Mr. Rodgers’ un-beautiful day

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:40:01 GMTBY BRIAN ALLEE-WALSH
Special to The AdvocateIt seemed Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had the New Orleans Saints defense right where he wanted them Sunday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome: backed up to thei..

Sunday night superstar

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:37:05 GMTby ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.comNew Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram had never carried the ball in an NFL game as many times as he did against the Green Bay Packers in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on S..

Wilson’s last-minute TD pass leads Seahawks over Panthers 13-9


Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:47:02 GMT
By STEVE REED
AP sportswriter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Russell Wilson still has Carolina’s number.
Wilson connected on a 23-yard touchdown pass to Luke Willson with 47 seconds left, lifting the Seattle to a 13-9 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday and helping the Seahawks snap a tw..

Roethlisberger sets Steelers records in Steelers’ win


Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:42:02 GMT
By The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger set franchise records with 522 yards passing and six touchdowns and the Pittsburgh Steelers raced by the Indianapolis Colts 51-34 on Sunday.
Roethlisberger’s yardage total was the fourth highest in NFL history. He became th..

Palmer’s heave lifts Arizona


Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:41:19 GMT
By BOB BAUM
AP sportswriter

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals under coach Bruce Arians do not play it safe.
When most teams would have just thrown for the necessary yards to get a first down, the Cardinals went for it all — and got it.
Rookie John Brown, a third-round draft pi..

Party like it’s 2000


Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:17:03 GMT
By Ted Lewis
tlewis@theadvocate.com

The Saints’ reunion weekend is still a couple of weeks off.
But if they wanted to get the old gang from the 2000 team that won the first playoff game in team history back together again, the group from Green Bay coming in Sunday would provide a good star..

Saints add Baker to bolster RB corps


Sun, 26 Oct 2014 02:54:02 GMT
by ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

After ruling out two running backs with injuries for Sunday night’s home game against the Green Bay Packers, the New Orleans Saints added a player at the position Saturday: Edwin Baker from the practice squad.
Baker will be adding depth under regulars Mar..

Saints’ Sunday night roll faces stern test


Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:24:04 GMT
by Ramon Antonio Vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

The Saints have hosted “Sunday Night Football” six times with Drew Brees at quarterback. They’ve never lost.
A Green Bay Packers team that has won its past four games; leads the league by having taken the ball away 10 more times than it has given it away..

Ingram ready to shoulder load


Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:04:50 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

Mark Ingram is ready to carry the load, no matter how large it might be.
With Pierre Thomas (rib/shoulder) and Khiry Robinson (forearm) ruled out with injuries, it’s possible the Saints will only have two running backs available for Sunday night’s game ag..

Leading the charge


Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:47:01 GMT
by RAmon Antonio Vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

By his estimation, New Orleans Saints pass rusher Junior Galette’s life is almost perfect.
His son, Jovais, recently turned 1. He bought a spacious home in the area mere days ago.
At work, he’s applying pressure to quarterbacks on one out of every 7.8 of..