Wil Lutz made a 58-yard field goal as time expired to lift the New Orleans Saints in a match which had three matches in the last minute to a victory over the Houston Texans.
Deshaun Watson drove a 37-yard touchdown pass to Saints receiver Kenny Stills capping a two-play, 75-yard push that set the Texans after they began their possession down with 50 seconds left .
But there was an to Ginn for 2 yards in quick succession, only enough time Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who capped a 370-yard, two-touchdown performance by completing a 15-yard pass to Ted Ginn Jr.
That allowed New Orleans set Lutz’s career-long kick up and to rescue its timeout until two seconds remained.
The 40-year-old Brees completed 32 of 43 moves. He threw one interception deep in Houston territory in the first half which could have proved costly, but did enough to make up for it.
Connected into the Houston 44 to get a gain at the warning and brees appeared to have sealed it when he spotted Ginn deep down area on third and two.
Alvin Kamara, who had 169 yards from scrimmage, followed with an 11-yard run, along with the Saints ran the clock down to 55 minutes before a 47-yarder was converted by Lutz.
Watson conducted for a dent on a fourth-down play, and completed 20 of 30 passes for 268 yards and three touchdowns to DeAndre Hopkins .
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