Hoda Kotb is making sure her love of the New Orleans Saints is being passed on to the next generation.
The Saints lost 29-24 on a stunning, 61-yard touchdown catch by Minnesota's Stefon Diggs with no time left on the clock, but Hoda and Haley supported their team to the end.
One of Hoda's first jobs came as an anchor and reporter for CBS affiliate WWL in New Orleans from 1992-98, where she fell in love with the city.
Before Hoda regularly sipped wine on air with Kathie Lee Gifford on TODAY, she experienced her first on-air cocktail covering Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
She got decked out in the jersey of the Saints' star quarterback, Drew Brees, for Sunday's big game, while Haley had her own Saints onesie.
Maybe it was good for Haley Joy that she is too young to know what's going on in the game, whereas her mother experienced the stress of the Saints roaring back from a 17-0 deficit only to lose in unbelievable fashion.
Haley Joy also learned an important lesson from Mom in her first big Saints game: There's always next year!
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