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New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:47 am

I already feared for the worst when Indianapolis was leading 10:0 in the first quarter, but fortunately, the Saints woke up and turned it around. As a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, I congratulate the New Orleans Saints on their first Superbowl title. You deserve to be called World Champions now!
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:49 am

Geaux Saints

Indeed, a satisfying win for MSY.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:51 am

Fantastic indeed! Was glad to see the Saints win!

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Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:52 am

Man, wish I was there for this. Good thing I'll be there next weekend, I'll be sure to pick up a #9 jersey before I make my appearance on the parade routes! Can't wait!
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:56 am

I'm gonna tell you what the game changer was: It was that onside kick at the start of the third quarter. They took lots of chances with that kick, and the gamble paid off. The same goes for the challenge of the incompletion of the two-point conversion. And let's not forget the quarterback killer Tracy Porter: First he picks off Favre in the NFC title match, and now Peyton Manning in the Superbowl. Those plays/decisions were a work of perfection.

Only the defence made me nervous, because many times over, Manning could pass without problems, and the running game of the Colts also had no major problems. But fortunately, they recovered just in time and where there when they were most needed.

[Edited 2010-02-07 18:57:28]
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:58 am

Well good thing I didn't bet on the Colts. The Saints came to play and they deserved it. Have to hand it to a team that came down from 10-0 in a game that looked like the Colts were running away with early. But they held on and late turnovers cost the Colts in a game that might have gone to overtime.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:58 am

Good for the Saints, they deserved this.

Onside kick to begin the the second half after being stopped at the one?? Ballsy.
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:05 am

Go SAINTS. As a Patriots fan, I hate the Colts, and Manning with a passion. I think the entire Manning family and they're football success sickens me (of course i'm being a hater and completely kidding, don't jump down my throat).

But on a much larger level, the SAINTS win their first SB, and Drew Brees is an absolute class act. I wish the NFL had 32 QB's like him. He is probably the only player in the league I would rather have play QB for the Patriots than Brady. It must be great to cheer for a franchise with players that play with as much passion as the Saints do.

Congrats to New Orleans for their win and their new Mayor, a brand new start for that city.      
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:07 am

Quoting FuturePilot16 (Reply 7):
they're football success sickens me
Quoting FuturePilot16 (Reply 7):
had 32 QB's

Your punctuation sickens me!   Geaux Saints!
 
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:12 am



Here we go.
 
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:17 am

Quoting FuturePilot16 (Reply 7):
Go SAINTS. As a Patriots fan, I hate the Colts, and Manning with a passion. I think the entire Manning family and they're football success sickens me (of course i'm being a hater and completely kidding, don't jump down my throat).

That's like hating your boss because he's better at your job than you. The Mannings work hard and get good results. Plus they're an upstanding family off the field as well. You can't say the same about Tom Brady. Granted, Brady and Manning claim a friendship, but still...

Yeah, I'll agree the onside kick was a game-changer. Sometimes slow and steady (and conservative) wins the race. Other times, sheer luck and gutsy, borderline stupid play-calling does. If Brackett had gotten his hands on that ball, Indy would have likely taken it in for a TD. And probably won the whole smash.
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:19 am

I think they cheated  

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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:24 am

Extremely well done, Saints. I am very much impressed, and very happy.

Quoting FuturePilot16 (Reply 7):
Go SAINTS. As a Patriots fan, I hate the Colts, and Manning with a passion. I think the entire Manning family and they're football success sickens me (of course i'm being a hater and completely kidding, don't jump down my throat).

  

And yes, I actually respect Manning a great deal for his skills. But I'm sworn to root against him.

Quoting JBirdAV8r (Reply 10):
Plus they're an upstanding family off the field as well. You can't say the same about Tom Brady.

Who cares?
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:24 am

Congrats, Who Dat!!!!
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:28 am

Quoting JBirdAV8r (Reply 10):
That's like hating your boss because he's better at your job than you. The Mannings work hard and get good results. Plus they're an upstanding family off the field as well. You can't say the same about Tom Brady. Granted, Brady and Manning claim a friendship, but still...

If I could die right now.    . Dude I said I was kidding. And I can say the same about Tom Brady. Just because he doesn't show up in ESPN commercials with Giselle and Their kid, doesn't mean they don't have a good family. As for working hard, Tom Brady was a backup at Michigan for 2 years before he actually got to start. He was very close to not even starting at Michigan. He was drafted 199th overall and had to hope and pray that he would get a chance to be something in this league. Unlike Manning, known for being Archie's kid, got the best QB coaches, went to one one of the best schools and got drafted first overall. He's a hard worker, but it's kind of dumb to suggest that you can't say the same about Brady.

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 12):
And yes, I actually respect Manning a great deal for his skills

As do I

[Edited 2010-02-07 19:29:41]
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:53 am

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 12):
Quoting JBirdAV8r (Reply 10):
Plus they're an upstanding family off the field as well. You can't say the same about Tom Brady.

Who cares?

People who realize that there's more to being a good man than just being good at your job.  
Quoting FuturePilot16 (Reply 14):
If I could die right now. Â Â . Dude I said I was kidding. And I can say the same about Tom Brady. Just because he doesn't show up in ESPN commercials with Giselle and Their kid, doesn't mean they don't have a good family. As for working hard, Tom Brady was a backup at Michigan for 2 years before he actually got to start. He was very close to not even starting at Michigan. He was drafted 199th overall and had to hope and pray that he would get a chance to be something in this league. Unlike Manning, known for being Archie's kid, got the best QB coaches, went to one one of the best schools and got drafted first overall. He's a hard worker, but it's kind of dumb to suggest that you can't say the same about Brady.

Oh, Brady's an excellent QB who's worked hard to achieve his success...I never suggested he wasn't. I just suggested that, you know, leading such a sucky private life--cheating on your pregnant supermodel girlfriend with another--is pretty lousy. Goes back to "there's more to being a good man than just being good at your job."

BACK ON TOPIC....if anyone had to beat the Colts, I'm glad it was the Saints. I like Drew Brees and think they're well-coached.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:01 am

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 4):
I'm gonna tell you what the game changer was: It was that onside kick at the start of the third quarter.

   The Saints were spinning their wheels up to that point. Their defense was never able to stop the Colts all game, and their offense had dominated the entire second quarter and only managed to come away with 6 points. The onside kick gave them the spark that they needed, and it was a different game from that point on. An incredibly gutsy move, but sometimes you've got to go for those when you're not as good as the opposition (and I still think that the Colts are a better team than the Saints, but the Saints played harder in the second half, and that tends to make up for a lot).

Congratulations to New Orleans. There hasn't been a whole lot to celebrate there of late - they deserve to have a party tonight.

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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:06 am

WHO DAT!!
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:09 am

Quoting JBirdAV8r (Reply 15):
leading such a sucky private life--

It's his life. When Tom Brady steps out of a stadium after a football, whatever kind of private life he chooses to live is none of my business, unless it's harming someone or an animal or himself. Then it's my problem. If he wants to bang cocktail waitresses like Tiger Woods, let it be. I never understood people's insane paranoia, with celebrities' private lives.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:17 am

DAMN.

The only reason i say that, as i hate football, is that my PE coach made us make 'predictions'... If you got it wrong, you have to run 2 miles, and I am the most un-athletic person you will find. I have never even watched a effin football game! AND I SAID COLTS!
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:22 am

I do think that amazingly gutsy call to start the third quarter was the reason why the Saints won. But in many ways I HATE that call, because it continues the trend of too many NFL coaches making coaching decisions that are either going to be spectacularly great or horribly disastrous.
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:33 am

Quoting Mir (Reply 16):
The Saints were spinning their wheels up to that point. Their defense was never able to stop the Colts all game, and their offense had dominated the entire second quarter and only managed to come away with 6 points. The onside kick gave them the spark that they needed, and it was a different game from that point on. An incredibly gutsy move, but sometimes you've got to go for those when you're not as good as the opposition (and I still think that the Colts are a better team than the Saints, but the Saints played harder in the second half, and that tends to make up for a lot).

The way you describe it, I can't wait until the Superbowl highlights are available in NFL Films format, with the usual dramatic narration and the radio commentators.
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:40 am

As a lifelong resident of New Orleans, I never thought this day would come. It is incredible. This Saints team did it, and did it with great class.

Geaux Saints!
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:44 am

Quoting RayChuang (Reply 20):
But in many ways I HATE that call, because it continues the trend of too many NFL coaches making coaching decisions that are either going to be spectacularly great or horribly disastrous.

Agreed, I just can't stand games that have unpredictability and game changing moments. I much prefer conservative play calls involving plenty of 5 yard slant passes, runs up the middle, and punts to win the field position battle. Such a shame that someone would deface the game by going out on a limb during the superbowl.
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:48 am

Quoting JBirdAV8r (Reply 15):
People who realize that there's more to being a good man than just being good at your job.

Yeah I know. But I've never said that Brady is a fine human being; I just say he's a great freaking QB.

Same goes for Manning. He's in WAY too many stupid TV commercials to ever be a fine human being in my eyes  
Quoting JBirdAV8r (Reply 15):
BACK ON TOPIC....if anyone had to beat the Colts, I'm glad it was the Saints. I like Drew Brees and think they're well-coached.

  

That is, since the Pats weren't in the Super Bowl  
Quoting Mir (Reply 16):
Congratulations to New Orleans. There hasn't been a whole lot to celebrate there of late - they deserve to have a party tonight.

I think I'm most impressed with NO's field goal kicker. They said something like of all Super Bowl kickers, he had made the least number of FGs coming into the game. He'd had a total of 22 made field goals in 24 attempts in his career. And he freaking nailed 3 of them - and not short ones either: 44, 46, and 47 yards.

Interestingly, the Colts had 100 more yards of offense than the Saints. Time of possession was almost even.

Quoting RayChuang (Reply 20):
I do think that amazingly gutsy call to start the third quarter was the reason why the Saints won. But in many ways I HATE that call, because it continues the trend of too many NFL coaches making coaching decisions that are either going to be spectacularly great or horribly disastrous.

It was certainly not a high-percentage play.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:03 am

WHO DAT SAY DEY GONNA BEAT DEM SAINTS!? WHO DAT!? WHO DAT!?

Think I'm happy? I was wearing my Reggie Bush (Kardashian) jersey and my Saints hat, on the edge of my seat the whole game.

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 4):
It was that onside kick at the start of the third quarter.

Sean Payton has testicles of solid, aircraft grade titanium.

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 4):
Only the defence made me nervous, because many times over, Manning could pass without problems, and the running game of the Colts also had no major problems.

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Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:51 am

WHO DAT!!! Geaux Saints!!!
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:11 am

You know, my dad was saying a few weeks ago that he would love to see New Orleans win, since that city hasn't seen a championship (at least not in a while), and I agree. So I'll congratulate the Saints, they deserve it!
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:55 am

Who dat? Geaux Saints- as a Titans fan, i am just glad to see indy loose! Wow what a party New Orleans will be with Mardi Gras coming up! There won't be a sober person in Nola for months! Nice Job, congrats Saints, after 42 years you deserve it!
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:32 am

Quoting LTU932 (Thread starter):
You deserve to be called World Champions now!

When the competition only involves US teams...  
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:35 pm

Quoting MechatNEW (Reply 22):
As a lifelong resident of New Orleans, I never thought this day would come.

Come on, I've been a Saints fan since their first game. I knew this day would come, just wasn't sure I'd still be alive!!

I actually began to believe when Benson bought the team. There were a lot of rough, lean years, but it paid off in the end.
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:53 pm

With Mardi Gras 9 days away, does anybody actually think that any real business will be conducted in New Orleans for two weeks?
I would love to read the NOPD blotter from last night.

Good for the Saints--Sean Payton is a good guy, and Jerry is an idiot for not giving him the head coaching job over Wade Phillips and letting him go to New Orleans.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:10 pm

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 21):
I can't wait until the Superbowl highlights are available in NFL Films format, with the usual dramatic narration and the radio commentators

AND let's not forget the slooooow motion.  An instant classic, no doubt.
 
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:58 pm

Quoting US330 (Reply 31):
the NOPD blotter from last night.

A quick scan of the Times Picayune indicates a pretty quiet night crime wise. Long, long celebrations. I would say lasting into the night, but some are still continuing at 10 AM - near 13 hours later.

The team arrives at the airport at 2 PM local time. Getting in or out of MSY for normal passengers will be impossible near that time as fans show up to welcome them home.
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:12 pm

Congratulations to the staff and players !! , the Saints earned that championship the hard way . Well coached team... the intensity level was perfect.... they did not get rattled .

Good win for the fighting Santana's !
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:15 pm

Quoting N1120A (Reply 25):
Sean Payton has testicles of solid, aircraft grade titanium

Good, because if it didn't work he would have gotten kicked right there.

Quoting Daleaholic (Reply 29):
When the competition only involves US teams...

Where were those international football powerhouses?
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:20 pm

Quoting BRJ (Reply 17):

Fantastic photo! Having watched his MVP press conference this morning on the NFL Network I am convinced that he is a true class act and city of New Orleans is lucky to have him there!
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:29 pm

Quoting FuturePilot16 (Reply 7):
Go SAINTS. As a Patriots fan, I hate the Colts, and Manning with a passion. I think the entire Manning family and they're football success sickens me (of course i'm being a hater and completely kidding, don't jump down my throat).

Amen brother. The Colts SUCK. Peyton is a crybaby. Loser chump didn't even congratulate the Saints after. Loser. Eli isn't too bad thou, better than his brother.

Quoting JBirdAV8r (Reply 10):
That's like hating your boss because he's better at your job than you.

Not really.

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 12):
Who cares?

Bingo. Then again, this may be my Masshole showing  
Quoting FuturePilot16 (Reply 18):
It's his life. When Tom Brady steps out of a stadium after a football, whatever kind of private life he chooses to live is none of my business, unless it's harming someone or an animal or himself. Then it's my problem. If he wants to bang cocktail waitresses like Tiger Woods, let it be. I never understood people's insane paranoia, with celebrities' private lives.

Once again, Bingo. Who gives a shit what he does. Hell, he has a kid who he's taking care of. A lot more than some men could claim.

Quoting BOStonsox (Reply 27):
at least not in a while

Try never won a Superbowl until last night.

Quoting Daleaholic (Reply 29):
When the competition only involves US teams...  

Oh for goodness sakes...
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:18 pm

Quoting RayChuang (Reply 20):
I do think that amazingly gutsy call to start the third quarter was the reason why the Saints won. But in many ways I HATE that call, because it continues the trend of too many NFL coaches making coaching decisions that are either going to be spectacularly great or horribly disastrous.

"Big Risk. Big Reward." The Saints knew the status quo was not going to beat the Colts.

Quoting FuturePilot16 (Reply 7):
I wish the NFL had 32 QB's like him.

I would put Kurt Warner up there.
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:30 pm

Miami Airport gave them a water cannon salute as they taxied out. Classy send off I think.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:16 pm

What a great display of coaching and patience and hard work. They didn't panic when behind and hung in there. Also remember their placekicker who proves you can't be a SB team without a great FG kicker. The Jets should take notes on how to make 40 yard FGs under pressure.

Suprised it was the highest rated show ever. I still think last years SB was much more exciting.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:14 pm

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 38):
"Big Risk. Big Reward." The Saints knew the status quo was not going to beat the Colts.

Not only that, but the numbers guys have been saying for a while that football as a whole is played too conservatively. Nate Silver's got a post up at fivethirtyeight.com looking at the Saints' choice to go for it on fourth and 1 (the one where they failed, but then held the Colts) and the onside kick to start the second half. The detailed math is on his site, but the short version...

- Going for it on 4th and 1 in that situation (rather than kicking the field goal) is the right choice as long as there's a 20 percent chance or greater of scoring the TD. If you fail (as the Saints did), you've stuck the Colts with such poor field position that you nearly cancel out the lost points of not kicking the field goal.
- The onside kick decision breaks even if you have a 37 percent chance of recovering it. "Surprise" onside kicks of the sort the Saints did are recovered about 55 percent of the time - again, the right choice.

http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/2010/...it-saints-understand-value-of.html
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:37 pm

Quoting NIKV69 (Reply 40):
The Jets should take notes on how to make 40 yard FGs under pressure.

So could the Chargers...

Quoting NIKV69 (Reply 40):

Suprised it was the highest rated show ever. I still think last years SB was much more exciting.

Agreed. Super Bowl 42 was probably the best in recent memory. This was the first SB in a few years that didn't come down to the final 2 minutes.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:52 pm

Well,l the game finished as I had predicted (although not with the precise final score I had predicted) and I'm very happy about it. I tried to call my oldest daughter in congratulations, but she's on extended duty (she's a Nawlins Serriff Deputy).

No word yet on ruckuss-rowsing like, for example, when we were in Detroit and people set afire everything if you won (or lost) a major sports title. Good for the Saints and their community. Best regards...jack
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:53 pm

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 37):
Try never won a Superbowl until last night.

Yeah, I meant for all of New Orleans' sports teams, none of them have won a championship, at least in a while. And now that I've done a little research, AFAIK New Orleans has never won a championship in ANY sport! So once again, congratulations to the Saints. If only the Pats could return to prominence...
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:05 pm

Quoting cptkrell (Reply 43):
No word yet on ruckuss-rowsing like, for example, when we were in Detroit

New Orleans has it's problems like any city. There were a few injuries last night, but nothing abnormal. I think New Orleans is much better at celebrations and partying than any city in the US. They may even give Rio a run for the world title.

Don't forget that the city is expecting to nearly double it's population with a week of constant 24/7 parties starting Wednesday leading up to Mardi Gras on Tuesday Feb 16.

They probably won't be able to schedule a separate Suber Bowl victory parade because there are big parades scheduled in Uptown starting Wednesday and every day til the big ones - the four big Krewes starting at 8 am on Tuesday the 16th.
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:25 pm

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 38):

I would put Kurt Warner up there

Yea I would too.
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:36 pm

There is going to be a BIG Saints parade tomorrow .
 
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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:22 am

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 4):
It was that onside kick at the start of the third quarter. They took lots of chances with that kick, and the gamble paid off. The same goes for the challenge of the incompletion of the two-point conversion.

Hats off to Coach Payton. I was loving his calls.

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 4):
Only the defence made me nervous

Seriously! Me too! When the Colts did have the ball, it was one completion after another but I was happy that D kept the pressure on.

Quoting RayChuang (Reply 20):
because it continues the trend of too many NFL coaches making coaching decisions that are either going to be spectacularly great or horribly disastrous.

Rather than monotonous calls that anyone can guess? Its a chance they take.

Quoting waterpolodan (Reply 23):
Agreed, I just can't stand games that have unpredictability and game changing moments. I much prefer conservative play calls involving plenty of 5 yard slant passes, runs up the middle, and punts to win the field position battle. Such a shame that someone would deface the game by going out on a limb during the superbowl.

Man, I hope that is sarcasm, as its tough to read in a forum.

Quoting N1120A (Reply 25):
Sean Payton has testicles of solid, aircraft grade titanium.

Good quote. LOL 
Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 37):
The Colts SUCK.



.....Right. All teams that suck usually make it to the Superbowl. :-/

Quoting dragon6172 (Reply 39):
Miami Airport gave them a water cannon salute as they taxied out. Classy send off I think.

Cool but a shame that the players prob didnt even realize it.

Quoting NIKV69 (Reply 40):
They didn't panic when behind and hung in there. Also remember their placekicker who proves you can't be a SB team without a great FG kicker.

How true! Dude, during those kicks, we were throwing around a lot of Einhorn is Finkel, Finkel is Einhorn as well as Scott Norwood banter. It just solidifies the point that its a TEAM effort and in this case, everyone came together.

Quoting san747 (Reply 42):
This was the first SB in a few years that didn't come down to the final 2 minutes.

True and at the same point, it wasn't an early blow out either.


I felt it was a great, well balanced game. But the BEST was when Porter caught it, started running afield and points to his teammates which was he is heading and cuts through his guys. That is a team.


FOr those who missed it, look at 4 seconds into video. That is schweet!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2p0-Pjcogg

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RE: New Orleans Saints Win Superbowl Xliv!

Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:59 am

Congratulations to the ain'ts! What a game!
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