" For the first time this season, the New England Patriots will face a serious Super Bowl contender when the New Orleans Saints come to Gillette Stadium Sunday for Week Six. Although the Patriots are carrying an impressive looking 4-1 record, their offense has struggled to score points all year (19 PPG), and their 13-6 loss last week to the Cincinnati Bengals was their worst offensive performance yet. Unless the New England offense gets better in a hurry, the Patriots could be looking at a blowout loss.
Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints (Credit, Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
The Saints come into this game with a 5-0 record, making them one of three remaining undefeated teams in the NFL. New Orleans trails the all-time series against New England 4-8, but the Saints won their last meeting 38-17 in a Monday night game in 2009. The Saints went on to win Super Bowl XLIV that season. Last year, with head coach Sean Payton suspended for the entire season thanks to the “bountygate scandal,” the team struggled to a 7-9 record under interim coaches Joe Vitt and Aaron Kromer "
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