Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/20/12
Two terrible teams, both picked to win their division by many this offseason.One has suspensions looming over their players' heads and is already on its third-string head coach, possibly caused by a little-known curse, while the other is rebuilding under a new head coach and looks positively inept.The Saints at least have a reason.They didn't look this out of sync last season, despite a lockout, but they at least had player-run minicamps and the coaches were able to strategize while the players were locked out. This year, they are without their head coach, who designs the offense himself. That lack of extra wrinkles and halftime adjustments may be killing the Saints' offense, and the defense (with a new defensive coordinator, Steve Spagnuolo) certainly seems to miss the bounty era.Meanwhile, the Chiefs are whiffing in all three phases. Last week, they only looked sharp after Buffalo was ready to shut things down and go home. C.J. Spiller and Steve Johnson are talented, but they shou...
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