Dec 21, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) sacks QB Matt Ryan (2) during the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Falcons won 30-14. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Ho-Ho-Holy Hightower, it’s Christmas time once again!!! The 2016 NFL season has seen the New Orleans Saints give their devoted and passionate fan base some extra heartache, with 10 of their 14 games being decided by a touchdown or less.
Although likely to miss the playoffs for a third consecutive season, many believe that this is a team that has made significant progress, and even surpassed the expectations of some prognosticators.
The Saints have meant more to the entire Gulf Coast region than most professional franchises do in their own city.
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In the giving spirit of the holiday season, the Big Easy Believer has created a “12 Days of Saints Christmas” wish-list from the fans of the Who Dat Nation to the Saints franchise; as 2016 ends and becomes 2017.
We tried to have a little fun with this one, so hopefully you will too.
So maestro, let’s cue the piano please: “On the First Day of Christmas, my Saints gave to me”…
“A Playoff berth in 2016”.
Yes, we know that’s highly unlikely, and it would take nothing short of a “Christmas Miracle” at this point, to come to pass.
However, there are some things that we can wish for in our “12 Days of Saints Christmas”, that CAN be given to us by our boys in the Black and Gold.
So with that in mind, let’s finish off the rest of our holidays classic — starting with……