Sim Life with ‘Madden NFL 19’: Redskins at Saints
‘Monday Night Football’: Brees breaks quarterback mark
I must admit that, as a Washington Redskins fan, I don’t have a good feeling about this one. No. 1, the Skins hardly ever come out on the winning end of these Monday Night Football matchups. No. 2, trying to stop New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees at home in the Superdome is a truly daunting task. So as I fire up Madden NFL 19 to see how this simulation plays out, I can’t lie, I’m not feeling real confident about my hometown squad.
REDSKINS AT SAINTS
Top things to 👀
- Can the Washington D stop Alvin Kamara, who went off a week ago versus the New York Giants?
Alvin Kamara is the first player in NFL history with over 1,000 rushing yards and 1,000 receiving yards in his first 20 career games. (via @EliasSports) pic.twitter.com/dkOHsQ7d6Q
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 3, 2018
- Brees has a shot to add to his impressive résumé.
With 201 passing yards on Monday Night Football, @drewbrees (71,740) will surpass @ProFootballHOF QB Brett Favre (71,838) and Peyton Manning (71,940) and become the NFL's all-time leading passer. #WASvsNO pic.twitter.com/o33ttZIoWX
— NFL345 (@NFL345) October 5, 2018
- These two squads played a very entertaining game last season.
The #Saints trailed by 15 with 5:58 left in the 4th quarter….. Then… @DrewBrees took over!#WASvsNO | #GoSaints pic.twitter.com/krVNdZERkz
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 5, 2018
- Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is a problem and leads the NFL in receptions.
We on this baggage claim tour, you can keep the clout 🧘🏾♂️🤞🏾 @A_kamara6 pic.twitter.com/B798TQY6mx
— Michael Thomas (@Cantguardmike) October 5, 2018
The good news for Saints fans is Brees finished Monday night as the NFL’s career-leading passer, but Washington walked away 31-17 victors.
Things looked good for the New Orleans running game as Mark Ingram returned from a four-game suspension, but the Saints’ duo was outrushed by Washington’s tag team of Adrian Peterson and Chris Thompson.
Washington’s defense did a good job as well, keeping Brees and Thomas in check as quarterback Alex Smith turned in another efficient performance.
You can catch Monday Night Football at 8:15p et on ESPN and the ESPN app.