It's been 11 seasons since we had a Super Bowl in New Orleans. (Which is about 10 seasons too long.)
The game's return to the Crescent City naturally brings back memories of the last classic played in the Superdome. It was the day the New England Patriots' dynasty was born, and one of the biggest upsets in NFL history. (I'd argue it was the biggest upset. The New York Jets should not have been such big underdogs to the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III.)
"But how things happened and what took place. Obviously, the commissioner gets to handle things how he wants to handle them, but if they wanted us to shut up about what happened, show us the tapes. Don't burn 'em."
"If ... we had any extra information, then that game wouldn't have been as dramatic as it was, coming down to a field goal," McGinest said on WBZ-FM in Boston on Wednesday. "Trust me. It would have been a blowout."