Brees, Saints slaughter Lions

Brees, Saints slaughter Lions

Drew Brees passed for 358 yards with six touchdowns and an interception Sunday, as the New Orleans Saints defeated the Detroit Lions 45-27.

The Saints were a 14-point favorite in the game and were able to cover the spread. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (50).

Jeremy Shockey caught four passes for 31 yards and two touchdowns for New Orleans and Devery Henderson caught five passes for 103 yards and a touchdown.

Matt Stafford passed for 205 yards with three interceptions and a TD run for Detroit, while Calvin Johnson caught three passes for 90 yards.