Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 9/19/13

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 07: Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after his team defeated the Indianapolis Colts during Super Bowl XLIV on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Coach Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints are back, but instead of running up the score, close games seems to be the case. First it was NFC contender the Atlanta Falcons, then the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, both gritty wins that last year's team would have lost and puts them at No. 7 in the Profootballtalk.com power rankings.

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