preseason

  1. Andrus

    How the New Orleans Saints shut out the Los Angeles Rams in preseason finale

    By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Just about all the players the New Orleans Saints cannot live without were safely tucked away on the sidelines by the time the opening kickoff signaled the start of the 2018 preseason finale. Thursday (Aug. 30) belonged to everybody who still had...
  2. Andrus

    Saints expect run defense to rebound after poor performance against Chargers

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate Ryan Nielsen has a saying he likes to share with his players. “Stop the run so you can have some fun.” The Saints defensive line coach knows his players want to rush the passer. Those are the fun moments, the ones where the pass rushers can go straight after...
  3. Andrus

    Defense dominates: 8 takeaways from the Saints-Chargers preseason game

    By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune 1. Defensive reserves dominate The Saints second- and third-team defense dominated counterparts once the starters exited the game. Neither of the Chargers’ backup quarterbacks, Geno Smith nor Cardale Jones, was able to muster much offense against...
  4. Andrus

    Saints will play starters into second quarter against Chargers on Saturday

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate COSTA MESA, Calif. — When the Saints finished joint practices against the Chargers in southern California last August, New Orleans felt it had seen enough of Drew Brees and Cameron Jordan to hold them out of the preseason game between the two teams. This time...
  5. Andrus

    What happened at the first Saints-Chargers joint practice

    By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Chargers competed intensely for two-and-a-half hours on Wednesday, but unlike other joint workouts, the teams never crossed the...
  6. Andrus

    Saints and Chargers practices should produce several areas of intrigue this week

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate It might be difficult to know where to look when the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Chargers break apart to conduct one-on-one drills this week. The strengths of both teams seem to counteract one another, meaning there should be high-level battles taking...
  7. Andrus

    Underhill: Remember, it's just the Saints' preseason opener, but here are a few takeaways

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It has been a long offseason. The New Orleans Saints and their observers have been waiting to get back on the field to put last season farther in the rearview. So it probably shouldn’t be a surprise that social media was abuzz with hot...
  8. Andrus

    Game recap: New Orleans Saints 24, Jacksonville Jaguars 20

    NewOrleansSaints.com Jacksonville, Fla. - The New Orleans Saints won their preseason opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night - a 24-20 comeback victory - but more importantly the coaching staff got long looks at the two players competing to be Drew Brees' backup at...
  9. Andrus

    For Saints, preseason opener against Jaguars is about putting players in position to make an impression

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate Preseason NFL football is only a reasonable facsimile of the real thing. The venues are the same, but the crowds are smaller. The games are televised, but not across the country. Plenty of talent is on the field, but the brightest stars are often on the...
  10. TheLittleWhoDat

    Stan Jean-Baptise

    so i wasnt able to watch the game till late, havnt read about him, did he do okay? or get burned?
  11. Geaxsaints

    Vaccaro Impresses

    For me, maybe the most impressive part of our defense last night was the performance of rookie Kenny Vaccaro. I liked the way he seemed to "fly" around the field. He led the team with 6 tackles...as a safety. I don't know if others noticed this but he blew up the punt protector on each punt...
  12. Geaxsaints

    Khiry Robinson

    Does anyone have any info on Khiry Robinson? Haven't heard much about him from camp but just watched some amazing college highlights. Khiry Robinson RB. WTAMU. - YouTube
  13. SAINTS vs TITANS 8/30 in Nashville

    If anyone plans to travel to Nashville for next week's game, please let me know. I have recommendations for tailgating, pre- and post-game spots to hang out! Catering, bars, and coupons available!!
  14. REBEL_SOUL

    2012 Roster Discussions -- Position Battles-- Depth Chart-- Talent

    Admits the off season drama, lost players, and draft picks; with all things considered: We have a roster loaded with talent. After the dust settles and clears, and we put all the distractions be behind us, suspensions expired, running on all cylinders, winning the NFC South. Eventually, earning...
  15. *_deuce_*

    A shorter preseason and more efficient training camps will benefit players in a longer NFL season, says Commissioner

    A shorter preseason and more efficient training camps will benefit players in a longer NFL season, says Commissioner Roger Goodell. Fan Forum: 18-game season
  16. Sniper Wolf

    Preseason football: Why not to get too high, too low, or dismiss it out of hand

    Talk about how much wins and losses and other assorted preseason football issues are cropping up more and more 'round here. With that in mind, maybe it's time to take a bit more in depth look at what preseason football is really all about. First on the list is the question of whether wins or...

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