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    Offense got them to AFC, NFC Championships, but defense will decide who reaches Super Bowl

    (Chris Graythen/Getty Images) By Neil Greenberg | Washington Post NFC championship game: Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints Sunday, 3:05 p.m. ET The Saints averaged almost three points per drive in 2018, including the playoffs, while the Rams gnashed opponents for 2.7 points per drive...
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    10 NFL players who have defined the 2018 season

    By The Washington Post | NOLA.com The NFL playoff picture came into clearer focus over the weekend, as the NFC division races are over and just one wild-card spot remains available, with the Seahawks clinching a berth in their win over the Chiefs. In the AFC, all that's left to decide is the...
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    Drew Brees is the NFL's MVP because the Saints make winning by two TDs look routine

    By Mark Maske - The Washington Post | Chicago Tribune Monday night's Rams-Chiefs extravaganza was the perfect encapsulation of what the NFL has become in 2018. Two superb young quarterbacks, Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes and Jared Goff of Los Angeles, conducted a memorable passing duel. They...
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    Saints and Rams show off the best the NFL has to offer

    (Photo by Bill Feig/AP) By Chuck Culpepper | Washington Post NEW ORLEANS — An NFL season that has brimmed with a smorgasbord of sparkle found itself a capstone Sunday in the Superdome. If the NFL product has come into question for various reasons, here came a hilt of product development. The...
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    How to tackle Saints’ Alvin Kamara? Redskins are still trying to figure that out.

    Saints running back Alvin Kamara, shown running through the Redskins' defense last year, has been impossible for teams to tackle this year. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) By Les Carpenter | Washington Post How do you tackle Alvin Kamara? Redskins safety D.J. Swearinger shook his head...
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    NFL power rankings, Week 4: New Orleans Saints gaining on L.A. Rams

    By The Washington Post Each week, national NFL writer Mark Maske ranks the league's 32 teams. This week, there are no changes at the top, but the L.A. Rams and Kansas City Chiefs are closely pursued by a pair of contenders, one from each conference - the Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans...
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    Adrian Peterson on Alvin Kamara: 'I know talent when I see it'

    By The Washington Post via NOLA.com ASHBURN, Va. - Adrian Peterson says he has no ill will toward the New Orleans Saints despite a contentious end to their time together. Peterson signed a two-year deal with the Saints in May 2017 to join an organization besides the Minnesota Vikings, the team...
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    Saints win third straight behind Kamara and surprising Dee

    By Tom Canavan | AP Washington Post EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New Orleans Saints are looking like a playoff team a quarter of the way into the season, and the New York Giants are once again looking like a team that isn’t headed to the postseason. Alvin Kamara ran for 134 yards and three...
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    Teddy Bridgewater trade shows Saints all-in on Super Bowl chances, Jets all-in on Sam Darnold

    By Adam Kilgore | Washington Post The trade of Teddy Bridgewater from the New York Jets to the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday afternoon provided an ample batch of subplots. Just like that, the Jets revealed third overall draft pick Sam Darnold will open the season as their starting...

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