LIVE BLOG: Saints (2-2) host the Chargers (1-3) Week 5

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DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 04: Alvin Kamara #41 of the New Orleans Saints slides during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 4, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA (BRPROUD) – The New Orleans Saints return home after their road win over the Detroit Lions for their second Monday Night Football matchup of the 2020 season.

The Saints host the L.A. Chargers in Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Live in-game updates below:

OT (4:23) – That’s game!! Chargers receiver is short of the first down. Saints pull off the comeback win 30-27.

OT (5:08) – Saints settle for a 36 yard FG. It’s good. 30-27, Saints.

4Q (0:05) – Chargers 50 yard FG attempt is NO GOOD. We go to OT in New Orleans.

4Q (0:52) – Taysom Hill in at QB. Hill keeps for the 9 yard touchdown. PAT is good. Tied back up. 27-27.

4Q (3:40) – Herbert goes down field to a wide open Mike Williams for the 64 yard touchdown. PAT is good. 27-20, Chargers.

3Q (11:29) – Jared Cook’s first reception of the night and it’s for a 41 yard touchdown. PAT is good. We’re tied up 20-20.

End of the third quarter: 20-13, Chargers.

3Q (4:57) – Wil Lutz 53 yard FG is good. 20-13, Chargers.

3Q (12:41) – Brees sacked by Uchenna Nwosu. Loss of 7.

Keenan Allen officially ruled out for the remainder of the game.

End of the first half: 20-10, Chargers.

2Q (0:16) Brees keeps for the 1 yard touchdown. PAT is good. 20-10, Chargers.

2Q (4:25) – Herbert again with the perfect TD pass. This time to Hunter Henry for the 3 yard TD. PAT is good. 20-3, Chargers.

2Q (5:48) – Sheldon Rankins sacks Herbert. Loss of 8 yards on the play.

2Q (11:07) – Herbert throws to Mike Williams for the 4 yard TD. PAT is good. 13-3, Chargers.

End of the first quarter. Saints stats: 23 passing yards, 22 rushing yards, 3 drives.

1Q (0:00) – Wil Lutz 48 yard FG is good. 7-3, Chargers.

1Q (3:39) – Trey Hendrickson sacks Justin Herbert to bring up 4th down.

1Q (6:26) – Justin Herbert finds Keenan Allen in the endzone for the 17 yard TD. PAT no good. 6-0, Chargers.

Saints inactives – Michael Thomas, Deonte Harris, Janoris Jenkins, Justin Hardee, Ethan Greenidge, Adam Trautman, Malcolm Roach

Chargers inactives – Tyrod Taylor, Jason Moore Jr, Joe Reed, Jahleel Addae, Trai Turner, Bryan Bulaga, Joe Gaziano

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