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Saints looking to get past defensive issues in home opener

As an annual playoff contender and a favorite to win the NFC South, the New Orleans Saints began the regular season surrounded by the familiar buzz of high expectations and a level of everyday-optimism reserved only for division winners and a handful of conference powers. Armed with one of the few elite starting quarterbacks, a perennially prolific offense, and what was expected...
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NFL players uniting to change negative perception

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said Wednesday that NFL players shouldn’t be negatively stereotyped in the wake of recent domestic violence and child abuse cases. “What I hope doesn’t happen as a result of this is that the perception of NFL players is that we’re a bunch of brutes and that we’re beating our wives and abusing our children. And that’s not [the...
Via Sports-Glory
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5 reasons the New Orleans Saints could lose to Minnesota

It’s been a long week after the Saints’ second loss of the season in Cleveland, and there’s a chance we could be in for another one of these dreadful weeks after this Sunday. Here are five reasons why the Saints could fall to 0-3, all but eliminating themselves from playoff contention. 5.) They just lost to Cleveland Do you need more reasons? I don’t think Cleveland is...
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Saints Nation Bold Predictions – Vikings – Week 3

Brian Pavek is the first one to have called a bold prediction correctly. But really, it wasn’t bold. It was sarcasm. So sorry Brian, that does not count. Indeed the Saints gave up less then 400 yards. It was 324 total. There are some more calls that are sarcasm this week. Try to spot them! Andrew Juge Saints get 7 sacks. Colston has 10+ catches. Neer Shah Saints win by...
Via The Saints Nation
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After brutal Week 2, New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees drops in QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Darren Sharper Files Lawsuit Against the Saints For Workers Comp

Former NFL Safety Darren Sharper is suing the New Orleans Saints for about $95K on a workers compensation claim from a knee injury he suffered in 2009. Previous attempts to sure the Saints in the past for workman’s comp failed. According to NOLA.com’s Ken Daley: The Louisiana Workers Compensation Act requires personal injury claims for payment to be filed against employers within...
Via Geeks and Cleats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints DC Rob Ryan deemed biggest goat from Week 2

Some teams are off to a fast start, others are stumbling out of the gates, and a majority are languishing somewhere in the middle. That’s the NFL landscape after two games. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
Via cover32 - Saints
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Are the Saints a Super Bowl contender after slow start?

Jamie Sabau/Getty ImagesWe've seen this narrative before.A team that is expected to be a top-notch, Super Bowl contender starts the season off with a losing record and everyone begins to question whether or not they're actually for real.Such is the case with the New Orleans Saints, who currently hold an 0-2 record. Their first loss was a crushing overtime defeat to the Atlanta...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Update: Mark Ingram expected to miss a month with broken hand

The Saints have been one of the biggest surprises of the 2014 season, but not in the good sense. The Rob Ryan led defense has struggled mightily, allowing 63 points over two games. It has led to an 0-2 start for the team, but the offense has given reason for optimism. Unfortunately, that too is about to diminish.Running back, Mark Ingram, broke his hand in the Saints loss to the...
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper Suing The Saints For $95k

Accused serial rapist and ex-NFL star Darren Sharper is going to need all the cash flow he can get. The former pro bowl safety is suing his former employer, the New Orleans Saints for an unpaid workers comp claim according to Nola. Darren Sharper is taking legal aim at the New Orleans Saints from his California jail cell, pressing on with a previously denied workers compensation...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper is suing the Saints from his California jail cell

Darren Sharper must be bored while he sits and wait in his California jail cell. He’s decided to sue the New Orleans Saints for a knee injury that he suffered in 2009, according to NOLA.com. Darren Sharper is taking legal aim at the New Orleans Saints from his California jail cell, pressing on with a previously denied workers compensation claim that his former employer owes him...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pitiful coaching drops New Orleans Saints to 0-2

The unthinkable happened. In the face of all the expectations, all the hype, and all the attention, the New Orleans Saints have fallen to 0-2 after an all-around pathetic showing against the Cleveland Browns. The Browns deserve credit for a good game plan and overall superior execution, but this was a game the Saints needed and should have had against a supposed inferior opponent...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton Screams Rob Ryan (Video)

Rob Ryan better watch himself. The Saints are 0-2, and the defense has given up game winning drives two weeks in a row. Head coach Sean Payton had seen enough during the fourth quarter and let Ryan know about his displeasure in a loud manner.  Ryan, of course wasn’t going to go quietly, and shouted back. This is a relationship to watch.
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Saints Are 0-2 And Sean Payton Is Yelling At Rob Ryan

Nobody is happy after a loss. Nobody is happy after starting off the season 0-2. Nobody is happy losing to the Cleveland Browns. So, here is Sean Payton yelling at Rob Ryan two minutes before the Browns kicked their game-winning field goal. The Saints are 0-2 and it’s weird. [Deadspin] Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Current and former NFL players weigh in about Adrian Peterson’s arrest on Twitter

The harrowing news stories that surfaced during this past week were difficult to digest for NFL players and fans alike. The Ray Rice elevator videotape was released to the public, and commissioner Roger Goodell stuck to his claim that the league office hadn't seen it. The only problem is that they had, indeed, been sent a tape by a law enforcement official (according to the...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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