The New Orleans Saints just hit the reset button, and the whole league better be on notice, especially the NFC.
The Saints exited their rout of the Oakland Raiders on Sunday with a three-game winning streak and a rise in the standings.
When New Orleans was in the cellar at 0-4, the bandwagon from the national media was all but empty. Fans were focusing more on finding new four-letter words to yell at Roger Goodell come February than worrying about what was going on between the hashmarks.
But look who just rose out of the ashes and is back to being the media darlings and the November "it" team. Yup, it's your own Black and Gold, NOLA.
Now that the Saints have climbed to ninth in the conference standings, presently, let's take a look at what it would take to get into that last wild card spot. (Green Bay has all but sewn up the first one.)