Saints Suffer 27-16 Defeat Against Rams

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Marques Colston had a big day, but it wasn't enough to avoid a tough loss for the Saints against the Rams, 27-16, in St. Louis.

Drew Brees put together a solid 39 for 56 effort with 393 yards passing, two touchdowns (1 pass, 1 rush), two picks and one fumble. Kellen Clemens ended up going 14 of 20 with 158 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions for the Rams.

Pierre Thomas rushed for 21 yards on eight carries and had seven receptions for 62 yards. Colston was a highlight, catching eight passes for 92 yards with a touchdown.

The New Orleans defense gave up 144 yards rushing and 158 passing.

Rams running back Zac Stacy was impressive, racking up 133 yards rushing and one touchdown. Tight end Cory Harkey also had a good game with 29 receiving yards and one touchdown.

The Saints travel to Charlotte next week to meet the Panthers (10-4) while the Rams are at home to take on the Buccaneers (4-10).


Saints Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B

85

D. Brees

39

56

393

1

2


Rams Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B

84

K. Clemens

14

20

158

2

0


Saints Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C+

79

D. Sproles

RB

7

24

3.4

0

B-

81

P. Thomas

RB

8

21

2.6

0

B

85

D. Brees

QB

2

8

4.0

1


Rams Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

Z. Stacy

RB

28

133

4.8

1

C

72

S. Bailey

WR

1

6

6.0

0

B

84

K. Clemens

QB

3

5

1.7

0


Saints Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

96

M. Colston

WR

8

92

11.5

1

B

85

L. Moore

WR

6

78

13.0

0

B-

81

P. Thomas

RB

7

62

8.9

0


Rams Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C

76

A. Pettis

WR

4

41

10.3

0

C

73

C. Givens

WR

1

31

31.0

0

B

87

C. Harkey

TE

3

29

9.7

1


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