Archie Manning Says New Orleans Saints May Have a Chip On Their Shoulder

September 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Editor's note: (New Orleans Saints legendary QB Archie Manning, father of Super Bowl MVP quarterbacks Peyton and Eli, spoke with Bleacher Report's Randy Savoie Tuesday morning as part of the Canon "Why Do You Love Football?" photo challenge. In part two of the interview, they discussed the national media's lack of respect for the Saints as well as Peyton and Eli.)
Randy Savoie: Archie, some people perceive that the New Orleans Saints have been disrespected as a Super Bowl champion. A lot of the media outlets don't even pick them to win the NFC South.
I understand ESPN yesterday didn't even mention the Saints as a probable Super Bowl contender. Do you think Sean Payton and Gregg Williams will feed off of that to plant a chip on this team's shoulder?
Archie Manning: Well, I think coaches always try to do that and, if that's the case, yeah, I think Sean and Gregg would probably like it. As a coach, you would rather see (the media) take that approach rather th...

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