NFL Power Rankings: June Edition

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22. player. 15. <p>2014 was a tough year to be a Saints fan. Although he led the league in passing yards, Drew Brees showed clear signs of decline throughout the season, and it affected the Saints as a whole. No longer can the Saints be viewed as the cream of the NFC South crop, although they can certainly regain that title with a bounce-back 2015 season. Trading Jimmy Graham for Max Unger was a clear indication of the Saints’ intention to simplify their offensive attack in 2015 by focusing on the ground game. How well Mark Ingram performs this season will be a good measuring stick of the Saints’ success.</p> <p>After one season in New England, mammoth cornerback Brandon Browner went down to the Bayou this spring. Also, the Patriots snatched former Saints running back Travaris Cadet during free agency.</p> <p><span style=. NFC South. 2014: 7-9. New Orleans Saints

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