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Saints defense recorded five sacks and force two turnoversShare Tweet
New Orleans Saints video chat: replayWelcome to this week's New Orleans Saints video chat. Join The Times-Picayune's Kevin Spain and NBC's Darryl Hamilton to talk Saints. We'll be going live around 6:30 p.m. Beat reporter Larry Holder will be on to talk about the Saints...Share TweetDaniel said Saints picked up something in film studyShare Tweet
New Orleans Saints defense on pace for dubious markSaints have allowed 2,280 yards of offense in five gamesShare TweetESPN.com Oct 8, 2012Of the 26 quarterbacks to start Sunday, Carolina’s Cam Newton had the lowest Total QBR: 15.1. That came in a loss to Seattle. Jacksonville’s Blaine Gabbert (19.7) had the only score that was even close to Newton’s. New Orleans Drew Brees had a seasoShare TweetBoth players were being evaluated on Monday morningShare Tweet
PFT Live: Redskins talk with Rich Tandler and a look back at SundayWhat was the most memorable takeaway from Sunday’s action? Was it Drew Brees breaking Johnny Unitas’ record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass? A second straight dominant performance by the 49ers? The Colts coming back from 18 points down onShare TweetESPN.com Oct 8, 2012We weren’t able to do this in the first four weeks because they didn’t win. But now that they have, it’s time to take a look at some statistical superlatives on the New Orleans Saints’ 31-24 victory against the San Diego Chargers. We’ll turn toShare TweetSunday was a night for celebration in New Orleans. The Saints finally got a win, their beleaguered defense came up with big stops in the second half and Drew Brees broke a long-standing record for consecutive games with a touchdown. All the news wasn’tShare TweetAaron Kromer, Drew Brees talk about Sunday night's victoryShare Tweet
Saints weren’t allowed to show Payton on video screenYes, Saints coach Sean Payton was allowed to attend Sunday night’s game between the Chargers and the Saints. No, the Saints weren’t allowed to acknowledge it via their in-house camera system. Jay Glazer of FOX noted during the game that the league proShare Tweet
That Winning FeelingCNNSI.com Oct 8, 2012The Saints' 31-24 win over the Chargers was more than the first success of their season, writes Chris Burke. Amid a year of turmoil, New Orleans found its magic formula once again.Share Tweet
Drew Brees, Marques Colston as good as ever on history-making night: 10 more observationsSaints columnist Mike Triplett offers 10 more observations on Saints' 31-24 victory over San Diego ChargersShare TweetWhen Ryan Mathews made a magnificent dive into the end zone, San Diego led 24-14 in the third quarter against an 0-4 Saints team. A Chargers team that has a laughable reputation for starting slow seemingly every season seemed poised to move to 4-1. The …Share Tweet
Game balls for the New Orleans Saints victory over the ChargersOn a historic night that featured stellar offensive performances, there's one game ball that stood above all the rest. One of the longest-standing NFL records fell early. OFFENSE Drew Brees, quarterback, Saints On a night when Marques Colston caught...Share Tweet
Cris Collinsworth Knows More About What's Going On With The San Diego Chargers Than Norv Turnerdeadspin.com Oct 8, 2012Cris Collinsworth predicted exactly how this game would end after noticing Jared Gaither lumbering before the final play, noting "Gaither looks lame, he's gonna have to get some help here or Wilson's gonna get a sack to end this game." And wou…Share Tweet
LaDainian Tomlinson talks Drew BreesOct 8LaDainian Tomlinson explains his thoughts on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' performance on Sunday night, and where the New York Giants and Chicago Bears fall in the NFC.
Top 5 NFL QuarterbacksOct 8Ron Jaworski ranks his top five NFL quarterbacks.
Magnitude Of Brees' RecordOct 8Ron Jaworski discusses Drew Brees' record-setting performance and where it ranks among QB records.
How did New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees make history?Oct 8Eric Davis and Donovan McNabb break down New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' record-breaking touchdown pass to wide receiver Devery Henderson. Brees now has thrown a touchdown pass in 48 straight games.