NFL Teams Of the Decade From WhatIfSports.com

February 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Many people didn't give Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints a chance to beat Peyton Manning and the Colts in this year's Super Bowl.
The underdogs responded with a 14-point victory.
What might they have done in the other nine Super Bowls of the decade?
WhatIfSports.com set out to find the champion of all champions for the first 10 years of the new millennium, pitting each Super Bowl champion against every other 10,001 times. When all was said and done, it was the final champion of the decade that beat out all the rest.
Two months ago, few probably would have argued with the Saints ending up as the Team of the Decade. They were 13-0 and making a run at the first 19-0 season in NFL history behind an MVP-caliber season from Brees.
A little over one month later many questioned whether New Orleans' defense could stop the likes of Manning. In the end, the defense was good enough, even making the biggest play of the game, and in the battle against all other Super Bo...

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