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)