Saints say experience, talent trumps seeding

Pierre Thomas and the New Orleans Saints aren’t too keen on playing the underdog role in the playoffs. ”If we were a sixth seed, if we were a first seed, we’re going to come at these playoffs the same way,” Thomas said Monday, as the Saints began preparations for Saturday night’s wild card-round game in ..

Looking Ahead: The Saints 2014 Opponents (Who Dat Dish)

The Saints season isn’t remotely close to being over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t peek in on next season. With the conclusion of games yesterday, we were able to figure out the home and away opponents for 2014, which look like this. If you have trouble viewing the picture, this helps: HOME: Green Bay, Minnesota, ..

Drew Brees’ joy: Photo of the Day (NOLA.COM)

Sometimes one moment can distill down the essence of an entire event, and this great photograph from Nola.com | The Times-Picayune’s David Grunfeld does just that. In the Saints 42-17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers there were many story lines and several heros. But Drew Brees’ touchdown celebration, on the same day he also ..

Eagles complete remarkable turnaround, look ahead (The Associated Press) (Yahoo Sports)

By the time they reached the locker room after winning the NFC East title and completing a worst-to-first journey under rookie coach Chip Kelly, the Philadelphia Eagles already were thinking ahead to their playoff opponent. ”The way they shifted their focus to the next game just minutes after we won was most impressive to me,” ..

Are 2013 Saints Playoff-Ready? (Who Dat Dish)

  The New Orleans Saints missed the playoffs last year with a record of 7-9, second-best in the NFC South. They certainly didn’t belong in the playoffs last year, with a defense that gave up the most yardage in NFL History. A much improved defense has bolstered a potent offense but they will have to ..