New Orleans vs Oakland Recap - Saints Win 38-17
Drew Brees passed for 3 TDs and 219 yards in leading the Saints past Oakland on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 55.5.
Mark Ingram rushed for 67 yards, while Chris Ivory added 37 yards in the win. Marques Colston and Lance Moore added 69 and 53 receiving yards respectively.
Marcel Reece rushed for 103 yards for Oakland, while Taiwan Jones added 13 yards. Carson Palmer threw for 312 yards for the Raiders, while receivers Marcel Reece and Darrius Heyward-Bey had 90 and 69 yards respectively.
New Orleans lost the offensive yardage battle to Oakland 404-382 yards in Sunday's game. Oakland had more first downs as that total ended up 24-19.
New Orleans lost the time of possession battle 31:24/28:36, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 49ers. The Raiders will aim to get back on the winning track at Cincinnati.