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  • Saints' Okafor out for the season with torn Achilles tendon

    Saints' Okafor out for the season with torn Achilles tendon

    Monday, November 20 2017 5:50 PM EST2017-11-20 22:50:55 GMT
    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Saints defensive end Alex Okafor will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon during the fourth quarter of Sunday's comeback victory over the Washington Redskins.

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    Saints defensive end Alex Okafor will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon during the fourth quarter of Sunday's comeback victory over the Washington Redskins.

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  • ICYMI in NFL Week 11: Comeback makes Saints 1st 8-2 from 0-2

    ICYMI in NFL Week 11: Comeback makes Saints 1st 8-2 from 0-2

    Monday, November 20 2017 2:40 AM EST2017-11-20 07:40:45 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 1:07 PM EST2017-11-20 18:07:38 GMT
    Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are the firs team in the Super Bowl era to go from 0-2 to 8-2.More >>
    Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are the firs team in the Super Bowl era to go from 0-2 to 8-2.More >>
  • PHOTOS: A play-by-play of The Saints thrilling comeback

    PHOTOS: A play-by-play of The Saints thrilling comeback

    Source: Mark LaGrange.Source: Mark LaGrange.

    We have photos from Mark LaGrange that depict each nail-biting moment leading up to the incredible comeback.

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    We have photos from Mark LaGrange that depict each nail-biting moment leading up to the incredible comeback.

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  • Saints reportedly lose Alex Okafor to torn Achilles

    Saints reportedly lose Alex Okafor to torn Achilles

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints defense survived giving up 31 points to Washington Sunday but did suffer a loss in the form of Alex Okafor, whose season will reportedly be over due to a torn Achilles, suffered during the team's eighth straight win. 

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    The Saints defense survived giving up 31 points to Washington Sunday but did suffer a loss in the form of Alex Okafor, whose season will reportedly be over due to a torn Achilles, suffered during the team's eighth straight win. 

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  • Saints win overtime thriller, extend win streak to 8 games

    Saints win overtime thriller, extend win streak to 8 games

    Mark Ingram scored on a 36-yard run in the first half. Source: Mark LaGrangeMark Ingram scored on a 36-yard run in the first half. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints trailed 31-16 late in the fourth quarter, but the Black and Gold scored 18 unanswered points in the fourth and overtime, giving the squad a 34-31 triumph. The Saints (8-2) win streak extends to eight games after beating Washington. Wil Lutz 28-yard field goal in overtime was the winner for the Saints. Mark Ingram scored the only touchdown for the Saints in the first half, on a 36-yard run, tying the game at 10-10. Drew Brees accounted for two touchdown passes against Was...

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    The Saints trailed 31-16 late in the fourth quarter, but the Black and Gold scored 18 unanswered points in the fourth and overtime, giving the squad a 34-31 triumph. The Saints (8-2) win streak extends to eight games after beating Washington. Wil Lutz 28-yard field goal in overtime was the winner for the Saints. Mark Ingram scored the only touchdown for the Saints in the first half, on a 36-yard run, tying the game at 10-10. Drew Brees accounted for two touchdown passes against Was...

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  • Saints extend win streak to 8, roar back, 34-31 in OT

    Saints extend win streak to 8, roar back, 34-31 in OT

    Sunday, November 19 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-11-19 22:30:36 GMT
    Sunday, November 19 2017 8:22 PM EST2017-11-20 01:22:33 GMT
    The New Orleans Saints pulled off an unlikely comeback to extend their winning streak to eight games, erasing a 15-point deficit inside the final six minutes of regulation and kicking a short field goal in overtime...More >>
    The New Orleans Saints pulled off an unlikely comeback to extend their winning streak to eight games, erasing a 15-point deficit inside the final six minutes of regulation and kicking a short field goal in overtime to defeat Washington 34-31.More >>
  • FFF: Brees and Brady can play until the age of 45

    FFF: Brees and Brady can play until the age of 45

    Brees and the Saints are riding a 7-game win streak. Source: Mark LaGrangeBrees and the Saints are riding a 7-game win streak. Source: Mark LaGrange

    On this edition of FFF we delve into Tom Brady and Drew Brees playing into their mid-40's, Italy missing the World Cup for the first time in 60 years, and how is Shaya Restaurant doing after the John Besh fallout. FOOTBALL On more than one occasion Brees and Brady openly talked about playing in the NFL until 45. Brees I might add, usually has a smile on his face when the question comes up. It appears Brady will get his wish in New England with the trade of Jimmy  Garoppol...

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    On this edition of FFF we delve into Tom Brady and Drew Brees playing into their mid-40's, Italy missing the World Cup for the first time in 60 years, and how is Shaya Restaurant doing after the John Besh fallout. FOOTBALL On more than one occasion Brees and Brady openly talked about playing in the NFL until 45. Brees I might add, usually has a smile on his face when the question comes up. It appears Brady will get his wish in New England with the trade of Jimmy  Garoppol...

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  • Saints linebacker A.J. Klein misses Wednesday practice

    Saints linebacker A.J. Klein misses Wednesday practice

    Klein left the Bills game with an ankle injury. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Klein left the Bills game with an ankle injury. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Only one Saints missed practiced Wednesday, linebacker A.J. Klein. The linebacker suffered an ankle injury against Buffalo.

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    Only one Saints missed practiced Wednesday, linebacker A.J. Klein. The linebacker suffered an ankle injury against Buffalo.

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  • Payton instructs team to 'tune out toxic Super Bowl talk'

    Payton instructs team to 'tune out toxic Super Bowl talk'

    The Saints win streak moved to seven games after they beat Buffalo. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints win streak moved to seven games after they beat Buffalo. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints sit atop the NFC South with a 7-2 record, riding a 7-game  win streak. They're coming off their most impressive victory of the season, thrashing the Bills on the road.  The Black and Gold are currently seeded third in the NFC playoff race. With a hot start, the Who-Dats a "We talk about the realities of today each week. The understanding that we're just past the midweek point of the season, and yet the experts will be talking playoff, Super Bowl. It's the c...

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    The Saints sit atop the NFC South with a 7-2 record, riding a 7-game  win streak. They're coming off their most impressive victory of the season, thrashing the Bills on the road.  The Black and Gold are currently seeded third in the NFC playoff race. With a hot start, the Who-Dats a "We talk about the realities of today each week. The understanding that we're just past the midweek point of the season, and yet the experts will be talking playoff, Super Bowl. It's the c...

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  • Saints sign running back Jonathan Williams

    Saints sign running back Jonathan Willams. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints sign running back Jonathan Willams. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints have added running back Jonathan Williams to their roster after signing him off the Broncos' practice squad. 

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    The Saints have added running back Jonathan Williams to their roster after signing him off the Broncos' practice squad. 

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  • Saints fans rushing to buy jerseys

    Saints fans rushing to buy jerseys

    The Saints' seven-game winning streak has fans dreaming of extra football at the end of the season, even if some aren’t ready to talk about playoffs yet.

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    The Saints' seven-game winning streak has fans dreaming of extra football at the end of the season, even if some aren’t ready to talk about playoffs yet.

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  • Brees on win streak: 'I knew the tide would turn at some point'

    Brees on win streak: 'I knew the tide would turn at some point'

    The Saints win streak moves to seven games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints win streak moves to seven games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Prognosticators decreed gloom-and-doom for the Saints after an 0-2 start to the season. Seven games later, the Black and Gold sit atop the NFC South after another dominating win, this time over the Buffalo Bills.

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    Prognosticators decreed gloom-and-doom for the Saints after an 0-2 start to the season. Seven games later, the Black and Gold sit atop the NFC South after another dominating win, this time over the Buffalo Bills.

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  • Ingram, Saints run up 47-10 win over porous Bills

    Ingram, Saints run up 47-10 win over porous Bills

    Sunday, November 12 2017 4:46 PM EST2017-11-12 21:46:15 GMT
    Sunday, November 12 2017 6:17 PM EST2017-11-12 23:17:53 GMT
    Mark Ingram scored a career-best three touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints won their seventh straight game by plowing through a porous Buffalo Bills defense in a 47-10 win.More >>
    Mark Ingram scored a career-best three touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints won their seventh straight game by plowing through a porous Buffalo Bills defense in a 47-10 win.More >>
  • Veterans Day BBQ will feature NFL merchandise burn, Saints boycott

    Veterans Day BBQ will feature NFL merchandise burn, Saints boycott

    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    An event honoring Veterans will also openly condemn the National Football League and The New Orleans Saints by featuring a merchandise burn.  

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    An event honoring Veterans will also openly condemn the National Football League and The New Orleans Saints by featuring a merchandise burn.  

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  • Delvin Breaux will not play in 2017, according to Sean Payton

    Delvin Breaux will not play in 2017, according to Sean Payton

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    A setback involving cornerback Delvin Breaux's recovery from a fractured fibula will keep the New Orleanian on Injured Reserve for the remainder of the 2017 season, according to Saints head coach Sean Payton. 

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    A setback involving cornerback Delvin Breaux's recovery from a fractured fibula will keep the New Orleanian on Injured Reserve for the remainder of the 2017 season, according to Saints head coach Sean Payton. 

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  • Brees: 'I don't think we've scratched the surface on how good we can be'

    Brees: 'I don't think we've scratched the surface on how good we can be'

    Alvin Kamara scored two touchdowns against the Bucs on Sunday. Source: John KordunerAlvin Kamara scored two touchdowns against the Bucs on Sunday. Source: John Korduner

    For the first time in a long time, we're talking Saints in the playoffs. The Black and Gold are first in the NFC South, and red-hot in all three phases (Offense, defense, special teams). 

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    For the first time in a long time, we're talking Saints in the playoffs. The Black and Gold are first in the NFC South, and red-hot in all three phases (Offense, defense, special teams). 

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  • Mike Evans suspended for hit on Marshon Lattimore

    Mike Evans suspended for hit on Marshon Lattimore

    Mike Evans hit Lattimore from behind in the game on Sunday. Source: FOX SportsMike Evans hit Lattimore from behind in the game on Sunday. Source: FOX Sports

    Mike Evans has has been suspended without pay for one game for violations of unsportsmanlike conduct for his hit on Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore. Evans only received a personal foul penalty for the hit on Sunday. Coach Sean Payton was asked after the contest what should happen to Evans. “(I didn’t see) a lot good. I know it went to New York to look at. If there’s not an ejection in that situation than I don’t know when there’s supposed to be...

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    Mike Evans has has been suspended without pay for one game for violations of unsportsmanlike conduct for his hit on Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore. Evans only received a personal foul penalty for the hit on Sunday. Coach Sean Payton was asked after the contest what should happen to Evans. “(I didn’t see) a lot good. I know it went to New York to look at. If there’s not an ejection in that situation than I don’t know when there’s supposed to be...

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  • A total team effort leads to a Saints convincing win over the Bucs

    A total team effort leads to a Saints convincing win over the Bucs

    Alvin Kamara scored two touchdowns on the Bucs. Source: John KordunerAlvin Kamara scored two touchdowns on the Bucs. Source: John Korduner

    All three units (offense, defense, special teams) contributed to the Saints domination of the Bucs, 30-10, giving the Black and Gold a six-game winning streak. The Saints (6-2) still sit on top of the NFC South standings after their convincing win today. Justin Hardee blocked a punt, and returned it for a 7-yard score giving the Saints a 9-0 advantage. Wil Lutz's extra point would be blocked after the Saints touchdown. Right before half, Kamara broke a few tackles off a screen pass ...

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    All three units (offense, defense, special teams) contributed to the Saints domination of the Bucs, 30-10, giving the Black and Gold a six-game winning streak. The Saints (6-2) still sit on top of the NFC South standings after their convincing win today. Justin Hardee blocked a punt, and returned it for a 7-yard score giving the Saints a 9-0 advantage. Wil Lutz's extra point would be blocked after the Saints touchdown. Right before half, Kamara broke a few tackles off a screen pass ...

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  • Marshon Lattimore breaks 17-year dry spell for Saints

    Marshon Lattimore breaks 17-year dry spell for Saints

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    The NFL dished out monthly awards for October performances and the Saints' 4-0 mark has been rewarded with an individual recognition. 

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    The NFL dished out monthly awards for October performances and the Saints' 4-0 mark has been rewarded with an individual recognition. 

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  • Brees on Ingram fumble problems: 'We pick each other up and move on'

    Brees on Ingram fumble problems: 'We pick each other up and move on'

    Ingram is a major key to the Saints offensive success. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneIngram is a major key to the Saints offensive success. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Saints running back Mark Ingram lost two fumbles against the Bears last Sunday. 

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    Saints running back Mark Ingram lost two fumbles against the Bears last Sunday. 

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  • Tom Benson hospitalized for precautionary reasons

    Tom Benson hospitalized for precautionary reasons

    Tom Benson was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Source: Garland GillenTom Benson was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Source: Garland Gillen

    New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans Owner Tom Benson was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons Sunday afternoon.

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    New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans Owner Tom Benson was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons Sunday afternoon.

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  • Saints escape with a 20-12 victory over the Bears

    Saints escape with a 20-12 victory over the Bears

    Alvin Kamara scored on a 8-yard touchdown run, giving the Saints a 7-0 lead. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara scored on a 8-yard touchdown run, giving the Saints a 7-0 lead. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints survived two lost fumbles by Mark Ingram, to extend their win streak to five games, beating the Bears 20-12.

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    The Saints survived two lost fumbles by Mark Ingram, to extend their win streak to five games, beating the Bears 20-12.

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  • Saints to honor Fats Domino with 'FATS' helmet decal

    Saints to honor Fats Domino with 'FATS' helmet decal

    Source: InstagramSource: Instagram

    The New Orleans Saints will honor music legend Fats Domino at Sunday’s game with a special helmet decal.

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    The New Orleans Saints will honor music legend Fats Domino at Sunday’s game with a special helmet decal.

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  • Michael Thomas upgraded to limited at Thursday practice

    Michael Thomas upgraded to limited at Thursday practice

    Michael Thomas returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday. Source: Nola.comMichael Thomas returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday. Source: Nola.com
    Good news for the Saints offense today, wide receiver Michael Thomas returned to practice on a limited basis. He missed practice Wednesday with a knee injury. Thomas has yet to miss a game this season. Terron Armstead (shoulder) also practiced on a limited basis. Offensive line mate Larry Warford (abdomen) missed practice. The guard is expected to be out several weeks. For the second day in a row wide receiver Willie Snead practiced fully. He missed last week's contest with a hamstr...More >>
    Good news for the Saints offense today, wide receiver Michael Thomas returned to practice on a limited basis. He missed practice Wednesday with a knee injury. Thomas has yet to miss a game this season. Terron Armstead (shoulder) also practiced on a limited basis. Offensive line mate Larry Warford (abdomen) missed practice. The guard is expected to be out several weeks. For the second day in a row wide receiver Willie Snead practiced fully. He missed last week's contest with a hamstr...More >>
  • Brees: 'I don't think we've played our best football yet'

    Brees: 'I don't think we've played our best football yet'

    The Saints are riding a four-game winning streak. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints are riding a four-game winning streak. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints are riding a four-game winning streak, and sit on top of the NFC South standings. The season started with doom-and-gloom after two straight losses, but now playoff talk is heating up after only six games. The Saints finished the last three seasons at 7-9, missing the playoffs every year. Saints quarterback Drew Brees fielded questions today about this team being the best since the 2011 and 2013 teams, both made the postseason. "I'm not going to label anything yet. We...

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    The Saints are riding a four-game winning streak, and sit on top of the NFC South standings. The season started with doom-and-gloom after two straight losses, but now playoff talk is heating up after only six games. The Saints finished the last three seasons at 7-9, missing the playoffs every year. Saints quarterback Drew Brees fielded questions today about this team being the best since the 2011 and 2013 teams, both made the postseason. "I'm not going to label anything yet. We...

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  • Report: Saints guard Larry Warford to miss several weeks

    Report: Saints guard Larry Warford to miss several weeks

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Saints offensive line will reportedly have to shuffle once again. According to Ian Rapaport, guard Larry Warford will be out 'several' weeks after suffering an abdominal injury. 

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    The Saints offensive line will reportedly have to shuffle once again. According to Ian Rapaport, guard Larry Warford will be out 'several' weeks after suffering an abdominal injury. 

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  • After Further Review: Saints earn spot atop NFC South

    After Further Review: Saints earn spot atop NFC South

    Drew Brees leaps for a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees leaps for a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)

    There was a time not long ago where my next sentence would have been a pretty standard thing to write.

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    There was a time not long ago where my next sentence would have been a pretty standard thing to write.

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  • Brees: 'We continue to build confidence with these wins'

    Brees: 'We continue to build confidence with these wins'

    Drew Brees threw for 331 yards in a Saints win. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees threw for 331 yards in a Saints win. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Brees threw a touchdown pass, ran for another, finishing with 331 yards passing in a 26-17 Saints victory.

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    Brees threw a touchdown pass, ran for another, finishing with 331 yards passing in a 26-17 Saints victory.

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  • Saints extend their win streak to 4 games, beat Packers 26-17

    Saints extend their win streak to 4 games, beat Packers 26-17

    Mark Ingram scored on a 12-yard touchdown run. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Mark Ingram scored on a 12-yard touchdown run. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints win streak rolls on to four games, beating the Packers on the road, 26-17.  Drew Brees threw for 331 yards in the contest, with one touchdown pass. Brees also scored on a 1-yard touchdown run, giving the Saints a 26-17 advantage. Brees connected with Brandon Coleman on a 22-yard touchdown reception. The Saints two-headed monster of Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram combined for 218 all-purpose yards. Ingram rushed for 106 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown run...

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    The Saints win streak rolls on to four games, beating the Packers on the road, 26-17.  Drew Brees threw for 331 yards in the contest, with one touchdown pass. Brees also scored on a 1-yard touchdown run, giving the Saints a 26-17 advantage. Brees connected with Brandon Coleman on a 22-yard touchdown reception. The Saints two-headed monster of Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram combined for 218 all-purpose yards. Ingram rushed for 106 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown run...

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  • Former Saints player's foundation sponsors etiquette class at J.K. Haynes Elementary School

    Former Saints player's foundation sponsors etiquette class at J.K. Haynes Elementary School

    Former Saints CB Mike McKenzie, manners instructor Carolyn Shelton, and a J.K. Haynes Elementary student at an event celebrating the end of an etiquette program sponsored by McKenzie's 34 Ways Foundation  (Source: WAFB)Former Saints CB Mike McKenzie, manners instructor Carolyn Shelton, and a J.K. Haynes Elementary student at an event celebrating the end of an etiquette program sponsored by McKenzie's 34 Ways Foundation (Source: WAFB)

    Former New Orleans Saints player, Mike McKenzie, was at J.K. Haynes Charter Elementary School Friday, October 20 to congratulate 5th and 6th grade girls who finished an etiquette program sponsored by his organization.

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    Former New Orleans Saints player, Mike McKenzie, was at J.K. Haynes Charter Elementary School Friday, October 20 to congratulate 5th and 6th grade girls who finished an etiquette program sponsored by his organization.

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  • Jim Henderson's Black & Gold Breakdown: Saints at Packers

    Jim Henderson's Black & Gold Breakdown: Saints at Packers

    There may be no more appropriate time and place for the resurgent Saints to heed Sean Payton's favorite phrase about the danger of over-confidence: "Don't eat the cheese." 

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    There may be no more appropriate time and place for the resurgent Saints to heed Sean Payton's favorite phrase about the danger of over-confidence: "Don't eat the cheese." 

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  • Saints defense prepares for the Packers without Rodgers

    Saints defense prepares for the Packers without Rodgers

    The Saints defense scored three touchdowns against the Lions. Source: Timothy EddingtonThe Saints defense scored three touchdowns against the Lions. Source: Timothy Eddington

    When a star quarterback goes down with an injury like Aaron Rodgers did Sunday against Minnesota, other star quarterbacks take notice. "That's a really unfortunate injury. The guy was playing phenomenal, and that's really tough," said Saints quarterback Drew Brees. But the show must go on, and the Packers will now turn to Brett Hundley. He's not Rodgers, but that doesn't mean he can't be effective. "You understand that Brett Hundley has been behind Aaron for the last...

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    When a star quarterback goes down with an injury like Aaron Rodgers did Sunday against Minnesota, other star quarterbacks take notice. "That's a really unfortunate injury. The guy was playing phenomenal, and that's really tough," said Saints quarterback Drew Brees. But the show must go on, and the Packers will now turn to Brett Hundley. He's not Rodgers, but that doesn't mean he can't be effective. "You understand that Brett Hundley has been behind Aaron for the last...

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  • Henderson commentary after the Saints go over .500

    Henderson commentary after the Saints go over .500

    The Saints are over .500 for the first time since 2013.The Saints are over .500 for the first time since 2013.
    It's not always whom you play, but when you play them, and with whom you play.       Sunday, a refreshed Saints team, coming off a bye, and regaining collective health. Took on a Lion team playing its last game before its bye, bruised and battered. Playing behind a porous offensive line and on one good leg, Matthew Stafford was sacked 5 times. By the end of the game he was "protected" by his third string right guard and third string left tackle.  Playing...More >>
    It's not always whom you play, but when you play them, and with whom you play.       Sunday, a refreshed Saints team, coming off a bye, and regaining collective health. Took on a Lion team playing its last game before its bye, bruised and battered. Playing behind a porous offensive line and on one good leg, Matthew Stafford was sacked 5 times. By the end of the game he was "protected" by his third string right guard and third string left tackle.  Playing...More >>
  • Saints Bringing Back Michael Mauti

    Saints Bringing Back Michael Mauti

    The Saints made a move today that was not hard to see coming.

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    The Saints made a move today that was not hard to see coming.

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  • After Further Review: Saints win game they would have lost in past

    After Further Review: Saints win game they would have lost in past

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Losing a 35-point lead to Detroit would have been absolutely devastating to the Saints. It also would’ve fallen right in line with the recent history of THIS game. 

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    Losing a 35-point lead to Detroit would have been absolutely devastating to the Saints. It also would’ve fallen right in line with the recent history of THIS game. 

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  • Saints survive scorefest against the Lions, 52-38

    Saints survive scorefest against the Lions, 52-38

    The Saints defense terrorized the Lions all day. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints defense terrorized the Lions all day. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints withstood a furious comeback by the Detroit Lions, winning a nail-biter 52-38. The Saints and Lions combined for four defensive touchdowns. The win by New Orleans puts them over .500 on the season at 3-2. The Black and Gold defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon. That set a team record for the franchise. Matt Stafford got sacked in the end zone by Alex Okafor, ball came out, and Kenny Vaccaro recovered for a touchdown, giving the Saints a 7-0 advantage.The secon...More >>
    The Saints withstood a furious comeback by the Detroit Lions, winning a nail-biter 52-38. The Saints and Lions combined for four defensive touchdowns. The win by New Orleans puts them over .500 on the season at 3-2. The Black and Gold defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon. That set a team record for the franchise. Matt Stafford got sacked in the end zone by Alex Okafor, ball came out, and Kenny Vaccaro recovered for a touchdown, giving the Saints a 7-0 advantage.The secon...More >>
  • The Saints offense primed to set an NFL record this Sunday

    The Saints offense primed to set an NFL record this Sunday

    Brees and the Saints looking to make some history in the Dome Sunday. Source: Mark LaGrangeBrees and the Saints looking to make some history in the Dome Sunday. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints are in rarefied air when comes to turning the ball over in 2017. That's because the Saints have none through four contest. The Black and Gold is one of only three teams to avoid a turnover in the first four games of a season int he NFL. The others, the 1995 Rams and 2013 Titans. Both of those squads turned the ball over in week five. Which means the Saints could make some some history against the Lions on Sunday at the Superdome. Saints Head Coach Sean Payton feels t...

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    The Saints are in rarefied air when comes to turning the ball over in 2017. That's because the Saints have none through four contest. The Black and Gold is one of only three teams to avoid a turnover in the first four games of a season int he NFL. The others, the 1995 Rams and 2013 Titans. Both of those squads turned the ball over in week five. Which means the Saints could make some some history against the Lions on Sunday at the Superdome. Saints Head Coach Sean Payton feels t...

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  • Payton on Peterson trade: 'It's a win-win'

    Payton on Peterson trade: 'It's a win-win'

    The Saints received a conditional sixth-round pick from the Cardinals. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints received a conditional sixth-round pick from the Cardinals. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Four games, that's all Adrian Peterson played for the Black and Gold. The Saints traded away the future Hall of Famer to the Cardinals on Monday. Saints Head Coach Sean Payton said it was numbers game with Peterson. "One of the challenges when you have the depth we have is having enough touches for all these guys. Both Mark (Ingram) and Alvin (Kamara) have been playing well. Adrian had a good training camp, and yet in our league we have free agency and the NFL Draft. We drafted,...

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    Four games, that's all Adrian Peterson played for the Black and Gold. The Saints traded away the future Hall of Famer to the Cardinals on Monday. Saints Head Coach Sean Payton said it was numbers game with Peterson. "One of the challenges when you have the depth we have is having enough touches for all these guys. Both Mark (Ingram) and Alvin (Kamara) have been playing well. Adrian had a good training camp, and yet in our league we have free agency and the NFL Draft. We drafted,...

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  • Saints trade Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals

    Saints trade Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals

    All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    Peterson had an underwhelming four games in New Orleans. He finished with 27 carries for 81 yards. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    Peterson had an underwhelming four games in New Orleans. He finished with 27 carries for 81 yards. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • After Further Review: 2-2 vs. 1-3 show much more than one game for Saints

    After Further Review: 2-2 vs. 1-3 show much more than one game for Saints

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    2-2 is certainly not a record to throw a parade over. But it sure beats the alternative if the Saints hadn’t gotten the job done in London against the Dolphins. 

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    2-2 is certainly not a record to throw a parade over. But it sure beats the alternative if the Saints hadn’t gotten the job done in London against the Dolphins. 

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  • Willie Snead inactive for Saints-Dolphins game

    Willie Snead inactive for Saints-Dolphins game

    Willie Snead will not play today against the Dolphins. Source: Nola.comWillie Snead will not play today against the Dolphins. Source: Nola.com

    Saints wide receiver is inactive for the Saints matchup with the Dolphins in London today. Snead was suspended the first three games of the regular season after a DUI charge. Snead worked out on the side Wednesday and Thursday at practice, and joined the team Friday for drills. Other players inactive for the game today: Quarteback Taysom Hill, linebacker Ben Heeney, cornerback Sterling Moore, left tackle Terron Armstead, defensive lineman Kendall Langford and Al-Quadin Muhamma...

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    Saints wide receiver is inactive for the Saints matchup with the Dolphins in London today. Snead was suspended the first three games of the regular season after a DUI charge. Snead worked out on the side Wednesday and Thursday at practice, and joined the team Friday for drills. Other players inactive for the game today Quarteback Taysom Hill, linebacker Ben Heeney, cornerback

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  • Gov. Edwards applauds Saints for decision regarding national anthem

    Gov. Edwards applauds Saints for decision regarding national anthem

    Source: Gov. John Bel Edwards' websiteSource: Gov. John Bel Edwards' website

    Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the following statement in response to the Saints decision to kneel as a team prior to and stand up during the National Anthem at their upcoming game. 

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    Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the following statement in response to the Saints decision to kneel as a team prior to and stand up during the National Anthem at their upcoming game. 

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  • New Orleans Saints will kneel before, then stand during the national anthem

    New Orleans Saints will kneel before, then stand during the national anthem

    Source: Lance Washington, FOX 8Source: Lance Washington, FOX 8

    Quarterback Drew Brees tweeted Friday morning that the team would kneel together before the anthem begins, but then stand together when the anthem begins.

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    Quarterback Drew Brees tweeted Friday morning that the team would kneel together before the anthem begins, but then stand together when the anthem begins.

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  • Drew Brees and Cam Jordan in communication about national anthem plans

    Drew Brees and Cam Jordan in communication about national anthem plans

    Source: Lance Washington, FOX 8Source: Lance Washington, FOX 8

    Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro said Sunday after he and 13 teammates participated in a showing of unity during the national anthem that it was not a planned act. 

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    Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro said Sunday after he and 13 teammates participated in a showing of unity during the national anthem that it was not a planned act. 

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  • Saints await return of Willie Snead in London

    Saints await return of Willie Snead in London

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    The Saints' offense looked to be in desperate need of reliable receiver Willie Snead in the team's first two games before a breakout performance against the Panthers but regardless of how they've done without the third-year wideout, he will be welcomed back for his debut Sunday against the Dolphins. 

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    The Saints' offense looked to be in desperate need of reliable receiver Willie Snead in the team's first two games before a breakout performance against the Panthers but regardless of how they've done without the third-year wideout, he will be welcomed back for his debut Sunday against the Dolphins. 

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  • Krewe of Poseidon rescinds Grand Marshal invitation to Saints players following protest

    Krewe of Poseidon rescinds Grand Marshal invitation to Saints players following protest

    Source: FOX SportsSource: FOX Sports

    The Krewe of Poseidon said that the controversy over the National Anthem protest prior to Sunday's game in Charlotte has led them to uninvite two Saints players, who agreed to be their grand marshals in next year's parade. 

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    The Krewe of Poseidon said that the controversy over the National Anthem protest prior to Sunday's game in Charlotte has led them to uninvite two Saints players, who agreed to be their grand marshals in next year's parade. 

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  • Saints fans burn memorabilia, boycott team after 10 players protest during national anthem

    Saints fans burn memorabilia, boycott team after 10 players protest during national anthem

    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    Some of the New Orleans Saints players chose to sit down during the national anthem on Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers, causing some fans to boycott the team.

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    Some of the New Orleans Saints players chose to sit down during the national anthem on Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers, causing some fans to boycott the team.

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  • Brees throws 3 TD passes, Saints win first game of the season

    Brees throws 3 TD passes, Saints win first game of the season

    Michael Thomas hauled in a 5-yard touchdown catch from Drew Brees.  (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Michael Thomas hauled in a 5-yard touchdown catch from Drew Brees. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    If the Saints wanted to keep their playoff hopes alive, yes I know it's only two games into the season, they needed a win in Carolina today. Thanks to three Drew Brees touchdown passes, the Black and Gold did just that, beating the Panthers 34-13. Brees was 22-of-29 passing, for 220 yards on the afternoon. His counterpart, Cam Newton, struggled in Charlotte going 17-of-26 passing, with a 167 yards and three interceptions. Trailing 3-0 early in the contest, Brees and the Saints went ...

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    If the Saints wanted to keep their playoff hopes alive, yes I know it's only two games into the season, they needed a win in Carolina today. Thanks to three Drew Brees touchdown passes, the Black and Gold did just that, beating the Panthers 34-13. Brees was 22-of-29 passing, for 220 yards on the afternoon. His counterpart, Cam Newton, struggled in Charlotte going 17-of-26 passing, with a 167 yards and three interceptions. Trailing 3-0 early in the contest, Brees and the Saints went ...

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  • Saints issue response to comments by President Trump

    Saints issue response to comments by President Trump, Source: Mark LaGrangeSaints issue response to comments by President Trump, Source: Mark LaGrange

    Joining a growing list of NFL teams speaking out against President Donald Trump's response to player protests around the league, the Saints and Pelicans released a joint statement from Owner Tom Benson today.

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    Joining a growing list of NFL teams speaking out against President Donald Trump's response to player protests around the league, the Saints and Pelicans released a joint statement from Owner Tom Benson today.

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  • Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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  • Source: Saints sign Darryl Tapp

    Source: Saints sign Darryl Tapp (David Grunfeld, nola.com/Times Picayune)Source: Saints sign Darryl Tapp (David Grunfeld, nola.com/Times Picayune)
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face to help boost their pass rush. A league source confirms to FOX 8 sports the team has signed Darryl Tapp. Tapp spent the entire training camp and preseason but was cut before the season began. Last season with the Saints, he finished with 0.5 sacks and 12 tackles. Through two weeks the Saints pass rush has not been effective. Coach Sean Payton said earlier in the week that the team must get better in this area. Copyright 2017 WVUE. Al...More >>
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face to help boost their pass rush. A league source confirms to FOX 8 sports the team has signed Darryl Tapp. Tapp spent the entire training camp and preseason but was cut before the season began. Last season with the Saints, he finished with 0.5 sacks and 12 tackles. Through two weeks the Saints pass rush has not been effective. Coach Sean Payton said earlier in the week that the team must get better in this area. Copyright 2017 WVUE. Al...More >>
  • Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)

    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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  • Vaccaro doesn't know why he was benched in Patriots game

    Vaccaro doesn't know why he was benched in Patriots game

    Kenny Vaccaro's benching remains a mystery to him. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Kenny Vaccaro's benching remains a mystery to him. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    One of the major storylines to develop in the Saints 36-20 loss to New England, was the fact that the Saints benched safety Kenny Vaccaro midway through the game. Now after the game, Vaccaro said he didn't know why he was benched. Twenty-four hours later he still doesn't. 

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    One of the major storylines to develop in the Saints 36-20 loss to New England, was the fact that the Saints benched safety Kenny Vaccaro midway through the game. Now after the game, Vaccaro said he didn't know why he was benched. Twenty-four hours later he still doesn't. 

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