TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Drew Brees threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to Marques Colston with 1:57 remaining Sunday, helping New Orleans overcome a 13-point, second-half deficit to beat Tampa Bay 23-20 and keep the Buccaneers on course to land the top pick in the NFL draft. Brees shrugged off three interceptions — two of them […]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Drew Brees looked as sharp as ever Saturday night. Six days after returning to practice, the Pro Bowl quarterback threw two touchdown passes in the first quarter and led the still unbeaten Saints to a 23-17 preseason victory at Indianapolis. Brees was eager to return after missing more than two weeks and skipping both […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It only took six days — and a return to the Superdome — for Drew Brees and the Saints to shake off their worst performance this season and look like legitimate contenders again. Brees passed for 313 yards and four touchdowns and New Orleans beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday night to […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have won plenty of games with their dazzling offense. The defense is doing its part, too. Drew Brees threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first half and the guys on the other side made sure that was enough, sending the Saints to a 17-13 victory over […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bloodied, Drew Brees recovered. Garret Hartley made a nifty comeback, too, for the New Orleans Saints. Brees wiped off chin after absorbing a hard hit in the waning minutes and guided the Saints to a pair of late field goals, with Hartley kicking a 31-yarder as time expired to beat the […]
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rex Ryan got the better of his twin again, thanks to big plays by his pride and joy, the New York Jets’ defense.
The offense and special teams came up with some huge plays, too.
Nick Folk remained perfect this season by kicking four field goals, Ryan’s defense held Drew Brees and the high-scoring Saints to six points in the second half, and New York had seven plays of at least 19 yards in a 26-20 upset of New Orleans on Sunday…
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The stern message from Sean Payton and Drew Brees left little doubt about the postseason aspirations of the New Orleans Saints.
There are few other ways to interpret how critical they were of themselves after Brees struck for five touchdowns a 35-17 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
“It’s good when you can not play your best and make certain mistakes and still win like we did,” Brees said, referring to a handful of pre-snap penalties, a pair of missed scoring chances and two instances when only 10 Saints were on the field…
CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Brees passed to Jimmy Graham along the sideline. He found the tight end over the middle. They hooked up for long plays and short ones, all over the field.
That New Orleans connection was just too much for the Chicago Bears.
Brees threw two touchdown passes, Graham tied an NFL record with another 100-yard game and the Saints beat the Bears 26-18 on Sunday to remain unbeaten…