Brees, Saints Torch Dolphins, NFL News
Published on October 1 2013 6:15 am
Last Updated on October 1 2013 6:15 am
Written by Millie Lange
(New Orleans, LA) -- Drew Brees finished 30-of-39 for 413 yards and four touchdowns as the Saints torched the Dolphins 38-17 on "Monday Night Football" at the Superdome. Saints head coach Sean Payton says Brees had another sensational game.
Darren Sproles had 142 total yards and two touchdowns, one receiving and one rushing. Jimmy Graham had four grabs for 100 yards and two TDs for the Saints, who are 4-and-0 for the first time since 2009 and just the fourth time in franchise history. Ryan Tannehill was 22-of-35 for 249 yards with a TD, but threw three interceptions and fumbled once in the loss. Lamar Miller rushed for 62 yards and a score for Miami, which fell to 3-1.
Rams Host Jags Sunday
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Rams get back to work this week as they prepare to host the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome. The Rams are coming off an ugly 35-11 loss to the 49ers last Thursday that dropped them to 1-and-3 on the season. The Jaguars are one of three teams still winless at 0-4 after losing 37-3 Sunday to Indianapolis.
Bears Turn Page After First Loss
(Lake Forest, IL) -- The Bears are shifting gears after their first loss of the season. Head coach Marc Trestman spoke to the media Monday and continued to point out that turnovers were the team's biggest issue in Sunday's 40-32 defeat to the Lions. Chicago will look to turn it around this week when they host the Saints, who crushed the Dolphins last night.
Monday, September 30 Scoreboard
New Orleans Saints 38, Miami Dolphins 17