The New Orleans Saints were trailing the Carolina Panthers early in the game but they’ve regained the lead. The touchdown to go-ahead was a simple six-yard pass from quarterback Drew Brees to Marques Colston. It was also Brees 30th touchdown on the season, an NFL record sixth straight season with 30 touchdown passes.
Brees has completed nine of 13 passes in the first quarter for 93 yards, including the score. He has a passer rating of 115.2 in the second quarter.
It followed some big plays on the drive. For instance this 21 yard pass from Brees to Colston on third and nine:
Which was followed by this 38 yard run by Darren Sproles:
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