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Drew Brees
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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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Thomas Perumean
September 16, 2019 - 4:45 am
Update: 9:30am CST: Saints quarterback reportedly Drew Brees has a torn ligament in his throwing thumb that will require surgery to repair with an expected sidelining of six weeks to properly heal. NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport tweeted the update about the injured Saint, which was quickly...
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Mark Menard
February 05, 2019 - 7:31 pm
Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport looked strong over the first part of his rookie season but saw his production drastically tail off as the year went on, particularly after dealing with what was described as a toe injury. Today on Twitter, Davenport himself shed a little more light on what may...
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Steve Geller
January 19, 2019 - 10:23 am
Big blow for the birds as the Brow will miss some time. The Pelicans say Anthony Davis will be out 1-2 weeks due to injured left finger. He got hurt in the final minutes of Friday night’s loss in Portland. He had an X-ray afterward, and it appears AD did not suffer any fractures. New Orleans owns a...
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Seth Dunlap
November 11, 2018 - 2:00 pm
The New Orleans Saints are playing the second half without left tackle Terron Armstead, who left the game in the second quarter. Armstead was officially listed as questionable with a shoulder injury, but was seen heading into the locker room before halftime with his shoulder pads and jersey off. It...
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Saints DE Alex Okafor
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Kristian Garic
August 15, 2018 - 11:34 pm
​After a scary moment in practice on Wednesday, the Saints and defensive end Alex Okafor can exhale. Okafor went down in a pile during practice and received medical attention before walking off the field in what looked like a bad injury. Okafor is already working his way back from an Achilles...
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Nov 12, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor (57) on the field prior to a game against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field.
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The Saints have their first injury scare of training camp, after defensive end Alex Okafor went down during team drills. When Okafor went down, you could hear a pin drop in the Saints indoor facility. Okafor ended up getting up and walking off the field with trainers, but he was visibly upset,...
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Nov 19, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor (57) is taken off the field on a cart after an injury in the second half against the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints won, 34-31 in overtime.
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Seth Dunlap
May 09, 2018 - 7:42 pm
The last time we saw Saints' defensive end Alex Okafor on the field, he was being carted off after suffering a season ending Achilles injury in mid-November. It was a crushing blow for Okafor, who was enjoying a career year up to that point, with 43 tackles and 4.5 sacks. Many wondered if Okafor...
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Jan 26, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) and center DeMarcus Cousins (0) react after a basket during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at the Smoothie King Center. Pelicans defeated the Rockets 115-1
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Seth Dunlap
March 08, 2018 - 8:23 pm
It’s an interesting time to be inside sports media during this modern age of 24/7 news cycles and the takeover of social media. Some of the most popular shows are ones that emphasize off-the-wall hot takes and nonsensical speculation. “Yell-tainment” has proliferated throughout our sports media...
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Jan 26, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins (0) lays on the ground after suffering an apparent injury during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at the Smoothie King Center. Pelicans defeated the Rockets 115
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Seth Dunlap
January 26, 2018 - 11:04 pm
Mutliple media outlets are reporting that New Orleans Pelicans' star center Demarcus "Boogie" Cousins has torn the Achilles tendon in his left foot, and will be out for the remainder of the season. DeMarcus Cousins has suffered a torn left Achilles tendon, league sources tell ESPN. He will miss the...
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