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San Diego Chargers @ New Orleans SaintsSan Diego Chargers (3-1): Philip Rivers has started out slow this season and has already thrown four interceptions. A very favorable match-up this week Rivers is a solid play.Ryan Mathews is listed as the No. 2 running back on the depth chart and is expected to split carries with Jackie Battle after having fumbling issues since his return from his clavicle injury. Battle has earned himself a role with stellar play thus far this season.Malcom Floyd has a very good match-up against the oft-burnt Saints secondary. River's clear No. 1 target Floyd has been a steady fantasy play this season.Robert Meachem is playing this week with a possible chip on his shoulder going up against his old team the New Orleans Saints.Antonio Gates has been quite the disappointment this season and if he is to have a bounce back game this is the week he does it.Good starts: Philip Rivers, Ryan Mathews, Malcom Floyd, Antonio GatesMiddle of the road: Jackie BattleBad s...
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Chargers coach Norv Turner was noncommittal Friday when asked who he’ll start at running back in Week 5 against the Saints. “The starter, we’ll find out on the first play of the game,” Turner said. If the Chargers had truly had a permanent depth-chart change, it stands to reason Turner wouldn’t have been so evasive...
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A couple of years ago, many NFL analysts and historians believed Johnny Unitas record of 47 straight games with a touchdown pass would never be broken. That was until tonight as New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw a touchdown pass to wide receiver Devery Henderson for his 48th consecutive game breaking Johnny U's legendary record: This isn't the only NFL passing...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drew Brees' latest assault on a prestigious NFL passing record lifted the embattled New Orleans Saints to their first victory of the season.
Brees broke a half-century-old record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th straight game, and the Saints defeated the San Diego Chargers 31-24 on Sunday night.
Brees' 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson eclipsed...
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees set an NFL record with a touchdown pass in his 48th consecutive game on Sunday night at home against the San Diego Chargers. Brees, who tied Johnny Unitas' record of 47 consecutive games in Week 5, set the new benchmark with a 40-yard pass to wide receiver Devery Henderson to tie the score 7-7 with 2:58 remaining in the first quarter...
Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw a touchdown pass in his 48th consecutive game on Sunday, breaking the record of 47 that had been set by Johnny Unitas.
Brees tossed the ball to Devery Henderson in the first quarter of the Saints' home matchup with the San Diego Chargers.
The touchdown pass was the 11th of the season for Brees, who has 292 in his career. Unitas' record...
Drew Brees broke a half-century-old NFL record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th straight game, and the New Orleans Saints won for the first time this season, 31-24 over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night.
Brees' 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson eclipsed the mark of 47 consecutive games with a touchdown pass set by Johnny Unitas from 1956-60.
Brees' also had...
NEW ORLEANS -- For New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, the first four losses of the season had been an unmitigated disaster. But at least for one night, the future Hall of Famer was once again on top of the NFL world. Chasing Johnny Unitas and NFL history, Brees threw four touchdown passes, three to Marques Colston, in the Saints' 31-24 comeback victory over the San...
Saints wide receiver Lance Moore will not play in Sunday night's matchup against the San Diego Chargers.
Moore has been battling a hamstring injury and was unable to practice all week.
Defensive end Turk McBride (ankle), linebacker David Hawthorne (hamstring) and running back Travarias Cadet (shoulder) have also been declared out for Sunday's contest.
Drew Brees broke Johnny Unitas' record of throwing a touchdown pass for 47 consecutive games during Sunday Night Football when the New Orleans Saints played the San Diego Chargers.Brees completed his record breaking feat on a 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson, making it his 48th consecutive game throwing a touchdown. Johnny Unitas' son, Joe, was in attendance at Louisianna Superdome in...