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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by Danno We're gonna get a 1st round bye. Its inevitable. The stars are in alignment....

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Old 12-02-2010, 05:31 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Danno View Post
We're gonna get a 1st round bye. Its inevitable.
The stars are in alignment.
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Old 12-02-2010, 06:16 PM   #12
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Of course if it came down to the end and there is nothing to gain, of course the Saints are going to rest players if their playoff position is sealed. Of course lets not get ahead of ourselves, there are 5 games left, the Saints need to win a minimum of 2 just to stay in the hunt.
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Old 12-02-2010, 10:15 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by x626xBlack View Post
IMHO... we have a better chance of the entire Atlanta Falcons football team coming down with elephantiasis of the nuts than there being a last game does not count scenario for us....
D**n 626, you're hurt'n me here.

I agree though, if wildcard is locked, with NO chance of clenching the division, then we rest. But I'm with everyone else, there are too many teams in the NFC that are too close to make the last game meaningless. But, it is the NFL...there's alway that any given Sunday thing.
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Old 12-03-2010, 07:51 AM   #14
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If someone is banged up yes. If its just to not risk injur I'd say no. Better keep momentum and keep rust away IMHO.
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Old 12-03-2010, 12:53 PM   #15
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Ok. I will play along.....

If that scenario plays out... Who can we rest? Some players have had most of the season off and need that game to get rid of rust.

Need Rust removal.

Your going to Bench?

I need more details before I am just going to say... Rest them... Rest who?
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Old 12-03-2010, 02:53 PM   #16
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Five games left, things could really get UGLY. Getting in is key. NO ONE rests until we know we are in. Home field is paramont...once your are in. Only those in I.C.U. rest while going for home field. Everyone hurting and tired should have gotten some rest 3 weeks ago. Its time to go.
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Old 12-03-2010, 06:01 PM   #17
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Nice idea but can't see any sort of clinch before playoffs.
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Old 12-04-2010, 07:16 AM   #18
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Put a fork in this one...

To clinch the division and make the TB meaningless, Atl needs to lose 3 of 4 and we go 4-0. Unlikely

To clinch the WC the Giants, Tampa and either NFC North team needs to lose 2 of 4, and again, we go 4-0. More likely, but still little chance

and the exclamation point is that last year SP didn't care about momentum or a losing streak and Brees took a total of 10 snaps in a 3 week period
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Old 12-05-2010, 10:34 AM   #19
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Restin players? I thought 1/2 the team was out.
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Old 12-05-2010, 10:55 AM   #20
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If when we get Raymond James we have a chance at home field then we play, if the seeds don't mean anything then I sit everybody lol. I want no Wes Welkers on this team. Great Player, Perfect example.
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