Grantland: The Team of Misfit Toys

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Grantland: The Team of Misfit Toys
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When you think of great underdogs enjoying unlikely success, the New Orleans Saints offense doesn't exactly come to mind. When Drew Brees & Co. are playing at the highest level, they often seem several steps ahead of the opposition, with Brees alternating between easy outlets for first downs and surgical strikes downfield for touchdowns in the service of head coach Sean Payton. At their best, they're as good as anybody in football.

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