*The Saints improve to 3-1 on the season and currently lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who play tomorrow evening by half a game for first place in the NFC South.
*With the win, the Saints lead the Saints-Jaguars series 3-2, making Jacksonville the ninth franchise the Saints would have a winning mark against.
*The win gives New Orleans a three-game winning streak, giving them their sixth win streak of at least three games since Sean Payton became head coach in 2006.
*New Orleans’ nine-play, 62-yard drive that ended with a one-yard touchdown run by FB
*New Orleans outgained Jacksonville 503-274 in total net yards, including 177-104 on the ground in their most impressive performance running the ball of the 2011 season.
*The New Orleans defense forced rookie QB Blaine Gabbert into a rough day, as the rookie completed only 16-of-42 passes for 196 yards with one touchdown, one interception and a 51.3 passer rating.
*Brees has thrown a touchdown pass in 31 consecutive games, breaking a tie with Dan Marino for the third-longest streak in NFL record books. Johnny Unitas holds the NFL record of 47. Brett Favre is second with 36.
*Brees has at least 20 completions in 24 consecutive games, longest streak in NFL history
*Today’s game marked the 40th career 300-yard passing game of Brees’ Saints career.
*Brees is now ranked 16th in NFL history with 245 career touchdown passes, surpassing another former San Diego Charger John Hadl.
*FB Jed Collins in the first offensive touch of his NFL career, scored a one-yard touchdown on a dive.