Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The Saints finished the 5th game skid with a 30-9 victory over the skidding Jets AP News

EASTERN RUTERFORD, NJ (AP) – Alvin Kamara ran 120 yards and returned after four games to give the New Orleans Saints a 30-9 win over the New York Jets in a five-game losing streak. encountered. On Sunday.

Tysom Hill ran for two points and waved a battered finger in his hand, which he threw to jump to 175 yards (6-7) for the Saints, his longest run since Sean Payton became coach in 2006.

Brett Maher added three field goals and the defense stifled a short-term attack by Zach Wilson and New York as the Jets (3-10) were knocked out of the playoffs. They tied the longest drought collection in the 1970s-80s franchise and missed 11 years after the season. It is also the longest active skid in the NFL.

Hill, who injured his right middle finger in the Saints ’previous game, finished 15 of 21 assists and ran 73 yards in 11 carries.

Kamara, who missed four games with his knees extended, looked completely healthy again when he carried the ball in the form of a 100-yard run 27 times in his fifth career. He also caught four passes for 25 yards.

In New York, Corey Davis (ankle) and Elijah Moore (quadriceps) and runners Michael Carter (ankle stretched) and Tevin Coleman (brain concussion) were absent – and it showed. The Jets finished third in 3 of 14 games.

Rookie was showing the best game of his NFL career, but sometimes he missed receivers and in others he overturned them. He finished 19th out of 42 for 202 yards.

After not taking first place in his first three possessions, Wilson immediately scored one with an 18-yard touchdown. He converted another goal a few minutes later, making a 14-yard pass directly to Braxton Berrios in the fourth and seventh in the 35th minute. -Yard field goal to tie it 3 – MetLife Stadium offers some ridiculous applause by the crowd.

A few minutes later, Justin Hardy’s penalty kick by the Jets put the Saints in the 46th game. Kamara, meanwhile, crossed the Jets ’porous running defense.

For the fourth time in his direct rise, he caught up with Kamara Hill, missed a collision attempt by Bryce Hall, and then entered the final zone for a 16-yard TD. , Put New Orleans ahead 10-3. The Kamara driver had 35 yards in four carriages.

Pineiro finished the first half with 46 yards, bringing the score to 10: 6. The Jets dropped to Saints 24, but a wide range of penalties to wide receiver Denzel Mims – illegal hands on the face and illegal formation – prevented him from driving.

Maher’s 31-yard lead increased the Saints’ lead to 13-6 as New Orleans chewed 9:01 with 58 seconds left in the third quarter. Maher added a 37-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter.

When the Jets were two points behind, they finished fourth and 6th out of 49, and Wilson’s pass to Kilan Cole fell from the receiver’s outstretched hand as Marcus Williams broke the game.

It gave the ball to the Saints and Hill covered the drive with a 2-yard TD run. He ended his day with a 44-yard scamper – the longest time in his career – 1:07 left.


Jets RB Austin Walter was active but did not play due to illness, the team announced in the middle of the second quarter.

In memory

The Jets observed a minute of silence in honor of former wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, who died at 33 at his home in Atlanta on Thursday night before the game.

Thomas played his last 10 seasons in the NFL with the Jets in 2019, scoring 36 assists and 11 assists in 433 yards. On Sunday, the Jets showed a picture of Thomas in a New York uniform: “Demaris in memory of Thomas. 1987-2021.


Saints: Play against Tom Brady and NFC southern rival Buccaneers at Tampa Bay next Sunday night.

Jets: Go to Miami next Sunday to face the AFC’s eastern rival, the Dolphins, who won their first match last month.


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