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    Rabalais: What to get Drew Brees for The Big 4-0? He wants what Saints fans want, I'm sure

    Courtesy photo via angle events By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate Drew Brees is 40 on Tuesday. He is no longer, to borrow a riff from George Carlin’s classic take on age milestones (“I’m four and a half! You’re never thirty-six and a half.”) pushing 40. The only push he may want or need now is...
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    Effort, pain and difficulty — but ultimately one huge playoff win for the Saints

    Advocate Staff photo by CHRIS GRANGER By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate Teddy Roosevelt, the president who once threatened to abolish football because it was getting too violent, first coined the now well-worn phrase, “Nothing in the world is worth having … unless it means effort, pain and...
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    For the Saints, the path to Super Bowl glory is a journey in three parts

    AP photo by Butch Dill By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate The New Orleans Saints' three-game road to Super Bowl glory consists of three parts, like the classic magic trick of Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece movie: The pledge. The turn. The prestige. The pledge is everything the Saints have...
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    Good luck, NFC contenders; road to Super Bowl 53 now runs through New Orleans

    (AP Photo/Bill Feig) By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate Macaulay Culkin was once Home Alone at Christmas. The New Orleans Saints on Sunday made sure they will be home in their dome, surrounded by friends and worshipers, smoking a victory cigar and waiting for all the challengers to come as...
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    Once again, the Cowboys are there to douse a long Saints win streak with a sobering defeat

    Advocate Photo by STEPHEN LEW By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate ARLINGTON, Texas — Back in 2009, when the New Orleans Saints' epic season-opening 13-game winning streak finally fizzled out, the Dallas Cowboys were the ones to douse the flame. “Who dat?” linebacker Bradie James mockingly asked...
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    Offense didn't match previous weeks, but Saints defense more than enough to roll past hated Falcons

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate Maybe it was the short week. Maybe it was a turkey-induced hangover. But after three straight games with a high-octane offense, scoring at least 45 points each against the Rams, Bengals and Eagles, the New Orleans...
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    Rabalais: Who is going to beat dem Saints? After throttling the Eagles it's a fair question

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE GAMBONI By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate This is what the New Orleans Saints reduced the reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles to during their 48-7 win Sunday: • The Eagles went for it on fourth-and-5 from their own 41 with just over 10 minutes left...
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    Pop some champagne for the Saints, who at least for now can call themselves the NFL's best

    Advocate Staff photo by SOPHIA GERMER By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate Alex Anzalone reached up into the highly excited, air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz Superdome air and pulled out a plum — a Jared Goff interception. This old dome started rocking, literally rocking, from the frenzy of some...
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    Rabalais: No miracles save Minnesota this time; Saints winning in 'complimentary football' fashion

    AP photo by Bruce Kluckhohn By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate MINNEAPOLIS — The New Orleans’ Saints dreams of Super Bowl glory came to a nightmarish end here in January. Nine months later, this might be where those dreams came into sharper focus. No miracle finishes came to the Minnesota...
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    It's all about all-time great Drew Brees on a historic night in the Superdome

    By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate Before it all unfolded Monday night, all the chills and the tears and the sound of one of sports’ most immense records shattering, a mic’d up Drew Brees gathered his New Orleans Saints teammates around him like he always does for some fervent words of...

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