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A general view of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome before the game between the New Orleans Saints and the San Francisco 49ers.
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Amos Morale III
December 08, 2019 - 2:31 pm
Earlier this week Sheldon Rankins said he had the best sack celebration of any Saints player. But when Mario Edwards finally unleashed his, it would be “pure comedy.” Edwards sacked 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo late in the third quarter and showed off the move Rankins was talking about. After...
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New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Terron Armstead (72) blocks in the second half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
December 08, 2019 - 10:52 am
The New Orleans Saints will have a boost on their offensive line as offensive tackle Terron Armstead is active for Sunday's matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. Armstead missed last Thursday's game against the Atlanta Falcons but will be in the lineup Sunday. The Saints will be without...
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WWL Newsroom
December 07, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Patty Burnaman | WWL First News The Saints have clinched a spot in the playoffs, and are guaranteed at least one home game. Tickets, however, are going to be hard to come by unless you are a season ticket holder. Before the end of November, Saints season ticket holders had to commit to purchasing...
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New Orleans Saints linebacker Craig Robertson (52) celebrates after a sack of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) in the second half at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
December 07, 2019 - 1:13 pm
The New Orleans Saints (10-2) are set for a matchup with the San Francisco 49ers (10-2) that has heavy playoff implications as the winner will be in position to secure the top seed in the NFC playoffs. The 49ers enter Sunday's game with one of the leagues best defenses and a potent offense leading...
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Steve Geller
December 06, 2019 - 4:27 pm
Michael Ola is back in Black & Gold. The 31 year old offensive tackle was with the Saints last season before his year ended due to an ankle injury he suffered in week 14. He provides some depth to the wounded warriors up front. Terron Armstead is questionable for Sunday’s matchup with San...
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Steve Geller
December 06, 2019 - 3:32 pm
The Saints will be without two of their linebackers for week 14. Kiko Alonso (thigh) and A.J. Klein (knee) are out Sunday’s noon kickoff against San Francisco. Fullback Zach Line (knee) and guard Andrus Peat (forearm) will also not play. Left tackle Terron Armstead is listed as questionable. He was...
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Chris Miller
December 06, 2019 - 12:08 pm
It is one of the biggest matchups on the NFL schedule this weekend, when the New Orleans Saints host their old foes, the San Francisco 49ers. Both teams come in with a 10-2 record and a lot on the line, and it's hard to overstate how big this game is: "Both of them are two of the top five teams in...
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Steve Geller
December 05, 2019 - 4:21 pm
New addition Manti Te’o may end up seeing some action Sunday for the Saints. Linebackers Kiko Alonso (thigh) and A.J. Klein (knee) missed their 2nd straight day of practice. Both got banged up against Atlanta. Thanks short week! Guard Andrus Peat also did not practice as he remains sidelined with a...
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Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) celebrates with teammates after making the game-winning field goal to beat the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 at M&T Bank Stadium.
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Kristian Garic
December 05, 2019 - 1:15 pm
1. Baltimore Ravens (10-2): What can you say? The Ravens are clearly the best team in the NFL with Lamar Jackson at QB and a defense that can shut down opposing offenses. Jackson continues to play at an MVP level. Last week the Ravens outlasted the San Francisco 49ers for a 20-17 win to maintain...
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Steve Geller
December 05, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Sean Payton is buried in game planning for the San Francisco 49ers, but he’s also thinking about you, Who Dat Nation. As head coach of the Saints, he has to think about everything. “Is it going to be loud? Can we be louder?” Payton wondered about a noon kickoff Sunday. “Does the crowd realize how...
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