Football

2009 NFC Championship Game
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Chris Miller
January 02, 2020 - 1:09 pm
No team has played the Saints more often in the NFL post-season than the Minnesota Vikings. And more often than not, the Vikings have sent the Saints home. This Sunday will be the fifth time the Saints and Minnesota have met in the playoffs. The Saints have only beaten the Vikings in the playoffs...
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Drew Brees Super Bowl XLIV
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Chris Miller
January 02, 2020 - 12:47 pm
Out of seven football writers at Sports Illustrated 's MMQB, four of them think the Saints will win three games in the NFC playoffs and two think the Saints will win out and take home their second Lombardi Trophy. Albert Breer predicts the Saints will beat Minnesota, Green Bay, and then San...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera watches during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Houston. The Washington Redskins have hired Rivera as their new coach on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
Associated Press
January 01, 2020 - 8:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Redskins hired Ron Rivera as their coach on Wednesday in owner Dan Snyder's latest step to try to turn around the wayward franchise. Washington announced the move two days after Snyder fired president Bruce Allen following a decade of futility. The former Carolina Panthers...
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Antonio Brown
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Chris Miller
December 31, 2019 - 11:48 am
Talented but troubled free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown may have delivered a blow to whatever chances he had of signing with the New Orleans Saints by posting a video to his Instagram in which he said the Saints were seeking publicity by having him come in for a work out. "I appreciate Sean...
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NFL Wild Card
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Chris Miller
December 30, 2019 - 12:43 pm
The Saints may not like it, but playing in the Wild Card round is better than sitting at home in January. And their first-round match up looks good for them, according to WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier. The Saints will host the Minnesota Vikings, who finished the season 10-6, including losing their...
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Drew Brees
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Chris Miller
December 18, 2019 - 12:06 pm
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is the NFC Offensive Player of the Week. Brees not only set a new league record for career touchdowns at 541, his 29 completions out of 30 attempts set a new single-game completion percentage record of 96.7 percent. Brees passed up Peyton Manning on the all...
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SEC backdrop
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WWL Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Three years ago, the early signing period was a great unknown in college football. Nobody was completely sure how it would change the landscape of the sport, or if it even would at all. As it turns out, in its short history the early signing period has become the signing day where a large majority...
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Janoris Jenkins
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Steve Geller
December 16, 2019 - 8:11 pm
The Saints have claimed cornerback Janoris Jenkins off of waivers. The New York Giants waived Jenkins on Friday, days after he responded to a critical fan on Twitter by calling them a "retard." He has been in the league since 2012 after he was drafted by the Rams. This season, Jenkins has four...
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WWL Newsroom
December 16, 2019 - 3:52 pm
Patty Burnaman | WWL First News A lot has to happen for the Saints to get a higher seed in the playoffs. The first step is to win tonight against the Indianapolis Colts. “The word of the week is injuries,” said the Voice of the Saints, WWL’s Zach Strief. Both teams have been bitten by the injury...
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Super Bowl XLIV
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Chris Miller
December 16, 2019 - 1:57 pm
At tonight's New Orleans Saints/Indianapolis Colts game, the Saints will hold a half time ceremony to honor the 2009 Super Bowl XLIV championship team. Players will be wearing a commemorative patch on their jerseys tonight. Punter Thomas Morstead, the only player besides Drew Brees who is still on...
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