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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; More than one championship team has had a losing record in the preseason. Hell, more than one has had a losing or even record the first half of the season. Keep the faith Who Dats, the race hasn't even started ...

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Old 08-21-2012, 08:06 AM   #11
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More than one championship team has had a losing record in the preseason. Hell, more than one has had a losing or even record the first half of the season. Keep the faith Who Dats, the race hasn't even started yet!
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Old 08-21-2012, 09:10 AM   #12
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Re: OFFICIAL GAMEDAY THREAD: Texans at Saints

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Texans are a tough opponent even for Preseason.
Our defense really needs to get it together for this game or I seriously will start to lower my expectations for this season.
C'mon Halo. You knew our defense needed time to gel under a new coach and a new scheme. Thats why I was glad we had the extra pre-season game.

Our defense looked bad for 1 game, against a zone blocking team that we didn't gameplan for.

The NFL network guys (Ross Tucker??) mentioned that if you don't gameplan against a zone blocking team, you can get gashed pretty good against those stretch plays. If you spend a week preparing for it, its not that much harder to defend. He did agree that our tackling was surprisingly poor though.

I wouldn't worry just yet.
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Part of me wants to drop 50 on them just for the entertainment value that would occur on 610 here, then again it would be even funnier for all the sheeps in town to crown them Preseason Champs only to see Shaub go down in week 4 and the Titans were to win the division
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Re: OFFICIAL GAMEDAY THREAD: Texans at Saints

I always consider the Texans in preseason to be kinda like a rehearsal for the Falcons games. Our games with both those teams tend to be close, and have that 7-0, 7-7, 14-7, 14-14, 14-17, 17-17 type of symmetry to them, where it's always tied or close to tied, and nobody ever really runs away with the game. The Texans and Falcons offenses kinda look similar sometimes. Texans have a better defense. So, good practice for the Failcowns.
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Re: OFFICIAL GAMEDAY THREAD: Texans at Saints

Originally Posted by Danno View Post
C'mon Halo. You knew our defense needed time to gel under a new coach and a new scheme. Thats why I was glad we had the extra pre-season game.

Our defense looked bad for 1 game, against a zone blocking team that we didn't gameplan for.

The NFL network guys (Ross Tucker??) mentioned that if you don't gameplan against a zone blocking team, you can get gashed pretty good against those stretch plays. If you spend a week preparing for it, its not that much harder to defend. He did agree that our tackling was surprisingly poor though.

I wouldn't worry just yet.
After drinking heavily last night, I have since changed my mind.

Seriously, I think the biggest potential detriment is the loss of Sean Payton for the year. I'm a huge believer that he makes the magic happen.
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I'll be out of town at a rugby tournament. Thank God for DVR.
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Re: OFFICIAL GAMEDAY THREAD: Texans at Saints

Originally Posted by RaginCajun83 View Post
Part of me wants to drop 50 on them just for the entertainment value that would occur on 610 here, then again it would be even funnier for all the sheeps in town to crown them Preseason Champs only to see Shaub go down in week 4 and the Titans were to win the division
HAHAHA... yes, lets light up the Texans. But its always funny to see them crowned preseason champs, only to have..... : http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_s4hF8uLmeF...cyFootball.png
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:07 AM   #18
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Game tomorrow. WHODAT!!!!
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Hopefully Houston's front 7 is all playing... should be an exciting matchup for Drew and our offensive line. They are stacked.
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I'll be there. First time back in the Dome since 2005 - the preseason game prior to Katrina, in fact. Frankly, I haven't been able to afford tix since we we started winning!

Sure, it's just the preseason, but I'm really looking forward to it. It's been waayy too long since I enjoyed a Saints game at the Dome!
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