New Orleans Saints at Buffalo Bills

September 9, 2001 - Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, NY
Attendance: 71,447

  1234Total
New Orleans Saints (1-0) 0017724
Buffalo Bills (0-1) 33006

Scoring Summary

1st QuarterNOBuf
Buf FG14:37FG Jake Arians 370 3
2nd QuarterNOBuf
Buf FG6:33FG Jake Arians 220 6
3rd QuarterNOBuf
NO TD3:58Albert Connell 46 pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney Kick)7 6
NO FG8:12FG John Carney 3110 6
NO TD12:10Cameron Cleeland 12 pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney Kick)17 6
4th QuarterNOBuf
NO TD11:58Ricky Williams 19 pass from Aaron Brooks (John Carney Kick)24 6

Team Stats

New Orleans SaintsBuffalo Bills
First downs1712
Rushes - yards26-10928-125
Net Passing Yards192126
Punt Returns3-194-44
Kickoff Returns3-685-77
Interception Returns3-400-0
Passing (Att - Comp - Int)30-18-028-16-3
Sacked - Yards Lost2-175-34
Punts5-43.84-44.2
Fumbles - Lost4-00-0
Penalties - Yards4-354-35
Time of Possession27:3332:27

Passing

New Orleans SaintsAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Aaron Brooks29182097.23046t217118.3
Joe Horn1000.00000039.6
Buffalo BillsAttCmpYdsYPATDIntLgSackLossRate
Rob Johnson27161605.9033453436.6
Brian Moorman1000.00000039.6

Rushing

New Orleans SaintsAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Ricky Williams18935.172105
Aaron Brooks5102.00501
Terrelle Smith242.00301
Deuce McAllister122.00200
Buffalo BillsAttYdsAvgLgTDFD
Travis Henry22582.641401
Peerless Price13131.003101
Rob Johnson3237.671800
Larry Centers11111.001101
Sammy Morris122.00200

Receiving

New Orleans SaintsRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
Joe Horn6457.501401----
Albert Connell38929.6746t12----
Robert Wilson2157.50802----
Cameron Cleeland2147.0012t12----
Willie Jackson2126.00900----
Ricky Williams11919.0019t11----
Dave Stachelski155.00500----
Terrelle Smith11010.001001----
Buffalo BillsRecYdsAvgLgTDFDTarYAC
Larry Centers4379.252602----
Jeremy McDaniel4369.002102----
Sammy Morris310.33400----
Jay Riemersma2168.001202----
Eric Moulds13434.003401----
Peerless Price13232.003201----
Travis Henry144.00400----

Kickoff Returns

New Orleans SaintsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Michael Lewis25527.500380
Deuce McAllister11313.000130
Buffalo BillsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Tony Driver35117.000200
Nate Clements22613.000180

Punt Returns

New Orleans SaintsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Michael Lewis294.50060
Deuce McAllister11010.000100
Buffalo BillsNumYdsAvgFCLgTD
Peerless Price3103.33090
Avion Black13434.000340

Punting

New Orleans SaintsPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
Toby Gowin521943.85010031.0444
Buffalo BillsPuntsYdsAvgLgTBIn20BlkNetRetRYds
Brian Moorman417744.25110034.5319

Kicking

New Orleans SaintsPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
John Carney3/31/10/00/01/10/00/031--6
Buffalo BillsPATFG0-1920-2930-3940-4950+LgMissPts
Jake Arians0/02/20/01/11/10/00/037--6

Defense

New Orleans SaintsIntYdsAvgLgTDSoloAstTotSackYdsL
Keith Mitchell000.00008190.00.0
Joe Johnson000.00006283.017.0
Jay Bellamy000.00004370.00.0
Fred Thomas000.00006060.00.0
Sedrick Hodge000.00004150.00.0
Charlie Clemons000.00004041.010.0
Michael Hawthorne000.00003140.00.0
Sammy Knight34013.332102130.00.0
Chris Oldham000.00001230.00.0
La'Roi Glover000.00003031.07.0
Norman Hand000.00001230.00.0
Darren Howard000.00001120.00.0
Fred McAfee000.00002020.00.0
Martin Chase000.00002020.00.0
Kevin Mathis000.00002020.00.0
Toby Gowin000.00001010.00.0
William Whitehead000.00000110.00.0
Kevin Houser000.00001010.00.0
Robert Wilson000.00001010.00.0
Darrin Smith000.00001010.00.0
Buffalo BillsIntYdsAvgLgTDSoloAstTotSackYdsL
Kenyatta Wright000.00005270.00.0
Antoine Winfield000.00006170.00.0
Phil Hansen000.00003250.55.0
Raion Hill000.00003250.00.0
Jay Foreman000.00002240.00.0
Keith Newman000.00003140.00.0
Pat Williams000.00002240.00.0
Ken Irvin000.00003030.00.0
Bryce Fisher000.00002131.07.0
Lance Brown000.00002130.00.0
Shawn Price000.00001120.00.0
DaShon Polk000.00001120.00.0
Aaron Schobel000.00002020.00.0
Keion Carpenter000.00002020.00.0
Erik Flowers000.00001120.55.0
Sam Cowart000.00000220.00.0
Jonas Jennings000.00002020.00.0
Fred Jones000.00002020.00.0
Nate Clements000.00001010.00.0
Rob Johnson000.00001010.00.0
Tony Driver000.00001010.00.0
Reggie Germany000.00001010.00.0
Dan O'Leary000.00001010.00.0

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