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USA Today
Steve Geller
January 03, 2020 - 10:47 am
The previous two playoff runs ended in brutal fashion for the Black & Gold, but the “Minnesota Miracle” and the “NOLA No Call” don’t define who the 2020 Saints are. Players who were a part of the 2017 team that suffered the last second loss to the Vikings aren’t focused on the past, only what...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
January 02, 2020 - 4:26 pm
Wednesday’s walk-thru listed four Saints as limited, but receiver Michael Thomas (hand), safeties Vonn Bell (knee) & Marcus Williams (groin), along with running back Dwayne Washington (knee) were full participants in Thursday’s session. The Saints have missed Bell’s knack for knocking the ball...
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2009 NFC Championship Game
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Chris Miller
January 02, 2020 - 1:09 pm
No team has played the Saints more often in the NFL post-season than the Minnesota Vikings. And more often than not, the Vikings have sent the Saints home. This Sunday will be the fifth time the Saints and Minnesota have met in the playoffs. The Saints have only beaten the Vikings in the playoffs...
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Drew Brees Super Bowl XLIV
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Chris Miller
January 02, 2020 - 12:47 pm
Out of seven football writers at Sports Illustrated 's MMQB, four of them think the Saints will win three games in the NFC playoffs and two think the Saints will win out and take home their second Lombardi Trophy. Albert Breer predicts the Saints will beat Minnesota, Green Bay, and then San...
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NFL, Saints
USA Today
Steve Geller
January 01, 2020 - 11:13 pm
Before joining the Saints in free agency, Latavius Murray had spent the last two years in Minneapolis on the other side of the Black & Gold’s “rivalry” against the Vikings. He had 67 total yards with a TD for Minnesota in the 2018 NFC Divisional Playoff which ended with Stefon Diggs...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
January 01, 2020 - 4:17 pm
The NFL’s 2nd season is upon us and there is no room for error now since a loss means it’s all over. A 13-3 record wasn’t good enough to earn the Saints a first round bye and now they get to host the Minnesota Vikings Sunday in the Wild Card round. The Black & Gold’s first injury report of the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera watches during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Houston. The Washington Redskins have hired Rivera as their new coach on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
Associated Press
January 01, 2020 - 8:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Redskins hired Ron Rivera as their coach on Wednesday in owner Dan Snyder's latest step to try to turn around the wayward franchise. Washington announced the move two days after Snyder fired president Bruce Allen following a decade of futility. The former Carolina Panthers...
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Antonio Brown
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Chris Miller
December 31, 2019 - 11:48 am
Talented but troubled free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown may have delivered a blow to whatever chances he had of signing with the New Orleans Saints by posting a video to his Instagram in which he said the Saints were seeking publicity by having him come in for a work out. "I appreciate Sean...
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NFL Wild Card
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Chris Miller
December 30, 2019 - 12:43 pm
The Saints may not like it, but playing in the Wild Card round is better than sitting at home in January. And their first-round match up looks good for them, according to WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier. The Saints will host the Minnesota Vikings, who finished the season 10-6, including losing their...
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Saints
USA Today
Steve Geller
December 30, 2019 - 11:44 am
Poof, just like that the 2019 NFL regular season is over. For a 2nd straight year the Saints went 13-3, but ended up the #3 seed in the NFC. They are behind the 49ers and Packers, who have identical records, but hold different tie breakers over New Orleans. How does Coach Sean Payton feel about now...
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