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breezing2anotherSB

Member Since 29 Dec 2011
Last Active Sep 16 2012 08:38 PM
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Eerie similarities

10 September 2012 - 09:41 PM

Just sayin

tons of talent but was pretty much into himself. Great start to career but never grew much as QB. What do ya/ll think?

For Brooks, the high point in his career with the Saints* came very early. In the 2000 season, his first with the franchise, In his first NFL start, Brooks led the Saints* to a 31-24 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion St. Louis Rams on the road, becoming the first QB in NFL history to accomplish that feat (defeating the previous year's Super Bowl winner on the road in first career NFL start). Brooks led the team to a l 10-6 record (improving on their 3-13 record of 1999), winning the NFC West championship. Brooks threw nine touchdowns and six interceptions in eight games and five starts in the regular season for an 85.7 quarterback rating. In the playoffs, the Saints* defeated the defending Super Bowl champion St. Louis Rams, 31-28. The Saints* were without their star running back (Ricky Williams) and lost their best receiver (Joe Horn) early in the game, but Brooks threw four touchdown passes to lead the Saints* to their first playoff win in franchise history, becoming the first QB in NFL history to eliminate the defending Super Bowl champions in his first career postseason start.


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