Michael Thomas he held a 72-yard touchdown reception towards the end of the game and was then held with cellphones, in other famous playing styles by Saints of New Orleans, who gave their first defeat of the season to Rams of Los Angeles by defeating them with 45-35.
Drew Brees went as far as 346 yards and four goals in seven New Orleans (7-1) consecutive wins, and Thomas finished with 211 receiving yards to set a new record in franchise history.
But what happened after the relationship between Brees and Thomas really caught the eye in an interesting duel between the two best offenses in the NFL.
Thomas's long landing took place in a vital third bottom game with about four minutes to play, when the Rams seemed to expect the Saints to send the game near the first and ten numbers.
The visitors suffered their first defeat in a match where they returned from a 35-21 shortage before going to rest. They managed to tie, but after Brees took control to bring the Saints to victory against their fans and reach their seventh successive victory.