The New Orleans Saints played a much better game on defense as they faced off with the Seattle Seahawks this time, but there were plenty of other problems. It was a hard-fought effort and a really good season, but the road woes have got to stop.
Drew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.
The San Francisco 49ers won a thriller over the New Orleans Saints to advance to the NFC Championship game where they’ll face the winner of the Giants and Packers.
Garrett Hartley kicked a 37-yard field goal that was partially blocked and barely fluttered through as time expired and the Saints spoiled the San Francisco 49ers’ home opener with a 25-22 victory Monday night.
Former Hofstra co-captain Luke Bonus lives in a house just a short walk from the stadium where he played college football. It’s bittersweet, or sometimes, just plain bitter.