You can make a strong case the Saints are the best team in the NFL over the last seven weeks

Nick Wright and Cris Carter talk Saints after Sunday's action. Hear why New Orleans could be the best team in the NFL.

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NICK WRIGHT: Don't look you-- right now, the Saints probably be the best team in the NFL. They-- they-- you can make a strong case that over the last seven weeks they are obviously the best team in the NFL. And over the totality of the season, they are on the very short list along with the Eagles, the Pats--

CRIS CARTER: Mm hm.

NICK WRIGHT: --the Steelers, who will maybe have the shakiest case, and the Rams. Since-- so the Saints start their year with two losses, Minnesota and New England. Those aren't bad losses. Those are two very good teams.

CRIS CARTER: Yeah.

NICK WRIGHT: Since--

CRIS CARTER: They have the best record in the NFL.

NICK WRIGHT: Right. Since then CC, their defense second in the league in points per game, first in the league in yards per game, first in the league in passing yards given up. All right, how-- how's their rushing attack since those first two weeks? They are second in the league in yards per game, first in the league in touchdowns.

CRIS CARTER: Mm hm.

NICK WRIGHT: So all of a sudden, if you're telling me there's a team with the top five defense--

JENNA WOLFE: (CLEARS THROAT)

NICK WRIGHT: --and a top five rushing attack, and oh yeah their quarterback is Drew bleeping Brees? That's a team that can absolutely win a Super Bowl. And what you're seeing from Brees this year, one of the reasons the rushing attack is so effective and the offense so effective, is a guy who's always been one of the all-time best as far as completion percentage. He's had-- he's completing 72% of his passes.

CRIS CARTER: Mm hm.

NICK WRIGHT: It's a career high even for Drew Brees. So if they can hand the ball off and guarantee five yards or close to five yards, but when they're throwing the ball three out of four times you know it's being caught.

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