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NFL: New Orleans 31, Houston 23

Aug. 25, 2013 at 8:02 PM

HOUSTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Andy Tanner hauled down a pair of TD passes Sunday and the New Orleans Saints stayed unbeaten in the pre-season with a 31-23 win over Houston.

Drew Brees played sparingly, connecting on 4-of-6 passes for 104 yards and a touchdown, while backup Luke McCown went 10-of-14 through the air for 118 yards.

McCown fired a pair of touchdowns, including a go-ahead 14-yard strike to Kenny Stills late in the second quarter.

The Texans' Matt Schaub completed 15-of-26 attempts for 213 yards while playing the entire first half.

Ben Tate filled in for the injured Arian Foster and ran for 74 yards on 11 carries with a touchdown.

Andre Johnson caught seven passes for 131 yards for Houston.

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