It was over when ...
Bucs rookie QB [Josh Freeman](/player/joshfreeman/79557/profile) had a tough time against the [Saints](/teams/neworleanssaints/profile?team=NO), throwing a career-high three interceptions.
(Chuck Burton / Associated Press)
Brees did not finish with some of the amazing numbers he has tallied at times this year, but he managed the game very effectively and made sure not to put his dominant defense into bad situations.
The Saints were proficient in the red zone, scoring touchdowns on all five of their possessions inside the 20.