The 2010 season for the New Orleans Saints has a little bit of a different feel, compared to last year. Peter Finney, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.

Courtney Roby #15 of the New Orleans Saints runs onto the field before playing the St. Louis Rams at the Louisiana Superdome on December 12, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Courtesy---Peter Finney/Times-Picayune

Yes, it's different than a year ago.

By this time, Sean Payton's football team had pretty much sewed up a No. 1 seed in the playoffs.

And now?