New Orleans vs Dallas Wrap - New Orleans Wins 30-27
|New Orleans vs Dallas Wrap - New Orleans Wins 30-27|
Drew Brees's 352-yard performance through the air was the key in New Orleans's 30-27 win over Dallas on Thursday at Cowboys Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Saints were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 4.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 48.5.
Julius Jones rushed for 45 yards, while Christopher Ivory added 38 yards in the win. Marques Colston and Devery Henderson added 105 and 97 receiving yards respectively.
Miles Austin rushed for 60 yards for Dallas, while Felix Jones added 44 yards. Jon Kitna threw for 313 yards for the Cowboys, while receivers Jason Witten and Roy Williams had 99 and 83 yards respectively.
New Orleans was outgained by Dallas 457-414 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-21 by the Cowboys.
New Orleans lost the time of possession battle 34:41/25:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For Dallas, they head on the road to face Indianapolis.