Most people don't believe the New Orleans Saints can win three consecutive road-playoff games, and make it back to the Super Bowl. The team is going to try to prove those doubters wrong. Jeff Duncan, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.

Chris Ivory #29 of the New Orleans Saints is tackled by Geno Hayes #54 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Louisiana Superdome on January 2, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Courtesy---Jeff Duncan/Times-Picayune

It sounds crazy but the Atlanta Falcons' victory against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday might be the best thing for the New Orleans Saints.

Now the Saints have their work cut out for them.

Now they have the entire football world discounting their chances of defending their Super Bowl title.