My oh my have things changed. Who Dat Nation can do a little bit of exhaling tonight. The New Orleans Saints soundly defeat their nemesis in the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 41-23. There is a whisper of hope in New Orleans. Not too long ago, there were sounds of whining and fear.
Sometimes it takes seeing to believe. Saints’ fans are on cloud nine right now. Here are some of the reactions to this win against the 49ers.
There is so much enthusiasm out there that it’s impossible to not feel good about where the Saints are considering. After an 0-3 start, the Saints are right back in the thick of things. Running backs Mark Ingram and Tim Hightower combined for 245 yards on the ground. Ingram especially looked determined to run like a train today.
He went off for a 75 yard scamper that had to help boost his confidence. Everything seems to be clicking at just the right time. Surprisingly, the Saints are right now in the eighth spot for the playoffs right behind Detroit and Washington.
Who would have thought it? And the Saints are ahead of the Green Bay Packers right now, because of a better conference record. There is simply a reason to be giddy on this Sunday night. The fact of the matter is, no one saw this coming. Players have stepped up when they were called upon. Different players each week have contributed to this turnaround.
Right now Who Dat Nation has to be dandy beyond belief. It’s November, and the Saints are right there in it.