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Marshawn Lynch’s playoff touchdown against the Saints is still legendary. (AP) By now you’ve seen that “Planet Earth II” clip of the iguana dodging about a hundred snakes to survive. Everyone seemed to share it a few weeks ago. And you remember Seattle …Share Tweet
Jets bring back Khiry Robinsonprofootballtalk.com Dec 7 (yesterday)The Jets waived veteran running back C.J. Spiller on Tuesday and they made a move to bring in another former Saints back on Wednesday. The team announced that they have signed Khiry Robinson to their 53-man roster while also promoting Brandon Wilds from…Share Tweet
Lions’ Matt Prater wins another player of the week awardprofootballtalk.com Dec 7 (yesterday)Ho, hum, another NFL award for Lions kicker Matt Prater. Prater was named NFC special teams player of the week for his 5-for-5 effort on field goals in Sunday’s win over the Saints. Prater has now been special teams player of the week after three of the…Share Tweet
Report: Gholston dealing with ankle sprainBuccaneers defensive end William Gholston is dealing with an ankle sprain, and his status for Sunday’s game vs. the Saints is uncertain, ESPN.com reported Tuesday. The report said Gholston left last Sunday’s game at San Diego on crutches and with a prot…Share TweetRunning back C.J. Spiller, after he was cut by the Saints in September, could have collected the balance of his $1.7 million guaranteed salary and not played. To his credit, he has tried to continue his career — essentially for free. Unfortunately, it h…Share TweetThe injury-plagued Lions are bringing back a familiar face. Joique Bell, a running back who played for the Lions for the last five years, has re-signed with the team today. Bell will provide some depth at running back after Dwayne Washington got hurt ag…Share Tweet
Saints' defense improving but still has long way to go on third-and-longESPN.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)Saints' defense improving but still has long way to go on third-and-longShare Tweet
Opinions differ on Saints' energy, but all agree they lacked executionESPN.com Dec 5 (3 days ago)Opinions differ on Saints' energy, but all agree they lacked executionShare TweetThe Lions have made a habit out of playing nailbiters this season, but they went the other way against the Saints in New Orleans on Sunday. Their defense held the Saints to 13 points and Matthew Stafford threw a pair of touchdown passes, including a 66-…Share Tweet
'Yo-yo' Saints squandering playoff potential for third straight yearESPN.com Dec 5 (4 days ago)'Yo-yo' Saints squandering playoff potential for third straight yearShare TweetMatthew Stafford passed for 341 yards and two touchdowns, and the Lions beat the mistake-prone Saints, 28-13 on Sunday. Golden Tate exploited a coverage breakdown on third-and-long for a 66-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter when Detroit (8-4) w…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 4 (4 days ago)Before Sunday’s game against the Lions, Saints coach Sean Payton expressed his displeasure with the report regarding a possible offseason trade of receiver Brandin Cooks indirectly. After the game, Payton made his views known. “That’s garbage,” Payton t…Share TweetESPN.com Dec 4 (4 days ago)Saints' offensive flop should make everyone unhappy this weekShare Tweet
Sean Payton quietly resumes play-calling dutiesprofootballtalk.com Dec 4 (5 days ago)Last week, Saints coach Sean Payton seemed to relish hanging 49 points on former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. As it turns out, Payton had a more direct role in the output than usual. Via Ed Werder of ESPN, Payton called the offensive pla…Share TweetESPN.com Dec 3 (5 days ago)Saints' Nick Fairley says Lions declining his option was turning pointShare TweetESPN.com Dec 3 (6 days ago)Charmin rewards Saints LB Michael Mauti for toilet paper humorShare TweetESPN.com Dec 2 (6 days ago)Saints' Mark Ingram 'feeling good,' Terron Armstead ruled outShare TweetESPN.com Dec 2 (6 days ago)Death of local star Joe McKnight hits close to home for Saints playersShare Tweet
Broncos defense thinks it is “too lax” at end of gamesprofootballtalk.com Dec 2 (7 days ago)The Broncos defense has given up late touchdowns in each of their last two games, although they were able to avoid a loss to the Saints in Week 10 when a blocked extra point turned into two Denver points in a 25-23 win. Their failure to close strong las…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 2 (7 days ago)Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks didn’t have a pass thrown his way in last week’s win against the Rams, which led to a report that Cooks has been frustrated by his role in the team’s offense. Cooks confirmed as much on Thursday, calling football an em…Share Tweet
Look beyond the sacks, you'll see Saints DE Cameron Jordan has 'the glow'ESPN.com Dec 2 (7 days ago)Look beyond the sacks, you'll see Saints DE Cameron Jordan has 'the glow'Share Tweet
Kellerman: Drew Brees will never play in his 40'sJul 29Max Kellerman reacts to Drew Brees' beliefs that he will remain an elite quarterback well into his 40's, a feat Kellerman believes is impossible for Brees.
Drew Brees not concerned over contractJul 28Saints QB Drew Brees cracked that his contract will only be a big deal if media makes it a big deal, and that the team's only focus is training camp.
Gleason hopes to show truths about ALSJul 28Steve Gleason and his wife Michel Varisco share why they decided to make a documentary chronicling Gleason's battle with ALS.
Saints dig in to help West Virginia flood recoveryJul 27The New Orleans Saints' full contingent of players, coaches and staff members spent their first full day of training camp in West Virginia helping to replenish a local park that was devastated by the recent flooding.