Work in Sports
Spirits were high in New Orleans coming into the game Sunday. With a six-game win streak under their belt, the Saints had all but forgotten about their nightmare 3-13 season last year. However, just when the Saints were looking like real contenders, they ran into 8-2 AFC West-leading Oakland. With Ricky Williams on the sidelines with a broken ankle and Jeff Blake forced from the game in the first quarter, the Raiders proved to be too much.