Found October 20, 2011 on Naptown's Finest:
As Drew Brees stews at home wishing that HE were the big-name former Purdue quarterback in the NFL, the Colts prepared to play the Saints.  Who dat gonna beat our Colts??? Everyone!    Wednesday’s notes:Jim Tressel began his tenure … [visit site to read more]Colt Notes for October 19 - Naptown's Finest - Naptown's Finest - An Indianapolis Colts Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Should Drew Brees’ interceptions be a concern for the New Orleans Saints?

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is one of the NFL signal callers on pace for a record setting season. Brees is averaging 359 yards per game through the air and is on pace for nearly 5800 passing yards this season, but are his interceptions now becoming a reason for concern for the New Orleans Saints? In arguably Brees’ best back-to-back seasons, 2008-2009, he threw...

Why the Saints Continue to Struggle

A season that began with such high hopes has now turned into a struggle for the New Orleans Saints in the NFC South. Without the incredible quarterbacking of Drew Brees, who knows where the Saints would be now. They still hold a fairly respectable record of 4 and 2 – with two games coming up against the only two winless teams in the league ( Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis...

Ex-Purdue passers Brees, Painter to face off

(Eds: Updates.) By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer There is a nice little bond between Drew Brees and Curtis Painter, the two quarterbacks in Sunday's game between the Saints and the Colts. The two former Purdue quarterbacks hold a number of Big Ten records and know each other well. The game on Sunday night in New Orleans will be the first time they've faced each other. &...

Super Bowl XLVI: Philip Rivers Vs. Drew Brees?

If the Chargers and Saints meet in the Super Bowl, will the Chargers get validation or regret for trading away Drew Brees?

Shanahan Makes Beck-Brees Connection

AP Image Back in August, we learned that Redskins quarterback John Beck spent time with All-Pro quarterback Drew Brees this offseason in order to hone his craft. There are obvious comparisons between the two quarterbacks in terms of size, skill-set, age, and history in the league.  Brees didn’t catch fire until he went was put in the proper setting to accentuate his skills. Redskins...

Buc Wild: Merry Old England

I was on vacation last week so I didn’t get to write this, but going into the matchup against the Saints I felt strangely confident. Sure we got killed the week before in San Francisco. Yes, we were playing without LeGarrette Blount and Gerald McCoy. But I just had a feeling the Bucs would come up big against New Orleans. Boy was I right! While Freeman had his best game of the...

Between Purdue QBs, it's hair talk

At some point Sunday evening, Curtis Painter and Drew Brees will find each other on the floor of New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Notebook: Defensive back Thomas' debut to come against potent pass offense of Saints

Facing a quarterback like Drew Brees and a corps of receivers the depth of the New Orleans Saints' is a challenge for anyone, more so for a team in need of help at cornerback. The Indianapolis Colts plan to look to Kevin Thomas for some of that help Sunday, when they play the Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Red Zone: QBs

Did you know the missing link is protecting my blind side T… QB Red Zone Touches Rank Player Team G RZ Passes TD INT Rush TD Tot 1 Tom Brady NE 6 44 14 2 4 0 48 2 Drew Brees NO 6 37 8 1 1 0 38 3 Matthew Stafford DET 6 36 10 0 1 0 37 ...
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