New Orleans Saints

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Alex Reimer
January 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The Patriots are returning to the Super Bowl to take on the Rams on the same day their dynasty started 17 years ago. We will spend the next two weeks breaking down every facet of this matchup and making plenty of connections to history. But recent history tells us the people who might make the...
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Alex Reimer
December 18, 2018 - 11:53 am
If you want to feel better about Tom Brady, look no further than Drew Brees’ recent struggles in New Orleans. The 39-year-old pass-thrower, who was enjoying an MVP caliber season through the first 12 weeks, is faltering. Over his last three weeks, Brees has averaged just 177 passing yards per game...
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Alex Reimer
November 23, 2018 - 10:39 am
One of the many knocks against novice “Monday Night Football” analyst Jason Witten is his propensity to figuratively lick the boots of seemingly every NFL owner, coach and player. When Witten isn’t spouting cliches or nonsense –– Ebu! Ebu! Ebukam! –– he’s extolling the virtues of everybody on the...
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Alex Reimer
November 19, 2018 - 10:15 am
Are the Eagles having fun yet? After an offseason of badmouthing the Patriots –– offensive lineman Lane Johnson called New England a “fear-based organization” –– the Birds are in the midst of one of the worst Super Bowl defenses in league history. It provides additional appreciation for what the...
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Alex Reimer
August 29, 2018 - 3:57 pm
The Saints have an iconic quarterback who’s nearing the end of his career and is only signed through next season. On Wednesday, they traded for Jets QB Teddy Bridgewater , who will serve as the backup this year and could be tapped as the heir apparent in New Orleans. It cost the Saints a 2019 third...
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Lucy Burdge
January 15, 2018 - 7:45 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Charlotte at Detroit, 12:30 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: San Antonio at Atlanta, 3 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: LA Lakers at Memphis, 5:30 p...
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Alex Reimer
September 12, 2017 - 11:37 am
Saints running back Adrian Peterson was humiliated in his old stomping grounds Monday, only carrying the ball six times for 18 yards against his former team, the Vikings. His most notable moment in defeat came on the sidelines, when he was videotaped screaming at head coach Sean Payton. May...
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Mike Petraglia
September 08, 2016 - 9:00 am
[caption id="attachment_111043" align="alignright" width="350"] Saints head coach Sean Payton and Bill Belichick have a close relationship in the NFL. (Chuck Cook/USA Today Sports)[/caption] FOXBORO -- Loyalty means a lot to Bill Belichick. That was displayed again Thursday when the Patriots coach...
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Mike Petraglia
September 08, 2016 - 6:53 am
[caption id="attachment_111009" align="alignright" width="350"] Carson Palmer had an interesting Deflategate take. (Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports)[/caption] FOXBORO -- There was a certain defiance about Bill Belichick on Thursday as he was asked to respond to the comments Arizona quarterback...
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August 16, 2016 - 6:19 am
[caption id="attachment_38867" align="alignright" width="150"] Vance Walker[/caption] One of the key cogs of the Broncos' vaunted defense likely will be watching from the sidelines this year. Defensive end Vance Walker is expected to miss the season after tearing his right ACL in practice Monday...
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