From Super Bowl To Super Slide: Can the Saints Repeat Success in 2010?

June 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Many people say that the hardest feat in sports is attempting to repeat championship success.
Unfortunately, the odds are stacked against most teams from the very beginning.  Fans doubt you, analysts doubt you, and statistically the chances of repeating are like winning the lottery—extremely difficult to do, but also quite possible if luck plays a factor.
In recent years, this debate has seen a wide variety of impressive teams try to overcome the circumstances.  The 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers were quite possibly one of the few favorites to repeat championship success in 2009, only to see the very opposite occur due to a poor and inconsistent season.
In other sporting leagues nationwide, the 2008 Boston Celtics looked to be as strong, dominating and forceful heading into the 2009 season—only to be stopped in their tracks by the Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference Finals.
So as we count down toward September, the long awaited question must be ...

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