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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; We were simply not the same team on the road as we were in the Dome in 2013. There were no possibilities I could imagine in mind of us going all the way after the first Seahawk game which sealed ...

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Old 01-13-2014, 11:41 PM   #11
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Re: Tell the truth!!

We were simply not the same team on the road as we were in the Dome in 2013.
There were no possibilities I could imagine in mind of us going all the way after the first Seahawk game which sealed our fate.

With that said, had the Superbowl somehow gone through the Dome, then the Saints would go all the way, at least to NY. It's just the nature of the beast and we are literally that good at home.

How we ended up playing in Seattle and how we hung in there and struck fear in the eyes of the Seahawks did something to this team. I think we will be hungry and prepared for a huge run next year.

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Old 01-14-2014, 12:17 AM   #12
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Re: Tell the truth!!

I deep down, honestly believed that we could win that game if Sean Payton kept it together coaching-wise.

If we didn't try and get cute with the screen plays.
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:01 AM   #13
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I believed we could win it. I thought we had learned our lesson the first time around, & had studied them -- I thought we had a good chance. I thought it would be our "Superbowl" and if we won, we would go to the SuperBowl and win. Looking back, now I think that was way optimistic, especially, the winning the SuperBowl part.

Now, I think that if the Seahawks get into the SB, they will lose. Live by the 12th man sword, die by it.
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Old 01-14-2014, 03:01 AM   #14
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I believed we could win but wasn't going to be surprised if we blew it.
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:26 AM   #15
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Yep. Thought we'd win.

Seattle scored their first 13 points by going 78yds on 17 plays... We truly have the game away.

Defense played it's best game. Offense, once again, sputtered and stalled.
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:32 AM   #16
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I knew we could if we limited mistakes but as soon as i saw how brees was playing from the start i knew we werent going to win
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:45 AM   #17
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Isn't being a fan the same as being a Koolaid drinker? I honestly thought we had a shot to destroy them. Silly me.
"That's why we play the game...to win! HELLO!". "They were who we thought they were and we let'em off the hook. So, if you gon' crown'em then, CROWN THEIR @SS!"

Can't "believe" he even asked the question. I really can't "believe" it.
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:02 AM   #18
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I thought we could beat them, heck if we play again next Sat/Sun I think we can beat them.
Seattle is a good team and they were better than us on that particular day.
There is nothing more to read into that.
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:51 AM   #19
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Before the game, I was 50.5% sure that we were going to win.

At the end, when we got the on-sides, I was 75% sure.

Anyway, I give Sherman a big thumbs up for his interview after the game and the credit he gave the Saints.
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Old 01-14-2014, 09:43 AM   #20
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Only if they played mistake free football, so I knew the chances were slim. But there was always a chance.
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