Hanson lifts Lions over Saints

Jason Hanson kicked a 39-yard field goal as time expired in the fourth quarter to lift the Detroit Lions to a 13-12 win over the New Orleans Saints on Saturday.

The Lions won this game as a 3-point underdog on the road. The game’s final score fell UNDER the posted total (40).

Shaun Rogers returned a fumble for a 21-yard TD to score the only TD of the game for the Lions. Joey Harrington completed 17-of-30 passes for 210 yards and was intercepted once. Roy Williams had four catches for 111 yards.

John Carney kicked four field goals to give the Saints all their points in this game.