With the Saints leading 17-0 in the first quarter, this game looked like a snoozer, but the defending Super Bowl champions went into a lull, playing as if they had this game assured. The fumble by Reggie Bush increased the Cowboy's momentum. Also, the Cowboys have been a different team since Jason Garrett replaced Wade Phillips as head coach on Nov. 8, worked on a comeback that had a lead with just 5:51 remaining.
Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins changed everything;
With Cowboys wide receiver Roy Williams racing to the end zone for the potential game-clinching touchdown, Jenkins stripped the Cowboy of the ball and recovered at the Saints' 11-yard line to pump life back into the Saints.
The day before Thanksgiving marks the busiest travel time in the country as millions of younger Americans return to their roots to celebrate with their families that most unique of our holidays.
But the route between their new home and their old home will be marked with traffic snarls and lines at the airport.
Ex-Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Michael Olivier led a delegation of 65 Louisianans which participated in over 20 meetings in three days exchanging information with New York City opinion leaders. The trip to New York culminated with the groups’ ringing of the bell at the close of the NYSE. Olivier is heading up a primarily online group called “Committee of 100 for Economic Development”.
The Mississippi Development Authority hosted many of America’s most influential radio talk-show hosts and Internet bloggers from around the country at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum and Convention Center last week for a Visit Mississippi Coast Radio Row event. Mississippians told millions of potential visitors and investors across the nation that Mississippi is emerging from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill better and stronger than ever.
The Cowboys are used to playing a game on Thanksgiving Day, but this will be a first for the Saints (7-3).
The Saints will go after their fourth straight victory against the Cowboys at 3:15 p.m. in billion-dollar Cowboys Stadium on Fox. The Cowboys have won two straight under new coach Jason Garrett, who was on the Saints practice squad after finishing Princeton in 1990.
Former Saints practice-squad quarterback and now interim Cowboys coach, Jason Garrett, has righted the Dallas ship in just two weeks with wins.
The Cowboys, before the season began, were the only team on the Saints' schedule that were favored by Las Vegas oddsmakers over the Super Bowl champs.
So what’s with all the criticism about taking a sabbatical? It’s become a big issue in my home state of Louisiana with educators, legislators, and good government groups debating the value versus the cost of taking a little time off. A sabbatical let’s a person get away from pressures and responsibilities back home at the job they were hired to do. Traveling around the country let’s one do research to better focus on the job at hand when the time comes to get back to the real world of responsibility. So let’s quit all the criticizing. Let Bobby Jindal travel and take his sabbatical in peace.
An Organization called S.A.V.E LA is urging Louisiana and Americans to attend Governor Palin's book signings with proceeds going to Louisiana higher education.
In what might be a "political one-upmanship" between two rising political stars or perhaps "Who can sell the most political books before Christmas or the GOP national convention" or perhaps even "hitting where it hurts in one's own back yard", the action clearly appears to be an orchestrated swipe at Governor Jindal. It might also be the second of a round of national political snipes between the two republicans governors or some say Presidential hopefuls.