Dec 13, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Tim Hightower (34) is congratulated as he scores a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. New Orleans Saints defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
#5. Ride the Wave
This Saints team has A LOT of momentum going for it right now.
Last week’s aggressive start will need to be repeated if this team is to have much hope of winning in a hostile playing environment.
Winning the turnover battle was one of the major reasons for victory in the previous two games, and the young / undermanned defense is going to need to come up with a few plays.
Jumping ahead early should likely result in the Saints 3rd consecutive victory, as the Chiefs simply do not have the offensive weapons to play catch-up and match a talented and aggressive Saints offense point for point.
If the Saints fall behind early and allow the crowd inside of “The Loudest Stadium on Earth” to get themselves completely in ‘full-throttle’ mode, this game could get away from the Saints quick and become a complete disaster.
I’m going to say that the Saints will be the ones to ‘strike first’ — and come away with a big win on the road that the so-called experts say that they don’t stand a chance of getting…..