The Saints fell to the Titans, 32-9, Thursday night in the preseason finale at the Superdome.
With the loss, the Saints fell to 2-2 and the Titans improved to 3-1 in this preseason. The Saints are 13-12 overall in preseason games during Head Coach Sean Payton’s tenure.
The Saints won the coin toss and chose to receive.
Canfield completed his first three passes for 34 yards on the opening drive. The Saints drove to the 38-yard line before being forced to punt.
The Saints forced the Titans to punt on their opening drive but Tennessee pinned the Saints down at their own 6-yard line. Two plays later, Canfield was sacked in the endzone by DL Karl Klug for a safety.
The Titans offense went three and out on their next drive but quickly found themselves back on the field as TE
The Titans capitalized off Humphrey’s fumble as K Rob Bironas hit a 32-yard field goal. Titans held on to their 5-0 lead to end the quarter.
On the opening play of the second quarter, QB Jake Locker ran down the right sideline for a 22-yard touchdown to increase the Titans lead to 12-0.
Three plays into the Saints next drive, Canfield was intercepted by DB Tom Campbell at the Saints 29-yard line.
The Titans continued to benefit from the Saints turnovers as Bironas nailed a 47-yard field goal with 11:34 left in the second quarter.
The Saints were able to drive to the Titans 41-yard line on the following drive but on 4th and 2, a Canfield pass fell incomplete for a turnover on downs.
The Titans extended their lead five minutes later when Locker found WR Lavelle Hawkins in the left corner of the endzone for a 12-yard touchdown.
The only score in the third quarter came off a Bironas 41-yard field goal to put the Titans lead at 25-0 with 12:14 left in the third.
Three minutes into the fourth quarter, Titans WR Damian Williams returned a punt 52 yards for a score to push the Titans lead to 32-0.
The Saints were finally able to get on the scoreboard on the following drive when Canfield connected with Billings for a two-yard touchdown. Kasay missed the extra point which put the Titans lead at 32-6 with 7:22 left in the fourth quarter.
The Titans went three and out on their next drive. Canfield again drove the Saints into scoring position where Kasay booted a 38-yard field goal to put the Titans lead at 32-9.