The Saints are now 3-0 for the first time since their Super Bowl run in 2009, and this past Sunday's victory against the Cardinals definitely feels better for the Black and Gold because it was such a decisive win, 31-7, compared to the narrow wins the Saints ground out in Weeks 1 and 2.
Statistics show 75 percent of the teams that start 3-0 make the playoffs, but head coach Sean Payton says his squad is having no issues focusing on the next game and the next game only.
"It is easy. It is really easy," Payton said. "What's most important is - this is the game that we control this week. It is not all those other things. The Arizona Cardinals were 4-0 last year at the start of the season and ended up firing the general manager and head coach. Our game is too difficult each week, and one thing we do a good job of is eliminating the distractions."
The next game up is a Monday Night Football showdown in the Superdome with the Miami Dolphins, who are coming off of a thrilling, last-seco...