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Down 15 late, Saints push run to 8 in OT

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(TSX / STATS) -- NEW ORLEANS -- Wil Lutz kicked a 28-yard field in overtime, climaxing a furious fourth-quarter rally from a 15-point deficit with 5:58 remaining, to lift the New Orleans Saints to their eighth consecutive victory, 34-31, over the Washington Redskins Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

The Saints (8-2) trailed 31-16 when Kirk Cousins completed a 7-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jeremy Sprinkle.

But Drew Brees led back-to-back touchdown drives of 75 and 83 yards, throwing 3 yards to tight end Josh Hill and 18 yards to rookie running back Alvin Kamara for touchdowns to draw the Saints within 31-29 with 1:05 left.

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Passing Yards
Rank Name Yds
1 T. Brady2807
2 B. Roethlisberger2597
3 R. Wilson2543
4 K. Cousins2474
5 M. Stafford2461
6 A. Smith2444
7 D. Brees2398
8 J. Goff2385
9 M. Ryan2372
10 P. Rivers2263
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