Drew Brees passed for five touchdown passes and the New Orleans Saints set franchise records for points in a game and victory margin with a 62-7 win over the winless Indianapolis Colts Sunday night.
Brees completed 31 of 35 passes for New Orleans (5-2), which scored on its first nine possessions, seven touchdowns and two field goals. The Saints defense also scored on a 42-yard Leigh Torrence interception return for a touchdown.
Marques Colston and Jimmy Graham both caught two touchdown passes for the Saints while running back Darren Sproles caught the other touchdown pass and rushed for 88 yards. Mark Ingram rushed for 91 yards to lead New Orleans, but in the Saints' only down note of the night, he left the game with a heel injury.
Colston scored the game's first two touchdown, including a tough one-handed 14-yard touchdown grab on New Orleans' first possession, as New Orleans jumped to a 21-0 lead by the end of the first quarter.
With injured quarterback Peyton Manning, a New Orleans native, looking on, the Colts also set a franchise record for most points allowed while falling to 0-7.
Saints coach Sean Payton was also injured and watched the win from the press box.
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