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Payton: With Ingram out, Saints other RBs ready

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans' running game has been the least of coach Sean Payton's worries during the Saints' first two games. The coach expects that to remain the case, even with his most productive rusher, Mark Ingram, sidelined by a broken hand. Payton said Ingram, who has averaged 6 yards per carry and scored three touchdowns, won't be able to play Sunday...
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Is the New Orleans Saints Week 3 tilt with Minnesota a top game to watch?

Some teams are pleasant surprises thus far, making them intriguing to check out in more detail. While others are shocking flops, creating a sense of desperation just two weeks into the season. Both scenarios help create some interesting match-ups on the NFL docket. To see the “Fab Five” – the best games on the docket – for Week 3, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in...
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Drew Brees: We're not all 'brutes'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said Wednesday that NFL players shouldn't be negatively stereotyped in the wake of recent scandals that have engulfed the league. Adrian Peterson's indictment on child abuse charges and the domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice, Greg Hardy and Ray McDonald have dominated the news cycle...
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Saints Nation Bold Predictions – Vikings – Week 3

Brian Pavek is the first one to have called a bold prediction correctly. But really, it wasn’t bold. It was sarcasm. So sorry Brian, that does not count. Indeed the Saints gave up less then 400 yards. It was 324 total. There are some more calls that are sarcasm this week. Try to spot them! Andrew Juge Saints get 7 sacks. Colston has 10+ catches. Neer Shah Saints win by...
Via The Saints Nation
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After brutal Week 2, New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees drops in 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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The Old Spice Mandroid stars in '4th and Touchdown' featuring Drew Brees

This week, Old Spice released their first in a four-part series called '4th And Touchdown' where NFL stars are interviewed by the Old Spice Mandroid. The concept sounds stupid, but the results are fantastic.Full credit to Drew Brees for truly being one of the coolest guys in the NFL. Segments like this will not work without a great personality fielding the questions. Future...
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New Orleans Saints have a chance to get back on track defensively against the Vikings

The New Orleans Saints are desperate for a win on Sunday afternoon when they play their home opener against the Minnesota Vikings. Between the surprising 0-2 start and the Adrian Peterson situation, this game has as many pre-game headlines nationally as any the Saints have been a part of in a while. Truth be told, as bad as the Saints defense has been in the first two weeks, they...
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Mailbag: How do the New Orleans Saints turn this around?

Nick, are you as frustrated as we are? Look we realize it’s only two weeks into the season, but this is certainly not the way we had envisioned the start to the year going. How can the Saints turn this around? – Bewildered Ben & Betty, Basile Guys, I feel ya. It’s hard to be optimistic after being kicked in the gut in Week 1 against Atlanta, only to be disappointed once...
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Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints: 2014 Week 3 NFL Pick

Minnesota Vikings (1-1) at New Orleans Saints (0-2) The Saints are 0-2, but I’m not too worried about them. If one of their offensive players had been able to tackle Tashaun Gipson on his eventual pick 6, there’s a very good chance they’d be 1-1 right now and heading home to face the Vikings as at least 12 point favorites. They weren’t able to do that and they lost as a result...
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Darren Sharper Files Lawsuit Against the Saints For Workers Comp

Former NFL Safety Darren Sharper is suing the New Orleans Saints for about $95K on a workers compensation claim from a knee injury he suffered in 2009. Previous attempts to sure the Saints in the past for workman’s comp failed. According to NOLA.com’s Ken Daley: The Louisiana Workers Compensation Act requires personal injury claims for payment to be filed against employers within...
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New Orleans Saints DC Rob Ryan deemed biggest goat from Week 2

Some teams are off to a fast start, others are stumbling out of the gates, and a majority are languishing somewhere in the middle. That’s the NFL landscape after two games. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
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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
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Saints Injury Update: Mark Ingram expected to miss a month with broken hand

The Saints have been one of the biggest surprises of the 2014 season, but not in the good sense. The Rob Ryan led defense has struggled mightily, allowing 63 points over two games. It has led to an 0-2 start for the team, but the offense has given reason for optimism. Unfortunately, that too is about to diminish.Running back, Mark Ingram, broke his hand in the Saints loss to the...
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Darren Sharper Suing The Saints For $95k

Accused serial rapist and ex-NFL star Darren Sharper is going to need all the cash flow he can get. The former pro bowl safety is suing his former employer, the New Orleans Saints for an unpaid workers comp claim according to Nola. Darren Sharper is taking legal aim at the New Orleans Saints from his California jail cell, pressing on with a previously denied workers compensation...
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Darren Sharper Suing The Saints For $95k

Accused serial rapist and ex-NFL star Darren Sharper will need all the cash flow he can get. The former pro bowl safety is suing his former employer, the New Orleans Saints for an unpaid workers comp claim according to Nola. Darren Sharper is taking legal aim at the New Orleans Saints from his California jail cell, pressing on with a previously denied workers compensation claim...
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Darren Sharper is suing the Saints from his California jail cell

Darren Sharper must be bored while he sits and wait in his California jail cell. He’s decided to sue the New Orleans Saints for a knee injury that he suffered in 2009, according to NOLA.com. Darren Sharper is taking legal aim at the New Orleans Saints from his California jail cell, pressing on with a previously denied workers compensation claim that his former employer owes him...
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Power Rankings: 0-2 start for New Orleans Saints sends them tumbling out of top-10

Some things never change. As is always the case, the NFL remains a league that is practically impossible to predict. Every week, there are games that go in a different direction than any of the so-called experts could have imagined. Two weeks into the 2014 season, this has definitely been the case. And it has produced standings after two games that are head scratching in places....
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New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis: 'There's no way to sugarcoat being 0-2'

Even New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis acknowledges there isn't anything pretty about losing the first two games of the 2014 regular season. "There's no way to sugarcoat being 0-2," Loomis said as he addressed the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club on Monday afternoon. Loomis was speaking one day after the Saints' 26-24 defeat to Cleveland...
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Twitter Tuesday: New Orleans Saints DE asks Who Dat Nation to stick around

It’s the toughest week as a NFL fan. The week after being upset by a team your favorite team shouldn’t lose to. SHOULDN’T, but did. Cleveland was rocking after the Browns’ 26-24 victory over the Saints Sunday afternoon, a well-deserved win by the Browns for sure but one facilitated by the Saints ineptitude. After the game, Cameron Jordan implored fans to be patient and stick...
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Add Saints’ Mark Ingram’s Broken Hand to the Injury List for Week 2

Add Saints’ Mark Ingram’s Broken Hand to the Injury List for Week 2 Not only did the New Orleans Saints lose their second game yesterday, but they lose running back Mark Ingram for the next month for a broken hand suffered in the teams’ loss to Cleveland 26-24. Red-hot Mark … The post Add Saints’ Mark Ingram’s Broken Hand to the Injury List for Week 2 appeared first on...
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Brees Says Saints One Play From Being 2-0

Two weeks into the NFL season, and there might not be a bigger surprise in the league (on the field at least) than the 0-2 New Orleans Saints. After losing a thriller in Atlanta to open up the season, the Saints went up to Cleveland and were upset by Brian Hoyer and the Browns. While historically 0-2 teams have a difficult time making the playoffs, the Saints and their quarterback...
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New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham gets Simpsonized

When you’re having a bad day there’s nothing like good comedy to pick you up. Maybe your significant other just dumped you. Maybe you flunked the big test. Maybe your team’s defensive coordinator is a special kind of stupid. Whatever the case, comedy is always a reliable method of making you feel better, and there’s no better comedy in the world than The Simpsons. This month...
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Mark Ingram Out a Month - Hand Injury

Mark Ingram was finally starting to look like an NFL running back, picking up 143 yards on 24 attempts, with 3 TDs over the New Orleans Saints first 2 games of the season.  Now, he will miss a month with a hand injury.  Obviously if you own Pierre Thomas in fantasy football, this puts a little smile on your face, but Thomas has 4 less carries than Khiry Robinson and 2 less rushing...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
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New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram’s resurrection cut short

Saints running back Mark Ingram is expected to miss a month after suffering a hand injury against Cleveland on Sunday, according to an ESPN report. Ingram had seemingly been on track to finally fulfill expectations that were set with his first round selection in 2011, already carrying the ball 24 times for 143 yards and three touchdowns through the first two games. Through Week 2...
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Report: Mark Ingram will miss four weeks with a hand injury

This is really a shame. Saints running back Mark Ingram will miss the next month with a hand injury. He’s been playing so well over the past couple of weeks. Saints RB Mark Ingram is expected to miss about a month with a hand injury he suffered Sunday, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 15, 2014 The Saints will look for Khiry Robinson to step up. var ACE_AR...
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