Saints March to Victory Against Packers

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The Green Bay Packers did not have Aaron Rodgers on Sunday and how would they respond against the New Orleans Saints? Drew Brees completed 27-of-38 passes for 331 yards a touchdown and two interceptions sparked the Saints to a 26-17 victory over Green Bay.

Aaron Jones scored on a 46-yard touchdown run for the Packers in the first quarter. He finished with 131 rushing yards on 17 carries and a touchdown. In the second quarter, Mark Ingram scored on a 12-yard touchdown run. He finished with 105 yards rushing on 22 carries and a touchdown.

Alvin Kamara had 57 rushing yards on 9 carries and he had 50 receiving yards on five receptions. Later in the second quarter, Brett Hundley scored on a 14-yard touchdown run. Hundley finished with 44 rushing yards on three carries and a touchdown. He also completed 12-of-25 passes for 87 yards and an interception. Hundley started for Aaron Rodgers and he played alright.

In the third quarter, Brees threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Coleman. Coleman finished with two catches for 31 yards receiving and a touchdown. Ted Ginn Jr. was the Saints leading receiver with seven receptions for 141 yards receiving.

Will Lutz kicked the go-ahead 44-yard field goal with 10:26 remaining for New Orleans. With the Saints leading 19-17 later in the fourth quarter, Drew Brees scored on a 1-yard run. New Orleans will host the Chicago Bears (3-4) next Sunday and the Green Bay Packers will be on a bye week.