The New Orleans Saints’ 2020-2021 schedule was released a few weeks ago, and over at NolaSportsHub and HTMSports, we took it upon ourselves to find out which game is the most anticipated. We’ve been running polls daily for over two weeks, and the fans have spoken.
Seeding and Round One
|(1) Week 1||vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|(2) Week 2||@ Las Vegas Raiders|
|(3) Week 3||vs Green Bay Packers|
|(4) Week 4||@ Detroit Lions|
|(5) Week 5||vs Los Angeles Chargers|
|(6) Week 7||vs Carolina Panthers|
|(7) Week 8||@ Chicago Bears|
|(8) Week 9||@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|(9) Week 10||vs San Francisco 49ers|
|(10) Week 11||vs Atlanta Falcons|
|(11) Week 12||@ Denver Broncos|
|(12) Week 13||@ Atlanta Falcons|
|(13) Week 14||@ Philadelphia Eagles|
|(14) Week 15||vs Kansas City Chiefs|
|(15) Week 16||vs Minnesota Vikings|
|(16) Week 17||@ Carolina Panthers|
Round One Notes
There weren’t any real nail biters in round one. The favorites separated themselves early on. Week 1 had the biggest win of the round without a doubt. We have some great match ups heading into round two!
|Date||First Round Match up||Result|
|5/9/2020||Week 1(vs TB) vs Week 17(@ CAR)||Week 1 with 95% of the vote|
|5/10/2020||Week 2(@ LVR) vs Week 16(vs MIN)||Week 16 with 82% of the vote|
|5/11/2020||Week 3(vs GB) vs Week 15(vs KC)||Week 15 with 76% of the vote|
|5/12/2020||Week 4(@ DET) vs Week 14(vs PHI)||Week 14 with 86% of the vote|
|5/13/2020||Week 5(vs LAC) vs Week 13(@ ATL)||Week 13 with 84% of the vote|
|5/14/2020||Week 7(vs CAR) vs Week 12(@ DEN)||Week 7 with 71% of the vote|
|5/15/2020||Week 8(@ CHI) vs Week 11(vs ATL)||Week 11 with 81% of the vote|
|5/16/2020||Week 9(@TB) vs Week 10(vs SF)||Week 10 with 71% of the vote|
Round Two Notes
No real surprises in round 2. Tampa and KC appear to be the top 2 heading into the third round!
|Date||Second Round Match Up||Result|
|5/17/2020||Week 1(vs TB) vs Week 10(vs SF)||Week 1 with 64% of the vote|
|5/18/2020||Week 7(vs CAR) vs Week 15(vs KC)||Week 15 with 90% of the vote|
|5/19/2020||Week 11(vs ATL) vs Week 16(vs MIN)||Week 16 with 79% of the vote|
|5/20/2020||Week 13(@ ATL) vs Week 14(@ PHI)||Week 13 with 73% of the vote|
Round Three (Semi-Finals)
Round Three Notes
Round 3 proved that Saints’ fans always want revenge. That combined with Week 16 being played on Christmas Day, propelled Week 16 passed Week 15 and the Chiefs. Week 1 reestablishes as the favorite heading into the finals!
|Date||Third Round Match up||Result|
|5/21/2020||Week 15(vs KC) vs Week 16(vs MIN)||Week 16 with 61% of the vote|
|5/22/2020||Week 1(vs TB) vs Week 13(@ ATL)||Week 1 with 89% of the vote|
Round Four (Final)
Round Four Notes
In what was expected to be a close match up, Week 1 took it comfortably cementing it as the most anticipated game for the Saints’ 2020-2021 season!
|Date||Round Four Match up||Result|
|5/23/2020||Week 1(vs TB) vs Week 16(vs MIN)||Week 1 with 69% of the vote|
So, the fans have spoken and voted Week 1 as the most anticipated game of the 2020-2021 season, followed by Week 16 and Week 15 rounding out the top three! Make sure to follow NolaSportsHub and HTMSports on all platforms to participate in future tournaments. We’ve got a Superdome sponsor tournament going on now, as well as The Game Pantry has a Madden Cover Mania tournament going on! Hold it!