49ers vs Saints

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  1. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 6 years ago

    Pulling big time for the 49ers this weekend vs the Saints.  It's going to be interesting to see if the Niners defense can stop Drew.  If so, they'll win.  If it's a shoot out, not looking so good.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      27 - 12. I could be wrong. smile

    2. Pandiani profile image59
      Pandianiposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      49'ers has got the only D capable of stopping brees in the play-offs in my opinion.
      Craptree and gore will run the saints over!

    3. Shawn Scarborough profile image82
      Shawn Scarboroughposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      The 49ers win in a close game.  They play good defense and have a solid running game which should limit the number of opportunities Brees gets.

      The last time the 49ers faced a 5,000 yard passer was Dan Marino in Super Bowl XIX.  The 49ers defense shutdown Miami's offense.  Same thing could happen with Drew Brees this weekend.

    4. profile image47
      Caleb Robertsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      It gonna going to be a good one is all I will say smile be holding onto your seats!

    5. profile image48
      zman76posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      The Saints struggle in the playoffs on the road. But that usually is because of bad weather. Alex Smith is a game manager type QB with 0 playoff starts. I Like the Saints to win.

      1. profile image47
        Caleb Robertsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        But the saints D has givin' up alot of points this year. And last week was the 49ers first rushing touchdown against their D. 49ers D is strong, and the saints is not as good on D as when they went to the Superbowl. Will see what happens wink

  2. wavegirl22 profile image43
    wavegirl22posted 6 years ago

    Interesting that when I saw the game matchups my first thought was that I would rather see the Saints win this one as I think the Giants can take the Saints in a duel but the Niners would be tough!

    But hey, its the NFL .. and the post season and anything can happen!

  3. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 6 years ago

    I'm going to be watching  Go 49ers!

  4. K9keystrokes profile image92
    K9keystrokesposted 6 years ago

    I have been a faithful Saints fan for more than 30 years, so I have to remain loyal! But, if any D can slow Drew enough to take the W, it would be the Niners. My loyalty is with the Saints, but (because I am a NorCal Gal) my heart may be drifting toward the Bay Area this weekend! No matter what, it should be a great showing for both teams!

    Go Saints!...erraa....Niners,...oh damn... cool

    1. wavegirl22 profile image43
      wavegirl22posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I know the feeling .. but this transplanted west coast girl is a die hard NY fan. Be it the Jets or the Giants, a few weeks back, I won and lost on the same day!!!!  Jets elimination made the rest of the season easy. . its all about the G-Men from this point on!!

      Go Blue!!!!!

      1. K9keystrokes profile image92
        K9keystrokesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I wonder how much of the "hurt feelings" between the two head coaches will play into the way these teams go to war. It goes without saying that Brees will be the best player on the field Saturday. But, the 49ers have a real rushing edge. If they don't bring every bit of this segment of their game, it may be a Saints blow-out. I have a feeling that we will be seeing the most critical events coming from special teams on both sides of the field! Can't wait for this game!

  5. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago

    I think the officials will be critical in this game.  If the Niners are allowed to get physical with the Saints' receivers, they can disrupt the timing and limit the big plays. If they call it tight, it could be a long day for San Fran.

  6. Whimsical Chair profile image70
    Whimsical Chairposted 6 years ago

    I'm rooting for the Saints to win.  Go Saints!!!

  7. Pandiani profile image59
    Pandianiposted 6 years ago

    It's all scripted. The harbaugh brothers will clash in the final. Probably with some slowmotion effect, where one of the cries while they hug.. just sayin'

    1. wavegirl22 profile image43
      wavegirl22posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      what are you talking about?

      1. Pandiani profile image59
        Pandianiposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Them*
        It was a joke by the way...

  8. Cassie Smith profile image67
    Cassie Smithposted 6 years ago

    I'm rooting for the Saints, still love that town.

  9. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago

    Saints, Saints, Saints.

    1. wavegirl22 profile image43
      wavegirl22posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      what a breathe of fresh air having rebekahELLE here in the football forum!

      1. rebekahELLE profile image86
        rebekahELLEposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        big_smile I come out for the exciting ones! Thanks WG! I couldn't even tell you the 49er's QB name, but I love N'Orleans and their team. I would love to see them win.

        1. K9keystrokes profile image92
          K9keystrokesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          big_smile

  10. profile image62
    logic,commonsenseposted 6 years ago

    It'll either be 10-9 or 48-7.  Either way the Saints have the firepower and to be honest, the Niners don't, yet.  Alex Smith is not top tier.
    Both defense's are good but if the Niners defense has to spend a lot of time on the field they are toast.
    Rooting for Brees cause he's from the Big Ten.  Besides I like his pregame chants. smile

  11. optimus grimlock profile image59
    optimus grimlockposted 6 years ago

    brees has to many weapons for the niners to keep up with, however there defence is the best its been in 10 plus years.

  12. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 6 years ago

    The playoffs are magical. 

    I really love that Alex Smith has a chance to right a career.  Tim Tebow amazes me (I wish I could buy stock in Tim). I'll watch every down he plays.  Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees are at the top of their games.  Eli Manning could march his way to a 2nd Super Bowl.  I wouldn't be surprised.  Tom Brady stands in a class by himself.  The brothers Harbaugh make a very intriguing story if they continue to win.

    As a NFL football fan, it doesn't get much better than 2012!

    1. K9keystrokes profile image92
      K9keystrokesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      +1

  13. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago

    I really don't know which team will win. I am a fan of Defense, but Brees is just explosive. Two years ago when they won the Superbowl, their D is better. The average score of NO when they are not at home this season is 27, at home it is 41. Maybe the NO will find a lot more inspiration to win now after the loss of the states college team LSU to Bama.

  14. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    In New Zealand.. Our Experts say that we play real football - Rugby & League without body armor, helmets, tight pants and funny undies! big_smile

    There are only 632 kiwis who know what NFL Football is or is all about. I am certainly no expert but I do enjoy the game and the playoffs. We have a few gridiron teams here, but they tend to be restricted to players who are 3'6" or shorter! Can you imagine how hard it is as a coach to find a QuarterBack under 3'6" who can stand out from the rest of the team? big_smile

    The taller players are usually drafted into Rugby. sad

    631 kiwis reckon that San Fran will win this game! The short bets lie with them.

    I am a lot taller than the other 631... So I have to back the Saints! big_smile

    Go Saints!!

    1. Randy Godwin profile image92
      Randy Godwinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Cool!  I didn't know hobbits played football!  lol

      1. Pearldiver profile image81
        Pearldiverposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        What?????? sad

        You should have known that!  They all disembarked from that Taxi that you have ordered for 12/21/12 Randy! big_smile

        I thought you'd sent them mate! smile

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
          prettydarkhorseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          big_smile big_smile

          You both are funny!!!!

          Hi PD and Randy Godwin!

          1. Randy Godwin profile image92
            Randy Godwinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            HA!  Good to see you, Maita!  How are you?  smilesmile

            1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
              prettydarkhorseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              Good, nice to see that snake is alive and well!! Thank you!!

        2. Randy Godwin profile image92
          Randy Godwinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Not me, PD!  I'm not very tall either!  Birds of a feather and all that! smile

  15. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    Hi Maita... Thanks but I was actually being serious PDH big_smile

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Can they tackle their opponent too even if they are so small big_smile big_smile big_smile?  Oh those rugby players, they are big, tall and mean, yes!!!! Here, they changed the rules already, players are more careful now, players wear helmets, no helmet to helmet hits. The league (NFL) is beset with lots of lawsuits due to past circumstances.

      1. Pearldiver profile image81
        Pearldiverposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        There are NO LAWSUITS for Sports Injuries in NZ. 

        However... You get discounted bandages and blood transfusions Only!
        Although you also get a 'Get Over It!' letter from the PM, along with $10 worth of track vouchers, to be used for rehab within a month of your injury!

        I guess that is why our players are HUGE and Will Not wear those funny undies! yikes

        As far as the under 3'6" Short Players are concerned... In fairness to the future development of the game... there is No Age Limit on the players! I guess they hope to keep and foster experienced players, who though they actually won't get taller... can get wider and wiser! big_smile

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
          prettydarkhorseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          These lawsuits are recent due to brain injuries and concussions suffered by past players although it is hard to prove them because of time element.




          stocky players then..

        2. Whimsical Chair profile image70
          Whimsical Chairposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          What NZ needs are lawyers.  There are a lot of good ones in America.  Give them perks and they will come.  big_smile big_smile big_smile big_smile big_smile

  16. wavegirl22 profile image43
    wavegirl22posted 6 years ago

    WHAT A GAME!!!!

    1. Mighty Mom profile image82
      Mighty Momposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      It will be hard to top that nail-biter, that's for sure.
      The Niners totally deserved that.
      Blood pressure high in our house this afternoon.
      Gotta practice some "ommmms" before tomorrow.
      Eli, Eli, Eli!!

    2. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Sweet win for the 49'ers EVEN though I thought the Saints saved themselves in that last minute. My dog kept looking at me wondering if I was ok during the last 5 minutes. I wanted the Saints to win, but who can say SF didn't deserve that win.

  17. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    I must concede... San Fran earned the final minute win! sad

    Wow a few here picked the mistakes from the Saints as being their main problem.. but really some of them were well forced by a pretty determined 49ers team!

    1. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      well, yeah, I do agree that they were very determined but their defense was strong throughout the game. It felt like watching modern day gladiators with some plays. I wasn't one of the happy fans at the end of the game. I thought the Saints last touchdown would seal the deal. I guess they thought that too. hmm

      Now I know who Alex Smith is.

  18. optimus grimlock profile image59
    optimus grimlockposted 6 years ago

    great game big upset!!!!! I just want to know how do you let alex smith score like that. It took fim 4ever to run those 20 yards! The te went off yesterday davis,gronk,graham so maybe finley, pita and dickson will to.

 
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