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Drew Brees named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) -

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been named this week's NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

Brees led the Saints to a 49-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

The Saints quarterback completed 34 of 41 passes for 392 yards and four touchdowns against the Cowboys.

This is the second time this season Brees has won the award.

Tight End Jimmy Graham won the award in week three of the season.

The Saints offense set a new NFL record with 40 first downs in the game. The Cowboys managed only 43 offensive plays.

The Saints (7-2) host the San Francisco 49ers (6-3) Sunday at 3:25 p.m.

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