From The Armchair: Saints Week 2

9/16/13 in NFL   |   Sharp Square   |   11945 respect

Week two in the NFL and the Saints were ever so lucky to slip out of the back door in Tampa Bay with a win. Bucs gave one away at the end of last week and Saints were fortunate to be on the end of another Bucs debacle. Just no real way to make this one sound like a game that the Saints should have won. I know that you take a win any way you can get one in the NFL but you sure hate for your team to do it in that fugly a fashion. So i guess its time for a little run down of the good and ugly in this one as we went right past bad. 

The Good - Saints won and are now 2-0 on the young season. The defense once again played well and had some key turnovers down the stretch which Saints fans seen very little of last season. One major improvement Ryan has made on Saints defense from last season is tackling and especially in the open field. Saints gave up tons of yards after catch last season on missed tackles in route to being one of the worst defenses in the universe. 

The Ugly - The play of the Saints offensive line was absolutely horrible. The Bucs front seven pretty much dominated most of the game and kept the pressure on Brees play after play. Saints couldn't get the run game going consistently for the second game in a row and again it was a big problem. Against quality defenses you can't become one dimensional for extended periods of time or your going to get exposed even with a great offense like the Saints have. INJURIES they just keep on coming for the defensive unit in New Orleans. Starting CB Patrick Robinson went down in what seemed like a horrible leg injury which fans hope is not as bad as it looked and not season ending. How ineffective former first round draft picks Mark Ingram continues to be in Saints running game. Yet he continues to be called upon by coach Payton to run the ball at key points in the game with little to no results at the disgust of Saints fans. 

But were still 2-0 as the Arz Cardinals come on down to the Bayou in Week 3 ! 
 
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9/18/13   |   Sharp Square   |   11945 respect

Beaneaters wrote:
Yeah, what an awesome display of offense led by Tebow, umm... Drew Brees Sunday.

angel


oh that was low ....... 


 

9/18/13   |   marcus_nyce   |   27339 respect

Sharp Square wrote:
Photo credit goes out to the Q's own Marcus_Nyce ! 

I'll try to do stuff like that (better tho, lol) for the Saints arm chair thing as much as possible.

9/17/13   |   kobe_lova   |   61956 respect

(tehehe)

9/17/13   |   Beaneaters   |   17801 respect

Yeah, what an awesome display of offense led by Tebow, umm... Drew Brees Sunday.

angel

9/17/13   |   JenX63   |   32777 respect

Cali_Kat wrote:
Ugly or not...a win is a win!!
 

You're right and I said "yeah" but he kept poking, so I had to give him a piece of my mind.

9/17/13   |   Sharp Square   |   11945 respect

Photo credit goes out to the Q's own Marcus_Nyce ! 

9/17/13   |   Cali_Kat   |   15589 respect

Ugly or not...a win is a win!!
 

9/16/13   |   kobe_lova   |   61956 respect

Is this where I say GO Falcons?!

9/16/13   |   JenX63   |   32777 respect

Sharp Square wrote:

indecision

Well since you twisted my arm. I am not sure how the Saints won this game. When you say "ugly" you ain't lying. Brees got knocked about a bit and I hear the Saints even got a little help from the Buccs. Tell Sean it's time to get to bizness already.

9/16/13   |   Sharp Square   |   11945 respect

JenX63 wrote:
yeah.....


indecision

9/16/13   |   JenX63   |   32777 respect

yeah.....