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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton yells to officials about a Los Angeles Rams fumble in the second quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Officials reviewed the play and gave the ball to the Saints.
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Amos Morale III
September 15, 2019 - 7:39 pm
News broke that the New Orleans Saints gave head coach Sean Payton a five-year contract extension ahead of the Saints matchup with the Los Angeles Rams. That was the last thing Payton wanted to talk about following the team's 27-9 loss. “That’s a sidenote, it’s part of our business,” he said. “I...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) watches game action against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
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Amos Morale III
September 15, 2019 - 6:51 pm
The New Orleans Saints lost to the Rams Sunday. But with all that happened in Sunday’s matchup, the final score seemed like an afterthought as quarterback Drew Brees left the 27-9 loss to Los Angeles (2-0) with an injury to his throwing hand. Brees injured his right hand after knocking it against...
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Amos Morale III
September 15, 2019 - 5:06 pm
For the second-straight week, the New Orleans Saints were on the receiving end of an officiating error. This time, it cost the Saints a touchdown. In the second quarter of New Orleans' matchup against the Los Angeles Rams, Cam Jordan appeared to score after recovering and returning a fumble forced...
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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton before the Saints play against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium.
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Kristian Garic
September 15, 2019 - 1:23 pm
The New Orleans Saints and head coach Sean Payton have agreed to a five-year contract extension. The news was first reported by Fox Sports' Jay Glazer. This puts the yearly Payton to the Dallas Cowboys rumor to rest. Former Saints offensive lineman and WWL's voice of the Saints Zach Strief said...
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Associated Press
September 14, 2019 - 10:59 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana court’s recent dismissal of a lawsuit against the NFL over officiating at a January playoff game is now being cited by attorneys for the Catholic Church as they fight civil lawsuits over alleged sex abuse by clergy. A filing by church attorneys quotes from the Supreme...
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Mark Menard
September 13, 2019 - 4:44 pm
The Saints' final injury report of Week 2 offers no surprises. Despite participating in a limited basis in yesterday's practice, both receiver Ted Ginn, Jr., and offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk will be fully available on Sunday for the Saints' road trip to Los Angeles to face the Rams. That's a good...
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) and wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) celebrate a game tying two point conversion in the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at State Farm Stadium.
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WWL Newsroom
September 13, 2019 - 11:36 am
By Tim Zimmer Last week didn’t turn out the way we wanted — 1-5 against the spread. A backdoor cover and the Steelers showing their road woes once again made Week 1 in the NFL a week to forget. But one week doesn’t make or break a season. So this week, I grinded a bit more to get us some winners in...
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