New York Falls 49-24 to Saints - Recap
|New York Falls 49-24 to Saints - Recap|
New Orleans got 4 passing strikes from Drew Brees en route to a 49-24 victory over New York on Monday in Week 12 action at Louisiana Superdome.
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 51.5.
Mark Ingram rushed for 80 yards, while Pierre Thomas added 63 yards in the win. Jimmy Graham and Marques Colston added 84 and 78 receiving yards respectively.
Brandon Jacobs rushed for 46 yards for New York, while D.J. Ware added 23 yards. Eli Manning threw for 406 yards for the Giants, while receivers Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks had 157 and 87 yards respectively.
New York lost the offensive yardage battle to New Orleans 577-465 yards in Monday's game. New Orleans had more first downs as that total ended up 31-29.
The time of possession battle favored New York as their offense was on the field for 31:28, longer than the 28:32 of their opponents.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Green Bay.