Saints covering punts better

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS. Saints P Thomas Morstead punts during special teams drills in training camp practice Wednesday at the team’s training facility on Airline Highway in Metairie, La

Preston’s Saints @ Panthers Preview: Dynamic By Design

When you look at Sunday’s matchup between the Saints and Panthers, the common thread is how dynamic their offenses can be. We all know the kind of quarterback Drew Brees is, but honestly, who thought Cam Newton would be leading a top 5 offense at this point while opening up his rookie season with two ..

FANTASY FOOL: Kevin Kolb should produce against Vikings

Wondering whether or not to start Matt Forte and Calvin Johnson, or to bench Blaine Gabbert and the Minnesota Vikings’ Devin Aromashodu? The network bozos specialize in that kind of advice. If you’re looking for help with your real starting-lineup conundrums, read on. Here are my picks to roll, and get rolled, in Week 5 ..

Terry Porter joining new coach Rick Adelman’s staff with Timberwolves

The Timberwolves won’t be hiring any of new coach Rick Adelman’s assistants until the NBA lockout is resolved. But when it is, former Wolves guard Terry Porter will be among them. Porter, 48, who coached the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns, played for Adelman for six seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers. He also interviewed ..

Williams Plays Through The Pain

Since suffering a shoulder injury in the Sept. 8 regular-season opener against New Orleans, the Green Bay Packers Pro Bowl cornerback has been trying to do two things at once, even though they seem mutually exclusive: Play football, and let his shoulder heal

Week 5 NFL preview

Get in The Huddle: Breaking NFL news every day at . The one to watch Ted Ginn Jr. returned a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns in a minute’s span late in the fourth quarter to lift the San Francisco 49ers to a 33-17 victory against the Seattle Seahawks in a