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Mark Menard
October 27, 2018 - 7:34 pm
Everyone in the South went home happy last week as the Saints, Panthers, Bucs, and Falcons went a perfect 4-0 for the weekend. However, the division's denizens will be hard-pressed to pull off a sweep again this weekend with three tough matchups on tap. CAROLINA (4-2) vs. BALTIMORE (4-3) The...
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Fans and the Pro w/Deuce McAllister
October 26, 2018 - 6:20 pm
The Falcons. The Panthers. The Buccaneers. Since the 2002 NFL divisional realignment, these are the teams that have been set up to be the biggest thorns in the Saints’ collective side. That’s the job of divisional foes. But sometimes, another team creeps in from the peripheral to become something...
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Derick E. Hingle - USA TODAY Sports
You can say that the past is the past, and that triumphs and heartaches from football seasons past don't carry over to the new year. But after experiencing the sudden and dramatic loss in Minneapolis that ended their season in last year's playoffs, the Saints would be hard-pressed to not have an...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 26, 2018 - 7:26 am
The last time the Saints were in Minnesota, they came one play away from going to the NFC Championship. A missed tackle with time running out, let the Vikings score the go-ahead touchdown and eliminate the Saints from the playoffs. It came after a Saints 17 point, 4th quarter comeback to take the...
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Kristian Garic
October 25, 2018 - 5:18 pm
The Saints secondary got an upgrade this week when the team traded with the Giants for CB Eli Apple. Apple likely won’t have a big role Sunday night, when the Saints take on the Vikings in Minnesota, but the secondary will play a key role in whether or not the Saints take this one. Saints color...
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For the third time in thirteen months, the Saints will play the Vikings inMinnesota. Of course we all remember how the Saints season ended last year in Minnesota, no need to relive that, right? It’s a new season and a new game. Last year is just that….last year. The Cajun Cannon Bobby Hebert...
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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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