Saints running backs, defense continue to thrive

Mark Ingram and Saints backfield partner Alvin Kamara each rushed for at least 100 yards in Week 10. Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Saints won their seventh consecutive game on Sunday with an impressive 47-10 drubbing of the Buffalo Bills, achieving this on the road and without the aid of quarterback Drew Brees throwing for some ridiculous number of yards and a myriad of touchdowns. In fact, Brees threw for nary a score, and for the sixth consecutive game, he did not reach as many as 20 fantasy points. These Saints rely on a fantastic and versatile running game -- even Brees scrambled for a score for the first time in four years -- and an underrated but surging defense to win games. And it sure is working.