By John Sigler | Saintswire
The New Orleans Saints became giant slayers on Sunday, and now they’re reaping the benefits. New Orleans is a unanimous number one across the board, with every Week 10 NFL power ranking putting them at the top of the league. Pretty, pretty good. Let’s run through it:
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Handing Rams their first defeat earns catbird seat. But despite owning key tiebreaker, New Orleans has much tougher path to NFC’s top seed.
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Expectations were obviously high for the Saints to start with. But they have exceeded them so far by proving they can win with different styles during a brutal three-game stretch (come-from-behind slugfests at Baltimore and at Minnesota, then a 45-35 track meet at home against the Rams). It helps that Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas are putting together one of the best “triplets” seasons in NFL history. — Mike Triplett ...
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