Patriots' last chance at signature win

Game vs. unbeaten Saints provides opportunity to make mark

Updated: November 24, 2009, 4:59 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

All victories count the same in the standings, but there are a few games each season where the difference between a "win" and "win!" can be so easily distinguished. The New England Patriots have their final chance of the 2009 regular season for the latter variety when they visit the undefeated New Orleans Saints on Monday.

At 7-3, the Patriots are still in search of a signature win, not to mention their first true road win.

This is it.

They are well positioned in the playoff ...

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