The Saints & The NFC Playoff Picture (Who Dat Dish)

Here’s the updated playoff picture, some scenarios that apply to the Saints, and the full picture for the NFC. Note that the Saints are ahead of the Cardinals because they own the tiebreaker with head-to-head win percentage. x – Clinched playoff spot FIRST ROUND BYES #1 – Seattle (12-2) – x #2 – Carolina (11-4) – x ..

Saints playoff scenarios: Week 17

Not much has been settled for the New Orleans Saints (10-5) with just one week remaining in the NFL’s regular season. Remarkably, they could still finish as high as the No. 2 seed in the NFC, or they could still miss the playoffs entirely. As coach Sean Payton and players said Monday, all they’re focused ..

New Orleans Saints leave Charlotte baffled over blown chance (Bayou Buzz)

Best way to describe the New Orleans Saints after this one: Baffled. Baffled how they could outgain the Carolina Panthers by 143 yards and lose. Baffled they could hold the Panthers to zero third-down conversions and lose. Baffled they could make the Panthers drive from their own 35, in the last 55 seconds, with no ..

The Semantics of Disappointing Versus Discouraging (Who Dat Dish)

The Semantics of Disappointing Versus Discouraging (Who Dat Dish)

Sean Payton said after the game, “It’s definitely disappointing,” and then after a pause added, “but not discouraging.” I am not sure what to do with this statement and what it is that he could possibly be seeing that I am not. I could understand the sentiment he’s feeling if this loss wasn’t coming off ..

Holiday 2013: The Fantasy Year That Was (Roto Arcade) (Yahoo Sports)

Late December is a natural time to take stock of the past 12 months, and your Yahooligan friends are suckers for that very convention. In today’s collaborative piece, I asked for a handful of year-end opinions from my esteemed colleagues. Below you’ll find our patchwork quilt, just in time for your Christmas Eve approval. Imagine ..

Kenny Vaccaro done for the season with a fractured ankle (Yardbarker)

    New Orleans Satins rookie safety Kenny Vaccaro is done for the season after fracturing his ankle during Sunday’s loss to the Panthers. #Saints S Kenny Vaccaro is out of the game with what I’m told is a fractured ankle. Ends the season for do-everything DROY candidate. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 22, 2013 ..