Found September 30, 2012 on
The Penalty Flag:
Ever since their disappointing divisional playoff loss a season ago, the New Orleans Saints haven’t been the same team. After an early postseason exit following what appeared to be a very promising year, the Saints were marred by scandal and turmoil during the offseason and now find themselves in an unfamiliar 0-4 predicament. Despite the offensive firepower the team possesses it’s obvious that without head coach Sean Payton on the sideline, it ain’t happening for New Orleans in 2012. The Saints will indeed miss the playoffs.
Nope, it’s not a bold prediction, just a statement of the obvious. From bounty gate suspensions to the mishandling of Drew Brees’ contract negotiations, the Saints have been out of rhythm since the conclusion of their 2011 season and it’s negatively impacted their identity as a franchise as well as their performance on the field.… Read more
BEST OF MAXIM
Brees has played three of the NFL's worst defenses so far - Redskins, Panthers, and Chiefs - with two of those matchups at home. Nonetheless, Brees has "just" 904 passing yards, 7 TDs vs. 5 INTs, and a 6.7 YPA. Not awful stats, certainly, but they're a far cry from the Brees we saw in 2011.
I spent a fair amount of time this week trying to figure out which...
After taking advantage of six turnovers to beat the Kansas City Chiefs, the San Diego Chargers turned their attention to former teammate Drew Brees and the winless New Orleans Saints.
The Chargers (3-1) will travel to face the Saints (0-4) on Sunday night.
With only three healthy cornerbacks on the roster, the Chargers are expected to sign free agent Chris Carr. They'll need...
Drew Brees Ties a Long-Time Record Today In Green Bay -
On a 20-yd TD pass to WR Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints Drew Brees has tied Johnny Unitas’ NFL record for most consecutive games with a TD pass at 47! Unitas’ record spanned from 1956-60. 52 years later, Brees has tied it!
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There was at least one bright spot for the Saints in the loss to the Packers on Sunday. During the game, Drew Brees tied NFL great Johnny Unitas’ record of 47 consecutive games with at least one touchdown. Brees now has a chance to break the record that has stood for 52 years this Sunday when the Saints play the Chargers. And all he has to do is do what he does best, throw a touchdown...
With Drew Brees in position to break Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass, Unitas' son has sent words of encouragement to the Saints quarterback.
A letter from Joe Unitas, which the Saints posted on a team website, congratulates Brees for tying the record of 47 straight games last weekend in Green Bay.
Joe Unitas says...
Philly Sports World Fantasy Week 4 recap
Predicting the Saints to lose and they did I am now 2-2, though not the way I predicted it. Drew Brees showed up and showed up big but it wasn’t enough. Fantasy owners got huge points off the 446 yards and 3 touchdowns.
DUD of the week
Cam Newton> had him as a fantasy sit against the Falcons and he has his best game of the year. Having...
The Green Bay Packers were once again on the wrong end of a bad call by officials: With the ball clearly being out of his hands before Darren Sproles hit the ground, the REAL refs ruled that in the above play the runner was down. The Packers had no challenges remaining and the Saints ended up driving down the field for a touchdown.Here’s the ensuing pile-up after the fumble...
A week after poor officiating by the replacement referees cost Green Bay a victory it looked like a repeat was in the making with the regular referees in their Sunday afternoon game of the week against New Orleans.Some stiff red zone defense and a missed field goal with under three minutes left gave Green Bay the narrowest of victories, 28-27, overcoming the officiating and Drew...
Seven from Sunday - Week 4. Drew Brees ties Johnny Unitas, Tom Brady ties Brett Favre and the Vikings and Rams special teams accomplish something that has never been done in the history of the great American game.
Now that nobody in Green Bay has fingernails left and some will be sporting new gray hairs on their head it is time to sum up the game.
This game featured a battle between the starting quarterbacks as Aaron Rodgers threw for 319 yards and four touchdowns. Not to be outdone Drew Brees threw for 446 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of offense, the Packers had a solid attack. ...