JEFF PEARLMAN

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Who Dat: Part II

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First, please read my earlier post on the media coverage surrounding the Saints.

Now, read this.

I’m sorry, but football doesn’t “save” a city. It just doesn’t. It might make people happy, it might provide a release, it might even make your life a little bit more joyful. But if you’ve lost everything via Katrina, the Saints reaching the Super Bowl is a Band-Aid atop an amputated leg.