Tracy Porter's interception helped divert a potential PR nightmare for the NFL, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The Saints picked apart the Colts' secondary like a basketball team in a fast break, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Taj Smith won't suit up for Super Bowl XLIV, but he's played an important role in the Colts' defensive preparations, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The New Orleans Saints' and Indianapolis Colts' defenses are the overlooked aspects of Super Bowl XLIV, Len Pasquarelli writes.
Saints WRs Devery Henderson and Robert Meachem enjoyed breakout seasons in 2009, and they credit a strict diet for much of their success, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Joe Lombardi, the Saints' QB coach and grandson of the legendary Vince Lombardi, is hoping to add a new chapter to his family's legacy, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Winning a Super Bowl ring would catapult Saints quarterback Drew Brees into the Hall of Fame discussion, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The Colts have managed to protect Peyton Manning extremely well over the years, despite a revolving door at guard, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints were built with different philosophies but have achieved similarly excellent results, writes Len Pasquarelli.
When it mattered most, the New Orleans Saints' defense made the difference against QB Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Indianapolis relies almost exclusively on its defensive line for postseason sacks, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The Jets' offense and Saints' defense -- which have become almost afterthoughts for their respective clubs -- will be critical to the outcomes of Sunday's conference title games, writes Len Pasquarelli.
As evidenced by the teams still alive in the playoffs, sack differential has become a critical stat, writes Len Pasquarelli in his weekly Tip Sheet column.
The Eagles were instrumental in helping Michael Vick get his career and life back on track. But expect the two to part ways as the QB searches for a starting role elsewhere, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Teams in the wild-card round embraced the two-to-tango philosophy at running back. Look for that pattern to continue in the divisional round, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Now that the dust has settled Sunday, these are the 10 burning questions for the NFC playoffs, Len Pasquarelli writes.