- The New Orleans Saints fell to 2-2following Sunday's 27-21 overtime loss to the New York Giants and will return to action Sunday, Oct. 10 against the Washington Football Team at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. The contest will be broadcast on CBS (WWL-4 locally) at noon CT.
- The Saints loss drops their all-time record against the Giants to 14-17.
- The Saints loss Sunday gives Coach Sean Payton a 5-2 record against the Giants, 3-1 at home.
- New Orleans' last overtime contest was at Chicago on Nov. 1, 2020 when the Saints defeated the Bears, 26-23.
- The Saints currently have a streak of 308 regular season games without having been shut out, dating to a 26-20 win at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 6, 2002 at Raymond James Stadium, the longest running streak in the NFL.
- The Saints were eight of 13 (61.5 percent) on third down and scored touchdowns on all three of their red zone trips.
- Quarterback Jameis Winston, in his first regular season start as a Saint in the Caesars Superdome, completed 17-of-23 passes for 226 and one score and a 119.1 rating.
- Winston's 58-yard completion to Marquez Callaway on the opening drive of the second half was his longest completion as a Saint, regular season or postseason. He completed 12 consecutive passes at one point in the contest, tying a career-high.
- Quarterback Taysom Hill made his presence felt on the opening possession of the second half, when he broke seven tackles from eight yards out for the score, giving the Saints a 14-7 lead. Hill scored two rushing touchdowns, the third time Hill has scored at least two rushing touchdowns in the same game.
- Running back Alvin Kamara surpassed the century mark on the ground with 120 rushing yards on 26 attempts. It's Kamara's fourth career 100-yard rushing game, his second against the New York Giants (9/30/18 at New York Giants).
- Callaway had two receptions for 74 yards, including the career-long 58-yard reception from Winston.
- Tight end Juwan Johnson caught two passes for 20 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown grab. Johnson now leads the team with three scoring grabs.
- Receiver Deonte Harty had a career-high five receptions for 52 yards.
- Linebacker Demario Davis has 1,055 career defensive/special teams tackles for his career after recording seven stops Sunday.
- Safety Malcolm Jenkins had a game-high 12 tackles.
- Safety Marcus Williams intercepted Giants quarterback Daniel Jones to end the first half. Williams now has 15 interceptions in his career, tied for eighth in club record books with Ernie Jackson and Brett Maxie.
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