New Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks: Can Drew Brees Through the Rainy City?

January 5, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

“Never underestimate the heart of a champion,” former Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich once said.
Those words ring true for me in almost every playoff series. 
Due to the heart factor, in my expert prognostication and bracket glory, the defending champion usually gets a special nod of consideration.
As the defending Super Bowl champions, the New Orleans Saints have a lot of heart and glory.  My question is do they have the oomph to repeat?  Time will tell, but I can’t bank on it.  There are too many good teams in this year’s NFL playoffs.
The Saints-Seahawks NFC Wild Card clash will start the 2011 NFL postseason.  America is excited as usual.  Seattle could play the role of Super Bowl bracket buster by beating New Orleans on Saturday.  From Qwest Field, starting at 4:30 p.m. ET, NBC will televise the game.
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