This is the week the Saints are gonna get upset

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  1. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image83
    EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 8 years ago

    I'm taking Tampa Bay straight up to win on the field. The Saints have been showing up late for the past four weeks and they have the big game against the Patriots next week. I think they are gonna take their eye off the prize and the Bucs are gonna pull off the shocker.

    1. R.Edwards profile image64
      R.Edwardsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I can't say I TOTALLY disagree with you, especially since Josh Freeman is playing pretty well, but I'm not buying.

      I could definately see them faltering in the first half and having to climb back to take the game. In that sense, I do see them losing to the Pats in the next week...

      On another note, Brees has let me down tremendously in my fantasy league over the past few weeks, I'm thinking of trading him for some good RB's...hmmmm.

    2. wavegirl22 profile image43
      wavegirl22posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Im with you Eye. Saints were sloppy last week against the Rams and I am hoping that Josh sticks it to them but good!

      1. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image83
        EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Freeman had a bad first half last week, but overall he has played pretty well for a new guy. I think the Bucs are playing just good enough that they could take advantage of the Saints being overconfident and looking past them.

        1. wavegirl22 profile image43
          wavegirl22posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Cause Josh is still a baby boy .. and better he have a slow start .. getting his groove with the rest of the Bucs....unlike Sanchez who came out winning and now cant find his place or his team.

    3. R.Edwards profile image64
      R.Edwardsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      *clears throat*, ahem!

      yea, so I understood where you were coming from and even thought it could be pulled off after TB drew even with the Saints at 7 when Josh Freeman threw for their first TD.

      Only problem was, it was their ONLY TD. lol.

      1. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image83
        EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        That's the risk you take picking a big upset. I coulda waited another week and picked the Patsies to beat the Saints. But playing it safe is boring and I'm not even so sure that is an upset at this point. Sometimes you just gotta take the hard road and stir things up a little.

        They hung in there for most of the first half before they fell apart. Once the Saints went up by ten, I knew it was too much pressure on Freeman.

  2. jobister profile image60
    jobisterposted 8 years ago

    Saints will kill all of the pirates in 1st half because unlike last few weeks were Brees is still sleeping in the first half this week will be different.

  3. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image83
    EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 8 years ago

    I think they are going to sleep right into the third quarter and it's gonna be a bit too late by the time they finally drag themselves out of bed this time.

  4. optimus grimlock profile image59
    optimus grimlockposted 8 years ago

    I think the bucs will win a close game. After getting no calls against the dolphins last week and having a call be blown badly thry'll be ready to play! We always play the teams in our divison hard, so hopefully our secondary does well and freeman is on point against a top 5 deffence!!!

  5. acanderson24 profile image75
    acanderson24posted 8 years ago

    The Saints have a lot of injuries on defense. The Bucsare playing like they have been given a second chance at life. Unfortunately, the Saints offense will find it's stride again and if they do this week, the Bucs will need to put up at least 40 or more points to win. I think I will have to go with the Saints on this one.....(as much as I would like to see the Bucs win)

  6. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    Saints and Colts both go to 10-0 this week.

  7. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 8 years ago

    I have to go with the Saints this week.

  8. Michael Willis profile image77
    Michael Willisposted 8 years ago

    I will take the Saints double digit this week. The team that is prime for an upset is Indy. I like the Colts, but...Baltimore is desperate for a win now if they want to make playoffs. Teams have been able to run some on the Colts and Baltimore has an awesome power running game.
    Ray Lewis and the defense I believe will come to play this week. I am making Baltimore over Indianapolis my upset pick.
    Balt.-30
    Indy.-27

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image59
      Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You know Terrel Suggs and Todd heap are out right?

      1. Michael Willis profile image77
        Michael Willisposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I know about Heap, but I didn't about Suggs.
        I want Indianapolis to win. This is going to be a tough game. I just see this one as the game where Indy may slip up. I hope I miss this upset pick. Hey, look at my upset picks lately, lol haven't been that great.

        1. Ron Montgomery profile image59
          Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Suggs got his knee messed up by a block from Brady Quinn Monday.  He's out for a few weeks.

          1. Michael Willis profile image77
            Michael Willisposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            That will hurt Baltimore. If Indy can win this week against Balt. and at houston next week...they could easily go undefeated. Their remaining schedule gets a lot easier.

            1. Ron Montgomery profile image59
              Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              The scary game is the Titans.  They are starting to look like the Titans.

              1. Michael Willis profile image77
                Michael Willisposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                I know what you mean. The defense is playing better and the running game is strong. Vince Young could be the difference.

  9. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    I just read that Drew Brees's Mother's death was ruled a suicide.  Could be a distraction, although they didn't seem to have much of a relationship.

    1. wavegirl22 profile image43
      wavegirl22posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      death was 3 months ago and they were quite the estranged mother son pair

      1. Ron Montgomery profile image59
        Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It shouldn't affect much.

  10. Michael Willis profile image77
    Michael Willisposted 8 years ago

    The Saints still have New England, Atlanta, Dallas and I think one more game at Carolina left. Will be hard for them to go undefeated in regular season.

  11. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image83
    EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 8 years ago

    I could see the potential for a trap game, but Indy has been a machine all season. The Saints should have blown every one of those last four teams off the field by halftime, except maybe Atlanta. They're believin' the hype.

  12. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image83
    EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 8 years ago

    Now lets talk about you guys letting the Cowboys off the hook...

    1. R.Edwards profile image64
      R.Edwardsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      yea, that was horrible. Classic Redskins football, never closing the deal. We were really controlling the rhythm of the game too!

  13. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 8 years ago

    I thought so too.  WRONG again.  This is way I'm not a gambler.

  14. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    I am not a good gambler either, steelers lost, that was close and then the cowboys won, hah

  15. jobister profile image60
    jobisterposted 8 years ago

    Saints have the luxury of a weak schedule and favorable match ups at home. They have a good chance to go undefeated but I don't see them going far in the playoffs.

    1. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image83
      EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I see them going to the Super Bowl and possibly winning it. There's maybe one team in the NFC that could compete with them and they haven't exactly had a crushing schedule either. I'm not so sure how they might stand up against the top teams in the AFC, but we'll find out next week.

  16. wavegirl22 profile image43
    wavegirl22posted 8 years ago

    and the fun now begins

  17. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    It's Mercury Morris time.

    1. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image83
      EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      He wants you to call him when you get into his neighborhood. He's gonna put a tux on and help you move your furniture.

      1. R.Edwards profile image64
        R.Edwardsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol, yea he'll start to comment after week 12 probably.


        I'm not sold on the Saints going undefeated...I think the powerhouse in the NFC will be the Vikings once the post-season starts!

 
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