Sleep Walk in Seattle: Loss Must Inspire Saints To Address These Four Areas

January 11, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There will be no Super Bowl repeat for the New Orleans Saints.
While the loss to the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks may be shocking in itself, the fact that the Black and Gold won't be representing the NFC in Super Bowl XLV doesn't come much as a surprise.
It just so happens that most, if not all, of the Saints' weaknesses reared their ugly heads all in one game.
Anyone who watched even a handful of Saints games this season realized that this team was decent, but not as good as the 2009 edition.
If you know anything about NFL history and sports history in general, it's that a defending champion must be better than the year before in order to repeat.
He may be known as a savior to the Who Dat Nation, but quarterback Drew Brees cannot be expected to overcome poor pass protection, a nonexistent running game, an off and on defense and poor field position on every play of every game.
Throw in what was possibly the worst team tackling effort on one play in a postseason ga...

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