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What we learned:  http://www.thesaintsfootballauthentic.com/thomas-morstead-jersey-authentic , Saints shouldn’t underestimate the value of winning As I walked the streets of New Orleans headed towards the Superdome on Sunday I stumbled across a group of Browns fans gleefully partaking in chant.“We’re gonna tie” , they screamed!Sure it was tongue in cheek but at that moment I smiled and realized I was face to face with fans of an organization who’s expectations for their team were so low that a tie vs Pittsburgh last week was a positive thing.If there is satisfaction to be found in a tie simply because it’s “not a loss” ,then the Saints 18-21 win over Cleveland, regardless of how Wesley Snipes in To Wong Foo it was, has to be that it revealed part of their personalityTheir resolveDown 12-10 with (5:10) left to go in the 4th Quarter Marcus Williams would step in front of a Tyrod Taylor throw for an INT resulting in a HUGE momentum shift for the Saints.The offense would eventually take the lead and well you know the story.However, If you recall that same scenario presented itself last year in Minnesota.Saints are down http://www.thesaintsfootballauthentic.com/ken-crawley-jersey-authentic , Marcus Williams gets a momentum shifting INT, offense eventually takes the lead but instead of a win they lose on a last second defensive blunder.To get the win this time around cannot be understated!Miscellaneous ThoughtsMarcus Davenport’s run defense has been better than advertised.He’s also one of the top graded players on the Saints defense through 2 weeks of a young NFL season.The question of what would happen if we got Drew a #1 WR are over. When asked about if he’s worried about leaning on just a couple guys in reference to Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara, Sean Payton responded by saying “I worry about the workload relative to the running back position”Translation - Mike’s going to get the ball a lot this year.Deuce mentioned last week that Vonn Bell looked like the Saints best safety opposite Marcus Williams and the staff may have agreed.After playing fewer snaps than Kurt Coleman vs Tampa there was a role reversal as he was involved in 65% of the snaps to Kurt’s 37%After being scarcely used in Week 1 Trey Hendrickson found himself inactive vs Cleveland.Going to assume they expected more of a run oriented game plan and his services weren't needed.Drew targeting Austin Carr twice in redzone has to mean he’s trusted in the offense right?Ted Ginn doesn’t attack the ball if it’s underthrown and I can’t help but think that the training camp version of Tre’Quan Smith at least attempts to make a play on that ball.Football is a game of inches and when I watched the ball get placed just out of the reach of Austin Carr I imagined that Cameron Meredith at 6’3 with 32in arms and a 38in vert probably has a chance at that.The defensive line awoke from it’s slumber vs Browns.They generated 3scks, 6tfl, 2pdef, and 4 hits.Definite uptick over last weeks numbers.After two games it’s impossible to tell if the Saints are a playoff team or an 8-8 team.What I can tell you is that they’ll find a way to stand up before the 10 count and they’ll keep fighting until there is no time left on the clock.Not all of those games will end up in a W but they’ll be close and they’ll be competitive.Jersey numbers update: the new #21 is the old #21 Breaking news:several New Orleans Saints players have switched jersey numbers from the last time we checked in with them.All information is taken at time of writing from the official NewOrleansSaints.com roster.Former first round draft pick and recently-signed free agent cornerback Patrick Robinson has been returned his treasured/cursed #21 jersey from De’Vante Harris Youth Michael Thomas Jersey , alias Ghostboi, the third-year undrafted corner who was benched and then demoted to the practice squad early last year.Harris will now wear #25.Robinson is, by the way, one of football’s best slot cornerbacks.Safety Kurt Coleman was signed from the Carolina Panthers early last March, and he will wear #29.He wore #20 in Carolina, which is retained by starting cornerback Ken Crawley.Coleman figures to compete for a starting position with Vonn Bell http://www.thesaintsfootballauthentic.com/ted-ginn-jr-jersey-authentic , who is switching to #24 after wearing the hefty #48 for his first two seasons as a pro.The symmetrical and aesthetically-pleasing #99 jersey became available last week when the Saints released linebacker Adam Bighill, but it appears rookie first round pick Marcus Davenport will continue to wear a just-okay #92 after holding down #93 in college (#93 is held right now by defensive tackle David Onyemata).On offense, rookie wide receiver Tre’Quan Smith snatched up the #10 jersey previously worn by quarterback Chase Daniel and Brandin Cooks.The Saints signed Tom Savage from the Houston Texans to compete to replace Daniel as the primary backup; however, kicker Wil Lutz is keeping the #3 jersey Savage wore while quarterbacking Houston to two wins and seven losses over two years of spot-starts.Savage will wear #12 in New Orleans.New wide receiver Cameron Meredith (#81) and tight end Deon Yelder (#83) are locked into their numbers, while running back Boston Scott is moving to #30 after wearing #38 for rookie minicamp.Just a few Saints remain without listed numbers:undrafted rookie linebacker KeShun Freeman (Georgia Tech) and fullback Ryan Yurachek (Marshall), as well as third-year pro defensive back Mykkelle Thompson (a New York Giants 2015 fifth rounddraft pick).Stay tuned for updates http://www.thesaintsfootballauthentic.com/alex-okafor-jersey-authentic , I’m sure you’re anxious.