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New Orleans Saints lead Colts 14-7 after first quarter

Posted Aug 23, 2014

Brees throws two TDs

First quarter update: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was sharp Saturday night in his 2014 preseason debut against the Indianapolis Colts. He led the team on an 80-yard scoring drive on its first possession, capped by a 3-yard TD pass to fullback Austin Johnson.

Brees led the Saints on another scoring drive to end the period as he hit longtime favorite target Marques Colston for a 13-yard touchdown.

The Colts scored when Luck hit tight end Coby Fleener for a 21-yard score on a busted coverage by the Saints' secondary.

Safety Kenny Vaccaro made a diving interception of a Luck pass to end the Colts' next drive.

Key stats: Saints, Drew Brees, 9 of 15 for 128 yards and two TDs; Mark Ingram, five carries for 26 yards; Jimmy Graham, one reception for 38 yards. Colts, Andrew Luck, three of five for 37 yards and one TD.