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Gift from Brees: Football for helping set NFL passing record

METAIRIE, La. (AP) When Drew Brees became the NFL's career leader in yards passing, he wanted to come up with some sort of gift to thank those who coached him, caught the 6,357 completions it took to set the record and blocked while he threw.

His solution was an exhaustive process than involved the production of about 175 unique commemorative footballs and the enlisting Saints front office and public relations staff to help track down 99 receivers, 56 offensive linemen, 11 head or assistant coaches from his 18 pro seasons as well as others instrumental in his success.

They began receiving their custom-made footballs this week, which pleased Brees because he wanted it done before Christmas.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-New Orleans 1120.846
Carolina 670.462
Tampa Bay 580.385
Atlanta 490.308
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: D. Brees3463
Pass TDs: D. Brees31
Rush Yds: A. Kamara793
Rush TDs: A. Kamara11
Rec Yds: M. Thomas1218
Rec TDs: M. Thomas8
Int: C. Banjo2
Sacks: C. Jordan12.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5057 (7)
Passing Yards: 3527 (13)
Rushing Yards: 1629 (11)
Points per game: 34.4 (2)
Yards per game: 389.0 (7)
Touchdowns: 52 (2)
Field Goals: 25 (7)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4535 (13)
Passing Yards: 3794 (29)
Rushing Yards: 1009 (1)
Points per game: 21.8 (10)
Yards per game: 348.8 (14)
Touchdowns: 34 (17)
Field Goals: 13 (1)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/14 E. Swoope cut
12/14 S. Cobbs Jr. active/prac. squad
12/13 M. Carter pract. squad add
12/13 J. Barrett IV pract. squad del
12/12 B. Marshall cut
12/12 E. Swoope acquired from waiver
12/12 I. Williams pract. squad add
12/11 D. Newton signed
12/11 M. Ola on IR ankle
12/8 J. Barrett IV pract. squad add
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/11 M. Ola ankle (IR)
12/9 T. Armstead pectoral (Out)
12/2 E. Swoope knee (Questionable)
11/29 T. Armstead pectoral (Out)
11/25 E. Swoope knee (Out)
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