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New Orleans Saints vs Detroit Lions Recap - Saints Win 35-29
New Orleans got 2 scoring strikes from Drew Brees en route to a 35-29 victory over Detroit on Sunday in Week 4 action at Ford Field.
New Orleans was a favorite by -3.0 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 51.5.
Drew Brees completed 19 of 25 pass attempts for 246 yards and 2 TDs for the Saints in the win.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 36 yards for Detroit, while D'Andre Swift added 22 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 206 yards for the Lions, while receivers Kenny Golladay and Danny Amendola had 62 and 57 yards respectively.
Detroit was outgained by New Orleans 392-281 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-18 by the Saints.
The time of possession battle favored New Orleans as their offense was on the field for 36:46, longer than the 23:14 of their opponents.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Jacksonville.