playoffs

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Mark Menard
November 13, 2019 - 5:42 pm
Now that we’ve finally reached double-digits when counting the weeks of the NFL season, it’s time to start breaking down the weekly playoff picture. The division leaders haven’t had much flux in recent weeks, but a surprise contender leapt into the wild card race this week as Pittsburgh has ridden...
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Steve Geller
January 21, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Rams corner Marcus Peters loves to talk and and has gotten into some sideline chatter with Saints head coach Sean Payton during the regular season and also in Sunday’s NFC championship. In week 9, Peters wasn’t too happy with Payton’s comments about liking the match-up of him guarding Michael...
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Steve Geller
January 21, 2019 - 12:50 am
Walking into the Saints locker room after their 26-23 OT loss to the Rams was a bit awkward. The scene was dead quiet and players were sitting at their lockers stunned, demoralized, and dejected with their heads down. Here's what some of the guys had to say after coming up one game short of...
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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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Steve Geller
January 18, 2019 - 7:25 pm
Before this season, Demario Davis had never experienced what it was like to play in the NFL’s postseason. Now, he is just a game away from going to the Super Bowl. The 29 year arrived as a free agent and quickly established himself as a leader on and off the field for the Black & Gold. Davis...
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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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With the Saints just one win away from their second Super Bowl appearance in franchise history, the only question that truly matters this week is how do they secure that crucial victory. Former Saints linebacker and special teams ace Michael Mauti says there are a few factors that could very easily...
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Steve Geller
January 17, 2019 - 6:41 pm
Benjamin is feeling under the weather as the tight end missed his 2nd day of practice due to illness. The only other player no to take part on Thursday was Keith Kirkwood (calf). The wide receiver also did not practice on Wednesday. Good news is that offensive linemen Andrus Peat (hand), Ryan...
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Steve Geller
January 17, 2019 - 4:21 pm
The Dome field advantage was evident last week against the Eagles and Saints head coach Sean Payton wants this Sunday against the Rams to be the loudest stadium in sports. He even has a few pointers for the fans to make the atmosphere for Los Angeles unbearable. “I think what's important for our...
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