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Saints wide receiver Devery Henderson is inactive against division rival Carolina after suffering a concussion in last week's loss to Washington.
Other Saints inactives include running back Chris Ivory, cornerback Johnny Patrick, running back Travaris Cadet, defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker, tackle Bryce Harris and defensive end Turk McBride.
Wide receiver Steve Smith and running back Jonathan Stewart will play Sunday for Carolina after being listed as questionable on Friday's injury report. Smith has been bothered all week by a knee injury, while Stewart has a sprained right ankle and was forced to sit out the season opener against Tampa Bay.
Carolina's inactives include quarterback Jimmy Clausen, safety D.J. Campbell, linebacker Kenny Onatolu, tackles Bruce Campbell and Mike Pollak, tight end Ben Hartsock and defensive tackle Frank Kearse.
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The NFL has had to endure this entire mess with the replacement referees for much longer than they had hoped. They have been unable to reach an agreement with the referees who have been on strike to start the season, and negotiations seem to be going nowhere. But this latest incident is beyond laughable.
The NFL pulled one of the replacement officials assigned to the New Orleans...
Saints interim head coach Aaron Kromer and defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo say they'll resist making major changes despite an 0-2 start.
The Saints entered the season defiant in the face of bounty sanctions that included a season-long suspension of coach Sean Payton. After the sluggish start, expectations remain high following three straight playoff appearances.
During the course of the Saints defeat to the Washington Redskins last Sunday, it was obvious that this team needs its head coach Sean Payton.
When New Orleans was forced to make the type of situational decisions that change the outcome of football games, the team’s direction missed Payton’s signature flair.
What makes him so dangerous is that he is a master playcaller that knows...
New Orleans QB Drew Brees surpassed 300 yards passing for the second week in a row but he also chucked a pair of interceptions as the Saints fell to the Panthers 35-27 on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Brees has now thrown four picks in his last two games and carries a completion percentage of 54.5 for the season. Clearly Sean Payton's absence is having an effect on the 12-year veteran.
If you're replacement NFL line judge Brian Stropolo, scheduled to work today's New Orleans Saints / Carolina Panthers game, better to remove Facebook photos of yourself wearing a Saints sweatshirt...
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The NFL presented Jonathan Vilma and his attorney with a sworn statement from former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams saying the linebacker placed a $10,000 bounty on Brett Favre.
Vilma met with Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday in New York about his suspension, which has been temporarily lifted. Attorney Peter Ginsberg said they were given an affidavit at the meeting...
Looks like the New Orleans Saints “bountygate” is going to come down to He-said-he-said. Monday afternoon Jonathon Vilma met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell where he was presented with a signed affidavit from former Saint defensive coordinator Gregg Williams stating that Vilma offered $10,000 to any teammate who knocked Brett Favre out of the [...]
Give the Saints' offense credit, they at least cleaned up the two major things the plagued them a week ago. Those are staying committed to the run, which Pete Carmichael Jr. did even when it would have been easy to abandon it given the way the game was going, and limiting penalties (the Saints had two penalties all game, only one of which was offensive). Unfortunately for the...
Another weekend, another chance for me to praise a franchise I could care less about if they were to remove one single player. That’s right, TSHQ, as you should know by now my Cam Newton love knows zero bounds. Since the first time I saw him dominate at Auburn I became a fan. Guy just does it all. After Week 1′s embarassing loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Newton is going to...
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