Found October 30, 2013 on Cold Hard Football Facts:
The New Orleans Saints have quietly put up fearsome stats here in 2013, even if their performance has been overshadowed by unbeaten Kansas City, dazzling Denver and punishing Seattle.

Baby dressed as an adorable (and crying) Rob Ryan for Halloween

What we have here is an adorable baby dressed up like Rob Ryan for Halloween. Did the buffet run out on the little costumed guy?

Kenny Stills’ development essential for New Orleans Saints

This past week against the Buffalo Bills, rookie wide receiver Kenny Stills broke out, catching three balls for 129 yards and two touchdowns. His performance was impressive and was refreshing to see coming out of a bye week that, in all likelihood, emphasized wide receiver production. Stills’ development in the New Orleans Saints’ offense will be essential going forward. It still...

QB Drew Brees says there is a huge difference between similar passing numbers from 2012

New Orleans QB Drew Brees said that though his passing numbers are roughly the same as last year, there is a big difference on how it has translated to wins.

Rex Ryan appears to crack fat joke about brother Rob

Despite the fact that the two seem to be pretty close — the two are fraternal twins, after all — New York Jets coach Rex Ryan and New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan sure enjoy making one another the butt’s of their jokes. The smack talk always reaches critical mass — as the Ryan […]The post Rex Ryan holds up sign poking fun at brother Rob Ryan at presser...

Saints vs. Bills: 6 and (Stills the) 1

I’d like to thank the New Orleans Saints for deciding not to do what I had feared, which is make me sweat it out fresh off the bye week against an inferior team like the Bills. Yes the Bills are much improved and were expected to put up a fight. But the Saints are better. Waaaay better, in fact. And they were playing at home which is also known as Sean Payton’s playground...

Saints line working to clean up troubling trends

Although Drew Brees again has the Saints' offense ranked near the top of the NFL, the unit has been struggling with a couple of troublesome trends. Neither is particularly flattering to the offensive line. Brees has been sacked 18 times through seven games after being taken down only 26 times in all of 2012. Meanwhile, New Orleans ranks 25th in rushing, averaging 85.3 yards...

Film Room Checkup: Marques Colston

Hey all. My name is Sam Mayers and I am a new contributor to The Fake Football. I will be doing a new weekly feature called “Film Room Checkup” where I will examine a few high profile fantasy players who had poor weeks to see what went wrong. There are many things that you can find on film that you cannot see during a game broadcast. This information can sometimes help us get...

Week 9 Fantasy Football Injury Report: Jimmy Graham

New Orleans Saints starting TE Jimmy Graham returned to the lineup in Week 8 and, while he did not have the same gaudy stats, did find the end zone against the Buffalo Bills. Graham had been bothered by a previously undisclosed foot injury, which turned out to be a partial tear of the plantar fascia on the bottom of the foot. Injury Outlook: This injury is a good news/bad news type...

Saints Nation Podcast: Bills Recap and Kevin Held vs. a 3 Year Old

Dave is really excited that he saw Drew Brees after the Saints big win but he was more excited about his Kenny Stills prediction from last week. Kevin explains why after seven weeks the defense has been way more consistent than the offense. Andrew says Drew Brees' performance against the Bills was a master piece considering the protection he got. Dave wonders how many plays Jimmy...

Rex puts rout behind him, focused on Saints

Moving on from the 49-9 loss last week, Rex says it’s time to move forward. Their next challenge is having to suppress the air attack, led by Drew Brees, against the New Orleans Saints.

Saints Nation: Defensive and Special Teams Player Grades vs. Bills

Another opponent held under 20 points, sign me up. Remember, this defense doesn't have to be all world. They just have to get a couple sacks, force some turnovers, and give the team a chance to win. But they've been doing so much more than that this season and this game was no exception. While it wasn't perfect at all times, it was yet another very strong performance...

Preview: Jets (4-4) vs. New Orleans Saints (6-1)

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – The Jets have keep a pretty consistent win-loss, win-loss pattern going this season, so if it holds, they should pull off a thrilling victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.But as against the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots, teams the Jets have upset so far this season, conventional wisdom isn't in their favor.The forecast will be grim for...

Saints-Jets Preview

Under new coordinator Rob Ryan, the New Orleans Saints' vastly improved defense has made things miserable for many opposing offenses. Ryan will try to ensure that misery extends to his twin brother's team as the Saints visit the New York Jets on Sunday. The Saints have been known for a high-powered offense, leading the league in total yardage over the last five seasons...

Saints Nation Guru: Make Your Prediction For the Jets Game

Congrats to swebbmann for getting the win this week. He's now tied for second place with Gary J., still chasing Eliza18s for the top spot. He needed the bonus question to sneak out a win, we've seen some tightly contest battles so far.   Make your predictions for the Jets game and try to win a $50 gift card to at the end of the season. Here's how it works...
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