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New England Patriots at New Orleans Saints

October 4, 1998

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
New England Patriots 3 14 10 3 30
New Orleans Saints 0 14 3 10 27

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
13:39 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 34 NE 3, NO 0
2nd Quarter
1:31 NO TD Keith Mitchell 63 fumble return (Doug Brien Kick) NO 7, NE 3
9:35 NE TD Vincent Brisby 6 pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 10, NO 7
12:19 NE TD Robert Edwards 8 run (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 17, NO 7
15:00 NO TD Cameron Cleeland 1 pass from Danny Wuerffel (Doug Brien Kick) NE 17, NO 14
3rd Quarter
1:41 NE TD Henry Thomas 24 interception return (Adam Vinatieri Kick) NE 24, NO 14
6:34 NO FG FG Doug Brien 21 NE 24, NO 17
10:16 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 49 NE 27, NO 17
4th Quarter
7:30 NO TD Lamar Smith 7 pass from Danny Wuerffel (Doug Brien Kick) NE 27, NO 24
13:31 NO FG FG Doug Brien 37 NO 27, NE 27
14:57 NE FG FG Adam Vinatieri 27 NE 30, NO 27

Attendance: 56,172
Missed Field Goals: None

Team Statistics
  New England Patriots New Orleans Saints
First downs 20 19
Rushes - yards 25 - 97 18 - 39
Passing 291 237
Punt returns 5 - 104 2 - 86
Kickoff returns 4 - 63 6 - 107
Interception returns 2 - 24 3 - 31
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 21 - 35 - 3 25 - 47 - 2
Sacked - yards lost 3 - 26 7 - 41
Punts 3 - 51.7 6 - 38.5
Fumbles - lost 1 - 1 0 - 0
Penalties - yards 3 - 20 6 - 41
Time of possession 29:15 30:45

Passing
New England Patriots Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Drew Bledsoe 35 21 317 9.06 1 3 43 3 26 63.6
New Orleans Saints Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Danny Wuerffel 47 25 278 5.91 2 2 32 7 41 67.5

Rushing
New England Patriots Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Robert Edwards 22 97 4.4 14 1
Tony Carter 1 3 3.0 3 0
Drew Bledsoe 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0
Derrick Cullors 1 -2 -2.0 -2 0
New Orleans Saints Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Lamar Smith 13 22 1.7 11 0
Danny Wuerffel 3 13 4.3 9 0
Ray Zellars 2 4 2.0 3 0

Receiving
New England Patriots Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
Ben Coates 7 78 11.1 18 0
Terry Glenn 4 105 26.2 43 0
Troy Brown 3 32 10.7 16 0
Derrick Cullors 2 56 28.0 43 0
Vincent Brisby 2 33 16.5 27 1
Tony Carter 2 9 4.5 5 0
Robert Edwards 1 4 4.0 4 0
New Orleans Saints Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
Cameron Cleeland 8 64 8.0 15 1
Andre Hastings 6 73 12.2 23 0
Lamar Smith 4 44 11.0 21 1
Brett Bech 2 52 26.0 32 0
Aaron Craver 2 6 3.0 4 0
Troy Davis 1 19 19.0 19 0
Sean Dawkins 1 11 11.0 11 0
Keith Poole 1 9 9.0 9 0

Kickoff Returns
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Chris Canty 3 48 16.0 0 21 0
Derrick Cullors 1 15 15.0 0 15 0
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Qadry Ismail 5 105 21.0 0 27 0
Troy Davis 1 2 2.0 0 2 0

Punt Returns
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Troy Brown 5 104 20.8 0 39 0
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Andre Hastings 2 86 43.0 0 76 0

Punting
New England Patriots Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Tom Tupa 3 155 51.7 64 0 1 0 23.0 2 86
New Orleans Saints Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Mark Royals 5 196 39.2 51 0 0 0 18.4 4 104
Doug Brien 1 35 35.0 35 0 0 0 35.0 1 0

Defense
New England Patriots Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Henry Thomas 0.0 0.0 1 24 24.0 24t 1
Ty Law 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Sullivan 1.0 3.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Slade 1.0 6.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Willie McGinest 1.0 4.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ted Johnson 2.0 11.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Canty 1.0 10.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Tedy Bruschi 1.0 7.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
New Orleans Saints Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Tyronne Drakeford 0.0 0.0 1 20 20.0 20 0
Alex Molden 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 11 0
La'Roi Glover 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Joe Johnson 1.0 3.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Hewitt 1.0 9.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ink Aleaga 1.0 14.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

1998 NFL Scoreboard - Week 5
Sunday, October 4, 1998
San Diego 12
Indianapolis 17
Boxscore FINAL
Miami 9
NY Jets 20
Boxscore FINAL
Dallas 31
Washington 10
Boxscore FINAL
Detroit 27
Chicago 31
Boxscore FINAL
New England 30
New Orleans 27
Boxscore FINAL
Carolina 23
Atlanta 51
Boxscore FINAL
San Francisco 21
Buffalo 26
Boxscore FINAL
Oakland 23
Arizona 20
Boxscore FINAL
NY Giants 3
Tampa Bay 20
Boxscore FINAL
Philadelphia 16
Denver 41
Boxscore FINAL
Seattle 6
Kansas City 17
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, October 5, 1998
Minnesota 37
Green Bay 24
Boxscore FINAL
Complete Scoreboard