New Orleans' defense could help in its mission to capture another Lombardi trophy
By Jordan Dajani
Last year certainly felt like the right time for the New Orleans Saints to make it back to the Super Bowl, but unfortunately they fell prey to yet another postseason heartbreak. First it was the "Minneapolis Miracle," then the missed pass interference call that cost them the NFC title game last year and this past season, Kirk Cousins was somehow able to out-duel Drew Brees in New Orleans and led the Minnesota Vikings to an overtime postseason victory. At some point soon, you have to imagine the breaks will go New Orleans' way in the playoffs. Last year may have felt special, but 2020 is perhaps the season Saints fans have been waiting for.
It's widely believed that this will be Brees' last year in the NFL. Even though the Saints don't want to tip their hand, it's assumed the NFL's all-time leading passer will be done this time next year. That makes this season even more important for the Saints. New Orleans' draft class wasn't something that had fans raving, but they picked up some solid players there and in free agency that should help this team immediately. Could these new additions put the Saints over the hump this season?
Let's examine three bold predictions for the Saints entering 2020. We all know the offense is stacked, but it's the defense that I think will help them get to the Super Bowl. Will they cap off Brees' last year with a Lombardi Trophy? Let's find out. ...
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