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  • Drew Brees, Michael Thomas chasing Colts' NFL records "Drew Brees and the Saints are searching for another Super Bowl title. Along that path to glory, there will be a bit of history relived and potentially more made. When Brees, superstar receiver Michael Thomas and the Saints host..." December 14

  • Saints Hall of Famer Vaughan Johnson dies at 57

    Yahoo! Sports "Former Saints linebacker Vaughan Johnson died Thursday in North Carolina after a long battle with kidney disease, Ken Trahan of Crescent City Sports reports. Johnson was 57. Johnson began his pro career with the Jacksonville Bulls of the USFL. The Saints drafted..." December 13

  • Sean Payton elaborates on his “worry about your frickin’ meat” line

    ESPN "The Saints coach revealed on his weekly WWL Radio show that he told a butcher at Whole Foods to "worry about your frickin' meat" on Sunday night after being asked about a failed 2-point conversion attempt in the first quarter of Sunday's 48-46 loss to..." December 13

  • Drew Brees’ Disguise for Upcoming Appearance on ‘Undercover Boss’ is Wild

    12 Up "How well does New Orleans know Drew Brees? Well, the world is about to find out pretty soon. Fans will get the chance to seethe New Orleans Saints quarterback appear in the season premier of the CBS hit series "Undercover Boss" in January. The 12-time Pro..." December 13

  • Stephen A. Smith on Colin Kaepernick’s NFL Workout: 'Half the Owners Didn't Want to Do It'

    Complex "In his appearance on All the Smoke with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith discussed the root of his issue with Colin Kaepernick following his NFL workout debacle last month.  Smith revealed that he and “a..." December 13

  • It Looks Like Alvin Kamara’s Stripper Girlfriend Has Moved in With the Saints Running Back

    Sports Gossip "Alvin Kamara is having the worst NFL season of his career. His numbers are down, injuries are hampering him. It sounds like he's moving his girlfriend in with him. This could turn his season around...what's left of it.  " December 13

  • For the third time, NFL MVP will be younger than Heisman Trophy winner

    Pro Football Talk "On Thursday night, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson nailed down his case for NFL MVP. On Saturday night, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow most likely will win the Heisman Trophy. If that happens, the league MVP (born 1/7/97) will be younger than the Heisman winner (born..." December 13

  • Colts QB Jacoby Brissett says Drew Brees ‘sets a great example’

    Clutch Points "The Indianapolis Colts and Jacoby Brissett are set to take on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football this week. While the Colts are almost surely going to miss the playoffs after a heartbreaking loss in Week 14 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,..." December 12

  • Michael Thomas needs 23 catches in last 3 games to break NFL record

    Pro Football Talk "Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is within striking distance of the NFL record for most catches in a season, and he’d have to end the year with his worst three-game stretch of the season not to break that record. Thomas has 121 catches this season, putting him 23 away from..." December 12

  • Dez Bryant Says He Tried & Failed To Reach Out To Antonio Brown About His Behavior On Social Media

    Total Pro Sports "Wide receiver Antonio Brown has not been active on an NFL roster since the second week of the season and you can tell it’s killing him on the inside to not be able to play the game that he loves. But, it’s a situation that he put himself in. The former New England Patriots..." December 12

  • NFL announces 32 nominees for Walter Payton Man of Year "Upon the eve of the Super Bowl, the annual NFL Honors will take center stage, celebrating the best of the best on the gridiron. As is customary, one of the final accolades of the night will be one of the most prestigious as the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award is announced..." December 12

  • Saints Sign DT T.Y. McGill

    CBS Sports "T,Y, McGill was signed by the Saints on Wednesday, ESPN's Field Yates reports. " December 12

  • Roger Goodell: No change anticipated to Mike Vick’s role as a Pro Bowl Legends Captain

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL recently named Mike Vick as one of the 2020 Pro Bowl Legends Captains for the all-star game to be played during the weekend between the conference championships and the Super Bowl. The move has sparked controversy, in the form of online petitions opposing the move and, in..." December 12

  • 5-foot-6, 170-pound Deonte Harris coming up big for Saints

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After watching the film from his team’s 48-46 loss to the San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton stopped just short of saying he was disappointed with every facet of his team’s performance. The lone bright spot in the coach’s eyes was the kicking..." December 11

  • Sheldon Rankins has “significant” ankle injury "The hits keep coming up front for New Orleans. Less than 24 hours after the outlook on Marcus Davenport's took a turn for the worst, the Saints are also confronting a reality that doesn't include defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins.  " December 11

  • Saints Place Marcus Davenport and Sheldon Rankins on IR as Defense Takes Brutal Blow

    12 Up "The New Orleans Saints have more to worry about after Sunday’s loss against the San Francisco 49ers, aside from home-field advantage in the playoffs now being a bigger battle. Two mainstays on their defensive front -- Marcus Davenport and Sheldon Rankins -- have..." December 11

  • Competition committee chair Rich McKay admits to ‘angst’ from pass interference review

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has a problem with its pass interference challenge system, and the chairman of the league’s competition committee seems to know it. " December 11

  • Saints Sign Noah Spence

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After seeing multiple players along the defensive line sustain serious injuries last week, the New Orleans Saints addressed the position by signing one of the top available players, Noah Spence, according to an NFL Network report.  The signing figures to bolster the Saints..." December 11

  • Sean Payton has choice words for butcher after loss "The New Orleans Saints lost the Game of the Year (TM) Sunday by just two points, but it sounds as if they feel like they lost by 20. Cam Jordan has robbed himself of sleep to study the game tape, according to The Athletic, and Sean Payton is being questioned by everyone --..." December 11

  • Looming “top-down review” of officiating puts even more pressure on officiating

    Pro Football Talk "It’s a good thing that the NFL intends to conduct a “top-down review” of officiating in the offseason. It’s not a good thing that we know about it. The fact that the news has become public necessarily places more pressure on NFL officiating from the top,..." December 11

  • Someone Created An Epic 2019 NFL Trailer Combined With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Total Pro Sports "Social media certainly knows how to bring out the best and creative side of people. Youtuber Christian Dvorak dazzled fan bases in 2017 when he released a crazy trailer for the season that was set to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and fans ate it right up. " December 10

  • Salary cap expected to increase at least $8M in 2020 "Business is good in the NFL. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported the league informed clubs Tuesday it is projecting the 2020 salary cap to again increase, this time into the range of $196.8 million to $201.2 million.  " December 10

  • Saints expect Marcus Davenport to miss rest of season

    NBC Sports "The Saints have lost a significant contributor on their defensive line. New Orleans defensive end Marcus Davenport suffered a foot injury in Sunday’s loss to the 49ers and is expected to miss the rest of the season, NFL Network reports. Davenport has started..." December 10

  • 4 Trade Destinations for Odell Beckham Jr. That Would Turn the NFL Upside Down

    12 Up "There has been speculation that Odell Beckham Jr. could be suiting up for a different team next season. The Browns superstar wide receiver was noncommittal when asked about his future with the team, and NFL insider Jay Glazer has reported that Beckham wants out of..." December 10

  • NFL Reviewing Its Ref Problem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has an officiating problem, and changes may be coming this offseason. The league is planning a “top-down review” of officiating for this offseason, Judy Battista of NFL Network reported. " December 10

  • Drew Brees: “Would have been nice to have” Jared Cook all game

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Jared Cook was well on his way toward the best game of his New Orleans Saints career, and maybe the best game of his career, period. He put an emphatic exclamation point on the Saints’ first drive, beating the San Francisco 49ers defensive zone on a post route, breaking a tackle..." December 09

  • New Orleans Saints Are Stuck in Purgatory

    The Big Lead "If it's not the defense, it's the refs. If it's not the refs, it's the defense. When oh when will things finally go the New Orleans Saints' way? If it feels like New Orleans has been stuck in a ceaseless spin cycle of torment for the last three years, that's..." December 09

  • The New Orleans Saints Are the Face of Bad Officiating

    The Big Lead "The Saints were screwed again on Sunday. It has become a common refrain. A call that could be classified as anywhere from questionable to horrible went against New Orleans in their loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Taysom Hill threw a pass on a fake punt that went incomplete as the..." December 09

  • Jerry Jones to try ‘anything possible’ to bring Sean Payton to Cowboys?

    Yardbarker "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will almost certainly look to make a flashy hire if he decides not to bring back head coach Jason Garrett next season, and it sounds like his top choice for the job is under contract with another NFC team. Jon Machota of The Athletic listed..." December 09

  • Sean Payton did NOT want to talk about officiating after Saints’ loss

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints suffered a very difficult loss in Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, and the impact of the loss showed in Sean Payton’s postgame press conference. One major controversy in the game came on a fake punt play, in which Saints receiver..." December 08

  • NFL not considering change to playoff seeding

    The Score "Though the disappointing Dallas Cowboys or Philadelphia Eagles will likely win the NFC East, the NFL isn't considering changing a playoff system that awards division winners with a home playoff game, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Calls to reseed..." December 08

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Bashes FOX News, Conservatives For Turning Colin Kaepernick Into ‘The Black Grinch’

    Total Pro Sports "On Thanksgiving Day, former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick spoke at the “Indigenous People’s Sunrise Ceremony,” also known as “Unthanksgiving,” on Alcatraz Island. The event appeared to serve as a rebuke to the holiday and the United..." December 07

  • Six Teams On Upset Alert In NFL Week 14

    Sportsnaut "Four more weekends of games. That’s all that’s left for the NFL regular season starting with Week 14, which features some monster games with playoff implications. Looking at the slate of games on Sunday, there are clearly some playoff contenders on upset alert as the playoff..." December 07

  • Saints getting closer to getting line back together

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Andrus Peat's 4-inch long scar is hard to miss.  The 16 stitches are still visible in the middle of his right forearm from the surgery he had three weeks ago in Houston. But that's progress, considering the New Orleans Saints' starting left guard is no..." December 06

  • Johnny Manziel Back In Business

    TMZ "Johnny Manziel has a job in pro sports again! TMZ Sports has learned the former QB inked a promotional deal with DAZN to promote the big Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz rematch this weekend ... which is going down at the same time as the SEC..." December 06

  • Antonio Brown posts lengthy apology on social media

    TMZ "Antonio Brown just issued a massive apology for his off-the-field behavior -- but there's one huge problem with his mea culpa ... it's unclear what he's specifically apologizing for. "First and foremost, I’d like to apologize to my family, friends and..." December 06

  • Dez Bryant thinking about signing with Patriots?

    Yardbarker "Dez Bryant has been teasing an NFL return for the last few months and seems to be open to signing with the New England Patriots if such a situation presents itself. Bryant posted a note on Instagram Wednesday that talked about wanting to be wealthy. Someone left a comment on..." December 06

  • Five Potential Tom Brady Replacements For the New England Patriots

    The Big Lead "Tom Brady's days with the New England Patriots could finally be coming to a close. That comes from NBC Sports Boston's Tom Curran, who yesterday wrote this about the end of the Brady era: "unless there’s a radical course change in the next 90 days, that’s..." December 06

  • Petition is being signed by thousands to remove Michael Vick as Pro Bowl captain

    CNN "Michael Vick is going back to the NFL Pro Bowl, this time as one of four NFL Legends Pro Bowl Captains. But if some fans have their way, the ex-quarterback will lose his chance to mentor players on the sidelines. Joanna Lind started a petition on to have..." December 06

  • Michael Thomas named NFC offensive player of the month

    New Orleans Saints "New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas, who is on pace to set the NFL's single-season reception record, was named the NFC's Offensive Player of the Month for November, the league announced Thursday, Dec. 5. " December 05

  • NFL Reporter Jane Slater Tells Wild Story How Her She Caught Her BF Cheating Thanks to Fitbit

    Black Sports Online "To briefly summarize the Peloton Bike controversy, they ran a commercial where a husband got his wife the Bike for Christmas and the wife documented her weight loss journey. People called the ad sexist and their stock is tanking. It led to a discussion on if buying your..." December 05

  • Cameron Jordan named NFC defensive player of the week

    New Orleans Saints "New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan feasted against the Atlanta Falcons on Thanksgiving night and was honored by the NFL for his efforts as he was named the NFC's Defensive Player of the Week. The league announced the award Wednesday, Dec.4 " December 04

  • Saints believe 20 sacks is 'attainable' for Cam Jordan "Cameron Jordan feasted on Thanksgiving, sacking Matt Ryan four times in the victory. All that was missing was the New Orleans Saints' pass rusher pouring gravy on the quarterback before swallowing him whole. The four-sack performance boosted Jordan's..." December 04

  • Saints to Re-sign Linebacker Manti Te'o

    SI "According to multiple reports, the New Orleans Saints are to re-sign free agent linebacker Manti Te’o this afternoon. The 28-year-old Te’o has not played this season after spending the previous two years with the Saints. Te’o entered the NFL as a 2nd-round draft..." December 03

  • Three Likely Free Agent Destinations for Kareem Hunt

    The Big Lead "The Cleveland Browns may have trouble retaining all of their free agents, including running back Kareem Hunt. The former Kansas City Chief is on a one-year contract and will be a restricted free agent this spring, but was suspended for the first eight games of this season after violating the..." December 02

  • Roger Goodell Consulted With Owners On Colin Kaepernick Workout

    Pro Football Rumors "There was a lot that was unclear surrounding the circumstances of how the recent Colin Kaepernick workout came to be. We heard a couple of weeks ago that commissioner Roger Goodell made the decision to organize the workout himself, and in an unusual way. He..." December 01

  • When is Super Bowl 2020? Date, location, halftime show for Super Bowl 54

    Sporting News "Though the date and location for the Super Bowl changes every year, the borderline unhealthy fixation on America's biggest professional sporting event is a constant. In 2020, when the NFL's 100th season ends with Super Bowl 54, that domestic and global attention will turn to..." December 01

  • Drew Brees: We’ve got bigger fish to fry

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints became the first team to book a playoff berth when they beat the Falcons on Thursday and they have four weeks to enjoy life as NFC South champions before the postseason gets underway. Don’t expect to see the team holding any parades, though.  " November 29

  • Taysom Hill keeps doing what he does as Saints' do-everything guy

    Sporting News "Taysom Hill has figured out how to not only get on the field for the Saints but also affect games in different ways. He demonstrated most of those ways in the first half of Thursday's Thanksgiving game vs. the Falcons. The former BYU quarterback contributed a punt block, a..." November 29

  • Saints fans take over Atlanta with ‘Who Dat’ chant during win over Falcons

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints turned their divisional game against the Atlanta Falcons into a bit of a laugher, and you could tell based on the stadium vibe. As the Saints pulled away in the fourth quarter of their Thanksgiving game against the NFC South rival Falcons, an audible “Who..." November 29