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    Game? What game? Saints fans plan Super Bowl boycotts

    By REBECCA SANTANA The Associated Press | News Herald NEW ORLEANS — From the “Boycott Bowl” to the “Dunk the Referee” tank, people in New Orleans are finding creative ways to spend Sunday doing anything but watching the Super Bowl. As the rest of the country gathers to watch the New England...
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    Lafayette attorneys take legal action over Saints no-call

    By AP - Louisiana News | KATC.com Two Lafayette attorneys sent a letter Monday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, calling on him to enforce the rules. The lawyers also want Goodell to enforce Rule 17, which has been brought up because some believe it would allow the NFL commissioner to reverse...
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    Ageless Brees leads Saints into NFC title game

    AP | File By Brett Martel - AP | Daily Journal METAIRIE, La. • Drew Brees is about to play his first game as a 40-year-old – and his biggest game in nine years. When the Saints host the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC championship game in New Orleans on Sunday, it’ll be the first time Brees, who...
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    Saints’ Ingram cherishing playoff run as uncertainty looms

    By AP | Fox Sports METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Mark Ingram readily acknowledges that his last game with the Saints could come Sunday, when New Orleans hosts the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC championship game. But Ingram hasn’t given up on bucking conventional wisdom and remaining with New Orleans...
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    Saints rally past Eagles, will face Rams in NFC title game

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against the Eagles. Gerald Herbert/AP By Associated Press | CST NEW ORLEANS — When the New Orleans Saints finally found their rhythm, they marched one step closer to the Super Bowl. Using a dominant ball-control...
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    Rams run through Cowboys to reach NFC title game

    (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS) TNS (Wally Skalij) By The Associated Press | NOLA.com LOS ANGELES — C.J. Anderson rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns, and Todd Gurley rushed for 115 more yards and another TD in the Los Angeles Rams' first playoff victory in 14 years, 30-22 over the...
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    Payton harps on Saints’ ‘fundamentals’ as playoff approach

    By Associated Press | Fox Sports While Payton tersely mentioned that assistants such as defensive coordinator Dennis Allen, offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. and tight ends coach Dan Campbell all would make good head coaches, he said he didn’t want to talk about that now. He was more...
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    Saints, Rams, Bears highlight top 3 in AP Pro32 poll

    (AP Photo/Butch Dill) AP | AJC.com NEW YORK — The road to the Super Bowl in the NFC will go through the Big Easy. Though the Saints' path to get to Atlanta could be challenging: The top three teams in the latest AP Pro32 poll are all from the NFC. The Saints received all 12 first-place...
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    Packers fall to 20th as Saints reclaim top spot in AP Pro32 poll

    (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek) By SIMMI BUTTAR AP Sports Writer NEW YORK — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are feeling quite at home on top of the NFL. The Saints enter the final two weeks of the regular season with the best record in the league at 12-2. They finish the regular season with...
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    Saints rally for win, take NFC South title

    By Fred Goodall / The Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — Drew Brees threw for one touchdown and ran another Sunday to help the New Orleans Saints rally from an 11-point halftime deficit to clinch their second straight NFC South title with a 28-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brees...
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    LA Rams back on top of AP Pro32 poll; Saints slip to No. 2

    By [The Associated Press] SIMMI BUTTAR (AP Sports Writer) NEW YORK (AP) -- The Los Angeles Rams are back in a familiar place: the top spot in the NFL. The Rams reclaimed the No. 1 position in the latest AP Pro32 poll . They received all 12 first-place votes and 384 points in balloting Tuesday...
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    Cowboys, Saints both thriving defensively lately

    Photo - Roger Steinman) By Brett Martel - AP | Journal Gazette METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan doesn't sound interested in reviewing how the Saints gave up 48 points in Week 1 or 37 points in Week 3. "Early in the year, they gave up some points and...
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    Saints, Rams, Chiefs top AP poll

    (AP Photo/Bill Feig) By Associated Press | Texarkana Gazette NEW YORK—For the past 2 months, one thing has been clear in the NFL: Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are hard to stop. The Saints' winning streak reached 10 games with their 31-17 victory over Atlanta on Thanksgiving night...
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    Sorry, Yogi. It is over before it's over in NFL divisions

    (AP Photo/Butch Dill) By BARRY WILNER - AP Pro Football Writer | The Journal Gazette Sorry, Yogi. Maybe it is over before it's over. Just take a look at most of the NFL division races. The NFC West will be over if Seattle loses at Carolina on Sunday. The AFC West looks done in favor of...
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    Punt? Why bother for Morstead as Saints set scoring records?

    (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King, File) AP | Yahoo Sports Saints punter Thomas Morstead isn't about to complain about what could be a record lack of opportunities to perform this season. He's having fun watching from the sidelines as Drew Brees and Co. threaten to score the most points in a season...
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    Drew Brees, Saints win 10th straight and eliminate Falcons in NFC South

    (Photo: Derick E. Hingle, USA TODAY Sports) AP | USA TODAY NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes to inexperienced receivers and the New Orleans Saints won their 10th straight game Thursday night with a 31-17 victory over Atlanta that eliminated the Falcons from contention...
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    New Orleans Saints' scoring machine chews up the Cincinnati Bengals: Game recap, score, stats

    (Photo - Frank Victores/AP) By Geoffrey C. Arnold | The Oregonian/OregonLive Associated Press: Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes in the first half, moving ahead of Brett Favre for second place on the career list, and the New Orleans Saints rolled to their eighth straight...
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    Panthers' loss to Steelers gives Saints a chance to widen NFC South lead

    Panthers exposed as preposterous pretenders after pathetic performance against Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright) By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t playing like a team missing Le’Veon Bell. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 328 yards and five touchdowns, James...

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