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Saints QB Drew Brees Wins FedEX Air Player of the Week Award

Another in a long line of such awards.

New Orleans Saints v Atlanta Falcons Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images

Once again Drew Brees has won the FedEX Air Player of the Week.

Official Saints Press Release.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been selected as the FedEx Air Player of the Week for Week 3.

Brees recorded 396 passing yards on Sunday, Sept. 23 along with three passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns against the Atlanta Falcons. Brees also broke the NFL’s all-time completions record by picking up his 6,301st completion, surpassing Brett Favre on the list.

Other nominees for FedEx air were: Jared Goff (Rams) and Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers)

Congratulations to Washington running back Adrian Peterson also for winning the FedEX Ground player of the week. Adrian ran for 121 yards and two touchdowns beating out Panthers RB Christian McCaffery and Rams RB Todd Gurley.

In a side note, Mr. Brees also had the same amount of rushing TDs as Mr. Peterson in the win over the Falcons.