Scott Fujita

Saints Confident As They Face Giants

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees makes no apologies for being bullish on how successful the sub-.500 Saints can still be this season, no matter how much former teammates might have teased him about his tendency to put positive spins on things.

Former Saints linebacker "Scott Fujita called me annoyingly optimistic at some point. Maybe I am, but I am the eternal optimist, always feeling like things are happening for a reason if you are facing adversity," Brees said this week. "It is there to kind of make you stronger, and our best is yet to come, and it is going to happen for us if we just keep doing the right things."

Certainly, things have been looking up lately in...