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Bell Helps Saints over Texans

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Mike Bell made the most of Reggie Bush's absence.

Bell had 10 carries for 100 yards and a touchdown to help the New Orleans Saints to a 38-14 win over the Houston Texans in a preseason game on Saturday night.

Bell, a former starter in Denver who had just 45 yards rushing in the past two seasons, is vying to be the Saints' third running back. On Saturday he and Pierre Thomas split time with the first team while Bush was out with a strained calf.

Drew Brees was 9 of 14 for 87 yards and a touchdown after missing three days of practice last week to attend his mother's funeral.

Houston's Andre Johnson had four receptions for 38 yards and New Orleans receiver Marques Colston had six receptions for 66 yards.


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