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Saints-Falcons Fantasy Matchup to Watch

Lauren Carpenter discusses what to do if you missed the fantasy playoffs and which game could be the most telling among the Week 13 matchups. (Junfu Han via Imagn Content Services, LLC) Go to Source ...

PFF: Marcus Williams ranks 4th-best in tackling efficiency in 2020

New Orleans Saints safety Marcus Williams has caught heat for his missed tackles, but Pro Football Focus is encouraged by his 2020 stats. Go to Source ...

Marcus Davenport (concussion) added to updated Saints-Falcons injury report

The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons updated their injury reports on Thursday, with Marcus Davenport and Julio Jones not at practice. Go to Source ...

Week 13: How to survive and advance in your knockout pool

Week 13: How to survive and advance in your knockout pool Go to Source ...

Saints-Falcons Preview

The New Orleans Saints can’t wait to have Drew Brees taking snaps again. The Saints (9-2) have won two straight games since Brees went down with a rib injury, stretching their overall winning streak to eight in a row heading into Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. The Saints can clinch a playoff spot with ...

Matchup of division leaders isn’t quite what you’d expect

In this strangest of NFL seasons in this weirdest of years, here’s a matchup of division leaders you wouldn’t expect: Seattle hosting the New York Giants. New York is 4-7, has yet to beat a team with a winning record, and enters the most difficult portion of its schedule. ”If you win your division, you ...

Saints doing just fine with Brees sidelined again by injury

The New Orleans Saints can’t wait to have Drew Brees taking snaps again. The Saints (9-2) have won two straight games since Brees went down with a rib injury, stretching their overall winning streak to eight in a row heading into Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. The Saints can clinch a playoff spot with ...

Marcus Davenport misses practice with concussion

The Saints added defensive end Marcus Davenport to the injury report with a concussion Thursday. He did not practice. That would seem to put his availability for Sunday’s game against the Falcons in doubt. Running back Alvin Kamara (foot) and receiver Michael Thomas (ankle) remained limited. The Saints likely will continue to be deliberate in ...

2020 NFL’s Week 13: Previews, TV networks and kickoff times for Sunday’s games

Here’s a look at Week 13’s Sunday matchups, including the broadcasting TV network for each game. You can also livestream games within your market on the Yahoo Sports App. Go to Source ...

Steelers, Chiefs, Saints closing in on playoff spots

The unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers and the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs are closing in on clinching their respective divisions going into Week 13. The Steelers, who are 11-0, can wrap up the AFC North with a win over Washington on Monday night and a Browns loss against Tennessee on Sunday. The Steelers can clinch a ...

Worth the wait: Steelers keep top spot in AP Pro32 poll

For the Pittsburgh Steelers, getting to 11-0 was worth the wait. The Steelers, off to their best start in franchise history, beat their bitter AFC North rivals Ravens 19-14 on Wednesday in a game moved three times because of a COVID-19 outbreak that left Baltimore short-handed. The Steelers maintained their top spot in the latest ...

Week 13 Fantasy Football Bold Predictions: Taysom Hill in for surprising test

Taysom Hill has four rushing TDs in two starts for the Saints, but he could be in for a tougher-than-expected challenge vs. the Falcons. Our analysts reveal their Week 13 surprises. Go to Source ...

Rams have plenty of emergency QB options if one is ever needed

Cam Akers was a high school quarterback, while Johnny Hekker has thrown 22 passes in the NFL. Go to Source ...

After beating 31 NFL teams, Sean Payton jokes he deserves blame for a Saints loss, too

After beating the Broncos, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton joined an exclusive club of coaches who have beaten every team but their own Go to Source ...

Week 13 Fantasy Football Rankings: QB

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 13’s top quarterback plays. (Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Pro Bowl voting: Bucs’ Carlton Davis passes Marshon Lattimore after giving up 3 TD’s

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Carlton Davis earned more Pro Bowl votes than Saints CB Marshon Lattimore after allowing 211 yards to Tyreek Hill. Go to Source ...

PFF predicts Jags to sign TE Jonnu Smith, safety Marcus Williams from 2021 free agent class

The Jags will have the most cap space in the league in 2021 and PFF believes they could get some quality players in the process. Go to Source ...

YouTube announces lineup for discussions on racial justice

Mark Cuban, Anthony Anderson and Skylar Diggins-Smith will take part in a series of panel discussions on YouTube that are focused on racial justice. The video-sharing platform announced the lineup on Thursday for “Bear Witness, Take Action 2.” Go to Source ...

Seahawks keeping Danny Etling separate from Russell Wilson, Geno Smith

Following the circumstances in Denver this past week that saw the Broncos play the New Orleans Saints without any of their quarterbacks able to play due to COVID-19 procedures, teams across the NFL are adjusting to make sure they aren’t caught in a similar circumstance moving forward. Count the Seattle Seahawks among the teams that ...

Saints fielding elite defense during surge to top of NFC

Saints defensive back C.J. Gardner-Johnson and defensive end Cameron Jordan see the significance of New Orleans’ No. 1 defensive ranking in much the same way. Saints opponents have been scoring few points lately and hardly getting in the end zone at all. Go to Source ...

Saints try out a few offensive linemen after losing players to COVID-19 reserve

With left tackle Terron Armstead on the COVID-19 reserve, the New Orleans Saints tried out veteran free agents Brady Aiello and O’Shea Dugas Go to Source ...

Saints vs. Falcons injury report: Janoris Jenkins among 4 DNP’s

The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons released their initial Week 13 injury reports following their Wednesday practice sessions. Go to Source ...

Lock returns to practice, apologizes again for COVID-19 slip

Many viewers cringed at Denver’s ugly loss to the Saints behind a rookie receiver pressed into duty because every Broncos quarterback was barred by the NFL over coronavirus concerns. Among them was Drew Lock. ”It hurt my heart, hurt my soul,” the Broncos starter said Wednesday. Go to Source ...

Saints have 3 paths to clinching a playoff berth in Week 13

The New Orleans Saints could clinch a playoff berth in Week 13 by defeating the Atlanta Falcons and getting help from the Detroit Lions. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints, Pelicans score Christmas Day double-header

Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans will play the Miami Heat before the Saints kick off with the Minnesota Vikings on Christmas day Go to Source ...

NFL Week 13 picks: How far can the Saints go with Taysom Hill?

We were too focused on Denver last week to worry about the Saints’ quiet passing day. Go to Source ...

Cardinals still holding on to final wild-card berth in NFC playoff race

They didn’t lose ground in Week 12 but have a very important game this weekend against the L.A. Rams. Go to Source ...

Broncos activate 3 QBs following COVID-19 rules violations

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles will be allowed to rejoin their teammates at practice Wednesday after the Denver Broncos activated them from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday. Go to Source ...

Stars, Studs, and Duds, Week 12: Saints vs. Broncos standouts

The New Orleans Saints defeated the Denver Broncos with help from Latavius Murray and Demario Davis, despite Taysom Hill’s ugly moments. Go to Source ...

The Athletic suggests Saints as a prime Matthew Stafford trade destination

The Athletic’s Mike Sando listed the New Orleans Saints among a group of teams that make sense for Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford. Go to Source ...

Jonathan Vilma to join Fox Sports broadcast for Saints vs. Falcons

Retired New Orleans Jonathan Vilma will be in the Fox Sports broadcast booth for Week 13’s matchup between the Saints and Atlanta Falcons. Go to Source ...

Week 13 fantasy football rankings: Quarterbacks

Our fantasy football analysts reveal their quarterback rankings for Week 13, when Taysom Hill will be looking to deliver another big game against the Atlanta Falcons. Go to Source ...

The case for (and against) the Saints reuniting with Kenny Stills

The Houston Texans waived wide receiver Kenny Stills, who is now a prized free agent. The New Orleans Saints should look for a reunion. Go to Source ...

Report: Saints rookie WR Marquez Callaway diagnosed with minor knee sprain

The New Orleans Saints could be without wide receiver Marquez Callaway, who was lucky to avoid a season-ending knee injury vs. the Broncos. Go to Source ...

Surging Falcons to test Saints while Brees is injured

ATLANTA (3-6) at NEW ORLEANS (7-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Saints by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Falcons 4-5; Saints 4-5 SERIES RECORD — Falcons lead 53-49 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Falcons 26-18 on Nov. 28, 2019 in Atlanta LAST WEEK — Falcons had bye, beat Broncos 34-27 in ...

Column: Broncos could have avoided quarterback quagmire

The Denver Broncos could have avoided the quarterback quagmire they got stuck in over the weekend had they only embraced the notion of a ”quarantined QB” that was championed by the likes of the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles last summer. Coach Vic Fangio deemed as overkill that pandemic precaution back in training camp. Go ...

Saints’ depth, adaptability on display during win streak

As far as Saints coach Sean Payton is concerned, there were meaningful storylines coming out of New Orleans’ lopsided victory at Denver that had nothing to do with the Broncos being forced to play without a true NFL quarterback. The Saints, after all, scored 31 points against a Denver defense that was not similarly short-handed. ...

Saints defenders tip their hats to Broncos WR-turned-QB Kendall Hinton

New Orleans Saints defenders had to tip their hats to Denver Broncos WR-turned-QB Kendall Hinton, who made the most of an awful situation. Go to Source ...

Drew Lock could end up paying biggest price for QB quagmire

Their quarantined quarterback quartette sure left the Denver Broncos in, shall we say, quite the quagmire. The NFL made the Broncos play without any QBs Sunday, and their 31-3 loss to the Saints serves as a embarrassing example for other teams not to violate the NFL’s COVID-19 mitigation measures. The Broncos (4-7) are expected to ...

Falcons show plenty of pride after 0-5 start, coach change

After losing their first five games and firing the head coach, the Atlanta Falcons had every reason to throw in the towel on this season. The Falcons (4-7) are riding high after their best showing yet, a 43-6 dismantling of the Las Vegas Raiders that included standout performances from pretty much every phase of the ...

Del Mar punishes trainers Bob Baffert and Val Brinkeroff for medication violations

Trainer Bob Baffert was fined and trainer Val Brinkeroff was suspended for 45 days by Del Mar stewards for medication violations. Go to Source ...

NFL Week 12: Saints on top of the NFC playoff picture before MNF

The New Orleans Saints retained their grip on the top seed in the NFC playoff picture, ahead of the Packers, Seahawks, and Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

NFL Week 12: How to watch, wager, and stream Saints at Broncos

The New Orleans Saints will kick off with the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday during Week 12 of the 2020 NFL season. Go to Source ...

NFL announces Saturday tripleheader for Week 16, featuring Bucs, Cardinals, Dolphins

If you’re all Christmas’ed out, the NFL invites you to spend nearly 12 hours on the couch watching football on Dec. 26. Go to Source ...

Alvin Kamara’s Taysom Hill Problem

Patrick Daugherty breaks down all of Week 12’s biggest storylines, including Alvin Kamara’s slump. (Derick Hingle-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

BetMGM: Saints open as 3.5-point road favorites vs. Falcons

The New Orleans Saints opened as slight favorites to defeat the Atlanta Falcons in the opening NFL Week 13 odds from BetMGM Sportsbook. Go to Source ...

Kendall Hinton crushed as Broncos’ emergency quarterback

A month ago, Kendall Hinton was the guy you’d contact if you wanted some candy bars or merchandise for a high school fundraiser. On Sunday, he was the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback, a twist befitting the 2020 NFL season during a pandemic that brings twists and turns every day. Hinton switched from quarterback to wide ...

VOTE: Latavius Murray up for NFL Week 12 Air & Ground Award

New Orleans Saints running back Latavius Murray is competing with Antonio Gibson and Derrick Henry for NFL Week 12 Air & Ground Award voting Go to Source ...

Sean Payton has sympathy for everyone in 2020, including ‘the cardboard fans’

Saints coach Sean Payton knows how challenging COVID-19 can be, expressing sympathy for the Broncos and their cardboard fans from South Park Go to Source ...

NFC South Week 12 review: Buccaneers fall further behind Saints

Here is what happened around the NFC South in Week 12. Go to Source ...

Sean Payton: Offense doesn’t have to be aesthetically pleasing to be effective

There were times during Sunday’s game between the Broncos and Saints when it might have been hard for some to tell which team was playing without a quarterback. It was the Broncos, but the Saints weren’t interested in airing the ball out. They ran the ball on 44 of their 63 offensive plays and ran ...

Week 12 Fantasy Football Wrap: Saints @ Broncos

Dalton Del Don recaps Saints vs. Broncos from Week 12. Go to Source ...

Broncos become first team since Tim Tebow’s Broncos in 2011 to not complete a pass in first half

The Broncos had no chance on offense in the first half. Go to Source ...

Nightmare for Broncos as COVID-19 crisis wreaks havoc, and NFL could take bigger hits

As COVID-19 cases continue to escalate, NFL play is being affected, starting with the Broncos not having a quarterback to and the 49ers not having any place to practice or hold games. Go to Source ...

Saints vs. Broncos recap: Everything we know after Week 12

The New Orleans Saints defeated the Denver Broncos 31-3 during Week 12 of the NFL season, giving Denver’s undermanned offense no breaks. Go to Source ...

NFL Today, Week 12

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Saints improve to 9-2 by crushing undermanned Broncos

The New Orleans Saints defeated the Denver Broncos 31-3 during Week 12 of the NFL season, with Latavius Murray and the defense stepping up. Go to Source ...

NFL fines Saints, Patriots for COVID-19 violations, investigating two other teams

The NFL cracked down this weekend on two teams who broke the league’s coronavirus-related policies and are looking into two other teams for possible violations, according to reports. The league fined the New Orleans Saints $500,000 after the players and the team posted a video on social media showing unmasked team members celebrating their Nov. ...

Hill leads Saints to 31-3 rout of QB-challenged Broncos

Taysom Hill’s two touchdown runs led the New Orleans Saints to a 31-3 win Sunday over the Denver Broncos, who were thrust into a quarterback quandary when their passers failed to wear masks as mandated by the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols. In a grind-it-out slugfest like from pro football’s early days, the Saints (9-2) won their ...

No QBs in Denver, no home for SF as COVID-19 sows NFL chaos

The Denver Broncos have no quarterbacks. The San Francisco 49ers have no home stadium or practice facility. The COVID-19 pandemic caused major disruptions around the NFL on Saturday, again calling into question the league’s plan to play a full schedule after several weeks that went relatively smoothly. Go to Source ...

NFL-Saints, Patriots fined by NFL for violating COVID-19 protocols

The Saints, who are repeat offenders, were fined $500,000 for not wearing protective masks during a post-game celebration, the source told Reuters. According to the NFL’s website, the Saints were also docked a seventh-round draft pick. The source added that the Patriots were fined $350,000 stemming from mask protocol violations at the team facility in ...

Saints rule out rookie WR Marquez Callaway (knee) vs. Broncos

The New Orleans Saints ruled out rookie wide receiver Marquez Callaway with a knee injury in Week 12’s road game with the Denver Broncos. Go to Source ...

WATCH: C.J. Gardner-Johnson snatches his second career interception

New Orleans Saints safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson logged his second career interception in a Week 12 game against the Denver Broncos. Go to Source ...

Drew Lock apologizes for ‘masking slip’ after all Broncos QBs sent to COVID-19 list

“I can attest that our entire team has taken the COVID-19 pandemic seriously.” Go to Source ...

After 34 minutes, Broncos’ Kendall Hinton has first NFL completion

Kendall Hinton got his first NFL completion in the third quarter Go to Source ...

Broncos don’t complete a first half pass, trail Saints 17-0

Coming into Sunday, the 2011 Broncos were the last NFL team to play a first half without completing a pass. The 2020 Broncos have matched that effort on Sunday. With all four of their quarterbacks on the reserve/COVID-19 lists, the Broncos have been forced to face the Saints with running backs and practice squad wide ...

WATCH: Taysom Hill gets the Saints on the board with 2 TD runs vs. Broncos

New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill rumbled in for the first touchdown scored in his Week 12 game with the Denver Broncos. Go to Source ...

Hinton promoted with all 4 Denver QBs out

With their four quarterbacks all out, the Denver Broncos have promoted rookie receiver Kendall Hinton from their practice squad Sunday to play QB against the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots nailed for COVID-19 violations

The Saints lose a draft pick and money and the Patriots were fined, too, for COVID-19 violations Go to Source ...

Broncos promote rookie receiver Kendall Hinton to sub at QB

The Denver Broncos elevated rookie receiver Kendall Hinton from the practice squad Sunday morning, hours before he was expected to start at quarterback for a team that’s missing its four QBs over coronavirus concerns. The Broncos (4-6), who are hosting the New Orleans Saints (8-2) at empty Empower Field, also placed starting quarterback Drew Lock, ...

Saints vs. Broncos: Few surprises on Week 12 inactive list

The New Orleans Saints and published their inactive list for Week 12, with Trevor Siemian watching his old Denver Broncos from the sideline. Go to Source ...

The Latest: Wake Forest pausing football activities

Wake Forest is pausing all football team activities until at least Wednesday because of recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The announcement came shortly after the Atlantic Coast Conference said the Demon Deacons’ home game against No. 10 Miami for next Saturday has been postponed. Wake Forest last played Nov. 14 in a loss ...

Deonte Harris inactive for Saints

The Broncos and Saints have turned in their inactives for Sunday afternoon’s game, but the biggest names out of action don’t appear on either team’s list. The Broncos will not have any quarterbacks available for the game. Jeff Driskel tested positive for COVID-19 this week and Drew Lock, Brett Rypien, and Blake Bortles have all ...

Broncos asked NFL if coach, former James Madison QB Justin Rascati could play

Denver was desperate after a coronavirus outbreak and hoped the NFL would allow the former college QB — now a coach for the team — to suit up Sunday. Go to Source ...

Saints announce multiple roster moves, rule out WR Deonte Harris vs. Broncos

The New Orleans Saints added another offensive lineman to the COVID-19 reserve and ruled out return man Deonte Harris among roster moves. Go to Source ...

AP source: NFL fines Saints $500,000, Patriots $350,000

The NFL has fined the New Orleans Saints $500,000 and stripped them of a 2021 seventh-round draft pick for violating league COVID-19 protocols, a person with direct knowledge of the discipline told The Associated Press on Sunday. The New England Patriots were fined $350,000 for similar violations, the person said, speaking to the AP on ...

BetMGM: Saints surge to 15-point favorites after Broncos QB’s ruled out

BetMGM Sportsbook lifted the New Orleans Saints to 15-point favorites after the Denver Broncos ruled out their quarterbacks due to COVID-19*. Go to Source ...

Report: Patriots fined, Saints fined and lose draft pick for COVID-19 violations

The NFL continues to punish teams that don’t follow the COVID-19 protocols. Go to Source ...

NFL deducts Saints draft pick, issues $500K fine for maskless celebration

The New Orleans Saints were hit with a $500,000 fine and loss of a seventh-round draft pick following a maskless postgame celebration. Go to Source ...

Report: All Broncos QBs ruled out amid COVID-19 concerns

The Denver Broncos will face an unprecedented situation on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints after all three of the teams’ remaining quarterbacks were ruled out for the game because of COVID-19 concerns, according to a report from ESPN on Saturday night. The quarterbacks — Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles — each were ...

Saints’ Terron Armstead tests positive for COVID-19

The Saints have just suffered a big loss on their offensive line. New Orleans left tackle Terron Armstead has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out for tomorrow’s game at Denver, according to multiple reports. James Hurst is expected to start in Armstead’s place. Armstead is a team captain who has started every game this ...

Why Broncos can’t sign Colin Kaepernick to play Sunday against Saints

Colin Kaepernick can’t save John Elway this weekend. Go to Source ...

NFL: Denver QBs ineligible for Sunday’s game due to COVID-19 exposure

Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles were all deemed to be a “high-risk” close contact to fellow Broncos quarterback Jeff Driskel, who tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, it said. The report, which cited unnamed sources, said Lock, Rypien and Bortles were pulled off the field early during Saturday’s practice and told to ...

AP sources: NFL DQs Broncos QBs for not wearing masks

The Denver Broncos won’t have any of their four quarterbacks available Sunday when they face the New Orleans Saints because of coronavirus concerns, multiple people familiar with the NFL’s investigation told The Associated Press. One person told The AP that starter Drew Lock, backup Brett Rypien and practice squad veteran Blake Bortles were deemed high-risk ...

Report: Broncos rule out all 4 of their QBs vs. Saints after contact tracing

The Denver Broncos are reportedly planning to play Kendall Hinton at quarterback against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Go to Source ...

When did the Broncos’ Royce Freeman last throw a pass?

Royce Freeman threw one pass at Oregon. It went for a touchdown to … Marcus Mariota in 2014 Go to Source ...

Report: Broncos left with no QBs on roster, may start backup WR under center vs. Saints

Is it too late for John Elway to come out of retirement? Go to Source ...

Report: Saints’ LT Terron Armstead out after positive COVID-19 test

The Saints will be missing LT Terron Armstread against the Broncos Go to Source ...

The Latest: ACC considering options for No. 10 Miami

The Atlantic Coast Conference is considering options to find No. 10 Miami a game for next weekend, a person with knowledge of the matter said Saturday after the Hurricanes’ planned Dec. 5 game at Wake Forest was postponed because of coronavirus-related issues within the Demon Deacons’ program. The ACC would have to decide by the ...

Ravens add 6, Steelers RB Conner goes on COVID-19 list, too

The Pittsburgh Steelers placed running back James Conner on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday, while their scheduled opponent next Tuesday, the division rival Baltimore Ravens, added six more players to the list. Go to Source ...

Saints tackle Armstead on COVID-19 list, out vs. Broncos

The New Orleans Saints placed starting left tackle Terron Armstead on their COVID-19 reserve list on Saturday, leaving him ineligible for Sunday’s game against the Broncos in Denver. The Saints also ruled out return specialist Deonte Harris, who had been listed as questionable a day earlier because of neck injury that kept him out of ...

Denver Broncos have major quarterback COVID-19 issues

Jeff Driskel has tested positive for COVID-19. The other Broncos’ QBs were sent home on the eve of the game with the Saints. Go to Source ...

Terron Armstead confirms positive COVID-19 test, says ‘Everyone stay safe’

New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead confirmed his positive COVID-19 test result, which will sideline him for Week 12 vs. Broncos. Go to Source ...

The Latest: Broncos have no new positives, resume practice

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Go to Source ...

Will Week 12’s Saints-Broncos game be broadcast in your area?

The New Orleans Saints will face the Denver Broncos in a matchup on FOX at Empower Field at Mile High during Week 12 of the 2020 NFL season. Go to Source ...

Saints specialists pulling for Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller

New Orleans Saints Wil Lutz and Thomas Morstead are rooting for Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller, the first woman to play at the FBS level. Go to Source ...

Saints to wear all-white uniforms for the first time in 2020

The New Orleans Saints are pairing their white away jerseys with matching white pants for their Week 12 game with the Denver Broncos. Go to Source ...

AP Source: kick returner Diontae Spencer has COVID-19

Kick returner Diontae Spencer is the Broncos player who tested positive for the coronavirus Friday, a person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press. The Broncos canceled practice Friday, saying another player and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19 one day after No. 3 quarterback Jeff Driskel was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 ...

Final Saints-Broncos injury report: Denver rookie WR Jerry Jeudy questionable

The New Orleans Saints published their final injury report after Friday’s practice session before playing the Denver Broncos during Week 12. Go to Source ...

Broncos: Saints’ Hill at QB both a blessing and a curse

Listen to Vic Fangio and you’d never guess the Broncos were preparing to face a quarterback making just his second career start as the New Orleans Saints’ Taysom Hill is expected to do Sunday at empty Empower Field. ”I was turning on the tape maybe to see something different, but it’s the Saints offense they’ve ...

Saints sign LB Chase Hansen back to their practice squad

The New Orleans Saints signed former Utah linebacker Chase Hansen back to their practice squad, putting it back to its 16-man capacity. Go to Source ...

Who did Drew Brees spend time with on Thanksgiving?

Taysom Hill and Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints spent Thanksgiving together Go to Source ...

On Football: NFL QB quandaries from coast to coast

The college quarterbacks class is shaping up nicely, just in time to perhaps rescue some NFL teams from themselves. Right at the top are Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence, Ohio State’s Justin Fields and Florida’s Kyle Trask, depending on who (likely all) become eligible for the 2021 draft. BYU’s Zach Wilson and North Dakota State’s Trey Lance ...

Broncos, Saints’ next opponent, cancel Friday practice after 3 positive COVID-19 tests

Statement from the Broncos: pic.twitter.com/BFm0F4uXod – Denver Broncos (@Broncos) November 27, 2020 The New Orleans Saints’ next opponent is managing a COVID-19 situation after a Denver Broncos player and two staff members tested positive for the … Go to Source ...

NFL bold prediction: Taysom Hill, Saints headed for an upset vs. the Broncos

Don’t expect another win from the Taysom Hill led Saints this week. Henry McKenna has them losing to the Broncos in his Week 12 bold prediction. Go to Source ...

Marshon Lattimore leads all NFC cornerbacks in Pro Bowl fan voting

New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore leads his position group in fan votes for the 2021 Pro Bowl roster representing the NFC. Go to Source ...

ESPN analyst unravels rumors of tension between Tom Brady, Bruce Arians

Is this tension really brewing up in Tampa? Go to Source ...

Pressing Week 12 fantasy football questions: Will Tom Brady’s counterpunch work this time?

Matt Harmon looks at five pressing questions heading into Week 12 of the NFL season, including whether Tom Brady will bounce back and if the Titans offense can keep rolling. Go to Source ...

Saints vs. Broncos: Ty Montgomery added to updated Week 12 injury report

The New Orleans Saints updated their injury report after Thursday’s practice session before playing the Denver Broncos during Week 12. Go to Source ...

Week 12 Fantasy Football Rankings

Taysom Hill looks to continue his success, while Allen Robinson aims to make noise after the bye week. RotoPat breaks it down in his Week 12 rankings. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Broncos’ Drew Lock the latest erratic QB to face the Saints

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock has turned the ball over often in his NFL career, setting up a tough game with the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

Week 12 fantasy football rankings: In Keenan Allen we trust

Helping you set your lineup as we trudge into a critical stretch on the fantasy football calendar. Go to Source ...

Lock glad Elway has his back but goal is pats on the back

Drew Lock appreciates John Elway’s vote of confidence. Elway praised Lock on the team’s website this week, suggesting the second-year pro has been resilient while traversing the usual growing pains for a QB in a most unusual of seasons. Not so much the five losses in games he’s started but the three wins, including a ...

Saints QB Hill treating next games as ‘big’ for his career

Taysom Hill intends to treat the next couple of games on the New Orleans Saints’ schedule as if the trajectory of his career as an NFL quarterback is in the balance. “There are a lot of really great players that didn’t get an opportunity in the NFL and these opportunities are few and far between,” ...

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

Sportlight for Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2 Takes Go to Source ...

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the performances of Tom Brady, Mr. Six Rings. On Sunday, in a matchup that fits prime time but wasn’t one CBS was about to let get away from its afternoon lineup, Mahomes and the Chiefs visit Brady and Tampa Bay. Mahomes was heroic – again – in ...

Week 12 Fantasy Football Rankings: RB

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 12’s top running back plays. (AP) Go to Source ...

Week 12 Fantasy Football Rankings: QB

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 12’s top quarterback plays. (Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Cowboys assistant Markus Paul dies day after medical event

Dallas Cowboys strength coach Markus Paul died Wednesday, a day after being taken to the hospital after experiencing a medical emergency at the team’s facility. Paul was in his third season with the Cowboys after previous being a strength and conditioning coach with the New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots, New York Jets and 12 ...

Saints vs. Broncos: CB Marshon Lattimore practices fully on first injury report

The New Orleans Saints injury report listed CB Marshon Lattimore and TE Josh Hill as full participants before playing the Denver Broncos. Go to Source ...

Saints designate Sheldon Rankins to return from injured reserve

The New Orleans Saints designated defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins to return from the injured reserve list after missing 3 weeks with a knee Go to Source ...

Saints can win at Mile High Stadium for the first time since 1994

The New Orleans Saints have an opportunity to defeat the Denver Broncos for the third time, and just the second time at Mile High Stadium. Go to Source ...

Watch: Falcons WR Russell Gage mic’d up in Week 11 loss

Louisiana native, Russell Gage, was mic’d up for the Atlanta Falcons’ Week 11 contest against the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

Fantasy Football stat trends you love and hate to see: Corey Davis’ Breakout and Kamara’s bad game with Taysom Hill

Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don highlight some stats and trends to know and much more on the latest Fantasy Football Forecast! Go to Source ...

Brad Biggs’ Week 12 NFL rankings

Losing Drew Brees didn’t keep the New Orleans Saints from moving up another spot to No. 3 in Brad Biggs’ NFL power rankings for Week 12 of the 2020 season. The Los Angeles Rams, meanwhile, have climbed into the top four. Last week’s ranking in parentheses. ___ 1. Chiefs 9-1 (1) The Chiefs didn’t play ...

The Athletic lists 4 Saints free agents among top names to watch in 2021

New Orleans Saints 2021 free agents like Trey Hendrickson and Marcus Williams were listed by the Athletic’s Shiel Kapadia as names to watch. Go to Source ...

“Dome Patrol” legend Sam Mills again named Hall of Fame semifinalist

New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers linebacker Sam Mills, of “Dome Patrol” defense fame, was again named a Hall of Fame semifinalist. Go to Source ...

Saints climb a little higher in updated NFL power rankings

The New Orleans Saints continued to rise in the updated NFL power rankings from Touchdown Wire, fueled by Taysom Hill’s first start and win. Go to Source ...

49ers waive former Saints LB Kiko Alonso with failed physical designation

The San Francisco 49ers waived linebacker Kiko Alonso, who was recently acquired in a trade with the New Orleans Saints for Kwon Alexander. Go to Source ...

Week 12 waiver wire: Michael Pittman Jr. is a star in the making

It’s deep into the fantasy football season, but there are still a number of players that could help you win your league on the waiver wire. Go to Source ...

4 fantasy football things to know: Taysom Hill could be your playoff QB

In this week’s 4 fantasy football things to know, Charles Curtis thinks Taysom Hill could be your playoff QB. Go to Source ...

Week 11 Fantasy Football Recap: Taysom Hill starts, Joe Burrow carted off

Liz Loza and Matt Harmon discuss all the Week 11 happenings and much more on the latest Fantasy Football Forecast! Go to Source ...

Falcons OC Dirk Koetter: ‘We couldn’t get anything going’

Offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter spoke to the media on Monday afternoon to discuss the team’s Week 11 performance, saying he felt the team was too one-dimensional. Go to Source ...

NFC South Week 11 review: Saints continue rolling with 7th straight win

This week, the man extended his lead in the division despite starting an overblown gimmick at quarterback. Go to Source ...

NFC playoff picture: Cardinals hanging on to wild-card berth

The NFC West has three teams in the playoffs right now if the season ended today. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints defense striding in right direction at critical time

The Saints have been in a similar defensive groove with Brees on the field for 10 of their last 12 quarters. In wins over Chicago (26-23 in overtime), Tampa Bay (38-3) and San Francisco (27-13), the Saints allowed 268 yards per game (51 per game rushing). The Bears, Buccaneers and 49ers were a combined 13 ...

Rams-Bucs preview: Changes made by Tampa since 55-40 win over LA last season

An injury to a quarterback with 565 career touchdown passes means that as of this Sunday, Jameis Winston will become an NFL starter again. Fittingly, he was replaced in Tampa Bay by a quarterback with 564 career touchdown passes. Winston only has to throw 444 more touchdowns to catch Drew Brees. Go to Source ...

49ers waive LB acquired in Kwon Alexander trade

Kiko Alonso never got a chance to suit up for the 49ers after arriving from the Saints in the Kwon Alexander deal. Go to Source ...

Saints exhibiting depth, chemistry, execution in all phases

Even as Taysom Hill produced amply in his triumphant first start, his job was made considerably easier by a defense that has allowed just one touchdown in three games. The levels of depth and performance on both sides of the ball have given the Saints, winners of seven straight, the look of a team that ...

Falcons’ lopsided loss to Saints was a complete team effort

Raheem Morris saw the ugly truth behind the season-high eight sacks allowed by the Atlanta Falcons. The interim coach said it was unfair to place full blame for the sacks on the offensive line in the Falcons’ 24-9 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. This lopsided loss was a complete team effort. Go ...

BetMGM: Opening line favors Saints to beat the Broncos by nearly a touchdown

The New Orleans Saints opened as heavy favorites to win on the road against the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium, per BetMGM Sportsbook. Go to Source ...

Studs and Duds, Week 11: Saints standouts vs. Falcons

The New Orleans Saints defeated the Atlanta Falcons off of strong performances from Janoris Jenkins, Michael Thomas, and Kwon Alexander. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees calls Taysom Hill’s performance “magnificent”

Taysom Hill has gotten many pats on the back and congratulatory messages since leading the Saints to a 24-9 victory over the Falcons in his first start at quarterback. Perhaps, though, it was Drew Brees‘ compliment that was the most meaningful. Brees gushed about his protégée. “Listen, I thought he played great,” Brees told Mike ...

Julio Jones’ Week 12 status considered a game-time decision

The Atlanta Falcons had won three of four games prior to Sunday’s sobering loss to the New Orleans Saints on the road. Go to Source ...

Joe Burrow’s Season-Ender

Patrick Daugherty breaks down all of Week 11’s biggest storylines, including Joe Burrow’s season-ending injury. (Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Fantasy Football Week 12 Waiver Wire: Taysom Hill and other priority adds for the playoff push

The fantasy playoffs are on the horizon, and we have a collection of pickups to help guide you to the end-game. Go to Source ...

Brady Prevails as NFL Power Shifts From New England to Tampa Bay

Tommy Brady hasn’t changed, even at 43 years old. His thirst for winning in the National Football League is the same despite six Super Bowl rings. Only the venue has changed-from New England to Tampa Bay, where the Buccaneers will host the Los Angles Rams tonight on Monday Night Football. “Anytime you lose it sucks,” ...

Even with added pressure, Taysom Hill delivered

A week ago, common sense and the depth chart pointed to Taysom Hill starting on Sunday for the Falcons. Even so, many insisted it would be Jameis Winston. It wasn’t. It was Taysom all along; Hill told PFT after Sunday’s win that he first got a pretty good idea that he’d be starting last Monday ...

Foye Oluokun on loss to Saints: ‘I have a bad taste in my mouth’

Oluokun said he was left with a “bad taste” in his mouth following Sunday’s contest, Go to Source ...

Market Movers Week 11: Taysom Hill is a QB1

Yahoo Sports’ Matt Harmon gives his insight on moves to make after NFL’s Week 11 discussing Taysom Hill, D.J. Moore and the Lions.  Go to Source ...

NFC playoff picture, Week 11: Saints in sole possession of the No. 1 seed

The New Orleans Saints are in sole possession of the top playoff seed in the NFC after Week 11, following the Packers’ loss to the Colts. Go to Source ...

Matt Ryan says the Falcons ‘need to be better on first down’

After the Falcons’ 24-9 loss to the New Orleans Saints, the players spoke to the media regarding their performance. Go to Source ...

How long is Drew Brees out? Injury timeline, return date, latest updates on Saints quarterback

While the Saints go marchin’, they’ll have to do it without Drew Brees. Fans of the Saints and Brees received some pretty brutal news after Week 10, per ESPN’s Ed Werder: Brees has fractured ribs on both sides of his chest and a collapsed lung to go along with it, sidelining the passer for the ...

Taysom Hill Shines In An Exciting Week 11

Lauren Carpenter looks at some intriguing story lines from Week 11, fantasy winners and matchups to get us to and through the fantasy playoffs. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Week 11 Saints win was Alvin Kamara’s first NFL game without a catch

The New Orleans Saints defeated the Atlanta Falcons during Week 11 without a single reception for Alvin Kamara, his only catch-less NFL game Go to Source ...

Week 11 Fantasy Football Wrap: Falcons @ Saints

Dalton Del Don recaps Saints vs. Falcons from Week 11. Go to Source ...

Trey Hendrickson tied for the most sacks in the NFL

New Orleans Saints defensive end Trey Hendrickson is tied with Myles Garrett for the NFL lead in sacks, at least until Aaron Donald plays. Go to Source ...

Week 11 Fantasy Football Booms and Busts: Taysom Hill aces his first test

Scott Pianowski analyzes Week 11’s fantasy winners and losers, including a breakdown of Taysom Hill’s first start. Go to Source ...

NFL Roundup: Hill just what Saints need to top Falcons

Taysom Hill rushed for two touchdowns and the host New Orleans Saints won their seventh consecutive game by defeating the Atlanta Falcons 24-9 on Sunday afternoon. Hill made his first NFL start at quarterback as Drew Brees began at least a three-game absence due to rib and lung injuries. Hill completed 18 of 23 passes ...

Falcons QB Ryan again swamped by Saints’ pass rush

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan kept taking sacks against the Saints in the Superdome. After sacking him nine times when the teams met last November in Atlanta, the surging Saints had eight more on the way to a comfortable 24-9 victory against the Falcons. Atlanta had won three of its last four, with the only ...

NFL Today, Week 11

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Roddy White bemoans Taysom Hill “playing backyard football and beating us”

New Orleans Saints backup Taysom Hill quarterbacked his way to a win over the Atlanta Falcons, bumming out retired wide receiver Roddy White Go to Source ...

Michael Thomas kicks himself for uncharacteristic drop, jokes ‘Taysom has a fastball’

New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas rarely drops a pass, but he was critical of himself after letting a Taysom Hill fastball slip by/ Go to Source ...

Falcons give up 8 sacks during 24-9 loss to the Saints

Let’s quickly recap the performances of Atlanta’s offense, defense and special teams units from Sunday’s NFC South showdown in New Orleans. Go to Source ...

‘See ya next year’ Burrow tweets after scary knee injury

Joe Burrow was looking forward to 2021 even as his rookie season was apparently ended by a scary knee injury. See ya next year,” the Cincinnati Bengals franchise quarterback tweeted after he was carted off the field early in the third quarter of a 20-9 loss at Washington on Sunday. Burrow was hit high and ...

WATCH: Raheem Morris talks to media following loss to Saints

Offensively, it was Atlanta’s worst performance of the season and the defense gave up too many plays to Saints backup QB Taysom Hill. Go to Source ...

Early Week 12 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups

Andy Behrens offers up a duo of waiver wire pickups to consider ahead of Week 12. Go to Source ...

Taysom Hill leads New Orleans Saints to victory

Hill came in for the injured Drew Brees – his first start as a quarterback. Go to Source ...

Saints win 7th straight, beat Falcons in Hill’s first start

Taysom Hill rushed for two touchdowns and passed for 233 yards in his first NFL start at quarterback, and the New Orleans Saints beat the Atlanta Falcons 24-9 on Sunday for their seventh straight victory. With 41-year-old quarterback Drew Brees sidelined at least three games with multiple rib fractures, Saints coach Sean Payton gave Hill ...

Saints’ Taysom Hill showcases his skills in first career NFL start

Starting in place of the injured Drew Brees, Taysom Hill rushed for two scores in the win over Atlanta. Go to Source ...

Saints rule out LG Andrus Peat (concussion) vs. Falcons

The New Orleans Saints ruled out left guard Andrus Peat with a concussion during Week 11’s game with the Atlanta Falcons. Go to Source ...

WATCH: Grady Jarrett, Allen Bailey sack Saints QB Taysom Hill

Falcons defensive linemen Grady Jarrett and Allen Bailey teamed up to take Hill down in the first quarter, as shared by the Falcons’ Twitter account below. Go to Source ...

Saints vs. Falcons inactive players: Who’s in, who’s out

The New Orleans Saints will be without top cornerback Marshon Lattimore, who is inactive for Week 11’s matchup with the Atlanta Falcons. Go to Source ...

NFL Week 11: How to watch, wager, and stream Saints vs. Falcons

The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons are putting the finishing touches on their game plan before kickoff at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Go to Source ...

Report: Sean Payton starting Taysom Hill to see if he’s Saints’ next franchise QB

Coach Sean Payton is starting Taysom Hill to find out if he can be Drew Brees’ replacement when he finally retires. Go to Source ...

Falcons list inactives for Week 11 matchup against Saints

The Atlanta Falcons have released their inactives list for today’s NFC South matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

Saints bring up several players from their practice squad vs. Falcons

The New Orleans Saints called up tight end Garrett Griffin and defensive tackle Ryan Glasgow from their practice squad against the Falcons. Go to Source ...

Saints QB Taysom Hill has a lot to prove in his first NFL start. Can he pull it off?

Saints head coach Sean Payton is giving quarterback Taysom Hill his first NFL start. Here’s where things could go wrong. Go to Source ...

Report: Saints to be without Marshon Lattimore vs. Falcons, Julio Jones

ESPN reports that the New Orleans Saints are expecting to play the Atlanta Falcons without Marshon Lattimore, the team’s best cornerback. Go to Source ...

Sean Payton wants to see what Taysom Hill can do (along with everyone else)

Plenty of reasons could be identified for the Saints’ decision to give quarterback Taysom Hill the start on Sunday, in the absence of Drew Brees. Reportedly, one of the reasons is good, old-fashioned curiosity. Via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, New Orleans coach Sean Payton has a desire to learn what Hill can do not ...

Drew Brees has 11 rib fractures but has seen improvement in lung function

Drew Brees had X-rays, CAT scans and saw doctors every other day this week. They confirmed eight rib fractures on his left side and three on the right, the Saints quarterback told Ed Werder of ESPN on Saturday night. (Humans have 12 ribs on the right side and 12 on the left, in case you ...

Report: Drew Brees’ collapsed lung healing well, but doctors discover 6 more rib fractures

The Saints quarterback now has a total of 11 rib fractures, with eight on one side. Go to Source ...

Bruce Arians guesses both Taysom Hill and Jameis Winston will play on Sunday

Technically, the opinions of Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians on the expected quarterback playing time for the Saints on Sunday against Atlanta isn’t relevant because Tampa Bay wouldn’t face New Orleans again until the 2020 postseason, at the earliest. As a practical matter, the views of another NFL head coach on one of the biggest questions ...

Fantasy Football Week 11 Injury Wrap: Lions scramble for replacements

Detroit’s injury woes take center stage as we get ready for Week 11. Scott Pianowski has your status update. Go to Source ...

Kentavius Street not fined for hit on Drew Brees, Jimmie Ward fined for hit on WR

49ers DL Kentavius Street was flagged for roughing the passer on Saints QB Drew Brees, but he wasn’t fined. Go to Source ...

Saints sign a new backup quarterback off the Titans practice squad

The New Orleans Saints sign former Denver Broncos and New York Jets quarterback Trevor Siemian from the Tennessee Titans practice squad. Go to Source ...

Injury Panic In Detroit

C.D. Carter examines practice reports to see how injuries might affect your Week 11 start-sit decisions. (Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Saints QB Drew Brees placed on IR, won’t face Falcons this season

The Atlanta Falcons will have a great chance to win their third game in a row on Sunday when they travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints, who will be without quarterback Drew Brees Go to Source ...

Saints signing Trevor Siemian, Titans adding DeShone Kizer to practice squad

The Titans have added another quarterback to their practice squad after the previous one was poached. Go to Source ...

Fantasy Football Week 11: Players to start or sit

Here’s your Week 11 fantasy football lineup advice courtesy of Dalton Del Don, with sit-start tips for every game. Go to Source ...

Brees to miss at least 3 games after Saints place him on IR

The Saints placed quarterback Drew Brees on injured reserve Friday, meaning he’ll miss at least three games with rib injuries. Brees was unable to finish last Sunday’s game after absorbing a heavy hit on a sack attempt by 287-pound San Francisco defensive tackle Kentavius Street, who was penalized for roughing on the play. Street landed ...

Donald loves seeing Rams defense dominate on weekly basis

Aaron Donald recognizes this iteration of the Los Angeles Rams defense is special. It’s all 11, so having a group like this, a tight group that can feed off each other, that’s playing good with each other, that’s playing consistent and dominating, this is definitely one of the best defenses I have been a part ...

Saints QB Brees to injured reserve with broken ribs

The New Orleans Saints placed Drew Brees on injured reserve on Friday, ensuring the star quarterback will miss at least three NFL games recovering from injuries that reportedly include broken ribs and a punctured lung. Go to Source ...

Taysom Hill getting starter’s reps in Saints practices before Falcons game

The New Orleans Saints have given Taysom Hill, not Jameis Winston, starting quarterback reps in practice before their Atlanta Falcons game. Go to Source ...

Timing of Drew Brees’ placement on IR likely means he’ll miss four games

The latest Drew Brees injury seemed to spark an internal tug-of-war over whether he’d be placed on injured reserve. The issue became resolved on Friday, when Brees exited the 53-man roster for IR. The timing of the move, however, makes it likely that he’ll miss more than three games. By rule, he can’t return to ...

Week 11 NFL DFS Fades

Check out a few players you might want to avoid heading into Week 11 NFL DFS (Kirthmon F. Dozier via Imagn Content Services, LLC) Go to Source ...

Saints officially place Drew Brees on injured reserve, QB out at least 3 weeks 

The Saints designated Drew Brees to the team’s injured reserve list on Friday, following further evaluations on his damaged ribs and throwing shoulder. Brees exited last week’s game with the 49ers and was not a participant in practice this week. The good news is that he underwent several X-ray and MRI exams and has an ...

New Orleans Saints place Drew Brees on Injured Reserve

The Saints will be without Drew Brees for at least three games after the quarterback was placed on IR Go to Source ...

Sean Payton: Someone has been named the starter, but we haven’t announced

Multiple reports Friday morning point to Taysom Hill starting for the Saints on Sunday against the Falcons. That was news to Saints coach Sean Payton, who said he hadn’t seen the reports. “I haven’t announced that either one of them are starting,” Payton said, testily. Drew Brees will miss at least two games with five ...

Sean Payton declines to announce the Saints’ starting quarterback

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton declined to name a starting quarterback after reports that Taysom Hill got the nod over Jameis Winston. Go to Source ...

Taysom Hill’s first start will be must-see TV, but will you receive the broadcast?

The New Orleans Saints are preparing to start Taysom Hill at quarterback against the Falcons, and the 506sports.com broadcast map is wide. Go to Source ...

Colts could go from outsider to contender by beating Packers

It’s difficult to sneak up on anybody in the NFL, given the attention the sport gets everywhere. If you’re surprised to see them tied with Tennessee atop the AFC South, it’s excusable. After beating the Titans, should they handle one of the NFL’s elite teams, the Packers, on Sunday, well, evaluations of the Colts will ...

Multiple reports now say Taysom Hill will start

The depth chart apparently will control, after all. In the wake of Ian Rapoport’s hedge that, despite earlier reporting that Jameis Winston will be used in heavy doses on Sunday against the Falcons, multiple reports have more clearly pointed to Taysom Hill serving as the starter for the Saints on Sunday. Adam Schefter of ESPN.com ...

Alvin Kamara did not practice Thursday but insists he’s “feeling good”

Alvin Kamara did not practice Thursday after being limited Wednesday. The Saints running back, though, insists there is no concern with his availability for Sunday. “I’m feeling good,” Kamara said. “I’ll be all right.” Kamara said it’s the same foot injury he dealt with in practice two weeks ago. The Saints listed Kamara as limited ...

Daily Fantasy Football Week 11: Top stacks and value plays to target

TJ Hernandez of 4for4.com returns with his cash game and tournament lineup advice for Daily Fantasy, Week 11. Go to Source ...

Twitter melts down to news of Saints starting Taysom Hill vs. Falcons

The New Orleans Saints plan to start Taysom Hill against the Atlanta Falcons, prompting NFL fans on Twitter to lose their collective minds. Go to Source ...

If Taysom Hill is starting, the Falcons’ 32nd-ranked defense is a great matchup

The Atlanta Falcons are already fielding the NFL’s worst defense, and now they must prepare for New Orleans Saints starting QB Taysom Hill. Go to Source ...

Taysom Hill to start at QB for Saints on Sunday

The Saints will start Taysom Hill at quarterback on Sunday against the Falcons. Hill took the starter reps in practice this week, and Jameis Winston will be the backup. Drew Brees is out with rib/lung injuries, which has forced New Orleans to make a change at QB Go to Source ...

Report: Taysom Hill to start at quarterback for Saints vs. Falcons

ESPN reports that the New Orleans Saints will start Taysom Hill, not Jameis Winston, against the Atlanta Falcons in relief of Drew Brees. Go to Source ...

Tom Brady set to re-take career passing touchdown record from Drew Brees

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Saints quarterback Drew Brees have passed the NFL’s career passing touchdowns record back and forth this season, and it should change hands again this week. Brees currently has 565 career passing touchdowns, while Brady is one behind him at 564. Brees is injured and won’t play on Sunday, while Brady ...

Saints will reportedly turn to Taysom Hill — not Jameis Winston — as QB vs. Falcons

Jameis Winston took over for Drew Brees last week after his injury, and was presumed to be the starter for Week 11. Go to Source ...

Taysom Hill to start at QB for Saints against Falcons

Sean Payton has made the call and Taysom Hill will start for the Saints against the Falcons Go to Source ...

Report: Saints to start QB Taysom Hill against Falcons in Week 11

Most assumed that it would be Jameis Winston taking Brees’ place, but it sounds like Sean Payton has other plans for Week 11. Go to Source ...

NFL bold prediction: Jameis Winston goes off against the Falcons

Jameis Winston is going to have a HUGE day against the Falcons! Henry McKenna has the Saints’ QB throwing for over 350 yards and 3 TDS in his Week 11 bold prediction. Go to Source ...

Week 11 Fantasy Football Rankings: QB

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 11’s top quarterback plays. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Man convicted of killing Saints’ Will Smith to get new trial

The development stems from a recent SCOTUS decision that determined Louisiana and Oregon’s so-called “split decision convictions” were unconstitutional. Go to Source ...

Thursday Night Football FanDuel Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 11 Cardinals-Seahawks single-game tournaments

The Cardinals and the Seahawks are playing on Thursday Night Football in Week 11 with the winner getting a chance to take control of the NFC West. This is a rematch of an exciting overtime game from a couple of weeks ago that went the distance and saw the Cardinals emerge victoriously. The Seahawks will ...

Sean Payton must gameplan for a completely different Saints offense under Jameis Winston

For the second time in as many years, Drew Brees looks like he’ll be missing significant time for the New Orleans Saints. The future Hall of Famer is sidelined with a myriad of broken ribs and collapsed lung, which means Jameis Winston is going to have to step in and take the reigns for the ...

Saints vs. Falcons injury report: Alvin Kamara (foot) downgraded, says he’s fine

The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons updated their Week 11 injury reports following Thursday’s practice session. Go to Source ...

Falcons’ Ryan ‘very proud’ of durability during 13 seasons

With the Atlanta Falcons on their bye, Matt Ryan was watching New Orleans’ win over San Francisco on TV last week when Saints quarterback Drew Brees took a hit. Immediately, Ryan knew the script had changed for the Falcons’ game at the Saints on Sunday. Brees suffered multiple fractured ribs and a collapsed right lung ...

Deshaun Watson has advice for Drew Brees on playing with broken ribs, collapsed lung

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson shared some tips for New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees on playing with broken ribs and a collapsed lung. Go to Source ...

Matchup notes for Week 11 of the 2020 NFL season

Touchdown Wire’s Doug Farrar rolls through his tape observations and stat notes to preview Week 11 of the 2020 NFL season. Go to Source ...

C.J. Gardner-Johnson had the fastest sack in the NFL in Week 10

New Orleans Saints safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson recorded the NFL’s fastest sack against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 10’s schedule. Go to Source ...

Week 11 fantasy football rankings: Jameis Winston has entered the chat

New Orleans has a tantalizing matchup against the Falcons, which could spell big things for the Saints offense. Go to Source ...

NFL Week 11 Injury Report – Drew Brees Will Miss Multiple Weeks

The injury isn’t considered serious, but Stafford missed practice on Wednesday and is questionable to start against Carolina on Sunday. Backup QB Chase Daniel is not a reliable option if Stafford is ruled out. Andy Dalton – Dallas Cowboys COVID-19 + CONCUSSION ACTIVE Dallas was on a much-needed bye last week. Go to Source ...

NFL Picks Week 11: Tough Breaks

The Saints have dealt with the loss of Brees before, going 5-0 without him a year ago, and are well equipped to do it again. It all starts here, against the team the Saints, and the fans, would love to beat more than any other, the Falcons. After the glory of the Saints win on ...

Watch ‘Fantasy Football Live’ for last-minute Week 11 news and sit-start advice

Don’t set your Week 11 lineup before watching “Fantasy Football Live” on Sunday, starting at 11:30 a.m. ET. Let our experts be your guide through late-breaking news and sit-start analysis. Go to Source ...

Week 11 sleepers for fantasy football

Liz Loza highlights some key sleepers for Week 11, including Philly rookie, Jalen Reagor. Go to Source ...

Week 11 Fantasy Football Rankings: RB

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 11’s top running back plays. (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Man convicted in death of Saints defensive end Will Smith could get new trial

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling may allow the man convicted in the 2016 death of New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith to have a new trial, the Louisiana attorney general’s office said Wednesday. Cardell Hayes was convicted of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter in 2017 after Smith died and the player’s wife was wounded in ...

Falcons @ Saints, Key Match-ups

He’s not facing a WR that’s a step below Julio and almost took his head off, he’s facing Julio-over and over, again. Lattimore has stated before that Julio was the best WR he’s faced in his career. It’s not a good combination that Lattimore is arguably having a career-low season and he’s facing arguably the ...

3 daily fantasy players from Week 11: Saints vs Falcons

If you’re a daily fantasy player, before each game I will look at four players from the New Orleans Saints and their opponent’s rosters that I would target in daily fantasy (based off their value and potential results). Is Saints QB Drew Brees still safe QB for daily fantasy leagues? Even still, spending your money ...

Fantasy Injury Updates: Teddy Bridgewater, Drew Brees, Matthew Stafford among QBs impacting Week 11 start ’em, sit ’em decisions

A few key quarterbacks are dealing with injuries ahead of Week 11, and fantasy football owners will be interested to know if and when they will return to the field. Right now, it looks like Teddy Bridgewater (knee) and Matthew Stafford (thumb) are trending in the right direction, while Drew Brees (ribs/lung) is going to ...

Yahoo DFS Football: Week 11 Picks

Sasha Yodashkin reviews the Week 11 slate and expects Ben Roethlisberger to keep rolling against the Jaguars’ vulnerable secondary. Go to Source ...

NFL Star Demario Davis’ 1-Year-Old Daughter Is Cancer-Free

An NFL Player says his daughter is now cancer-free. New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis is used to tackling big guys, but it was his one year old daughter who has reportedly tackled an even bigger challenge. Carly-Faith, Davis’ youngest child with his wife, Tamela Gill Davis, was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, which caused a tumor ...

NFL Week 11 picks

My two-game lead has been squandered. A pathetic 6-8 performance last week in the straight-up category, coupled with MDS going 9-5, gives MDS a one-game edge through 10 weeks. He also picked up three games against the spread, 7-6-1 vs. 4-9-1. MDS is now 92-57, and I’m 91-58. Against the spread, I’m still holding a ...

Saints Film Room: A deep dive into how Kwon Alexander and Jameis Winston played in Week 10

Alexander also had some struggles in areas he’s been noted to struggle in, but did showcase some of his speed and athleticism in the run game. After sifting through the all-22 tape, it’s much more apparent what the two new faces, who we’ll be seeing a lot of over the next few weeks, need to ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 19: 4 starters, including Drew Brees, do not practice on Wednesday

In addition to Drew Brees, Cameron Jordan, Dwayne Washington, Tre’Quan Smith, and Josh Hill all missed practice, while Ryan Ramczyk, Alvin Kamara, Marshon Lattimore, and Malcolm Brown were all limited. A second opinion for Drew Brees’ injuries has confirmed 5 broken ribs and a collapsed lung. Mickey Loomis discussed not only the team’s win over ...

Week 11 Betting Preview: Division Races and who to pick at MVP

Ready to talk some betting? Scott Pianowski and special guest Frank Schwab have you covered on the latest Fantasy Football Forecast! Go to Source ...

Drew Brees’ injury status unchanged after second opinion

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – NFL insider Ian Rapoport tweeted Wednesday that after additional testing, there has been no change in Drew Brees’ injury status. Go to Source ...

In The Loop: Drew Brees family support, Chris Paul teams up with Devin Booker

Drew Brees gets support from family after injury, the Orioles know how to make a fan’s day, and Chris Paul is now teammates with Devin Booker. Go to Source ...

5 Saints players including Drew Brees, Cameron Jordan didn’t practice Wednesday due to injury

A week after having a minimal injury report, the New Orleans Saints had nine players listed with injuries, and most of them are starters or key contributors Five players didn’t practice due to their injuries, and that includes quarterback Drew Brees (ribs/right shoulder), defensive end Cameron Jordan (back), tight end Josh Hill (concussion), receiver Tre’Quan ...

Fantasy football rankings for Week 11: How does Drew Brees’ absence impact Saints?

Taysom Hill N.O. vs. Atl. Garrett Gilbert Dal. at Min. Go to Source ...

Saints vs. Falcons: Drew Brees among 5 resting players on initial injury report

The first New Orleans Saints injury report says quarterback Drew Brees did not practice before Week 11’s game with the Atlanta Falcons. Go to Source ...

BetMGM: Despite QB uncertainty, Saints comfortably favored over Falcons

BetMGM favors the New Orleans Saints to beat the Atlanta Falcons despite not knowing whether Jameis Winston or Taysom Hill is at quarterback Go to Source ...

Sean Payton excited after ‘outstanding’ first game from Kwon Alexander

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton waxed poetic about his new linebacker, Kwon Alexander, who impressed him in their win over the 49ers. Go to Source ...

C.J. Gardner-Johnson has all the right stuff, and the Saints want him to ‘just be me’

So he didn’t play,” Glenn said. He didn’t play that whole game. And then Glenn saw the last bit of the positive impression: That Gardner-Johnson’s stubbornness was not absolute. Go to Source ...

Kamara-Jones a marquee matchup when Saints host Falcons

Alvin Kamara’s next chance to build on his prolific, workhorse of a season comes against a Falcons defense that hopes it has an answer to the Saints’ dynamic running back. Atlanta’s Deion ”Debo” Jones – who happens to be a New Orleans native and former LSU standout – has been tough on the Saints in ...

Former LSU linebacker Kwon Alexander makes good first impression in Saints’ win over 49ers

BATON ROUGE – Lost in the loss of quarterback Drew Brees and the Saints’ win over San Francisco on Sunday was the debut of ex-LSU linebacker Kwon Alexander for New Orleans against his old team. Alexander, who the Saints recently acquired from San Francisco in a trade, made four tackles with two solo stops in ...

Week 11 fantasy football rankings: Running Backs

Our analysts reveal their fantasy football running back rankings for Week 11, when Alvin Kamara will be looking to produce sans Drew Brees. Go to Source ...

Fantasy Football Week 11 Bust Watch: Todd Gurley’s touchdown regression is coming

Josh Norris outlines four players who might come up short of fantasy expectations in Week 11, including touchdown-machine Todd Gurley. Go to Source ...

Lions’ Swift, Cardinals’ Hopkins among best bets to score

Joshua Kelley is his only real competition in the backfield right now, and he’s only getting a third of the touches Ballage is getting. Coming off a 148-yard, 1 TD game against the Washington defense, Swift will face a Panthers’ front this week that has allowed the third-most rushing TDs (10) up to this point. ...

Jameis Winston: Five Numbers That Do Not Lie

The truth is, if you missed all those pieces and shows, good for you, because the New Orleans Saints have been there and done that and the sky is far from falling. Let me refresh your memory: Last season, the Saints were 1-0 and playing the Rams in LA in a mouth-watering week two clash. ...

Saints placed in intensive COVID-19 protocols ahead of league-wide mandate

The New Orleans Saints were placed in the NFL’s intensive COVID-19 protocols again this week after they played against San Francisco because one of the 49ers players in defensive end Arik Armstead was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, coach Sean Payton said. Armstead was in on 40 snaps in Sunday’s game, tackling quarterback Taysom Hill ...

Drew Brees Out At Least Two Weeks With Chest Injuries

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is expected to be out of commission for at least two weeks due to the chest injuries he sustained in his team’s Week 10 victory over the San Francisco 49ers, according to a report from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. As Rapoport noted in his tweet, Brees suffered ...

NFL Rumors: Drew Brees Expected to Miss at Least Two Weeks

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is expected to miss at least two weeks with multiple rib fractures on both sides of his chest and a collapsed lung on the right side, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. According to NFL Network, the Saints have no current plan to put the veteran quarterback on injured reserve. ESPN’s ...

Winston’s golden opportunity to prove himself with Saints

Mike Florio and Peter King look at Jameis Winston’s big opportunity to not only impress the Saints, but the rest of the NFL. –Video via NBC Sports– Go to Source ...

Saints inch higher in Week 11 Power Rankings, despite injury to Drew Brees

So how do the New Orleans Saints rank? Change from each week will be in parentheses. What would they take back: Their coverage on Allen Lazard in Week 3 I’m getting specific here since it’s hard to argue with much of the Saints’ offseason personnel decisions. Go to Source ...

Week 11 Fantasy Sleepers: Jameis Winston, Taysom Hill ready to take advantage of favorable matchups

Week 11 Fantasy Sleepers: Running backs Nyheim Hines, Colts vs. Packers Jacob Camenker). Hines emerged as the backfield leader for the Colts in their Thursday night matchup against the Titans and put forth a 115-yard, two-TD game. Hines is a dual-threat as a runner and a receiver, and the Packers have allowed the third-most fantasy ...

‘We want efficient play from that position’

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton wasn’t any more inclined Wednesday than he was on Monday to divulge his intention on who will, or won’t, be starting at quarterback Sunday when the Saints (7-2) face Atlanta (3-6) in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. “No updates,” Payton said during his teleconference. Starting quarterback Drew Brees, experiencing significant discomfort, ...

Drew Brees injury gets 2nd opinion and reportedly shows he’ll still need to miss multiple games

A second look at the chest injuries New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees sustained in the last two games did not change his diagnosis, according to an NFL Network report. Brees is dealing with multiple fractured ribs on both sides as well as a collapsed lung. The NFL Network report indicated this confirmation of the ...

Can Jameis Winston repeat his high-ceiling fantasy performance with the Saints?

Andy Behrens & Scott Pianowski discuss the injury to Drew Brees and his likely replacement, former number one overall pick Jameis Winston. Now, we never know what the Saints will ultimately do with Sean Payton at the helm and Taysom Hill in the wings, but if Winston assumes the role of starting QB in New ...

Source: Second opinions confirm Brees’ injuries

The second opinions that were solicited by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees confirmed the original diagnosis of a collapsed lung and a total of five fractured ribs on both sides of his body, a source told ESPN’s Ed Werder on Wednesday. Doctors have not yet determined a timeframe for Brees’ return, according to the ...

Report: Second opinion confirmed initial Drew Brees diagnosis

ESPN reports that the second opinion New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees sought on his injured ribs and lung confirmed the diagnosis. Go to Source ...

What you need to know about Falcons

The Falcons are improving a bit on defense and are still quite good offensively, but overall they’re obviously an overmatched team on paper. The Saints have handled their business in the NFC South to this point, making Atlanta the last firewall between them and an easy divisional crown. The Falcons will get to prove, with ...

Busts: Be Wary of Gurley and Chark in Week 11

Josh Norris outlines four players who might not hit value in Week 11, including touchdown scoring Todd Gurley against the Saints. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and sit for NFL Week 11

Week 11 will leave many fantasy owners beginning plans for fantasy baseball after Monday night. Fantasy owners who are in good shape cannot afford to ease up or get too creative as one play and/or injury can change the complexion of their teams. START: Justin Herbert, QB, Chargers: Despite throwing for a season-low 187 yards ...

Report: Saints QB Drew Brees out at least two weeks after further evaluation

A second opinion didn’t change anything for Drew Brees, who is expected to be out for at least two weeks. Go to Source ...

Traded to 49ers, former Saints LB Kiko Alonso (ACL) won’t play in 2020

Former New Orleans Saints linebacker Kiko Alonso has not recovered from an ACL injury, meaning he will not play for the San Francisco 49ers. Go to Source ...

Stay or go? Looking ahead to Saints’ pending 2021 free agents

Trey Hendrickson has seized his opportunity with the New Orleans Saints, but other pending 2021 free agents must step up to get re-signed. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees out at least two weeks after second opinion on injury

Saints quarterback Drew Brees got the second opinion he wanted, but the prognosis is the same. Additional testing resulted in no change in Brees’ status, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Brees will miss at least two weeks with his broken ribs and punctured lung. Whether Brees will go on injured reserve, which would require ...

Why the Saints’ Taysom Hill may be fantasy football relevant in certain leagues

Among NFL fan and fantasy football circles, Taysom Hill is a divisive name. It’s because the New Orleans Saints forked over a lot of money to retain his services, and then he’s used by Sean Payton for a bunch of running plays (and the occasional tight end situation) that mostly don’t do much. In the ...

Fantasy Football Week 11 Start ‘Em Sit ‘Em: D’Andre Swift, Jonathan Taylor

There are a number of fantastic Week 11 matchups — including the Saints-Falcons game — and some you should consider avoiding — such as the Rams on the road against the Buccaneers. Whether you are in the playoff hunt or playing for pride, be sure to set your lineups and check out some good plays ...

CSC Staff Picks, Week 11: Saints and Falcons Hall of Famer Morten Andersen makes his picks

In the NFC South, the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers were both expected by the CSC staff to take care of business, as the Saints beat the San Francisco 49ers and the Buccaneers put a whooping on the Carolina Panthers. The Atlanta Falcons were off last week, but return this week to face ...

Why Taysom Hill is tight end-eligible in fantasy football on ESPN, FanDuel but not Yahoo

Fantasy football and DFS players may have noticed a loophole recently when glancing at Saints quarterback Taysom Hill’s player page. On those two sites, Hill is listed as a tight end. Hill has been TE-eligible on ESPN and FanDuel all season, but it’s gotten extra attention before New Orleans’ Week 11 game against the Falcons ...

Week 11: How to survive and advance in your knockout pool

The Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers look like strong plays this week in knockout pools. Go to Source ...

Early Bird Report: Julio Jones among best Hail Mary targets in NFL

Raheem Morris explained Monday that the Falcons would be preparing to face both Saints quarterbacks and there’s no guarantee one would receive substantially more playing time than the other. “They’re pretty fortunate with their quarterback situation,” Morris said. “Then, obviously, you know Sean Payton and Pete Carmichael, who they are and what they are and ...

4 fantasy football things to know: What to do with Jameis Winston?

Should you pick up Jameis Winston on your fantasy team? Charles Curtis has the answer in this week’s 4 fantasy football things to know. Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston’s ability to pull a Teddy Bridgewater will tell us about his NFL future

Jameis Winston is positioned to pull a Teddy B. impression, which could tell us whether he can live up to his No. 1 overall pick potential. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 18: Brees stays positive on social media, despite more bad news

Drew Brees is undergoing further evaluations, as early reports suggest that he may have “more than the five reported rib fractures. Another reason why Drew Brees is seeking another opinion is to see if he should be placed on injured reserve, considering how long he might be out. Both Jameis Winston’s stats and past performance ...

Phinsider Question Of The Day 11/17/2020

Our Miami Dolphins, after nine game find themselves in rare territory for this team in recent years. The Dolphins have just reeled off five wins in a row. The only teams with longer win streaks at this point of the season are the Pittsburgh Steelers, with their 9 straight streak and the Saints who have ...

Injuries Abound

Ryan McDowell covers the latest news from around the league, focusing on mounting injuries, especially at the quarterback position. (Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis joins WWL Radio to discuss his team’s Week 10 performance, upcoming Falcons game

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis joined Zach Strief on the Saints Radio Network on Tuesday night, discussing his team’s Week 11 win over the San Francisco 49ers and the week 11 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons. Terry Fontenot, Saints vice president/assistant general manager-pro personnel, also joined the show as a special ...

Fantasy football waiver wire pickups for Week 11

To help you out, here are some low-rostered players who could make nice adds to your team in this week’s waiver wire suggestions. Normally, quarterbacks mentioned atop the waiver wire pick list are coming off great performances, but that is not the case here. Winston completed 6/10 passes for just 63 yards and nothing about ...

Longhorns in the NFL: Week 9 — Malcolm Brown, D’Onta Foreman combine for three TDs

Los Angeles Rams Brown had only six carries in the Rams win over Seattle but the veteran made the most of it, scoring a pair of touchdowns to help L.A. knock off the Seahawks, 23-16. Brown ended up with 33 yards on the ground along with two receptions for 18 yards as Sean McVay continues ...

Fantasy football waiver wire: Is it finally time to embrace Saints’ Taysom Hill?

Well, now that starter Drew Brees is going to miss at least the next two games, Hill could be in position to repay fantasy managers as a pseudo-cheat code in leagues where he has dual position eligibility. Wait. What?!? Go to Source ...

NFL injury report: Latest on Drew Brees, Matthew Stafford, more Week 11 injuries

Saints QB Drew Brees (ribs): Brees was knocked out of Sunday’s victory over the 49ers in the first half with a rib injury after completing eight passes for 76 yards and a touchdown. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, further testing revealed that Brees is dealing with multiple fractured ribs along with a collapsed lung. Though ...

Drew Brees injury overview: Collapsed lung, fractured ribs and a look at the recovery time

In the moment, it was nothing Saints fans hadn’t seen before: Drew Brees executea a two-minute scoring drive with surgical precision to take c Twenty-four hours after his collision with Street, Brees was diagnosed with at least five fractured ribs and a collapsed lung — though all of those injuries were not caused by that ...

Saints sign defensive tackle Ryan Glasgow to practice squad

The New Orleans Saints shuffled their defensive line depth on the practice squad, signing former Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Ryan Glasgow and releasing defensive end Will Clarke. The Bengals selected Glasgow in the fourth round of the 2017 draft out of Michigan. He appeared in 24 games in three seasons with the Bengals, making 41 ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to add include Swift, Winston

Jameis Winston becomes the focus of Week 11 waiver wires as the injury to Drew Brees puts the former Buccaneers starter in position to run the league’s fourth-highest scoring offense. At this point of the season, Brees owners in FAAB (free agent acquisition budget) leagues had better go all-in for Winston, who is one of ...

Fantasy Football Week 11 Drop Candidates: Five cuts to make for waiver wire upside

Now is not the time to keep someone for nostalgia purposes or the thought that their breakout is coming after 10 weeks of mediocrity. Who should fantasy mangers drop? Go to Source ...

2021 Pro Bowl ballot snubs Trey Hendrickson, C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Emmanuel Sanders

The 2021 Pro Bowl ballot failed to list New Orleans Saints playmakers like Trey Hendrickson and Emmanuel Sanders, and C.J. Gardner-Johnson. Go to Source ...

WATCH: Cameron Jordan mic’d up vs. San Francisco 49ers

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan was highlighted by NFL Films for his efforts and trash talk against the San Francisco 49ers. Go to Source ...

Report: Drew Brees seeking second opinion, injured reserve on the table

ESPN reports that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is seeking a second opinion on his chest injury, with injured reserve an option. Go to Source ...

Fantasy football Week 11 players to add: Jameis Winston, Tim Patrick, Kalen Ballage

Finding runners with the potential for 20-plus touches per game this late in the season is slim, which is why adding Ahmed — even for the short haul — is a strong play for fantasy owners in need of production at the position. D’ANDRE SWIFT, RB, Lions: Week 10 marked a regime change in the ...

Week 11 NFL DFS Starting Points

Get your Week 11 NFL DFS research started with a look at the best games to target (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Packers activate WR Allen Lazard from injured reserve

The Packers will finally get WR Allen Lazard (core muscle) back from injured reserve, in time to play the Colts on Sunday. Go to Source ...

NFL Power Rankings: Steelers remain in the top spot after red-hot 9-0 start

Pittsburgh Steelers “What would they take back: Cutting Jordan Berry When your team is 9-0, it’s hard to want to take back anything. That leaves us with the punter situation. Searching for more consistent distance, the Steelers cut Berry and signed veteran Dustin Colquitt just before the season. Go to Source ...

9 waiver wire targets for fantasy football in Week 11

Waiver-wire targets for Week 11. Go to Source ...

Week 11 waiver wire: 10 players who could make an impact come playoff time

If you’ve been stashing your FAAB or saving your high priority on the waiver wire, this is the week to use it. Go to Source ...

Unbeaten Steelers still on top of AP Pro32 poll

After some recent close games, the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t need nine lives to get to 9-0. The Steelers dominated the Cincinnati Bengals 36-10 on Sunday to remain the league’s only unbeaten team and maintain control of the top spot of the latest AP Pro32 poll. Pittsburgh received 10 of the 12 first-place votes for 382 ...

Week 11 NFL DFS Picks: Best value players, sleepers for DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy football lineups

NFL DFS Picks Week 11: QB sleepers, values If Teddy B didn’t sprain his MCL last week, he would be our top value pick against the Lions, but Matty Ice against New Orleans in a game projected to total 51.5 points will do just fine. The Falcons have quietly won three of their past four ...

7 fantasy football waiver wire targets ahead of Week 11

Fantasy football waiver wire targets, claims ahead of Week 11. Go to Source ...

Week 11 AP NFL Power Rankings: Chiefs, Steelers clearly best; Saints top NFC

Week 10 of the NFL season offered a rare treat: Sunday’s games were the most evenly scheduled they’ve been since 2001. In the opening window we saw exciting games in New York, Detroit and Green Bay. Not a bad return from a bunch of games for which almost everyone had low expectations. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees Guarantees Speedy Recovery From Rib, Lung Injuries, My Fam’s Helping!

Broken ribs and a collapsed lung ain’t going to hold Drew Brees down for long … the QB is guaranteeing a quick recovery from his gnarly injuries — saying his fam is helping!! The New Orleans Saints star posted photographic proof Monday night … Go to Source ...

Riley Dixon booms 71-yard punt; Latavius Murray nominated for award (Syracuse and CNY in the NFL)

New York Giants punter Riley Dixon made a rare entry into NFL highlight reels this week with a 71-yard punt. The former Syracuse football player kicked the longest punt of his pro career Sunday when he boomed the ball over the head of Philadelphia Eagles returner Jalen Reagor. Dixon was reportedly standing around the Giants’ ...

Waiver Wire, Week 11: Add Michael Pittman

John Daigle recommends which players to target on waivers for the Week 11 edition of Waiver Wired. (Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints picks, predictions: Who wins Week 11 NFL game?

The Atlanta Falcons (3-6) and New Orleans Saints (7-2) face off on Sunday in a Week 11 NFL game. Can the Falcons upset their NFC South rivals and hurt their playoff seeding? Check out these Week 11 NFL picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 11 a.m. Go to Source ...

Report: Drew Brees getting second opinion to determine if he should go on IR

Saints quarterback Drew Brees‘ scans are being sent to medical specialists for second opinions to determine the full extent of his chest injuries, Ed Werder of ESPN reports. Medical tests performed Tuesday revealed multiple fractured ribs on both sides of his chest and a collapsed lung. The scans showed five definite rib fractures, and he ...

James Bradberry’s stats prove he’s the dominant cornerback Giants had hoped for

Bradberry leads the NFL in pass breakups and has shut down top wide receivers. Go to Source ...

Fantasy football week 11 waiver wire adds: Salvon Ahmed saves day

Most fantasy football leagues are down to three weeks left in the regular season before playoffs begin in Week 14. To help you get set for the stretch run, we look at the top fantasy football waiver wire adds and injury replacements for Week 11. Teams on bye: Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, New York Giants ...

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 11: Salvon Ahmed Stepping Into Spotlight For Dolphins

This was also the second consecutive game in which Jones did not record a turnover after having at least one in each of the first eight games of the season. The Giants are on bye this week, but when they return to the field in Week 12, Jones gets a Bengals defense that just allowed ...

Social media reactions to Drew Brees injury news

Next man up. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is expected to miss multiple weeks with broken ribs and a collapsed lung, so Sean Payton and the Saints offense will likely be turning to former #1 overall pick Jameis Winston to take the lead. With Jameis Winston rightfully getting a lot of attention in all ...

Drew Brees shares update, says he ‘will be back in no time’

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shared an update on his chest injuries on Instagram, showing off some support from his family. Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston vs. Taysom Hill: Which Saints QB should replace injured Drew Brees?

We saw both Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill take some snaps in Sunday’s game when Brees exited, but will the game plan change at all now that the team has a full week of preperation? For starters, let’s break down the case for each player. The case for Jameis Winston Winston is listed as the ...

PFT’s Week 11 2020 power rankings

1. Steelers (last week No. 1; 9-0): Many would say the Chiefs are “the better team.” Hopefully, the Chiefs will get a chance to try to prove it in January. 2. Chiefs (No. 2; 8-1): The fact that the Chiefs already have lost to the Raiders once this year makes it far less likely it ...

The top 10 NFL MVP candidates: Is Kyler Murray in contention for the league’s most prestigious award?

The league MVP award seems to have become an accolade for the best quarterback in the league. The last time a non-QB picked up the award was Adrian Peterson, back in 2012. The list chosen reflects the dominance of quarterbacks for this award, but also values those players who are most important to their individual ...

Why Drew Brees’ Injury is a Blessing in Disguise For the Saints

Chris Broussard: “There is an element of ‘Blessing in Disguise’ here. You hate to say that when an injury occurs, but we’re assuming that Brees is going to be back in let’s say five weeks. This is why I say that: 1. Go to Source ...

Chris Broussard: Stop Saying Taysom Hill Could Be the Next Lamar Jackson

He’s a runner, and he’s not going to throw it like Brees. He’s 30 years old! People think because they’ve never heard of him that he’s some whipper snapper. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees says he’ll “be back in no time” in instagram post

While the injuries Drew Brees sustained in Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers were serious, his response to them on social was considerably less so. Brees made light of the broken ribs and collapsed lung he suffered on Sunday in a posting to his instagram account. He enlisted the help of his children for ...

Source says Saints’ Drew Brees has rib fractures, collapsed lung

Though head coach Sean Payton declined to comment on any injuries, a person familiar with the situation said Brees has multiple rib fractures and a collapsed lung. The person spoke on condition of anonymity. Brees is expected to miss several games while his lung and ribs heal, meaning the offense will be primarily in the ...

Week 10 NFL Power Rankings: Shake it up!

Some losses, upsets and poor trends have teams moving around the board in this week’s Touchdown Wire Power Rankings. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees: Saints QB ‘suffers collapsed lung’, Teddy Bridgewater ‘day-to-day’ with MCL sprain

Brees missed second half of Saints’ win over San Francisco 49ers on Sunday; Carolina Panthers’ Teddy Bridgewater sustained knee injury in loss to Tampa Bay Buccaneers Drew Brees has sustained a collapsed lung and several fractured ribs New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees could be set for a period on the sidelines after sustaining a ...

Jameis Winston set to step up after Saints’ Drew Brees suffers collapsed lung

* Reports say 13-time Pro Bowler also has fractured ribs * New Orleans lead NFC South over Tampa BayNew Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is facing a spell on the sidelines after multiple reports that he has fractured ribs and a collapsed lung.The 41-year-old is believed to have fractured ribs on the left side of ...

Saints Are Going to Be Fine Without Drew Brees

Ben Maller: “Can the New Orleans Saints win and keep the good times going with Famous Jameis Winston? I say YES. I think they will be okay here, and I believe they will be alright. Go to Source ...

AP source: Saints’ Brees has rib fractures, collapsed lung

But with Brees virtually certain to miss upcoming games, the Saints’ offense is likely to be run primarily by Jameis Winston, a 2015 first overall draft choice by Tampa Bay whom New Orleans signed to a one-year contract as a free agent this offseason. Taysom Hill, a utility player who intermittently takes over for Brees ...

Saints resourcefulness, resilience to be tested sans Brees

While the Saints are riding a six-game winning streak and sitting atop the NFC South, their resourcefulness and resilience will be tested in upcoming weeks. A 27-13 victory over San Francisco on Sunday was a costly one in terms of injuries that affected quarterback Drew Brees, left tackle Terron Armstead, cornerback Marshon Lattimore and others. ...

Brees’ injuries weigh on Saints’ odds

With quarterback Drew Brees expected to miss an extended period of time due to broken ribs and a collapsed lung, the New Orleans Saints’ odds to win the NFC South took a direct hit on Monday. The 7-2 Saints lead the NFC South by a half-game over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-3), and New Orleans ...

Injury-riddled 49ers head into bye week after loss to Saints

But even with reinforcements set to return after the bye week, the 49ers (4-6) will need to play far better than they did in a 27-13 loss to New Orleans on Sunday if they want to make a late-season run. If we do not get the turnovers fixed, then it doesn’t matter what our situation ...

Saints LB DeMario Davis Announces Daughter is Cancer-Free

Further tests have shown Carly-Faith to be cancer-free. “I’m a person that just never try to take anything for granted and to know what she’s been through, even to the point of having to lose her eye, but her body is free of cancer,” Davis told TMZ. We’re able to use her story and bring ...

Marquez Callaway finds a new way to impact the game as a punt team gunner

Prior to his rookie season with the New Orleans Saints, wide receiver Marquez Callaway had never been a gunner on a special teams unit outside of a practice rep here and there. But 53-man rosters require creativity and flexibility, and with standout Justin Hardee on injured reserve, Callaway has filled a need by flying downfield ...

Asked about COVID-19 protocol penalties, Sean Payton offers decisive response

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton declined to answer when asked if his team was facing league discipline for COVID-19 rules violations. Go to Source ...

Report: Saints QB Drew Brees has rib fractures, collapsed lung

Drew Brees reportedly has some serious injuries and will need time to heal. Go to Source ...

Saints QB Drew Brees diagnosed with collapsed lung and fractured ribs

Ald. Matt O’Shea’s endorsement helped propel Lightfoot’s landslide win last year, but that didn’t prevent his video gaming idea from being sent to the Rules Committee, a traditional burial ground for legislation the mayor opposes. Go to Source ...

Fantasy Football Week 11 Waiver Wire: Jameis Winston is back in our fantasy lives

If you have fantasy issues, we have solutions. And this week, Jameis Winston is one of ’em. Let’s fix those struggling rosters. Go to Source ...

Brady-led Buccaneers working to establish offensive identity

By Tom Brady’s own admission, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are still trying to establish an offensive identity. The six-time Super Bowl winner is surrounded by an impressive collection of playmakers that have helped him lead the team to its best start in a decade. Go to Source ...

Packers playing better when they’re away from Lambeau Field

The Green Bay Packers are on pace to have home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. Green Bay delivered its second straight sluggish home performance Sunday before escaping with a 24-20 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, who have lost eight straight games. Two weeks earlier, the Packers fell 28-22 at home to the Minnesota Vikings. Go ...

NFC South Week 10 review: Drew Brees, Teddy Bridgewater injured

After another week of action, the Saints remain in first place and two starting quarterbacks in the NFC South suffered injuries on Sunday. Go to Source ...

Report: Drew Brees has multiple broken ribs, collapsed lung

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will reportedly miss considerable time after being pulled at halftime with a rib injury during Sunday’s win against the San Francisco 49ers. A Tweet by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, quoting ESPN’s Ed Werder, said that Brees has multiple rib fractures and a collapsed lung on his right side. Werder also ...

Forecast: The 2020 Saints are built to overcome adversity

The only break the New Orleans Saints caught Sunday was that they were still able to win despite suffering an avalanche of injuries while playing their worst game of the year. Did you enjoy the 1 week of the New Orleans Saints 2020 season where we didn’t have to obsess over the weekly injury report? ...

Demario Davis says his 1-year old daughter is cancer-free

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis told TMZ Sports that his daughter Carly-Faith is cancer-free after a battle with retinoblastoma. Go to Source ...

What they’re saying nationally about the Saints 27–13 victory over the 49ers; Winston & Brees

Here’s what some of the national sports analysts and outlets had to say after the game. Drew Brees suffers rib injury, set to undergo MRI following Saints’ win over 49ers — Jelani Scott, NFL.com Saints beat 49ers, but at what cost? Brenden Ertle, Canal Street Chronicles New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees unsure of his ...

NFL injury news: How will Drew Brees injury affect Saints schedule, Eagles game?

Drew Brees will be sidelined for weeks, if not longer – so what does it mean for the Eagles? By Adam Hermann Go to Source ...

Panthers sign QB/TE Tommy Stevens to their practice squad

The Carolina Panthers just announced they have signed QB/TE Tommy Stevens to their practice squad. Go to Source ...

Report: Saints not ready to consider injured reserve for Drew Brees

The New Orleans Saints are not prepared to place quarterback Drew Brees on injured reserve yet, despite his diagnosis of lung and rib issues Go to Source ...

Drew Brees Has Collapsed Lung, Multiple Rib Fractures After Violent Hit

Drew Brees is hurting like hell today … medical tests on the New Orleans Saints QB reportedly revealed he’s dealing with multiple rib fractures and a collapsed lung. The 41-year-old was forced to leave Sunday’s win over the 49ers after he took a huge hit in the 2nd quarter … Go to Source ...

3 Takeaways from 49ers’ Week 10 Loss

Early in the game, the 49ers offense was showing positive signs. They marched 75 yards on 13 plays on their opening drive, capped by a four-yard touchdown pass from Nick Mullens to Brandon Aiyuk. Then, they capitalized on a muffed punt and strong field position to take a 10-0 lead early in the second quarter. ...

Report: Drew Brees suffered collapsed lung, multiple rib fractures

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was diagnosed with multiple rib fractures and a collapsed lung after a game with the 49ers. Go to Source ...

Best Fantasy Football waiver wire pickups for Week 11

Which players should you be targeting on the fantasy football waiver wire in Week 11? Go to Source ...

Report: Saints QB Drew Brees may miss time with rib injury

The 41-year-old quarterback is a little banged up. Go to Source ...

If Drew Brees can’t play, will Saints go with Taysom Hill or Jameis Winston?

Last year, when quarterback Drew Brees missed five games with a thumb injury, the Saints turned to the No. 2 quarterback on their depth chart, Teddy Bridgewater. This year, the next man up (based on the same officially unofficial depth chart that pointed to Bridgewater last year) is Taysom Hill, not Jameis Winston. Yes, Hill ...

Fantasy football injury update Week 10: Drew Brees, Matthew Stafford

Here’s a recap of the biggest injuries to players across the league and how it could impact fantasy football: Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints (ribs) Brees suffered a rib injury during the first half of Sunday’s game against the 49ers. He did not return to the game after going 8-for-13 for 76 yards and ...

D’Andre Swift’s Big Day

Patrick Daugherty breaks down all of Week 10’s biggest storylines, including D’Andre Swift’s latest big game. (Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

The Sunday Aftermath: D’Andre Swift’s Big Day

When a mysterious Week 6 Peterson MRI opened the door to more work against the Jaguars, Swift responded by turning 14 carries into 116 yards and two scores. Even that wasn’t enough to force coach Matt Patricia’s hand, with Swift handling a non-trivial but still inadequate 22 touches over the next two weeks. Finally, Week ...

New Orleans Saints Turning Point in victory over San Francisco, presented by Eustis

Mostly, you’re in the right place at the right time if you’re hustling to be in the right place at the right time. And New Orleans Saints rookie receiver Marquez Callawaywas hustling Sunday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, during the Saints’ 27-13 victory over San Francisco, the sixth straight victory for NFC South Division-leading New Orleans ...

Saints snap counts, Week 10: Kwon Alexander plays early and often

New Orleans Saints linebacker Kwon Alexander did not waste time waiting to play against the San Francisco 49ers team that traded him. Go to Source ...

Fantasy Injury Updates: Drew Brees, Teddy Bridgewater, Matthew Stafford impacting Week 11 waiver pickups

While Week 10 was mostly kind to the RB and WR positions from an injury standpoint, the QB position saw a few notable players go down with injuries. Drew Brees (ribs) and Teddy Bridgewater (knee) both left their games, while Matthew Stafford (thumb) remained in but was looked at repeatedly on the sideline. Moving forward, ...

Report: Drew Brees suffered rib contusion vs. 49ers, could ‘miss some time’

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees suffered a rib contusion against the San Francisco 49ers, meaning Jameis Winston could replace him Go to Source ...

Every NFL Team’s Most Improved Player in 2020

was a breakout year for a lot of Baltimore Ravens. The offense soared with the ascendance of Lamar Jackson, Marquise Brown had a huge year, Mark Andrews broke out, and the run game was the most dominant force in the regular season. That makes finding a “most improved” offensive player difficult. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Demario Davis Says His 1-Year-Old Daughter Carly-Faith Is Cancer-Free

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis said his one-year-old daughter Carly-Faith is cancer-free. “I’m a person that just never try to take anything for granted, and to know what she’s been through, even to the point of having to lose her eye, but her body is free of cancer,” Davis told TMZ Sports. Carly-Faith Davis ...

Saints Week 10: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Demario Davis, and the New Orleans Saints put on a defensive clinic that saw just 3 points scored by San Francisco in the second half of this game. I watched this game twice already (masochism is a hell of a drug) – once at the Superdome, and once on tape to compute what ...

Week 10 Fantasy Football Recap: TB rebounds, Drew Lock slips up and Hopkins saves the day

Liz Loza and Matt Harmon talk all things Week 10 on the latest Fantasy Football Forecast! Go to Source ...

7 takeaways from 49ers 27-13 loss to the Saints

7 takeaways from the San Francisco 49ers 27-13 loss to the Saints in New Orleans. Go to Source ...

Beignets and Café au Lait: Saints Win the Game, Lose Brees

Brees would remain in the game until halftime, leading New Orleans to one more score and a 17-10 lead, but would not return to the game in the second half. Leading 17-10 at halftime, the Saints would extend their unanswered scoring run to 27, adding a field goal and another Alvin Kamara touchdown to take ...

Former NFL Linebacker Demario Davis’ Daughter Is Cancer-Free

Former Jets linebacker Demario Davis recently revealed that his one-year-old daughter Carly-Faith Davis is now cancer free after fighting Retinoblastoma for several months. Back in May, Carly-Faith was diagnosed with the form of eye cancer, which is rare and mostly affects young children. However, after treatments and a custom prosthetic eye, she is in remission. ...

Winners and losers from the 49ers loss to the Saints: Kinlaw and Aiyuk impress

Kinlaw has started to come alive during the past couple of weeks, and Sunday, he showed up in the stat sheet. Kinlaw was credited with 1.5 sacks, a QB hit, and three stops. He was disruptive, as you could see him throwing lineman out of the way and forcing either Saints quarterbacks or running backs ...

Shanahan: Niners ‘blew an opportunity’ vs surging Saints

An early 10-0 lead was not nearly enough for the mistake-prone, injury-ravaged San Francisco 49ers to hold on against the Saints. Helping out New Orleans when they needed to be error free, the Niners committed four turnovers and lost their third in a row, 27-13, in what has been a frustrating follow-up to their 2019 ...

Week 10 Observations

Week 10 wasn’t a total disaster, and that’s good enough for me. The Pats win and cover means I’ll have a winning record ATS for the first time in a while no matter what happens Monday night, and my highest stakes team pulled out a win despite getting almost nothing from its QB. Having lucked ...

49ers report card: Offense, special teams ruin upset bid of Brees-less Saints

Here is how the 49ers (4-6) graded in Sunday’s 27-13 loss to the host Saints (7-2): PASS OFFENSE: D+ https://embed.sendtonews.com/oembed/? fk=lnNQbrY1&cid=8163&sound=off&format=json&offsetx=0&offsety=0&floatwidth=400&floatposition=bottom-right&float=on Nick Mullens started 6-of-7 for 47 yards on the 49ers’ opening drive that produced their only touchdown, a catch by Brandon Aiyuk. That ends the feel-good portion of this report. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees questionable to return with injured ribs

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is out of Sunday’s game and the Saints announced why in the third quarter. The team said Brees injured his ribs during the first half of their game against the 49ers. He is called questionable to return. Brees took a big hit from 49ers defensive lineman Kentavius Street and it looked ...

Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Monday, Nov. 16

Enjoy the bye week? Yes, us too. But we’ve got Week 11 and the New Orleans Saints on deck this Sunday, so get your week started with Monday’s edition of Falcoholinks. Go to Source ...

Week 10 Fantasy Football Wrap: 49ers @ Saints

Dalton Del Don recaps Saints vs. 49ers from Week 10. Go to Source ...

Yes, Tampa Bay can still make the Super Bowl. But it can’t be because of Tom Brady.

For this to work, Tampa Bay’s running game must be on point. The Bucs have the personnel to do it. Go to Source ...

Packers sit atop NFC following Week 10 results

The Packers, at 7-2 and with a head-to-head tiebreaker over the Saints, sit in the top spot in the NFC after 10 weeks. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees on his game-ending injury: ‘I was not going to be able to be effective’

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shared an update on the injury that knocked him from a game with the San Francisco 49ers. Go to Source ...

NFL Today, Week 10

Monday, Nov. 16 Go to Source ...

49ers game review vs. Saints: A great start … and then nothing

Offense With Jerick McKinnon serving as their lead back and Nick Mullens as their quarterback, they had no running game (49 yards) and no downfield passing game. The result: They had 195 yards and three points in the final 44-plus minutes. Mullens is clearly a second-stringer and he had no first-class weapons beyond WR Brandon ...

Saints go up 17-10 just before halftime

The Saints started slow against the 49ers on Sunday, but they closed out the first half with sharper play. New Orleans fell behind 10-0, but scored 17 straight points in the second quarter and lead the 49ers 17-10 at the break. The final points came on a three-yard Drew Brees pass to running back Alvin ...

How the rest of the NFC South fared in Week 10

Offensively, the Bucs scored on every single second half drive. Ronald Jones’ 98-yard score on the second one of those drives broke the game open. From there, it was yet another vintage performance from Tom Brady, who dissected the defense at every turn. Go to Source ...

Best Fantasy Week 11 Waiver Pickups: Salvon Ahmed breaks out, Jameis Winston plays after Drew Brees injury

The long-term value of these backs varies — as does the value of breakout WRs and and backup QB — but they’re at least on the pickup radar this week. Our is packed with players who are leftovers from the previous weeks and are still worth considering. Guys like , , , , and are ...

Watch 49ers rookie Javon Kinlaw get first career sack in breakout game

Javon Kinlaw finally had the breakout game we’ve been waiting for. Go to Source ...

Whitworth carted off field; Brees sidelined with rib injury

Los Angeles Rams veteran left tackle Andrew Whitworth was consoled by several teammates as well as Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson before he was taken off the field on a cart with an injured left knee late in the first half Sunday. In New Orleans, Drew Brees was on the sideline at the start of ...

49ers vs. Saints: 2nd half open thread

The San Francisco 49ers trail the New Orleans Saints 17-10 at the half. San Francisco should be in the lead, but a muffed punt and terrible penalty call on Kentavius Street allowed the Saints to get their first points of the game. It looked like the Niners would be able to get a score before ...

49ers’ Reed snags catch of the year candidate vs. Saints

Sometimes an NFL reception is so impressive that it warrants its own article, even if it didn’t result in a touchdown or game-winning drive. Such is the case with a one-handed grab made by San Francisco 49ers tight end Jordan Reed. Reed, the 30-year-old veteran who was signed in the offseason, is back in action ...

New Orleans Saints turn to Jameis Winston with Drew Brees injured

Drew Brees has suffered a rib injury against the 49ers Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston starts the second half for Saints vs. 49ers

New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Jameis Winston started the second half against the San Francisco 49ers instead of Drew Brees. Go to Source ...

Watch: Jordan Reed with the dazzling one-hand grab

Jordan Reed with a great grab of a pass … with one hand Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston opens second half as Saints QB

The Saints got the ball first in the third quarter and the quarterback leading the offense wasn’t Drew Brees. It was Jameis Winston, who is getting his first meaningful time with the team since signing as a free agent this offseason. He saw some mop-up duty during last Sunday’s blowout win over the Buccaneers. Brees ...

WATCH: Alvin Kamara’s back-to-back TD’s send Saints into halftime with a lead

RB Alvin Kamara put the New Orleans Saints on his back early against the San Francisco 49ers, sending them into halftime with a 17-10 lead. Go to Source ...

NFL 2020 Season: Week 10, New Orleans Saints, COVID-19 breach, Punishment, locker room video

The Saints are reportedly facing significant discipline for failing to wear facemasks during their postgame celebration, according to ESPN, with the team’s official Twitter account showcasing the COVID-19 protocol violations on videos posted to the site. New Orleans could face similar punishment as the Las Vegas Raiders, who were recently fined $500,000 — head coach ...

Ridiculous roughing call on Drew Brees sack sets up Saints TD vs. 49ers

A textbook tackle ruled as roughing led to a likely four-point swing in the Saints’ favor. Go to Source ...

Richard Sherman, 49ers furious after absurd penalty on Drew Brees sack

Anyone else get Ahmad Brooks flashbacks? Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston needs to explain how he doesn’t fall in this remarkable footwork routine

Jameis Winston hasn’t found playing time easy to come by for the Saints in 2020, but he looks to have found something that neither Drew Brees nor Taysom Hill can do. Watch the video below of Winston’s pregame routine ahead of a Week 10 matchup with the 49ers. In his first year as a backup ...

Five questions with Canal Street Chronicles: How do the 49ers pull off the upset?

Chris Dunnells of Canal Street Chronicles was kind enough to take the time and answer five questions ahead of today’s matchup. We asked Chris about last Sunday night, Emmanuel Sanders, what it would take for the Niners to pull off the upset, and what makes New Orleans such an impressive team. There has been a ...

Watch: Tom Brady to Rob Gronkowski, Tampa Bay TD

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have rebounded from their crushing loss to the New Orleans Saints last week. Tom Brady & Co. erupted against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday and the icing was the quarterback finding Rob Gronkowski late in the fourth … Go to Source ...

49ers-Saints pregame report: Emmanuel Sanders has friendly reunion after vowing victory

Emmanuel Sanders exchanged hugs, posed for pictures and enjoyed today’s pregame reunion with his former 49ers teammates. Over the past couple weeks, Sanders has been warning them that his new team, the New Orleans Saints, is “about to kick y’all (butt). That didn’t deter Kendrick Bourne from joyfully greeting Sanders near the midfield fleur-de-lis. Go ...

Saints inactives vs. 49ers: RB Ty Montgomery dresses out

The New Orleans Saints and San Francisco 49ers announced their inactive players for Week 10’s game, with RB Ty Montgomery dressing out. Go to Source ...

Saints vs 49ers game day inactives: DE Carl Granderson one of five

The five players listed for the Saints are DE Carl Granderson, RB Dwayne Washington, CB Ken Crawley, and OL Derrick Kelly. Washington suffered a back injury during this weeks practice and was listed as questionable on Friday. Inactive for the 49ers are RB Tevin Coleman, WR Deebo Samuel, CB K’Waun Williams, LB Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles, all ...

Bucs reconfigure their OL after getting stumped by Saints pass rush

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had to shuffle their offensive line after the New Orleans Saints defense pressured Tom Brady in a blowout in Week 9 Go to Source ...

The Latest: Brady’s Bucs, Panthers tied at 17 at halftime

Tampa Bay-Carolina is the only one of the five early NFL games to be tied at halftime. Tom Brady and the Buccaneers put up 17 points in the first half against the Carolina Panthers. Brady threw touchdown passes to Cameron Brate and Mike Evans. Go to Source ...

NFL Week 10: How to watch, wager, and stream Saints vs. 49ers

This year’s rematch between the New Orleans Saints and San Francisco 49ers may look very different from the barn burner fans saw in 2019. Go to Source ...

Saints vs. 49ers live stream (11/15): How to watch NFL Week 10 online, TV, time

The New Orleans Saints, off a big win against Tampa, faces the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Nov. 15. The game will be live streamed on fuboTV. With a slew of big plays including touchdowns receiving and throwing, Emmanuel Sanders was a big reason the 49ers pulled out a 48-46 shootout against the Saints in ...

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Watchlist for Week 11: Streaming targets, free agent sleepers include Andy Dalton, Sammy Watkins, Taysom Hill

If there’s one weakness on the waiver wire this week, it’s the Week 11 tight end streamers. This makes sense considering that Travis Kelce is on bye and George Kittle and Zach Ertz are hurt, as many owners are carrying a couple of streaming options at the position, so if you need help at the ...

Report: NFL considering ‘significant discipline’ for Saints after postgame celebration

The NFL is considering penalties for the New Orleans Saints after a postgame celebration in their locker room, a breach of COVID-19 protocol Go to Source ...

Saints favored heavily playing host to the San Francisco 49ers

Now, we may not see New Orleans as an underdog again for a while. the Saints are giving up between 9 and 10 points to the 49ers this weekend. After a dominating performance on Sunday Night Football by the Saints and a litany of injuries for the San Francisco 49ers, such a large spread may ...

New Orleans Saints could face discipline over videos of locker room celebration

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The New Orleans Saints are facing significant discipline for not wearing masks during their postgame celebrations last Sunday night — as seen in videos they posted to social media, including the team’s own Twitter account — after their victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, league sources tell ESPN. Go to Source ...

NFL Week 10 Rooting Guide: Who Saints fans should want to win as Saints play 49ers

The New Orleans Saints play the San Francisco 49ers during the evening block of games on Sunday in a big matchup. The 6-2 Saints are now in the driver’s seat for the NFC, while the 4-5 are struggling to power through a plethora of injuries in perhaps the NFL’s best division. Throughout the conference, there ...

Report: Saints facing ‘significant discipline’ after maskless locker room celebration

The Saints have again violated the NFL’s health and safety protocols, and this time the punishment is expected to really hurt. Go to Source ...

Saints Film Room: How the Pass Offense can exploit a depleted Niners Defense

In the New Orleans Saints Week 10 matchup with the depleted San Francisco 49ers, getting the passing game going early and often will be key. The Niners run defense is pretty stingy, despite the following players being out or on Injured Reserve: Nick Bosa Jaquiski Tartt Solomon Thomas Dee Ford Ezekial Ansah Richard Sherman They’re ...

Report: Saints face discipline for not wearing masks while celebrating after beating Buccaneers

The New Orleans Saints could reportedly face “significant discipline” after viral videos showed members of the team celebrating without masks in the locker room moments after beating the division rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Schefter reported discipline is expected to be handed down this week and that the Saints ...

Sources: New Orleans Saints face significant discipline over videos of locker room celebration

The New Orleans Saints are facing significant discipline for not wearing masks during their postgame celebrations last Sunday night — as seen in videos they posted to social media, including the team’s own Twitter account — after their victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, league sources told ESPN. Video of Saints players and head coach ...

Sources: Saints face discipline after viral videos

Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer Close ESPN NFL Insider Joined ESPN in 2009 Former president of the Pro Football Writers of America and the author of four books Follow on Twitter The New Orleans Saints are facing significant discipline for not wearing masks during their postgame celebrations last Sunday night — as seen in videos ...

We could all use some good news about now

Heck, even the Saints’ two backup QBs, Taysom Hill (2-for-2, 48 yards) and Jameis Winston (1-for-1, 12 yards) had higher passer ratings. As Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.football tweeted, all three Saints QBs had higher passer ratings than Brady — Drew Brees, 135.2; Taysom Hill, 118.8; Jameis Winston, 116.7; Tom Brady, 40.4. Hill also rushed for ...

Saints fan confidence as high as possible after destroying the Buccaneers

That streak, along with the Saints looking dominate against a fellow NFC-favorite, has Saints fans extremely confident. According to the most recent SB Nation Reacts survey, a full 100 percent of responding Saints fans said they are confident the team is headed in the right direction. That’s up from 70 percent last week and 67 ...

Saints vs. 49ers live updates: See TV channel, key storylines, more for Sunday’s big game

A week after their most dominant win of the 2020 season, the New Orleans Saints will take on the San Francisco 49ers Sunday afternoon in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Getting the Saints amped up for this game shouldn’t be hard considering the last time they met, San Francisco walked out of the Dome with a 48-46 ...

Four things to watch for in 49ers’ Week 10 clash vs. streaking Saints

The 49ers will get several offensive weapons back Sunday in New Orleans. Go to Source ...

49ers vs. Saints predictions: Our staff makes its picks for the matchup in the Superdome

Here are its predictions… The tiebreaker that doomed the Saints last year is actually working out in their favor right now. Amie Just — Season record: 6-2 Saints 37, 49ers 25 The Saints set the world on fire last week with their complete game against the Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

49ers vs. Saints live stream: How to watch NFL Week 10 game online

Here’s how to watch 49ers-Saints on Sunday Week 10. Go to Source ...

Saints to dress for a funeral in Week 10 matchup with 49ers

The New Orleans Saints announced their uniform combination for Week 10’s matchup with the San Francisco 49ers: black home jerseys and pants. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints signee Christian Ringo helps fund for former Cajuns teammate Al Riles

A new member of the New Orleans Saints organization has made a generous donation to the GoFundMe campaign set up to benefit the family of a former Ragin’ Cajuns teammates who was killed last weekend. According to online records, Christian Ringo made a $500 donation Saturday morning to the fund established to cover funeral costs ...

What went wrong for Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week Nine against the New Orleans Saints?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers come up against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday – live on Sky Sports NFL at 6pm – as they look to recover from a crushing defeat to the New Orleans Saints, during which Tom Brady threw three interceptions in the worst loss of his career By Cameron Hogwood Tom Brady suffered ...

Will the Saints finally pick a quarterback in the first round next year?

The conversation comes up every year. It’s not a matter of when now, the time to start preparing for a post Drew Brees-era is likely to come in 2021. The first question to ponder is: can either Taysom Hill or Jameis Winston be the guy? Go to Source ...

NFL Week 9: How Saints run offense stacks up vs. 49ers run defense

The New Orleans Saints are coming off of a massive win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in which the Saints rushed for 138 yards against the league’s top rushing defense. The total was a hair above their 121.6 yard per game average, but the manner in which they did it was utterly dominant. This week, ...

Saints vs. 49ers preview: Behind Enemy Lines, Week 10

The New Orleans Saints and San Francisco 49ers are on a collision course with players like Kwon Alexander and Emmanuel Sanders gone turncoat Go to Source ...

Taysom Hill reemerges as Saints’ X factor after slow start

Hill was back to being one of the NFL’s most fascinating playmakers with two passes for 48 yards, seven rushes for 54 yards and one catch for 21 yards. There have been a few more opportunities for me as the weeks have gone on, certainly this week,” said Hill, who explained that a big key ...

49ers get Bourne back, will play again without Samuel

The Niners also will have rookie receiver Brandon Aiyuk on the field after he missed last week as a “high risk” close contact with Bourne after his positive coronavirus test. Aiyuk and left tackle Trent Williams missed last Thursday’s loss to Green Bay on the list but were activated Friday after Bourne had two negative ...

49ers injury report: Deebo Samuel officially ruled out vs. Saints

The 49ers officially won’t have Deebo Samuel, who’s out with a hamstring injury, vs. the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

49ers at Saints: Three keys to upsetting the Saints for playoffs’ sake

Warner and the run defense have not allowed a 100-yard rusher this season. True, opponents are instead thriving by completing passes deep and along the boundaries to their receivers. But Warner is having a breakout season. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 13: A new name joins Brees, Thomas, and others as limited

A new T-shirt from Breaking T with a black and gold color pattern saying, “Eat the W” is now available. A look at every player that left the Saints recently and how they are doing, like Teddy Bridgewater, A.J. Klein, Vonn Bell, and Eli Apple. Drew Brees speaks on how useful Taysom Hill is, saying, ...

49ers-Saints Preview

With a slew of big plays including touchdowns receiving and throwing, Emmanuel Sanders was a big reason the San Francisco 49ers pulled out a 48-46 shootout against the Saints in the Superdome less than one year ago. ”I’m always going to remember that game,” Sanders said. Now Sanders is on the other side of the ...

The late Paul Hornung had plenty ties to Louisiana, including with the inaugural New Orleans Saints

After starring for nine seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Hornung was one of the players the Saints selected in the 1967 expansion draft. In the expansion draft, each NFL team had 11 players that were left unprotected. Hornung was one the Packers left unprotected and the Saints grabbed him. Go to Source ...

Saints vs 49ers Final injury report: Michael Thomas and Ryan Ramczyk full

RB Dwayne Washington (Back) a late addition to the report, didn’t practice on Friday after being limited on Thursday. He is listed as questionable for Sunday. QB Drew Brees (Right Shoulder) and C Erik McCoy (Elbow) were limited for the third day but are expected to play. Go to Source ...

Final Saints vs. 49ers injury report: WR Michael Thomas practices fully

The New Orleans Saints finalized the injury report after wrapping up their third practice before facing the San Francisco 49ers in Week 10. Go to Source ...

49ers injury report: Deebo Samuel, Richard Sherman won’t face Saints

The 49ers did not get back any major pieces ahead of their Week 10 tilt vs. the Saints. Go to Source ...

NFL experts picks: Saints are a near-unanimous choice to beat the 49ers

The New Orleans Saints are a popular pick to defeat the San Francisco 49ers during Week 10 of the 2020 NFL regular season, per expert picks. Go to Source ...

Mike Vrabel recalls trash-talking Philip Rivers as a player

Vrabel explained how he trash-talked Rivers when the two were players. Go to Source ...

Midseason Saints progress report: Grading offense, defense, special teams

The New Orleans Saints are 6-2 with eight games left ahead of them, but how do the offense, defense, and special teams units grade out? Go to Source ...

49ers vs. Saints game predictions: One of picked the Niners to win

San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan still thinks his team has a shot at getting into the playoffs. If the 49ers can pull off the upset, their hopes of qualifying for the postseason will improve drastically, heading into their BYE Week. Here are the predictions for Week 10 from Niners Nation contributors: Kyle Posey: Heading ...

Saints glad Sanders is on their side in rematch vs 49ers

Emmanuel Sanders was a big reason the San Francisco 49ers narrowly won a 48-46 shootout against the Saints in the Superdome less than one year ago. He had slew of big plays including touchdowns receiving and passing. Now Sanders is on the other side of the rematch and says he’s confident the team he’s on ...

Film Study: Saints secondary dominant vs Tom-pa Bay

Brady incomplete deep middle to Antonio Brown. Enter Antonio Brown. Thewe’ll say enigmatic, Antonio Brown played his first game in Bucs colors on Sunday, and his first target saw Brady go deep to him with Janoris Jenkins in single coverage on him. Go to Source ...

3 daily fantasy players from Week 10: Saints vs 49ers

If you’re a daily fantasy player, before each game I will look at four players from the New Orleans Saints and their opponent’s rosters that I would target in daily fantasy (based off their value and potential results). Is Saints QB Drew Brees still safe QB for daily fantasy leagues? Even still, spending your money ...

On the road to NOLA

Please take the time to read the rules and ask any questions you might have. If you are new here or want to refresh your memory, here are all the rules and regulations for the contest. Even if you’re returning, give the rules a double-check. Go to Source ...

Kwon Alexander to the Saints: The right place at the right time

Alexander had been dealing with a high ankle sprain he suffered in the 49ers’ week 5 loss to the Dolphins. High ankle sprains can be gnarly injuries that linger and even lead to other issues. But, it appears that after five weeks of rest, Alexander is not even mentioned on the weekly Saints injury report. ...

49ers @ Saints Key Matchups – Can Hendrickson continue to feast?

He’s a Top-40 tight end because he’s never on the field. When he’s on the field, he’s a Top-12 TE playing under his former offensive coordinator in Washington (Kyle Shanahan) on the field. He’s one of the quickest tight ends, displays some of the best foot work, and he shows his versatility by often splitting ...

49ers injury report: Deebo Samuel likely out vs. Saints

The 49ers will likely be without wide receiver Deebo Samuel against the New Orleans Saints while he deals with a hamstring injury. Go to Source ...

As a player, Mike Vrabel once invoked Drew Brees while trash talking Philip Rivers

While with the Patriots, Titans coach Mike Vrabel recalled trash talking ex-Chargers QB Philip Rivers by invoking his predecessor Drew Brees Go to Source ...

Kwon Alexander already building rapport with Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LA (BRPROUD) – The Saints add in a exciting piece to an already stacked defensive unit this week after picking up linebacker Kwon Alexander. The former LSU Tiger has already made a good impression with the team following Thursday’s practice. I think he’s got a handshake with everyone on the defense already,” said ...

49ers practice report: Will Deebo Samuel be ready for Saints game?

Wide receiver Deebo Samuel remained out of 49ers practice Thursday, making it more likely he misses a third straight game because of a hamstring injury. Samuel was evaluated by the medical staff prior to practice and the 49ers apparently erred on the side of caution. The 49ers (4-5) visit the New Orleans Saints (6-2) on ...

The Edge: Assessing how New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers stack up for Week 10

As of Thursday afternoon, the 49ers have 14 players on the injured reserve, including starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, All-Pro tight end George Kittle, starting running back Raheem Mostert, Pro Bowl defensive lineman Nick Bosa, All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman and starting safety Jaquiski Tartt, just to name a few. The San Francisco 49ers walked away victorious ...

Panthers host rookie QB/TE Tommy Stevens, 2 others for visits

It’s been a busy day for the Carolina Panthers, who hosted a trio of free agents for visits. Go to Source ...

How are Saints seeded ahead of Packers? A way-too-early look at familiar playoff tiebreakers

How would the Saints be the No. seed? Ah yes, the three-way tiebreaker. Go to Source ...

Film Study: How the Saints defense kept Tom Brady and the Buccaneers off balance early

The Saints absolutely walloped the Buccaneers on Sunday night, a 38-3 rout that was so thorough it has people wondering if the Bucs were frauds all along. Tom Brady looked completely off, Marshon Lattimore continued to punish Mike Evans, and the Saints defensive line is continuing to improve. All of that created a perfect storm ...

Saints ride 5-game win streak into clash with 49ers

SPREAD – 49ers 5-4, Saints 3-5 SERIES RECORD – 49ers lead 49-26-2 LAST MEETING – 49ers beat Saints 48-46 on Dec. 8, 2019, in New Orleans LAST WEEK – 49ers lost to Packers 34-17; Saints won 38-3 at Tampa Bay AP PRO32 RANKING – 49ers No. Saints No. ERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (13), RUSH (12), ...

Walker: Saints enter halftime of 2020 season with much-needed momentum for second half

The Saints were the most penalized team in the league for the first few weeks of the season but fixed those issues and had just three penalties in their last outing. I think each week we’ve gotten a little better,” Brees said. “It’s been an unusual season, especially offensively over the last four or five ...

49ers’ Mostert Out, Samuel Questionable vs. Saints

Mostert out, Deebo questionable for 49ers-Saints matchup originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The laundry list of 49ers injuries is growing longer as the team prepares for their trip to New Orleans. Of the 11 listed offensive starters in the team’s 2019 thrilling matchup with the Saints, only four players are currently slated to suit ...

Drew Brees, Michael Thomas listed as limited again

The Saints listed quarterback Drew Brees and wide receiver Michael Thomas as limited participants in practice all of last week and it is looking like things will play out the same way this week. Brees and Thomas were listed as limited again on Thursday. Brees is listed with a right shoulder injury while Thomas is ...

Saints add Dwayne Washington to injury report, make no other changes from Wednesday

Once again, the New Orleans Saints’ entire available roster was present for practice Thursday, and there was only one minor change from the prior day’s participation report. Reserve running back Dwayne Washington (back) was added to the injury report as a limited participant. The remainder of the report featured the same players as Wednesday, all ...

Deebo Samuel a ‘Long Shot,’ Fred Warner vs. Alvin Kamara Showdown; 4 Things to Watch for in Week 10

The San Francisco 49ers have yet another tall task ahead of them in the Week 10 rematch against the New Orleans Saints. San Francisco looks drastically different heading into the Big Easy this time around as a wounded 49ers team looks to even their record before heading into the Week 11 Bye. Here are four ...

Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams odds, picks and prediction

The Los Angeles Rams (5-3) are back in action after their bye week, hosting the Seattle Seahawks (6-2) Sunday afternoon at SoFi Stadium for an important Week 10 matchup. Kickoff is set for 4:25 p.m. ET. Go to Source ...

Former Saints LB Kiko Alonso ‘not practicing any time soon’ with San Francisco

One familiar face the New Orleans Saints won’t be seeing this weekend is San Francisco linebacker Kiko Alonso. The Saints traded Alonso to the 49ers earlier this month along with a conditional draft pick to acquire linebacker Kwon Alexander. But Alonso, who has spent all of 2020 on the Physically Unable to Perform list after ...

Week 10 fantasy football rankings: Davante Adams, Aaron Jones in for monster games

Make sure to check out these rankings before setting your fantasy football lineup this weekend. Go to Source ...

2020 Saints schedule: Score predictions for 8 remaining games

The New Orleans Saints face just one team with a winning record in their remaining 8 games, but the schedule still may have some surprises. Go to Source ...

Four players to watch against the Saints

The San Francisco 49ers are nine-point underdogs against the New Orleans Saints heading into Week 10. If the Niners are to pull off the upset, they’re going to need a handful of players to step up and start winning. Here are four players to watch ahead of Sunday’s matchup. Go to Source ...

NFL Picks Week 10: The Tide Has Turned

The New Orleans Saints host the hated San Francisco 49ers in their return to the Superdome this Sunday. Following what many called the NFC Game of the Year, the Saints now enter the rematch of the game that held that same distinction a year ago. The 49ers enter this one a mere shadow of themselves ...

Rams Week 10 injury report: Henderson DNP Wednesday, Kupp limited

The Rams have a few injuries to monitor leading up to Sunday’s game. Go to Source ...

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Watchlist for Week 11: Streaming targets, free agent sleepers include Jordan Wilkins, Sammy Watkins, Taysom Hill

If there’s one weakness on the waiver wire this week, it’s the Week 11 tight end streamers. This makes sense considering that Travis Kelce is on bye and George Kittle and Zach Ertz are hurt, as many owners are carrying a couple of streaming options at the position, so if you need help at the ...

Saints RB Latavius Murray nominated for Salute to Service Award

New Orleans Saints running back Latavius Murray was nominated for the 2020 Salute to Service Award due to his appreciation for the military. Go to Source ...

New 49ers LB Kiko Alonso not expected to practice any time soon

The San Francisco 49ers acquired Kiko Alonso in the Kwon Alexander trade. He may not play a down for them. Go to Source ...

Taysom Hill at his all-around best for New Orleans Saints in last two games

Taysom Hill long ago lost the benefit of deception. No matter, because when the New Orleans Saints quarterback gets on a roll, knowing he’s on the way and preventing his arrival are two wholly different items. And lately, Hill has been arriving on schedule for the Saints, 6-2 entering Sunday’s game against San Francisco (4-5) ...

2020 Sunday Night Football Schedule: How to watch on TV, live streams online, channel, kickoff time

Football season is in full gear and we’ve got the complete 2020 Sunday Night Football schedule below. This week’s Sunday Night Football game features a match up between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots. Coverage for all games begins at 7 p.m. ET on NBC or on the NBC Sports app. Click here to ...

New Orleans Saints rookie roundup, Week 9

The New Orleans Saints hit the road again in Week 9 for a divisional showdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. New Orleans dominated in all facets of the game, winning 38-3. The Saints took sole possession of first place in the NFC and NFC South. Go to Source ...

Despite injuries, Mike McGlinchey still hopeful 49ers can make late-season run

Even though the San Francisco 49ers are sitting at 4-5 and outside the NFC playoff picture, head coach Kyle Shanahan still believes his squad has a shot at qualifying for the postseason. If the Niners can get by a heavily favored New Orleans Saints team this Sunday, it sure will go a long way in ...

CSC Podcast: San Francisco 49ers @ New Orleans Saints Preview

New Orleans Saints analyst for Canal Street Chronicles Brenden Ertle previews the matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. A rematch of last years shoot out the Saints are looking to get pay back, the hottest team in football playing the most wounded. We talk about the health of the Saints and how that can ride ...

San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints odds, picks and prediction

The San Francisco 49ers (4-5) visit the New Orleans Saints (6-2) Sunday of Week 10 for a 4:25 p.m. ET kickoff. Below, we preview the 49ers-Saints betting odds and lines and make our NFL picks and predictions. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints: 4 Bold Predictions For Week 10 Vs. 49ers

The 6-2 New Orleans Saints will host the 4-5 San Francisco 49ers in Week 10 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. New Orleans is heavily favored to win this game for a variety of reasons. In Week 9, the Saints demolished the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a final score of 38-3. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 12: Four starters limited on first injury report

A new T-shirt from Breaking T with a black and gold color pattern saying, “Eat the W” is now available. While no one missed practice, Drew Brees, Erik McCoy, Ryan Ramczyk, and Michael Thomas were all limited. The Saints are currently the favorites by 9 points. Go to Source ...

Column: Half a season and a Super Bowl ahead for NFL

Just testing, and lots of it, along with an underlying hope that NFL players and coaches recognized the only way there was going to be a season was if everyone behaved properly. And now here we are, halfway through a season unlike any other. Everyone hasn’t always behaved properly and the games haven’t always gone ...

49ers running back Raheem Mostert won’t play this week against Saints

The San Francisco 49ers will be without running back Raheem Mostert for a little bit longer as he works back from a high-ankle sprain. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said Wednesday that Mostert won’t make it back to play for this weekend’s game against the New Orleans Saints. Instead, the hope is he’ll be ready to ...

Saints vs 49ers Wednesday injury report: everyone practices: Ryan Ramczyk now limited

While everyone was at practice for the Saints on Wednesday QB Drew Brees (Right Shoulder), C Erik McCoy (Elbow), T Ryan Ramczyk (Back), and WR Michael Thomas (Ankle/ Hamstring) were all limited. Ramczyk suffered the back injury last week against the Buccaneers. Center Erik McCoy is also new on the list. Go to Source ...

Fans finally can see 49ers but won’t rival the scene of last year’s in New Orleans

Still, that will be 6,000 more fans than the 49ers have played in front of this season. Fan bans were in effect at their previous nine games – with no change in sight for Levi’s Stadium’s remaining three games in December. It is exciting, just the fact we haven’t been able to play with fans ...

Drew Brees, Michael Thomas limited in Wednesday’s practice

Drew Brees played 60 of 73 snaps Sunday after popping up on the injury report with a right shoulder injury last week. It didn’t seem to bother him in the 38-3 rout of the Bucs as he completed 26 of 32 passes for 222 yards and four touchdowns. But Brees remains on the practice report, ...

49ers practice update on Wednesday: Mostert return unlikely at New Orleans; Tartt to IR

Mostert has played in only four games, and injuries forced him out of two, including a knee sprain in the 49ers’ Week 2 win over the New York Jets that cost him the next two games. Mostert helped key last season’s 48-46 win at New Orleans. He ran for 61 yards and a touchdown, and ...

Panthers host ex-Saints draft pick Tommy Stevens for a free agent visit

The New Orleans Saints released rookie quarterback/tight end Tommy Stevens from their practice squad, so he visited the Carolina Panthers. Go to Source ...

Saints’ defensive front gaining steam at season’s midpoint

One week after battering Tampa Bay’s Tom Brady into one of the worst games of his career, a New Orleans Saints pass rush led by previously unheralded reserve Trey Hendrickson aims to muster a similar effort against San Francisco backup Nick Mullens. Halfway through the season, the Saints have had nine players combine for 22 ...

New Orleans Saints defense put it all together against Tampa Bay

“I don’t know that you go into a game like that against an offense like that and feel like it’s going to go that clean for you,” Saints Coach Sean Payton said. “There’s just that much respect for what they do. And so, I was happy we built on the momentum, I was happy we ...

Fantasy football lineups for Week 10: Start Chris Godwin and sit Joe Mixon

Keep in mind two things: The Niners have allowed four touchdown passes in each of the last two games, and Drew Brees’ full cast of pass catchers — including Michael Thomas, Alvin Kamara, Emmanuel Sanders and Tre’Quan Smith — is finally hitting its stride, as evidenced by last week’s mauling of the Buccaneers. Go to ...

Fans finally can see 49ers in person but won’t rival the scene of last year’s game in New Orleans

Still, that will be 6,000 more fans than the 49ers have played in front of this season. Fan bans were in effect at their previous nine games – with no change in sight for Levi’s Stadium’s remaining three games in December. It is exciting, just the fact we haven’t been able to play with fans ...

Week 10 injury report: Saints have perfect attendance in 1st practice

The New Orleans Saints reported full attendance for their first practice before facing the San Francisco 49ers, including LB Kwon Alexander. Go to Source ...

49ers coach Kyle Shanahan rules out leading RB Raheem Mostert (ankle) vs. Saints

San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan ruled out running back Raheem Mostert, his team’s leading rusher, against the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

NFL coverage maps: Will Week 10’s Saints vs. 49ers game be broadcast in your area?

The New Orleans Saints will face the San Francisco 49ers in a game that was highly anticipated but has now lost a national broadcast slot. Go to Source ...

49ers practice update: Raheem Mostert return unlikely at New Orleans; Jaquiski Tartt to IR

Mostert has played in only four games, and injuries forced him out of two, including a knee sprain in the 49ers’ Week 2 win over the New York Jets that cost him the next two games. Mostert helped key last season’s 48-46 win at New Orleans. He ran for 61 yards and a touchdown, and ...

Saints try out DT Ryan Glasgow, former Bengals 2017 draft pick

The New Orleans Saints tried out free agent DT Ryan Glasgow, a 2017 Bengals draft pick who recently signed with the Patriots and Texans. Go to Source ...

Schofield’s QB Camp: The five most notable quarterback performances of week 9

Looking at the most notable quarterback performances of Week 9. Go to Source ...

Saints roster moves: Veteran DL Christian Ringo signed to the practice squad

The New Orleans Saints signed free agent Christian Ringo to their practice squad, a former member of the Packers and CFL’s Blue Bombers. Go to Source ...

Saints nominate RB Latavius Murray for NFL’s Salute to Service Award

The New Orleans Saints have nominated running back Latavius Murray for the NFL’s Salute to Service Award — an annual accolade given out by the NFL and the USAA that recognizes players, coaches, personnel and alumni who’ve spent time working with and supporting the military. The Saints nominated Murray for a multitude of reasons including ...

NFL Week 10 Odds: 49ers are 9.5-point underdogs against Saints

The 49ers are 4-5 ATS this season, while New Orleans is 3-5. The over/under for this game is set at 49.5, so oddsmakers believe the Saints will win 30-20. New Orleans looked dominant in their 38-3 trouncing of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and if the Niners don’t get some reinforcements back, this one could get ...

2020 Saints free agents: Midseason updates on key departures

The New Orleans Saints lost 2020 free agents like Teddy Bridgewater, Vonn Bell, A.J. Klein, and Eli Apple. How have they done at midseason? Go to Source ...

Drew Brees Reveals Mindset For Playing Next Season Hasn’t Changed

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees made headlines of late following what was a tremendous performance on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This has inevitably led to talks about Brees’ longevity, particularly if he’s even going to be back for next season. The 41-year-old veteran was asked this very same question on a recent ...

PFF: Saints pass rush is the best in the NFL since Marcus Davenport’s debut

Pro Football Focus says the New Orleans Saints pressure rate leads the entire NFL since pass rusher Marcus Davenport returned from injuries. Go to Source ...

Kurtenbach: Three 49ers that must step up vs. the Saints

Here are three players that will need to step up if that’s to happen: Marcell Harris It’s highly unlikely that starting strong safety Jaquiski Tartt will be available for Sunday’s game, meaning that San Francisco will have the same back-end pairing as they had for last year’s game in New Orleans. That’s not inherently good ...

Saints now considered one of the NFC’s best in Week 10 Power Rankings

So how do the New Orleans Saints rank? Change from each week will be in parentheses. Recalibrated expectation: Contend for NFC’s No. Go to Source ...

Which team is the best in the NFL? Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, someone else?

On NFL Overtime this week, Kay Adams, Vince Young and Phoebe Schecter picked out who they believe is currently the best team in the league; Watch Indianapolis Colts @ Tennessee Titans to kick off Week 10, live on Sky Sports NFL from 1.20am, Friday 2:35 On NFL Overtime, Kay Adams, Vince Young and Phoebe Schecter ...

NFL sack leaders: Aaron Donald, Myles Garrett and Saints’ Trey Hendrickson?

Frankly, not even the New Orleans Saints saw this coming. If they knew that fourth-year defensive end Trey Hendrickson was about to rattle off 7.5 sacks in the first eight games of this season — ranking him third in the NFL behind only superstars Aaron Donald and Myles Garrett — then maybe they wouldn’t have ...

Chronicling Giants’ misfortune at No. 2 cornerback spot after Corey Ballentine release

No. cornerback: Janoris Jenkins (68.1 overall grade, nine starts) No. cornerback: Ross Cockrell (nine starts, 71.1 grade), Eli Apple (seven starts, 64.5 grade), Brandon Dixon (five starts, 46.7 grade) Analysis: The Giants were 31st in pass defense (252.4 yards per game) with this … Go to Source ...

NFL sack leaders: Aaron Donald, Myles Garrett ��� and Saints’ Trey Hendrickson?

Frankly, not even the New Orleans Saints saw this coming. If they knew that fourth-year defensive end Trey Hendrickson was about to rattle off 7.5 sacks in the first eight games of this season — ranking him third in the NFL behind only superstars Aaron Donald and Myles Garrett — then maybe they wouldn’t have ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 11: Social media fallout from the Saints week 9 victory

A new T-shirt from Breaking T with a black and gold color pattern saying, “Eat the W” is now available. Pro Football Focus named the top 5 and bottom 5 Saints players from Week 9, with Trey Hendrickson, Adam Trautman, Malcolm Brown, Emmanuel Sanders, and Josh Hill as the top 5, and Jared Cook, Erik ...

Drew Brees: I’m in the moment, not thinking past this season

After the end of the 2019 season, Saints quarterback Drew Brees took some time before confirming that he’d be back for another year and there’s no sign that he’ll deviate from that approach when it comes to making any calls about the 2021 season. Brees has a contract for next season, but said on The ...

Week 9 NFL Power Rankings: Where do we go from here?

In this week’s NFL Power Rankings, Mark Schofield stacks all 32 NFL teams after a shocking Week 9. Go to Source ...

NFL power rankings, Week 9: Saints’ big upset propels them back into the top 10

The New Orleans Saints finally earned some respect in the latest NFL power rankings, but the defeated Tampa Bay Buccaneers are close by. Go to Source ...

NFL MVP watch, Week 9: Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers cause a shake-up at the top

Through eight weeks, the race for NFL Most Valuable Player award looked all but over. Russell Wilson had a sizable lead, and even though Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers were nipping at his heels, the Seahawks quarterback was on pace for a historic season. With Wilson struggling, Mahomes and Rodgers delivering huge games and Josh ...

New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis joins WWL Radio to discuss his team’s amazing Week 9 performance vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis joined Bobby Hebert and Kristian Garic on the Saints Radio Network on Tuesday night to discuss his team’s Week 9 dominating win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. New Orleans Saints Legend Marques Colston also joined the show as a special guest. “During the 2009, 2010, 2011 ...

BYU Alums in the NFL: Week 9 Recap

Late in the game with the score not being close, Hill got a few chances to toss some passes and went 2-for-2 for 48 yards. He accounted for 123 yards of offense in his best game of the season to date. Fred Warner, LB, San Francisco 49ers It was a rough game on Thursday Night ...

Tampa Bay veterans, NFL Green team up to beautify and clean up Veterans Memorial Park

The NFL Green and veterans from the Tampa Bay area partnered to spruce up Veterans Memorial Park in Tampa. Last week, military volunteers helped to plant nearly 150 flowering plants and bushes to attract butterflies and other important pollinators to the garden. The project was done in honor of military veterans ahead of Veterans Day. ...

Wide-open NFC has league’s best and worst divisions

New Orleans has only one game left against an opponent that currently has a winning record. The other six-win teams have shown more holes. The Packers have lost two of their past four games, including a 38-10 rout at Tampa in Week 6. Go to Source ...

Bucs’ no-show against Saints was unacceptable

Senior NFL Writers Charles Robinson & Terez Paylor discuss New Orleans’ complete domination of Tampa Bay on Sunday Night Football. The Buccaneers had no answer for the pressure the Saints applied on both sides of the ball. Hear the full conversation on the Yahoo Sports NFL Podcast. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever ...

Does anyone want to be Elite? Making sense of a crowded NFC field

DVOA really loves Tampa Bay and also really hates Green Bay’s defense. When we chart the weighted totals for each stat, we can get a pretty clear picture of the contenders and pretenders. Teams above the line are relatively better by DVOA and teams below the line are relatively better by EPA/play. Go to Source ...

1st career touchdown for Saints rookie Adam Trautman ‘felt like draft night again’

Trautman’s score came off a stick route, where he took a sharp cut to his left to get one step ahead of Tampa Bay linebacker Devin White. As soon as Trautman caught the pass, he rolled across the end zone looking at the ball — spiking it as soon as he stood back up. While ...

Week 10 fantasy football defense rankings

Our analysts reveal their fantasy football defense rankings for Week 10. Go to Source ...

AFC features plenty of star power even without Tom Brady

Lamar Jackson again leads an potent Ravens team, Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs have suffered no hangover from their first Super Bowl title in half a century and the AFC South-leading Titans have weathered the worst coronavirus outbreak of this pandemic season. But the biggest story is in Pittsburgh, where the unbeaten Steelers (8-0) are ...

Saints’ 38-3 win proved the defense has Super Bowl potential

The New Orleans Saints defense finally pulled their own weight in a 38-3 win vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, rattling quarterback Tom Brady. Go to Source ...

Puzzling game plan, lack of adjustments doomed Bucs defense vs. Saints

A fatal flaw in Tampa Bay’s defensive approach was keeping their defensive backs in soft zone coverage, with few blitzes. That allowed Drew Brees to simply play pitch-and-catch with his receivers, and he had no problem doing just that as the Saints methodically drove down the field again and again, finding the end zone over ...

Drew Brees Is So Far From Washed It Ain’t Funny, Says Teammate Demario Davis

“If I’m putting together a roster, that’s the type of quarterback that I want.” Saints star Demario Davis is going to bat for Drew Brees … telling TMZ Sports he sees absolutely no decline in the QB’s game whatsoever. Go to Source ...

Purdue in the Pros: Week 9

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) passes the ball while being hit by Washington Football Team defensive end Ryan Kerrigan (91) in the third quarter at FedExField. Week 9: Nov. 5-9 Drew Brees: The Saints’ quarterback completed 26 of 32 passes for 222 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-3 victory over the Buccaneers ...

NFL Power Rankings: Style points matter as Steelers drop in some rankings

Kansas City Chiefs 2. Pittsburgh Steelers “Everyone gets a pass for One Ugly Win. The Steelers cashed in their ticket on Sunday. Go to Source ...

Jabrill Peppers Steals Headlines Among U-M Players In The NFL Last Weekend

Jabrill Peppers turned in his best performance of the year on Sunday, highlighted by a late interception for the Giants. Go to Source ...

WATCH: Saints share the perfect Twitter response to NFL expert doubters

Only 15% of experts around the NFL’s orbit picked the New Orleans Saints to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 9, which looks awful in hindsight. But no one came out of this looking worse than the on-air personalities who crowded pregame panels and sports talk radio in the hours leading up to kickoff. ...

FanDuel Picks Week 10: NFL DFS lineup advice for daily fantasy football cash games

Getty Images #1 QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers vs. Jaguars ($8,400) The way Rodgers has played this season has made him a consistently solid cash-game quarterback, and a matchup with the team allowing the third-most FD points to QBs isn’t a time to fade him. The only major fear here would be an early advantage that ...

San Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints picks, predictions: Who wins Week 10 NFL game?

The San Francisco 49ers (4-5) and New Orleans Saints (6-2) face off on Sunday in a Week 10 NFL game. The injury-plagued 49ers could really use a victory to turn around its season, but the Saints are playing really good football. Which team will get the victory in the matchup between NFC opponents? Go to ...

BetMGM: Saints are heavy home favorites against injury-riddled 49ers

BetMGM Sportsbook heavily favors the New Orleans Saints to defeat the San Francisco 49ers during Week 10 of the 2020 NFL regular season. Go to Source ...

Saints roster exemption for Kwon Alexander expires, LB eligible to play Week 10

New Orleans Saints linebacker Kwon Alexander is eligible to play against his old San Francisco 49ers team after his roster exemption ended. Go to Source ...

Sports betting winners and losers: Saints, Jets cover in prime time as NFL underdogs keep rolling

There are two good bets in the NFL so far this season: road teams and underdogs. Go to Source ...

NFL Week 10 Power Rankings: Saints, Bills Climb; Buccaneers Fall

New Orleans Saints (6-2, 6) The Saints completely dominated their NFC South rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a 38-3 win on “Sunday Night Football. New Orleans now is in the driver’s seat for the division. Buffalo Bills (7-2, 9) OK, so maybe Buffalo is, in fact, for real. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton joins WWL Radio to discuss his team’s dominating Week 9 performance at Tampa Bay

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton joined Bobby Hebert and Zach Strief on the Saints Radio Network on Monday night to discuss his team’s dominating Week 9 performance at Tampa Bay. “I think every once in a while in our league, games can swing in a direction like that,” Payton said Monday about the Saints’ ...

Overreactions from the Saints thrashing of Tom Brady and the Buccaneers

For those who have only watched New Orleans a few times this year, and watched on Sunday night, it would make complete sense on why they believe the Saints are Super Bowl bound. Clearly all of the pundits are changing their tune after the latest beat down. But there is a reason that everyone (including ...

Steelers barely hang on

There’s still only one team in the NFL with a zero in its loss column, but they didn’t look so hot in Week 9. The Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road to Jerry World and slogged through an uninspiring 24-19 win over the wretched Dallas Cowboys — a game the Pokes led for 46 minutes ...

2020 NFL playoff picture: 49ers still in the hunt

The 49ers can’t be ruled out of the NFL playoff picture just yet. They’re the No. 9 seed in the current NFC standings. Go to Source ...

Panthers open as 6-point underdogs for Week 10 matchup with Buccaneers

According to the latest odds at BetMGM, Carolina has opened as a six-point underdog for this week’s matchup. Go to Source ...

Trey Hendrickson ranked 3rd in the NFL in sacks

The New Orleans Saints have seen fourth-year defensive end Trey Hendrickson blossom in 2020, matching his career sacks total in just 8 games Go to Source ...

Best and Worst from Week 9: From hunters to hunted, the Bucs were easy prey

Guys were getting ready to hit him and he threw some really good balls down the field accurately. It was the best I’ve seen him play in a while. Defensively, our safeties and our inside linebackers did not play very well. Go to Source ...

Focus on New Orleans: 49ers may be in trouble against resurgent Saints

Trouble separating this season Unless they’re playing the Buccaneers, the Saints tend to play in games that can go either way. In fact, aside from their two games against Tampa Bay and a last-minute, lead-extending Raiders field goal, the Saints have played in nothing but games decided by a touchdown or less. Included in their ...

New Orleans Saints big favorites at home vs. San Francisco 49ers in Week 10

The San Francisco 49ers (4-5) visit the New Orleans Saints (6-2) in Week 10. Kickoff is Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 10: New t-shirt commemorates Saints historic win in Tampa Bay

A new T-shirt from Breaking T with a black and gold color pattern saying, “Eat the W” is now available. The Saints now the leaders in the NFC South, and are currently 3-0 in divisional games. A look at Twitter reactions from fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after their loss in week 9. Go ...

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Return, Alex Trebek Special Score In Sunday Ratings; ‘SNF’ Tops Night

Once again, NBC’s Sunday Night Football topped primetime last night, delivering a 4.1 in the adults 18-49 demographic and 13.77 million viewers who tuned into watch the New Orleans Saints trample the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38-3. This game pitting future Hall of Fame quarterbacks Tom Brady and Drew Brees grew two tenths in the early ...

NFL Power Rankings for Week 10: There is a shake-up

Next: Sunday vs. Cincinnati 3. New Orleans Saints, 6-2 (5) Sunday’s rout of Tom Brady and Tampa — and multiple losses apiece in recent weeks by Seattle and Green Bay — have Drew Brees and the Saints not only in the lead in the NFC South but tied for the best record in the conference ...

NFL fans had too much fun roasting Tom Brady in a blowout loss to the Saints

Tom Brady had a rough night. Go to Source ...

At 6-3, Brady-led Bucs off to best start in nearly 2 decades

The rest of the season will be about proving it after the most-lopsided loss of Tom Brady’s career raised questions about how a team that’s played so well at times could turn around and look as bad as they did against the New Orleans Saints. “We know we’re not that type of team, especially against ...

Taysom Hill has his best game of the season

It took eight games, but Saints quarterback Taysom Hill finally played on Sunday night like he did in the 2019 playoffs, when he was the best player on the field in an overtime loss to the Vikings. Hill completed two of two passes for 48 yards in New Orleans’ 38-3 blowout of the Buccaneers. He ...

In The Loop: Saints and Notre Dame Celebrate Big Wins – NBC4 Washington

Here are some of the best moments going on in the sports world right now. Starting off, the New Orleans Saints dominated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last night on Sunday Night Football. The Saints were up enough to put in Jameis Winston at quarterback to end the game. Go to Source ...

24 Hours Later

Yes, the G-men played their best ball but it almost seemed like the Bucs weren’t playing the right game plan. Instead, there were many that thought that the players and coaches were already looking ahead to week 9. That was definitely proved to not be the case on Sunday night. Go to Source ...

Saints snap counts, Week 9: How often did Michael Thomas play?

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas was supposed to be on a pitch count against the Buccaneers in his first game back, but he played often. Go to Source ...

Walker: Trey Hendrickson having a breakout season, but Saints’ DE hungry for so much more

While the rest of the NFL may be surprised, Trey Hendrickson isn’t. The Saints defensive end feels he belongs, which is why he didn’t raise an eyebrow as he listened to the list of the three guys leading the NFL in sacks this season. Aaron Donald (9) 2. Go to Source ...

Week 9 takeaways: Bills find the best version of themselves

The Bills dominated the Seahawks en route to Buffalo’s most impressive win of the season, while the Saints are back in the “top contender” conversation. Go to Source ...

Watch: What Sean Payton, Saints players had to say after thrashing Bucs with ‘W’s eaten

Jameis Winston got his first snap in a Saints uniform in his first return to face his former team on Sunday night — and he also got back to “ “Oh, man,” Jordan said. “What’s important is we got a dub. And Jameis took some snaps. Go to Source ...

Beignets and Café au Lait: Saints Make Statement in 38-3 Rout of the Bucs

With time expiring in the first quarter, Drew Brees would hit his tight end Adam Trautman for a touchdown, upping the Saints’ lead to 14-0 after one quarter of play. Brees would finish the quarter 11-of-12 for 118 yards and two touchdowns. On their first drive of the second quarter, the Bucs would go three-and-out ...

NFC South standings, Week 9: Saints seize the top spot

The New Orleans Saints are on top of the NFC South standings after Week 9, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hoping to hold onto second place. Go to Source ...

Saints Partied Like They Won Super Bowl After Beating Tom Brady’s Bucs

The Saints were awfully impressed with themselves Sunday night. A bit too impressed, some might say. New Orleans dominated early and often in its 38-3 dismantling of Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Go to Source ...

Brady, Buccaneers sputter in lackluster 38-3 loss to Saints

Tom Brady began the game with four consecutive three-and-outs. Things only got worse for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after that. “When things don’t go your way, sometimes they keep going that way,” the six-time Super Bowl champion said after throwing three interceptions and only producing a field goal in Sunday night’s ugly 38-3 loss to ...

WATCH: Sean Payton cuts a rug in Saints postgame locker room dance-off

This week’s postgame New Orleans Saints locker room party has it all: Jameis Winston “eating a W,” Sean Payton getting in on the dance-off, and Terron Armstead offering some on-the-job experience to Payton as he continues to refine his dance moves. These sort of celebrations had been a staple of the Saints during recent years, ...

Monday Cheese Curds: Packers sit in third place in NFC at halfway point

In 2019, the Green Bay Packers sat at 7-1 through eight games played, but the team was in the third position in the NFC playoff picture. With the San Francisco 49ers sitting undefeated and the New Orleans Saints holding a tiebreaker, Green Bay was in a good spot but was not in position for a ...

Bruce Arians breaks down humbling defeat vs. Saints

TAMPA, Fla. WFLA) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Bruce Arians has seen just about everything in his long NFL coaching career but Sunday night’s 38-3 loss to the New Orleans Saints was a unique humbling moment for a team competing for a spot in the playoffs. The Bucs fell behind 14-0 in the first ...

In The Loop: Saints and Notre Dame celebrate big wins

The Saints celebrate big win over the Bucs, Notre Dame takes down No. 1 Clemson, and JuJu brought the dance moves to Dallas. Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston Brings Back Bizarre Celebration After Saints’ Win Over Bucs

Jameis Winston earned some sweet revenge Sunday night. Well, not really. But the first-year Saint clearly was all sorts of fired up about New Orleans’ primetime win over his former team. Go to Source ...

Week 9 Recap: Tua & Kyler show the promise of NFL’s future while Brady throws a dud vs. Brees

Terez Paylor & Charles Robinson recap the wild Cardinals-Dolphins game, the Saints’ blowout of the Buccaneers and the rest of the Week 9 slate. Go to Source ...

How the 1978 Chiefs used the Wing-T to set the NFL record for carries in a game

In 1978, new Chiefs head coach Marv Levy devised a game plan that had his team set the single-game record for carries in his debut. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints Turning Point in victory over Tampa Bay Buccaneers, presented by Eustis

From the start, the New Orleans Saints exerted control. The immediacy with which the Saints (6-2) enforced their will upon Tampa Bay (6-3) in a 38-3 victory on Sunday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa couldn’t possibly have escaped notice, because New Orleans delivered its message with physical influence from the outset. The Saints ...

Cam Jordan jabs Tom Brady with backhanded compliment after Saints-Bucs

The Saints are one of the few teams with bragging rights over Tom Brady, and Cam Jordan is taking full advantage. Go to Source ...

Studs and Duds, Week 9: Saints standouts from Bucs’ sweep

The New Orleans Saints swept the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 9 with standout performances from Trey Hendrickson and Marshon Lattimore. Go to Source ...

After Saints romped the Bucs, Jameis Winston was ready to ‘Eat a W’

Jameis Winston apparently has a sense of humor over his old, weird celebration. Go to Source ...

Sean Payton Dances His Face Off After Saints Dismantle Tom Brady’s Bucs

The Saints’ blowout win over Tom Brady’s Buccaneers was so massive even Sean Payton had to get in on the post-game dance party … and the vid of coach cutting a rug is epic!! Just minutes after New Orleans finished off drubbing Tampa Bay, 38-3 … Go to Source ...

How the rest of the NFC South fared in Week 9

They scored touchdowns on three consecutive drives in the second half to power their victory. Carolina didn’t give in, however, as they had two consecutive touchdowns of their own in the fourth quarter, and a final drive to nearly win it following a defensive stop. They lined up Joey Slye for what would have been ...

Jameis Winston’s perfect Buccaneers revenge is mostly ‘eating a W’

Jameis Winston’s first game action for the Saints could not have come in a better better spot. Winston appeared during garbage time of the Saints’ 38-3 destruction of the Buccaneers on Sunday night, completing his lone pass for 12 yards. His real highlights came after the game. Go to Source ...

Alvin Kamara: Poetry in motion when we get going like that

Sunday night’s clash between the Saints and Buccaneers was expected to be a tight game between divisional rivals, but it didn’t take long for the Saints to make it clear that wasn’t how things would play out. They cruised to a touchdown on their first possession, added another to close the first quarter and didn’t ...

Adam Trautman’s rookie year looks a lot like Jimmy Graham’s 2010 debut

New Orleans Saints rookie tight end Adam Trautman might be following the same blueprint the team used to introduce Jimmy Graham to the NFL. Go to Source ...

Marshon Lattimore to Mike Evans After Saints vs. Bucs: ‘Better Luck Next Year’

Marshon Lattimore took time to gloat on social media after shutting down Mike Evans on Sunday night. Evans finished with four catches for 64 yards for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the New Orleans Saints, but none came against Lattimore, per ESPN’s Mike Clay. The Saints also dominated throughout on the way to a 38-3 ...

Tom Brady has one of the worst games of his career in record loss – WISH-TV

The last time the 43-year old recorded that many interceptions in a game was back in 2011, when he threw 4-4 in a game against the Buffalo Bills. To find another game like Sunday night’s, where Brady threw three interceptions but zero touchdowns, we have to go all the way back to 2006, when he ...

Countdown to Kickoff: Saints-Bucs

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Two legendary quarterbacks share the field again, Antonio Brown makes his Buccaneers debut and both teams will be throwing top-rated pass-rushing groups at very strong offensive lines Sunday night Scott Smith The Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, and we’re counting down the hours to the 8:20 ...

Saints putting on clinic with 28-0 lead over Buccaneers

Tom Brady brought the Patriots back from a 28-3 deficit in Super Bowl LI. He would have to do better than that tonight if the Buccaneers are to win. Drew Brees and the Saints are blowing out Brady and the Buccaneers, leading 28-0 with 8:45 remaining in the second quarter. Brady has never faced a ...

Drew Brees, Saints dominating Tom Brady, Bucs with 31-0 halftime lead

Who saw this coming? The Saints are coasting to a blowout victory over the Buccaneers. With the Saints holding a 31-0 halftime lead, the only drama left is whether former Bucs starting quarterback Jameis Winston will play for New Orleans in mop-up duty. Drew Brees completed 18 of 23 passes for 189 yards and three ...

New Orleans 38, Tampa Bay 3

New Orleans 7, Tampa Bay 0. NO_Trautman 7 pass from Brees (Lutz kick), :00. Drive: 5 plays, 35 yards, 2:38. Go to Source ...

Brees throws 4 TD passes, Saints rout Brady, Buccaneers 38-3

Drew Brees vs. Tom Brady, and the battle for supremacy of the NFC South, was a one-sided affair. Brees threw for 222 yards and four touchdowns, regaining the NFL career TD pass lead and lifting the New Orleans Saints into first place with a 38-3 rout of Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday ...

Alvin Kamara becomes 3rd Saints player with 1,000 scrimmage yards in first 8 game

The Saints had plenty of stars of the day, but running back Alvin Kamara did something few in franchise history have accomplished. Kamara finished with 40 yards rushing and 9 yards receiving, giving him 1,036 yards from scrimmage through the season’s first eight games. Only Ricky Williams and Deuce McAllister had reached 1,000 in the ...

Demario Davis with a ‘Who Dat’ of thanks after defensive perfection in Saints’ rout of Bucs

Demario Davis with a ‘Who Dat’ of thanks after defensive perfection in Saints’ rout of Bucs Go to Source ...

Drew Brees throws 4 TD passes as Saints rout Tom Brady and host Buccaneers 38-3

Brees was 26-of-32 passing, including first-half TD throws of 14 yards to UCF alum Tre’Quan Smith, 8 yards to Adam Trautman and 12 yards to Sanders, who missed the previous two games while on the COVID-19 list. The 41-year-old added a 3-yarder to Josh Hill to make it 38-0 with just over nine minutes remaining. ...

Transcript | Saints-Bucs 2020 Week 9

QUARTERBACK DREW BREES On a whether he remembers being a part of flawless performance on both sides of the ball: “I’d say those are rare, especially against as good a football team as the one we just played. As many weapons as they have on the offensive side of the ball, our defense just played ...

Tyrann Mathieu congratulates Saints on stomping Bucs: ‘Y’all deserve a second line’

Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, a hometown New Orleans Saints fan, congratulated Alvin Kamara on beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

Marshon Lattimore left for locker room in third quarter

Almost everything has gone right for the Saints tonight. But they do have at least one worry: Cornerback Marshon Lattimore was injured in the third quarter. Antonio Brown caught a 15-yard pass from Tom Brady with 3:53 remaining in the third quarter. Lattimore stayed on the ground after tackling Brown. Lattimore went to the locker ...

Brees tosses four touchdowns as Saints dominate Brady, Buccaneers

Reuters. NFL: New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes and Tom Brady (NYSE:BRC) threw three interceptions as the visiting New Orleans Saints defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38-3 on Sunday night. Brees entered the game one touchdown pass behind Brady for the NFL career lead and finished the game ...

Tom Brady to Antonio Brown disappoints in Buccaneers huge loss to Saints

Tampa Bay’s new receiver caught just 3 balls on 5 targets for 31 yards in the Bucs 38-3 loss to New Orleans. Go to Source ...

Week 9 Fantasy Football Wrap: Drew Brees out-plays Tom Brady on SNF

Dalton Del Don recaps every Week 9 game from a fantasy football perspective. Go to Source ...

WATCH: Jameis Winston ‘eats a W’ after closing out win over his old Bucs team

New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston relished his team’s win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team who drafted and gave up on him Go to Source ...

Saints sink Bucs, sweep Tom Brady for the first time in his NFL career

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady was never swept by his AFC East division rivals, but the New Orleans Saints managed just fine. Go to Source ...

WATCH: Saints rookie tight end Adam Trautman catches his very first TD pass

New Orleans Saints rookie tight end Adam Trautman, a 3rd-round draft pick out of Dayton, caught his first career touchdown against Tampa Bay Go to Source ...

Saints WR Michael Thomas active for 1st time since Week 1; see list of inactives

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is officially active for Sunday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and it’ll be the first time the All-Pro receiver has played since Week 1. Thomas was the only Saints player listed on Friday with a game designation — officially listed as questionable. The others who showed ...

Ochocinco goes turncoat: Biggest Michael Thomas fan cheering for Bucs over Saints

Chad Johnson has been a longtime fan of Saints WR Michael Thomas, but “Ochocinco” is pulling for the Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football. Go to Source ...

WATCH: 3 Saints defensive linemen team up to pick off Tom Brady

New Orleans Saints players Marcus Davenport and Cameron Jordan teamed up with David Onyemata to intercept Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. Go to Source ...

Alvin Kamara is 69 yards away from setting another new NFL record

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara needs just 69 rushing yards to become the first player in NFL history to hit a big milestone. Go to Source ...

Former Saints LB A.J. Klein has ‘the game of his life’ as Bills upset Seahawks 44-34

Former New Orleans Saints linebacker A.J. Klein was instrumental in helping the Buffalo Bills upset the Seattle Seahawks by a score of 44-34 Go to Source ...

Saints vs. Buccaneers live stream (11/8): How to watch Brees vs. Brady online, TV, time

Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees won’t be the only compelling storyline when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints clash with first place on the line in the NFC South on Sunday, Nov. 8. The game will be live streamed on fuboTV. The NFL career passing leaders meet for the seventh time Sunday night, ...

Tom Brady’s Buccaneers vs. Saints on Sunday Night Football: Here’s How to Watch

It’s Sunday Night Football and NBC10 Boston has you covered as Tom Brady and the Buccaneers (6-2) host Drew Brees and the Saints (5-2) in Tampa. Pre-game coverage of this Week 9 matchup starts at 7 p.m. on NBC10 Boston, with kickoff at 8:20. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Demario Davis reaching next generation with Devoted Dreamers

Founded by New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis, Devoted Dreamers aims to equip the next generation of leaders with tools to be successful spiritually, mentally, and physically. –Video via NBC Sports– Go to Source ...

Fantasy Faceoff Week 9 – Drew Brees vs Teddy Bridgewater

Drew Brees vs. Teddy Bridgewater: Who is the better fantasy foootball start in Week 9?  Go to Source ...

Interview with the Enemy: The lowdown on Antonio Brown

Another week of football, another week of our Interview with the Enemy series. This week, Gil Arcia of Bucs Nation answers 5 quick questions ahead of our Week 9 NFC showdown: Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints vs. Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Antonio Brown, really? Go to Source ...

Alvin Kamara’s eye-popping receiving stats bring comparisons to Marshall Faulk

Entering Week 9 of the NFL season, Saints running back Alvin Kamara ranks second in the NFL in receptions. That’s second among all players — not just running backs — behind just Cardinals star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins. Kamara’s receiving prowess isn’t a surprise — he caught 81 passes in each of the first three ...

Buccaneers vs. Saints live stream: Watch NFL Week 9 Sunday night game online

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints will square off in the best game of Week 9 on “Sunday Night Football.” Go to Source ...

The Saints carry “underdog” tag for the first time this season in Tampa

After being favored in seven straight games this season, the New Orleans Saints are finally the underdog against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It’s the first time the Saints were not the favorites in a regular season game since Week 7 of 2019 visiting the Chicago Bears. The Saints were five and a half-point underdogs at ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints: Five Bold Predictions

The Bucs need to step up and take down the Saints on Sunday Night Football. Will any of the crew step up this week with their bold prediction? Bailey: With all of the talk about Antonio Brown and the question marks about Chris Godwin’s finger, I’m going out on a limb to say that Godwin ...

Saints can become the first NFL team to sweep Tom Brady in a regular season tonight

He’s now facing stronger competition in the NFC South, and the Saints are in position to be first team to hand him two losses in the same season as New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees and his team beat Brady and the Bucs, 34-23, in the season opener on Sept. And New Orleans is at its ...

Sunday Night Football DraftKings Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 9 Buccaneers-Saints Showdown tournaments

The Week 9 matchup between the Saints and Buccaneers promises the return of a number of fantasy and NFL DFS stars: Michael Thomas, Antonio Brown and Chris Godwin. That creates a long list of possible combinations when putting together a DraftKings Showdown lineup for Sunday Night Football. We also get to choose between the top ...

Player Prop Week 9 – Teddy Bridgewater

FFL Flash Alert – Can Teddy Bridgewater be expected to throw over 277.5 passing yards against the Kansas City Chiefs? Betting expert Minty Bets weighs in. Go to Source ...

Randy Moss Offers Advice To Michael Thomas Ahead Of Week 9 Return

Michael Thomas is set to make his awaited return to the New Orleans Saints in Week 9 and he apparently had a conversation with a Hall of Fame wideout to prepare him for the rest of the year. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Randy Moss reached out to give Thomas advice about finishing strong in ...

NFL Prop Bets Payday: 5 Indianapolis Colts prop bet predictions for Week 9

Indianapolis Colts Week 9 prop bet predictions Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated at 12:30 a.m. ET. Go to Source ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints: Game Preview

Thomas hasn’t played since these two teams met back in Week 1 and Sanders has missed the last couple of games due to COVID-19 protocol. Missing Marpet: Tampa Bay will be without Ali Marpet, the team’s best offensive lineman. Not only is it a big deal in terms of the run game, but he would ...

Bears vs. Titans: Keys to victory for Tennessee in Week 9

Getting Derrick Henry is the most important key to victory in Week 9 for the Titans. Go to Source ...

Baltimore Ravens at Indianapolis Colts odds, picks and prediction

Below, we preview the Ravens-Colts betting odds and lines and make our NFL picks and predictions. Ravens at Colts: Betting odds, spread and lines Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated Saturday at 11:35 p.m. Go to Source ...

NFL Week 9 TV coverage maps

See what games will air where you live. Go to Source ...

NFL Prop Bet Payday: 5 New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers prop predictions

Saints at Buccaneers: Prop bets to make for Sunday Night Football Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated Saturday at 8:46 p.m. ET. Go to Source ...

3 things to watch in Saints vs Buccaneers II: No lie, this game is as important as they get

There is no shortage of intriguing storylines as the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers get set to clash for the second time this season. Yes, quarterbacks Tom Brady and Drew Brees are two of the greatest to ever play the position; they are currently engaged in a neck-and-neck race for the all-time passing ...

NFL Fines Saints’ C.J. Gardner-Johnson For Role In Fight With Bears’ Javon Wims

It takes two to tango. At least, that’s how the NFL now is seeing things after New Orleans Saints defensive back C.J. Gardner-Johnson and Chicago Bears wide receiver Javon Wims got into a tussle in their Week 8 matchup. Wims was suspended two games for punching the Saints’ safety, but according to NFL Media’s Tom ...

Saints vs. Bucs predictions: Our staff makes their picks for the big game in Tampa

The New Orleans Saints could leave Tampa Bay on Sunday night in first place in the NFC South — if they can hand the Buccaneers and Tom Brady a loss in primetime. How does the Times-Picayune and NOLA.com staff see the game playing out? Here are its predictions… Go to Source ...

BetMGM: Saints are underdogs for the first time in 2020

The New Orleans Saints are 4.5-point underdogs against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the first time they aren’t favored by BetMGM in 2020. Go to Source ...

Saints fan confidence rising slowly after four-game win streak

Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Saints fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. Go to Source ...

Opinion: Patrick Mahomes adds layers to definition of what it means to be an ‘impact’ player

I mean, the guy has been a starter for 2½ seasons and when the Carolina Panthers visit Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday there’s a really good chance that the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback will hit milestones for 12,000 yards and 100 TD passes. Yet Mahomes’ most significant marker this week added a layer to the historic ...

Know Your Enemy: After missing Week 1, Marcus Davenport gets his shot at Tom Brady

When the New Orleans Saints defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 1 of the 2020 NFL Season, they were aided in large part by Trey Hendrickson. Playing for Marcus Davenport, Hendrickson came up big for his squad with his four tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss and two hits on Bucs quarterback, Tom ...

Like Humpty Dumpty, the Saints offense is almost back together again with Michael Thomas on the mend

And, in the ensuing six games, the Saints have been forced to operate their passing attack without one of the NFL’s best wideouts to go along with a number of other pass-catchers who have had to miss time. But now the Saints might be putting it together again. Thomas is officially questionable to play Sunday ...

Fantasy Football Week 9 Injury Wrap: Waiting on Ezekiel Elliott

Fantasy managers need to check up on Ezekiel Elliott before finalizing Week 9 plans. Scott Pianowski has your status check and injury updates. Go to Source ...

Ravens’ Matthew Judon fined $35K for contacting official; Saints’ CJ Gardner-Johnson fined for fight

Judon was fined for accidentally contacting an official during an issue against the Steelers. Go to Source ...

How a revamped Saints O can exploit a Stout Bucs D through the air

What seems to be an underrated storyline heading into the Week 9 matchup of the New Orleans Saints and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is how porous the Saints offense was in Week 1. Don’t be fooled by the score of 34-17. The offense was far from crisp. Go to Source ...

WATCH: Week 9 preview video, Drew Brees and Tom Brady set to face off for potentially the last time

The New Orleans Saints look like they will have a difficult time on offense Sunday evening. The Saints travel to Tampa for a primetime showdown against the first place Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football. Tampa, led on offense by Tom Brady, Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, and Rob Gronkowski, is only getting better with the addition ...

Week 9 NFL Picks: Antonio Brown expected to debut in Saints-Buccaneers NFC South showdown

Game of the Week New Orleans at Tampa Bay Hey, Buccaneers coaches, it’s OK to trust Tom Brady with more shots downfield. Their win Monday at the Giants was underwhelming offensively. Tampa Bay is a 4 1/2-point favorite and look for it to be more daring. Go to Source ...

Tony Chachere’s Key Ingredients to a New Orleans Saints victory vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

When the New Orleans Saints (5-2) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-2) kick off Sunday night at Raymond James Stadium, the winner claims first place in the NFC South Division. For the Saints, a win would mean a season sweep over the Bucs and the tiebreak advantage – meaning the Bucs would have to finish a ...

Film Study: It happened again – the Saints get burned for a big play

Secondly, there are two ways to look at it. The first way to look at it is that Janoris Jenkins gets absolutely cooked by Darrell Mooney. The only reason this pass isn’t an easy six is because Foles underthrew this and Mooney had to slow down enough for Jenkins to catch up to him. Go ...

Saints at Bucs: Everything you need to know for the latest game of the year

Well, in fairness, the rematch between New Orleans and Tampa Bay – the Saints prevailed 34-23 in Week 1 – may or may not be the NFL game of the year. And previously touted matchups like Chiefs-Ravens, Packers-Bucs, Steelers-Titans and Steelers-Ravens landed well removed from classic status. But, if nothing else, Week 9’s Sunday capstone ...

Carolina Panthers at Kansas City Chiefs odds, picks and prediction

Panthers at Chiefs: Betting odds, spread and lines Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated Saturday at 10:15 a.m. ET. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers odds, picks and prediction

The New Orleans Saints (5-2) visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-2) for the Week 9 Sunday Night Football game at 8:20 p.m. ET. Below, we preview the Saints-Buccaneers betting odds and lines and make our NFL picks and predictions. Go to Source ...

Sunday Best: Saints announce uniform combination for Week 9 vs. Bucs

The New Orleans Saints will wear their fan-favorite Color Rush alternate uniforms during Sunday night’s game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

Saints RB Latavius Murray’s contract named roster’s best veteran value

ESPN’s Rivers McCown suggested New Orleans Saints running back Latavius Murray as the best veteran contract value on the roster. Go to Source ...

How will Saints’ Michael Thomas, Bucs’ Antonio Brown shape the NFC South race?

Here’s a look at how much of an impact Brown and Thomas could have down the stretch — and what else the Buccaneers and Saints have to do to win the South. Brown demands defenses’ attention Unlike Thomas, Brown won’t be the focal point of the Bucs’ passing game. But his presence takes some of ...

Week 9’s top NFL game: Bucs-Saints gives us Brady vs. Brees and return of Antonio Brown

The Saints (5-2) can put a hammerlock on the NFC South with a win over the Bucs (6-2) in this big prime-time matchup. Go to Source ...

How to Watch: Saints vs. Buccaneers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers How to watch, listen and livestream New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, November 8 at 8:20 p.m. ET). Carmen Vitali All eyes will be on your Buccaneers for the third time this season as they get a rematch with the division-rival New Orleans Saints on Sunday Night Football this ...

Titans, Bears eager to snap 2-game skids after strong starts

The Tennessee Titans are not happy. “It’s tough,” Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill said. The Chicago Bears (5-3) also have lost two straight, including a 26-23 overtime loss to New Orleans last week. Go to Source ...

Bet $1 on the Saints or Bucs moneyline and win $30 for every passing touchdown scored on Sunday night!*

BetMGM is offering a special promo for the matchup between the Saints and Bucs. Go to Source ...

Source: Saints’ Brees, Thomas set to face Bucs

There is little doubt about Brees’ status after he practiced fully on Friday and was not even listed with any injury designation on Friday’s injury report. Thomas, meanwhile, is officially listed as questionable. But he practiced on a limited basis every day this week, which gives the Saints a great chance to finally have their ...

Report: Michael Thomas Expected to Play for Saints vs. Bucs After Ankle Injury

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is expected to take the field against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday night after sitting out since suffering an ankle injury in Week 1. A second-round pick by the New Orleans Saints in 2016, the two-time All-Pro is coming off a 2019 season that saw him set ...

Arians expects Bucs’ Godwin to play vs. Saints

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Buccaneers since 2009 Joined ESPN in 2016 Follow on Twitter Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said Friday that he expects Pro Bowl wide receiver Chris Godwin will play Sunday in the Bucs’ crucial NFC South rematch with the New Orleans Saints. Godwin caught the ball for ...

Prop Bet Action On TD Passes For Brady, Brees, Newton, Herbert In NFL Week 9

Tom Brady is favored against Drew Brees in their head-to-head bet, while Chargers rookie Justin Herbert will be going for a record. Go to Source ...

Saints WR Michael Thomas may play at Tampa Bay Sunday with Sanders, Kamara, Brees, et al

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Saints have a chance to be at their healthiest all season when they play at Tampa Bay Sunday night for the NFC South lead. Star wide receiver Michael Thomas has missed every game after the season season opener, but he may finally be ready to play. ESPN’s Dianna Russini ...

Interview with the Enemy, Trade Edition: What Kwon Alexander brings to Saints locker room

Alexander is an above-average linebacker who makes plays. Many 49ers fans soured on him for his missed tackles, but they ignored the plays that don’t show up on the stat sheet. Alexander’s speed and aggressiveness will stand out to you right away. Go to Source ...

LOOK: Kwon Alexander debuts his new Saints jersey number

He’s a long shot to suit up against his old Tampa Bay Buccaneers team this week, but Kwon Alexander has already chosen his New Orleans Saints jersey number. Acquired days ago in a trade with the San Francisco 49ers, the 26-year old LSU Tigers standout is back in Louisiana and looking to make an impact ...

Report: Michael Thomas, Drew Brees to be active vs. Bucs

ESPN reports that New Orleans Saints star WR Michael Thomas and QB Drew Brees are each expected to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

Sean Payton: Saints will make Sunday calls on Drew Brees, Michael Thomas

The Saints aren’t saying if quarterback Drew Brees or wide receiver Michael Thomas will play on Sunday. Brees was limited in practice this week with a right shoulder injury while Thomas is trying to make his way back from the ankle and hamstring injuries that have kept him out since Week 1. Head coach Sean ...

Arians expects Bucs WR Godwin to play vs. Saints

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Buccaneers since 2009 Joined ESPN in 2016 Follow on Twitter Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said Friday that he expects Pro Bowl wide receiver Chris Godwin will play Sunday in the Bucs’ crucial NFC South rematch with the New Orleans Saints. Godwin caught the ball for ...

CSC’s Fantasy Start/Sit: Saints vs. Buccaneers

Cook has caught a touchdown in three straight games, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have allowed either a touchdown or 70+ yards in four of their last five games to the opposing tight end. Cook is starting to gain some traction in the New Orleans Saints offense and the Bucs defense can be vulnerable against ...

Saints can be the first division rival to sweep Tom Brady in his NFL career

If Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lose in Week 9, the New Orleans Saints will become the first division rival to ever sweep him. Go to Source ...

Bucs, Saints collide with first place on line in NFC South

Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees won’t be the only compelling storyline when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints clash with first place on the line in the NFC South. The NFL career passing leaders meet for the seventh time Sunday night, with Brady (561) and Brees (560) ranking first and second on the ...

Brady, Brees duel as Bucs and Saints battle for division

The latest instalment of a four-decade quarterback rivalry takes center stage in the NFL on Sunday as Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

Alvin Kamara up to full practice, Drew Brees still limited

The Saints have several of their top offensive players on their injury report this week and one of them made a step in the right direction on Thursday. Running back Alvin Kamara moved from limited to full participation in the team’s second practice session of the week. Kamara is dealing with a foot injury and ...

Chicago Bears vs. Tennessee Titans: Behind enemy lines for Week 9

Bears Wire is high on former Titans kicker Cairo Santos. Go to Source ...

NFL strength of schedule: Saints have a clear path to the playoffs

The New Orleans Saints remaining strength of schedule ranks among the easiest around the league, as well as the very competitive NFC South. Go to Source ...

Saints at Buccaneers Key Matchups: Ready for Lattimore/Evans 2

Let’s be honest: Marshon Lattimore and Mike Evans have this game circled on their calendar. There’s been bad blood between the two players since Evans took a cheap shot at the back of his neck/head area after a play a few seasons ago. In Week 1, that rivalry was shown true when Lattimore got an ...

Five things to know about the New Orleans Saints on Friday, Nov. 6

Roman Harper: Welcome to the “Spider-verse” Harper edition. Happy Halloween everyone 2020!! If you don’t know the movie then that’s your own fault and you should check it out. Go to Source ...

Saints LT Terron Armstead explains what it takes for him to miss playing time

New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead hates missing playing time and he somehow typically finds a way to play through the pain, but there was just no getting around his right elbow and right hand injuries against the Carolina Panthers. He didn’t go without trying, though. “What I was dealing with was — beyond ...

Week 9 fantasy football rankings: Expect a bounce-back week from Josh Allen

Make sure to check out these rankings before setting your fantasy football lineup this weekend. Go to Source ...

Emmanuel Sanders activated from COVID-19 reserve

The New Orleans Saints activated Pro Bowl wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders from the COVID-19 reserve list after 12 days away from the team. Go to Source ...

Fantasy football: Target these players — and dump these players — in the 2nd half of the season

But there are usually four times in a season where we see a sea of change with some players’ production: the first two weeks, aka the honorary Sammy Watkins “fool’s gold” or “flash-in-the-pan” weeks; Weeks 3 through 8, when the true fantasy stars emerge; Weeks 9 through 13, when some players come back from injury, ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 6: Drew Brees is limited for a second day

While Marquez Callaway and Alvin Kamara were full at practice, Drew Brees and Michael Thomas were limited. While Brees said that he has been limited every Wednesday for years, his limited status for Thursday marks two days in a row that Brees has been limited. While it is unclear whether Taysom Hill or Jameis Winston ...

Marc Daniels: Bucs May Be The Super Bowl Favorites

It was September 29th last season and the Tampa Bay Bucs handed the LA Rams their first loss of the season. The Bucs beat the Rams 55-40 to move to 2-2 on the season. Jameis Winston was 28-41 for 385 yards and tossed four touchdowns with one interception. Go to Source ...

Report: K’Waun Williams has high ankle sprain

The 49ers injuries are getting worse and they may not have K’Waun Williams vs. the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

Former Buccaneers Head Coach Tony Dungy previews Sunday’s Bucs-Saints clash

TAMPA, Fla. WFLA) On Sunday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the New Orleans Saints in a nationally televised, pivotal matchup in the race for the NFC South title. News Channel 8’s Dan Lucas spent a few minutes with Hall of Fame Coach Tony Dungy, who will work Sunday’s game in his weekly analyst role ...

Alvin Kamara gearing up for road test against NFL’s top rushing defense

NEW ORLEANS, LA (BRPROUD) – Saints running back Alvin Kamara is on pace to have a career best season and potentially be nominated for offensive player of the year. Kamara will be challenged to keep his current pace statistically as the Saints take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense that is currently ranked No. in ...

Emmanuel Sanders slept and binged Netflix during coronavirus recovery. Now he’s eager to play again.

Two weeks after he learned he tested positive for COVID-19, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is back on a practice field and feeling a little bit more like himself. He is on track to play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after missing the last two games while in the NFL’s COVID-19 protocol. ...

It’s Brady-Brees again with 1st place on line in NFC South

SPREAD – Saints 2-5; Buccaneers 4-4 SERIES RECORD – Saints lead 36-21 LAST MEETING – Saints beat Buccaneers 34-23, Sept. in New Orleans LAST WEEK – Saints beat Bears 26-23, OT; Buccaneers beat Giants 25-23 AP PRO32 RANKING – Saints No. Buccaneers No. Go to Source ...

Breaking down a brutal week in sports broadcasting

Those blessed with eye discipline will only see what they’re looking at, such as a football thrown toward them. Saturday, Missouri and Florida brought honor to NCAA student-athletics by engaging in a huge midfield brawl at halftime. Three ejections when there might have been 10. Go to Source ...

NFL assigns referee John Hussey to work Saints-Bucs in prime time

The NFL assigned veteran referee John Hussey to officiate Week 9’s prime time game between the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

Stampede Blue’s NFL Week 9 staff picks

The NFL is back to provide us a distraction from the ongoing vote count across the country, as Thursday Night Football kicks off Week 9 in an NFC Championship rematch between the heavily injured San Fransisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers. Sunday’s slate is like a kid’s pillowcase on Halloween — a mixed bag. ...

Alvin Kamara-led run game for New Orleans Saints seeks to produce against stingy Tampa Bay defense

Sunday night, Tampa Bay will attempt to back it up against a Saints run offense that has averaged 130 rushing yards and 4.1 yards per carry, with six touchdowns, during their four-game winning streak. And in Alvin Kamara, New Orleans has an NFL Offensive Player of the Year candidate. Kamara has been outstanding this season ...

Updated Saints-Bucs injury report: Drew Brees (shoulder) limited again

Drew Brees and WR Michael Thomas were limited again on the new Saints injury report, but Alvin Kamara and Marquez Callaway practiced fully. Go to Source ...

Brees held back in practice for 2nd straight day

Although Drew Brees downplayed the significance of his shoulder injury Wednesday, he remained limited in Thursday’s practice. The New Orleans Saints quarterback was working off to the side with no pads during the early portion of practice that was open to the media. It is rare for Brees to be limited in practice this late ...

Reports: Drew Brees working off to side at start of practice

On Wednesday, Drew Brees downplayed his presence on the Saints’ injury report. He was listed as limited with a right shoulder injury. But Brees is working off to the side at the start of Thursday’s practice, according to multiple reports. He does not appear to be wearing shoulder pads in a photo posted by Jori ...

First Saints-Bucs injury report: Michael Thomas, Drew Brees both limited

New Orleans Saints stars Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara, and Michael Thomas were each limited in practice on the first Buccaneers injury report. Go to Source ...

NFL Picks Week 9: Everybody Wants To Rule The South

The New Orleans Saints face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the NFC South lead at the halfway point in the season hanging in the balance. The Saints had arguably their best showing of the season against these Bucs in Week 1, but a lot has changed since then. In order to earn this crucial primetime ...

Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings: RB

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 9’s top running back plays, including a returning James Robinson. (Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

NFL Week 9 schedule 2020: How to watch, TV channel, kickoff times

Football season is back in action. See below for the complete 2020 NFL Week 9 schedule including TV channels, start times, and how to watch all of this week’s games. Here are PFT’s Week 9 power rankings. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees and Tom Brady are taking turns atop passing TD leaderboard. ‘It’s pretty cool’

In the grand scheme of things, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady are not competing head-to-head against each other Sunday night. But, in one historical sense, they kind of are. The two future Hall-of-Famers have been trading places the last few weeks as the NFL’s all-time leader in ...

New Orleans Saints rookie roundup, Week 8 against the Bears: Ruiz struggles, Baun quiet

The Saints were again without Michael Thomas (hamstring) and Emmanuel Sanders (COVID-19) but were also without undrafted rookie Marquez Callaway (ankle) who led all wide receivers in catches and yards in Week 7 against Carolina. In desperate need of receiving depth, New Orleans called up undrafted rookie Juwan Johnson off of the practice squad. He ...

Saints’ Janoris Jenkins misses mark on Giants’ Daniel Jones criticism

Janoris Jenkins took aim — at least he tried to — at Giants’ quarterback Daniel Jones this week after his former teammate led New York to its seventh loss of the season, this time against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night. The New Orleans Saints cornerback posted a picture of the game on his ...

USA TODAY Sports’ Week 9 NFL picks: Do Buccaneers or Saints wind up with NFC South lead?

Week 9 marks the midpoint of the 2020 NFL season, and the league has managed to highlight the occasion with a nice smorgasbord of matchups rarely offered this deep into the fall. For only the fifth time since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, the schedule will feature at least three games pairing teams with no more ...

Drew Brees lands on Saints initial Week 9 injury report with a right shoulder injury

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was listed on the team’s first Week 9 injury report as a limited participant with a right shoulder injury. Brees dismissed his appearance on the injury report as something that wasn’t serious during an interview after practice. “I’m always limited on Wednesdays, so it’s pretty standard,” Brees said. Go ...

Week 9 X-Factor: Tom Brady’s newest weapon gives Buccaneers an unknown advantage

When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers return to Sunday Night Football this weekend to face the New Orleans Saints, they’ll bring with them a familiar, yet unknown, player in wide receiver Antonio Brown. Fresh off his eight game suspension, the newest name to the Bucs’ cupboard of marquee names for Tom Brady’s offense is well known ...

Saints’ Kwon Alexander trade earns high grade from NFL Network’s Cynthia Frelund

The New Orleans Saints received a very positive grade for acquiring San Francisco 49ers linebacker Kwon Alexander at the NFL trade deadline. Go to Source ...

Midseason awards for the 2020 fantasy football season: Who deserves MVP?

With the 2020 fantasy football season just about halfway over, Matt Harmon takes Week 9 to hand out some mid-season awards, including Alvin Kamara as the fantasy football MVP. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers picks, predictions: Who wins Week 9 NFL game?

The New Orleans Saints (5-2) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-2) face off on Sunday Night Football in a marquee NFL Week 9 matchup. Which team will get the victory and the edge in the NFC South race? Check out these Week 9 NFL picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 6:20 ...

Chicago Bears Sackwatch 2020: Week 8 vs New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints run a nice T-E stunt at the Bears left side, and left guard Rashaad Coward turns and chases before he realizes what’s happening. What he should have done was keep his shoulders square, shuffle out towards his left tackle (closing the B-gap), then passed his man off while waiting for the ...

Check the Tape: What to expect from Tom Brady in Antonio Brown’s Buccaneers debut

Given the way the Bucs’ passing attack struggled vs. the Saints, I suspect this looming matchup was one of the primary reasons Tampa got Brown. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 11: Drew Brees and Alvin Kamara limited ahead of major NFC South game

Drew Brees and Alvin Kamara both joined Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway as limited, while Sheldon Rankins and Justin Hardee did not practice. Drew Brees said that he is always limited on Wednesdays, which “has been true for several years,” while Alvin Kamara said “Oh, yeah, I’m playing on Sunday,” comparing his foot injury to ...

Walker: Alvin Kamara for MVP? It’s time to add him to the conversation, and here’s the evidence

The 55 receptions puts him on pace for 125 this season, which would smash the record for receptions by a running back set last season by Carolina’s Christian McCaffrey (116). To put that pace in perspective: 125 receptions would have ranked second in the league last season behind Michael Thomas’ NFL record 149 receptions. That ...

Brown practices, excited for opportunity with Buccaneers

I took a lot of time off from the game to reevaluate myself, to look within, to get a better perspective of myself and work on myself within and without,” Brown said. Brady welcomed Tampa Bay’s decision to give Brown a chance to resume his career and is allowing the four-time All Pro to stay ...

Key questions for Saints-Buccaneers Week 9 Sunday Night Football game

The Football Night in America crew shares their key questions for the Saints-Buccaneers game on Sunday Night Football in Week 9. –Video via NBC Sports– Go to Source ...

Saints re-sign WR Tommylee Lewis, TE Ethan Wolf to practice squad

The New Orleans Saints made a host of roster moves on Wednesday, re-signing wide receiver Tommylee Lewis and tight end Ethan Wolf to the practice squad. The Saints had room to sign Wolf because they placed practice squad defensive end Marcus Willoughby on the practice squad’s version of the injured reserve. Lewis had been on ...

Brees, Kamara minimize status on injury report

Quarterback Drew Brees and running back Alvin Kamara joined wide receiver Michael Thomas on the New Orleans Saints’ injury report Wednesday. Brees and Kamara downplayed their ailments as minor, as the Saints are hoping to finally have their full complement of offensive stars on the field together Sunday night at Tampa Bay for the first ...

Drew Brees, Tom Brady leading Saints and Bucs into Sunday night showdown

The jockeying for the better individual record is in the background, peeking over their shoulders. The scuffle for the superior team record is the main course for New Orleans’ Drew Brees and Tampa Bay’s Tom Brady in the nationally televised, Sunday night game between the Saints (5-2) and Buccaneers (6-2). Brees and Brady lead teams ...

Bears QB Mitch Trubisky rehabbing right shoulder after injuring it on his lone play against Saints

CHICAGO — Chicago Bears backup quarterback Mitch Trubisky suffered a right shoulder injury during a one-play appearance against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Bears coach Matt Nagy said Trubisky is rehabbing the shoulder, and he didn’t give a timeline for how long Trubisky might be out. Sunday’s appearance was Trubisky’s first since Nick Foles ...

Bears’ Trubisky sidelined by shoulder injury against Saints

Mitchell Trubisky’s brief appearance last week was a painful one for the Chicago Bears’ former starting quarterback. Trubisky injured his right shoulder when he was tackled running the ball on his lone snap in an overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints, coach Matt Nagy said Wednesday. In his first appearance since he was replaced ...

Drew Brees on injury report, but he downplays right shoulder issue

Drew Brees popped up on the injury report with a shoulder injury that limited him. The Saints quarterback, though, said he’s always limited on Wednesdays as routine maintenance. “It’s pretty standard,” Brees said Wednesday. Brees played with tape on his shoulder Sunday but continued to downplay his injury. “Hey, I’m 41 years old,” Brees chuckled. ...

Sunday Night 7: Saints-Buccaneers

Now’s your chance to see how you stack up against the competition. Answer the Saints-Bucs “Sunday Night 7” for your chance at a cool $100,000. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Alvin Kamara on his foot injury: “Ever stub your toe on the corner of a bedpost?”

New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara downplayed his toe injury after being limited in practice, and said he will play against the Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

Alvin Kamara dealing with a minor foot injury, says he’ll play Sunday

The New Orleans Saints were without one of their best players Wednesday, as running back Alvin Kamara was not present during the portion of practice open to the media. Kamara is dealing with a minor foot injury. He spoke with the media Wednesday afternoon and said he will be back at practice Thursday, and will ...

2020 NFL’s Week 9: Previews, TV networks and kickoff times for Sunday’s games

Here’s a look at the NFL’s Week 9 matchups on Sunday, including the broadcasting TV network for each game. Go to Source ...

Saints-Buccaneers Injury Report Nov. 4: Will Gholston Placed on Reserve/COVID-19 List

The Buccaneers will get their rematch with the division-rival New Orleans Saints on Sunday Night Football this week but will have a little less time to rest due to playing the New York Giants on Monday night this week. There have been some new additions to the practice report for this week who could be ...

Fantasy Football Week 9 Bust Candidates: Bucs defense set to get revenge on Drew Brees

Josh Norris offers a number of names who are unlikely to hit their points per game averages in Week 9, including Drew Brees. Go to Source ...

Alvin Kamara misses Saints practice with foot injury

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara missed practice on Wednesday while resting a foot injury before a game against the Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

Busts: Avoid Dallas WRs, Drew Brees in Week 9

Josh Norris offers a number of names who are unlikely to hit their points per game averages in Week 9, including all Cowboys WRs. (Getty Images) Go to Source ...

REPORT: Mitchell Trubisky Suffered Injury On His Lone Play vs. Saints

Trubisky entered Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints for a single play, and he apparently suffered a shoulder injury on said play. The injury could be structural: As unfortunate as Trubisky’s injury is, it essentially epitomizes Chicago’s offensive struggles this season. The Bears felt Foles was the man for the job going forward after ...

Busts of the Week: Busts: Avoid Dallas WRs, Drew Brees in Week 9

Of his 13 passing touchdowns this season, nine were thrown inside the 20-yard line. Six inside of the 10-yard line. Despite being a top overall unit in many categories, the Bucs’ defense is just middle of the pack (16th) in redzone defense (TD%). Go to Source ...

Mitchell Trubisky has shoulder injury, which should put questions about Nick Foles’ job security to rest

Mitchell Trubisky might not be a threat to Nick Foles’ job for a while. Go to Source ...

Saints make a little progress in Week 8 NFL power rankings

The New Orleans Saints made a little progress after defeating the Chicago Bears in Week 8, rising in the Touchdown Wire NFL power rankings. Go to Source ...

Alvin Kamara ‘scarier’ than Marshall Faulk, says Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians

Alvin Kamara’s New Orleans Saints take on Bruce Arians’ Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football, live on Sky Sports NFL from 1.20am, Monday; Arians coached at Indianapolis Colts in 1998 season when Marshall Faulk was in the backfield Alvin Kamara is a game-changer for the New Orleans Saints offence Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach ...

New Orleans Saints Super Bowl odds: Among NFC favorites once again

The New Orleans Saints (5-2) may have a lot of close victories, two of which came in overtime, but they’re still near the top of the NFC with a record well above . They’re legitimate contenders to win the Super Bowl this season, especially with WR Michael Thomas on his way back to the lineup ...

Bears release former Saints WR Ted Ginn Jr.

The Chicago Bears released former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr., a 3-year starter and 2007 Dolphins first-round draft pick. Go to Source ...

Mid-season awards for the 2020 fantasy football season: Who deserves MVP?

With the 2020 fantasy football season just about halfway over, Matt Harmon takes Week 9 to hand out some mid-season awards, including Alvin Kamara as the fantasy football MVP. Go to Source ...

Week 9-State of the NFC South: It’s been a Brees the past few weeks

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers sit on top of the NFC South with a 6-2 record, while the New Orleans Saints have played less of a game and hold a 5-2 record. As for the degenerates in the South. The Atlanta Falcons maintain their 2-6 record, while the Carolina Panthers can’t bounce back from being . ...

Saints don’t see Kwon Alexander playing vs. Bucs, but Sean Payton likes his new LB

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton doesn’t anticipate linebacker Kwon Alexander playing against his old team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

Saints begin to inch higher in Week 9 Power Rankings

They aren’t blowing teams out, but they are finding ways to win games. They need to get healthy on offense heading into this week’s big game with the Bucs. Alvin Kamara continues to carry the Saints on offense. Go to Source ...

Bucs’ Bruce Arians: Alvin Kamara Is ‘Scarier’ Player Than HOF RB Marshall Faulk

Ahead of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ clash with the New Orleans Saints on Sunday night, Bucs head coach Bruce Arians paid Saints running back Alvin Kamara a massive compliment. According to John Sigler of USA Today, Arians said, “I coached Marshall Faulk, and this guy’s scarier.” Faulk is a Hall of Famer and considered one ...

Cameron Jordan Says Drew Brees, NOT Tom Brady, is Greatest QB of All Time

Dan Patrick: “When you go against Brady, are there any surprises? Cameron Jordan: “No, I mean, he’s the most, probably winningest quarterback that you’re going to see in our era. You’re talking about six championship rings? Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 4: An early look at Saints-Bucs 2

A look at how Kwon Alexander could make a difference with the Saints. Following the trade deadline, the Saints could have a draft pick every round, with the possible exception of a 5th round pick, conditional on Kwon Alexander’s play. Bruce Arians speaks very highly of Alvin Kamara, saying Kamara is “scarier” than former NFL ...

Payton likes Saints’ grit during tense, 4-game win streak

While the Saints haven’t posted a dominant, runaway victory this season, coach Sean Payton likes the fact that New Orleans has emerged triumphant from stressful, late-game scenarios in four straight. “We’re still improving,” Payton said Monday, a day after the Saints took a 26-23 overtime victory in Chicago. The Saints’ past three victories have come ...

Bruce Arians: I coached Marshall Faulk, and Alvin Kamara is scarier

Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians may have some sleepless nights this week preparing to face Saints running back Alvin Kamara on Sunday night. Arians said that Kamara is an even tougher player for defenses to stop than Marshall Faulk, whom Arians coached when Faulk was a rookie in Indianapolis. “I coached Marshall Faulk, and this guy’s ...

Bucs’ Antonio Brown Activated off Suspension List, Role vs. Saints Undetermined

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been activated off the reserve/suspension list and will be eligible to play in the team’s Week 9 matchup against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Brown, 31, last played in the 2019 season in one game for the New England ...

Brady, Brees and Roethlisberger Just Won’t Go Quietly. Luckily for the N.F.L.

The peculiarities of 2020 may even have increased their advantage: The veterans are recalling tactics from memory that their opponents learned this summer in Zoom meetings. There’s more to the quarterboomers’ success than just residual talent and life experience, however. The Buccaneers, Colts, Saints, and Steelers are going “all in” to win a Super Bowl ...

Packers stay in first in NFC North as Saints beat Bears 26-23 in OT

Packers stay in first in NFC North as Saints beat Bears 26-23 in OT Go to Source ...

49ers G.M. John Lynch issues statement on trading Kwon Alexander to Saints

The New Orleans Saints traded for San Francisco 49ers linebacker Kwon Alexander, who 49ers general manager John Lynch described as a leader. Go to Source ...

3 Biggest takeaways from the New Orleans Saints vs the Chicago Bears

With three of New Orleans’ top wide receivers out last Sunday, this game came down to the defense, especially the front line making big plays and Alvin Kamara continuing his tear to eke out the win. Still, there are a ton of takeaways, so let’s get to it – here are our biggest takeaways from ...

Saints’ Gardner-Johnson denies report he spit on Mims

New Orleans Saints defensive back C.J. Gardner-Johnson on Monday denied a report that he spit on Chicago Bears receiver Javon Mims during Sunday’s game, prompting a sucker-punch and an on-field fracas. During the third quarter of the Saints’ overtime win, Mims ran over to Gardner-Johnson – who wasn’t guarding him on the play – and ...

Bucs activate Antonio Brown from reserve/suspended list

Antonio Brown has been activated from the reserve/suspended list and is set to practice with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the first time on Wednesday. The Bucs signed the former Pittsburgh, Oakland and New England receiver last week and expect him to make his debut with his team when the Bucs (6-2) host the New ...

Film Study: Saints place faith in Kwon Alexander to help with tight end coverage

The Saints have given up six touchdowns to tight ends in the red zone this season, and they gave up at least one in each of the first four weeks. The hope, of course, is that Alexander can provide aid to remedy that situation. There is an interesting added element to the Alexander acquisition, as ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers home favorites vs. New Orleans Saints in Week 9 NFC South showdown

The New Orleans Saints (5-2) visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-2) for the Week 9 Sunday Night Football game at Raymond James Stadium. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m. ET. Go to Source ...

Gardner-Johnson Notches Yet Another Brawl Under His Belt

Now, however, he’s got something new to add to his repertoire. Spitting. How Did We Get Here? Go to Source ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl odds: Tom Brady leading charge

QB Tom Brady and the 6-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers are riding a midseason surge, having won six of their last seven games to climb to the top of the NFC South and into second place in the NFC. That sets the stage for the Bucs’ highly-anticipated rematch with QB Drew Brees and the 5-2 New ...

Bobby Massie could miss a month with a knee injury, giving the Chicago Bears another issue on the offensive line

The Chicago Bears are hopeful center Cody Whitehair will return from a calf injury soon, but now they are bracing to be without right tackle Bobby Massie for a significant period. Whitehair missed a game for the first time in his career in Sunday’s overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field. That ...

Janoris Jenkins badly misfires with dig at Daniel Jones

Janoris Jenkins can’t keep his facts straight, but his opinion is clear: He blames the quarterback and the front office for the Giants’ consistent losing. According to a screenshot posted by the Twitter account @NYGToday, the former Giants cornerback — now starting for the Saints — posted a photo on Snapchat of Jones with his ...

Bears’ Javon Wims suspended 2 games for punch, C.J. Gardner-Johnson denies he spit on him

Javon Wims reportedly claimed that C.J. Gardner-Johnson spit on him before Sunday’s Saints-Bears melee. Go to Source ...

2021 NFL Draft: Updated future Saints picks after trade deadline

For now, the New Orleans Saints are projected to own a pick in each round of the 2021 NFL Draft after trading for Niners LB Kwon Alexander. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Michael Thomas Doesn’t Move at NFL Trade Deadline Despite Rumors

The New Orleans Saints did not trade receiver Michael Thomas before Tuesday’s trade deadline despite speculation he had played his last game with the team. The 27-year-old has not played for the team since Week 1 because of a combination of injuries and a suspension for punching a teammate in practice. Mike Florio of Pro ...

Tracking the NFL Gators: Burton, Perine flash their versatility in week 8

© Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports With the NFL season in full swing, GatorsTerritory will keep you updated on all the former Gators who are now showcasing their skill set at the professional level. Go to Source ...

Saints vs. Bears rewatch: How Saints adapted to missing several key players in overtime win

The Saints did not even target a receiver on a pass until the eight minute mark of the second quarter — on their third drive and their 18th offensive play. Entering Sunday, the five active receivers New Orleans had on its roster had fewer combined career catches (114) than injured receiver Michael Thomas had last ...

Fleur-de-Links, November 3: Saints reportedly trade away Kiko Alonso

The Saints have traded a conditional 5th round pick and Kiko Alonso to the San Francisco 49ers in return for Kwon Alexander. Javon Wims has been suspended for 2 weeks following him landing two punches on C.J. Gardner-Johnson. Javon Wims says that Gardner-Johnson spit on him, provoking the punch, though Gardner-Johnson denies the accusation. Go ...

Bruce Arians: Antonio Brown could play 10 plays, could play 35 plays

Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown is expected to be active for the first time in more than a year on Sunday night against the Saints, but coach Bruce Arians doesn’t know what his role will be just yet. “It really depends on how the game goes,” Arians said, via the Tampa Bay Times. “If we’re ...

Fantasy Football Week 9 Rankings: Brees vs. Brady Part II highlights matchups to prep for

Our analysts reveal their fantasy football rankings for NFL Week 9. Go to Source ...

Kwon Alexander leads the NFL in missed tackles since 2015

The New Orleans Saints may be tempering expectations for Kwon Alexander, who has missed more tackles than anyone else since entering the NFL Go to Source ...

Could UL really play a bowl game on Christmas, or is a return to New Orleans likely?

The Ragin’ Cajuns probably can forget about the New Orleans Bowl should they make it to this season’s Sun Belt Conference championship game. But might they play in a Christmas Day bowl? Anything’s possible in wacky 2020. Go to Source ...

Saints’ grit during streak pleases Payton

“We’re still improving,” Payton said Monday, a day after the Saints took a 26-23 overtime victory in Chicago. “I thought we got better yesterday in a tough environment. But I do think there’s a grit element. Go to Source ...

Bruce Arians on Alvin Kamara: ‘I coached Marshall Faulk, and this guy’s scarier’

It did not take long for Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians to build a healthy level of respect for New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara. Go to Source ...

Column: Broncos, Saints both defend teammate, unlike Cowboys

We speak all the time about playing for one another, protecting one another,” McCarthy said after Dalton was knocked from the game and Bostic was ejected. That was definitely probably not the response that you would expect. Fast forward to Sunday when the Denver Broncos overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Chargers ...

East Coast Offense: Keeping It Real

I was staring down the barrel of 2-8 ATS when two of the afternoon games miraculously turned around, and I might have gotten a push on the third, had the refs not called a preposterous unnecessary roughness penalty for a hit on Russell Wilson who faked a slide to get extra yards, then in fact ...

4 realistic 11th-hour Saints trade targets before NFL deadline

The New Orleans Saints are rapidly approaching the 2020 NFL trade deadline having made one big move, but there is still room for more. Go to Source ...

Michael Thomas Trade To Patriots Floated In By Willie McGinest

Everyone is wondering whether or not the New England Patriots are going to be buyers or sellers at the NFL trade deadline on Tuesday. While the deadline looms, Willie McGinest — a former player of the Patriots and current analyst on NFL Network — spoke about his dream trade of New England acquiring Michael Thomas. ...

Losses, frustration starting to mount for struggling Bears

The Chicago Bears weren’t exactly beating their opponents in convincing fashion even when they were piling up the victories. The NFL suspended receiver Javon Wims two games Monday for punching New Orleans Saints safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson. Bears coach Matt Nagy said Wims was “apologetic” when they spoke Monday and understands “you can’t do what he ...

Brady throws for 2 scores as Bucs hold off Giants

Tom Brady threw two second-half touchdown passes as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rallied from an early 11-point deficit to post a 25-23 victory over the New York Giants on Monday night at East Rutherford, N.J. Brady completed 28 of 40 passes for 279 yards as Tampa Bay (6-2) won its third straight game and moved ...

Tom Brady Passes Drew Brees For Second-Most Wins After Trailing In Fourth Quarter

Tom Brady still is finding ways to win while trailing in a game. Such was the case during “Monday Night Football” when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers came back to defeat the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Of course, Brady has had trouble beating the Giants in the past, but that wasn’t the case Monday ...

Tom Brady regains all-time passing touchdowns record from Drew Brees

Drew Brees regained the all-time passing touchdowns lead Sunday. It lasted a little more than 24 hours. Tom Brady has the record back. The Buccaneers quarterback threw his second touchdown on Monday night, giving him 561 for his career. Brees has 560. Brady’s 8-yard touchdown pass to Mike Evans has given the Buccaneers a 22-17 ...

Walker: Saints players appreciate NFL Votes Initiative, and so should all of us

It’s why they have a deep appreciation of the NFL Votes Initiative, which will close league facilities for Election Day on Tuesday. “There are so many individuals — and I’ve grown up my whole life and seen these individuals — that have fought and given their lives to be able to have the right to ...

Chicago Bears WR Javon Wims suspended; New Orleans Saints DB C.J. Gardner-Johnson denies spitting report

The NFL suspended Chicago Bears receiver Javon Wims for two games Monday for punching C.J. Gardner-Johnson, soon after the New Orleans Saints safety denied instigating the incident in Sunday’s game. Speaking to reporters for the first time since being punched by teammate Michael Thomas in another altercation earlier this month, Gardner-Johnson disputed an NFL Network ...

Bears receiver Javon Wims suspended for throwing punches

Chicago Bears receiver Javon Wims threw multiple punches at the head of New Orleans Saints safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson on Sunday. On Monday, the NFL slapped Sims with a suspension that could force him to miss his team’s next two games. The league announced Wims will be suspended without pay for violating its unsportsmanlike conduct rules. ...

San Francisco 49ers trade LB Kwon Alexander to New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints continued their aggressive approach toward the 2020 season by acquiring linebacker Kwon Alexander from the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for veteran linebacker Kiko Alonso and a conditional fifth-round draft pick, coach Sean Payton announced Monday. Both linebackers are on the mend from injuries. Alexander missed the past three weeks with ...

Chicago Bears defensive tackle Bilal Nichols gets to Saints quarterback Drew Brees in overtime of their game Sunday at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Chicago Bears defensive tackle Bilal Nichols gets to Saints quarterback Drew Brees in overtime of their game Sunday at Soldier Field in Chicago. Go to Source ...

Film study: Highs and lows of Bears’ 26-23 loss to Saints

Workers begin walkout at Hodgkins food recycler Employees cite grievances about pay and safety at a plant owned by ReConserve that processes human food into livestock feed. Go to Source ...

Bears vs Saints: Snap counts, stats and more

So far on the year, there is only one team that sucks more at converting third downs, the New York Jets, and what makes this even worse is Chicago’s D is the stingiest in the league in allowing third down conversions. The Saints only converted 15% of their third downs, but they were 2 for ...

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton joins WWL Radio to discuss his team’s Week 8 performance at Chicago

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton joined Bobby Hebert and Zach Strief on the Saints Radio Network on Monday night to discuss his team’s Week 8 performance at Chicago. “I, to some degree, was rooting for the elements,” Payton said Monday about the Saints game plan heading into the 26-23 overtime game in Chicago. “The ...

Saints acquire linebacker Kwon Alexander

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have acquired LB Kwon Alexander from the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a conditional fifth round draft pick and LB Kiko Alonso. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis. Alexander, 6-1,227 pounds, is a six-year NFL veteran who was originally selected ...

Alvin Kamara, Wil Lutz played crucial roles in New Orleans Saints securing fourth consecutive win in overtime thriller at Chicago

The New Orleans Saints secured their fourth consecutive win in a 26-23 overtime thriller against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday, Nov. 1, All Saints Day. A 35-yard field goal with 2:12 left in overtime by Saints kicker Wil Lutz sealed the victory, while running back Alvin Kamara had another stellar all-purpose performance. ...

Drew Brees has won more games in overtime than any other NFL QB

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has won more games than anyone else in overtime in NFL history, for once ahead of Tom Brady. Go to Source ...

Opinion: Despite strong starts, these 6 NFL contenders show potentially fatal flaws

Then comes the next tier of teams: the Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans, Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills, New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams. All appear capable of making playoff runs. But they also have exhibited some alarming weaknesses in recent weeks. Go to Source ...

NFL Trade Deadline 2020: 5 players who could be on the move

Following the New York Jets’ 35-9 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, the team traded away veteran linebacker Avery Williamson and a 2022 seventh-round pick to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a 2022 fifth-round draft pick. And on Monday, the San Francisco 49ers shipped linebacker Kwon Alexander to the New Orleans Saints for veteran ...

Bears’ Wims suspended 2 games for slugging Saints DB

Article content Chicago Bears wide receiver Javon Wims was suspended two games Monday for sucker-punching New Orleans Saints defensive back C.J. Gardner-Johnson during their game Sunday night. New Orleans Saints defensive back C.J. Gardner-Johnson on Monday denied a report that he spit on Chicago Bears receiver Javon Wims during Sunday’s game, prompting a sucker-punch and ...

Bears’ Wims suspended two games for slugging Saints DB

Chicago Bears wide receiver Javon Wims was suspended two games Monday for sucker-punching New Orleans Saints defensive back C.J. Gardner-Johnson on Sunday night. Wims’ suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct is without pay. If it holds, Wims would be eligible to return in Week 12 vs. Green Bay. Go to Source ...

Bears WR Wims suspended 2 games for punching Saints player

The NFL suspended Chicago Bears receiver Javon Wims two games Monday for punching New Orleans Saints safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson. Wims was ejected in the third quarter Sunday, after Allen Robinson caught a 5-yard pass from Nick Foles. On the other side of the field, Wims approached Gardner-Johnson from behind and appeared to reach for his ...

49ers trade linebacker Kwon Alexander to the Saints

The San Francisco 49ers traded Kwon Alexander to the Saints. Go to Source ...

5 takeaways from Bears’ 26-23 OT loss to Saints

There was a lot to unpack from the Bears’ second straight loss, from the start to the finish. Here are our takeaways from Sunday’s loss. Go to Source ...

Saints DB denies report he spit on Bears’ Wims

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate Follow on Twitter METAIRIE, La. New Orleans Saints safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson declined to elaborate much on what led to him being punched by both teammate Michael ...

Trade deadline deals start early, with Kwon Alexander dealt to Saints and CB Desmond King to Titans

A couple of contenders added defensive pieces on Monday. Go to Source ...

David Montgomery earns best Pro Football Focus grade of season vs. Saints

Despite losing to the New Orleans Saints in overtime, 26-23, in Week 8, the Chicago Bears offense had some signs of life. The running game was better than it has been in most weeks this season, and second-year back David Montgomery was the main … Go to Source ...

7 quick facts to know about new Saints linebacker Kwon Alexander

The New Orleans Saints traded for San Francisco 49ers linebacker Kwon Alexander, a 2017 Pro Bowl starter and former LSU Tigers standout. Go to Source ...

Beignets and Café au Lait: Saints Win Fourth Straight, Keep Pressure on Bucs

Despite the great starting field position, New Orleans would settle for a field goal, Lutz converting a 27-yard try to tie the game at 13. On the ensuing Bears possession, The Saints would record the first turnover of the game, with cornerback Marshon Lattimore intercepting an ill-advised pass by Nick Foles. The pick was Lattimore’s ...

Saints include linebacker Kiko Alonso in Kwon Alexander trade package

Alonso suffered an ACL tear back in January’s playoffs loss to the Minnesota Vikings, which kept him sidelined throughout training camp. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints Turning Point in victory over Chicago Bears, presented by Eustis

Understandably, the bouquets were gifted to the pristine two-minute offensive drill right before halftime, a nine-play, 68-yard touchdown drive that pulled the New Orleans Saints to within 13-10 of the Chicago Bears, and helped springboard the team to a 26-23, overtime victory over Chicago at Soldier Field on Sunday. It was yet another piece of ...

Chicago Bears lose 26-23 in overtime to the New Orleans Saints after erasing a late 10-point deficit

CHICAGO — New Orleans Saints kicker Wil Lutz made a 35-yard field goal with 1:40 to play in overtime to lift the Saints to a 26-23 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday night at Soldier Field. Saints quarterback Drew Brees completed a 14-yard pass to Tre’Quan Smith to get the Saints into Bears territory ...

Saints are 5-2 because Alvin Kamara is making NFL history

He’s been a bit of a human highlight reel so far this season,” Saints quarterback Drew Brees said last week — and that was before Kamara rolled up another 96 receiving yards and 67 rushing yards in their 26-23 overtime win at Chicago. Every one of those yards was essential, too, from his 47-yard catch-and-run ...

Hub Arkush: Saints game is one Bears deserved to win

Let’s stop all the silliness about writing off the second half of the season and assuming the Bears can’t contend, while we also waste no more time thinking a great defense is enough by itself to get you to a Super Bowl. The second half of the season is going to be a roller-coaster ride ...

The Latest: Saints get OT win; Broncos top LA on last play

The Saints have won four straight games. The Denver Broncos have completed a remarkable comeback against the Los Angeles Chargers, with a 31-30 victory on Drew Lock’s 1-yard touchdown pass to K.J. Hamler on the last play. Brandon McManus added the decisive extra point to cap the rally from a 24-3 deficit in the third ...

Alvin Kamara on pace for record-setting year as a receiver

Running back Alvin Kamara has been a big part of the Saints passing game since arriving in New Orleans as a third-round pick in 2017 and he’s on pace for his biggest year yet. Kamara caught nine passes for 96 yards in Sunday’s overtime win against the Bears and he now has 55 catches for ...

Fox uses ‘Breaking News’ graphic for Drew Brees leaping Tom Brady in TDs, draws criticism on Twitter

Drew Brees and Tom Brady are playing a game of leapfrog with the NFL’s all-time passing touchdowns record, and on Sunday, Fox decided Brees taking the lead in the race was “BREAKING NEWS.” Brees’ second touchdown pass in Week 8 was the 560th of his career, temporarily passing Brady’s 559. Across the Fox broadcast’s ticker ...

Saints Week 8: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

The following drive, New Orleans went 3-and-out with incomplete passes to Tre’Quan Smith and Kamara. The defense actually made a stop thereafter; the Bears went 3-and-out the following drive. Again, the Saints offense – validly battered and barren – went 3-and-out. Go to Source ...

CSC’s fantasy studs and duds from Week 8

The Saints will now look forward to a Sunday night matchup with the Buccaneers that will decide who claims first place in the NFC South. Kamara led this game in fantasy points with 19.5 ppr points on the day. He was once again held out of the end zone but his volume alone can easily ...

Drew Brees regains record, Wil Lutz lands knockout punch as Saints beat Bears

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints kept their cool in another tight spot and again came away with a narrow victory. Brees threw two touchdowns to regain the NFL’s all-time lead from Tom Brady, Wil Lutz nailed a 35-yard field goal in overtime and New Orleans beat Chicago 26-23 on Sunday. The Bears’ Cairo ...

Saints’ preparation for Chicago’s windy weather pays off

There were definitely times where you make decisions on how the wind’s blowing,” says Brees. Really, the tough decision came in overtime where it was, ‘Do we take the wind or do we take the ball? We end up taking the ball just knowing that, obviously, we have a kicker with a strong leg and ...

The Bear’s Den, November 2, 2020

Game Recap: Chicago Bears fall to New Orleans Saints 26-23 in OT – ChicagoBears.com – The Bears erased a 23-13 deficit in the final 3:32 of the fourth quarter Sunday at Soldier Field but lost to the Saints 26-23 in overtime on Wil Lutz’s 35-yard field goal with 1:36 remaining in the extra session. Bernstein: ...

Javon Wims facing suspension for punch in Bears-Saints game

Javon Wims walked right up to C.J. Gardner-Johnson and took a swing. Then he threw another punch before he got tied up as each team flocked to the scrum. Just another ill-advised move for the Chicago Bears in the third quarter. Go to Source ...

Will Lutz makes field goal in OT, Saints beat Bears 26-23

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints kept their cool in another tight spot and again came away with a narrow victory. Brees threw two touchdown passes to regain the NFL’s career lead from Tom Brady, Wil Lutz nailed a 35-yard field goal in overtime and New Orleans beat Chicago 26-23 on Sunday. The Bears’ ...

Studs and Duds from Bears’ 26-23 overtime loss to Saints

The Chicago Bears didn’t do anything in Week 8’s overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints to inspire confidence in quarterback Nick Foles or the offense, and instead drew harsh criticism from FOX’s Troy Aikman throughout the second half. As … Go to Source ...

Saints do enough to best Bears in overtime

Just another ill-advised move for the Chicago Bears in the third quarter. The slumping Bears had another ugly third period during Sunday’s 26-23 overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints. Wims was ejected right before Nick Foles threw an interception that turned into Wil Lutz’s tiebreaking 39-yard field goal with 5:04 left. Go to Source ...

Bears WR Javon Wims ejected after punching Saints DB Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

The Bears have melted down in the second half, which was capped by WR Javon Wims punching a Saints defensive back. Go to Source ...

Opinion: Close wins nerve-wracking but might make New Orleans Saints better in long run

When the Saints do find themselves in the position of needing a stop by their defense, or a first down by Alvin Kamara or a 40-yard field goal by Wil Lutz, they know they can do it. Because they already have. Time and time again. Go to Source ...

How the rest of the NFC South fared in Week 8

This article series’ sole purpose will be to take a look at the weekly performances of the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers and to look at how the NFC South is shaping up week in and week out. In a game where a double digit comeback and an extra overtime period ...

Wims’ punch part of another tough third quarter for Bears

Javon Wims walked right up to C.J. Gardner-Johnson and took a swing. The slumping Bears had another ugly third period during Sunday’s 26-23 overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints. Wims was ejected right before Nick Foles threw an interception that turned into Wil Lutz’s tiebreaking 39-yard field goal with 5:04 left. Go to Source ...

Bears inactives: Which players won’t play vs. Saints in Week 8?

The Bears released their list of inactives ahead of today’s game against the Saints, and four key starters are all active. Go to Source ...

LISTEN: Demario Davis fires up the Saints before kickoff vs. Bears

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis delivered his signature Sunday sermon to his teammates before kickoff with the Chicago Bears. Go to Source ...

Brees throws 2 TDs, Lutz hits FG in OT, Saints beat Bears

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints kept their cool in another tight spot and again came away with a narrow victory. Brees threw two touchdowns to regain the NFL’s all-time lead from Tom Brady, Wil Lutz nailed a 35-yard field goal in overtime and New Orleans beat Chicago 26-23 on Sunday. Go to Source ...

Saints get OT win; Broncos top LA on last play

Cook has scored six touchdowns in two games against Green Bay this season. He has 20 carries for 120 yards plus two catches for 63 yards for the Vikings, after missing their last game with a groin injury. Steve Megargee reporting from Green Bay, Wisconsin. Go to Source ...

People Are Confused After Bears’ Javon Wims Sucker Punches Saints’ Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

Bears wide receiver Javon Wims was ejected during Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints for throwing two punches at Chauncey Gardner-Johnson. Go to Source ...

Sputtering Bears offense blows chance to take NFC North lead in loss to Saints

The Bears defense gave Chicago a chance to win on Sunday, but their offense couldn’t capitalize. Go to Source ...

Bears WR Wims ejected for punch in Saints fight

Cook has scored six touchdowns in two games against Green Bay this season. He has 20 carries for 120 yards plus two catches for 63 yards for the Vikings, after missing their last game with a groin injury. Steve Megargee reporting from Green Bay, Wisconsin. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Alvin Kamara becomes just the third RB in NFL history to hit this mark

Saints’ Alvin Kamara becomes just the third RB in NFL history to hit this mark Go to Source ...

Reports: Sheldon Rankins to miss several weeks with MCL injury

Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins exited Sunday’s game with the Bears with a leg injury that initially looked very serious — so much so that the FOX broadcast team chose to not replay it after it happened. But Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports that Rankins was diagnosed with an MCL injury, a knee issue that ...

Saints DT Sheldon Rankins injured in 1st half against Bears; heads to locker room

Sheldon Rankins was injured in the second quarter as the Saints faced the Bears, but walked off the field under his own power. The replay of Rankins’ injury was so severe that FOX chose not to replay it, something reserved for gruesome injuries that fans would be better off not seeing again. Joe Buck and ...

The Latest: Bears WR Wims ejected for punch in Saints fight

Chicago Bears wide receiver Javon Wims has been ejected for throwing a punch at New Orleans safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson. After Nick Foles passed to Allen Robinson for 5 yards on the other side of the field, Wims walked up to Gardner-Johnson and hit him on the side of the helmet, starting a scrum between the ...

Bears WR Javon Wims gets himself ejected by throwing haymakers at Saints’ C.J. Gardner-Johnson

Javon Wims didn’t hold back when he confronted C.J. Gardner-Johnson. Go to Source ...

Watch: Bears’ Allen Robinson uses his head on TD catch

Allen Robinson with a fantastic grab of a TD pass from Nick Foles Go to Source ...

Report: Antonio Brown living with Tom Brady in Tampa

Antonio Brown has reportedly been living with Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen and their children. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints vs. Chicago Bears FREE LIVE STREAM (11/1/20): Watch NFL, Week 8 online

The Chicago Bears face the New Orleans Saints in an NFL regular season game on Sunday, November 1, 2020 (11/1/20) at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. Local fans can watch the game for free via a trial of fuboTV, while out-of-market fans can watch this and all other non-primetime out-of-market games with NFL Sunday Ticket. ...

Saints’ Michael Thomas, Marquez Callaway officially inactive vs. Bears: see full list

The New Orleans Saints will officially be without receivers Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway for their matchup against the Chicago Bears, meaning the active receivers for the Saints on Sunday will be Tre’Quan Smith, Deonte Harris, Tommylee Lewis, Austin Carr and Juwan Johnson. Thomas has now missed six games this season, with three due to ...

Saints inactive list, Week 8: Who isn’t dressing out vs. Bears

The New Orleans Saints will not be joined by Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders among other inactive players against the Chicago Bears. Go to Source ...

Saints expect Emmanuel Sanders back for Week 9

Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will miss Sunday’s game against the Bears because he remains on the reserve/COVID-19 list, but it appears his absence from the lineup will end at two games. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Sanders is expected to rejoin the team this week. He is also expected to be able to ...

NFL Week 8: How to watch, wager, and listen to Saints at Bears

The New Orleans Saints are set for a pivotal kickoff at Soldier Field with the Chicago Bears, which will be broadcast nationally on FOX. Go to Source ...

Chris Godwin’s Surprising Availability Outlook After Surgery On Finger

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin’s availability has been described as a “50-50” chance of playing in Week 9 against the New Orleans Saints despite having had finger surgery this past week, as per ESPN‘s Adam Schefter. Godwin, who was also put in the concussion protocol earlier this season, suffered the injury on a ...

Saints report multiple roster moves before Week 8 kickoff vs. Bears

The New Orleans Saints called up practice squad wide receivers Juwan Johnson, Austin Carr, and Tommylee Lewis for Week 8 against the Bears. Go to Source ...

LOOK: Saints rookie Blake Gillikin in costume as Thomas Morstead for Halloween

New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead learned his teammate Blake Gillikin, a rookie out of Penn State, dressed up as him for Halloween. Go to Source ...

Bears’ Allen Robinson Clears Concussion Protocol, Expected to Play vs. Saints

The Chicago Bears received a boost ahead of a Week 8 matchup with the New Orleans Saints, as star wideout Allen Robinson II is expected to play. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, Robinson cleared the NFL’s concussion protocol on Saturday. Robinson had been listed as doubtful on Friday’s injury report, though head coach Matt Nagy ...

NFL Trade Rumors: Saints Won’t Move Michael Thomas Before Deadline

Michael Thomas reportedly is staying put. The New Orleans Saints will not deal the star receiver before Tuesday’s trade deadline, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday morning. Speculation about Thomas had ramped up ahead of the deadline due to drama involving he and the Saints. Go to Source ...

Week 8: New Orleans Saints run offense vs. Chicago Bears run defense

Against the Bears on Sunday, expect to see the Saints look to keep to that blueprint to take the pressure off of Brees. The Bears defense has been staunch for the most part this season, with even the blowout loss to the Rams on Monday being closer than the score indicated. The Saints will have ...

Five questions before Week 8: New Orleans Saints travel to take on Chicago Bears

How will the Saints produce on offense? points per game (7th in the NFL), 384.5 total yards per game (11th), and 265.7 passing yards per game (9th); the Saints haven’t had much trouble moving the ball despite several injuries. Now, they’ll have to find a way to do it again. Go to Source ...

Saints Take Definitive Stance On Michael Thomas Trade As Deadline Approaches

Michael Thomas hasn’t been able to suit up for the New Orleans Saints since Week 1, leading some to believe his future with the team is in jeopardy. Despite the rumors surrounding his status with the organization, the Saints are adamant about not trading Thomas, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Back in Week 1, the ...

Mike Detillier’s column: Akiem Hicks has developed into quite a player

Personnel mistakes and non-fits in an offense or defense are common in the NFL. One of those non-fits in what was being run years ago defensively for the New Orleans Saints is current Chicago Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks. The Saints selected Hicks in the third-round of the 2012 NFL draft when he came out ...

Source: Saints’ Sanders out, to return in Week 9

ESPN New Orleans Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who tested positive for COVID-19 over a week ago and is out again Sunday against the Chicago Bears, is recovering and expected to rejoin his team this week and play next Sunday at Tampa Bay, a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Sanders “got this at home” ...

Saints vs. Bears live scoreboard, updates: See TV channel, expert predictions, more

Get ready for a cold one. The New Orleans Saints look to continue their winning streak when they travel to Chicago to take on the Bears in Week 8 of the 2020 NFL season. Get important gameday information, including how to watch, stream and follow the game, below. Go to Source ...

Saints aim to keep Bears stonewalled

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints come into Chicago rolling along with three consecutive victories as they try to build on yet another unbeaten October. They’re hitting their stride, steadying themselves after a shaky start. The Chicago Bears, on the other hand, hope to pick themselves up after stumbling through an ugly loss when ...

Bears WR Allen Robinson clears concussion protocols prior to Sunday’s game vs. Saints

But it sounds like the Bears will have their top offensive weapon against Drew Brees and the Saints on Sunday. The statuses of linebacker Khalil Mack (ankle), receiver/running back Cordarrelle Patterson (quad), safety Eddie Jackson (knee) defensive back Sherrick McManis (hamstring) remain unknown. All are still listed as “questionable” for Sunday. Go to Source ...

Bears vs. Saints: 5 things to watch during Week 8 matchup

The Bears are trying to rebound from a dismal 24-10 loss to the Rams last week, while the Saints have won three in a row, including last week against the Carolina Panthers. Here are five things to watch for in the Week 8 matchup: Can Matt Nagy and the Bears make an adjustment? The Bears ...

Hub Arkush: Bears have big hill to climb to knock off Saints

The Bears have nothing but doubters after the drubbing they took from the Rams Monday and many believed the New Orleans Saints were the best team in the NFC at the beginning of the season. It’s gotten so bad the Bears are 3-point underdogs at home Sunday and many have had visions all week of ...

Saints sign WR Tommylee Lewis to 53-man roster, elevate 3 practice squad players for Bears game

The New Orleans Saints signed wide receiver Tommylee Lewis to their 53-man roster, bringing him up from the practice squad since the Saints will be down three receivers this week for health reasons. Lewis, wearing No. now, has been with the Saints’ practice squad since Oct. 8, and hasn’t played in a game for them ...

Bears vs. Saints: What to Watch 4

For many a movie fan and for Chicagoans in particular, when we think of Sean Connery, we think of the savvy and world-weary Irish cop Jimmy Malone in the “The Untouchables,” telling Kevin Costner’s Eliot Ness how to get Al Capone. Go to Source ...

3 things to know about the New Orleans Saints

The Bears defense allowed 424 total yards of offense that day, even without Brees playing. The 2020 Bears are reeling from a 24-10 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Here are three things to know about the Saints: Might Bears avoid Thomas? Go to Source ...

Chicago Bears’ Allen Robinson clears concussion protocol, expected to play against New Orleans Saints

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson has cleared the concussion protocol and is expected to play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, the team announced Saturday. Robinson was in protocol following a hit he took during the fourth quarter of Monday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Robinson missed practice all week and was initially ...

Akiem Hicks finally burying the hatchet with the Saints

Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks is finally ready to move on from his grudge against the New Orleans Saints, the team that gave up on him. Go to Source ...

Without Thomas and Sanders the Saints are still favored on the road vs. Bears

The New Orleans Saints head to Chicago to take on the Bears at Soldier Field for the second season in a row. Last year, they went into the Windy City without quarterback Drew Brees and running back Alvin Kamara. For this year’s matchup, they’ll be without wide receivers Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders. Go to ...

C.J. Gardner-Johnson fined for late hit out of bounds vs. Panthers

New Orleans Saints safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson received a fine for striking Carolina Panthers wide receiver Robby Anderson out of bounds. Go to Source ...

Former Saints draft pick Boston Scott sustaining success with the Eagles

The New Orleans Saints gave up on their former 2018 NFL draft pick Boston Scott, a Louisiana Tech product who has caught on with the Eagles. Go to Source ...

Could WR-needy Saints ask Wil Lutz to run routes? Kicker has hilarious reaction

New Orleans Saints kicker Wil Lutz wants to help his team win games, but he also wants it known that he’s not eager to play wide receiver. Go to Source ...

Bears WR Allen Robinson expected to play vs. Saints after clearing concussion protocol

The New Orleans Saints will likely face the Chicago Bears at their strongest after WR Allen Robinson cleared the NFL’s concussion protocol. Go to Source ...

Bears WR Robinson clears concussion protocol

ESPN Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson has cleared the concussion protocol and is expected to play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, the team announced Saturday. Robinson was in protocol following a hit he took during the fourth quarter of Monday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Robinson missed practice all week and was ...

Week 8 Fantasy Football Rankings: WR

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 8’s top receiver plays. (Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

3 keys for the Bears defense vs. Saints in Week 8

As the Bears prepare for face the Saints, here’s what Chicago’s defense needs to do to slow down New Orleans’ offense in Week 8. Go to Source ...

Film Study: Another dominant performance from Saints’ defensive line

The Carolina Panthers didn’t run the ball much when they visited the New Orleans Saints in the Superdome this past Sunday, only 12 designed runs in the entire game (basically runs that aren’t scrambles) for a total of 27 yards. While Matt Rule spent most of his time comfortable letting Teddy Bridgewater air the ball ...

Next challenge for a struggling Bears run defense: star Alvin Kamara

The Bears expect to get a steady diet of Kamara and fellow running back Latavius Murray on Sunday, particularly if Soldier Field, as expected, is enveloped by strong winds and freezing temperatures. Go to Source ...

Once again, Drew Brees shows there’s nobody better at operating the 2-minute offense

Since Brees and Payton arrived together in 2006, no other NFL team has come close to matching their offensive mastery in the final minutes before a half. Excluding drives that end in kneel downs, the Saints have scored touchdowns on 83 of their 339 drives that started in the last two minutes of the second ...

Michael Thomas out again for Saints

Wide receiver Michael Thomas returned to practice this week, but the Saints will have to wait at least one more week before he’ll return to game action. Thomas got in his second straight limited practice on Friday before the team ruled him out for Sunday’s game against the Bears. Thomas has not played since injuring ...

New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears odds, picks and prediction

Below, we preview the Saints-Bears betting odds and lines and make our NFL picks and predictions. Saints at Bears betting odds and lines Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated Saturday at 3:26 a.m. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints will be missing their top two receivers, including Michael Thomas, when they play Bears

The New Orleans Saints ruled our receivers Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway for Sunday’s game in Chicago. New Orleans also has listed former Vikings guard Nick Easton out for a second straight game because of a concussion. Thomas, named AP 2019 Offensive Player of the Year after setting an NFL record with 149 catches in ...

New Orleans Saints rule out Michael Thomas, Marquez Callaway

Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway have officially been ruled out for Week 8 as the New Orleans Saints’ receiving corps continues to get thinner. Emmanuel Sanders remains on the reserve/COVID-19 list, meaning New Orleans will be without three of its top four wide receivers Sunday at the Chicago Bears. All three could be back as ...

Bears vs Saints Injury Report: Cody Whitehair out, Allen Robinson doubtful, 4 others questionable

For the first time in his five year professional career, Cody Whitehair will miss a game for the Chicago Bears. He’s already been ruled out for Sunday’s contest against the New Orleans Saints with the calf injury he suffered midway through their last game, so getting his first career start will be 2019 UDFA Sam ...

Minnesota United striker Kei Kamara: Longtime goal scorer, first-time voter

It just happened,” Kamara said. The morning we went, I just said I’m going to take my ballot with me and pay my respect because this is a man who’s not going to be able to vote. It was cold, and snow was coming down. Go to Source ...

This Saints play design and Deonte Harris delivered in huge moments in win over Panthers

The Saints went into their Week 7 matchup with a lot of personnel questions, but in huge moments they repeatedly came up with the same answer. First in third-and-long and then on second down on a key scoring drive late in the first half, New Orleans ran the same mirrored passing concept for big gains ...

Hub Arkush: Key matchups, players to watch and more for Bears vs. Saints

MATCHUPS TO WATCH Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray vs. Bears Run ‘D’ and Saints Pass Rush vs. Bears O-Line. Sean McVay might as well have written Sean Payton’s gameplan for him last Monday night, or did McVay steal it from Payton’s plan a year ago. The Bears had shored up the run defense after it ...

Saints WRs Michael Thomas, Marquez Callaway out vs. Bears

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas has been listed as out with his hybrid ankle/hamstring injury for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, marking his sixth absence since he first got injured in the Saints’ season opener. Rookie receiver Marquez Callaway — one of the players who has received additional reps with Thomas out ...

Best Bets: Saints-Bears, spread picks, total and survivor picks

This is the toughest stretch of games for the Bears and I just don’t see how the offense is going to keep up. I keep trying to see an angle for the Bears to win or at least cover and maybe I’ll be there by the time Jeff and I are making our picks on ...

Week 8 NFL DFS Fades

Check out a few players you might want to leave out of your Week 8 NFL DFS lineups (JAMIE GERMANO/ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE via Imagn Content Services, LLC) Go to Source ...

Bears preparing to play without WR Allen Robinson

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson is in the NFL’s concussion protocol after suffering a helmet-to-helmet hit (from behind) against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 7. Robinson missed Wednesday and Thursday’s practices, leaving the Bears unsure … Go to Source ...

Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 8: Can Carson Wentz Put Up His 3rd Straight 30+ Point Fantasy Outing?

To help, Fantasy Football Today’s Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard are here with this week’s start ’em or sit ’em. They break down three players to have in your lineup and three to avoid at each spot on your fantasy roster as you look to make the right moves to guide your team to a ...

Saints rule out wide receivers Thomas, Callaway vs Bears

The New Orleans Saints have ruled our receivers Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway for Sunday’s game in Chicago. New Orleans also has listed reserve guard Nick Easton out for for a second straight game because of a concussion. Thomas, named AP 2019 Offensive Player of the Year after setting an NFL record with 149 catches ...

NFL Week 8 picks: Who the experts are taking in Saints-Bears

The Saints are favored over the Bears in the eyes of NFL experts and oddsmakers. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints familiar with formidable Chicago defense

The Saints will play the Bears for the third time in the last four seasons, so there’s a sense of familiarity. And New Orleans knows that from front (linebacker Khalil Mack has 5.5 sacks this season and 67 in his first seven seasons) to back (safety Eddie Jackson has 42 tackles and a fumble return ...

Film Study: The $6 Million Question

The Saints deploy what looks like a Cover 2 look with Marcus Williams in charge of the right side of the field and Malcolm Jenkins on the left. D.J. Moore is flanked by Curtis Samuel on the left side of the offense, and when Samuel cuts outside for an out route, that draws in Williams. ...

Drew Brees should remind Bears the benefit of being bold

Ruling on Antioch teen’s extradition expected this afternoon Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, is charged with murder in connectino with shootings during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Go to Source ...

Pro Football Focus: Fade David Montgomery vs. Saints in daily fantasy

Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery should be an RB1 in fantasy football. He should be one of the most productive backs in the league, considering he’s the only act in Chicago’s backfield. Instead, he’s a fringe play across all fantasy … Go to Source ...

Former New Orleans Saints safety Charles ‘Chuck’ Crist dies at 69

Charles Thomas “Chuck” Crist, a New Orleans Saints safety who played three seasons in the Crescent City, died Wednesday, Oct. 28 at the age of 69 following a long illness. Crist played seven seasons in the NFL with the New York Giants (1972-74), New Orleans Saints (1975-77) and the San Francisco 49ers (1978). The 6-foot-2, ...

Bears vs. New Orleans Saints: Three Things To Watch

So with high winds, and perhaps low arm strength, look for the Bears defensive backs to stay pretty close to the line of scrimmage most of the game. Counting On Kmet Look for more Cole Kmet. It feels like every week recently Matt Nagy has talked about getting the rookie tight end and St. Viator ...

The Bear’s Den, October 30, 2020

Chicago Tribune – After a miserable showing on offense by the Chicago Bears against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 7, Dan Wiederer and Brad Biggs try to make sense of it all before the Week 8 matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Chicago Bears Q&A with Brad Biggs – Chicago Tribune – After another ...

Interview with the Enemy: Turnover battle, collapsing the pocket key to Saints vs. Bears win

What will be key to a Saints win – containing the run game, or getting to and pressuring Nick Foles? Monday’s game felt zero-dimensional – is that a thing? Allen Robinson is the main attraction on this offense. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, October 30: Michael Thomas returns to practice

Michael Thomas, Marquez Callaway, and Terron Armstead were all limited at practice, while Nick Easton still did not practice. While Michael Thomas returned to practice, he continued to nurse both his ankle and hamstring issues following the injuries. Following his coronavirus diagnosis, Emmanuel Sanders has a 102 fever, meaning he will definitely miss the Saints’ ...

History Lesson: Comeback QBs

Aiidan O’Connell’s fourth-quarter magic in his first five game appearances has been something for Purdue fans to Go to Source ...

Bears injury report: Khalil Mack, Allen Robinson, Cody Whitehair DNP again Thursday

The Chicago Bears have released their second injury report ahead of Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints, and Thursday’s report reads about the same as Wednesday’s. And that’s not good news for this Bears team. For the second straight practice, the Bears were without four key starters. Go to Source ...

Alvin ‘human highlight reel’ Kamara is off to one of his best starts

NEW ORLEANS, LA (BRPROUD) – When it comes to injuries, the Chicago Bears are in a similar position as the Saints. Bears star wide receiver Allen Robinson is currently in concussion protocol this week, and their starting center is dealing with a calf injury following Monday nights loss to the Los Angeles Rams. While the ...

5 Questions with Canal Street Chronicles: One Last Shot for Brees

WCG: Michael Thomas is arguably the best receiver in football but he’s been dealing with a high ankle sprain since Week 1. On top of that, there have been some rumblings that maybe the Saints organization isn’t happy with Thomas and that he might not be in their future plans. What’s the story with Thomas, ...

NFL Picks Week 8: The Revenant

The Saints now return to the place where they had arguably their most dominant win of the season a year ago. With a win, they return to a tie for first place in the NFC South, tied with the team many consider to be the best in the conference, the team they beat to start ...

Michael Thomas returns to practice as Saints release injury report

Four New Orleans Saints players were listed on Thursday’s Injury Report for their Week 8 game against the Chicago Bears. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Position Name Injury Wednesday Thursday WR Michael Thomas Ankle/Hamstring DNP LP WR Marquez Callaway Ankle DNP LP G Nick Easton Concussion LP DNP T Terron Armstead Elbow LP LP CHICAGO BEARS TE ...

Calif stewards hear case involving Justify’s 2018 drug test

Stewards at Santa Anita listened to hours of testimony Thursday on Triple Crown winner Justify’s post-race drug test after the 2018 Santa Anita Derby, with attorneys for the horse’s connections arguing that the California Horse Racing Board has no authority or basis to reopen the closed matter. The CHRB has filed two complaints seeking the ...

The Edge: Assessing how New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears stack up for Week 8

The Saints traveled to Chicago to play the Bears last season due to how the Bears won the NFC North in 2018. This go-round, though, the Saints play all of the NFC North teams — already having played the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions. With the Saints’ 36-25 win last season, the all-time ...

Saints at Bears Thursday injury report: Michael Thomas returns to practice

With the New Orleans Saints matchup against the Chicago Bears just days away, Thursday’s injury report has shed some clarity on players’ potential status. Of note, superstar wide receiver Michael Thomas returned to practice in a limited capacity. Additionally, budding player and undrafted free agent Marquez Callaway also returned to practice after being shaken up ...

Walker: Saints reflect on Hurricane Zeta, while looking ahead to overcome latest distraction

But Brees was here for Wednesday’s Category 2 storm that hit the area and got to see some of the damage when he left the team’s practice facility in Metairie. “I left the facility a little bit late and it felt like that was right in the thick of it,” Brees said. “Trash cans blowing ...

Week 8 game preview: Bears-Saints

After such a strong start the Bears suddenly face a tough stretch of opponents and are now coming off their worst loss of the Matt Nagy era and it feels like the season is teetering. It may be just one loss but it’s compounded by the fact that none of this team’s shortcomings look remotely ...

Saints’ Thomas (ankle/hammy) back at practice

New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas returned to practice Thursday, giving him a chance to return to the lineup for the first time since Week 1. It’s still unclear if Thomas (ankle/hamstring) will be able to play Sunday at Chicago. But he was participating in individual drills during the early portion of practice open to ...

Saints look to stay on roll, Bears seek bounce-back win

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints come into Chicago rolling along with three straight wins as they try to build on yet another unbeaten October. They’re hitting their stride, steadying themselves after a shaky start. The Chicago Bears on the other hand hope to pick themselves up after stumbling through an ugly loss when ...

Ken Crawley removed from COVID-19 list

The Saints removed cornerback Ken Crawley from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Crawley went on the list Oct. 23 after close contact with receiver Emmanuel Sanders. He missed Sunday’s victory over the Panthers as a “precaution.” Crawley has played two games this season, making one tackle. He has seen action on six defensive snaps and 13 on ...

Hurricane knocks out power at Saints’ facility

The New Orleans Saints lost power at their practice facility when Hurricane Zeta hit the area on Wednesday afternoon. But otherwise the team’s normal operations were not disrupted much. Coaches stayed at the facility and did their normal game-planning work under generator power on Wednesday afternoon and evening, while players were sent home to ride ...

Busts: Herbert, Brees Among Week 8 Candidates

Josh Norris offers five names he expects to underperform compared to their recent output, including Chargers QB Justin Herbert. (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Saints @ Bears: Key Matchups – if the Saints can’t slow the Bears offense, we have a problem

The Bears defense makes a lot of plays, while Nick Foles takes care of the football and makes 3-5 big throws to win the game. Meanwhile, the New Orleans Saints are built on precision on offense, pass rush on defense, and consistent special teams plays. This game will speak volumes of how real the Saints ...

New Orleans Saints rookie roundup: UDFA wide receiver impresses

The New Orleans Saints hosted the Carolina Panthers in their first home game with fans this season. New Orleans pulled out a narrow 27-24 victory coming off of their bye week over Carolina. The Saints were without their top two wide receivers, Michael Thomas (hamstring) and Emmanuel Sanders (COVID-19), but the offense was as efficient ...

CSC Staff Picks Week 8: Saints expected to handle Nick Foles and the Bears

While the CSC staff was mixed last week on Atlanta’s ability to beat the Detroit Lions, they’ve largely changed their ways this week, with only Christopher thinking the Falcons could beat Teddy Bridgewater’s Carolina Panthers. Sticking within the NFC South, the entire CSC believes the New Orleans Saints will beat Nick Foles and the Chicago ...

Fleur-de-Links, October 29: Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway do not practice on Wednesday

Allen Robinson did not practice on Wednesday as he currently “sidelined in the NFL concussion protocol. Following the Saints’ victory over the Carolina Panthers, the Saints are ranked an average of #10 in NFL Power Rankings, with a high of #8 from Bleacher Report and a low of #12 from CBS. The Saints did not ...

NFL TV Schedule 2020: Week 8 Live Stream, TV Coverage Map and Game Times

Although the Kansas City Chiefs are the AFC favorites, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers are close behind. And in Week 8, Lamar Jackson and the Ravens host Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers in an exciting midseason clash. Not only is that AFC North showdown a part of Sunday’s early slate, but it will also ...

Cameron Jordan mocks Panthers K Joey Slye for missing 65-yard field goal

The close call hasn’t humbled them, despite fielding a defense that looks like a shell of itself compared to last season. Go to Source ...

Saints at Bears Wednesday injury report: Marquez Callaway, Michael Thomas do not practice

WR Marquez Callaway (Ankle) and WR Michael Thomas (Ankle/Hamstring) are the only players not practicing on Wednesday for the Saints. T Terron Armstead (Elbow), and G Nick Easton (Concussion) were limited. This is a pretty short list for the Saints for a change but we are hurting at the wide receiver position. Go to Source ...

Michael Thomas misses another practice

Three wide receivers were missing from Saints practice on Wednesday. Only two of those wideouts were on the injury report. Emmanuel Sanders remains on the reserve/COVID-19 list, so he’s not on the active roster heading into Sunday’s game against the Bears. Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway are on the active roster and they were the ...

First Saints vs. Bears injury report: WR Allen Robinson in concussion protocol

The New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears published their first Week 8 injury report with wide receiver Allen Robinson in concussion protocol Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees selling $2 million townhome on Kauai

The Super Bowl champ is no stranger to the real estate game. Purchased in 2007 for $2.26 million, the condo on the lush island of Kauai offers three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms spread across 2,864 square feet. Go to Source ...

Fantasy Football Week 8 Bust Candidates: Justin Herbert’s hot streak set to end

Josh Norris offers five names he expects to underperform compared to their recent output, including Chargers rookie QB Justin Herbert. Go to Source ...

Saints Film Room: Breaking down the 5 most important plays from Sunday

It seemed, like it has in many games this season, that if the offense wasn’t scoring on almost every possession then then the end result was going to be an L. Brees had by far his best game of the year, with a nearly flawless game, but the secondary was busting coverages and conceding completion ...

Morten Andersen on Saints hiring Jim Mora: ‘We went from a country club to boot camp’

New Orleans Saints legend Morten Andersen was the first kicker to go into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He looks back on a long NFL carer. Go to Source ...

Bears star receiver Robinson in NFL’s concussion protocol

Chicago Bears star receiver Allen Robinson is in the NFL’s concussion protocol, throwing his status for this week’s game against the New Orleans Saints into question. Robinson’s face hit the field when he was tackled on a helmet-to-helmet play by safety Nick Scott on a fourth-down catch with about four minutes left, and an official ...

Film Study: How Saints QB Brees turned in a vintage performance without top receivers

New Orleans Saints fans were sweating heading into Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers, as Drew Brees was missing Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders — just as the latter appeared to be coming into his own in the Saints offense. Brees stayed fears about how he would do without his top two targets, turning in ...

BetMGM: Saints are 4-point road favorites over the Bears at Soldier Field

The New Orleans Saints have received some strong backing from the oddsmakers at BetMGM in Week 8’s road game against the Chicago Bears. Go to Source ...

Week 8: State of the NFC South

New Orleans Saints If you are an avid Saints supporter, you would know what to expect out of Drew Brees in Week 7. It would seem like he would struggle without Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders! Wrong. Go to Source ...

Overreactions from the Saints Week 5 game against the Panthers

Cam Jordan has Regressed and Needs to Take a Backseat Yes, Jordan has a solid PFF grade of 76.2 and has 1.5 sacks on the season. But after six games that puts him on pace for just four sacks over a full slate of 16 games. That is a far cry from 13.5 sacks he ...

Saints unchanged in Week 8 Power Rankings despite divisional win over Panthers

So how do the New Orleans Saints rank? Change from each week will be in parentheses. Who needs to step up: The secondary It wouldn’t be fair to single out just one player in the Saints’ secondary, since every one of them has taken turns with busted coverages or pass interference penalties — which have ...

Drew Brees, Saints still have that two-minute-drill magic

No matter where you stood on the debate of whether Drew Brees is in decline, which raged after the Saints’ Week 2 loss in Las Vegas, there is no denying that he and the New Orleans Saints’ offense were in a funk to start the season. What better way for them to fight their way ...

QB Continuity Is Needed…from Somebody

Find a murder-for-hire quarterback that propelled a team to the Super Bowl as of late. Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Russell Wilson, Joe Flacco, Eli Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger, Drew Brees are the pecking order from the last two decades. The Vikings-like strategy has worked thrice – Trent Dilfer, Brad Johnson, and Nick ...

New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis joins WWL Radio to discuss his team’s Week 7 performance vs. the Carolina Panthers

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis joined Bobby Hebert and Kristian Garic on the Saints Radio Network on Tuesday night to discuss his team’s Week 7 win over the Carolina Panthers. New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin also joined the show as a special guest. “It was ...

3 Biggest takeaways from the New Orleans Saints vs the Carolina Panthers

If you would have listened to Twitter (or me) heading into Sunday’s game, then you would’ve thought there was no way Brees was going to be able to effectively move the ball, much less have his best game of the season. None of this is saying that the offense is better off without Thomas or ...

Sean Payton takes another shot at persistent Michael Thomas trade speculation

Will the New Orleans Saints trade wide receiver Michael Thomas? That’s the question NBC Sports’ Mike Florio continues to ask over at Pro Football Talk, and Saints coach Sean Payton is not amused. Payton responded to another post from Florio claiming that while a trade for Thomas is unlikely, he believes there was an effort ...

Reid tells AP he declined Washington’s practice squad offer

Caption Close Free agent safety Eric Reid told The Associated Press he declined an offer to join Washington’s practice squad. Washington (2-5) lost safety Landon Collins to a season-ending Achilles tendon injury in a win over Dallas on Sunday. Rookie Kamren Curl, a seventh-round pick, will replace him for now. Go to Source ...

FOX assigns Joe Buck, Troy Aikman to call Week 8’s Saints-Bears game

FOX Sports broadcasters Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be on the call for Week 8’s NFL game between the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears. Go to Source ...

Panthers release former Saints cornerback Eli Apple

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they would release ex-New Orleans Saints corner Eli Apple, a disappointing free agent signing. Go to Source ...

WATCH: CSC’s What Just Happened talks Saints 27-24 win against Carolina Panthers

The Saints close out another divisional win to improve to 4-2 on the season after a 27-24 victory over the Teddy Bridgewater-lead Carolina Panthers. The Saints defense struggled early but tightened up for a couple of clutch plays by Marcus Davenport. A young wideout keeps the New Orleans passing attack lethal and the run game ...

Second look: The 3 Saints drives that won the game, and their defensive Achilles heel(s)

That may have set the tone for the day, but the one that ended up winning the game came at the end of the first half. Carolina had just turned the Brees fumble into seven points, having gone on a nine-play, 65-yard drive that ended in Teddy Bridgewater’s second touchdown pass to D.J. Moore. The ...

Halftime analysis: Panthers trail Saints 21-17

The Panthers briefly held a lead over the Saints but gave up a touchdown with one second to go in the second quarter Go to Source ...

Saints vs. Panthers: Five Numbers That Do Not Lie

Lutz has made the only 50-plus yard field goal he has attempted so far this year. He is 4-for-4 on field goals between 40 and 49 yards, 4-for-4 between 30 and 39 yards and 2-for-2 between 20 and 29 yards. He has yet to attempt a field goal shorter than 20 yards this season. Go ...

Sean Payton takes another shot at insistent Michael Thomas trade speculation

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton took aim at Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio after continued Michael Thomas trade speculation. Go to Source ...

WATCH: Baldy’s Breakdowns highlights the Drew Brees leap vs. Carolina

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees earned a shoutout from NFL analyst Brian Baldinger for his leaping touchdown against the Panthers. Go to Source ...

3 plays to love, 3 plays to hate from the Panthers’ 27-24 loss to the Saints

Three plays to love DJ’s second quarter 74-yard score: The Saints offense had simply shredded the Panthers defense putting up two touchdowns on two drives to take a 14-3 lead early in the second quarter. Carolina now needed touchdowns to keep this one competitive, and that’s exactly what DJ Moore delivered. On second-and-14 he ran ...

Saints’ snap counts: A look at usage of receivers, defensive line, secondary in Week 7 win over Panthers

Editor’s note: Because Carolina’s offense and therefore New Orleans’ defense played so few snaps, this week’s snap counts will focus on the percentage of plays, rather than the specific number of plays. Receivers + playmakers WRs: Tre’Quan Smith (57, 81%), Marquez Callaway (51, 73%), Deonte Harris (20, 29%), Juwan Johnson (13, 19%), Austin Carr (13, ...

CSC’s Week 8 fantasy football waiver wire

Marquez Callaway – WR (NO) The Saints seem to have found another late draft day gem of a wide receiver wearing the number 12 in the form of Tennessee product Marquez Callaway. The UDFA led the Saints in targets and receiving yards on Sunday, and helped the Saints offense to deal with the absences of ...

Tracking the NFL Gators: La’Mical Perine records first career TD in week 7

Former Gators running back La’Mical Perine recorded his first career NFL touchdown against the Bills. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, October 27: Saints keeping an eye on Hurricane Zeta

A look at the way Michael Thomas, Cameron Jordan, and Saints fans reacted to the Saints’ win over the Carolina Panthers. The Saints became the only team to have two games with more than an 85% conversion rate on third downs since data has been recording in 1991. Sean Payton says they’re “certainly paying attention” ...

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton joins WWL Radio to discuss his team’s Week 7 performance vs. Carolina

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton joined Bobby Hebert and Zach Strief on the Saints Radio Network on Monday night to discuss his team’s Week 7 victory over the Carolina Panthers. “We had some young guys step up,” Payton said of the 27-24 win. “Obviously, Marquez Callaway had a big game. Go to Source ...

Saints finding new ways to win during three game streak

But whatever it has taken that day – in wins over Detroit (35-29), the Chargers (30-27 in overtime) and Carolina (27-24) – is what the Saints have been able to muster entering Sunday’s road game against the Bears (5-1). “I think the big thing that pretty much anybody can see is how we fight through ...

Saints beat Carolina, 27-24, on missed field goal after video crew shows previous miss

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Saints took down the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 27-24, but they did so by about half a yard on a would-be, NFL record-breaking field goal try from Panthers kicker Joey Slye in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, When Slye trotted out near the two-minute warning to attempt a 65-yard field goal ...

Saints’ season starting to resemble past 3 playoff pushes

Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins is seeing a pattern — and an encouraging one at that. In each of the previous three seasons, the Saints overcame some early season adversity and swept all of their October games en route to an NFC South crown. For a fourth straight season, the Saints have won all of ...

Marquez Callaway may have surprised some Sunday, but the Saints have been seeing this

It would have been a surprise to a lot of people back in August if you would have said by Week 7, the New Orleans Saints would have been leaning on undrafted rookie wide receiver Marquez Callaway to keep their passing game afloat. And maybe coach Sean Payton would have been surprised too, to a ...

Once again, Saints game-week preparations include hurricane contingency plans

Yet again, the New Orleans Saints are preparing for what is in front of them while keeping an eye trained on the gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Zeta is forecasted to make landfall in Southeastern Louisiana as a Category 1 storm Wednesday, right in the midst of the Saints’ preparations for Sunday’s road game against the ...

Drew Brees is two touchdown passes away from breaking the all-time record again

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees temporarily lost the NFL career touchdown passes record to Tom Brady, but he could win it back. Go to Source ...

Saints survive, Bucs cruise, Falcons blow lead (again); see where things stand after Week 7

If success in the NFL is about how teams go about solving unexpected problems, then New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton’s method is to plug a IN THE NFC SOUTH 1ST | TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS, 5-2 • WEEK 7, WIN: Bucs 45, Raiders 20 • WHAT HAPPENED: The Bucs machine keeps rolling, this time over ...

Tom Brady Is Now The NFL’s All-Time Passing Touchdown Leader

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady moved ahead of Drew Brees for the most touchdown passes in NFL history. Brady threw four touchdown passes in a 45-20 blowout win over the Las Vegas Raiders, giving him 559 career touchdown passes. Brees had a three-touchdown lead over Brady after throwing for a pair of touchdowns in ...

RUMOR: Where Michael Thomas, Saints Stand On Potential Trade

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is probably not going anywhere ahead of the Nov. 3 trade deadline. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported people in Thomas’ camp are angling for a trade. However, Florio also reported it is unlikely the Saints will receive a suitable offer for the All-Pro wideout: Whether the ...

NFL insider Jay Glazer updates the Saints-Michael Thomas situation

FOX Sports NFL insider Jay Glazer is close with Saints coach Sean Payton, giving insight on the Michael Thomas injury and trade speculation. Go to Source ...

CSC’s fantasy studs and duds from Week 7

Of course Drew Brees would have arguably his best game of the season with both Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders sidelined with injury/Covid-19 complications. The offense and run defense look to still be elite, but the pass defense is cause for concern for the Saints. They were torched by DJ Moore on a 74 yard ...

Alvin Kamara is the NFL’s scrimmage yards king through Week 7

New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara leads the NFL in scrimmage yards and is building his case for 2020 Offensive Player of the Year. Go to Source ...

Brees’ clutch precision lifts Saints past Panthers, 27-24

Drew Brees’ veteran savvy and enduring skill as a passer were enough for the Saints to overcome the loss of two top receivers in the past few days. Brees completed 80.6% of his passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns, and the 41-year-old rushed for a 1-yard score to lead New Orleans to a 27-24 ...

Cam Jordan Throws Shade At Antonio Brown When Asked About Saints-Bucs Matchup

The newly-acquired offensive weapon of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in wide receiver Antonio Brown is expected to make his debut in Week 9 against division rival New Orleans Saints. Despite the anticipation by many on his return to the field, Saints defensive end Cam Jordan clearly showed that he is not a fan of Brown ...

Saints Week 7: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

One that came down to an NFL record 65-yard field goal attempt that fell short by a yard. Maybe it was the Popes back in the stadium that blew the football down; it was refreshing to hear a Who Dat chant, albeit soft, reverberating through the Superdome again. Division matchups are never easy; a team ...

Tom Brady, Drew Brees may pass the NFL TD pass record back and forth many times

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady broke a major NFL record on Sunday, and it hardly got any attention. Perhaps because that record is likely to be broken again the following Sunday — and then broken again the day after that. The record is the most career passing touchdowns, which is now owned by Brady with 559. ...

Fleur-de-Links, October 26: Saints emerge victorious against Carolina Panthers following bye week

A recap of the Saints victory of the Carolina Panthers from Canal Street Chronicles. After testing positive for COVID-19, Emmanuel Sanders missed the Saints week 7 game against the Carolina Panthers. With Emmanuel Sanders and Ken Crawley on the COVID/Reserve list, the Saints called up Juwan Johnson and Austin Carr as replacements. Go to Source ...

Brees clutch again as Saints hang on

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts to the crowd after defeating the Carolina Panthers in a NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. The Saints won 27-24. AP Photo/Butch Dill) New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina ...

WATCH: Teddy Bridgewater crashes in his old spot on the Saints bench

Carolina Panthers QB Teddy Bridgewater ran out of bounds and kept going, until he fell in his old place on the New Orleans Saints sideline. Go to Source ...

Saints win down top WRs with 3 a.m. game plan

Somehow the Saints (4-2) managed their most impressive offensive performance of the year in a 27-24 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, even though they had to keep adjusting on the fly when receiver Michael Thomas suffered a hamstring injury early in the week and receiver Emmanuel Sanders tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday ...

Brady eclipses Brees to become all-time touchdown pass leader

Tom Brady surpassed Drew Brees as the all-time NFL leader in touchdown passes on Sunday as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers routed the Las Vegas Raiders 45-20. Go to Source ...

Tom Brady passes Drew Brees on NFL’s all-time TD pass list

Can Drew Brees reclaim the record, or will Tom Brady run away with it? Go to Source ...

How the rest of the NFC South fared in Week 7

This article series’ sole purpose will be to take a look at the weekly performances of the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers and to look at how the NFC South is shaping up week in and week out. In a back and forth matchup which featured just one total punt, the ...

Tom Brady passes Drew Brees for NFL passing touchdowns record

Tom Brady passes Drew Brees for NFL passing touchdowns record Go to Source ...

Kamara runs Saints to victory after they run out of receivers, 27-24 over Carolina.

Panthers start with a touchback. After a couple gains, stop me if you’ve heard this before, defensive penalty on the Saints gives the Panthers a free 5 yards. The pressure is consistently getting in the backfield, but Teddy escapes just long enough to convert 3rd and long to Curtis Samuel. Go to Source ...

Saints hold off Panthers for 27-24 win

The Saints were short on wide receivers Sunday, but they didn’t let that stop them from improving to 4-2 on the season. Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes, Alvin Kamara picked up 148 yards from scrimmage and the Saints held off the Panthers for a 27-24 win at the Superdome. There were fans in the ...

The Saints navigated a crisis again, and it was evident how they’d do it from the start

They likely had a solid indication they’d be without Michael Thomas again, but it wasn’t until after Thursday’s practice when they found out their other top receiver, Emmanuel Sanders, tested positive for the coronavirus. In addition to the hole in their game plan, that meant testing for a couple dozen players and staff, that meant ...

Marquez Callaway says he’s ‘all good’ after injury late in Saints’ win over Panthers

Marquez Callaway took full advantage of his opportunity for the Saints in Week 7, and he appears to have dodged an injury scare in the process. The rookie wide receiver told reporters after the game that he was fine after hobbling off the field and into the blue medical tent following the last of his ...

Panthers: Winners and losers from their 27-24 loss to the Saints

Here are our winners and losers from today’s game. Go to Source ...

Tom Brady passes Drew Brees with his 559th career touchdown pass

The all-time passing touchdowns record is going to come down to who plays longer. Tom Brady tied Drew Brees‘ NFL record with the 558th of his career. Brees threw two touchdown passes Sunday in the victory over the Panthers, and Brady has three so far against the Raiders. Tampa Bay leads Las Vegas 38-20 late ...

Marquez Callaway says ankle “all good” after late injury in Saints win

The Saints didn’t have Michael Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, or Bennie Fowler at wide receiver on Sunday, but they did have Marquez Callaway and that wound up being just fine. Callaway caught eight passes for 75 yards, including a seven-yarder that set up Wil Lutz‘s go-ahead field goal in the fourth quarter. Callaway stayed down on ...

Bridgewater nearly sinks Saints in return to Superdome

Teddy Bridgewater took a sack when he could least afford to late in the fourth quarter against the Saints. It was about the only mistake he made in his return to New Orleans a year after going 5-0 as the Saints’ starter in place of then-injured Drew Brees. It also was the moment he and ...

Terron Armstead does not return after leaving Saints win with an arm injury

New Orleans Saints offensive lineman Terron Armstead left midway through the Saints’ 27-24 win against the Panthers with an arm injury and did not return, yielding his spot on the line to James Hurst while he watched from the sidelines. It’s not clear when Armstead injured his arm, but he tried to play through it. ...

Sources: New Orleans Saints WR Michael Thomas (hamstring) in jeopardy of missing Week 8 game vs. Chicago Bears

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas, after suffering a hamstring injury during practice this past week, underwent an MRI that revealed a Grade 1 strain that is expected to sideline him one to two weeks, league sources told ESPN. Thomas already has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers, and there’s ...

Saints vs. Panthers inactives: Eli Apple to debut against his old team

The New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers are missing starters due to injuries and COVID-19 exposure, but Eli Apple is making his debut. Go to Source ...

Report: Michael Thomas suffered Grade 1 hamstring strain, return vs. Bears in jeopardy

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas was diagnosed with a Grade 1 hamstring strain, putting his future availability in doubt. Go to Source ...

Panthers come up short against Saints

Drew Brees passed for 287 yards and two touchdowns without two top receivers and rushed for another score to lead the New Orleans Saints to a 27-24 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The Panthers had driven across midfield in the final minutes when Marcus Davenport’s sack of Teddy Bridgewater led coach Matt Rhule ...

Week 7 late games open thread

Week 7 continues and the late slate of games are ready to kickoff! Now that the New Orleans Saints have concluded their early-afternoon game, we turn our attention to a slate of interesting matchups. Here is today’s late slate: Tampa Bay at Las Vegas Jacksonville at Los Angeles Chargers San Francisco at New England Kansas ...

Film Study: How the Saints Pass O shapes up against the Panthers zone-heavy Pass D

This is the second week in a row the New Orleans Saints passing attack will face up against a defense that deploys a Cover 3-heavy scheme, as the Carolina Panthers defense now leads the league in the usage of that coverage. The week before, Drew Brees and the offense faced off against the Chargers, who ...

Can Johnny Langan become Rutgers’ version of Saints’ Taysom Hill? How Sean Gleeson used 2 quarterbacks in win over Michigan State

Rutgers coach Greg Schiano knew this was part of the Princeton playbook when he lured Gleeson away from Oklahoma State to become the Scarlet Knights’ offensive coordinator. And, as he analyzed a roster that included several quarterbacks with versatile talents, Schiano encouraged Gleeson to add the wrinkle in his Rutgers playbook. “Sean did that two ...

Saints 21 Panthers 17: 2nd half game thread

Kamara picks up the 1st. Brees to Murray for 9 and a half. Oh so close. Go to Source ...

Saints grab 21-17 lead before halftime

The Saints have an edge in yards and time of possession over the Panthers after the first half of Sunday’s game, but it hasn’t translated to a big edge on the scoreboard. D.J. Moore caught his second touchdown of the second quarter with just over 90 seconds to play in the first half and the ...

Saints, Panthers trade touchdowns; Saints up 14-10

The Saints haven’t been missing Michael Thomas or Emmanuel Sanders in the first half and they’ve scored touchdowns on both of their possessions, but the Panthers keep cutting into their lead. Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hooked up with wide receiver D.J. Moore for a 74-yard touchdown a couple of plays after Drew Brees ran for ...

Inactive players for Saints matchup against the Panthers

Of course Ken Crawley and Emmanuel Sanders are not on the list. The are on Covid-19 reserve and will be unavailable. WR Michael Thomas (Ankle/Hamstring), G Nick Easton (concussion), S D.J. Swearinger, DL Malcolm Roach, and OL Derrick Kelly, are inactive for the Saints. Go to Source ...

Saints vs Panthers live stream: how to watch NFL week 7 online from anywhere

Divisional rivalries like these are always heated affairs, but this one has that little bit of spice, so read on to find out how to watch the Saints vs Panthers online this weekend and get an NFL live stream from anywhere in the world. This will help you dial in to a location back in ...

Report: Saints’ Michael Thomas ‘In Jeopardy’ for Week 8 with Hamstring Injury

A brutal season for Michael Thomas keeps getting worse as the New Orleans Saints receiver is in “jeopardy” of missing Week 8 with a hamstring injury, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Thomas was already ruled out for Week 7 after suffering the injury in practice this week, but an MRI revealed a Grade 1 hamstring ...

Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints FREE LIVE STREAM (10/25/20): How to watch NFL football, time, channel, betting odds

Turnovers have been a major issue for the Panthers, which surrendered three to the Bears last week and four the NFC South-leading Tampa Bay in week 2. WATCH LIVE: fuboTV (free trial), Sling TV (free trial), Hulu Live TV (free trial) The good news for Carolina is the Saints’ defense has been stagnant in generating ...

What the Saints did without Emmanuel Sanders against the Chargers in Week 5

The New Orleans Saints will square off against the Carolina Panthers without their top two wide receivers Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders. Thomas suffered a hamstring injury during Wednesday practice and has been ruled out for his fifth game in a row. He missed the previous for with a high ankle sprain and some disciplinary ...

2 keys to a Panthers win over the Saints in Week 7

If the Panthers are going to defy the odds again and earn their fourth win of the year, here are a couple keys to the game. Go to Source ...

Raiders, Saints have no new positive tests

It’s game on today for the Buccaneers at the Raiders and the Panthers at the Saints. The Raiders and Saints had no new positive tests in the latest round of testing, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The Buccaneers-Raiders game in Las Vegas was moved from Sunday night to Sunday afternoon, and Seahawks-Cardinals was moved ...

Panthers vs. Saints: How to watch or stream Week 7 matchup

Panthers vs. Saints: How to watch or stream Week 7 matchup Go to Source ...

Football Preview: Panthers at Saints

They’ll need to continue building on that run defense as they prepare to take on Alvin Kamara, but they’ll also need to find a pass rush against one of the most efficient quarterbacks of all time in Drew Brees. Saints New Orleans enters Sunday’s matchup riding a three game winning streak in which they scored ...

Walker: Even with no Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders, the show must go on

An ankle and a hamstring — the same two body parts keeping Michael Thomas from playing Sunday against the Carolina Panthers — limited former Saints receiver Lance Moore to just seven games that magical season. “Lance didn’t play much, and we had to move Robert Meachem around and move Marques Colston and Devery Henderson to ...

NFL Rumors: Saints ‘could be willing’ to trade WR Michael Thomas

The New Orleans Saints reportedly “could be willing” to part ways with Michael Thomas. Should the Patriots target the star wide receiver? Go to Source ...

Report: Raiders and Saints have no new positive COVID-19 results after Friday testing

The Raiders and Saints turned in no new positive coronavirus tests. Go to Source ...

The end of the QB era, Part 3: Drew Brees’ legacy

In Part 1, we saw that teams who let their famous quarterbacks go early watched them lead their new franchise to postseason success; in turn, their heir successors quickly flourished, and the team remained prosperous for years thereafter. In Part 2, we saw that teams who held on to their star until the bitter end ...

Teddy Bridgewater may be a ‘frenemy’ now, but there’s still plenty of love for him in New Orleans

Now he returns to the Superdome as a starting quarterback, only this time he will be conducting the Panthers offense in Carolina blue, a vision everyone here is assuming they’ll be seeing for a long time because they also believe in him as a football player. In the NFL, being a good football player gets ...

Once No. 1 in TD passes, Fran Tarkenton in danger of moving out of top 10

TARK’S TD TOTAL FADING Fran Tarkenton was in his 15th season when he won the 1975 NFL MVP award while moving past Johnny Unitas in career touchdown passes. After breaking Johnny U’s nine-year-old mark of 290, the Vikings quarterback would stretch his total to 342 and hold the record for 20 years until Dan Marino ...

Saints call up two practice squad receivers as COVID-19 replacements

The New Orleans Saints promoted 3 players from their practice squad for Week 7 against the Panthers, including Juwan Johnson and Will Clapp. Go to Source ...

Saints report no new positive COVID-19 results after Friday tests

The New Orleans Saints and Las Vegas Raiders reported no COVID-19 results after Friday’s round of coronavirus testing, clearing them to play Go to Source ...

Michael Thomas trade rumor: Don’t buy into the splash reports

The New Orleans Saints should not consider moving Michael Thomas before the NFL trade deadline, no matter what Pro Football Talk speculates. Go to Source ...

Saints fans ‘Ask Amie:’ Michael Thomas trade rumors, receiver depth, Emmanuel Sanders on COVID-19 list

Here are some questions you asked about the Saints ahead of Week 7’s game. Michael Thomas is getting traded, isn’t he? Honestly, this is preposterous. Go to Source ...

Michael Thomas Trade Rumors: ‘Some’ in NFL Circles Believe Saints Could Move WR

There is reportedly a feeling from some around the NFL that the New Orleans Saints could be willing to trade star wide receiver Michael Thomas before the Week 8 deadline. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported Saturday that “some in league circles believe” the Saints, Thomas or both could be tempted to move on. ...

Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints odds, picks and prediction

The Carolina Panthers (3-3) and New Orleans Saints (3-2) meet at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans Sunday of Week 7 at 1 p.m. ET (on FOX). Here, we analyze the Panthers-Saints Week 7 matchup, including the betting odds, spread and lines, and look at the best NFL betting options. Go to Source ...

Back-to-back wins do nothing for Saints fan confidence

According to the most recent SB Nation Reacts survey, 56 percent of Saints fans believe the team is headed in the right direction. That’s down from 64 percent a week ago. As a reminder, fan confidence remained at 100% for the entirety of the regular season last year. Go to Source ...

Interview with Saints’ Super Fan “Da Boom” gives hope and inspiration to many

The New Orleans Saints have amassed plenty of fans over the years. The cast of super fans range from Elvis impersonators to wild clowns donning Saints paraphernalia. This one fan in particular stands out, after spending some time with him last week. Go to Source ...

QB’s return to Superdome comes as Saints’ ‘frenemy’

The Saints tend to be effusive in their praise of Bridgewater, who was attempting to come back from a major knee injury that sidelined him nearly two full seasons when New Orleans made a trade with the New York Jets in 2018 to bring him in as Brees’ backup. “I really appreciated that time with ...

Saints will play without top-2 wide receivers vs. Panthers

New Orleans will be forced to play Carolina this weekend without its top two passing weapons. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints have high regard for former teammate Teddy Bridgewater

On franchise history calendar, it was little more than a stitch in time: A two-season, 32-regular-season-game stopover, with 14 actual games played and six of them starts. But Teddy Bridgewater’s stitch seemed a lot more like a patch in the New Orleans Saints’ quilt, and was a time in which the quarterback was able to ...

Emmanuel Sanders placed on COVID-19/reserve list, won’t play against Panthers

The Saints won’t have Emmanuel Sanders in Week 7. Go to Source ...

Chargers’ defense looks to get back on track vs. Jaguars

Caption Close Gus Bradley has tried to be more aggressive in his strategy as Los Angeles Chargers defensive coordinator, but it has come at a cost. Injuries and coverage breakdowns have led to the Chargers becoming the first team in 17 years to blow 17-point leads in consecutive games. The second-half collapses and four-game losing ...

Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings: WR

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 7’s top receivers. (Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Panthers get no confidence from experts for Week 7 matchup with Saints

Here are the Week 7 picks from some of our favorite analysts. Go to Source ...

Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings: QB

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 7’s top quarterbacks. (Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Saints’ Sanders on COVID reserve, Thomas out with hamstring

New Orleans Saints receiver Emmanuel Sanders has tested positive for COVID-19 and Michael Thomas remained unable to practice on Friday because of a recent hamstring injury. Thomas, the 2019 AP Offensive Player of the Year after setting an NFL record with 149 catches in a season, was listed as out on the Saints’ final injury ...

Panthers @ Saints: Key Matchups

Week 7 almost here! Looking at Week 7, it’s rivalry week for who dat fans. The New Orleans Saints will be taking on the Carolina Panthers in the dome. Go to Source ...

Saints rule out Michael Thomas, put Bennie Fowler on IR

There’s a shortage of wide receivers in New Orleans at the moment. Emmanuel Sanders was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday and that rules him out of Sunday’s game against the Panthers. The Saints have also ruled out Michael Thomas and placed Bennie Fowler on injured reserve, so Drew Brees‘ targets have been thinned ...

Saints designate backup WR Bennie Fowler to injured reserve

The New Orleans Saints receiving corps lost another player on Friday, with veteran backup Bennie Fowler landing on injured reserve. Go to Source ...

Are Saints planting seeds for Michael Thomas trade?

Mike Florio and Peter King discuss the issues surrounding Saints WR Michael Thomas and the possibility of the team trading him. –Video via NBC Sports– Go to Source ...

Ken Crawley out for Saints due to close contact with Emmanuel Sanders

Saints head coach Sean Payton confirmed that wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday and that the reason for the placement was a positive test for the coronavirus. Payton added that Sanders knows how he got it and that it was outside of the team facility. He still had many ...

Daily Fantasy Football Week 7: Top stacks and value plays to target

TJ Hernandez of 4for4.com delivers his cash game and tournament advice for daily fantasy, Week 7. Go to Source ...

Another horse in Baffert’s stable draws a positive test

A filly trained by two-time Triple Crown winner Bob Baffert has tested positive in a postrace drug test for the second time this year, making it the third positive test by a horse in Baffert’s stable in the last six months. Craig Robertson, Baffert’s attorney, issued a statement confirming Gamine’s test results after her third-place ...

Panthers cornerbacks depth chart in flux vs. Saints

The Carolina Panthers are short-handed at cornerback against the New Orleans Saints, They might have to start Eli Apple, who is questionable Go to Source ...

Panthers injury updates: Donte Jackson, Eli Apple questionable vs. Saints

Here’s the team’s complete Week 7 injury report. Go to Source ...

Week 7 Marquee Matchups

Warren Sharp gives a detailed breakdown of two of the week’s most highly-anticipated games. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Saints run offense vs. Panthers run defense: How they stack up

The New Orleans Saints are coming out of a bye week against a Carolina Panthers team that just suffered a tough loss to the Bears. It marks return of Teddy Bridgewater to New Orleans, but it could well be the running game that ultimately determines the winner of the Saints’ showdown with the Panthers. This ...

Saints and Buccaneers go back and forth as favorites to win the NFC South

The Saints solidified themselves to open up the season with a head-to-head win over the Tom Brady-led Bucs who then overtook New Orleans as the Saints dropped their second-straight game this season hosting the Packers. The black and gold reclaimed the top spot after their bounce back pair of victories against the Lions and Chargers, ...

How to watch, stream, listen, and wager Saints vs. Panthers

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints will host Teddy Bridgewater’s Carolina Panthers for a Week 7 kickoff at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Go to Source ...

Lattimore explains what’s holding Saints secondary back

NEW ORLEANS, LA (BRPROUD) – Miscommunication is one of the key reasons why the Saints secondary has struggled to start the season, according to cornerback Marshon Lattimore. Lattimore was asked this week about those communication errors and he said, “I mean, in the back end, there’s only two of us that have been here together ...

Saints’ Thomas misses practice; status iffy again

New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas’ status is in doubt yet again in Week 7 — for yet another reason. Thomas did not practice Thursday after being limited on Wednesday with a new hamstring injury that appeared for the first time on this week’s injury report. Saints coach Sean Payton has not offered any specifics ...

Saints star receiver Michael Thomas listed as limited with ankle and hamstring injuries

Michael Thomas was listed as a limited participant in practice as the New Orleans Saints prepare for their Week 7 clash with the Carolina Panthers. All-Pro wide receiver Thomas has not featured for the Saints this season since their opening win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A high ankle sprain kept Thomas on the sidelines ...

Saints vs. Panthers injury report update: Michael Thomas downgraded

The New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers announced who participated in Thursday’s practice session on the second injury report of Week 7 Go to Source ...

Saints and LaToya Cantrell compromise on 3,000 fans at Panthers game

The New Orleans Saints and Mayor LaToya Cantrell have reached a compromise to let 3,000 fans attend this weekend’s game against the Carolina Panthers and potentially more for subsequent home games, the team announced Tuesday. Three thousand tickets for season ticket holders will be available for Sunday’s game, serving as the beginning of a phased-in ...

Saints, New Orleans mayor agree to plan to allow fans at home games starting Sunday

The Saints announced a plan to gradually increase capacity for home games throughout the season. Go to Source ...

Week 7 fantasy football rankings: Prepare for a Murray-Wilson offensive explosion

Before you set your lineup this week, make sure to check out these rankings. Go to Source ...

Saints face ‘frenemy’ in Panthers QB Bridgewater

The time has come for Teddy Bridgewater to return to the place where he rehabilitated his NFL career and try to beat the team that helped him do it. Bridgewater made two starts in the Superdome last year during his 5-0 run as a fill-in starter for then-injured Saints quarterback Drew Brees. If he can ...

4 daily fantasy players from Week 7: Panthers vs Saints

If you’re a daily fantasy player, before each game I will look at four players from the New Orleans Saints and their opponent’s rosters that I would target in daily fantasy (based off their value and potential results). Is Saints QB Drew Brees still safe QB for daily fantasy leagues? Even still, spending your money ...

Saints’ Michael Thomas suffered hamstring injury in practice

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas’s status has yet to be determined for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers after injuring his hamstring in practice, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. The three-time Pro Bowler has not played since Week 1 when he suffered a high-ankle sprain. He was ruled out against the Los ...

NFL reporters pick potential trade candidates: Which players could be dealt?

With the NFL trade deadline less than two weeks away (4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Nov. 3), teams are setting up their rosters for the stretch run of the 2020 season. Could Eagles tight end Zach Ertz, who’s frustrated about his contract, get moved? Go to Source ...

FOCO releases Saints star Cam Jordan “Art of the Sack” bobblehead

FOCO, the leading manufacturer of sports and entertainment merchandise, is once again coming through for New Orleans Saints fans as they have just released a new bobblehead. They have recently come out with a “Swing Vote” Drew Brees and Michael Thomas 2019 Offensive Player of the Year bobblehead. Now, they have upped the ante by ...

Week 7 Fantasy Football Ranks: TE, K and DEF

Patrick Daugherty ranks and evaluates all of Week 7’s top TEs, Ks and Ds. (Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

What we have learned about the Panthers through Week 6 of the NFL season

With the NFL already through six weeks of the season and the seventh underway, we wanted to take a look at the state of each team in the NFC South. We have already covered the Atlanta Falcons, and next on the list in the New Orleans Saints upcoming opponents, the Carolina Panthers. This past offseason ...

CSC Staff Picks Week 7: Saints expected to beat the Panthers

With the 2020 NFL season now entering Week 7, we’re continuing our new weekly bit where some of the staff here at Canal Street Chronicles tries to pick winners and losers for every NFL game each week. In Week 6, there were plenty of upsets and surprises across the league, but at least one thing ...

Report: Michael Thomas Suffered Hamstring Injury in Saints Practice; Status TBD

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas picked up a hamstring injury in practice, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Thomas was a Pro Bowler in each of the last three years and was particularly impressive in a record-setting 2019 campaign with 149 catches for 1,725 yards and nine touchdowns. The Ohio State product has ...

Jim Souhan: Blame the Vikings’ woes on Drew Brees

Mike Zimmer, on Monday, said the Vikings’ woes are “100%” his fault. Kirk Cousins, on Sunday, threw three interceptions in a half against a team that had managed two interceptions in its first five games, giving him the league lead in interceptions, then admitted that if he continues to play this way, he won’t finish ...

Fleur-de-Links, October 22: Recent injury report has star wide receiver limited

Janoris Jenkins and Deonte Harris were full on Wednesday’s practice, while Terron Armstead, Nick Easton, Bennie Fowler, and J.T. Gray did not practice and Justin Hardee and Michael Thomas were both limited with a hamstring and a hamstring/ankle injury, respectively. Michael Thomas will be able to play in Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers, if ...

Saints need more from Marshon Lattimore, Cameron Jordan

But it’s the same story on the defensive side of the ball, where the Saints need to figure out how to unlock cornerback Marshon Lattimore and defensive end Cameron Jordan, among others, coming out of their Week 6 bye. Lattimore and Jordan haven’t been bad, necessarily. They just haven’t been the game-changers we’ve been accustomed ...

Saints among NFL’s worst at forcing turnovers through 5 games, but are trusting the process

There it was, the opportunity for the New Orleans Saints defense to make the type of game-changing play that has been noticeably absent in the first four-plus weeks of this season: Fourth quarter, tie game, rookie quarterback rolling right and letting it fly without seeing the veteran safety undercutting the route. Malcolm Jenkins was in ...

Week 7 NFL DFS Bargains

Check out the best bargains for Week 7 NFL DFS lineups (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Saints vs. Panthers injury report: Michael Thomas limited with new injury

The New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers announced who participated in Wednesday’s practice session on the first injury report of Week 7 Go to Source ...

Amid a contract year, Saints safety Marcus Williams changes agents

New Orleans Saints safety Marcus Williams fired his old agent and hired a new one while playing out the final year of his rookie contract. Go to Source ...

Week 7 Fantasy Busts: Le’Veon Bell, Cam Newton among risky ‘starts’

We have no idea how many touches Bell will get this week after practicing just a handful of days with his new team. Chances are, he’ll be limited to certain passing-down packages, and that doesn’t give him enough upside to merit using, even in PPR leagues. Week 7 Fantasy Football Busts: Quarterbacks Newton was missing ...

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton pleased fans will be in attendance Sunday

There isn’t a definitive feel for how much a crowd of 3,000 will affect Sunday’s game for the New Orleans Saints, but it’s a couple of thousand more than previously have been allowed inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, and the Saints will take it for their matchup against Carolina. The franchise and New Orleans Mayor LaToya ...

Payton on Thomas’ availability vs. Panthers: ‘We’ll see’

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton announced Wednesday that the discipline surrounding Michael Thomas is over, however he remained coy about the wide receiver’s availability for the next game. Thomas was scratched from New Orleans’ 30-27 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Oct. 12 after he reportedly punched teammate Chauncey Gardner-Johnson during a ...

The Athletic proposes big-time Saints trade for Texans star J.J. Watt

The New Orleans Saints were pegged as potential trade partners with the Houston Texans for J.J. Watt, maybe their last remaining trade chip. Go to Source ...

Panthers vs. Saints: 2020 Week 7 game information, TV map

Here’s all the info on how to watch Sunday. Go to Source ...

Sean Payton: Michael Thomas’ discipline over, we’ll see if ankle’s OK

The Saints are coming back from a bye, but one of their key players has gone a lot longer than a week since playing his last game. Wide receiver Michael Thomas missed three games with an ankle injury and then was held out of the lineup in Week Five in a disciplinary move after he ...

Saints’ discipline of Thomas over; ankle unclear

But he appeared close to returning in Week 5 before he was disciplined by the team for an altercation during practice that included him punching teammate C.J. Gardner-Johnson. The Saints had a bye in Week 6, which should have given Thomas even more time to heal — though Payton declined to offer any injury projections. ...

State of the NFC South: Week 7 is upon us

The drama fueled Saints had a bye week in Week 6, while the rest of the division foes took the battlefield. The Saints will be getting their Offensive Player of The Year, Michael Thomas back for the Week 7 matchup against the division opponent-Carolina Panthers. As for the Carolina Panthers in Week 6, the Christian ...

Bears sign former Notre Dame LB Manti Te’o to practice squad

The Chargers drafted Te’o in the second round (38th overall) in the 2013 draft. Te’o played four years in San Diego, suffering an Achilles injury during his fourth season in 2016. He signed with New Orleans the next year and played for the Saints in parts of three seasons. Go to Source ...

Trade options the Saints can explore ahead of the deadline

The NFL trade deadline of November 3 is rapidly approaching. During the New Orleans Saints bye week we thought it pertinent to explore a few trade options the team could pursue. If we have learned anything over the course of the first five weeks it’s that the Saints could use a little extra help. Go ...

NFC South Roundup Week 6: Bucs back on top

After faltering in Week 5 and having the Saints and Panthers join them at 3-2 through five games of the 2020 season, the Buccaneers picked up a blowout win in Week 6 to improve to 4-2 and regain sole possession of first place in the NFC South. Tampa Bay beat the Green Bay Packers 38-10 ...

Panthers Reportedly Set to Reopen Facility After 0 Positive COVID-19 Tests

The Carolina Panthers are reportedly set to reopen their team facilities Wednesday and remain on track to visit the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to face the New Orleans Saints in Week 7 on Sunday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on the Panthers’ latest round of negative COVID-19 tests. The Panthers announced Monday they were going to work virtually ...

Panthers expect to face the Saints without injured star RB Christian McCaffrey

The Carolina Panthers won’t be loaded for bear when they face the New Orleans Saints, with all-star running back Christian McCaffrey still on the mend while recovering from a Week 2 high ankle sprain. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo reported that Carolina wants to remain cautious with their best player, eyeing a Thursday ...

Fleur-de-Links, October 21: Fans finally allowed in the Superdome

Saints legend Steve Gleason appeared on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. Marcus Davenport talks about how “new normal,” saying, “I’ve gotten bigger, stronger. Mickey Loomis speaks on Saints’ bye week, saying, “it was fantastic. Go to Source ...

Saints allowed to start having fans at games

The New Orleans Saints will start having fans in the stands for home games after the mayor agreed with the team on a phased plan starting Sunday against Carolina. The plan announced Tuesday will start with 3,000 tickets for Sunday’s game, increasing to 6,000 fans for November games with San Francisco and Atlanta and up ...

Former Punahou, Notre Dame star Manti Te’o signs with Bears to practice squad

LAKE FOREST, Ill. The Chicago Bears signed former Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Teo to their practice squad on Tuesday. A 2012 Heisman Trophy finalist and former Punahou star, Teo has made 48 starts and 62 appearances over seven seasons with the then-San Diego Chargers (2013-16) and New Orleans Saints (2017-19). Go to Source ...

Saints to allow fans at home games

After talk of finding a new city for their home games to have fans in attendance this season, the New Orleans Saints can stay put at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and gradually build up their spectator counts. Thanks to an agreement between the team and New Orleans’ mayor, LaToya Cantrell, doors will open to 3,000 fans ...

New Orleans Saints can have 3,000 in attendance at Superdome for Sunday’s game vs. Carolina Panthers

It will not be close to full, but there will be 3,000 New Orleans Saints fans allowed into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday when the Saints host Carolina in a noon game on FOX. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell decided on Tuesday to allow a minimal amount of fans in the 73,000-seat stadium, according to ...

Week 7 FanDuel Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for daily fantasy football GPP tournaments

FanDuel Picks Week 7: NFL DFS lineup for GPPs Murray completed nine passes in Week 6 and still had 28.9 FD points. That’s how explosive he is. An 80-yard passing TD and 74 rushing yards with a score add up into points in a hurry, and the Cardinals won’t be in a blowout this week. ...

Mayor agrees to start allowing fans at Saints’ home games

The plan announced Tuesday will start with 3,000 tickets for Sunday’s game, increasing to 6,000 fans for November games with San Francisco and Atlanta and up to 15,000 in December for games against Kansas City and Minnesota barring any changes in local health and safety guidelines. A limited number of tickets for players, the team ...

Saints, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell reach agreement to allow fans at Superdome

The New Orleans Saints reached a compromise with Mayor LaToya Cantrell to begin readmitting fans to the Superdome amid the COVID-19 pandemic Go to Source ...

Week 7 Starting Points

Get your Week 7 NFL DFS research started with a look at the best games to target and avoid (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports) Go to Source ...

Tom Brady now one touchdown pass behind Drew Brees’ career record

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is the NFL’s all-time record holder for career touchdown passes. After Sunday night, he might not be. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is currently at 555 career touchdown passes, just one behind Brees’ NFL record career total of 556. Brees and the Saints play the Panthers on Sunday afternoon, where Brees may ...

Tracking the NFL Gators: Burton, Maye make big plays in Week 6

Former Gator Marcus Maye made his first interception of the year, while Trey Burton scored two touchdowns. Go to Source ...

Gordon Monson: Could Utah have two starters at quarterback?

Bentley is experienced, having started 33 games in the SEC. Rising is a greenhorn who has the advantage of having sat in the press box alongside Andy Ludwig during games in a redshirt year last season, sponging up everything there is to absorb shadowing the man who makes the Utes’ offensive decisions. Either could be ...

DraftKings Picks Week 7: NFL DFS lineup advice for daily fantasy football tournaments

Our Week 7 DraftKings tournament lineup is targeting a lot of that value at receiver and looking for some other lower-cost sleepers to make it easy to spend up at RB. Per usual, we spent down at QB, but we stayed in the $6K range which is a little higher than usual. The reason for ...

Bears practice squad signs former Saints LB Manti Te’o

The Chicago Bears signed free agent linebacker Manti Te’o to their practice squad, a former starter for the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to add include Herbert, Fulgham

Still, Fulgham has made an impressive mark on the Eagles offense and should continue to be a target of choice for QB Carson Wentz. There’s no reason Fulgham continues to be listed here. TEE HIGGINS, WR, Bengals: A.J. Green had his best game of the season in Sunday’s loss to the Colts, but Higgins’ six ...

Steve Gleason to appear on tonight’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

Steve Gleason comes flying in to block the kick. Curtis Deloatch recovers the ball for a Saints score. The Superdome erupts. Go to Source ...