Tom Brady was reportedly the offseason Saints backup plan for Drew Brees.
The former is 43. The latter is 41.
Brady and Brees entered the game Sunday with 1,088 touchdown passes combined, more than seven other teams in their franchise histories. In addition, they had combined for 151,987 yards passing.
Both had moments Sunday but neither will remember the performance among their any great games in their brilliant careers.
Brees was not very sharp but he played error-free football. Brady did not.
The Saints had taken care of two cornerstone players prior to the season starting...