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Brees recognizes too many missed opportunities in Jets game

Brandon Coleman lost two fumbles in the Jets game. Source: Nola.com Brandon Coleman lost two fumbles in the Jets game. Source: Nola.com
(WVUE) -

Three turnovers against the lowly Jets can still get you a win in this league. Numerous giveaways against the Eagles, Vikings, Rams, or Panthers might not give you the same result in the standings.

The Saints (10-4) end the season with the Falcons and the Bucs. If they want to end the 2017 regular season campaign on a win streak, things need to be cleaned up.

"Two fumbles, and at times you're going to score. I just think that's happened too many times to us this year. We're knocking at the door, and we give it back, squander the opportunity. Maximizing our chances at points, our opportunities, is going to be key as we move along," said Drew Brees.

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