Fleur-de-Links: September 22, 2011

TWEETS: JoiqueBell Joique Bell Heading into work today…#Rise&Grind GregBensel Greg Bensel Saints to use throwbacks this weekend vs. Houston, last time worn was Dec 1 2002 vs. Tampa Bay…Saints won 23-20. yfrog.com/mgc7qkj wwltvsports WWL-TV Sports #Saints are 6 of 10 on third-and-short (1 or 2 yards), but only 8 of 18 on plays that need ..

Texans @ Saints: Da Chronic’s Podcast Preview

Ralph Malbrough, Dave Cariello, and Kevin Held look forward to the Houston Texans coming to town. Is Shaun Rogers old, fat and a bad signing? Can the Saints stop Andre Johnson, and will the Saints ever convert on 3rd and short? Also, find out why Kevin has to bring a shiv with him to bars in St. Louis to ..

Texans @ Saints: Game Preview

HOUSTON TEXANS (2-0) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (1-1) SERIES TEXANS SAINTS SERIES LEADER Series tied, 1-1 STREAKS 1-1 COACHES VS. OPP. Kubiak: 1-0 Payton: 0-1 LAST WEEK W 23-13 at Dolphins W 30-13 vs. Bears LAST GAME 11/18/07: Saints 10 at Texans 23. Houston QB Matt Schaub completes 21 of 33 passes for 293 yards ..

Texans @ Saints: Wednesday Injury Report

Make the jump for today’s injury report for both the Saints and Texans.  HOUSTON TEXANS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Wednesday RB Arian Foster (hamstring), WR Jacoby Jones (knee), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), RB Derrick Ward (shoulder, ankle) LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE Wednesday T Rashad Butler (elbow), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph ..

Fleur-de-Links: September 21, 2011

TWEETS: wwltvsports WWL-TV Sports RT @MattPomPom: The Texans have not trailed at any point in their last 3 games. That is the NFL’s longest current streak w/o trailing. wwltvsports WWL-TV Sports Tidbit from locker room: Roman Harper said NFL head of officials called Saints to tell them the penalty against Harper was called wrong. LHolderCBS ..

Game Ball of the Week: Roman Harper

I debated over whether or not to take last week’s Saints game against the Packers into consideration when giving out this week’s game ball, in which case I might have to award it to Devery Henderson. He’s put up some pretty gaudy numbers these first two games.   Receiving Kickoff Returns Punt Returns G Rec Yds ..

Bears 13 @ Saints 30: Prediction Results and Voting

Everyone’s predictions about the Bears @ Saints game from this past Friday have finally been tallied, analyzed and formatted accordingly. They can be found in their entirety following the jump. Today’s poll is between just two members who got all three of their predictions correct. A few others were close. More than a handful of contest entries were ruined ..

Bears 13 @ Saints 30: A Review of HansDat’s ‘Hot Reads’

With the second game under their belts now and a 2011 victory skin hanging on the wall, it’s time to look at my ‘Hot Reads’ and see how they turned out. Make the jump for an analytical review of my ‘Hot Reads’ from the Bears game. Primary Option: Protect Brees What I’d like to see: ..