NFL: New Orleans 24, New York Jets 10

Oct. 4, 2009 at 7:56 PM
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NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- New Orleans scored on a 99-yard interception return by Darren Sharper and an end zone fumble recovery Sunday and went on to defeat the New York Jets 24-10.

Sharper picked off a Mark Sanchez pass and raced for a touchdown and Remi Ayodele got the other score, on a fumble by Sanchez, within a 6-minute span in the second quarter, giving the Saints a 17-0 lead.

New Orleans (4-0) also had a 1-yard touchdown run by Pierre Thomas and a 34-yard field goal by John Carney.

Drew Brees completed 20-of-32 passes for 190 yards for the Saints.

Sanchez, 14-of-27 for 138 yards, had four turnovers, three of them interceptions, and was sacked four times

The Jets (3-1) scored on a 15-yard run by Thomas Jones and Jay Feely's 38-yard field goal.

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