New Orleans put it all together Sunday night and crushed the Indianapolis Colts 62-7, scoring the most points the franchise has scored in a game and tying the most scored by a pro team since the NFL and the AFL merged in 1970.
Center Olin Kreutz, a six-time Pro Bowler, four-time All-Pro, abruptly retired from the game Friday, two days before the Saints were to play the Indianapolis Colts Sunday night in the newly named Mercedes Benz Superdome.
Coach Sean Payton and the Saints discuss their scoring outburst and beating the Colts 62-7
Payton said at some point last Tuesday or Wednesday that he told offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael that he would call the plays. Payton actually relinquished his playcalling duties, which was something he’d hold a grudge over for the rest of your life if you asked him to do so three years ago.