VIDEO: Drew Brees, Devery Henderson Connect For 41-Yard Touchdown

The New Orleans Saints got the ball first in the second half, trailing the Detroit Lions 14-10 after the first half. Pierre Thomas started off the drive with an 18-yard run on first down. On the very next play, quarterback Drew Brees took a shot deep down the field to wide receiver Robert Meachem, but Meachem dropped the football in what should have been a long gain. The Saints got another long run, this time from Chris Ivory for 19 yards and followed that play up with a touchdown pass.

Brees dropped back and hit wide receiver Devery Henderson deep down the field for a 41-yard touchdown pass, putting the Saints up over the Lions 17-14.

Check out the complete 2012 NFL playoffs schedule. For more on the Saints and their trip to the playoffs, check out SB Nation's Canal Street Chronicles. For more on the Lions and their first playoff appearance in over a decade visit Pride of Detroit.

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