New Orleans vs Minnesota Wrap - New Orleans Wins 42-20
|New Orleans vs Minnesota Wrap - New Orleans Wins 42-20|
New Orleans got 5 passing strikes from Drew Brees en route to a 42-20 victory over Minnesota on Sunday in Week 15 action at The Metrodome.
The Saints were a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 53.5.
Christopher Ivory rushed for 74 yards, while Pierre Thomas added 44 yards in the win. Marques Colston and Lance Moore added 91 and 91 receiving yards respectively.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 60 yards for Minnesota, while Christian Ponder added 34 yards. Christian Ponder threw for 120 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Toby Gerhart and Devin Aromashodu had 46 and 29 yards respectively.
Minnesota was outgained by New Orleans 573-207 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 36-12 by the Saints.
New Orleans led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 38:49/21:11 split in that important category.
New Orleans heads into a Week 16 battle against the Falcons. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.