We generally don’t talk about the Thursday Night Football games in the NFL, but last night’s result was so surprising, it had to be mentioned.
The 10-1 New Orleans Saints, winners of 10 straight games, and who had been beating opponents by 20-30 points easily the past few weeks, went into Dallas to play the 6-5 Cowboys and proceeded to get their butts handed to them by the Cowboy defense, losing 13-10. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees started the game 0 for 4 passing for the first time in his career and was pretty much contained the duration of the match. Very few saw this coming. Suddenly, the Dallas Cowboys have to be considered big time contenders come playoff time.
And now, running back Kareem Hunt of the Kansas City Chiefs, will re-enact how the Cowboys defense handled the Saints high flying offense: