Found December 15, 2011 on Chicks in the Huddle:
When the Saints take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, I want them to send a message. I want their win to be decisive and convincing so that teams like the Falcons, 49ers and even the almighty Packers sit up and take notice. But I also want them to send a more personal, pointed message to one Vikings player in particular: Defensive end Jared Allen. In case you missed, it, Allen is quoted as saying: “New Orleans looks like I’m driving through a third-world country. Every time I get off the plane, I’m like, ‘Oh, flak jacket.’ I’m trying to get down. I’m like, ‘Ah, crap, I can’t carry my gun here. This sucks.” Obviously we New Orleans folks don’t take kindly to a guy trash talking our city when he, by his own admission, has solely experienced the stretch of the city you see from the interstate traveling from the airport to downtown. Oh and he went to Bourbon St, too. That would be like me saying Denver is a cess-pool because a toilet was overflowing in an airport bathroom during m...

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