This is the December 21, 2012 news archive. View today's Saints rumors and news.
New Orleans native honored at New Orleans Bowl luncheon
Bucs seek answers for poor pass defenseUpdated Dec 21, 2012 Share TweetBy Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Friday, December 21, 2012 TAMPA - As the Bucs checked into the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the French Quarter last week to prepare to play the Saints, suspended starting cornerback Eric Wright was excited about spending theSource: tampabay.comShare TweetBy Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Friday, December 21, 2012 TAMPA Bucs QB Josh Freeman came under a lot of duress last week - not from the Saints, but from fans wanting to toss him overboard after his four-interception, one-fumble performance in the 41Source: tampabay.comShare TweetIf suspended coach Sean Payton is secretly trying to leverage the Cowboys against the Saints against each other for his own economic benefit, at least he isn’t being blatant about it. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Payton has not requeste
NFL picks for Week 16 from NOLA.com panelUpdated Dec 21, 2012 Share TweetHow do we see Sunday's matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys playing out?
New Orleans Saints Will Smith, Jonathan Vilma's days could be numbered with cap cuts loomingUpdated Dec 21, 2012 Share TweetLongtime stars are leading candidates to be released in offseason
Pelican power and the fear of a black & gold planet: Jeff Duncan's Weekly ReaderUpdated Dec 21, 2012 Share Tweet"Never before has the NFL dumped this kind of acrimony on top of a fan base with such a hereditary disposition to isolationism and contempt"
Curtis Lofton, many other New Orleans Saints make a difference in children's lives: First-and-10Updated Dec 21, 2012 Share TweetLofton's special relationship with young cancer patient one of many examples of Saints using their high profiles for good causes
New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham might miss out on Pro Bowl, thanks to Dallas Cowboys' Jason Witten: First-and-10Updated Dec 21, 2012 Share TweetTen more observations heading into Sunday's game between the Saints and Cowboys
'Playbook': New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas CowboysDec 21Can Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo lead his team to victory against the New Orleans Saints' historically bad defense? "Playbook" breaks down why the Cowboys and Saintsâ€™ defenses have been struggling.
Sean Payton's Future With SaintsDec 21Ed Werder with the latest in the negotiations between Sean Payton and the Saints.
Saints-Cowboys PreviewDec 21Ed Werder breaks down the Cowboys' mindset heading into their matchup against the Saints.
NFL playoff picture shaking out -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 21The usual suspects are returning to the NFL playoffs this season, ending a long streak of postseason turnover.
Peter King: Peterson grasps at history after remarkable recoveryDec 21The next two games of Adrian Peterson's life will be historic, whether he breaks Eric Dickerson's all-time rushing record or not. Peterson needs 188 yards to become the seventh player ever to rush for 2,000 yards in a season ... and he'd be the first to…
The Sports Guy goes through his inbox, plus Week 16 picksDec 21It's the end of the world as we know it, so the Sports Guy is cleaning out his inbox while making his Week 16 picks.