Brees, Saints rout Packers 51-29 in MNF
Published 1:48 am Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Drew Brees threw for four scores, Deuce McAllister set a Saints record with his 54th career touchdown and New Orleans rolled to a 51-29 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night.
Brees dismantled a Packers’ secondary that came in ranked third in the NFL with 176.3 yards passing allowed per game. Brees was 20-of-26 for 323 yards. Two of his touchdowns went to Lance Moore, one for 70 yards.
Green Bay starter Aaron Rodgers’ attempt to keep up resulted in three interceptions. Jason David picked off two passes, returning the first to the 3 to set up McAllister’s record TD run.
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Rodgers was 23-of-41 for 248 yards and two touchdowns.