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  • Eli Apple says the Saints are bringing out the best in him

    ESPN "Eli Apple made the biggest play of the night on Monday, intercepting Cam Newton in the end zone just before halftime of the New Orleans Saints' 12-9 victory against the Carolina Panthers. Apple also had a key tackle in the final minute of the second half to help the Saints ice the..." December 18

  • Saints are best, Rams are worst in points allowed over last six games

    Pro Football Talk "Halfway through the season, the Rams looked like the best team in the NFC behind Jared Goff, and the Saints next in line with Drew Brees leading the way. Those teams have since diverged, with the Saints now cruising toward home-field advantage while the Rams are just holding on..." December 18

  • Drew Brees, Sean Payton move up list of great QB/coach duos

    Sporting News "Drew Brees and his offense didn't have the most explosive outing Monday against the Panthers, but it was still a significant win for the quarterback and coach Sean Payton. With the 12-9 victory at Carolina, Payton and Brees won their 117th regular-season game..." December 18

  • Marcus Davenport striving to be better than he was before a toe injury cost him 3 games

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "When Marcus Davenport first returned from a toe injury that cost him three games earlier this season, he may have been physically ready to play, but his New Orleans Saints teammate Alex Okafor said it was clear Davenport was not fully comfortable. “It was kind of like he was..." December 16

  • Alvin Kamara Shoots Down Future R&B Career

    TMZ "Sorry, ladies ... Alvin Kamara's smooth vocals won't be hitting the radio waves anytime soon -- 'cause the Saints RB says he has NO plans to pursue an R&B career despite his dope voice!! Of course, Kamara SLAYED R. Kelly's "12 Play" at karaoke after..." December 16

  • Antonio Gates, Ben Watson are not acting their ages

    Pro Football Talk "Before this season, no tight end in NFL history had ever gained 300 receiving yards in the year he turned 38 or older. This season, two tight ends have done so. Antonio Gates, the Chargers’ 38-year-old tight end, has 312 receiving yards this season. And Saints tight end Benjamin..." December 15

  • Drew Brees gave all his receivers game balls after setting passing record

    Pro Football Talk "When Drew Brees set the all-time NFL record for passing yards, he knew the record didn’t just belong to him. So Brees gave a very thoughtful gift to all the receivers who caught all those passes through those years: A customized game ball with the player’s name and the..." December 14

  • Saints sign wide receiver Simmie Cobbs off Washington’s practice squad

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints have added another receiver to their roster, but this one doesn’t have the name recognition of their additions from last month. The Saints signed rookie Simmie Cobbs Jr. off Washington’s practice squad on Friday, according to a league source. The..." December 14

  • Cam Newton does not appreciate Saints DE Cam Jordan's gag gift

    Sporting News "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton doesn't need extra motivation heading into a Week 15 contest versus the Saints.  But, just in case, he got some from New Orleans defensive end Cameron Jordan.  Newton told reporters on Thursday, Jordan sent wine and a..." December 13

  • Saints releasing Erik Swoope after claiming him

    USA Today "The New Orleans Saints made a surprising move on Thursday, releasing tight end Erik Swoope less than 24 hours after bringing him into the fold. This comes per a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Swoope is a fourth-year player previously of the Indianapolis Colts, though he..." December 13

  • Saints cut WR Brandon Marshall, claim TE Erik Swoope

    247 Sports "The Brandon Marshall experiment is over. On Wednesday, the New Orleans Saints released the veteran wide receiver from the roster, according to a report from ESPN’s Field Yates, and in a corresponding move picked up tight end Erik Swoope off the waiver wire, PFT..." December 12

  • Saints Sign T Derek Newton, Place OL Michael Ola On IR

    Pro Football Rumors "Michael Ola’s high ankle sprain will result in the Saints sending the offensive lineman to IR, and it represents an interesting chapter in a long comeback story. The Saints, per Nick Underhill of The Advocate (on Twitter), will fill Ola’s roster spot with free agent tackle..." December 11

  • Saints Deciding Between Ted Ginn, Josh LeRibeus For IR-Return Spot?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Saints could make a high- or low-profile IR-return move in the coming days. Both Ted Ginn and offensive lineman Josh LeRibeus remain candidates to return from IR this season, Sean Payton said. “Rehab is going well. It’s still an option,” Payton said of a return..." December 10

  • Saints clinch NFC South with win over Buccaneers

    The Score "The New Orleans Saints won the NFC South after defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28-14 on Sunday. New Orleans captured its second straight division title with the win. " December 09

  • Saints center Max Unger providing security, comfort for Drew Brees the past 4 seasons

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "To see how much New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees appreciates center Max Unger, go back and watch the play when Brees broke the NFL’s career passing yardage record in Week 5. After the play, a 62-yard touchdown, the first person to congratulate Brees was left tackle..." December 09

  • NFL fines Marshon Lattimore for red kettle contribution

    Yahoo! Sports "Yes, the NFL needs to lighten up. A league that dramatically relaxed the celebration rules in 2017 continues to punish players for interacting with the large red Salvation Army kettle that the Cowboys keep on the field from Thanksgiving through Christmas. Last week, it was..." December 09

  • Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith fined $26K for hit on Kamara "The NFL fined Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith on Friday for $26,739 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara in Week 13, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. ESPN first reported the news. Smith was not penalized on the play. The hit forced..." December 08

  • Sean Payton: Analytics have educated me, but some decisions I’d like back

    Pro Football Talk "Saints coach Sean Payton is a believer in analytics, and has adopted the aggressive stance on fourth downs that analytics experts have been saying coaches should adopt for years. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few fourth-down decisions he’d like to have..." December 07

  • Michael Thomas misses practice with ankle injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints will face one of the only teams to beat them this year, and they may not have receiver Michael Thomas at full strength. Thomas missed practice on Wednesday with an ankle injury. Despite having 1,120 receiving yards on the season, Thomas added only 40 in last..." December 05

  • Sean Payton seems disgusted by Mike McCarthy firing

    Larry Brown Sports "There are a number of people who feel the Green Bay Packers should have waited until the end of the season to fire longtime head coach Mike McCarthy, and it is safe to say Sean Payton is among them. Payton was hired as the head coach of the New Orleans Saints in 2006, which was the..." December 05

  • Saints owner Gayle Benson pays off layaway items for more than 400 Walmart customers

    USA Today "An anonymous customer recently spent more than $93,000 to pay off roughly 400 layaway items at a New Orleans Walmart.  And on Tuesday, that customer was revealed to be New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson. The Saints confirmed to multiple news..." December 05

  • Dez says he's 'Team Kareem' in deleted Instagram post

    Sports Day "The Kansas City Chiefs released running back Kareem Hunt on Friday night after video surfaced that showed the NFL's reigning rushing champion knocking over and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel hallway in February. Reaction came fast and furious to TMZ's release of the..." December 01

  • Cowboys address mystery man on Saints sideline

    Pro Football Talk "In the aftermath of a Saints-Cowboys game during which the home team stymied one of the most potent offensive in football, suspicions have emerged in connection with images showing a person in Cowboys gear with a headset (and apparently a cell phone) on the New Orleans sideline. And, yes, the..." December 01

  • Cowboys' Jaylon Smith on helmet-to-helmet hit on Kamara: 'This is the last gladiator sport'

    USA Today "If you watched Thursday night's Saints-Cowboys game chances are you saw a helmet-to-helmet hit late in the fourth quarter on Saints star RB Alvin Kamara that didn't get called. And if you missed it, here is Jaylon Smith's punishing hit: December 01

  • Drew Brees, Sean Payton say Saints offense didn’t find rhythm, struggled in run game

    Pro Football Talk "The New Orleans Saints have been seemingly unstoppable offensively throughout most of the 2018 season. That is, until the Cowboys defense essentially brought the juggernaut to a halt on Thursday night in Dallas. The Saints were: Held to 10 points or less for the..." November 30

  • Cam Jordan wishes Dallas ‘nothing but success,’ so ’they come into our house later down the road.’

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Cam Jordan wishes the Dallas Cowboys nothing but success as the NFL’s regular season enters its final month — with a catch. What the New Orleans Saints defensive end is really hopeful for was a second chance at the Cowboys later this season in the..." November 30

  • NFL: Alvin Kamara passed locker-room concussion evaluation

    Pro Football Talk "In the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s game, Saints running back Alvin Kamara absorbed a wicked helmet-to-helmet hit from Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith on Thursday night. Kamara stumbled while trying to get up, seemingly stunned by the blow. He later returned to the game...." November 30

  • Saints player questions officiating in loss to Cowboys: You play by Jerry's rules in 'Jerry's World'

    CBS Sports "The only thing worse than the Saints offense on Thursday might have been the officiating crew.  Following the Cowboys' 13-10 upset win over New Orleans, multiple Saints players openly questioned the crew's performance. Defensive end Cameron Jordan, who racked up two sacks..." November 30

  • Cowboys-Saints officially most-watched Thursday night game ever

    12 Up "Guess they really are still America's Team, huh? The ?Dallas Cowboys flexed their defensive muscles, hanging with the mighty New Orleans Saints for all four quarters before snuffing them out in the final minutes on one last interception. And the entire nation..." November 30

  • Saints unhappy with missed helmet-to-helmet hit on Alvin Kamara

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL spent weeks during the offseason preaching that the league would no longer tolerate helmet-to-helmet hits. When it came time to follow through on that promise in Week 13, the refs dropped the ball. New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara took a brutal helmet-to-helmet hit..." November 30

  • Sean Payton makes inexplicable blunder at end of loss to Cowboys

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints were outplayed by the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night, but a few coaching blunders by Sean Payton sure didn’t help matters. One mistake made by Payton at the end of the 13-10 loss was inexplicable. With just under three minutes to go, the Cowboys and..." November 30

  • Drew Brees sets wrong kind of record on TNF

    Sportsnaut "It’s been a historically great season for New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. However, the All-Pro quarterback set the wrong kind of record on Thursday Night Football against the Dallas Cowboys. Brees started Thursday’s game with four incompletions, marking the..." November 30

  • Tyron Smith won’t play, leaving both teams without their LTs

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith gave it a go in pregame warmups, but it wasn’t to be. Smith will miss his second consecutive game with a stinger. Smith did not practice this week, and Jason Garrett had called Smith a “game-time decision.” Cameron Fleming..." November 29

  • Trash talk? Saints WR Michael Thomas appears to respond to Cowboys DE DeMarcus Lawrence on Twitter

    Dallas Morning News "Thursday night is going to be fun.  Some trash talk may be heating up between the Cowboys and Saints in advance of their game tomorrow at AT&T Stadium.  Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence called the game "life or death" and discussed, with..." November 28

  • How long until an NFL quarterback has a 100 percent completion day?

    SB Nation "Before Sunday, no player had ever thrown more than 10 passes in an NFL game and finished with a completion percentage over 95. In Week 12, it happened twice. First, Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers completed 28 of his 29 passes for 259 yards and three touchdowns..." November 28

  • DeMarcus Lawrence: Saints O-line has to match our intensity

    Sports Day "DeMarcus Lawrence is fired up for Thursday night's game against the 10-1 New Orleans Saints. The Pro Bowl pass rusher showed a glimpse of his passion when asked Tuesday if this is the best offensive line the Cowboys are going to face this season. Lawrence said he..." November 27

  • Terron Armstead remains out with pectoral injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints’ injury report did not change from Monday. Left tackle Terron Armstead remains out with a pectoral injury. He has missed the past two games and has not practiced since getting hurt. He is New Orleans’ only player not to practice this..." November 27

  • Dak Prescott: Saints put on their pants same way we do

    Sports Gossip "Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott talked about Dallas' big Thursday night game against the Saints, one of the NFL's hottest teams.  He doesn't seem to be too concerned and points out that the Saints put their pants on the same way they do. Via Pro Football..." November 26

  • Amari Cooper: Saints game can be measuring stick for Cowboys; 'If we can beat them, then that says a lot about us'

    Dallas Morning News "A three-game winning streak has put the Cowboys atop the NFC East and ignited playoff talk. A win Thursday night over the 10-1 New Orleans Saints would take things to another level. To many, this game will be looked at as a measuring stick to see where the Cowboys stack up among the..." November 26

  • Malcolm Jenkins, Alvin Kamara fined after Saints' win over Eagles

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The NFL didn’t like Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins' gesture toward New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton last Sunday. After allowing a 37-yard touchdown pass to Saints running back Alvin Kamara in the fourth quarter, Jenkins looked toward the Saints sideline and..." November 24

  • Mark Ingram Says New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees is 'The GOAT'

    Complex "To say that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been doing well recently is a massive understatement. Leading his team to their tenth consecutive victory on Thursday night, there's a reason why he's the MVP favorite. In fact, ESPN's Mike Triplett reports..." November 24

  • Saints To Activate WR Tommylee Lewis

    Pro Football Rumors "The 9-1 Saints will soon receive more help. They are activating wide receiver Tommylee Lewis, their primary return man, from IR, Field Yates of tweets. New Orleans will waive offensive lineman Chaz Green to make room. Lewis was designated as an IR-return..." November 22

  • Saints To Activate WR Tommylee Lewis

    Pro Football Rumors "The 9-1 Saints will soon receive more help. They are activating wide receiver Tommylee Lewis, their primary return man, from IR, Field Yates of tweets. New Orleans will waive offensive lineman Chaz Green to make room. Lewis was designated as an IR-return player earlier this..." November 21

  • Deion Jones out, Marcus Davenport questionable for Thanksgiving nightcap

    Pro Football Talk "The Falcons won’t have linebacker Deion Jones on hand as they try to slow down the Saints offense, but the Saints could have defensive end Marcus Davenport back in the lineup. Jones was activated from injured reserve a little more than a week ago, but did not play against the..." November 21

  • Brees tops Pro Bowl voting after 1st update

    The Score "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was the leading vote-getter for the 2019 Pro Bowl as of Nov. 20, the NFL announced Wednesday. Brees, who's steered the Saints to a 9-1 record, amassed 487,400 votes. Kansas City Chiefs pivot Patrick Mahomes and Los Angeles Rams running..." November 21

  • Marcus Davenport limited in Saints practice

    Pro Football Talk "Rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport is moving closer to a return to the Saints lineup. Davenport has missed the last three games due to a toe injury and did not take part in practices before returning for a limited session on Tuesday. Davenport was listed as limited on..." November 20

  • Malcolm Jenkins explains why he flipped off Sean Payton

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The New Orleans Saints had their way with the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday to the tune of a 48-7 victory (see Roob's observations). The frustration clearly boiled over for the Eagles players, including safety Malcolm Jenkins, who was caught on camera giving the..." November 19

  • Sean Payton: League office tried to get me fired in 2012

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints, the NFL, and coach Sean Payton have come a long way since the bounty scandal of 2012. But the scars remain for the man who was suspended for a full year due to the misconduct of former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, and who believes that the league office wanted to see not a..." November 18

  • Brandon Marshall won’t play for Saints

    Number Fire "New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandon Marshall is not going to play on Sunday in the team's Week 11 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. What It Means: Marshall isn't quite ready to start things up with his new team, so he'll get an extra week to learn the..." November 18

  • The 2018 Saints are a scoring machine, and they’re making history this season

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "What we have witnessed the past 10 weeks is unprecedented. Scoring in the NFL is not this easy. But the New Orleans Saints are making it look that way this season. In the first 10 weeks of the 2018 season, the Saints offense has operated at a historic level of efficiency,..." November 18