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Saying we could be in the thick of it in the toughest division in the nfl with a team that went 13-3 is a compliment.

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I was at that game with a group of friends. It was such an unbelievable collapse I could only laugh.


Ouch. I couldn't imagine attending a collapse like that. It was painful enough to watch it at the bar with a bunch of Buc fans. What else could you do? I laughed too.

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Everyones says the same damn thing- "Atlanta has the division but NO can challenge because they have Payton coming back". Doesn't everyone get sick of writing the same damn blabber?

We can ignore the fact that Atlanta's pass rush is bad and the defense as a whole is suspect. And we can ALSO ignore the fact that the Saints had the worst statistic season as a defense, ever. The Saints are getting a head coach back, sure, but they're switching they're switching their base defense as well and I don't think they have the pieces to do so.

I wouldn't be surprised if us and Tampa were 1 and 2 in the division next season, it isn't all that far fetched, yet EVERY writer takes the safe, pu**y route and goes with "Atlanta , then NO because of Payton yet if everything in the world goes right with the other two teams, they can compete." Grow some balls writers. Damn.
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"Can we just throw last season out?"

Guess when it comes to the saints, ya can do anything.

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Truth be told, we should have swept every damn team in the NFC South last season. 

woulda, coulda, shoulda, truth be told, the panthers won the super bpwl last year, right?

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That Week 11 loss against The Bucs hurt so much. We had that game in the basket, and then our offense went on vacation and our defense gassed. Words could not describe how pissed off I was after that game.

 

    I was at that game as well sitting in the endzone about 6 rows back.  There was a Falcons fan of which I believed to be a player's significant other.  Anyway, she was screaming the entire first quarter and was extremely annoying.  When we started spanking the Buc's ass, she shut up.  But then, the Panthers blow the game and she is right back at it more obnoxious than ever.  Man I really hate the walk of shame after a home loss. 

 

    As for our record this year, every time I look at the schedule, I see 10-6 written all over it.

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Everyones says the same damn thing- "Atlanta has the division but NO can challenge because they have Payton coming back". Doesn't everyone get sick of writing the same damn blabber?

We can ignore the fact that Atlanta's pass rush is bad and the defense as a whole is suspect. And we can ALSO ignore the fact that the Saints had the worst statistic season as a defense, ever. The Saints are getting a head coach back, sure, but they're switching they're switching their base defense as well and I don't think they have the pieces to do so.

I wouldn't be surprised if us and Tampa were 1 and 2 in the division next season, it isn't all that far fetched, yet EVERY writer takes the safe, pu**y route and goes with "Atlanta , then NO because of Payton yet if everything in the world goes right with the other two teams, they can compete." Grow some balls writers. Damn.

 

Don't take it personally. It's all about winning. The Saints are closer removed from a winning season than us. Since they have most of the same pieces and their coach back, it makes sense to see how they can easily pull it together. We on the other hand have had most of the same pieces and still cannot manage a winning season. Until we prove that we can win games CONSISTENTLY and when it matters, no one is gonna take us serious.

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our defense will be good enough to hang with the saints and falcons

 

their defenses will be bad enough to let cam and co. set some records

 

i say we go 5-1 in NFCS

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Don't take it personally. It's all about winning. The Saints are closer removed from a winning season than us. Since they have most of the same pieces and their coach back, it makes sense to see how they can easily pull it together. We on the other hand have had most of the same pieces and still cannot manage a winning season. Until we prove that we can win games CONSISTENTLY and when it matters, no one is gonna take us serious.

 

Far be it for me to step in to your conversation but it didnt sound like he was taking it "personally". Im not sure what you were trying to say with that post. Do you really think Atl and the Aints arent going to take us seriously? Plenty of people take us seriously its just that there A LOT of dudes out there repeating the same thing that one dumb ass says . . SO. .  its the dumb asses that dont take us seriously. Im fine with that, its their credibility to lose. If they want to be known as jackasses, let em. Ive seen many people talking about the Panthers on the playoff bubble. That in itself says some of the media takes us seriously. They always site that this is one of the, if not, THE toughest division. There's a lot of extremes in your post up there man. Take a look at that beastly roster, cross your fingers for the coaches, and have some confidence.

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Everyones says the same damn thing- "Atlanta has the division but NO can challenge because they have Payton coming back". Doesn't everyone get sick of writing the same damn blabber?

We can ignore the fact that Atlanta's pass rush is bad and the defense as a whole is suspect. And we can ALSO ignore the fact that the Saints had the worst statistic season as a defense, ever. The Saints are getting a head coach back, sure, but they're switching they're switching their base defense as well and I don't think they have the pieces to do so.

I wouldn't be surprised if us and Tampa were 1 and 2 in the division next season, it isn't all that far fetched, yet EVERY writer takes the safe, pu**y route and goes with "Atlanta , then NO because of Payton yet if everything in the world goes right with the other two teams, they can compete." Grow some balls writers. Damn.


I agrre with you on the saints but I think it would be hard not to pick the falcons whoever you are.

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Far be it for me to step in to your conversation but it didnt sound like he was taking it "personally". Im not sure what you were trying to say with that post. Do you really think Atl and the Aints arent going to take us seriously? Plenty of people take us seriously its just that there A LOT of dudes out there repeating the same thing that one dumb ass says . . SO. .  its the dumb asses that dont take us seriously. Im fine with that, its their credibility to lose. If they want to be known as jackasses, let em. Ive seen many people talking about the Panthers on the playoff bubble. That in itself says some of the media takes us seriously. They always site that this is one of the, if not, THE toughest division. There's a lot of extremes in your post up there man. Take a look at that beastly roster, cross your fingers for the coaches, and have some confidence.

 

No, it's not the dumb asses that don't take us seriously. Any non-homer can see that all we have at this point is potential. Would you rank a proven entity over potential? No, so until the season starts and we start winning, we cannot keep complaining about rankings etc.

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No, it's not the dumb asses that don't take us seriously. Any non-homer can see that all we have at this point is potential. Would you rank a proven entity over potential? No, so until the season starts and we start winning, we cannot keep complaining about rankings etc.

 

I dont flow that way my friend. I calculate odds given as much data as I can find and I see teams VERY fuggin worried about playing us. I see talent up and down the roster, a solid playbook, guys coming back healthy, and some iffy coaches. Yep we may go under 8-8 but if we lose those games it will be close. . . like last year. "WE" arent complaining about ranking, you and many others seem to be though. Why are you worried about what jackasses think?

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