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FEBRUARY 7
Ben Reiter
February 11, 2010
at Miami
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February 11, 2010

February 7

at Miami

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS 31

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 17

"It's a coach's dream," said Payton, "to be an underdog when you've got the better team." In Miami the coach and his Saints lived the dream. Down 10-0 early, New Orleans blended smart defense, gutsy calls (an onside kick!), an MVP outing from Brees (9) and a final interception to shut down the favored Colts.

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