New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston was knocked out of Sunday’s game in opposition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the Caesars Superdome when linebacker Devin White threw him to the sphere with an illegal horse-collar sort out early within the second quarter. Backup Trevor Siemian took over and led the Saints to a 16-7 halftime lead over Tampa Bay.
Before he was pressured out with a knee injury, Winston was having a powerful game passing and working, hitting receiver Tre’Quan Smith with a 16-yard landing move to reply Tom Brady’s 12-yard landing move to Chris Godwin. Winston, who was the No. 1 total draft decide in 2015 by Tampa, scrambled 4 occasions for 40 yards. He was scrambling on the play when he was injured. Winston was 6 of 10 passing for 56 yards with the landing. Siemian went 7 for 11 for 60 yards and led the Saints on two scoring drives, the primary ended with a 23-yard discipline aim by Brian Johnson and the second a 1-yard landing move to fullback Alex Armah Jr. Johnson missed the extra-point try following Armah’s landing.
The Saints have been already lacking quarterback Taysom Hill as he was dominated out Friday with the concussion he suffered in opposition to the Washington Soccer Staff. It’s Siemian’s first recreation motion since the 2019 season when he performed a part of one recreation for the New York Jets.
Sunday was Mark Ingram’s return to the lineup as he was acquired in a trade with the Houston Texans this week. A primary-round draft pick of the Saints in 2011, Ingram bought a display on his first play and took it 18 yards. The previous Heisman Trophy winner from Alabama had two catches for 25 yards and three carries for 17 yards.
The sport additionally marked the return of defensive sort out David Onyemata. He missed the first six games of the season resulting from an NFL suspension. He recovered a Brady fumble with 7:36 to play within the half. Defensive finish Cameron Jordan had the strip-sack on the play, his second of the season. 2011 first-round pick has 96.5 for his career.
Defensive again C.J. Gardner-Johnson made a crucial interception of Brady with 1:48 to play as he stepped in front of a pass intended for Godwin. The Saints took the ball and marched in for the Armah landing reception…