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NFL: New Orleans 23, San Francisco 20

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Garrett Hartley kicked three late field goals Sunday, including the game-winner as time expired in the New Orleans Saints' 23-20 triumph over San Francisco.

NFL: New Orleans 49, Dallas 17

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes and the New Orleans Saints racked up an NFL-record 40 first downs Sunday in their 49-17 pummeling of Dallas.

NFL: New York Jets 26, New Orleans 20

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Former Saint Chris Ivory rolled up 139 rushing yards with a touchdown Sunday, helping carry the New York Jets over New Orleans 26-20.

NFL: New Orleans 35, Buffalo 17

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Drew Brees hurled five scoring passes, including two each to Jimmy Graham and Kenny Stills, and the New Orleans Saints dispatched Buffalo 35-17 Sunday.
Charities to spend $10 million more of funds raised for Sandy victims

Charities to spend $10 million more of funds raised for Sandy victims

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The American Red Cross and three other charities say they have agreed to release $10 million in unspent donations to victims of Hurricane Sandy.

NFL: New England 30, New Orleans 27

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Tom Brady hit Kenbrell Thompkins on a 17-yard touchdown pass with 5 seconds left Sunday, rallying New England over previously unbeaten New Orleans 30-27.

NFL: New Orleans 26, Chicago 18

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Drew Brees and Pierre Thomas paired up for two touchdown passes Sunday and the New Orleans Saints remained undefeated with a 26-18 win over Chicago.

NFL: New Orleans 38, Miami 17

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Drew Brees tossed four touchdowns en route to 413 passing yards Monday, propelling the New Orleans Saints over previously unbeaten Miami 38-17.

NFL: New Orleans 31, Arizona 7

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Drew Brees accounted for four touchdowns Sunday, racking up 342 passing yards in the New Orleans Saints' 31-7 trouncing of Arizona.

NFL: New Orleans 16, Tampa Bay 14

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Garrett Hartley kicked a 27-yard field goal with 5 seconds left to play Sunday and the New Orleans Saints pulled out a 16-14 victory over Tampa Bay.
NFL: New England 13, New York Jets 10

NFL: New England 13, New York Jets 10

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his 50th straight game Thursday and New England recorded three interceptions to defeat the New York Jets 13-10.

NFL: New Orleans 23, Atlanta 17

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Drew Brees amassed 357 passing yards and the New Orleans defense dominated down the stretch Sunday in the Saints' season-opening 23-17 win over Atlanta.

NFL: New Orleans 31, Houston 23

HOUSTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Andy Tanner hauled down a pair of TD passes Sunday and the New Orleans Saints stayed unbeaten in the pre-season with a 31-23 win over Houston.

NFL: New Orleans 28, Oakland 20

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Drew Brees completed 14-of-18 throws for 202 yards and a touchdown Friday in leading New Orleans to a 28-20 decision over Oakland.

NFL: New Orleans 17, Kansas City 13

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Preston Parker caught two touchdown passes Friday and New Orleans welcomed back Coach Sean Payton with a 17-13 exhibition victory over Kansas City.
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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
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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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