Found September 05, 2012 on
Redskins Hog Heaven:
Robert Griffin III
New Orleans Saints
St. Louis Rams
2009 Image Source: Chris McGrath/Getty Images North America via Zimbio.comThe Washington Redskins open the NFL season against the New Orleans Saints this Sunday. The Saints are a special opponent for two reasons. First, the Redskins and Saints share a connection with Gregg Williams, and second, Roger Goodell has touched both teams. Reason No. 2 makes the Saints beatable, IMO, but that may be the homer coming out of me.
I went to Andrew Juge, my Bloguin colleague who covers the Saints on The Saints Nation Blog for answers. Andrew shared great insight on the Saints. The Q&A is lengthy. Here's the executive summary of his comments:
Bounty or not, the Saints won with offense. Sanctioned players, including Jonathan Vilma, will not be missed.
Gregg Williams still infuses the soul of the defense, in a good way. Juge's impressions of Williams recalled my memories of his days in Washington.
Steve Spagnuolo is making a positive impression.
The Redskins must make the...
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During a Wednesday conference call with reporters, St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher was asked if he’ll welcome back defensive coordinator Gregg Williams next season if he’s reinstated by the NFL.
Fisher responded simply by saying “we’ll discuss that next year.”
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Drew Brees and Jimmy Graham were quite the unstoppable force last season setting records that nobody saw coming.
The balance from the run game truly made the New Orleans offense tops in the NFL.
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Drew Brees is confident the Saints can replicate Sean Payton's record-breaking offense to an extent.
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New Orleans Saints players Drew Brees, Marques Colston and Devery Henderson are motivated to return to the Super Bowl after an offseason full of controversy and turmoil.
They call Purdue “The Cradle of Quarterbacks,” and given that the school has produced names like Drew Brees, Kyle Orton, and yes, the immortal Gary Danielson, it seems like an appropriate nickname.
However, when the current group of Boilermakers takes the field on Saturday against Notre Dame, the school will honor someone honor one of its most famous alums, but someone who...
The storylines are plentiful in this much-anticipated NFC matchup, as Robert Griffin III debuts for the Washington Redskins against Drew Brees and...
Okay, I said it in the description and that is the only time I will mention bounties in this piece.I will talk about the one area of the team that I believe has the most to potentially gain or lose during this season. In 2012 the New Orleans Saints will have had three different men fill the role of head coach.The main man, Sean Payton is suspended for the season because of you...
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Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints
Sunday: September 9th
Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins are taking their talents to South Beach… I mean the Big Easy, as they face off with Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on the NFL’s opening weekend.
Kickoff is set for 1 o’clock on Fox where Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnson and unfortunately...
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