The undefeated teams in the NFL continue to fall. Earlier on Sunday, the 2-0 Ravens lost to the Jaguars in a rout. The same fate happened to the Carolina Panthers at home as the Saints topped them 34-13. Drew Brees came up big with three touchdowns in the win. Here's a look at the Saints vs. Panthers game recap including top performers, game stats, highlights, and what's next for each of these teams.

NFL game recap

Leading the new orleans Saints in today's game was quarterback Drew Brees. The veteran threw 22-of-29 completed passes for 220 yards and three touchdowns.

Among his targets were Michael Thomas, Tedd Ginn Jr., and Brandon Coleman, each of whom had a touchdown catch in the win. Alvin Kamara added a TD scored on the ground as part of the dominant score by the visitors today.

The Carolina Panthers struggled to score and finished with just 13 points in a losing effort. Cam Newton went 17-for-26with 167 yards but had no touchdown passes and three interceptions. Newton was also sacked four times for a loss of 28 yards for his team. He managed to score once on the ground to help his team in the third quarter, but by then they were trailing 24-13. New Orleans tacked on 10 more points in the final quarter to get the win.

Rookie Christian McCaffrey had a decent game with nine catches for 101 yards after being targeted 11 times.

On the ground, Jonathan Stewart had 12 carries for just 57 yards total for the Panthers.

The Saints were able to rack up 362 yards of total offense in today's win compared to 288 for the Panthers. New Orleans also had 21 first downs in the game and completed 50 percent of their third downs while forcing the three turnovers by the Panthers, all of which were interceptions thrown by Newton.

Standings & what's next

The New Orleans Saints pick up their first win of the NFL season and are now 1-2 overall and 1-1 away. They're still at the bottom of the NFC South but since it's early in the season there's plenty of time to fight their way up. Next up for the Saints will be a road game against the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium in London, England early on next Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

Eastern Time.

The Carolina Panthers dropped to 2-1 for the season with a 1-1 home record. Carolina is second in the NFC South behind the Atlanta Falcons now. Carolina has a tough battle on the way as they hit the road for a Week 4 game at New England. That matchup with the Patriots takes place next Sunday at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.