By Jerry Sullivan
Someone asked Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone today if he relishes the thought of bringing his team into New Orleans as a big underdog, knowing they could shock the world with an upset.
"I think it would be tough," Marrone said with a smile, "because I think we've been the underdog in every game since we've been here. So if you played that underdog card, you'd play it every week."
The Bills have, in fact, been the underdog in every game this season, including their four home games.
I asked Marrone if that fact ever came up within the team.
"No, not within the team, but I have a lot of relatives," Marrone said, laughing. "I don't want to get myself in trouble because gambling is illegal. I just want to make that point, OK?"
I'm sure Marrone has no idea, but for the record, the Bills are 5-2 against the spread this season.
They're 12.5-point underdogs this week against the Saints.