A little more unsolicited advice for you, Mr. Benson


Tue, 29 Dec 2015 02:16:02 GMT
By Ted Lewis
tlewis@theadvocate.com

Dear Mr. B,
So you’re not selling the Saints and/or the Pelicans.
Good for you. You didn’t get to be the richest man in Louisiana by making bad decisions.
And may you be declaring the same thing 20 years from now.
But if you do intend to continue in your..

Breaux hug


Tue, 29 Dec 2015 02:16:02 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.com

The best signing of the Saints’ offseason has largely been overlooked outside of New Orleans, a diamond hidden among the muck and mire of a defense that has been historically bad.
But Delvin Breaux, the hometown gem New Orleans plucked out of the Canadian..

Payton: No gray area on direction of team

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 01:07:03 GMTBy Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.comNew Orleans coach Sean Payton tabled any discussion of potential organizational changes within the Saints franchise until the offseason.
With speculation swirling about the fut..

Saints pay homage to the late PA announcer Jerry Romig

Mon, 28 Dec 2015 05:10:02 GMTBy BRIAN ALLEE-WALSH
Special to The AdvocateIn lieu of a moment of silence Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, team officials decided to send a warm shout out to celebrate the life of the late Jerry Romig, the beloved ..

THREE AND OUT


Mon, 28 Dec 2015 03:53:03 GMT

1 What we learned
Drew Brees is an absurdly tough individual. If you weren’t inundated with stories about his injury or reminded constantly during Sunday’s broadcast of the 38-27 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, there would have been little evidence t..

THREE AND OUT


Mon, 28 Dec 2015 03:53:03 GMT

1 What we learned
Drew Brees is an absurdly tough individual. If you weren’t inundated with stories about his injury or reminded constantly during Sunday’s broadcast of the 38-27 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, there would have been little evidence t..

Cadet steps in, contributes … while Spiller sits


Mon, 28 Dec 2015 03:51:03 GMT
By Nick Underhill and Joel A. Erickson
Advocate sportswriters

C.J. Spiller’s time in New Orleans continues to fall well short of expectations — and the fact that Travaris Cadet was able to come back to town this week, step in and perform just days later highlighted that fact.
Spiller, who took 26 snaps against Detro..

Cadet steps in, contributes … while Spiller sits


Mon, 28 Dec 2015 03:51:03 GMT
By Nick Underhill and Joel A. Erickson
Advocate sportswriters

C.J. Spiller’s time in New Orleans continues to fall well short of expectations — and the fact that Travaris Cadet was able to come back to town this week, step in and perform just days later highlighted that fact.
Spiller, who took 26 snaps against Detro..