The Saints defense stepped up like never before in the Sean Payton era to hold the Dallas Cowboys to just ten points and enable New Orleans to win their first game without scoring a touchdown since 1998.
Drew Brees has officially been ruled out of the Saints’ week three contest at Seattle, the team announced Friday in their official injury report. He’ll be joined by two other contributors in DT Sheldon Rankins (achilles) and WR Tre’Quan Smith (ankle.)
Drew Brees’ thumb injury suffered during Sunday’s loss to the Rams will reportedly mean surgery for the 40-year-old. Sean Payton said the team is still awaiting more information before announcing an update.
Drew Brees heads into week two with a win already under his belt for the first time since 2013, a campaign which saw the Saints start 5-0. Standing in the way of a second win this season is a Rams team that ended the Saints’ home playoff win streak under Brees and coach Sean Payton.
Excitement for LSU’s trip to Texas is heating up along with temperatures that are predicted to be in the triple digits. Tuesday saw both teams locked into the Associated Press’ top ten with LSU at six and Texas at nine.Tigers coach Ed Orgeron spoke with the media Tuesday about the matchup
Much of the Saints’ preseason is about giving the backups a chance to be thrust into starting roles and therefore, starters’ situations. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and tight end Dan Arnold are prime examples of this setup as they are firmly supplanted behind Drew Brees and Jared Cook, respectivel
The Saints opened their preseason Friday night with a 34-25 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Starters Drew Brees, Cam Jordan and Andrus Peat were rested while most of the remaining first team units were done playing after a couple drives in the first.
The Saints’ 11th practice of training camp fell between their second day off and the first walk through before a preseason game. Sean Payton and his staff are taking medical studies into account when planning the workload for players.
Zion Williamson’s insertion as the future of New Orleans sports continues on the heels of Drew Brees symbolically passing the torch with the NBA’s top draft pick telling Complex Magazine that “My Intentions Are to Stay With the Pelicans My Whole Career.”
Zion Williamson’s basketball prowess has been on display since he splashed on the scene as a freshman at Duke but on Wednesday in New York, the presumptive first overall pick put his charismatic personality on display.
As the Saints brought their 2019 offseason program to a close Thursday, they acted swiftly to sign wide receiver Rishard Matthews to the roster. To make room for Matthews, the team waived fellow receiver Travin Dural, who has been with the Saints since he graduated from LSU in 2016.
The NFL continues to attempt to improve the replay review process for pass interference calls. On Thursday, the league’s football operations account on Twitter posted updated rules and notes for replay review that all 32 teams will have one week to provide feedback on before finalization.