Will Yoder
Wednesday December 28th, 2011

New Orleans Saints tackle Zach Strief defended his team’s decision to help quarterback Drew Brees set the NFL single-season record for yards in a season last night, despite being up by over 20 points.

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The Saints have received flak from both their opponent, the Atlanta Falcons, and the media for continuing to pass the ball late in the fourth quarter last night. The Saints ultimately won 45-16. Brees finished the game with 307 yards, four touchdowns, and two interceptions. He now has thrown for 5087 yards and 41 touchdowns this season entering the final game of the year.

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