After all of those lopsided victories built on defense and a running game, Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints pulled off the sort of by-the-skin-of-their-teeth comeback that has them thinking big things.
The Saints are, after all, the first team in the Super Bowl era to go from 0-2 to 8-2. And that eighth consecutive triumph, 34-31 in overtime against the Washington Redskins on Sunday, made New Orleans the first team to win after trailing by at least 15 points with less than three minutes remaining in regulation since 2011.
"You're watching this thing come together before your eyes. And from where this started to where it is now, we've grown in...