Gone but will never forgotten. R.I.P. Nate
- Aug 13, 1998
- Reaction score
- Anniston, AL
MICHAEL DAVID SMITH / The New York Sun
NFL MIDSEASON REPORTS
The New Orleans Saints have already won more games than they did all of last year, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have already lost more games than they did all of last year. The upside-down standings make the NFC South the most surprising division at the halfway point of the NFL season.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (6–2)
A great rookie has sparked the Saints' offense, but it's not the rookie everyone expected. No. 2 overall pick Reggie Bush has been a failure as a runner (an anemic 2.6 yards a carry) and just okay as a receiver and returner, but seventh-round pick Marques Colston is a Rookie of the Year candidate. Colston and Joe Horn might be the best pair of receivers in the NFC, and quarterback Drew Brees delivers the ball accurately, which fans in New Orleans rarely saw from Aaron Brooks last year.
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