With Saints' WR corps depleted, Drew Brees throws 4 TD passes to undrafted players (1 Viewer)


By Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff Writer

NEW ORLEANS -- Who was Dat?!

Quarterback Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes to four different undrafted players on Thursday night as the New Orleans Saints beat the rival Atlanta Falcons 31-17 for their 10th straight victory.

The Saints are the first team in the Super Bowl era to have four different undrafted players with a receiving touchdown in a game, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Also, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, New Orleans is the first team since the 1984 Pittsburgh Steelers to have four different players score their 1st-or-2nd career touchdown in the same game.

Brees also tied a NFL record -- set by Falcons QB Matt Ryan in 2016 -- by throwing TD passes to 13 different players this season.

Those four players (third-year WR Tommylee Lewis, second-year WR Austin Carr, first-year TE Dan Arnold and rookie WR Keith Kirkwood) had a total of only two career TD catches heading into Thursday's game. ...

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