The New Orleans Saints were dealt a devastating blow when safety Marcus Williams whiffed on a game-saving tackle, allowing Minnesota Vikings wideout Stefon Diggs to waltz into the end zone untouched, and the hometown newspaper captured the mood in The Big Easy perfectly on its front page.
Here’s what New Orleanians woke up to on Monday morning when they opened The Times-Picayune:
Front page of today’s New Orleans’ Times-Picayune: pic.twitter.com/7rXqiE8ToN
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 15, 2018
“Expletive. Expletive. Expletive.” That about sums it up. Right, Wendell Pierce?
Meanwhile, in Minnesota:
— Jason DeRusha (@DeRushaJ) January 15, 2018
Charles Dickens couldn’t have written this tale of two cities better.
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