New Orleans Saints Pluck Eagles on the Road, Move to 2-0

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Published: September 20, 2009

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... 45 points in week one is because they were playing the Detroit Lions at home.

No way they'd be able to match that on the road against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Well, they didn't match it. They surpassed it.

Drew Brees and his offensive machine rolled up 41 points on the Eagles, and safety Darren Sharper added a late touchdown on a 97-yard interception return to lead the Saints to a 48-22 victory over the Eagles.

The Saints opening drive, just like last week's, culminated with a touchdown pass to Marques Colston. This one was right over the head of Pro Bowl safety Asante' Samuel.

Colston now has three touchdowns in two games. I'd say he is back from last year's injury.

Devery Henderson later abused Samuel in the second quarter. On third and 12 and on their own side of the field, Henderson hauled in a 16-yard pass right in front of Samuel to keep the drive alive.

That drive later ended, though, when linebacker Akeem Jordan made a leap...

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