The New Orleans Saints improved to 4-4 with their first road win as they beat the Carolina Panthers, 28-10.
The New Orleans Saints took the field against the Carolina Panthers for Thursday Night Football, and they were able to maintain their momentum with a 28-10 victory.
This marked their first road win of the season, and they improved their overall record to 4-4 as the Panthers fell to 3-5-1.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees had an overall solid night as he threw for 297 yards with a touchdown and an interception on 24-of-34 passing. He was able to overcome two early turnovers and finish strongly.
Running back Mark Ingram rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries, taking advantage of the absence of Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas.
Tight end Jimmy Graham caught seven passes for 83 yards and a touchdown as he showed that he is healthy again.
For the Panthers, quarterback Cam Newton struggled badly as he was held to 151 yards and an interception on 10-of-28 passing.
The Panthers offense as a whole sputtered as it was held to 231 total yards, and the Saints gained an even bigger lead in the NFC South with their win.