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Topic - Curtis Lofton
Taking a look at the Redskins' offense in their 40-32 win over the Saints in Week 1.
Short-handed and disappointed, but hardly crippled, the New Orleans Saints may at last be able to put bounty scandals behind them and focus on putting together a fourth-straight playoff season.
If the Saints become the first NFL team to play a Super Bowl on their home field next season, they'll do it with an interim coach and some new faces on defense.
The Arizona Cardinals and cornerback William Gay agreed to a two-year deal. Gay spent the previous four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Heading into the opener Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons are drawing plenty of attention for that high-powered offense.
Atlanta Falcons linebacker Curtis Lofton insists he isn't bored by the NFL lockout.
Saints linebacker Curtis Lofton said the Saints cannot afford to be distracted by the possibility that they will lose Vilma and Smith late in the season, but he did not diminish the importance of the two players to the Saints' defense.
"These guys have been here for years and they're kind of like the foundation of this team," Lofton said. "So having those guys being able to play has mentally and physically been a boost to this defense and it's great to have those guys out there."