Brees earns 15th NFC Player of the Week honor since '06

Brees earns 15th NFC Player of the Week honor since '06

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 30: Jimmy Graham #80 celebrates with Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints after scoring a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 30, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Posted on October 2, 2013 at 11:30 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 2 at 11:16 PM

Bradley Handwerger / WWLTV.com Sports Reporter
Email: bhandwerger@wwltv.com | Twitter: @wwltvsports

METAIRIE, La. — The NFL has named Drew Brees its NFC Offensive Player of the Week after another standout performance on Monday Night Football.

Brees was 30 of 39 for 413 yards, four touchdowns and a 144.5 quarterback rating in helping New Orleans improve to 4-0 with a 38-17 win over previously undefeated Miami.

The honor is the 15th time Brees has been honored with the award since coming New Orleans in 2006. Only Tom Brady, with 16 AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors, has had more in that period.

The Saints are one of only two NFC teams to remain undefeated heading into Week 5.


Previous PoW Games: (* denotes night game)
2006: @ Tampa Bay (24 of 32, 314 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INTs, 136.7 rating)
           @ Dallas (26 of 38, 384 yards, 5 TDs, 0 INTs, 140.8 rating)*
2007: @ San Fran (31 of 39, 336 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INTs, 136.8 rating)
            vs. Arizona (26 of 30, 315 yards, 2 TDs, 0 INTs, 132.6 rating)
2008: vs. Oakland (26 of 30, 320 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INTs, 144.4 rating)
           vs. San Diego in London (30 of 41, 339 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INTs, 121.9 rating)
           vs. Green Bay (20 of 26, 323 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INTs, 157.5 rating)*
2009: vs. Detroit (26 of 34, 358 yards, 6 TDs, 1 INT, 137.0 rating)
           vs. NYG (23 of 30, 369 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INTS, 156.8 rating)
           vs. New England (18 of 23, 371 yards, 5 TDs, 0 INTs, 158.3 rating)*
2011: vs. Indianapolis (31 of 35, 325 yards, 5 TDs, 0 INTs, 144.9 rating)*
           vs. NYG (24 of 38, 363 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INTs, 129.6 rating)*
           vs. Atlanta (23 of 39, 307 yards, 4 TDs, 2 INTs, 96.8 rating)*
2012: vs. San Diego (29 of 45, 370 yards, 4 TDs, 1 INT, 110.4 rating)*
2013: vs. Miami (30 of 39, 413 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INTs, 144.5 rating)*
 

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