The Rams' first win of the season broke an eight-game losing streak -- the team's longest slide since dropping 11 straight in the 1991-92 season.
Running back Steven Jackson scored his first NFL touchdown through the air and had 22 carries for 76 yards, in his return to action after a bulging disc in his back knocked him out early against Cleveland Oct. 28.
Drew Brees completed 25-of-36 passes for 272 yards and a pair of touchdowns for the Saints, but was intercepted twice.
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