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On the way to Drew Brees breaking Dan Marino's single-season passing record, the Saints scored a whole lot of touchdowns, and the Falcons resorted to a whole lot of field goals. One writer and an unnamed Falcons player had a problem with the Saints continuing to pass when they were up by 22 points.
It was a questionable decision to say the least to go for it in that manner since the Saints have another game to break the record ... The players I talked to all thought it was classless.
"No need for that," one player said. "It came on our watch, but it didn't have to come that way. We won't forget it."
Yes, those sentences were written about an NFL game between divisional rivals, not the pre-season scrimmage played on a Pop Warner field. I have to agree with Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon's take on the game.
"No man, it's our job to stop them," said linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who missed New Orleans running back Darren Sproles ...
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Once he watches the game replay, Drew Brees will be hard on himself.
The New Orleans Saints quarterback will bemoan throwing two uncharacteristic passes into double coverage that were intercepted. He will feel just as badly about trying to call consecutive timeouts late in the second quarter, which is a Football 101 rules violation. There were 16 incompletions and three second-half...
Drew Brees set the NFL record for yards
passing in a season, breaking a mark that Dan Marino had held since
1984, and the New Orleans Saints clinched the NFC South title with
a 45-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.
Quarterback surpasses Dan Marino's single-season record of 5,084 yardsDrew Brees spent the entire week deflecting questions about the prospect of breaking Dan Marino's iconic single-season passing record of 5,084 yards, which had stood as the NFL's gold standard since 1984.
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