BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
The long, weird offseason has come to an end, and though things may look different, we are finally here.
The New Orleans Saints begin their march toward what they hope will be a Super Bowl championship Sunday at home against the new-look Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
It is going to be weird, for sure. The Superdome will be empty, save for the players, coaches and support personnel. The crowd noise will be pre-recorded, not the live-wire energy the Saints often tap into. And, yeah, that actually is Tom Brady in a Buccaneers uniform.
Here are three things we’ll be looking for once the game...