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nola.com 3 hours agoVinnie Sunseri, Stanley Jean-Baptiste saw snaps in the red zone on SundayUpvote Share TweetESPN.com 3 hours agoMETAIRIE, La. -- When you lose a game the way the New Orleans Saints did last week, coughing up a 13-point lead in the final four minutes at Detroit, quarterback Drew Brees said "it was painful for all of us." "It bugs you for like 24 hou…Upvote Share Tweetnola.com 4 hours agoPackers coach Mike McCarthy was the Saints offensive coordinator from 2000-2004.Upvote Share Tweet
Jimmy Graham limited at Saints practiceprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoSaints 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…Upvote Share TweetIn 2012, Olsen played in 16 games for the Saints, starting four. He was placed on the injured reserve in 2013 and ultimately waived with an injury settlement.Upvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints roster tilts toward offense after flurry of transactionsnola.com 10 hours agoThe offense has four more players than the defense on the active roster. On the practice squad, seven of 10 players line up on offense.Upvote Share Tweetnola.com 10 hours agoAn 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…Upvote Share Tweetsaintsgab.com 11 hours agoNew 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Can Carolina repeat as NFC South champs? Simulation gives Panthers narrow edge over Saintsnola.com 14 hours agoIf the Saints sweep the Panthers and reach the nine-win mark, they will probably win the division. Can it be done?Upvote Share Tweet
Atlanta Falcons lose second starting center to knee injury, and other NFC South linksKonz was playing in place of Joe Hawley, who suffered a season-ending knee injury Sept. 28 against the Minnesota Vikings.Upvote Share Tweet
Green Bay Packers riding wave of momentum and four-game winning streak into matchup with SaintsThe Green Bay Packers come into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as the underdogs but they are riding a four-game winning streak.Upvote Share Tweet
Late implosion overshadows positives in New Orleans Saints' loss at Detroit: Film StudyBreakdowns on both sides of the football, as well as a questionable call or two, spurred the demise of the Saints in Detroit.Upvote Share Tweet
Green Bay brings lethal passing attack, strong pass defense to face New Orleans Saints | Black and Gold TodayYour daily snapshot of all things New Orleans SaintsUpvote Share Tweet
With new vibe, Hornets look to take next stepnba.com Oct 21 (yesterday)New name. New uniforms. And, most importantly, newfound confidence.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Picks Week 8: Dallas keeps rolling, host Kansas City tops St. LouisThe seventh week of NFL play just brought back flashbacks to Jim Mora. Could've, would've, should've. While we earned winning marks both straight up and against the spread, it could have been a phenomenal week if not for brain freezes...Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco 49ers could have suspended Aldon Smith back in time for Saints game, plus other story linksHere is a look at what is being written about the New Orleans Saints and NFL from around the country.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 21 (yesterday)The Lions have had two key offensive players dealing with ankle injuries recently and they got little help from either of them as they came back to beat the Saints in the second half last Sunday. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson never suited up for the game…Upvote Share TweetA weekly look at what the New Orleans Saints must fix: No quarterback in the NFL has been worse while under duress this year than Drew Brees, who needs to start making better decisions under pressure when the Saints (2-4) host the Green Bay Packers (5-2…Upvote Share Tweet
Drew Brees nominated for Week 7 FedEx Air Player of the WeekFans can vote for award through Thursday at 2 p.m. CTUpvote Share Tweet
Report: Pierre Thomas out 2-3 weeks with shoulder injuryprofootballtalk.com Oct 21 (yesterday)Saints running back Pierre Thomas suffered a shoulder injury Sunday that may sideline him. Thomas is expected to miss two or three weeks, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The shoulder injury took place during Sunday’s loss to the Lions, a loss …Upvote Share Tweet
Saints' Defense Has Difficult TestOct 22ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett discusses how the Saints' defense has a tough assignment in facing a Packers offense that is hitting on all cylinders.
Packers Preparing For Shootout With SaintsOct 22ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses how a high-scoring game could benefit the Packers in their Sunday night matchup with the Saints.
Playoff Possibilities After Week 7Oct 20Jim Basquil and Eric Allen take a look at the playoff odds based on NFL teams' records through Week 7.
Davis, Pelicans Top WizardsOct 20Anthony Davis scored 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in the Pelicans' 88-84 win over the Wizards.
Here Come the ArchitectsOct 22ARLINGTON, Va. — Let the debate begin over the historic first two Pro Football Hall of Fame Contributors selections, but make no mistake about the picks of former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf. The Hall is opening the door wide for franchise…
Clayton's mailbag -- Big-name wide receiver trades carry riskOct 21John Clayton's mailbag: Trading for a big-name receiver, such as Percy Harvin, comes with a risk.
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extensionOct 21The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quitOct 21The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande