NFL Power Rankings: Top Ten After Week Four

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Sep 30, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) congratulates running back Darren Sproles (43) after a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins in the second quarter at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports

3. New Orleans Saints (4-0):

The other superstar offense of the NFL not named the Broncos, are the New Orleans Saints, who have been pretty dominant of late, putting away the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football, 38-17 to improve to 4-0 on the Sean Payton revenge tour. While everyone has been talking up Peyton Manning, and with very good reason, Drew Brees needs to be on everyone’s radar for MVP after the way he handled a very stout Miami defense, to the tune of over 400 yards and four touchdowns. This give Brees 10 on the season, as this offense has looked very good against a few good defense to boot. Jimmy Graham is the defacto best tight end in the league right now, making things look so simple, and after him, Brees has a multitude of very good receivers that he can throw to including Colston, Stills, Moore, Meachem and even little Darren Sproles who had a big bust out game, making things look so simple catching the ball out of the backfield. While it’s not what everyone will be paying attention to, the Saints defense has also been pretty good as well, holding the Dolphins to 17 points, and haven’t had a game yet this year giving up 20 points. People gave me some funny looks when I ranked the Saints so high after week two, but I think these past two beatings of pretty good defense have validated that ranking, and this ranking as well.

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