Cat Craves NFC South Awards for Week 5: Brees repeats as top offensive performer

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NFC Offensive Player of the Week: Drew Brees

 

 

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Brees wins the NFC South offensive player of the week for the third time. His main competition this week came from Carolina’s Cam Newton and DeAngelo Williams and fellow Saint teammate, Jimmy Graham. However, the award clearly goes to Brees as he completed 32 passes in 45 attempts, good for a 71% completion rate. Brees accumulated 359 yards through the air with two touchdowns going to Pierre Thomas and fullback Jed Collins. Brees finished the game with an ESPN quarterback rating of 100.

 

NFC South Defensive Player of the Week: Sean Weatherspoon

 

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Weatherspoon, the multi-talented Atlanta Falcon linebacker was one of the few bright spots in the NFC South as far as defensive play goes. Weatherspoon finished Sunday’s loss against the Packers with 11 tackles, two of which were for losses. Weatherspoon was also able to add a sack on the day as he provided pressure on the Packer backfield consistently.

NFC South Special Teams Player of the Week: John Kasay

 

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Kasay’s trip back to Bank of America stadium saw him coming out as not only a victor, but also somewhat of a hero. Kasay was perfect on the day on field goal and PAT attempts. Kasay converted three field goals with a long of 46 yards as well as three extra points. Kasay finished the day being responsible for 12 of the Saints’ 30 points. This is the second time Kasay has claimed the NFC South Special Team Player of the Week, however this time, he kicked the knife into the heart of Panther Nation.

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