It was a wild Wild Card playoff weekend: three road teams emerged with wins and the home team that won did so in shocking style.
Game one began as expected. Seattle kicked off out of bounds and before they settled into the game it was 10-0 in favor of the defending champs. However, the home team would respond—and the Saints didn’t think they would. Matt Hasselbeck threw the first of his four TD passes to John Carlson to cut the lead to 10-7. That brought the crowd into the game…but not the Seattle defense. Drew Brees led the Saints on a 10-play drive to restore the 10-point margin and it certainly looked like Seattle’s D was living down to their billing. However, Hasselbeck—who sat out the must-win game against the Rams just