Madden hands the title to the Saints

Thu, Feb 4
6:13
PM ET


So what happened when the Madden folks at EA ran the Saints and Colts through their simulator?

Here's a taste:

Down 31-28 with less than two minutes left on the clock, Drew Brees, in a career-defining drive, marched the Saints 78 yards down the field, then delivered the game-winning 11-yard touchdown pass to David Thomas to give New Orleans the shocking 35-31 upset over the Colts.

The high-scoring contest went back and forth, with the Saints scoring 14 fourth-quarter points thanks to Brees' late-game heroics and a 46-yard Reggie Bush punt return that swung momentum in New Orleans' favor just when it looked as if Indianapolis might pull away.

Brees finished the game completing 25 of 37 passes for 299 yards, including three touchdowns, and tossing one interception on his way to being named Super Bowl MVP.

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