Quick Take: Saints - Rams

It was over when ...

Saints RB Reggie Bush goes airborne for one of his two scores.

(L.G. Patterson / Associated Press)

Marc Bulger's desperation heave into the end zone fell out of bounds on the game's final play, snuffing out a late St. Louis rally.

Game ball

Saints RB Reggie Bush was a big-play threat out of the backfield for New Orleans. Bush rushed for 83 yards on eight attempts, including a 55-yard run bursting through tackles. He scored one rushing touchdown and added a 15-yard scoring reception.

Key Stat

The Rams were able to stay in the game by winning the turnover advantage. St. Louis intercepted New Orleans QB Drew Brees twice and also recovered a fumble. The Rams committed only one turnover, but Marc Bulger's first-quarter interception in the red zone was a costly one.


The Saints snapped a two-game losing skid to St. Louis. ... New Orleans is 9-0 for the first time in club history. ... St. Louis is 0-4 at home this season and has lost nine consecutive home games.

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