Saints-49ers Gameday Live Blog & Thread - Week 14

Kyle T. Mosley

Saints-49ers Gameday Live Blog & Thread - Week 14

**Gameday Live Blog via Kyle T. Mosley and John Hendrix**

FIRST QUARTER

(13:45) L.Murray right end to NO 45 for 8 yards (R.Sherman).  Sherman injured on the tackle.

SAINTS TOUCHDOWN

(11:42) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep right to J.Cook for 38 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 18, YAC 20

W.Lutz extra point is GOOD, Center-Z.Wood, Holder-T.Morstead.

New Orleans take their 2nd opening drive for a touchdown this season.

SAINTS - 7, 49ers - 0

(11:34) J.Garoppolo pass deep right to E.Sanders to SF 44 for 19 yards (E.Apple). Pass 18, YAC 1

Niners are picking on Eli Apple

In the Redzone

NINERS TOUCHDOWN

(8:31) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass short left to K.Bourne for 6 yards, TOUCHDOWN.

R.Gould extra point is GOOD, Center-K.Nelson, Holder-M.Wishnowsky.

SAINTS - 7, 49ers - 7

Both team have scored under 3:30 on their drives.   Quick strikes.  Niners are testing the Saints secondary.  The first time the Saints Defense allowed an opening drive touchdown.

Deonte Harris has a huge return to the Saints 45 yard line.

(6:59) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to T.Ginn to SF 41 for 12 yards (R.Sherman). Pass 11, YAC 1   Sherman's back after the injury.

(5:35) (Shotgun) L.Murray right tackle to SF 26 for 8 yards (D.Buckner, A.Armstead).   First down Saints.

TOUCHDOWN SAINTS

(4:51) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep left to J.Cook for 26 yards, TOUCHDOWN. NO-J.Cook was injured during the play. His return is Probable. Pass 26, YAC 0

Penalty on Witherspoon for hitting Cook in the head as a defenseless receiver.

TWO-POINT CONVERSION ATTEMPT. T.Hill rushes right end. ATTEMPT FAILS. SF #54 F.Warner had the tackle.

Saints - 13, 49ers -7

Saints rushing defense has limited the 49ers rushing attack already in the game.

Deonte Harris is making the Saints Special Teams, SPECIAL today!!! 

Deonte Harris gets a first down for the Saints.

(1:56) D.Harris right end to SF 19 for 8 yards (D.Greenlaw).

(:40) L.Murray left guard to SF 3 for 7 yards (A.Witherspoon).

END OF FIRST QUARTER 

Saints lead the 49ers 13-7 after the first qtr.

Saints 1st qtr offense

SECOND QUARTER

TOUCHDOWN SAINTS!!!

(15:00) D.Brees pass short left to J.Hill for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 1, YAC 2 INJURY UPDATE: SF #55 D.Ford, hamstring, QUESTIONABLE to return.

W.Lutz extra point is GOOD, Center-Z.Wood, Holder-T.Morstead.

Saints - 20, 49ers - 7

The story of the game thus far is Deonte Harris and the emergence of the Saints TE's scoring all of the points for New Orleans.  Also, the questionable play of the Saints secondary allowing big plays from Emmanuel Sanders.

TOUCHDOWN NINERS

Emmanuel Sanders scores a 75 yard Touchdown ove

(14:57) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass deep middle to E.Sanders for 75 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 49, YAC 26

Saints - 20, 49ers - 14

(13:34) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to T.Ginn to NO 39 for 10 yards (M.Harris). Pass 10, YAC 0

(13:34) A.Kamara right guard to SF 44 for 17 yards (F.Warner).

(12:28) D.Brees pass short left to L.Murray pushed ob at SF 14 for 30 yards (J.Ward).

(11:48) D.Brees pass short right to T.Ginn to SF 11 for 3 yards (F.Warner).

(11:03) #7. T.Hill at quarterback. (Shotgun) T.Hill left end to SF 10 for 1 yard (A.Witherspoon). SF-A.Witherspoon was injured during the play. Witherspoon's return is Probable.

(10:32) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to A.Kamara to SF 4 for 6 yards (D.Greenlaw). Pass 5, YAC 1

(9:04) D.Brees pass short right to J.Hill to SF 2 for 1 yard (J.Ward). Pass -1, YAC 2

(8:18) P.Omameh reported in as eligible. A.Kamara right guard to SF 1 for 1 yard (D.Greenlaw).

TOUCHDOWN SAINTS

(7:31) D.Brees up the middle for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.

Drew Brees scores for the Saints on his patented over the top move!!!

12 PLAYS, 84 YARD DRIVE FROM NEW ORLEANS

SAINTS - 27, 49ERS - 14

49ERS TOUCHDOWN

Emmanuel Sanders finds Mostert wide open to the right.  Demario Davis allowed Mostert to get behind him on the wheel route.  Touchdown.

(6:08) E.Sanders pass deep right to R.Mostert for 35 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Garoppolo handed off to Samuel, who lateralled back to Sanders, who threw to Mostert. Pass 22, YAC 13.

SAINTS - 27, 49ERS - 21

(5:59) #7 T.Hill at quarterback. (Shotgun) T.Hill scrambles right tackle to NO 31 for 6 yards (N.Bosa).

(5:23) (Shotgun) A.Kamara right guard to NO 34 for 3 yards (S.Day).

(4:40) #7 T.Hill at quarterback. (Shotgun) T.Hill right end to NO 28 for -6 yards (N.Bosa). Penalty on NO-R.Ramczyk, Offensive Holding, declined.

Bosa blew-up the play on Ramcyck.

First punt of the day by the Saints.

(2:57) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass short right to G.Kittle pushed ob at SF 40 for 20 yards (V.Bell). NO-M.Davenport was injured during the play. His return is Probable. Pass 15, YAC 5

Marcus Davenport was injured, but able to walk off the playing field.

(2:31) M.Breida left tackle pushed ob at NO 32 for 28 yards (M.Lattimore).

2:00 Minute Warning.  The 49ers are on the Saints 32 yard line.   New Orleans must pay attention to the cut-back runs from the Niners running backs.   Kyle Shanahan has been taking advantage of the Saints over pursuit on the play-action fakes.   Dennis Allen must have them to correct this and be more disciplined.

Both play callers are doing a great job in the first-half.

Jared Cook has a concussion and will be out of the game.

Mostert's first down gives him 50 yards on the day.

(:45) PENALTY on SF-G.Celek, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at NO 5 - No Play.

(:45) (Shotgun) R.Mostert right guard for 10 yards, TOUCHDOWN.

TOUCHDOWN 49ERS

R.Gould extra point is GOOD, Center-K.Nelson, Holder-M.Wishnowsky.

The missed 2 point conversion by the Saints gives the 49ers the advantage.

Saints - 27, 49ers - 28

M.Wishnowsky kicks 70 yards from SF 35 to NO -5. D.Harris to NO 28 for 33 yards (T.Moore).

New Orleans mis-manages the final seconds of the first-half.   Not a normal way of Brees and Payton handles the clock.

HALFTIME - Saints - 27, 49ers - 28

THIRD QUARTER

Craig Robertson Intercepts Garopollo.

(13:36) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass short middle intended for E.Sanders INTERCEPTED by C.Robertson at SF 42. C.Robertson to SF 40 for 2 yards (G.Kittle). INJURY UPDATE: SF #55 D.Ford, hamstring, OUT.

(12:52) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to T.Ginn.   Drop by Ginn.

(12:41) W.Lutz 55 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-Z.Wood, Holder-T.Morstead.

Lutz kicked the football that could have gone for over 60 yards.   

SAINTS - 30, 49ers - 28

(11:18) T.Coleman right tackle to SF 31 for -3 yards (S.Tuttle; V.Bell). SF-W.Richburg was injured during the play. His return is Questionable.

Shy Tuttle has been a great job for the Saints!

Niners C Richburg was carted-off the field.

(10:41) M.Wishnowsky punts 49 yards to NO 20, Center-K.Nelson, fair catch by D.Harris.

ALVIN KAMARA FUMBLES.  NINERS FOOTBALL.

(9:46) J.Garoppolo pass short left to G.Kittle for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.

TOUCHDOWN NINERS

SAINTS - 30, NINERS - 35

KEY 1st DOWN FOR SAINTS

(6:29) P.Omameh reported in as eligible. T.Hill left guard to SF 36 for 5 yards (D.Greenlaw).

(4:56) W.Lutz 48 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-Z.Wood, Holder-T.Morstead.

SAINTS - 33, NINERS - 35

(4:42) J.Garoppolo sacked at SF 15 for -10 yards (M.Edwards).   (KEY PLAY)

(3:55) (Shotgun) M.Breida left tackle to SF 27 for 12 yards (V.Bell).

Saints defense stiffens and forces the 49ers to punt.

(3:16) M.Wishnowsky punts 48 yards to NO 25, Center-K.Nelson. D.Harris to NO 31 for 6 yards (E.Lee). PENALTY on SF-M.Harris, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at SF 27 - No Play.

(3:04) M.Wishnowsky punts 45 yards to NO 38, Center-K.Nelson. D.Harris to 50 for 12 yards (M.Nzeocha).

Deonte Harris is doing it all for the Saints.  First down Saints.

(1:42) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to M.Thomas to SF 27 for 8 yards (J.Ward; K.Williams). PENALTY on NO-M.Thomas, Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards, enforced at SF 35 - No Play.

(1:07) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to A.Kamara (N.Bosa).   Bosa tipped the football.

(1:02) (Punt formation) T.Hill pass incomplete short right to T.Smith.

NON-HOLDING CALL.  Another controversial call in New Orleans.

(:17) R.Mostert right end to NO 46 for 4 yards (V.Bell; C.Robertson). PENALTY on SF-D.Samuel, Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards, enforced at NO 46.

END OF THIRD QUARTER

The storyline will be why the Saints have not been able to take advantage of excellent field position.

FOURTH QUARTER

(14:19) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo sacked at SF 43 for -5 yards (M.Davenport). PENALTY on NO-C.Gardner-Johnson, Defensive Holding, 5 yards, enforced at SF 48 - No Play.

Gardner-Johnson was holding Kittle.  Difficult call.

Great Discipline by Cam Jordan to keep pressure of Garopollo.

(11:41) J.Garoppolo pass short right to E.Sanders to NO 32 for 5 yards (E.Apple). Pass 2, YAC 3

(11:01) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass short middle to D.Samuel to NO 16 for 16 yards (M.Lattimore; E.Apple).

Eli Apple is getting juiced by the 49ers WR's.

(9:44) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass short right to K.Juszczyk to NO 12 for 2 yards (C.Gardner-Johnson). SF-K.Juszczyk was injured during the play. His return is Probable. PENALTY on NO-C.Gardner-Johnson, Unnecessary Roughness, 6 yards, enforced at NO 12. Pass 2, YAC 0

Another penalty by Gardner-Johnson to extend a drive.

(9:06) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass short middle to K.Bourne for 6 yards, TOUCHDOWN.

SAINTS - 33, 49ERS - 42

Saints had the football within scoring position on several drives but missed their opportunities. Coach went away from the running game in the middle of the 3rd quarter when they were having success. 8:59 left.

(7:53) (Shotgun) D.Brees sacked at NO 28 for -2 yards (S.Thomas). PENALTY on SF-R.Sherman, Defensive Holding, 5 yards, enforced at NO 30 - No Play.

KEY PLAY - Richard Sherman holding on Josh Hill and extends the drive.

Key PLAY - 49 yards to Michael Thomas.

(7:27) D.Brees pass deep right to M.Thomas to SF 16 for 49 yards (M.Harris; J.Ward). Pass 20, YAC 29

(6:36) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to A.Kamara to SF 21 for -5 yards (K.Williams). SF-K.Williams was injured during the play. His return is Probable. Pass -5, YAC 0

(6:12) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to M.Thomas for 21 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 14, YAC 7

TOUCHDOWN SAINTS

SAINTS - 40, 49ERS - 42

35th 4 TD Game for Brees, ties Peyton Manning for most in NFL History.

KEY PLAY - (4:37) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo scrambles right end pushed ob at SF 35 for 2 yards (C.Robertson).

KEY PLAY - (4:22) D.Samuel left end pushed ob at NO 34 for 31 yards (M.Williams).

KEY PLAY - (2:45) M.Breida right guard to NO 19 for 5 yards (V.Bell).

Timeout #1 by NO at 02:38.

(2:38) J.Garoppolo sacked at NO 30 for -11 yards (V.Bell).

(2:28) R.Gould 41 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-K.Nelson, Holder-M.Wishnowsky.

SAINTS - 40, 49ERS - 45

Bress has 2:23 and one timeout and one 2 minute warning left.

(2:19) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to T.Smith to NO 35 for 11 yards (F.Warner).

Two-Minute Warning

(2:00) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to M.Thomas (M.Harris) [E.Moseley].

(1:34) (No Huddle, Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to T.Ginn pushed ob at SF 29 for 25 yards (E.Moseley).

(1:29) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to M.Thomas to SF 24 for 5 yards (D.Reed Jr.).

(1:29) (No Huddle, Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to M.Thomas.

(1:05) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to T.Smith. PENALTY on SF-E.Moseley, Defensive Pass Interference, 6 yards, enforced at SF 24 - No Play.

(1:00) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to T.Smith for 18 yards, TOUCHDOWN.

TOUCHDOWN SAINTS

TWO-POINT CONVERSION ATTEMPT. D.Brees pass to T.Smith is incomplete. ATTEMPT FAILS. Brees' pass was incomplete.

SAINTS - 46, 49ERS - 45

How will the Saints secondary stop the 49ers with :53 seconds left in the game?

(:53) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass short middle to G.Kittle to SF 33 for 8 yards (C.Robertson; V.Bell). Pass 7, YAC 1

Timeout #1 by SF at 00:45.

(:45) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass incomplete short middle to E.Sanders (M.Lattimore).

 Timeout #2 by SF at 00:39.   4th Down and 2 yards to for a first-down.

(:39) (Shotgun) J.Garoppolo pass short left to G.Kittle to NO 28 for 39 yards (M.Williams; C.Gardner-Johnson). PENALTY on NO-M.Williams, Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards, enforced at NO 29.

Saints give up the big play they couldn't give-up.

(:02) R.Gould 30 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-K.Nelson, Holder-M.Wishnowsky.

SAINTS - 46, 49ERS - 48

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