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New Orleans Saints drop preseason finale to Packers 38-10

Saints will open regular season Sunday, Sept. 13

Associated Press photos from the New Orleans Saints vs Green Bay Packers game on Thursday, September 3, 2015.

Green Bay, Wis. - After a promising start on offense the New Orleans Saints' attack stalled Thursday night at Lambeau Field and the Green Bay Packers walked away with a 38-10 victory in the fourth and final preseason game.

The Saints - who rested just about all of their offensive and defensive starters Thursday - ended preseason 0-4. They open the regular season on Sunday, Sept. 13 at the Arizona Cardinals.

Luke McCown started at quarterback for the Saints and marched them 85 yards in six quick plays capped by a 7-yard scoring strike to Willie Snead. McCown was 5 for 5 for 82 yards on the drive, including a lovely 45-yard completion to Brandon Coleman on the Saints' first play.

Ryan Griffin took over on the next possession and led the Saints 58 yards in 13 plays. The drive ended on a 21-yard field goal by Dustin Hopkins. Griffin finished 7 of 13 for 56 yards.

Rookie Garrett Grayson took over to start the second half and while the Saints were able to move the ball at times they couldn't get into the end zone. Grayson was 8 for 19 for 71 yards with two interceptions, one that bounced off receiver Joe Morgan's hands.

The Saints came up with a turnover (Kyle Wilson interception) and a sack (credited to Bobby Richardson) but also gave up 38 unanswered points. Penalties again were an issue for the Saints as they committed nine for 75 yards.

Reserve Green Bay quarterback Brett Hundley was 16 of 23 for 236 yards and four touchdowns.

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