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Brees and Saints O Too Much for Lions in 45-28 Win

It took awhile, but the Saints offense finally took control and when it did, there was nothing the Detroit Lions could do about it. Drew Brees led a record-setting offense by throwing for 466 yards and three touchdowns, and the Saints poured it on in the second half for a 45-28 NFC wild-card victory over […]

Another Brees Masterpiece: Five Touchdowns Maul Minnesota 42-20

Drew Brees is nearing Dan Marino’s 1984 single-season passing record of 5,084 yards. Brees threw for 412 yards and five touchdowns to lead the scintillating Saints to their sixth straight victory, 42-20 over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The 412 yards gives Brees 4,780 yards for the season, putting him 304 away from Marino’s single season record […]

Saints stay perfect at home; down Detroit 31-17

Drew Brees passed for 342 yards and three touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints won their fourth straight, 31-17 over the Detroit Lions on Sunday night. Brees’ performance gave him 4,031 yards on the season, making him the first quarterback in NFL history to eclipse the 4,000-yard mark in the first 12 games of a season. His touchdown passes went […]

Saints recap: Brees spreads rock; run game proves effective

Special Contribution by NFL Gridiron Gab Featured Author Adrian Mojia Most of the damage done by the Saints was done by the run game which amassed 195 total yards. Darren Sproles ignited the flame with 2 plays which totaled 50 yards and set up a Lance Moore touchdown. Brees has now gone 36 games with […]

Saints Announce 12 New Contracts; Re-Sign Roman Harper

The Saints announced their free-agent signings on Friday evening, officially unveiling the 12 new contracts the team has signed. Latest signing: safety Roman Harper, who the team will keep for $28.5 million ($16 million guaranteed) over the course of four years. Previously reported were the signings of CB Leigh Torrence, WR Lance Moore, LB Scott […]

Saints Reach Two-Year Deal with OT Jermon Bushrod; Sign Sproles

The Saints have reached agreement with OT Jermon Bushrod on a two-year deal according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Financial terms weren’t immediately available, but it makes sense for the Saints to keep Bushrod, who has been their starting left tackle the past two seasons. Although he’s far from an elite player, Bushrod has done […]