Why can't we win at Home??? (1 Viewer)

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Just Trying to figure out why the Saints have a losing record at the dome over the last few years. Are we not loud enough???? Our homefield advantage is Not what it SHOULD BE!!
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Umbrella inside=Bad luck

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Homefield advantage in the NFL is nothing, unless you're the Seahawks, Patriots, Colts, or Packers.
 
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Why is the sky blue, why is the grass green? Look this is not College football. In College teams like LSU Florida etc have HUGE homefield advantage. But this is the NFL. Fans dont bother players as much. These are men, not college kids
 

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it only takes one year to change that. once an idea gets into peoples heads, its hard to get out. i dont think arrowhead is nearly as bad anymore as people think it is to be the opponet. yet ppl still consider it one of the toughest stadiums to visit
 

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It's because the dome was built over an Indian burial ground...

Duuuuuuhhh!!! :angryrazz:
 
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I just want the Dome to be THE most feared stadium in the NFL. (and The Hive). Just can't figure out why we seem to play better on the road.
By the way, crowd noise does make a difference. I dont care if its NFL, NCAA, or Flag Football.
 

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It's because the dome was built over an Indian burial ground...

Duuuuuuhhh!!! :angryrazz:

Umm not sure sure about that one, but i know the Superdome was built over the Girod Cemetery, which is possible last resting place for Marie Laveau II the most famous Voodoo Queen in the world.
Because the burial grounds were not properly treated or relocated, the Superdome is cursed.


Do a google search on Marie Laveau if you don't know about this very spooky queen that is said to still be spiritually with New Orleans.
 

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No doubt we must do a better job at home. There is no excuse for not playing better at home and until that get's fixed we will have a hard time making the playoffs. Used to be you could count 8 wins right off the bat, just for the homes games. Those days are gone. Whether they are from free agency or the players being less distracted on the road and that is why they play better on the road, I am not sure. It has nothing to do with the fans and everything to do with the players. To be sucessfull in this league you have to win a majority of your home games. They should almost be gimmies. No excuse for not winning at least 6 at home.
 

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Last year only one team that made the playoffs had a losing record at home. That team eventually won the Super Bowl. The Giants were 3-5 at home last year. They were the anomily though. Every other team in the playoffs lost no more than 3 games at home. There was 1 8-0 team and 5 7-1 teams and 4 6-2 teams. 10 of the 12 playoff teams won at least 6 of thier home games. Morale of the story is, if you lose more than 3 of your home games your chances of making the playoffs diminish greatly. If you go 8-0 at home you have a damn good shot at the big game.
 

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Umm not sure sure about that one, but i know the Superdome was built over the Girod Cemetery, which is possible last resting place for Marie Laveau II the most famous Voodoo Queen in the world.
Because the burial grounds were not properly treated or relocated, the Superdome is cursed.


Do a google search on Marie Laveau if you don't know about this very spooky queen that is said to still be spiritually with New Orleans.

It was really just a joke. But I remember reading something in the paper that it was built over some burial ground so you're probably right. I said that because that's usually what you hear when people ask why the Saint's can't win at home.

Lol remember when they had that voodoo lady do some dance before the Rams' playoff game. Then the Rams came back the next season, and they try to do all that Voodoo stuff again for that game and the Saints when on to get trounced by the Rams.
 

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Because Reggie slips down every time he touches the ball in the dome.
 

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i would be interested to know the home win/loss record for the entire NFL.....
 

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Umm not sure sure about that one, but i know the Superdome was built over the Girod Cemetery, which is possible last resting place for Marie Laveau II the most famous Voodoo Queen in the world.
Because the burial grounds were not properly treated or relocated, the Superdome is cursed.


Do a google search on Marie Laveau if you don't know about this very spooky queen that is said to still be spiritually with New Orleans.

Is that why the Boneyard works so well for da VooDoo? ;)
 

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I remember losing my voice before the end of the 1st qtr, when we played the Falcons for our first game back in the dome! I sit next to my brother and I don't remember sitting that game nor anybody else in my section and I couldn't hear what he was telling me standing right next to me! I do believe the dome reached a pinacle height of volume for that game and I have yet to see it matched even when we played the Eagles to make it to the confrence game against the Bears! Maybe it was something about that night let alone a hated division rival, but it does help! In the Atlanta game I rember Drew waving his arms to quiet the crowd down and I would be lying if the ENTIRE dome went silent enough that I heard a single cough come from a person in the section above me!
 

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And as far as the Superdome being built over a graveyard, that much is true! This is the story that I've always heard.....
The Superdome was given permission to begin it's construction once the graves had been properly deconsecrated by the priest in charge of that graveyard. However, there were remains that were removed by family members and friends and also that of those who did not have any headstones to claim their title or name. Those remains/bodies were seperated until all were removed and then sent to Charity Hospital for storage until records could be provided to validate where each body lied and to whom the vault/tomb belonged to.
.....This is where it seems fitting that the Superdome is haunted.....
The construction foreman never made an accurate landscape of the area to show exactly where each of the remains came from so those who didn't claim their relatives in the very begining of the ground breaking had fits when they learned that it would be close to impossible to identify a loved one because all the remains were basically mass shipped to the hospital! Many people didn't bother to go through the hassle to find said relative and those records that could not claim a body saw that persons remains placed along with the others and lost to the history books forever! Supposedly, the company who removed the bodies ran an article in the paper for those who might want to claim their relatives but there were hardly any people that showed up. Charity couldn't store the bodies anymore so those whose remains could be identified but not claimed were buried in the City Park Cemetery by priest who blessed their graves. Those remains that could not be identified or claimed were also buried there but it was without a cermony or blessing to say that it was not right to bless graves of those who might not share the priest's denomination. Basically meaning if your were Protestant and the priest was Catholic, you were out of luck! These bodies are said to be buried in a shabby marked grave in a single plot with how many peoples bones, ashes, who knows mixed together! This is said to be the reason why the Superdome has so much bad luck but like I said this is what I've been told
 
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