1:00 PM ET, November 15, 2009
Edward Jones Dome, Saint Louis, MO
Saints still perfect after Bush's rare 2-TD effort erases 3 turnovers
Marching On History
The Saints' high-flying offense is within sight of some of the most potent units of all-time through nine games.
|2007||New England Patriots||355|
|2000||St. Louis Rams||354|
|2009||New Orleans Saints||331|
• The Saints tied a franchise record with their ninth straight victory in what was their closest win of the season (five points).
• Courtney Roby scored his first TD since 2005 as he recorded the Saints' first kickoff return TD since 2004.
• Reggie Bush caught and rushed for a TD in the same game for the fifth time in his career.
• The Rams failed to record their first win streak since Week 6-7 last season.
• New Orleans turned the ball over three times, giving it a total of 13 over the last four games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Jackson's run for the tying score was only the Rams' fifth touchdown out of 18 trips inside the 20 all year. ... Rams WR Keenan Burton (right knee) was carted off after getting hurt on an end zone interception by Usama Young and has an injury to the patella tendon. Late October pickup Brandon Gibson stepped in with his first seven catches of the season, for 93 yards. ... The Rams forced a total of nine turnovers in their first eight games. ... The Saints lead the NFL with 17 interceptions.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||7.5||6.1|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-4||2-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||1||0|
|TD||14:20||Reggie Bush 3 Yard Run (John Carney Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 13 plays, 78 yds, 7:30
|TD||9:31||Donnie Avery 29 Yard Pass From Marc Bulger (Josh Brown Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 75 yds, 4:51
|TD||6:58||Reggie Bush 15 Yard Pass From Drew Brees (John Carney Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 72 yds, 2:32
|TD||1:04||Steven Jackson 2 Yard Run (Josh Brown Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 13 plays, 73 yds, 5:56
|TD||15:00||Courtney Roby 97 Yard Kickoff Return (John Carney Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 97 yds, 0:00
|FG||7:12||Josh Brown 32 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 9 plays, 46 yds, 3:49
|TD||12:24||Robert Meachem 27 Yard Pass From Drew Brees (John Carney Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 77 yds, 3:59
|TD||2:50||Donnie Avery 19 Yard Pass From Marc Bulger (Marc Bulger Pass to Daniel Fells For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 80 yds, 1:41