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By Rod Walker | The Advocate
With about five minutes left in the third quarter on Sunday, Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas were shown on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome video board dancing on the sideline.
The party started much earlier than most expected.
This one, a 48-7 dismantling of the reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, was over early as the Saints extended their winning streak to nine.
The last time the Saints won nine games in a row, they ended the season hoisting a Lombardi Trophy as Super Bowl champions.
Nine seasons later, the streak has reached that number again as the Saints added yet another Super Bowl-looking performance to their season.
A game that when the schedule came out looked like it would be a challenge was anything but for the Saints (9-1), who haven't lost since the season opener to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The past four victories (over the Vikings, Rams, Bengals and Eagles) have all been decided by double digits. ...
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