Ability to take on adversity could make this year different


Thu, 05 Nov 2015 00:58:42 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

The theory of what it takes to win doesn’t seem like it should be complicated or hard to understand.
If you go out and score more points than the other team, then you win. If you don’t, you lose. The formula is simple. It’s clean. It’s one of the reasons ..

TITANS AT SAINTs: first look

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 03:58:24 GMTBy JOEL A. ERICKSON
jerickson@theadvocate.comWHEN: Noon Sunday
WHERE: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
TV: CBS
RADIO: WWL-AM, 870; WWL-FM, 105.3 in New Orleans; KMDL-FM, 97.3 in Lafayette; WDGL-FM, 98.1 in Baton Rouge
RECORDS..

Payton’s creativity shined through


Wed, 04 Nov 2015 02:31:25 GMT
Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

It seems like every week, the Saints are introducing a new surprise or wrinkle to take advantage of their opposition’s weaknesses.
Last week against the Colts, New Orleans rolled out more sets with multiple tight ends than what is typical. This week, duri..

Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’


Tue, 03 Nov 2015 03:51:26 GMT
By Ted lewis
tlewis@theadvocate.com

Turns out the only person who could outscore New Orleans this weekend was Stephen Curry.
And the 53 points the Golden State sharpshooter put up against the Pelicans on Saturday just beat by one the 52 the Saints tallied Sunday.
Much to Curry’s regret, he’..

Brees tells Patrick he wants to finish career with Saints


Tue, 03 Nov 2015 03:51:25 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.com

Drew Brees “absolutely” wants to finish his career in New Orleans, the Saints quarterback told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Monday morning.
Brees, who has been the subject of rumors that he could be traded at the end of the season — including an ESPN suggest..

Source says Saints bring back Hightower to replace Robinson


Tue, 03 Nov 2015 00:25:23 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

The Saints kicked the tires on some new and old faces to fill the void at running back created by Khiry Robinson’s season-ending leg injury.
After working out Trent Richardson, Travaris Cadet and Tim Hightower earlier Monday, the Saints reached an agreeme..

Giants’ Manning at loss for words

Mon, 02 Nov 2015 03:53:58 GMTBy Brian Allee-Walsh
Special to The AdvocateEven 30 minutes after the game, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning seemed unsure of what had just transpired Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Nattily dressed in a blu..

Unforgettable wild win 49 years in the making


Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:49:53 GMT
BY SCOTT RABALAIS
srabalais@theadvocate.com

Forty-nine years ago Sunday, the NFL awarded New Orleans a franchise.
In all those years, from that All Saints’ Day to this one, there was never a game to match the indoor fireworks show the Saints and New York Giants put on display.
What is the appropria..

THREE AND OUT

Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:12:14 GMT1 What we learned
After the game was over, Kenny Vaccaro, smiled, revealing that his tooth was knocked out during the game, and joked that Drew Brees only had to throw seven touchdown passes to cover for the defense. No o..

Defensive holding penalty confuses Breaux, Payton

Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:12:13 GMTBy Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.comDelvin Breaux and Sean Payton were confused by the defensive holding penalty that allowed the Giants to get back into the game when the Saints had New York on the ropes.
New Or..