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Postgame notes: New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings | 2023 NFL Week 10

Postgame notes from the New Orleans Saints Week 10 loss to the Minnesita Vikings.

Check out the game action shots from the New Orleans Saints game against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 10 of the 2023 NFL season.
Check out the game action shots from the New Orleans Saints game against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 10 of the 2023 NFL season.

*• *With the 27-19 loss to the Vikings, the Saints hold a 5-5 record with a 3-3 mark on the road heading into their Week 11 bye.

*• *New Orleans will return to action to play at Atlanta at noon on Nov, 26 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

*• *The Saints defense was dominant in the second half, allowing just three points and 91 net yards while also holding the Vikings to 2-of-9 on third down conversion attempts.

• Quarterback Derek Carr finished 13-of-18 for 110 yards before exiting in the third quarter due to injury.

*• *Carr's 13 completions pushed his career total to 3,421, passing Joe Montana (3409) for 22nd place all-time.

*• *Quarterback Jameis Winstonrelieved Carr in the third quarter and added 122 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions on 13-of-25 passing.

*• *Running back Alvin Kamara led the Saints backfield with 75 yards from scrimmage, including a team-high seven receptions for 33 yards.

* Receiver Chris Olave added six grabs for a club-best 94 receiving yards and a touchdown.

*• *Rookie receiver A.T. Perrycontributed two receptions for 38 yards and a touchdown grab from Winston in the fourth quarter. The two catches and touchdown were the first of his NFL career

*• *Receiver/returner Rashid Shaheedadded five receptions, pushing his season total to 31 receptions through 10 games and surpassing his 2022 rookie receiving figure of 28 grabs.

*• *Receiver Lynn Bowden Jr.made his first grab of the season on a 12-yard catch in the fourth quarter.

*• *Defensive end Cameron Jordan played in his 202nd regular season game Sunday, moving into a tie for 46th place all-time among NFL defensive linemen with Rob Burnett, Tony McGee, Anthony Pleasant and Jack Youngblood.

*• *Linebacker Demario Davisled the Saints defense with nine stops (six solo), a stop for loss, and sack. With six solo tackles Sunday, he now has 403 solo stops in his Black and Gold career.

*• *Cornerback Paulson Adebotied for a team-high nine tackles while adding two passes defended.

*• *Safety Tyrann Mathieuhad a game-high seven solo stops.

*• *Cornerback Alontae Tayloradded five tackles, a tackle for loss, and two passes defensed.

*• *Kicker Blake Grupe made a 48-yard field goal. All four of his kickoffs sailed into the end zone for touchbacks.

*• *Punter Lou Hedleypunted six times for 279 yards (46.5) average, including one boot downed inside the 20-yard line, including a 41.2 net punting average.

*• *Long snapper Zach Wood played in his 108th career game, moving him into a tie with running back Dalton Hilliard and kicker John Carney for 39th on the club's games played list.

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