New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) warms up before a game against the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Brees, who already holds the single-season record for completion rate at 72 percent last season, finished the game a remarkable 26 of 29 for 363 yards, no interceptions and three touchdowns - two of them going to Smith, a third-round draft choice out of Central Florida has played just five National Football League games and is now immortalized because of his role in Brees' record-breaking pass.
However, Peterson said after the defeat that he suffered a dislocated shoulder near the end of the first half. After a 24-yard reception, Peterson was tackled as he ran up the left sideline. For the season, he's rushed for 242 yards and three touchdowns on 60 carries.
Any hope Washington had of coming back was all but snuffed out when Justin Hardee, a special teams regular who was in the game because of Marshon Lattimore's concussion symptoms, snagged Alex Smith's underthrown pass at the Saints' 19-yard line and returned his first career interception to the Washington four. It was just a situation where it was sore. "I got back in there".More news: Intel's 9th generation processors are here to outperform the competition
First: ow, ow, ow, ow. He did not touch the ball in the second half.
But Peterson obviously doesn't think this injury is going to keep him out long. Regardless of what Tuesday's MRI reveals, it wasn't the sort of homecoming Peterson anticipated.
Trailing Peyton Manning by 35 yards to break the all-time passing record in the second quarter of last night's game against the Washington Redskins, Drew Brees hit rookie Tre'Quan Smith down the right sideline for a 62-yard touchdown.