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Oct 15, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) before a game against the Detroit Lions at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome
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Seth Dunlap
February 27, 2018 - 6:35 pm
The word "deadline" has lost a little bit of luster in our current culture. The "deadline" for getting that budget deal passed in the legislature can actually be pushed back a few months with short term funding measures. We set "deadlines" for buying presents for the holidays, but there we are the...
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Jim Hanzo
February 27, 2018 - 8:41 am
The NFL Combine begins today and so does contract talks between the Saints and Drew Brees. WWL's NFL draft analyst Mike Detillier says this won't get done in just one session but he had this to say. "Just by the body language and the talk from both sides, you would think already they have had some...
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Denver Broncos Demaryius Thomas (88) is treated by medical staff after suffering a concussion during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium.
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Kristian Garic
February 22, 2018 - 6:41 pm
At alarming rates we're seeing lawmakers around the country introduce legislation that would ban youth football altogether or until a child reaches a certain age. Some are suggesting that kids wait until high school to play. There is no medical research that supports that waiting until that age...
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Dec 27, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) throws a pass against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half at Arrowhead Stadium
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Steve Geller
February 15, 2018 - 5:46 pm
Hard to believe is was all the way back in 2012 when a Texas A&M freshman dubbed "Johnny Football" was winning the Heisman trophy. The glory ended there for Johnny Manziel after he got drafted to play in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns. The Browns used the 22nd overall pick to nab what was...
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Deke Bellavia
February 09, 2018 - 11:14 am
2018 Saints can’t fly under the radar @dekebigchief No element of surprise. Where’s the ability to sneak up on teams? A team not highly thought of. That team has too many question marks to be a threat. Not close to being a complete team. Do those descriptions sound familiar? Well, those phrases...
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Chris Miller
February 06, 2018 - 12:49 pm
In addition to releasing Nick Fairley on Monday, the New Orleans Saints have cut ties with another member of the defensive line. The Saints released defensive tackle Tony McDaniel. McDaniel, wearing number 76, played in one regular-season game with the Saints: the season-ending game at Tampa. He...
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David Blake
February 05, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Many Saints fans are wondering about the Super Bowl for next year, and will the Black and Gold be back fighting for a second Lombardi? A WWL opinion poll found about 76 percent believe they can do it. An experts opinion on what's it's going to take? WWL-NFL analyst Mike Deteillier says the Saints...
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Nick Fairley New Orleans Saints
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Kristian Garic
February 05, 2018 - 5:21 pm
The Saints have released veteran defensive tackle Nick Fairley with a non-football injury designation. Fairly spent last season on injured reserve after an off-season physical revealed a heart issue that threatened his life if he continued to play. The Saints were forced to make this decision now...
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February 03, 2018 - 11:19 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints' Alvin Kamara and Marshon Lattimore are the NFL's offensive and defensive Rookies of the Year, respectively. It's the first time teammates won the two awards in the same season since 1967. Kamara, a third-round draft pick from Tennessee, beat another third-...
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February 03, 2018 - 6:02 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a year featuring outstanding rookie running backs, the New Orleans Saints' Alvin Kamara has won The Associated Press 2017 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award. . @A_kamara6 is your Offensive Rookie of the Year! Check out his 2017 highlight reel. #NFLHonors pic.twitter.com/...
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