Act I: Saints Baby Gets A Ball
Midway through the third quarter, the Saints’ Ted Ginn Jr. scored on a long strike from Drew Brees to put New Orleans up an eventual 27 points. Ginn sighted on a baby as he leaped into the Superdome crowd, handing the ball to the baby’s father. Saints baby looks unamused.
Act II: Saints Baby Gets Mad
Ball in hand, Saints Baby starts crying. Crying! Come on, Saints Baby! You just got yourself a one-of-a-kind souvenir! You gotta be tougher than that to make it in this league!
Act III: Saints Baby Makes Peace With Football
With the excitement past, Saints Baby can now start to come to terms with this newcomer that Daddy seems to love almost as much as Baby. And perhaps this tale will have a happy ending for everyone involved after all. Well, everyone except the Buccaneers.
Saints Baby isn’t the hero we deserve, but Saints Baby is the hero we’ve got.
Jay Busbee is a writer for Yahoo Sports and the author of EARNHARDT NATION, on sale now at Amazon or wherever books are sold. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or find him on Twitter or on Facebook.
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