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Fleur-de-Links, October 9: Drew Brees record setting night | Saints win big over Redskins

Another night, another record. Saints QB Drew Brees the talk of the league.

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Saints News:

Drew Brees breaks career passing yards record; Saints penalized
Drew Brees surpassed Peyton Manning's career passing yardage mark of 71,940 and finished the game with 72,103 passing yards.

Drew Brees: Why doesn't Saints quarterback get deserved recognition?
Drew Brees became the NFL's all-time leading passer Monday. But why does it take that kind of achievement for Saints QB to get deserved recognition?

Josh Norman briefly benched during Redskins’ mistake-filled loss to Saints - The Washington Post
“We talked about some things at halftime,” Coach Jay Gruden said about Norman. “Had to cool him down a little bit. Everything’s fine. . . . He’ll play the rest of the year.”

Marshon Lattimore suffers concussion vs. Redskins -
New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore left in the first quarter of Monday's game against the Washington Redskins to undergo evaluation for a concussion.

NFL Week 5 Grades: Saints earn 'A+', Bengals and Browns get 'A's, Broncos fail miserably in loss -
Here are the Week 5 grades for every team that played on Sunday and Monday

What we learned from Saints' win over Redskins -
Drew Brees made a little bit of history Monday night, as the future Hall of Famer led the Saints (4-1) to a dominant 43-19 victory over the Redskins (2-2) to stay atop the NFC South.

Drew Brees News:

What they're saying about Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints |
A look at what national media outlets are reporting Tuesday

Drew Brees grateful to share history with Saints, family, New Orleans |
Terron Armstead called Brees' record-setting pass a 'storybook' moment.

Drew Brees breaks NFL's passing yardage record
Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke the NFL's all-time passing record, and it looks like he's nowhere near retirement.

Drew Brees mic'd up after breaking passing record (video) |
Drew Brees knows what it means to work for something.

Peyton Manning roasts Drew Brees after passing yards record falls
'I’ve got to tell you, it’s been the greatest 1,000 days of my life. Thanks to you, that’s over now.'

Drew Brees: It played out better than imagined – ProFootballTalk
Everyone knew that chances were very good that Saints quarterback Drew Brees was going to set the career passing yards record during Monday night's game and it was all but certain that the record would fall by the time the Saints took possession of the ball with just over two minutes to play in the ...

Drew Brees passes Brett Favre, Peyton Manning for NFL passing yards record |
Against the Redskins on Monday Night Football, the Saints quarterback passed both Brett Favre and Peyton Manning, climbing atop the NFL's career passing yards list.

Theater of the Superb: Drew Brees delivers New Orleanians a night they'll never forget |
Saints QB produces epic performance while becoming the NFL's all-time passing leader

NFL News:

Adrian Peterson dislocated shoulder in Redskins' loss -
Held at bay throughout most of a blowout loss on Monday night, Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson said after the defeat against the Saints he suffered a dislocated shoulder.

President Trump, NFL protests and ratings: Deep dive into numbers
Did President Trump's attacks on player protests hurt NFL ratings? We looked at the numbers.