Saints shut out for first time since 2001

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara, middle, fumbles the ball between San Francisco...
New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara, middle, fumbles the ball between San Francisco 49ers cornerback Deommodore Lenoir, left, and linebacker Fred Warner during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. The 49ers recovered the ball.(Godofredo A. Vásquez | AP)
Published: Nov. 27, 2022 at 6:31 PM CST
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SAN FRANCISCO (WAFB) - The Saints had a couple of chances to score but a missed field goal and fumble just before the goal line resulted in a shutout loss to the 49ers on Sunday, Nov. 27.

New Orleans (4-8) fell 13-0 to San Francisco (7-4). The last time the Saints were shut out was in 2001, and it was against the 49ers. It was the longest active scoring streak at 332 games and nearly 21 years. It was also the fourth-longest scoring streak in NFL history.

Alvin Kamara fumbled twice in the game. The second happened on the 1-yard line in the fourth quarter. The Saints only managed 63 yards on the ground.

Andy Dalton was 18-of-29 passing for 204 yards.

Wil Lutz missed a 48-yard field goal in the third quarter.

San Francisco running back Elijah Mitchell, who played at Louisiana-Lafayette, left the game in the third quarter with a possible sprained MCL.

SCORING PLAYS:

Robbie Gould Made 24 Yd Field Goal in 1st Qtr. (SF - 3, NO - 0)

Jauan Jennings Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo for 5 Yds in 2nd Qtr. (SF - 10, NO - 0)

Robbie Gould Made 46 Yd Field Goal in 3rd Qtr. (SF - 13, NO - 0)

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