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Brees extended his streak of at least one TD pass to 40 games

With the loss, New Orleans drops to 1-4. The Saints return to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Thursday, Oct. 15 for a nationally televised contest against the visiting Atlanta Falcons (5-0). Kickoff is 7:25 p.m.

· New Orleans drops to 11-16 all-time against Philadelphia.

· QB Drew Brees completed 26-of-43 passes for 335 yards and two touchdowns, with one interception.

· Brees has thrown for at least 300 yards in three of his four starts this season. It is the first time that he has thrown for at least 300 yards in three of his first four games since he started the 2013 season with four such games.

· With his first quarter touchdown completion to TE Benjamin Watson, Brees extended his streak of at least one touchdown pass to 40 games, good for the fifth-best streak in NFL history.

· WR Willie Snead recorded his first career game of 100 receiving yards or more, finishing with 141 yards on a career-high-tying six receptions, with a long of 59 yards.

· WR Brandin Cooks caught five passes for a career-high 107 yards, including a season-long 46-yard catch-and-run in the third quarter. It was Cooks' first 100-yard receiving day.

· Snead's and Cooks' performances were the first 100-yard receiving games by a Saint since Kenny Stills posted five receptions for 162 yards on Nov. 30, 2014 at Pittsburgh.

· It was the first time two Saints receivers each recorded 100-yard or more receiving days since Stills and Marques Colston each reached the 100-yard mark on Oct. 19, 2014 at Detroit.

· Colstonappeared in his 138th career game, moving him into a tie with center John Hill (1975-84) for 17th place on the club's all-time games played list. He finished with 36 yards on three catches.

· Watson's first quarter touchdown catch was his fifth touchdown reception as a Saint; he totaled 36 yards on three catches, with a long of 21 yards.

·  CB Brandon Browner intercepted a Sam Bradford pass in the end zone midway through the first quarter; the interception marked the first for the Saints defense this season and was Browner's 12th career interception.

·  On the ensuing possession, CB Delvin Breaux intercepted a Bradford pass in the end zone, posting his first career interception.

·  With the 2015 season being the first season in New Orleans for both Browner and Breaux, it marked the first time that two newcomers to the team collected interceptions in the same game since Keenan Lewis and Kenny Vaccaro both posted picks on Sept. 22, 2013 vs. Arizona.

· Vaccaro led the team with 11 tackles (nine solo), including one tackle for loss.

· LB Stephone Anthony registered a career-high nine tackles, including one stop for a loss.

·  T Zach Strief appeared in his 130th career game, moving him into a tie with linebacker Joe Federspiel (1972-80) for 24th place on the club's all-time games played list.

· New Orleans' 2015 first round draft pick T Andrus Peat made his first career start at left tackle, starting in place of the injured Terron Armstead.

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