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  • NFL will stage draft in Dallas next April

    NFL will stage draft in Dallas next April

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-10-18 16:35:58 GMT
    Wednesday, October 18 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-10-19 03:14:47 GMT
    The NFL draft is headed for Dallas.More >>
    The NFL draft is headed for Dallas.More >>
  • Saints defense prepares for the Packers without Rodgers

    Saints defense prepares for the Packers without Rodgers

    The Saints defense scored three touchdowns against the Lions. Source: Timothy EddingtonThe Saints defense scored three touchdowns against the Lions. Source: Timothy Eddington

    When a star quarterback goes down with an injury like Aaron Rodgers did Sunday against Minnesota, other star quarterbacks take notice. "That's a really unfortunate injury. The guy was playing phenomenal, and that's really tough," said Saints quarterback Drew Brees. But the show must go on, and the Packers will now turn to Brett Hundley. He's not Rodgers, but that doesn't mean he can't be effective. "You understand that Brett Hundley has been behind Aaron for the last...

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    When a star quarterback goes down with an injury like Aaron Rodgers did Sunday against Minnesota, other star quarterbacks take notice. "That's a really unfortunate injury. The guy was playing phenomenal, and that's really tough," said Saints quarterback Drew Brees. But the show must go on, and the Packers will now turn to Brett Hundley. He's not Rodgers, but that doesn't mean he can't be effective. "You understand that Brett Hundley has been behind Aaron for the last...

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  • After Further Review: Saints win game they would have lost in past

    After Further Review: Saints win game they would have lost in past

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Losing a 35-point lead to Detroit would have been absolutely devastating to the Saints. It also would’ve fallen right in line with the recent history of THIS game. 

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    Losing a 35-point lead to Detroit would have been absolutely devastating to the Saints. It also would’ve fallen right in line with the recent history of THIS game. 

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  • Payton: 'We did a lot of dumb things, but fortunately our D did a lot of good things'

    Payton: 'We did a lot of dumb things, but fortunately our D did a lot of good things'

    The Saints defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon. Source: Nola.comThe Saints defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon, a franchise record. Kenny Vaccaro, Marshon Lattimore, and Cam Jordan scored for the Black and Gold. The other units were not as successful. Drew Brees surrendered a pick-six, and special teams gave up a punt return for a touchdown. It wasn't the most ideal way for the Saints to beat the Lions, 52-38, but it's still a win. "Our punt coverage stunk. It was poor. I thought the turnovers in the second half were poor.&nbs...More >>
    The Saints defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon, a franchise record. Kenny Vaccaro, Marshon Lattimore, and Cam Jordan scored for the Black and Gold. The other units were not as successful. Drew Brees surrendered a pick-six, and special teams gave up a punt return for a touchdown. It wasn't the most ideal way for the Saints to beat the Lions, 52-38, but it's still a win. "Our punt coverage stunk. It was poor. I thought the turnovers in the second half were poor.&nbs...More >>
  • Saints survive scorefest against the Lions, 52-38

    Saints survive scorefest against the Lions, 52-38

    The Saints defense terrorized the Lions all day. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints defense terrorized the Lions all day. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints withstood a furious comeback by the Detroit Lions, winning a nail-biter 52-38. The Saints and Lions combined for four defensive touchdowns. The win by New Orleans puts them over .500 on the season at 3-2. The Black and Gold defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon. That set a team record for the franchise. Matt Stafford got sacked in the end zone by Alex Okafor, ball came out, and Kenny Vaccaro recovered for a touchdown, giving the Saints a 7-0 advantage.The secon...More >>
    The Saints withstood a furious comeback by the Detroit Lions, winning a nail-biter 52-38. The Saints and Lions combined for four defensive touchdowns. The win by New Orleans puts them over .500 on the season at 3-2. The Black and Gold defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon. That set a team record for the franchise. Matt Stafford got sacked in the end zone by Alex Okafor, ball came out, and Kenny Vaccaro recovered for a touchdown, giving the Saints a 7-0 advantage.The secon...More >>
  • Saints trade Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals

    Saints trade Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals

    All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    Peterson had an underwhelming four games in New Orleans. He finished with 27 carries for 81 yards. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    Peterson had an underwhelming four games in New Orleans. He finished with 27 carries for 81 yards. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Saints remain undefeated in London, beating the Dolphins 20-0

    Saints remain undefeated in London, beating the Dolphins 20-0

    Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas on a 4-yard touchdown reception. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas on a 4-yard touchdown reception. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Gloom and doom followed the Saints after an 0-2 start to the 2017 campaign. After today's 20-0 triumph over the Dolphins in London, the Black and Gold are breathing easier with a .500 record (2-2) going into the bye week. 

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    Gloom and doom followed the Saints after an 0-2 start to the 2017 campaign. After today's 20-0 triumph over the Dolphins in London, the Black and Gold are breathing easier with a .500 record (2-2) going into the bye week. 

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  • Saints await return of Willie Snead in London

    Saints await return of Willie Snead in London

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    The Saints' offense looked to be in desperate need of reliable receiver Willie Snead in the team's first two games before a breakout performance against the Panthers but regardless of how they've done without the third-year wideout, he will be welcomed back for his debut Sunday against the Dolphins. 

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    The Saints' offense looked to be in desperate need of reliable receiver Willie Snead in the team's first two games before a breakout performance against the Panthers but regardless of how they've done without the third-year wideout, he will be welcomed back for his debut Sunday against the Dolphins. 

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  • Brees throws 3 TD passes, Saints win first game of the season

    Brees throws 3 TD passes, Saints win first game of the season

    Michael Thomas hauled in a 5-yard touchdown catch from Drew Brees.  (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Michael Thomas hauled in a 5-yard touchdown catch from Drew Brees. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    If the Saints wanted to keep their playoff hopes alive, yes I know it's only two games into the season, they needed a win in Carolina today. Thanks to three Drew Brees touchdown passes, the Black and Gold did just that, beating the Panthers 34-13. Brees was 22-of-29 passing, for 220 yards on the afternoon. His counterpart, Cam Newton, struggled in Charlotte going 17-of-26 passing, with a 167 yards and three interceptions. Trailing 3-0 early in the contest, Brees and the Saints went ...

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    If the Saints wanted to keep their playoff hopes alive, yes I know it's only two games into the season, they needed a win in Carolina today. Thanks to three Drew Brees touchdown passes, the Black and Gold did just that, beating the Panthers 34-13. Brees was 22-of-29 passing, for 220 yards on the afternoon. His counterpart, Cam Newton, struggled in Charlotte going 17-of-26 passing, with a 167 yards and three interceptions. Trailing 3-0 early in the contest, Brees and the Saints went ...

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  • Saints issue response to comments by President Trump

    Saints issue response to comments by President Trump, Source: Mark LaGrangeSaints issue response to comments by President Trump, Source: Mark LaGrange

    Joining a growing list of NFL teams speaking out against President Donald Trump's response to player protests around the league, the Saints and Pelicans released a joint statement from Owner Tom Benson today.

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    Joining a growing list of NFL teams speaking out against President Donald Trump's response to player protests around the league, the Saints and Pelicans released a joint statement from Owner Tom Benson today.

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  • Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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  • Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)

    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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  • The Extra Point: Odell Beckham Jr. gives fantasy footballers a reality check

    The Extra Point: Odell Beckham Jr. gives fantasy footballers a reality check

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Bad news, fantasy football players. Odell Beckham Jr. isn't going to be pressured by your flailing rosters.

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    Bad news, fantasy football players. Odell Beckham Jr. isn't going to be pressured by your flailing rosters.

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  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Greg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.comGreg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.com
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...More >>
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...More >>
  • Saints fans stream out of Dome early after disappointing home opener

    Saints fans stream out of Dome early after disappointing home opener

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    Saints fans were dejected, and a smattering of Patriots fans were on cloud nine, as they left the Mercedes Benz Superdome very early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game. 

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    Saints fans were dejected, and a smattering of Patriots fans were on cloud nine, as they left the Mercedes Benz Superdome very early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game. 

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  • Brees: 'We only have one way to go and that's up'

    Brees: 'We only have one way to go and that's up'

    Brees threw two touchdown passes, one went to Brandon Coleman. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Brees threw two touchdown passes, one went to Brandon Coleman. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    Drew Brees went 27-of-45 passing for 356 yards, and two touchdown passes against the Patriots, but that wasn't even close to enough for a win. 

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    Drew Brees went 27-of-45 passing for 356 yards, and two touchdown passes against the Patriots, but that wasn't even close to enough for a win. 

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  • Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Tom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrangeTom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrange

    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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  • Payton and Peterson deny heated exchange

    Payton and Peterson deny heated exchange

    Adrian Peterson finished with six carries for 18 yards. Source: ESPNAdrian Peterson finished with six carries for 18 yards. Source: ESPN

    After the game all of the buzz was about what appeared to be a heated sideline exchange between Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and running back Adrian Peterson. Both men addressed it after the game.  "No, I would tell you if we were in a heated exchange. So why don't you ask him. He was into it, we were all into it. There was none that I could recall, and I'm being honest," said Payton. "There's no issue. I don't know what clip you're talking about. That's what pe...

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    After the game all of the buzz was about what appeared to be a heated sideline exchange between Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and running back Adrian Peterson. Both men addressed it after the game.  "No, I would tell you if we were in a heated exchange. So why don't you ask him. He was into it, we were all into it. There was none that I could recall, and I'm being honest," said Payton. "There's no issue. I don't know what clip you're talking about. That's what pe...

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  • Bradford throws 3 TD passes, Saints fall in opener 29-19

    Bradford throws 3 TD passes, Saints fall in opener 29-19

    Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdown passes in the first half. Source: Nola.comStefon Diggs hauled in two touchdown passes in the first half. Source: Nola.com
    All preseason we kept hearing how improved the Saints defense appeared to be. Well the main word in that sentence, preseason. In the first game of the regular season, the Black and Gold defense left Minnesota black and blue. The unit surrendered three touchdown passes to Sam Bradford, falling to 0-1 in 2017, with a 29-19 loss. Much of the talk pregame centered around the return of Adrian Peterson to Minnesota. The future Hall-of-Famer handled the first carry of the game, and fin...More >>
    All preseason we kept hearing how improved the Saints defense appeared to be. Well the main word in that sentence, preseason. In the first game of the regular season, the Black and Gold defense left Minnesota black and blue. The unit surrendered three touchdown passes to Sam Bradford, falling to 0-1 in 2017, with a 29-19 loss. Much of the talk pregame centered around the return of Adrian Peterson to Minnesota. The future Hall-of-Famer handled the first carry of the game, and fin...More >>
  • Henderson: 'Everybody is uncertain at every level of the Saints organization'

    Henderson: 'Everybody is uncertain at every level of the Saints organization'

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    As the Saints look for their second season-opening win of the season since 2011 Monday night in Minnesota, FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson senses apprehension about the 2017 season and its ramifications.

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    As the Saints look for their second season-opening win of the season since 2011 Monday night in Minnesota, FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson senses apprehension about the 2017 season and its ramifications.

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  • Saints second-half comeback falls short in 14-13 loss

    Saints second-half comeback falls short in 14-13 loss

    The Saints defense held the Ravens scoreless in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to come away with the victory. 

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    The Saints defense held the Ravens scoreless in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to come away with the victory. 

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  • The Saints game will not be canceled because of Harvey, spokesman says

    The Saints game will not be canceled because of Harvey, spokesman says

    The Mecedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans/FILE (FOX 8)The Mecedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans/FILE (FOX 8)

    A report that the Saints' final preseason game might be canceled is not true, according to a Saints spokesperson.

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    A report that the Saints' final preseason game might be canceled is not true, according to a spokersperson with the team.

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  • Saints trade for long snapper Jon Dorenbos

    Saints trade for long snapper Jon Dorenbos

    The Saints regular long snapper, Justin Drescher, missed practice today. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints regular long snapper, Justin Drescher, missed practice today. Source: Mark LaGrange
    The Saints have traded a 2019 seventh round pick to the Eagles for long snapper Jon Dornebos. Justin Drescher is currently the team's long snapper. Dorenbos, 37, had been with the Eagles for 11 years. He's also played for the Titans and Bills.  Dorenbos is also a magician and appeared on the hit show America's Got Talent . Want the best Saints coverage at your fingertips? Download the FINAL PLAY app for the latest news and video. Plus, there’s a chance to win a Sain...More >>
    The Saints have traded a 2019 seventh round pick to the Eagles for long snapper Jon Dornebos. Justin Drescher is currently the team's long snapper. Dorenbos, 37, had been with the Eagles for 11 years. He's also played for the Titans and Bills.  Dorenbos is also a magician and appeared on the hit show America's Got Talent . Want the best Saints coverage at your fingertips? Download the FINAL PLAY app for the latest news and video. Plus, there’s a chance to win a Sain...More >>
  • Adrian Peterson's debut comes in Saints shutout win

    Adrian Peterson's debut comes in Saints shutout win

    Adrian Peterson played in the preseason for the first time since 2011. Source: Mark LaGrangeAdrian Peterson played in the preseason for the first time since 2011. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Saints fans hoped Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, and Adrian Peterson would make their preseason debuts Saturday night, and they got their wish. 

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    Saints fans hoped Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, and Adrian Peterson would make their preseason debuts Saturday night, and they got their wish. 

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  • AFR: Saints roster projection post Chargers

    AFR: Saints roster projection post Chargers

    After a strong performance against the Chargers, Chris Banjo makes AFR's 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)After a strong performance against the Chargers, Chris Banjo makes AFR's 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints have hit the halfway mark of the preseason, and the final 53 man roster is getting clearer. Here's my view at this point in time.  QB (2) Drew Brees Chase Daniel There is no reason for the Saints to keep more than two quarterbacks. It’s obvious who those quarterbacks should be. RB (4) Mark Ingram Adrian Peterson Alvin Kamara Daniel Lasco No change here. FB (1) John Kuhn Once again, easy call. WR (5)  Willie Snead Michael Thomas Ted G...More >>
    The Saints have hit the halfway mark of the preseason, and the final 53 man roster is getting clearer. Here's my view at this point in time.  QB (2) Drew Brees Chase Daniel There is no reason for the Saints to keep more than two quarterbacks. It’s obvious who those quarterbacks should be. RB (4) Mark Ingram Adrian Peterson Alvin Kamara Daniel Lasco No change here. FB (1) John Kuhn Once again, easy call. WR (5)  Willie Snead Michael Thomas Ted G...More >>
  • Alvin Kamara, dominant D, help end Saints preseason losing streak

    Alvin Kamara, dominant D, help end Saints preseason losing streak

    Alvin Kamara scored on a 50-yard touchdown run on the Saints first play from scrimmage. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alvin Kamara scored on a 50-yard touchdown run on the Saints first play from scrimmage. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    For the second preseason game in a row there was no Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, or Adrian Peterson on the field for the Saints. No key offensive starters in the backfield against the Chargers, no problem. 

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    For the second preseason game in a row there was no Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, or Adrian Peterson on the field for the Saints. No key offensive starters in the backfield against the Chargers, no problem. 

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  • Saints Camp Day 11: Instant Analysis

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Saints training camp lasts until the third preseason game but the black and gold wrapped up the pre-preseason portion of their practices Monday and will only have a walk-thru before their Thursday night game in Cleveland. 

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    Saints training camp lasts until the third preseason game but the black and gold wrapped up the pre-preseason portion of their practices Monday and will only have a walk-thru before their Thursday night game in Cleveland. 

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  • Adrian Peterson's vegan diet working well so far

    Adrian Peterson's vegan diet working well so far

    Peterson still looks the part. The question is, can he still get it done at 32? (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Peterson still looks the part. The question is, can he still get it done at 32? (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)

    Minus the occasional visit to Church’s Chicken, according to Adrian Peterson himself, the former Viking’s gone about 80 percent vegan. 

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    Minus the occasional visit to Church’s Chicken, according to Adrian Peterson himself, the former Viking’s gone about 80 percent vegan. 

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  • Mickey Loomis offers reasons for optimism about Saints in 2017

    Mickey Loomis offers reasons for optimism about Saints in 2017

    Source: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Saints training camp is back in New Orleans for the first time since 2013, which is also the last time the black and gold made the playoffs. 

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    Saints training camp is back in New Orleans for the first time since 2013, which is also the last time the black and gold made the playoffs. 

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  • Saints place DT Nick Fairley on reserve

    Saints place DT Nick Fairley on reserve

    DT Nick Fairley, 90 (David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)DT Nick Fairley, 90 (David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    New Orleans Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday that the club has placed defensive tackle Nick Fairley on the team’s reserve/non-football illness list.

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    New Orleans Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday that the club has placed defensive tackle Nick Fairley on the team’s reserve/non-football illness list.

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  • Hau'Oli Kikaha eager to return from third ACL injury

    Hau'Oli Kikaha eager to return from third ACL injury

    Hau'Oli Kikaha's health will be a factor for the Saints in 2017. (FOX 8 Photo)Hau'Oli Kikaha's health will be a factor for the Saints in 2017. (FOX 8 Photo)

    After three ACL tears on the same knee, Saints defensive end Hau'Oli Kikaha knows the odds are stacked against him.

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    After three ACL tears on the same knee, Saints defensive end Hau'Oli Kikaha knows the odds are stacked against him.

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  • Report: Saints Nick Fairley has heart condition, career in jeopardy

    Report: Saints Nick Fairley has heart condition, career in jeopardy

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley has a heart condition that could jeopardize his career, Jennifer Hale of FOX Sports reported.

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    Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley has a heart condition that could jeopardize his career, Jennifer Hale of FOX Sports reported.

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  • Saints sign 12 undrafted free agents

    Saints sign 12 undrafted free agents

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    The New Orleans Saints wasted no time after the 2017 NFL Draft adding to their crop of free agents.

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    The New Orleans Saints wasted no time after the 2017 NFL Draft adding to their crop of free agents.

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  • Saints draft Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad in the 6th round

    Saints draft Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad in the 6th round

    The New Orleans Saints have selected Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad with their last pick of the draft. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have selected Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad with their last pick of the draft. 

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  • Saints finalize contract with Adrian Peterson

    Saints finalize contract with Adrian Peterson

    Adrian Peterson is visiting the Saints next week (Michael DeMocker, nola.com/Times Picayune)Adrian Peterson is visiting the Saints next week (Michael DeMocker, nola.com/Times Picayune)

    The New Orleans Saints have signed running back Adrian Peterson to a two-year contract worth $7 million.

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    The New Orleans Saints have signed running back Adrian Peterson to a two-year contract worth $7 million.

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  • Saints vs. Dolphins in London will air at 8:30 AM

    Saints game in London will air at 8:30 am (FOX 8 photo)Saints game in London will air at 8:30 am (FOX 8 photo)
    When the Saints go to London to play the Dolphins this season, the Who Dat Nation will have to wake up early to see the game. The league announced today that kickoff will be at 8:30 a.m (2:30 p.m. London time). The game will be played in week four of the regular season on, October 1, 2017 at Wembley Stadium in London. The Saints will be the road team when they play the Dolphins.  The Saints last played in London in 2008 when they defeated the San Diego Chargers, 37-32. The...More >>
    When the Saints go to London to play the Dolphins this season, the Who Dat Nation will have to wake up early to see the game. The league announced today that kickoff will be at 8:30 a.m (2:30 p.m. London time). The game will be played in week four of the regular season on, October 1, 2017 at Wembley Stadium in London. The Saints will be the road team when they play the Dolphins.  The Saints last played in London in 2008 when they defeated the San Diego Chargers, 37-32. The...More >>
  • Source: Saints sign tight end John Phillips

    Source: Saints sign tight end John Phillips

    Source: Saints have signed tight end John Phillips to a one-year deal.Source: Saints have signed tight end John Phillips to a one-year deal.

    The Saints are bringing back another one of their own free agents.

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    The Saints are bringing back another one of their own free agents.

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  • Payton addresses Manziel breakfast

    Payton addresses Manziel breakfast

    Sean Payton addressed his breakfast meeting with Johnny Manziel (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com/ Times Picayune)Sean Payton addressed his breakfast meeting with Johnny Manziel (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com/ Times Picayune)
    When a report came out that Sean Payton had breakfast with Johnny Manziel during Super Bowl week in Houston many speculated about Manziel's future in New Orleans. Payton cleared up any confusion regarding the former Heisman Trophy winner at the NFL owner's meetings in Phoenix Wednesday. "It gave me an opportunity to meet him," Payton told reporters. "I was out in Houston for three days for the Super Bowl, and I understand he was. It was the first time just having ...More >>
    When a report came out that Sean Payton had breakfast with Johnny Manziel during Super Bowl week in Houston many speculated about Manziel's future in New Orleans. Payton cleared up any confusion regarding the former Heisman Trophy winner at the NFL owner's meetings in Phoenix Wednesday. "It gave me an opportunity to meet him," Payton told reporters. "I was out in Houston for three days for the Super Bowl, and I understand he was. It was the first time just having ...More >>
  • Saints sign Te'o; Lelito headed to Tennessee

    Saints sign Te'o; Lelito headed to Tennessee

    The New Orleans Saints signed linebacker Manti Te’o to a two-year contract on the same day offensive lineman Tim Lelito left for Tennessee.

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    The New Orleans Saints signed linebacker Manti Te’o to a two-year contract on the same day offensive lineman Tim Lelito left for Tennessee.

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  • Saints close to deal with LB Manti Te'o, per report

    Saints close to deal with LB Manti Te'o, per report

    Report: Saints close to a deal with Manti Te'o (nfl.com)Report: Saints close to a deal with Manti Te'o (nfl.com)

    The Saints are reportedly close to adding another linebacker. ESPN's Dan Graziano is reporting the Saints and Manti Te'o are close to a deal. Te'o spent the first four years of his career in San Diego.  He visited the Saints early in free agency and has ties to new linebackers coach, Mike Nolan who coached him with the Chargers.  Te'o would join a crowded Saints linebacker room. The team added free agent A.J. Klein on the first day of free agency. Also on the roster ar...

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    The Saints are reportedly close to adding another linebacker. ESPN's Dan Graziano is reporting the Saints and Manti Te'o are close to a deal. Te'o spent the first four years of his career in San Diego.  He visited the Saints early in free agency and has ties to new linebackers coach, Mike Nolan who coached him with the Chargers.  Te'o would join a crowded Saints linebacker room. The team added free agent A.J. Klein on the first day of free agency. Also on the roster ar...

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  • Chase Daniel visits Saints, per report

    Chase Daniel visits Saints, per report

    Chase Daniel is reportedly visiting the Saints Sunday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, Nola.com |The Times-Picayune))Chase Daniel is reportedly visiting the Saints Sunday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, Nola.com |The Times-Picayune))

    The Saints have welcomed back a familiar face on a free agent visit, according to a report.

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    The Saints have welcomed back a familiar face on a free agent visit, according to a report.

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  • Saints sign Alex Okafor

    Saints sign Alex Okafor

    The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a one-year contract with former Arizona linebacker Alex Okafor.

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    The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a one-year contract with former Arizona linebacker Alex Okafor.

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  • Reports: Butler to visit Saints, in contract talks

    Reports: Butler to visit Saints, in contract talks

    New England Patriots defensive back Malcolm Butler will visit the Saints on Thursday, according to Brett Martel.

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    New England Patriots defensive back Malcolm Butler will visit the Saints on Thursday, according to Brett Martel.

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  • Brandin Cooks traded to the Patriots for draft picks

    Brandin Cooks traded to the Patriots for draft picks

    The reports of Brandin Cooks impending trade lurked for days, but tonight it finally came to fruition. 

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    The reports of Brandin Cooks impending trade lurked for days, but tonight it finally came to fruition. 

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  • Reports: Saints sign Ted Ginn and A.J. Klein

    (FOX 8 graphic)Reports:  The Saints have signed linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn(FOX 8 graphic)Reports: The Saints have signed linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn

    The Saints will sign linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn, Jr. 

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    The Saints will sign linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn, Jr. 

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  • Saints sign Larry Warford

    Saints sign Larry Warford

    (FOX 8 graphic) Saints have signed guard Larry Warford.(FOX 8 graphic) Saints have signed guard Larry Warford.

    The Saints have sured up the interior of their offensive line. Former Detroit Lions guard Larry Warford signed with the Saints Thursday. Warford's agent confirmed the deal. Warford will likely start at right guard for the Saints. Last year, Jahri Evans was brought back to man that spot; his days as a Saint are likely done. Warford started 57 games in four seasons with Detroit. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    The Saints have sured up the interior of their offensive line. Former Detroit Lions guard Larry Warford signed with the Saints Thursday. Warford's agent confirmed the deal. Warford will likely start at right guard for the Saints. Last year, Jahri Evans was brought back to man that spot; his days as a Saint are likely done. Warford started 57 games in four seasons with Detroit. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Report: Saints sign Nick Fairley to four-year contract

    Report: Saints sign Nick Fairley to four-year contract

    Report: Nick Fairley signs four-year contract with Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Report: Nick Fairley signs four-year contract with Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints are bringing back their biggest free agent. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Saints have signed defensive tackle Nick Fairley to a four-year deal worth $30 million. Fairley signed a one-year 'prove it' deal in 2016. He responded with the best season of his career. Fairley's disruptive presence helped improve the interior of the Saints' defensive line. He finished with 6.5 sacks.  The reported contract is very reasonable for the Saints, who wanted to ...More >>
    The Saints are bringing back their biggest free agent. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Saints have signed defensive tackle Nick Fairley to a four-year deal worth $30 million. Fairley signed a one-year 'prove it' deal in 2016. He responded with the best season of his career. Fairley's disruptive presence helped improve the interior of the Saints' defensive line. He finished with 6.5 sacks.  The reported contract is very reasonable for the Saints, who wanted to ...More >>
  • Report: Saints consider trading Brandin Cooks to New England

    Report: Saints consider trading Brandin Cooks to New England

    Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015

    ESPN is reporting the Saints would send Cooks to the Super Bowl champions in exchange for cornerback Malcolm Butler.

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    ESPN is reporting the Saints would send Cooks to the Super Bowl champions in exchange for cornerback Malcolm Butler.

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  • Source: Saints, Snead have productive talks about returning

    Source: Saints, Snead have productive talks about returning

    Photo by Mark LagrangePhoto by Mark Lagrange

    The Saints have had productive talks with Willie Snead about a new contract, sources told FOX 8 Sports Friday.

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    The Saints have had productive talks with Willie Snead about a new contract, sources told FOX 8 Sports Friday.

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  • No compensatory picks for Saints

    (FOX 8 graphic) The Saints did not receive any compensatory picks this year.(FOX 8 graphic) The Saints did not receive any compensatory picks this year.
    The Saints will not receive any compensatory picks, the NFL announced today. Compensatory picks are draft choices handed out to teams who lost more or better free agents than they signed the previous year. The Saints did not qualify for any under the current formula. This year, 32 picks were handed out through the third and seventh round.  Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Saints will not receive any compensatory picks, the NFL announced today. Compensatory picks are draft choices handed out to teams who lost more or better free agents than they signed the previous year. The Saints did not qualify for any under the current formula. This year, 32 picks were handed out through the third and seventh round.  Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
  • After Further Review: Time for the Saints to come home

    After Further Review: Time for the Saints to come home

    There's no way to definitively say the Greenbrier played any role in the Saints’ three straight 7-9 seasons.

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    There's no way to definitively say the Greenbrier played any role in the Saints’ three straight 7-9 seasons.

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  • Drew Brees headed to Pro Bowl

    Drew Brees headed to Pro Bowl

    Drew Brees makes his tenth career Pro Bowl. (Mark LaGrange)Drew Brees makes his tenth career Pro Bowl. (Mark LaGrange)

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees is headed to the Pro Bowl, the team announced Monday. 

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    Saints quarterback Drew Brees is headed to the Pro Bowl, the team announced Monday. 

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  • breaking

    Report: Saints fire Vitt, McMahon, Kwan, Willis and Johnson

    Report: Saints fire Vitt, McMahon, Kwan, Willis and Johnson

    Sean Payton has made a major shakeup in his coaching staff. 

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    Sean Payton has made a major shakeup in his coaching staff. 

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  • After Further Review: Ranking and grading the Saints' 2016 draft class

    After Further Review: Ranking and grading the Saints' 2016 draft class

    Michael Thomas had a record-setting rookie season for the Saints. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Michael Thomas had a record-setting rookie season for the Saints. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    It’s been a while since a Saints rookie draft class has had as much impact as the 2016 haul did this season. The class wasn’t big on quantity, but it was heavy on quality with immediate and sometimes historic contributions.

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    It’s been a while since a Saints rookie draft class has had as much impact as the 2016 haul did this season. The class wasn’t big on quantity, but it was heavy on quality with immediate and sometimes historic contributions.

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  • Report: Sean Payton will remain as Saints head coach

    Report: Sean Payton will remain as Saints head coach

    (FOX 8 File)(FOX 8 File)

    Payton said he 'definitely' plans to coach the Saints next season.

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    Payton said he 'definitely' plans to coach the Saints next season.

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  • Falcons beat Saints in regular season finale

    Falcons beat Saints in regular season finale

    Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman scores on a 7-yard pass from Matt Ryan. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman scores on a 7-yard pass from Matt Ryan. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Falcons are fighting for the two-seed in the NFC playoffs, and a first-round bye Sunday in Atlanta, and the first half result shows they mean business against the Saints.

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    The Falcons are fighting for the two-seed in the NFC playoffs, and a first-round bye Sunday in Atlanta, and the first half result shows they mean business against the Saints.

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  • 8-8 finish is significant for Saints

    8-8 finish is significant for Saints

    (FOX 8 graphic)(FOX 8 graphic)

    On the final standings, it's the difference of just one game. However, psychologically, the Saints finishing 8-8 instead of 7-9 would mean so much more.

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    On the final standings, it's the difference of just one game. However, psychologically, the Saints finishing 8-8 instead of 7-9 would mean so much more.

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  • Saints defeat Buccaneers, but are eliminated from playoff contention

    Saints defeat Buccaneers, but are eliminated from playoff contention

    Photo by Jason SaucierPhoto by Jason Saucier

    The Saints playoff chances died before kickoff today, but that didn't faze the Black and Gold, beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-24. 

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    The Saints playoff chances died before kickoff today, but that didn't faze the Black and Gold, beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-24. 

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  • Brees tosses four touchdown passes as Saints top Cardinals

    Brandin Cooks accounted for two touchdowns today in a Saints victory. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Brandin Cooks accounted for two touchdowns today in a Saints victory. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In the past two contests, Drew Brees was held to no touchdown passes, and six interceptions. Sunday against the Cardinals he had no such problems finding the end zone in 48-41 Saints victory.

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    In the past two contests, Drew Brees was held to no touchdown passes, and six interceptions. Sunday against the Cardinals he had no such problems finding the end zone in 48-41 Saints victory.

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  • New Orleans Saints London possible game dates picked

    New Orleans Saints London possible game dates picked

    (Source: New Orleans Saints Twitter)(Source: New Orleans Saints Twitter)

    The Saints will square off against Miami either September 24 or October 1 of 2017

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    The Saints will square off against Miami either September 24 or October 1 of 2017

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  • Brees throws three interceptions in back-to-back weeks, Saints fall to Buccaneers

    Brees throws three interceptions in back-to-back weeks, Saints fall to Buccaneers

    Drew Brees threw three interceptions against the Bucs. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneDrew Brees threw three interceptions against the Bucs. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    For the second consecutive week Drew Brees threw three interceptions, and zero touchdowns.

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    For the second consecutive week Drew Brees threw three interceptions, and zero touchdowns.

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  • Kenny Vaccaro will begin four-game suspension this week, Sean Payton confirmed

    Kenny Vaccaro will begin four-game suspension this week, Sean Payton confirmed

    (David Grunfeld, nola.com) Kenny Vaccaro will begin his four-game suspension this week.(David Grunfeld, nola.com) Kenny Vaccaro will begin his four-game suspension this week.
    Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro will begin his four-game suspension this week, head coach Sean Payton confirmed. The suspension means Vaccaro will miss the rest of the regular season. Vaccaro plays a huge role in the Saints defense. He has played in 100% of the defensive snaps in nine games this season including the last five.He was second on the team with 68 tackles and was tied for the team lead with two interceptions. Copyright 2016 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
    Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro will begin his four-game suspension this week, head coach Sean Payton confirmed. The suspension means Vaccaro will miss the rest of the regular season. Vaccaro plays a huge role in the Saints defense. He has played in 100% of the defensive snaps in nine games this season including the last five.He was second on the team with 68 tackles and was tied for the team lead with two interceptions. Copyright 2016 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Brees throws three interceptions, Saints lose to the Lions 28-13

    Brees throws three interceptions, Saints lose to the Lions 28-13

    Drew Brees was held without a passing touchdown against the Lions. Source: Mark LaGrangeDrew Brees was held without a passing touchdown against the Lions. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints (5-7) playoff chances went on life support after a disappointing 28-13 loss to the Lions today. 

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    The Saints (5-7) playoff chances went on life support after a disappointing 28-13 loss to the Lions today. 

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  • Saints offense explodes for seven touchdowns, blow out Rams 49-21

    Saints offense explodes for seven touchdowns, blow out Rams 49-21

    Michael Thomas hauled in two touchdown passes from Drew Brees. Source: John KordunerMichael Thomas hauled in two touchdown passes from Drew Brees. Source: John Korduner

    If you love offense, then you came to the right place in the Saints-Rams matchup. The two combined for 49 points in the first half, with the Saints leading 28-21 at the break. 

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    If you love offense, then you came to the right place in the Saints-Rams matchup. The two combined for 49 points in the first half, with the Saints leading 28-21 at the break. 

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  • Saints furious 4th quarter comeback falls short in 23-20 loss at Carolina

    Saints furious 4th quarter comeback falls short in 23-20 loss at Carolina

    The Saints' chances of making the playoffs took a massive hit tonight in Charlotte, falling to the Panthers 23-20. The Saints (4-6) scored 17 unanswered points in the fourth, but it still wasn't enough.

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    The Saints' chances of making the playoffs took a massive hit tonight in Charlotte, falling to the Panthers 23-20. The Saints (4-6) scored 17 unanswered points in the fourth, but it still wasn't enough.

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  • Saints special teams captain Mike Mauti out for season

    Saints special teams captain Mike Mauti out for season

    (Michael DeMocker, nola.com) Mauti's blocked punt was a signature moment in an emotional season for him.(Michael DeMocker, nola.com) Mauti's blocked punt was a signature moment in an emotional season for him.
    The New Orleans Saints placed linebacker Michael Mauti on the reserve/non-football injury list Tuesday, meaning he will miss the rest of the season. The team placed him on the injury list for the Denver Broncos game. "He's just got to have a procedure done, and it's going to be a decent amount of recovery time. It was just something we felt the timing was right, and I'm going to leave it at that," Saints coach Sean Payton said. Former Green Bay Packers safety Chris Banjo ...More >>
    The New Orleans Saints placed linebacker Michael Mauti on the reserve/non-football injury list Tuesday, meaning he will miss the rest of the season. The team placed him on the injury list for the Denver Broncos game. "He's just got to have a procedure done, and it's going to be a decent amount of recovery time. It was just something we felt the timing was right, and I'm going to leave it at that," Saints coach Sean Payton said. Former Green Bay Packers safety Chris Banjo ...More >>
  • Saints lose to the Broncos on blocked extra point return

    Saints lose to the Broncos on blocked extra point return

    Will Parks recovery, and return for two points was the difference in a Saints loss. Source: Mark LaGrangeWill Parks recovery, and return for two points was the difference in a Saints loss. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints hit the highest of highs after a Drew Brees to Brandin Cooks 32-yard touchdown reception, but the Black and Gold fell to the lowest of lows on the very next play.

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    The Saints hit the highest of highs after a Drew Brees to Brandin Cooks 32-yard touchdown reception, but the Black and Gold fell to the lowest of lows on the very next play.

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  • Saints offense shines in victory over 49ers

    Saints offense shines in victory over 49ers

    (FOX 8 photo)(FOX 8 photo)

    After a back and forth affair in the first half, the Saints defense stood strong as New Orleans pulled away in the second half to beat the 49ers, 41-23.

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    After a back and forth affair in the first half, the Saints defense stood strong as New Orleans pulled away in the second half to beat the 49ers, 41-23.

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  • Tim Hightower, Saints running game overpower the Seahawks

    Tim Hightower, Saints running game overpower the Seahawks

    Tim Hightower ran for 102 yards on 26 carries against Seattle.Tim Hightower ran for 102 yards on 26 carries against Seattle.

    Tim Hightower is all substance and rarely flashy. But for a Saints offense that already features plenty of big play ballers, Hightower’s workman mentality is exactly what they need for balance.

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    Tim Hightower is all substance and rarely flashy. But for a Saints offense that already features plenty of big play ballers, Hightower’s workman mentality is exactly what they need for balance.

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  • Saints defense saves the day at the end, Black and Gold win 25-20

    Saints defense saves the day at the end, Black and Gold win 25-20

    Sunday, October 30 2016 4:27 PM EDT2016-10-30 20:27:18 GMT
    The Saints defense delivered in the end today. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints defense delivered in the end today. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Seahawks raced out to a 14-3 lead in the second quarter, but the Saints responded with 10 unanswered point to trail 14-13 at half.

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    The Seahawks raced out to a 14-3 lead in the second quarter, but the Saints responded with 10 unanswered point to trail 14-13 at half.

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  • Saints will play the Dolphins in London in 2017

    Saints will play the Dolphins in London in 2017

    The last time the Saints played in London was 2008 against the Chargers. Source: Nola.comThe last time the Saints played in London was 2008 against the Chargers. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints will play the Dolphins in London next season, a source confirmed to Fox 8 Sports' Sean Fazende. 

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    The Saints will play the Dolphins in London next season, a source confirmed to Fox 8 Sports' Sean Fazende. 

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  • Saints' Ellerbe, Armstead questionable vs. Seattle

    Saints' Ellerbe, Armstead questionable vs. Seattle

    New Orleans Saints linebacker Dannell Ellerbe has been listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Seattle, leaving open the possibility that he'll play for the first time since injuring his quadriceps during preseason.

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    New Orleans Saints linebacker Dannell Ellerbe has been listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Seattle, leaving open the possibility that he'll play for the first time since injuring his quadriceps during preseason.

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  • Drew Brees on Jimmy Graham: 'Hated to see him go'

    Drew Brees on Jimmy Graham: 'Hated to see him go'

    Former Saints Tight End Jimmy Graham/FILE (Source: John Snell)Former Saints Tight End Jimmy Graham/FILE (Source: John Snell)

    It was the trade no one saw coming.

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    It was the trade no one saw coming.

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  • Saints move up 5 spots in latest power rankings

    Saints move up 5 spots in latest power rankings

    Tuesday, October 18 2016 4:49 PM EDT2016-10-18 20:49:05 GMT

    The Saints moved up five spots from No. 25 to No. 20, ahead of NFC South rivals Carolina (No. 23) and Tampa Bay (No. 28). The Falcons top the division at No. 6 after a tough loss to the Seahawks Sunday on a controversial call.

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    The Saints moved up five spots from No. 25 to No. 20, ahead of NFC South rivals Carolina (No. 23) and Tampa Bay (No. 28). The Falcons top the division at No. 6 after a tough loss to the Seahawks Sunday on a controversial call.

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  • Saints fans walk a little taller after a win

    Saints fans walk a little taller after a win

    (Source: Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)(Source: Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)

    A Monday in New Orleans isn't as challenging to over come when the run up a 'w' the day before. "Of course I'm gonna say all the way to the Super Bowl," said Renee Augustus, a very optimistic fan. Treading into confident territory, some fans won't shy away from bold claims, especially riding on such a high, and there's no denying that feeling of being a step about the rest, like the 'dirty birds.' "I think we're getting better every week -- and the Falcons are gettin...

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    A Monday in New Orleans isn't as challenging to over come when the run up a 'w' the day before. "Of course I'm gonna say all the way to the Super Bowl," said Renee Augustus, a very optimistic fan. Treading into confident territory, some fans won't shy away from bold claims, especially riding on such a high, and there's no denying that feeling of being a step about the rest, like the 'dirty birds.' "I think we're getting better every week -- and the Falcons are gettin...

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  • After Further Review: Lutz's 'workout' shows up in Saints win

    After Further Review: Lutz's 'workout' shows up in Saints win

    Wil Lutz is congratulated by his teammates after making the game-winning field goal Sunday against Carolina. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Wil Lutz is congratulated by his teammates after making the game-winning field goal Sunday against Carolina. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    For weeks we'd heard about 'the workout.' As in, the best kicker workout Sean Payton had ever witnessed. It came from a rookie unknown named Wil Lutz. This workout was so strong that Payton made the perplexing

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    For weeks we'd heard about 'the workout.' As in, the best kicker workout Sean Payton had ever witnessed. It came from a rookie unknown named Wil Lutz. 

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  • Lutz 52-yard field goal the difference in Saints 41-38 victory

    Lutz 52-yard field goal the difference in Saints 41-38 victory

    Sunday, October 16 2016 5:08 PM EDT2016-10-16 21:08:04 GMT
    Coby Fleener scored his first rushing touchdown of his career to make it 7-0. Source: Mark LaGrangeCoby Fleener scored his first rushing touchdown of his career to make it 7-0. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Drew Brees delivered a memorable performance throwing for 465 yards, and four touchdowns against the Panthers. But kicker Will Lutz was the hero in the end. His 52-yard field goal in the final seconds of the game, gave the Saints (2-3) a 41-38 victory. 

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    Drew Brees delivered a memorable performance throwing for 465 yards, and four touchdowns against the Panthers. But kicker Will Lutz was the hero in the end. His 52-yard field goal in the final seconds of the game, gave the Saints (2-3) a 41-38 victory. 

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  • Saints preparing for Cam Newton to start Sunday's game

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)(Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    He was officially listed as a limited participant at Panthers practice. But for the Saints, their preparation for Cam Newton is pretty clear. 

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    He was officially listed as a limited participant at Panthers practice. But for the Saints, their preparation for Cam Newton is pretty clear. 

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  • Jim Henderson's Commentary: Saints defeat Chargers

    Jim Henderson's Commentary: Saints defeat Chargers

    After a September to be dismembered the Saints turned the page of the calendar to a new month and a fresh - if belated - start to the season yesterday.

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    After a September to be dismembered the Saints turned the page of the calendar to a new month and a fresh - if belated - start to the season yesterday.

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  • Two late Charger turnovers fuel Saints comeback in 35-34 win

    Two late Charger turnovers fuel Saints comeback in 35-34 win

    Mark Ingram scored the first points of the game with this 1-yard TD run. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Mark Ingram scored the first points of the game with this 1-yard TD run. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Two late fumbles hurt San Diego as Saints get their first win of the season.

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    Two late fumbles hurt San Diego as Saints get their first win of the season.

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  • LSU reminded of their potential following big win

    LSU reminded of their potential following big win

    Sunday, October 2 2016 4:34 PM EDT2016-10-02 20:34:42 GMT
    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    It’s been quite a fall from grace for the Tigers. From the beginning of the season to now, they went from a top five championship contender to unranked. No one saw that coming. But with a change at head coach comes a new found energy and a reminder of what they’re capable of. 

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    It’s been quite a fall from grace for the Tigers. From the beginning of the season to now, they went from a top five championship contender to unranked. No one saw that coming. But with a change at head coach comes a new found energy and a reminder of what they’re capable of. 

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  • Winless Saints optimistic about chances despite slow start

    Winless Saints optimistic about chances despite slow start

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees is sacked during the Giants game. (FOX 8)Saints quarterback Drew Brees is sacked during the Giants game. (FOX 8)

    For the second straight week, the New Orleans Saints game came down to a field goal kick as time expired. 

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    For the second straight week, the New Orleans Saints game came down to a field goal kick as time expired. 

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  • Saints fans still optimistic, despite loss to Giants

    Saints fans still optimistic, despite loss to Giants

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    It looked like the Black and Gold was giving fans a reason to cheer this afternoon but as the seconds melted away it appeared it was the same story, just a different day. 

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    It looked like the Black and Gold was giving fans a reason to cheer this afternoon but as the seconds melted away it appeared it was the same story, just a different day. 

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  • Saints fall to Giants on the road, 16-13

    Saints fall to Giants on the road, 16-13

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    The Saints defense played an outstanding game keeping the Giants offense out of the endzone, but it wasn't enough as New Orleans loses on the road, 16-13.

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    The Saints defense played an outstanding game keeping the Giants offense out of the endzone, but it wasn't enough as New Orleans loses on the road, 16-13.

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  • Saints fall to Raiders 35-34

    Saints fall to Raiders 35-34

    Sunday, September 11 2016 5:08 PM EDT2016-09-11 21:08:54 GMT
    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Oakland gambled with a 2-point conversion that David Carr converted with a pass to Michael Crabtree for the winning points with 47 seconds left to help the Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints 35-34 on Sunday.

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    Oakland gambled with a 2-point conversion that David Carr converted with a pass to Michael Crabtree for the winning points with 47 seconds left to help the Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints 35-34 on Sunday.

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  • Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints agree on contract extension

    Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints agree on contract extension

    Photo by Mark LagrangePhoto by Mark Lagrange

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees has agreed to a contract extension with the Saints and a person familiar with the deal says it will keep Brees in New Orleans through at least 2017 and guarantee him $44.3 million. 

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    Saints quarterback Drew Brees has agreed to a contract extension with the Saints and a person familiar with the deal says it will keep Brees in New Orleans through at least 2017 and guarantee him $44.3 million. 

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  • Saints start strong, end with a fizzle in 23-14 loss to Ravens

    Saints start strong, end with a fizzle in 23-14 loss to Ravens

    Josh Johnson puts the game out of reach, running for a two-yard score in the fourth quarter against the Saints. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Josh Johnson puts the game out of reach, running for a two-yard score in the fourth quarter against the Saints. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The game started with something Saints fans haven’t seen in a decade. Quarterback Drew Brees playing in the fourth preseason game.

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    The game started with something Saints fans haven’t seen in a decade. Quarterback Drew Brees playing in the fourth preseason game.

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  • Saints may reshuffle line for better results

    Saints may reshuffle line for better results

    Photo by Mark LagrangePhoto by Mark Lagrange

    Coach Sean Payton made it very clear what his biggest concerns are after Friday's loss to Pittsburgh when he voluntarily voiced his issue with his offensive line. 

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    Coach Sean Payton made it very clear what his biggest concerns are after Friday's loss to Pittsburgh when he voluntarily voiced his issue with his offensive line. 

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  • Saints drop third preseason game to Steelers, lose four players to injury

    Saints drop third preseason game to Steelers, lose four players to injury

    The New Orleans Saints looked shaky during the first half in their preseason Superdome opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Particularly on the defensive side of the ball. 

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    The New Orleans Saints looked shaky during the first half in their preseason Superdome opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Particularly on the defensive side of the ball. 

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  • Nick Fairley a free-agent steal for the Saints

    Nick Fairley a free-agent steal for the Saints

    New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley celebrates sacking Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicNew Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley celebrates sacking Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Pic

    Nick Fairley demonstrated again last night that the Saints got a steal in free-agency with his signing. The Black and Gold locked in the former Auburn star for a 1-year, 3-million dollar deal this offseason. The Mobile native has been wreaking havoc on the line since the ink dried on his contract. "Oh yeah. That's something we're going to harp on as a d-line this year. Just going out, knocking the line of scrimmage back. Get after the o-line, getting after the quarterback when t...

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    Nick Fairley demonstrated again last night that the Saints got a steal in free-agency with his signing. The Black and Gold locked in the former Auburn star for a 1-year, 3-million dollar deal this offseason. The Mobile native has been wreaking havoc on the line since the ink dried on his contract. "Oh yeah. That's something we're going to harp on as a d-line this year. Just going out, knocking the line of scrimmage back. Get after the o-line, getting after the quarterback when t...

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  • Report: Sheldon Rankins carted off Saints practice field with broken fibula

    Report: Sheldon Rankins carted off Saints practice field with broken fibula

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The apparent injury occurred during a goal line drill

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    The apparent injury occurred during a goal line drill

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  • Former Saints WR Lance Moore retires from NFL

    Former Saints WR Lance Moore retires from NFL

    Lance Moore greets Saints coach Sean Payton in 2014, when he played with the Pittsburgh Steelers. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Lance Moore greets Saints coach Sean Payton in 2014, when he played with the Pittsburgh Steelers. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Former Saints wide receiver Lance Moore announced his retirement from the NFL Monday morning, according to his latest team, the Atlanta Falcons.

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    Former Saints wide receiver Lance Moore announced his retirement from the NFL Monday morning, according to his latest team, the Atlanta Falcons.

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  • Nick Fairley fired up playing for his favorite team

    Nick Fairley fired up playing for his favorite team

    The Saints defense fell to last in many categories in 2015 with teams racking up yards, and points with ease. The Saints try to fix those problems in free agency by locking up former Auburn star Nick Fairley. The defensive lineman bled black and gold since childhood, which swayed his choice of teams.

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    The Saints defense fell to last in many categories in 2015 with teams racking up yards, and points with ease. The Saints try to fix those problems in free agency by locking up former Auburn star Nick Fairley. The defensive lineman bled black and gold since childhood, which swayed his choice of teams.

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  • After Further Review: Brees struggles, defense dominates Saints Saturday practice

    After Further Review: Brees struggles, defense dominates Saints Saturday practice

    (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)(Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    When we look back at of some of the best performances of the illustrious career of Drew Brees, practice nine of Saints training camp 2016 will not be a part of the highlight reel. In what may been his worst performance at a camp practice ever, Brees was stifled by the Saints’ defense and threw four interceptions. The biggest question post-

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    When we look back at of some of the best performances of the illustrious career of Drew Brees, practice nine of Saints training camp 2016 will not be a part of the highlight reel. In what may been his worst performance at a camp practice ever, Brees was stifled by the Saints’ defense and threw four interceptions. The biggest question post-

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  • SAINTS VIDEO: In the red zone

    SAINTS VIDEO: In the red zone

    Saints defenders swarm the ball carrier during red zone drills. (FOX 8)Saints defenders swarm the ball carrier during red zone drills. (FOX 8)

    The New Orleans Saints spent some time running their red zone offense and defense on Thursday morning at The Greenbrier.

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    The New Orleans Saints spent some time running their red zone offense and defense on Thursday morning at The Greenbrier.

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  • Brees-Fleener connection producing big plays at camp

    Brees-Fleener connection producing big plays at camp

    In five years with the Saints, Jimmy Graham hauled in 51 touchdowns with over 4,500 yards receiving. The big-play ability was missed in 2015, so the Saints signed Coby Fleener to a monster deal to seal the void.

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    In five years with the Saints, Jimmy Graham hauled in 51 touchdowns with over 4,500 yards receiving. The big-play ability was missed in 2015, so the Saints signed Coby Fleener to a monster deal to seal the void.

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  • After Further Review: Sacks & PBUs highlight Saints practice #5 and other observations

    After Further Review: Sacks & PBUs highlight Saints practice #5 and other observations

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    Five practices in, we’ve officially transitioned into a new phase of training camp. The newness has worn off while the end is nowhere near in site.

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    Five practices in, we’ve officially transitioned into a new phase of training camp. The newness has worn off while the end is nowhere near in site.

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  • Cooks leads young receiving group

    Cooks leads young receiving group

    With 10-year veteran Marques Colston done in the black and gold, it's time for the young guns to step up. First-round pick Brandin Cooks leads the charge of the new generation of Black and Gold wideouts.

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    With 10-year veteran Marques Colston done in the black and gold, it's time for the young guns to step up. First-round pick Brandin Cooks leads the charge of the new generation of Black and Gold wideouts.

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  • Saints Camp Video: Footwork 101, Drew Brees looks sharp

    Saints Camp Video: Footwork 101, Drew Brees looks sharp

    The Saints hit the practice field Friday morning. The players looked nimble in foot drills and Drew Brees was on point. 

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    The Saints hit the practice field Friday morning. The players looked nimble in foot drills and Drew Brees was on point. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #11 Dannell Ellerbe

    Ranking the Saints: #11 Dannell Ellerbe

    Sometimes stats can be misleading but in linebacker Danell Ellerbe's case, the stats were pretty clear in 2015. 

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    Sometimes stats can be misleading but in linebacker Danell Ellerbe's case, the stats were pretty clear in 2015. 

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  • Saints plan to help West Virginia rebuild during training camp

    Saints plan to help West Virginia rebuild during training camp

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    Despite a report that the Saints abandoned The Greenbrier in favor of their Metairie training facility due to torrential flooding in West Virginia, the team said it is still planning to hold camp at the resort, according to sources.

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    Despite a report that the Saints abandoned The Greenbrier in favor of their Metairie training facility due to torrential flooding in West Virginia, the team said it is still planning to hold camp at the resort, according to sources.

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  • VIDEO: Saints quarterback Drew Brees gets Fathers Day surprise

    VIDEO: Saints quarterback Drew Brees gets Fathers Day surprise

    Awwww... Drew Brees and kids share adorable moments in a new commercial. (Souce: YouTube/Courtyard Hotels)Awwww... Drew Brees and kids share adorable moments in a new commercial. (Souce: YouTube/Courtyard Hotels)

    Every father loves the admiration of their children. And this Fathers day, one of New Orleans' first families of football is celebrating current Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

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    Every father loves the admiration of their children. And this Fathers day, one of New Orleans' first families of football is celebrating current Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

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  • Saints balance young with the old

    Saints balance young with the old

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    The majority of the 90-players on the mini-camp roster were on the field Wednesday morning, getting in another two hour workout with threatening skies up above. 

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    The majority of the 90-players on the mini-camp roster were on the field Wednesday morning, getting in another two hour workout with threatening skies up above. 

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  • Saints reportedly lose Hau'Oli Kikaha for season to torn ACL

    Saints reportedly lose Hau'Oli Kikaha for season to torn ACL

    Hau'oli Kikaha brings down Patriot's running back LeGarrett Blount during his rookie season. (Photo by Mark LaGrange)Hau'oli Kikaha brings down Patriot's running back LeGarrett Blount during his rookie season. (Photo by Mark LaGrange)

    Coming off a rookie season that saw Hau'Oli Kikaha log four sacks and force four fumbles, the pass rusher has been lost for the 2016 campaign due to a torn ACL.

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    Coming off a rookie season that saw Hau'Oli Kikaha log four sacks and force four fumbles, the pass rusher has been lost for the 2016 campaign due to a torn ACL.

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  • Roman Harper set to return to the Saints

    Roman Harper set to return to the Saints

    Will Smith and Roman Harper. (Nola.com)Will Smith and Roman Harper. (Nola.com)

    According to his agency, Harper is coming back to the Saints after two seasons with the Carolina Panthers

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    According to his agency, Harper is coming back to the Saints after two seasons with the Carolina Panthers

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  • Teammates, players and fans react to death of Will Smith

    Teammates, players and fans react to death of Will Smith

    Fans, as well as current and former Saints players are reacting to the death of former Saint Will Smith.

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    Fans, as well as current and former Saints players are reacting to the death of former Saint Will Smith.

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