Monday Night Football! It’s going to be great. It’ll be the Saints’ first Monday Night Football game this year (they will also play against the Falcons the night after Christmas during Monday Night), and that too against the tough NFC leader.
At the moment, however, Dallas is a half-game ahead of the Giants for the top-spot in the NFC East, and surely after tomorrow night, the Cowboys will sit alone atop the East (with two games against the Cowboys coming up, plus a game against the Packers, Jets and rival Redskins). It doesn’t look good for the Giants. Even moreso because they’re injured. But everyone will say, if the Giants want to prove they’re the NFC East leaders, the journey will start in New Orleans tomorrow night.
But New Orleans has a different look on things of course. The Saints are currently number one in their NFC South, but are looking elsewhere around the NFC, particularly to their former division of forever NFC West, and their former rivals the San Francisco Niners (I write this in San Francisco – Bay Area by the way). They lost Thursday night against their brother Baltimore Ravens. The older Harbaugh handed his little brother his team’s second loss of the year, and now the Saints, if Monday yields a win for them, will be only a game behind the Niners, and thus will give them a first week Bye in the Playoffs.
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