With one game to go, every major media outlet has them sitting on top of their power rankings.
By Danny Cox
For those in the state of Louisiana, it’s hard to imagine a louder place than inside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome when cheering on their New Orleans Saints. Most of the time, fans think that the media is slighting the “Bless You Boys” by not giving them the respect they deserve, but that isn’t the case in 2018. That was made especially evident on Tuesday afternoon when the NFL power rankings came out after the Week 16 action and the Saints top them all.
Ask the fans of any NFL team and they’ll usually tell you that their team isn’t respected by the major sports media outlets. Still, it’s hard for anyone to deny credit to a team that is playing really well and it is evident that ESPN, CBS Sports, and others believe the Saints are the top team in football right now.
There is just one more week to go in the 2018 NFL regular season, and the Saints are sitting on top of the NFC South with a record of 13-2. In Week 16, they secured home-field advantage and a first-round bye in the playoffs which has everyone showing a great deal of respect to the black and gold.
‘Sporting News’ – #1
The Sporting News has the Saints sitting on top of their power rankings and is calling them “the best all-around team in the NFL.” They don’t only consider the Saints the team to beat in the NFC, but the favorite in Super Bowl LIII ...
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