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Kristian Garic
December 18, 2018 - 10:06 am
A 12-9 win for the Saints is not common place in the Sean Payton era. Some would call it an ugly win. I call it an outstanding win on the road. Winning a game like that shows me the Saints don’t have to score a bunch of points to claim victory. That is encouraging. The Saints wrapped up the regular...
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Zach Strief
December 18, 2018 - 8:17 am
The New Orleans Saints squeaked by the Carolina Panthers 12-9 Monday night. “That’s an odd combination right there,” Saints quarterback Drew Brees admitted. While Brees and the Saints offense to struggled to string together scoring the drives, the defense stymied Cam Newton and the Panthers...
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Seth Dunlap
December 18, 2018 - 1:36 am
It's not in the past 13 seasons of Saints football that the post-game discussion involves topics like, "What's wrong with the Saints defense?" That discussion is probably warranted now, after a third straight less-than-stellar night for the usually explosive New Orleans offensive attack in a 12-9...
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Seth Dunlap
December 18, 2018 - 1:15 am
The New Orleans Saints escaped the grasp of the Carolina Panthers in an ugly 12-9 victory at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. While it wasn't always pretty, the win keeps the Saints (12-2) in first place in the NFC standings and puts them one victory away from clinching the top seed and home...
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Zach Strief
December 17, 2018 - 6:43 pm
A lot of work goes into a football season. It starts shortly after the Super Bowl ends for most guys. Light workouts, running, rehab to try and recover from a long grueling year. You work to better yourself, to maximize your earning potential, to keep your roster spot from evaporating. Yet, always...
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Zach Strief
December 17, 2018 - 1:18 pm
When a season begins, all 32 fan bases feel like this could be their year. I know you have felt that before. Let’s be honest, you’re wrong a lot more than you’re right. That’s because winning in the NFL is a difficult task. There are 32 machines around the country designed to do one thing, win...
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Kristian Garic
December 16, 2018 - 2:33 pm
The Saints battle the Carolina Panthers Monday night in Charlotte. Here is what the Cajun Cannon wants to see from the Saints in order to pull off the win. Get after Cam Newton: “He’s been injured, and the book on him is…if you harass him, hit and sack him…he’s going to get erratic in the pocket...
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Steve Geller
December 15, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Saints left tackle Terron Armstead did not practice on Saturday and has been ruled of for week 15's contest in Carolina. Armstead has been working his way back from a pectoral injury that he sufered against Cincinaati and will hopefully be ready to go for the Black & Gold's playoff run. Safety...
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Kristian Garic
December 15, 2018 - 1:59 pm
Put aside the wine and broom Saints defensive end Cam Jordan sent to Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton after the Saints swept the Panthers in three games last season. The Saints and Panthers will play for the fourth time in a calendar year Monday night in Charlotte. The Saints are six point favorites...
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