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Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 31-24 victory against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome: What it means: It was a nice night for the Saints. Suspended coach Sean Payton, assistant head coach Joe Vitt and general ma…
Share TweetThe Saints notched their first win in style. Drew Brees broke Johnny Unitas' record by throwing a TD in his 48th straight game, helping New Orleans rally to overtake San Diego 31-24.Share TweetSaints starting cornerback Jabari Greer has left Sunday night's game against San Diego because of what team officials say is a hip injury.Share TweetSince his arrival in New Orleans in 2006, Drew Brees has been piling up huge numbers. He’s set records and won a lot of games -- and a Super Bowl. But I don’t think those records or even the Super Bowl are what define Brees. I think the record he setShare TweetRobert Meachem caught 23 touchdown passes in four years with the Saints. And though his first four games as a Charger were frustrating, he’s on the board with his 24th now. The Chargers jumped out to a 7-0 lead over the Saints, when Meachem caught a 1
The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Over The Packers: Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupUpdated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetHere's where we're putting the GIFs of the week, from Donald Brown triumphantly trolling the Packers to Brandon Lloyd dancing around like no one's looking. Only the Chargers and Saints have yet to play, so let's see what the week had to offer. More »Source: deadspin.com
Chris Ivory active for first time this seasonUpdated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetThe Saints say that Mark Ingram isn’t the only thing wrong with their running game, but they’ve decided to take a look at another running back for Sunday night’s game against the Chargers all the same. Chris Ivory is on the 46-man roster for the fir
Lance Moore, Nate Kaeding headline Chargers, Saints inactive listsUpdated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetNew Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is poised to surpass Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' for the most consecutive games with a touchdown pass. If Brees can add a touchdown pass against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night, he'll have had…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetCB Jabari Greer leaves with undisclosed injury in second quarterSource: nola.com
Mike Smith understands Falcons won’t get respect until they win in “second season”Updated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetThe Falcons have rocketed to 5-0, and only a home game with the Raiders next Sunday stands in their way of entering the bye week at 6-0. Coupled with the struggles of teams like the Panthers, Buccaneers, and Saints, it’s a matter of when Atlanta clinc
Eli extends 200-yard streak to 24 gamesUpdated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetOn the same day that Saints quarterback Drew Brees could set the record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass at 48, Giants quarterback Eli Manning has extended his streak of consecutive games with 200 yards or more passing to 24. It’s the secondShare TweetLike the Saints, the Colts don’t have immediate access to their head coach. Unlike the Saints, the Colts can hear from their head coach on a regular basis. And they apparently will. Chuck Pagano remains hospitalized while he undergoes treatment for le
Wilson's sack-fumble seals victoryOct 7New Orleans Saints DE Martez Wilson recovers the football after sacking San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers, helping solidify a 31-24 victory.
Colston gets his third TDOct 7New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees lobs the ball to WR Marques Colston who comes down with the catch for a 5-yard TD to gain a 28-24 lead over the San Diego Chargers in the fourth quarter.
Colston 19-yard TDOct 7New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees hits WR Marques Colston for a 19-yard TD to gain a 14-10 lead over The San Diego Chargers in the second quarter.
WK 5 Can't-Miss Play: Brees breaks Unitas' recordOct 7New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees hits WR Devery Henderson for a 40-yard touchdown to make it his 48th straight game with a touchdown pass, breaking Johnny Unitas' old record.
Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…Oct 7FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…Oct 7FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....