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All eyes are on Marshon Lattimore on first Saints injury report

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By Kade Kistner | Saints Wire

The New Orleans Saints will travel to Tampa Bay to take on the Buccaneers in a Week 11 NFC South showdown. This will be the second matchup between the two teams, the first being a 31-24 Saints victory in Week 5.

The injury report this week will be crucially important as all eyes will be on cornerback Marshon Lattimore after a hamstring injury during Week 10. Lattimore has proven to be the best secondary player on the Saints defense, and with Buccaneer’s wideout Mike Evans lurking, an additional challenge has been wrinkled in to the Saints’ game plan.

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Could Teddy Bridgewater be the Buccaneers quarterback in 2020?

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By Colin Liotta | Bucs Wire

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter Sunday looking to avenge their Week 5 loss, when New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Teddy Bridgewater torched the Bucs secondary for 314 yards and four touchdowns in a 31-24 New Orleans win.

This week, however, Bridgewater will be watching from the sideline now that incumbent starter Drew Brees is back from a thumb injury.

While the Buccaneers won’t be facing Bridgewater in Week 11, they should keep an eye on him this offseason as a potential replacement for Jameis Winston, according to NFL.com analyst David Carr.

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What will the Saints do without Andrus Peat?

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By John Sigler | Saints Wire

The New Orleans Saints offensive line took a hit on Wednesday when starting left guard Andrus Peat underwent surgery to repair a broken arm, putting him on the sidelines for about six weeks. So where do they go from here?

Peat’s immediate replacement is backup guard Will Clapp, who filled in for him during Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Clapp is a second-year player out of LSU with experience at both guard and center, though the Saints prefer him at guard. He allowed a few sacks to the swarming Falcons defense after being rushed into action.

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AP source: Peat has surgery on broken arm, out about 6 weeks

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By Brett Martel (AP) | Odessa American

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints starting left guard Andrus Peat has had surgery to repair a broken arm and is expected to be sidelined about six weeks, said a person familiar with the situation.

The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the extent of Peat’s injury and his surgery has not been announced. ESPN first reported details of the surgery.

The 2018 Pro Bowl selection was injured during the first half of Sunday’s 26-9 loss to Atlanta.

Peat was New Orleans’ first-round draft choice in 2015 and has started 59 of the 64 career games he’s played.

Although Saints players did not indicate whether they’d been briefed on the specifics of Peat’s injury or his estimated absence, they addressed the likelihood of having to play multiple games without him after he’d missed Wednesday’s practice.

“It’s a loss for us, for sure. Andrus is playing well, he has a lot of experience,” Saints left tackle Terron Armstead said.

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The Edge: Saints vs. Buccaneers — Assessing how New Orleans, Tampa Bay stack up at each position for game 2

  • News source: BY AMIE JUST | Staff writer
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The New Orleans Saints have their first NFC South divisional rematch this weekend, traveling to Tampa Bay to face the Buccaneers.

The Saints won the first meeting, 31-24, in the Superdome in Week 5 with Teddy Bridgewater in at quarterback.

The Saints are 34-21 against the Buccaneers all-time, and the Bucs have never won the season series against the Saints as divisional rivals. Since the Saints won game one, that stat lives on for another year.

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No changes to Saints injury report; Marshon Lattimore, Deonte Harris miss practice again

  • News source: BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
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There were no changes to the New Orleans Saints injury report Thursday, putting the status of defensive back Marshon Lattimore and return man Deonte Harris further into question ahead of Sunday's divisional game against Tampa Bay.

Both Lattimore and Harris missed their second consecutive practice with hamstring injuries. The team already learned this week it would be without starting left guard Andrus Peat for the foreseeable future after Peat broke a bone in his...
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No changes for Saints on Thursday injury report ahead of trip to Tampa

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Six New Orleans Saints players were listed on Thursday’s Injury Report for Week 11 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

Position Name Injury Wednesday Thursday CB Patrick Robinson Hamstring FP FP FB Zach Line Knee LP LP LB Demario Davis Hamstring LP LP G Andrus Peat Forearm DNP DNP CB Marshon Lattimore Hamstring DNP DNP KR/WR Deonte Harris Hamstring DNP DNP

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Position Name Injury Wednesday Thursday CB M.J. Stewart Knee DNP DNP...
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Saints' Terron Armstead was not a big fan of playing with the flu. 'Not in football, dog'

  • News source: BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
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Michael Jordan made playing with the flu iconic, but New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead was not too keen on trying to put together a Flu Game of his own.

“Not in football, dog,” Armstead said wearily.

As late as this Wednesday, the Saints’ big left tackle was still dealing with the remnants of the illness that has stuck with him for the better part of a week. He missed New Orleans’ Friday practice before the Falcons game, then spent the next couple days...
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Which teams are attending Colin Kaepernick’s workout?

  • News source: Charean Williams
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Colin Kaepernick will workout for scouts Saturday in Atlanta.

As PFT reported earlier Thursday, the league has not provided and does not plan to provide Kaepernick’s representatives with the names of those attending. The only certainty Kaepernick has received came from General Managers who informed Kaepernick’s camp that they will not attend.

We have compiled the list of teams who have said they either are attending or are not attending the workout. We will update...
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Saints coach Sean Payton on attending Colin Kaepernick workout: 'It isn't a need for us'

  • News source: BY ROD WALKER | Staff writer
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The New Orleans Saints have arguably the best quarterback in the NFL.

They have a starting quarterback in Drew Brees who is a future Hall of Famer.

A backup in Teddy Bridgewater who is considered by most to be the league's top No. 2 quarterback.

And a versatile third stringer, Taysom Hill, who lines up all over the field.

Because of that depth, the Saints won't be one of the teams watching Colin Kaepernick's workout in Atlanta on Saturday.

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Fleur-de-Links, November 14: Saints must prepare for teams to try to emulate Falcons gameplan

  • News source: Deuce Windham
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Outside of Michael Thomas, the Saints’ receiving issues go deep – The AthleticSeven other wide receivers have combined for 30 catches through nine games.

Drew Brees: Saints' offense needs to bounce back - NFL.comAfter falling Sunday to the one-win Atlanta Falcons in which the Saints offense failed to score a touchdown, New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees called the loss "unacceptable."

Saints coach Sean Payton won’t be watching Colin Kaepernick’s workoutNew Orleans...
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NFL Picks Week 11: No Such Thing As A Sure Thing

  • News source: Wallace Delery
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The New Orleans Saints head to Tampa to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, looking to regroup after their extremely embarrassing loss to their rivals from Atlanta last week. The Saints have no time to dwell on that shocking beating they took at home as now they face their second of three consecutive divisional opponents. Many believe the Saints are poised to smash the Bucs in retaliation from their embarrassment a week ago, but remember, the Saints haven't swept the...
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Tampa has been Brees’ Kryptonite

  • News source: Lenny Vangilder
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been the worst team in the NFC South for the last decade – no division titles since 2007 would back that up. But when the Saints head to Tampa, it seems that Drew Brees has had more poor games than at any other NFC South stadium.

Maybe it’s the weather, or the defense, or just a confluence of other events, but Brees’ numbers when playing at Raymond James Stadium are well below his regular numbers.

For instance, eight times in his...
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Big vote today: Superdome renovation contract is up for approval at board meeting

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The construction contract for renovations of Mercedes-Benz Superdome is scheduled to be voted on by the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District at 1 p.m., the board announced Thursday morning.

The vote is one of the final procedural steps before construction can begin. Architectural renderings of the renovation will be available at the meeting, LSED officials said in a news release.

In August, the State Bond Commission gave the LSED -- also known as the Superdome...
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5 Questions for the Saints in Week 11

  • News source: Chris Dunnells
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Welcome back to a new series piece for 2019. Before each game, I’ll point out the five questions I have for the team that I’ll be looking out for in the upcoming game.

In Week 11, the New Orleans Saints have their back-to-back divisional game, this time on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here are the biggest questions I have for the team:

So those are the things I’m looking at in the game. What about you? What are you looking at specifically in this...
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Drew Brees “extremely disappointed” by Saints’ offense on Sunday

  • News source: Michael David Smith
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The Saints were 14-point favorites against the Falcons on Sunday and got blown out 26-9, the first time this season that a two-touchdown favorite had lost a game. Clearly, something went wrong.

Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he and his teammates on offense consider it “unacceptable” that they managed just three field goals against a defense that had previously been among the worst in the league.

“We were extremely disappointed in our performance,” Brees said...
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