The New Orleans dropped their 2010 regular season finale, on Sunday afternoon, falling 23-13, to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, at the Louisiana Superdome. The Associated Press, courtesy of, has the story, below.

Dezmon Briscoe #89 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers catches a touchdown pass over Jabari Greer #33 of the New Orleans Saints at the Louisiana Superdome on January 2, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Josh Freeman is making a habit of good performances in the Louisiana Superdome.

Freeman passed for two touchdowns and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the New Orleans Saints 23-13 on Sunday to stay alive in the NFC playoff race.

Tampa Bay (10-6) entered the game needing a victory and losses by both the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers, who played later Sunday, to make the playoffs.