NFL: Indianapolis 41, New Orleans 10

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning threw for three TDs and the Colts dominated the second half Thursday night as Indianapolis began the NFL season by routing New Orleans, 41-10.

NFL season opens Thursday night

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The National Football League's 88th season begins Thursday night with what could possibly be a Super Bowl preview.

NFL: New Orleans 30, Kansas City 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Drew Brees threw for 182 yards in just under a half of action Thursday night, leading the New Orleans Saints to a 30-7 exhibition victory over Kansas City.

NFL: Buffalo 13, New Orleans 10

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Rian Lindell kicked a 54-yard field goal with three minutes remaining Friday night, giving the Buffalo Bills a 13-10, exhibition win over New Orleans.

NFL: Pittsburgh 20, New Orleans 7 (exh.)

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh backup quarterback Brian St. Pierre passed for 129 yards and a touchdown Sunday as the Steelers beat New Orleans 20-7 in the Hall of Fame game.

NFL: AFC 31, NFC 28

HONOLULU, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Nate Kaeding kicked a 21-yard field goal as time ran out Saturday to give the AFC a 31-28 victory over the NFC in the NFL Pro Bowl in Honolulu.

Brees, Tomlinson are NFL's Men of the Year

MIAMI, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- New Orleans' Drew Brees and San Diego's LaDainian Tomlinson have been selected the co-winners of the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year award. The honor is given annually to note the accomplishments of players both on and off the field. It is named for l

NFL: Chicago 39, New Orleans 14

CHICAGO, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Thomas Jones rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns Sunday, firing the Chicago Bears into the Super Bowl with a 39-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints.

NFL: New Orleans 27, Philadelphia 24

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Two third-quarter TDs by Deuce McAllister Saturday night rallied the New Orleans Saints to a 27-24 victory over Philadelphia and a spot in the NFC title game.

NFL: Carolina 31, New Orleans 21

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Jake Delhomme threw for 207 yards and two TDs Sunday as the Carolina Panthers beat the New Orleans Saints, 31-21.

NFL: New Orleans 30, N.Y. Giants 7

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- After a 7-3 first quarter deficit Sunday, New Orleans clobbered the New York Giants, 30-7.

Seven Bears make NFC Pro Bowl team

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Seven Chicago Bears, including record-setting return specialist Devin Hester, were selected as starters for the NFC team's Pro Bowl team. Hester is among three Bears' specialists to make the team. Also tabbed were kicker Robbie Gould and special team memb

NFL: Washington 16, New Orleans 10

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Ladell Betts rushed for 119 yards Sunday afternoon, in his third straight 100 yards-plus game, as the Washington Redskins surprised New Orleans, 16-10.

Hester among NFC players of the week

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears rookie Devin Hester, who set an NFL record for returns for touchdowns, was selected NFC special teams player of the week. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees was picked for conference offensive player of the week honors and Minnesota cornerba

NFL: New Orleans 42, Dallas 17

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Drew Brees threw five touchdown passes Sunday night as the New Orleans Saints trounced the Dallas Cowboys, 42-17.
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Drew Brees
New Orleans Saints starting quarterback Drew Brees, top, and backups Chase Daniel, left bottom, and Mark Brunell ride a float in a parade through downtown New Orleans February 9, 2010, to celebrate the Saints' Super Bowl victory. Many of the city's Carnival organizations loaned the victory parade one of its signature floats. UPI/A.J. Sisco

Drew Christopher Brees (pronounced /ˈbriːs/; born January 15, 1979) is a quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.

Brees has been selected to the Pro Bowl five times in his career – with the Chargers in 2004 and the Saints in 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010. He was named the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year in 2004, the Offensive Player of the Year in 2008, and the MVP of Super Bowl XLIV. He was also selected by voters to appear on the cover of Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 11. Sports Illustrated named him as its 2010 Sportsman of the Year.

Brees was selected as Texas High School 5A Most Valuable Offensive Player in 1996 and led the Westlake High School football team to 16-0 record and state championship. As a high school football player, Brees completed 314 of 490 passes (64.1 percent) for 5,461 yards with 50 touchdowns including, in his senior season, 211 of 333 passes (63.4 percent) for 3,528 yards with 31 touchdowns. Westlake went 28-0-1 when Brees started for two seasons and beat Abilene Cooper High School 55-15 in the 1996 title game.

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