The defense let down the New Orleans Saints, in their 41-36 loss, to the Seattle Seahawks, on Saturday, in an NFC wild-card round playoff games. Peter Finney, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.

Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks runs for a 67-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the 2011 NFC wild-card playoff game at Qwest Field on January 8, 2011 in Seattle, Washington.

Courtesy---Peter Finney/Times-Picayune

Cherish the memories.

There went Tracy Porter, on Feb. 7, picking the pocket of Peyton Manning, carrying a pass back 74 yards to sew up a 31-17 Super Bowl victory.

What a moment that was.

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