Matt Hasselbeck knows time is running short. Coach Chuck Pagano said afterward there’s no guarantee Luck will play Thursday night at Houston (1-3), either. While Hasselbeck deftly managed the game in his first start in nearly three years, finishing 30 of 47 for 282 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions, the Colts gave away ..
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Drew Brees hit C.J. Spiller with a short pass that the running back turned into an 80-yard touchdown — the 400th of the Saints quarterback’s career — on the second play of overtime and New Orleans won for the first time this season over the injury-decimated Cowboys on Monday night.
WOW!!! There are endings, and then there are endings. These Saints seem dead set on making sure that each game ends with someone having a heart attack, but bless their hearts they were kind enough to make sure this week it wasn’t us. This was one of those games that had so many subplots and so many ..
Apparently, the list of passers more gifted than Brandon Weeden includes Drew Brees. After last night’s overtime loss to the Saints, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he was generally OK with the performance of backup quarterback, though he admitted his Saints counterpart was in a different category. “I thought he did real good,” Jones said, via… ..
Transcript of Coach Payton’s postgame press conference
Football is king in Texas. When it comes to a team’s performance, mediocrity will not cut it, as expectations are always high. So when the Dallas Cowboys suffered a tough 26-20 loss in overtime to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday Night Football, fans took to Twitter to voice their frustration. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ..
C.J. Spiller’s 80-yard touchdown catch stuns Cowboys in overtime
There was a time when the New Orleans Saints won pretty. And while in the fluid world of professional football there remains time for the high-powered, flashy Saints to return before 2015 has expired, Drew Brees and Co. kept their season alive Sunday night with a grind-it-out victory over a similarly shorthanded opponent. It was ..
Running back C.J. Spiller came to New Orleans as a free agent this past offseason figuring that his speed and versatility would make him an ideal fit for coach Sean Payton’s offense. Then a training camp injury caused him to miss the regular season opener, and his opportunities had been so limited during his first ..
The Cowboys are hanging onto a 10-7 halftime lead over the Saints, but they’re going to have to hang on the rest of the night without their best defensive player. Linebacker Sean Lee has been ruled out with a concussion, ending his night after he took a hard shot to the helmet. Lee has been excellent… ..
Transcripts of Cowboys coach and players from postgame media availability