SAN DIEGO CHARGERS VS. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2012 ● MERCEDES-BENZ SUPERDOME
SAINTS POSTGAME NOTES
* Sunday’s victory was the 300th regular-season win in Saints’ franchise history. New Orleans is now 300-390-5 in its 46th season in the NFL.
* Brees’ 40-yard touchdown pass to WR
* The record-setting touchdown pass was the 292nd of Brees’ career, moving him into sole possession of seventh place on the NFL’s career list for touchdown passes and breaking a tie with Warren Moon.
* In his 100th game as a Saint, Brees surpassed 30,000 yards passing in his Saints career on his third-quarter touchdown pass to WR
* Brees has 54 games of 300 yards or more in seven seasons as a Saint, including four this season.
* Brees has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 90 of his 100 starts.
* Brees extended his NFL-record streak of games with 20 or more completions to 41.
* Colston had nine receptions for 131 yards and tied a career-high with three touchdown receptions. He previously had three TD catches on Oct. 28, 2007, at San Francisco, which was also the last three-TD catch game for a Saint.
* Colston now sits atop the Saints’ all-time list for career touchdown receptions with 52. He entered Sunday one TD catch behind Joe Horn, but tied and later passed him. In touchdowns scored, Colston ranks third, trailing only Deuce McAllister (55) and Dalton Hilliard (53).
* Colston has 22 career 100-yard receiving games, including each of the last two weeks. It’s his first back-to-back 100-yard games since the 2011 season (11/21 vs. Seattle and 11/25 at Dallas).
* Henderson had a season-high eight receptions for 123 yards, his tenth career 100-yard game. He had six receptions through the first four games of the season.
* Henderson became the fifth player in Saints history to reach double figures in 100-yard receiving games, joining Horn (27), Colston (22), Eric Martin (18) and Danny Abramowicz (10).
* With Colston and Henderson each having at least eight receptions, 120 receiving yards and a touchdown, it’s the first time in franchise history two receivers have put up those numbers in the same game.