Found October 03, 2013 on College Spun:
Former Ole Miss football star Deuce McAllister, who played eight seasons in the NFL as a running back for the New Orleans Saints, doesn’t seem to think that the developing story regarding Rebels players allegedly “heckling” student actors during the school’s rendition of “The Laramie Project” is particularly newsworthy. For those playing catch up, it was reported that 20 football players were among those using “gay slurs” during the performance, which was about Matthew Shepard’s 1998 murder. Deuce’s take: Gotta be a slow news day. I don’t condone the actions of the 20 freshmen Ole Miss players nor do I know all of the facts but the reaction — deuce mcallister (@dmcallister26) October 3, 2013 And comments by most is laughable. Yes they know better and will pay for their actions. Teachable moment at best. — deuce mcallister (@dmcallister26) October 3, 2013 Since the initial report, which was written by Adam Ganucheau of The Daily Mississippian, coach Hugh Freeze has taken to Twitter

New Orleans Saints: Quarterly review

It is common practice by NFL teams to divide the season into four game quarters to evaluate their team’s performance. After four games the New Orleans Saints are as good as they can be as 4-0 behind strong efforts by both their offense and defense; here is how both sides of the ball graded out. Jimmy Graham has been a slam dunk this season amassing 458 yard over four games. He...

Jimmy Graham the best TE in the game?

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham is separating himself from the pack in this young season, writes Ashley Fox  of The tight end position, all the vogue these past few seasons in the NFL with the emergence of Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez and Graham as big parts of their team's passing game, is being looked at in an entirely new light, and the 6-foot-7...

Saints sign CFL standout Chris Williams

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a deal with former Canadian Football League star receiver/kick returner Chris Williams, agent Dan Vertlieb confirmed Thursday. It’s not clear yet if Williams will join the practice squad or the active roster. In the CFL he made his mark, scoring a team-record 17 touchdowns last year (11 receiving, […]

New Orleans Saints vs Chicago Bears preview

The New Orleans Saints (4-0) will travel to Soldier Field to play the Chicago Bears (3-1) at 1:00 ET. The Saints have been winless at Chicago in the Drew Brees-Sean Payton era mainly due to the weather conditions and the Bears physical style of play. The main key will be to stay turnover free against a Bears defense that scores more touchdowns than some offenses in the NFL. Besides...

What to watch in Week 5: Saints

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New Orleans Saints: 2013 Week 5 NFL Power Rankings (#3)

Last week: 3 Record: 4-0 Right now, I think the Saints are the 3rd best team in the NFL and could compete with Seattle or Denver on a neutral field. They are 3rd in the NFL in terms of moving the chains, doing so on 81% of chances. A strong offense is nothing new in New Orleans. Even with Sean Payton gone last year, the Saints were 4th in the NFL in points scored behind only the...

Saints preaching ball security

The Saints are coming off of a short week, thanks to a Monday Night Football victory, preparing to clash with the 3-1 Chicago Bears this Sunday at Soldier Field. The Saints will be looking to go 5-0 for just the fourth time in franchise history, and quarterback Drew Brees will be looking for a little payback, since he is personally 0-4 playing games in Chicago with the Saints. ...

Drew Brees named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week the NFL announced Wednesday. Brees threw for 413 yards four touchdowns and no interceptions in a 38-17 win against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night to keep the Saints undefeated. Brees has earned the award a franchise record 15 times since signing with the Saints in 2006. Only Tom Brady...

After Win Over Dolphins, Are the Saints the Favorite in the NFC?

The Saints are back.After posting a disappointing 7-9 record a year ago, New Orleans is off to a 4-0 start.With Drew Brees throwing for 4 touchdowns and over 400 yards last Monday Night against Miami, New Orleans is finally playing their best football.Their last two games have been blowouts, and it seems they have come a long way from the last second victory against Tampa Bay back...

Meet the centerpiece to Saints defense

A year ago, Bountygate and a 0-4 start turned the New Orleans Saints into sad sacks. This season, the Saints are 4-0 thanks in a large part to sacks of a different kind. The most notable difference has been a stifling defense. It all starts with defensive end Cameron Jordan, who abuses opposing team's offensive tackles and guards and has quietly become a centerpiece to the...

Saints Nation Podcast: Saints Move to 4-0, Galette Trolling and More

After Ralph's wife melts down over the Dolphins getting trucked, Andrew, Dave, and Kevin join in to recap the Saints 4-0 start. Andrew breaks down Junior Galette trolling the Dolphins a day after the beat down. Galette is Ralph's favorite player Twitter follow ever and Kevin dumps on Pete Prisco and IT IS AWESOME.  Dave tries to figure out if the Saints need to have...

Illini first in NFL starters to wins ratio, WSJ study shows

When the Chicago Bears host the New Orleans Saints Sunday, you’ll see former Fighting Illini Pierre Thomas starting at tailback. On the other side, the Saints have another former Illini, Martez Wilson who is a part time starter at right outside linebacker (he’s two on the depth chart now) Thomas, a T.F. South product from the Chicago suburbs, were on Illini teams that went 8...

You Interpret: ESPN Refers To Danny Woodhead As “Working Man’s Darren Sproles”

So, ESPN, what are you trying to say here?  Is Darren Sproles not a hard worker?  Does Danny Woodhead work harder than Darren Sproles?  Perhaps there are some racial undertones here as well.  Either way, interesting take on the Chargers running back who is a diminutive dynamo. [sportsgrid] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Chicago Bears host New Orleans Saints in clash of titans

After a brutal loss at Detroit in Week 4, the Chicago Bears (3-1) return to the friendly confines of Soldier Field, where they will host the undefeated New Orleans Saints. This should be an extremely difficult game for Chicago, as New Orleans brings a dominant offense, lead by quarterback Drew Brees, and a feisty defense […]The post Chicago Bears host New Orleans Saints in clash...

Fantasy Football: Game of the Week Preview

On Sunday, Chicago's third-ranked scoring offense (31.8 ppg) host the Saints' second-ranked passing attack (338 YPG) in the FOX Sports NFL Game of the Week . Drew Brees' offense were supposed to be tested when they hosted the Dolphins on Monday night, but New Orleans ran Miami out of town via the pass and 35 points in the first three quarters. Chicago lost their first...
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