Thursday Night Loss to Falcons Could Be a Blessing in Disguise for Saints

November 30, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Thursday, November 29 was the night the tumultuous New Orleans Saints' 2012 football season finally declared itself finished. With each Drew Brees interception (there were five of them), it became more and more obvious all the effort, all the coach's talk about continuing to fight and battle, that we're never out of it, was just that, talk. 
The 2012 New Orleans Saints season will forever be remembered for the "Bountygate" penalties, Drew Brees' unbelievable contract holdout and being the first team to ever play without its head coach for an entire season due to suspension. 
All the effort was commendable. All the stuff before the game from Drew Brees about how Atlanta knows this is our division and so do we, was nice. But again it was just talk. 
Talk can only get you so far. Eventually circumstances become reality. The reality right now is that the New Orleans Saints are 5-7 and as much out of the playoff discussions as one could imagine. 
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