Flag flies again, and Browner sets NFL record


Tue, 22 Dec 2015 05:56:44 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.com

Brandon Browner’s penchant for drawing penalty flags now holds an ignominious spot in NFL history.
The Saints cornerback was flagged for penalty No. 23 in the first quarter Monday night, breaking the record for penalties incurred by an individual since th..

THREE AND OUT


Tue, 22 Dec 2015 05:56:44 GMT

1 What we learned
The Saints can’t be trusted. Hope was bottled, served and consumed after Dennis Allen presided over a few promising defensive performances. It seems foolish now, looking back, that those games were bought into. The Saints have made a h..

More mediocrity


Tue, 22 Dec 2015 05:56:44 GMT
Nick Underhill | nunderhill@theadvocate.com

The Saints did a good job minimizing Calvin Johnson’s impact. And on a normal night, taking away a team’s best offensive weapon usually will lead to success.
But the problem is this wasn’t a typical night, and New Orleans isn’t a typical team. So while Jo..

Lions Defeat Saints 35-27, Despite Saints’ Second Half Comeback (CSC)

<img alt=”” src=”https://cdn0.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0EgI-2BVUcECIfDA6qjByeaJPVk=/0x129:2166×1573/400×267/cdn0.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/48410971/usa-today-9011186.0.jpg” /> <p>The Detroit Lions defeated the New Orleans 35-27 Monday Night, as their first half lead proved to be insurmountable despite a second half onslaught from the Saints’ offense, led by a hobbled Drew Brees.</p> <p>The New Orleans Saints were eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday, so it was an “adding injury ..

Brees smashes more records … and develops new system of math (Yardbarker)

Drew Brees breaking records is nothing new. Between his career longevity and the Saints’ propensity for throwing the ball all over the place, seems like each week the New Orleans signal-caller is climbing a leaders list or ripping up a page from the record books.Well, Monday night was no different; but lost in the midst ..

Saints trying to rally against Lions – (Profootball Talk)

Pretty much everything went right for the Detroit Lions through the first 40 minutes of Monday night’s game against the New Orleans Saints. But the Saints have flipped the script and are attempting to rally from a 28-3 deficit in the fourth quarter. A Kai Forbath 22-yard field goal closed the lead to 28-13 early… ..