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Brees feels at home in New Orleans

Drew Brees talks about the importance the Saints played in bringing joy to New Orleans in the Weekly Conversation.

Originally Published: July 26, 2007
By Graham Bensinger | Special to ESPN.com

The 2006 campaign was filled with high points for a Saints franchise that had few reasons to rejoice throughout the previous season.

Following a devastating and tumultuous 2005 season, which began in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and concluded with a 3-13 record, New Orleans was ready to make a statement.

The nation witnessed the Superdome reopen and the Saints, with a new head coach and new quarterback, confounded observers by capturing the NFC South title. New Orleanians had professional ...

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