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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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  • Jim Henderson Commentary: September games recently haunt the Saints

    Jim Henderson Commentary: September games recently haunt the Saints

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    Drew Brees admits he resolutely prefers to see the Saints' season through rose-colored glasses. Saints fans prefer to see the Saints season through glasses of rose, especially now...now and again. 

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    Drew Brees admits he resolutely prefers to see the Saints' season through rose-colored glasses. Saints fans prefer to see the Saints season through glasses of rose, especially now...now and again. 

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  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Greg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.comGreg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.com
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...More >>
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...More >>
  • Juan's World: Where'd the offense go?

    Juan's World: Where'd the offense go?

    Adrian Peterson and Mark Ingram combined for 102 total yards and no scores. (Source: Mark LaGrange)Adrian Peterson and Mark Ingram combined for 102 total yards and no scores. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    Welcome in to Juan's World and I don't recognize this Saints team. Let me be more specific. I don't recognize this offense. 

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    Welcome in to Juan's World and I don't recognize this Saints team. Let me be more specific. I don't recognize this offense. 

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  • After Further Review: Lopsided losses make this slow start different for Saints

    After Further Review: Lopsided losses make this slow start different for Saints

    Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski racked up a 116 yards receiving and a TD against the Saints defense. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski racked up a 116 yards receiving and a TD against the Saints defense. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    At this point, the Saints at 0-2 should shock no one. September slow starts have become the norm for this team. The Saints are now 1-11 since 2014 in September games, and have followed an all-too-familiar script in why they can’t seem to get the job done early in the season. 

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    At this point, the Saints at 0-2 should shock no one. September slow starts have become the norm for this team. The Saints are now 1-11 since 2014 in September games, and have followed an all-too-familiar script in why they can’t seem to get the job done early in the season. 

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  • Kenny Vaccaro lands himself in coach Payton's doghouse

    Kenny Vaccaro lands himself in coach Payton's doghouse

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Last week it was Adrian Peterson. Now, it's Kenny Vaccaro getting into it with coach Payton on the sideline.

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    Last week it was Adrian Peterson. Now, it's Kenny Vaccaro getting into it with coach Payton on the sideline.

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  • Brees: 'We only have one way to go and that's up'

    Brees: 'We only have one way to go and that's up'

    Brees threw two touchdown passes, one went to Brandon Coleman. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Brees threw two touchdown passes, one went to Brandon Coleman. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    Drew Brees went 27-of-45 passing for 356 yards, and two touchdown passes against the Patriots, but that wasn't even close to enough for a win. 

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    Drew Brees went 27-of-45 passing for 356 yards, and two touchdown passes against the Patriots, but that wasn't even close to enough for a win. 

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  • Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Tom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrangeTom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrange

    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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  • Saints start the season 0-2 for the 4th year in a row

    Saints start the season 0-2 for the 4th year in a row

    Tom Brady threw for 447 yards against the Saints defense. Source: Mark LaGrangeTom Brady threw for 447 yards against the Saints defense. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Tom Brady put on a clinic against the Saints defense, giving the Patriots a 36-20 victory of the Black and Gold. Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing yards.   A more disturbing stat for the Saints, their futility early in the campaign. This the fourth season in a row they've started the season 0-2, and are now 1-11 in the first month of the season over those four years. "We just finished talking about the sprint that we're in here...

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    Tom Brady put on a clinic against the Saints defense, giving the Patriots a 36-20 victory of the Black and Gold. Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing yards.   A more disturbing stat for the Saints, their futility early in the campaign. This the fourth season in a row they've started the season 0-2, and are now 1-11 in the first month of the season over those four years. "We just finished talking about the sprint that we're in here...

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  • LIVE COVERAGE: Patriots vs. Saints updates here

    LIVE COVERAGE: Patriots vs. Saints updates here

    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8

    Live Blog: Saints vs Patriots  

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    Live Blog: Saints vs Patriots  

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  • After Further Review: The Adrian Peterson story that matters

    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)

    It was the stare that captured national headlines. But the truth is whatever happened between Adrian Peterson and Sean Payton Monday night was the most insignificant storyline stemming from their loss to Minnesota.

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    It was the stare that captured national headlines. But the truth is whatever happened between Adrian Peterson and Sean Payton Monday night was the most insignificant storyline stemming from their loss to Minnesota.

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  • Zach Strief among inactives for Saints-Patriots

    Zach Strief among inactives for Saints-Patriots

    Zach Strief is out for today's game vs. New England (Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)Zach Strief is out for today's game vs. New England (Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)
    As expected, Zach Strief will not suit up for the Saints today. The right tackle missed practice all week, and could miss more than one game for the Saints with a right knee injury. Other inactives for today's game: linebacker Stephone Anthony, quarterback Taysom Hill, cornerback Ken Crawley, wide receiver Austin Carr, left tackle Terron Armstead, and defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
    As expected, Zach Strief will not suit up for the Saints today. The right tackle missed practice all week, and could miss more than one game for the Saints with a right knee injury. Other inactives for today's game: linebacker Stephone Anthony, quarterback Taysom Hill, cornerback Ken Crawley, wide receiver Austin Carr, left tackle Terron Armstead, and defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Report: Teams engaged in trade talks with Saints for Kenny Vaccaro

    Report: Teams engaged in trade talks for Vaccaro (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)Report: Teams engaged in trade talks for Vaccaro (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)
    Some NFL teams have engaged in trade talks with the Saints for safety Kenny Vaccaro, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. His tweet said the Saints are overloaded at safety and that a trade is possible. Currently, the team has Vaccaro, Marcus Williams, Vonn Bell, Rafael Bush and Chris Banjo at the position. Vaccaro is in his fifth and final year of his rookie contract and could potentially have some value on the trade market. He had six tackles against the Vikings l...More >>
    Some NFL teams have engaged in trade talks with the Saints for safety Kenny Vaccaro, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. His tweet said the Saints are overloaded at safety and that a trade is possible. Currently, the team has Vaccaro, Marcus Williams, Vonn Bell, Rafael Bush and Chris Banjo at the position. Vaccaro is in his fifth and final year of his rookie contract and could potentially have some value on the trade market. He had six tackles against the Vikings l...More >>
  • Armstead, Strief out vs. Patriots

    Zach Strief is out for Sunday vs. New England (Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)Zach Strief is out for Sunday vs. New England (Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)

    The Saints final injury report for Sunday is out and, as expected, tackles Terron Armstead and Zach Strief are both out. Nate Stupar, Stephone Anthony and Trey Hendrickson are all listed as questionable.  The Patriots seem to be much more banged up for Sunday. Dont'a Hightower, Danny Amendola, Matt Slater and Vincent Valentine are all out for the Patriots. Marcus Cannon, Nate Ebner and Devin McCourty are all questionable. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. 

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    The Saints final injury report for Sunday is out and, as expected, tackles Terron Armstead and Zach Strief are both out. Nate Stupar, Stephone Anthony and Trey Hendrickson are all listed as questionable.  The Patriots seem to be much more banged up for Sunday. Dont'a Hightower, Danny Amendola, Matt Slater and Vincent Valentine are all out for the Patriots. Marcus Cannon, Nate Ebner and Devin McCourty are all questionable. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. 

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  • Saints fans face new security measures at Superdome

    Saints fans face new security measures at Superdome

    Saints fans will face some new security this season. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Saints fans will face some new security this season. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The New Orleans Saints hit the practice field today preparing for the reigning Super Bowl champions coming to town this weekend. 

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    The New Orleans Saints hit the practice field today preparing for the reigning Super Bowl champions coming to town this weekend. 

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  • Jim Henderson's Black & Gold Breakdown: Week 2 - Patriots at Saints

    Jim Henderson's Black & Gold Breakdown: Week 2 - Patriots at Saints

    At 40 and 38 years old, Tom Brady and Drew Brees are the oldest quarterbacks in the NFL. Both are coming off great years. Each has said he wants to play till he's 45. Each appeared to be ageless as their 2016 seasons concluded. But Father Time sacks all of us eventually. 

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    At 40 and 38 years old, Tom Brady and Drew Brees are the oldest quarterbacks in the NFL. Both are coming off great years. Each has said he wants to play till he's 45. Each appeared to be ageless as their 2016 seasons concluded. But Father Time sacks all of us eventually. 

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  • Final Word: Saints cornerback questions

    Final Word: Saints cornerback questions

    Source: Edwin GoodeSource: Edwin Goode

    The Saints' season-opening loss to Minnesota saw Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford post a career-high quarterback rating of 143.0 while receiver Adam Thielen collected the second-most receiving yards of his career and fellow wideout Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for just the second time in his career.

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    The Saints' season-opening loss to Minnesota saw Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford post a career-high quarterback rating of 143.0 while receiver Adam Thielen collected the second-most receiving yards of his career and fellow wideout Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for just the second time in his career.

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  • Brees vs. Brady, Round 3

    Brees vs. Brady, Round 3

    Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field for the third time Sunday. Nola.comDrew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field for the third time Sunday. Nola.com

    For the third time in their NFL careers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field when the Saints host the Patriots Sunday.  In 2013, the Patriots won a close contest 30-27 at New England. In 2009, the Black and Gold blew out the Pats, 38-17, on their way to a Super Bowl title. Both Brees (38 years old) and Brady (40 years old) have spoken openly about playing into their mid-40's. So this might not be the final time they face-off on the football field. "Well it doe...

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    For the third time in their NFL careers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field when the Saints host the Patriots Sunday.  In 2013, the Patriots won a close contest 30-27 at New England. In 2009, the Black and Gold blew out the Pats, 38-17, on their way to a Super Bowl title. Both Brees (38 years old) and Brady (40 years old) have spoken openly about playing into their mid-40's. So this might not be the final time they face-off on the football field. "Well it doe...

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  • Armstead and Strief miss practice for Saints

    Zach Strief missed practice Wednesday. (Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)Zach Strief missed practice Wednesday. (Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)
    The Saints appear to be getting healthier. Zach Strief and Terron Armstead were the only players that missed practice Wednesday. Nate Stupar, Stephone Anthony and Trey Hendrickson were all limited. Stupar, Anthony and Hendrickson all missed Monday's game against the Vikings. Strief reportedly has an MCL sprain, while Armstead is still recovering from a shoulder injury. Both are expected to be out a few more weeks.  Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Saints appear to be getting healthier. Zach Strief and Terron Armstead were the only players that missed practice Wednesday. Nate Stupar, Stephone Anthony and Trey Hendrickson were all limited. Stupar, Anthony and Hendrickson all missed Monday's game against the Vikings. Strief reportedly has an MCL sprain, while Armstead is still recovering from a shoulder injury. Both are expected to be out a few more weeks.  Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Brees on Belichick: They're going to have a specific plan for you

    Brees on Belichick: They're going to have a specific plan for you

    Drew Brees knows the challenge the Patriots present. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees knows the challenge the Patriots present. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The challenge certainly doesn't get any easier for the Saints. On a quick turnaround, they welcome the defending Super Bowl champs to town with arguably the greatest quarterback and head coach in NFL history. Drew Brees shed some light on what it's like to match wits against Bill Belichick. 

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    The challenge certainly doesn't get any easier for the Saints. On a quick turnaround, they welcome the defending Super Bowl champs to town with arguably the greatest quarterback and head coach in NFL history. Drew Brees shed some light on what it's like to match wits against Bill Belichick. 

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  • Final Word: Tough to trade Adrian Peterson now

    Final Word: Tough to trade Adrian Peterson now

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Monday night's loss in Minnesota, featuring an exchange between Sean Payton and Adrian Peterson that both men said was not heated, has left some Saints fans dissatisfied with the offseason signing of the future Hall of Fame running back. 

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    Monday night's loss in Minnesota, featuring an exchange between Sean Payton and Adrian Peterson that both men said was not heated, has left some Saints fans dissatisfied with the offseason signing of the future Hall of Fame running back. 

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  • A youth movement is arising with the Saints

    A youth movement is arising with the Saints

    Alex Anzalone started at linebacker for the Saints.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alex Anzalone started at linebacker for the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    A big criticism of the Saints in the last few years is all the misses they've endured in the NFL Draft. Well, in 2017 it appears they hit on a lot of picks if you watched the Vikings game. Rookies starting in Minnesota: First-round pick Marshon Lattimore at cornerback, the Black and Gold's other first-rounder Ryan Ramczyk at left tackle, at free safety Marcus Williams, and linebacker Alex Anzalone.  Ramczyk is filling in for Terron Armstead on the offensive line. The ...More >>
    A big criticism of the Saints in the last few years is all the misses they've endured in the NFL Draft. Well, in 2017 it appears they hit on a lot of picks if you watched the Vikings game. Rookies starting in Minnesota: First-round pick Marshon Lattimore at cornerback, the Black and Gold's other first-rounder Ryan Ramczyk at left tackle, at free safety Marcus Williams, and linebacker Alex Anzalone.  Ramczyk is filling in for Terron Armstead on the offensive line. The ...More >>
  • Saints lined up a player short on first defensive snap of Vikings game

    Saints lined up a player short on first defensive snap of Vikings game

    The Saints defense lined up only 10 players on their first play from scrimmage. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints defense lined up only 10 players on their first play from scrimmage. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Listen, one play doesn't make a whole game, especially the first play from scrimmage. But it doesn't bode well for the Saints defensive unit lining up a player short on the first snap against the Vikings. “It’s the communication that goes on between base and nickel. Without singling anyone out, we didn’t get it communicated clear enough. Fortunately, it didn’t end up hurting us on that specific play," said Saints Head Coach Sean Payton. The play netted f...More >>
    Listen, one play doesn't make a whole game, especially the first play from scrimmage. But it doesn't bode well for the Saints defensive unit lining up a player short on the first snap against the Vikings. “It’s the communication that goes on between base and nickel. Without singling anyone out, we didn’t get it communicated clear enough. Fortunately, it didn’t end up hurting us on that specific play," said Saints Head Coach Sean Payton. The play netted f...More >>
  • Jim Henderson Commentary: Saints fall to Vikings in season opener

    Jim Henderson Commentary: Saints fall to Vikings in season opener

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    New Orleans is a drinking town. It doesn't take much encouragement for us to do so. Just a couple of meaningless pre-season wins has us lifting our glasses of Kook-Aid to a new season and the improvements we saw just just enough of to be certain they would be in full display come the regular season.  

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    New Orleans is a drinking town. It doesn't take much encouragement for us to do so. Just a couple of meaningless pre-season wins has us lifting our glasses of Kook-Aid to a new season and the improvements we saw just just enough of to be certain they would be in full display come the regular season.  

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  • Jim Henderson's Black & Gold Rewind: Week 1 continues September struggles

    Jim Henderson's Black & Gold Rewind: Week 1 continues September struggles

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Monday night's 29-19 loss in Minnesota marks the eighth straight September game that the New Orleans Saints have lost, a streak that FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson sees as a sign of more trouble on the horizon.

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    Monday night's 29-19 loss in Minnesota marks the eighth straight September game that the New Orleans Saints have lost, a streak that FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson sees as a sign of more trouble on the horizon.

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  • Payton and Peterson deny heated exchange

    Payton and Peterson deny heated exchange

    Adrian Peterson finished with six carries for 18 yards. Source: ESPNAdrian Peterson finished with six carries for 18 yards. Source: ESPN

    After the game all of the buzz was about what appeared to be a heated sideline exchange between Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and running back Adrian Peterson. Both men addressed it after the game.  "No, I would tell you if we were in a heated exchange. So why don't you ask him. He was into it, we were all into it. There was none that I could recall, and I'm being honest," said Payton. "There's no issue. I don't know what clip you're talking about. That's what pe...

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    After the game all of the buzz was about what appeared to be a heated sideline exchange between Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and running back Adrian Peterson. Both men addressed it after the game.  "No, I would tell you if we were in a heated exchange. So why don't you ask him. He was into it, we were all into it. There was none that I could recall, and I'm being honest," said Payton. "There's no issue. I don't know what clip you're talking about. That's what pe...

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  • After Further Review: Same ol' start for the Saints

    After Further Review: Same ol' start for the Saints

    Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for the Vikings. Source: Nola.comStefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for the Vikings. Source: Nola.com

    0-1. The reality is, it's the exact same record as 14 other teams in the NFL right now. Technically, it's only one game from the  best record in the NFL. It truly is just one of 16 games.  So why does it feel so different for the Saints? Maybe because it actually feels exactly the same. Four straight years the Saints have lost their season opener.  "It's just one game," Drew Brees said afterward.  That's what fans want so desperately to believe. ...

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    0-1. The reality is, it's the exact same record as 14 other teams in the NFL right now. Technically, it's only one game from the  best record in the NFL. It truly is just one of 16 games.  So why does it feel so different for the Saints? Maybe because it actually feels exactly the same. Four straight years the Saints have lost their season opener.  "It's just one game," Drew Brees said afterward.  That's what fans want so desperately to believe. ...

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  • Juan's World: Saints fall flat in opener

    Brees finished 27-of-37 passing, 291 yards, 1 TD. Source: Nola.comBrees finished 27-of-37 passing, 291 yards, 1 TD. Source: Nola.com

    Welcome in to Juan's World and honestly, I saw this coming. I saw this disappointing start to the season coming for the Saints because what Minnesota does so well, the Saints struggle to stop. 

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    Welcome in to Juan's World and honestly, I saw this coming. I saw this disappointing start to the season coming for the Saints because what Minnesota does so well, the Saints struggle to stop. 

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  • Who Dats disappointed with Saints offense, defense after Week 1 loss

    Who Dats disappointed with Saints offense, defense after Week 1 loss

    New Orleans Saints fans walked away from Monday night's loss disappointed with the effort on both sides of the ball.

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    New Orleans Saints fans walked away from Monday night's loss disappointed with the effort on both sides of the ball.

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  • Bradford throws 3 TD passes, Saints fall in opener 29-19

    Bradford throws 3 TD passes, Saints fall in opener 29-19

    Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdown passes in the first half. Source: Nola.comStefon Diggs hauled in two touchdown passes in the first half. Source: Nola.com
    All preseason we kept hearing how improved the Saints defense appeared to be. Well the main word in that sentence, preseason. In the first game of the regular season, the Black and Gold defense left Minnesota black and blue. The unit surrendered three touchdown passes to Sam Bradford, falling to 0-1 in 2017, with a 29-19 loss. Much of the talk pregame centered around the return of Adrian Peterson to Minnesota. The future Hall-of-Famer handled the first carry of the game, and fin...More >>
    All preseason we kept hearing how improved the Saints defense appeared to be. Well the main word in that sentence, preseason. In the first game of the regular season, the Black and Gold defense left Minnesota black and blue. The unit surrendered three touchdown passes to Sam Bradford, falling to 0-1 in 2017, with a 29-19 loss. Much of the talk pregame centered around the return of Adrian Peterson to Minnesota. The future Hall-of-Famer handled the first carry of the game, and fin...More >>
  • At the half, Saints trail by 10 points in Peterson's return to Minnesota

    At the half, Saints trail by 10 points in Peterson's return to Minnesota

    Adrian Peterson carried the ball 4 times for 14 yards after one half in his return to Minnesota. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Adrian Peterson carried the ball 4 times for 14 yards after one half in his return to Minnesota. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    It's been 11 long years since the Saints opened the regular season with a road win. In 2006, Sean Payton's first as head coach, the Who-Dats won 19-14 in Cleveland. After one half in Minnesota, there's no telling if that streak could continue or end, but it's not looking good, the Saints trail 16-6. 

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    It's been 11 long years since the Saints opened the regular season with a road win. In 2006, Sean Payton's first as head coach, the Who-Dats won 19-14 in Cleveland. After one half in Minnesota, there's no telling if that streak could continue or end, but it's not looking good, the Saints trail 16-6. 

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  • Stephone Anthony, Ken Crawley among inactives for Saints vs. Vikings

    Stephone Anthony, Ken Crawley among inactives for Saints vs. Vikings

    Stephone Anthony is inactive for Vikings game. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Stephone Anthony is inactive for Vikings game. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Linebacker Stephone Anthony, and cornerback Ken Crawley are among seven inactives for the Saints-Vikings game. 

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    Linebacker Stephone Anthony, and cornerback Ken Crawley are among seven inactives for the Saints-Vikings game. 

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  • After Further Review: Why getting to 1-0 is so important for Saints

    After Further Review: Why getting to 1-0 is so important for Saints

    Adrian Peterson played 10 years for the Vikings. Source: Mark LaGrangeAdrian Peterson played 10 years for the Vikings. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints have not had a winning record in nearly four years. 

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    The Saints have not had a winning record in nearly four years.

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  • Henderson: 'Everybody is uncertain at every level of the Saints organization'

    Henderson: 'Everybody is uncertain at every level of the Saints organization'

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    As the Saints look for their second season-opening win of the season since 2011 Monday night in Minnesota, FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson senses apprehension about the 2017 season and its ramifications.

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    As the Saints look for their second season-opening win of the season since 2011 Monday night in Minnesota, FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson senses apprehension about the 2017 season and its ramifications.

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  • Jim Henderson: 'Mark Ingram is still your number one running back'

    Jim Henderson: 'Mark Ingram is still your number one running back'

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints find themselves on a national spotlight as they start the season in prime time with new signing Adrian Peterson.

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    The Saints find themselves on a national spotlight as they start the season in prime time with new signing Adrian Peterson.

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  • Juan's World: Prediction time for the Saints

    Drew Brees knows how much a fast start means to his team. (Source: WVUE)Drew Brees knows how much a fast start means to his team. (Source: WVUE)

    Welcome in to Juan's World and what say YOU about this Saints season? Got them finishing with a playoff spot? I sure do. In fact, I'm predicting a 10-6 finish, which will get them the wild card. 

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    Welcome in to Juan's World and what say YOU about this Saints season? Got them finishing with a playoff spot? I sure do. In fact, I'm predicting a 10-6 finish, which will get them the wild card. 

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  • Saints will stay aggressive on offense, no matter the opponent

    Saints will stay aggressive on offense, no matter the opponent

    Drew Brees enters his 12th season with the Black and Gold. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees enters his 12th season with the Black and Gold. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota is where the Saints will open their season Monday night. The Black and Gold will face a Vikings defense that thrives on takeaways. 

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    US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota is where the Saints will open their season Monday night. The Black and Gold will face a Vikings defense that thrives on takeaways. 

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  • Report: Eagles sending 7th-rd. pick for Dorenbos trade

    Report: Eagles sending 7th-rd. pick for Dorenbos trade

    Jon Dorenbos needs open heart surgery. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Jon Dorenbos needs open heart surgery. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    On Friday, the Saints announced long snapper Jon Dorenbos would undergo open heart surgery after a team doctor discovered he had an aortic aneurysm. Dorenbos was acquired from the Eagles in a trade, so the Saints felt they would get additional compensation after the discovery. A report by Howard Eskin today, says the Eagles sent the 2019 seventh-round pick to the Saints. I'm told #eagles gave back 7th round pick to #saints from Jon Dorenbos trade. health of Dorenbos most important...More >>
    On Friday, the Saints announced long snapper Jon Dorenbos would undergo open heart surgery after a team doctor discovered he had an aortic aneurysm. Dorenbos was acquired from the Eagles in a trade, so the Saints felt they would get additional compensation after the discovery. A report by Howard Eskin today, says the Eagles sent the 2019 seventh-round pick to the Saints. I'm told #eagles gave back 7th round pick to #saints from Jon Dorenbos trade. health of Dorenbos most important...More >>
  • Stupar, Hendrickson out for Saints season opener

    Stupar, Hendrickson out for Saints season opener

    Nate Stupar was a nice addition to the Saints defense in 2016. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Nate Stupar was a nice addition to the Saints defense in 2016. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Several Saints continue to battle injuries into their Monday Night Football season opener. 

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    Several Saints continue to battle injuries into their Monday Night Football season opener. 

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  • Saints waive running back Daniel Lasco

    Saints waive running back Daniel Lasco

    Saints waived running back Daniel Lasco.Saints waived running back Daniel Lasco.
    The Saints have waived running back Daniel Lasco. The Saints drafted Lasco in the seventh round a season ago. In 2016, he finished with 11 carries for 32 yards and two receptions for 11 yards. He was primarily used on special teams in the seven games he was active. The move is the corresponding transaction to the team resigning tackle Bryce Harris. The Saints also released tight end John Phillips off injured reserve with an injury settlement. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Saints have waived running back Daniel Lasco. The Saints drafted Lasco in the seventh round a season ago. In 2016, he finished with 11 carries for 32 yards and two receptions for 11 yards. He was primarily used on special teams in the seven games he was active. The move is the corresponding transaction to the team resigning tackle Bryce Harris. The Saints also released tight end John Phillips off injured reserve with an injury settlement. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Chase Daniel upgraded in Saints injury report

    Chase Daniel upgraded in Saints injury report

    Stephone Anthony was listed as limited on the Saints practice report. (Source: Nola.com)Stephone Anthony was listed as limited on the Saints practice report. (Source: Nola.com)
    The Saints released their Friday injury report and the biggest change was from backup quarterback, Chase Daniel. Daniel was a full participant after being limited on Thursday. The rest of the report remained the same. Stephone Anthony was limited with ankle injury; Terron Armstead (shoulder), Trey Hendrickson (illness), Nate Stupar (hamstring) and Jon Dorenbos (illness) did not participate. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Saints released their Friday injury report and the biggest change was from backup quarterback, Chase Daniel. Daniel was a full participant after being limited on Thursday. The rest of the report remained the same. Stephone Anthony was limited with ankle injury; Terron Armstead (shoulder), Trey Hendrickson (illness), Nate Stupar (hamstring) and Jon Dorenbos (illness) did not participate. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Concerns about Saints offense: Final Word responses on Game Plan, Week 1

    Concerns about Saints offense: Final Word responses on Game Plan, Week 1

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    You've got questions? We've got answers.

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  • Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos needs heart surgery

    Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos needs heart surgery

    The Saints acquired Dorenbos in a trade with Philadelphia. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints acquired Dorenbos in a trade with Philadelphia. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Head Coach Sean Payton said team doctors discovered an aorta aneurysm in a follow up physical.

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    Head Coach Sean Payton said team doctors discovered an aorta aneurysm in a follow up physical.

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