Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/20/13
This year has to be better than last season for the New Orleans Saints.After a year of turmoil, finger pointing and doubt, the Saints have their head coach back, a new commitment to a new season and the hope that the combination of quarterback Drew Brees and Sean Payton will mean a return to the playoffs, a division title and possibly a Super Bowl berth.Atlanta will have something to do with that as well as the San Francisco 49ers and any other team who thinks it can beat a team that still has one of the best offenses in the league.The defense needs a little work, but that might be taken care of with the upcoming NFL Draft.Will the Saints return to glory? Will the offense be even better with Payton back on the sideline? Will there be a huge revival of the “Who Dat?” movement? This year will tell a very important story.Here is a look at the upcoming schedule for the Saints.Atlanta Falcons (vs. Sept. 8, at Nov. 21): This will mark the first time that the Saints have opened against the...
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