Monday Night Football Recap — Drew Brees Leads Saints Over Dolphins, 38-17
Drew Brees threw for 413 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints cruised past the Miami Dolphins, 38-17, in New Orleans on Monday night. The win allowed New Orleans (4-0) to remain unbeaten, while Miami (3-1) lost for the first time this season.
The Saints’ offense dominated the Dolphins’ defense. New Orleans broke out to a 21-10 lead at halftime and a 35-10 advantage in the third quarter. Saints’ tight end Jimmy Graham had four catches for 100 yards, including touchdowns of 27 and 43 yards. Darren Sproles had seven catches for 114 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for another score.
Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill passed for 249 yards and a score, but he was sacked four times and committed four turnovers.