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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees seems poised to have another record-setting season, if training camp performance is any indication.
The face of the franchise is a 7-time Pro-Bowler, the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year in 2004, the NFL's Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 & 2011, as well as the MVP of Super Bowl XLIV.
Brees also holds the NFL single-season record for most passing yards in a season by a quarterback, 5,476 yards in the 2011 season. Despite the turmoil of last season's Bounty Gate drama and the absence of head coach Sean Payton, Brees set the record for most consecutive games with at least one touchdown pass - 54 - which trumped Johnny Unitas's record of 47.
Now, Brees is 34 and some critics are beginning to questions just how long No. 9 can keep his impressive, clutch performances going.
At the beginning of this summers training camp, Brees said 40 is the new 30, and he plans to be playing at this same level when he reaches the b...
BEST OF MAXIM
The New Orleans Saints will travel to Houston to face the Houston Texans in their third, and most important, preseason game. The starters will see work for the majority of the game, and who better to go against than the Super Bowl contending Texans. Here are three matchups to look forward to this week.
1) Charles Brown vs Various Pass Rushers
The Texans tout one...
In an extreme vote of confidence for their two young wideouts, Kenny Stills and Nick Toon, the New Orleans Saints have parted ways with veteran receivers Steve Breaston and Patrick Crayton.
Bryce Harris looked poor in his incredibly short stint on the field last season. Put simply, he wasn't ready, and when he came in to replace an injured right tackle in Charles Brown he didn't perform well against the Raiders. The following week against the 49ers, he started and sustained an injury that would cost him the season on the Saints' opening drive. Easy to think...
According to WWLTV, New Orleans receiver Marques Colston returned to practice Monday, this is the first time the receiver went through drills since Aug. 8th, the day before the Saints’ preseason opener against Kansas City.
If you draft a QB like Drew Brees, do you really need to draft another one?
As we head into the third full week of NFL Preseason football, I’ve started to notice a new trend taking place amongst fantasy football drafts: Owners starting off the season with only one quarterback on the roster. While this isn’t something new, I’ve seen this sparingly in the past while answering...
The player picked behind Matthew Stafford in the 2009 NFL Draft is out of a job.
The Saints released offensive tackle Jason Smith on Wednesday coach Sean Payton announced. Smith had only been with the team since signing a one-year deal in April.
Smith was expected to contend for the starting left tackle job a job that appears to be going to Charles Brown who's taken the majority...
The Saints have cut offensive tackle Justin Smith, coach Sean Payton said Wednesday, according to the club’s official Twitter feed.- ProFootballTalk.com August 21st
Smith was drafted second overall by the Rams in 2009, and will now be looking for his Third team in his fifth NFL sesaon. Smith is still young and showed promise at Baylor before he was drafted. I expect him to be...
Sean Payton is mad. And this makes the Saints dangerous.
Whether they are 10-6-with-a-playoff-win dangerous or Super Bowl dangerous is TBD, dependent on variables not yet in evidence -- such as, how far away from a hot mess this Saints defense travels in a year, and Drew Brees' ability to be Drew Brees-ish yet again.
New Orleans definitely is dangerous, though, in the way teams...
Saints receiver Marques Colston (foot) practiced Monday and Tuesday but admitted he's not 100 percent healthy, according to NOLA.com.Fantasy Spin:"That's OK," Colston said. "I'm working towards it. I still have couple of weeks yet. I'm still taking my time with it." Colston's plantar fasciitis has lingered since last season and caused him to...
The tight end position is looking like it could be one of the most difficult to draft in fantasy football this season. Basically, you have New Orleans Saints stud Jimmy Graham at the top of the list. Underneath Graham, you have everyone else. Rob Gronkowski is as much of a beast as Graham when healthy, […]
The San Francisco 49ers added quarterback Seneca Wallace to their roster on Thursday.
Wallace, 33, was recently cut by the New Orleans Saints.
The late addition of Wallace does not ensure him of making the 49ers final roster but rather gives the team another option to consider for the job of backing up Colin Kaepernick.
By all accounts, Colt McCoy and Scott Tolzien have struggled...
Why, God, Why?
Reports are surfacing that the 49ers are interested in QB Seneca Wallace and are expecting to visit with the free agent at some point.
Wallace was recently let go by the Saints, just as he was when he played for the Seahawks and the Browns. I’m scratching my head on this one, I know the backup position is really sketchy right now, but Seneca Wallace…really?