Nov 8, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Tennessee Titans inside linebacker
(59) and cornerback
(24) celebrate after New Orleans Saints kicker
(5) has his field goal blocked during the fourth quarter of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Titans defeated the Saints 34-28 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
The New Orleans Saints dropped a big game to the previously 1-6 Tennessee Titans that showed their fans that the “p-word” sightings might have been a bit premature. It is without questions that progress is being made with every game, but in some ways that progress is taking them in the wrong direction.
What is particularly frustrating for Saints fans is that the team as a whole can’t find a way to play as just that, whole. In any given game this year either the offense or defense tends to shine while the others tries to do just enough to squeak by with a win.
Obviously this can have mixed results. One week you’re able to topple on offensive juggernaut in New York, and then you face a team who lost their head coach and lose in very dramatic fashion in overtime.
The positive is still the same narrative you’ve read for weeks now. This team is younger than it has been in years, and as long as they can grow together as a core, there is hope for improvement. Let’s take a look at what we liked, and what we didn’t like, from the Saints 34-28 loss to the Titans.
And we’ll start with……
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