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    Saints-Cowboys playoff rematch? Here’s how it could happen

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Cameron Jordan said it. He wants a rematch. You can be sure anybody else associated with the New Orleans Saints would relish the chance. If it happens, it will likely be in the playoffs and in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. There, the Saints...
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    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones lauds Sean Payton, says ‘Super Bowl play’ needed to defeat Saints

    (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) (Scott Cunningham) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Jerry Jones remembers the first time Sean Payton took his New Orleans Saints team to Dallas and beat the Cowboys. This was 2006, Payton’s first season after he left the Cowboys as...
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    How soon could the Saints clinch the NFC South title?

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune By this time next week, the New Orleans Saints could call themselves NFC South champions again. The Carolina Panthers' loss Sunday (Nov. 25) against the Seattle Seahawks put the...
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    Alex Anzalone ‘making a difference’ on Saints defense with impact plays

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The routine last season consisted of injury rehabilitation, weightlifting during practice and position meetings. The routine lately has been to make impact plays for the New Orleans...
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    New Orleans Saints sign Brandon Marshall, Sean Payton confirms

    (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Saints consider Brandon Marshall another “big target” who can help Drew Brees when the team gets close to scoring range. Sean Payton confirmed the signing of Marshall during a morning...
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    Dez Bryant MRI confirms Achilles tear: report

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The injury the New Orleans Saints feared for newly added receiver Dez Bryant has been confirmed after an MRI exam. Bryant suffered an Achilles tear that will prevent him from...
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    With Saints, Dez Bryant can ‘finish the right way,’ Cowboys coach says

    (AP Photo/Brandon Wade) AP (Brandon Wade) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Dez Bryant played eight seasons for the Dallas Cowboys, and coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday (Nov. 7) the three-time Pro Bowl receiver was “a great player for this organization for a long time.”...
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    ‘They’re going to get theirs’: Saints defense puts focus on Todd Gurley in win against Rams

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A primary concern for the New Orleans Saints defense was not so much to figure out how to stop Todd Gurley, the league’s leader in combined rushing and receiving yards, but rather...
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    Vikings’ Danielle Hunter has a sack in 7 consecutive games. Can Saints stop him?

    (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn) AP (Bruce Kluckhohn) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune They did everything they could think to get a reaction out of Danielle Hunter, but nothing worked. The most LSU coaches and players could get from the Jamaica-born defensive end was a smile...
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    Saints' Larry Warford plays full game despite back issue, praises Cameron Tom

    Cameron Tom (63) blocks in front of Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The back issue that caused Larry Warford to miss one practice last week and be listed as questionable for Sunday against the Baltimore...
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    No ‘revenge factor’ for Saints against Vikings, Sean Payton says

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune There will be no sense of revenge for the New Orleans Saints this week as they prepare for the Minnesota Vikings, Sean Payton said Monday (Oct. 22) during a morning teleconference...
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    Drew Brees needs 1 touchdown pass to achieve another career milestone

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Before this season, only Peyton Manning and Brett Favre had thrown 500 career touchdown passes. Tom Brady became the third player to reach that total two weeks ago against the Indianapolis Colts. This Sunday (Oct. 21), Drew Brees could become...
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    Saints' Cameron Jordan 'irritated' by missed sack chances

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Cameron Jordan has five sacks in five games this season, and yet the New Orleans Saints' All-Pro defensive end has reason to be bothered by his production, he said Wednesday (Oct. 10) while on the Jim Rome Show. According to Jordan, he could...
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    Saints' Mark Ingram rushes for 2 touchdowns in first game back from suspension

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune This was where Mark Ingram wanted to be all along, back in the game with his New Orleans Saints teammates. He stood in a huddle before the team's first offensive snap and looked them in the eyes. He was ready. On any other night, Ingram's...
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    Alvin Kamara: Saints would have 'beat the (expletive)' out of Eagles in NFC title game: report

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Saints came within one play last season of advancing the NFC championship game. Had they done so, running back Alvin Kamara believes the Saints would have had little trouble reaching the Super Bowl. In an expletive-laden...
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    Gayle Benson accepts New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame honor for late husband Tom

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune It isn't often when Gayle Benson raises her voice, but when she did six years ago with Ken Trahan on the other end of the phone, he responded. Tom Benson, then the New Orleans Saints owner, had just been inducted into the team Hall of Fame...
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    Sean Payton likens upcoming Saints season to 'Chutes and Ladders' board game

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Sean Payton continues to find unique ways to describe his New Orleans Saints football team. The coach joined the NFL Network crew after a rain-soaked practice Monday (July 30) and was asked about living up to the lofty expectations put on...
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    Could Jameis Winston be suspended for Week 1 vs. Saints?

    By Christopher Dabe NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston could be facing a league-mandated suspension that would put him out for Week 1 against the New Orleans Saints. According to ESPN Tallahassee, per JoeBucsFan.com, the...
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    Delvin Breaux 'looks like he can play,' CFL coach says: report

    By Christopher Dabe NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Delvin Breaux left one hometown for another when he signed a 1-year contract with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. "This is home to me," the New Orleans native and now-former Saints player said in...
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    Where should Drew Brees rank in NFL Network's top 10?

    By Christopher Dabe NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune NFL Network released the names of the 10 remaining players to be listed in the network's annual top 100 list. Included among them is New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. He will be the sixth Saints player on the...

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