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Saints News, 11/4/15: Drew Brees Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

From Brees threw an NFL-record seven touchdowns in a win against the Giants on Sunday. He and YA Tittle are the only quarterbacks in NFL history to pass for at least 500 yards and seven touchdowns in a single game. Brees has won 20 Offensive Player of the Week awards since joining the Saints in 2006, the most in the NFL during that time. He is one of three players to win the award at least 20 times. Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are the others.

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Saints News

Drew Brees named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after throwing seven touchdowns |
This is the second time this season he has won the award

Easy call: Brees named NFC Offensive Player of the Week | ProFootballTalk
Brees also won the award in Week 4 of this season. Since joining Saints in 2006, Brees has won 20 player of the week awards, the most in the NFL during that span. With 22 such awards in his career, he joins Peyton Manning (27) and Tom Brady (24) as the only players with 20 or more.

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NFL News

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Wednesday morning one-liners | ProFootballTalk
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Matt Ryan: We don’t need to change who we are offensively | ProFootballTalk
The Falcons have followed up a 5-0 start with two losses in three games that have left people wondering what's wrong with the team's offense. Quarterback Matt Ryan said last week that he's physically healthy when discussing a run that saw him turn the ball over six times over the previous three w...

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In the wake of Reggie Bush's season-ending slip-and-fall on concrete that inexplicably surrounds the playing surface at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis (but apparently won't as of the next game there), Bush could be taking the matter to court.