Minnesota Vikings 28 @ New Orleans Saints 31: Prediction Results and Voting

Here are your results from last weeks prediction contest. Surprisingly, we had four members get all three of their predictions correct. So the vote will be between each of them. Props go to FuSoYa, who did manage to exactly nail the final score. Some others were very close as well. 

Polls are now open. 

CSC Member Predictions Analysis
saints-nation 1. Garrett Hartley hits a crucial field goal late
2. Brett Favre turns the ball over at least twice
3. Shockey and Meachem both play

Yes

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 27-24  

gavin31785 1. Brees throws 2+ TD’s
2. Bush scores at least one TD
3. Saint’s O-line allows no more than one sack on Brees

Yes

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction:  Saints 38-24

saintfever09 1. Drew throws at least 2 TDs
2. Jared Allen is held sackless.
3. Reggie Bush has either a receiving TD or a punt return TD.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 38-21

Jesus1000 Brees will have 3 TD passes
Bush will score
Saints will intercept Favre

Yes

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 35-17

Jepp the Viking 1) K Will with a sack/strip/fumble
2) Sidney Rice 80+ yards and TD
3) AP with first 100 yard game and busts a big one for home run TD

No

No

Yes

Joseph William Stern 1. Pierre Thomas accrues one rushing and one receiving touchdown.
2. Drew Brees has less than 30 pass attempts.
3. Reggie Bush leads all rushers in yards per carry.

 

Yes

No

No

David. 1. Reggie runs a return back for a TD.
2. Sharper gets a pick.
3. Jared Allen will force a fumble.

No

No

No

zebano 1. The Saints Rush for less than 90 yards
2. The Saints lead at halftime (14-10)
3. The Vikings commit 0 turnovers and don’t even put the ball on the ground.

Yes

No

No

skinnykinney 1. Brees throws for 250+ yards and 2+TDs.
2. Jared Allen records 0 sacks for the game.
3.. Bush gets 75+ total yards and 1+TD.

No

Yes

No

whodatone

1. Sharper has at least one Int.

2. Bress has NO turnovers.

3. Brett is sacked at least twice.

No

Yes

No

nanvinnie 1. Lance Moore records 1+ touchdown(s)
2. Saints second string players takes over at some point in the 4th quarter
3. David Thomas records 1+ touchdown(s)

No

No

No

DrewBreesManCrush 1) brees is not sacked
2) favre 2+ turnovers
3) def or st touchdown for the saints

No

Yes

No

coldpizza 1. Roby scores. 
2. Rice doesn’t.
3. An unforced fumble turns the tide.

No

No

No

mississippisaintsfan

1. Reggie score atleast twice one being 50+ yards

2. Will smith 2+ sacks

3. Sharper 1+ interception

No

No

No

FuSoYa 1) Peterson is the leading rusher by yards
2) Brees has one turnover
3) the total punt return yards for both teams is greater than the total rushing yards of either team.

Yes

No

No

theMajician 1. Saints will score more than twice as many points as the Vikings
2. Sharper will return an interception for a touchdown
3. Bush will have over 200 all purpose yards

No

No

No

J of the F 1) Peterson has 150+ yards from scrimmage.
2) As does Bush ;)
3) Brees throws for at least 250 yards and two scores, while Favre throws for 300 in a losing effort. He is also intercepted twice, the second due to a last ditch throw as the clock winds down. Oh, and he fumbles due a blindside sack by a blitzing Fujita.

No

No

No

Ponysaints

1. Brees has at least 250 yards.

2. Saints running backs have more total yards than Vikes running backs.

3. Saints win turnover battle.

No

No

Yes

wilddre22 1 – Favre throws for 300 yards, 3 tds and 2 picks 
2 – Reggie DOES NOT repeat last weeks performance
3 – If Shockey plays, he makes at least one big play. either a score, or a long one down the middle(30+ yards)

No

Yes

No

ericj69
  • Vikings win the turnover battle by 1
  • Peterson gets the equivalent of at least 17 fantasy points (i.e. 110 total yards and 1 TD)
  • Brees throws at least 40 passes.
  • No

    Yes

    No

    Alex Saints

    1) A starting Viking player is injured and knocked out of game

    2) Perre Thomas gets himself a TD (will be shown on SportsCenter for days to come)

    3) At least 1 Fumble and 1 Interception

    No

    Yes

    No. Too vague.

    Comp 1) Reggie catches a pass for a TD
    2) Deverey Henderson has a TD catch
    3) Drew goes for 3 TD’s and 200 + yards

    Yes

    Yes

    No

    jgshocker22 1) Farve gets sacked more than brees
    2) Drew throws for over 250 yards
    3) Saints get at least one INT

    No

    No

    Yes

    LA_No1_SaintFan
  • Defense causes 3 turnovers (including at least 1 touchdown)
  • At least 4 different SAINTS score a touchdown
  • 50-50 ratio pass to run (no more than 52% passes)
  • No

    No

    No

    GSO Saints Fan 1) Brees – 250 or more yards passing, 0 Int, 0 sacks, 2 or more TD’s
    2) Brent FAR-VUH – 200 or less yards passing, 2 int (one for a pick 6), 3 sacks, 2 or fewer TD’s
    3) Saints win turnover battle by 2

    No

    No

    No

    MtnExile

    1. Will Smith gets more sacks than Jared Allen.

    2. Drew Brees has a passer rating at least 30 points higher than Brett Favre.

    3. Saints +2 in turnovers.

    No

    Yes

    No. I am assuming you are talking about the margin here. 

    satchmo26 1. Vikings only scores come from two safeties (one a gimme by Brees when the game gets out of hand)
    2. Jared Allen’s mullet mysteriously dislodges from his head, scurries across the field, and up the leg of a cheerleader (that’s what I’d do if I was a mullet)
    3. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman confess a secret love affair between themselves on the air!

    No

    No

    No

    CoachofEarl
  • At least one ’lookin like a fool with your Favre on the ground"
  • Breesus throws a 50+ yd TD
  • QB rating: #4 under 100, #9 over 100
  • I don't understand this.

    No

    Yes

    Ace Venom 1. Favre throws an INT
    2. Brees has a passer rating over 100
    3. Kyle Eckel gets a rushing TD

    Yes

    Yes

    No

    lovingmma25 1. 4 or more Saints receivers will score a TD
    2. Jared Allen is injured in 2nd half
    3. Sharper INT Favre 2 or more times

    No

    No

    No

    Malsby 1. Saints run for over 120 yds as a team
    2. Brees throws for under 300 yds
    3. Favre has at least 2 INTs

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    GobBluth 1. Colston with 1+ TDs
    2. D Sharp with 1+ INTs
    3. Saints rush for over 150 yds combined

    No

    No

    No

    bondcrash

    1) Saints Special Teams score 1+ TD

    2) Lance Moore scores 1+ TD

    3) Brees is not sacked

    No

    No

    No

    jack_casse 1) Sharper gets a pick, runs into the wrong endzone and spikes the ball for a safety.
    2) Vikes try a flea flicker when backed up at the one yardline, Favre forgets about the pitch, and it rolls out of the enzone for a safety.
    3) Deuce McAllister, who was secretly activated as backup kicker, kicks the winning FG in overtime.

    No

    No

    No

    10up

    Sharper Picks off/on Brent

    (at least) One Defensive or ST Touchdown

    Jabari Shuts down Sidney Rice (less than 6 catches for less than 60 yards)

    No

    No

    Yes

    svenhoek

    Both QB’s throw for 4 TD’s

    Favre turns the ball over twice.

    Bush fumbles setting up game winning FG, which is missed sending game into OT where Min wins.

    No

    Yes

    No

    Breesus Christ Superstar 1. Drew Brees has a higher passer rating than Favre
    2. Jared Allen has ZERO sacks
    3. Saints kneel the ball to run out the clock

    Yes

    Yes

    No

    Grok Rocker 1. Drew Brees throws 3+ TD’s
    2. Reggie Bush has1+ TD and 100+ total yards
    3. Darren Sharper gets a pick six.

    Yes

    No

    No

    ArithMattic 1. Brees turns the ball over less than Favre.
    2. Bush turns the ball over less than Peterson.
    3. Saints turn at least two Minnesota turnovers into points, and that ends up being the difference in the game.

    Yes

    No

    No

    alcoholic_insight

    1. AP decides a third TD would be greedy and fumbles leading to Saint’s defensive TD

    2. Both kickers miss at least one under 40 yards, but Hartley redeems himself with game winning FG at end of regulation

    3. Reggie forgets his compass and starts running east-west again

    No

    No

    No

    FLDune Patrol 1. Saints win turnover battle
    2. Reggie is good for 150+ total yds
    3. Morstead punts no more than 3 times

    Yes

    No

    No

    cptbags 1. Jared Allen neutralized on the road (again) – 0 sacks, 2.5 tackles.
    2. Porter/Greer shutdown Rice/Berriam – 8 combined catches, 0 TDs.
    3. Harvin doesn’t play.

    No

    No

    No

    the new Bradfather

    Brees tosses for 400 yards,

    Favre tosses six interceptions,

    Saints win 45-24

    No

    No

    No

    bayoumaverick 1. Saints score a TD on their first possession.
    2. Favre throws 2+ Ints
    3. Meachem scores a TD

    Yes

    Yes

    No

    Jee 1) Vikings turn the ball over 3 times
    2) Up 27-20 at the two-minute warning, Garrett Hartley seals the victory, making it 30-20
    3) Brees gets sacked 3 times

    No

    No

    No

    ~farengil~

    1) Favre gets hit so hard in the 2nd quarter, he pukes metamusil and is so loopy he starts singing the jingle for Activa Yogart instead of audibles

    2) Colston shines for 2 TD and 125+ yards

    3) At some point in the Saints first offensive series, J. Allen’s chest has a Reggie Bush Tattoo.

    No

    No

    No

    saint boss hog 1.saints d will get a touchdown
    2.brees will be hot atleast 3 tds
    3.colston will have a big game atleast 2 tds

    No

    Yes

    No

    All Day, All Night 1. Adrian Peterson runs for 153 yards.
    2. Reggie Bush takes a punt back for a TD.
    3. Ryan Longwell kicks the game winning FG from 49 yards away.

    No

    No

    No

    bigbaddon

    drew throws 1 td

    bush rush for 2 td

    2 field goals made

    No

    No

    No

    Philinwood 1) Reggie has 2 TD
    2) Favre QB Rating at least 15 pts below Brees
    3) Saints win turnover differential

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    117decibels 1) Bush gets a TD
    2) Both quarterbacks throw for under 200 yards each
    3) No returns for TDs on punts or kickoffs

    Yes

    No

    Yes

    bowlbound09

    Peterson breaks 100

    Brett gets intercepted by Sharper

    Bush at least one td

    Yes

    No

    Yes

    Saint2010 1. Sharper and Greer have a pick a piece
    2. Reggie and Pierre have a rushing TD each
    3. The Dr Drew show gets a rating of 110 +

    No

    No

    No

    Hornets78

    1) Sharper has 1 interception

    2) Bush returns a punt for a TD

    3) Saints defense forces two interceptions

    No

    No

    Yes

    Scott2417 Brees – No Int’s…3 td’s
    Reggie – 1 rushing TD, 1 receiving td
    Defense – 3 turnovers, 3 sacks

    Yes

    No

    No

    PilneyPark 1. Bush gets 1+ rushing TD
    2. Bush gets 1+ receiving TD
    3. Saints D scores at least once

    No

    Yes

    No

    arcuate Garrett Hartley does not miss a field goal or extra point.
    Brees 225+ passing yards, no interceptions.
    Lance Moore 1+ TD.

    Yes

    No

    No

    SaintsFanInIraq Tom Benson waits until the game is over to celebrate this time.

    Yes

    ValientC 1. Farve’s passer rating 60 or less.
    2. Saints rush for 150 + yards.
    3. Bress throws for 300 + yards.

    No

    No

    No

    vicvega26

    1. Sharper and Greer each have an interception.

    2. Bush and Harvin each have a punt return over 40 yards.

    3. Garrett Hartley is 1 for 2 but the one he misses is shorter than the one he makes.

    No

    No

    No

    vikingfanfrom afar

    (1) Vikings throw for 3 TD (2 to Rice, 1 to Kleinsasser) and run for 2 TD (1 by Peterson), 1 by Taylor) all point afters are a go….1 FG Longwell – total 38.

    (2) Saints throw for 2 TD, run for 2TD, 0 FG…They miss one FG attempt …They are held to 130 yards total rushing, Brees is pressured all day long into hurries and bad throws…. – total 28.

    (3) One INT for Vikings, returned for good field position and set for Favre and co, one INT thrown by Favre, zero return and long field for Brees…INT by Vikings Winfield, INT by Sharper for Saints….

    No

    No

    No

    smittydasaint 1. D. Thomas scores 1 td, Shockey scores 1td.
    2. Henderson scores on d- reverse.
    3. Bush scores off screen pass from Drew.

    No

    No

    No

    WhoDat_OH

    1) Peterson fumbles at least once.

    2) Hartley misses a FG attempt

    3) Lance Moore scores a TD

    Yes

    No

    No

    HansDat

    1) Drew has a so-so day statistics wise…(60% or less completion %, , 2 TDs, 1 int), but keeps his head and does well under pressure to guide us to the win.

    2) PT scores at least twice.

    3) Peterson’s 4th Q fumble that leads to the final score of the game, to put the game out of reach, is met with this instant-classic call from our man Jim Hendersen, "Favre pitches it to Peterson, hard hit in the backfield from Harper, and…PETERSON COUGHS IT UP! PETERSON COUGHS IT UP! Bobby McCray catches it on the fly and cruises into the endzone as Favre doesn’t even give chase! WE’RE GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL!!!!!!!"

    No

    Yes

    No

    jamaican drew brees 1. No sacks all day for Jared Allen
    2. Favre throws 2+ Ints
    3. The return of Mike Bell with a dominating 4th quarter (50+ yds in the quarter)

    Yes

    Yes

    No

    saintsbrasil

    1.D.Brees wont be sacked

    2.saints D forces 2+ tournovers

    3.M.colston has 2tds

    No

    Yes

    No

    VASaint 1. Garrett Hartley kicks 2 fgs
    2. Roby returns a kickoff back
    3. Lance Moore throws a td

    No

    No

    No

    chicago cajun 1. Favre throws at least 2 interceptions
    2. At least 2 of the Saints touchdowns will be from passes
    3. Favre gets sacked at least once

    Yes

    Yes

    No

    hakimidropstheball

    1. Drew Brees finishes with a QB rating over 100.

    2. Colston catches for AT LEAST five passes for AT LEAST 85 yards and AT LEAST one touchdown.

    3. The Saints D/ST scores at least one touchdown (D/ST is fantasy football parlance for Defense and Special Teams).

    Yes

    No

    No

    saints fan in cowboyland! We take snaps in victory formation!
    Peterson fumbles for a loss!
    PT scores a TD!

    No

    No

    Yes

    carolinasaintsfan 1. Marques scores at least once
    2. Reggie scores at least once
    3. Will sacks Bret at least once

    No

    Yes

    No

    bobinva 1. Colston leads the Saints in receptions.
    2. Saints defense scores (TD or safety).
    3. Hartley goes 2 for 2 on fieldgoals.

    No

    No

    No

    Vikes Bruisers 1. Vikes offense plays poor first half Saints lead at half 17-3
    2.Vikes defense shuts out Brees second half
    3.Peterson has 2 TD runs &1 recieving TD

    No

    No

    No

    TAYDIGGA 1. Brees throws for 350+ yards
    2. Reggie has less than 3 carries in 1st half but comes out killing in 2nd (150+ all purpose)
    3. Favre actually has a great game but his defense (secondary) gives up a big play leading to a 30-something yard kick by Hartley.

    No

    No

    No

    SaintsFanMD 1. Reggie scores at least two ways (rushing & receiving, or rushing & return etc.)
    2. Brees throws for 3 TDs and more than 275 yards (the yardage killed me last week, but I’m trying again!!)
    3. Saints get at least two more turnovers than Vikes.

    No

    No

    Yes

    southernhemisphan 1. brees completes 10 in a row
    2. mike bell scores a TD, to avenge the one called back on holding last week
    3. saints do not punt in the first half

    No

    No

    No

    KilnBill 1) Brees get 3 TD’s.
    2) Sharper gets his INT.
    3) Saints defence blocks a punt and runs it back for 6.

    Yes

    No

    No

    Monkey Poop Battle 1.) Jared Allen gets exactly one sack.
    2.) Brees throws for 3+ TDs
    3.) Saints defense forces Favre into committing at least 2 turnovers (fumbles or ints)

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    stujo4 1— AP held to less than 100 yards rushing
    2— Saints lead at the end of each of the 4 quarters
    3— Saints D scores today

    No

    No

    No

    stratocaster 1-AP has a game he hadnt had in a while and runs for 123 yards and 2 TD’s
    2-contrary to what was reported, Percy Harvin does not make the flight down due to migraines, however, Childress thinks ahead and peels the fathead of Percy off his office wall which returns a kickoff for a TD.
    3-Jeremy Shockey starts the game because the trainers give him an injection prior to the game. However the usual needles get confused and he accidentally gets a shot of Viagra. His erection lasts for more than 4 hours and is last seen after an out and up route in which he is seen chasing a cheerleader out of the Superdome.

    No

    No

    No

    slumD 1. Reggie takes one back to the house.
    2. Hartley nails a 45-50 yd FG.
    3. Morstead has one downed within the Min 10 yard line.

    No

    No

    Yes

    Rocks 1. Brees zero INTs
    2. All Vikings WR under 100 receiving yards each
    3. Lance Moore 50+ receiving yards

    Yes

    No

    No

    metryman 1.Brees has @ least 1 TD of 50+yds.
    2.Fav-Wah @ least 1 TO. 
    3.Saints RB’s combine for 120+ rushing yds.

    No

    Yes

    No

    robloosli 1. Sharoer has 2 pick 6’s
    2. Bush has a multiple TD game
    3. Saints send 2nd straight future HOF QB home beefore the Super Bowl

    No

    No

    Yes

    Cajun in CA 1. Saints win
    2. Vikings lose
    3. I smile a lot all evening.

    Yes

    Yes

    Probably

    jray2000 Brees 300+yds 3 tds
    bush 100+ yds from scrimmage td
    defense 3 sacks, 2 TO’s

    No

    No

    No

    jeremysherwin 1. NO MORE THAN 2 SACKS ON BREES
    2. SAINTS HAVE OVER 420 TOTAL OFFENSE
    3. BREES WILL HAVE 3 TD AND OVER 250 YARDS PASSING

    Yes

    No

    No

    saintsdevotee 1. Shockey plays and scores a TD
    2. Farve turns the ball over twice
    3. AP is held under 100 total yards

    No

    Yes

    No

     

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