Saints prepare for showdown in Green Bay

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As the New Orleans Saints prepare to take on the Green Bay Packers the inquiries continue about why the club has started 0-and-3 against the softer portion of its schedule.

There's no doubt that things get tougher Sunday. The Saints are seven and a half point underdogs.

Through 3 games, the Saints haven't a lot of spark. Was there a lack of intensity and why?

"There's a lot of reasons why," says Saints interim interim head coach, Aaron Kromer. "Maybe we didn't practice hard enough in training camp. Maybe we had too many distractions, and we didn't handle them correctly. We think we are handling them correctly, and we say we are, and I want to make sure we are."

Drew Brees has completed only 54.7% of his passes. He's thrown 7 touchdown passes, 5 interceptions.

Brees was asked if there are times he wishes Sean Payton were here so he could ask him a question: "Of course. But he's not. We shouldn't waste our time talking about it."

Wide receiver Lance Moore said there's only one game the Saints can win this week. Moore said being the only team in the NFC without a win is not something that makes him and his teammates proud: "Sometimes you feel like you may be pressing or you may be doing too much. Once a win comes you can have that weight lifted off your shoulder a little bit and say, 'Hey, this what we did, and this is what we need to continue to do.' "

Brees says there's always something special about playing at Lambeau Field, but not so for Saints defensive end Cam Jordan, the son of Minnesota Viking Steve Jordan. He said playing at Lambeau is no big deal for him: "I don't care about Lambeau Field. I don't care. No, not at all."

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