SNF Radio Highlights and Recap: Saints 31 – Lions 17

12/04/2011

NEW ORLEANS (12/4/11) – Drew Brees threw for 333 yards and three touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints defeated Detroit 31-17 on Sunday Night Football.

Mark Ingram also added a touchdown for the Saints, who moved to 9-3 on the year.

The Lions, who played without suspended defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, got 409 yards passing from Matthew Stafford, but it wasn’t enough as they fell to 7-5.

Dave Sims and James Lofton called the action on Westwood One Sports.

(Mark Ingram’s 14-yd TD run gives New Orleans a 10-0 lead)

(Drew Brees finds Robert Meachem, who takes it to the house to make it 17-0)

(Kevin Smith’s 2-yd TD run cuts the score to 17-7)

(Lance Moore goes up in traffic to snare a Brees pass to put the Saints up 24-7)

(Matthew Stafford dumps it off to Maurice Morris to get Detroit to within seven, 24-17)

(Brees answers with a TD pass to Darren Sproles that made it a two-touchdown game)

(Jimmy Graham’s postgame interview with Westwood One sideline reporter Kevin Kiley)

(Postgame recap from Westwood One’s Dave Sims and James Lofton)

 

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