Photo: APWay too much hype. I thought the game would never start. How do you choose U2 and Green Day to open a city steeped in musical history? Where was Wynton or Branford Marsalis or Harry Connick Jr. for that matter?

We may have been watching the unveiling of the new New Orleans Saints. Their defense was dominating. Their offense… didn’t make any fatal mistakes. The Atlanta Falcons were stifled throughout the whole game.

The interview with Spike Lee needs to be commented on by somebody more politically correct than me. Spike Lee — reserved? That was interesting.