Found January 06, 2014 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Saints running back Pierre Thomas (chest) missed Saturday's playoff game at Philadelphia and is questionable for Saturday's NFC Divisional Playoff against SeattleFantasy Spin:The Saints had no problem covering for Thomas as RB is a deep position. Mark Ingram and Khiry Robinson run the ball and Darren Sproles catches the ball so they can more than make up for the loss of Thomas who does a little of both (549 rushing, 513 receiving).

Saints beat Eagles for first road playoff victory: ‘Big win for us’

Shayne Graham’s 32-yard field goal lifted the New Orleans Saints over the Philadelphia Eagles on the final play to win 26-24 in a wildcard game Saturday night. “Our offense did a great job out there and put us in great position,” said Graham, who made four field goals for the Saints. “It was great to be out there and sealing the victory.” Drew Brees finished 20 of 30 for...

Mark Ingram May Get Fined Because of Lance Moore (if the No Fun League strikes again)

Due to injuries former Alabama running back Mark Ingram was thrust into a prominent role for the New Orleans Saints during Saturday night's wild card game against the Philadelphia Eagles--and he responded in kind with over 100 all-purpose yards and one touchdown.After the touchdown--which he scored in the third to give the Saints a 20-7 lead--he celebrated with the Nae Nae....

New Orleans Saints advance after physical win

Going to bed Saturday night, the load on the back of the New Orleans Saints was significantly lighter without the massive monkey on it. The Saints won their first road playoff game in their franchise’s history as they topped the Philadelphia Eagles 26-24. In a matchup of high flying offenses, the Saints won with good defense and a physical running game. Mark Ingram and Khiry Robinson...

Keenan Lewis Questionable For Divisional Round

Saints defensive back Keenan Lewis, who left Saturday's game with a possible concussion, is questionable for Saturday's NFC Divisional Playoff against Seattle.Fantasy Spin:Lewis argued vehemently to return to the game, but doctors wouldn't let him. Hopefully he'll be ready to go next weekend versus Seattle as he's the team's best cover corner.

Sean Payton had the Seahawks logo painted on the Saints practice field

    As the New Orleans Saints prepare to play the Seahawks in Seattle this weekend,  Saints head coach Sean Payton had the Seahawks logo painted on each of their practice fields this week in hopes of giving his team the feel of playing in Seattle. Payton had the Seahawks logo painted on the Saints practice fields "trying to create the exact environment...

Saints: Setting up for Round 2 with the Seahawks

For the New Orleans Saints, the next stop on the road to the Super Bowl is a repeat visit to Seattle's CenturyLink Field Saturday for a divisional showdown against the NFC West champs, the Seahawks. The Saints will be fighting for their future, as well as to avenge their past. The Saints need a victory to advance their playoff dreams. As a bonus, the win would also provide the...

Seahawks selling Marshawn Lynch burger with Skittles

Chefs from the Seattle Seahawks’ food service company, Delaware North, have created “The Beast” burger with a side of Skittles in honor of Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch. Of course, Lynch loves Skittles. He has a habit of eating the candy on the sidelines during a game. According to, fans can buy the burger and Skittles at the Seahawks’ CenturyLink...

Popeyes Chicken takes credit for Saints playoff win on road

Worried about winning on the road? Just bring along a piece of home. #BringTheChicken— Popeyes Chicken (@PopeyesChicken) January 5, 2014The New Orleans Saints went on the road to upend the Philadelphia Eagles, 26-24, on Saturday to notch the franchise's first ever playoff win away from home.After the game, Popeyes Chicken made sure to give credit...

Saints conquer tedious road questions

The New Orleans Saints prevailed 26-24 in a road wildcard playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles, a game decided by a field goal nailed by kicker Shayne Graham as time expired. Such a victory for the black and gold serves numerous purposes for the team. Not only did it do the obvious in allowing the Saints to advance to the divisional round next weekend, but the win additionally...

Caught on tape: Eagles fan spits in the face of Saints fan

Video has surfaced of a disgusting incident following the New Orleans Saints' 26-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles over the weekend. This Saints' fan was recording while celebrating Shayne Graham's game winning field goal when he was confronted by an Eagles fan.The Saints' fan was annoying, there is no denying that, but no level of annoying calls for being spitted...

NFC Playoffs: Seahawks vs. Saints, Betting Odds, Point Spread and tv info

On Saturday the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks will face off against each other in the second round of the NFC Playoffs. The Saints (12-5) got past Philadelphia on the road a week ago and now will try the same in Seattle. Things figure to be as tough against the Seahawks. (13-3) Coverage of the game between the Seahawks and Saints will air on FOX beginning at 4:35 pm ET...

Shayne Graham's FG On Final Play Sends Saints Over Eagles

Philadelphia, PA ( - The New Orleans Saints turned to their run game and drastically improved defense in frigid Philadelphia and ended their road hex in the playoffs.It won't get easier next week in rowdy Seattle.Shayne Graham nailed a game-winning 32-yard field goal as time expired and the Saints defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 26-24 in the NFC Wild Card Round...

NFC South Roundup: Saints prove road is passable

While only one NFC South team played in the wild card round of the playoffs, there were still plenty of storylines generated by the division. Only the Atlanta Falcons avoided NFL headlines, making the decision to stay pat on their general manager and head coach. Mike Smith and Thomas Dimitroff will both be back next season with the team, most believe owner Arthur Blank made the correct...

Payton encouraged by Saints' road playoff win

It's been a while, but Saints coach Sean Payton is pleased to get team's first road win in playoffs.

Popeyes Chicken takes credit for Saints playoff win over Eagles

When the New Orleans Saints learned they’d need to travel to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles for their NFC Wild Card matchup, they became concerned. No – they weren’t worried about Nick Foles hitting DeSean Jackson over the middle. No, they weren’t worried about LeSean McCoy tearing through the heart of their defense. They weren’t worried about the Eagles at all ...
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