Drew Brees Named NFC Offensive Player Of The Week
For the 20th time in his career, and 18th time as a member of the New Orleans Saints, quarterback Drew Brees is the NFC Offensive Player of the Week.
In Sunday's 35-32 win in Pittsburgh over the Steelers, Brees threw for 257 yards, 5 touchdowns, and no interceptions.
Since signing with the Saints in 2006, Brees has earned NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors 18 times. He also earned AFC player of the week honors twice during his time with the San Diego Chargers.
Brees' 5 touchdowns against Pittsburgh went to 5 different teammates. Ben Watson, Erik Lorig, Nick Toon, Kenny Stills and Marques Colston were all on the receiving ends of a Brees TD pass.