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ESPN.com and Don Banks of CNNSI.com have the Saints ranked 2nd intheir preseason polls. Some of the most ardent Saints fans are upset, but Bobby Hebert of WWL Radio pointed out that in both polls that don't have the Saints number one, the top team is from the AFC, meaning those guys think the Saints will be in the Super Bowl.

Sports Illustrated's ranking: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2010/writers/don_banks/07/27/precamp.1/index.html

ESPN's: http://espn.go.com/nfl/powerrankings?year=2010&week=0

Larry Holder of CBS Sportsline.com has a less-than-flattering take on the offseason activities of Reggie Bush of the Saints and Chris Paul of the Hornets.

http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/story/13676006/bush-paul-have-more-than-big-easy-in-common?tag=headlines;nfl

Jason Maloni of the Washington Post has the Saints in the Super Bowl, losing, however, to the Ravens.

http://views.washingtonpost.com/theleague/panelists/2010/07/who-makes-2011-super-bowl-maloni.html

In USA Today's preview of the Colts, Indy's top brass says the Super Bowl really turned on two plays.

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/football/nfl/colts/2010-07-27-colts-organization-report_N.htm

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