11:40 LRN Sportscast August 31

Following last night’s 28-0 win over the Los Angeles Rams to close out the preseason, new Saints Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater met with the media for the first time since he was traded to New Orleans. Bridgewater says he’s excited to be a member of the Black and Gold…
cut 30 (19) forward to that”
Bridgewater is in New Orleans on a one-year contract and said it’s too soon to determine if the Big Easy will be his long term home.

Former LSU quarterback Danny Etling pulled off the play of the night in the NFL last night in New England’s 17-12 win over the New York Giants. Etling faked a hand off and then ran around the right end for an 86 yard touchdown run. We’ll find out in a couple of days if Etling did enough to make the team.

For the first time in several years, LSU will start the season on Sunday against Miami with unproven running backs. But LSU sideline reporter Gordy Rush says the Tigers will still look to run the ball and he expects good things from Nick Brosette and the other backs…
Cut 19 (21) “ come Sunday night”
Brossette rushed for just 96 yards last season. Kick-off is at 6:30.

Caleb Evans threw for 346 yards and two scores as ULM survived an upset bid from FCS member, Southeastern Louisiana. A blocked field goal in the final seconds preserved a 34-31 win for the Warhawks over the Lions.

Also last night, Wake Forest beat Tulane 23-17 in overtime and Texas A-and-M easily defeated Northwestern State 59-7.