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- Sports · College Sports · American Football · Drew Brees · New Orleans Saints · New Orleans · Emmanuel Sanders · Adrian Peterson · Latavius Murray · Matthew Stafford

Drew Brees threw two touch­down passes to Tre'Quan Smith, Latavius Mur­ray scored two rush­ing touch­downs and the New Or­leans Saints held off host Detroit.

Brees passed for 246 yards while com­plet­ing 19 of 25 at­tempts for the Saints (2-2). Alvin Ka­mara rushed for 83 yards and a touch­down and Mur­ray gained 64 rush­ing yards. Em­manuel San­ders caught six passes for 93 yards, while Smith hauled in four passes for 54 yards. Matthew Stafford threw three touch­down passes for Detroit (1-3). The Lions were held to 90 rush­ing yards, with Adrian Peter­son lead­ing the way with 36 yards and a touch­down on 11 car­ries.

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