SAINTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Guide to fan survival for a miserable 2016 Saints season

After watching that debacle on Monday night most of us are ready to write off the 2016 Saints. And once again, for the second straight year, we’re left hopeless with still more than 80% of the season left. This team has been good at finding new ways to mortally wound itself each week and that’s the mark of a bad team. I think we all know how this ends. Best case, the Saints will...
Via The Saints Nation
4 hours ago

Saints safety hopes Brees wins more rings than Brady

Kenny Vaccaro is motivated. On Wednesday, the New Orleans Saintssafety told Nick Underhill of The Advocate that he wants to see his quarterback — Drew Brees — win at least four more rings. Vaccaro on motivation: Brees is “a hall of fame quarterback. I want him to get as many rings as possible. I want him to pass up Tom Brady” — Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) September...
Via Sportsnaut
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints Wednesday injury report: Terron Armstead still not practicing

The first Saints injury report for Week 4’s matchup against the Chargers is out. The Wednesday injury report is out for Sunday’s Week 4 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers. Much like last week, eight players from the black and gold were listed. Did Not Practice G Senio Kelemete (hamstring) CB Delvin Breaux (fibula) TE Josh Hill (ankle) T Terron...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
11 hours ago

WATCH: Drew Brees talks about his first trip to San Diego as a visiting player

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees talks about his first trip to San Diego as a visiting player for the first time since he last played for the Chargers in 2005, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.
Via NOLA.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Saints 50 for 50 series continues: No. 44, Bum Phillips comes to New Orleans

For many young Saints’fans the name Bum Phillips probably doesn’t strike up many long lasting memories. This coach to another generation brings back so many great memories for the older Who Dats. Bum Phillips was simply beloved as a coach and every city he’s been to. New Orleans was lucky to have him. While that […] The New Orleans Saints 50 for 50 series continues: No. 44...
Via Who Dat Dish
11 hours ago

WATCH: Drew Brees says it would be a shame for Chargers to leave San Diego

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says it would be a shame for the Chargers to leave San Diego, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.
Via NOLA.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints bring back veteran tackle Khalif Barnes

The Saints are thin in a number of spots, but made a move Wednesday to shore up their offensive line. According to Herbie Teope of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints are signing veteran tackle Khalif Barnes. Barnes was in camp with the Saints this summer, but was released as they got the roster down…
Via Pro Football Talk
13 hours ago

“Who Dats Who Did” and “Who Dats Who Didn’t” in Week 3

In Week 3 the Saints drop a home game to the Falcons 45-32. There weren’t many in Black and Gold who did enough to get into the Who Dats Who Did column this week and the score wasn’t that close. There weren’t many moments in this game that inspire much faith in this Saints team […] “Who Dats Who Did” and “Who Dats Who Didn’t” in Week 3 - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish...
Via Who Dat Dish
13 hours ago

Video: Saints fan interrupts TV broadcast, blasts Sean Payton

The New Orleans Saints have begun the 2015 season with an 0-3 record and are in danger of missing the playoffs for a third straight season. They fell to the Atlanta Falcons 45-32 in a offensive shootout that saw the host team’s defense not be able to slow down the Falcons’ rushing attack. After the loss, which has essentially sent the Saints’ season into a tailspin, one fan...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 hours ago

Jim Mora’s still got it, delivers another classic Saints rant

Former New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Mora was a pretty successful NFL coach. He led the Saints to their first ever playoff appearance in 1987 and led the team’s vaunted “Dome Patrol” that competed with the 49ers in the NFC West. After moving to Indianapolis, he led the Colts to two playoff appearances in four years in the dawn of Peyton Manning...
Via Awful Announcing
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Have Injuries Ruined the Saints Season?

Want to join the fun or ask the guys a question, tweet them @PodcastSaints, like their Facebook page,  or email them at cscpodcast@hotmail.com. The boys recap the nightmare vs Atlanta. Have the injuries become too much and is the season ruined?  Should Brees try to throw for 6,000 yards? Kevin rants about ESPN Katrina video. Which player are we DONE with? Why are the special...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
20 hours ago

Saints News, 9/27/16: Ken Crawley Grades Out Best Among Saints in MNF Loss

The one good takeaway from Monday Night's loss to the Falcons: Julio Jones was limited. The bad news? No other Falcons were. Jim Mora is asked whether the season is over for the Saints at 0-3. You can guess how this went pic.twitter.com/sVsgsv1u4U (via @FletcherWDSU) — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) September 27, 2016 The good news…#Saints QB Drew Brees...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
1 day ago

New Orleans Saints defensive and special teams player grades vs. Falcons

When you consider the Saints were starting their 6th and 7th depth chart corners (going into training camp… except Sterling Moore wasn’t even on the team) and the fact that they were without Tyeler Davison, Dannell Ellerbe and Kenny Vaccaro… I guess in hindsight it was silly to expect much. The Falcons were the #1 passing offense in the NFL and Devonta Freeman is an absolute...
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago

Saints honor Superdome re-opening 10 years later

NEW ORLEANS (AP) While the sold-out Superdome celebrated Monday night's opening-drive touchdown by New Orleans, one fan stood still, holding an American flag colored in the home team's black and gold. ''The Rebirth,'' it read. The Saints hosted the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night, 10 years and a day after re-opening the Superdome against the same team following the devastation...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sean Payton: Disappointing and frustrating 45-32 loss to Falcons

Sean Payton: Disappointing and frustrating 45-32 loss to Falcons
Via NOLA.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saints collide on punt return horror show

The Atlanta Falcons owe a tip of the hat to the New Orleans Saints’ punt return unit. Leading 7-0, the Saints forced a punt. The handling of the punt didn’t exactly go to plan. He ran into his own guy!?!This muffed punt set up the @AtlantaFalcons' first TD. #ATLvsNO https://t.co/7Sr4EtUbn3 — NFL (@NFL) September 27, 2016 We actually have to give De’Vante Harris a nod...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints scratch Vaccaro, Snead vs. Falcons; Jones suits up

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints have scratched starting safety Kenny Vaccaro, receiver Willie Snead and linebacker Dannell Ellerbe for their game against the Atlanta Falcons. Those three starters join Terron Armstead, who already had been listed as out on Saturday with knee soreness, on Monday night's inactive list. Vaccaro, who has an ankle injury, and Snead, who has...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Free agent RB C.J. Spiller visiting Packers

Still in search of answers on offense, the Green Bay Packers are reportedly hosting a once explosive, multi-talented running back on Tuesday. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, free agent running back C.J. Spiller is spending the day visiting the Packers. #Packers are having veteran RB C.J. Spiller in for a visit today, source said. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 20,...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints fall to 0-2 on Giants’ last-minute field goal

For a second straight week the New Orleans Saints’ fate was decided on a late game field goal. Instead of losing on a Wil Lutz last minute miss, the Saints’ week two loss came on the heels of a game winning field goal by New York Giants kicker Josh Brown. In a surprising turn of events, the Saints-Giants matchup that was originally slated to be an offensive shootout turned out...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints DB: Odell Beckham gets away with penalties 'regularly'

A game that was expected to be a shootout between the New Orleans Saints and New York Giants turned into a sloppy defensive struggle, but Odell Beckham Jr. was still able to put up good numbers. As far as one veteran is concerned, Beckham can thank the officials for that. Following his team’s 16-13 loss, Saints safety Sterling Moore said the officiating crew working the game allowed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints P.J. Williams Carted Off Field With Head Injury

New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams was carted off the field and taken to a hospital with an apparent head injury. Williams took two blows to the head in the first quarter of Sunday’s game versus the New York Giants. The cornerback was down for several minutes as trainers assisted him. Williams’ helmet was strapped down to a backboard before he was carted off to the locker...
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giants block Saints FG, return it for TD

The expected shootout between the New Orleans Saints and New York Giants went scoreless until the second quarter. Then, like everyone predicted, the first points of the game came via a blocked field goal when the Giants blocked Will Lutz’s kick and Janoris Jenkins returned it to the house for the score. The epic play: BLOCKED FG ALERT! Janoris Jenkins scoops.And SCORES. #NOvsNYG...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

JPP on why Saints put up 52-spot on Giants: ‘I wasn’t here’

Many NFL fans are clamoring for a repeat performance on Sunday of last season’s shootout between the New York Giants and New Orleans Saints. Eli Manning put up a superb performance, but Drew Brees’ record-breaking seven touchdown passes and 505 yards passing led the Saints to a wild 52-49 victory. But don’t expect history to repeat itself -- at least for the Saints this...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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