NFL: New Orleans 30, Chicago 13

Sept. 18, 2011 at 5:30 PM

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Drew Brees lit up the Bears' defense for 270 yards and three touchdowns Sunday, sparking the New Orleans Saints to a 30-13 victory over Chicago.

Brees completed 26-of-37 passes, and Devery Henderson compiled 103 yards and a score on three receptions for the Saints (1-1).

Darren Sproles added eight receptions for 43 yards and a touchdown while Mark Ingram scampered for 51 yards in the victory.

The Saints shut down Chicago's aerial game, holding Jay Cutler to just 19-of-45 passing for 244 yards.

Matt Forte made 10 receptions and ran for 49 yards on 10 carries, totaling 117 yards for the Bears (1-1).

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback