Dallas Cowboys 24,
New Orleans Saints 16


Dallas
7
3
7
7
-- 24
New Orleans
0
6
3
7
-- 16

First Quarter
Dal--Tolbert 54 interception return (Boniol kick), 4:36.
Second Quarter
NO--FG Andersen 21, 11:29.
NO--FG Andersen 32, 14:10.
Dal--FG Boniol 30, 15:00.
Third Quarter
Dal--E.Smith 1 run (Boniol kick), 8:33.
NO--FG Andersen 29, 13:31.
Fourth Quarter
Dal--D.Smith 13 interception return (Boniol kick), 5:43.
NO--D.Brown 4 run (Andersen kick), 9:23.
A--67,323.

DAL
NO
FIRST DOWNS
23
19
TOTAL NET YARDS
280
237
Total Plays
62
59
Average Gain
4.5
4.0
NET YARDS RUSHING
105
90
Rushes
34
25
Average per Rush
3.1
3.6
NET YARDS PASSING
175
147
Completed - Attempted
21-28
18-32
Yards per Pass
6.3
4.3
Sacked - Yards Lost
0-0
2-15
Had Intercepted
2
3
PUNTS-AVERAGE
2-46
1-48
RETURN YARDAGE
168
162
Punt Returns - Yards
0-0
1-6
Kickoff Returns - Yards
5-101
4-90
Int. Returns - Yards
3-67
2-66
PENALTIES-YARDS
5-58
5-36
FUMBLES-LOST
0-0
1-0
TIME OF POSSESSION
33:09
26:51

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING --
DAL: E.Smith 19-74, Johnston 4-11, Thomas 6-7, L.Williams 1-7, Aikman 3-3, Agee 1-3.
NO: Bates 17-68, D.Brown 6-19, Neal 1-2, Everett 1-1.
PASSING --
DAL: Aikman 21-28-2-175.
NO: Everett 18-32-3-162.
RECEIVING --
DAL: Irvin 6-71, Novacek 5-50, E.Smith 5-21, Johnston 4-21, K.WIlliams 1-12..
NO: Haynes 7-59, Early 4-44, Small 3-32, D.Brown 2-15, Bates 1-10, Muster 1-2.
MISSED FIELD GOALS --
DAL: Boniol 20.
NO: Andersen 40.




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