We’ve learned over the years to revel in a Saints home game. It’s an indoor party, a free-flowing celebration of yardage and points. Drew Brees at the Superdome, you won’t find a surer thing in our fake numbers game. It never snows indoors. The sun is never in your eyes. The air conditioning is always at your back.
Of course, Fantasy’s Week 13 refused to go according to script.
Although Brees garbage-timed his way into 326 yards passing in Sunday’s 28-13 loss to Detroit, it was one of his worst fantasy games in memory. Brees failed to record a home touchdown pass for the first time in 60 games (hat tip, Rich Hribar), and the Saints offense was out of sync for most of the day. Three interceptions didn’t help, or a hobbling Mark Ingram (12 touches, 53 yards). John Kuhn’s short plunge was the only New Orleans touchdown.
Although tight end Coby Fleener finished with a respectable 5-86-0 line, he had a brutal drop in the end zone. Brandin Cooks bounced back as expected (7-73-0), but no Read More »from Booms and Busts: Drew Brees goes tilt in Week 13