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New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees throws touchdown passes. Quite often, in fact. Brees also stays healthy, which enables him to toss those TD passes game after game after game.
Brees will enter the 2012 season within range of a long-standing NFL record that once appeared untouchable.
Brees has thrown a TD pass in 43 consecutive games, just four shy of tying the legendary Johnny Unitas’ record that has stood for more than half a century.
Last season, Brees shot past Dave Krieg (27 consecutive games), hall-of-famer Dan Marino (30) and future HOF’er Brett Favre (36) in the record books, ending the season with a TD connection in 43 straight.
Here’s how the first quarter of the 2012 season looks for Brees and the Saints:
Week 1 vs. Washington Redskins
The Redskins allowed 14 TD passes in the second half of the season, although they shut out Eli Manning and Matt Moore in that stretch.
Brees last faced the Redskins in Week 13 of the 2009 season, throwing 2 TD passes (and 1 INT) to...
BEST OF MAXIM
As if there was ANY remaining doubt that this thing between suspended Saints linebacker and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has become extremely personal, ask the staff of Brother Jimmy’s BBQ in Miami.
To get the details and view the picture that is displayed at Brother Jimmy's BBQ, please click the link below.
Last night, HBO’s Real Sports ran a feature on former New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason, and if you didn’t catch it, set your DVRs and make sure you watch this episode.
(AP Photo by Gerald Herbert via Freep.com)
Gleason – a special teams standout for the New Orleans Saints from 2000-2007 – played an important role in helping to re-inspire the city of New Orleans following...
Roger Goodell is probably one of those people that doesn’t have to call ahead to make reservations at a fancy restaurant. Goodell makes millions of dollars a year and is a celebrity among the sports community. One restaurant that we know for certain he wouldn’t need a reservation at is Brother Jimmy’s BBQ in Miami. The reason being? He’s not welcome there.
If you had told me at the beginning of training camp that the Saints would bring in Greg Camarillo at some point during the preseason, I would have told you he stood zero shot at making the roster because the Saints' depth was too significant. Marques Colston, Lance Moore and Devery Henderson had and still have the top three spots locked up - none of that has changed. Behind...
The New Orleans Saints have announced that they’ve acquired linebacker Barrett Ruud in a trade from the Seattle Seahawks.
“New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday that the club has acquired veteran linebacker Barrett Ruud from the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for a future undisclosed draft pick,” the Saints announced on their website.
By @ALLIN1PRO, @JeremyIvans13 (Twitter)
With the money and power that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has you would think he could eat at any restaurant he wants. Well not exactly, there’s one place he’s not welcome and that is at a restaurant owned by Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma.
USA Today has the story:
What caught our attention Tuesday night on Twitter was a photo of...
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Andrew Juge of the Saints Nation stops by to discuss why God hates the Saints having competent linebackers. Ralph explains why he felt really bad for Andy Tanner. Andrew tries to figure out why ESPN keeps poking the Saints in the ribs. They also discuss if in game adjustments will be as good without Sean Payton. Andrew explains the only thing that matters Saturday against the...
It’s that time of year when those motivated minds hit the books, do their research, and study up… for their fantasy football draft.
It’s fantasy football season. Of course it’s important to do your due diligence before drafting (curse you Trent Richardson!) However, the most important part comes when deciding on your team name.
We’re here to to make sure you’re not...
In 2012 traditional draft strategies that have worked the past couple of years are now out the window and we have reverted back to the best player available model.
For years we espoused RB-RB-WR-RB-QB or some variation but with all the uncertainty at the RB position, Calvin Johnson, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Cam Newton and Matthew Stafford are now legit 1st round picks...