(Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
By Bob Warren, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
You were exhausted Monday morning. The scratchy throat? The inability to speak above a whisper? You wore those like badges of honor.
The Saints beat the Philadelphia Eagles, and the fans rightly received some of the credit. The noise inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome was deafening. And when “Choppa Style’’ blared from the speakers and the terrace section started to shake, you thought: “Oh my God! We’re literally bringing down the house!”
Saints players took note. They’d never heard the place get so crazy, they said. The noise in Dome became the Saints’ 12th man on the field.
But here’s the thing: If the Saints are to win Sunday and advance to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, we’ve got to be even louder. (Note: audiologists recommend ear protection to handle the big spikes in the noise!)
Don’t think that’s possible? Tyler Smith would beg to differ. Loud as we were, he thinks the fans left some decibels in the stands last week. ...
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