Saints burying ghosts of playoffs past as they seek first Super Bowl in a decade (1 Viewer)

New Orleans knows all about their recent playoff history but doesn't plan to let it stand in their way

By Jonathan Jones | CBS Sports

METAIRIE, La. — Next month will mark the 10th anniversary of Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints winning Super Bowl XLIV. If Brees & Co. wish to win another, what better place than South Florida, the site of the victory following the 2009 season?

But between the Saints' lone Lombardi Trophy and its hypothetical twin has been a decade of playoff woes. Sure, other teams have had it far worse than going 100-60 in the past decade just to have their hearts ripped out in January by missed calls or blown tackles or a man-made earthquake.

Here at the Saints practice facility this week, the ghosts of playoff past loom as the third-seeded Saints face the Vikings in a rematch of a game that ended in the Minnesota Miracle. ...

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