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Saints Nation Bold Predictions – Colts – Preseason W3

So last week’s bold predictions came true. As in they were bold. None of them were correct. Some were even so bold that called for actions by players that did not even see the field. That is pre-season for you. The real season will have some better calls I assure you. Neer was close with the turnover predictions. Only he called 3+ INTs instead of 3+ fumble recoveries. So here...
Via The Saints Nation
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees drops down in 1-32 starting 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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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: What to read from Drew Brees’ lingering injury

Nick, I know it’s just the preseason but I have to admit that this Drew Brees oblique situation is freaking me out. Is there anything we should be legitimately worried about as Saints’ fans? – Nervous Ned, Negreet Ned, I think any injury should be taken seriously – even in the preseason. If Brees were completely 100% healthy then these reports wouldn’t be coming out....
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints look forward to debut of several marquee playmakers

The Saints inactive list for Saturday's clash with the Indianapolis Colts looks to be much shorter than in the past two pre-season games. The Black and Gold is looking forward to seeing several marquee playmakers in action for the first time, including wide receiver Kenny Stills, safety Jairus Byrd and quarterback Drew Brees. "I think everybody's trying to get in on...
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Fantasy Football: Quarterback Rankings August 2014

Fantasy Football: Quarterback Rankings August 2014 August 20, 2014 Fantasy Football: Quarterback Rankings 2014 Peyton Manning – Denver Aaron Rodgers – Green Bay Drew Brees – New Orleans Andrew Luck – Ind Matthew Stafford – Det Tom Brady – NE Matt Ryan – Atl Russell Wilson – Sea Tony Romo … The post Fantasy Football: Quarterback Rankings August 2014 appeared first...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
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QB Ratings: Ranking every starting NFL quarterback after preseason Week 2

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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Jacob’s QB Countdown: 2. Drew Brees

Joe Nicholson – USA TODAY Sports Continuing on with the blue tier of my NFL QB Countdown, we find ourselves looking at one of the most underrated quarterbacks in the league. This passer has been instrumental to his team’s offensive success and is the reason that they are a contender every year. He has certainly built himself into one of the best quarterbacks in the league, and...
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Twitter Tuesday: New Orleans Saints home turf installed

There’s no grass in the Mercedez-Benz Superdome, but that doesn’t mean the groundskeepers can take the season off. The field turf used in New Orleans is delicate in its own way, and installing it is quite a task. Today the Superdome’s official twitter account wants to show you just how massive a project it is. Watch the turf in the Dome be installed before a @Saints game. ...
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New Orleans Saints will improve to 7-0 after tough game in Detroit

Next up on my looks on regular season opponents of the Saints focuses on one of the pass-happiest teams in the NFL – the Detroit Lions. In this piece, I intend to grade (out of 5) the positional units of the Bucs to give you a better idea of the opponent. It’s important to note that this isn’t a preview, as many things can change between now and gameday.  Also, the grades...
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Before drafting you need to see Saints QB Drew Brees’ fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Grading the sloppy, turnover prone Tennessee Titans in their loss to New Orleans

Most Titans fans are cautiously gaining confidence as we inch closer to the start of the 2014 NFL regular season on Thursday, September 4. Week 2 of the preseason took the team to New Orleans to play the Saints, who most consider a legitimate championship contender. The Saints won the game 31-24 despite the fact Drew Brees didn’t play. But there are still a number of reasons Titans...
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John Lynch said WHAT about Alex Smith???

John Lynch was calling the Panthers-Chiefs preseason game this weekend.  And this being the NFL preseason, strange things are bound to happen. Like putting Alex Smith in the same breath as Peyton Manning and Drew Brees. Wait, what? John Lynch : "Alex Smith is up there with Peyton Manning and Drew Brees" https://t.co/9spA7X9UgI — gifdsports (@gifdsports) August 18, 2014...
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Predicting the New Orleans Saints’ final roster after preseason Week 2

The New Orleans Saints possess one of the most talented rosters in the National Football League. We knew that coming into preseason. Through two “ugly” football games—as head coach Sean Payton described them in Friday’s night postgame press conference—the Saints have proven, at the very least, that their talent level is commensurate with the expectations. Guessing the final...
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5 things we learned about the New Orleans Saints after preseason Week 2

We’re slowly making our way towards the regular season kickoff against the Falcons, and in Week 2 of the preseason the New Orleans Saints managed to impress against an inferior Tennessee Titans squad. Here’s what we learned: 5.) Jimmy Graham gives no fudge In an effort to keep this a family-friendly site, let’s just say Jimmy Graham doesn’t care what anyone else thinks....
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Drew Brees says he plans to play when Saints travel to Indianapolis on Saturday

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees returned to full participation in practice Sunday at the team's headquarters in Metairie and said he would play for the first time in the Saints' third preseason game Saturday at Indianapolis. Brees said there was "no question" he planned to play. "Today was my first day to be full-go. I've been taking it very...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Where the Saints roster stands with injuries and depth

Time is dwindling for the Saints to get themselves prepared for the regular season, particularly with some of the veteran players who have been missing practice. That’s why yesterday had some terrific news if you’ve been paying attention to the team’s extensive injury list. Drew Brees, Jahri Evans and Ben Grubbs all returned to practice in full for the 11 on 11 drills, a surefire...
Via The Saints Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch Thinks Alex Smith Is As Good As Peyton Manning, Drew Brees

[Click top left for sound] John Lynch informed viewership during the pre-game of the Chiefs-Carolina Panthers game that he thinks Alex Smith, who will be a free-agent after the season, is on par with the likes of Peyton Manning and Drew Brees. A bit of a exaggerating with this one. [@gifdsports] The post John Lynch Thinks Alex Smith Is As Good As Peyton Manning, Drew Brees appeared...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Drew Brees returns to practice after oblique injury

  New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees fully participated in practice Sunday for the first time since straining his left oblique muscle two weeks ago. Brees hasn't missed a start because of injury since coming to New Orleans in 2006 and says he plans on playing against Indianapolis on Saturday night in the Saints' third preseason game. Brees says he could have played...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Drew Brees returns to practice

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees fully participated in practice Sunday for the first time since straining his left oblique muscle two weeks ago. Brees hasn't missed a start due to injury since coming to New Orleans in 2006 and says he plans on playing against Indianapolis on Saturday night in the Saints' third preseason game. Brees says he could...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Fantasy Football Projections 2014

QB Drew Brees (New Orleans) Since joining the Saints in 2006 and uniting with Sean Payton, he’s completed 67.3% of his passes for an average of 7.76 YPA, 283 touchdowns and 124 interceptions. He’s going into his age 35 season, but he’s shown no signs of decline. Last season, he completed 68.6% of his passes for an average of 7.94 YPA, 39 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. Like...
Via The Football Fan Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees returned to practice

Saints quarterback Drew Brees returned to practice on Sunday after missing some time with an oblique injury. Brees is about to do team drills. He's fully back from his oblique injury. — Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) August 17, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post...
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Young Guys Making Names for Themselves, Pushing Veterans. Saints Preseason Week 2 Review

#453667246 / gettyimages.com Deuce Windham NFC South Staff Writer Once again the Saints flicked on the Friday Night Lights and completed their second preseason game of the 2014 season with a victory.  We move to 2-0 during the preseason (a meaningless stat, but) and there was a lot of good, and bad, performances to go over from last night’s game. Drew Brees, Jahri Evans and Ben...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

With Drew Brees sidelined, Saints' backup quarterbacks have big night

The three quarterbacks on the New Orleans Saints' roster not named Drew Brees combined for 325 yards and four touchdowns in a 31-24 preseason victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Veteran Luke McCown opened the game with methodical scoring drives, second-year challenger Ryan Griffin connected on two long bombs and rookie Logan Kilgore...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham penalized for TD dunk

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham hasn’t stopped dunking. Graham caught his first touchdown pass of the preseason Friday night and then drew his first 15-yard penalty for dunking over the goal post. The five-year pro hauled in another touchdown in the second quarter and dunked in celebration again, and again was penalized.  Coach Sean Payton appeared upset after the...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees Takes Adorable Selfie With Lady (Photo)

Drew Brees was ready for this selfie. Football fans ages sure do range. This lady must be his biggest fan. Drew Brees wins our heart yet again. The post Drew Brees Takes Adorable Selfie With Lady (Photo) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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