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Brees breaks Unitas' record

Brees breaks Unitas' record

The Saints notched their first win in style. Drew Brees broke Johnny Unitas' record by throwing a TD in his 48th straight game, helping New Orleans rally to overtake San Diego 31-24.
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  • Video - Wilson's sack-fumble seals victory 00:32

    Wilson's sack-fumble seals victory

    Oct 7
    New Orleans Saints DE Martez Wilson recovers the football after sacking San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers, helping solidify a 31-24 victory.
  • Video - Patriots' Balanced Attack 02:54

    Patriots' Balanced Attack

    Oct 7
    ESPNBoston's Mike Reiss reports from Patriots 31-21 win over Broncos.
  • Video - Colston gets his third TD 00:26

    Colston gets his third TD

    Oct 7
    New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees lobs the ball to WR Marques Colston who comes down with the catch for a 5-yard TD to gain a 28-24 lead over the San Diego Chargers in the fourth quarter.
  • Video - Mathews 13-yard TD run 00:32

    Mathews 13-yard TD run

    Oct 7
    San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews breaks free for a 13-yard touchdown run to give the team a 24-14 lead over the New Orleans Saints early in the third quarter.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
  • Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....