London’s weather may turn to rubbish for Saints game Sunday
By Dean Mullen
As if the New Orleans Saints needed another challenge, the weather could be fickle come kickoff on Sunday.
Playing in London comes with all kind of intangibles. Sunday’s weather may be a bit grotty for the game against the Miami Dolphins. Of course, a lot can happen in 24 hours, but the outlook looks ominous for the game.
Meteorologist Aidan McGivern had this to say for tomorrow’s forecast:
"Don’t be fooled by a fine start on Saturday morning. The weather is about to get pretty unsettled with extremely strong winds and downpours. Some areas of the UK could even reach up to 60mph!"
There is still plenty of uncertainty as the leftovers of Hurricane Maria and Lee could really be barmy come kickoff.
All things considered, this may give a significant advantage to the New Orleans Saints. The backfield for the Saints have a huge advantage with THREE options that should decimate the Miami Dolphins.
Throwing the ball in this kind of weather is gonna be tricky, with winds that could blow the ball all over the place. There have been some really bad weather games in the past that could be a blueprint for Sunday.
Hopefully, fans won’t have to endure that type of weather tomorrow. Consequently, if this does happen, both teams are gonna be knackered by the end of the game. Look for a low scoring affair, and maybe the kickers could decide this one.
Regardless, this game may be of historic proportions, if the forecasts hold true. In any case, the Saints need to find a way to win. Holding on to the ball will also be a challenge as well as slipping. For this reason, having the right cleats could be the key. The equipment guys are going to be busy for sure.
atience is going to be crucial in this one. One huge play could be enough to win this game. The Saints’ secondary better be on the same page.