Brees entered the game needing 201 yards through the air to set the mark and accomplished the feat in the second quarter when he flung a pass down the sideline for a 62-yardtouchdown to Tre'Quan Smith.
Down 26-13 at the half, the Redskins tried to make adjustments in the third quarter.
To sum up the performance in New Orleans, Jay Gruden said it best.
The game was then halted and Brees was given the record-breaking ball. Smith also completed just 23 of his 39 passes with many of his incompletions being completely off target.
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They've only played three games, but Washington's defense now ranks first in yards allowed per game (278.0), passing yards allowed per game (187.3) and points allowed per game (14.7).
"Certainly I think we're all disappointed with a bunch of uncharacteristic things, I felt like".
The Redskins had a golden opportunity on Monday night to take a hold of the NFC East - with everyone else losing on Sunday - and improve to 3-1 for the first time since 2011. Five different Saints combined for seven catches of at least 20 yards and New Orleans's 447 total yards were 107 more than Washington had allowed in any of its first three games.
Washington didn't have the same rushing attack as it did in its two wins.
New Orleans will be without one of its leading pass catchers in Ted Ginn Jr., who missed practice all week with a knee injury that has limited his action in earlier weeks. Check out a running list of the highlights from the game. Adrian Peterson had just six yards on four carries before leaving with a shoulder injury.
The Redskins (2-2) scored 13 points in the first half on field goals of 37 and 53 yards by Dustin Hopkins and a 4-yard run by Alex Smith after Washington recovered a Cameron Meredith fumble late in the first half.