Found October 05, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
The Saints are back on track this season standing at 4-0.  The Bears are looking solid under their new coach, but they are in a tough division. After a rough Week 3 we were able to get back on track with a 12-3 week 4 performance.  That puts us at 48-15 for the season, better than all of the ESPN Experts. Week 5 is gives us some more tough match-ups.  Let's stay above .500 this week. Lions @ Packers - This is a great division match-up the in the NFC North.  The Lions are playing well, but still have weaknesses at WR and DB.  The Packers get their rookie RB this week to help the offense.  I like the Packers at home. Panthers @ Cardinals - The Panthers are coming off an early bye after demolishing the Giants.  Can the defense hold-up and can Cam get things rolling on offense?  The Cardinals needed some help to win last week and need to get the running game going to help Palmer and the offense.  I'll go with Arizona at home. Saints @ Bears - This is going t...

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