New Orleans 34, Seattle 19

Sunday, November 21, 2010 4:05 PM
WHEN: 4:05 PM EST, Sunday, November 21, 2010
WHERE: Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
TEMPERATURE: DOME
HEAD OFFICIAL: Mike Carey
ATTENDANCE: 70015

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Seattle 3 13 0 3 19
New Orleans 7 20 7 0 34

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Seattle 5-5 3-1 2-4 L1
New Orleans 7-3 4-2 3-1 W3

Recap

Drew Brees tossed four touchdown passes - two apiece to wide receivers Marques Colston and Robert Meachem - as the New Orleans Saints posted a 34-19 victory over the visiting Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

Christopher Ivory added a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter as New Orleans (7-3) won its third in a row to remain hot on the heels of Atlanta (8-2) in the NFC South.

The Falcons cruised to a 34-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams (4-6) on Sunday, thereby keeping Seattle (5-5) in sole possession of first place in the NFC West.

Brees finished 29 of 43 and completed passes to 10 different receivers while amassing 382 yards.

Colston reeled in a team-high eight receptions for 113 yards while Meachem had three catches for 50 yards for the Saints.

Matt Hasselbeck found Ben Obomanu for a 2-yard score and Olindo Mare connected on all four field-goal attempts for Seattle, which has dropped three of its last four games.

Hasselbeck completed 32 of 44 passes for 366 yards, with former first-round pick Mike Williams (six catches, 109 yards) and Obomanu (five catches, 87 yards) proving to be his trusted targets.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Seattle   New Orleans
Marshawn Lynch Player Christopher Ivory
7 Attempts 23
36 Yards 99
5.1 Avg Yards 4.3
0 Touchdowns 1
17 Long 24
Receiving
Seattle   New Orleans
Mike Williams Player Marques Colston
6 Receptions 8
109 Yards 113
18.2 Avg Yards 14.1
0 Touchdowns 2
68 Long 23

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Seattle 424 58 366 1 4 2 0.0 0
New Orleans 494 112 382 5 0 0 0.0 2

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Dallas. The Saints have a W/L % of .700 after a win and .700 after a loss.
  • Seattle will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Seahawks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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