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Weathering the StormIt is no secret that New Orleans is a place known for partying and having fun, but in 2005 a gloom fell over the city in the form of a natural disaster.Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005, changing the city forever.We soon learned that even when left homeless, car-less, and jobless, the spirit of those native to the Big Easy couldn't be broken.Perseverance is innate for those all throughout the city. It has also proven to be contagious for people from all over the world, who now call New Orleans home.There is a special group of individuals, who since March, have been showing the same kind of steadfastness. The New Orleans Saints.On March 2, 2012, the NFL declared that they had evidence of a bounty scandal originating in 2009. After the investigation, league commissioner Roger Goodell handed down arguably the worst sanctions given in league history.Gregg Williams (former defensive coordinator) was suspended indefinitely, while Sean Payton (hea...
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The Saints have what you call “a good problem to have” with the running back depth chart.Travaris Cadet, New Orleans Saints rookie from Appalachian State, has made his presence known in the Saints' preseason games and practices.Some have speculated that Chris Ivory’s fourth spot on the depth chart is challenged by Cadet’s performances.With the addition of Cadet on the...
Suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton emerged from the shadows Thursday night to speak to the University of North Texas' football team. The last time Payton was firing up a team with a speech, it was his own Saints.
"I hate I'm going to miss the season," Payton told the players, as they prepare for their first game, and quite a daunting challenge...
Will Drew Brees be the same without Sean Payton on the sidelines?
Rizzla: Yes, Drew Brees will be the same. I do not expect him to have the best passing season in NFL history once again but Brees will not miss a step with Payton not on the sidelines this year. Brees helped Payton create the offense and the interim head coaches have pledged to keep the status quo. In addition offensive...
The New Orleans Saints have undergone one of the most chaotic offseasons of any NFL franchise this season with the Bountygate scandal and having been slapped with multiple suspensions. The Saints and the New Orleans area have been able to rebound after Hurricane Katrina but a new tropical system, Tropical Storm Isaac, seems to be looming on the horizon for the region, with every...
Sean Payton gave a motivational talk to the University of North Texas’ football program on Thursday, and it was great. It was Payton’s first speech to a football team, since his own Saints but it looks like he hasn’t lot a step. Payton addressed everything from building a winning team in New Orleans to how he hates having to miss an entire season of coaching. Check out the...
Garrett Hartley's name is etched into New Orleans Saints lore as the player whose kick sent the club to its only Super Bowl.
John Kasay, one of the most successful kickers in NFL history, proved last season that he was not yet over the hill at age 42.
While both have been back with New Orleans this preseason, the Saints will only have room for one of them.
Houston also has...
Background: NFL Owner, Roger Goodell, suspended Saints LB Jonathan Vilma for the entire season because of what Vilma says are ‘unsubstantiated claims’. Vilma is currently suing Goodell for defamation. So basically, there is a lot of bad blood between the two.
This poster is apparently being displayed in Brother Jimmy’s BBQ restaurant (in Miami) which is co-owned by Vilma.
Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt gave his players the day off on Monday as they prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Issac.
Vitt said he recommended to the players they evacuate their families today due to the storm. Gave the players tomorrow off
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) August 26, 2012
We’ll certainly be praying for the city of New Orleans as well as the Saints organization...
Great speech from Sean Payton just yesterday. Man, I miss having him around.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Matt Schaub and Drew Brees looked sharp in a high-scoring first half, and Joe Morgan's touchdown catch late in the fourth quarter lifted the New Orleans Saints to a 34-27 preseason victory over the Houston Texans on Saturday night.
Schaub completed 15-of-18 passes for 194 yards and a touchdown, but three turnovers by Houston (No. 4 in the AP Pro 32) helped...
Matt Schaub and Drew Brees look ready as ever for the games that will count.
The defenses they picked apart might feel differently about the work they have left to do in a short couple weeks.
The star quarterbacks for Houston and New Orleans combined for 373 yards passing in a high-scoring first half, and Joseph Morgan's touchdown catch late in the fourth quarter lifted the...
Franco Di Santo's classy strike put Wigan on course for victory at Southampton today as the newly-promoted side paid for their inability to find a way past Ali Al-Habsi.
The Argentinian striker's second-half goal was followed up late on by an Arouna Kone effort as the Latics racked up their first points of the season at St Mary's.
Southampton started their first home...
Matt Schaub and Drew Brees looked sharp in a high-scoring first half, and Joe Morgan's touchdown catch late in the fourth quarter lifted the New Orleans Saints to a 34-27 preseason victory over the Houston Texans on Saturday night.
Schaub completed 15-of-18 passes for 194 yards and a touchdown, but three turnovers by Houston (No. 4 in the AP Pro 32) helped the Saints (No. 9...
The Saints played their last home game of the preseason game tonight and gave the fans something to enjoy. The final score was 34-27 but the game was all about the first half which ended in a 24-24 tie with the starters playing the entirety. There were some mistakes, poor defense, big plays, impressive offense... a little bit of everything. But the first half ended with what I viewed...