This will be the 27th meeting between the two teams. The Redskins currently have the bragging rights https://www.thesaintsfanshop.com/Mark-Ingram-Jersey , leading the series 17-9, but the Saints did win the last game in 2017 with a big comeback in the 4th quarter.As far as connections between the two teams, there are plenty — and here we highlight some of the more noticeable ones.PlayersWashington RB Robert Kelley both played for New Orleans Senior Offensive Assistant/Wide Receivers Curtis Johnson at Tulane University, when Johnson served as head coach of the Green Wave. Washington G Tony Bergstrom and DT Stacy McGee played for New Orleans Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen with the Oakland Raiders when he served as head coach. Washington RB Adrian Peterson played for New Orleans in 2017. Peterson was also teammates in Minnesota with QB Teddy Bridgewater and FB Zach Line. New Orleans DT Sheldon Rankins and Washington T Christian Geron Sr. and LB Josh Harvey-Clemons were college teammates at Louisville. New Orleans S Kurt Coleman, WR Ted Ginn Jr. and LB A.J. Klein played with Washington CB Josh Norman in Carolina. New Orleans G Josh LeRibeus was a third round draft pick of Wash- ington in 2012 out of Southern Methodist and spent his first four NFL seasons with the club Jermon Bushrod Jersey , appearing in 28 regular season games with 12 starts along the offensive line and appearing in two more postseason contests.Coaches/Front OfficeNew Orleans offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael served as a quality control coach in Washington in 2001. Saints Special Teams Coordinator Bradford Banta served as Washington’s assistant special teams coach from 2014-16.New Orleans Head Coach Sean Payton tutored Hilliard when he served as offensive coordinator of the New York Giants from 1999- 2002. Payton and Washington Assistant Head Coach/ Offensive Line Bill Callahan served on the same Philadelphia Eagles coaching staff from 1997-98. If only Cincinnati could manage a comeback to beat the Panthers, it would have been an absolutely perfect week for the Saints.In any event, the NFC South got a little tighter in Week 3. Here’s how it all happened.Jason Getz-USA TODAY SportsComing into Week 3, the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints were set to face off in a divisional battle of 1-1 teams in Atlanta. The Carolina Panthers, also 1-1 DeMario Davis Color Rush Jersey , faced the first of Carolina’s AFC North opponents, the Cincinnati Bengals. The division-leading 2-0 Buccaneers hosted a different AFC North team, the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football. Carolina went on to win against the Bengals by a final score of 31-21 to improve to 2-1. FitzMagic finally ended (or did it?) in Tampa Bay on Monday night, with the Steelers beating the Buccaneers 30-27, to drop to 2-1. The New Orleans Saints https://www.thesaintsfanshop.com/Max-Unger-Jersey , down 7 points late in the fourth quarter, came back to beat the Falcons behind two rushing touchdowns (what?) from Drew Brees, 43-37. The win brought the Saints to 2-1, and dropped the Falcons to fourth place in the division with a record of 1-2.Photo by Al Bello/Getty ImagesIn Week 4, the Carolina Panthers are taking their early Bye week Sheldon Rankins Jersey , so Carolina gets to sit back and watch the TV Sunday. It is Atlanta’s turn to face the 2-1 Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay gets the 2-1 Chicago Bears. Both of those games are at noon on Sunday. The Saints have their first real test at defending the run in Saquon Barkley and the 1-2 New York Giants Sunday afternoon, meaning the Saints are the only NFC South team to face a team with a losing record.The Buccaneers and Falcons taking back-to-back losses in Week 4 is definitely a plausible scenario.But first things first: #BeattheGiants