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB R.SmithOut of Box---
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonOut of Box---
2-4-HOU23 (3Q: 08:46) Frank Reich pass was dropped by TE Mark Keel.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, 8 Post (19-26)---MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenBlitz Passer+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
3-4-HOU23 (3Q: 08:40) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Lindsay Scott. CB Ernest Gibson defended the pass. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, S Screen (S)---3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorProtect---MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyProtect+++WLB S.JoynerDouble SLOT+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
4-4-HOU23 (3Q: 08:32) John Kidd punted 45 yards. Kenny Randle called for a fair catch at the NOS32.
1-10-NOS32 (3Q: 08:24) Earnest Byner ran outside the right tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by S Carlton Williamson.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box---
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box---
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
---NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-8-NOS34 (3Q: 07:44) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for -1 yards. Tackled by DT Mike Golic, assisted by ILB Dave Levenick.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box---
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
---SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-9-NOS33 (3Q: 07:00) Rusty Hilger pass was dropped by WR Haywood Jeffires.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)---RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)---MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB K.GouveiaBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-9-NOS33 (3Q: 06:53) Mike Hubach punted 51 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 10 yards to the HOU26. Tackled by Seth Joyner.
1-10-HOU26 (3Q: 06:45) Greg Bell ran inside the right tackle for 26 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Key block delivered by Will Wolford.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS48 (3Q: 06:05) Greg Bell ran around the left tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by CB Ernest Gibson, assisted by DT Dave Puzzuoli. PENALTY: T Will Wolford of Houston was called for Offensive Holding.
OFFENSE230 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
TE O.Mobley
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
TE L.Moriarty
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
FB J.Hector
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
1-20-HOU42 (3Q: 05:54) Frank Reich scrambled for 10 yards. Tackled by DT Warren Lyles.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)---1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)---RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
---LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
---RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDouble Z(FL)+++
2-10-NOS48 (3Q: 05:17) Greg Bell ran outside the right tackle for 15 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills, assisted by S Chris Williams. Key block delivered by Tom Newberry.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box---
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box---
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box---
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS33 (3Q: 04:36) Frank Reich pass was intended for TE Mark Keel and was intercepted by CB Ernest Gibson at the NOS22. The interception was returned 78 yards for a TOUCHDOWN! New Orleans 13, Houston 6
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyProtect+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)---RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, S Screen (S)+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)---MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
---LCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsMan-to-Man+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
(3Q: 04:36) Extra point by Rex Robinson was good. New Orleans 14, Houston 6
(3Q: 04:24) Rex Robinson kicked off 72 yards from the NOS35. Touchback.
1-10-HOU25 (3Q: 04:24) Greg Bell ran inside the left guard for 5 yards. Tackled by DE Byron Darby. Key block delivered by Kevin Gogan.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-5-HOU30 (3Q: 03:58) Greg Bell ran inside the left guard for -1 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno. PENALTY: OLB Tim Green of New Orleans was called for an Intentional Face Mask.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
FB L.Moriarty
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box---
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
1-10-HOU44 (3Q: 03:48) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for TE Mark Keel. OLB Tim Green defended the pass.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)---RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)---SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyProtect+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
---WLB T.GreenMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
---LCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
---RCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsMan-to-Man+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
2-10-HOU44 (3Q: 03:43) Greg Bell ran around right end for 7 yards. Tackled by DT Warren Lyles.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
TE O.Mobley
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box---
FB L.Moriarty
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
3-3-NOS49 (3Q: 03:19) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Vince Williams for 3 yards. Tackled by CB Jeff Sanchez. Houston's Dwight Wheeler was hurt on the play. This is an old injury, but he's toughing it out.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeySecondary, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenShort Zone---
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS46 (3Q: 02:36) Lindsay Scott ran a reverse around right end for 7 yards. Tackled by CB Carl Lee. Key block delivered by Dwight Wheeler.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.ScottBall Carrier+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Mularkey
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) V.Williams
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.Bell
+++SLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonOut of Box---
2-3-NOS39 (3Q: 02:12) Greg Bell ran inside the right guard for 5 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills, assisted by DT Lester Hancock. Key block delivered by Tom Newberry.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) C.Weathers
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box---
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box---
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box---
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS34 (3Q: 01:47) Greg Bell ran inside the left tackle for -2 yards. Tackled by DT Donald Chumley, assisted by DT Lester Hancock.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-12-NOS36 (3Q: 01:24) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Clarence Weathers. S Ken Stills defended the pass.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersPrimary, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
3-12-NOS36 (3Q: 01:15) PENALTY: CB Ernest Gibson of New Orleans was called for Encroachment.
3-7-NOS31 (3Q: 01:04) Play-Action. Frank Reich scrambled for 5 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno. The ball was fumbled and recovered by NOS Jeff Sanchez on the NOS26.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelPrimary, 0 Dig (0-4)---3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezDouble SLOT+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS26 (3Q: 00:56) PENALTY: T Gary Kowalski of New Orleans was called for a False Start.
1-15-NOS21 (3Q: 00:47) Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Haywood Jeffires. DE Curtis Greer drove right through Jeff Toews to hurry the quarterback.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
---LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
---NB V.BedfordShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-15-NOS21 (3Q: 00:38) Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Haywood Jeffires. S Vance Bedford defended the pass. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
---NB V.BedfordMan-to-Man+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsMan-to-Man+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDouble Z(FL)+++
3-15-NOS21 (3Q: 00:30) Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for TE Chris Combs. S Carlton Williamson defended the pass.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerProtect+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)---WLB K.GouveiaShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesBlitz Passer+++
RG G.Kowalski
---SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-15-NOS21 (3Q: 00:23) Mike Hubach punted 71 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 15 yards to the HOU23. Tackled by Tim Green.
1-10-HOU23 (3Q: 00:16) PENALTY: WR Lindsay Scott of Houston was called for a False Start.
1-15-HOU18 (3Q: 00:10) Frank Reich scrambled for 4 yards. Tackled by S Chris Williams. PENALTY: T Dwight Wheeler of Houston was called for Offensive Holding.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, 8 Post (19-26)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsPrimary, 7 Corner (19-26)---3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, S Screen (S)+++WLB S.JoynerBump and Run+++
LT D.Wheeler
---LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeBlitz Passer+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDouble SLOT+++
Start of fourth quarter.
1-24-HOU09 (4Q: 15:00) Greg Bell ran outside the right tackle for 0 yards. Tackled by CB Jeff Sanchez, assisted by S Chris Williams.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box---
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-24-HOU09 (4Q: 14:15) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for WR John Smith. ILB Sam Anno defended the pass.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, S Screen (S)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
3-24-HOU09 (4Q: 14:10) Frank Reich pass completed to TE Mark Keel for 8 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills. Keel gained 6 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. PENALTY: DE Doug Reed of New Orleans was called for Offsides.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer---
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithSecondary, W Wheel (9-18)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezDouble SLOT+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone---
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
3-19-HOU14 (4Q: 14:01) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Lindsay Scott for 1 yard. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer---
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, D Deep Fade (40+)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorProtect+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, W Wheel (9-18)+++WLB S.JoynerDouble SLOT+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
4-18-HOU15 (4Q: 13:19) John Kidd punted 51 yards. Kenny Randle returned the kick 13 yards to the NOS47. Tackled by Dwight Wheeler.
1-10-NOS47 (4Q: 13:10) Butch Woolfork ran inside the right tackle for 6 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick. Key block delivered by Gary Kowalski.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
TE T.Hunter
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.WalenIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB B.WoolforkBall Carrier+++SLB M.MerrillIn Box---
TE M.Bavaro
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-4-HOU47 (4Q: 12:35) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for 4 yards. Tackled by S Gene Atkins. Key block delivered by Jeff Toews.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickSpy+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
1-10-HOU43 (4Q: 12:04) Earnest Byner ran around left end for -3 yards. Tackled by CB Bobby Watkins.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier---MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-13-HOU46 (4Q: 11:33) Earnest Byner ran around left end for -2 yards. Tackled by CB Bobby Watkins, assisted by CB Barry Wilburn.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
---3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-15-HOU48 (4Q: 11:03) Play-Action. Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 5 yards. Tackled by ILB Kurt Gouveia.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)---3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++WLB K.GouveiaShort Zone---
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsBlitz Passer+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesMan-to-Man+++
RG G.Kowalski
---SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-10-HOU43 (4Q: 10:32) Mike Hubach punted 43 yards. Touchback.
1-10-HOU20 (4Q: 10:25) Greg Bell ran inside the left tackle for -1 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills, assisted by DT Lester Hancock.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box---
X(SE) C.Weathers
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Pruitt
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box---
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-11-HOU19 (4Q: 09:50) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Clarence Weathers for 4 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills, assisted by CB Ricky Smith. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. The ball was fumbled and recovered by NOS Ken Stills for 8 yards to the HOU15.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) C.WeathersPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)---RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, S Screen (S)+++MLB S.AnnoDouble SLOT+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB S.JoynerBump and Run+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++NB E.GibsonBlitz Passer+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU15 (4Q: 09:42) Play-Action. Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 4 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick, assisted by OLB Mark Merrill. Jeffires gained 2 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer---
TE C.CombsProtect+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone---
SLOT C.CooperSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++WLB M.MerrillBump and Run---
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsBlitz Passer+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnBump and Run+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordBump and Run---
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-6-HOU11 (4Q: 09:19) Rusty Hilger pass completed to TE Chris Combs for 7 yards. Tackled by CB Barry Wilburn, assisted by CB Bobby Watkins. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB D.LevenickBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB K.GouveiaDouble Z(FL)+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsBump and Run+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnBump and Run+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordBump and Run---
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
1-4-HOU04 (4Q: 08:36) Rusty Hilger pass was thrown incomplete, intended for TE Mark Bavaro.
OFFENSE131 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
TE T.HunterOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsProtect+++3tcDT M.WalenRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE E.JohnsonRush Passer+++
RB B.WoolforkProtect+++SLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
TE M.BavaroPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++WLB L.WhiteBump and Run+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB M.HaynesBump and Run+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyBump and Run+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordBump and Run+++
RT T.Robbins
---FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-4-HOU04 (4Q: 08:31) Earnest Byner ran a counterplay inside the right tackle for -1 yards. Tackled by DT Mike Pitts.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.WalenIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE E.JohnsonIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier---SLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
---WLB L.WhiteIn Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++LCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++RCB I.SullyOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-5-HOU05 (4Q: 08:07) Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 3 yards. Tackled by CB Mark Haynes. New Orleans's Tootie Robbins was hurt on the play.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)---1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer---
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)---RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickBlitz Passer+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB K.GouveiaShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone---
RT T.Robbins
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-2-HOU02 (4Q: 07:42) Rex Robinson attempted a 19 yard field goal and succeeded. New Orleans 17, Houston 6
(4Q: 07:35) Rex Robinson kicked off 70 yards from the NOS35. Touchback.
1-10-HOU25 (4Q: 07:35) Greg Bell ran around left end for 0 yards. Tackled by S Chris Williams.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-10-HOU25 (4Q: 07:05) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Greg Bell. DE Byron Darby hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
3-10-HOU25 (4Q: 06:59) Frank Reich pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR John Smith. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE104 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, 5 Deep Out (13-18)+++RDE C.DanielsRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorProtect+++MLB S.AnnoDouble SLOT+++
SLOT C.WeathersSecondary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++LCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++NB B.BrackenShort Zone+++
C W.Hood
+++DB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
4-10-HOU25 (4Q: 06:53) John Kidd punted 36 yards. Kenny Randle called for a fair catch at the NOS39.
1-10-NOS39 (4Q: 06:46) Earnest Byner ran around left end for -2 yards. Tackled by S Vance Bedford. The ball was fumbled and recovered by HOU DT Mike Golic to the NOS37.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier---MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
---LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT B.Blados
---FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
1-10-NOS37 (4Q: 06:35) Frank Reich pass completed to TE Mark Keel for 10 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Keel gained 3 yards after the catch.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer---
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect+++MLB S.AnnoDeep Zone+++
SLOT C.WeathersOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS27 (4Q: 05:50) Frank Reich pass completed to RB Johnny Hector for 16 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno, assisted by OLB Seth Joyner. Hector gained 9 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer---
TE O.MobleyProtect+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer---
TE M.KeelOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB S.JoynerShort Zone---
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoDouble TE+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++WLB T.GreenBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeBump and Run---
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS E.GibsonDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS11 (4Q: 05:32) Greg Bell ran inside the right guard for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.ChumleyIn Box---
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
---RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
2-7-NOS08 (4Q: 05:10) Greg Bell ran inside the right guard for 2 yards. Tackled by CB Ernest Gibson.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT L.HancockIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box+++
RB G.BellBall Carrier+++MLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
SLOT V.Williams
+++WLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.GibsonOut of Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsOut of Box+++
3-5-NOS06 (4Q: 04:49) Johnny Hector ran inside the left guard for 1 yard. Tackled by CB Ernest Gibson.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Regular Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedIn Box+++
X(SE) L.Scott
+++1tcDT W.LylesIn Box+++
TE M.Keel
+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliIn Box+++
Z(FL) J.Smith
+++RDE B.DarbyIn Box---
RB J.HectorBall Carrier+++SLB S.AnnoIn Box+++
FB L.Moriarty
+++MLB S.JoynerIn Box+++
LT D.Wheeler
---WLB R.SmithIn Box+++
LG K.Gogan
+++LCB C.LeeOut of Box+++
C W.Hood
+++RCB J.SanchezOut of Box+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsOut of Box+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS E.GibsonOut of Box+++
4-4-NOS05 (4Q: 04:30) Morten Andersen attempted a 22 yard field goal and succeeded. New Orleans 17, Houston 9
(4Q: 04:23) Morten Andersen kicked off 58 yards from the HOU35. Freeman McNeil returned the ball 22 yards to the NOS29. Tackled by Timothy Dyer.
1-10-NOS29 (4Q: 04:16) Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Chester Cooper for 4 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by OLB Mark Merrill.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer---
X(SE) J.ManessSecondary, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, S Screen (S)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone---
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordShort Zone---
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
RT B.Blados
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
2-6-NOS33 (4Q: 04:07) Earnest Byner ran inside the right guard for 1 yard. Tackled by DT Mike Pitts, assisted by CB Bobby Watkins.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box+++
X(SE) J.Maness
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
SLOT C.Cooper
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB M.HaynesOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT B.Blados
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
3-5-NOS34 (4Q: 03:23) Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Earnest Byner. DE Curtis Greer hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. PENALTY: C Jeff Toews of New Orleans was called for Offensive Holding. The penalty was declined.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, F Flat (0-4)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++WLB K.GouveiaBlitz Passer---
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB M.HaynesShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT B.Blados
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-5-NOS34 (4Q: 03:18) Mike Hubach punted 50 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 7 yards to the HOU23. Tackled by Tim Green.
1-10-HOU23 (4Q: 03:10) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Lindsay Scott. DT Lester Hancock hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)---MLB S.AnnoDouble SLOT+++
SLOT V.WilliamsSecondary, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++WLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
---RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
2-10-HOU23 (4Q: 03:03) Play-Action. Frank Reich pass completed to WR Clarence Weathers for 13 yards. Tackled by CB Carl Lee. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. PENALTY: CB Carl Lee of New Orleans was called for Defensive Holding. The penalty was declined.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) C.WeathersPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezBlitz Passer+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
1-10-HOU36 (4Q: 02:57) Frank Reich pass completed to WR The Gunslinger Smith for 41 yards. Tackled by S Ken Stills. Smith gained 33 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoBlitz Passer+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++WLB S.JoynerDouble X(SE)+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsMan-to-Man+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
1-10-NOS23 (4Q: 02:28) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Lindsay Scott for 22 yards. Tackled by ILB Sam Anno. Scott gained 10 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. PENALTY: DT Donald Chumley of New Orleans was called for Offsides. The penalty was declined.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, I formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++3tcDT D.ChumleyRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoDouble SLOT+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, S Screen (S)+++WLB S.JoynerBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
1-1-NOS01 (4Q: 02:28) Frank Reich pass fell incomplete, intended for WR James Pruitt. DE Byron Darby hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Goal Line Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) C.WeathersOutlet, S Screen (S)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.PruittPrimary, F Flat (0-4)---3tcDT B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE S.JoynerRush Passer+++
SLOT L.ScottOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++SLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++MLB T.GreenShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++WLB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++LCB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++RCB K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++SS E.GibsonBump and Run+++
2-1-NOS01 (4Q: 02:24) Frank Reich pass completed to RB Greg Bell for 1 yard and a TOUCHDOWN! New Orleans 17, Houston 15
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Goal Line Personnel, Man to Man, Buzz
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
TE O.MobleyProtect+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 6 Deep In (13-18)+++1tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer---
Z(FL) J.SmithSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE S.JoynerRush Passer+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++SLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++MLB T.GreenShort Zone+++
LG K.Gogan
+++WLB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++LCB J.SanchezBump and Run---
RG T.Newberry
+++RCB K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++SS E.GibsonBump and Run+++
(4Q: 02:24) Frank Reich passed to Johnny Hector for the successful two-point conversion. Houston 17, New Orleans 17
(4Q: 02:17) Morten Andersen kicked off 73 yards from the HOU35. Touchback.
1-10-NOS25 (4Q: 02:17) Rusty Hilger pass completed to WR Haywood Jeffires for 14 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Jeffires gained 1 yard after the catch.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone---
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man---
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
RT B.Blados
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
Official time out for the two-minute warning.
1-10-NOS39 (4Q: 02:00) Earnest Byner ran around left end for 0 yards. Tackled by ILB Dave Levenick, assisted by DE Al Harris.
OFFENSE221 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerIn Box---
TE T.Hunter
+++1tcDT M.GolicIn Box+++
TE C.Combs
+++3tcDT M.PittsIn Box+++
Z(FL) H.Jeffires
+++RDE A.HarrisIn Box+++
RB E.BynerBall Carrier+++MLB D.LevenickIn Box+++
FB P.Shepard
+++WLB M.MerrillIn Box+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsOut of Box+++
LG C.Augustyniak
+++RCB B.WilburnOut of Box+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordOut of Box+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsOut of Box+++
RT B.Blados
+++FS C.WilliamsonOut of Box+++
2-10-NOS39 (4Q: 01:25) Rusty Hilger pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Earnest Byner. CB Bobby Watkins defended the pass. The defense looked very familiar with that play.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Strong formation, PistolDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Tampa-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickDeep Zone+++
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)---WLB M.MerrillShort Zone+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB B.WatkinsMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB V.BedfordShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS G.AtkinsDeep Zone+++
RT B.Blados
+++FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
3-10-NOS39 (4Q: 01:21) Rusty Hilger pass was dropped by WR Haywood Jeffires.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Cover-2
QB R.Hilger
***LDE C.GreerRush Passer+++
X(SE) J.ManessOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++1tcDT M.GolicRush Passer+++
TE C.CombsOutlet, 0 Dig (0-4)+++3tcDT M.PittsRush Passer+++
Z(FL) H.JeffiresPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)---RDE A.HarrisRush Passer+++
RB E.BynerSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++MLB D.LevenickShort Zone---
SLOT C.CooperOutlet, 9 Fade (27-39)+++WLB K.GouveiaBlitz Passer+++
LT D.Miraldi
+++LCB M.HaynesMan-to-Man+++
LG C.Augustyniak
---RCB B.WilburnMan-to-Man+++
C J.Toews
+++NB B.WatkinsShort Zone+++
RG G.Kowalski
+++SS V.BedfordDeep Zone+++
RT B.Blados
---FS C.WilliamsonDeep Zone+++
4-10-NOS39 (4Q: 01:15) Mike Hubach punted 40 yards. Barry Wilburn returned the kick 8 yards to the HOU29. Tackled by Tim Green.
1-10-HOU29 (4Q: 01:05) Frank Reich sacked by DE Byron Darby for a loss of 4 yards. Darby ran right past Greg Bell and knocked down the quarterback.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Nickel Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE D.ReedRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelPrimary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect---MLB S.AnnoBlitz Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)---WLB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++LCB R.SmithBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++RCB C.LeeBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++NB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
---SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDouble SLOT+++
2-14-HOU25 (4Q: 00:44) Frank Reich scrambled for 14 yards. Tackled by S Chris Williams.
OFFENSE203 Personnel, Pro formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) C.WeathersOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)---1tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsSecondary, 1 Out (5-8)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 8 Post (19-26)+++RDE C.DanielsRush Passer+++
RB G.BellPrimary, 3 Comeback (9-12)---MLB S.AnnoDouble SLOT+++
FB L.MoriartyProtect+++LCB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
---NB B.BrackenBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
---DB S.JoynerBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBlitz Passer+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
Houston called a time out.
1-10-HOU39 (4Q: 00:35) Frank Reich pass completed to WR Vince Williams for 14 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by OLB Seth Joyner. Williams gained 10 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
OFFENSE113t Personnel, Weak formation, ShotgunDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottSecondary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++RDE C.DanielsRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 1 Out (5-8)+++MLB S.AnnoBlitz Passer+++
SLOT V.WilliamsPrimary, S Screen (S)+++LCB J.SanchezBump and Run---
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB E.GibsonBump and Run+++
LG K.Gogan
+++NB B.BrackenBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++DB S.JoynerDouble SLOT+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone---
1-10-NOS47 (4Q: 00:27) Frank Reich pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR Lindsay Scott. The defense looked very familiar with that play. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
OFFENSE113 Personnel, Weak formationDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Press-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++1tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelProtect---3tcDT D.PuzzuoliRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++RDE C.DanielsRush Passer+++
RB G.BellOutlet, 4 Curl (9-12)+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
SLOT V.WilliamsSecondary, 6 Deep In (13-18)---LCB J.SanchezBump and Run+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB E.GibsonBlitz Passer+++
LG K.Gogan
+++NB B.BrackenBump and Run+++
C W.Hood
+++DB S.JoynerBump and Run+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsBump and Run+++
RT W.Wolford
---FS C.WilliamsDouble SLOT+++
2-10-NOS47 (4Q: 00:21) Play-Action. Frank Reich pass completed to WR Lindsay Scott for 7 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Broderick Bracken.
OFFENSE122 Personnel, Strong formationDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Cover-1
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) L.ScottPrimary, 4 Curl (9-12)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.MularkeyOutlet, S Screen (S)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) V.WilliamsSecondary, 2 Slant (5-8)+++RDE C.DanielsRush Passer+++
RB G.BellProtect+++MLB S.AnnoShort Zone+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 3 Comeback (9-12)+++LCB R.SmithMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++NB B.BrackenMan-to-Man+++
C W.Hood
+++DB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsMan-to-Man---
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone+++
3-3-NOS40 (4Q: 00:15) Frank Reich pass completed to WR John Smith for 8 yards. Tackled by S Chris Williams.
OFFENSE212 Personnel, Pro formationDEFENSE43 Under, Dime Personnel, Cover-2
QB F.Reich
***LDE B.DarbyRush Passer+++
X(SE) C.WeathersOutlet, F Flat (0-4)+++1tcDT L.HancockRush Passer+++
TE M.KeelOutlet, 7 Corner (19-26)+++3tcDT W.LylesRush Passer+++
Z(FL) J.SmithPrimary, 1 Out (5-8)+++RDE C.DanielsRush Passer+++
RB J.HectorSecondary, 0 Dig (0-4)+++MLB S.AnnoBlitz Passer+++
FB L.MoriartyOutlet, 2 Slant (5-8)+++LCB J.SanchezMan-to-Man+++
LT D.Wheeler
+++RCB E.GibsonMan-to-Man+++
LG K.Gogan
+++NB B.BrackenShort Zone+++
C W.Hood
+++DB S.JoynerShort Zone+++
RG T.Newberry
+++SS K.StillsDeep Zone+++
RT W.Wolford
+++FS C.WilliamsDeep Zone---
Houston called a time out.
1-10-NOS32 (4Q: 00:03) Morten Andersen attempted a 49 yard field goal and succeeded. Houston 20, New Orleans 17
Final Score: Houston Oilers 20, New Orleans Saints 17

Informal Player Participation Grades

New OrleansPlus (+++)Minus (---)Grade
G Kurt Peterson30100%
ILB Steve Busick10100%
OLB Calvin Daniels100100%
TE Mark Bavaro110100%
CB Broderick Bracken70100%
WR James Maness39198%
CB Jeff Sanchez79396%
DT Warren Lyles55395%
CB Ernest Gibson49394%
WR Chester Cooper32294%
OLB Seth Joyner81594%
DT Donald Chumley31294%
CB Carl Lee69593%
ILB Sam Anno79693%
DT Lester Hancock48492%
S Ken Stills79792%
WR Haywood Jeffires44492%
DE Doug Reed69791%
C Jeff Toews48591%
S Chris Williams46590%
RB Butch Woolfork9190%
FB Patrick Shepard9190%
CB Ricky Smith49689%
T Tootie Robbins40589%
TE Tony Hunter14288%
T Dean Miraldi46787%
G Cameron Augustyniak46787%
DE Byron Darby711187%
OLB Tim Green19386%
DT Dave Puzzuoli25486%
T Gary Kowalski43786%
RB Earnest Byner37686%
TE Chris Combs45885%
DE Jason Buck4180%
T Brian Blados6275%
HoustonPlus (+++)Minus (---)Grade
CB Barry Wilburn330100%
TE Orson Mobley80100%
S Carlton Williamson51198%
CB Bobby Watkins46296%
S Gene Atkins23196%
RB Johnny Hector19195%
CB Ivory Sully16194%
OLB Leon White16194%
TE Mike Mularkey14193%
G Tom Newberry80693%
WR Lindsay Scott65593%
T Dwight Wheeler79792%
OLB Mark Merrill33392%
G Winford Hood52591%
WR John Smith58691%
CB Mark Haynes19290%
FB Larry Moriarty19290%
TE Mark Keel71890%
DT Mike Golic35490%
WR Clarence Weathers17289%
RB Greg Bell59789%
ILB Dave Levenick47689%
DT Mike Pitts47689%
T Will Wolford761088%
G Kevin Gogan761088%
DE Ezra Johnson15288%
DE Al Harris44688%
DE Curtis Greer36588%
WR Vince Williams56888%
ILB Kurt Gouveia13287%
C Jameson Aguillard25486%
DT Mark Walen12286%
S Vance Bedford45885%
WR James Pruitt2250%