Former Saints defensive end Will Smith will be inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor, a league source confirms to FOX 8 sports.The ceremony will take place during Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccanneers. Smith played 12 years for the Saints.
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.
It was fitting that Jim Mora and Rickey Jackson were in the Superdome Sunday night. The Saints’ 12-10 victory over the Dallas Cowboys was their kind of game. Instead of those color rush uniforms, the Saints should have worn their throwbacks. They went Dome Patrol on the Cowboys, knocking Dallas from
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.)
Saints head coach Sean Payton said that noise will be a factor when they face the Seattle Seahawks, which could impact his rookie center and either quarterback Teddy Bridgewater or Taysom Hill, depending on who starts.
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.
Louisiana’s Supreme Court has dismissed a New Orleans Saints fan’s lawsuit against the NFL and game officials over the failure to call a crucial penalty against the Los Angeles Rams in a January playoff game.
The Saints take on the Miami Dolphins Thursday night for the final pre-season game with a few remaining roster sports up for grabs. Fans get to watch up close as those fringe players take the field at the Superdome.
Preseason football has been anything but compelling around most of the NFL, but maybe, Saturday night’s broadcast of the Saints and Jets will provide some excitement. Saints linebacker Demario Davis will be facing the team that drafted him.