New Orleans Saints fans share their special football traditions

The day is finally here, the day that all Who Dats have been waiting for: the opening game of the 2011 football season for the New Orleans Saints. For many, this is a regular work day but who can work? Who can concentrate? All thoughts and emotions are on tonight’s game, when the 2010 Super ..

Opening Night Football Pick From The Guru

New Orleans (+4.5) at Green BayThe Stadium will be electric tonight to start the 2011 NFL season. The Lombardi Trophy is coming back to Title Town. I can’t wait ‘til kick off tonight. I hate all the extras thrown in to this game every year. Regardless, tonight’s game is a great matchup of powerhouse football ..

Packers and Saints Prepare to Kick Off NFL Season

Back in the early days of May, there were some NFL fans, myself included, who didn’t think we would be able to reach this day with the kind of excitement and anticipation we feel now. I thought those feelings would be replaced by disappointment and uncertainty. Such was the stranglehold the lockout held over the ..

Saints vs. Packers: Will Drew Brees Rebound from a Poor 2010 Season?

Last season was undoubtedly a bad season for the New Orleans Saints‘ Drew Brees. However, he still finished the year with a 90.9 quarterback rating. That’s the thing about Brees—he is an elite quarterback whose standards tower over most quarterbacks in the NFL. During each season of his five-year stint in New Orleans with Sean ..

New York Jets Americaa s Team; Why Not?

New York Daily News columnist Gary Myers figures patriotic fervor and nationwide support for 9/11 victims will make the New York Jets “America’s Team” – at least for one day – when they play the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL Sunday night game in New York

Saints vs. Packers: Is Mark Ingram the Main Running Back in New Orleans Offense?

New Orleans Saints rookie running back Mark Ingram makes his professional debut tonight in their Week 1 matchup against the Green Bay Packers. Ingram is likely to figure greatly in the Saints’ offense going into the season, but he is not yet the No. 1 running back on the New Orleans roster. That distinction goes ..

Saints @ Packers: Da Chronic’s Podcast Preview

Ralph Malbrough, Dave Cariello and Kevin Held wonder aloud about how the Saints will stop Aaron Rogers, what could make Kevin have a heart attack during the game and why this won’t be like the Saints 2007 opener in Indianapolis.  Oh, and Kevin really hates Brett Favre and Ralph hates Atlanta with the heat of a thousand suns. Plus, ..