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Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the New Orleans Saints

A fantasy football perspective on the team
<p> Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the New Orleans Saints</p>

What can the New Orleans Saints do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season.

NFL Quarterbacks Rewrote Record Books in 2011

Numerous passing and rushing records set during historic season
<p> NFL Quarterbacks Rewrite Record Books in 2011</p>

NFL training camps are set to open in three weeks, but before we set our sights on the upcoming season, let’s take a look back at 2011. Although the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots to capture Super Bowl XLVI, the 2011 NFL season may as well go down in the history books simply as the Year of the Quarterback.

NFL Divisional Round Preview

A look at every NFL Divisional Round game, with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.
<p> A quick preview of all four games of the NFL Divisional Round — the New Orleans Saints at San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos at New England Patriots, Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens and New York Giants at Green Bay Packers — along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors.</p>

A quick preview of all four games of the NFL Divisional Round, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan:

NFL Wild Card Weekend Preview

A look at every NFL Wild Card game, with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.
<p> A look at every NFL Wild Card game — the Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans, Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons at New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers at Denver Broncos — with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.</p>

A quick preview of all four games on NFL Wild Card Weekend, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan:

NFL Picks: Every Game, Week 17

A look at every NFL game for Week 17, with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.
<p> A look at every NFL game for Week 17 — including the Cowboys at Giants, Ravens at Bengals, Lions at Packers and Titans at Texans — with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.</p>

A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 17, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan:

NFL Postseason Awards

Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers headline this season's list of award-worthy players.
<p> MVP favorite Aaron Rodgers, record-breaker Drew Brees and rookie Cam Newton headline this season's list of award-worthy players.</p>

‘Tis the season for year-end awards in the NFL. This year, there are more players deserving of recognition than trophies to hand out. These are the select few Athlon Sports believes to be award-worthy:

Lance Moore Active for the Saints on as Drew Brees Eyes Marino's Record

New Orleans go-to receiver will be in the lineup against the Falcons
<p> New Orleans go-to receiver will be in the lineup against the Falcons</p>

Lance Moore, will continue his great year as he is officially active for the New Orleans Saints on Monday night.

Moore tweaked his hamstring on Friday and was held out of practice on Saturday, but it seems as though this was more of a precautionary measure. According to reports, Moore was fine in pre-game exercises and looks like he's ready to go. 

NFL Picks: Every Game, Week 16

A look at every NFL game for Week 16, with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.
<p> A look at every NFL game for Week 16 — including the Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants at New York Jets, Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints — with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.</p>

A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 16, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan:

Texans (10-4) at Colts (1-13)
In Week 1, Houston handed Indianapolis its first of 13 consecutive losses, with a 34–7 blowout. But the Colts ride into this Thursday nighter fresh off their first victory, while the Texans had their seven-game win streak snapped.
Texans by 6

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