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Eric Olsen glad to be back with Saints

Eric Olsen glad to be back with Saints

ESPN.com nola.com profootballtalk.com Updated 33 minutes ago
METAIRIE, La. -- Eric Olsen was admittedly frustrated when the New Orleans Saints released him last season after he suffered a Lisfranc foot injury in the summer that sidelined him for about two months. But the journeyman guard/center said he understood…
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  • Tony Dungy: Drew Brees needs to relax

    Tony Dungy: Drew Brees needs to relax

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    Tony Dungy thinks New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees could “take a page out of Aaron Rodgers’ book” and needs to relax. “Their defense is not holding leads, they're giving up some big plays. So Drew is feeling like, ‘I gotta score every time I've…
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  • Saints defense implements “Operation: Feed Drew”

    Saints defense implements “Operation: Feed Drew”

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    The Saints defense had forced two turnovers on the season heading into last week’s game against the Lions, a number they doubled against Detroit by picking off two Matthew Stafford passes. That helped lead to two short fields for the Saints, something t…
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  • Sunday could be must-win situation for New Orleans Saints vs.Gr…

    Sunday could be must-win situation for New Orleans Saints vs.Green Bay Packers, plus other story links

    nola.com 4 hours ago
    The New Orleans Saints have a lot riding on their matchup against Green Bay on Sunday.
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  • Lions’ LaAdrian Waddle returned to game after concussion

    Lions’ LaAdrian Waddle returned to game after concussion

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle returned to the field for Detroit’s final kneeldown on Sunday against the Saints despite suffering a concussion on his previous play, an extra point that gave the Lions their game-winning point in a 24-23 win. Dave Bir…
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  • PFT’s Week Eight picks

    PFT’s Week Eight picks

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Last week, as the Saints built a supposedly insurmountable lead over the Lions, I taunted MDS with a link of Homer Simpson singing When the Saints Go Over There. And I scoffed when he suggested I was celebrating prematurely. Which of course cemented the…
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  • Know the enemy: Saints on Aaron Rodgers

    Know the enemy: Saints on Aaron Rodgers

    ESPN.com nola.com 5 hours ago
    METAIRIE, La. -- Aaron Rodgers has been one of the NFL’s elite quarterbacks for seven years now. But this season, the Green Bay Packers star has cranked it up another notch. He’s gone to ludicrous speed. Rodgers has thrown for 18 touchdowns with just on…
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  • New Orleans Saints receiver Nick Toon, a Wisconsin native, has …

    New Orleans Saints receiver Nick Toon, a Wisconsin native, has family ties to Packers

    nola.com 18 hours ago
    Toon, who turns 26 in two weeks, admits that the wait for playing time has been frustrating.
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  • New Orleans Saints find roles for young defenders as injury lis…

    New Orleans Saints find roles for young defenders as injury list grows

    nola.com 18 hours ago
    Vinnie Sunseri, Stanley Jean-Baptiste saw snaps in the red zone on Sunday
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  • Jimmy Graham limited at Saints practice

    Jimmy Graham limited at Saints practice

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    Saints tight end Jimmy Graham wound up in the lineup against the Lions last week after several days of uncertainty because of his shoulder injury, but he only played a limited number of snaps and didn’t have a catch as the Saints blew a lead in the four…
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  • New Orleans Saints roster tilts toward offense after flurry of …

    New Orleans Saints roster tilts toward offense after flurry of transactions

    nola.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    The offense has four more players than the defense on the active roster. On the practice squad, seven of 10 players line up on offense.
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  • Feelin' the Brees: New Orleans Saints' offensive stats through …

    Feelin' the Brees: New Orleans Saints' offensive stats through Game 6

    nola.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    An illustrated look at how Drew Brees and the 2-4 New Orleans Saints' top five offensive playmakers have performed so far this season and during their 24-23 loss to the Lions last Sunday in Detroit. View full size Note: This weekly graphic ranks players…
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  • Grab The Saints New Era On Field Classic 39THIRTY Flex Hat!

    Grab The Saints New Era On Field Classic 39THIRTY Flex Hat!

    saintsgab.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    New Era has released an excellent new Saints hat for the 2014 season, and now you can get it officially from their site – HERE! This Saints NFL 2014 On Field 39THIRTY Cap features an embroidered (raised) New Orleans Saints logo on front, stitched New Er…
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  • Can Carolina repeat as NFC South champs? Simulation gives Panth…

    Can Carolina repeat as NFC South champs? Simulation gives Panthers narrow edge over Saints

    nola.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    If the Saints sweep the Panthers and reach the nine-win mark, they will probably win the division. Can it be done?
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  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Drew Brees' Passing Penchant 00:32

    Inside The Huddle: Drew Brees' Passing Penchant

    Oct 23
    John Clayton believes defenses are catching on to Drew Brees' penchant for passing between the numbers.
  • Video - Packers Preparing For Shootout With Saints 00:52

    Packers Preparing For Shootout With Saints

    Oct 22
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses how a high-scoring game could benefit the Packers in their Sunday night matchup with the Saints.
  • Video - Saints' Defense Has Difficult Test 01:10

    Saints' Defense Has Difficult Test

    Oct 22
    ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett discusses how the Saints' defense has a tough assignment in facing a Packers offense that is hitting on all cylinders.
  • Video - Playoff Possibilities After Week 7 03:53

    Playoff Possibilities After Week 7

    Oct 20
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen take a look at the playoff odds based on NFL teams' records through Week 7.

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