The Saints rallied from a 27-16 deficit in the fourth quarter to cut the lead to 27-24 and be in the redzone with 10 seconds left in the game but it wasn’t enough as the Titans escaped LP Field with the victory to close out the preseason.
The Saints took a 3-0 lead at the 10:31 mark in the first quarter when K
In the first quarter, the Saints didn’t shy away from Pro Bowl DB Cortland Finnegan as Ramsey threw his way a number of times, including back-to-back completions to WRs
The Saints second-team offense went against the Titans No.1 defense for most of the first half and held their own, as they were able to drive the ball and showed a lot of poise against the Titans top squad.
Titans QB Vince Young hit TE Bo Scaife for a seven-yard touchdown with seven seconds left in the first quarter.
With the Titans punting on 4th and 7 at their own 34-yard line, DE
Saints struggled to stop the Titans on third down to start the game, as Tennessee was successful on four of its first seven attempts.
The Titans tied the scoreboard with 3:05 left in the first half when Bironas connected on a 30-yard field goal.
The Titans went into halftime with a 13-10 lead.
Titans QB Chris Simms fumbled the ball at the Saints 15-yard line and DT
Four seconds into the fourth quarter, Titans RB LeGarrette Blount ran up the middle for a one-yard touchdown to give the Titans a 20-13 lead.
Hartley cut the Titans’ lead to 20-16 when he connected on a 41-yard field goal with 7:18 left in the game. Hartley finished a perfect 8-8 field goals this preseason.
Titans RB Alvin Pearman ran for a 5-yard touchdown to give the Titans a 27-16 advantage with 3:18 left in the game.
In the next series, Daniel drove the offense down the field and fired a 35-yard touchdown to WR Adrian Arrington. On the next play, the Saints converted a two-point conversion when Daniel hit WR
At the two-minute warning, the Titans led 27-24 on their 27-yard line and are set to punt on fourth and three.
Daniel’s late-game heroics continued as he spearheaded the Saints down the field and benefited from a Titans pass interference penalty on fourth down to keep their drive alive.
With 11 seconds remaining, Daniel fired a pass intended for TE