NEW ORLEANS, LA (BRPROUD) – The Saints and Chicago Bears go head to head in to the first round of the NFL playoffs.
LIVE in-game updates below:
FINAL: 21-9, Saints. New Orleans is moving on in the playoff and will host Tampa Bay next week.
Touchdown Bears. Mitchell Trubisky finds Jimmy Graham for the 19 yard touchdown. 21-9, Saints.
Patrick Robinson (thigh) & Latavius Murray (thigh) are questionable to return.
4Q (8:50) Alvin Kamara gets the handoff and finds the endzone for the 3 yard touchdown. PAT is good. 21-3, Saints.
End of the third quarter: 14-3, Saints. Rushing yds: NO – 67 CHI – 40. Passing yds: NO – 212 CHI – 99.
3Q (4:08) Brees under pressure, dunks it off to Latavius Murray and he punches it in for the touchdown. PAT is good. 14-3, Saints.
HALFTIME: 7-3, Saints.
2Q (8:06) Cairo Santos 31-yd FG attempt is good, but the offensive line is flagged for a false start. Try #2 (36-yd) is good. 7-3, Saints.
2Q (14:07) Wil Lutz FG is no good. Wide right.
End of the first quarter: 7-0, Saints. Rushing yds: NO – 36 CHI – 10. Passing yds: NO – 83 CHI – 43.
1Q (5:09) Drew Brees hits Michael Thomas just outside of the endzone and he fights for a few more yards for the touchdown. PAT is good. 7-0, Saints.
Saints first drive of the game stalls at CHI 38-yd line.
Saints Inactives – CB Ken Crawley, G/T Derrick Kelly, WR Austin Carr, WR Ty Montgomery, WR Juwan Johnson, DL Malcolm Roach
Bears Inactives – WR Darnell Mooney, DB Buster Skrine, LB Roquan Smith, CB Jaylon Johnson, OL Lachavious Simmons, NT Daniel McCullers, OLB Trevis Gipson