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By: Mark Menard With a week of rest now in the rearview mirror, the Saints offense could be closer to full strength if not fully healthy when they return to action this Sunday. On the heels of getting Drew Brees back in the lineup in the last game before the bye week, the Saints should also get...
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August 24, 2019 - 1:29 pm
Cam Newton hobbling to the locker room, the recipient of an unnecessary injury in an unnecessary game. A cash-grab in Canada, leading to what didn't even qualify as a glorified scrimmage on an 80-yard field. The Falcons charging top dollar to cheer for a quarterback last seen trying to make the...
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Mark Menard
December 09, 2018 - 9:07 am
Week 14 in the NFC South could see the division race come to a close if the first-place Saints have anything to say about it. At 10-2, New Orleans has a ton of motivation heading into their trip to Tampa. Chief among those, the chance to lock up their second straight NFC South title. In their 51-...
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Deuce McAllister
November 28, 2018 - 9:03 am
The Saints got this, right? 10 and 1 taking on a Cowboys team that is 6 and 5. Dallas won three straight, but they play in a weak division. So, no biggie. Not so fast says Saints color analyst Deuce McAllister. “The Cowboys offensive line can control the line of scrimmage, and if you have to send...
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Zach Strief
November 22, 2018 - 2:45 pm
For the second time in the past 13 years the New Orleans Saints take to the field on a Thanksgiving Thursday. The last time this happened in 2010, the Saints got a big victory in Dallas. It’s certainly sweet to win a game that takes place on a holiday. After all, you have to sacrifice the day with...
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November 22, 2018 - 6:46 am
(AP) — Talk about a mismatch. The New Orleans Saints have been unstoppable. The Atlanta Falcons have struggled to stop anyone. It all adds up to a Thanksgiving night game that could get out of hand quickly. “Where do you start?” moaned Marquand Manuel, the Falcon’s defensive coordinator. The Saints...
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Seth Dunlap
November 21, 2018 - 7:36 pm
After enjoying Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing, football fans will get treated to a Saints-Falcons dessert tomorrow night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The sweetest part about tomorrow's nightcap for Saints fans would be a delectable New Orleans victory that would essentially eliminate the...
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Bobby Hebert
November 20, 2018 - 1:00 pm
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees joined the Cajun Cannon Bobby Hebert for QB-to-QB to discuss the 48-7 win over the Philadelphia Eagles and to look ahead to the Thanksgiving game against the Atlanta Falcons. Hebert began by discussing his favorite stat, one of the most important ones in...
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Mark Menard
November 17, 2018 - 3:56 pm
As Thanksgiving approaches, so does the home-stretch of the NFL season, and while all four NFC South teams remain at least somewhat in play for a postseason berth, positive momentum will need to be attained and maintained in the next couple of weeks, especially for Atlanta and Tampa, who look to be...
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Mark Menard
November 10, 2018 - 12:33 pm
As we flip the page to the second half of the season, the top three teams in the division have cause to believe positive fortunes lie ahead, even if one of those three has already suffered a humbling setback. PITTSBURGH 52, CAROLINA 21 The Panthers got Week 10 off to an early start, and things...
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