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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown carries his helmet during an NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots released Brown on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Associated Press
September 20, 2019 - 9:51 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct — the third team in seven months to tire of the off-field behavior that has overshadowed his accomplishments as one of the NFL's most prolific receivers...
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Steve Geller
September 20, 2019 - 6:31 pm
The Saints have wrapped up their practice time in Seattle and are raring to go Sunday against the Seahawks. The team will not have QB Drew Brees (thumb), WR Tre’Quan Smith (ankle), and Sheldon Rankins (Achilles), who have all been ruled out. WR Ted Ginn Jr. (thigh), RB Zach Line (knee), and T...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
September 20, 2019 - 9:56 am
Drew Brees is obviously a vital piece to the Saints success, but to think he is the only reason the team wins is in insult to the rest of the guys on the roster. Now, there is no denying things are going to be a whole lot tougher without Brees while he recovers from thumb surgery, but the locker...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
September 19, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Second year wide receiver Tre’Quan Smith (ankle) did not practice again on Thursday, along with QB Drew Brees (thumb). WR Ted Ginn Jr. (thigh), G Andrus Peat (ankle), DT Sheldon Rankins (Achilles) and FB Zach Line (knee) were all limited yesterday and their status did not change. The Saints did...
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Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban leaves the field following warmups before their game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
September 19, 2019 - 4:47 pm
Nick Saban was announced as a 2020 inductee in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame this week. Saban is earning the honor because of the impact he had during his five years as the head coach of the LSU Tigers. Saban coached in Baton Rouge from 2000-04 before departing for the head position with the...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
September 19, 2019 - 11:30 am
The offensive line of the Saints may be “Sleepless in Seattle” thinking about their match-up Sunday against a tough Seahawks defensive front. K.J. Wright, Mychal Kendricks, and Bobby Wagner are a troublesome trio at linebacker, combined with a young talent in Poona Ford in the middle along with the...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
September 18, 2019 - 11:58 pm
Drew Brees is out for an extended period of time, but the sky is not falling in Saints land. The players still seem to have the same swagger about them as the get ready to take on the 2-0 Seahawks in Seattle on Sunday. “Drew’s down, we all know that. But, we still have the same coaching staff, the...
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Chris Miller
September 18, 2019 - 6:37 pm
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees showed off his surgically-repaired but heavily-bandaged thumb this evening. Step 1 Complete...successful surgery. This is my attempt at giving everybody a -- A post shared by Drew Brees (@drewbrees) on Sep 18, 2019 at 4:23pm PDT Calling it his "thumbs-up"...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
September 18, 2019 - 6:33 pm
The first injury report of week 3 revealed that wide receiver Tre’Quan Smith (ankle) along with quarterback Drew Brees (thumb) did not practice for the Saints. Like Brees, Smith got hurt in the loss to the Rams and walked off the field with trainers in so much pain that he had tears in his eyes...
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Steve Geller
September 18, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The Saints were back at practice and had two new addition on the field. Linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong has been added to the active roster, while wide receiver Krishawn Hogan was added to the practice squad. Armstrong has been in the NFL since 2013 going undrafted out of Miami. The 6ft3, 220 pound 28...
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