Found October 19, 2012 on
New Orleans Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
San Diego Chargers
The New Orleans Saints have been cursed all year. Missed last second field goals, poorly timed interceptions from a QB that normally does a good job protecting the football, and one of the craziest offseasons in NFL history have added up to a one win season. The only good moment for the Saints came at the start of their win against the San Diego Chargers, when Drew Brees broke a seemingly invincible record.Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren't much better. A dismal 2-3 record comes largely because of their games against the NFC East in Weeks 2, 3, and 4. The teams they beat each only have one win. However, a Saints team that just can't seem to win, despite having the top passing offense in the league.There is a glaringly obvious reason the Saints can't pull a win- the other three major categories. They are 30th in rushing offense, despite an incredibly talented backfield, 26th in passing defense, and 31st in rushing defense. The Saints have been getting away fr...
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According to Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints tight end Jimmy Graham has been listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers.Graham has been dealing with a high ankle sprain all week.
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma was activated for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ESPN.com reported Saturday. Vilma, who has been recovering from a knee injury, is expected to play between 20 and 30 snaps. Vilma's one-year suspension for his role in the Saints' bounty program -- which is under appeal -- will be decided Oct. 30. He returned...
The New Orleans Saints have ruled out tight end Jimmy Graham for when they play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Battling an ankle injury, Graham will not even make the trip to Tampa Bay for the Saints’ Week 7 NFL game.
After missing some time two weeks ago when the Saints defeated the San Diego Chargers, Graham was able to return in the second half. He was used solely as a...
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The NFC South is looking bleaker and bleaker these days for another team outside of Atlanta to grab a hold of.
Instead, this division has turned into one of the more disappointing division since many had high hopes for the New Orleans...
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma participated in practice again Friday and appears likely to be activated from the physically unable to perform list in time to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Interim head coach Aaron Kromer said Vilma has made some impressive plays in practice this week, but the decision on whether to play him against the Buccaneers...
According to Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (ankle) will be a game-time decision.Fantasy Spin:Graham sprained his ankle against the Chargers in Week 5 yet is still not 100 percent after the bye. There is no tight end this side of Rob Gronkowski and Tony Gonzalez who can replace Graham's numbers.
It’s apparent that the NFL’s severe penalties handed down to New Orleans Saints players and coaches for creating and participation of their bounty programs for targeting opponents weren’t severe enough. You would think that forcing NFL coaches to sit out for at least parts of a season (including head coach Sean Payton missing all of 2012) and suspending Saints defensive coordinator...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has appointed his predecessor, Paul Tagliabue, to hear the appeals of four players suspended in the Saints bounties scandal.
Goodell says Friday that he notified Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove, as well as the players' union, that Tagliabue would be the hearing officer to ''decide the appeals and bring the...
Southampton manager Nigel Adkins is unsure of his future at the club. The Saints have struggled upon their return to...
The players' union opposes former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue hearing the appeals of the four players suspended in the Saints bounties case.
In a statement Wednesday, the NFL Players Association said it will file a motion in U.S. District Court in New Orleans later in the day asking Tagliabue to recuse himself because of a conflict of interest.
Commissioner Roger Goodell...
QB | RB | WR | TE
1. Drew Brees at TB
2. Aaron Rodgers at STL
3. Tom Brady vs NYJ
4. Eli Manning vs WAS
5. Robert Griffin III at NYG
6. Andrew Luck vs CLE
7. Tony Romo at CAR
8. Ben Roethlisberger at CIN
9. Andy Dalton vs PIT
10. Cam Newton vs DAL
11. Matthew Stafford at CHI
12. Carson Palmer vs JAC
13. Jay Cutler vs DET
14. Joe Flacco at HOU
15. Matt Schaub vs BAL