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Lutz’s 58-Yard FG Bomb Lifts the Saints to a 30-28 Opener Win Over Houston

It took all night to get there, but the Saints finally had a chance to celebrate as kicker Wil Lutz lifted the team to a wild 30-28 last play win over the Houston Texans.

The Saints had to fight all night to get the win, and found themselves down by 11 points twice, down 14-3 as well as 21-10 with 8:20 to play in the third quarter.

All night long Drew Brees and the Saints offense had to come back, and on this night they were close to losing after Deshaun Watson threw a 37-yard TD to Kenny Stills with :37 seconds left.

Brees and the Saints went five plays, going from their 25 to the Texans 40 to allow Lutz time to come in and get off the 58-yard field goal.

The key play in the final drive was a 15-yard pitch and catch to Ted Ginn, which put the Saints at their own 40.

Brees on the night threw for 370 yards and a pair of scores. Alvin Kamara rushed for 97 yards in the win.


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