5 ways the Giants can upset the Saints in Week 15

Tommy DeVito and Co. are ready to make even more noise this weekend.

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3. Keep feeding Saquon

While DeVito has crushed expectations and surprisingly headlined national news since becoming the starter, it is crystal clear that Saquon Barkley is the captain of this so-called "ship" that is the Giants' offense. The bell-cow back has been effective all year and showed the world on Monday why his name must not be forgotten when talking about the league's best running backs.

With 23 touches last week, putting up 101 total yards and two touchdowns, Barkley played a massive role in the win. In this matchup against a Saints' defense that has struggled to defend the run well in recent weeks, it will be crucial for Brian Daboll and Mike Kafka to continue to feed Saquon.

Most recently, in a Week 14 matchup against the lowly Carolina Panthers, the Saints struggled to defend inside runs. Chubba Hubbard and Miles Sanders, formidable backs but not on the same level as Saquon, combined for 33 touches and 161 yards on the ground. Barkley's threat acts as a gravitational pull for defenses, hopefully not just opening up running holes for himself but continuing to let DeVito show off his legs and move the chains when the time calls.