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Saints fans brave near-freezing conditions to enthusiastically greet the returning team at 1 a.m. Monday at the airport.

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How did the most avid Saints fans react to the Saints' crushing playoff loss Sunday on a last-second Vikings touchdown?

Throw television off the balcony? Stay home and sulk?

Not these fans. They headed out to the airport and braved near-freezing conditions to enthusiastically greet the returning team at 1 a.m.

The gesture was not lost on the Saints, who posted a video on the team's Facebook page with a simple "Thanks," adding: "It means a lot."

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