Saints News, Thanksgiving 2013: Seahawks Aim For Another New Noise Record (CSC)

Former Seahawk Joe Tafoya is leading the effort. Said Tafoya, “What I’m envisioning is a situation where Drew Brees has to cover his ear holes or huddle closer or make adjustments because he can’t hear. When that happens, we’re affecting the game.” In other news, the Saints just released their first injury report of the week and Glenn Foster was the only player to miss practice. Jahri Evans and Darren Sproles were ‘full.’



Saints Prepare for Seahawks

New Orleans Saints issue first injury report of Seahawks week
Just four Saints players listed on report

New Orleans Saints’ Darren Sproles, Jahri Evans practice fully in Thursday’s session |
Defensive end Glenn Foster misses Thursday’s practice

Glenn Foster misses Saints’ practice, but Sproles and Evans return to work | Black and Gold

Quotes from Sean Payton’s Thanksgiving press conference
Coach Payton met with the media after today’s practice

John DeShazier: Saints receivers ready for Seahawks challenge
Seattle’s defense one of the best in the league

moosedenied ” Blog Archive ” Ya can’t win, Rock!
“Ya can’t win, Rock! This guy will kill you to death inside of three rounds!”

New Orleans Saints CB Keenan Lewis eager to share spotlight – ESPN
The New Orleans Saints might be facing the best cornerback in the NFL when they go up against the Seattle SeahawksRichard Sherman on Monday ni

New Orleans Saints’ Cameron Jordan approaching milestone for sacks: Jeff Duncan’s First-and-10 |
10 observations heading into Seahawks game


Seahawks Prepare for Saints

Carroll on the Saints: ‘They can strike you dead on offense’ | Seahawks Insider – The News Tribune
“This is a team that obviously knows how to win through their history and with the leadership they have, Sean [Payton] and the quarterback and all that. But the way they’ve bounced back this year after last year is just obvious the impact the coaches have and it’s really cool to see that. So we see a really well-balanced football team in the Saints, they can strike you dead on offense, they have been playing very, very good defense, particularly against the throwing game, causing problems, and their special teams are stout and tough and physical. So this is a really exciting match up for us. It’s the kind of match up that brings out the best in you and it’s going to take all of that to match up on game day. So we’re really excited about it. It’s fun to be coming back, it’s fun to be Monday night at CenturyLink. I know our place will be all roused up and ready to go and we can’t wait to get there. So pretty cool stuff.”

Seahawks aim for another new noise record | ProFootballTalk
“The energy and excitement in the stands is what I really hope to see coming out and being projected down to the field,” Tafoya said. “What I’m envisioning is a situation where Drew Brees has to cover his ear holes or huddle closer or make adjustments because he can’t hear. When that happens, we’re affecting the game.”

Thanksgiving Day Round-Up: Seahawks confident in backup corners
A morning link round-up of what’s “out there” about your Seattle Seahawks

The Seahawks vs the Saints: A closer look – Field Gulls
The most detailed predictions you’ll read all week.

Browner could file a potent defamation lawsuit against the NFL | ProFootballTalk
Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner currently faces a one-year suspension under the substance-abuse policy. As he awaits a ruling on whether the suspension will stand, he has in his pocket some potentially strong legal claims.

Wilson, Seahawks wary of Saints pressure-packed defense | New Orleans
Russell Wilson isn’t sure how to pronounce the last name of Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro.

Seahawks moving on with depleted secondary vs. New Orleans Saints |
Seattle coach Pete Carroll says it’s ‘next man up’ as two cornerbacks face suspensions

Pete Carroll, Russell Wilson talk about Monday night’s game
Quotes from Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll and quarterback Russell Wilson’s conference calls with New Orleans media

John DeShazier: Russell Wilson a big fan of Drew Brees
Two quarterbacks will be going head-to-head on ‘Monday Night Football’

Wednesday in Hawkville: Monday night’s game comes with playoff possibilities
The Seahawks have the best record in the NFL at 10-1. With a win over the Saints on Monday night, and an array of other possibilities on Thursday and Sunday, the Seahawks also could be among the first teams to qualify for the postseason.

Russell Wilson, recovering Saints fan | ProFootballTalk
As the Seahawks prepare to face the Saints in a game that will go a long way toward deciding the top seed in the NFC, Seattle’s quarterback has a confession to make. He is a recovering Saints fan.

Thurmond could have dropped his appeal at any time | ProFootballTalk
This means that Thurmond could have played against the Saints before dropping the appeal. Instead, he’ll be back for the final week of the regular season, and he’ll be available to play the Rams in Week 17.

Seahawks Will Have Depleted Secondary vs. Saints
Seahawks Will Have Depleted Secondary vs. Saints


Other Saints News

Donte Whitner’s remark is incorrect | Q
Brees would beg to differ. The diminutive QB has started all but one game since he signed with the Saints in 2006. The one game in which he didn’t play was due to the Saints having already clinched a playoff spot and the coaching staff sat their star signal caller. This is clearly a case of a scorned player still upset his team lost a contest due to a controversial call.

Saints morning report: Tim Lelito’s inspiration – ESPN
Last week, the New Orleans Saints gave rookie offensive lineman Tim Lelito a game ball and a lot of well-deserved credit for overcoming the emotional

Drew Brees given Dungy-Thompson Humanitarian Award
Big Ten honors former Purdue QB for his charitable work

New Orleans Saints players deliver Thanksgiving meals at Dryades YMCA
New Orleans Saints players delivered more than 1,000 turkeys to families in need Wednesday

Photo of the Day: Saints players and the importance of aperture |
Aperture selection is hugely important in a lot of shooting situations, and today’s photo by | The Times-Picayune photographer Michael DeMocker is no exception.

Saints Ben Grubbs Gives 500 Turkeys to Local Families
Saints Ben Grubbs Gives 500 Turkeys to Local Families

New Orleans Saints Fact of the Day
Saints had long drive vs. Falcons


NFL News

League announces dates for 2014 London games | ProFootballTalk
Every April, the NFL unveils its 256-game regular-season schedule. Next year, the number will be 253. Via the Associated Press, the NFL has announced the dates for the three games to be played next year in London.

Whitner, Brooks want replay expanded to include penalties | ProFootballTalk
The San Francisco 49ers have one of the most ferocious defenses in the league. Donte Whitner, Patrick Wilis, NaVorro Bowman and Ahmad Brooks all take pride in hitting hard and being intimidating to opposing offenses.



VIDEO: Sean Payton’s Thanksgiving Press Conference
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton speaks with reporters on Thursday, November 28, 2013. (New Orleans Saints video)

VIDEO: Drew Brees talks Seattle Seahawks
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees speaks with reporters on Thursday, November 28, 2013. (New Orleans Saints video)

VIDEO: New Orleans Saints practice on Thanksgiving
New Orleans Saints practice on Thanksgiving (New Orleans Saints video)

VIDEO: Weather update: Saints @ Seahawks – NFL Videos updates climate conditions for the Saints @ Seahawks.

VIDEO: New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson: ‘We realize this is a very important game’ – NFL Videos
New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson explains the importance of Monday night’s contest against the Seattle Seahawks and the challenges that the Seahawks defense will pose to the Saints offense.

VIDEO: Thanksgiving Morning Report
John DeShazier previews how the New Orleans Saints will spend Thanksgiving day in the Morning Report (New Orleans Saints video)

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