Brief: Saints lose to Broncos in Sunday night action

Maroon Staff

The New Orleans Saints lost Sunday night, Oct. 28 to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, giving the Saints their fifth loss of the season. Drew Brees and the Saints, ranked number one in the league in passing, were held to just over 250 yards of total offense while Peyton Manning took advantage of the Saints’ defense, which is among the worst in the league. Manning threw for 305 yards and 3 touchdowns in the 34-14 win, propelling the Broncos to first in the AFC West. The Saints are now ranked third in the NFC South. The Saints will face the Philadelphia Eagles on Nov. 5 on Monday Night Football.