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Saints offense could face changes after season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Four seasons after the Saints traded to get back into the first round of the draft to select Mark Ingram, the running back could be playing in his final game with New Orleans on Sunday. He's not the only one. With the Saints missing the playoffs for only the fourth time in nine seasons, New Orleans' offense could see a roster shakeup in the offseason. The Saints...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

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 – http://t.co/4whmSAXNgf #Saints pic.twitter.com/yOp3xbPlQB — Diehard Sport (@Diehardsport) December...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper indicted on rape charges

            Former NFL safety Darren Sharper and two accomplices were indicted by a grand jury on two counts of aggravated rape in New Orleans, according to USA Today Sports. Sharper faces a life sentence for aggravated rape charge and one count of simple rape stemming from multiple incidents.  He is under investigation for a total...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Week 15: Saints Fantasy Football Preview vs. Bears

After a huge game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the New Orleans Saints laid an egg against the Carolina Panthers in the Superdome. Drew Brees posted a season-low 11 points in standard ESPN leagues, and Jimmy Graham has had back-to-back pathetic outings. Kenny Stills had a monster game against Pittsburgh, but just like everybody in a Saints’ uniform, he didn’t have a good showing...
Via Pro Football Spot
13 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...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints go on the road against all expectations and take out Steelers 35-32

The score make it look much closer than it really was, mostly thanks to horrific prevent defense and tackling down the stretch that allowed the Steelers to score 16 points in about 2 minutes, but the Saints went into Pittsburgh and completely outplayed the Steelers. I said the Saints would need a perfect performance by Brees to win this game and that is exactly what they got. Unbelievably...
Via The Saints Nation
24 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...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days 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...
Via Steel City Blitz
27 days 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
29 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...
Via Sports-Glory
November 16, 2014  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
October 31, 2014  |  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.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
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 receptions...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
October 22, 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 miss...
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 Falcons...
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

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 between...
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 between...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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

Brandin Cooks Bound for Superstardom with Saints

From 2006 until 2013, the Saints’ wide receiver corps underwent very little change. Led annually by Marques Colston, the Saints also featured—in no determinable pecking order—Lance Moore, Devery Henderson, and Robert Meachem. Only a quarterback of Drew Brees’ caliber could enjoy the immense success he has with such a lackluster rabble of wideouts. Of course, […] The post...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 25, 2014  |  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
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Brees sits out Saints scrimmage with strained oblique

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees sat out Saturday’s scrimmage because of a strained left oblique, Saints coach Sean Payton said at his post-scrimmage news conference. Payton told the media that Brees is “day to day” and that the team would monitor the injury. “In the a.m. practice yesterday, he strained his left oblique. So we’ll take it day to day. But we didn’t...
Via Sports-Glory
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 most underrated players in the NFL

After causing quite a stir by listing the ten most overrated players in the league, it’s only fair that we share players that are not put in the spotlight but deserve to be, as well. When a player is put on a pedestal by the media, part of it is marketing, part of it is personality, and of course there usually has to be an outstanding skillset to go with it. When a player doesn’t...
Via This Given Sunday
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham, Saints reach agreement on new contract

The New Orleans Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham have reached agreement on a long-term contract. Graham announced the agreement Tuesday morning on Twitter. It’s official I’m bleeding black and gold this morning! Thank you WhoDatNation for all the support. — Jimmy Graham (@TheJimmyGraham) July 15, 2014 Terms of the deal have not been announced. Graham, 27, had 86 receptions...
Via Sports-Glory
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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