Saints Fall 26-20 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap
Tampa Bay's aerial attack produced 303 yards and the Buccaneers produced a 26-20 victory over New Orleans on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 50.5.
Earnest Graham rushed for 109 yards, while Kregg Lumpkin added 13 yards in the win. Arrelious Benn and Mike Williams added 83 and 59 receiving yards respectively.
Mark Ingram rushed for 22 yards for New Orleans, while Drew Brees added 21 yards. Drew Brees threw for 383 yards for the Saints, while receivers Jimmy Graham and Marques Colston had 124 and 118 yards respectively.
New Orleans outgained Tampa Bay 453-420 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Buccaneers.
The time of possession battle favored Tampa Bay as their offense was on the field for 31:27, longer than the 28:33 of their opponents.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bears. The Saints will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indianapolis.