New Orleans Saints face Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday

Staff reports
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and running back Pierre Thomas prepare for an offensive play.

The New Orleans Saints begin a three-game road trip Oct. 2 by meeting the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Saints (2-1) have won back-to-back games, posting victories over the Chicago Bears and the Houston Texans over the last two weeks. New Orleans opened the season with a loss at Green Bay.

New Orleans has averaged 34.7 points through three games, including the 40-33 comeback victory over Houston last week.

Despite throwing his first two interceptions of the season, Saints quarterback Drew Brees accounted for two of his three touchdowns in the fourth quarter as his team overcame a 26-17 deficit.

Links:

Marques Colston expected to play - Jeff Duncan, The Times-Picayune

Saints face Jacksonville defense that doesn't allow big plays - Bradley Handwerger, WWL-TV

Maurice Jones-Drew has been bright spot for offensively challeged Jaguars this season - The Washington Post

Injuries force Saints to shuffle offensive line - ESPN