Jameis Winston was magical in his first begin for the Saints after Drew Brees’ 2021 retirement. The man who led the league in touchdowns and interceptions in 2019, Winston was almost flawless on Sunday — posting a passer score of 130.8 as he tossed 5 touchdowns with no picks as New Orleans beat Inexperienced Bay, 38-3.
The Saints sport plan labored to manage the ball and the clock, as they ran 39 instances, passing simply 21 instances, and held a nine-minute benefit in time of possession. Winston set an NFL document, turning into the primary quarterback to throw 5 touchdowns with below 150 passing yards in a sport (he had 148).
The Saints have had some acquainted playmakers on offense throughout their run of NFC South titles, however this week might power followers to take a look at their roster playing cards a second time.
Vast receiver Michael Thomas will not be again for Week 2 as he continues to rehab his ankle harm. Working again Latavius Murray was launched simply earlier than the season opener. Vast receiver Emmanuel Sanders is now in Buffalo, and Jared Prepare dinner is enjoying for the Chargers.
In order that leaves working again Alvin Kamara. And a few new guys. Tony Jones Jr., a second-year working again out of Notre Dame had 50 yards on 11 carries on Sunday. Returner Deonte Harris had a 55-yard landing catch, and second-year tight finish Juwan Johnson had three catches for 2 touchdowns.