Best Team of NFL Midseason: New Orleans Saints

Posted: 12th November 2009 by Fred Richani in NFL
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I was close to ranking the Indianapolis Colts higher simply because of quarterback Peyton Manning's stellar play, but with the loss of Bob Sanders (yes, AGAIN), among other injuries, I can see Indy being one and done in the postseason yet again. á As for the Saints, they are the best team in the league for a few reasons. First of all, they have Drew Brees, arguably the best quarterback in the league not named Brady or Manning. Just look at the numbers: 106.1 QB rating, 2,336 passing yards, and 17 touchdowns to seven interceptions. á And even though Brees hasn't gone ballistic as much as last season (not that he has to), that's actually a good thing. It shows that it's not always Brees that has to make a big play. Thanks to the Saints' improved defense, specifically their safety and pick ...

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