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New Orleans Saints Offensive Preview: Week 3

This is a little late. Blame me, not Patrick Robinson or Rob Ryan (especially since they’re on the opposite side of the ball). Today we’re going to preview the action when the Saints have the ball and the Minnesota Vikings are on defense. At the start, it should be noted that Minnesota—under first-year head coach Mike Zimmer—is not a great defensive team at this moment in...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Actin Cordial: Talking Vikings vs. Saints with Saints Nation

Misery loves company, right? Well, the New Orleans Saints are in a KIND of misery, one where they somehow have a worse record than the Vikings at 0-2, yet are probably – probably EASILY – a more talented team. But, just for a good laugh’s sake, what if they aren’t? I mean, what if they lose to the Vikings and go 0-3? That would be disasterous for them, and for their fans...
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Saints worked out veteran linebacker Pat Angerer today

The New Orleans Saints defense has been horrible this year, and today the team looked to upgrade the linebacker position. The team brought in Pat Angerer who was recently with the Indianapolis Colts. Angerer worked out with Jets earlier this week.  Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider · 2h Pat Angerer worked out for Saints, Jets this week, according to […] The post Saints worked out...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints looking to get past defensive issues in home opener

As an annual playoff contender and a favorite to win the NFC South, the New Orleans Saints began the regular season surrounded by the familiar buzz of high expectations and a level of everyday-optimism reserved only for division winners and a handful of conference powers. Armed with one of the few elite starting quarterbacks, a perennially prolific offense, and what was expected...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Update: Mark Ingram week-to-week after thumb surgery

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram, who was off to hot start to begin the season, broke his hand on Sunday in the Saints loss to the Cleveland Browns Sunday and underwent surgery. Ingram had a pair of screws inserted near then thumb to repair a displaced fracture according to Brett Martel of The Bellingham Herald.#455628784 / gettyimages.comSaints Head Coach Sean Payton said...
Via NFL Injury Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 NFL receiving corps with highest potential

Sammy Watkins has the potential to become one of the top receivers in the NFL When one thinks about the best receiving corps in the NFL, you immediately think about teams like the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys. However, those teams are very top heavy at wide receiver, and despite having two of the better, if not best receivers in the game, their fellow receivers on each player’s...
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NFL players uniting to change negative perception

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said Wednesday that NFL players shouldn’t be negatively stereotyped in the wake of recent domestic violence and child abuse cases. “What I hope doesn’t happen as a result of this is that the perception of NFL players is that we’re a bunch of brutes and that we’re beating our wives and abusing our children. And that’s not [the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 reasons the New Orleans Saints could lose to Minnesota

It’s been a long week after the Saints’ second loss of the season in Cleveland, and there’s a chance we could be in for another one of these dreadful weeks after this Sunday. Here are five reasons why the Saints could fall to 0-3, all but eliminating themselves from playoff contention. 5.) They just lost to Cleveland Do you need more reasons? I don’t think Cleveland is...
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Saints Nation Bold Predictions – Vikings – Week 3

Brian Pavek is the first one to have called a bold prediction correctly. But really, it wasn’t bold. It was sarcasm. So sorry Brian, that does not count. Indeed the Saints gave up less then 400 yards. It was 324 total. There are some more calls that are sarcasm this week. Try to spot them! Andrew Juge Saints get 7 sacks. Colston has 10+ catches. Neer Shah Saints win by...
Via The Saints Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

After brutal Week 2, New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees drops in QB rankings

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...
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Darren Sharper Files Lawsuit Against the Saints For Workers Comp

Former NFL Safety Darren Sharper is suing the New Orleans Saints for about $95K on a workers compensation claim from a knee injury he suffered in 2009. Previous attempts to sure the Saints in the past for workman’s comp failed. According to’s Ken Daley: The Louisiana Workers Compensation Act requires personal injury claims for payment to be filed against employers within...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Saints a Super Bowl contender after slow start?

Jamie Sabau/Getty ImagesWe've seen this narrative before.A team that is expected to be a top-notch, Super Bowl contender starts the season off with a losing record and everyone begins to question whether or not they're actually for real.Such is the case with the New Orleans Saints, who currently hold an 0-2 record. Their first loss was a crushing overtime defeat to the Atlanta...
Via Patriots Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper is suing the Saints from his California jail cell

Darren Sharper must be bored while he sits and wait in his California jail cell. He’s decided to sue the New Orleans Saints for a knee injury that he suffered in 2009, according to Darren Sharper is taking legal aim at the New Orleans Saints from his California jail cell, pressing on with a previously denied workers compensation claim that his former employer owes him...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton Screams Rob Ryan (Video)

Rob Ryan better watch himself. The Saints are 0-2, and the defense has given up game winning drives two weeks in a row. Head coach Sean Payton had seen enough during the fourth quarter and let Ryan know about his displeasure in a loud manner.  Ryan, of course wasn’t going to go quietly, and shouted back. This is a relationship to watch.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Current and former NFL players weigh in about Adrian Peterson’s arrest on Twitter

The harrowing news stories that surfaced during this past week were difficult to digest for NFL players and fans alike. The Ray Rice elevator videotape was released to the public, and commissioner Roger Goodell stuck to his claim that the league office hadn't seen it. The only problem is that they had, indeed, been sent a tape by a law enforcement official (according to the...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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