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New Orleans Saints Will Have To Overcome Schedule To Reach Playoffs

Published by on May 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Two blown field goals; that was it. That was all that separated the New Orleans Saints from joining the playoffs to possibly take over the Arizona Cardinals role as Super Bowl surprise and sitting on the couch at home, watching the playoffs with popcorn in hand.

If Martin Gramatica had just nailed that 43-yarder in Denver in Week Three and the 46-yarder two weeks later on Monday night against Minnesota, this team could have been sitting at 10-6 and in the playoffs.

Granted, that is a hypothetical situation and nobody really knows what would have happened, but you get the point. The Saints were just a few plays away from being a playoff team. 

When looking at the season as a whole, there are a lot of ...

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