Saints' frustrating season nearing conclusion
A frustrating season for the New Orleans Saints is nearing a conclusion. With three games left, the Saints have a 5-8 record following a 52-27 loss to the New York Giants.
It was a big day for the Giants' David Wilson who returned a kickoff for 97 yards and a touchdown. Wilson scored two more touchdowns as he racked up 100 yards on 13 carries.
The Saints' special teams had a horrible day as they gave up 287 yards on six kickoffs.
It was the first time the Giants scored more than 50 points since 1986 and it was the most points allowed by the Saints since 2005.
Eli Manning completed 22 of 35 yards for 259 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions.
Drew Brees was 26 of 41 for 354 yards, with a touchdown and two picks.
The win ended the Giants' three-game losing streak against the Saints who turned the ball over 4 times in losing their third straight game.
The Saints host Tampa Bay at noon Sunday. The 6-7 Bucs lost in the final minutes to Philadelphia, 23-21.