Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt is urging his players to keep thinking about the Lombardi Trophy as they prepare for what otherwise is an anticlimactic season finale between two non-playoff teams.
''There's two types of Super Bowl winners: Those that win and those that win one. And our goal is to win two and we're working toward that goal right now,'' Vitt said Monday as he recalled a recent pep talk to the team.
''Now we can't play for it this year, but that doesn't mean you can't come to practice every day and you can't get better,'' Vitt added. ''Our players have really taken it to heart and it's been fun to be around.''
After New Orleans (7-8) hosts Carolina (6-9) on Sunday, it will close the book on what Vitt said will go down as one of his favorite teams in more than three decades of coaching.
Although the Saints have followed up the offseason bounty scandal by missing the playoffs for the first time in four years, Vitt said he will remember how the team refused to qu...