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Jim Hanzo
September 18, 2019 - 9:12 pm
As Drew Brees underwent surgery on his injured throwing hand Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, his New Orleans Saints teammates went about business mostly as usual preparing for their first game without the star quarterback. The plan remains to be a Super Bowl contender. Nothing's changed. "We...
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Amos Morale III
September 18, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Drew Brees is set to have surgery on his right thumb this afternoon, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed Wednesday morning. Brees, the NFL’s all-time leading passer, injured his thumb in Sunday’s 27-9 loss to the Los Angeles Rams and sought a second opinion before opting to have the...
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Mark Menard
September 17, 2019 - 5:50 pm
The Saints today placed receiver Keith Kirkwood on injured reserve, according to the NFL transactions wire. Kirkwood injured his hamstring during pregame warmups on Sunday prior to the Saints' matchup with the Los Angeles Rams. Kirkwood was just beginning his second NFL season. Last year he tallied...
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Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald (99) charges toward New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) after a pass pay in the 1st quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Brees would leave the game with a hand injury after the play.
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Amos Morale III
September 17, 2019 - 4:01 pm
Saints head coach Sean Payton said Monday afternoon that quarterback Drew Brees was seeking a second opinion on his injured right hand. After receiving that second opinion, Brees is set to have surgery on his right thumb Wednesday, according to a report from ESPN’s Ed Werder. According to the...
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Zach Strief
September 17, 2019 - 10:17 am
Well, that wasn’t what we were hoping for...was it? The rematch of the NFC Championship game was disappointing for a lot of reasons, the score just being one of them. There are several stories that came out of this game, and unfortunately more of them are disappointing than they are promising. In...
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WWL Newsroom
September 16, 2019 - 9:34 pm
By Tim Zimmer Sean Payton spoke on his Saints’ Coaches Show Monday night about the 27-9 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. After watching the game back, he said penalties derailed any chance of coming out with the win regardless of who was in at QB. “The biggest thing that stood out were the penalties...
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LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron prior to kickoff against the Northwestern State Demons at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
September 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees could be out for an extended period of time after injuring his thumb in Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams. LSU football head coach Ed Orgeron said he “felt bad” when he heard the news about Brees’ injury. “I felt bad for him, his family, the Saints, and...
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