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Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith plans to make sure that his 5-0 squad stays grounded moving forward. Instead of basking in the glow of the NFC's shiniest record, Smith, unsolicited, rips off a list of things that need to be "fixed" on his team as it prepares to face the Oakland Raiders before heading into a bye week. Among the items were the run defense, the coverage units and the offense's penchant for committing some pretty bizarre and devastating turnovers that could be costly against tougher competition. Also, while he likes the mental toughness that the team has shown while battling back in the fourth quarter of the last two games, he doesn't want that to become a habit. "We've got a lot of things to improve on," Smith said. "First thing that comes to mind on the defensive side of the football is we've got to be better stopping the run. We gave up over 100 yards, 125 yards of rushing (against the Washington Redskins)." ...
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Pepsi had been teasing its newest superstar commercial with the boy group One Direction and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for a few weeks, so it wasn’t like we didn’t know this was coming. Once the full commercial actually hit, most people were still a little surprised to see the man so powerful that even Oprah couldn’t wipe a birthmark from his face hamming it...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has altered the suspensions of three of the four players who were disciplined as a result of the league’s investigation into the Saints’ bounty program.The player who got the best result was Browns linebacker Scott Fujita, who already had the shortest suspension and has now had the largest reduction to his suspension: Fujita’s suspension has...
The New Orleans Saints are doing their best to block out the ongoing drama surrounding linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defense end Will Smith. That doesn't mean Drew Brees and the 1-4 Saints aren't thinking about it. Brees said Thursday the reissued suspensions were "a sham." He disagrees with the basis for the punishment handed down to players and coaches for the...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers great Terry Bradshaw told WFAN in New York that he isn’t blown away by Drew Brees breaking Johnny Unitas’ record for the most consecutive games with a touchdown pass.“(The record) didn’t blow me away,” Bradshaw said, per WFAN. “I’m not much on that stuff … I’m not into records, fellas. I’m just into winning football games. (The Saints...
I got even money that Drew didn't know what One Direction was before the filming of this advertisement...
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In a memo to all 32 NFL teams announcing the revised punishment from the alleged three-year bounty program run by the New Orleans Saints, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell revealed a significant detail about a 2010 game with Carolina.
In a previous memo, Goodell wrote that the Saints had a bounty on Carolina quarterback Cam Newton last season. In a section of this letter, Goodell details...
The Pro Football Hall of Fame has received the football Drew Brees threw to eclipsed Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' record of 47 consecutive games with a touchdown pass.
Brees broke the record with a 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson during a 31-24 victory over San Diego on Sunday night, marking Brees' 48th straight game with a scoring pass, a streak that began...
Andrew Juge of the Saints Nation stops by for his Monday film review to analyze the Saints first win of the season. Ralph asks why the offensive line can look so good at pass protection but can't run block to save their lives. Has Spags turned into Gregg Williams 2.0 and should we expect all blitz all the time the rest of 2012? Ralph explains the historic pace the Saints...
Sometimes it just takes one.
The New Orleans Saints finally got in the win column Sunday night with a victory over the ever-inconsistent San Diego Chargers. The Saints dug themselves a hole early, but at least one Saints blogger gives the team a chance at a mid-season turnaround, noting that outside of Atlanta, the NFC is devoid of dominant teams.
Thus Travis Dauro, a contributing...
In the ruling by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Vilma was again found to have pledged money to any teammate who could knock then-Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre out of the 2009 NFC Championship Game.
On Tuesday, Vilma's lawyer, Peter Ginsberg, released a statement on behalf of his client. The statement in full:
"Commissioner Goodell has crafted a "revised...
Drew Brees won’t be extending his NFL record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass since the Saints aren’t playing in Week 6. The Bears,...
All four players punished in the NFL's bounty investigation have filed appeals with the league. People familiar with the situation say the players have asked Commissioner Roger Goodell to remove himself as arbitrator because they do not believe he can be impartial.
One of the people also says New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma expects to play at Tampa Bay on Oct. 21 while...
The NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, re-issued penalties Tuesday for the four players disciplined in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal.
This is the latest round of a tug of war between the NFL and the four players. The latest punishment by Goodell is slightly altered from his previous decision.
Vilma, who would have been able to return from the physically unable to perform...
Russell Athletic's stable of athlete endorsers has just gotten a little larger. The company, a division of Russell Brands, LLC announced a new partnership with Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon and New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram."To have Pierre and Mark join the Russell Athletic family is a huge honor for us," said Gary Barfield, executive...