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Week 13 New Orleans Saints Preview: How to beat the Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been good, and sometimes not so good, this season. Exhibit A was a thrashing of the Carolina Panthers on the road on a Sunday night early in Week 3. The next week, they suffered a debilitating home loss to the then winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers.   It’s been that kind of season for the bumble bees from Steel Town. Still, through 11 games they stand at...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for Thanksgiving Day 2014

Happy Thanksgiving Steeler Nation! I hope you take the time to be thankful for even just one thing today as you enjoy food and football. -Greetings from Wisconsin where I’m spending time with family in Madison. Last time I was in the “Land of Cheeseheads” I was enjoying a Steelers victory over the Packers late last season. Always nice to hang that over the Packer-loving family...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Huge win by Ravens’ total-team effort over Saints, 34-27…

What a huge win for the Ravens… They ultimately turned the Saints’ game plan into a joke. Rob Ryan’s exotic blitz pressures did not work. Joe Flacco and his receivers read the blitz so well… Joe’s audibles at the LOS were right on… The Ravens’ offensive line (especially RG Marshal Yanda and RT Ricky Wagner) was dominant. Huge run-blocking plays courtesy of the up-front...
Via Ravens Football Machine
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: New Orleans Saints make history in another loss

Another week, another home loss for the Saints. This is the first time since 2007 that the Saints have lost more than two games at home in a row, capped off by a 34-27 loss to Baltimore on Monday night. MVP – Marques Colston After Brandin Cooks was lost for the season to injury it was pretty obvious that someone would need to step up amongst the Saints’ pass-catchers – and...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Four Downs vs. Baltimore

First Down – Replacing Brandin CooksLosing Cooks to the injured reserve due to a broken thumb is tough. As far as the receivers, Cooks is leading the team in just about every receiving category. This means Kenny Stills and Marques Colston must step up. Colston is having a disappointing season and Stills is on pace to have a statistically better season than his rookie season, but...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL investigating Saints for stashing Todd Davis

            The NFL is investigating whether the New Orleans Saints illegally stashed linebacker Todd Davis in their training facility after they released him at a time the Denver Broncos were claiming him off waivers, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Saints waived Davis last week, but planned to sign him back to their practice squad.  The Broncos...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints suffer heartbreaking overtime loss to 49ers 27-24

This was a cruel ending to a rollercoaster of emotions in a seesaw battle. Despite going down 14-0 early and looking completely out of it on their way to a 21-10 halftime deficit, the Saints put together an improbable comeback to take a 24-21 lead with under two minutes left. The defense seemed to have the kill shot in place with a 4th and 10 deep in 49er territory, but a 51 yard...
Via The Saints Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees was tired of hearing that Saints can’t win on the road

            The New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-10 Thursday night to take over first place in the NFC South. The victory is the first for the Saints on the road.  Drew Brees said he was tired of hearing that the team couldn’t win outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. “Yeah. And I’ll be honest with you it had zero factor in...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Colston Quiets Down In Week 8 After Great Day In Week 7

Saints wide receiver Marques Colston wasn't very active against Green Bay, catching four balls for 49 yards.Fantasy Spin:Colston had six catches for 111 yards on 10 targets in Week 7, but took a back seat to Brandin Cooks and even Kenny Stills in this one. As the young receivers grow, Colston's production is likely to be more and more inconsistent.
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Dat in the Saints Backfield

When it comes to fantasy football, the New Orleans Saints are known for Drew Brees and Jimmy Graham.  Sure they have one of the most consistent receivers in Marques Colston and an explosive rookie in Brandin Cooks, but even we didn't place to much value on them when we ranked our WRs.   Brees has produced just 3 double digit WRs this season, Cooks (15.5) in Week 1 on 7...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Offensive Player Grades at Lions

23 points on the #1 defense in the NFL isn’t that bad. They moved the ball pretty well on a number of drives, too. Still, the offense had this game handed to them on a silver platter numerous times by the defense and they couldn’t close. In fact, they played a heavy hand in sabotaging everything late in the 4th quarter. The Saints finished with 73 yards on 21 carries (3.5 per...
Via The Saints Nation
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Recap: New Orleans Saints can start preparing for 2015

It happened again. Not only did the Saints play well enough to win their Week 7 matchup against the Lions, they had them dead to rights. If not for a late Drew Brees interception, they may have walked away from this week at .500 – instead, they’re staring at a long walk to 2015. MVP – Marques Colston Welcome back Marques Colston! The silent storm had been mostly just silent...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham to miss at least 2 games

The New Orleans Saints who are currently on a bye week, will be without their superstar tight end Jimmy Graham for at least 2 games following their bye. Graham was hurt in the Saints week 5 win against the Bucs and the Saints did not seem to be to concerned about the injury, making many to believe he would return in week 7. However Graham's sprained shoulder will force him to...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Saints a Super Bowl contender after slow start?

Jamie Sabau/Getty ImagesWe've seen this narrative before.A team that is expected to be a top-notch, Super Bowl contender starts the season off with a losing record and everyone begins to question whether or not they're actually for real.Such is the case with the New Orleans Saints, who currently hold an 0-2 record. Their first loss was a crushing overtime defeat to the Atlanta...
Via Patriots Life
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Which Owners Got Screwed in Week 1?

Contrary to popular belief, fantasy football is not a science. It can be dissected and experimented upon, but it cannot be predicted, nor can it be a pure form of enjoyment, largely due to repeated run-ins with agonizing playcalling and bizarre goal-line packages. Every week, fantasy owners throw their pitiful arms into the air as if the world revolves around them and their 15 member...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: New Orleans Saints player that needs to play better in Week 2

Nick, I’m still struggling through the five stages of grief after Sunday’s loss in Atlanta. To help me reach acceptance, can you please tell me who needs to step up in Cleveland this weekend? – Depressed Dan, Deville Well Dan one thing is for sure, we aren’t at a lack for options. Marques Colston had a fantastic game … before he made the critical error that led to the...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston named top-5 goat from Week 1

This time around, the performances actually mattered. It wasn’t about auditioning for a job. It wasn’t about fine-tuning and preparation. It was about posting results that would count, written in the record books and into the standings in pen. Some players and teams got off to a great start. Others, sputtered out of the gate. That has plenty of folks feeling optimistic just one...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints lose to the Atlanta Falcons: Don’t freak out please!

Don’t blame Marques Coslton. Don’t blame Patrick Robinson. Don’t be that guy, or gal. Those two are easy targets for bashing. And no, their performances on Sunday were not great (or in Colston’s case, the fumble). But they were far from the only, or even primary, culprits. If you feel the need to blame, and sorry for sounding a bit self-righteous, but that is truly being...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints’ Offensive Player Grades @ Falcons

The offense put up 34 points and were effective both running and passing. That should be sufficient for a win, and yet the unit will live with the regret of a couple miscues that left some points out there. And while it’s hard to blame the offense for the loss, the Colston fumble was the final dagger. Still, the Saints on this side of the ball seem in sync and primed to put up...
Via The Saints Nation
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Colston's fumble in OT hands Falcons win over Saints

ATLANTA (AP) - Marques Colston slammed his helmet to the turf, then brushed off a New Orleans Saints teammate who tried to console him. Not long after, he trudged to the locker room while the Atlanta Falcons celebrated. Colston's fumble on the second play of overtime set up Matt Bryant's 52-yard field goal, giving the Falcons a 37-34 victory over the Saints in another thriller...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Colston's fumble in OT hands Falcons win over Saints

ATLANTA (AP) - Marques Colston slammed his helmet to the turf, then brushed off a New Orleans Saints teammate who tried to console him. Not long after, he trudged to the locker room while the Atlanta Falcons celebrated. Colston's fumble on the second play of overtime set up Matt Bryant's 52-yard field goal, giving the Falcons a 37-34 victory over the Saints in another thriller...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFC South Preview

With three straight seasons of 5,000-plus yards to his credit, starting quarterback Drew Brees will once again lead the high-octane New Orleans Saints into the upcoming campaign with tight end Jimmy Graham, wide receiver Marques Colston, and promising rookie wideout Brandin Cooks all set to play significant roles in one of the NFL’s most deadly offenses. Of course, there are those...
Via Sports-Glory
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: New Orleans Saints fan gets ready for Week 1

The Bayou is known for many things. Cajun cooking, jazz music, and Mardi Gras to name a few. However, there is one thing above the rest that southern Louisiana is known for: voodoo. And one Saints fan is getting in on the art to try and help out the team in Week 1. @scruffyshadow @MikeDetillier @SaintsNationBlg @SaintsReportCom @cover32_NO @SaintsGab @whodatdish @BnGreview pic.twitter...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston’s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Saints wide receiver Marques Colston goes off in this 2013 highlight reel

Less than two weeks from now the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers kick off the 2014 NFL season. Even if you might wish a slow death on both franchises, it’s hard not to get excited about the official debut of real football. I thought it only fitting that we should celebrate with a highlight reel of New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston. Here are his top plays of...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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