Sean Payton: Pretty soon ESPN will be helping out with play calls

            The ESPN cameras got a close-up shot of Sean Payton’s play sheet during Monday Night Football’s New Orleans Saints-Chicago Bears game. ESPN accidentally shared 1/3 of Sean Payton’s play sheet on Monday Night Football – #Saints — Diehard Sport (@Diehardsport) December...
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Road to the 'Chip: Fantasy Playoff Guide

It’s hard to believe we’re down to the last two weeks of the regular season and for most fantasy owners, the last week of the playoffs!!  There can only be two teams in the “CHIP,” so hopefully your squad made enough plays to secure a place in the dance.  For those wondering how my team has performed during the playoff stretch, I’m happy to inform you that I’m 1.3 points...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Garbage Time TD Saves Ingram's Stats In Week 15

Saints running back Mark Ingram only rushed for 59 yards on 17 carries, but a late touchdown run saved the day for fantasy owners.Fantasy Spin:The 100-yard games he was producing in the middle of the season are much rarer these days and his value is as an RB2 at best.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: Week 15 Monday Night Football Preview

Monday December 15, 2014 New Orleans Saints @ Chicago Bears This week we will answer the question on everybody’s mind. Who is worse, the Bears or the Saints on the road? Right now with a disgruntled QB, injured WR and sobbing offensive coordinator, the Bears don’t look all that much better than anybody. Brandon Marshall’s season is over, and it looks like the Bears’ season...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons the New Orleans Saints will beat the Bears

Will the Saints be able to keep their slim playoff hopes alive against Chicago this weekend? Here are five reasons we believe they will. 5.) The Bears’ run defense is porous   Despite not passing the “eye test”, the Saints offense still manages to be ranked in the top 10 in both rushing and passing – which at least on paper means they should be able to exploit a porous...
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Five potential big free agents of 2015

The NFL free agency period each year always generates plenty of buzz, but 2015 just may be the best class to date. Although dozens of high-profile starters potentially in play will be locked up by their current teams within days of their final game of the season. There are, however, a handful of elite offensive weapons almost certain to test the waters of free agency and entertain...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ingram Leads Saints With Just 43 Yards

Saints running back Mark Ingram rushed for 43 yards on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:He did so on 10 carries and also chipped in two catches for 13 yards. Ingram remains the lead back.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Lawrence Timmons

Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons might have had a fairly solid game last week against the New Orleans Saints in terms of what he did do on the field, but he also had some rough spots in terms of what he failed to do. In particular, Mark Ingram’s strong game on the ground […] Steelers vs Saints Film Review: Lawrence Timmons is a post from: Steelers...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ingram closing in on 1000-yard season

Mark Ingram is closing in on a goal that has so far eluded him since entering the NFL as a first-round draft pick: he's just 233 yards away from his first 1000-yard rushing season as a professional. Despite battling ankle and toe injuries this week, Ingram is "probable" to play against the Carolina Panthers Sunday inside the Superdome. Ingram, who's in a contract year, practiced...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Ryan: ‘I love Sean Payton’

            Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan described his relationship with head coach Sean Payton after hearing the report that their relationship has been “rapidly deteriorating this season.” “I’ll tell you what, I don’t admire many people outside of my own family. But...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Report: Mark Ingram, Keenan Lewis, Pierre Thomas

The NFC South co-leading New Orleans Saints look to finish off a season sweep of the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.  The Saints have numerous impact players on their injury report this week, including Mark Ingram, Keenan Lewis, and Pierre Thomas.  The good news is all three players are probable and are expected to play on Sunday. #459898562 / Ingram, who has finally...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Defense Out Having a Blast Following Horrible Performance

On Sunday the Steelers lost what, until recently, looked to be a very winnable game at home against a Saints team that has struggled all season long—particularly on the road. The 35-32 final score suggests a much closer game than actually was, with Pittsburgh’s fourth quarter surge starting far too late to get them out of the double-digit hole their defense dug for them early...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sean Payton, Rob Ryan 'strongly dislike each other'

            Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints are expected to have a new defensive coordinator next season, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. La Canfora reports that Saints head coach Sean Payton and current defensive coordinator Rob Ryan’s relationship has been “rapidly deteriorating this season...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy Lines: 5 Things to Know About the Saints

1. It hasn't been the typically dominant season we've come to expect out of Drew Brees. Is age catching up with him or is an underachieving supporting cast and offensive line the main issue?Sean: I think it could probably be a combination of several factors, both of the two you mentioned included. There have been whispers all season long about things such as arm strength and decision...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ingram Shut Down By Ravens In Week 12

Saints running back Mark Ingram had a horrible game against the Ravens, rushing for 27 yards on 11 carries.Fantasy Spin:Ingram totaled just 42 yards, his second worst total of the season and didn't find the end zone. After three huge games, Ingram has posted two mediocre totals.
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Report: Robert Meachem, Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas

The 4-6 New Orleans Saints look to take possession of first place in the disappointing NFC South tonight when they play host to the Baltimore Ravens. The Saints backfield has been hobbled all year and the Saints have four RB's on the injury report for the week, including Mark Ingram and Pierre Thomas. WR Robert Meachem is also on the injury report and is listed as questionable...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the New Orleans Saints Turn the Season Around?

The New Orleans Saints were projected by many to be Super Bowl contenders this season. They were predicted to run through the NFC South division en route to a top four seed in the playoffs. But at just 4-6, the disappointing Saints sit in 2nd place behind the Atlanta Falcons in the division. The Saints are very fortunate to be in 2nd place in the division with a dismal record...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: New Orleans Saints face season-saving game against Baltimore

The Saints’ season is on the brink of being completely lost, and if they want to keep their playoff hopes alive they’ll have to beat the Ravens at home. New Orleans Saints - Nick Rothschild asks what in the world happened to Mark Ingram: (READ) - Will Osgood says the Saints have the NFC South all wrapped up. (READ) - John Sigler writes an open letter to Sean Payton...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Week 12 showdown circled as top NFL game to watch

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached mid-November, with only six weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. Just one week before Thanksgiving, there are a slew of big games involving teams that have playoff...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: What in the world happened to New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram

Nick, how can one player go from dominant to mediocre so quickly? Was this past weekend’s version of Mark Ingram the real him? – Kendall, Baton Rouge Kendall, as much as I’d like to say that the real Mark Ingram was the angry bull we saw the previous three weeks, I think his overall NFL stature is much closer to Sunday’s performance than any other. Prior to 2013 Ingram hadn’t...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: New Orleans Saints dismal season continues against Cincinnati

It was another home disappointment for the Saints on Sunday, as they fell to the Bengals 27-10. MVP – No One As this is a Saints-centric site I’m inclined to pick someone from the Saints to be the MVP in this one, but for the life of me I can’t find anyone who even played respectably in this game. The offense was stagnant, the defense was porous, and even the special teams...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram Likely To Test Free Agent Market Due To Saints’ Cap Issues

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Saints RB Mark Ingram is likely to field offers as an unrestricted free agent next year as the Saints current cap situation makes a contract extension seem unlikely at this point in time. La Canfora reports that there have been no contract talks between New Orleans and Ingram representatives in recent months. The Saints’ financial...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Report: Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas, Khiry Robinson

The New Orleans Saints are 4-5 and will be taking on the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday afternoon. They will be without the services of multiple running backs including Pierre Thomas (shoulder/ribs), Khiry Robinson (arm) and Edwin Baker (concussion) as they are out for Sunday's contest. In their place will be former first-round pick Mark Ingram who is listed as questionable with a...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Start ‘Em and Sit ‘Em, Week 11: Dodge Ingram Pickup

Start 'Em Have the Saints finally figured it out?  No, not things in general, as their 4-5 record indicates, but do they finally realize the type of talent that Mark Ingram has when given the opportunity?  For years, the Saints went with a stable of backs, and the only ones who have fantasy dependable were Darren Sproles and Pierre Thomas (last year).  But as the injuries have...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football 5 Running Backs With Easy Week 11 Matchups

Fantasy Football 5 Running Backs With Easy Week 11 Matchups If you have any of these running backs starting for you in Week 11, take note as the fantasy points may be rolling in more than ever due to their easy matchups. 1. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints Ingram has … The post Fantasy Football 5 Running Backs With Easy Week 11 Matchups appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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