Football

Aug 18, 2019; Carson, CA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) stiff arms Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Nick Dzubnar (48) during the fourth quarter at Dignity Health Sports Park.
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Seth Dunlap
August 18, 2019 - 8:46 pm
The Saints came from behind to beat the Chargers 19-17 after a fourth quarter rally engineered, in part, by quarterback Taysom Hill. That gave the Saints their first pre-season win and some momentum heading back home to New Orleans, but it may have been a pyrrhic victory. At least five Saints...
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Dec 23, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) celebrates after recovering fumble against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Seth Dunlap
August 15, 2019 - 7:21 pm
The Jadeveon Clowney Trade Hype Machine is at runaway speed currently. Nearly every NFL team has, in some way, been linked to rumors about how they can acquire the sixth-year defensive end from the Houston Texans. The Saints have been one of those teams; and, if social media is any indication, fans...
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Seth Dunlap
August 12, 2019 - 6:51 pm
At first blush, Taysom Hill's performance in the New Orleans Saints' first preseason game could seem like a bit of a disappointment. The box score shows Hill threw for just 80 yards and tossed an interception that was returned for a touchdown. Box scores and stats, however, miss the nuance in...
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Seth Dunlap
August 12, 2019 - 2:05 pm
The Saints were still reeling a bit over the weekend after a lackluster performance in the first preseason game against the Vikings, a 34-25 loss in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The defense, which had been so good in training camp, failed to show the flashes of excellence during a game situation...
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Chris Miller
August 10, 2019 - 5:04 pm
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow did not participate in the first scrimmage of fall camp. Head coach Ed Orgeron said it was due to a minor injury, and Burrow shouldn't miss too much time. "Joe Burrow did not practice today," said Orgeron. "He’s held out as a precaution. He should be back with us some...
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Aug 9, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Mike Boone (23) runs against the New Orleans Saints in the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Seth Dunlap
August 10, 2019 - 12:03 am
The Saints defense was ranked in the top-10 by most statistical measurements in 2018. One area they struggled in; red zone defense. New Orleans was in the lower third of the NFL in both red zone and goal line scoring percentages. The Saints have emphasized working to fix that in training camp...
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Seth Dunlap
August 09, 2019 - 11:35 pm
NFL fans getting worked up over the final score of a preseason game is a bit like panicking because your weeding's dress rehearsal wasn't flawless. It's rehearsal. It's preseason . No marriage was ever doomed because that steak was overcooked the night before you said 'I do.' No Super Bowl was ever...
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David Blake
August 09, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Among those excited about the game is the Voice of the Saints, Zach Strief. Even though many fans will watch players they have never seen, Strief says you never know when there's a breakout moment that might allow a rookie to fulfill a dream. "That's like, 'man, he just did it,' you know he worked...
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NIKE
Thomas Perumean
August 09, 2019 - 11:32 am
Just in time for Saints football, Nike is bringing out its themed footwear for the 2019 season. The Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 in a New Orleans Saints colorway is emblazoned with Saints old-gold Fleur d'Lis and matching Nike Swoosh. The shoe even comes with gold flywire...
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Teddy Bridgewater
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Seth Dunlap
August 07, 2019 - 2:38 pm
Saints vs. Vikings. How many times have we heard that over the last few seasons? Well, Friday will mark the fourth time in under three calendar years the the teams meet on the field. That includes two regular season game, and one fateful postseason game in Minneapolis. Teddy Bridgewater knows about...
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