- I gotta say...
- November 3rd, 2009
I gotta say, as far as an
11- 8-point loss goes, that was about as satisfying as it can get.
First of all, the Saints played their best. They didn't make any unforced mistakes. That was about as good as they can play.
We, on the other hand, did make mistakes. It sucks that we did, but it shows that we certainly have the potential to beat this team.
Thirdly, we just gave the Saints their stiffest challenge of the season. Philadelphia and the Giants, supposedly the NFC's best after the Saints and Vikings, didn't give the Saints half the challenge as we just did, on the road, on Monday night.
And lastly, holy crap talk about never giving up. That was incredible. Even though the miraculous comeback stalled, that was heart that we showed with that turnover, Jenkins catch and on-side kick.
I'm stoked about this team, and I have a feeling New Orleans' undefeated season will end on December 13th.
Edit: Woops, forgot to finish this before posting:
On a completely unrelated note, did you hear that Jesus Christ changed his name? He now calls himself "Drew Brees". The twelve disciples are now the Saints offense. They all can walk on water. The offense, defense, coach, staff, ownership, front office, concessions salesmen, sideline painters, ticket checkers, ushers, security officers, mascot and that guy peddling tickets outside the stadium are all conceived from the air of Olympus itself. Bow, foolish mortals. Bow, and be grateful that you can witness God's gift to the game of football.
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