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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) warms up before Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers on Dec. 3, 2017, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD

Thumbs up: Alvin Kamara

The rookie sensation ran for two TDs (the first on fourth-and-goal) and totaled 126 yards (66 receiving, 60 rushing).

Thumbs up: Ken Crawley

Marshon Lattimore was still out but Crawley returned with three tackles and two pass deflections, one denying Carolina fourth-quarter TD pass.

Thumbs up: Drew Brees

Brees marches deeper into the NFL record book, surpassing Peyton Manning for second in career completions with 6,127.

Thumbs down: Josh Hill

Fumbled a Brees pass at their 45, setting up a Carolina touchdown to make it 21-14 when the Saints were dominating.

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