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A little talked about aspect of Saints minicamp and future training camp is the brewing battle for the right to back up starter Drew Brees in 2013. Veteran Seneca Wallace looks to have the inside track in getting that role as he challenges Luke McCown and Ryan Griffin for the spot. As far as experience goes, Wallace has the most, and if god forbid Brees goes down, you want a guy that acts like he's been there before. "At this point, everybody know it's his team," Wallace said of Brees. "If I was the backup and anything was to happen to him, I need to be ready to lead this team... As a backup, you don't want to let the team down."  Wallace, out of Oregon State, started his NFL career in Seattle, where he started 21 games. He then moved on to the Cleveland Browns 7 years later. He was eventually released by Cleveland in 2011 and spent the entire 2012 season out of football. Returning to football has been made easy by the way things are being approached in Saints' practices. Per Jeff Duncan of | The Times-Picayune: ' So far, he's looked comfortable in the new offense. He said he's impressed by the freedom coach Sean Payton gives the quarterbacks to change plays and said the system is more quarterback-friendly than others he's played in previously. He admits it's easier to move the chains with the wide array of playmakers at his disposal.'  "You see it from the outside when you're at home watching on TV, but now that I'm in it, you see the skill level of (Darren) Sproles and the Jimmy Grahams and everybody else. It's up in your face. And you realize, man, these guys can play," Wallace said. "It's a great opportunity for me to come in here and compete and try to help the team," Wallace said. "At this point of your career, you want to go to a place that has a successful system. They've been successful for several years. This is a very well-established and well-run organization."

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