Brees connects with Michael Thomas for a TD in his only series of the game, Saints beat the Jets

Brees connects with Michael Thomas for a TD in his only series of the game, Saints beat the Jets
Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas for a 19-yard TD.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Drew Brees played only one series against the Jets, and he made the most of it. No. 9 went 4-of-6 passing for 68 yards, connecting with Michael Thomas for a 19-yard touchdown to end the drive.

The connection staked the Saints to a 7-0 advantage. Thomas finished the contest with 39 yards receiving.

The Saints (2-1) would go on to beat the Jets, 28-13.

The defense also stepped up in the first quarter for the Black and Gold. Marshon Lattimore stripped the Jets’ Ty Montgomery for a fumble recovery. The turnover would lead to a Wil Lutz field goal.

In the second half, Deonte Harris made a strong case to be the Saints returner with a 79-yard punt return for a touchdown. Harris is an undrafted rookie. That made the score, 23-13.

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