Found November 08, 2011 on
New Orleans Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
It looks like the Houston Texans are finally gaining some respect.
After dispatching numerous quality teams and barely falling short to an up and down New Orleans Saints team due to a furious drive by star QB Drew Brees, the Texans are ripe to conquer a rather underwhelming AFC South and make a push for playoff supremacy.
The Houston Texans have gotten it done on the ground at will these past few weeks, racking up numerous century marks in yardage by both backs in last years rushing champ RB Arian Foster and the rookie Ben Tate from Auburn.
Both players ran riot on a still irrelevant Cleveland Browns side eventually dispatching them in convincing fashion. Despite injuries to possibly their best players on either side of the ball in WR Andre Johnson and the newly converted LB Mario Williams, the Houston Texans have shown stellar versatility, with their stable of strong runners providing QB Matt Schaub with more than enough of a survival blanket in the absence of the lea...
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The New Orleans Saints defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers yesterday by the final score of 27-16. While Drew Brees posted his season lowest passing yardage number, his 258 yards on Sunday were enough to enter Drew Brees into the NFL record books. Brees now has 3,004 yards on the season, making Drew Brees the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for over 3000 yards...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- To paraphrase the clich, when the Falcons host New Orleans on Sunday with first place in the NFC South on the line, they know they cannot stop Saints quarterback Drew Brees, but they will have to find a way to contain him -- and hit him and harass him.
In the Falcons' first meeting with Brees last season, he completed 78.9 percent of his passes for 365...
Saints QB Drew Brees (Source: zimbio.com)Just a week after losing one of the NFL’s worst teams the New Orleans Saints manage to beat Tampa Bay 27-16. … [visit site to read more]New Orleans Saints: Balance the key to winning? - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
You can't beat Drew Brees with Connor Barth, but that's pretty much what the Bucs were left to try during their 27-16 loss to the Saints at the Superdome on Sunday.
NEW ORLEANS -- A little embarrassment provided a lot of motivation for Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. One week after a humbling loss at previously winless St. Louis, New Orleans maintained its hold on the NFC South lead with a balanced attack and hard-hitting defense in a 27-16 victory against Tampa Bay.
(By BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer) A little embarrassment provided a lot of motivation for Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.One week after a humbling loss at previously winless St. Louis, New Orleans maintained its hold on the NFC South lead with a balanced attack and hard-hitting defense in a 27-16 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) passes over the middle against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of their NFL football game in New Orleans, Louisiana September 26, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)
Saints @ Falcons, 1:00PM ET
What a game this should be. The Saints are averaging over 30 points per contest this season but...