NFC Championship

Zach Strief
January 19, 2019 - 8:51 pm
For some players in professional sports, an entire career can come and go without ever sniffing a chance to win a championship. The stories of pros experiencing long, productive careers without even reaching playoff game, are numerous. On Sunday in the Superdome a host of players will have an...
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Steve Geller
January 19, 2019 - 6:39 am
If you don’t know, then you just don’t know that New Orleans has the best football fans around. It seems to just be part of folks DNA here. It’s hard to believe that other places aren’t in love with their team as much as Who Dats are, but we hear time and time again how different the relationship...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 18, 2019 - 10:20 pm
As the Rams prepare to play the Saints in the Superdome for the NFC Championship on Sunday, one Rams player says the New Orleans crowds will not be an issue. "The crowd shouldn't have an impact and won't have an impact," Robert Woods told reporters. The receiver said he will have the Who Dat Nation...
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Seth Dunlap
January 18, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Sometimes life isn't so complicated. The handsome boys get to dance with the prom queen. Eating healthy and exercising is the easiest way to lose weight, not the fad diets you've seen promoted in the countless barrage of ads since the new year. Giving Drake a verse on your latest track is a pretty...
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Kristian Garic
January 18, 2019 - 6:15 pm
Saints kicker Will Lutz is well aware of the Garret Hartley game winning field goal in the 2009 NFC Championship Game. Sunday’s NFC championship between New Orleans and Los Angeles could be a repeat; it could come down to the right instep of Lutz. Does he feel the potential weight of the moment?...
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Oct 21, 2018; Baltimore, MD, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson (82) is congratulated by Dan Arnold (85) after catching Drew Brees 500th career touchdown pass during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium.
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Steve Geller
January 18, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Not so fast on Benjamin Watson not playing on Sunday. The Saints final injury report of the week says the tight end is questionable, not out for the NFC championship. He is listed with an illness, but an earlier ESPN report says Watson is dealing with appendicitis. The 38 year old did say he was...
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Steve Geller
January 18, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Drew Brees and the Saints offense will be without one of its reliable targets in the NFC Championship. ESPN’s Katherine Terrell was first to report that tight end Benjamin Watson will be out for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson won't play this week...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 18, 2019 - 11:27 am
The Saints host the Rams Sunday in the Superdome with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. Saints legends Rickey Jackson and Pat Swilling came out to the Black and Gold Pep Rally Friday to greet fans and sign autographs. Jackson, a Pro Football Hall of Famer, says the Saints will win by ten points...
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Deuce McAllister
January 18, 2019 - 9:02 am
There's been much hullaballoo about the social media beef between Los Angeles Rams cornerback Marcus Peters and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton. After the Saints beat the Rams in Week 9, 45-35, and Michael Thomas broke off 211 yards receiving and a score on Peters, Payton told the media...
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