BLOG: Johnson hits 33-yard FG in pro debut to give Saints 13-10 road win over Seahawks


JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – OCTOBER 13: A New Orleans Saints helmet is seen on the bench during the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on October 13, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Rookie kicker Brian Johnson nailed a 33-yard field goal in his pro debut to give his New Orleans Saints (4-2) a huge road win over the Seattle Seahawks (2-5) at Lumen Field on Monday Night Football.

During the game, Jameis Winston went 19 of 35 for 222 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. Meanwhile, Alvin Kamara gained 51 yards on 21 carries and 128 yards on 10 receptions with the team’s only touchdown. In the process, Kamara became the fastest player in the NFL to reach 3,000 yards both rushing and receiving by doing so in just 66 games.

The Saints were coming off a bye week after beating the Washington Football Team, 33-22, on the road on Oct. 10. The Seahawks suffered their third straight loss as they continue on without star quarterback Russell Wilson, who is recovering from finger surgery.

Meanwhile the Saints were without Taysom Hill due to concussion protocols. Wide receiver Deonte Harris is also out with a hamstring injursy, as well as running back Dwayne Washington (neck) and defensive end Payton Turner (calf).

Following along tonight’s game as it happened with WGNO sports, led by longtime sports director Ed Daniels, in our live blog below:

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