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Brees, Saints singe sinking Eagles, 48-7

Drew Brees grinned, paused as if searching for the right words, and even let out the beginnings of a laugh.

The Saints have made 40-point outings look routine lately, and the record-setting quarterback is trying to enjoy it without showing a hint of complacency.

"It's a lot of points, but we have a high standard for ourselves," Brees said. "You're still not satisfied because you know you could have done a little bit better — but the end result is good."

Brees passed for 363 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints won their ninth straight with a 48-7 demolition of Philadelphia on Sunday that marked the Eagles' worst loss by far since they won...

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