Saints Shut Out Tampa Bay, 41-0

By: Louis Montesi, III
By: Louis Montesi, III

The New Orelans Saints shut out the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 41-0.

Drew Brees threw for 307 yards and tossed four touchdown passes to four different players as the Saints' 3-game losing streak came to an end.

After giving up over 300 total yards to the Giants' rookie running back David Wilson, the Saints defense held rookie Doug Martin to 16 yards on nine carries and Legarrette Blount to 25 yards on four. They intercepted Buccaneer QB Josh Freeman four times.

Former Alabama running back Mark Ingram lead the Saints' ground game with 14 carries for 90 yards. Tight end Jimmy Graham lead the Saints with five catches for 69 yards.

Brees threw for over 300 yards and four touchdowns for the 17th time in his career, breaking the record held by former Dolphins QB Dan Marino.

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