New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers third quarter update: The New Orleans Saints came up with two turnovers in the period but could only turn them into a 41-yard Garrett Hartley field goal and a 13-7 lead over the Bucs.
The Saints forced a Josh Freeman fumble and Malcolm Jenkins picked off one of his passes but the offense simply couldn't get going.
Key stats: Saints, Drew Brees, 21 of 35 for 250 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception. Jimmy Graham, nine catches for 164 yards. Bucs, Josh Freeman, 7 of 17 for 87 yards with 1 TD and 1 interception; Doug Martin, 19 carries for 108 yards.