Saints’ Brees outworks, outplays

“What if?” is a question that Saints quarterback Drew Brees doesn’t mind answering. For certain, it’s a question he asks with frequency.

Among the myriad reasons that the 6-0 Saints are playing at a record-setting pace is his willingness to completely ingest coach Sean Payton’s game plan. The Falcons will get a firsthand look Monday night in New Orleans, their first of two tests against their NFC South rival.