New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Game Preview

January 1, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New Orleans Saints, fresh off of their 17-14 win over division rival Atlanta on Monday night will take on the 9-6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers who are coming off of a nice 38-15 victory over the Seattle Seahawks this past Sunday. 
The Saints need a win (along with an Atlanta loss) to win the NFC South and earn home-field advantage throughout the playoffs while the Bucs need a win and some help to earn a wild card berth and make the playoffs.
Motivation will be a key factor for both teams in this game and that motivation is continue their seasons.  Granted, the Saints are going on to the playoffs already, but if they could somehow win the NFC South it would mean a lot to their chances of getting back to and winning the Super Bowl.  
This is the second meeting between these two teams.  The first meeting came in Week 6 when the Saints beat the Bucs, 31-6.  Will we see a similar game this week or will the Bucs surprise the Saints?
Let’s find o...

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