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Peter King
February 11, 2010
THE QUARTERBACK WHO HELPED REBUILD THE TEAM IS ALSO A MAJOR PLAYER IN THE REBUILDING OF NEW ORLEANS
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February 11, 2010

Patron Saint

THE QUARTERBACK WHO HELPED REBUILD THE TEAM IS ALSO A MAJOR PLAYER IN THE REBUILDING OF NEW ORLEANS

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It's not just pinpoint passing that has made Brees such a good match for Payton's offense. In a 38-17 statement-game thrashing of the Patriots on Nov. 30, Brees threw three long passes, each on a dime. "An amazing display," Payton calls it. "To throw it that deep that accurately is something that sets Drew apart from every quarterback out there."

Yes, Brees is a man who stands out among his peers, and in more ways than one. Just ask the people of New Orleans.

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