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Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Saints can be in Superdome through playoffs

By Pat Yasinskas
ESPN.com

The New Orleans Saints, riding a two-game losing streak, finally got a victory.

The Saints (13-2) will have home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs and Sean Payton might want to send a thank-you note to Lovie Smith. The Saints clinched the No. 1 seed after the Chicago Bears defeated the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night.