Saints = Fantasy Gold

They rack up fantasy points offensively -- and allow plenty of 'em on defense

Updated: July 13, 2009, 4:30 PM ET
By Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN.com

If an NFL team could fit the description "boom or bust," suffice to say your 2008 New Orleans Saints were it.

The boom: The Saints led the league in both total yards (410.7) and points (28.9) per game, the first number being the fifth-best by any team in the past 10 seasons (only the 2000 and 2001 Rams, 2004 Chiefs and 2008 Patriots had more). Drew Brees managed 5,069 passing yards, the second-best single-season total in NFL history. As a team, New Orleans won eight times, scoring 30 or ...

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