The New Orleans Saints are committed to making sure they stay a part of the NFC South race this season. With the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers already at 5-2, the Saints defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers to improve to 5-3. In a game that featured only field goals through the first three quarters, the Saints offense started clicking with two fourth quarter touchdowns.
Drew Brees returned to form with an impressive 305 passing yards and two touchdowns against a usually stout Steelers defense. Brees found nine different receivers as the ground game could not get anything going. Marques Colston and Lance Moore (my fantasy start of the week) caught touchdowns for the Saints while Garrett Hartley provided the rest of the offense with two field goals.
With the Falcons and Buccaneers playing next week, the Saints find themselves in a perfect spot to move from third place in the NFC South into second place. The Saints have split with the Falcons (loss) and the Buccaneers (win) and will play them again in back-to-back weeks to end the regular season.