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Saints Linkage is back to fill your midday coffee breaks. The Saints finally won a game the way everyone expected.

Here are the links to provce it.

Chris Ivory and Drew Brees helped the Saints to the 31-6 win over Tampa Bay to improve to 4-2 this season.

After the game, Brees said Ivory has a lot of talent.

Sean Payton said the season is still long.

Ralph Malbrough says that Payton got everything he could have wanted out of the win.

Elsewhere around the region
Sheldon Mickles of the Baton Rouge Advocate wrote that Sunday's win looked like a 2009 victory.

Mickles also said that the Saints still have kicking problems.

Brian Allee-Walsh of NewOrleans.com wrote that Ivory towered over the Buccaneers.

Allee-Walsh also wrote that the or a Day of Reckoning has come for Darren Sharper.

Rick Cleveland of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger said the Saints showed dominant form in the win.

The Associated Press wrote that Ivory helped push the Saints into a first-place tie with Atlanta for the NFC South.

Mike Triplett of the T-P/NOLA.com wrote that tempers flared in Sunday's game.

James Varney of the T-P/NOLA.com says the Saints returned to form.

Triplett also graded the Saints in the game.

Nationally speaking
Don Banks of SI.com writes that the Saints needed this win to soothe everyone's confidence.

Peter King of SI.com has the Saints back high in his Five Fifteen.

ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas gave his quick thoughts on the Saints-Bucs game, pointing out Ivory's big day.

Alex Marvez of FoxSports.com wrote that the Saints looked like everyone thought they would to begin the season.

Simon Evans of Reuters says Chris Ivory's father knew his son would have a big day against Tampa.

David Whitley of AOL Fanhouse says that Saints fans can rest easier.

Dick Scanlon of The Ledger wrote that the Saints marched in.

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