Dennis Allen

Sep 9, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive end Trey Hendrickson (91) sacks Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) in the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Seth Dunlap
September 10, 2019 - 12:23 am
The New Orleans Saints secured their first opening week victory since 2013, with a 58-yard Will Lutz field goal sailing through the uprights as time expired to beat the Houston Texans 30-28. Watching Week 1 of any NFL season causes a cascade of overreactions, as every play is turned into a litmus...
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Steve Geller
February 03, 2019 - 8:29 pm
The first big free agent signing for the Saints was a coach not a player. The NFL Network was first to report that Dennis Allen is coming back to be the Black & Gold’s defensive coordinator. #Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen is expected to receive a new deal in New Orleans and stay...
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January 06, 2019 - 1:01 pm
MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The Miami Dolphins ongoing search for a new head coach still has several names on its ‘to-do’ list. New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen is the third candidate to interview for the Miami Dolphins’ coaching job. He met Saturday with the Dolphins, who earlier...
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Steve Geller
January 04, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen could move back into the head coaching ranks after this season. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network is reporting that the Miami Dolphins would like to have a sit down with Allen and have requested permission from the Black & Gold. Source: The #Dolphins have...
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November 20, 2018 - 8:58 am
By: Jordan Fiegel “Right now, you’re watching how efficient the Saints are,” said Saints color analyst Deuce McAllister. “You’re probably, no, you are disappointed when they punt or even only score a field goal. I’m somewhat getting spoiled, because we’re seeing them go out and execute at such a...
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Zach Strief
September 29, 2018 - 2:42 pm
One week into the season there were plenty of fears that the Saints may not be sitting in a position to win three straight, in week 4. The Saints rebounded from their week one loss to the Bucs by taking down the Browns, and the hated Falcons. Next up, a road trip to play the hometown kid, Eli...
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Steve Geller
August 09, 2018 - 8:04 am
Quarterback Taysom Hill It is still early in training camp, but I would say Tom Savage has the edge right now for the #2 QB gig behind Drew Brees. He’s just been more accurate than Taysom Hill. The back-up battle will be determined on what happens in an actual game vs. practice, though. Hill’s...
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Kristian Garic
August 02, 2018 - 5:21 am
Saints rookie DE Marcus Davenport hasn't exactly shined in camp so far, but that doesn't mean he's not impressive. I talked to left tackle Terron Armstead about the rookie pass rusher and came away from it thinking really positive. Armstead has been in the league since 2013 and has seen the best of...
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Kristian Garic
July 31, 2018 - 12:44 pm
The Saints have extremely high expectations considering the season they had a year ago. Coach Sean Payton told the team to prove "them" (experts) right. For the better part of Sean Payton's 12 years as the head coach, the offense has been the catalyst. Even during the Saints Super Bowl season the...
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Kristian Garic
April 27, 2018 - 9:01 am
We pan the Saints sometimes for blowing smokescreens and engaging in subterfuge this time of year, but we actually probably need to listen more carefully. General Manager Mickey Loomis and Coach Sean Payton have been dropping hints for days about the possibility of moving up in the first round of...
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