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Oct 14, 2017; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers wide receiver Russell Gage (83) dives for a touchdown catch past Auburn Tigers defensive back Jamel Dean (12) during the second quarter of a game at Tiger Stadium.
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Mark Menard
April 28, 2018 - 3:54 pm
Russell Gage – WR – LSU Chosen by the Atlanta Falcons – Pick #194 (#20-6th Round) 6’ | 184 lbs. After a versatile career at Baton Rouge’s Redemptorist High School, Gage joined the LSU receiving corps, hitting career highs his senior season in 2017 with 21 catches for 285 yards and three touchdowns...
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Dec 31, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA;New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) drop back against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
December 31, 2017 - 6:56 pm
The New Orleans Saints may have finished the season with a bit of a whimper, losing to the Tampa Bay Bucaneers 31-24, but they still won the NFC South thanks to some help from the Falcons.The Falcons beat the Carolina Panthers 22-10, allowing the Saints to edge out the Panthers for the division...
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Dec 24, 2017; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay (23) reacts to officials as he is called out of bounds on an interception against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium
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Seth Dunlap
December 26, 2017 - 7:55 pm
NFL instant replay is broken. The man who helped break it is still in charge, and that should scare the daylights out of every football fan. Controversial officiating in big football games is as American as apple pie. Yet usually those gripes come down to split-second judgement calls by humans on...
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December 25, 2017 - 7:48 pm
(AP) — With a playoff berth at stake, the Saints found ways to capitalize on the mere presence of hobbled star receiver Michael Thomas. New Orleans had been working on ways to exploit the attention opposing defenses pay to the sure-handed, 1,000-yard receiver, so Thomas figured he could still help...
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Seth Dunlap
December 25, 2017 - 3:17 am
"Listen the Saints are in the playoffs! They're not trying to go to the playoffs. They're IN the playoffs!" That exclamation from WWL resident pro Bobby Hebert capped a memorable day in the Superdome by the New Orleans Saints, who ran away from their rivals from Atlanta 23-13 to secure a berth into...
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December 24, 2017 - 3:43 pm
(AP) — Rookie cornerback Marshon Lattimore corralled an unusual, momentum-turning interception off his back , New Orleans made two defensive stands from inside its own 2-yard line, and the Saints clinched their first playoff berth since 2013 with a 23-13 victory over the rival Atlanta Falcons. Ted...
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Deke Bellavia
December 22, 2017 - 9:54 pm
New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons Sunday December 24, 2017 Noon Kickoff Mercedes-Benz Superdome Last Week’s Results: New Orleans beat New York Jets 31-19 and Atlanta beat Tampa Bay 24-21 Series History: The Saints and Falcons will meet for the 97th time Sunday when the two long-time rivals...
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Drew Brees, Matt Ryan, Cam Newton
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Deke Bellavia
December 21, 2017 - 5:37 pm
Sure we all have are "if’s" and "but’s" that we seemingly go by each day, but when it comes to the 2017 NFC South there is no other division in the NFL that is as tough this season. With two regular season games left to play, three teams control their own destiny as far as post season play is...
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Dec 7, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton shows emotion against the Atlanta Falcons in the second quarter at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
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Seth Dunlap
December 08, 2017 - 12:54 pm
There are controversial calls, and then there was what happened yesterday. The Saints-Falcons game was effectively ended when a referee called a penalty on Saints coach Sean Payton who was demonstrably calling for a timeout. It was something that happens in nearly every football game. A coach,...
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