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Saints move up 5 spots in latest power rankings

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NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) -

The New Orleans Saints are ranked No.22 in ESPN's NFL Power Rankings.

The Seattle Seahawks are No. 1 followed by Arizona, New England, Green Bay and Carolina.

The Saints have Drew Brees, but their defense turns opponents' quarterbacks into Brees. Against the Saints last season, quarterbacks posted a 68.4 completion percentage, 45 pass touchdowns, nine interceptions and 78.6 Total QBR.

The Saints moved up five spots from their post-draft ranking of 27.

NFC South rivals Atlanta Falcons are ranked No. 19 and the Tampa Bay Bucs are ranked No. 23

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