Photos: Saints take on Ravens

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:34:25 GMTThe New Orleans Saints face the Baltimore Ravens on Monday Night Football…

Saints’ Dome return still resonates for ESPN’s Tirico

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:46:55 GMTBy Ted Lewis
tlewis@theadvocate.comIn his near-quarter-century broadcasting career, virtually all of it spent at ESPN, Mike Tirico has just about done it all: the NBA Finals, the U.S. and British Opens, the World Cup, the ..

OHIO STADIUM RENAMED FOR BENSON


Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:04:06 GMT
by ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

The stadium attached to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, will be renamed in honor of New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson after he pledged $11 million to benefit the group whose mission is to preserve the history of the nation’s most-watched ..

Seeking to make home sweet again


Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:25:12 GMT
by Ramon Antonio Vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

For the New Orleans Saints of the past nine seasons, losing consecutive home games hasn’t been an indication that a campaign is destined for disappointment.
New Orleans lost consecutive regular-season home games during the two most important seasons in fr..

Confidence building for Saints CB Robinson


Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:37:01 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

Patrick Robinson didn’t feel right about how he was playing earlier in the season.
He was afraid to put a bad play on film. This, in itself, isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but he was allowing it to change his approach to the game. He was being too cautiou..

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:55:19 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

As Kenny Vaccaro positions himself in the box and sets up, he surveys the offense.
It’s second-and-18, and the Saints are trailing 20-10 with 13:53 remaining in Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, but whatever the New Orleans safety is looking at nee..

Who will step up? Graham says, ‘Me’


Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:38:49 GMT
by ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

Jimmy Graham realizes this isn’t possible, but the star Saints tight end has always thought he should be targeted on every offensive play.
That’s why he doesn’t believe losing rookie receiver and teammate Brandin Cooks for the six games remaining on New O..

As Jones returns, Saints prep to stop just that


Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:22:42 GMT
by ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

For Baltimore Ravens return specialist Jacoby Jones, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will always be a part of him.
It’s where the Saints, who represent his hometown of New Orleans, play their home games. And it’s where the eight-year veteran scored two touchd..

Warren back in fold with Saints


Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:47:06 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

It’s odd to hear Pierre Warren talk about how his days came to an end in New Orleans back in September.
The reasons for his release were made clear. Though New Orleans thought Warren was talented, it was stacked at safety and did not need additional dept..

Taste test: Grubbs recalls experience as Raven


Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:04:52 GMT
By Gary Estwick
Special to The Advocate

New Orleans Saints left guard Ben Grubbs enjoyed his first five NFL seasons in Baltimore, but not so much the steamed blue crabs.
The city is known for its crab houses, fueled by the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and thousands of mallets.
Grubbs wasn’t imp..