Football

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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Mar 4, 2019; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Rutgers defensive back Saquan Hampton (DB49) goes through workout drills during the 2019 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Kristian Garic
August 04, 2019 - 6:02 pm
One hundred and sixty-seven players were drafted ahead of Rutgers safety Saquan Hampton, before the Saints selected him in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Hampton was considered a special teams depth pick at the time. That narrative may be changing. The bright eyed rookie is flashing some...
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Jul 28, 2019; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk (71) works against offensive tackle Derrick Kelly (68) during training camp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.
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Kristian Garic
August 04, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Two NFL All-Pro players matched up in training camp...sounds fun, right? Well, it’s beyond fun to watch defensive end Cam Jordan and right tackle Ryan Ramczyk square off in practice. Sure, you watch carefully to see who beats whom play in and play out. But, it’s even more thrilling to anticipate...
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Jul 28, 2019; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Taylor Stallworth (95) and defensive tackle Malcom Brown (90) and defensive end Geneo Grissom (99) and defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) look on during training camp at the Ochsner Sport
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Kristian Garic
August 04, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins tore his Achilles on January 13th in the NFL Divisional Round win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Rankins started training camp on the PUP list, and likely will miss a few games this season while he rehabs the injury. Fellow defensive tackle David Onyemata is...
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Former NFL player Ty Law speaks during the induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard)
August 03, 2019 - 10:05 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night (all times local): 10:20 p.m. No less an authority than Ray Lewis once called Ed Reed a "gift" to his career. Now Reed has joined Lewis in the Hall of Fame. Reed, a five-time All-Pro safety and member...
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Chris Banjo
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Seth Dunlap
August 03, 2019 - 7:26 pm
"I've got a little wedding cake. A little wedding cake. A little strawberry. Watermelon. I like to diversify a little bit." Chris Banjo was describing the flavor of snoball he was eating after practice, but he's also diversified his skill set on the field. Banjo has become a special teams ace for...
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Alabama head coach Nick Saban exits the field after a team photo prior to Alabama's fall camp fan-day college football scrimmage, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
August 03, 2019 - 1:17 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban denies offering a job to ex-Ohio State assistant Zach Smith last year, citing the results of a background check as the reason. The Crimson Tide's connection with Smith surfaced with the release Friday of former Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer's texts and...
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