Brees' 4 TDs leads Saints past Dolphins

New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes as the New Orleans Saints cruised to a 38-17 win over the Miami Dolphins on Monday at the Superdome.

Brees connected on 30-of-39 passes and 413 yards. Brees eclipsed the 300-yard passing mark for the ninth straight game, tying his own NFL record set over the 2011-2012 seasons.

Jimmy Graham caught four passes for 100 yards and two touchdowns and Darren Sproles added seven catches for 114 yards and one touchdown for the Saints (4-0), who are off to their best start since winning the first 13 games of the season in 2009 before going on to win Super Bowl XLIV. Marques Colston finished with 96 yards on seven catches in the victory.

Ryan Tannehill struggled for the Dolphins (3-1), completing 22-of-35 passes for 249 yards with one touchdown, three interceptions and one lost fumble.

Brandon Gibson caught six passes for 71 yards and Charles Clay added six passes for 42 yards and a touchdown in the setback.


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