Ginn, meanwhile, said he was pleased to finally have a quarterback who "really figured out who Ted Ginn Jr. was - and I hate that it took 11 years."
Saints' Ginn relishes high-stakes showdown with Panthers →
"It felt great," Ginn said. "It meant a lot to me. My teammates were behind me."
Brees throws 3 TDs, Saints dominate Panthers 34-13 →