Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints

December 24, 1999

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Dallas Cowboys 0 7 17 0 24
New Orleans Saints 10 0 7 14 31

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
10:35 NO FG FG Doug Brien 32 NO 3, Dal 0
13:22 NO TD Keith Poole 8 pass from Jake Delhomme (Doug Brien Kick) NO 10, Dal 0
2nd Quarter
4:24 Dal TD Emmitt Smith 1 run (Eddie Murray Kick) NO 10, Dal 7
3rd Quarter
4:26 Dal TD Jason Tucker 20 pass from Troy Aikman (Eddie Murray Kick) Dal 14, NO 10
9:04 Dal FG FG Eddie Murray 33 Dal 17, NO 10
9:50 NO TD Eddie Kennison 51 pass from Jake Delhomme (Doug Brien Kick) NO 17, Dal 17
14:44 Dal TD David LaFleur 3 pass from Troy Aikman (Eddie Murray Kick) Dal 24, NO 17
4th Quarter
3:44 NO TD Jake Delhomme 4 run (Doug Brien Kick) NO 24, Dal 24
5:01 NO TD Fred Weary 58 fumble return (Doug Brien Kick) NO 31, Dal 24

Attendance: 47,835
Missed Field Goals: None

Team Statistics
  Dallas Cowboys New Orleans Saints
First downs 24 18
Rushes - yards 26 - 122 29 - 61
Passing 246 249
Punt returns 1 - 0 2 - 7
Kickoff returns 6 - 203 5 - 111
Interception returns 1 - 5 2 - 22
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 23 - 39 - 2 16 - 28 - 1
Sacked - yards lost 0 - 0 3 - 29
Punts 5 - 42.6 5 - 44.0
Fumbles - lost 1 - 1 2 - 1
Penalties - yards 11 - 86 6 - 32
Time of possession 30:27 29:33

Passing
Dallas Cowboys Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Troy Aikman 39 23 246 6.31 2 2 31 0 0 73.2
New Orleans Saints Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Jake Delhomme 27 16 278 10.30 2 1 51t 3 29 103.6
Ricky Williams 1 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 39.6

Rushing
Dallas Cowboys Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Emmitt Smith 23 110 4.8 15 1
Robert Thomas 3 12 4.0 5 0
New Orleans Saints Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Ricky Williams 23 61 2.7 17 0
Aaron Craver 3 6 2.0 2 0
Jake Delhomme 3 -6 -2.0 4t 1

Receiving
Dallas Cowboys Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
Jason Tucker 7 128 18.3 31 1
David LaFleur 4 30 7.5 22 1
Raghib Ismail 3 28 9.3 14 0
Emmitt Smith 3 3 1.0 6 0
Eric Bjornson 2 22 11.0 16 0
Deion Sanders 2 10 5.0 7 0
Chris Brazzell 1 21 21.0 21 0
Robert Thomas 1 4 4.0 4 0
New Orleans Saints Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
Keith Poole 4 90 22.5 50 1
Eddie Kennison 3 95 31.7 51t 1
Ricky Williams 3 31 10.3 14 0
Josh Wilcox 3 28 9.3 19 0
Andre Hastings 1 24 24.0 24 0
P.J. Franklin 1 5 5.0 5 0
Cameron Cleeland 1 5 5.0 5 0

Kickoff Returns
Dallas Cowboys Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Jason Tucker 6 203 33.8 0 50 0
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Dino Philyaw 5 111 22.2 0 29 0

Punt Returns
Dallas Cowboys Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Deion Sanders 1 0 0.0 0 0 0
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Eddie Kennison 2 7 3.5 1 4 0

Punting
Dallas Cowboys Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Toby Gowin 5 213 42.6 49 2 2 0 33.2 2 7
New Orleans Saints Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Tommy Barnhardt 5 220 44.0 50 2 1 0 36.0 1 0

Defense
Dallas Cowboys Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Darren Woodson 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 5 0
Ebenezer Ekuban 1.0 5.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Randall Godfrey 1.0 16.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Darren Hambrick 1.0 8.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
New Orleans Saints Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Fred Weary 0.0 0.0 1 22 22.0 22 0
Mark Fields 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0

1999 NFL Scoreboard - Week 16
Friday, December 24, 1999
Dallas 24
New Orleans 31
Boxscore FINAL
Saturday, December 25, 1999
Denver 17
Detroit 7
Boxscore FINAL
Sunday, December 26, 1999
Minnesota 34
NY Giants 17
Boxscore FINAL
Jacksonville 14
Tennessee 41
Boxscore FINAL
Arizona 14
Atlanta 37
Boxscore FINAL
Cincinnati 0
Baltimore 22
Boxscore FINAL
Buffalo 13
New England 10
Boxscore FINAL/OT
Carolina 20
Pittsburgh 30
Boxscore FINAL
Chicago 12
St. Louis 34
Boxscore FINAL
Indianapolis 29
Cleveland 28
Boxscore FINAL
Green Bay 10
Tampa Bay 29
Boxscore FINAL
Oakland 20
San Diego 23
Boxscore FINAL
Kansas City 14
Seattle 23
Boxscore FINAL
Washington 26
San Francisco 20
Boxscore FINAL/OT
Monday, December 27, 1999
NY Jets 38
Miami 31
Boxscore FINAL
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