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Brees throws 5 TDs, Saints steamroll sluggish Steelers 35-32

  • Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel (99) pressures New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) in the first quarter of the NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 in Pittsburgh. Brees got away. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

    Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel (99) pressures New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) in the first quarter of the NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 in Pittsburgh. Brees got away. (AP Photo/Don Wright)  (The Associated Press)

  • New Orleans Saints fullback Erik Lorig (41) crashes into Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence (51) as he goes in  for a touchdown after making a catch in the second quarter of the NFL game, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

    New Orleans Saints fullback Erik Lorig (41) crashes into Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Sean Spence (51) as he goes in for a touchdown after making a catch in the second quarter of the NFL game, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) scrambles away from New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis (28) in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) scrambles away from New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis (28) in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)  (The Associated Press)

Drew Brees threw five touchdowns for the ninth time in his career as the New Orleans Saints dominated the sloppy Pittsburgh Steelers 35-32 on Sunday.

Kenny Stills caught five passes for a career-high 162 yards and a score as the Saints (5-7) ended a three-game losing streak by restoring a little bit of respectability and a sense of order to the NFC South.

The Steelers (7-5) kept New Orleans tight end Jimmy Graham without a catch, but it hardly mattered. Brees worked Pittsburgh's secondary over anyway. Ben Watson, Marques Colston, Erik Loring and Nick Toon hauled in touchdowns as New Orleans romped.

Ben Roethlisberger passed for 435 yards and two touchdowns, but also threw two interceptions for the Steelers.

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