NFL: New Orleans 31, Tampa Bay 6

Oct. 17, 2010 at 4:47 PM

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Drew Brees connected on three touchdown passes, racking up 263 yards Sunday in the New Orleans Saints' 31-6 victory over Tampa Bay.

Brees hooked up with Lance Moore, Robert Meachem and Heath Evans in the one-sided victory, completing 21-of-32 passes with one interception for the Saints (4-2).

Rookie running back Chris Ivory rambled for a career-high 158 yards on 15 carries, including a 33-yard jaunt.

The Buccaneers (3-2) got a good passing game from Josh Freeman, who went 25-of-43 passing for 219 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown, but were stymied on the ground.

Cadillac Williams was held to 16 yards on 10 carries.

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