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    When will we know if Saints fans' Super Bowl boycott affected TV ratings?

    Advocate Staff Photo by Roger Threlkeld Advocate Staff New Orleans Saints fans likely had two goals in mind on Super Bowl Sunday: 1.) Show the world how to party (not pout), even if your favorite team missed a Super Bowl berth in large part because of one of the worst officiating gaffes in...
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    Roger Goodell 'just lies. It's mind blowing,' Zach Strief says after comments on Saints loss

    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Advocate Staff Report Roger Goodell didn't have much to say about the Saints' controversial loss to the Rams, but there was an issue with what some heard him utter Wednesday: It wasn't true. Zach Strief, the longtime Saints offensive lineman and current radio...
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    Recap: Roger Goodell speaks in Atlanta, breaks silence on Rams-Saints no call

    ADVOCATE STAFF FILE PHOTO Advocate Staff Report Ten days passed without a peep from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell since the infamous missed pass interference call that arguably cost the New Orleans Saints a trip to the Super Bowl. Goodell will almost certainly break the silence Wednesday at...
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    Report: Sean Payton speaks with Goodell, other NFL executives over missed Saints-Rams call

    Advocate staff file photo by SCOTT THRELKELD Advocate Staff Report New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is making the rounds this week after the NFC Championship against the Los Angeles Rams, trying to figure out what happened with the infamous missed pass interference call. The resounding...
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    MRI confirms Saints DT Sheldon Rankins tore Achilles vs. Eagles, to have surgery this week

    New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) and teammates comfort defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins (98) after he was injured in the first half of the divisional round of the NFC playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. Advocate staff photo by...
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    A wild look inside Drew Brees post-playoff win birthday bash: An ice luge, Choppa, much more

    Click here to see video Advocate Staff You thought the New Orleans Saints players' night was over after beating the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC divisional playoff? That was just the beginning if you were one of the lucky few that got invited to Drew Brees' early surprise birthday bash for...
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    It's Saints vs. Rams in NFC Championship; kickoff time, channel for rematch at Superdome

    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) celebrates a play in the second half of the divisional round of the NFC playoff game abasing the Philadelphia Eagles in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD...
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    Drew Brees 'is an amazing dude': What the QB's teammates are saying about their leader

    Advocate Photo Advocate Staff Report If you survey the New Orleans Saints' locker room, it's nearly impossible to find someone who has something bad to say about Drew Brees. Here are eight recent comments from Brees' teammates and coaches that speak to the quarterback's skill, determination...
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    Saints could host familiar foe in divisional round after Saturday's Wild Card games

    Photo by Stephen Lew By Advocate Staff The New Orleans Saints' opponent in the divisional round of the NFC Playoffs is a little more clear following the first set of Wild Card games Saturday. The Saints' options for the Jan. 13 showdown in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome come down to two familiar...
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    Saints playoff picture: New Orleans gets massive boost with Rams' shocking loss to Eagles

    Advocate Staff Report The New Orleans Saints secured a significant win Sunday without even playing a game. The Los Angeles Rams (11-3) lost at home to the Philadelphia Eagles, putting New Orleans one game ahead the Rams in the loss column in the race for the NFC's No. 1 overall seed with three...
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    Ex-LSU standout Jamal Adams says NFL defenses should stop team celebrations ... except the Saints

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE GAMBONI Advocate Staff Report If you've watched the NFL this season, you've likely picked up on a new trend amongst defenses. An interception or fumble, no matter how significant, typically ends with the defense, as a unit, rushing to the end zone to "pose" for...
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    Report: Eagles DB Malcolm Jenkins explains why he gave middle finger to Sean Payton after Alvin Kamara TD

    Photo - Provided to the Advocate Advocate Staff Report The competitive side of Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins got some extra screen time Sunday afternoon after he was burned by New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara for a touchdown in the Saints' blowout win. NBC Sports...
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    Saints players show support for Dez Bryant after injury, plan on 'throwing up the X' against Bengals

    The Advocate Saints receiver Dez Bryant's "Throw up the X" celebration is sure to show up at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio on Sunday, even if Bryant won't be on the field against the Bengals. That's because Saints players like Michael Thomas, Mark Ingram and Terron Armstead have...
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    Michael Thomas channels his inner Joe Horn with flip phone touchdown celebration against Rams

    Advocate Staff Report The legend of Joe Horn lives on through Michael Thomas. The Saints start wide receiver capped off a 72-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams with a tribute to Horn, running to the goal post and pulling out a flip phone during his...
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    Photos: Saints pull off comeback win over Ravens thanks to missed extra point, Drew Brees 500th passing TD

    Advocate Staff Report Check out some of the highlights from the Saints' come-from-behind win over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Check out the Photos here!
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    Saints rally for rare win against Ravens, extend winning streak to 5

    By Rod Walker | The Advocate BALTIMORE — Drew Brees got his 500th career touchdown Sunday. But more important, he got win No. 1 against the Ravens. Finally. It's been a long time coming. Thanks to a fourth-quarter rally and a missed extra point by Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker with 26...
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    Watch: Saints QB Drew Brees throws 500th passing touchdown in game against Baltimore Ravens

    Advocate Staff Report Add another milestone to Drew Brees' illustrious career. The veteran quarterback notched his 500th career touchdown pass, connecting with Benjamin Watson on a 1-yard score during the second quarter of the Saints' game against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday. Brees added...
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    Saints QB Drew Brees breaks NFL record: Own a piece of history with commemorative front page

    Advocate Staff Report New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wowed a national television audience on Monday Night Football, surpassing Peyton Manning as the NFL's all-time passing yardage leader. The Advocate devoted its front page to Brees' memorable night. And you can own a piece of...
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    From New Orleans to Canton: Drew Brees' Hall of Fame display grows quickly

    Advocate Staff Report On Monday night Drew Brees again etched his name into the NFL history books -- it took less than 24 hours for him to be immortalized. The Pro Football Hall of Fame shared an image of the quickly growing Drew Brees display at the facility in Canton, Ohio after the Saints...
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    'Let's go win the game now!' Hear a mic'd up Drew Brees react to becoming NFL's all-time passing yards leader

    Advocate Staff Report View: https://twitter.com/BleacherReport/status/1049475876813856768 You've seen the moment Drew Brees became the NFL's all-time passing yards leader. Now, thanks to the NFL, you can hear his reaction. Brees was mic'd up for the moment he connected with receiver...

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