New Orleans six game winning streak was snapped Sunday as they fell to the Baltimore Ravens 30-24. The Saints played well in spurts, but gave up over 200 yards on the ground to the Ravens rushing attack. Saints RB Chris Ivory missed the game with a hamstring injury, and New Orleans ground game was lackluster, posting only 27 yards rushing. As a result, Drew Brees had to throw it 46 times. The Saints also lost the turnover battle 2-0. You add it all up, and you get the first Saints loss in nearly two months. ESPN.com and the associated press has more below.

 Ray Rice ran for 153 yards and scored two touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens beat New Orleans 30-24 Sunday to end the Saints' six-game winning streak. 

The Ravens (10-4) won by reviving their lagging running game and managing to hold onto a fourth-quarter lead. 

Coming into the game, Rice hadn't had a run of more than 30 yards and reached the 100-yard mark only once. He had a 50-yard run in the fourth quarter and finished with his biggest rushing total since a 154-yard game last year against Cleveland. 

Rice scored on a 10-yard run and caught a 17-yard pass from Joe Flacco. 

Drew Brees went 29 for 46 for 267 yards for the Saints (10-4). The defending Super Bowl champions had not lost since Oct. 24 and scored at least 30 points in five straight games. 

Baltimore clinched the win when Cory Redding picked off a Brees pass in the closing minutes.  Ray Rice ran for 153 yards and scored two touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens beat New Orleans 30-24 Sunday to end the Saints' six-game winning streak. 

The Ravens (10-4) won by reviving their lagging running game and managing to hold onto a fourth-quarter lead. 

Coming into the game, Rice hadn't had a run of more than 30 yards and reached the 100-yard mark only once. He had a 50-yard run in the fourth quarter and finished with his biggest rushing total since a 154-yard game last year against Cleveland. 

Rice scored on a 10-yard run and caught a 17-yard pass from Joe Flacco

Drew Brees went 29 for 46 for 267 yards for the Saints (10-4). The defending Super Bowl champions had not lost since Oct. 24 and scored at least 30 points in five straight games. 

Baltimore clinched the win when Cory Redding picked off a Brees pass in the closing minutes.

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