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Still stinging from the thrashing they took from Robert Griffin III, the New Orleans Saints turn their attention toward defending another dual threat quarterback this Sunday in Carolina's Cam Newton.
When Sean Payton met with his players on Monday, he took a moment to recognize his team for a trait that any coach would envy.
When Drew Brees needed a 12-yard completion to keep a drive alive against Chicago's vaunted defense, he stepped up in the pocket and aired it out instead.
All-Pro safety Darren Sharper's goal of helping the Saints compete for a second consecutive championship remains intact, even if it isn't working out quite as he'd planned.
"Of course everybody knows that he's a great athlete," Saints linebacker Jonathan Casillas said.
"We always believe the next-man-in mentality. First guy goes down, you have to be ready," Casillas said. "You have to be prepared and you have to be able to take mental (practice snaps) during the week if you're not getting physical (snaps). We do that. We coach up the younger guys. We coach up the guys that are not playing and I think that showed"