New Orleans Saints

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December 18, 2018 - 10:58 am
By: Jordan Fiegel The New Orleans Saints leaned on their defense in a 12-9 win over the Carolina Panthers. The Saints held the Panthers to just 247 total yards, the second lowest output of the season for Carolina. “It’s a total team sport,” WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier said. “You got to have it...
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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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Chris Miller
December 18, 2018 - 12:25 am
If any New Orleans Saints fans ever asked themselves, "I wonder what it feels like for characters in the Alien movie franchise when the creature is about to burst from their chest?" they may have got their answer watching Monday Night Football last night between the Saints and Carolina Panthers...
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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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David Blake
December 17, 2018 - 1:22 pm
Will The Saints Beat The Panthers? There are still a number of playoff possibilities, but the Saints need just two more wins to lock things up for complete home field advantage as the number one seed in the NFC playoffs. NFL analyst Mike Detillier says they just need to keep winning. He says being...
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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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