4:05 PM ET, October 4, 2009
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
Saints get 2 scores off Sanchez turnovers to hand Ryan's Jets first loss
Saints Stop Sanchez
The Saints can pass with Drew Brees, but they can also stop the pass, especially in the second half. New Orleans limited Jets rookie Mark Sanchez in the second half to just 5-of-13 passing with two interceptions.
|1st half||2nd half|
-- ESPN Stats and Information
• The Saints' 4-0 start is their first since 1993, when they won their first five games before going 3-8 the rest of the way.
• Darren Sharper had his 10th interception return for a TD; only Hall of Famer Rod Woodson has more with 12.
• Drew Brees last went consecutive weeks without a TD pass in Weeks 3 and 4 on the 2007 season.
• Mark Sanchez threw three interceptions after throwing just two over his first three starts.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Sharper has 59 career interceptions, ninth most all-time. ... Although the Jets got pressure on Brees, they didn't sack him. ... Jets right tackle Damien Woody left in the third quarter with what the team said was a right ankle injury.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.2||5.4|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-2||1-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||2|
|FG||8:10||John Carney 34 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 13 plays, 60 yds, 6:54
|TD||15:00||Darren Sharper 99 Yard Interception Return (John Carney Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 34 yds, 3:14
|TD||9:09||Remi Ayodele Fumble Recovery (John Carney Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 3 yds, 0:37
|FG||1:52||Jay Feely 38 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 14 plays, 60 yds, 7:12
|TD||7:55||Thomas Jones 15 Yard Run (Jay Feely Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 34 yds, 1:16
|TD||6:13||Pierre Thomas 1 Yard Run (John Carney Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 11 plays, 74 yds, 6:49