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December 15, 2018 - 11:13 am
Forget Carrie Underwood. Well, don't forget her, she's terrific. But the NFL's theme song these days belongs to Maren Morris, Zedd and Grey. You know, "Meet Me In The Middle." That's where a bevy of NFL teams sat through Week 14 — all with shots, both reasonable and long, at making the playoffs...
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Seth Dunlap
December 14, 2018 - 7:24 pm
A wild, and wildly entertaining, Thursday Night Football game was the perfect way to kick off the Week 15 schedule in the NFL. The Chiefs blew a chance to clinch the AFC West division title and essentially lock up home field advantage throughout the playoffs, while Phillip Rivers and the Chargers...
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Steve Geller
December 14, 2018 - 4:51 pm
Drew Brees broke the NFL’s all-time career passing yards record earlier this season, and he is showing some love to those who have helped him along the way. The Saints signal caller is playing Santa Claus a little early giving out 174 footballs to the guys who caught passes, blocked, coached and a...
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Nov 12, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; New Orleans Saints offensive guard Andrus Peat (75) against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field
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Steve Geller
December 14, 2018 - 4:23 pm
There were four players limited at Saints practice on Friday as the team gets ready to take on the Panthers on Monday night football. T Terron Armstead (Pectoral) S Kurt Coleman (Elbow) G Andrus Peat (Ankle/Shoulder) T Ryan Ramczyk (Shoulder) The final report for week 15's NFC South showdown in...
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Chris Miller
December 14, 2018 - 4:23 pm
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome and the Smoothie King Center could do a better job at keeping its concessions areas clean, a report from ESPN finds. The sports network's Outside the Lines program checked food safety inspection records for 107 professional sports venues. The Superdome ranked 59th...
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Steve Geller
December 14, 2018 - 4:17 pm
The Saints have signed Simmie Cobbs off of the Washington Redskins’ practice squad. He was an all-Big Ten wide receiver at Indiana and caught 72 passes for 841 yards and 8 touchdowns last year. The 23 year old is 6ft4, 220 pounds and take the roster spot of Erik Swoope, whose stay in New Orleans...
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Steve Geller
December 14, 2018 - 9:16 am
Wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. remains on injured reserve but could be designated to return very soon. Saints head coach Sean Payton acknowledged the speedy 33 year old is doing well recovering from an arthroscopic procedure on his knee he underwent back in October. “We feel like Ted’s close to coming...
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Steve Geller
December 14, 2018 - 8:49 am
One of the biggest strengths of this year’s Saints squad is the bond within the locker room. Each player truly cares about the guy next to them and wants to do well for the team’s benefit, not personal success. The dynamic duo at running back seems to be extra special though. Mark Ingram was a 1st...
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Steve Geller
December 13, 2018 - 4:13 pm
Newly acquired tight end Erik Swoope did not practice for the Saints today. He was claimed off waivers after the Colts released him. The injury report reveled he has a knee injury and will have a very short stay in New Orleans. After claiming TE Erik Swoope off waivers yesterday, the #Saints are...
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Chris Miller
December 13, 2018 - 3:30 pm
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is a little salty over a gift from New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan. Following last year's playoff win over the Panthers, the third time the Saints beat them including the regular season, Jordan sent Newton a bottle of wine and broom to symbolize...
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