New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) – Justin Forsett’s career night helped
propel the Baltimore Ravens to a 34-27 victory over the New Orleans Saints on
Forsett finished with a career-high 182 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries
for the Ravens (7-4), who moved into a three-way tie for second place in the
AFC North behind the Bengals (7-3-1).
Joe Flacco threw for 243 yards and a touchdown on 18-of-24 passing, Steve
Smith made four catches for 89 yards and a touchdown and Torrey Smith hauled
in five passes for 98 yards in the win.
Drew Brees completed 35 of his 45 passes for 420 yards with three scores and
an interception, and Jimmy Graham had two touchdowns to go with 47 yards on
six catches for the Saints (4-7), who went 0-3 on a homestand for just the
third time in franchise history (1967, 1997).
Despite the loss, New Orleans is tied for first with Atlanta in the
underwhelming NFC South.