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Curtis Lofton on Cam Newton’s taunting that led to brawl: ‘I thought it was disrespectful’

The Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints were involved in a mini brawl during the second quarter of the Panthers’ 41-10 victory on Sunday. QB Cam Newton and LB Curtis Lofton exchanged words in the end zone after Newton did his signature Superman celebration. Their teammates got involved and all hell broke loose which led to a wall getting knocked down. Now being a few days...
Via No Guts, No Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints LB Lofton doesn't regret actions that led to Panthers scuffle

Things got touchy during the Saints 41-10 loss to the Panthers Sunday. By now, you may have seen the brawl that erupted after Cam Newton put the Panthers up early. If not, take a look. But one of the people at the center of the scuffle, Saints linebacker Curtis Lofton, felt justified in his actions. "I didn't take kindly to that," Lofton told reporters after the game about Cam Newton...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton's 'Superman' celebration sparks brawl between Panthers and Saints (Video/GIF)

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's "Superman" celebration after a 2-yard touchdown run sparked a brawl with the New Orleans Saints during the first quarter of Sunday's game in the Superdome.After the TD, Newton appeared to taunt Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan with a little "up, up and away" flying leap. Newton then turned to face the crowd for his normal "Superman"...
Via Holdout Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Self-Scouting the New Orleans Saints’ Front Seven

The first part of moving forward with an NFL team is finding where the problem areas are.  So I’m going to look at the Saints’ starters in the first 13 weeks of 2014 to see what’s gone right and wrong.  The first entry in this series is a breakdown of the Saints’ front seven defenders; defensive line and linebackers.  I’ll look at the defensive secondary (cornerbacks...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell toasts poor New Orleans RB defense

The New Orleans defense presented no obstacles for Le’Veon Bell in Week 13 (Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images North America). Ben Roethlisberger hit his wrist on Curtis Lofton’s hand in the first quarter, and handed the ball off with his left hand to Le’Veon Bell on the next four plays. The Saints knew that Bell was running every play at that point and they still gave up a few...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: New Orleans Saints earn first win of 2014

FINALLY. It wasn’t necessarily pretty, but the Saints finally jumped into the win column with a hard-earned victory in New Orleans against the Vikings on Sunday. MVP – Curtis Lofton He may not be your favorite player, but Lofton proved just how important a smart inside linebacker is in Rob Ryan’s amoeb-ic defense. Lofton was the port-in-the-storm when the Vikings offense...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Curtis Lofton is the jack-of-all-trades that makes the New Orleans Saints defense tick

Last year, the Saints defense became notorious for their rotational nature and their ability to confuse quarterbacks based on personnel. However, there was one constant amongst these rotations. Middle/inside linebacker Curtis Lofton (aka the only Falcon we’ve ever loved) is an unsung hero in the Saints defense. Everyone talks about Rob Ryan and the Saints secondary, but the things...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: State of the inside linebacker position

New Orleans Saints: State of the inside linebacker positionWith the improvement of the New Orleans Saints’ defense, most of the attention has gone to the younger talent in the secondary and defensive line. However, one position that gets somewhat lost in the shuffle is the play of the inside linebacker position, led by veterans Curtis Lofton and David Hawthorne. Lofton, one of...
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Offseason adventures

In my previous articles, I have discussed what the New Orleans Saints have been up to football-wise during the offseason. It’s been pretty stressful for the Saints Organization as far as finding room in the budget for all of their best players. But while the offseason can be stressful for the brass (and some players), this is a time when players have no restriction to how they...
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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