Posted November 14, 2012 on AP on Fox
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have climbed their way back into contention after stumbling through a winless September. While the Saints figure to go as far as Brees can take them, a sustained boost from their ground game could prove crucial down the stretch. Looking to continue its recent domination in November, New Orleans tries for a season-best third consecutive win Sunday as it visits the struggling Oakland Raiders. Though it looked like the Saints (4-5) could be in for a long year after opening 0-4, they suddenly find themselves on the verge of getting back to .500. "That's something we feel like we're capable of and we envisioned being able to do that, because we know the type of team we have," said Brees, who's thrown 15 touchdowns and just four interceptions during the team's 4-1 stretch. "We knew we dug ourselves a hole. We knew we had a mountain to climb, but we also knew we have the right type of people. ... Good things are starting to happen." New Orleans is...
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