Ex-LSU quarterback Flynn, Saints reach deal


Tue, 10 Nov 2015 21:47:31 GMT
NICK UNDERHILL
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

Matt Flynn is coming back to Louisiana.
With Luke McCown battling what is likely to be a season-ending back injury, the Saints reached an agreement to bring Flynn to New Orleans on Monday evening, according to a source.
“Looks like my hunting season is ov..

Fighting the flags

Tue, 10 Nov 2015 21:47:29 GMTBY JOEL A. ERICKSON
jerickson@theadvocate.comThe New Orleans Saints knew what they were getting in Brandon Browner.
Browner was signed to shore up one cornerback position and provide a physical, aggressive nature that was ..

Browner should focus on defense, not media


Tue, 10 Nov 2015 21:47:28 GMT
BY TED LEWIS
tlewis@theadvocate.com

Maybe Brandon Browner should pay more attention to defending against the other teams than to defending his teammates from mean and cruel questions being posed to them by the media.
If he did, maybe the Saints would be 5-4 instead of 4-5.
To be sure it’s ..

THREE AND OUT

Mon, 09 Nov 2015 03:55:32 GMT1 What we learned
It would be a stretch to say the Saints proved they are who we thought they were. There were reasons for optimism during the three-game winning streak. There were also some bad things that were probably ..

Browner owns up to mistake after tirade in locker room


Mon, 09 Nov 2015 03:55:32 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson and NICK UNDERHILL
jerickson@theadvocate.com

New Orleans Saints cornerback Brandon Browner admitted he was wrong on Twitter for unleashing a profanity-laced tirade at the media in the locker room after the Saints’ 34-28 loss to Tennessee on Sunday.
Browner, who was not being interviewed, took except..

Mystery to Saints


Mon, 09 Nov 2015 03:24:03 GMT
By Ted LEwis
tlewis@theadvocate.com

A week ago, Kai Forbath was the toast of the town.
But after Sunday, while it’s too early to call him toast, Forbath, like so many Saints kickers before him in the Sean Payton era, might be feeling things warming up, following the Tennessee Titans’ block ..

Dreadful week ends joyous for Tennessee


Mon, 09 Nov 2015 03:23:08 GMT
By Brian Allee-Walsh
Special to The Advocate

The Tennessee Titans reduced interim coach Mike Mularkey to tears following Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
“I’ve been in this league a long time and I’m really proud to be part of this,’’ Mularkey said moments..

Saints dash momentum they built the past 3 weeks


Mon, 09 Nov 2015 02:40:30 GMT
BY SCOTT RABALAIS
srabalais@theadvocate.com

One of the first things I learned from my father about sports was the Saints’ penchant for snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
The phrase, or something like it, should be on a T-shirt they could sell in Champions Square after games like the one Sun..

Change the game, and then change the world


Sun, 08 Nov 2015 01:07:09 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.com

Kevin Williams greets Benjamin Watson the same way every morning.
Williams is four months older than Watson, who turns 35 in a month. By merely reaching that milestone in a young man’s NFL, a player commands respect, a sort of instant entry into a fratern..