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Bobby Hebert on Saints 26-20 loss to the Rams


The Cajun Cannon Bobby Hebert was among those frustrated by the Saints loss to the Rams on Sunday.  While the Saints were possibly a recovered onside kick from completing another remarkable comeback, Hebert felt like the game was out of reach nearly the whole day.

"The game wasn't even as close as the score.  The Saints realisticlly didn't have a chance," he said in frustration.  "We only had 21 first half players, we ended up with 52."

The Saints offense struggled to move the football all day long, going just 3-13 on third downs and only scoring ten points through the first three quarters.   That put the injury depleted defense in tough situations all day long.  The Rams would score a touchdown on their first possession and never relinquish that lead.  

Not all is lost, however, for the Saints.  They are still tied with Carolina for first place in the NFC South division at 8-3 and they own the tiebreaker over the Panthers as New Orleans beat them earlier this season.  It sets up a monumental showdown next Sunday afternoon in the Superdome when those two teams will clash with first place in the division on the line.  Hebert still sees the Saints in a great position.

"If there was a silver lining, Deke when I looked at the schedule I thought if (earlier in the season) we got to 2-2 I thought we would be 7-4 right now," he said.  "It's truly a playoff game (next week) when Carolina comes to town."

Listen to Hebert's full post game comments by clicking here.


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