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Drew Brees was tired of hearing that Saints can’t win on the road

            The New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-10 Thursday night to take over first place in the NFC South. The victory is the first for the Saints on the road.  Drew Brees said he was tired of hearing that the team couldn’t win outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. “Yeah. And I’ll be honest with you it had zero factor in...
Via Sports-Glory
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimmy Graham head-butts bench

You’d think that NFL players might have learned from the season-ending injuries Lamarr Houston and Stephen Tulloch suffered after going a bit over the top in their celebrations earlier this year. Apparently, those incidents weren’t enough for New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham to learn a lessen. Courtesy of NFL.com It’s also a good thing that Graham didn’t injure...
Via Sportsnaut
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five thing to look for in Saints at Panthers

Gameday!! The Saints play their third game in eleven days. And while that sucks for preparation and the bodies of the players, it’s kind of awesome for us the fans. The more games in a short amount of time the better, I say. I bet Roger Goodell agrees. After all, money trumps player safety, doesn’t it? And so does my entertainment. Except not really. And don’t get me started...
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Behind Enemy Lines: Panthers Edition

Camal Petro: Just talk about Cam Newton’s play so far this season.Josh McSwain: Cam has played well, but there is still room for him to improve. His performance against Seattle was probably his worst performance of the season, in which he made mistakes left and right, more just not doing the little things right. His accuracy can still improve but having Kelvin Benjamin has been...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Mark Ingram Among Starts, Sits For Saints-Panthers Matchup

The New Orleans Saints looked like the gunslinging team of old last weekend, but can they replicate that performance on the road? That will be biggest question on the minds of fantasy owners ahead of Thursday night’s NFC South clash between the Saints and Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. The Saints have been a fantasy enigma to say the least this season. Quarterback...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SPOT: Questions with the Enemy: New Orleans Saints

Josh: Why haven't the Saints won on the road so far? The opponent? Bad luck? Other?Camal: I’m only going to answer this question in regard to this season, even though you could talk about in past years. But the struggles on the road boil down to one glaring weakness. The defense.Atlanta had 568 total yards, the Browns were able to move down the field and kick a field goal,...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints massive tilt with Panthers awarded Week 9 top game honors

The leaves are turning. Halloween decorations are up throughout the neighborhood. And the days are getting shorter and shorter. What do those things signal? Football games are getting more and more important. This week certainly backs up that notion, as the NFL’s slate of games features plenty of match-ups with playoff implications. That may sound nutty in Week 9, but that’s...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can The Saints Capitalize On Their Huge Win Over Green Bay?

Finally... The New Orleans Saints team that fans have eagerly anticipated finally showed up in a big way to blow out the Green Bay Packers Sunday night, 44-23. The defense played hard and kept Green Bay at bay, for the most part, while the Saints offense ate away at the clock by grinding out Mark Ingram on that defense that has struggled all season against the run. In short, Sean...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Drew Brees’ mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Saints
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram set to build on season high in carries (touches and targets week 8)

Week 8 Touches and Targets: New Orleans Saints - We noted that Mark Ingram received the most work of any Saints’ back in his first game back on the field after his hand injury, and with both Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson out of the lineup this week he made the case to be the most used back from here on out. With a season high 24 carries Ingram posted 172 rushing yards and found...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 reasons the New Orleans Saints could lose in Carolina

The Saints are riding high after their blowout 44-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night; however, heading into Carolina on the Thursday before Halloween could be more Trick than Treat for the Bayou boys. Here’s our list of reasons why the Saints could lose their first matchup with the Panthers. 5.) The defense is giving up too many big plays   Jairus Byrd’s...
Via cover32 - Saints
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints positioned for prime-time takeover of NFC South

Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports While it may not have happened until the eighth week of the regular season, the New Orleans Saints finally looked like the offensive-powerhouse that football fans outside of the Big Easy have come to loathe in recent years, and for their well-timed efforts, the NFC South favorites were rewarded with a 44-23 win over the Green Bay Packers. But in...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Re-Sign TE Tom Crabtree, Place WR Joe Morgan On Reserve/Suspended List

Saints HC Sean Payton announced Tuesday that they have re-signed TE Tom Crabtree to a contract and placed WR Joe Morgan on the reserve/suspended list. Payton announced the #Saints have signed TE Tom Crabtree and places WR Joe Morgan on reserve/suspended — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 28, 2014 Crabtree, 28, has already been released twice since joining the team just a few...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey to retire from NFL

Former Broncos CB Champ Bailey has decided to retire from the NFL and  pursue other career opportunities, according to his agent Jack Reale, per Adam Schefter. “Champ has some outstanding opportunities that he’s going to pursue,” Reale said, per Aaron Wilson. “He’s heard from several teams, I’m not going to say who.” Bailey reportedly had interest from two playoff...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Cameron to undergo NFL concussion protocol

Jordan Cameron was forced to leave the Clevealnd Browns’ 23-13 victory after taking an illegal shot to the head when Brian Hoyer stretched him out on a completion. Cameron didn’t get up right away and eventually underwent concussion tests, which wasn’t much of a surprise after seeing the shot. “Jordan going down after he made some big plays for us, we felt like the was...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Rookie LB Kasim Edebali Records First Career Sacks Against Green Bay on SNF

When you are a reserve you have to take advantage of whatever playing time you get in order to prove your worth to the team. Failure to do so can mean the tram may look for someone else to get the job done next season. When you are a reserve and an undrafted rookie the pressure to perform is a little higher. Yeah, the team is not paying you much so they can afford to give you a chance...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Cheerleaders Dressed as Superheroes (and they are awesome)

There are several things about the month of October that are absoluteley awesome. Weather starts getting cooler, but not necessarily cold. You have your pick of sports with college football, NFL, NBA, MLB, and hockey all in action. Almost anywhere you go people have bite sized candy out for guests. Oktoberfest beers are on sale in stores and your local bars. None of those, however...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator Rob Ryan is Angry and Cursing About Something

One of the great things about the New Orleans Saints playing on a prime time game is that we are almost guaranteed to have at least one Rob Ryan moment. It may just be look or a wild toss of that mess on his head. If we are really lucky something will set him off and we'll get a ragin' Rob Ryan tirade.Something like this:@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Angry Rob Ryan yells and drops 'f—bomb' on sideline

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was visibly upset about something that happened midway through the third quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Packers. NBC showed a clip of a furious Ryan dropping an “f*** bomb” before cutting to a commercial...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Brandin Cooks Makes Unbelievable Catch

New Orleans Saints rookie receiver Brandin Cooks has already put on a show in several contests this season, but he may have had his most impressive highlight-reel catch to date in the second quarter of Sunday night’s marquee matchup with the Green Bay Packers, and it came just one play after he dropped a potential touchdown pass from Drew Brees. As you can see in the video below...
Via Gridiron Grit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Report: Jimmy Graham, Pierre Thomas, Jonathan Goodwin

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham is listed as "questionable" on the team's official injury report, but is expected to play against the Green Bay Packers. Graham was a limited participant in practice all week because of a shoulder injury.<div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue"...
Via NFL Injury Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why it’s Time to Pick Saints’ Travaris Cadet

Saints’ Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson Out; Travaris Cadet is a Pick Up from the Waiver Wire   The New Orleans Saints have announced that running backs Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson will be out due to injuries, making Travaris Cadet a good pick up off the waivers if you … The post Why it’s Time to Pick Saints’ Travaris Cadet appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
Via Fantasy Football Chick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton resorts to hacky motivational gimmick of cheesy cartoon to inspire Saints

The New Orleans Saints are looking for something, anything, to get the team back on the right track after a heartbreaking 24-23 road loss to the Detroit Lions last Sunday. The loss dropped the Saints to 2-4, and while that is no reason to go into full-blown panic mode, the with the surging Green Bay...Read More The post Sean Payton resorts to hacky motivational gimmick of cheesy...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Sean Payton tells reporter to ‘be quiet’ after being interrupted during press conference

Do not attempt to interrupt New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton when he's in the middle of speaking. One particular reporter learned the hard way in the news conference that followed Sunday's game—which the (2-4) Saints lost to the Lions, 24-23. Things got a bit chippy in the presser after the game. Payton was first asked a question that he didn't like. So he...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sean Payton has tense exchange with reporter

The New Orleans Saints fell to 2-4 this afternoon after losing to the Detroit Lions. Saints head coach Sean Payton was not happy and actually lost his temper with a few members of the media. Payton called out one guy for asking a stupid question. After being interrupted a few seconds later, he told a reporter to be quiet. h/t The Big Lead
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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