Patriots vs. Saints: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 Preseason

August 23, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A 35-yard field goal from Stephen Gostkowski with 14 seconds remaining in the game lifted the New England Patriots to a 26-24 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Saturday night. 
Led by Jimmy Garoppolo, the Patriots battled back from a 21-0 deficit by scoring on five of their final six drives of the game.
Garoppolo went 28-of-33 for 269 yards with a touchdown and interception for the Patriots' first win of the 2015 preseason.
However, it was Drew Brees who showed early on that he wasn't missing his former favorite target Jimmy Graham. Playing in the first quarter, Brees was 8-of-10 for 159 yards and two touchdowns, earning him a perfect 158.3 passer rating. 
His nicest pass of the day was his second touchdown pass, a 45-yard bomb to Brandin Cooks, which the Saints relayed video of:
Cooks had himself a monster game, reeling in four receptions on four targets for 117 yards, a 29.3 average. The Saints offense showed it was plenty capable of putting up...

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