Changes the New Orleans Saints Made for a Better Week 3 Result (Bleacher Report)

After relinquishing leads late in the fourth quarter in consecutive matchups to begin their season, the New Orleans Saints finally earned their first victory of 2014 over the Minnesota Vikings. Early on, New Orleans looked out of sync, leading a crippled Vikings team by only four points late in the third quarter. Then the Vikings ..

New Orleans Saints dial back defense after season-opening struggles (NOLA.COM)

Every week, members of the New Orleans Saints defense have pointed out issues they needed to work on to get out of their 0-2 slump. It was tackling technique following their loss to the Atlanta Falcons. It was communication following their… Click to read the original Saints article by New Orleans Saints Central

Chargers RB Woodhead out for season


Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:36:14 GMT
By BERNIE WILSON
AP sportswriter

SAN DIEGO — Danny Woodhead was many things to the San Diego Chargers — running back, receiver, leader, hard worker and popular teammate.
Now he’s out for the season, having broken his lower right leg in a 22-10 victory at Buffalo on Sunday.
“He means a lo..

‘Forgotten Four’ shares forgotten story


Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:33:07 GMT
By Rod Walker
rwalker@theadvocate.com

Deuce McAllister surely would give much of the credit to his becoming the New Orleans Saints’ all-time leading rusher to his offensive line — guys like Kyle Turley, Jammal Brown and LeCharles Bentley.
But it was another group of guys — Marion Motley, Bill..

Fast start, strong finish

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:08:05 GMTBY GUERRY SMITH
Special to The AdvocateDespite scoring fewer points Sunday than in any home game since the 2010 regular season finale, the Saints saw one huge positive offensively in their 20-9 victory against Minnesota.
T..

As Bridgewater takes over, several starters hurt (The Associated Press) (Yahoo Sports)

The Minnesota Vikings have begun the week in ambiguous mode, stung by injuries and disappointed by a second straight defeat yet buoyed by the earlier-than-anticipated arrival of their rookie quarterback. The offense around Teddy Bridgewater has been depleted of several starters, but maybe the kid will be all right. I mean, an incredible amount, and ..