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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; By Gregg Doyel CBSSports.com National Columnist Two weeks in a row I have seen the Saints and the Colts at their best, which makes me the most qualified person on the face of the planet to write about the only ...

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Old 01-28-2010, 09:49 AM   #1
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By Gregg Doyel
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Two weeks in a row I have seen the Saints and the Colts at their best, which makes me the most qualified person on the face of the planet to write about the only two 12-0 teams in the NFL -- the best two teams in the league, teams that are bearing down on the dreamiest Super Bowl of all time.

And by the time this story is finished, I definitely will have praised the Saints and the Colts, and I probably will have insulted the Saints and the Colts, and most of all I will have told you exactly which team is better. And I'll do that right up top:

At their best, the Saints are better.

But here's the thing: The Saints don't always play their best. They certainly didn't play their best Sunday at Washington, a game they were lucky to win, and I use the word lucky in the same way it is used to describe a guy who wins $200 million in the lottery, or discovers oil in his backyard, or marries Jessica Biel. Nobody should be that lucky, but it happens. And it happened to the Saints on Sunday. No NFL team should be as lucky as the Saints were on Sunday, but what can you do? Their lottery number came in. The oil was gushing. Biel was blushing. Plus the Redskins choked.

Point is, there is Good New Orleans and there is Bad New Orleans. Sunday we saw Bad New Orleans. A week earlier, we saw Good New Orleans when the Saints ran New England out of the Superdome. That team

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Old 01-29-2010, 09:26 AM   #2
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Re: Extra Gear Gives Saints Advantage

"At their best, the Saints are better"...follow that cab.
The Saints have the tools and the weapons to beat any team they line up against. We hope the best of our efforts show up next week in Miami. Focus, determination, and execution equal a Superbowl ring for the Saints.
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