NFC South Offensive Player of the Week: Drew Brees
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The godfather of the Saints got the New Orleans offense oiled up and had an efficient Week 2 performance. Brees and the Saints offense accumulated a total of 382 yards. The talented quarterback went 26/37 for 270 yards and threw three touchdowns. The highlight of the game was a 79 yard touchdown connection between Brees and New Orleans receiver Deverey Henderson. Brees had an impressive ESPN quarterback rating of 118.1 for his Week 2 performance.
NFC South Defensive Player of the Week: Roman Harper
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The Saints defense held the Chicago Bear offense to 246 total yards in Week 2 and sacked Bear signal caller, Jay Cutler an amazing six times. Many people consider safety Roman Harper the lifeblood of the Saints defense and he did not disappoint with his Week 2 performance. Harper had a total of seven tackles, all of which were solo, and had two of the Saints six sacks. When it comes to offensive game-planning, Roman Harper will continue to be at the forefront of opposing offensive coordinator’s minds which could cause some sleepless nights.
NFC South Special Teams Player of the Week: John Kasay
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This recognition may be especially painful for Panther fans as John Kasay is one of the most popular players in Carolina franchise history. Kasay was nothing short of spectacular in Week 2 as he was perfect in both field goals and extra point attempts which netted him a total of 12 points. Kasay connected on field goals from 29, 31, and 53 yards and tacked on an additional three extra point conversions to help capture Week 2 NFC South Special Teams Player of the Week.