Game Scout: 49ers at Saints

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Saints know this Sunday could go a long way for home postseason game

List the names of NFL stadiums that are tough for opponents to play in and somewhere near the top, you’ll see the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Click to read the original Saints article by WWL – Sports Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating

New Orleans Saints: Temper expectations on the running game

In beating the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night the New Orleans Saints discovered something that has been missing all season—a running game. Mark Ingram hopped in the Delorean and looked like the Heisman Trophy version of himself with 145 yard and a touchdown on 14 carries (over 10 yards a carry!). Meanwhile Pierre Thomas averaged 5.1 yards a carry on 17 carries totaling 87 yards a carry. Though this running game was a breath of fresh air, it is important that we temper expectations.
The Dallas Cowboys defense is not very good and were decimated by injuries before the game. And then during the game, they lost the heart of their defense in Sean Lee and Demarcus Ware, as well as their starting safety to add to the loss of their starting nose tackle Jason Hatcher.  In addition, the Saints were able to go up by a large amount by halftime, so killing the clock became a larger priority of the game plan.
However, not to put a complete wet blanket on the Saints success there were some positiv..

Fangio: Aldon Smith will play a lot against Saints (Comcast SportsNet Bay Area)

SANTA CLARA – Outside linebacker Aldon Smith will play a lot more on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Defensive lineman Ray McDonald might not play at all due to a high-ankle sprain. And safety Eric Reid is continuing to go through the NFL’s protocol on concussions that will determine his availability for Sunday’s game. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio faces a lot of challenges against the league’s second-ranked offense