Fly By Night…
(8-3) Saints 49 Giants 24 (6-5)
It was all Drew Brees, early and often as he led his New Orleans Saints to a blowout victory over the New York Giants, 49-24.
The New York Giants were never in this game as the Saints pounced on them and never let go. Drew Brees put on a aerial display completing 24 of 38 passes for 363 yards, 4 touchdowns and a rushing touchdown. Two of Brees’ touchdown passes went to Lance Moore, while the other two were caught by Jimmy Graham. Mark Ingram rushed for 80 yards and a touchdown.
Giants quarterback Eli Manning passed 406 yards, 2 touchdowns and an interceptions. Victor Cruz was able to salsa in the end zone twice tonight as he caught both of Manning’s touchdown passes. Along with the two scores, Cruz caught 7 more balls for a total of 157 yards.