New Orleans Saints: season turnaround?

The New Orleans Saints started off the season with a heart-breaking last-second loss against the Oakland Raiders. They followed that loss with two more losses, beginning the season with a record of 0-3. They have now won two straight games and have momentum on their side heading into the middle stretch of the season. Here are a few reasons why their season may be headed in the right...
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New Orleans Saints at Kansas City Chiefs: Bold Predictions for the Game

Here are some bold predictions from the contributors at CSC. What are yours? It’s a pretty common occurrence for fans and analysts to make bold predictions about a game or season. If the prediction doesn’t come true, then that’s OK - you said it was bold! If it DOES come true, though... now you look like a genius! So in that spirit, some of the Canal Street Chronicles writers...
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New Orleans Saints tackle Zach Strief back with a vengeance in 2016

Just one year ago New Orleans Saints right tackle Zach Strief was having his very manhood called out in a clip on YouTube that went viral. On November 29, 2015, the Houston Texans completely dominated the New Orleans Saints, holding Drew Brees and company to a meager two field goals. The most compelling stat of the […] New Orleans Saints tackle Zach Strief back with a vengeance...
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New Orleans Saints: Tommylee Lewis to bring “Juice” to kicking game

“Tommylee the Flea” as Saints wide receiver and return man Tommylee Lewis is known, is about to bring some excitement to the Saints’ kick return game.   In a conference call with the media on Thursday, October 20, Saints Head Coach Sean Payton addressed a question about the team’s stagnant kick return game. With Marcus […] New Orleans Saints: Tommylee Lewis to bring ...
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WATCH: Former Saints' CB Keenan Lewis talks HS football & possible comeback in 2017

Former Saints' CB Keenan Lewis talks HS football & possible comeback in 2017
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Brees enjoying chance to mold Saints' young receiver group

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Drew Brees' top three receiving targets this season range in age from 23 to 24. None has played more than two NFL seasons and one is a rookie. They way they've been playing is helping the Saints' 37-year-old quarterback continue accumulating elite passing numbers. Now in his 16th season, Brees said one benefit to having such a young receiver group is that they...
Via Associated Press
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Saints News, 10/20/16: Mike Thomas Turns Heads Around the NFL

Rookie WR Michael Thomas has been impressing Saints' fans all season, but his numbers have people around the league noticing. The OSU alum is quickly becoming a focus point of the Saints' offense, providing a quality possession target opposite Brandin Cooks's big play ability. Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure - Napoleon...
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18 hours ago

Are the New Orleans Saints playoff contenders? Full playoffs predictions all the way to Super Bowl LI

The NFL season is now in full swing heading into Week 6. There are some surprises and some new teams making a move. Are the Saints one of them after winning a thriller against Carolina? Whodatdish will answer that question in this article. Are the New Orleans Saints playoff contenders? Full playoffs predictions all the way to Super Bowl LI - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans...
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1 day ago

WATCH: Joe Callahan feels lucky to be with Saints, Drew Brees

New Orleans Saints rookie quarterback Joe Callahan talks about being claimed after the Green Bay Packers waived him, and about learning from Drew Brees, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.
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Saints top pick Rankins 'felt good' to be back at practice

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The mere opportunity to drill a tackling dummy with the full force of his 6-foot-2, 305-pound frame represented an invigorating change of pace for New Orleans Saints first-round draft choice Sheldon Rankins. The defensive tackle hopes he'll be menacing offensive linemen in games that count in just a couple more weeks. Rankins practiced on Wednesday for the...
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Saints expect Sheldon Rankins to practice on Wednesday

When defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins broke his fibula in August, there was confidence around the team that the first-round pick would be able to return to action during the regular season. It looks like all is on track for that return. Now that six weeks have passed since he was put on injured reserve, Rankins…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Saints Happy Hour Podcast: Saints prove defense is optional, beat Panthers 41-38

The boys celebrate the 2-3 Saints in Style! They bask in Sad Cam, which is the best Cam. Andrew loves the unstoppable offense, Dave describes the vibe in the Dome for his son’s first Saints game. Ralph wonders if Saints fans have Stockholm syndrome when it comes to the defense. The Saints are back to playing Brian Dixon at corner, stock your liquor cabinets as needed. Do the...
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Saints defense hoping extra work extends winning streak

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro witnessed something at team headquarters on Monday that he could not recall seeing before in his three-plus NFL seasons. Every player on defense voluntarily showed up to review game video during what coaches had designated as a day off in the wake of New Orleans' victory over Carolina on Sunday. ''It was good for everybody...
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Sean Payton calling for pass interference to be reviewable

As it so often is, pass interference (or lack thereof) has been a popular topic following Sunday’s Week 6 action. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton made his opinion known, saying that he wants those penalties reviewed. “It has been (discussed) and for good reason, and let’s hope that that at some point is (addressed) sooner than later,” Payton said, per Josh Katzenstein of...
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WATCH: Cam Newton stormed out of another press conference after loss to Saints

Maybe you could excuse Cam Newton for wearing his heart on his sleeve and walking out of the losing Super Bowl 50 press conference. But the act is now becoming a trend after Newton did it again after Sunday’s loss to the Saints dropped his Panthers to 1-5 on the season. The Panthers Pro Bowl quarterback caught a lot of grief nationwide as his decision to storm out of his press...
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New Orleans beats the Panthers on a late field goal

Sunday’s matchup between the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints was a critical game for both teams. The Saints hot start gave them a 21-0 lead in the second quarter and the game looked all but over as Saints kicker Will Lutz lined up for a field goal attempt to put the Saints up 24-0. Lutz’ 53 yard attempt was short and the Panthers’ advantageous field position led...
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WATCH: Luke Keuchly discusses Panthers loss to the Saints

Luke Keuchly discusses Panthers loss to the Saints
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Cam Newton fooled by young Saints fan in Panthers jersey, gives him TD ball

The Carolina Panthers dropped to 1-5 on the season with a 41-38 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, and to make matters worse, quarterback Cam Newton got the wool pulled over his eyes by a young Saints fan. Newton scored on a two-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter and went on to give the ball to a kid in the stands, as has been customary practice for him the last...
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Watch: Tight end Coby Fleener scores first rushing TD of career

The New Orleans Saints are changing it up a bit today. They put their first points on the board with a touchdown run by their tight end! This was Coby Fleener’s first rushing TD of his five year NFL career….. Just hand the ball to @Coby.He's IN! Touchdown, @Saints! #CARvsNO — NFL (@NFL) October 16, 2016
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Josh Norman criticizes ‘double standard’ of beer-selling NFL

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman has always been open with his criticism of the NFL, and his opinion surely won’t change after he was fined $10,000 for what the league deemed an inappropriate celebration. In Norman’s opinion, that fine is yet another example of the “double standard” that has been set by Roger Goodell and his people. In an interview with Grant Paulsen...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Brandin Cooks on doing bow and arrow celebration: It is biblical

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks is well aware that another NFL player was recently fined for pretending to shoot a bow and arrow, but he insists that is not going to stop him from using it as his preferred method of celebration. Cooks, who has not yet been penalized for the gesture, has vowed to keep it going. “I’m going to figure it out, but I’m not going...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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