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THE POWER OF PEYTON

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By LEE JENKINS

WHO DAT!

Saints Strut to Their First Super Bowl

By PETER KING

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PLUS: SI'S SUPER BOWL PICK

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Drew Brees directs an overtime defeat of the Vikings in the NFC Championship Game

PHOTOON THE COVER Photograph by Simon Bruty PHOTO