Drew Brees went 7 for 14 for 109 yards in a little more than quarter of action for the Saints (1-1). Chase Daniel threw a long TD pass to rookie Joseph Morgan and 2011 first-round pick Mark Ingram had a touchdown run in the first half for New Orleans.
The Arizona Cardinals and Larry Fitzgerald agreed to an eight-year deal that could pay the star receiver as much as $120 million, making it one of the richest deals in the NFL. Fitzgerald and team President Michael Bidwill appeared at a hastily called news conference Saturday night to announce the agreement.
More than half of the NFL’s teams sent representatives to watch the former Ohio State quarterback try to prove he should be taken in Monday’s supplemental draft. NFL Network’s Albert Breer reported the teams in attendance included the 49ers, Bengals, Bills, Browns, Buccaneers, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Lions, Patriots, Raiders, Redskins, Saints and Steelers.
The New Orleans Saints are hours away from their showdown against the Houston Texans. Both teams are coming off wins in week one, which where games that show cased the two teams improved defenses.