Sat, 26 Dec 2015 01:48:13 GMT By Nick Underhill
A typical practice for Garrett Grayson consists of him standing behind the line of scrimmage and trying to see things through Drew Brees’ eyes.
He’ll watch and mimic how Brees goes through the reads, leads the huddle and calls plays. Grayson joked that th..
Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:54:01 GMT By Joel a. Erickson
Fourteen games into the season, the New Orleans Saints have tried everything to fix one of the league’s worst defenses.
New Orleans overhauled the talent in the offseason (both through the draft and free agency), simplified the scheme and finally made the..
Thu, 24 Dec 2015 17:40:43 GMT By Nick Underhill
Heading into the final two weeks of the season, the Saints still aren’t satisfied with what they have at guard.
After shuffling the deck a few weeks ago to get Andrus Peat, a natural tackle, into the lineup at left guard, the rookie was yanked from last ..
Thu, 24 Dec 2015 07:19:02 GMT By Joel a. Erickson
Hau’oli Kikaha opened his rookie season on a tear.
Kikaha, a second-round pick from Washington, had 38 tackles, four sacks and three forced fumbles in the season’s first half.
Then Kikaha suffered an ankle injury against the New York Giants, and he has ..
Thu, 24 Dec 2015 04:36:27 GMT By Trey Iles
Special to The Advocate
It’s hard to say who, through the many years of New Orleans Saints football, would be considered the organization’s face.
But there’s no doubt who the voice is: Jerry Romig.
Romig, who was the Saints’ public-address announcer for 44 years (from 1969 to 20..
Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:04:51 GMTBy Joel a. Erickson
email@example.comThe New Orleans Saints are still waiting for a second opinion on the torn plantar fascia Drew Brees suffered in his right foot Monday.
But if Brees can play without the risk of..
Thu, 24 Dec 2015 01:30:33 GMT By Nick Underhill
It feels too soon to consider the end.
Eighteen losses to date over the past two seasons feels a little bit like it’s temporary. Look close enough, and you can talk your way into seeing an escape path from perdition. It looks like it’s there, waiting to l..
Thu, 24 Dec 2015 01:24:02 GMT By Nick Underhill and Joel A. Erickson
While it seems each day there’s a new report about Sean Payton leaving for a different team, the Saints coach has not given credence to the speculation.
During a conference call with the Jacksonville media Wednesday, Payton said he sees himself remaining ..