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Kristian Garic
August 14, 2019 - 2:43 pm
Two of the elite teams in the NFL are squaring off tomorrow and Friday in Los Angeles ahead of their preseason matchup Sunday. The Saints and Chargers will practice together in a controlled game-like environment. Each team’s roster is littered with All-Pro players and should provide some great...
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Amos Morale III
Amos Morale III
August 13, 2019 - 5:35 pm
Rookie receiver Lil’Jordan Humphrey made a splash in the New Orleans Saints' preseason opener. The former Texas Longhorn caught a pass from quarterback Taysom Hill, late in the 34-25 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, and displayed athleticism as he made a defender miss and stiff-armed another on his...
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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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Steve Geller
August 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The Saints went through their 14th practice of training camp in Monday. Before hitting the field outside, they warmed up a little longer than usual in their indoor facility to limit their exposure to the brutal heat. There were 11 players not seen taking part in warmups or drills: RB Alvin Kamara,...
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Steve Geller
August 11, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Two days after their first preseason game, the Saints didn’t have the same pep in their step at the start of practice on Sunday according to head coach Sean Payton. “Thought we hit a little bit of a wall for the first time today. We’ve got to manage that and be smart about it,” explained Payton. He...
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Steve Geller
August 10, 2019 - 1:05 am
The man who could be the heir apparent to Drew Brees had a solid showing in the Saints preseason opener. Teddy Bridgewater got the start at quarterback vs. the Vikings and displayed confidence & command of the offense throwing for 134 yards and 1 touchdown while completing 14 of 19 passes in 2...
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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton turns away as official replay a pass interference in the second half against the Minnesota Vikings at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
August 10, 2019 - 12:50 am
The infamous “no call” in last years NFC Championship Game led to the NFL changing replay rules to allow coaches to challenge pass interference calls. PHOTO GALLERY>>> It didn’t take long for it to be introduced as both Saints coach Sean Payton and Vikings coach Mike Zimmer took advantage...
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Steve Geller
August 10, 2019 - 12:25 am
Teddy Bridgewater was the talk of the Saints first preseason game, but the Fleur Di Li D certainly was not. The Minnesota Vikings racked up 460 total yards on offense in their 34-25 victory in the Superdome. You can’t just blame the 2nd and 3rd teamers either since Kirk Cousins finished 4 of 4...
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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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