New Orleans Saints join others in the “1 Win Club”


October 7, 2012; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Devery Henderson (19) signals a first down after a catch against the San Diego Chargers during the second half of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Chargers 31-24. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

After the New Orleans Saints captured their first victory last Sunday, they moved up into a club that they would have been fine with in Week 1.  But at Week 5, they will want to get rid of that membership.

Before their first win, the Saints were tied with of all teams, the Cleveland Browns.  The Browns still remain winless and ranked #32 in the NFL standings with the Saints currently ranked at #31 and last in the NFC South.

Not too far off from the Saints are six other teams with only one win and two are in the NFC South with the Saints.  So far the one win teams are:  Detroit Lions(1-3), Oakland Raiders(1-3), Tampa Bay Buccaneers(1-3), Carolina Panthers(1-4), Jacksonville Jaguars(1-4), and the Kansas City Chiefs(1-4).

The Saints could have been ranked higher if only they had pulled a win out against the Panthers in Week 2.  But now they are 0-1 in the NFC South and 0-3 in the NFC Conference.

Their upcoming game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be a big game for both a division and conference win.  With such a dismal start to the season, the Saints can’t afford to go backwards now.