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WATCH: Drew Brees, Brandin Cooks connect for Saints history

The New Orleans Saints saw a record-breaking play on Sunday.

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The New Orleans Saints set a franchise record for the longest passing play in their 50-year history on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders.

After being pinned deep inside their own territory by a superb punt by Marquette King, the Saints offense started from their own 2-yard line. That’s when the magic happened, as quarterback Drew Brees found wide receiver Brandin Cooks in stride for a 98-yard score

Brees’ previous career long was 86 yards from 2006.

According to NFL Network’s Evan Lazar, Cooks reached a top speed 22.13 miles per hour on the score.