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...
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...
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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...
By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
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...
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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...
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(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...
Saints kicker Wil Lutz kicks a field goal before halftime. (David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
By Christopher Dabe - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Missed field goals have been so infrequent for Wil Lutz that when they occur, they draw notice.
In this case, his 52-yard field-goal...
Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff Writer
NEW ORLEANS -- And, oh by the way, the New Orleans Saints converted a fake punt with third-string quarterback Taysom Hill from their own 30-yard line in the second quarter when they were trailing 14-0.
It wasn't exactly an afterthought in the Saints' 20-14...
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...
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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'...
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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...
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...
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...
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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...
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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...