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    Saints and tight end Jared Cook are close to a deal: report

    Oakland Raiders tight end Jared Cook (87) holds up the ball during the team's NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File) SYR By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Saints were reported last week to have Oakland...
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    Former Saints assistants in bounty scandal, Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt, join Jets

    Cleveland Browns head coach Gregg Williams walks on the field after an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers on Dec. 9 in Cleveland. (Photo by David Richard, The Associated Press) (David Richard) By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Two central figures in the New...
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    Saints fans, be careful what you wish for ...

    By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Ok, so we decided to take the what-if game a step farther. What if side judge Gary Cavaletto threw his penalty flag when the Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman drilled the Saints’ Tommylee Lewis on that third-down pass late in the NFC Championship...
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    Saints QB J.T. Barrett, released and signed to practice squad 12 times, seeks roster stability

    By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Now that the offseason has arrived, J.T. Barrett can make day-to-day plans he knows he’ll be able to keep. The Ohio State product joined the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent quarterback last May and stayed on the roster until the...
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    Super Bowl 54 betting odds list Saints, Rams among top NFC contenders

    By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Could the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams meet again for a spot in the Super Bowl? An early look at the betting lines for Super Bowl 54 seems to suggest that as a possibility. The New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs are widely...
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    What does Donald Trump think about Saints-Rams no-call?

    By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Donald Trump said the controversial missed call by game officials that negatively impacted the New Orleans Saints in their NFC Championship loss was “a bad call.” “Maybe it was a terrible call,” he said. The President was asked about the...
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    Former Saints quarterback Wade Wilson dies

    The Times-Picayune (Ted Jackson) By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Wade Wilson, a New Orleans Saints quarterback for two of his 17 NFL seasons, died Friday (Feb. 1), the Dallas Cowboys said in a statement. He was 60. Wilson died at his home in the Dallas suburb of Coppell...
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    Saints fan lawsuit against Roger Goodell has ‘unclear’ purpose, federal judge writes in denial

    By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Two New Orleans Saints fans filed suit against Roger Goodell with an “unclear” purpose, wrote a federal judge in her ruling that denied a request that the court force the NFL commissioner to further review a missed call toward the end of the...
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    Sean Payton addresses late-game play calling in NFC Championship loss to Rams

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Another main point of discussion after the New Orleans Saints lost the NFC Championship to the Los Angeles Rams had to do with the play-call selection toward the end of regulation. The Saints faced a first-and-10 at the Los Angeles 13 with 1...
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    Alvin Kamara rushing the passer? Saints running back plays a little 'D' at Pro Bowl

    AFC safety Jamal Adams (33), of the New York Jets, is stopped by NFC running back Alvin Kamara (41), of the New Orleans Saints, after intercepting a pass during the second half of the NFL Pro Bowl football game Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (Phelan Ebenhack) By Christopher Dabe...
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    Super Bowl delay caused by Saints-Rams NFC title game replay would be costly, NFL says

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The NFL has given no official statement on the blown call that potentially cost the New Orleans Saints a spot in the Super Bowl, but a court filing Friday (Jan. 25) gave some estimation...
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    Saints' P.J. Williams was driving 80 mph in a 50 mph zone before DWI arrest: NOPD

    (booking photo via Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office) (courtesy) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune New Orleans Saints defensive back P.J. Williams was arrested overnight on a drunk-driving charge after New Orleans police say he was driving 30 mph over the speed limit along the...
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    Saints’ Terron Armstead, Max Unger also to sit out Pro Bowl

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Four of the five New Orleans Saints players selected to the Pro Bowl will not play in the annual all-star game Sunday (Jan. 27) in Orlando, Florida. Left tackle Terron Armstead and...
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    Saints special teams coach Mike Westhoff recounts non-call: ‘Smacks you in the face’

    By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune New Orleans Saints special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff came out of retirement in November 2017 because he thought the Saints could get him to his first Super Bowl. By his count, he’s coached in more than 650 NFL games. Never before Sunday...
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    Drew Brees, Michael Thomas will not play in Pro Bowl

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Drew Brees and Michael Thomas will not play in the Pro Bowl, according to a release from the Dallas Cowboys that said quarterback Dak Prescott and wideout Amarai Cooper will replace...
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    What Jared Goff learned from Drew Brees, and will it matter with a Super Bowl spot on the line?

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — When Drew Brees came into the NFL, he had a 39-year-old quarterback in Doug Flutie giving him advice. Back then, Brees was a rookie backup quarterback on the...
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    Rams' Brandin Cooks ‘learned my lesson' his first game back to face Saints

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Brandin Cooks understands as well as any Rams player what to expect Sunday inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The fifth-year wideout played his first three seasons with the New...
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    Expected Saints free agent Mark Ingram ‘not just looking to leave New Orleans’

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The home playoff game Sunday could be the final time Mark Ingram plays for the New Orleans Saints in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Due to become a free agent this offseason, the...
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    Saints promote tight end Garrett Griffin, put Simmie Cobbs on IR: report

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Saints promoted tight end Garrett Griffin from the practice squad and placed wideout Simmie Cobbs on injured reserve, The Associated Press reported Saturday (Jan...
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    How does Saints' home playoff record with Payton and Brees compare with rest of the league?

    (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Before last season, Mark Ingram could only tell most teammates what it was like to have a home playoff game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. He was one of five New Orleans Saints to...

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