FOXBORO, Mass., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes Sunday to help New England beat the New Orleans Saints, 24-17.
Brady completed 15-of-29 passes for 222 yards. Mike Vrabel added a touchdown on his only reception; Deion Branch and Ben Watson combined for nine catches for 104 yards and one touchdown; and Heath Evans rushed for 74 yards on 16 carries for the Patriots (6-4), who have won two in a row for the first time this season. They won despite yielding 425 yards.
Aaron Brooks went 27-of-50 passing for 343 yards and two touchdowns. Dante Stallworth made six catches for 76 yards and Joe Horn added six receptions for 80 yards on for the Saints (2-8),who have dropped six straight games.