New Orleans Saints
Category Archive

Why is Drew Brees Rarely in the “Greatest QB of All-Time” Debate?

November 15, 2017 • Features, Front Page, History, New Orleans Saints, NFC, NFC South, OpinionComments (0)

Just the other day, while watching 38-year old quarterback Drew Brees lead the New Orleans Saints to a 47-10 victory over Buffalo while completing 72% of his pass attempts, I had an interesting thought. Why on earth is Brees rarely included in the “greatest quarterback of all-time” discussion? It’s typically between four-time Super Bowl...

Read More

2016 NFL Team Previews: New Orleans Saints

July 18, 2016 • Front Page, New Orleans Saints, NFC South, Predictions, Preview, Team PreviewsComments (0)

When Sean Payton is your head coach, and Drew Brees is your quarterback, a fan base has expectations of winning every season. Last year (the last few years, really), General Manager Mickey Loomis failed to put a team together that wins on a consistent basis....

Brees and Eli Manning Combine for NFL-Record 13 Touchdowns

November 1, 2015 • Front Page, Game Recap, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFC, NFC East, NFC SouthComments Off on Brees and Eli Manning Combine for NFL-Record 13 Touchdowns

The New Orleans Saints snuck away with a 52-49 victory over the New York Giants this afternoon thanks to a game-winning 50-yard field goal off the foot of placekicker Kai Forbath. As you can tell, there was a lot of offense in this Week 8 match-up at the...

Is The NFC South Division Really Any Good This Season?

October 22, 2015 • Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Features, Front Page, New Orleans Saints, NFC, NFC South, Tampa Bay BuccaneersComments (0)

Last year, the NFC South was an embarrassment. Its best teams were mediocre, its worst teams were abysmal, and no division in football was lousier from top to bottom. The 2014 NFC South champions, the Carolina Panthers, didn’t even have a winning record....

How Did the Falcons Manage to Lose to the Saints?

October 20, 2015 • Atlanta Falcons, Front Page, New Orleans SaintsComments (0)

The Atlanta Falcons were 5-0 coming into Week 6. They’d beaten some solid teams, including the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants, and they looked like a whole new team under first-year head coach Dan Quinn. Quarterback Matt Ryan seemed to be leading...

Brees (Shoulder) to Miss First Start in Over Five Years

September 25, 2015 • Breaking News, Front Page, Injuries, New Orleans Saints, NFC SouthComments (0)

For the first time since January 3, 2010 (the final regular season game of the 2009 season), New Orleans Saints All-Pro quarterback Drew Brees will not suit up this Sunday. Brees, who suffered a shoulder injury last Sunday in New Orleans’ disappointing...

Week 2: End of New Orleans’ NFC South Dominance?

September 20, 2015 • Features, Front Page, Game Recap, New Orleans Saints, NFC, NFC South, Recap, Tampa Bay BuccaneersComments (0)

Rookie quarterback Jameis Winston led his Tampa Bay Buccaneers to an upset 26-19 victory over the New Orleans Saints this afternoon, capturing his first career NFL victory. The win puts Tampa Bay at 1-1 and New Orleans at 0-2. It’s only two games out of...

32 Teams in 32 Days: The 2014 New Orleans Saints

July 26, 2014 • Front Page, New Orleans Saints, NFC, NFC South, Preview, Training CampComments (0)

Our fourth installment of “32 Teams in 32 Days” revolves around the NFC South’s New Orleans Saints. Entering their eighth season together, coach/quarterback duo of Sean Payton and Drew Brees are looking to recapture the NFC South division in...

Why Graham Should Be Labeled as WR for Franchise Tag Purposes

July 2, 2014 • Features, Front Page, New Orleans Saints, NFC, NFC SouthComments (0)

The decision by the NFL on the Jimmy Graham ruling was announced today and, I can assure you, it was the wrong decision. For franchise tag purposes, NFL arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled Graham (6’7″/265 pounds) as a tight end rather than wide...

NFL Draft: Team Needs for the NFC South Division

May 4, 2014 • Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Front Page, New Orleans Saints, NFC South, NFL Draft, Tampa Bay BuccaneersComments (0)

We continue our NFL Draft Needs series with the sixth installment, focusing around the NFC South division today: Atlanta Falcons OT: There were many combinations along Atlanta’s line last season, and they did not properly protect veteran QB Matt Ryan....