On Now
  • Live New Orleans Saints vs Houston Texans | Sun., Aug. 30, 2015 3:00 PM CDT
Coming Up
  • Thu., Sep. 03, 2015 6:00 PM CDT Live New Orleans Saints at Green Bay Packers The New Orleans Saints take on the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium.

News and Events

Print
RSS

New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears halftime update: Saints 20, Bears 7

Posted Oct 6, 2013

Both offenses come to life in second quarter

drew brees

New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears halftime update: Drew Brees connected with tight end Jimmy Graham on two big pass plays to set up New Orleans' first touchdown, a 2-yard pass to Pierre Thomas. The Saints scored their second touchdown on a beautiful 25-yard screen pass to Thomas down the left sideline, a play the Chicagoan has patented while with the Saints.

That score was set up when Thomas converted a fourth-and-1 run two plays earlier.

The Bears scored their only points on an efficient drive that showed off quarterback Jay Cutler's strong arm. The Bears ended the 80-yard drive with a 3-yard TD pass to Alshon Jeffery in the corner of the end zone.

Key stats: Drew Brees, 17 of 20 for 195 yards and two TD; Jimmy Graham, seven catches for 106 yards. Bears, Jay Cutler, 14 of 18, 175 yards, one TD. Alshon Jeffery, four catches for 50 yards, one TD.