Playing in a bruised Saints’ secondary, Sanford came up with the interception to set up Kai Forbath’s winning field goal. Also had a pass deflection.
QB DREW BREES
Extended his NFL record with 96th 300-yard game (323) and finished his sixth-best passing season ever (4,870 yards). This with a foot injury and missing a start.
DE CAM JORDAN
Had a sack to give him 10 this season and three more tackles. He also blocked a Shayne Graham field-goal try that could have impacted the outcome.
RB TIM HIGHTOWER
Again carried the load for a depleted RB corps with 16 carries for 66 yards and a touchown. He also caught five passes for 41 yards.