Drew Brees jokes that 'the deep ball is back' for Saints

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By , Audacy Sports

For as tremendous as Drew Brees' 15 seasons in New Orleans were, the Saints offense clearly was limited in his final few seasons because of the future Hall of Famer's declining arm strength.

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So when it was time for Brees to comment on a 55-yard touchdown pass from his successor -- Jameis Winston -- all he could do was lean into the narrative:

Jokes aside, Winston was extremely impressive in his first start as Saints quarterback. The former No. 1 overall pick completed 14 of 20 pass attempts for five touchdowns and 148 yards as the Saints blew out the Green Bay Packers by a score of 38-3.

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