A revamped secondary led by cornerback Darrelle Revis figures to be one of the keys to the team's chances for success when the NFC South rivals meet Sunday, however the Bucs also are hoping their sputtering offense can do its part to help contain one of the NFL's top passers.

LSU coach Les Miles said those making allegations in Sports Illustrated of academic fraud at Oklahoma State, or improper payments to players from boosters, "weren't there long enough to figure it out," because they were dismissed from the program.

Payton downplays his role in whatever success the Saints may have this season, but his players tell a different story.

New Orleans' revamped defense under new coordinator Rob Ryan applied regular pressure on Matt Ryan and kept Atlanta's talent-laden offense in check long enough to give head coach Sean Payton a 23-17 triumph in his regular season return from his bounty ban.

No longer does a Les Miles-coached LSU have to rely on suffocating defense and a punishing power running game to win.

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