The New Orleans Saints are 10-3 on the season, and closing in on a playoff berth. Jeff Duncan, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.

Drew Brees #9 hands the ball off to Reggie Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints during the game against the St. Louis Rams at the Louisiana Superdome on December 12, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated the Rams 31-13.

Courtesy---Jeff Duncan/Times-Picayune

If there's one thing we know how to do in New Orleans, it's party.

We might be 49th in everything else, but when it comes to celebrating, we lead the nation.

It's our Mardi Gras World, and everyone else is just living in it.

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