10/21/2012 06:24 pm ET Updated Oct 23, 2012

Joseph Morgan Touchdown: Drew Brees Connects With WR For Amazing TD Against Buccaneers (VIDEO)

Drew Brees had a first half for the ages in Week 7 against the Buccaneers, throwing for 313 yards and four touchdowns. Those stats would have looked slightly different if not for Joseph Morgan's incredible touchdown late in the second quarter.

On first and 10, with the Saints barely in Tampa Bay territory, Brees dropped behind the 50-yard line and launched a pass deep to Morgan, who got his hands on it around the 10. With two Buccaneers defenders around him, it seemed like Morgan would have (and should have) been taken down well short of the end zone.

But safety Mark Barron failed to wrap him up and went flying past him. Morgan managed to keep his knees from touching the ground as cornerback Eric Wright collided with him. Then, Morgan somehow managed to flip Wright over his head. Suddenly and surprisingly clear, he darted for the end zone. He took one more hit from Tampa Bay's Cody Grimm before diving into the end zone for the 48-yard touchdown.

The score tied the game at 21 and was Brees' third touchdown pass of the first half. He added another just minutes later giving the Saints a 28-21 lead at the intermission.

Tampa Bay's defense clamped down in the second half and limited Brees to only 64 passing yards. But a penalty negated a last-second touchdown for the Buccaneers and New Orleans held on to win 35-28.



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