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WhoDat!656 12-24-2010 11:01 AM

Fundamentals
 
I read articles and see sports shows about what the Saints need to do to beat the Falcants.

IMO, it all comes down to one thing-fundamentals.

Looking back at the Saints 4 losses, they are all because of one thing or a combination of things, i.e poor tackling, dropped passes, penalties, turnovers, etc.

I am not saying that if the Saints never committed a penalty, or missed a tackle or dropped a pass that they would win ever game.

But they would win every game against the Browns, Cardinals, etc.

Sometimes, no matter how well you play, the other team plays better; ask the Colts after Super Bowl XXXLV.

The Saints are in the enviable position against the Falcants, (and virtually every team in the league), of not "needing" a particular player, to win.

I'm not saying that the Saints don't need BETTER players at certain positions, Shanle comes to mind, but no one is saying that we need a receiver or a RB to be a better team.

Bottom line is that if the Saints play fundamental football, the Falcants chances of beating the Saints ranks second behind death by meteorite.

Ashley 12-27-2010 10:57 AM

well said. Now HOLD ON TO THE BALL COLSTON.

Rugby Saint II 12-27-2010 12:42 PM

Yeah, it seems that we have gotten away from doing the basics and have focused more on other elements of our game. We all know that Payton reads the B&G so he should have our players thinking basics again. When he took over they started on the basics and have overlooked them since.


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