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Mark Menard
September 17, 2019 - 5:50 pm
The Saints today placed receiver Keith Kirkwood on injured reserve, according to the NFL transactions wire. Kirkwood injured his hamstring during pregame warmups on Sunday prior to the Saints' matchup with the Los Angeles Rams. Kirkwood was just beginning his second NFL season. Last year he tallied...
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Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald (99) charges toward New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) after a pass pay in the 1st quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Brees would leave the game with a hand injury after the play.
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Amos Morale III
September 17, 2019 - 4:01 pm
Saints head coach Sean Payton said Monday afternoon that quarterback Drew Brees was seeking a second opinion on his injured right hand. After receiving that second opinion, Brees is set to have surgery on his right thumb Wednesday, according to a report from ESPN’s Ed Werder. According to the...
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Zach Strief
September 17, 2019 - 10:17 am
Well, that wasn’t what we were hoping for...was it? The rematch of the NFC Championship game was disappointing for a lot of reasons, the score just being one of them. There are several stories that came out of this game, and unfortunately more of them are disappointing than they are promising. In...
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Jim Hanzo
September 17, 2019 - 8:40 am
The Saints were virtually shoe-ins to get to Super Bowl LIV in Miami in early February. That appears to be changing now. The injury to Drew Brees definitely shakes things up. As Raphael Esparza oddsmaker with MyBookie.ag say before the injury the Saints odds were in the single digits. "They were in...
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September 16, 2019 - 9:34 pm
By Tim Zimmer Sean Payton spoke on his Saints’ Coaches Show Monday night about the 27-9 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. After watching the game back, he said penalties derailed any chance of coming out with the win regardless of who was in at QB. “The biggest thing that stood out were the penalties...
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Scoot
September 16, 2019 - 8:55 pm
The injury to the thumb on the throwing hand of Saints QB Drew Brees was a freak accident and injuries are part of the game. Another atrocious mistake by an NFL official, that had a negative impact on a Saints game, was not a freak accident and should not be part of NFL football. In the first...
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Steve Geller
September 16, 2019 - 4:42 pm
Some more unfortunate news for the Saints as Alex Anzalone has been placed on injured reserve. The linebacker suffered a shoulder injury back in the first preseason game and played just 18 defensive snaps in the loss to the LA Rams. He has dealt with a number of injuries throughout his football...
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LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron prior to kickoff against the Northwestern State Demons at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
September 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees could be out for an extended period of time after injuring his thumb in Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams. LSU football head coach Ed Orgeron said he “felt bad” when he heard the news about Brees’ injury. “I felt bad for him, his family, the Saints, and...
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Steve Geller
September 16, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Earlier reports of Saints quarterback Drew Brees needing surgery for a torn ligament in the thumb on his throwing hand are a tad premature according to head coach Sean Payton. “They are still in the midst of evaluating it. He’s had one opinion, he’s having a second opinion,” stated head coach Sean...
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WWL Newsroom
September 16, 2019 - 1:22 pm
By: Jordan Fiegel The New Orleans Saints reportedly must prepare for at least six weeks without quarterback Drew Brees. “Obviously it’s not something that’s ideal,” WWL Saints color analyst Deuce McAllister said. “But this is why you signed Teddy Bridgewater to a guaranteed contract. The guys have...
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