SAINTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Willie Snead not expected to play for Saints tonight

The Saints might be without a key part of the offense tonight against the Falcons. According to Mike Triplett of ESPN.com, wide receiver Willie Snead is not expected to play tonight, after injuring toe ligaments last week against the Giants. “I don’t feel 100 percent, but throughout the week my foot’s been getting better and we’ve…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

The best places to watch the New Orleans Saints play by neighborhood on gameday

Today is the only time Saint’s fans will get to see the Black and Gold play on Monday Night Football. Nothing beats being in the Superdome and watching the games inside with the crowd hollering. However, there are some great places to catch the game all around the New Orleans area if the game is […] The best places to watch the New Orleans Saints play by neighborhood on gameday...
Via Who Dat Dish
5 hours ago

Saints’ Willie Snead, Kenny Vaccaro expected to miss game against Falcons

More bad news for the black and gold, as they’ll be without more starters for tonight’s game. According to reports by ESPN’s Britt McHenry and NFL Insider Rand Getlin, the New Orleans Saints will be without starting wide receiver Willie Snead (toe) and safety Kenny Vaccaro (ankle) when they take on the Atlanta Falcons. Source tells me WR Willie Snead will be out tonight...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
6 hours ago

Mark Ingram plans on display of unity for Monday Night Football

No one on the New Orleans Saints team has made any sort of demonstration comparable to what those supporting Colin Kaepernick have made. That may change on Monday Night Football. In a tweet from Mark Ingram: There are amazing police out here that handle things the right way! It’s unfortunate they get bad rep for […] Mark Ingram plans on display of unity for Monday Night Football...
Via Who Dat Dish
8 hours ago

Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints: What we’re watching

The conclusion of Week 3 pits the Saints and Falcons in an NFC South clash, and here’s what we’re looking for. As weird as it sounds, the New Orleans Saints have a golden opportunity to hit the reset button on the 2016 season against the Atlanta Falcons. Although the Saints are winless in the young season, a victory over their NFC South rivals would put them into a tie in for...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
10 hours ago

It’s time for the New Orleans Saints to unleash angry Mark Ingram

The New Orleans Saints drafted Mark Ingram in the first round in 2011. Regardless, of what the opinion of what Who Dat Nation has had of him it doesn’t matter. Now more than ever it’s time to let the man loose. Let him run. Five years of  giving him the ball an average of 10 […] It’s time for the New Orleans Saints to unleash angry Mark Ingram - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish...
Via Who Dat Dish
15 hours ago

Five things to look for in Falcons at Saints

Gameday!!! This one is a must win. I really don’t care how the Saints do it, they can’t start the season 0-2. A loss here is a death blow to the season, I’m ready to come out and say it. A win, though, and the Saints are just a game back out of 1st place in the NFC South with a 1-0 record in the division. Below are five things I’m looking for in this game: 1. Are the Saints...
Via The Saints Nation
17 hours ago

5 Saints impact players that need to deliver against the Falcons

We take a look at five New Orleans Saints players who must deliver to get the team’s first win of the season. Despite being only two weeks into the 2016 NFL season, Week 3 figures to a be a must-win game for the New Orleans Saints (0-2). Their NFC South rival, the Atlanta Falcons (1-1) enter to do battle on the 10-year anniversary of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome’s reopening. Here’s...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
23 hours ago

It’s time to start respecting Mark Ingram

Let’s face it: Mark Ingram has never been “the guy” for Saints fans. From the moment Ingram arrived in New Orleans, Ingram has had an odd sort of pall that seems to follow him through each and every chapter of his NFL career.  One minute he looks all-world, the following week he gets the ball 6 times. His 2016 has been a collection of poorly timed carries and the rushing...
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago

Saints RB Mark Ingram distraught over social injustice in America

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram added his voice to the growing chorus of NFL players speaking out against social injustice in America. Speaking with local media on Friday in the Saints’ locker room, Ingram shared his heartbreak over police violence against people of color, such as we saw recently with Terence Crutcher. “It hurts my heart and it’s a sensitive...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Superdome reopening remembered as historic, inspirational

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Drew Brees hopes the world watches what happens in and around the Superdome on Monday night. As the Saints host the Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans will mark the 10-year anniversary of the reopening of the hulking, 73,000-seat stadium on Sept. 25, 2006, following its unprecedented 10-month restoration from extensive damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. Brees figures...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Who Dat Yat Attack: New Orleans Saints superfans preview week three

Two card-carrying members of the Who Dat Nation — "Whistle Monsta" Leroy Mitchell and Tracey’s owner Jeffrey Carreras — chat about week three of against the Atlanta Falcons.
Via NOLA.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints, Falcons meet on 10-year mark of Superdome reopening

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Saints coach Sean Payton sees Monday night's matchup with rival Atlanta as a separate event from the 10th anniversary of the Superdome's reopening after Hurricane Katrina. The game and the celebration will be going on in the same place at the same time, and the same two teams will be playing. Yet Payton sounds wary of blurring the line between the two, if for...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drew Brees remembers the sound of the Steve Gleason punt block

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees remembers the sound of the Steve Gleason punt block from 10 years ago, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.
Via NOLA.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Payton: Williams expected to recover fully from head hit

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says cornerback P.J. Williams is expected to make a full recovery by this offseason from a traumatic blow to the head that occurred during Sunday's game against the New York Giants. Payton, who discussed Williams' health on Thursday, says the decision to place Williams on injured reserve this week was ''an easy one'' because...
Via Associated Press
4 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saints kicker Wil Lutz discusses his blocked kick

Saints kicker Will Lutz discusses the blocked and returned 38-yard field goal attempt that resulted in the New York Giants only touchdown in Sunday's 16-13 loss.
Via NOLA.com
7 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
7 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
7 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees passes Dan Marino for all-time passing yards

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is a legend in the making. He passed Dan Marino for career passing yards before halftime in Sunday’s game versus the New York Giants. Brees was officially on record with 61,434 passing yards by halftime, besting Marino in this stat. He now has the third-most passing yards in NFL history. MILESTONE ALERT @drewbrees passes @DanMarino...
Via Sportsnaut
8 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
8 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints have wasted over $40 million on 2016 salary cap

No NFL team burns money like the New Orleans Saints. With the release of running back C.J. Spiller on Tuesday, the Saints have now accumulated over $40 million in dead money on their 2016 salary cap. In other words, New Orleans is paying over a quarter of its 2016 cap money on players no longer on the roster. The Saints lead the NFL in dead money—by a large margin—in both...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: C.J. Spiller released by Saints

After a little more than one season with the team, the New Orleans Saints have decided to cut ties with running back C.J. Spiller. I'm told the #Saints have released RB CJ Spiller. He's fully healthy now. Wont be long before someone picks him up. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) September 13, 2016 Spiller’s tenure in New Orleans will not go down as a memorable one. In 2015...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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