New Orleans Saints’ Win Over Bills Their Most Impressive of The Season


Published: September 27, 2009

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... and win on the road despite a sub-par game from Drew Brees?!

The Saints? Really?!

They did just that as they defeated the Buffalo Bills 27-7 to move to 3-0.

In the process, Sean Payton's team is proving that they are not the same ol' Saints.

The Saints may have scored more points in each of their first two games and won by more points against Philadelphia, but their week three victory over Buffalo may later prove to be one of the defining games of the season.

Before you scoff at such a notion, take into account some of these facts:

  • The Saints were playing in their second of back to back games on the road, both more than 1,200 miles from home.
  • Drew Brees (16 for 29, 172 yards, zero touchdowns, sacked twice, lost a fumble) was merely average.
  • Lynell Hamilton, the Saints' fourth running back, scored the game's first touchdown.
  • Buffalo scored a touchdown on a fake field goal.
  • The Saints punted on four str...

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