(Foxboro, MA) -- The Patriots pulled out a dramatic 30-27 win over the Saints in Foxboro when Tom Brady found Kenbrell Thompkins in the endzone from 17 yards out with five seconds to play. New England held Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, who was the NFL's leading receiver coming into the game, to zero catches on six targets. Brady ended with 269 yards and a late interception for New England, which improved to 5-and-1. Pats running back Stevan Ridley broke his season long slump, reaching the endzone twice and running for 96 yards on 20 carries. It was the first time Ridley crossed the goal line this season. Drew Brees tossed for 236 yards, a pair of scores and a pick for New Orleans. Kenny Stills had three grabs for 64 yards and a go-ahead TD with three and a half minutes to play. The Saints fell to 5-and-1 leaving the Broncos and Chiefs as the only undefeated teams left in the NFL.
Posted Monday, October 14th 2013 @ 9am