New Orleans Saints beat writers James Varney and Mike Triplett dissect the Saints’ defensive performance in Saturday night’s preseason game
News and notes from the game in Houston
Backup QB Chase Daniel starts well, but finishes poorly
Granted, the bar was exceedingly low, but the 49ers’ offense soared over it Saturday night. On the heels of an embarrassing performance in its preseason opener, San Francisco’s first-string unit collected 13 first downs and 226 yards in the first half of a 17-3 win against the Raiders at Candlestick Park. Quarterback Alex Smith said ..
Is Nola Chick the only one who needs to be held after â€œwhatever that wasâ€ the Saints displayed in Reliant Stadium on Saturday night? I feel haunted by the ghost of Marshawn Lynch and taunted by a two-headed beast by the name of â€œTate Foster.â€ After a full 60 minutes of watching that piss poor ..
Ta-Dah!!! MtnExile has done it again. Even though the Saints 27-14 stinkeroo loss to the Texans last night doesn’t merit it, here is the new Who Day Say masthead in all its’ glory. What do you think? Great, or the greatest ever? Make the jump to review your overnight and early morning post-game links, tweets, ..
Trip to California will be no week at the beach
MICHAEL DeMOCKER / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Houston Texans running back Ben Tate (44) celebrates his touchdown during the preseason game between the New Orleans Saints and Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on Saturday, August 20, 2011. After the Saints humiliated the San Francisco 49ers last Friday night in New Orleans, the tables were turned on them ..
The Reggie Bush Hype Machine revved anew on Friday night at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, with words like “electrifying” and “excitement” used to punctuate his debut with the Dolphins against the Carolina Panthers. Meanwhile, approximately 1,200 miles west at Reliant Stadium, the New Orleans Saints were taking their second step toward achieving offensive continuity ..
New Orleans Saints For many reasons, each preseason game usually takes on a life of its own. From week to week, coaches employ different rotations. Opponents also play with different philosophies. So a team like the New Orleans Saints, who crushed the San Francisco 49ers last week,…