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Can the Saints take advantage of their talent at Running Back?

They’ve got the talent, now can they use it? Even though Adrian Peterson and Mark Ingram didn’t suit up for the Saints in their first preseason game, most NFL fans know what they can expect from a healthy Adrian Peterson and a healthy Mark Ingram respectively. What fans don’t know, however, is how the Saints will be able to effectively use both backs in the New Orleans offense...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
1 hour ago

Report: Saints fire team doctors who misdiagnosed Breaux injury

Earlier in the week, a report surfaced claiming the New Orleans Saints are looking to trade starting cornerback Delvin Breaux because they are frustrated with his inability to stay healthy. However, the team may have had a change of heart after Breaux’s latest injury was misdiagnosed.Breaux missed more than a week of training camp after he was diagnosed with a leg contusion (a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Countdown to New Orleans Saints Kickoff: A History of No. 26

Deuce's are wild at 26, as the Saints legend highlights our countdown to kickoff today! The 2017 New Orleans Saints are only 26 days away from the beginning of their regular season. This year, they travel north, taking on the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night football. Canal Street Chronicles continues our countdown to kickoff series, today by looking at some of the Saints players...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
3 hours ago

Former Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara shining bright for Saints

Former Tennessee running back Alvin Kamara is off to the fastest start among the New Orleans Saints rookies, ESPN staff writer Mike Triplett wrote Tuesday morning. Kamara, who the Saints selected in the third round of the NFL Draft with the No. 67 overall pick, “has been turning heads on the practice field,” Triplett said. “The Saints traded up to draft the 5-foot-10, 215-pounder...

Reviewing the Browns game and previewing the Saints week against the Chargers

Brian and Chris go over the highs and lows of the game against the Browns, and then take a look at the next week as the Saints hold joint practices with the Chargers before their game on Sunday. Download this episode (right click and save)
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago

Bayou Blues aren't going away for the Saints in 2017

A 7-9 record, a solid offense and a bad defense. That’s all the New Orleans Saints have offered for the past three seasons. And it isn’t getting better.The Saints ranked sixth in offensive DVOA last season, good enough to keep them competitive. During the offseason, however, New Orleans lost its second-best receiver, Brandin Cooks, while its star left tackle, Terron Armstead...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Realistic Expectations for 2017

NFL teams are in the midst of training camp and the preseason has begun. What do we expect from the New Orleans Saints in 2017? It’s safe to say we’re not shy when it comes to getting you ready for the upcoming NFL season. Since March, we have strung together four different series in preparation for the fall. We just concluded looking at all 32 teams’ most improved area. That...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago

WATCH: Adrian Peterson shows off insane hops during practice

Adrian Peterson may not be the dominant running back that he once was. But the New Orleans Saints veteran demonstrated that, when called upon, he still has crazy hops.During a practice on Saturday, Peterson approached a stack of blocking pads that came up to around his neck. He went up and over the stack. If he touched the pads at all, it was nothing more than a slight graze. At...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints final roster prediction

Prior to Thursday’s preseason kickoff, the Saints unveiled their unofficial depth chart. Just as much as they would like to have these positions consecrated now, we all know a large portion of the starters and backups will change upon the season opener on September 10. That being said, a final roster prediction for the 2017 season is just as iffy as it sounds. However, there is...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from the first New Orleans Saints preseason game

The New Orleans Saints were definitely looking forward to kick off their preseason with a bang, but instead, it started off with a fizzle. The Saints ended up losing to the Cleveland Browns, 20-14, after rookie quarterback Deshone Kizer threw a 45-yard touchdown to Jordan Payton during the final minute of the game. Both defenses looked fairly strong in the first quarter. The Saints...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will be the New Orleans Saints next Hall of Fame inductee?

Saturday, August 5, 2017 marked the 55th pro football hall of fame induction ceremony. The class of 2017 was headlined by the likes of LaDainian Tomlinson and Jerry Jones, but there was one name in particular that stood out to New Orleans Saints fans. Morten Andersen played his first 13 seasons in the league for the Saints. Andersen was a seven-time pro-bowler and six-time first...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans company wants to put up 28-3 billboard outside Falcons’ new stadium

The only thing better than the gumbo in New Orleans is the trolling.According to a report by the New Orleans Advocate on Friday, New Orleans T-shirt company Dirty Coast Press is raising money to put up a 28-3 billboard outside of the Atlanta Falcons’ new stadium, a reference to their infamous blown lead to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI last February.The company website...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton sees some Marshall Faulk in rookie Alvin Kamara

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is all-in on the Alvin Kamara hype.Speaking with reporters Sunday, Payton was asked if he sees any similarities between his rookie running back and retired backfield great Marshall Faulk, who was present at Saints’ camp for his hosting gig with NFL Network.“There’s some traits that Kamara has that remind me – in regards to his intelligence...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saints training camp Fan Fest 2017!

Take a look at Saints Fan Fest 2017 and find out what the fans think the New Orleans Saints 2017 season will look like. Hint: The Saints are going to the Super Bowl.
Via NOLA.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adrian Peterson Raw Footage from Training Camp

Adrian Peterson looks like he will be a great addition for the New Orleans Saints this season. Watch as he cuts and catches his way through training camp.
Via NOLA.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saintsations drop in on dizzy NOLA.com training camp

Saintsations Hayden and Tanya visited the NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune offices Tuesday (July 25) to make the public aware of the free Saints football training camp taking place in New Orleans. While there, the young women witnessed NOLA.com’s own training camp, where Dug MacCash and Slade Rand attempted a few in-office passing drills. Reserve tickets to the actual Saints camp...
Via NOLA.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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