This is the October 5, 2012 news archive. View today's Saints rumors and news.
It's hard to label Mark Ingram a 'bust' since entire New Orleans Saints run game has been a bust so farIngram is averaging just 2.8 yards per carry this year, but Saints entire run game has been a disappointmentShare Tweet
New Orleans Saints, Hornets, contribute $250,000 to Louisiana Sports Hall of FameHall of Fame will open next summer in Nachitoches, La.Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 5, 2012It's hard to believe that any NFL coach would speak openly of injuring players after everything that went down with Gregg Williams and the Saints, but that's exactly what the NFL is looking at today. Jerry Gray, coordinator of the Tennessee Titans' stru…Share TweetIf the Saints are going to get their first win of the season Sunday night against the Chargers, they’re going to have to do it without one of their main receiving threats. Wide receiver Lance Moore has already been ruled out with a hamstring strain, aShare Tweet
New Orleans Saints' interim coach Aaron Kromer: Team practiced without padsKromer said wide receivers have gotten used to being down a player in gamesShare TweetAfter coaching Darren Sproles for four years in San Diego, Norv Turner will coach against him for the first time on Sunday night when the Chargers play the Saints. And Turner says preparing for Sproles is among the most important parts of the Chargers’Share Tweet
Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on bothCNNSI.com Oct 5, 2012Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:Share TweetDrew Brees is poised to break a record Sunday that John Unitas has held for more than 50 years. The chase has revealed a lot more about the two than their numbers, writes Peter King.Share Tweet
Appeals Panel reaffirms Roger Goodell's authority to levy sanctions in New Orleans Saints bounty scandalPanel's final opinion states Roger Goodell can issue discipline for detrimental conductShare Tweet
PFT Live: Saints talk with Jeff Triplett and PFT Planet calls and tweetsThe Saints are going to have three familiar faces watching them face the Chargers on Sunday night. Will the presence of Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis and Joe Vitt be enough to help the Saints get their first win of the season? We’ll be talking about that oShare Tweet
Saints frustrated by lack of pass rushWhile the Saints’ offense doesn’t seem to have the same sizzle that is displayed last year, the more glaring problem is the defense. The switch from Gregg Williams to Steve Spagnuolo coupled with personnel deficiencies that have become more and more tShare TweetDungy said loss of Sean Payton is one of many reasons why Saints are 'not as consistent as I'm used to seeing the Saints'Share Tweet
'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. New Orleans SaintsOct 5Will Drew Brees and the Saints be able to pick up their first win of the season? The "Playbook" guys discuss the keys to winning this Sunday night matchup.
Will Sean Payton Provide An Emotional Boost?Oct 5Ed Werder doesn't think Sean Payton will have an impact on the Saints performance Sunday night against the Chargers.