Saints vs. BUCCANEERS: first look

Wed, 16 Sep 2015 02:59:19 GMTBy Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.comWHEN: Noon Sunday
WHERE: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
TV: Fox
RADIO: WWL-AM, 870; WWl-FM, 105.3 in New Orleans; KMDL-FM, 97.3 in Lafayette; WDGL-FM, 98.1 in Baton Rouge
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Saints place Bush on IR; bring back safety Phillips


Wed, 16 Sep 2015 02:53:01 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.com

The New Orleans Saints have placed veteran safety Rafael Bush on season-ending injured reserve, according to the NFL’s transactions wire.
The loss of Bush, who reportedly tore a pectoral muscle against Arizona, hurts a safety position that has battled inj..

New Orleans Saints release RB Tim Hightower 1 day after re-signing him

New Orleans Saints running back Tim Hightower (34) carries for 7-yards during the preseason game between the Houston Texans and New Orleans Saints at the Superdome on Saturday, August 30, 2015. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The …   [shock_spots id=”182836″]

A new kicker in town: Kai Forbath gone (Fox Sports)

By Brett ConwayKai Forbath was released on Monday. Kai Forbath missed a 46-yard field goal in Sundays 17-10 loss against the Miami Dolphins. Forbath since 2012 has made 87.1 percent of his kicks (60-69), ranking him 19th in that period.Kai Forbath also has struggled with kickoffs since 2012,…   [shock_spots id=”182836″]

Rafael Bush done for the Season (Who Dat Dish)

The New Orleans Saints placed free safety Rafael Bush on injured reserve on Tuesday afternoon, effectively ending his season. Bush tore his pectoral muscle in the Saints loss to the Arizona Cardinals. The Saints have brought in veteran safety Kenny Phillips to help the secondary until free safety Jairus Byrd is fully recovered from a ..

Drew Brees ties Dan Marino on career completions list – (Profootball Talk)

By completing 30 passes in Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals, Saints quarterback Drew Brees tied Dan Marino for third place all-time on the NFL’s completions list. Brees has now completed 4,967 passes in his 15-year NFL career, the same number Marino completed in his Hall of Fame career with the Dolphins. The NFL’s all-time completions… ..