The New Orleans Saints win streak is now at three games.

New Orleans won their third consecutive game without injured starting quarterback Drew Brees, downing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-24, in an NFC South Division match-up on Sunday afternoon at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

The Saints led throughout most of the game, with Tampa Bay only holding one lead, a 7-3 advantage in the first quarter.

New Orleans, who outgained Tampa Bay, in terms of total yards, 457-252, was paced by quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who completed 26-of34 passes for 314 yards and four touchdowns, while Michael Thomas caught 11 passes for 182 yards and two scores.

View the game box score.

With the victory, the Saints improved to 4-1 on the season, while the Buccaneers fell to 2-3.

The Saints return to action next Sunday when they travel to Jacksonville, Florida to take on the Jaguars.

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