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Saints Postgame Notes

*It was New Orleans' tenth win of the season, marking the first time in franchise history they have recorded at least ten wins in three consecutive seasons.
*The game marks New Orleans' first win against the Oilers/Titans franchise since they relocated to Tennessee.
*The Saints improved to 4-3 on the road. If the Saints defeat the Vikings next Sunday, they will have three consecutive winning seasons on the road for the first time in franchise history.
*The Saints have now swept their intraconference slate for the second time in three seasons.
*New Orleans did not commit a turnover for the fourth consecutive game. The Saints are now 20-0 under head coach Payton when not committing a turnover.
*QB Drew Brees started the 150th game of his NFL career and completed 36 of 47 passes for 337 yards and two touchdowns. He finished with a passer rating of 110.0.
*Brees has passed for 4,368 yards this season, the most passing yards through 13 contests in NFL history.
*Brees upped his season touchdown pass total to 32, becoming the second quarterback in NFL history to have four consecutive seasons of 30 or more TD passes, joining Brett Favre (1994-98) in that group.
*Brees has ten 300-yard passing games, tying the NFL record he (2008) and Oakland's Rich Gannon (2002) already shared. He now has nine games with a passer rating of 100 or better this season. In his six years with the Saints, Brees has 47 300-yard games and 45 games with a passer rating of 100 .
*Brees' early fourth quarter 35-yard touchdown pass to WR Marques Colston made the win the 19th regular season fourth quarter comeback of his Saints career, fourth in 2011.
*Brees has thrown a touchdown pass in 40 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in NFL history. Johnny Unitas holds the NFL record of 47.
*Brees also extended his NFL-record streak of games with 20 or more completions to 33.
*WR Marques Colston  caught seven passes for 105 yards, including two fourth quarter touchdown receptions. It was the 19th 100-yard game of his career, putting him in sole possession of second place on the club's all-time list. It was the tenth multiple-touchdown game of his career.
*RB Chris Ivory was the club's primary ballcarrier and carried 13 times for 53 yards
*The New Orleans defense held Titans RB Chris Johnson to 11 carries for 23 yards (2.2 avg.) as the Titans managed only 59 yards on the ground.
*DE Will Smith had three tackles and his fourth quarter sack, put him into a tie for the team lead at 6.5 with S Roman Harper.
*LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar appeared in the 50th game of his career and had five tackles, as well as a key fourth quarter pass deflection and a key sack on the final play of the game.
*S Malcolm Jenkins led New Orleans with ten tackles.

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