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Brees big winner at ESPYS

Updated: July 15, 2010, 8:19 AM ET
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LOS ANGELES -- New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton said it didn't take long for his team to realize what its Super Bowl season meant to the people in the Gulf Coast.

"We were playing more than just football," said Payton, in his acceptance speech for the best team at the ESPY Awards. "We were playing for the region, for our city, beginning in 2006 after [Hurricane] Katrina and culminating this February in Miami."

The Saints and quarterback Drew Brees were the big winners at ...

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