Bucs present worthy challenge but Saints will win (Bayou Buzz)

The Saints may fly their flags for game day for the last time this season when they host the Bucs (Photo: Parker Waters). The New Orleans Saints will win Sunday over Tampa Bay and advance to the playoffs. Now that we have gotten the suspense out of the way, let us examine why. New Orleans ..

Brooks wins appeal of hit on Brees (Comcast SportsNet Bay Area) (Yahoo Sports)

SANTA CLARA — Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks was recently informed he won his appeal of the $ 15,750 fine for his hit last month on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Brooks told CSNBayArea.com on Friday. Click to read the original Saints article by Yahoo Sports – NFL – New Orleans Saints News

Remember When Kenny Chesney Practiced With the New Orleans Saints? [Watch]

NFL teams looking for a sneaky wide receiver as the playoffs draw near may want to turn to country music. It was just over five years ago that Kenny Chesney practiced with the New Orleans Saints. As you’ll see in this video, he more than held his own. Click to read the original Saints article ..

Rob Ryan Making Up For Loss of Kenny Vaccaro (Who Dat Dish)

Rob Ryan now has some work to do with star rookie safety Kenny Vaccaro out for the season as the New Orleans Saints have their eyes set on the playoffs. Vaccaro was an integral piece of the defense that has helped the Saints to get to this point thanks to his ability to play multiple ..

Brock on the spot to key Bowman’s pick six (Comcast SportsNet Bay Area) (Yahoo Sports)

SANTA CLARA — Tramaine Brock might be soft-spoken off the field, but you would never know by watching him play football. The 49ers’ fourth-year cornerback from tiny Belhaven University (Jackson, Miss.) celebrates pass-breakups on third downs with imaginary punts — just to remind the opposition its time to kick the ball back to the 49ers. ..

Roman Harper’s last hurrah in Superdome?

Roman Harper’s last hurrah in Superdome?

But it’s impossible to look at Harper’s career (646 tackles, 17 sacks, 14 forced fumbles and 7 interceptions) and not consider him a key part of the Saints’ golden era.  Longtime teammate and fellow safety Malcolm Jenkins joked that even he sometimes hears some of the negative comments from fans about Harper — whom he considers his ..

Five Saints Named To Pro Bowl (Bayou Buzz)

Ben Grubbs (left) and Drew Brees are among the quintet of New Orleans players named to the Pro Bowl (Photo: Parker Waters). New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, guard Jahri Evans, tight end Jimmy Graham, guard Ben Grubbs and defensive end Cameron Jordan were named to the 2014 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Friday night. ..