NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Saints owned a 10-game winning streak entering their matchup with the Cowboys. Dallas possessed their own winning streak of three games. In North Texas, something would have to give.
The Saints would be on the losing end on this night, falling by the score of 13-10. The Black and Gold drop to 10-2 on the season. The Cowboys improve to 7-5 in 2018.
The Saints possessed the ball trailing by three late in the game, but Drew Brees threw only his third interception of the season to kill a possible comeback.
Brees finished 18-of-28 passing, for 127 yards, with one touchdown and one interception.
The Saints could only muster 176 yards against the Cowboys defense, while only holding the ball for only 23 minutes.
The Saints defense stepped up big in the contest, but it still wasn’t enough. New Orleans racked up seven sacks and forced two turnovers.
Cowboys only found the end zone once, courtesy of a Dak Prescott to Ezekiel Elliot, 16-yard touchdown. The connection staked Dallas to a 10-0 advantage.
The Saints finally found the end zone late in the third quarter. Brees connected with rookie Keith Kirkwood on a 30-yard touchdown. The Cowboys racked up three penalties on the drive. The score cut the Cowboys lead, 13-10.