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Opposing View: Panthers vs. Saints

Find out what New Orleans head coach Sean Payton and linebacker A.J. Klein said about the Week 3 matchup against Carolina.
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New Orleans Saints: the Drew Brees-Sean Payton era is at a crossroads

As the second week of the NFL season concludes, the New Orleans Saints are continuing to look like their 7-9 selves. Quarterback Drew Brees currently has the third-most passing yards of any NFL player this season. But compared to the other quarterbacks that round out the top-5 (Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Carson Wentz and Alex Smith), Brees is the only quarterback that has...
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Sean Payton: Saints never intended to use Adrian Peterson like Vikings

Adrian Peterson may be in line for more touches going forward than he saw in Week 1 against the Minnesota Vikings, but expectations need to be tempered for anyone who wants to see the Peterson of old. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton told Jane Slater of NFL Network Sunday that using Peterson the way he was used by the Vikings is something that was never discussed. “I don...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson has no issue with Sean Payton, will not be traded

It took only one game for speculation to run rampant that Adrian Peterson is unhappy in New Orleans, but all indications are that the so-called “rift” between the star running back and Saints coach Sean Payton has been overblown.Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Peterson and Payton did not exchange words during Monday night’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings. While many...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Each team's player with the most to prove in NFL Week 2

The first week of NFL season brings on a mountain of overreactions. One game is too small a sample size to draw serious conclusions. But after a long offseason, hot takes become an impulse for fans and writers alike. Over the next few weeks, most of those will be proven wrong. The New England Patriots will be fine, the Jacksonville Jaguars aren’t Super Bowl contenders, etc.There...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: I didn’t ‘sign up for nine snaps’

Going from being a long-time featured back to sharing the workload is going to take some getting used to for future Hall of Famer Adrian Peterson.The Saints opened up their 2017 season against the Vikings in a matchup that screamed “revenge game” for Peterson, who signed with New Orleans during the offseason. That, however, did not materialize. Peterson carried the ball just...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Week 2 predictions

It only took one week for the 2017 NFL season to deliver a heavy dose of unpredictability. The Chiefs routed the Patriots, but lost Eric Berry for the year in the process. The Texans fell flat against Jacksonville, but the Jags lost Allen Robinson for the season to an ACL injury. Minnesota looked great, while Adrian Peterson stalked Sean Payton on the sidelines. Arizona lost the...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson dismisses notion of tension with Sean Payton

One of the big stories to emerge from Monday night’s game between the Vikings and Saints was the seeming frustration of Adrian Peterson about his role in New Orleans’ offense.During the third quarter of the game, ESPN shared video of a sideline exchange between Peterson and head coach Sean Payton that they say took place towards the end of the first half. ESPN gave no other context...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson, Sean Payton have heated exchange on sideline

All eyes were on Adrian Peterson in his first game with his new team, returning to the place he called home for 10 years.And while he may have been playing with a chip on his shoulder, we saw more attitude from him off the field than on it. Peterson racked up only 18 yards on six carries, and was stymied throughout the night. On the other side of the ball, Vikings rookie running...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson has words for Sean Payton on sideline

First-year New Orleans Saints running back Adrian Peterson started for the team in his return to Minnesota on Monday night. He was also met with some boos from his former hometown fans.And while Peterson started out with two rushes for 10 yards on the Saints’ initial possession, he didn’t see much action for the remainder of the first half. All said, the future Hall of Fame running...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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