Saints vs. Seahawks: Predicting Sean Payton’s Game Plan Against Seahawks

January 8, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Saints vs. Seahawks: Predicting Sean Payton's Game Plan Against Seahawks
The New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks will play the first of four NFL Wild Card games this weekend, and not many people around the nation are giving the home team much of a chance.
The Saints are favored by 10 points, and the Seahawks are lucky to be in the playoffs at all considering they lost seven of their final 10 games to finish the season.
And the Saints have already shown they can beat the Seahawks, as they handled them in a 34-19 win in late November.
But things have changed since then. The Saints' high-powered offense failed to score more than 17 points in each of its last two efforts, and they will be forced to play this game without the services of Chris Ivory and Pierre Thomas.
As such, the two key players will be quarterback Drew Brees and running back Reggie Bush. You can expect head coach Sean Payton to dial up plenty of passing plays for Brees, which should give t...

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