divisional round 2018

  1. Andrus

    Building a Winner: How the Rams’ Blueprint Stacks Up With the Saints, Patriots and Chiefs

    By Albert Breer | Sports Illustrated Les Snead was in the air without wifi when divisional-playoff Sunday kicked off last January. He was in a cab when word got to him that the Jaguars beat the Steelers. And try as he might to ignore football on his getaway to Hawaii—that was the whole point of...
  2. Andrus

    Three Lessons In 'Winning' From A Fake Punt: The New Orleans Saints Story

    New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton. (AP Photo/Bill Feig) By Don Yaeger - Contributor | Forbes When your team finds the moment slipping away when all of the energy is flowing against you and it feels like the day just isn’t going to be yours, how do you change momentum? Do you seek the...
  3. Andrus

    Sean Payton’s guts and button-pushing have saved Saints

    Getty Images By Paul Schwartz | New York Post Sean Payton, at 55 years old, one Super Bowl victory on the résumé and, perhaps, a second merely a few weeks away, does not have a coaching tree. Yet his roots are sturdy and strong in New Orleans, where, on Sunday, his Saints face the Rams in an...
  4. Andrus

    Drew Brees's pre-game speech before Saints playoff win will fire you up

    USA Today Photo By: Charles Curtis | FTW - USA Today Happy birthday to Drew Brees on Tuesday, who turns 40 ahead of an NFC Championship matchup against the Los Angeles Rams. The QB is already a legend for a variety of reasons, and one of them is delivering fiery pre-game pump-up speeches to...
  5. Andrus

    Grades from the Saints' 20-14 win against the Eagles in the NFC playoffs

    By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Quarterbacks Drew Brees shook off a slow start, including an interception on the game's first snap, to complete 28 of 38 passes for 301 yards and two touchdowns. His passer rating of 103.1 was impressive. Brees was masterful in the pocket...
  6. Andrus

    Snap counts: Here are a few things that stood out for Saints in win over Eagles

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD By Nick Underhill | The Advocate Here are a few things that stood out about how the Saints approached the Eagles during Sunday's win: - Drew Brees came off the field for a snap. Taysom Hill played quarterback during the play. - Kurt Coleman didn't...
  7. Andrus

    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...
  8. Andrus

    Saints hunt another Super Bowl after ending Eagles long run

    Photo by John Davi Merver - USA Today (Reuters) - Comeback kings the New Orleans Saints are hoping a return to the National Football Conference (NFC) title game next weekend will be a lucky charm. The Saints, who overcame the reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles for a 20-14...
  9. Andrus

    WWL - Saints Forecast: Did we just witness that?

    WWLTV Link to Video
  10. Andrus

    How Saints used key adjustments, patience to put an end to 'Foles Magic' in win over Eagles

    New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) runs the ball after an interception against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second half of the divisional round of the NFC playoff game in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. The Saints won 20-14. Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD...
  11. Andrus

    On Sheldon Rankins' feared Achilles injury, teammate says he knew immediately, 'was devastated'

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK Advocate Staff Report While an MRI is scheduled to confirm the injury to Saints DT Sheldon Rankins, a teammate familiar with the situation said he knew immdiately what happened. Rankins went down with a leg injury in the first half of the Saints'...
  12. Andrus

    How Marshon Lattimore Gave the Saints Life and the Plays that Explain the Divisional Round

    Getty Images/Ringer illustration The four teams left standing are the four top seeds—and each won their weekend matchups in ways that showcase their strengths By Danny Kelly | the ringer The smoke has settled from the NFL’s divisional round, revealing this year’s final four. In the AFC, the...
  13. Andrus

    Giants exiled Eli Apple to the Saints and made him a winner

    Eli Apple tackles Eagles wide receiver Golden Tate on Sunday during the Saints' NFC divisional-playoff win. AP By Paul Schwartz | New York Post NEW ORLEANS — He did not mean to say it exactly the way it came out, but it sounded so good, so perfect that Eli Apple might as well have...
  14. Andrus

    NFL reactions to Michael Thomas dominating Eagles

    By James Parks | 247 Sports This one belongs to the Saints. Despite falling behind the reigning Super Bowl champion Eagles by two touchdowns early, the New Orleans Saints put together a brilliant game plan on offense, defense, and special teams to come from behind and score 20 unanswered...
  15. Andrus

    How the Superdome crowd sparked Lattimore, Saints: 'The advantage is real'

    Kevin Seifert | ESPN Staff Writer NEW ORLEANS -- It all came down to a pass thrown right into a receiver's hands. Even if he caught it, the New Orleans Saints had defenders in position to make the tackle well short of a score. But then suddenly, inexplicably, maddeningly … the unthinkable...
  16. Andrus

    Saints Locker Room celebration after playoff victory vs Eagles

  17. Andrus

    Saints fans made noise — lots of it — during win over Eagles: 'It's kind of your obligation'

    Advocate Photo by Chris Granger By Matt Sledge | The Advocate As Nick Foles launched a catapult pass near the top of the second quarter Sunday, 39-year-old pool repairman Ben Dohre banged wildly on the metal cladding near the top of the Superdome. The ball landed in the hands of Saints...
  18. Andrus

    Effort, pain and difficulty — but ultimately one huge playoff win for the Saints

    Advocate Staff photo by CHRIS GRANGER By Scott Rabalais | The Advocate Teddy Roosevelt, the president who once threatened to abolish football because it was getting too violent, first coined the now well-worn phrase, “Nothing in the world is worth having … unless it means effort, pain and...
  19. Andrus

    Divisional Playoffs vs. Eagles: Postgame reactions from Saints quarterback Drew Brees

    New Orleans Saints Youtube Channel Link to Video
  20. Andrus

    Saints Postgame Show presented by Verizon: Divisional Round vs Eagles

    New Orleans Saints Youtube Channel Link to Video
Top Bottom