Found October 25, 2012 on
Robert Griffin III
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New Orleans Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Minnesota VikingsTampa Bay: The Buccaneers come off a heartbreaking loss to the New Orleans Saints, dropping them to 2-4. They led the Saints in the first half, but then Drew Brees brought his team storming back to take the lead. Josh Freeman showed some mettle, going toe to toe and punch for punch with Brees, only to essentially run out of time and real estate when Mike Williams stepped out of bounds before coming back in bounds and illegally catching the ball in the endzone at the end of the game.Now on a quick turn around, Freeman and company will face a Vikings team that ranks 9th overall in total defensive yardage allowed and a very stout 6th in points allowed at just 18.7 points per game. The defense has shown a few cracks however, as they’ve allowed around 280 total yards per game and a total of 4 TDs in the past 2 games to opposing QBs (Robert Griffin III and John Skelton), and with the way Freeman has been playing of late, he could find some succe...
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The Saints are shockingly bad this season. I did not expect them to be affected this much by the loss of their head coach. Drew Brees has decided he has to share his opinion on all the big issues in the NFL after being out front during the lock-out and now with the bounty scandal. He's actually becoming obnoxious. He needs to spend more time preparing and less time complaining...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By GUERRY SMITH Associated Press Drew Brees believes the Saints' offense is close to where it needs to be.
Even without injured Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham, the Saints had five touchdowns in a six-possession span at Tampa Bay in a 35-28 win.
''Definitely you feel that no matter what play is called, we're going to make it work...
Andrew Juge of the Saints Nation stops by to discuss the Saints win in Tampa. He explains how the offense finally started to click by using great pass protection, the long ball, and Joe Morgan's super powers. He also thinks the running game is close to breaking out.
Ralph and Andrew then discuss the defense and they want just want one thing from it; To stop being the worst...
WHAT DID HE SAY?
Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III has proved to be a very mature, highly savvy young man that belies his age and experience, both on the field and off of it. But if he’s anything like most people — which is arguable — RG3 probably cringed after recently taking part in an interview with [...]
Denver Broncos’ cornerback Tracy Porter has a thread in history with both Peyton Manning and Drew Brees.
When he was a member of the New Orleans Saints, his interception of Peyton Manning in the 2010 Super Bowl put the final nail in the Indianapolis Colts’ championship bid.
Manning along with Porter are now teammates fighting together and their team is poised to take on Brees...
The Denver Broncos (3-3) enter Sunday Night's matchup with the New Orleans Saints (2-4) at Sports Authority Field at Mile High coming off a 35-24 victory over the San Diego Chargers followed by a bye week. The Saints enter this road game in Denver having won their past two games, including a 35-28 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday.
The Broncos are currently...
The last time Peyton Manning and Drew Brees met - in Super Bowl XLIV - the game ended with Brees and the New Orleans Saints raising the Lombardi Trophy.
Manning will be looking for a bit of revenge Sunday night as the Denver Broncos host the Saints, who play their first game under interim coach Joe Vitt.
A lot has changed since that matchup in February 2010. Of course, Manning...
The Bucs head up north to face the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday Night Football. Tampa Bay can not let the national spotlight get to them as running back Adrian Peterson and defensive end Jared Allen have made it tough for the opposition to get a win off of them this season. Keep Peterson from running wild Adrian Peterson ran for 153 yards and one touchdown against the Cardinals...
Last week straight up: 11-2Season straight up: 66-38Last week vs. spread: 8-5Season vs. spread: 48-55-1
BUCS (6.5) AT VIKINGS:
Tampa's defense got exposed by the Saints, but so have a lot of teams by Drew Brees. The task won't be as difficult this week against a Vikings' offense that didn't do much in a so-so win over the short-handed Cardinals. The crowd in Minny...
Rams WR Chris Givens is a week 8 fantasy football sleeper.
Sometimes you need a fantasy gem to be successful. Here is a list of LestersLegends’ under the radar players that could possibly pull out a win for you in week eight.
Josh Freeman, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Freeman is averaging 374 yards and three touchdowns in his past two games. I don’t see him dropping anything...
I know, I know, you might think that I am crazy for saying this. But I firmly believe that The Madden Curse is real and I HAVE PROOF! Here are the stats of the last few Madden Cover players and the failing seasons that they have had.
2011: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Had a good year, but the Saints were beat by the Seahawks in the first round of the playoffs.
Nielsen and E-Poll Market Research has released the NFL's most and least liked players for 2012. Here we go.
1 Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers, 63% approval
2 Drew Brees, New...
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Minnesota's rebuilding project might eventually prove it needs more work. The Vikings, though, have clearly restored a critical piece of their foundation: the dome-field advantage.
They're 4-0 this year under the roof, where their fierce pass rush has been bothering opposing quarterbacks and Adrian Peterson has been powering his way through the other team's defense....