New Orleans Saints Situation Critical: Must-Win Against Tampa Bay Buccaneers

October 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay will be the site of a war zone today at 1 p.m. as the New Orleans Saints face-off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 
That's because there is way too much on the line for the Saints.
The defending Super Bowl champs have created quite a stir in the NFL among both their fans and their enemies.  The lackluster play exhibited by the Saints in the first five games of the season have been downright baffling, especially after their loss to the Arizona Cardinals last week, a team they should have handled easily from the first scrimmage.
In fact, the Saints should count their blessing for their 3-2 record because it easily could have been worse given the nail-biting nature of their wins. 
That leaves the Saints in a must-win situation against the Bucs today because a loss and a 3-3 record would also give the Bucs a 4-1 record.  That may be too big a hole to cut it in the NFC’s South division.  E...

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