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Saints Nation: 5 Things To Watch For With Lions @ Saints - PLAYOFF EDITION!

Gameday is here and it will be the second time in over a month that the Saints will welcome the Lions to the Superdome. This game will have more at stake than the first game as the loser in this game will have it's season end. I thought the first game was a game in which the Saints should have won going away but the Lions simply would not go away. It should be a great game...

Saints OL Jahri Evans Says Ndamukong Suh is Dirty After the Whistle

Saints guard Jahri Evans is a Pro Bowl lineman preparing for his team’s Wild Card playoff game against the Lions Saturday. He has one of his toughest assignments of the season — protecting Drew Brees from Detroit’s rowdy defensive line led by Ndamukong Suh. Though Evans respects Suh, he recognizes the Lions lineman is dirty. “I think some things he does is dirty, after the...

When the Saints Go Marching . . . Watch Out San Francisco

  It is hard to deny how well the New Orleans Saints’ are playing right now. The dark horse with the fleur-de-lis might not have landed that 2nd place NFC slot but should have no trouble reaching the divisional playoffs. This is a team that hasn’t lost a game since October (currently an eight game winning streak) and has won all games since their Week 11 bye, helmed by the record...

Surging Saints a tough playoff draw for Detroit

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Having shed their long-held reputation for losing with flair of bumbling ineptitude, the New Orleans Saints open the playoffs Saturday as the Super Bowl contenders they expected to be.Drew Brees broke some of the most prestigious passing records there are, while the Saints (13-3) matched their ...

Saints Nation: Scouting the Lions, Playoff Edition

It is playoff time for the New Orleans Saints as it is becoming an every year deal as this marks the third straight season the Saints have made it to the playoffs. Before I get started I wanted to point your direction to a Q&A Andrew Juge (of Saints Nation of course) did with the blog This Given Sunday. It's a blog that features the top football bloggers on the Bloguin...

The other side: Saints running wild for playoffs

The New Orleans Saints took a huge and humiliating loss at Seattle in their first playoff game last year that was defined by the play of running backs. Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch sealed the victory with an incredible tackle-breaking 67-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.

Offense may rule for Saints, Lions

Sean Payton cautions against assuming that a game featuring prolific quarterbacks Drew Brees and Matt Stafford will escalate into a shootout.

Detroit Lions Links: Saints defensive coordinator wants players to be physical with Calvin Johnson

At Thursday's press conference, New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams said, ""Guys that are 6-5 end up being 5-5 when they get flipped over on their head."
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