Saints Down Tennessee 31-24 - Match Report
|Saints Down Tennessee 31-24 - Match Report|
New Orleans won 31-24 on Friday against Tennessee behind a 108-yard receiving performance from Joseph Morgan at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The Saints were a -3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 42.5.
Ryan Griffin completed 13 of 19 pass attempts for 179 yards and 2 TDs for the Saints in the win.
Shonn Greene rushed for 46 yards for Tennessee, while Bishop Sankey added 31 yards. Zach Mettenberger threw for 269 yards for the Titans, while receivers Justin Hunter and Taylor Thompson had 111 and 56 yards respectively.
Tennessee outgained New Orleans 412-399 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 28-22 by the Titans.
New Orleans led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:59-29:01 split in that important category.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Colts. The Titans will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.