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New Orleans Saints did one thing no other team could in 2015

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The New Orleans Saints did something in 2015 that no other NFL team did: Light up...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

How does the backup quarterback situation play out for Saints in 2016?

The Saints will be returning two quarterbacks under contract for 2016 as of today. That would be Drew Brees and 2015 3rd round draft pick Garrett Grayson. The veterans who were on the Saints’ roster this year in Luke McCown and Matt Flynn are both set to enter free agency, though one or both could easily re-sign. For the sake of this post, let us assume Drew Brees will be the Saints’...
Via The Saints Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Saints 2015 season: Quarterbacks

I am putting Brees last because if he’s first you are gonna read that first and then leave, so he’s last (but first in our hearts). The Quarterbacks are all being graded based on my expectations for them as well as their role on the team. As I will try to do with each position group going forward I will also include my opinion on whether they should be brought back and how I...
Via The Saints Nation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Saints plays of the 2015 season

I was going to milk 10 posts out of this topic but I decided against making you guys suffer through that. We have two podcasts and five writers now, so would should be able to give you better content than that. Because of this I can give you the ten best plays in one post. I really hope I don’t regret this later. Just because the Saints went 7-9 this year, like last year, it doesn’t...
Via The Saints Nation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

5 players the Saints must move on from in 2016

While we've already evaluated the five positions that the Saints must address this offseason, it's time to take a look at the other side of things. Today, we're going to take a look at the five Saints players who the team should move on from in 2016. Whether they're set to be free agents, or just may find themselves as cap casualties, there's reason to believe New Orleans may...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Few thoughts on the season and the off-season

Hey guys! I know it’s been a while since you guys have seen anything from me and I miss writing regularly. Today, I’m going to be talking about a couple things. I’m going to just touch on things that have happened this season and where the Saints stand (albeit premature, but since they’re out of the playoffs – I think it’s warranted) going into the offseason. Let’s...
Via The Saints Nation
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans add pair of linebackers to practice squad

The Houston Texans added a pair of linebackers to the team's practice squad on Tuesday, signing Tony Washington and Eric Martin, according to a report.Per the Houston Chronicle, the Texans added the pair after bringing both in for workouts on Tuesday. An undrafted rookie free agent out of Oregon, Washington spent training camp with the Texans before being released at the end of the...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Five things to look for in Panthers at Saints

The lowly 4-7 Saints are hosting the last undefeated team in the NFL today, the 11-0 Panthers. On paper this will be ugly. But games aren’t played on paper and hopefully the saying of “any given Sunday” applies here. You’ll remember the Saints played very well in Carolina with Luke McCown at quarterback almost pulling off an upset earlier in the season. Unfortunately both...
Via The Saints Nation
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints’ Wild Card Dreams Are Just That: Dreams

“The Saints are like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re gonna get.” – Someone’s momma. For the three of you wondering in suspense whether or not the Saints of New Orleans will make a playoff spot this season, I have come to relieve you of the confusion. It’s not happening. My name is not Deborah and I am not a downer, but it’s time to let go of those...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Luke McCown's back injury did not come from one single event

While we know at this point that backup quarterback Luke McCown will miss the remainder of the 2015 season after having back surgery, we also know that the reason for the surgery didn't come on any one single play.According to Joel A. Erickson of The New Orleans Advocate, this is something that happened over time, and head coach Sean Payton spoke about it.“Sometimes that’s the...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: With Luke McCown done for the year, Saints sign Matt Flynn

Drew Brees has a new backup moving forward in 2015 for the New Orleans Saints.As Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported, Luke McCown's season came to an end due to the need to have surgery on his back.In turn, the team has decided to sign Matt Flynn, which the journeyman quarterback confirmed through his Twitter account.Flynn has spent time with the Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Signing Veteran QB Matt Flynn, Luke McCown Out For Season

The Saints are signing veteran QB Matt Flynn to a contract on Monday, according to Katherine Terrell. Ian Rapoport reports that Saints backup QB Luke McCown will undergo season-ending back surgery on Tuesday. New Orleans has third-round pick Garrett Grayson behind Drew Brees, but this is a pretty good indication that they believe he isn’t ready to fill in should Brees get hurt...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eli Manning snubs Luke McCown in handshake line

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning threw six (!) touchdown passes in Sunday’s 52-49 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Manning completed 30 of 41 passes for 350 yards in the game, but his team lost because they don’t really have a secondary and gave up 511 yards to Brees. The Giants quarterback showed he can still dominant games and be accurate when he’s at his best,...
Via The Sports Daily
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns fan builds QB graveyard for Halloween

Rooting for the Browns is tough work, but Cleveland Browns fan Tony Timoteo channeled all the frustration and struggle and make it fun. In his Cleveland suburb of North Ridgeville, Timoteo used his front lawn to commemorate the 22 QB’s that have started for the Browns since they came back to town in 1999. Needless to say, the names on some of the graves are pretty scary. Take a...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Will a meeting with the NFL keep Johnny Manziel from starting for the Browns?

Of all the news that gets churned out before Week 8 of the NFL season, a good chunk of the hype will likely revolve around Johnny Manziel.Not because he could potentially get the start for the Cleveland Browns next Sunday, but because it isn’t known whether or not the league is going to let him play.The NFL has reportedly scheduled a meeting with Manziel in regards to the domestic...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saints execute perfect fake FG against Colts

The Indianapolis Colts ran one of the worst fake plays in NFL history last week, so the New Orleans Saints showed them how special teams fakes are supposed to work. The Colts lost to the Patriots 34-27 in Week 6, thanks in large part to a botched fake punt play that put New England well into Colts territory late in the third quarter. But on Sunday, it was the Saints who ran a...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Carolina Panthers are the NFL's next super power

The Carolina Panthers have shot out the gates with a 4-0 record. Meanwhile, most pundits and prognosticators have been quick to downplay the success of the co-NFC South leaders. Here’s Frank Schwab of Yahoo! Sports: Cam Newton is carrying a huge load on his shoulders, and doing it tremendously well. But the Panthers seem vulnerable to injuries, especially on offense. They’re...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 4 Power Rankings: Where Do the Saints Land?

New Orleans Saints (0-3) View image | gettyimages.com Ranking: 27  Click to see full power rankings Luke McCown has filled in admirably for the injured Drew Brees, and with Brees’ status for Sunday being uncertain at this point, McCown looks like he will get another start. What should be of major concern for New Orleans is their lack of a run defense, especially with...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys v. Saints: Battle of the backup QBs

The Dallas Cowboys had a tough loss last week against the Atlanta Falcons, they were the underdogs going into that game due to the fact that they didn’t have key players Tony Romo and Dez Bryant. Nonetheless, they dominated the first half and had an 11 point lead. The second half was then taken over by the Falcons and the Cowboys let it slip away. This week, however, both teams...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Five reason why the New Orleans Saints should lose on Sunday

The (2-1) Dallas Cowboys will look to bounce back this Sunday with a win after losing to the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday. The Cowboys will travel to New Orleans to face the (0-3) Saints at the Super Dome on Sunday night football 7:30pm CT. They will not look to have a repeat of what happened last week when they let the Falcons score 22 unanswered second half points after being up...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 can’t miss NFC daily fantasy picks for week 4

I hope everyone was able to make some money during a week 3 that saw a crazy amount of points scored in daily fantasy football. The recommended Carson Palmer/Larry Fitzgerald stack was extremely profitable, so let’s try to build off of that momentum and identify some more money-makers this week. Here are some recommended plays as we take a look at the week 4 daily fantasy landscape...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke McCown on Saints' slow start: 'We're not going to go away easy'

The New Orleans Saints may be staring an 0-3 record squarely in the face currently, but that doesn't mean that this team is finished by a long shot. When hearing from a few players and head coach Sean Payton, you can tell the mindset is still the same.According to a recent report from John DeShazier of NewOrleansSaints.com, the belief remains that if the team continues to work hard...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Drew Brees expected to practice Wednesday

While Luke McCown filled in more than admirably for Drew Brees in the tough Week 3 loss to the Carolina Panthers, it's safe to say that the team would still love to have their leader under center on Sunday.McCown proved to be just a backup by title during the 27-22 loss to the undefeated Carolina Panthers, as he completed 31-of-38 passes for 310 yards. McCown was filling in for Brees...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Five reasons Saints fans are dreading rest of football season

I know, I know. We as a football nation are only days away from Week 4 of the 2015-16 NFL season, and I am already jumping ship. Mission: ABORT. Yes, I too, like the rest of ‘MERICA,’ wait impatiently and full of angst during the summer months for the return of the sweet sound of grunting, hard tackles and helmet contact that is probably resulting in concussions — *swoon.*...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Happy Hour Podcast: The Saints are 0-3, will Rob Ryan get fired before Halloween?

The boys discuss the Saints 0-3 start and breakdown: How Luke McCown played great Sean Payton game plan receivers stink, can we admit it? Defensive line is GETTING WORSE Akiem Hicks has gone full Sedrick Ellis Brandon Browner is Jason David 2.0 Will Rob Ryan Still Be Employed by Halloween Should Saints make changes on offensive line  Donate just $1 a month and become a Saints...
Via The Saints Nation
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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