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Ben Watson Has Spoken To Saints About Possible Return

Saints veteran TE Ben Watson confirmed that he has spoken to the team about a potential extension that would keep him in New Orleans. “I had a good conversation with Sean (Payton) and Mickey (Loomis), and I love the Saints organization,” Watson said, via the New Orleans Advocate. “I’d love to be playing there. If not there, we’ll see where else. I think I’ll know more...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers LB Thomas Davis wins NFLPA's Byron 'Whizzer' White Award

SAN FRANCISCO -- Thomas Davis isn't just one of the NFL's best players.He's also among the most benevolent.Three days before je plays in his first Super Bowl, Davis received a prestigious honor that in many ways is even more impressive than a Lombardi Trophy. The Carolina Panthers linebacker was named the 2016 NFL Players Association's Byron "Whizzer" White Award winner for his community...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watford's Gomes makes huge saves in stalemate vs. Chelsea

For a little while there was bite and needle. Most of it, admittedly, involved Diego Costa, a man to whom biting and needling are as natural as breathing. But then both sides seemed to recognized that a draw suited both of them as Chelsea and Watford settled for a goalless draw at Vicarage Road. Both are safe in mid-table. Both are still in the FA Cup. And Chelsea, perhaps, harbour...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Saints become Super Bowl contenders in 2016?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The New Orleans Saints were once considered Super Bowl contenders for years, following...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran TE Ben Watson Says He’s Hoping To Re-Sign With Saints

Saints veteran TE Ben Watson mentioned that he had a good meeting with GM Mickey Loomis and HC Sean Payton and would like to re-sign with New Orleans during the offseason. “I had a good meeting with Mickey (Loomis) and Sean (Payton), and we talked about the season like they do with everybody,” Watson said, via the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “They’ll make their decisions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ashley Williams lifts Swansea out of drop zone as Guidolin looks on; Match highlights

Swansea gave new head coach Francesco Guidolin the perfect welcome present as they beat Watford 1-0 to climb out of the Premier League relegation zone on Monday. Guidolin was announced as Swansea head coach, to work alongside interim manager Alan Curtis, just hours before kick-off at the Liberty Stadium. The 60-year-old Italian will have the final say on team selection, but he was...
Via World Soccer Talk
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Swansea move out of the drop zone with win over Watford

Swansea saw off Watford 1-0 Monday night in a bottom-tier clash decided by a header from defender Ashley Williams. The win took Swans out of the drop zone by a single point, and continued Watford's recent slump.This was a meeting of two teams heading in the same direction: down. Watford have now lost four straight in the league and appear to have lost the momentum that made them...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Forbath's FG on final play sends Saints past Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) -- Jamarca Sanford's interception at the Atlanta 25 with less than two minutes remaining set up Kai Forbath's 30-yard field goal as time expired, giving the New Orleans Saints a 20-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Sanford cut in front of Devonta Freeman for the interception with 1:47 remaining. It was the Saints' sixth sweep of the season series with the Falcons...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Forbath's FG on final play sends Saints past Falcons 20-17

ATLANTA (AP) Jamarca Sanford's interception at the Atlanta 25 with less than two minutes remaining set up Kai Forbath's 30-yard field goal as time expired, giving the New Orleans Saints a 20-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Sanford cut in front of Devonta Freeman for the interception with 1:47 remaining. It was the Saints' sixth sweep of the season series with the Falcons...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Watson hauls in impressive touchdown along the sideline

The New Orleans Saints were down 10-7 to the rival Atlanta Falcons early in the second quarter, then Drew Brees and Ben Watson were able to hook up.On the beautiful pass from Brees and the stellar sideline catch, Watson and the Saints took a 14-10 lead.While the play was called incomplete originally, it was later overturned and ruled a touchdown, as Watson's knee hit down before...
Via Fox Sports
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

EPL: Watford 1 – 2 Manchester City

Sergio Aguero and Yaya Toure scored late goals at Vicarage Road as Manchester City snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in their first game of 2016. It was the home side who started the game the brightest as Troy Deeney saw his penalty appeal turned down before Joe Hart denied Odion Ighalo from close range. At the other end City’s inform midfielder Kevin De Bruyne’s tested...
Via isportsweb.com
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Spurs score last minute winner over ten-man Watford

Tottenham saw off ten-man Watford 2-1 Monday night thanks to a last-minute goal from Heung-Min Son. An engaging game at Vicarage Road featuring two of the more energetic teams in the Premier League, this was a wide-open contest that combusted late with the sending off of Nathan Ake for a vicious tackle on Erik Lamela. Son's winner came after Watford thought they had seized the lead...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Week 16 Injury Report: Latest Updates, Rumors On Notable Injuries

Week 16 could be the most exciting of the 2015 NFL season with playoff berths and fantasy football championships on the line. As always, injuries will play a huge factor, especially with so many star players dealing with various issues entering the weekend. Keep tabs on the notable injuries from all 13 Sunday games with our Week 16 injury tracker. 10:10 a.m.: It looks like the New...
Via NESN.com
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Six Points: Jaguars vs. Saints

While the Week 16 matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New Orleans Saints is a battle of 5-9 teams, that doesn't mean that both teams won't be all out to get a win in this one. For the Jaguars, they'd need some serious help to make the playoffs, but it won't even matter if they lose to the Saints on Sunday.On the other side of things, the Saints have lost five of their...
Via Fox Sports
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

LFC’s Adam Bogdan Admits Mistake On Nathan Ake’s Controversial Goal (Video)

Adam Bogdan has spoken out about an incident from which he’d probably like to move quickly. Bogdan said Sunday Nathan Ake’s goal in Watford’s 3-0 Premier League win over Liverpool shouldn’ t have counted, according to The Liverpool Echo. Ake put Watford ahead for good in the third minute — after Bogdan failed to catch Ben Watson’s corner kick inside his goal-mouth...
Via NESN.com
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Staff predictions: New Orleans Saints vs. Lions

Sam Wheelock (Saints): The (4-9) Detroit Lions will visit (5-8) New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Monday night.  The Lions are coming off a tough loss at St. Louis falling to the Rams 21-14.  The Saints are coming off an impressive win at Tampa Bay 24-17.  Both teams have had up and down years.  While these teams have losing records, they have shown throughout...
Via isportsweb.com
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints- Fantasy Starts and Sits

So what happened last week?   The New Orleans Saints won on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-17. Drew Brees went 31/41 for 312 yards with 2 TDs and zero interceptions. The Saints running game was led by Tim Hightower who carried the rock 28 times for 85 yards and a score. WR Willie Snead led the team in receiving catching 7 passes for 122 yards, followed by TE Ben Watson...
Via isportsweb.com
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints defeat Bucs 24-17, dominate both teams in win.

The 2015 New Orleans Saints are just a weird team. They are consistently inconsistent, and just when we think they will lose out and go 4-12 the Saints not only dominate both sides of the ball, but both teams. The Saints atrocious defense gave up less than 300 yards and came within inches of making a number of big plays. However, the Saints defense also dominated itself nearly as...
Via The Saints Nation
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Watson’s Upside to Be Capped vs. Buccaneers

We'll use a simple rating scale for each player, grading each from A-F. An "A" is a must start, "B" is a recommended start, "C" is an "if needed start", "D" is don't start and "F" is simply not a fantasy option at all this week. (Photo by: SportsSpectrum.com) Grade: B- Even though he’s not producing as well as he did from Weeks 6-8, Ben Watson has been able to...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Watson got praise from opponent for helping his fantasy team

New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson has had a nice start to the 2015 NFL season. While he's had a few solid years in his career, he's likely on pace to top the best statistical year of his career, which came back in 2010, when he caught 68 balls for 763 yards and three touchdowns.In comparison to that season with the Cleveland Browns, Watson has caught 46 passes for 551...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints offensive player grades at Redskins

A rough day for the Saints offense. We’re used to casting stones as the defense lately… well really in the last decade more or less, but it’s rare to see the Sean Payton offense produce so little. They were off to a fast start, too, with 14 points off their first 3 series. They would never score again, though. A combination of penalties, poor play up front, lack of execution...
Via The Saints Nation
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Redskins LB Perry Riley Lays out for Incredible One-Handed INT

Linebackers aren't supposed to be able to do this. Perry Riley Jr's flying backwards one-handed INT off Drew Brees https://t.co/AgNHhqni2K — NFL (@NFL) November 15, 2015 Jack linebacker Perry Riley sealed the Washington Redskins’ 47-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints when he lay out for a one-handed interception over Saints tight end Ben Watson. Coming into Sunday’s...
Via KCM Sports
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints at Washington Redskins: 2015 Week 10 NFL Pick

New Orleans Saints (4-5) at Washington Redskins (3-5) Even at 36 years of age, Drew Brees is playing very well. He’s completing 69.6% of his passes for an average of 8.08 YPA, 18 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions, while leading an offense that ranks 4th in rate of moving the chains. Last year they ranked 2nd, but they’re obviously still a very good offense and this year they...
Via The Football Fan Spot
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 10 Provides Better Fantasy Options than Ben Watson

We'll use a simple rating scale for each player, grading each from A-F. An "A" is a 'must start', "B" is a 'recommended start', "C" is an 'if needed start', "D" is 'don't start' and "F" is simply not a fantasy option at all this week. (Photo by: USAToday.com) Grade: C- Ben Watson has found the fountain of youth in 2015, posting two games with more than...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Six Points for Week 8: Brees and the Saints march back in

Ben Watson got vertical, squeezed between the linebacker and the safety, looked back, located the ball from Drew Brees and made the catch for a touchdown. That play put 42 points on the board for the New Orleans Saints and gave them a two-touchdown lead with less than a minute left in the third quarter.Not enough, Watson realized."I'm thinking we're going to get a big punch from...
Via Fox Sports
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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