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NFL Preseason Week 3 Game Recap: New Orleans Saints 27, Los Angeles Chargers 10

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram II (5) celebrates scoring a rushing touchdown with wide receiver Marquez Callaway (1) against Los Angeles Chargers during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Saints quarterbacks were efficient, leading their team to a 27-10 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 3 of the 2022 NFL preseason.

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Offensive player spotlight: Marquez Callaway caught all four of his targets for 65 yards and three first downs. Three of his receptions went for 15 or more yards.

Defensive player spotlight: Veteran defensive lineman Christian Covington played 35 snaps. He notched two quarterback pressures and two defensive stops against the run.

Rookie player spotlight: Saints corner DaMarcus Fields gave up three catches from five targets for a grand total of 19 yards. He forced one incompletion and made one defensive stop, too.

Early offensive line analysis: Neither offensive line allowed a sack in this one. The Saints gave up 10 pressures from 29 pass-block snaps, while the Chargers allowed eight from 30.

Betting Summary

Betting Odds Closing Result
Spread
NO -4.5
NO Covers
O/U 36.5
Over

Box Score

Passing
Los Angeles Chargers
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Chase Daniel 5.22 10/11 113 10.3 0 0
Easton Stick 2.96 9/17 74 4.4 0 0
New Orleans Saints
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Ian Book 12.24 11/15 81 5.4 1 0
Andy Dalton 2.92 5/5 73 14.6 0 0
Jameis Winston 2.36 4/4 59 14.8 0 0
Rushing
Los Angeles Chargers
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Larry Rountree III 10.40 6 12 2.0 1 5
Chase Daniel 5.22 1 7 7.0 0 7
Joshua Kelley 5.10 6 40 6.7 0 15
Leddie Brown 1.90 3 7 2.3 0 3
Zander Horvath 1.90 1 1 1.0 0 1
DeAndre Carter 0.80 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1
Kevin Marks Jr. -0.20 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2
New Orleans Saints
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Mark Ingram II 15.40 9 34 3.8 2 9
Ian Book 12.24 7 50 7.1 0 30
Abram Smith 6.10 13 35 2.7 0 6
Tony Jones Jr. 5.50 8 23 2.9 0 5
Alvin Kamara 3.40 2 19 9.5 0 13
Receiving
Los Angeles Chargers
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
Larry Rountree III 10.40 2 2 12 6.0 0
Jalen Guyton 6.80 2 2 48 24.0 0
Michael Bandy 6.00 5 3 30 6.0 0
Trevon Bradford 5.30 3 3 23 7.7 0
Joshua Kelley 5.10 1 1 1 1.0 0
Hunter Kampmoyer 3.90 2 2 29 14.5 0
Erik Krommenhoek 2.90 4 1 19 4.8 0
Leddie Brown 1.90 2 1 2 1.0 0
Zander Horvath 1.90 1 1 8 8.0 0
Gabe Nabers 1.80 1 1 8 8.0 0
Tre' McKitty 1.80 1 1 8 8.0 0
DeAndre Carter 0.80 1 1 -1 -1.0 0
Jason Moore Jr. 0.00 3 0 0 0.0 0
New Orleans Saints
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
Kirk Merritt 13.20 4 4 32 8.0 1
Marquez Callaway 10.50 4 4 65 16.2 0
Lucas Krull 6.40 5 4 24 4.8 0
Abram Smith 6.10 1 1 16 16.0 0
Jarvis Landry 5.50 2 2 35 17.5 0
Tony Jones Jr. 5.50 2 2 12 6.0 0
Alvin Kamara 3.40 1 1 5 5.0 0
Chris Olave 2.90 1 1 19 19.0 0
Dai'Jean Dixon 1.50 1 1 5 5.0 0
Adam Prentice 0.00 1 0 0 0.0 0

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