Dec 16, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) celebrates after kicking a 61 yard field goal during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Baltimore Ravens defeated the Detroit Lions 18-16. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

NFL: Tucker lifts Ravens over Saints 22-13

New Orleans – The Baltimore Ravens wrapped up a perfect preseason with a 22-13 victory over the New Orleans Saints. Justin Tucker, hit five field goals securing the win for the Ravens, Thursday night.

Baltimore (4-0) found the end zone only once on Tyrod Taylor’s 8 yard pass to Deonte Thompson, but that was enough against the Saints (3-1), who struggled to score wile quarterback Drew Brees took the night off.

Luke McCown filled in for Brees and completed all four of his passes, including a short touchdown toss to Travaris Cadet on his only series. However, New Orleans managed only two more field goals by Derek Dinke after Ryan Griffin relieved McCown in the first quarter.

Both club gave quite a few staters the night off. Taylor started for the Ravens, completing 10 of 17 passes for 105 yards, a TD and an interception.


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