Found August 09, 2013 on WCSN - The Water Cooler Sports Network:
Super_bowl_xliv_2c2a
Pre-season is here, and that means football is ever so close to being played in a relevant setting. But first team have to see what they have to work with. Head coach Sean Payton returns to the New Orleans Saints sidelines today for this evening’s tilt, which will also be Rob Ryan’s first game as […]The post New Orleans Saints vs. Kansas City Chiefs: three battles to watch by Tyler Norris appeared first on WCSN - The Water Cooler Sports Network.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

NFL Rumors: Latest News and Notes From Around the League

Well, Week Two of the NFL training camps had at least one similarity with the first week—players sustaining season-ending injuries. Before players had a chance to express themselves physically against their opposing opponent, 10 players will miss the 2013 season due to injuries they sustained during training camp. Photo Credit: PhiladelphiaEagles.com Despite the bumps and bruises...

Payton read to get back on sideline

Finally, Saints coach Sean Payton gets to do what he loves the most. Nearly 19 months after he coached his last game, Payton will be back on the sideline when New Orleans plays the Kansas City Chiefs in an exhibition opener Friday night at the Superdome. It won't come close to matching the intensity of his last game, a pulsating, excruciating 36-32 loss at San Francisco in...

Pre-Season Is Here! So…Where’s Your “D”?

For some teams, preseason is well underway. But for New Orleans Saints fans, it officially starts tonight when the home team takes on the Kansas City Chiefs. Head Coach Sean Payton is back! Wide receiver Joe Morgan is essentially dead. But what we’re most excited about is what this season will bring for the beleaguered defense. There’s a new coach at the helm of the crappiest...

Saints down Chiefs, Payton returns

Kansas City coach Andy Reid couldn't complain about the way his new starting quarterback drove the Chiefs down the field. It will be interesting to see how they do for more than one series. Smith led Kansas City for the opening score on his only series, but the Chiefs sputtered after that in a 17-13 loss in the preseason opener for both teams Friday night. ''Alex did...

Saints WR Joe Morgan done for season with torn ACL

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees lost a key deep threat at wide receiver on Wednesday with the announcement that Joe Morgan will miss the entire 2013 due to a torn ACL. According to a report on usatoday.com, Morgan sustained the knee injury in a scrimmage on Saturday, and the official diagnosis of a torn meniscus and partial tear of his left anterior cruciate ligament was...

New Orleans Saints: Back on the Road to the Playoffs in 2013

With training camp in full swing, there is a bit of pressure on the New Orleans Saints. The team missed out on the playoffs last year for the first time since the season before the championship run.  A number of factors come into play when we talk about where they went wrong during the 2012 season. Yes, defense was at its all-time worst. In fact, it was pathetic. Of course, we all...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.