Posted September 30, 2012 on
We're not done with the Fail Mary yet, as we examine the history-altering difference between one win and one loss in a 16-game season. Plus, Darren Sproles and Randall Cobb, A.J. Hawk, Drew Brees and the sad-sack Saints defense highlight our 21-point preview that is guaranteed to be the biggest and best anywhere.
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I completed my second trade with Colbey from Cardboard Collections. Colbey contacted me about a few cards from my Want List he could help out with, and our second deal was underway after a few e-mails. I received two relics and a bit of Ginter help when all was said and done.First up, a sweet Darren Sproles relic, complete with a powder blue piece of jersey. Every Chargers' relic...
Brees has played three of the NFL's worst defenses so far - Redskins, Panthers, and Chiefs - with two of those matchups at home. Nonetheless, Brees has "just" 904 passing yards, 7 TDs vs. 5 INTs, and a 6.7 YPA. Not awful stats, certainly, but they're a far cry from the Brees we saw in 2011.
I spent a fair amount of time this week trying to figure out which...
After taking advantage of six turnovers to beat the Kansas City Chiefs, the San Diego Chargers turned their attention to former teammate Drew Brees and the winless New Orleans Saints.
The Chargers (3-1) will travel to face the Saints (0-4) on Sunday night.
With only three healthy cornerbacks on the roster, the Chargers are expected to sign free agent Chris Carr. They'll need...
Drew Brees Ties a Long-Time Record Today In Green Bay -
On a 20-yd TD pass to WR Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints Drew Brees has tied Johnny Unitas’ NFL record for most consecutive games with a TD pass at 47! Unitas’ record spanned from 1956-60. 52 years later, Brees has tied it!
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The Green Bay Packers were once again on the wrong end of a bad call by officials: With the ball clearly being out of his hands before Darren Sproles hit the ground, the REAL refs ruled that in the above play the runner was down. The Packers had no challenges remaining and the Saints ended up driving down the field for a touchdown.Here’s the ensuing pile-up after the fumble...
Philly Sports World Fantasy Week 4 recap
Predicting the Saints to lose and they did I am now 2-2, though not the way I predicted it. Drew Brees showed up and showed up big but it wasn’t enough. Fantasy owners got huge points off the 446 yards and 3 touchdowns.
DUD of the week
Cam Newton> had him as a fantasy sit against the Falcons and he has his best game of the year. Having...
A week after poor officiating by the replacement referees cost Green Bay a victory it looked like a repeat was in the making with the regular referees in their Sunday afternoon game of the week against New Orleans.Some stiff red zone defense and a missed field goal with under three minutes left gave Green Bay the narrowest of victories, 28-27, overcoming the officiating and Drew...
Seven from Sunday - Week 4. Drew Brees ties Johnny Unitas, Tom Brady ties Brett Favre and the Vikings and Rams special teams accomplish something that has never been done in the history of the great American game.
New Orleans Saints (0-3) at Green Bay Packers (1-2)
The Saints and Packers are a combined 1-5 three weeks in the season. Raise your hand if you saw that coming. I strangely see no hands. This is a huge, must win game for both teams, and given that we should expect huge performances from both quarterbacks. You know it’s really not sitting well with both of these quarterbacks that...
Now that nobody in Green Bay has fingernails left and some will be sporting new gray hairs on their head it is time to sum up the game.
This game featured a battle between the starting quarterbacks as Aaron Rodgers threw for 319 yards and four touchdowns. Not to be outdone Drew Brees threw for 446 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of offense, the Packers had a solid attack. ...
The New Orleans Saints finally saw an offense they recognized.
The result was the same, though - another loss for a team whose tumultuous offseason has spilled over into a winless start.
This time Garrett Hartley missed a field goal in a wild ending at Lambeau Field, where the Saints (0-4) blew a fourth-quarter lead and lost to the Green Bay Packers 28-27 on Sunday.