New Orleans Saints Fantasy Outlook: Drew Brees and the Saints Keep Marching On

July 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Saints are coming off a magical Super Bowl championship season and have the potential to earn a spot at the big game in 2010. Their 31-17 defeat of the Colts showcased their significant offensive talents as well as an opportunistic, play-making defense with its own scoring ability.
As with all Super Bowl champions, the Saints faced the prospect of losing several key pieces. Gone from last year’s squad are Jamaal Brown, Scott Fujita, Mike Bell, and Charles Grant. On offense, Jermon Bushrod played well while Brown was injured for all of 2009, and Bell will be replaced by promising young power runner, Lynell Hamilton.
While Saints head coach Sean Payton’s reputation is that of a play-caller who likes to feature the pass, the team finished sixth in the league in rushing last year running the ball over 46 percent of the time.
Expect more of the same in 2010 with Drew Brees leading an offensive attack that is almost unstoppable. The Saints have a diverse group ...

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