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Sunday night wrap-up: Saints have their moment

Sunday night wrap-up: Saints have their moment

For a night, the Saints got to enjoy themselves. Drew Brees got the NFL’s consecutive games with a touchdown pass record with his 48th in a row, beating his old team the Chargers 31-24 in the process. They got the goose-egg off their record, improving t
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  • Robert Meachem gets first TD as a Charger in old home

    Robert Meachem gets first TD as a Charger in old home

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2012
    Robert Meachem caught 23 touchdown passes in four years with the Saints. And though his first four games as a Charger were frustrating, he’s on the board with his 24th now. The Chargers jumped out to a 7-0 lead over the Saints, when Meachem caught a  1
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  • Jackie Battle looks poised to start

    Jackie Battle looks poised to start

    signonsandiego.com Oct 7, 2012
    Both Chargers running backs are expected to be involved Sunday night against the Saints.
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  • The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Ov…

    The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Over The Packers: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    Here's where we're putting the GIFs of the week, from Donald Brown triumphantly trolling the Packers to Brandon Lloyd dancing around like no one's looking. Only the Chargers and Saints have yet to play, so let's see what the week had to offer. More »
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  • Chris Ivory active for first time this season

    Chris Ivory active for first time this season

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2012
    The Saints say that Mark Ingram isn’t the only thing wrong with their running game, but they’ve decided to take a look at another running back for Sunday night’s game against the Chargers all the same. Chris Ivory is on the 46-man roster for the fir
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  • Chargers - Saints Quarterly Report

    Chargers - Saints Quarterly Report

    chargers.com Oct 7, 2012
    Stay Tuned to Chargers.com for complete game coverage including features, videos, photos and much, much more. Fourth Quarter: Chargers 24 — Chiefs 31 Scoring Plays 8:50 — Drew Brees hits Marques Co...
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  • Lance Moore, Nate Kaeding headline Chargers, Saints inactive li…

    Lance Moore, Nate Kaeding headline Chargers, Saints inactive lists

    yahoo.com Oct 7, 2012
    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is poised to surpass Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' for the most consecutive games with a touchdown pass. If Brees can add a touchdown pass against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night, he'll have had…
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  • 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.
  • Video - Jammer picks off Brees 00:35

    Jammer picks off Brees

    Oct 7
    San Diego Chargers CB Quentin Jammer picks off New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees early in the third quarter.
  • Video - Meachem 44-yard TD catch 00:47

    Meachem 44-yard TD catch

    Oct 7
    San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers goes deep to WR Robert Meachem for a 44-yard touchdown to gain a 17-14 lead over the New Orleans Saints towards the end of the second quarter.
  • Video - Meachem 15-yard TD catch 00:42

    Meachem 15-yard TD catch

    Oct 7
    San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers hooks up with WR Robert Meachem for a 15-yard touchdown in the first quarter to take a 7-0 lead over The New Orleans Saints.

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....