Saints ace first half of season, now must pass tough test in trap game vs. Bengals (1 Viewer)

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By Rod Walker | The Advocate

In case anyone needs a reminder, the New Orleans Saints hit the road and play the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Who could blame you if you almost forgot?

After all, Sunday's road game in Cincy is sandwiched smack-dab in the middle of last week's thriller over the then-undefeated Los Angeles Rams and next week's showdown with the reining Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.

Throw in a whole week's work of Dez Bryant Mania, and it's easy to see why Sunday's Who Dat vs. Who Dey battle may have almost slipped your mind.

Yes, this one has all the makings of a trap game for the Saints.

But as you make the rounds in the Saints locker room, the players insist it's not.

"This ain't a trap game," defensive end Alex Okafor said. "They are 5-3. We are lying or kidding ourselves if we think this is a trap game. They are going to come out and try to bust our heads open, so we have to be ready."

A few feet away, Sheldon Rankins had the same sentiments. ...

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