3 reasons the New Orleans Saints should blowout the Vikings
Yes, the Minnesota Miracle
The Saints simply won’t lose because of the Minnesota Miracle – just maybe not in the way you might think.
Yes, it’s a given that’ll be running through their minds and Williams will make sure he’s at least three arms-lengths away from the nearest Saints player on the final drive of the game. But really, and most importantly, what the Saints gained with the Minnesota Miracle was some true grit.
We’ve seen the Saints take on a different identity since January of 2018. “Prove them right.” The 2018 Saints played with a chip on their shoulder and an aggressive goal in sight. And all things considered, they did.
It’s fair to say in the past two years that, objectively, no team has gone through worse emotional strife than the Saints.
But without the Minnesota Miracle and that new identity formed through adversity, the Saints might not survive the No-Call. And, subsequently, the loss of Drew Brees this season.
While fans may be past the point of a nervous breakdown, this team remains focused and undaunted. Nothing is insurmountable for the 2019 New Orleans Saints, and that all stems from the Minnesota Miracle.
Expect a homage to their new identity, not a revenge game. The Saints have greater demons to exorcise. But ultimately, it all ties back to that heart-wrenching moment in Minnesota in 2018, and that’s a good thing.
There’s no reason to think this shouldn’t be anything more than a blowout, but between the favorable matchup, peaking offense and the play that started it all, a Saints win is unquestionable.