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New Orleans Saints
The NFL season is now entering it's second quarter, but it is still way to early to start making drastic changes. One thing for sure that will not change, is the New Orleans Saints offense scoring points. Last night Drew Brees picked apart the Miami Dolphins secondary with some quick strikes to Darren Sproles and some big plays to Jimmy Graham and Marques Colston. When the night was over, Brees completed 30 of his 39 pass attempts for over 400 yards and 4 scores. A near perfect fantasy day. Sproles racked up 7 completions for 114 yards and two scores, including a rushing TD. Colston grabbed 7 for 96 yards while Jimmy Graham scored 2 times on 4 receptions for 100 yards. The New Orleans Saints defense is not the one we are used to. Rob Ryan has really turned things around and even though they have trouble stopping the run, the Saints offense forces opposing teams to throw the ball anyway. New Orleans is 5th in the NFL in passing yards allowed, and they have 12 sacks and 7 interceptions and have yet to give up 20 points. The Bears and Patriots will really test this Defense in the coming weeks, both road games!Ryan Tannehill really hurt the Dolphins with 3 interceptions yesterday and a silly fumble when all he had to do was slide. He has nice chemistry with Brandon Gibson and Charles Clay as both have 20 receptions. Brian Hartline leads the team with 21 receptions, 271 yards and 2 TDs. Mike Wallace on the other hand has just 15 receptions for less than 200 yards! Lamar Miller needs to get more touches! The guy is averaging over 4.5 yards per carry and yet has just 43 attempts in 4 games! He is not involved in the passing game, so in order for him to be fantasy relevant, he will need an increase in touches. Hold on for a while longer and even try to get him cheap with the BYE weeks coming and your need for an extra RB!
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New Orleans Saints Drew Brees passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints routed the Miami Dolphins 38-17 on Monday night. Brees threw two touchdowns to tight end Jimmy Graham and the other two to Benjamin Watson and Darren Sproles, who also rushed for a touchdown. “He plays out of this world,” Graham said.
It is common practice by NFL teams to divide the season into four game quarters to evaluate their team’s performance. After four games the New Orleans Saints are as good as they can be as 4-0 behind strong efforts by both their offense and defense; here is how both sides of the ball graded out.
Jimmy Graham has been a slam dunk this season amassing 458 yard over four games. He...
Monday night's big win was tough on Saints cornerback and New Orleans native Keenan Lewis in a personal way as he faced off against his childhood best friend for the first time ever.
Lewis and Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace have been close since they were 5 years old, played together at O. Perry Walker High School in New Orleans, then again as Pittsburgh Steelers for four...
Monday night football in the Superdome with two 3-0 teams battling to keep their record perfect. What more could you ask for as a fan? The Saints will host the Dolphins tonight for a chance to start the first quarter of the season with a perfect record. This is, like the first three games, one that the Saints will come in as favorites in. Here's five things I'll be looking...
The Saints are coming off of a short week, thanks to a Monday Night Football victory, preparing to clash with the 3-1 Chicago Bears this Sunday at Soldier Field.
The Saints will be looking to go 5-0 for just the fourth time in franchise history, and quarterback Drew Brees will be looking for a little payback, since he is personally 0-4 playing games in Chicago with the Saints.
Whether Drew Brees passed to diminutive running back Darren Sproles or to 6-foot-7 tight end Jimmy Graham, there wasn't much the previously unbeaten Miami Dolphins could do about it.
That's how it is when New Orleans' record-setting quarterback is running coach Sean Payton's wide-open offense to perfection. If it keeps up, there's no reason why the Saints can...
After Ralph's wife melts down over the Dolphins getting trucked, Andrew, Dave, and Kevin join in to recap the Saints 4-0 start. Andrew breaks down Junior Galette trolling the Dolphins a day after the beat down. Galette is Ralph's favorite player Twitter follow ever and Kevin dumps on Pete Prisco and IT IS AWESOME.
Dave tries to figure out if the Saints need to have...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drew Brees passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints turned a clash of unbeaten teams into a lopsided affair, beating the Miami Dolphins 38-17 on Monday night.
Two of Brees' touchdowns went to Jimmy Graham for 27 and 43 yards as the tight end had at least 100 yards receiving for the third straight game.
Brees' other scoring strikes went...
Week Four of the NFL regular season wraps up this evening with a matchup of two unbeaten teams. The Miami Dolphins will be facing off against the New Orleans Saints. The Dolphins are a surprising 3-0 while the Saints improved defense and the return of head coach Sean Payton have led to their early season success.
Saints QB Drew Brees is playing at high typical high level once again...
The Saints-Dolphins Monday Night Football’s broadcast featured an offensive outpouring by Sean Payton and Drew Brees, Jon Gruden working out and these close-up shots of the Saintsations (the Saints Cheerleaders).
New Orleans Saints (4-0) at Chicago Bears (3-1)
The Saints and Dolphins both went into Monday Night’s game at 3-0, after going 7-9 last season, but at the end of the day, it was the Saints who proved they were for real, while the Dolphins looked like a team that was never very good to begin with. The Saints obviously dominated in a 21 point win and it’s not like the Dolphins...
The year was 2009. The New Orleans Saints, coming off a weak 2008 season, going just 8-8, had the best year in team history, finishing 13-3 and winning their first Super Bowl in team history. They went 11-5 the next year with a first round exit to the Seattle Seahawks, but hey, that game was in Seattle. Nobody wins in Seattle. The Saints had seemed to have turned their once weak...
The surprising Miami Dolphins will take on the rejuvenated New Orleans Saints tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. There’s no more fitting end to...
The New Orleans Saints are doing all they can not to get caught up in their best start in four seasons.
If they are to remain undefeated Sunday, the Saints must end a three-game road skid against the Chicago Bears, who are looking to bounce back from their first loss.
A year ago, New Orleans (4-0) was winless through four games under interim coach Aaron Kromer as the bounty situation...
Drew Brees passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns, and the
Saints turned a clash of unbeaten teams into a lopsided affair,
beating the Miami Dolphins 38-17 on Monday night.