LIVE GAME BLOG: Saints monopolize season opener against Packers

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass against the Baltimore Ravens during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Final score: 38-3, New Orleans

Takeaways:
– Winston threw five touchdown passes in starting debut
– One of the most impressive season openers in Saints history
– This game was the largest loss for Aaron Rodgers in his career
– Third year in a row Saints win season opener 
– Second time in franchise history Saints win three openers in a row 

Fourth quarter:

10:46 Jameis Winston to Deonte Harris for a 55 yard touchdown. Extra point by Aldrick Rosas is good. 38-3 New Orleans

QB Jameis Winston has 4 touchdown passes and TE Juwan Johnson has 2 touchdown catches against the Green Bay Packers.

14:54 Jameis Winston pass to Juwan Johnson for an 8 yard touchdown. Extra point by Aldrick Rosas is good. Saints dominating on both sides of the ball. 31-3 New Orleans

Third quarter:

3:07 Jameis Winston short pass to Chris Hogan for a 10 yard touchdown. Extra point by Aldrick Rosas is good. 24-3 New Orleans

4:50 Aaron Rodgers deep pass intended for Marquez Valdes-Scantling, but picked off by Marcus Williams for 53 yards. 17-3 New Orleans

6:25 Jameis Winston is 11/14, 75 yards, 2 TD, 0 INT

9:41 Aaron Rodgers pass intended for Devonte Adams intercepted by Saints rookie corner back Paulson Adebo 33 yards. 17-3 New Orleans

Second quarter:

0:00 Packer’s kicker Mason Crosby makes a 39 yard field goal to put Green Bay on the board for the first time this game. 17-3 New Orleans

1:07 Jameis Winston to Juwan Johnson for the touchdown. Extra point by Aldrick Rosas is good. 17-0 New Orleans

2:05 Jameis Winston is 7/10, 59 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT

14:18 Jameis Winston connects with Alvin Kamara for a 3 yard touchdown. Extra point by Aldrick Rosas is good. 10-0 New Orleans

First quarter:

6:50 Jameis Winston is 1/3,14 yards

11:04 Saints get on board first. Kicker Aldrick Rosas makes a 44 yard field goal. 3-0 New Orleans

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