First quarter

SAINTS: Jimmy Graham 1 pass from Drew Brees at 7:53 (Garrett Hartley kick). DRIVE: 10 plays, 80 yards, 4:02. KEY PLAYS: Mark Ingram 16-yard run and Pierre Thomas 14-yard run on back-to-back plays. Travaris Cadet 17-yard gain on a swing pass to the Raiders’ 19. Saints 7, Raiders 0.

SAINTS : Malcolm Jenkins 55-yard interception return at 4:06 (Hartley kick). KEY PLAY: Saints pressure Carson Palmer heavily up the middle, and Jenkins steps in front of Brandon Myers for the pick and races down the left sideline for the score. Saints 14, Raiders 0.

Second quarter

RAIDERS: Myers 1 pass from Palmer at 4:10 (Sebastian Janikowski kick). DRIVE: 4-81-2:17. KEY PLAYS: Marcel Reece catches a short pass on third-and-5 and escapes tackle by Roman Harper for a 56-yard gain to Saints’ 20. Patrick Robinson 19-yard pass interference penalty against Denarius Moore puts ball on the Saints’ 1. Saints 14, Raiders 7.

SAINTS: Lance Moore 38 pass from Brees at 0:48 (Hartley kick). DRIVE: 8-90-3:22. KEY PLAYS: Marques Colston 24-yard reception on second play of drive to the Saints’ 43. Colston 16-yard catch on third-and-4 to the Raiders’ 35. Saints 21, Raiders 7.

Third quarter

SAINTS: Ingram 27 run at 14:43 (Hartley kick). DRIVE: 1-27-0:17. KEY PLAY: Drive set up on 75-yard return of second-half kickoff by Cadet to the Raiders’ 27. Saints 28, Raiders 7.

RAIDERS: Janikowski 40 field goal at 10:22. DRIVE: 10-45-4:21. KEY PLAYS: Jeremy Stewart 23-yard catch and run on screen pass on second-and-18 to the Saints’ 22. Rod Streater is stripped by Jabari Greer after a catch and Roman Harper recovers, but the play is overturned and ruled incomplete, which allows the drive to continue. Saints 28, Raiders 10.

SAINTS: Moore 15 pass from Brees at 3:26 (Hartley kick). DRIVE: 6-58-2:46. KEY PLAYS: Brees 8-yard pass to Cadet to Raiders’ 46. Chris Ivory 25-yard run to Raiders’ 15. Saints 35, Raiders 10.

Fourth quarter

SAINTS: Hartley 47 field goal at 10:28. DRIVE: 9-31-4:26. KEY PLAYS: On first play of fourth period, Saints’ defense holds on fourth-and-1 to set up the drive. Brees 15-yard pass to Colston to the Raiders’ 41. Ivory 9-yard run to the Oakland 32. Saints 38, Raiders 10.

RAIDERS: Juron Criner 3 pass from Palmer at 4:00 (Janikowski kick). DRIVE: 7-93-2:03. KEY PLAYS: Darrius Heyward-Bey back-to-back catches of 22 and 16 yards. Palmer 27-yard pass to Myers to Saints’ 28. Streater 20-yard reception to the Saints’ 3. Saints 38, Raiders 17.

FINAL SCORE: Saints 38, Raiders 17.

RECORDS: Saints 5-5, Raiders 3-7.


Sheldon Mickles