Defending Super Bowl champs? A team with an 11-5 record? A Pro Bowl quarterback?
Despite the Saints superlatives, Coach Pete Carroll continues to advance a message he’s been pushing all season — focus on playing how they’re capable of playing and not on external factors that they have no control over.
“It’s not about those guys,” Carroll said during this morning’s team meeting. “It’s not about them, where they’re coming from or any of that. It’s about us and how we perform.”