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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by Seahawks12th 4)You couldn't beat us in Seattle with our worst team since Pete Carroll arrived here, what makes you think you can beat us with our best team? I think you guys are in for a rude ...

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Old 11-19-2013, 09:59 AM   #21
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Re: How I think rest of Season will play out.

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4)You couldn't beat us in Seattle with our worst team since Pete Carroll arrived here, what makes you think you can beat us with our best team? I think you guys are in for a rude awakening.

Here is to a great game in two weeks and if you guys win I will be back to face the music
And do you realize that the Saints team you beat that year was decimated by injuries? That team on that day was probably the worst team we'd fielded that entire season.

We had Julius Jones and Deshaun Wynn starting as our main RB's. We pulled both of them off of bar stools late in the season to stop the bleeding at RB.

You'll see a different Saints team next week.

But your team deserves respect. I think the top 4 teams in the league are Denver, New Orleans, Carolina and Seattle. I also think we'll play you guys twice this season.
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First off I would like to say greetings one and all. I have to say I admire Drew Brees work ethic and his overall toughness. The Saints have a fantastic head coach and your team looks like it will challenge for the NFC title this year. I must say that your knowledge of the Hawks is a little off. I would rather talk x's and o's but I guess I will throw in my opinion. While I certainly wouldn't begrudge anybody the notion that The Saints can beat the Seahawks I will throw in a few tidbits.

1) This is the best Seahawks team I have ever seen including the 2005 Superbowl team in which we were screwed. That team had a better o line but that is it.
2) The Niner team you beat was one controversial play away from beating you on your home field. Their offense put up a staggering 6 points of drives not aided by turnovers and still came oh so close to a win. The same Niners team we beat 29-3 and 42-13 our last two games.
3) You guys are very borderline with injuries to your db's and we are as healthy as can be with a motivated and supremely talented Percy Harvin added to our offense. We won our games this year while missing 3/5 of our offensive line.
4)You couldn't beat us in Seattle with our worst team since Pete Carroll arrived here, what makes you think you can beat us with our best team? I think you guys are in for a rude awakening.

Here is to a great game in two weeks and if you guys win I will be back to face the music
Our game will be a great one. I can't wait for it. The fact that we have the Panties playing better only helps us. We may go undefeated the rest of the way. Please come back to face the music, because it's going to be a show!
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:27 AM   #23
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To me there's not really much difference between the #1 and #2 seeds. It's the difference between #2 and #3 that matters to me, the extra game and the week's rest and the home field. I personally think we will end up no better than #2 behind Seattle, because Seattle's remaining schedule is a gift-wrapped tiptoe stroll through the sugar-coated cupcake garden. They will be this year's team to end up a puffed up 14-2 with an overblown sense of self-confidence, just like we've already seen from this thread.
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And do you realize that the Saints team you beat that year was decimated by injuries? That team on that day was probably the worst team we'd fielded that entire season.

We had Julius Jones and Deshaun Wynn starting as our main RB's. We pulled both of them off of bar stools late in the season to stop the bleeding at RB.

You'll see a different Saints team next week.

But your team deserves respect. I think the top 4 teams in the league are Denver, New Orleans, Carolina and Seattle. I also think we'll play you guys twice this season.

Much different, Gregg Williams was never one to teach how to tackle either, which ended up being used against them greatly.
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To me there's not really much difference between the #1 and #2 seeds. It's the difference between #2 and #3 that matters to me, the extra game and the week's rest and the home field. I personally think we will end up no better than #2 behind Seattle, because Seattle's remaining schedule is a gift-wrapped tiptoe stroll through the sugar-coated cupcake garden. They will be this year's team to end up a puffed up 14-2 with an overblown sense of self-confidence, just like we've already seen from this thread.
I agree, the only problem is for a Dome team is this puts the NFCCG in Seattle in late January.
Of course on that note the SB is early February in N.Y..
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I agree, the only problem is for a Dome team is this puts the NFCCG in Seattle in late January.
Of course on that note the SB is early February in N.Y..
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Ah, but that assumes that the Seahawks will win their games, to be able to host the championship. A lot can happen in the playoffs. Yes the Seahawks are very good at home, they have a VERY strong home field advantage. But if they're the #1 seed, before they get to host us, they will NOT be playing games against the Vikings, Titans or Jaguars at home, when they get to the playoffs.
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Difference between 1 and 2 seeds is that we have to go to Seattle and play!!! Sorry BIG difference if we get to play in our dome.
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Ah, but that assumes that the Seahawks will win their games, to be able to host the championship. A lot can happen in the playoffs. Yes the Seahawks are very good at home, they have a VERY strong home field advantage. But if they're the #1 seed, before they get to host us, they will NOT be playing games against the Vikings, Titans or Jaguars at home, when they get to the playoffs.
Looks like they'll be playing a team like Carolina, Detroit, Philly or perhaps San Fran.

I'd imagine they don't wanna play San Fran in the playoffs.
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Old 11-19-2013, 12:34 PM   #29
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Sure sure.... you know what? We will see you on the field of play.
Love how you beat the hapless Viqueens this weekend and suddenly you guys are so bold. As for head to head, how did it work out (AT HOME) almost losing to our weakest division opponent? Because all I've seen from your team is a lot of luck (Lambs, Sucs, Texans) and your team not as impressive week to week as you might think.

If you think Sean Payton and our team won't be ready for your Seahags, you're going to be in for a shock. Check history.... this team is known to AVENGE losses. So if you think beating us 3 years ago helps you today, then you seriously need help.

And another thing, we have a nice surprise for you - a keg full of whop azz from our defense, which is arguably better than our offense this season.



Anyway, glad you came and we will see you after the game as you claim.
You tell me what it was like almost losing to your weakest opponent in the division LOL? That probably wasn't a good example. I believe the defunct Josh Freeman was the Quarterback that day and you won on a last second field goal?? I also remember you being a play away from losing to the "Fail clowns" at home. That team is the worst team in the NFL. The Bucs have talent and now they have a decent quarterback. It is ridiculous to compares strength of victory against common opponents.

We have beaten our opponents by a combined 127 points to your 107. We both have beaten three teams with winning records. You guys lost to the Jets and there is no way they are better than the Saints. It's the NFL and a win is a win. Our Texans were your Jets except we won and you didn't. Not much of a margin to discuss. It isn't luck when you are 10-1.

You will get the Lambs in a couple weeks and well see how your team fares against the two best defensive ends in football (Long and Quinn). The same Lambs team that destroyed the Colts. The Rams have trouble with running teams and yours isn't. By the way I believe the Colts had Andrew Luck and a very similar offense to yours.

Of course Payton will be ready for the Hawks, not sure I said that so calling me a "dunce" isn't very neighborly. When I posed the question about what makes this fan base think it can beat the Hawks I was expecting an answer, not an insult. I am here to talk football and unlike you, the Saints fans are very classy and I thought I could foster discussion.

As for the Falcons: They can't stop the run or pass and can't run and are a mediocre passing team, other than that, they are fantastic. I see the Saints rolling them on Thursday.
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Re: How I think rest of Season will play out.

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Our game will be a great one. I can't wait for it. The fact that we have the Panties playing better only helps us. We may go undefeated the rest of the way. Please come back to face the music, because it's going to be a show!
I am not sure playing the Panthers is going to help you. You are not going to sweep them and beat the Seahawks away LOL. Your injuries are pretty dubious and the NFL is a game of attrition as much as it is talent. You have the Seahawks, Rams, and Panthers twice.. To be fair our schedule isn't easy either with 9ers, Cards, Rams and Saints.
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