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NFL 2014 preview: Easy early schedule puts Saints in NFC South top spot
NFL 2014 preview: Easy early schedule puts Saints in NFC South top spot

With Drew Brees leading the way, it looks like the New Orleans Saints will win the NFC South this season, edging second-place Carolina. 1. NEW ORLEANS 2013 | 11-5, 2nd in South Last year in playoffs | 2013 Going all the way: The schedule sets up beautifully, not facing a team with a 2013 winning record until Week 8 and four of the first six games coming against teams with new coaches. With Drew Brees at the helm, and weapons such as Jimmy Graham, Marques Colston, and speedy newcomer Brandin Cooks, this figures to be an offensive powerhouse. The defense has turned the corner too, and coaches are especially excited about cornerback Keenan Lewis. They’re doomed: The Saints need some...

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