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Saints host son of fallen state trooper during Sunday Night Football

The New Orleans Saints saw a boy and a family who were dealing with a devastating situation, and they found a way to help, at least for a night.According to Mike Triplett of ESPN, the team hosted the son of a Louisiana state trooper who was recently killed in the line of duty. Senior Trooper Steven Vincent's son, Ethan, was invited to New Orleans' Sunday Night Football matchup against...
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Saints Release WR Joe Morgan

The New Orleans Saints released veteran WR Joe Morgan on Tuesday, according to the NFL transactions release. Saints released TE Kevin Brock from injured reserve with a settlement. Saints released TE Connor Hamlett from their practice squad. Saints released released RB DuJuan Harris from the practice squad injury list with a settlement. Morgan, 27, signed on with the Saints as an...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Saints Release Veteran S Kenny Phillips

Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that the Saints are releasing veteran S Kenny Phillips on Tuesday. This is likely to make room for P Brandon Fields, who signed to a contract this afternoon. Phillips, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Giants back in 2008. He spent five years with the Giants before he departed for a free agent contract with the Eagles. New Orleans elected...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Tuesday web roundup: New Orleans Saints

Sean Payton pleased with increasing roles of New Orleans Saints  The New Orleans Saints locker room on Sunday night was filled with a surprising number of players celebrating not just the first win of 2015, but the first win of ... Saints: 5 reasons why they beat Dallas In a prime-time nail biter Sunday night, the New Orleans Saintsedged by the Dallas ... This young New Orleans...
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Victory gives Saints hope, though flaws remain exposed

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints feel a lot better about themselves after securing their first victory of this season, but they know they still face an uphill battle to climb into playoff contention. A 26-20 overtime-home victory against injury-ravaged Dallas on Sunday night left the Saints (1-3) three games behind NFC South co-leaders Atlanta and Carolina and nowhere near...
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New Orleans Saints: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

It took four weeks—and the fastest overtime in NFL history—but the Saints finally managed to pull out their first win of the season. New Orleans chalked up the victory against, arguably, the only other team in the league with more injuries, the Dallas Cowboys. And now, the Who Dat nation can finally celebrate. With that being said, there is a reason this game was as close as...
Via Pro Football Spot
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WATCH: Drew Brees Throws Milestone Touchdown In Saints’ Overtime Win

As the game went into the extra frame Sunday night, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees sat just one touchdown pass away from reaching an exclusive club of NFL quarterbacks. He would waste no time in reaching that milestone and getting the team its first win of the 2015 season. Tied at 20 against the Dallas Cowboys, Brees took the second play of overtime and threw an 80 yard...
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Sean Payton plays football with ‘Duck Dynasty’ stars after Saints win

Saints head coach Sean Payton had no problem hanging round after Sunday night’s game against the Cowboys was in the books, especially since New Orleans pulled off a dramatic 26-20 win in overtime. The guys from the hit TV show “Duck Dynasty” were in attendance at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the game, and they were given the opportunity to hang out on the field afterward...
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Report: Cowboys fear Lance Dunbar has torn ACL, MCL

The Dallas Cowboys continue to have an injury-filled season. Already without Tony Romo and Dez Bryant, Dallas lost another offensive player to injury when Lance Dunbar left Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints with a knee injury. ESPN’s Todd Archer reports the team fears Dunbar has a torn ACL and MCL in his left...Read More
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The Saints beat the Cowboys in spectacular fashion 26-20 in OT

WOW!!! There are endings, and then there are endings. These Saints seem dead set on making sure that each game ends with someone having a heart attack, but bless their hearts they were kind enough to make sure this week it wasn’t us. This was one of those games that had so many subplots and so many different swings to it that it was enjoyable to watch (because we won), but at...
Via The Saints Nation
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WATCH: Drew Brees Throws 80-Yard Touchdown To C.J. Spiller In OT To Beat Cowboys

Drew Brees probably shouldn't have played Sunday night. Having the night off probably would have done wonders for his sore shoulder and helped him heal so he will not get hurt next week--but he played. It ended up being a historic night for the longtime Saints quarterback. Not only did he throw his 5000th completion, but he ended up becoming the fifth member of the 400 Career Touchdown...
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New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram Low Fives Ref After Touchdown

Late in the fourth quarter of Sunday night's game against the Dallas Cowboys Saints running back Mark Ingram appeared to break the plane and score the go-ahead touchdown. Thinking he just did something big he celebrated like players are prone to doing.His celebration was nothing spectacular, but it was what he did afterwards that was great:@_MarcusD_Read more »
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Five things to look for in Cowboys at Saints

Please don’t let the Saints start this season 0-4. I’m loosely on board with getting the best draft pick possible at this point, I’m under no illusion this team has no shot at the playoffs, but at the same time I’m nowhere near ready to be actively rooting for them to lose games either. It’s barely been October a few days for crying out loud! The Cowboys come into New Orleans...
Via The Saints Nation
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Cowboys want Brandon Weeden to attempt longer passes

Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Brandon Weeden isn’t having a problem completing short passes. It’s the longer passes that are missing right now. Executive vice president Stephen Jones knows for the team to score more, Weeden is going to have to get the ball vertical to keep opposing cornerbacks from sitting on shorter routes. “I think Brandon is going to have to step...
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Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints: 2015 Week 4 NFL Pick

Dallas Cowboys (2-1) at New Orleans Saints (0-3) At one point, the Saints had won 20 straight home games, covering in all but 2 of them, but now they’ve lost 6 straight home games, all as favorites. They are favored here again at home, though only by 3.5 points, against a Dallas team that is so banged up right now and just lost pretty easily at home to an average at best Atlanta...
Via The Football Fan Spot
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Drew Brees expected to play against Cowboys

Sunday’s game between the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints is unlikely to be a battle of backup quarterbacks, as Drew Brees has been throwing this week and is expected to play. Saints coach Sean Payton said Friday afternoon that the plan is for Brees to start against Dallas. “I think he’s planning on starting...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Is Mark Ingram now the face of the New Orleans Saints offense?

AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The NFL’s 10 biggest breakout stars of 2015 Hot Seat: Three coaches who need to be fired sooner than later QB Rankings: Who’s at the top after Week 3 of the NFL season? Games of the Week: Five can’t-miss games for Week 4 Two years ago, who would have thought that Mark Ingram would become the most important person on the New Orleans Saints offense...
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The Saints' entire 2012 Draft class is now gone

With the New Orleans Saints having traded away defensive Akiem Hicks to the New England Patriots on Wednesday, the Saints no longer have a single player from their 2012 NFL Draft class on their roster.Nick Toon, Corey White, Andrew Tiller, Marcel Jones, and the aforementioned Hicks are all on another NFL roster, or out of the league entirely at this point.The fact that the Saints...
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Flashback: Dallas Cowboys vs. New Orleans Saints

The history of these two teams, dates back to 1967. Since then, they have met in 28 games. Dallas leads the series 15-11, but the Saints have won the last eight out of nine meetings. The Cowboys won the first 13 out of 16 meetings between the two ball clubs. Nine of the contests came down to a touchdown or less and five by three points or less. The Dallas Cowboys have struggled...
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Jimmy Graham congratulates Akiem Hicks for leaving Saints

It’s safe to say Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham still has a bad taste in his mouth for what his former team did during this past offseason. The Saints traded Graham to the Seahawks back in March after signing him to a four-year extension the year prior, leaving many fans and analysts alike questioning why they would part ways with quarterback Drew Brees’ favorite...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: The New Orleans Saints make a trade for a “big-name” tight end

The New Orleans Saints made the biggest trade of the offseason, jettisoning Jimmy Graham off to Seattle in exchange for center Max Unger, but it looks like they may be having a little buyer’s remorse. After three weeks of anemic offensive production, now it’s the Saints making a trade for a big-name tight end — literally. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Who’s at the top after...
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Drew Brees contract restructure places Saints in unenviable position

The New Orleans Saints already placed themselves behind the proverbial eight-ball when they released Junior Galette this past summer. Less than 10 months after signing the pass rusher to a four-year, $41.5 million extension, the Saints were left eating nearly $17 million of dead money on that deal.While the Galette situation was brought about due to an off-field situation, the Saints...
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NFL reportedly done investigating Newton-Hochuli incident

An NFL source reportedly told ESPN that the league is done with its investigation regarding claims from Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton regarding alleged comments made by referee Ed Hochuli during Sunday’s game. Newton says that Hochuli told the quarterback he “wasn’t old enough” to get a call during the fourth quarter of Carolina’s 27-22 win over the New Orleans...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Billick: Sean Payton should give up play-calling duties

Former Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick thinks Sean Payton is trying to do too much. Now with NFL Media, Billick believes Payton needs to give up his play-calling duties so that he can focus on being the head coach. Speaking on GameDay First Sunday morning, Billick explained his reasoning. “Bill Walsh always believed you can’t be in one place more than ten years...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Have the Seahawks forgotten about Jimmy Graham?

Question: If you had Jimmy Graham, what would you do? Hand the football off to him. Use him primarily as a blocker. Throw him the damn football. If you chose option one, it’d still make more sense than option two—the choice Seattle has made through the first two weeks of the NFL season. So far, Graham has accumulated 10 targets, 7 receptions, 62 yards, and 1 TD. Care...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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