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Tommy Gilligan - USA TODAY Sports
It’s been well documented how often the Saints have looked to The Ohio State University in recent years for draft picks (Marshon Lattimore, Vonn Bell, Michael Thomas) and free agent pickups (Kurt Coleman, Ted Ginn Jr.) and even the team’s recent trade acquisition Eli Apple. So when #2 Ohio State...
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Seth Dunlap
October 23, 2018 - 8:05 pm
If there’s such a thing as the dog days of the NFL season, we’re entering it now. Wear and tear on bodies now becomes a factor, especially for those teams who haven’t had their bye week yet. The league is also into the part of the season where a whole mess of teams is clogged up near .500, and...
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Kristian Garic
October 22, 2018 - 8:58 pm
Did you notice the Saints rushing to the line quickly during the game against the Baltimore Ravens? That was all a part of the plan. Several times the Saints broke the huddle quickly and hurried to the line of scrimmage to run a play. “That helped to keep them from getting into more of their exotic...
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Seth Dunlap
September 11, 2018 - 7:07 pm
We should expect it by now -- a nearly complete upheaval of the league's hierarchy from most preseason predictions. It happens like clockwork, where most "experts" -- ahem, including yours truly -- thinks they have a solid grasp on whose good and who isn't. Nobody ever really does, not in a league...
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 Nov 7, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Connecticut Huskies quarterback Bryant Shirreffs (4) is sacked by Tulane Green Wave defensive end Ade Aruna (87) in the second quarter at Yulman Stadium.
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Mark Menard
April 28, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Ade Aruna – DE – Tulane Chosen by the Minnesota Vikings – Pick #218 (#44-6th Round) 6’5” | 262 lbs. A Nigerian import who played high school football in Indiana, Aruna started 34 games in four seasons at Tulane, including all 12 games in 2017, when he tallied 25 tackles, three sacks, two pass...
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Dec 31, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; New Orleans Saints free safety Marcus Williams (43) works out prior to the game at Raymond James Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
January 16, 2018 - 8:21 pm
Every once in a while we see the seedy underbelly of our sports society come out. Cowards who hide behind anonymous social media handles to abuse, accost, and threaten athletes, coaches, and other public figures. We’ve seen that happen in the most awful way this week from some supposed Saints fans...
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Dec 17, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; The New Orleans Saints defense poses for a photo after cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) intercepted a pass on the last play of the game against the New York Jets at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints won, 31-19.
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Seth Dunlap
January 15, 2018 - 7:07 pm
Stunned. Shocked. Dumbfounded. That’s how nearly every Saints has fan felt the past 24 hours after watching Stefon Diggs' miraculous last second 61 yard touchdown catch-and-run for the Vikings, sending Minnesota to the NFC Championship game while ending the Saints season. It’s a play, an incredible...
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Kristian Garic
January 15, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Still reeling from the Saints last second defeat at the hands of the Vikings? Me too! So is my 11 year old son Hayden. He's a Saints junkie and takes losses really hard. I'm sure you have a family member like Hayden,completely invested in the Saints to the point that it ruins their day when the...
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Jan 14, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs celebrates after catching the game winning catch against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium
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Seth Dunlap
January 14, 2018 - 10:54 pm
Saints fans everywhere are still reeling from the stunning last second 29-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in the Divisional Playoffs. Count WWL's Bobby Hebert among those still coming to terms with the defeat. The Cajun Cannon couldn't believe what he saw when Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 14, 2018 - 7:15 pm
The Minnesota Vikings beat the New Orleans Saints after the Saints had roared back from a 17 point defecit to briefly take the lead. New Orleans took the lead late in the 4th quarter, 21 - 20. The Vikings were able to hit a 52 yard field goal with 1:29 left to play. That made it 23 - 21 Vikings...
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