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WATCH: Saints’ blocker takes out own teammate in botched punt return

Being on special teams in the NFL is a tough, tough gig. You have to either run full speed to tackle someone or run full speed to block someone. It is all about pain and taking your lumps. In the case of the New Orleans Saints, their punt return team got all of the pain out of the way in one fell swoop. During the first quarter against the Atlanta Falcons, De’vante Harris was...
Via The Comeback
12 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Saints honor Superdome re-opening 10 years later

NEW ORLEANS (AP) While the sold-out Superdome celebrated Monday night's opening-drive touchdown by New Orleans, one fan stood still, holding an American flag colored in the home team's black and gold. ''The Rebirth,'' it read. The Saints hosted the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night, 10 years and a day after re-opening the Superdome against the same team following the devastation...
Via Associated Press
24 minutes ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sean Payton: Disappointing and frustrating 45-32 loss to Falcons

Sean Payton: Disappointing and frustrating 45-32 loss to Falcons
Via NOLA.com
25 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Saints lose to the Falcons 45-32, the magic is gone and the gloves are off

The Saints in 2016 are a team that fights, that is something that can’t be denied. However, it’s also a fact that even with ALL of their defensive starters it would be hard to stop the #1 offense in the NFL, and the Saints don’t even close to have all their starters. The Saints had 4 defensive players show up: Craig Robertson, Cameron Jordan, Nick Fairly, Sterling Moore. That’s...
Via The Saints Nation
47 minutes ago

Saints’ ineffective defense, errors force them into 0-3 hole

The New Orleans Saints slip to 0-3 after being blown up by the Atlanta Falcons. The New Orleans Saints just don’t have the prime time magic at home on Monday Night Football anymore, as they dropped a crucial game to the Atlanta Falcons 45-32 on a night that promised a lot. Things started out on the right foot, as the Saints were able to march 75 yards on an 11-play drive that...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
1 hour ago

Coleman, Falcons running Saints off the field

Falcons running back Tevin Coleman has three rushing touchdowns and the Falcons are routing the defenseless Saints, 35-17, in the third quarter. Coleman had two career rushing touchdowns before tonight’s game. The Falcons have scored on five straight possessions. It was 14-14 in the second quarter. Drew Brees has two touchdown passes for the Saints,…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Saints boneheaded special teams play leads to Falcons touchdown

The New Orleans Saints giftwrapped the Falcons their first touchdown Monday night. With New Orleans up by a touchdown in the first quarter, the Saints defense stopped Atlanta, forcing the Falcons to punt.Sounds like a great situation for the Saints, expect two New Orleans players collided while receiving the punt, giving the Falcons great field position.The Falcons tied the score...
Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

Saints can’t get stops, Falcons run out to lead

A week after a strong showing on the road against the Giants, the bad Saints defense has returned. The Saints have provided little resistance against Matt Ryan, Devonta Freeman and the Falcons a little more than midway through the second quarter. The Falcons lead the Saints, 21-14. Tevin Coleman’s second rushing touchdown of the game…
Via Pro Football Talk
3 hours ago

WATCH: Saints collide on punt return horror show

The Atlanta Falcons owe a tip of the hat to the New Orleans Saints’ punt return unit. Leading 7-0, the Saints forced a punt. The handling of the punt didn’t exactly go to plan. He ran into his own guy!?!This muffed punt set up the @AtlantaFalcons' first TD. #ATLvsNO https://t.co/7Sr4EtUbn3 — NFL (@NFL) September 27, 2016 We actually have to give De’Vante Harris a nod...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

As expected, Falcons and Saints off to hot start

The Saints got the ball first Monday night, and they drove for a touchdown. The Falcons punted after their first possession, but R.J. Harris didn’t field it cleanly and Falcons linebacker LaRoy Reynolds recovered it at the Saints’ 11-yard line. Three plays later, Tevin Coleman scored from 2 yards out to tie the game. The…
Via Pro Football Talk
3 hours ago

New Orleans Saints inactives: Dannell Ellerbe, Tyeler Davison, and Josh Hill also out

Here’s your inactive list for the Saints-Falcons game tonight. Here’s your list of New Orleans Saints that are inactive for tonight’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. We already knew of four players that weren’t going to be able to participate tonight. WR Willie Snead (toe) LT Terron Armstead (knee) S Kenny Vaccaro (ankle) CB Delvin Breaux (fibula) DT Tyeler Davison...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
5 hours ago

Saints News, 9/26/2016: Saints Hoping to Reset NFC South vs. Falcons

With the Panthers and Buccaneers losing Sunday to go to 1-2 on the season, the 0-2 Saints face the 1-1 Falcons in an attempt to put everyone in the South at a 1-2 tie. The game is also the earliest must-win the Saints could face, as teams that start 0-3 historically have a 2.8% chance of making the playoffs. 3 hours till kickoff! #SaintsGameday #Saints50 pic.twitter.com/5B5BzkAvLC...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
6 hours ago

The best places to watch the New Orleans Saints play by neighborhood on gameday

Today is the only time Saint’s fans will get to see the Black and Gold play on Monday Night Football. Nothing beats being in the Superdome and watching the games inside with the crowd hollering. However, there are some great places to catch the game all around the New Orleans area if the game is […] The best places to watch the New Orleans Saints play by neighborhood on gameday...
Via Who Dat Dish
12 hours ago

It’s time for the New Orleans Saints to unleash angry Mark Ingram

The New Orleans Saints drafted Mark Ingram in the first round in 2011. Regardless, of what the opinion of what Who Dat Nation has had of him it doesn’t matter. Now more than ever it’s time to let the man loose. Let him run. Five years of  giving him the ball an average of 10 […] It’s time for the New Orleans Saints to unleash angry Mark Ingram - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish...
Via Who Dat Dish
22 hours ago

Saints RB Mark Ingram distraught over social injustice in America

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram added his voice to the growing chorus of NFL players speaking out against social injustice in America. Speaking with local media on Friday in the Saints’ locker room, Ingram shared his heartbreak over police violence against people of color, such as we saw recently with Terence Crutcher. “It hurts my heart and it’s a sensitive...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Superdome reopening remembered as historic, inspirational

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Drew Brees hopes the world watches what happens in and around the Superdome on Monday night. As the Saints host the Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans will mark the 10-year anniversary of the reopening of the hulking, 73,000-seat stadium on Sept. 25, 2006, following its unprecedented 10-month restoration from extensive damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. Brees figures...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Who Dat Yat Attack: New Orleans Saints superfans preview week three

Two card-carrying members of the Who Dat Nation — "Whistle Monsta" Leroy Mitchell and Tracey’s owner Jeffrey Carreras — chat about week three of against the Atlanta Falcons.
Via NOLA.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints, Falcons meet on 10-year mark of Superdome reopening

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Saints coach Sean Payton sees Monday night's matchup with rival Atlanta as a separate event from the 10th anniversary of the Superdome's reopening after Hurricane Katrina. The game and the celebration will be going on in the same place at the same time, and the same two teams will be playing. Yet Payton sounds wary of blurring the line between the two, if for...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drew Brees remembers the sound of the Steve Gleason punt block

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees remembers the sound of the Steve Gleason punt block from 10 years ago, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.
Via NOLA.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Free agent RB C.J. Spiller visiting Packers

Still in search of answers on offense, the Green Bay Packers are reportedly hosting a once explosive, multi-talented running back on Tuesday. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, free agent running back C.J. Spiller is spending the day visiting the Packers. #Packers are having veteran RB C.J. Spiller in for a visit today, source said. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 20,...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints DB: Odell Beckham gets away with penalties 'regularly'

A game that was expected to be a shootout between the New Orleans Saints and New York Giants turned into a sloppy defensive struggle, but Odell Beckham Jr. was still able to put up good numbers. As far as one veteran is concerned, Beckham can thank the officials for that. Following his team’s 16-13 loss, Saints safety Sterling Moore said the officiating crew working the game allowed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees passes Dan Marino for all-time passing yards

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is a legend in the making. He passed Dan Marino for career passing yards before halftime in Sunday’s game versus the New York Giants. Brees was officially on record with 61,434 passing yards by halftime, besting Marino in this stat. He now has the third-most passing yards in NFL history. MILESTONE ALERT @drewbrees passes @DanMarino...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giants block Saints FG, return it for TD

The expected shootout between the New Orleans Saints and New York Giants went scoreless until the second quarter. Then, like everyone predicted, the first points of the game came via a blocked field goal when the Giants blocked Will Lutz’s kick and Janoris Jenkins returned it to the house for the score. The epic play: BLOCKED FG ALERT! Janoris Jenkins scoops.And SCORES. #NOvsNYG...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

JPP on why Saints put up 52-spot on Giants: ‘I wasn’t here’

Many NFL fans are clamoring for a repeat performance on Sunday of last season’s shootout between the New York Giants and New Orleans Saints. Eli Manning put up a superb performance, but Drew Brees’ record-breaking seven touchdown passes and 505 yards passing led the Saints to a wild 52-49 victory. But don’t expect history to repeat itself -- at least for the Saints this...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints have wasted over $40 million on 2016 salary cap

No NFL team burns money like the New Orleans Saints. With the release of running back C.J. Spiller on Tuesday, the Saints have now accumulated over $40 million in dead money on their 2016 salary cap. In other words, New Orleans is paying over a quarter of its 2016 cap money on players no longer on the roster. The Saints lead the NFL in dead money—by a large margin—in both...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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