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Green Bay Packer QB Aaron Rodgers has all but been awarded the NFL MVP trophy but on the heels of the New Orleans Saints 49-24 dismantling of the New York Giants, it’s time that Saints QB Drew Brees receives some serious consideration for the award. It’s true that the Green Bay Packers are undefeated and the New Orleans Saints have three losses, but Drew Brees is playing at a record setting pace this season.
Let’s compare the two signal callers-
Aaron Rodgers is leading the NFL in passer rating at 127.7 and has thrown 33 touchdowns and an average of 316 yards per game yardage average. Rodgers has been stingy with the turnovers, only throwing four interceptions. The Packers have scored 382 points.
Drew Brees has posted a 103.6 passer rating, has tossed 27 scores and is averaging 335 yards per game through the air. Brees has thrown more interceptions, 11, but has limited his turnovers in the Saints last three wins, throwing only one in the month of November.The Saints have scor...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. In this week's media session with Aaron Rodgers, the Packers quarterback talked about his mindset with an undefeated record, playing at a high level all season, his seventh-grade basketball team, Tim Tebow and more.
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Drew Brees passed for 265 yards and three touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints led the New York Giants 21-3 at halftime on Monday night.
Drew Brees was absolutely on fire Monday night, throwing for 363 yards and four touchdowns while leading the New Orleans Saints to a dominating 49-24 victory over the struggling New York Giants at the Superdome.
Drew Brees completed seven of his first 10 passes and the New Orleans Saints were threatening to break a scoreless tie with the New York Giants at the end of the first quarter on Monday night.
Drew Brees made it look easy for the Saints, at times having to choose which open receiver he wanted to hit as he tossed four TD passes and ran for another. It’s not supposed to be this simple.
but that’s what happens when a great quarterback faces...
Only one NFC team looks capable of threatening the Packers, writes Don Banks: the Saints. Drew Brees continued playing at a record pace as New Orleans hammered the Giants 49-24.
The Saints look like contenders. The Giants appear headed for another second-half collapse. Drew Brees and New Orleans stayed perfect at home with a 49-24 victory over New York.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall and Cardinals punt returner Patrick Peterson have been honored as the NFC's top players for Week 12 of the NFL season.
Thanksgiving’s best, Aaron Rodgers. Will this guy ever have a bad game again?
I do have a sneaky suspension about the Packers, though. Their schedule is a bit beneficial to them. They have not played one hot team yet. In fact, they have only played three games against teams that are coming off a win. In week five, the Packers faced 2-2 Atlanta coming off a two point victory...
Many a mother has told her child that if you don't have anything nice to say, it is best not to say anything at all.
If that were standard operating procedure at NBC New York, there wouldn't be anything else to read about Monday night's 49-24 loss to the Saints. Finding something nice to say about the effort the Giants put forth in the game would be like trying to say...
Has tough comparison with Aaron Rodgers coming to town
1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay at New York Giants
2. Drew Brees, New Orleans vs Detroit
3. Tom Brady, New England vs Indianapolis
4. Cam Newton, Carolina at Tampa Bay
5. Eli Manning, New York Giants vs Green Bay
6. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati
7. Matthew Stafford, Detroit at New Orleans
8. Tony Romo, Dallas as Arizona
9. Tim Tebow, Denver at Minnesota
10. Ryan Fitzpatrick...