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After a tough Week 4 loss to the Green Bay Packers, the New Orleans Saints find themselves with a dismal 0-4 record.The San Diego Chargers, however, are on the upside of things; leading the AFC West division at 3-1.The two teams are set to do battle in a Week 5 showdown in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday. The Saints remain win-less, which leaves them with a 0-2 record in the Dome, while the Chargers are 2-0 on the road.As San Diego looks to keep their zero in the loss column, New Orleans will be trying hard to get their first win of the season.Let’s take a look at three bold predictions for what could become a thriller.Jimmy Graham Has Big GameNo Saints player is more sure-handed than tight end, Jimmy Graham.Leading the team with 24 receptions, Graham has already been targeted 40 times accumulating 248 yards. Although Graham leads the team, wide receiver Lance Moore is a close second with 38 targets and 19 receptions totaling 287 yards.It’s clear that the two players are favor...
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