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Beating Drew Brees and the Saints requires brains as much as brawn. The Niners plan to use both in their division-round playoff showdown with New Orleans, writes Peter King.

New Orleans Saints-San Francisco 49ers 5 P’s: Preview, Point Spread, Pick, Prediction, and Poll

A stark contrast of styles kicks of the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs later this afternoon when Drew Brees and the high-octane Saints travel to the Bay Area to face Jim Harbaugh’s physical, feisty 49ers. The early discourse on this game seemed to favor the Saints, but as the week has gone on more and more of the highly-paid and exposed mainstream media types have been coming...

Drew Brees really pays Alex Smith a compliment

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 6:00:00 CST

Yep, I’m Taking the 49ers

Drew Brees has had a great year throwing that damn pigskin around. He threw for more yards in a single season than anyone else did. In fact, he destroyed Dan Marino’s record. The New Orleans Saints are a red hot team offensively, they seem to score at will, and even teams that have moderate success early on in games against them, just cannot keep up. Well, I’m here to tell...

Saints vs. 49ers: Why San Francisco's Defense Will Dominate Drew Brees

Sat, 14 Jan 2012 9:03:46 CST

NFL Divisional Playoff Round Free Picks From The Guru

Last Week 3-0 (+9 Units)Season 42-37-4 (+ 11.5 Units)Last Season 53-47-2 (+21.5 Units)New Orleans (-4) at San FranNew Orleans finished the season 13-3, averaged almost 40 points per game at home, Drew Brees set the record for most yards in a season and they destroyed a good Detroit team last week. Thing is, they have to play the Niners in San Fran. Not the same as the Superdome....

Stingy 49ers hold down Drew Brees, Saints 36-32

Alex Smith completed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Vernon Davis with 9 seconds left just after Drew Brees had put the high-powered Saints ahead, and the resurgent San Francisco 49ers capitalized on five New Orleans turnovers for a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.

Saints-49ers: Turning Point Of The Game

Since both the New Orleans Saints and the San Francisco 49ers kept battling back and forth throughout the whole game, several plays could have been turning points in the game, until the other team came back with a great play of their own. This article examines several of the big plays that took place during this exciting playoff matchup. The first potential turning point play came...

Hype Is the Only Thing Packers Haven't Achieved This Season

If there's one thing the NFL does better than just about everyone else in the world, it is hype. There's no story too small for the league to turn into a media firestorm and they've gotten so good at stoking the fires that it sometimes seems like the off-season generates more attention than the games themselves. Given this ability, it's a bit odd that it has felt...

NFL Playoffs Round 2 Betting Tips

After a 4-0 start to the 2012 NFL Playoffs, I don’t even know what to say. Not to mention if you’re following the unit system those were some big plays. Let’s just get to the games and try to keep on winning. New Orleans Saints (14-3) @ San Francisco (13-3) Inside the numbers: Teams that score 40 or more in the playoffs are 3-18 ATS the following week since 1996 Teams coming...
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