Vikings-Saints NFL Season Opener: Game Time, Prediction

September 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2010 NFL Season Opener is just a couple hours away, as the Minnesota Vikings go down to New Orleans to face the Saints in a rematch of last year's NFC Championship Game overtime thrill. 
The game is full of intriguing matchups, including three-time MVP Brett Favre vs. Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees.
After returning from "retirement", Favre returns for his 20th NFL season. He underwent surgery on his left ankle, and it'll be interesting to see how he handles the aggressive Saints defense.
Also watch out for how the Saints offensive line handles the Vikings defensive line, and how Darren Sharper as well as Sidney Rice's injury affects their respective teams. 
In New Orleans, the Saints fans are still celebrating their Super Bowl XLIV victory and will surely be ecstatic when the team raises their championship banner today. 
In addition, before the game, Drew Brees will lead the Saints' famous "Who Dat" cheer. 
On a side note, in order to ce...

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