"You work so hard for a goal. It's right there, and you come up short," linebacker Manti Te'o said. "You can imagine anybody, how they would feel. It's just a learning opportunity for all of us."
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"I would expect that they've kind of grown into their own identity now," Saints linebacker Manti Te'o said. "I don't expect to see the same team that we saw Week 1, and I know they don't expect to see the same team they saw in Week 1, too."
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