Wk. 3 - Saints 31 vs Bears 21 JACK ENGLISH CONTINUES HOT STREAK AND SAINTS ROLL OVER BEARS LATENew Orleans, LA - Savage Mason Reporting Week 3 brought in another playoff team from Season 2 of the OMFL. For the Saints it also brought their 3rd game at home in front of the home crowd. The Saints (2-0) faces off against the Bears (1-1) in a pivotal matchup of week 2. The Bears are coming off of a extreme makeover offseason, where they traded off some key defense for some great offense. Saints are rolling with their new defense and their adjusted offense. Both teams were really putting up some huge numbers on offense and it would be a game that the crowd would enjoy. 1st quarter seen the Saints get the ball and begin a drive. Bears defense was putting a lot of players in the box throughout the game and was really doing a great job with shutting down the Saints run. Saints RB Keller has had a very tough start to this season, being injured 8 times already in 3 games, and this game would be no different. Bears would being their first drive and really begin to force the saints into a scramble. The pass was what the Saints would key on with almost double coverage and 'keying' on their rookie WR. The Bears would use this to their advantage and really use the run to keep a drive going. Cutler would hit RB Redmond on a swing pass and he would scamper in from 31 yards out for a quick 7-0 lead. Saints would fire right back though and start a great drive of their own. Saints would hit WR after WR for huge gains. English is simply on fire. Saints cap off the drive with a 1 yard run by Washington for a 7-7 tie. The start of the 2nd quarter would be all Saints. The defense would get key turnovers and the offense would really make the Bears pay! Saints would take a 14-7 lead on 13 yard td pass to TE Rucker on a great grab and breaking of a tackle. Saints are simply loaded at WR and TE and Saints Coach Nate feels that he has one of the most unstoppable teams in the OMFL. Bears would tie the game right back on a 20 yard td pass to WR Bennent as he beats double coverage to a high grab and td. 14-14 tie. Saints would up 10 more points on a 5 yard henderson slant, in which he goes up high and takes a hit to hold on for the td. Then FS Williams picks off Cutler and sets up a FG for the Saints who took a 24-14 lead into half. 2nd half would be all defense as the Saints simply ran out the clock by keeping long drives alive and the Saints defense would rattle Cutler all day long. Bears would cut it to 3 points with a 4 yard run by Redmond, who had a great great game for the Bears. Saints would answer right back to close out the 3rd with a 1 yard td pass to FB Vickers. 4th quarter the Saints would get a few INTS and get some very long, clock eating drives. For the 3rd game in a row the Saints get the ball back with 3 or 4 mins and simply kill the clock with a long drive. Stats on the game: HIGHLIGHT VIDEO: http://www.easports.com/media/play/highlight-reel/20056058 Saints pick up a huge win verse another playoff team. Grimes was shut down other than one long pass for 26 yards and Cutler was held in check. Other than one long run on offense the Bears were shut down by this new and improved Saints Defense. Player of the game: QB JACK ENGLISH 21-28, 221 yards, 3 tds. English now has 9 tds to just 1 int and is leading the league in completion percentage. English is simply on fire and their offense is almost unstoppable. There are just so many playmakers and a ton of speed. Great game Bears. A classic Nate/Chrisdstan matchup. I miss those old OMFL battles, and this one was a great game. GL the rest of the way.