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New Orleans Saints-Oakland Raiders updates: Saints lead 17-0 after first quarter

Posted Aug 16, 2013

Mark Ingram 2-yard TD, 53-yard Garrett Hartley field goal, 16-yard TD from Kenny Stills account for the scoring

The New Orleans Saints used two bombs to take a 17-0 first quarter lead over the Oakland Raiders on Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Garrett Hartley drilled a 53-yard field to end the Saints' first drive of the game and Drew Brees connected with Nick Toon on a 56-yard pass to set up a 2-yard touchdown run by Mark Ingram to make it 10-0.

On Brees' third possession he led the Saints to another TD as he connected with rookie Kenny Stills for a 16-yard TD.

The Saints' first-team defense was effective as it held the Raiders and quarterback Matt Flynn to 38 yards on two possessions.

Key stats: Saints: Drew Brees 9 of 11, 134 yards, 1 TD; Mark Ingram four rushes for 10 yards, 1 TD; Nick Toon 1 reception for 56 yards; Raiders: Matt Flynn 3 of 6 for 36 yards.