|Posted on 1/25/2018 12:46:00 PM.|
New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has been with the team now for 12 seasons. His contract will expire in March as NFL free agency approaches. Saints GM Mickey Loomis says there’s no worry about getting Brees resigned in the Saints camp.
"Look, he's been our quarterback for a long time and been a great thing, a great thing for our city, great thing obviously for our team and I'm anticipating he's going to continue that."
|Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints, Mickey Loomis|
|Posted on 1/14/2018 7:17:00 PM.|
By Jeff Palermo
There have been a lot of heart breaking losses during the Saints 50-year history, but Sunday's stunning defeat in Minneapolis may top them all. A 61-yard touchdown pass from Case Keenum to Stefon Diggs on the final play of regulation gave the Vikings an improbable 29-24 victory over New Orleans.
|New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings, Case Kennum, Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara, Stefon Diggs|
|Posted on 1/7/2018 7:00:00 PM.|
It was far from easy, but the Saints advanced in the NFC playoffs with a 31-26 win over divisional rival Carolina. It came down to the final drive. Carolina drove to the Saints 21-yard line, but New Orleans defense began to push back and finished the game sacking Panthers quarterback Cam Newton for a third time.
|New Orleans Saints, Cam Jordan, Can Jordan, Vonn Bell, Marshon Lattimore, Mark Ingram, Drew Brees, |
|Posted on 12/31/2017 7:20:00 PM.|
The Saints lose to Tampa Bay 31-24 in the final seconds, but still win the NFC South and they’ll host Carolina for a playoff game this weekend. Head Coach Sean Payton wishes they finished the game better.
"There will be a handful of things we'll look at to quickly get cleaned up and then here we go, we get started, a good week of preparation and start a whole new season."
|New Orleans Saints, Alvin Kamara, Drew Brees, Sean Payton. NFC South, division|
|Posted on 12/8/2017 1:12:00 AM.|
The Saints were in position to all but lock up the NFC South crown on Thursday night, but Quarterback Drew Brees' pass into the end zone was intercepted by former LSU Tiger Deion Jones to preserve a 20-17 win over Atlanta.
The loss drops the Saints record 9-4. The Black and Gold are still in first place, but Carolina moved a half-a-game closer to 8-4 and Atlanta is now 8-5.
|New Orleans Saints, Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara, Sean Payton, Matt Ryan|
|Posted on 11/26/2017 7:10:00 PM.|
There was no happy ending in Los Angeles for the Saints, who had their eight-game winning streak snapped by the up and coming Rams. New Orleans had trouble getting its offense going and the defense missed its top two cornerbacks, who are injured. Coach Sean Payton says LA was the better team in the 26-20 win.
|New Orleans Saints, Sean Payton, Mark Ingram, Alvin Kamara, Los Angeles Rams|
|Posted on 10/15/2017 4:59:00 PM.|
By Jeff Palermo
The Saints nearly blew a 35-point lead, but an opportunistic Black and Gold defense preserved a 52-38 victory over the Detroit Lions. The Saints defense, which looked very bad at the beginning of the season, forced five turnovers and scored a franchise record three touchdowns in one game. Head Coach Sean Payton credits the pressure put on Detroit QB Matthew Stafford.
|New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions, Sean Payton, Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara, Mark Ingram|
|Posted on 9/25/2017 12:24:00 PM.|
A Louisiana lawmaker would like to cut state tax dollars for the New Orleans Saints after multiple players didn’t stand during the national anthem during yesterday’s game. St. Francisville Rep. Kenny Havard says Louisiana has made dramatic cuts to departments across the board and now is the perfect time to redistribute the money given to an organization that is not grateful.
|New Orleans Saints, Kenny Havard, national anthem, tax cuts|
|Posted on 9/24/2017 4:30:00 PM.|
By Jeff Palermo
The Saints put together one of their better performances in a long time as they defeated NFC South rival Carolina 34-13. Quarterback Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes and the defense forced three turnovers and held a struggling Panthers offense to 288 total yards.
|New Orleans Saints, Drew Brees, Carolina Panthers, Sean Payton|
|Posted on 9/17/2017 3:56:00 PM.|
By Jeff Palermo
For the fourth consecutive season, the Saints have started 0-2 as they dropped a 36-20 decision to the New England Patriots. Quarterback Tom Brady scorched the New Orleans defense for 447 yards and three touchdowns. On offense, the Saints converted just 33% of their third down opportunities.
|New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots, Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Sean Payton|
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