Monday Night Matchup, Saints at 49ers

Add “crazy scheduling” to the many reasons it’s so hard for Super Bowl champions to repeat. The Saints opened the season as one of the performers in the Taylor Swift-Dave Matthews Band-Brett Favre Tinsel and Stubble Music Festival two Thursdays ago, and they looked rusty (as did the Vikings) in a 14-9 victory. Then they got what amounted to a second bye week before tonight’s game…

Click to read more and see which team the NY Times picked to win.

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