Can the Broncos contain Brees?

USA TODAY Sports’ Tom Pelissero identifies teams across the league that could have a shot to take down the New England Patriots.

A quick preview as Week 10 rolls on in the NFL …

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Drew Brees. After starting 0-3, the Saints have quietly played their way back to relevance by winning four of their past five games. Naturally, the quarterback who stirs the drink is in a rhythm, too. Brees has been surgically-efficient in completing better than 70% of his passes in each of the past three games. He’s topped 300 yards in three of the past four games, with an 11-2 TD-to-INT ratio during that span. No wonder the Saints are back in a familiar position of fielding the NFL’s top-ranked offense, with the Broncos visiting on Sunday.

Another reason: Brees has been complemented by a rushing attack that has averaged more than 150 yards per game over the past three outings.

Then there’s the home-dome thing. Maybe it’s an advantage again. After losing five of six games at the Superdome dating to last season, the Saints have won two consecutive games at home, winning the…

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