New Orleans 30, Chicago 13

Sunday, September 18, 2011 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, September 18, 2011
WHERE: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
TEMPERATURE: DOME
HEAD OFFICIAL: Walt Coleman
ATTENDANCE: 73019

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Chicago 7 3 3 0 13
New Orleans 3 13 7 7 30

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 1-1 1-0 0-1 L1
New Orleans 1-1 1-0 0-1 W1

Recap


Drew Brees tossed three touchdown passes and the New Orleans Saints bounced back from a tough loss in Week 1 to rout the Chicago Bears 30-13 on Sunday at the Louisiana Superdome.

Brees gave the Saints (1-1) their first lead with a 79-yard bomb to Devery Henderson in the second quarter, and he put the finishing touches on the win with scoring tosses to Robert Meachem and Darren Sproles.

Brees has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 29 consecutive regular-season games dating to Week 4 of the 2009 season. Brees has thrown 62 touchdown passes during the streak, which is the fourth-longest in the NFL since 1950.

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was held out of the end zone, snapping a streak of four consecutive games with at least one touchdown reception.

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was sacked six times and has been sacked 11 times through two games.

Brees has won 14 of his past 19 home starts.

The Bears (1-1) had won three straight against the Saints.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Chicago   New Orleans
Matt Forte Player Mark Ingram
10 Attempts 14
49 Yards 51
4.9 Avg Yards 3.6
0 Touchdowns 0
42 Long 12
Receiving
Chicago   New Orleans
Matt Forte Player Devery Henderson
10 Receptions 3
117 Yards 103
11.7 Avg Yards 34.3
0 Touchdowns 1
21 Long 79

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Chicago 246 60 186 1 2 0 1.0 1
New Orleans 382 118 264 3 3 0 6.0 3

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Houston . The Saints have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game at home against Green Bay. The Bears have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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