Saints say experience, talent trumps seeding

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 30, 2013 at 7:08 pm •  Published: December 30, 2013
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METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Pierre Thomas and the Saints aren't too keen on playing the underdog role in the playoffs.

They've had too much success over most of the past half-decade to see themselves that way, even if they needed until the final day of the regular season to wrap up the last playoff seed in the NFC.

Thomas says the Saints, who are in the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons, approach the postseason the same way regardless of seeding, or whether they're at home or on the road.

New Orleans is 3-5 on the road this season, and opens postseason play at third-seeded Philadelphia on Saturday.

Thomas says they Saints are comfortable with their situation, and that their upcoming performances will show what type of team they really are.

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AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org



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