It may not be the Beast Quake, but Marshawn Lynch had another great game against New Orleans in the Playoffs as Seattle was able to outlast the Saints 23-15 and advance to the NFC Conference Finals next weekend.
Seattle shouldn’t hope to follow the same route to as their previous victory over New Orleans if they want to advance to the NFC title game next week.
The first time the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints met in Week 13, it was for NFC Supremacy. Now in Week 19, the true force of the NFC will be revealed.
The New Orleans Saints have a revamped defense and an offense that appears to have even more weapons than that of their Super Bowl winning team. For some reason though, the Saints just can’t get things going on the road, but they will have to change that for a wild card visit to Philadelphia.
NFL Network’s Bert Breer joins Gresh & Zo to analyze the Week 6 comeback victory against the Saints. Breer breaks down the performances on both sides of the ball, and gives praise for the defensive gameplan of matching up Aqib Talib on All-Pro tight end, Jimmy Graham.
Even if the New England Patriots had lost this game to the New Orleans Saints, they had still demonstrated they could go toe-to-toe with an elite NFL team. Thanks to Tom Brady and Kenbrell Thompkins, New England didn’t have to settle for a mere moral victory.
It wasn’t looking good for the Patriots late in the fourth quarter, until Tom Brady became Tom Brady once again.
The Patriots badly want to avoid a losing streak, but doing so won’t be easy. Here’s what to watch for as the Pats prepare for New Orleans.
Bob Socci takes a look at the high-powered offense of the New Orleans Saints.
The Patriots are 4-1 after a loss to the Bengals last week in Cincinnati. This Sunday won’t be any easier as the Drew Brees and undefeated Saints visit New England. Former Patriots linebacker Rosevelt Colvin joined Toucher & Rich on Friday morning to discuss Sunday’s game.