Wide receivers Josh Gordon, Alshon Jeffery, and Eric Decker all outscored Denver quarterback Peyton Manning in standard leagues, and Manning was the top passer with five touchdowns. Running backs Ben Tate and DeMarco Murray had three touchdowns each, while quarterback Nick Foles, Ryan Tannehill, Josh McCown and Alex Smith all scored above 20 fantasy points ..
In what amounted to their worst effort of the season, the 9-3 New Orleans Saints were demolished by the 11-1 Seattle Seahawks by a score of 34-7. Billed in some circles as the game of the year, this contest resembled a fight between Mike Tyson and one of the earlier opponents in his career. The ..
Forgotten Football: Honoring 75th Anniversary of First NFL Regular Season Game in New Orleans (Bayou Buzz)
On what has become a lost milestone in local and national pro football history, December 4th marks three-quarters of a century since the first NFL regular season game was played in the southern United States, specifically at City Park Stadium in New Orleans (pictured right) between the Pittsburgh Pirates (became the Steelers in 1940) and ..
Pete Carroll optimistic Percy Harvin is close to getting back on the field (ProFootball Talk on NBC Sportsa) (Yahoo Sports)
The Seattle Seahawks came out of the bye week with a massive matchup with the New Orleans Saints coming up believing they would have Percy Harvin fully ready to go after making his debut against the Minnesota Vikings two weeks earlier. Harvin’s hip had other ideas and kept him from practicing at all last week… ..
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers was not cleared by doctors to be a full practice participant, but Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is not ruling him out for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. Rodgers was scheduled for a check-up Tuesday to determine the extent of his recovery from a fractured collarbone. McCarthy did not divulge ..
Sports reporter Rachel Whittaker and Saints beat writer Katherine Terrell discuss their biggest takeaways from the Saints 34-7 loss at Seattle and look ahead to their division race with Carolina. Watch every weekday for your snapshot of all things New Orleans Saints. Click to read the original Saints article by New Orleans Saints Central
To win division, Panthers likely need to sweep Saints (ProFootball Talk on NBC Sportsa) (Yahoo Sports)
Yes, the Saints and Panthers currently are tied atop the NFC South, with four games left to play — two of which will be played against each other. Assuming New Orleans otherwise beats the Rams and Bucs and Carolina otherwise beats the Jets and Falcons, the Panthers will need to sweep the Saints to win… ..
It was the New Orleans Saints and then everyone else was a distant second place. But the Carolina Panthers’ NFL-best and franchise-record eight-game winning streak has changed that perception, making the NFC South race appear so close that it could … Click to read the original Saints article by buzz: new orleans saints.
After getting throttled 34-7 by the Seahawks on Monday night, the New Orleans Saints couldn’t get out of Seattle fast enough. Except they couldn’t. A cracked windshield on the Saints’ charter plane left the team stuck in Seattle overnight, forcing them to wait until Tuesday to return to New Orleans, according to reports. Seldom has ..
A look at the New Orleans Saints’ snap counts from their 34-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night: OFFENSE (60 snaps) Quarterback – Drew Brees 57, Luke McCown 3 Tight end – Jimmy Graham 53, Benjamin Watson 21, Josh Hill 14 Receiver – Marques Colston 36, Robert Meachem 32, Kenny Stills 31, Lance ..