Found November 03, 2011 on Buc Stop:
  Buccaneers Offensive Coordinator Greg Olson worked as the quarterbacks coach at Purdue University and coached Saints QB Drew Brees through his entire collegiate career from 1997- 2000. Saints Offensive Line Coach and Running Game Coordinator Aaron Kromer worked as the Buccaneers senior assistant in 2005 and senior assistant/offensive line coach from 2006-07.  Buccaneers Linebackers Coach Joe Baker worked for the Saints an assistant secondary and special teams coach from 2000-01, assistant secondary coach in 2002 and secondary coach from 2003-04. Buccaneers Assistant to the Head Coach Jay Kaiser served as Saints WR Lance Moore’s Position Coach at Toledo in 2001. Buccaneers Quarterback Coach Alex Van Pelt played for Saints Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams in 2001-03 for the Buffalo Bills.  Buccaneers C Jeff Faine played for the Saints from 2006-2007. Saints TE John Gilmore played for the Bucs from 2008-10. During his three seasons, he recorded 31 receptions for 330 ya...

New Orleans Saints Week 9 Pregame: Saints Versus Bucs Rematch

The New Orleans Saints are probably more healthy immediately following their surprising third loss in a trap-game to the St Louis Rams on the afternoon before All Hallows Eve than they have been so far this first half of the season. It was a spooky total reversal of two teams who appeared to each play in the others’ shoes for that one contest on Halloween weekend. Despite the fact...

Brees' protection not what it used to be

While Drew Brees has been adjusting to new offensive linemen, he's also dealt with increased pressure from pass rushers. Only half way through this season, the Saints' star quarterback has been sacked 19 times, more than he was sacked for the entire seasons of 2006, `07 or `08, and only one fewer than all of 2009. Help is coming as starting right tackle Zach Strief returns...

Final thoughts on New Orleans Saints loss to the St. Louis Rams

One of six sacks of Drew Brees (Source: night I finally made myself watch the Saints 31-21 loss to the Rams.  It was better and worse than I expected. … [visit site to read more]Final thoughts on New Orleans Saints loss to the St. Louis Rams - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Quit It and Quit It and QUIT IT!: A Late Tuesday Edition

I’m still pissed about the Saints’ ridiculous loss to the Rams on Sunday…and not just the fact that they loss but how they loss. Therefore, I’ve resurrected the “Hit It and Quit It franchise for a very special, unladylike remix. And away we gooo… Quit It! So when Drew Brees gets sacked 6 six times, is it safe to say the offensive line would have done better to skip...

NFL Observations and Analysis for Week 8

The biggest surprise on Sunday was the Saints losing to the Rams in St.Louis 31-21. It was a very bad loss for Drew Brees and the rest of the Saints.The Saints' defense was exposed once again and they could not stop Steven Jackson at all. Jackson had 159 yards and two TDs on the day.The offensive line was horrible for the Saints as they could not protect Brees at all. No Mark...

A Halloween Disaster for the New Orleans Saints

Well, another week, and a different New Orleans Saints‘ team showed up.  After a rollicking good time, defeating the winless Indianapolis Colts 62-7, the Saints collapsed against the previously winless St Louis Rams, losing 31-21 to a team which had scored only 56 points in 6 previous games. The Saints showed a complete lack of energy on both sides of the ball. Stephen Jackson...

Rested Buccaneers begin preparation for Saints

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are rested and eager to begin a critical stretch that will be crucial to their chances of winning the NFC South. The team reconvened following their bye week Tuesday to begin preparation for a key matchup against New Orleans (5-3), which leads the division by a half game over the Bucs (4-3) and Atlanta Falcons. It will be Tampa Bay's second meeting...

New Orleans Saints offensive line has a tough road ahead

Saints RT Zach Strief (Source: and foremost the New Orleans Saints are a passing team. A vital part to passing successfully is the offensive lines ability to keep pressure away from the quarterback, and in the Saints case that means keeping Pro Bowl quarterback Drew Brees off his back. … [visit site to read more]New Orleans Saints offensive line has a...

PFT Live: Can Bucs beat Saints again?

Mike Florio talks with Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ rookie defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Clayborn and the Bucs are getting ready to take on Drew Brees and the Saints’ high-powered offense in a NFC South showdown. A win would give the Bucs the tie-breaker over New Orleans if they finished with the same record.

NFL Factoids For Week 9

Some quick facts, figures and things to watch for in NFL Week 9… Quick to Rebound: Entering Week 9, five teams – Buffalo (5-2), Carolina (2-6), Cincinnati (5-2), Detroit (6-2) and San Francisco (6-1) – have already equaled or surpassed their win totals of last year. The Houston Texans (5-3) can accomplish the feat this week when they host the Cleveland Browns. If Houston earns...

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