WATCH: Baldy's Breakdowns highlights the Drew Brees leap vs. Carolina (1 Viewer)

By John Sigler | Saintswire


The New Orleans Saints needed a touchdown, and they needed it fast. With the offense lined up at the Carolina Panthers goal line and the clock winding down, they went with one of their signature play calls: a Drew Brees leap over the top of his offensive line, snapping the ball out ahead of him to break the plane. And it worked.

Those impressive hops from Brees earned a shoutout from NFL analyst Brian Baldinger.

“This guy’s been doing this exact same play for the last, basically, 17 or 18 years,” Baldinger said. “He steps up in these goal-line plays and short-yardage plays and elevates, I mean: that’s good elevation right there. he does this all the time. Even if you know it’s coming. [The defense] knows it’s coming.” ...

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