The post-Drew Brees period is off to a great begin for the New Orleans Saints.
Jameis Winston, in his first begin at quarterback because the 2019 season, threw 5 landing passes in a monstrous win over the Inexperienced Bay Packers, 38-3.
Winston was 14-for-20 with 148 yards and a handful of touchdowns. In accordance with the FOX broadcast, Winston had the fewest yards thrown for any quarterback with 5 or extra landing passes since 1948. He did that every one in an enormous victory to start out the 2021 season.
Juwan Johnson had two of the 5 touchdowns. He completed with three catches for 21 yards. Deonte Harris had a rating and completed two catches for 72 yards. Chris Hogan had a 10-yard landing catch, his solely one of many day and Alvin Kamara had three catches for 8 yards with a rating and completed with 83 speeding yards on 20 carries.
Winston was named the beginning quarterback after beating out Taysom Hill for the job. He hadn’t performed within the beginning position since he was with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2019.
It was a disappointing begin for the Packers and Aaron Rodgers.
Rodgers didn’t appear to be himself. He was 15-for-28 with 133 passing yards. He didn’t throw any landing passes and had two interceptions. It was the primary time he was held with out a landing move in a regular-season sport since Week 5 of the 2020 season towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Davante Adams had 5 catches for 56 yards. Ten completely different Packers gamers had catches within the sport.
Inexperienced Bay solely bought 43 yards on the bottom. A.J. Dillon had probably the most yards, ending with 19 speeding yards on 4 carries.
The sport was performed in Jacksonville, Fla., as New Orleans works to get well from Hurricane Ida.
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