New Orleans Saints expect a heavy dose of Carolina’s running game

New Orleans Saints expect a heavy dose of Carolina’s running game

Carolina’s 1-2 punch of DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart both have a rare combination of speed and power. Both of them ran for more than 1,100 yards last season. And both of them burned the Saints — Williams with a 66-yard touchdown run in Week 9, and Stewart with a 67-yard scoring run in Week 17

Saints Defensive “lack of speed” proves costly

Saints Defensive “lack of speed” proves costly

It may be time for Payton and Gregg Williams to unveil the “Junior Gallete Experiment” in New Orleans.  The lack of speed on the defensive line and at outside linebacker is noticeable.  The New Orleans Saints have allowed Brett Favre, Alex Smith and Matt Ryan to virtually stand in a pocket and deliver strikes to ..

The Cheat Sheet

BEST BET
49ERS AT FALCONS
Time: Noon. Line: Falcons by 6?. Total: 42.
Records (overall/ATS): 49ers 0-3/1-2; Falcons 2-1/2-1.
LESSON SO FAR: THERE ARE NO EASY PICKINGS
Anybody got a coin?
Picking winners in the NFL never has been easy, but h..

Doc Talk: Week 4 injury analysis

Favre’s aching body welcomes the bye. But when’s the best time for
a week off?

Minnesota Vikings – Brett Favre – Quarterback – Super Bowl – Sidney Rice

Courtney Roby Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month

At long last, Saints multi-talented WR Courtney Roby is finally getting the recognition he deserves. On Thursday, he was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month.
The dynamic kickoff return man is currently averaging an impressive 25.8 yards on nine..

Tiki Barber: Coughlin needs to gain control

Times wires
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Coach Tom Coughlin was one of Tiki
Barber’s favorite topics – and targets – during Barber’s playing
days and nothing has changed in retirement.
The Giants’ all-time leading rusher says his former coach faces
a cr..