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The New Orleans Saints are not hanging their heads in the wake of their last second loss in New England.  The team enters its bye week with a record of 5-1 and feeling good about itself.  It may not be feeling good about the loss in New England, but seeing a game come down to the final play is nothing new.

Quarterback Drew Brees knows his team showed a lot of heart by coming back from ten points down in a hostile environment to take the lead, but also knows they have done to others what the Patriots did to them.  Brees points out the opener against the Falcons was won on the final play when Kenny Vaccaro tipped a last second pass which Roman Harper intercepted to win.  A week later in Tampa, Brees says the Saints won a game they probably should have lost as the team game from behind in the closing moments and won on a walk-off field goal by Garrett Hartley.  And then there's the game in New England.

Brees makes the point that three of the team's six games thus far have come down to the final play, which is often the nature of the NFL.  The Saints sit in a good position and with players like Jimmy Graham, Cam Jordan and Darren Sproles banged up a little more than most, the bye week is coming at a good time.

The Saints will try to rest up and be ready for the Buffalo Bills who come to the Superdome a week from Sunday.

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