8:30 PM ET, November 24, 2008
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
Brees picks apart Packers' defense for four scores; McAllister sets mark
NEW ORLEANS -- After heading out on the road for more than a month, the New Orleans Saints were unstoppable at home.
• The Saints tied a team record with 51 points, the third-highest point output in Monday Night Football history.
• The Saints became the final team that is .500 or better to win consecutive games.
• Lance Moore and Marques Colston each recorded a 70-yard touchdown reception, giving the Saints an NFL-leading five completions of 70 yards or more.
• Moore also threw an interception, becoming the first player since Randy Moss in 2004 to record a receiving touchdown and throw an interception in the same game.
• Aaron Rodgers scored his team-leading fourth rushing touchdown in the losing effort, the most by a Packers QB since Don Majkowski in 1989 (five).
-- ESPN research
Plenty Of Points
Week 12 was the third-highest average scoring week in the NFL since the 1970 merger.
|Week 7 '83||761||14||54.36|
|Week 6 '87||736||14||52.57|
|Week 12 '08||837||16||52.31|
|Week 10 '80||732||14||52.29|
Jeremy Shockey had one of his better games for the Saints with five catches for 57 yards. ... Moore has a touchdown catch in four straight games. ... Green Bay had won 10 of its last 15 road games coming in. ... Reggie Bush was a scratch, missing his fourth game. The Saints are 3-1 without him.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.6||7.7|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||08:39||John Kuhn 1 Yd Run (Mason Crosby Kick)||7||0|
|TD||08:17||Lance Moore 70 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley Kick)||7||7|
|TD||04:44||Pierre Thomas 4 Yd Run (Garrett Hartley Kick)||7||14|
|TD||13:43||Greg Jennings 7 Yd Pass From Aaron Rodgers (Mason Crosby Kick)||14||14|
|TD||08:19||Lance Moore 14 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley Kick)||14||21|
|TD||01:44||Aaron Rodgers 10 Yd Run (Mason Crosby Kick)||21||21|
|FG||00:02||Garrett Hartley 30 Yd||21||24|
|TD||08:34||Billy Miller 16 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley Kick)||21||31|
|TD||07:32||Deuce McAllister 3 Yd Run (Garrett Hartley Kick)||21||38|
|TD||02:26||Marques Colston 70 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley Kick)||21||45|
|TD||11:45||Ruvell Martin 4 Yd Pass From Aaron Rodgers (Aaron Rodgers Pass To Ruvell Martin For Two-Point Conversion)||29||45|
|TD||08:47||Pierre Thomas 31 Yd Run (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed)||29||51|