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Saints-Seattle Postgame Notes

Brees Sets Franchise Completions Mark

*Sunday's victory gave the Saints their first three-game winning streak of the season.
*The Saints lead the all-time series against Seattle 6-5.
*The Saints had a season-high 494 total yards, 112 rushing and 382 passing. It's the most yards gained by the Saints since the 2009 season opener against Detroit, when the team gained 515 yards.
*QB Drew Brees completed 29 of 43 passes for a season-high 382 yards, four touchdowns, two interceptions and a passer rating of 106.9.
*Brees became the Saints' all-time leader in completions late in the second quarter. He passed Archie Manning with his 17th completion on Sunday and now has 1,862 completions in a Saints uniform.
*Brees' 300-yard performance was the 35th in a Saints uniform, extending his own franchise record.
*WR Marques Colston had eight receptions for a season-high 113 yards and two touchdowns. The 100-yard game was Colston's second of the season and 15th of his career, third-most in franchise history behind Joe Horn (27) and Eric Martin (18).
*RB Chris Ivory scored his first NFL touchdown on a 1-yard run in the first quarter. Ivory carried six times for 42 yards on the drive.
*With 99 yards on 23 carries Sunday, Ivory now has 481 rushing yards on the season, the most of any rookie running back in the NFL.
*RB Julius Jones surpassed 5,000 rushing yards for his career on a 2-yard carry late in the fourth quarter. Jones has 5,001 career rushing yards.
*S Roman Harper forced his team-leading fourth fumble in the third quarter. Harper has 10 forced fumbles in his five-year NFL career.

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