TALE OF THE TAPE

The Saints Vs. The “Aints”

Saints
Aints
Quarterback
Winner Drew Brees: Six Pro Bowls, Super Bowl ring, Super Bowl MVP, and more career highlights than Shaft.
Archie Manning: Two-time Pro Bowl Selection, lots and lots and lots of interceptions.
Kids
Winner Drew Brees' adorable son.
Winner Peyton and Eli, who have a combined three Super Bowl rings and seven foreheads between them.
Record Through Week 4
Winner 0-4.
Winner 0-4.
Bounty Scandal
Used bounty incentive system on Brett Favre's aging, Wrangler-clad knees.
Winner Used Bounty paper towels on tough spills!
Relationship To 49ers
Losing streak stretches to last year's gut-wrenching playoff loss to Alex Smith.
Winner Lost gut-wrenching regular season game to Joe Montana. But really, haven’t we all?
Legacy
Winner Even years after Hurricane Katrina, this Saints team is a reminder of the 2009 squad that brought home a championship in the wake of a terrible tragedy. That we can manufacture hope after something like that is a reminder of all that is good in sports - and all that is good in the human spirit.
Wearing a bag over your head when your team is bad.
Has Drew Brees
Winner Has Drew Brees.
Does not have Drew Brees.

The Winner Is

Winner Saints
5 out of 7

The Saints win!

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