If the Saints score early and go up on the Raiders, I don't think they have what it takes to keep up. If the Saints struggle early, could be ugly. Just stay focused on running the ball and don't turn it over.
Playing a team on the road that just had 55 points hung on them, makes me nervous...
Really need to be sharp this game.
How often is a team blown out twice? Hopefully the Saints realize how desperate they are and don't fall into the trap.
When we played the Redskins I felt like they were gonna kick our @zz inside I did. But this Raiders game it just doesn't have that trap game feel to me.
I mean we are 4-5 by no means is the sense of urgency low on our side. It better not be.
Coming in to this season I had the Raiders winning the West, but they just aren't ready for all that.
Saints were a 13-3 team last season what if now we are playing at the 13-3 team level again vs. playing at the 0-4 team without a HC level.
If we are back to who we were at the end of last season + Spags + the Defense + a healthy backfield this to me equals trouble for the rest of the league.
Including the Cowboys, Giants, ATL again and anybody else on the schedule.
We can beat any team in the NFL right now and we can beat down any team that isnt elite.
Coming into the season I had the Saints ranked number 1 we aren't but we just knocked off the number 1 team and regardless of what Roddy White says that effort by the Falcons would've beat most teams in the NFL. Bottom line the way we have been stopping teams that close on the goal line is magical its like we have the Tebow magic on Defense. We shouldve lost against TB and ATL but that redzone D was Tebowish.
Don't mention Tebow. I don't want Brees throwing at the feet of every Saints' receiver.
I'm curious how our backfield touches are going to pan out. All the reports I've seen have Sproles coming back this week, and there is no way they make Ivory inactive. I havent seen too many teams gameplan to get 4 RB's significant touches.
I would guess Cadet gets inactivated. Maybe make Sproles more of a WR?
I see what you did there!
When Morgan returns, I wonder who gets booted. As I recall, the Saints didn't replace him with a WR, did they?
The first comments were right on about Oakland's offensive vertical game. THAT is who they are right now because their run game is gone. Also, don't sleep on Reece. Oakland's defense hits and they're big and strong up front. They really can play well at times, but lack the consistency and discipline throughout to really piece together a whole game in all phases and too often have to rely on luck to win.
Saints should win if they seriously prepare for this game and don't get out-physicaled (you know what I mean) by Oakland.