Dec 8, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is sacked by New Orleans Saints defensive end Akiem Hicks (76) during the first quarter of a game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
2. The Saints Will Win The Division
This will directly be a result of the play of the defense.
With the Saints forcing more turnovers, that will mean more opportunities for Drew Brees and company. Nick Fairley will provide the push to collapse the pocket, which will finally allow Cameron Jordan to supply the pressure of the edge. The Saints secondary will reap the benefit and force turnovers.
Brees will capitalize on the extra possessions and the Saints will have a top 5 scoring offense. The Saints will regain their “Dome-Field” advantage, and once more, opponents will fear the trip to New Orleans.
James Winston and the Bucs are on the rise, but they aren’t there yet.
The Falcons will once again be a middle of the road team and the Saints will sweep the Panthers in head to head competition. This will be enough to unseat the Carolina Panthers as division champs.
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