The Rams lost to the Saints, 49-21, in Jared Goff's second career start. The rookie threw three touchdown passes in the first half, but L.A. couldn't keep up with Drew Brees, who finished with four passing touchdowns and a rushing score.
- Rams WR Tavon Austin catches a 24-yard pass for a touchdown (Rams 7, Saints 0)
- Saints WR Brandon Coleman catches a three-yard pass for a TD (Rams 7, Saints 7)
- Rams WR Kenny Britt catches a six-yard pass for a score (Rams 14, Saints 7)
- Saints RB Mark Ingram scores on a 10-yard run (Rams 14, Saints 14)
- Saints QB Drew Brees dives one-yard for a touchdown (Saints 21, Rams 14)
- Saints WR Michael Thomas scores on a six-yard catch (Saints 28, Rams 14)
- Rams TE Lance Kendricks catches a 15-yard pass for a TD (Saints 28, Rams 21)
- Saints RB Mark Ingram scores a TD on a 21-yard catch and run (Saints 35, Rams 21)
- Saints WR Michael Thomas scores on a 21-yard catch (Saints 42, Rams 21)
- Saints RB Tim Hightower catches a 50-yard pass from WR Willie Snead for a TD (Saints 49, Rams 21)
Mark Ingram just tore the Rams apart.
Ingram rushed for 61 yards to start the series, and he finished it with a 21-yard reception for a touchdown.
The Saints lead the Rams, 35-21, with 12:58 remaining in the third quarter. The scoring drive covered 75 yards in four plays and took 2:02.
The touchdown pass from Drew Brees came on third and 17 after Robert Quinn sacked him.
Left tackle Rodger Saffold is out for the game because of a hand injury. Saffold moved from guard to tackle in place of Greg Robinson, who was placed on the inactive list as a healthy scratch.