Saints will find it's not easy being big

Season-opening win showed Super Bowl repeat will be harder than they ever imagined

Originally Published: September 9, 2010
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

NEW ORLEANS -- The First Lady came marching in. So did the Dave Matthews Band. And Taylor Swift. And Brad Pitt. And the NFL commish. And seemingly every TV satellite truck in the Western Hemisphere.

For one Thursday day and night, New Orleans was the Who's Who capital for Who Dat. You couldn't swing a fleur-de-lis in this town without hitting someone who was still on a Super Bowl high. And if they weren't celebrating last season, they were celebrating the start of this season.

"Unbelievable," ...

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