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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrates after rushing for a touchdown during the second half against the Arizona Cardinals. (Sept. 22, 2013)

Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints defeated the Arizona Cardinals, 31-7, Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrates after
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrates after rushing for a touchdown during the second half against the Arizona Cardinals. (Sept. 22, 2013)

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) is sacked
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) is sacked by New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80)
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New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) pulls in a pass over Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu (32) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) passes
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) is sacked
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) is sacked by New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Robert Meachem
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Robert Meachem #17 of the New Orleans Saints catches a touchdown pass over Jerraud Powers #25 of the Arizona Cardinals at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 22, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton calls
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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton calls out from the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Robert Meachem
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Robert Meachem #17 of the New Orleans Saints catches a touchdown pass over Jerraud Powers #25 of the Arizona Cardinals at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 22, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Robert Meachem
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Robert Meachem #17 of the New Orleans Saints catches a touchdown pass over Jerraud Powers #25 of the Arizona Cardinals at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 22, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Robert Meachem
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Robert Meachem #17 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after catching a touchdown pass against the Arizona Cardinals at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 22, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Alfonso Smith
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Alfonso Smith #29 of the Arizona Cardinals runs past David Hawthorne #57 of the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 22, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Carson Palmer
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Carson Palmer and Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals celebrate after a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 22, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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