For the lucky souls who have not watched a lot of the NFC South this season, permit Monday evening’s recreation between the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers to function a microcosm for what’s been on show this season.
Individuals preserve ready for Tampa Bay (6-6) to cease taking part in with its meals, however it discovered itself in a meals struggle Monday evening, very like it has all season.
Nobody significantly expects Atlanta to compete for a division crown, however that is still a chance due to the Buccaneers’ uneven play this season. By no means has a lot doubt surrounded a Tom Brady-led group this late into the season.
The Saints (4-9) annoyed Brady for almost all of the sport, the identical song-and-dance he is rehearsed a number of occasions this 12 months.
In the long run, the comical ineptitude of the Saints was too robust a pressure to stop Brady from pulling off his 44th come from behind fourth quarter victory.