THUMBS UP

DREW BREES, QB

What a way to reach 400 TD passes. Shaking off injury and shaky pass blocking, Brees delivered three clutch drives late, two resulting in touchdowns. Is Brees back?

THUMBS UP

C.J. SPILLER, RB

How long will Saints fans remember Spiller sprinting free down the sideline on the winning TD pass? The injured acquisition finally paying dividends.

THUMBS UP

BOBBY RICHARDSON, DE

The undrafted free agent has shined since training camp and continued Sunday: six tackles, two for losses, a big one on Christine Michael in the fourth.

THUMBS DOWN

ZACH HOCKER, K

Hocker could have ended it with a 30-yard field goal in regulation but hit the left upright. He did make a clutch 43-yard punt when Thomas Morstead was hurt.