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Saints All-Pro quarterback Drew Brees made a controversial tweet on June 20, 2012 stating, " If NFL fans were told there were " weapons of mass destruction " enough times, they'd believe it.
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Saints and All-Pro
That season he led the NFL with 17 sacks ( a rare feat and second most ever by a defensive tackle ), made his first All-Pro team and was voted the New Orleans Saints defensive MVP.
Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Pennington, who suffered two tears to his rotator cuff and has undergone as many surgeries to repair it, is often compared to Cook because their injuries are so similar ; his injury was also similar to that suffered by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who had surgery on his rotator cuff after the 2005-06 season and finished the following season as an All-Pro quarterback.
All-Pro kick returner Michael Bates scored on a 95-yard return, and Beuerlein threw for a new team-record fifth touchdown, but Saints ( and future Panthers ) QB Jake Delhomme-in only his second career game-never gave up despite throwing four interceptions, and threw and ran for two 4th-quarter touchdowns.
Saints and quarterback
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, a former teammate of Flutie's, executed a drop kick late on an extra point attempt in the fourth quarter of the 2012 Pro Bowl ; the kick fell short.
Polian in turn hired Jim Mora to become the next head coach of the team and would go on to draft Tennessee Volunteer quarterback Peyton Manning, the son of New Orleans Saints legend Archie Manning, with the first overall pick in the 1998 draft.
The Saints, under rookie head coach Sean Payton and new quarterback Drew Brees, defeated the Falcons 23-3, and would go on to notch the second playoff win in franchise history.
To cap off the season, quarterback Drew Brees broke the single season passing record held for over 25 years, on the way to a Saints division winning game.
The heavily favored Rams wilted in the stifling heat, and the Saints claimed their first-ever victory over their NFC West rivals, 24 – 20, on Manning's 1-yard quarterback sneak on the last play of the game.
Montana came into this game with a 7-0 record as a starting quarterback at the Superdome due to the 49ers ' dominance of their then-NFC West rival New Orleans Saints.
Port Allen is the hometown of Tracy Porter, the New Orleans Saints cornerback who clinched the Saints ' win in Super Bowl XLIV with his late fourth quarter interception of a pass by Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.
* Heath Shuler-Former quarterback for the University of Tennessee ( 1990 -' 93 ), New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders, and Washington Redskins.
He rushed for a career high 102 yards on just 8 carries vs. the New Orleans Saints on December 23, 1990, making him only the second 49ers quarterback to rush for at least 100 yards in a single game.
Notable former Arizona Rattlers players include former Arizona Cardinal quarterback Sherdrick Bonner, former kicker Kyle Pooler former San Diego Chargers defensive specialist Cecille Doggette, former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Randy Gatewood, former New Orleans Saints lineman Mark Tucker and former Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Horn.
In 2010, Dawson presented the New Orleans Saints and another Purdue quarterback, Drew Brees, with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after their victory in Super Bowl XLIV.
Andrew Christopher " Drew " Brees (; born January 15, 1979 ) is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League.
In 2009 he earned a Super Bowl ring as the backup quarterback and holder for the Saints ' Super Bowl XLIV winning team.
In 2009 he appeared in all 16 games as the holder on the Saints place-kicking unit, and saw his first playing time at quarterback in 3 years during a week 17 loss to the Carolina Panthers, as the Saints had already clinched homefield advantage and rested starter Drew Brees, as well as many other starters.
Although he played little for the Saints, he was noted for his role as a veteran advisor to the Saints ' starting quarterback, Drew Brees.
* Bobby Scott ( American football ) ( born 1949 ), former Tennessee Volunteers and New Orleans Saints quarterback
In 1992, linebackers Rickey Jackson, Vaughan Johnson, Sam Mills, and Swilling, also known as the Dome Patrol, all played in the Pro Bowl, and the Saints led the league in quarterback sacks.
Saints and Drew
Similarly, during the 2011 Saints 63-7 victory, while the margin of victory was very large and the game was almost beyond doubt at half-time, Drew Brees had thrown a below his average number of yards.
In 2011, there were 3 starting quarterbacks in the NFL from Purdue: Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints, Kyle Orton of the Kansas City Chiefs, and Curtis Painter of the Indianapolis Colts.
In the week leading up to the game, City were boosted by the return of former Saints favourites Ben Martin and Hassan Sulaiman, who joined other key players Pete Smith, Paul Bastock and Drew Roberts in the new squad.
A closely fought encounter ended 0 – 0, although the Saints had a good chance to scrape the game when Drew Roberts squared for Inih Effiong, only for the big striker to slip in the sodden conditions before firing wide.
After starting Chargers quarterback Drew Brees went to the New Orleans Saints following the 2005 season, Rivers came off the bench to lead the Chargers to a 14-2 record in his first season as a starter.
Brooks retired in 2007 as the Saints ' franchise leader in season and career touchdown passes, though both records have since been broken by Drew Brees.
On December 27, on Monday Night Football against the New Orleans Saints, Abraham recorded his first career interception after deflecting and catching a Drew Brees pass attempt.
Ramsey signed a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints on July 28, 2010 ; he was projected to serve as a veteran backup for the Saints ' starting quarterback, Drew Brees, filling the role vacated by Mark Brunell who was not re-signed after the 2009 season.
This time, the Saints managed to get a first down with a 16-yard completion from Drew Brees to Reggie Bush, but they were eventually forced to punt again.
), The Gospel Reflector, reprint of the original 1841 Philadelphia edition by Richard Drew for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints ( Strangite ), 1993.
Saints and Brees
Brees, whose contract expired at the end of that season, left the team and would sign with the New Orleans Saints.
Brees has been selected to the Pro Bowl six times in his career – with the Chargers in 2004 and the Saints in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Though he completed 27 of 49 passes for 354 yards against the Chicago Bears, and two touchdowns, Brees committed three costly turnovers, and was penalized for an intentional grounding in the endzone, resulting in a safety, as the Saints lost 39 – 14.
In 2008, the Saints again missed the playoffs but Brees had a strong year statistically, finishing 15 yards short of the NFL record for passing yards thrown in a single season set by Dan Marino in 1984.
The next week, Brees led the Saints to a 48 – 22 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, throwing for 311 yards and three touchdown passes.
Brees had a poor outing, but provided two crucial rushing touchdowns, one just before halftime to narrow the deficit to 24 – 10, and one in the third quarter to give the Saints their first lead of the game, 37 – 34.
The next week, Brees threw for 308 yards on 25 of 33 passing along with two touchdowns and one interception in leading the Saints to a 35 – 27 victory and franchise tying best start at 7 – 0 against the rival Atlanta Falcons.
In week 12, Brees led the Saints to an 11 – 0 record, defeating the New England Patriots 38 – 17 on Monday Night Football.
After close victories over the Washington Redskins and Falcons in successive weeks to start 13 – 0, Brees and the Saints lost their first game of the season to the Dallas Cowboys, 24 – 17, after DeMarcus Ware caused a Brees fumble in the final seconds, ending a fourth quarter rally.
The Saints then lost their last two games, with Brees sitting out the week 17 finale against Carolina.
In week 12 ’ s Monday night hosting of the NY Giants, the Saints routed the Giants 49-24 aided by Brees ' stellar performance with passing for 363 yards and 4 TDs passes extending his streak to 38 games.
However, the Saints lost, 27-24, to the Chiefs in OT despite Brees throwing for 3 TDs, 240 yds., and 1 INT.