For the first time since 2007, New Orleans is 0-2 and sits as the only NFC team without a win heading into its Week 3 contest.
Three teams have started the season 0-2 and won Super Bowls – Dallas in 1993, New England in 2001 and the New York Giants in 2007.
"This is the time for everybody to look in the mirror and say, what can I do, and what can I do to get better, because pointing fingers and trying to figure out why is not our job."
In other words, the team isn’t throwing in the towel just yet. They’re taking the long view, hoping they can, once more, defy odds and do what few expect them to be able to do.
"It’ll make for a great story," receiver Lance Moore said. "We’ve had things stacked against us but that’s no excuse. We have to go out there and win games. It stinks now but hopefully it’ll be sweet in the end."