Saints outlast Steelers, 20-10

By Jeff Shepard – bio | email

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees passed for 305 yards and two touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-10 on Sunday night.

Brees was 20 of 22 for 191 yards in the second half, breaking open a defensive struggle in which no team scored a touchdown through the first three quarters.

Brees' first TD went to Marques Colston for 16 yards and the second went for 8 yards to Lance Moore with 2:37 left.

Leigh Torrence then intercepted Ben Roethlisberger to seal it for the Saints (5-3).

Rashard Mendenhall had the only touchdown for Pittsburgh (5-2) on a 38-yard run in the fourth quarter. Roethlisberger was 17 of 28 for 195 yards in a matchup of the past two Super Bowl champs.

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