Found December 03, 2011 on
Detroit Lions Football:
"I don't know what is going on there," Detroit Lions defensive coordinator says, of San Diego letting quarterback Drew Brees and running back/returner Darren Sproles go to New Orleans as free agents.
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Drew Brees continued his record-setting season in Sunday's 31-17 victory over the Detroit Lions.
Brees threw for 342 yards to surpass 4,000 for the sixth consecutive seasons and tossed three scoring passes to give him 30 touchdowns for the fourth straight season.
He extended his own NFL record by completing at least 20 passes for the 32nd consecutive game and threw a TD pass...
A game that appeared to start going the Lions way appears to once again be getting out of hand.
Darren Sproles's TD catch ends a 55-yard scoring drive, giving the Saints a 31-17 lead with about 10 minutes left.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees is poised to set an NFL passing record this season but, somehow, he is overshadowed by the undefeated Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
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.
NFL Roundup: Drew Brees passed for 342 yards and three touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints won their fourth straight game, 31-17, over the Detroit Lions on Sunday night.
Drew Brees makes setting records sound so simple.
Detroit also was unable to slow New Orelans tight end Jimmy Graham.
Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes and the New Orleans Saints beat the Detroit Lions 31-17 on Sunday night.
We're ready to go. Darren Sproles gets tripped up to the 21-yard line. Watch Sproles tonight, he's a triple-threat: running, returning and receiving.
I don’t think there is any doubt that the three best quarterbacks in the NFL right now are Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints and Tom Brady of the New England Patriots. All three of those QBs have led their respective teams to wins in the Super Bowl, and [...]
Pierre Thomas' run was for eight yards.
Then on second-and-2, Drew Brees found Robert Meachem for a 67-yard TD pass.
Meachem completely juked out Eric Wright on the play. He juked him out so bad, Wright had has backed turned for more than half the play.
If there was a defensive lineman who could wreak havoc on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, it would be Detroit Lions All-Pro Ndamukong Suh.