Lions 28 @ Saints 45: Prediction Results and Voting

Everyone's predictions about the Lions @ Saints Wild Card matchup made this past Friday have finally been tallied, analyzed and formatted accordingly. They can be found in their entirety following the jump.

This week we've got a long list of names included on our ballot because so many of you got two out of three predictions correct while nobody was perfect.

Look over the results then go ahead and cast your vote for the best predictor. The poll will be open for 48 hours, closing Thursday afternoon at 11am CST

CSC Member Predictions Analysis
Saint for life 1. Saints record 3+ Sacks on Defense
2. Saints record 2 or more turnovers on Defense
3. Mr. Marques Colston has over 100 yards receiving

No

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 38-35

Jee 1) Brees gets sacked at least twice
2) Pierre Thomas scores a rushing TD
3) Stafford throws for more yards than Brees

Yes

Yes

No

Score Prediction: Saints 38-23

Cajun in CA 1. PT has 70+ yds rushing and 70+ yds receiving
2. Ivory held under 50 yds rushing
3. Saints get a takeaway in the final 5 minutes.

No

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 38-27

MissButterfly 1. Saints defense holds Lions to under 50 yards rushing
2. Saints run up over 500 yards on offense
3. Lions don’t get personal foul penalties, instead, get that "deer in the headlights" look

Yes

Yes

Ummm...

Score Prediction: Saints 45-10

Nabb1 1. Five different Saints score TDs
2. Defense nets at least two turnovers.
3. Defense holds Megatron to under 80 yards, no TDs.

Yes

Yes

No

Score Prediction: Saints 42-30

hakimdropstheball

1. Both teams combine for more than 800 yards of offense.

2. Total penalties called in the game for both teams will be less than 10.

3. Pierre Thomas has over 100 yards rushing/receiving.

Yes

No

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 33-27

mdwhodat

1) stafford has more yds than brees

2) saints rush for 125+

3) brees has 1+ TO

No

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 41-27

Northfan 1) Brees starts the playoffs off with 400+ yards
2) The defense gets shredded for 350+ yards
3) The defense gets off the field in 70% or more 3rd down situations(Detroit does no better than 3/10)

Yes

Yes

No

Score Prediction: Saints 45-21

Philinwood 1) Sproles scores at least 1 TD
2) Detroit has more penalties against than Saints
3) Stafford has at least 3 turnovers

Yes

Yes

No

Score Prediction: Saints 37-23

Doc Boudin 1) At least two personal fouls called against the Lions in the first half.
2) At least 80 yards rushing for the Saints in the first half.
3) Henderson puts in an appearance, scores at least once.

No

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 34-24

bondcrash 1) Stafford is picked at least 3 times
2) Saints outrun Lions by at least 100 yards
3) Saints Special Teams score

No

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 38-17

JAM13 1. Saints D gets a pick 6.
2. Lions Suh sacks Brees once.
3. Saints rush for at least 100 yards

No

Yes

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 38-21

WhoDatUpInYa Total passing yards for both teams combined is greater than 600 yds
Harper gets called for a penalty no less than twice
Colton is top receiver for Saints

Yes

No

Yes

Score Prediction: Saints 41-24

sammasaaron 1. Calvin Johnson has 1 or fewer TDs
2. Suh has no sacks
3. Saints have 150+ rushing yards

No

No

Yes

Grumps 1) Brees throw at least 3 TD’s and over 300 yards.
2) Pierre Thomas scores a TD (either rush or receive) and has over 80 total yards, Sproles has at least 40 yards rushing and over 50 yards in receptions..
3) Stafford is picked once and Lions also fumble at least once.

Yes

No

No

David "Satch" Kelly 1. TE Tony Scheffler will score a TD
2. Saints D will score a TD on either an INT or fumble recovery
3. Devery Henderson will catch a TD pass

No

No

Yes

AJG 1. Calvin Johnson doesn’t score
2. Pierre Thomas gets 10+ touches
3. Harper sacks Stafford

No

Yes

No

jeff.l.b 1. Detroit wins the turnover battle.
2. Detroit accumulates at least twice as many sacks as the Saints.
3. No N.O. receiver gets more than 90 yards receiving.

No

Yes

No

B_Robichaux31 1. Drew throws for 3+ TDs, 350 yards passing, 0 INT and has at least 70% comp
2. The running back stable combines for 125+ yards with the bulk of the total going to Ivory
3. Stafford is knocked out of the game after a huge strip sack fumble that is returned for a TD.

Yes

No

No

Bighaircut 1. Stafford has over 400 yards passing again
2. Aaron Berry or Eric Wright has a pick against Brees
3. Saints offense has over 500 total yards

No

No

Yes

iiAndyiiii 1) Saints hold Lions offense to 24 pts or less
2) Saints have at least one defense or return score
3) no INTs for Brees

No

No

Yes

Detroitnr1 1) Brees throws over 400 yards, 4 TD’s
2) Megatron gets TD’s
3) Louis Delmas gets a pick 6 on Brees.

No

Yes

No

MattDat 1. Brees throws for 300+ yards
2. Sproles Returns a kickoff or punt for the TD
3. Saints lose TOP battle but win turnover battle.

Yes

No

No

canu2u

1. Saints D forces 2 turnovers

2. Ivory rushes for 100 + yards

3. Drew Brees has 5 TD passes

Yes

No

No

CLF 1. Kevin Smith over 150yds pass/rec
2. Brees has 2 turnovers
3. Lions Defense scores

No

No

No

mississippisaintsfan 1. Defense has 3+ turnovers
2.Stafford is sacked 3+ times
3.Jimmy Graham has 2+ TD’s

No

No

No

shipgoalie05 1.) Both QB’s throw for more than 300 yards
2.) Sproles makes a big play in the return game (50+ yards on a single return, punt or kick off)
3.) Saints take the lead for good in the 4th quarter on a rushing touchdown

Yes

No

No

cajuncommando58
  • Jenkins actually hangs on and gets at least 1 INT
  • Saints Rush for at least 200 yards.
  • Saints win the turnover battle.
  • No

    No

    No

    FriarBob 1) Brees has 3+ TDs, over 400 yards, but more combined Sacks+INTs than TDs.
    2) We give up a special teams or defensive TD (not FG) and lose the turnover battle, but win the TOP game thanks to having the better running game in at least two of #carries, YPC, and total yards. (CP is happy that at least we won the TOP game, the rest of us are not.)
    3) We manage to mostly shut down Calvin again with <= 2 TDs, <= 2 "explosive" (i.e. 40+ yards) plays, and at least two Saints have as many run+catch TDs as he does, but other Kitties step up and make us pay for over-covering him.

    No

    No

    No

    DLions4Eva

    1) Stafford throws 350+yds, 4 tds, and 1 int

    2) Brees throws for 300+ yds, 3 tds, and 0 ints

    3) Detroit’s d-line sacks Brees 4 times and pressures him often

    No

    Yes

    No

    '09 1. 4 plays of 40 yards or more in the game.
    2. P-Rob gets an Interception.
    3. Defense gets 3 or more sacks.

    Yes

    No

    No

    RyanWellness 1. Saints have more than 5 offensive (no special teams) big plays of greater than 25 yards(BONUS: 1 of which is a run)
    2. Brees throws for less than 315 yrds and 3 tds
    3. Suh has more penalties than sacks

    Yes

    No

    No

    Jricky70 1 .P-Rob gets a pick 6
    2. Sproles get’s a TD on special teams
    3. Devery Henderson scores on a long bomb

    No

    No

    Yes

    JellyPhantom 1. Drew Brees throws for 350+ yards and 2 touchdowns, but throws a pick to seal the game for Detroit.
    2. Megatron has 150+ receiving yards and at least 1 TD
    3. Lions offense outgains the Saints offense and wins the turnover battle.

    No

    Yes

    No

    Andrew Juge 1. The Lions have at least three 15 yard penalties (roughing, personal foul, unsportsmanlike conduct etc…)
    2. The Saints rush for over 175 yards
    3. Matt Stafford throws at least 2 interceptions

    No

    No

    Yes

    cajuncreation 1. Brees sacked 3+ times
    2. All three Saints RB’s combine for less than 100 yards rushing
    3. Megatron catches td pass

    No

    No

    Yes

    PanheadCatahoula

    1/ Ivory becomes National Household Word with second straight 100 yard game.

    2/ Harper initiates a turnover that results in Saint’s score.

    3/ TO’s and TOP, passing and rushing yards won by Saints.

    No

    No

    No

    singleblow Saints rush for 200+ yards
    Lions rush for 100- yards
    Sproles 1+ return for TD

    No

    Yes

    No

    Jimbo03 1. Lions have at least 4 false start penalties
    2. Brees throws at least 1 INT
    3. Stafford has at least 2 turnovers

    No

    No

    Yes

    nolanative 1. Saints sack Stafford (or his replacement) at least 3 times.
    2. Saints score a defensive or special teams touchdown.
    3. Devery scores a touchdown.

    No

    No

    Yes

    Leonuro 1) The Lions will not turn the ball over.
    2) Sproles will account for every Saints Touchdown
    3) The Lions will have the better third down conversion percentage

    No

    No

    Yes

    Stilljreming

    1) Lions have at least 7 penalties for the game (personal foul anyone???)

    2) Marques Colston scores 2+ TDs, 100+ Yards receiving

    3) Stafford gets sacked 2+ times

    Yes

    No

    No

    cockynessIsWHODAT I. Saints D forces 2 turnovers, 1 by air & 1 on land.
    II. Saints O is 70% on 3rd down.
    III. Brees will have 1 INT and 1 rushing TD.

    No

    No

    No

    tommy v 1. Lions are held to10 points or less.
    2. Lions are held to 300 or less total yards.
    3. The Saints defense creates at least 4 turnovers.

    No

    No

    No

    saintsbrasil 1.Brees throws 4+ tds
    2.P.Thomas scores on a screen pass
    3.A Saints LB has an int

    No

    No

    No

    Mavratron 1. Saints never trail
    2. Sproles returns a kick-off or punt for a touchdown
    3. Pierre scores at least one TD on a screen pass

    No

    No

    No

    Anthony_JK Both teams combine for over 1,000 yards passing.
    Darren Sproles gets a trifecta (TD’s each rushing, receiving, and returning a punt).
    Suh gets tossed from the game (again) for blowing his top.

    No

    No

    No

    Jimmy Star 00

    1) Drew Brees passes for 300+ yards and 2+ TDs.

    2) Saints’ ground game picks up 150+ yards and 1 TD.

    3) Saints have just a 1 score lead at halftime.

    Yes

    No

    No

    DrewsLions

    1) Brees completion percentage is under 60%

    2) Stafford throws at least 4 TDs

    3) Saints lead by 10 at halftime and the Lions win with 0:46 left on the clock…. a strike to Pettigrew.

    No

    No

    No

    BASAINT 1. Sproles scores a TD and does the Sproles Train
    2. Meachum gets a TD that stands!
    3. Gregg Williams and Saints D hold Stafford under 300 yards passing

    No idea

    Yes

    No

    Dan39465 1. Saints score at least 1 non-offensive TD.
    2. Saints do not punt until the 4th quarter.
    3. 5 different Saints score TDs.

    No

    No

    Yes

    jray2000 1. Brees: 400+ yards 5 TD’s
    2. Saints will have at least 1 receiver achieve 100+ yds receiving.
    3. Saints will have one at least 1 player achieve 100+ yds rushing.

    No

    Yes

    No

    BRSaintsFan 1. Saints have 449 yds offense or less.
    2. SP goes ape and has a 45/55 run pass ratio, giving the Saints a humongeous TOP win, thus keeping the Lions offense off the field so they score all their touchdowns on long passes.
    3. Pierre and Ivory both top 100 yds rushing

    No

    No

    No

    coldpizza 1. Calvin Johnson has more receiving yards than the top two Saints WRs (position specific) combined.
    2. Each team leads at the end of two of the four quarters of regulation.
    3. Both Roman Harper and Ndamukong Suh are accessed at least one 15+ yard penalty each.

    No

    Yes

    No

    crescendo2020 1) Drew Brees and Matthew Stafford throw for 300+ yards.
    2) Stafford sacked 2+.
    3) Saints rush for less than 150 yards.

    Yes

    No

    No

    halo2saints 1. J. Graham have 80+ receiving yds
    2. D Sproles return a punt or kickoff for a TD
    3. Saints D get 2+ turnover

    No

    No

    Yes

    Dan Kelly 1. Drew Breeeeees throws for at least 350 yards and at least 4 touchdowns
    2. Darren Sproles has at least 150 all purpose yards
    3. At least three different Saints players (WR, TE, RB/FB) have at least 60 receiving yards each

    No

    No

    Yes

    metryman 1. Stafford gets sacked at least twice, and has at least 1 TO.
    2. Jimmy Graham scores and has 75 + yards recv.
    3. Sproles has a PR TD.

    No

    No

    No

    Saintsfan75 1. Drew has 300+ yards passing
    2. Stafford has 400+ yards trying to play catch up as we apply the bend don’t break defense
    3. Jenkins finally has a pick 6 we have been waiting for all season

    Yes

    No

    No

    HansDat 1) Teams trade scores with Saints taking a lead into the half.
    2) Lions lead briefly in third quarter.
    3) No turnovers in the game.

    No

    Yes

    No

    Joseph William Stern 1. Saints get at least one sack from any defensive rookie.
    2. Brees YPA greater than 7.5.
    3. Saints go 75% or better on third down.

    No

    Yes

    No

    French Freak 1 Brees throws two picks.
    2 Graham doen’t finish the game.
    3 I’m wrong on all count…

    No

    No

    Yes

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