They are beginning to think playoffs in Big D. They’ve been thinking Super Bowl for weeks in the Big Easy.
On Thursday night, the Cowboys host the Saints in, well, a big game.
New Orleans (10-1) has looked like the NFL’s best, even as it sits tied with the Rams for the league’s top record; the Saints handed Los Angeles its only defeat. Not only is the offense dynamic and Drew Brees is having the most proficient season of his spectacular career, but the defense appears more solid than any other Super Bowl threat.
“Early in the year, they gave up some points and yards and things like that, but you just really look at them in their last I guess three or four ballgames,” Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan says. “They’re just really doing a good job of getting stops and creating negative plays for the other team, whether it be sacks or turnovers.