Originally written on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 9/19/13
Last week: 8 The way young players have stepped up on what was previously a horrible defense has to be very exciting for Saints fans. Cameron Jordan, back at his collegiate position for 5-technique end, is playing like one of the best in the game, while Junior Galette, Akiem Hicks, and rookie John Jenkins are also playing well. The offense is going to score points. There’s no concern there. But if they can stop teams at even an average rate, they’re going to be tough to beat. Almost every year a team goes from out of the playoffs to a first round bye. The Saints are the obvious front runner to do so right now. Week 2 Studs RT Zach Strief LT Charles Brown LG Ben Grubbs LE Cameron Jordan Week 2 Duds None
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