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    The Saints walked into the Cowboys’ trap in 2009...

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will look to avoid the fate of the 2009 Saints against the Cowboys. Max Faulkner Star-Telegram file By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald Not long ago, FOX NFL analyst/Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman climbed out on a...
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    The Saints put a beatdown on the Eagles. They have to feast on the Falcons, right?

    By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald Wow! Geez! Are you kidding me! I can’t believe what I am seeing. People, I am running out of superlatives for the New Orleans Saints, who now have won nine straight after humbling, frustrating and sending the defending Super Bowl champion...
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    Sean Payton is making a mountain out of Taysom Hill for the streaking Saints

    By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald The evolution of multi-versatile Taysom Hill in the New Orleans Saints juggernaut offense is utterly fascinating. I didn’t give Hill a position on purpose, even though he’s listed as the team’s No. 3 quarterback. But the 28-year-old former BYU...
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    Drew Brees’ record and career stands on its own. There’s no need for debate.

    By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald NEW ORLEANS I was not surprised by Drew Brees’ superlative performance on a national stage Monday night against the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Were you? He is NFL quarterback par excellence. Oh, he’s human, and he...
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    Saints hope to inflict a little more hurt on injury-riddled Falcons

    By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald NEW ORLEANS I may come to regret these words, but the New Orleans Saints appear to be catching the vulnerable Atlanta Falcons at a good time, even if Sunday’s game between these old southern rivals takes place inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The...
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    Who was Dat in the loss against Tampa Bay in New Orleans?

    By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald It would be wrong to draw concrete conclusions or make snap decisions based on one game. One game does not constitute a trend or provide an airtight litmus test. But surrendering points and yards by the bushel to a prohibitive road underdog, a...
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    It’s time for the Saints to move on without Mark Ingram after 2018. Here’s why.

    By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald Veteran New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram is fast but he couldn’t outrun his past. The NFL finally caught up to him. Sunday’s season-opener at noon against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will mark the first of...
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    Saints need No. 1 pick Marcus Davenport to get out of the tub and help the club

    By Brian Allee-Walsh | Special to the Sun Herald NEW ORLEANS After seeing reserve quarterbacks Tom Savage, Taysom Hill and J.T. Barrett in pre-season games against the Jacksonville Jaguars and Arizona Cardinals, dearly departed veteran Chase Daniel never looked so good. In fact, I’m not so...
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    Saints bond around ‘BlacKkKlansman’ and the chance to chase another Super Bowl Read more here: https://www.sunherald.com/sports/article216663105.html

    By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald Like all NFL teams in mid-August, the New Orleans Saints are fighting through the dog days of training camp and Tuesday’s off day was welcome relief for body, mind and soul. Any down time is greatly appreciated. Just as Sunday afternoon turned...
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    Look for ageless Saints QB Drew Brees to play every game as if it’s his last

    By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald NEW ORLEANS One day, ironman Drew Brees will not be under center for the New Orleans Saints. That day isn’t now, nor does it appear imminent, not even as the sure-fire first ballot Hall of Fame quarterback approaches his 18th NFL season and...
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    Saints coach Sean Payton has issued a challenge to his team with a new slogan

    By Brian Allee-Walsh - Special to The Sun Herald New Orleans Over the years, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has used catchy slogans to help motivate, inspire and establish a strong mindset for his team. Two immediately come to mind: ▪ Finish Strong (2009). In 2008, the Saints finished...
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    A way-too-early look at who will make the New Orleans Saints' season-opening roster

    By Brian Allee-Walsh Special to the Sun Herald NEW ORLEANS It may need extra seasoning but all the main ingredients are in the pot and the training camp gumbo is ready to boil...

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