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Record 13 Offensive TDs Thrown In Giants-Saints Duel

Record 13 Offensive TDs Thrown In Giants-Saints Duel

NEW ORLEANS — Eli Manning was at the center of one of the greatest quarterback duels the NFL has seen, yet even he had trouble keeping track of how many touchdown passes he and Drew Brees threw.

Manning initially mentioned afterward that there were 12 TD passes, then jokingly amended that to 13 when he recalled that one of Brees' passes ended up as a Giants defensive touchdown when Willie Snead fumbled moments after a reception.

He was still off.

An NFL record 13 offensive touchdown passes were thrown, seven by Brees and six by Manning, but it took Kai Forbath's 50-yard field goal as time ran out to decide New Orleans' dramatic 52-49 triumph on Sunday.

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