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Fantasy Football: Mark Ingram Among Starts, Sits For Saints-Panthers Matchup

The New Orleans Saints looked like the gunslinging team of old last weekend, but can they replicate that performance on the road? That will be biggest question on the minds of fantasy owners ahead of Thursday night’s NFC South clash between the Saints and Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. The Saints have been a fantasy enigma to say the least this season. Quarterback...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

SPOT: Questions with the Enemy: New Orleans Saints

Josh: Why haven't the Saints won on the road so far? The opponent? Bad luck? Other?Camal: I’m only going to answer this question in regard to this season, even though you could talk about in past years. But the struggles on the road boil down to one glaring weakness. The defense.Atlanta had 568 total yards, the Browns were able to move down the field and kick a field goal,...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints massive tilt with Panthers awarded Week 9 top game honors

The leaves are turning. Halloween decorations are up throughout the neighborhood. And the days are getting shorter and shorter. What do those things signal? Football games are getting more and more important. This week certainly backs up that notion, as the NFL’s slate of games features plenty of match-ups with playoff implications. That may sound nutty in Week 9, but that’s...
Via cover32 - Saints
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Drew Brees’ mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram set to build on season high in carries (touches and targets week 8)

Week 8 Touches and Targets: New Orleans Saints - We noted that Mark Ingram received the most work of any Saints’ back in his first game back on the field after his hand injury, and with both Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson out of the lineup this week he made the case to be the most used back from here on out. With a season high 24 carries Ingram posted 172 rushing yards and found...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 reasons the New Orleans Saints could lose in Carolina

The Saints are riding high after their blowout 44-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night; however, heading into Carolina on the Thursday before Halloween could be more Trick than Treat for the Bayou boys. Here’s our list of reasons why the Saints could lose their first matchup with the Panthers. 5.) The defense is giving up too many big plays   Jairus Byrd’s...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints positioned for prime-time takeover of NFC South

Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports While it may not have happened until the eighth week of the regular season, the New Orleans Saints finally looked like the offensive-powerhouse that football fans outside of the Big Easy have come to loathe in recent years, and for their well-timed efforts, the NFC South favorites were rewarded with a 44-23 win over the Green Bay Packers. But in...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints Re-Sign TE Tom Crabtree, Place WR Joe Morgan On Reserve/Suspended List

Saints HC Sean Payton announced Tuesday that they have re-signed TE Tom Crabtree to a contract and placed WR Joe Morgan on the reserve/suspended list. Payton announced the #Saints have signed TE Tom Crabtree and places WR Joe Morgan on reserve/suspended — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 28, 2014 Crabtree, 28, has already been released twice since joining the team just a few...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey to retire from NFL

Former Broncos CB Champ Bailey has decided to retire from the NFL and  pursue other career opportunities, according to his agent Jack Reale, per Adam Schefter. “Champ has some outstanding opportunities that he’s going to pursue,” Reale said, per Aaron Wilson. “He’s heard from several teams, I’m not going to say who.” Bailey reportedly had interest from two playoff...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Rookie LB Kasim Edebali Records First Career Sacks Against Green Bay on SNF

When you are a reserve you have to take advantage of whatever playing time you get in order to prove your worth to the team. Failure to do so can mean the tram may look for someone else to get the job done next season. When you are a reserve and an undrafted rookie the pressure to perform is a little higher. Yeah, the team is not paying you much so they can afford to give you a chance...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Cheerleaders Dressed as Superheroes (and they are awesome)

There are several things about the month of October that are absoluteley awesome. Weather starts getting cooler, but not necessarily cold. You have your pick of sports with college football, NFL, NBA, MLB, and hockey all in action. Almost anywhere you go people have bite sized candy out for guests. Oktoberfest beers are on sale in stores and your local bars. None of those, however...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator Rob Ryan is Angry and Cursing About Something

One of the great things about the New Orleans Saints playing on a prime time game is that we are almost guaranteed to have at least one Rob Ryan moment. It may just be look or a wild toss of that mess on his head. If we are really lucky something will set him off and we'll get a ragin' Rob Ryan tirade.Something like this:@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Angry Rob Ryan yells and drops 'f—bomb' on sideline

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was visibly upset about something that happened midway through the third quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Packers. NBC showed a clip of a furious Ryan dropping an “f*** bomb” before cutting to a commercial...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Brandin Cooks Makes Unbelievable Catch

New Orleans Saints rookie receiver Brandin Cooks has already put on a show in several contests this season, but he may have had his most impressive highlight-reel catch to date in the second quarter of Sunday night’s marquee matchup with the Green Bay Packers, and it came just one play after he dropped a potential touchdown pass from Drew Brees. As you can see in the video below...
Via Gridiron Grit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sean Payton has tense exchange with reporter

The New Orleans Saints fell to 2-4 this afternoon after losing to the Detroit Lions. Saints head coach Sean Payton was not happy and actually lost his temper with a few members of the media. Payton called out one guy for asking a stupid question. After being interrupted a few seconds later, he told a reporter to be quiet. h/t The Big Lead
Via Thacover2
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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