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  • New Orleans Saints bombed in every phase vs. Dallas Cowboys: Fi…

    New Orleans Saints bombed in every phase vs. Dallas Cowboys: Film Study

    nola.com ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    The Saints fail to handle the Cowboys on offense, defense, special teams, and coaching.
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  • The 10 worst New Orleans Saints losses in the Sean Payton-Drew …

    The 10 worst New Orleans Saints losses in the Sean Payton-Drew Brees era

    nola.com 1 hour ago
    There have been plenty more good times than bad in the past nine seasons for the New Orleans Saints. But, of course, there have been potholes along the way. Close losses are one thing, but it's hard to even keep watching when the Saints are being thorou…
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  • Who will win the NFC South -- and how many wins will it take? W…

    Who will win the NFC South -- and how many wins will it take? Weaknesses plaguing every team

    nola.com 5 hours ago
    The latest NOLA.com season simulation shows the New Orleans Saints with an average of 8.21 wins, and the Atlanta Falcons with an average of 8.2
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  • Week 4 Twitter Mailbag

    Week 4 Twitter Mailbag

    CNNSI.com 6 hours ago
    Read the Rest of Peter King’s Week 4 Mailbag Why we devoted a page of the Monday Morning Quarterback to Derek Jeter. Plus, the Saints’ road troubles, Cam Newton’s body language, and the future of the Titans Read Peter King’s On Further Review Column Who…
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  • Saints: We'll find out what we're made of

    Saints: We'll find out what we're made of

    ESPN.com nola.com 20 hours ago
    METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints seemed to have the proper mix of anger/frustration/confidence/realism/focus on Monday after a 38-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys that sent them reeling back to 1-3 on the season. But they were the first to admit the…
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  • New Orleans Saints inability to stop the run has slowed down th…

    New Orleans Saints inability to stop the run has slowed down their pass rush

    nola.com 21 hours ago
    Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray gashed the Saints defense which opened up the play action pass.
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  • Steve Gleason delivers keynote speech at AdWeek: 'Essence of hu…

    Steve Gleason delivers keynote speech at AdWeek: 'Essence of humanity is to explore'

    nola.com 24 hours ago
    Gleason's advice: Set sail, and explore your own vulnerability
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  • Lovie Smith won’t commit to Mike Glennon for this week

    Lovie Smith won’t commit to Mike Glennon for this week

    profootballtalk.com 24 hours ago
    Quarterback Mike Glennon led the Buccaneers to their first win of the season on Sunday, but coach Lovie Smith wasn’t willing to name him the starter for Tampa’s trip to New Orleans in Week Five. Smith was asked whether Glennon would start against the Sa…
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  • Saints coach Sean Payton says his impatience led to botched fak…

    Saints coach Sean Payton says his impatience led to botched fake punt

    nola.com ESPN.com 24 hours ago
    Punter Thomas Morstead was dropped for a two-yard loss on a fake punt call that changed the momentum.
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  • Terron Armstead will go through concussion protocol

    Terron Armstead will go through concussion protocol

    ESPN.com nola.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    METAIRIE, La. – There were no updates available Monday on New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead’s status for this week's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after he left this past Sunday night’s game early with a concussion. Coach Sean Payto…
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  • Deion Sanders calls former New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Je…

    Deion Sanders calls former New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins 'one of the best in the game'

    nola.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Jenkins has three interceptions through four games in his first season with Philadelphia Eagles; frustrated Saints have none
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  • New Orleans Saints' passing game vs. the Dallas Cowboys: Graphi…

    New Orleans Saints' passing game vs. the Dallas Cowboys: Graphic

    nola.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    A look at Drew Brees' passing accuracy during the New Orleans Saints' 38-17 loss to the Cowboys yesterday in Dallas. The Saints are now 1-3. They will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday at noon in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. This weekly illustration …
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  • Cowboys lose CB Claiborne (knee) for season

    Cowboys lose CB Claiborne (knee) for season

    ESPN.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Morris Claiborne's season has come to an end because of a torn patellar tendon in his left knee suffered in the Dallas Cowboys' win Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
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  • What does the future hold for the Saints? Chat with beat writer…

    What does the future hold for the Saints? Chat with beat writer Evan Woodbery today at 1 p.m.

    nola.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    What can turn this season around? The schedule, which includes a home game against Tampa Bay and then a bye week, certainly helps in the short-term. But in the long-term, the road ahead looks treacherous for the Saints.
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  • Saints' offense struggling to keep pace

    Saints' offense struggling to keep pace

    ESPN.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- In one sense, the New Orleans Saints' offensive performance in Sunday night’s 38-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys wasn’t really all that different from their first three this season. It still wound up being a pretty equal mix of some im…
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  • Tony Romo: This is the most complete offense I’ve been around

    Tony Romo: This is the most complete offense I’ve been around

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    The Cowboys improved to 3-1 with a convincing Sunday night victory over the Saints, which is worth more than the glimpse that owner Jerry Jones recommended people take at his team when discussing playoff contenders. The much-maligned defense has held up…
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  • Rob Ryan is right: “Nobody’s doing worse than the Ryan brothers…

    Rob Ryan is right: “Nobody’s doing worse than the Ryan brothers”

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    On Sunday, the Saints defense led by coordinator Rob Ryan and the Jets defense led by head coach Rex Ryan gave up a total of 62 points and 805 yards while forcing zero turnovers in losses to the Cowboys and Lions. The Ryan brothers know they need to do …
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  • Saints don't hide from harsh reality

    Saints don't hide from harsh reality

    ESPN.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- New Orleans Saints linebacker Curtis Lofton said it best: You can't jump in a hole and hide from 1-3. The Saints’ two last-second losses were frustrating. And they took their problems seriously. But they still had that sense of, &quo…
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  • Saints take the beating they’re used to giving Cowboys

    Saints take the beating they’re used to giving Cowboys

    profootballtalk.com nytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    This time, it’s the Saints who had to make one of the longest shortest flights in the NFL, the distance extended by the sheer weight of the defeat. After pummeling the Cowboys in recent years, they were the ones taking the beating Sunday night, losing 3…
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  • Saints' defense remains biggest concern

    Saints' defense remains biggest concern

    ESPN.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- So which was the anomaly? The New Orleans Saints' stunning defensive turnaround in 2013? Or their stunning regression this season? Sunday night's debacle in Dallas shouldn't be pinned on the Saints' defense alone. The number of guilt…
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  • Saints' reality check: Right now we're a bad team

    Saints' reality check: Right now we're a bad team

    ESPN.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the New Orleans Saints' 38-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys: No sugar-coating: There were no real fiery speeches in the Saints' locker room. But there was a whole lot of harsh reality. The Sai…
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  • Video - Week 4: New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys highlights 04:26

    Week 4: New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys highlights

    Sep 28
    The Dallas Cowboys defense shut down New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, while quarterback Tony Romo threw for 262 yards and 3 touchdowns in the Cowboys 38-17 victory over the Saints.
  • Video - Game Balls: New Orleans at Dallas 01:20

    Game Balls: New Orleans at Dallas

    Sep 28
    Cowboys reporter Todd Archer's game ball goes to defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, who guided the Dallas defense through a little bit of a scare in the second half to hold off the Saints. Drew Brees gets the honor from Saints reporter Mike Triplet
  • Video - Cowboys Dominate Saints 01:37

    Cowboys Dominate Saints

    Sep 28
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Tony Romo threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns and DeMarco Murray rushed for 149 yards and two scores in the Cowboys' 38-17 win over the Saints.
  • Video - Cowboys Impressive In Win 02:26

    Cowboys Impressive In Win

    Sep 28
    Darren Haynes and Eric Allen break down the Cowboys' 38-17 win over the Saints.

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