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    Saints 'outcoached' in shocking loss to lowly Falcons

    Credit - Butch Dill - AP By Jeremy Bergman | Around The NFL Writer There was no more surprising result in the NFL this week than the one-win Atlanta Falcons marching into New Orleans and taking out the one-loss Saints in the Superdome. A Super Bowl participant just three years ago, Atlanta...
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    Saints triumphant in Brees’ return, top Cardinals 31-9

    (Gerald Herbert/AP) By Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees had the Arizona Cardinals under his surgically repaired and splint-aided thumb. Brees passed for 373 yards and three touchdowns in his first game since thumb surgery more than five weeks ago, and the New Orleans Saints won...
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    Saints QB Drew Brees makes triumphant return, leads Saints to 31-9 win over Cardinals

    Chuck Cook, USA Today Sports By Glenn Guilbeau, Lafayette Daily Advertiser NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees came back Sunday from a thumb injury that sidelined him for five games. And it looked like he never left. Brees completed 34 of 43 passes for 373 yards and three...
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    Game recap: New Orleans Saints smother Chicago Bears 36-25 as defense delivers another strong performance

    NewOrleansSaints.com Chicago - Just like the vast expanse of fog that blanketed downtown Chicago and Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon, the New Orleans Saints defense, clad again in their all-white uniforms, swallowed another NFL offense, this time the Chicago Bears and quarterback Mitchell...
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    Teddy Bridgewater lands another win as Saints beat Jaguars 13-6

    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) By Mark Long, Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Teddy Bridgewater found Jared Cook for a 4-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter, and the New Orleans Saints held on to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-6 on Sunday and improve to 4-0 without injured...
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    Saints triumph in low-scoring affair against the Jags, extend win streak to 4 games

    By Garland Gillen | October 13, 2019 at 2:53 PM CDT - Updated October 13 at 2:58 PM NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The Saints extended their win streak to four games with a slim victory in Jacksonville, 13-6. New Orleans maintains their first place spot in the NFC South with a 5-1 record. Teddy...
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    Saints stifle Cowboys, win 12-10 without scoring a TD

    Bill Feig By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Marcus Williams came down with an interception to seal the Saints' triumph over previously unbeaten Dallas, injured quarterback Drew Brees ran to rookie C.J. Gardner-Johnson to offer a congratulatory hug and tap on the helmet for...
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    Without Drew Brees, Saints put together complete team performance to beat Seahawks

    (AP Photo/Scott Eklund) By Luke Johnson | USA Today SEATTLE — The New Orleans Saints’ first crack at this thing with Teddy Bridgewater starting in place of Drew Brees went about as well as could be expected, because they did not have to put it all on the quarterback’s shoulders. Bridgewater...
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    Game recap: New Orleans Saints 33, Seattle Seahawks 27

    NewOrleansSaints.com Seattle - With injured franchise quarterback Drew Brees watching on TV, the New Orleans Saints turned in a dominating performance Sunday at CenturyLink Field, defeating the Seattle Seahawks 33-27. It was a complete team effort as all three units scored, the first time...
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    More Pain for Saints: Another Officiating Error and an Injury to Drew Brees

    Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press By Ben Shpgel | New York Times LOS ANGELES — Sean Payton coped by quarantining himself for three days. He binged Netflix programming (“Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes” and “You”) and scarfed Jeni’s Splendid ice cream. He could excavate...
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    Drew Brees stages huge comeback in final minute of thrilling Saints win

    By Frank Schwab | Yahoo Sports Deshaun Watson is great. Drew Brees has been great for a lot longer. In a fantastic “Monday Night Football” game, Watson and Brees traded enormous drives in the final minute. Watson threw a 37-yard touchdown to Kenny Stills with 37 seconds left, and it seemed...
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    Game recap: Miami Dolphins 16, New Orleans Saints 13

    Photo - NewOrleansSaints.com NewOrleansSaints.com Full Story - NewOrleansSaints.com The 2019 preseason came to an end for the New Orleans Saints on Thursday, Aug. 29 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as the Miami Dolphins won a battle of reserves 16-13. Now the real work begins. The Saints...
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    Saints comeback effort thwarted, drop preseason finale to Dolphins

    By Amie Just | The Advocate / Picayune Full Story - NOLA.com It all came down to this. Down by three points to the Miami Dolphins, the Saints faced fourth-and-5 at the 6-yard line. Quarterback Taysom Hill lined up in the shotgun formation and fired off a pass up the middle intended for...
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    What We Learned: If Saturday’s dress rehearsal any indication, Saints to deliver quality act in 2019

    Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports A scoring threat on Special Teams and an ability to start fast were two new “personality” traits on full display against the Jets that the 2018 Saints team didn’t have. By Elias J. Williams | Canal Street Chronicles Last year, the Saints had an...
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    Saints' special teams scores lead way in preseason victory over Jets

    (AP Photo/Adam Hunger) By Amie Just | The Advocate / Picayune EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New Orleans Saints held onto a three-point lead midway through the fourth quarter of Saturday night's preseason game against the New York Jets. Saints rookie return specialist Deonte Harris stood back...
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    Saints get 1st preseason win as QB Taysom Hill ignites comeback effort against Chargers

    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull ) By Amie Just | The Advocate / Picayune CARSON, Calif. — The New Orleans Saints took until late in the third quarter to find their offensive footing. But when they did, the fancy feet doing the lion's share of the work down the stretch was jack-of-all-trades...
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    Hill rallies Saints to 19-17 victory over Chargers

    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull ) By JOE REEDY (AP Sports Writer) CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Taysom Hill had 191 yards of offense and directed three second-half scoring drives to help the New Orleans Saints rally for a 19-17 exhibition victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. In a game where...
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    Game recap: New Orleans Saints 19, Los Angeles Chargers 17

    NewOrleansSaints.com Carson, Calif. - After enduring a sloppy first half that included an interception near the goal line and surrendering an 81-yard punt return touchdown, the New Orleans Saints rallied in the second half to defeat the Los Angeles Chargers 19-17 on Sunday at Dignity Health...
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    Rapid Reaction: Saints 19, Chargers 17

    (Photo: Jake Roth, Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports) By Luke Johnson - USA Today If it weren’t for Taysom Hill, the New Orleans Saints might not have had much to feel good about after a 19-17 preseason win against the Los Angeles Chargers. Hill engineered a pair of second-half touchdown drives...
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    Mixed bag of results from preseason opener as Saints fall to Vikings

    Stephen Lew By Ken Trahan | Crescent City Sports NEW ORLEANS – It was our first look at the New Orleans Saints in 2019. There was nothing to write home about and nothing to get too concerned about. In the end, Minnesota took away a 34-25 victory Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome...

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