Minnesota Vikings: Why The Saints Game Doesn’t Matter

September 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There has been a lot of hype surrounding the the rematch.
Let me restate—There's been a LOT of HYPE surrounding the REMATCH!
Everyone calm down, take a deep breath, and repeat after me, "It's only one game, it's only one game."
Whether or not the Minnesota Vikings win or lose against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday will not have that much impact on the Vikings' season.
The most it will do is serve as a tie breaker in the event that the Saints finish with as good as record as the Vikings.
Note: Only 18% of the Super Bowl winners have repeated as champions the following year.
People are so concerned about the Saints' defense. This is the same defense the Vikings amassed 475 yards against, 120 yards more than the Saints gave up on average over the regular season.
There are others who point to the potent Saints offense, the same offense that gained only 275 yards against the Vikings' defense, almost 150 yards less than their season average.

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